Boston Injury Lawyers for Home Explosions and Burn Accidents

About House and Apartment Explosions

Personal injury cases involving house and apartment explosions are very difficult and complicated. The majority of the time an explosion accident is the result of the negligent or careless acts of a company or an individual and so the first and most important question that needs to be answered is “who is responsible for the explosion accident.”

Cherry Picker accidents

Bucket Truck and Cherry Picker Accidents

Massachusetts Cherry Picker Accidents Attorneys Some people refer to them as cherry pickers, while other people refer to them as boom trucks, basket cranes, or bucket trucks. Whatever you call it, this bucket truck is a unique piece of equipment that lets workers perform tasks at great heights that were previously much more difficult to accomplish. However, this equipment is also particularly dangerous. Some statistics suggest that up to 70% of all aerial fatalities are caused by bucket truck accidents. The following workers are most susceptible to sustaining a work injury in a cherry picker accident: construction workers, electricians, repair … Read more…

Floor Collapse Accidents

Floor Collapse Accidents

Boston Floor Collapse Accidents Attorneys Employers who decide to take cost-cutting measures can end up making decisions that greatly endanger the lives of their workers. Sometimes builders, general contractors, and employers will take cost cutting measures by using inferior quality material or by bypassing mandatory safety measures that are required by OSHA. Such actions can create hazardous working conditions or result in the construction of buildings that are not structurally sound. This cost-cutting can result in floors that are not properly supported and prone to collapse which can cause fatal injuries to workers or future tenants. If you are a … Read more…

OSHA Violation Lawyer

OSHA Violation Lawyer

Accidents and Injuries Involving OSHA Violations Created in 1970, the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) was designed to protect the rights of workers by making sure that work environments are safe for workers. Enforcement of these OSHA safety regulations is overseen by OSHA, which is a government agency. OSHA performs worksite inspections and identifies safety violations and enforces safety regulations by issuing violating parties citations, fines and penalties for unsafe practices. When workers are harmed due to OSHA violations, skilled legal counsel might be necessary to document and prove that an employer, general contractor or sub-contractor failed to comply … Read more…

Utility Workers

Utility Workers

Experienced Utility Worker Accident Attorneys Utility workers provide services in many industries; they work for cable companies, heating and cooling (HVAC) companies, telephone companies, natural gas companies, electric companies, water departments, and a variety of other companies. The United States Bureau of Labor and Statistics reports that the utility industry has an injury rate of 2.4%. Attorney Gerald J Noonan has helped many injured workers obtain the compensation and results that they deserve. Accidents Utility Workers Utility workers are injured in a variety of ways while on the job, but some of the most common ways in which these workers … Read more…

Janitor Work Accident

Custodian Injuries – Janitor Work Accident

Experienced Massachusetts Custodian and Janitor Accident Attorneys Custodial workers play a critical but often under-acknowledged role in maintaining hotels, offices, shopping centers, and many other locations. These workers help to clean, disinfect, maintain, and repair the environments in which we spend our lives. Due to the nature of their work, many custodial workers face unusually high risks of illness and injury. The Bureau of labor Statistics even reports that individuals engaged in cleaning and janitorial professions face 50,000 injuries each year, which makes the profession the 16th most dangerous in the United States. If you are a custodial worker who … Read more…

Ceiling Injurys

Ceiling Collapse Accidents

Information about Ceiling Collapse Accidents Ceiling collapses can occur suddenly. This can result in serious and catastrophic injuries to unsuspecting workers or tenants. Ceiling collapse injuries are preventable. Often, before a collapse, ceilings become discolored and then bulge. One of the best ways for accident victims to respond in these situations is to quickly obtain the assistance of a skilled injury attorney who can help create a strong legal strategy to make sure that you receive the compensation you deserve. Who is Responsible for Ceiling Collapse Accidents? The property owner, property manager and building contractor could be responsible for a … Read more…

Factory Lawyers

Factory Accidents

Boston Factory Accidents Lawyers A great number of people work inside factories. Some statistics suggest that approximately 11% of the workforce is employed in this environment. Factory workers play a critical role in creating household products, commercial products and a variety of chemicals and plastics that are used on a daily basis throughout the country. The equipment, as well as many of the products and chemicals used throughout the manufacturing process, can be particularly dangerous for workers if employers fail to adhere to safety procedures. If you or a loved one is a worker who has been injured on the … Read more…

