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Looking out for motorcycle riders this motorcycle season

Massachusetts motorcycle accidents can result in catastrophic injuries for victims that can have a negative effect on both victims and their families. This blog recently discussed how serious brain injuries can be for car accident victims and their families, which is a type of injury that can also be suffered in a motorcycle accident. May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. As such, this is a good time to look at the ways motorcyclists are protected.

Personal injury protections for brain injury victims

Brain injuries can be one of the most devastating types of injuries car accident victims suffer. Brain injuries can impact a victim's mood, personality, and ability to perform daily activities once performed with ease prior to the accident such as attending school or going to work. Because of the serious impact of brain injuries, personal injury legal protections are available to help some brain injury victims recover compensation for the harm they have suffered.

Consider the long-term effects of accident injuries before accepting a settlement

If you have been involved in a car, truck or other type of accident in Massachusetts, chances are you're dealing with a pretty serious injury. Whether you suffered whiplash or soft tissue injuries and expect to recover relatively quickly, or the incident left you partially or permanently disabled, it's important to consider how your injuries will impact your health and quality of life going forward.

4 Advantages to Hiring A Massachusetts Personal Injury Lawyer

Whether you live in Worcester or were passing through on your way to or from Boston, Providence, Hartford or elsewhere, if you were involved in a car accident, hiring a lawyer who knows the local courts and the area's roads can significantly improve your chances of receiving maximum compensation for your injuries.

Nursing home neglect and the statute of limitations


You find out that your disabled relative's health problems were due to nursing home neglect that occurred two years earlier. You finally get around to suing the driver of the fender bender from three years ago. You buy a new house and love it like your firstborn. Then two years later you see a small crack in the foundation but pay it no mind. Two years after that the small crack has grown and will now take thousands of dollars to fix. What all these situations have in common is the statute of limitations.

'Silver car' rating system could protect older drivers

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is considering a new safety rating system that would focus on older drivers. As the U.S. population continues to age and older people continue to drive, the NHTSA thinks it could be very beneficial to specifically study new vehicles and the safety they provide for older drivers.

Proper fitting head restraints can protect against whiplash

Many drivers wonder why their car's head restraints, commonly called head rests, don't fit comfortably. That's because they are designed to protect passengers instead of providing a comfortable place to rest their head.

Black boxes may change car accident liability lawsuits

Many new vehicles in the U.S. may be able to help car accident victims pursuing legal action against another driver, company or insurance company. How so? By using a device called an event data recorder or "black box" that can help reconstruct the events of the car accident.

Nursing home rights for abused, neglected residents

Many elderly people move into nursing homes believing they will be taken care of and looked after. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case as more nursing homes are being cited for abuse and neglect against elderly residents.

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