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Who is liable if teens cause auto accidents with the family car?

Getting their driver's license is a right of passage for many teenagers in Massachusetts. While some teens may have their own car to drive, many times teens borrow mom or dad's car if they don't have a vehicle of their own. However, teens oftentimes lack the maturity and experience that older drivers have. They may be more likely to be involved in an auto accident. If they cause a car crash while using their parent's vehicle, the question of liability is likely to arise.

Drunk driving is a danger to Worcester residents

The Memorial Day holiday weekend has come and gone and Massachusetts residents may now be ready to embrace the start of summer. As children gear up to end their academic programs, parents across the state may be scrambling to find activities to keep their kids busy. Their plans may include vacations, camps, and get-togethers with friends and loved ones.

Traffic violations increased 30 percent last year in Worcester

As a licensed driver, you are legally bound to follow the traffic and safety regulations every time you are behind the wheel. However, there's not much you can do to influence another driver's choices or behavior. Speeding, drunk driving, distracted driving and the like can cause fatal accidents, and data released by officials show that traffic violations are an alarming concern in Worcester.

Should car accident claims be settled out of court?

Litigation is the process of pursuing a legal claim in court. Many personal injury cases in Massachusetts are litigated in front of judges and result in orders that mandate the actions the parties must take. Individuals who have been harmed in car accidents often choose to litigate their claims to secure damage awards that can help them get back on their feet.

Recovering from a car accident with confident legal support

A motor vehicle accident can have long-term consequences for the health of a Massachusetts resident. Many of the posts that have been included on this blog have discussed the tragic and devastating harm that may befall individuals in collisions with negligent and reckless drivers. Serious injuries, including but not limited to, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and others, can impact the quality of life of victims long into their futures.

Multi-vehicle accident injures many on I-95

Dominoes is a popular game for children and adults. Players set up individual tiles in a detailed arrangement to see how many can be knocked down by only pushing one over. The cascade of effects as the tiles tip over creates a rush of chaos as the tiles quickly toppled off of their edges.

How might contributory negligence affect a car accident case?

Anyone who has been involved in a car collision can attest to the fact that the process of working through the associated issues can be time consuming for a Massachusetts resident. Calls to insurance companies often must be made, and repair shops must be found to perform work on damaged cars. If individuals suffer injuries in their car accidents they may require medical care and time to recover.

Two-car collision leads to death of elderly Massachusetts woman

An accident on Interstate 95 North near Sharon has claimed the life of a 73-year-old local woman. The victim was operating her vehicle on the interstate when it was involved in a collision with another automobile. As a result of the crash, the victim's car lost control, traveled across several lanes of traffic and rolled down an embankment.

Working for victims of winter car accidents

Car accidents happen throughout the year, but it may seem to readers of this Worcester personal injury blog that some of the worst ones happen in winter. There is some truth to this inclination, as winter roads can be treacherous due to the presence of ice, slush and snow. Drivers who fail to maintain their vehicles on weather-affected surfaces can serious harm to themselves and others when their vehicles are involved in crashes.

Wrong way driver injures four in Massachusetts

Spotting dangerous drivers on the road can be a scary experience for a Worcester resident. They may see an aggressive driver approaching in their rearview mirror, or they may watch a driver swerve in and out of traffic as they attempt to speed down the road. However, one of the most unnerving things that a driver may experience while operating their vehicle is witnessing another vehicle coming toward them as it travels the wrong way.

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