Massachusetts Personal Injury Law Blog
In Massachusetts, the DIA or Department of Industrial Accidents oversees workers’ compensation claims from Construction Accidents. OSHA, the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational, Health and Safety Administration, has Safety and Health Regulations for Construction that specifically cover construction site safety.
Likewise, Massachusetts Code Law contains construction site safety codes in … Read More »
Car accidents happen all the time, and they oftentimes leave one or both parties with injuries that require medical attention. Medical bills are expensive. You didn’t ask to be in a car accident; you are the victim, but don’t be financially victimized too. Hire a personal injury lawyer to fight … Read More »
Winter is coming, and there will be snow and ice. In fact, if it’s anything like last year, there may be a lot of snow and ice.
Injuries due to snow and ice may be cause for damages in a premises liability case. Premises liability in Massachusetts, however, applies to … Read More »
Losing a family member is painful and when your family loses a family member because of the action or inaction of another person, the loss is compounded with anger. In addition to losing your loved one, you are facing a life without their companionship and in addition, very real monetary … Read More »
Dog bites are terrifying when they happen. They are painful and may become a major medical problem for the person bitten. If the bite is serious enough, it may require stitches. Infection is also a problem in this case. Massachusetts law, Part I, Title XX, Chapter 140, Section 155 is … Read More »
Workers’ compensation is meant to provide medical coverage and compensation for employees who were injured on the job. Each state has some form of workers’ compensation law, including Massachusetts. According to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, every employer in the state is required to supply workers’ … Read More »
The topic of texting and driving has been discussed in this blog many times. This is because the use of hand-held devices is a serious problem among truck drivers in Massachusetts and elsewhere in the country. However, there are other types of distraction that can also affect truck drivers. People … Read More »
There is no better time than the height of summer to cool off and relax at the pool. In fact, Massachusetts kids and adults alike often search out friends and neighbors with swimming pools so that they can get a little quality splash time in before the weather begins to … Read More »
When people talk about motorcycle safety, they often emphasize the fact that it is up to motorcycle riders to drive defensively and anticipate the actions of other motorists. Unfortunately, however, there is only so much that any motorcyclist can do to prevent being involved in a serious accident. Every year, … Read More »
If you or a loved one were seriously injured in an automobile accident, you may consider pursuing personal-injury claims against the liable party in the incident. After all, accident victims often incur substantial financial losses and other damages as a result of their injuries. The attorneys at Finbury & Sullivan, … Read More »