What Happens If You Are Injured in a Drive Share Car Crash such as Uber or Lyft in Massachusetts?

By: Karen Piso Nadeau, Esquire Drive share vehicles are everywhere and used by many of us to get where we are going. Many of us have the Uber or Lyft applications easily accessible on our cell phones for the moment a drive share vehicle is needed. Ride share as we know it today is travel …  Read More

MA Traffic Deaths Are Up 15% Since the Start of the Pandemic – What To Do If Your Loved One is Killed in a Traffic Accident?

By:       Leslie S. Harkavy, Esquire We are all just so worn out from Covid right now.  It is called “covid fatigue”.  We all did our part and stayed home and off the roads. We stopped taking public transportation, ride shares and driving to work.  It’s hard to believe then, when I read a headline saying …  Read More

The Impact of the Coronavirus on Motor Vehicle Traffic, Car Accidents and Road Fatalities in Massachusetts

By:  Karen Nadeau, Esquire   During the Stay at Home Advisory we are doing a lot less driving. Why? -Many of us have no commute to work. Some sadly lost their jobs and others work remotely. -Those of us accustomed to juggling kids to and from school, sports and other extracurricular activities now yearn for …  Read More

Massachusetts Coronavirus Bicycle Outing Ends in Wrongful Death and Serious Injuries After Car Negligently Collides With a Family

By: Karen Piso Nadeau, Esquire In Massachusetts, the coronavirus emergency has mandated the closures of nonessential businesses, daycares, schools and colleges. This has forced many families to unite under one roof and stay at home. Social distancing, working remotely, attending school on-line with the help of zoom, college lectures and exams on-line, and in my …  Read More

Massachusetts Personal Injury Cases – 5 Questions Asked and Answered

By:  Karen Nadeau, Esquire Our firm frequently encounters concerns by our clients who have suffered serious personal injuries due to someone else’s negligence. Often the fear of the unknown causes victims to hesitate to hold those responsible for their harm accountable. Once these 5 questions are answered, our clients are ready to begin the journey …  Read More

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 …  Read More

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 …  Read More

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 …  Read More