Avoid the Perils of Prom & Graduation “We know that 94% of all car crashes are caused by human choice or error,” said U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. As exciting and fun as it is, both prom and graduation commencement events can be filled with danger between the Lower and Upper Cape […]
Be Safe on Cape Cod If you’re familiar with the east coast, world-renowned tourist destinations of Cape Cod and the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket in the summertime, you’ll likely know that the population around towns like Barnstable, Falmouth, Hyannis, Yarmouth and several others straight down to Provincetown will triple or quadruple during tourism […]
Critical Element of Proving Rape A critical element of proving a rape charge is to show the sex was not consensual. In all cases, there is a dispute as to whether the victim was saying yes or no. However, the issue is even more complicated when the victim is impaired due to the use of […]
Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment: Every 98 Seconds an American is Sexually Assaulted* Sexual abuse and sexual harassment can happen anywhere, any time. Whether in the home or in the workplace, sexual abuse and sexual harassment can occur when you least expect it. If you believe that you have been sexually harassed at work, you […]
After a person has been convicted of sexual assault in Massachusetts, the next phase of the process is sentencing. A judge will rely on a number of factors in order to determine an appropriate sentence.
In Massachusetts, people sometimes slip and fall because of unexpected hazards. Such accidents can occur when a property owner has failed to clear spilled food, water or ice. Other falls may result from a torn carpet or uneven pavement. Whatever may have happened, if you have slipped and fallen on the premises of another person or business, you may have the grounds to make a legal claim for damages.
Who can forget James Bond in Quantum of Solace, the film Faster, or Peter Fonda’s character of Wyatt in the 1969 iconic film, Easy Rider? Flying down the highway on the heels of a tailwind—you’re one with open road—equals a freedom of spirit and motion you just can’t get from a car. Riding a motorcycle […]
Biking on Cape Cod: Know and Observe the Rules This recent case involved a biker who was minding his own business riding straight down the road on a side street in Yarmouth Port, just outside the main city of Hyannis, Massachusetts. Suddenly, and without warning, a car on his left side made a turn directly […]