Suffering harm at your doctor’s hands can be a very shocking and traumatic experience – when you seek care from your doctor, you expect that the results will be positive for your health and wellbeing, not harmful. But when medical malpractice is involved, that’s exactly what can happen. In fact, statistics show that medical errors are now a leading cause of injury and death in the United States.

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When it comes to dangerous road behavior, aggressive driving is a leading cause of accidents. To be sure, data published by the AAA Foundation reveals that over a five-year period, over half of all fatal crashes in the United States involved at least one aggressive driver. 

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For parents and kids alike, the back-to-school season can be an exciting time that’s characterized by back-to-school shopping, a cooling of the weather, and the hustle-and-bustle of the beginning of the academic year. But the back-to-school season can also mean an increased risk of injury for some kids, and as the end of the summer approaches, reviewing some of the common hazards with your child and how to stay safe is important. Consider these common back-to-school accident types and tips for reducing accident and injury risk–

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The grocery store is a location that you visit on a regular basis out of necessity – after all, you need to eat. And while you may expect that the grocery store is a reasonably safe property, this may not be the case. Indeed, numerous hazards exist within a grocery store and, sometimes, an uncorrected hazard can lead to a serious slip and fall accident. If you’ve been in a grocery store slip and fall accident, consider the following information about slip and fall causes and liability, as well as how our Boston personal injury lawyer can help–

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As the days warm and more drivers take to the road for road trips, beach vacations, and the like, the risk of being involved in a car accident increases. To be sure, data published by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) shows that summertime is the most dangerous time to drive, with more accidents reported in the months of May-October than at any other time of the year. (In 2017, the month with the most accidents was July; the month with the fewest was February.)

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If you’re anything like everyone else in Massachusetts, to escape the oppressive summer heat, you and your family head to the pool or the beach on a regular basis. Indeed, especially for parents of young children, spending time at the pool can be a fantastic daytime activity that’s fun and inexpensive. But going to the pool isn’t without risks; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) maintains data about the number of drowning and near-drowning incidents reported each year, as well as other pool-related concerns, like cryptosporidiosis.

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School’s out, the days are long, and summer is in full swing. For many people, now’s the best time of the year, and the thought of winter brings feelings of dread and denial (can’t it stay summer forever?). But while summer may be undeniably pleasant, injury rates tend to increase during the summertime, too. Here’s an overview of some of the most common summertime personal injuries and accidents, as well as some tips for staying safe. If you are involved in an accident this summer, our personal injury attorneys at Lovenberg & Associates, P.C. can help. 

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Most people love the summertime – long days, the sun on one’s skin, and the enjoyability of warmth are all reasons to smile. But for some, the heat of summer isn’t enjoyable; it’s fatal. Indeed, during the hottest days of the year, young children, elderly persons, outdoor workers, and more may all be at risk of heat-related injuries. Here’s an overview of what you need to know about common heat-related injuries, symptoms of heat-related injuries, and who may be liable following a heat-related injury or death.\

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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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Divorce and separation often have implications for more than just the romantic couple, especially when children are involved. Indeed, close family members, including the individuals’ parents, may be impacted by the divorce. For grandparents of children involved in a divorce, knowing one’s rights can be complicated. While most parents will agree to allow grandparents to have visitation rights with their grandchildren, in some cases, visitation may be denied. When this is the case, what rights does a grandparent have when it comes to seeking visitation with their grandchild?

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