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Road Condition and Car Accidents: Who Is Responsible?

By on November 10, 2016

The August issue of Legal News discussed the Massachusetts notice requirements for injuries from defects in a way. This issue focuses on the pitfalls involved in determining who is responsible for the condition of the way and defect that caused the accident. Notice of Roadway Condition In Massachusetts, a person injured in an accident as […]

Bicycle Accidents in Crosswalks

By on October 25, 2016

If you were in a bicycle accident while riding your bicycle in a crosswalk, you may be wondering whether the motorist is at fault. While there are laws protecting pedestrians from motorists when a pedestrian enters and uses a marked crosswalk, this law may not apply to bicyclists riding in a crosswalk. However, there are […]

Bicycle Accident Statistics

By on July 5, 2013

Each year, bicyclists sustain serious injuries in bicycle accidents. Here are some statistics about bicyclists injuries caused by traffic accidents: Every year, more than 500,000 people in the United States are treated in emergency departments because of bicycle related injuries. (Centers for Disease Control CDC) 618 bicyclists were killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2011. […]