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Do I Have a Valid Slip and Fall Claim Under Massachusetts Premises Liability Laws?

Property owners in Massachusetts have a duty to maintain their property reasonably to prevent accidents. When an owner breaches the duty of care, the owner can be held liable for damages caused by a slip [...]

Will I Pay Tax On My Workers’ Comp Benefits In Massachusetts?

If you are injured in a workplace accident, you are entitled to file a claim for workers’ comp benefits. Benefits provided injured employees with medical treatment and wage assistance while they are out of work [...]

Are Car Accident Settlements Taxable In Massachusetts?

The answer to this question is, “it depends on several factors.” Many car accident settlements are non-taxable; however, as with most tax issues, there are exceptions to the general rule.  Therefore, you want to consult [...]

Was My Injury Caused By Medical Malpractice or Product Liability?

Author: Christopher Bandas, Esq. When you are injured or you suffer a serious side effect from a medical procedure or medication, it can be difficult to determine if you have a medical malpractice claim or [...]

Hurt On The Job? Here Is What You Can Do

If you were hurt on the job, you can receive benefits under Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation System. To receive workers’ comp benefits, you need to seek medical attention immediately and report your injury to your employer. [...]

Who Is At Fault In A Slip and Fall Case?

Slip and fall accidents are not “minor” personal injury accidents. While some falls do result in just a few bumps and bruises, a slip and fall can result in traumatic injuries that are extremely debilitating [...]

What Are The Requirements For Workers’ Compensation?

To protect workers who are injured on the job, Massachusetts passed workers’ compensation laws. Workers’ compensation pays for the medical expenses of a worker who is injured in a workplace accident.  The system also pays [...]

How To Stay Safe And Avoid A Motorcycle Accident

As a motorcyclist, you know that you face risks each time you decide to ride. As Boston motorcycle accident lawyers, we handle motorcycle crashes caused by a variety of reasons including: Negligence, careless, and reckless [...]

Slip And Fall: Who Is Liable If I Fell On The Sidewalk?

Who is legally responsible for your slip and fall injury on the sidewalk will depend on where the incident occurs. Most cities or municipalities are responsible for the maintenance of public streets and sidewalks, which [...]

Can You Sue the City of Boston Over an Injury Claim?

Governmental entities can sometimes be immune from lawsuits. The rationale behind the immunity is that lawsuits against the government can strain budgeting and divert the focus from serving the area to defending a lawsuit. However, [...]

Drunk Driving Accidents: What Happens When A Pedestrian Is Hurt

Drunk driving is still a serious problem in the United States. In fact, nearly 30 people are killed in motor vehicle accidents because of an alcohol-impaired driver every day. That means that there is roughly [...]

Asbestos Exposure: What Industrial Workers Should Know

Asbestos was once considered a “wonder material” because it worked well as an insulation material that is also fire resistant. However, after many workers ended up contracting lung cancer, scientists and medical professionals realized the [...]