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Burden of Proof: How Much Evidence is Enough?

Burden of proof measures the level of evidence that must exist to prevail in a legal matter.  Anyone making a claim bears the burden of proof.  People bringing personal injury claims may have been injured, but in court they bear the burden of proof. Prosecutors seeking to convict those charged […]

Optimizing Personal Injury Claim

OPTIMIZING PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM VALUE. Stepping it Up

Life is a learning experience.  But sometimes, making mistakes along the way hoping to learn isn’t the best approach.  Instead, if you’re serious about something, you hire a professional. Would you get on a jetliner knowing the person in the cockpit had no training and wanted to learn to fly […]

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. If this is something you’re looking into, whether it be for a personal injury settlement or otherwise, then you can click here for […]

Reasonable Damages

MITIGATION OF DAMAGES IN PERSONAL INJURY

  No one expects a person seriously injured in an accident to run a marathon or to bench press 500 pounds soon after the injury.  At the same time, the legal concept of mitigation of damages requires those injured to make reasonable best efforts to get back on their feet. […]

Discovery in Civil Litigation

Discovery in Civil Litigation

A “search for the truth” is the idea behind the discovery phase of civil law suits. Hollywood keeps movie viewers in suspense, telling a tale but holding back on a final nugget of truth until a secret witness shows up in court at the end revealing “the truth”. Forget all […]

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. If you’ve been injured in a car accident in a location across Ontario or British Columbia, you […]

SNOW AND ICE PERSONAL INJURY CASES

Snow and ice cases, where injuries are claimed for a slip and fall, present unique issues. A slip and fall on slippery snow or ice can cause serious injuries. But, the happening of an accident and injuries does not automatically entitle the injured person to a recovery.  Fault must be established on […]

LIENS ON PERSONAL INJURY CASES

Like locks on a gate, liens prevent final settlement of personal injury cases until they are addressed.  Government liens, private liens, statutory liens and others lock down settlement until dealt with. Medicare & Medicaid Liens Medicare & Medicaid, by statute, have liens on injury cases where accident related bills have […]

AUTO INSURANCE IN MASSACH– USETTS

Car accidents cause trauma.  Those injured wonder why they suffer again when they try to figure out auto insurance. PIP Massachusetts law includes ‘no-fault’ auto insurance.  This means that under the ‘PIP’ or Personal Injury Protection coverage of your own insurance policy, regardless of fault, your insurance pays up to $8K of your medical bills. There are […]



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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