Loss of Consortium in Massachusetts
There are a lot of special people in this world. And it’s impossible to place a value on all the joy and comfort they bring to the people around them. When someone who plays an important role in our lives is severely harmed or taken away from us, it puts a huge strain on everyone in the family.
If a drunk driver runs a red light and smashes into the side of somebody’s car, their careless actions will impact so many people. It’s easy to calculate how much it’s going to cost to fix the car. But it’s impossible to know how many people are going to be harmed by the injuries to an innocent person.
6 Advantages Small Firms Have Over Large Ones
If you have been seriously injured through someone else’s negligence, choosing a law firm to handle your claim for compensation may be one of the most important decisions you make. In your search for a team of personal injury lawyers, you may consult with different firms to discover what type of law firm you need to best serve your interests. Your search may reveal that small firms have certain advantages over large firms.
Signs and Symptoms of Adult Daycare Abuse
Many people who care for elderly or disabled adults have to work for a living. Adult daycare centers are licensed organizations that provide care for adults during the workday, similar to daycare for children. Their main purpose is to supervise older or disabled adults while their caregivers are working. The three basic types are social interaction adult daycare centers, medical adult daycare centers, and Alzheimer’s adult daycare centers. Sadly, abuse can occur at any of them.
When is Your Trampoline Accident Worthy of a Liability Lawsuit?
Not only are trampolines a great way to stay in shape, but also no matter what age you are, they are a source of fun. Trampolines can be a great activity to get the kids out of the house and into nature for some fresh air, as well as a great bonding activity between parents and children.
However, with this great fun comes great risk. Research shows that 90% of trampoline injuries are sustained by children between the ages of 5 and 14. Over half of these injuries are sustained when two or more children are jumping on the trampoline at the same time.
Compensation Now Available for Victims at Camp Lejeune
Between August 1, 1953 and December 31, 1987, over one million people who lived, worked, or served at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina were exposed to toxic chemicals that are known to cause cancer, birth defects, and other diseases.
Recent legislation passed by Congress and signed on August 8, 2022 allows victims and their families to seek legal damages for death and injuries resulting from the contaminated groundwater.
Options After You Are Injured at a Rental Property
If you suffer an injury while occupying a rental property, you may have the legal right to seek compensation from the property owner. The facts in how the injury occurred, the severity, and the cause all come into play in a claim. Property owners have the responsibility to maintain safe premises for tenants, whether at a long-term or short-term rental.
What to Do If Flying Ice Damages Your Car
Massachusetts police responded to dozens of calls reporting damage from flying ice chunks during the first week of February 2022, as reported by CBS Boston. One such report involved a vehicle windshield that was shattered by a piece of ice that flew off another car on I-93 South in Medford. This type of damage can be prevented when drivers take the time and trouble to clear snow and ice off their vehicles before they set out.
Tesla Unplugs Ability to Play Games While Traveling
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened an investigation of Tesla concerning video games on the front touchscreens of vehicles that can be played while they are in motion. This function on Tesla vehicles is known as “Passenger Play.” The NHTSA is concerned that it may distract drivers and increase the risk of a crash.
Passenger Play has been available to drivers since December 2020, as reported by Business Insider. Before that, gameplay was only enabled on Tesla vehicles when they were in park. The Passenger Play function on Tesla vehicles makes it possible for drivers to play games while driving on the touchscreen of the car.
Beware of Halloween Dangers to Drivers and Pedestrians
One year after government officials cancelled public Halloween festivities due to the severity of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many of the holiday’s enthusiasts are eager to get back out again this year to celebrate in a healthy and safe way. Donning costumes, eating candy, and enjoying seasonal adult beverages are just some of the activities that mark this fun weekend. Halloween holds a treat for people of all ages.
Why a Life Care Plan Is Important After a Spinal Cord Injury
A life care plan is a document created by a life care planner. Its purpose is to identify the future medical and supportive care needs of a particular person. Life care plans are needed for individuals with a chronic illness or disabling injury, such as spinal cord injury. They are used in consultations with patients, their families, and rehabilitation or medical professionals for coordinating medical care and support. Life care plans are also used to project the costs of long-term care for a seriously injured person.