As Fall comes to a close and winter begins, property owners in Lynn need to prepare for two of the cold season’s dangers: Snow and ice. Not only should owners of both residential and commercial properties have shovels and salt on hand, but they should also be aware that the failure to remove snow and ice in a timely manner could have civil penalties if the snow or ice leads to another’s injury. If you suffer a slip and fall accident on ice-covered sidewalk in Lynn this year, consider the following information about who is liable and how you can recover compensation–
There are hundreds of fatal traffic accidents that occur in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts every year. In fact, over a period of three years (2010, 2011, and 2012), the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security reports that there were more than 1,000 car accident fatalities, and countless more injuries.
One of the most important elements of closing on a home in Lynn is ensuring that good funds are properly transferred from you – the buyer – to the closing attorney for the transaction. It is important that you prepare funds at least 24 hours in advance, and that you come to the closing table with certified funds; personal checks are not acceptable. Typically, there are two ways to pay for your home: A direct wire transfer or a cashier’s check.
If you own property in Lynn or surrounding areas and are thinking about selling, you surely have questions about the process of listing your house, showing it to prospective buyers, and accepting an offer. You may also be wondering whether or not you have an obligation to work with a real estate agent to sell your house, and whether or not it is within your best interests to work with a Lynn real estate lawyer. The answer to both these questions is this: working with both a real estate lawyer and a real estate agent is advised and can protect your best interests.