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DiBella Law Offices, P.C. Kicks Off Scholarship Season!

By DiBella Law Offices on April 9, 2018

Here at DiBella Law Offices, P.C., we’ve always been advocates for reaching your dreams through higher education.

Christopher DiBella was introduced to the idea of higher education at an early age. Christopher still remembers his father coming home from his work at a construction site with a thick legal textbook for Chris to read. The law was of immediate interest to Christopher, as he knew that it would not only give him the chance to learn, but to help others as well. Read the rest »

Posted in: Firm News

Say No to Distracted Driving with Our Free Giveaway

By DiBella Law Offices on April 5, 2018

It’s very easy to blame most of today’s distracted driving on the obsession that young people have with their phones. While teenagers who text while driving are a problem, they aren’t the only ones to blame. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Boston (Safely)

By DiBella Law Offices on March 14, 2018

Individuals of Irish descent make up Boston’s biggest ethnic population. So it’s no wonder that St. Patrick’s Day in the city is filled with massive celebrations.

Contrary to St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Ireland, where pubs shut down and people tend to go to church, the Irish who came to America celebrate their heritage with lots of fun festivities. And those celebrations often include drinking. While having a few pints with your friends can be lots of fun, we at DiBella Law Offices, P.C., want to remind you to stay safe at the same time. Read the rest »

Don’t Get “Carried Away” on the Wings of Love

By DiBella Law Offices on February 12, 2018

Meeting that someone special, falling in love, and deciding to get married—this sequence is probably the most exciting time in people’s lives! But there’s more to consider before and after a proposal than just what the wedding colors are going to be. There are practical considerations that you need to talk about…like the dreaded prenuptial agreement. Read the rest »

Posted in: Family Law

Will Driverless Cars Make Boston Safer?

By DiBella Law Offices on January 18, 2018

Two companies have started testing driverless cars on the streets of Boston to see just how safe they really are. And one company is partnering up with Lyft to bring automation to the ride-sharing industry. But the trials aren’t going over well with all Boston natives. While some residents are keen to try them out, others wonder just how safe these autonomous cars can be. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

By DiBella Law Offices on January 8, 2018

The Farmers’ Almanac is predicting that 2018 is going to be a very snowy year in Massachusetts. While that may be great news for snowboarders and snowmen-builders, it could be treacherous for residents just trying to get through it to run errands or visit a friend.

So what responsibilities do property owners have when it comes to clearing ice and snow from their properties? And how can residents keep themselves, and others, safe? Read the rest »

Posted in: Premises Liability

Budweiser & Lyft Team Up to Stop Drunk Driving

By DiBella Law Offices on December 7, 2017

While Uber has claimed that its ride-hailing app reduces the amount of drunk drivers on the road, Lyft has made no such claims. But that doesn’t mean this particular ridesharing company isn’t trying to do something about it.

Recently, Lyft teamed up with Budweiser to help curb drunk driving incidents this holiday season. But it does once again bring up the question: do ride-hail apps really help decrease drunk drivers on the roads? Read the rest »

Student Athletes and TBI: the Push to Get Back on the Field

By DiBella Law Offices on November 27, 2017

For years, there has been controversy surrounding athletes and the injuries they suffer while on the field. Extensive studies done on the brains of deceased NFL players show alarming evidence of widespread brain damage; and the 2015 movie Concussion highlighted the danger even more.

But the problem of athletes sustaining traumatic brain injuries is not limited to professional play. Elementary, middle, and high school players face the same risks; and it poses the question: who is responsible when that risk becomes a reality? Read the rest »

Posted in: Child Injuries

No Shortage of Oktoberfests This Fall – Get Your Designated Driver Now!

By DiBella Law Offices on September 19, 2017

It’s no secret that New England is home to some of the best Oktoberfest celebrations this time of year. In fact, many New Englanders wouldn’t even consider letting the season pass without hitting up at least one of them. But in these glorious Teutonic celebrations of culture and food, there are often many libations served.

That’s why now is the time to start thinking about who’s going to be your designated driver. Read the rest »

Watch Those Falling Leaves!

By DiBella Law Offices on September 5, 2017

Fall is quickly coming upon us. While wrapping up in a sweater can be cozy, and watching the foliage change colors is beautiful, fall also has certain dangers lurking around—especially for drivers out on New England roads. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

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