When to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury because of the fault or carelessness of another person, it would be in your best interest to seek the professional help of a Personal Injury Attorney. This will help to ensure that your case is handled properly and you are adequately compensated for your accident or loss.

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Fatal Car Accident Ruled on by Massachusetts Court

The crime of leaving the scene of a fatal accident requires prosecutors to prove that the defendant knew he collided with a person, the highest court in Massachusetts ruled Friday.

The ruling came in the case of Paul Daley, a retired Quincy firefighter who was charged with striking a man with […]

November 19th, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Fatal Accidents, Fatal Car Accidents, Hit and Run, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Fatal Car Accident Ruled on by Massachusetts Court

Massachusetts Crosswalks Often Pose Risks for Pedestrians

Almost daily you can find reports in the news of pedestrians being struck while in or in sight of a crosswalk. Unfortunately, many of these result in serious injury or death. The number of pedestrian fatalities in the Commonwealth is almost double that of the national average. MassDOT reports that in 2009, […]

October 1st, 2012|Fatal Accidents, Hit and Run, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Massachusetts Crosswalks Often Pose Risks for Pedestrians

Two Bicyclists Killed on Boston Roads

Two more bicyclists were killed this past week on Boston roads. One rider collided with an 18-wheeler in South Boston, and another rider was struck and killed by a drunk driver.

CBS Boston reports that the accidents have the local bike community “on edge” and they quoted Bostonbiker.org, a group that advocates […]

September 19th, 2012|Bicylce Accidents, Driving Under the Influence, Fatal Accidents, Negligence|Comments Off on Two Bicyclists Killed on Boston Roads

Fatal Boston Bike Accident

Last weekend, a Boston graduate student was killed while biking on Huntington Avenue. Early reports indicated that the rider was knocked off her bike into traffic and that an MBTA bus was involved.

This is another sobering reminder that we must all work together to follow the rules of the road. […]

June 7th, 2012|Bicylce Accidents, Fatal Accidents|Comments Off on Fatal Boston Bike Accident

Massachusetts Man Dies in NH Motorcycle Accident

The Boston Globe reported that a 23-year old Massachusetts man died Saturday night when he lost control of his motorcycle.

Despite increased awareness and stricter laws, there has been a slight increase in the number of motorcycle accidents and fatalities.

The GHSA reminds all motorcyclists to:

Wear a helmet
Don’t drink and drive
Slow down
Get […]

May 16th, 2012|Fatal Accidents, Highway Accident, Motorcycle Accident|Comments Off on Massachusetts Man Dies in NH Motorcycle Accident

Two Women Struck by Cars in Swansea

According to State Police, two women were attempting to cross Route 195 in Swansea when they were struck by two separate vehicles. One of the women was killed and the other suffered serious injuries.

A preliminary investigation demonstrated that a car carrying the two Fall River women stopped in the breakdown […]

March 21st, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Accidents, Fatal Car Accidents, Highway Accident, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Two Women Struck by Cars in Swansea

Elderly Man Dies in Wayland Fire

According to reports, an 85 year old man from Wayland, Massachusetts died in a three-alarm fire at his home.  The fire was reported to the fire department just after midnight on Friday by a neighbor who noticed smoke coming from the home.

When rescue personnel arrived they reported having trouble accessing […]

March 13th, 2012|Fatal Accidents, Fire Accident, Neglect, Negligence|Comments Off on Elderly Man Dies in Wayland Fire

Springfield Woman Killed Crossing Street

According to West Springfield Police, a woman was killed while she attempted to cross the street near the Eastern States Exposition.  Reports of the incident indicated that the woman was struck by a pickup truck around 9:30 p.m.

After the collision, the driver of the truck stopped and was described as […]

March 9th, 2012|Auto Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Public Safety, Truck Accident|Comments Off on Springfield Woman Killed Crossing Street

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 Pedestrian Accident in Quincy

A number of pedestrian accidents have been fatal in Massachusetts recently, including one in which a woman was struck and killed on Burgin Parkway while she was waiting in front of the Quincy Center T Stop.  According to Police, the woman was hit by a car driven by an Easton […]

February 17th, 2012|Car Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Quincy

Pedestrian Killed in Attleboro

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car while he was crossing Route 1 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, near the Rhode Island line.  According to Attleboro Police, the accident occurred on Route 1 at the intersection of Scott Street at approximately 5:55 p.m.

During the fatal collision, a 65 year old man […]

February 16th, 2012|Car Accident, Fatal Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Pedestrian Killed in Attleboro

Teen Dies after Falling from Ski Lift

Police are currently investigating an accident in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts which involved a fall from a ski lift.  The accident involved an 18 year old Student from Upton who was training at Ward Hill Ski center with the Nipmuc Regional High School Ski Team.

The District Attorney’s Office is reporting that the […]

January 19th, 2012|Fatal Accidents, Public Safety, Slip and Fall|Comments Off on Teen Dies after Falling from Ski Lift

Falmouth Woman Fatally Injured By Car in Parking Lot

An elderly woman was struck by a car in a North Falmouth parking lot.  The woman, 86, suffered a head injury after a 59 year old man from Centerville allegedly drove into her in the parking lot of Holly Park in North Falmouth, Massachusetts.

The driver told police that he drove […]

January 16th, 2012|Auto Accident, Fatal Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Falmouth Woman Fatally Injured By Car in Parking Lot

Boy Hit and Killed by Two Cars in Ayer MA

A eenager from Shirley, Massachusetts, was hit by two cars, and later died from the resulting injuries.  The teen was struck around 7:11 p.m. in front of Parthenon Pizza on West Main Street in Ayer.  After the collision, both drivers stopped to help the boy.

After the accident, the victim, a […]

January 14th, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Fatal Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Boy Hit and Killed by Two Cars in Ayer MA