Category: Personal Injury

When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

According to the Centers for Disease Control, in 2018, seat belt usage climbed to nearly ninety percent nationally. It appears that more drivers than ever appreciate the value of buckling up. The CDC estimates that seat belt use in passenger cars may have saved upwards of 15,000 lives in 2017.   Thanks in part to… Read More »

What Does A Personal Injury Lawyer Do?

  Most people only deal with a personal injury lawyer once or twice in a lifetime. You’ve probably heard that most work on a contingent fee basis, meaning that they take upwards of forty percent of any settlement or verdict in your favor. If this seems like a lot, remember that the lawyer is, in… Read More »

How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer

How To Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer   At last count, there were between 800,000 and 1.2 million lawyers in the United States. In Massachusetts alone there are more than 42,000 attorneys practicing in many areas of specialization. There are many specialties, including real estate, corporate and securities law, and wills and estates. However, if… Read More »

Avoid Assault and Battery Charges

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program, the number of aggravated assault cases in the US in 2011 was estimated to have been 751, 131. While this figure may seem large, it was an improvement from the previous year by 3.9%. However, not everyone accused of assault and battery is… Read More »

All You Need to Know About Auto Accidents and Injuries

Auto accidents are more common than we’d like to think. There were 11 million accidents that occurred in 2009 alone according to the United States Census Bureau. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car accidents are caused either by driver error or other conditions beyond the driver’s control. Driver errors occur as… Read More »