Massachusetts Premises Liability Law Basics

Not all types of accidents that warrant a personal injury claim are motor vehicle crashes; many involve accidents that occur on the properties of others, such as slip and fall accidents, drowning incidents, and dog bite cases. Which is why it is important for those who are harmed on others’ properties to understand premises liability laws in Massachusetts, and what their rights are following an injury. Here’s a basic overview of what you need to know–

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Understanding the Difference Between Warrantable and Non-warrantable Condos in Lynn

The value of properties in Lynn is slowly increasing, making it a great time for those who cannot afford to–or do not want to–live in Boston to consider buying a condo in the nearby city. Indeed, as reported by Itemlive.com, the city of Lynn’s assessing department reported that condominium values increased by 8.3 percent in 2017, and that residential properties in general are appreciating at a very high rate.

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CURRENT CONDOMINIUM ISSUES

Issues concerning small condominiums

A small condominium is usually one with two to four units.  While there should be recorded condominium documents, it is common for small condominiums to not have a management company nor require monthly condominium fees to be paid.  Instead, many times, the only ongoing cost of the condominium is the master insurance policy which may be due once a year.  In this case, all parties can contribute their percentage share of the premium whether that is 25% or 50% as the case may be. The master insurance policy should be an “all in” policy that covers the units as well as the common areas but it is strongly recommended that each unit owner obtain his/her own insurance to cover the contents of the unit (furniture and furnishings) as well as the liability within the unit.  These separate policies are usually inexpensive, maybe costing several hundred dollars per year per unit depending upon the contents and limits of liability.

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Why New Year’s Can Be a Dangerous Holiday

Welcoming the new year is always a reason to celebrate, but from drunk drivers on the road to icy surfaces to drinking too much and more, New Year’s isn’t always the safest holiday. Here is a look at some of the most common New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day accidents, tips for staying safe, and what to do if you are hurt this holiday–

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Basic Laws About Car Accidents You Need to Know If You’ve Been in a Crash in Lynn

If you have been in a car accident, having a thorough understanding of the law as it pertains to car accidents and the claims process can help guide you as you pursue damages for your injuries and losses. While you should always work with an experienced Lynn car accident lawyer, refer to the following information for a general overview about the legal basics of car accidents in Lynn–

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