cyber security

Online privacy is a hot topic in today’s world—and it’s for good reason. Most of us rely on the web to do almost everything. We hop on the computer to pay rent, talk to our friends, relax after a long day, and manage our work emails. It’s almost impossible to…

child playing behind safety gates in front of stairs at home

According to the National Safety Council, over one-third of child injuries and deaths occur at home. While this subject was once a sort of taboo, many child deaths that occurred in the home have been the subject of closer scrutiny in previous years. Recent movements within the parenting sphere, however, have changed…

Young man suffering at home after car accident

Your bills continue mounting. You have medical expenses increasing rapidly. You plan to file a personal injury lawsuit, or perhaps have already filed one, but wonder how long it will take before you have the funds you need in your hands. How long does a personal injury lawsuit take? Little…

how to find a personal injury lawyer

Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death for people ages one to 44. The CDC reports that nearly 40 million people visit the doctor every year because of accidental injuries. While some of these injuries are unavoidable, thousands of accidents every day leave victims injured because of someone else’s negligence….

applying for benefits

Were you injured at work and entitled to personal injury protection (PIP) insurance benefits? The legislature has exempted injured persons entitled to worker’s compensation benefits from the provisions of “no-fault” or personal injury protection benefits. An insured under a motor vehicle liability policy entitled to recover workmen’s compensation benefits in…

cars in parking lot

What You Should and Should Not Do If You Have Been Injured In A Car Accident   First, and most important, seek medical attention immediately. Medical symptoms can surface days after the accident so it is important to seek medical treatment even if you feel you haven’t suffered serious injuries….

insurance

If You Have Private Health Insurance but Don’t Have Medpay PIP will automatically cover the first $2,000 in medical expenses and any medical expenses in excess of that amount will be submitted to your private health insurance to determine if medical coverage exists. If your insurance provider denies payment for…

prescription drug fraud

Several types of medications are prescribed after a motor vehicle or slip and fall accident. Some are as follows: Benzodiazepines Names: Alprazolam (Xanax), Clonazepam (Klonopin), Deazepam (Valium), Lorazepam (Ativan), Triazolam (Halcion) Characteristics: sedative, anti-anxiety Purpose: reduce myofascial pain, muscle spams, anxiety/tension, seizures, insomnia Cons: these types of drugs can cause…

The word “damages” in MGL 111 s70A does not include underinsurance benefits within the scope of the lien. Underinsurance benefits aren’t considered damages because they are not legal liabilities, but are contractual liabilities for which the insured paid premiums. Damages are the monies payable by a tortfeasor (wrongdoer) who is…