7 Things To Do After An Auto Accident

No one wants to think about being in an auto accident. Accidents are stressful, dangerous and costly. But doing a little thinking ahead of time can ensure that, should you find yourself in an accident, you’re prepared. Here are seven things to do after an auto accident.

Be Prepared. Some of […]

February 20th, 2016|Auto Accident, Car Safety, Personal Injury|Comments Off on 7 Things To Do After An Auto Accident

Fireworks Personal Injury Statistics

After the passing of Hurricane Arthur, the Fourth of July weekend turned out to be just beautiful and one of the main attractions of the patriotic holiday weekend are fireworks.

Regardless of the law in each state, a fireworks personal injury from misuse is common amongst teens and young children. The […]

July 8th, 2014|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Fireworks Personal Injury Statistics

Speed was Factor in Boston’s Green Line Train Derailment

Monday’s Green Line train derailment in Boston’s Kenmore Station has led investigators to believe that speed was a contributing factor. “A thorough inspection of the track and signal systems found no defects nor anomalies,” said MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo. “Investigators continue to take a close look at the performance of […]

March 13th, 2014|Passenger Injuries, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Speed was Factor in Boston’s Green Line Train Derailment

Natick Backhoe Accident Kills 1 Worker and Injures Another

Tuesday night, before the snowstorm hit, a backhoe accident killed a town worker and left another in critical condition in Natick, MA.

The crew was working on a water main break at West Street and Redman Drive when a backhoe pinned one of the workers. Both workers were taken to Beth […]

February 11th, 2014|Construction Site Accident, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on Natick Backhoe Accident Kills 1 Worker and Injures Another

Walpole Walmart Settles Suit in Death of a Construction Worker

A construction worker’s death in 2008 which led to a multimillion dollar lawsuit, has recently been settled. Romulo de Oliveira Santos, 47 at the time, was on his first night on the Walpole Walmart renovation job. Another construction worker was cutting live electrical wires which caused Santos to be electrocuted.

The […]

December 4th, 2013|Personal Injury, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on Walpole Walmart Settles Suit in Death of a Construction Worker

“Driving Selfies” a Scary and Unsafe Trend

“Driving Selfies” seem to be the latest trend among teen drivers. Teenagers are known to make some not-so-wise decisions, but this new trend comes with some serious dangers to themselves and others on the road.

Not all “driving selfies” that are posted on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. is necessarily a teen […]

November 21st, 2013|Distracted Driving, Personal Injury|Comments Off on “Driving Selfies” a Scary and Unsafe Trend

Product Recall on Wagons and Gliding Cradles

A product recall has been implemented on two separate items after several toddlers have been reported as falling out of them, and in some cases, suffering from injuries.

Step2 Whisper Ride Touring Wagon has been recalled due to reports of the seat detaching, resulting in dozens of children falling out. According […]

November 19th, 2013|Personal Injury, Product Liability|Comments Off on Product Recall on Wagons and Gliding Cradles

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Symptoms and Treatments

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) is a condition that features symptoms which include “burning” type pain, tenderness, and swelling of an extremity associated with varying degrees of sweating, warmth and/or coolness, flushing, discoloration, and shiny skin. RSD is also referred to as “complex regional pain syndrome,” “the shoulder-hand syndrome,” “causalgia,” and […]

November 14th, 2013|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Symptoms and Treatments

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Symptoms and Diagnosis

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition most often affecting one of the limbs, usually after an injury or trauma to that limb. CRPS, also known as RSD, is caused by damage done to the peripheral and central nervous systems. CRPS is characterized by prolonged or excessive […]

November 12th, 2013|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Symptoms and Diagnosis

Personal Injury Claim: Top 5 in the U.S.

A personal injury claim arises when an injured party sues for compensation and damages such as pain and suffering. It  is among one of the most common and justified in this country.

The following are the 5 most common types of a personal injury claim:

Motor vehicle accidents. More than 6 million […]

October 24th, 2013|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Personal Injury Claim: Top 5 in the U.S.

Andrea Larkin FITNESS-THON

EVENT: FITNESS-THON

WHEN: Sunday, October 20th, 2013 8am – 1pm

WHERE: Walpole Recreation Dept., Blackburn Hall, 135 School St., Walpole

CLASSES: $10 per class, per participant

8 AM Pilates Fusion with Linda Ubertini
9 AM Bootcamp with Christine Olson
10 AM Piloxing with Nicole Millette
11 AM Zumba with Kelly Collins
12 PM Kids Yoga with Shanti Collins*

RAFFLES: […]

September 30th, 2013|motivation, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Andrea Larkin FITNESS-THON

Two Massachusetts Cyclists Killed in Annual New Hampshire Ride

Two Massachusetts cyclists were tragically killed during the 40th annual Granite State Wheelmen Tri-State Seacoast Century ride on Saturday morning.

20-year-old Darriean Hess of Seabrook was driving her car when she crossed over the center lane and struck four cyclists, killing two. Pamela Wells, 60, of South Hamilton, and Elise Bouchard, […]

September 24th, 2013|Bicylce Accidents|Comments Off on Two Massachusetts Cyclists Killed in Annual New Hampshire Ride

Reebok Launches Product that Monitors Head Trauma

Head trauma has made its way into headlines due to the heightened awareness of how contact sports affect the brain. There have been numerous incidents of head trauma within the professional sports industry that have raised red flags for other professional athletes as well as high school aged kids. Reebok […]

August 6th, 2013|Brain Injury, Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases|Comments Off on Reebok Launches Product that Monitors Head Trauma

Drunk Driver Kills Newlywed Bride while on her Honeymoon in New England

A drunk driver is charged and held on $250,000 bail after killing a newlywed bride and seriously injuring the groom in a car crash. Leah Fonda and Brian Preiss, both 30, were from Minnesota and on their honeymoon while driving down Route 4 in Rollingsford, NH, on their way to […]

July 30th, 2013|Driving Under the Influence, Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases|Comments Off on Drunk Driver Kills Newlywed Bride while on her Honeymoon in New England

Unintentional Drownings Statistics and Swimming Safety Tips

Approximately ten unintentional drownings occur every day in the United States. Of those ten, two  are children under the age of 14. Drowning is the fifth leading cause of unintentional death in the country. The following statistics regarding unintentional drownings from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention are eye-opening:

An average […]

July 12th, 2013|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Unintentional Drownings Statistics and Swimming Safety Tips