Entries by Doug Lovenberg

Drunk Driving Accidents on the Rise in Winter

Most of us look forward to the winter holiday season with time off from work and school. Office parties, family gatherings, dinner and drinks with friends and colleagues are commonplace. Bars and restaurants may have specials such as extended happy hours or no-cover charges for women on some nights. Many of these events, however, center […]

Boston Car Accident on Black Ice

When temperatures drop and precipitation falls, the result can be extremely icy roads and dangerous driving conditions. Indeed, when roads are icy, vehicles may be harder to control, take more time to stop, and may lose traction – skidding or sliding, ultimately leading to an accident. As you navigate icy roads, it’s important to keep […]

Was it Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare practitioner violates the standard of care that is owed to a patient, and as a result, the patient suffers harm. Studies indicate that medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the U.S. If you are a patient in Massachusetts, you seek treatment from a doctor, and you […]

Liability in a Boston Hit-and-Run Accident

Being in an accident is a traumatizing experience in itself; if the driver who hits you then flees the scene, the episode can be that much more trying. In fact, you may be panicked about what will happen next, including how you will pay your many car accident-associated expenses if the other driver cannot be […]

Black Friday Injuries – Who’s Liable?

The day after Thanksgiving, known as ‘Black Friday,’ may be one of the best times to get deals on Christmas gifts and must-haves before the new year, but it’s also one of the most dangerous. To be sure, every year there are numerous people who are injured on Black Friday as a result of heavy […]

Slip and Falls due to Ice

This winter has been brutal in Boston – precipitation has fallen, temperatures have dropped well below freezing, and snow and ice have accumulated (despite the fact that Boston-area snow totals have been historically low so far this winter). While winter weather brings with it a number of discomforts, one of the biggest risks associated with […]

How Is a Personal Injury Settlement Structured?

Receiving a personal injury claim settlement after being seriously injured is a much-anticipated event. But you may have questions about how your settlement will be paid. For example, will damages for your pain and suffering, economic losses, and punitive damages come in three separate checks? Will you be paid a lump-sum payment, or receive payments […]

Winter Fun: Kids Injuries

Sledding can be a fantastic and fun winter activity, especially for parents with children. However, sledding, just like most other activities, has a number of risks associated with it, and when conditions are dangerous or proper caution isn’t exercised, injuries may result. If you or a loved one has been injured while sledding this winter, […]