“I’ve been injured but do I need a lawyer?” If you’ve been injured due to another’s neglect—whether it’s an individual, a corporation, or another entity—the answer may be yes. At the beginning of a claim, if you’re not hurt too badly, you’ll be contacted by the insurance company and you can feel free to contact…

When people are involved in car wrecks, the most common question they have is “How much can I recover for the damages I’ve incurred?” Several factors go into that. The first factor in determining damages is the negligence of the defendant. If it’s common negligence, like they ran a stop sign or a stop light…

Why do personal injury attorneys have such a bad reputation? Well, there are a combination of things in play. Everyone thinks lawyers are the worst – sleazy spinners and ambulance chasers – until they need one. And when someone needs an attorney, that attorney becomes your champion. He or she is the one representing your interest…

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There was a big change in Massachusetts in 2015: for the first time in the Commonwealth’s history lawyers were actually allowed to ask prospective jurors questions during what’s called the Voir Dire process. That’s the process of asking jurors if they can be fair, if they have certain prejudices that might keep them from being…

    We can all agree that this election cycle has been divisive. Many of us feel disenfranchised by our politicians and the political system. In spite of all this drama – and perhaps because of this drama – I’d like to make the case for voting. Our government and its policies affect every aspect…

Most folks wait until they are deep into their education before they decide on their life’s work: I decided to be a lawyer in second grade (specializing in personal injury law came a bit later…). It helped that my Dad, my hero, was a lawyer in Chicago. My father and my mother both grew up in Chicago,…

If you have suffered an injury in a car accident in Great Barrington MA or anywhere in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, you may be undecided as to whether you should talk to a car accident lawyer – a personal injury lawyer. You might think that your automobile accident injuries are not THAT severe – that…