Bicycle and E-Bike Safety & Rental Liability Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket are host to many beautiful and historic areas to ride a bicycle but bicycle and E-bike safety must take a front seat. More and more people of all ages are hopping on bikes for transportation, leisure or exercise. Bicycle rentals have been available […]
Archives for: October 22nd, 2018
Several years ago, I represented a biker in his early 30’s traveling down Main Street in Hyannis on a Busa, past the downtown area heading towards Cape Cod Hospital. Suddenly and without warning, a car pulled out of a parking space and attempted a U-turn in front of the man on the motorcycle. Fortunately, there […]
Massachusetts drivers may be interested in some information about their legal options when they are involved in a crash that is not their fault. Depending on the actions of their insurance companies, they may need to retain their own legal counsel in order to get compensation.
Despite years of nation-wide enforcement against drinking and driving, car accidents and injuries caused by impaired driving remain a substantial burden on society. Massachusetts, like the rest of the country, shares in the social costs that result when drunk drivers cause car collisions and serious injuries.
A Massachusetts man was charged in connection with a hit-and-run accident that killed an elderly pedestrian. His charges, which include motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation, were upgraded after the investigation concluded.
Brockton police reported that a 26-year-old woman whose car was allegedly struck by a drunk driver on Oct. 22 succumbed to her injuries on Oct. 24 around 11:00 a.m. The accident happened at night on East Ashland Street.
Massachusetts State Police confirmed that two people died in a two-vehicle accident on Oct. 19. The car accident took place on Jamaicaway just before 3 a.m. Police say that a BMW 530XI crossed the centerline near Perkins Street and struck a Toyota Camry that was traveling in the opposite lane of traffic.
As some Massachusetts drivers may already know, long and exhaustive investigations often follow a traffic accident. For the most part, these investigations are conducted by law enforcement officials, but independent investigators may have cause to probe certain incidents as well. One of the main objectives of these investigations is to determine who, if anyone, was at fault. People who suffered damages in connection with traffic accidents and are considering the idea of pursuing civil action may be particularly interested in this information.
A three-vehicle accident in Massachusetts has left three people injured. The incident happened around 6 p.m. on Aug. 28 on Interstate 95 near Attleboro.
Authorities in Massachusetts believe that a driver committed a traffic violation which led to a multi-vehicle accident in Longmeadow on August 20. The crash injured two drivers, and one of them suffered serious injuries.