Who Pays Medical Bills If You Are Injured in a Car Accident and Why Must a Medical Lien be Honored?

By:       Leslie S. Harkavy, Esquire One of the first questions you ask yourself when injured in an automobile accident, is who will pay my medical bills?  If the accident is not your fault, you naturally assume the responsible party will pay your medical bills.  You are not at fault.  Why should you or your insurance …  

Morgan Helfman v. Northeastern University & Others MA SJC decided July 27, 2020

Northeastern University

By: Karen Piso Nadeau, Esquire Do Colleges have any responsibility for nonconsensual sexual encounters between students when the victim is intoxicated?   The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts rejects Northeastern University’s claim that it has no duty or responsibility to protect a student while voluntarily intoxicated. The Court provides guidance on what colleges and universities are …  

Dangerous Increase In Illegal Fireworks In Massachusetts Due To Covid 19 And How To Prevent Serious Personal Injury From Fireworks

By:  Karen Piso Nadeau, Esquire No Fireworks Displays this 4th of July The fourth of July in Massachusetts has many traditions like backyard barbecues, trips to the beach, parades and enjoying the company of family and friends. The main attraction for many of us around the 4th of July is the fireworks displays in towns …  

11 Things Everyone Must Know If Involved in a Car Accident in Massachusetts

By:  Leslie S. Harkavy, Esquire and Karen Piso Nadeau, Esquire With Phase 2 starting Monday June 8th, there will be more of us on the road again. Recently, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced the 1st Step of Phase 2 of the Massachusetts re-opening would begin on Monday, June 8th (with the start for Step 2 …  

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 …