Recognizing the individual and societal costs of motorcycle accidents, in a 1972 decision – subsequently affirmed by the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of a Massachusetts motorcycle helmet law, the Federal District Court for Massachusetts said: While we agree with plaintiff that the act’s only realistic purpose is the prevention of head injuries incurred […]
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People are injured every day by defective products in the United States. In 2010, an estimated 38,573,000 people sought medical treatment for an injury related to a consumer product. If you were injured by a defective product, you may be able to pursue a product liability claim. In Massachusetts, there are three types of product […]
When you are injured by a product because of a defective design, you may be able to pursue aproduct liability claim against the manufacturer. The manufacturer must design the product with reasonable care to eliminate avoidable dangers. In a negligent design case, you must prove who manufactured the product, that the design was defective, that […]
When you are injured in a car accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. However, it is helpful to know what you have to prove and the type of evidence you will need to prove your car accident claim. A car accident claim is broken down into three major components: Liability, Damages, […]
A fall due to a defective stairway or railing can result in serious personal injures including fractures, head injuries and dislocated shoulders, elbows, and ankles. As in all slip and fall accidents, you must prove who owned or controlled the property, that they were negligent, that you suffered damages and that the negligence caused your […]