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Winter Holiday Driving Tips

By DiBella Law Offices on November 29, 2016

The holidays are approaching and winter will be here soon. Both the season and the time of year can pose extra hazards for Massachusetts drivers. If you’re going to be traveling over the next few months, DiBella Law Offices, P.C. has some driving safety tips for you. Whether you’re driving across town or driving out of state to Grandma’s house, it’s important that you:

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Posted in: Car Accidents

Christopher DiBella Achieves Super Lawyer Status—AGAIN!

By DiBella Law Offices on November 22, 2016

For the sixth straight year, DiBella Law Offices, P.C.’s founding partner, Christopher DiBella is being named a Super Lawyer. Super Lawyers is an attorney rating and directory that recognizes lawyers who have attained a high degree of professional achievement in their field. Becoming a Super Lawyer involves a rigorous selection process consisting of peer reviews, independent research, and third party feedback. Furthermore, Super Lawyers has named Mr. DiBella a Massachusetts Rising Star, an honor bestowed on exceptional attorneys aged 40 and under who have practiced for 10 years or more. Membership in the Rising Star fraternity is limited to no more than 2.5 percent of the attorneys in a state.

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What to Bring to Your Divorce Consultation

By DiBella Law Offices on October 26, 2016

Whether you’re contemplating divorce or on the receiving end of divorce papers, the first step in the process is hiring a divorce attorney. The initial consultation you have with a divorce lawyer is perhaps the most informative meeting you’ll have. Because time during your initial consultation may be somewhat limited, it’s imperative that you prepare the best you can. In this blog, we explain what you should bring to your consultation. Read the rest »

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5 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Car Accident Injury Case

By DiBella Law Offices on October 7, 2016

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, the cost of ongoing medical bills, rehabilitation, and loss of income can quickly become overwhelming. For this reason, and many more, it’s important to seek the fair compensation you deserve with help from an experienced Boston car accident attorney. Read the rest »

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Obstacles Faced in a Late-Life Divorce

By DiBella Law Offices on October 6, 2016

Unfortunately, some couples can spend decades married and divorce later in life for the same reason younger couples do. In a late-life divorce, couples over the age of 60 face special obstacles when terminating their marriage – whether it be due to infidelity, a desire for a greater sense of independence, or irreconcilable differences. In this blog, our Burlington divorce attorney explains how asset division and health concerns can impact a late-life divorce. Read the rest »

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What to Do if You’re Injured in a DUI Accident over Labor Day Weekend

By DiBella Law Offices on August 30, 2016

Although Labor Day weekend is seen as a celebratory end cap to summer, it also happens to be one of the most dangerous weekends to be driving. Statistically, Labor Day is among the most fatal holiday weekends – according to the Insurance Information Institute, Labor Day weekend accounts for hundreds of fatal alcohol-related car accidents every year. If you find yourself taking legal action after sustaining injuries in a drunk driving accident over Labor Day Weekend, it’s important that you know and understand your legal options. Read the rest »

Attorney DiBella Selected for 2016 Massachusetts Rising Stars List

By DiBella Law Offices on June 6, 2016

Super Lawyers has selected Attorney Christopher DiBella to be included in the 2016 Masachusetts Rising Stars list. This prestigious honor is given to only a select few — no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys have been awarded this same achievement. Read the rest »

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The Dangers of Texting and Other Driving Distractions

By DiBella Law Offices on May 26, 2016

It only takes a couple seconds to look down and read a text message, but that small window of time can mean the difference between making your commute safely and being involved in an accident. In 2014, the Cellular Telephone Industries Association reported that 431,000 individuals were injured in motor vehicle accidents that involved a distracted driver – the most common distraction? Texting. Read the rest »

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Protecting Your Children From Dog Bites

By DiBella Law Offices on May 12, 2016

According to the American Veterinary Medical Foundation, more than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year. Of the estimated 800,000 who seek medical attention, half of them are children. A child’s inherent curiosity can lead to danger when he or she is left with a dog unsupervised. Injuries from animal attacks can be extremely severe and often require extensive medical treatment and care. The root of most dog bites is aggression – if a dog feels threatened in any way, it resorts to lashing out at the cause of the threat. When it comes down to protecting your child from a dog bite, prevention is key. Read the rest »

Posted in: Dog Bites

How to Avoid a Truck’s Blind Spots

By DiBella Law Offices on April 20, 2016

Driving side-by-side with a large commercial truck is so deeply rooted in our everyday commute that oftentimes we hardly think twice about it. Because of the size and weight of a truck, however, they can be some of the most dangerous vehicles we share the road with. Being in a truck’s blind spot can be extremely risky, especially if the truck tries to change lanes. In this blog, our Northern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire truck accident attorney shares a few ways to avoid a truck’s blind spots. Read the rest »

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