Hand-Held Cell Phones Banned While Driving In Massachusetts

By:  Karen Piso Nadeau, Esquire  and Leslie S. Harkavy, Esquire After many years of debate, in November 2019, Governor Charlie Baker signed a law in the Statehouse library attended by crash survivors and family members who lost loved ones to distracted driving crashes. The law bans hand-held cell phone use while driving. Massachusetts becomes the …  

Who is Responsible for Personal Injuries Caused by Cars Crashing into Buildings in Massachusetts?

By:  Karen Piso Nadeau, Esquire In Massachusetts, there have been a number of recent car crashes into buildings, some with devastating consequences leaving people with serious personal injuries or even death. Grocery stores, convenient stores, malls, restaurants, and other businesses are typically bustling with employees and customers, especially now during the holiday season. As employees …  

Mom Warns Parents After Child Exits School Bus And Narrowly Misses Getting Hit By A Car 

By:  Leslie S. Harkavy, Esquire With the end of summer comes the start of a new school year. Kids decked out in their shiny new sneakers, backpacks and lunch boxes, eagerly anticipate meeting their new teachers and seeing their old friends. There is anticipation in the air as this year’s journey begins. As parents, most …