Boston Union Worker

Boston Union Worker Injury Lawyer

Trade Unions Will Often Provide Representation To A Worker, However It Is Wise To Hire Independent Legal Counsel. Organized labor has helped to significantly improve the lives of many men and women by providing not just higher wages but also better benefits. Unions have also forced employers to make worksites safer for workers. Less advantageously, unions have become large, politically run organizations. As a result, when accidents occur in the workplace, unions frequently try to direct members to attorneys and law firms that are politically affiliated with the union, and these attorneys are often not able or not willing to … Read more…

Commercial Fishing Accident

Commercial Fishing Accident

Massachusetts Commercial Fishing Injury Lawyers Commercial fisherman and lobstermen face life-threatening conditions everyday they go to work. Long hours and strenuous activity greatly increase the risk of a commercial fishermen sustaining a serious work injury. If you or a loved one is harmed while employed as a commercial fisherman or commercial lobstermen, contact an experienced accident attorney that understands how these accidents occur and who will remain committed to making sure that you receive the compensation that you deserve. The Responsibility of the Boat’s Owners The owners and operators of commercial fishing boats have a duty to make sure that … Read more…

Falls on Construction Sites

Falls on Construction Sites

Massachusetts Injuries from Falls on Construction Site Lawyers Statistics compiled by the Occupational Health Safety Administration reveal that falls are the most common cause of injuries on construction sites. While falls might not sound serious, these accidents can result in life-changing injuries and sometimes even fatalities. These accidents can occur in a moment and can leave workers facing injuries and other complications that last the rest of their lives. If you or a loved one was injured in slip and fall while on the job, it is often critical to obtain the assistance of a skilled accident attorney who will … Read more…

Demolition Accidents

Demolition Accidents

Massachusetts Demolition Accidents Lawyers Demolition is an important part of the construction industry, but it is also very dangerous. When demolition injuries occur, workers usually end up facing serious life-altering injuries. Employers and general contractors are responsible for ensuring that demolition work is performed in a safe work environment and that crews are using correct equipment and procedures. If you or a loved one has been involved in a construction accident, it makes sense to obtain the assistance of an experienced demolition accident attorney that has the will and resources to fight for the compensation that you and your family … Read more…

Conveyor Belt Injuries

Conveyor Belt Injuries

Experienced Conveyor Belt Accident Attorneys Manufacturers and warehouses everywhere rely on the use of conveyor belts, which introduced an unparalleled way of quickly transporting large number of goods throughout factories. Improperly constructed conveyor belts as well as belts that are not properly maintained or operated, however, can create a significant risk of work injuries. If you or a loved one is a worker who has been harmed in such a way, it is common to feel uncertain about how to proceed to obtain compensation for the resulting injuries. One of the best first steps to take in these situations is … Read more…

Plumbers injury Lawyer

Plumbers and Pipefitters

Plumbers Accident Injury Attorneys, Boston Massachusetts Plumbers are at risk of sustaining on-the-job injuries whether installing pipes in a newly constructed home or fixing water or sewerage systems in large commercial buildings. Water systems and piping course through almost every type of building which makes plumbers an essential part of the construction and maintenance phase of any building or home. Any trade or profession involved in the construction industry faces a higher risk of work injury than workers not involved with construction. Common Accidents involving Plumbers Plumbers are at risk of being involved in a variety of accidents. Most plumbing … Read more…

Work Accidents Involving Painters

Work Accidents Involving Painters

Painters face serious risk of on-the-job injury including ladder falls, and chemical exposure to harsh fumes. Painters work in some dangerous environments, including on scaffolding elevated high above the ground. Other painters work on ladders that are suspended high in the air. While these workers continually risk the dangers of falls from great heights, which can result in life-changing injuries and fatalities, painters also face several other risks while on the job that can result in serious complications including repetitive motion injuries and exposure to paints that contain hazardous chemicals. If you are a painter who has been injured on … Read more…

