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How to Prepare for Slips and Falls on Boston’s Icy Walkways

When neighbors and local businesses fail to shovel snow or treat icy sidewalks properly, these walkways are hazardous to everyone who steps on them.  Even if you wear sturdy boots and exercise caution as you walk, you may find yourself slipping and falling. In these cases, knowing how to fall “properly” could keep you from Read More

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Can Massachusetts Landlords Be Held Liable for Injuries from “Open and Obvious” Hazards?

Traditionally, premises liability law held landlords accountable for injuries that resulted from hidden dangers on their property.   There has been some confusion on their liability for dangers considered “open and obvious.” For some time, it was believed that if a danger was open and obvious, there was no liability to the injured party.  This is Read More

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Can a Ski Resort Be Sued After a Skiing Accident?

Ski Area Operators Have Legal Duties To Make Skiing Safe As ski season comes to its conclusion, it is important to review both the legal duties of recreational skiers as well the as operators of ski resorts in Massachusetts. Pursuant to the Massachusetts Ski Safety Act (MSSA), a ski operator shall maintain their premises “in Read More

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Injuries Caused By Snow and Ice

An accumulation of snow and ice can result in serious injury. Malls, stores and other public places are responsible for keeping parking lots and walkways clear of snow and ice so patrons can safely enter and exit. When the ones responsible for maintaining clear and safe paths fail to do so, they are liable for Read More

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Don’t Let Negligent Property Owners Off the Hook Because You’re Embarrassed about Tripping and Falling

Slipping and falling can cause pain in many ways. Not only is it embarrassing to fall in a public place where everyone can see you, but also the physical pain and damage can be intense. Every year people fall and suffer injuries, ranging from bumps and bruises to paralysis and even death. According to the Read More

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    Negligent Hiring Resulting in Death

  • $9 Million

    Negligent Maintenance of Commercial Truck Tire Causing Blow Out / Motor Vehicle Accident

  • $7.375 Million

    Single Vehicle Accident / Amputee

  • $5.2 Million

    Defective Roadway / Barrier Device

  • $4 Million

    Motor Vehicle Accident / Pedestrian / Loss of Limb

  • $3.5 Million

    Surgical Error

  • $3.2 Million

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  • $2.8 Million

    Defective Smoke Alarm

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