Wrongful Death Lawsuits

A wrongful death settlement is an American tort law action that claims damages from any person who, through negligence or direct act or omission, caused the wrongful death of certain relatives. Because, under the common law, there is no right of action for survivors for their own loss as a result of wrongful death, such…

What Constitutes a Personal Injury?

A personal injury occurs when a person has suffered some type of harm, either physical or emotional, from an accident or injury. Tort law governs legal claims arising from personal injuries. Tort law is a form civil law that provides a plaintiff with compensation for injuries. Common types of personal injury claims arise from negligence,…

An Overview of Scooter Laws

As the popularity of motorized scooters has grown over the years, a number of incidents have raised the issue of Massachusetts scooter safety. Scooter wrecks have lead to personal injuries, head trauma, and several unfortunate deaths. Some critics have called for Massachusetts scooter laws to require certification by the Motorcycle Safety Administration. Currently, no such…