Deck collapse sends 24 people to the ground, injuring many

Deck collapse sends 24 people to the ground, injuring many

After the long, cold winter we have experienced here in Massachusetts, the promise of spring on the horizon is a welcome thought. For many, a spring morning or afternoon spent on a backyard deck can be a wonderful way to soak up the sunshine and enjoy the outdoors....
Determining fault in a slip-and-fall accident

Determining fault in a slip-and-fall accident

Slips and falls are not an uncommon occurrence; according to the National Floor Safety Institute, falls are the top cause of accidental injury in the U.S., accounting for more injuries than car accidents. Over two million people are injured every year from slipping or...
Wet floor is cause of premises liability lawsuit

Wet floor is cause of premises liability lawsuit

Essex County grocery stores and shopping centers see hundreds if not thousands of customers a day. Not only must retailers work hard to maintain relationships with consumers by keeping costs low and selling high-quality products, but they must also constantly ensure...
Man sues city after falling on crumbling sidewalk

Man sues city after falling on crumbling sidewalk

In Massachusetts, it is the responsibility of each city to maintain their sidewalks. If you get hurt as a result of a defect in a sidewalk, you may be entitled to compensation from the city. In order to substantiate your claim, it is important to take photos of the...
Man sues Rite Aid after being attacked and robbed in store

Man sues Rite Aid after being attacked and robbed in store

Business owners in Essex County, Massachusetts have a duty to their customers to provide a safe place for them to visit. This not only includes making sure the property is free from any danger of physical harm but also taking steps to reduce the likelihood of harm...
6-year-old drowns aboard cruise ship

6-year-old drowns aboard cruise ship

For many families in Massachusetts, going on a cruise is the ultimate family vacation. Cruises offer a little something for everyone; children get to enjoy the swimming pools and other activities geared toward kids and parents can sit back and relax in the sunshine or...