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Waterpark Injuries & Causes

Waterpark Injuries: What Can Happen

When visiting the waterpark, people expect a relaxing fun day in the sun with family and friends. At the same time, waterparks can present risks of their own. The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, IAAPA, reports that 83 million people visit water parks in the U.S. each year, […]

Mode of Operation approach

Slip And Fall Cases: What Is Mode Of Operation Law?

Slip and fall accident cases present a challenge in proving that the property owner knew or should have known about the hazard that caused the injury.  The injured person always bears the burden of proof.  The burden traditionally required the injured person to prove that the property owner either caused […]

Damages Award.

Damages – Compensatory & Punitive Damages in Products Liability Case

  The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has upheld a $20 million verdict awarded after a 29 year old woman died as a result of sliding down a defective swimming pool slide which collapsed, causing her to strike the concrete deck of a swimming pool fracturing two vertebrae. Toys R Us, […]

Are Confidentiality Agreements Necessary?

Confidentiality Agreements in Personal Injury

Confidentiality agreements in personal injury settlements are often proposed by those who have been sued.  Such agreements can be enforced, even if it is a bad idea. Confidentiality provisions require non-disclosure of the terms of the agreement, or sometimes even to the fact of settlement itself, by the parties.  Such […]

What to do After an Accident

What to do After an Accident

Driving down Main Street near one of my offices, a car comes out from a stop sign, slamming into the side of my car. I pull over.  The other driver gets out, waves her arms “there’s a curve in the street … you were going too fast” and other gibberish. I reached […]

Social Host Liability


  Social host liability law holds people accountable where they serve house guests liquor to the point of intoxication.  Hosts can be held liable to those injured by an intoxicated guest or, under limited circumstances, for injuries to the intoxicated guest. Social Host Liability to Guest Courts impose a heavy […]

Auto Insurance, Accidents and injuries.

Auto Insurance. Understanding Some Basics.

Auto insurance presents a necessary evil. Driving without it is folly. Driving a rolling two-ton metal box, disaster happens in a split second. Cars pose a rolling risk. Excuses for shirking off insurance include “I always drive responsibly … if I get in an accident the other guy’s insurance will […]

Establishing Cause - Injury cases

Proximate Cause: Personal Injury Claim Causation Requirement

In a famous case, a commuter runs for a train that’s just started rolling.  The man sprints across the platform.  A conductor on the train reaches out, pulling the man.  Another railroad employee on the platform pushes him onto the train.  A wrapped package falls out of the man’s hands onto […]

Producits Liability

Products Liability: Personal Injuries Caused by Defective Products

Products liability cases present horrifying facts: A power wrench explodes throwing metal pieces into an auto mechanics face, causing partial blindness. The transformer block on a new telephone answering device short circuits, sparking a home fire. A breast implant ruptures, leaking fluid into a woman’s body, causing cancer. These actual […]

Cell Phones and Accidents: Is Legal Cell Phone Use Negligence?

Motor vehicle accidents happen more often than not due to driver inattention.  Jabbering on the cell phone, texting, eating, drinking, turning to communicate with passengers, daydreaming and many other distractions reduce driver attention. Cell phones and accidents present growing legal issues. Whether the distraction breaks a state law or not, […]

Attorney Myers is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers, and New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association. The Law Offices of Andrew D. Myers offer a broad range of legal services in personal injury cases in Massachusetts (MA) and New Hampshire (NH) areas.

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