Trench Collapse Accidents

Trench Collapse Accidents

Trench Collapse Work Accidents Miles and miles of trench are dug throughout construction sites in the United States every year. The excavation and trench digging process is critical part of pouring foundations for buildings, burying underground cables/powerlines/utilities, and replacing or installing underground sewer/gas/water pipes. Trenching and forming trenches involves particular equipment and precision as most trenches are dug near water pipes, gas lines, utility and fiber-optic cables. The Dangerous Nature of Excavation Work Trench collapses and cave-ins are among the most life-threatening work hazards in the entire construction and excavation industry. Statistics compiled by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration … Read more…

Failure to Diagnose Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Failure to Diagnose Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Failure to Diagnose Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Malpractice Lawyers Abdominal aortic aneurysms involve enlargement of the large blood vessel that supplies blood to the abdomen, legs, and pelvis. Statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control reveal that 4% of people over the age of 65 experience an abdominal aortic aneurysm, with the number of people afflicted having tripled over the past 30 years. Unfortunately, a large number of abdominal aortic aneurysms are misdiagnosed by physicians, which results in delayed surgeries and additional complications in patients. The best way to respond to this condition is to receive prompt diagnosis as well … Read more…

Pediatrician Malpractice

Pediatrician Malpractice

Massachusetts Pediatrician Malpractice Lawyers Pediatricians specialize in the medical treatment of infants and children. These medical professionals are required to review a patient’s physical condition and are responsible for various procedures including immunization, ordering diagnostic testing, and prescribing medications. Pediatricians are often the first point of contact in the healthcare of children, which is why medical malpractice committed by these professionals can be particularly harmful. Common Ways in Which Pediatricians Help Patients Medical care during a child’s development is critical to making sure that a child grows up as healthy as possible. Some of the most common ways pediatricians help … Read more…

Bowel Perforation During Surgery

Bowel Perforation During Surgery

Massachusetts Malpractice Lawyers, Boston Bowel injuries can result in a variety of complications including disability, lengthy hospital stays, and even death. It is important to note that each case of bowel perforation is different and involves a variety of factors, which means that not every situation involves medical malpractice. A seasoned medical malpractice attorney can perform an evaluation of your initial surgery as well as the nature of your injury and your post operative condition. A skilled medical malpractice attorney will also remain committed to fighting for the compensation you deserve. This is why you should not hesitate to obtain … Read more…

Cardiology Malpractice

Cardiology Malpractice

Southeast Massachusetts  Malpractice Lawyers, Boston, Quincy, New Bedford, Taunton Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control reveal that 600,000 people in the United States die each year from heart disease. Aside from heart disease, there are a number of other cardiac related deaths that can be avoided every year. Unfortunately, thousands of people suffer and die every year from avoidable heart conditions due to the negligence of paramedics, emergency room physicians and cardiologists. Cardiologists are physicians who specialize in the treatment of … Read more…

Orthopedic Malpractice

Orthopedic Malpractice

Massachusetts Orthopedic Malpractice Lawyers, Boston The demand for orthopedic surgeons has increased significantly over the last few years, and this demand is expected to increase further. While orthopedic procedures often can improve the quality of a patient’s life, when negligence occurs, the results can be serious and leave patients facing a lifetime of complications. If you or a loved one was impacted by orthopedic malpractice, speak with a seasoned attorney who can make sure that you obtain the compensation that you deserve. Requirements for Orthopedic Surgeons Orthopedists specialize in diagnosing and treating injuries and disorders that affect a person’s musculoskeletal … Read more…

Pulmonologist Malpractice

Pulmonologist Malpractice

Massachusetts Pulmonologist Malpractice Attorneys An increasing amount of people in the United States are entering advanced age, which results in an increased number of people requiring medical care. Respiratory conditions are some of most common ailments that inflict the elderly population. The need for pulmonologist continues to increase as the baby boomer generation continues to age which is why pulmonologist are paid so well. Pulmonologists treat chronic long term conditions and provide treatment acute conditions. Chronic conditions in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Asthma, Emphysema and lung cancers. Anyone pursing a career as a pulmonologist needs to complete a 3 to … Read more…

Gastroenterologist Malpractice

Gastroenterologist Malpractice

Massachusetts Gastroenterologist Malpractice Lawyers, Boston Gastroenterologists, also known as GI doctors, are medical professionals who diagnose and provide treatment for a variety of conditions that affect the digestive tract. A person’s digestive system has a significant influence on a person’s health, which means that improper or inadequate treatment of this body system can result in serious injuries. The digestive tract includes the stomach, small/large intestines and liver. Gastroenterology is a specialty and once doctors complete medical school they have to go on to complete a residency program in internal medicine. After completing their 2 year residency, gastroenterologist has to go … Read more…

