Massachusetts Personal Injury Lawyers
Three motorcyclists were injured in a Massachusetts car accident when officials say a suspected drunk driver drove the wrong way and struck a group of riders. According to a Massachusetts Live news report, the incident occurred on Interstate 495 when an intoxicated 69-year-old woman drove her Toyota van south in the northbound lanes and struck the motorcyclists. A 38-year-old Brockton man suffered life-threatening injuries. Two others, a 36-year-old Brockton man and a 28-year-old Pawtucket man, were also injured. The driver of the van was arrested on the spot. Read the rest »
Your children have worked hard all school year. Now they have a chance to relax, have fun and sleep in a little. It’s great that kids in Boston have this time off, but it is important that they don’t forget everything they just learned. Keeping your children’s brains active during the summer is key to having a great start to the next school year. Read the rest »
Construction consistently ranks among the most dangerous industries. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), of the 4,101 worker fatalities in the year 2013, 828 were in construction. The leading causes of fatal construction accidents that year included falls, being struck by an object, electrocution and caught-in/between machinery. Read the rest »
The night of July 10, 2015 proved quite dangerous for Boston motorcyclists. Three motorcyclists were killed across Massachusetts late that night and into the following morning. According to a news report in the Boston Globe, one of the fatal motorcycle accidents occurred near Brighton Avenue and Reedsdale Street in Boston. In that crash, a motorcyclist was killed when he struck a female pedestrian. She has been listed in critical condition. Read the rest »
A 44-year-old man was injured in a Boston area car accident involving a hit-and-run driver. According to a Massachusetts Live news report, the pedestrian accident occurred in front of the J & M Subs on Main Street in North Andover. Officials say the man was walking when an eastbound vehicle struck him and sped off. He sustained serious injuries but is expected to survive. The authorities are searching for an older model white Ford Taurus or Mercury Sable with damage on the front and passenger side from the crash. Read the rest »
The experienced personal injury attorneys at Kiley Law Group, LLC are happy to announce the opening of our new office at 290 Congress Street, Suite 7034, in Boston proper! Now Bostonians seeking professional assistance with their injury claims can receive our excellent legal services locally.
For more than 30 years, Attorney Thomas M. Kiley and his associates have been helping accident victims get the compensation they need to recover from their injuries. We have achieved hundreds of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements and garnered a reputation for success. People come to us because we don’t just process claims – we treat our clients like family and give them the attention they deserve. Read the rest »
America is a land of tradition. And there is no tradition more sacred to this great nation than celebrating the day on which our forefathers adopted the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, signifying the birth of the United States.
Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day, is a great day to enjoy various festivities from morning until night in the company of friends and family. Whether you’re indulging in grilled meats in a backyard barbecue or enjoying a spectacular fireworks show, there are plenty of Fourth of July traditions you and your loved ones can revel in. Read the rest »
Slip-and-fall accidents do not just happen during icy Boston winters and wet rainy springs. Such accidents can occur at any time. In fact, many slipping hazards exist during the summer months, both indoors and out. Sometimes, summer slips result in even more severe injuries because they are unexpected and surprising.
- Know your surroundings. In the summer, we typically aren’t on the lookout for dangerous conditions. Make sure you do not take your safety for granted and look where you are going. Read the rest »
A 13-year-old boy was struck and killed by a school bus as he rode his bike home from school. According to a My Fox Boston news report, the fatal school bus accident occurred on East Street near South Main in Mansfield. Officials are looking into whether the boy fell off his bike shortly before being struck by the bus. Police say there were no witnesses who saw him prior to the crash. The approximately 30 children who were on the bus were taken to nearby schools for grief counseling. It is unclear if the bus driver will be suspended as the investigation continues.
The exact cause of this tragic Boston bicycle accident remains a mystery. We do not know for sure if the young victim fell into the path of the bus or if there was anything the bus driver could have done to prevent the crash. It is crucial in these types of cases for an exhaustive investigation to take place to ensure that these types of accidents are prevented in the future. Read the rest »
It’s that time of year again to open up our swimming pools and fire up the grill. Just keep in mind that swimming pools can prove quite dangerous. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 10 people die from unintentional drowning every single day. In fact, there was an annual average of 3,533 fatal unintentional drowning deaths that were not boating related between the years 2005 and 2009. About one in five people killed in these accidents are children 14 and younger. It is important to exercise all possible safety measures especially when children are in and around a swimming pool.
Here are five tips to help you prevent swimming pool accidents this year:
- Never leave children unsupervised. There should be an adult supervisor even when children are just around a pool and not swimming. Drowning accidents can happen quickly and quietly. So, a supervising adult must be close enough to act quickly. Read the rest »