Wintertime in Lynn: A Prime Time for Icy Staircase Slip and Falls

During the wintertime, all walking and driving surfaces become covered with ice and snow. In fact, even when the weather warms a bit and the sun comes out, areas in shade have the potential to be icy all winter long.

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Who Is Liable for a Black Ice Car Accident?

When temperatures drop below freezing during a Massachusetts winter, and precipitation accumulates, the result can be a dangerous one: black ice. Every year, people and cars alike slip or skid while walking or driving on a patch of this hard-to-detect ice. If you are involved in a black ice car accident in Massachusetts, how is fault determined? Who is liable for the crash? Here’s what you need to know:

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Lynn Slip and Fall Accident on Ice-Covered Sidewalk – Who’s Liable?

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–

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How Do Safety Laws Affect the Rate of Lynn Car Accidents?

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.

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Transferring Funds When Closing on a Home in Lynn- Cashier’s Check vs. Wire Transfer

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.

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