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Why Snow Plow Accidents Happen

Snow Plow Accidents: Why They Happen

Snow plow accidents happen.  They may be rare but they do happen. When the snow flies we all rely heavily on snow plows to clear and treat the roads.  As the white stuff piles up, snow plows barrel through to keep highways and byways from becoming impassable.  Plow truck drivers […]

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 […]

Top 10 Most Dangerous Intersections in NH

Top 10 Most Dangerous Intersections in New Hampshire

Dangerous intersections appear seemingly everywhere.   Of the ten most dangerous intersections in New Hampshire identified by the state Department of Transportation, two are in Manchester, three in Nashua and two in the state capital, Concord. Transportation experts say many factors make intersections dangerous, not just the number of crashes.  Other factors include poor traffic […]

What are Insurance Claim Secrets

Insurance Claim Secrets Revealed

Insurance Claim Secrets would be nice to know for anyone who has suffered a loss. Insurance Claim Secrets Revealed is the title of a book authored by an insider who spent decades inside the insurance industry. Insurance Claim Secrets & The Wizard of Oz Early on, the author compares the […]

Use of Photo and Video Evidence in Court

Photo and Video Evidence: Always Allowed in Court?

Photographs and video present some of the most effective evidence possible in court.  In the dark ages of photography it took a small investment to buy or rent video equipment.  But now that nearly everyone has a basic camera and video capability at their fingertips through a cell phone, it’s hard […]

Social Media Posts in Litigation

Can Private Facebook And Other Social Media Posts Be Ordered Open If I’m In A Personal Injury Claim or Lawsuit?

  You have a personal injury case.  You’re claiming the injuries prevent you from enjoying many of your pre accident activities. The insurance company asks you about those pictures of you running on the beach on vacation.  The picture of you dancing at a party. Insurance companies monitor Facebook, MySpace […]

Reserves And How They Reduce an Injury Claim

When new claims are reported insurance companies set something called a reserve in the process of setting up a new file.  The reserve establishes the estimated value of the accident claim.  Required as an accounting procedure, reserves enable insurance executives to estimate the company’s total potential losses. From an accounting […]

Do we Pay Tax on Personal Injury Settlements?

Is There Tax on Personal Injury Settlements & Awards?

Generally speaking in a typical car accident settlement or slip and fall case the answer is no. The IRS excludes from taxable income damages received on account of personal physical injuries, whether by suit or settlement. Also excluded from taxable income are amounts received under workers compensation laws for injuries […]

Massachusetts PIP

Massachusetts PIP – Personal Injury Protection

Massachusetts PIP is how medical bills related to a car accident get paid. PIP stands for Personal Injury Protection.  PIP is mandatory in all Massachusetts Auto Insurance Policies. Massachusetts PIP Basics PIP pays up to $8,000 in medical bills and lost wages caused by a motor vehicle accident.  As with most […]


Necessity: Defense in Criminal and Civil Cases

Kendall and his girlfriend Heather are drinking.  Heather falls and bleeds profusely.  They’re in a remote area, without cell or other phones.  Kendall puts Heather in the car and rushes to the hospital.  On arrival, doctors attend to Heather.  But, police followed the car and arrest Kendall for drunk driving. […]

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