Zofran Lawsuits

Troubling news has recently emerged regarding birth defects linked to the powerful drug Zofran.  This anti-nausea drug was developed exclusively for adult cancer patients but the drug manufacturer later marketed the drug for the off-label use to prevent or lessen … Continue reading

BICYCLE AND FALL DEATH STATISTICS

Bicycle and Fall Death Statistics Bicycle and fall accident death rates in the United States are incredibly high compared to other tragedies that receive far more publicity and media attention.  The numbers don’t lie and they call out for increased … Continue reading

RHODE ISLAND MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: THERE IS NO “CRISIS”

Rhode Island Medical Malpractice: There Is No “Crisis” The Rhode Island Medical Society and the medical insurance industry have for years predicted a malpractice “crisis” brought on by a supposed avalanche of frivolous claims.  They have tried to scare medical … Continue reading

MASSACHUSETTS DOG BITE LAW

MASSACHUSETTS DOG BITE LAW The United States has a dog population of over 72 million and Massachusetts has more than its proportional share of them.  We are generally a dog loving state whose owners consider dogs to be family members. … Continue reading

MASSACHUSETTS PREMISES LIABILITY LAW

MASSACHUSETTS PREMISES LIABILITY LAW Premises liability, or property negligence, cases are legal claims for monetary damages by plaintiffs injured or killed as a result of some hazardous defect on real property.  In Massachusetts, those who own or control real property … Continue reading

MASSACHUSETTS PRODUCT LIABILITY LAW

MASSACHUSETTS PRODUCT LIABILITY LAW A.        What is “product liability” law? Product liability law governs defective products that cause serious injury or death.  Product liability claimants include individual consumers or end-users of the defective product, and also innocent bystanders who come … Continue reading

MASSACHUSETTS AUTO ACCIDENT LAW

MASSACHUSETTS AUTO ACCIDENT LAW I.          INTRODUCTION. Motor vehicle claims arise when someone is injured or killed as a result of the negligent operation of a motor vehicle.  Motor vehicle accident victims typically include other motorists, passengers, pedestrians or bicyclists.  Motor … Continue reading

MASSACHUSETTS LIQUOR LIABILITY LAW

MASSACHUSETTS LIQUOR LIABILITY LAW The term “liquor liability” covers any situation where a server of alcoholic beverages is held legally responsible for monetary damages for causing injury or death to either the person served or to some third party injured … Continue reading

MASSACHUSETTS CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT LAW

MASSACHUSETTS CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT LAW Construction site accidents happen every day on all types of residential, commercial and industrial projects.  Construction sites are inherently dangerous places with many moving parts and hidden hazards.  Given the nature of construction work and site … Continue reading

MASSACHUSETTS MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW

MASSACHUSETTS MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW Medical malpractice is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. A staggering 98,000 patients die from preventable medical errors each year.  And according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, another … Continue reading