Massachusetts Hands Free Law: Get off the Phone and Drive!
The new Massachusetts hands free law bans drivers from using any and all hand held devices while driving. The new law, passed before the 2019 holidays actually goes into effect February 23, 2020. It prohibits drivers from using cell phones or any other electronic devices while holding them and driving. […]
Drinking Habits Up In America
Drinking tops the list of national pastimes. Two studies show skyrocketing drinking by Americans. The Centers for Disease Control report binge drinking increased eleven percent from 2011 to 2017. CDC defines binge drinking of alcohol as downing four drinks during one occasion for women, five drinks for men. Under the […]
Slip & Fall Injuries: Hazards and Legal Challenges
Slip & fall injuries happen when hazardous conditions get in the way. Ankle injuries, wrist injuries and others result from slip and fall or trip and fall accidents. Such injuries range from the less severe sprains to much more serious injuries. At the same time, holding property owners liable for […]
Intersection Accidents: Determining Fault After the Crash
Intersection accidents happen for various reasons. Often one driver blows through a light or stop sign. Sometimes a driver speeds into an intersection, so others have little time to get out of the way. Accidents often happen when drivers attempt to “beat the light” continuing even after the yellow turns […]
Road Rage: Stay Out Of The Way!
Road rage kills. Aggressive drivers also scare the daylights out of drivers simply trying to get to work or other destinations. Whether it’s the stress many feel on a daily basis, or the crushing press of deadlines, driving often becomes a challenge. Hitting massive traffic jams choking U.S. highways does […]
New Hampshire’s Unique Laws: Injuries and Damages
New Hampshire’s unique laws point the finger at anyone and everyone who might share fault for an accident or injury. We’re talking negligence here. Whether a car accident, a slip and fall or other injury case, NH applies its own law on dividing damages. New Hampshire is unique in many […]
Car Strike Accidents & Negligence: Foreseeability
Do you remember when you rarely if ever heard about a car driving into a building? Now, if you watch the news, you see cars driving into buildings quite often. What’s with that? Are people so side tracked by cell phones or other distractions they’ve lose touch with the fact […]
Driving on Prescription Drugs
Driving on prescription drugs can pose serious hazards. The thought of impaired driving usually conjures images of drunk driving. Law enforcement officials and others for years now warned of dangers on the highway caused by mixing alcohol and driving. Also, although sometimes controversial, the use of illegal drugs also presents […]
300 Legal Blog Articles: What We Want You To Know
The Law Offices of Andrew D. Myers reached the mile mark of posting 300 blog articles after posting new material on a frequent basis for a number of years. Articles focusing on legal issues faced by clients and others provide updates on our central practice areas including personal injury law, […]
Before an Accident: What Are Drivers Doing?
Before an accident drivers text, drive impaired, spill coffee and look down or do any one of a number of things other than pay full attention. The same federal agency that investigates plane crashes with the goal of preventing future aviation disasters also studies highway accidents. Fatal motor vehicle accidents […]