Insurance Best Practices During an Emergency

Those affected by Hurricane Sandy are in the midst of figuring out what “hurricane-related losses” their insurance covers. Today’s Boston Globe shared the following article that provides seven very useful insurance policy tips (shared here in its entirety):

1. TAKE A PROPERTY INVENTORY It’s easier to file a damage claim if you know exactly […]

October 31st, 2012|Consumer Health and Safety, Home Damage, Property Damage, Public Safety|Comments Off on Insurance Best Practices During an Emergency

Better Business Bureau Issues Emergency-Preparedness List

The Better Business Bureau has issued the following in light of Hurricane Sandy’s arrival in the New England region.

The BBB recommends developing a family-communication plan and having the following emergency supply kit items on hand:

Emergency Documents Packet:

Social Security card
Birth certificate
Passport
Any other official, hard-to-replace documents
Contact information: Both your contact information and […]

October 29th, 2012|Community News, Home Damage, Property Damage, Public Health, Public Safety, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Better Business Bureau Issues Emergency-Preparedness List

Boston Personal Injury Lawyer

When you or your loved one find yourself in a predicament where another person’s negligence or carelessness causes personal injury or death, it is important to explore the full scope of your legal options so you can be properly compensated for your loss.

We understand the physical, often catastrophic, effects of […]

October 29th, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Home Damage, Medical Malpractice, Negligence, Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on Boston Personal Injury Lawyer

Holyoke Woman Dies from Burn Injuries

A 52 year old woman from Holyoke died after suffering serious burns on her body as her clothes had caught fire on Monday.  According to fire officials, the woman was pronounced dead after being taken to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Lt. Tom Paquin of the Holyoke Fire Department told reporters […]

February 19th, 2012|Burn Accidents, Fatal Accidents, Fire Accident, Home Damage, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Holyoke Woman Dies from Burn Injuries

Fatal Fire in North Attleboro Massachusetts

One person was killed and another injured following a fire that destroyed an apartment building in North Attleboro, Massachusetts.  The fire occurred in a two story, 10 unit building at 127 Chestnut Street.

Fire crews were able to control the flames at the apartment building thanks to the help of several […]

February 15th, 2012|Fire Accident, Home Damage|Comments Off on Fatal Fire in North Attleboro Massachusetts

Car crashes into residential home in Dennis MA

Dennis police are currently on the lookout for a car that reportedly drove through a fence and hit a house on Indian Pond Road in Dennis, Massachusetts, recently.  Investigators noticed skid marks on the road that went through the lawn, through the fence, and up to the house.

Police investigators allege […]

January 3rd, 2012|Car Accident, Home Damage, Public Safety|Comments Off on Car crashes into residential home in Dennis MA

Elderly Woman Dies in Apartment Fire

A woman died from serious injuries resulting from a fire in her Hyannis apartment. The woman, 84, was unable to escape the fire that had started in her building, after her Halloween decorations caught fire.

A spokeswoman from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston told reporters that the woman died from […]

November 14th, 2011|Fatal Accidents, Fire Accident, Home Damage|Comments Off on Elderly Woman Dies in Apartment Fire

Fire Destroys Historic Groton Inn

A inn located in Groton, Massachusetts which was put on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976, burned to the ground this summer however the cause of the fire was recently determined by investigators to an electrical malfunction which occurred in the attic.

Massachusetts State Fire Marshal, Stephen Coen, announced […]

October 14th, 2011|Electrical Malfunction, Home Damage, Premises liability, Property Damage|Comments Off on Fire Destroys Historic Groton Inn

Car Crashes into Cape Cod Home

On Monday afternoon, October 10th a man crashed his car through a house on Pine Street in Centerville, Cape Cod. The car accident resulted in considerable damage to the home as well as the Cadillac SUV.

The driver fled the scene of the accident, but was later found by […]

October 12th, 2011|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Home Damage|Comments Off on Car Crashes into Cape Cod Home

Propane Lamp Destroys Falmouth MA Home

A fire department spokesman told reporters that a Falmouth, Massachusetts, house fire began after the homeowners left to speak with their neighbors about the loss of power due to damage caused by Hurricane Irene.

Immediately after the power restored, the residents heard an explosion at their Lawrence Road home.  According to […]

August 31st, 2011|Home Damage, Premises liability, Summer Safety|Comments Off on Propane Lamp Destroys Falmouth MA Home