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 located.

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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 traffic, parking lot congestion, and anxiety over finding the perfect gift or the best deal. If you suffer a Black Friday injury, our Boston personal injury lawyer can assist you in your claim for damages. Call us today to learn more.

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A person who is seriously injured must cope with various types of damages and losses. To be sure, there is the physical injury itself, which may be disabling, expensive to treat, and require invasive or painful medical treatments. Then there are the effects of the injury, such as the inability to go to work and earn an income, perform basic chores and tasks, or perhaps even go for a walk. All of these things can contribute to a plaintiff’s pain, suffering, and emotional distress.

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When most people think about medical malpractice, doctors’ errors that lead to immediate physical harm to the patient come to mind, such as operating on the wrong body part or improperly treating a wound, resulting in infection. Sometimes, lack of treatment is cause for a medical malpractice suit, as is a delayed diagnosis. But rarely is overtreating a patient considered to be an act of malpractice, especially one for which a patient may have a cause of action.

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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 over time? And how will the settlement be divvied up to pay fees related to your case, your lawyer, and any other parties entitled to compensation?

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Being injured on the job can raise numerous questions. Indeed, an injured worker may have questions about their medical care and treatment, when they’ll be able to return to work, and how’ll they’ll support themself when they are unable to earn a wage. What’s more, they may have questions about workers’ compensation and whether or not filing a workers’ compensation claim bars them from filing a personal injury claim. If you’ve been hurt on the job in Boston or surrounding areas of Massachusetts, here’s what you need to know–

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We’ve all experienced it: the feeling of anxiety, frustration, or pure anger when behind the wheel of a car. But while road rage may be common, it’s not acceptable; in fact, on the contrary, road rage can be quite dangerous, and when a person falls victim to it, dangerous behavior and a serious accident may result. At the law office of Lovenberg & Associates, P.C., our lawyers are passionate about encouraging safe driving and representing those who have been injured as a result of another’s negligence.

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Slip and fall accidents are a leading cause of injury, and during the wintertime, when ice and snow can accumulate, the risks of a slip and fall accident are even greater. As you navigate Boston’s streets and sidewalks this winter, here are some tips for avoiding the most common wintertime slip and fall hazards and staying safe–

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Anyone who rides a motorcycle will undoubtely tell you about the feeling of freedom and exhilaration it brings riding in the open air, to experience the elements and to appreciate the landscape, whether urban or rural. Motorcycles are fast and flexible since they can travel in and out of traffic jams, not to mention that parking is rarely a problem. But riding comes at a considerable risk for sustaining serious if not fatal injuries.

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Motorists in all states, other than New Hampshire and the District of Columbia, are required to possess auto liability coverage. In Massachusetts, state law mandates that you have minimal coverage of $20,000/$40,000. This means that in any accident injury claim the injured party can recover no more than $20,000 from your auto policy. If there are multiple claimants, then $40,000 is to be apportioned among the claimants with no one person being able to recover more than $20,000.

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