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 …  

We Have Seen Too Many Hit and Run Accidents This Month: What Is a Hit and Run Accident? Why do drivers flee the scene? How Does an Injured Victim Get the Compensation He or She Deserves?

By:  Karen Piso Nadeau, Esquire and Leslie S. Harkavy, Esquire A hit and run accident occurs when a driver responsible for causing the accident flees the scene of the crash. In Massachusetts, if you are a driver in an accident, the law requires you to stop and exchange information with the other operator, party involved, …