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Do Not Pass Go: The Massachusetts Tort Threshold

By on October 26, 2017

Motor vehicle liability insurance varies greatly among states, from the amount of minimum coverage required to different standards that govern the right to recovery for bodily injury resulting from an accident. In Massachusetts there exists a limited no-fault system, referred to as Personal Injury Protection (PIP), which covers the insured and passengers for medical expenses, […]

Workers’ Compensation & the Traveling Employee

By on September 15, 2017

The Massachusetts workers’ compensation statute provides that if an employee “receives a personal injury arising out of and in the course of his employment, or arising out of an ordinary risk of the street while actually engaged, with his employer’s authorization, in the business affairs or undertakings of his employer,” he shall be paid by […]

Motorcycle Safety for Riders & Drivers

By on February 9, 2017
Motorcycle Accident - Robert Allison, Attorney at Law

Motorcycle accidents can be devastating to motorcycle riders because unlike motor vehicles, motorcycles have no bumpers, no seatbelts and no airbags. Personal injuries from a motorcycle accident are generally much more severe to both riders and passengers than those experienced by the occupants of cars. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), motorcyclists are […]