Crosswalks are designed to get pedestrians from one side of the road to the other safely. Unfortunately, laws regarding crosswalks, the right of way, and yielding are often poorly understood, and this ignorance combined with negligence can lead to crosswalk pedestrian accidents in Lynn. Indeed, an article published in The Boston Globe highlights the recent surge in pedestrian accidents in both Massachusetts and the country.
While there are a number of things that you should do after a car accident, ranging from getting medical care to having your car assessed to determine the cost of repairs, there are a few things to do that are more pressing than others. Here’s a look at five things to do immediately after a car accident. For more information, call our law firm today.
Having a roof deck may be one of your dreams for your home. After all, roof decks provide spectacular views, lots of sun, and the ideal place for relaxing or entertaining. But roof decks can be dangerous, and both during the construction process and long after completion, roof decks are associated with certain hazards.
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–
In the past half decade, the relationship between those who own property (particularly property in cities that are popular for tourists) and those who want to travel has changed drastically. While travelers used to be restricted to hotels or hostels to meet their housing needs while away from home, the advent of short-term housing sites offering stays from one night to a month or more, like AirBNB, has revolutionized how to both travel and make money. But while AirBnB and similar sites may be great for vacationers and the property owners who make money by renting their homes, there are numerous downsides of short-term rentals for condo associations and the community at large.