Anesthesia Errors

Anesthesia Errors

Southeast Massachusetts Anesthesia Errors Lawyers, Boston, Quincy, New Bedford, Taunton The primary goal of anesthesia is to numb or sedate a patient for medical or dental procedures while making sure that a sufficient amount of oxygen is still provided to a person’s brain, body, heart, and other important organs. Because people who undergo surgery are in a compromised position, they trust that medical professionals will take the utmost care to make sure that the procedure goes smoothly and that no injuries arise. While anesthesia is often performed properly, when incorrectly used, the complications can be very serious. If you have … Read more…

Colonoscopy Malpractice

Colonoscopy Malpractice

Southeast Massachusetts  Malpractice Lawyers, Boston Colonoscopies are by far the best detection tool for a variety of conditions including colon cancer. As a result, adults age 50 and over are recommended to receive colonoscopies. This is because colon cancer is the second most diagnosed type of cancer and elderly adults are at particular risk of being diagnosed. Some people, however, are harmed due to colonoscopies. If you believe that you have been harmed due to a colonoscopy, it is a wise idea to obtain the assistance of a seasoned attorney who can help you obtain the compensation that you deserve. … Read more…

Failure to Diagnose Embolism

Failure to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism

Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Lawyers For Failure to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism A pulmonary embolism occurs when a blood clot travels from one part of a person’s body and blocks an artery located in the lungs. Some of the most common signs that a person has a pulmonary embolism include chest pain, dizziness, labored breathing, leg pain, and a persistent cough. Not all patients with pulmonary embolisms, however, experience the same conditions. At the Law Office of Gerald Noonan, our legal counsel has significant experience helping people who have been impacted by medical malpractice. Causes of Pulmonary Embolism Misdiagnosis There are several … Read more…

Failure to Diagnose Heart Arrhythmia

Failure to Diagnose Heart Arrhythmia

Statistics reveal that millions of individuals suffer from some type of irregular heartbeat. While a large number of these conditions are benign, some are very serious and require prompt attention from a medical professional. If a medical provider fails to diagnose a heart arrhythmia, a person can end up facing some very serious consequences. The Symptoms of Heart Arrhythmia The symptoms of heart arrhythmia can differ between individuals. While some people simply experience a rapid heart-rate, others notice much more serious symptoms. Some of the most common symptoms of heart arrhythmia include the following: Acute congestive heart failure Acute pulmonary … Read more…

OBGYN Malpractice

OBGYN Malpractice

Massachusetts OBGYN Malpractice Lawyers Obstetricians and gynecologists are tasked with helping women maintain their reproductive health. These medical professionals also help ensure the health and safety of unborn children. While OBGYNs are often able to provide outstanding care, there are situations in which an OBGYN falls below the acceptable standard of care and commits medical malpractice. What Constitutes OBGYN Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice involves any direct action that harms a patient. While some malpractice can arise from lack of action like delayed diagnosis or failure to diagnose, errors can also arise from miscommunication between physicians and technicians. Some of the … Read more…

Diagnose Aortic Dissection

Failure to Diagnose Aortic Dissection

Misdiagnosis of aortic dissections, are often fatal and can result in serious complications and even death. Aortic dissections involve a tear in a person’s artery and frequently results from trauma or tears in the inner layer of the aortic wall. Unfortunately, aortic dissections are often fatal. If diagnosed early, however, the condition is survivable with few lasting injuries. Misdiagnosis of aortic dissections, however, are often fatal and can result in serious complications and even death. As a result, people who are impacted by misdiagnosis of an aortic dissection should not hesitate to speak with an experienced medical malpractice attorney who … Read more…

Oncologist Malpractice

Oncologist Malpractice

Oncology is a very complicated field of medicine. As a result, medical mistakes are very common. Oncologists specialize in diagnosing and treating various types of cancer. As a large portion of people in the United States enter their elderly years, the number of people afflicted with cancer is increasing. The United States has also been experiencing an increase in young adult cancers. Fortunately, if caught early enough and properly treated, the survival rate for most cancers increases significantly. The National Cancer Institute reports that there is over 100 types of cancer that can attack humans. The type of cancer is … Read more…