Route 24 in Massachusetts site of deadly crashes

Route 24 in Massachusetts site of deadly crashes

When accidents occur between commercial trucks and automobiles, it can be easy to blame the trucks. However, it is not always the truck driver’s fault. According to a state police trooper who works in Commercial Vehicle Enforcement in Massachusetts, most accidents...
Seat Belts Soon May Be Required On Commercial Buses

Seat Belts Soon May Be Required On Commercial Buses

After a series of high-profile bus crashes in recent years, many people and organizations have pushed to require seat belts on commercial buses. After urging from the National Transportation Safety Board, Congress and other public safety advocates, the National...
Can a homeowner be held liable for a swimming pool accident?

Can a homeowner be held liable for a swimming pool accident?

There is no better time than the height of summer to cool off and relax at the pool. In fact, Massachusetts kids and adults alike often search out friends and neighbors with swimming pools so that they can get a little quality splash time in before the weather begins...
Semi-truck rolls after colliding with construction vehicle

Semi-truck rolls after colliding with construction vehicle

Working on a road construction team in Massachusetts can be a dangerous job. Not only are you often required to operate heavy machinery, but jobs are often located on busy roads. Working on a freeway or highway can be particularly hazardous because of the speed at...
Effectively achieving compensation for truck accident injuries

Effectively achieving compensation for truck accident injuries

Even though it may be fairly obvious that you did not cause your collision with a commercial truck, you could still face a number of difficulties receiving the compensation that you deserve for your injuries and damages. Neither the company that owns the truck in...
Motorcycle Collision Results In Multiple Fatalities

Motorcycle Collision Results In Multiple Fatalities

When people talk about motorcycle safety, they often emphasize the fact that it is up to motorcycle riders to drive defensively and anticipate the actions of other motorists. Unfortunately, however, there is only so much that any motorcyclist can do to prevent being...
Numerous distractions may affect a truck driver’s safety

Numerous distractions may affect a truck driver’s safety

The topic of texting and driving has been discussed in this blog many times. This is because the use of hand-held devices is a serious problem among truck drivers in Massachusetts and elsewhere in the country. However, there are other types of distraction that can...
Employee awarded workers’ comp benefits after car accident

Employee awarded workers’ comp benefits after car accident

It can come as a surprise to some employees in Essex County, Massachusetts that they may be covered by workers’ compensation benefits as they are leaving their place of employment. Many workers think that once they are off the clock, the benefits stop there, but this...
Some employers retaliate against workers for injury claims

Some employers retaliate against workers for injury claims

Workers’ compensation is meant to provide medical coverage and compensation for employees who were injured on the job. Each state has some form of workers’ compensation law, including Massachusetts. According to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and...
The dangers posed by speeding semi trucks

The dangers posed by speeding semi trucks

A common complaint that Lawrence drivers may have regarding the commercial trucks and big rigs that they share the road with is that not only do these massive vehicles take up a lot of space, but they’re also slow. For safety reasons, semi-truck drivers are strongly...