As a business owner in Massachusetts, your business will no doubt inevitably find itself in a contract dispute with another party at some point over the course of the business’ life. To be sure, businesses must form contracts with various parties in order to successfully conduct operations, including employees, contractors, vendors, and other businesses; internal contracts between partners and shareholders typically exist, too.
Workplace injuries are incredibly common. In fact, in 2017, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there were approximately 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers. While workers in any industry may be at risk of an injury, those in manufacturing, construction, healthcare, logging, and trash collection are most vulnerable.
In addition to planning a burial, funeral, or another memorial service after the death of a loved one, family members are also tasked with dividing up the decedent’s benefits and assets and distributing them amongst beneficiaries. However, this is not always easy to do, nor are family members always permitted to simply initiate the process unsupervised; instead, probate may be necessary. At the law offices of Deborah Gold-Alexander, Attorney at Law, our experienced probate attorney can guide you through the probate process and represent your best interests.
While the holidays may be filled with cheer and joy, they can also be a time of chaos and stress. As frazzled shoppers search for the ideal gift and make their way from store-to-store, the experience can become chore-like, and even dangerous. In fact, there are a number of shopping-related accidents reported during the holiday season. Here’s a list of some of the most common, as well as an overview of liability for shopping-related accidents and your rights if harmed–
If You’ve Suffered Serious Food Poisoning, Talk to a Lynn Personal Injury Lawyer
One thing that is hard to anticipate is food poisoning. Indeed, whether you go out to eat at a new restaurant, head to a friend’s house for dinner, or get your food at a standard grocery store, you assume that the food that you’re eating is safe. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. In fact, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that there are about 48 million cases of food poisoning, also called foodborne illness, each year. Approximately 3,000 of these cases are so severe that they result in death.