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After an Accident, What to Do

What You Should Do After A Car Accident in Massachusetts

After a car accident we’re all shocked.  Over 100 thousand car accidents happen in Massachusetts every year.  Car accidents cause an average of 4,500 serious injuries in motor vehicle accidents in Massachusetts every year.  After a crash follow these 10 steps to preserve your right and reduce the stress and […]

New Hampshire Car Insurance Law

New Hampshire Car Insurance

New Hampshire stands alone as the only state in the U.S. not requiring car insurance.  That’s right, while most states like neighboring Massachusetts mandate auto insurance before you can even register a car, New Hampshire never passed a law making car insurance obligatory. Maybe it’s the “Live Free or Die” […]

Speeding Increases Accident Risk

Speeding: Higher Accident Risk and More Severe Injuries

As a personal injury attorney for over 25 years I’ve seen speeding cause many unfortunate car accidents.  Speeding itself causes tragic accidents with serious personal injuries and death.  Combined with distracted driving and other factors, speeding increases the risk of accidents and heightens the severity of injuries. Crash numbers released […]

Small Cars & Higher Dangers

Small Cars: Are They Really More Dangerous?

Small cars bring more affordable car payments but are they safer?  The laws of physics tell us that when a large object and a small object crash, the larger one sustains less damage.  But that scenario fails to tell the whole story. True, numerous traffic studies confirm that SUVs top […]

Hit & Run Bad Idea

Hit & Run: Leaving the Scene of an Accident.

Question:  I backed into another car at the mall parking lot and dented it.  I know I should have left a note with my info but I didn’t.  I just left.  How much trouble could I get into for leaving the scene? Answer: Leaving the scene of an accident, even […]

Buying Car Insurance & Myths

Buying Car Insurance: The Basics

After a car accident is no time to learn about buying car insurance. But it’s after a car accident that many car owners first learn they don’t have basic adequate car insurance. Buying car insurance sometimes becomes a game of seeing how little one can pay.  That might ease the […]

Rear End Accidents Shouldn't Happen

Rear End Accidents: When Someone Wasn’t Paying Attention

Rear end accidents happen at an alarming rate. Approximately 2,000 people die as a result of rear end collisions every year.  Rear end accidents injure over 500,000 people annually.  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) statistics also show that 90 percent of rear end accidents happen as a result of […]

Motor Vehicle Accidents & Fault

Motor Vehicle Accidents Don’t Just Happen

Motor vehicle accidents don’t “just happen”, contrary to the old saying.  For the most part, motor vehicle accidents happen because someone is at fault.  If everyone behind the wheel always drove safely and followed the rules, there would be few if any accidents on the highways. Even good drivers make mistakes. […]

    Wrong Way Accidents: Why They Happen

    Wrong-way accidents cause between 300 and 400 roadway fatalities each year according to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA).  Wrong-way driving is defined as a driver who operates their vehicle in the opposite direction of travel on a freeway or highway and collides with a vehicle traveling in the right direction. […]

    Winter Driving Conditions & Accidents

    Winter Driving Conditions: Why Snow Accidents Happen

    Winter driving conditions challenge even the most experienced drivers. From multi car pileups on the interstates to the slipping and sliding fender benders on local roads, snow and ice present collision dangers unlike any others. With the exception of brand new drivers who have never ever driven in snow and […]



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