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Motor Vehicle Accidents Archives

Why did I get my license taken away for an Immediate Threat?

If your license was removed for an immediate threat, it typically means there is some sort of precipitating factor that lead the Registry of Motor Vehicles (hereinafter "RMV") to issue a suspension. In some cases, the suspension is discretionary, meaning that the RMV thinks that your operation of a motor vehicle poses an immediate threat to public safety. The RMV can revoke without notice for an infinite period.

Lower back pain a lingering effect of many car accidents

Muscle wear and tear causes pain: The lower back is actually the most common site of back pain and injuries when people experience the types of traumas that collisions on the road can cause. When the muscles and ligaments that hold the bones in the spinal column in place become strained or torn, they weaken and may not be able to stabilize the spine correctly. This process is the ultimate cause of lower back pain.

Who is at fault for a pedestrian accident in Massachusetts?

Drivers have a great duty to operate their vehicles responsibly. Pedestrians who are injured by automobiles can make claims for money damages against the driver's liability insurance. To succeed in your claim you will need to show the driver was negligent in hitting you.

Helping car accident victims find compensation

Motor vehicle accidents can occur for a variety of reasons, and anyone can be an accident victim in any state, including in Massachusetts. Determining what caused an accident and who was at fault take time, but injuries require immediate medical attention.

The financial impact of fatal accidents for Massachusetts victims

Residents of Beverly and Salem, Massachusetts, might not know that more than 30,000 people are killed in crashes every year in the United States. Among these thousands are hundreds of Massachusetts residents who lose their lives in preventable fatal motor vehicle accidents.


10 Causes of Car Accidents in Massachusetts

Every day there are over 17,000 car collisions in the United States. On average, those crashes result in 92 deaths each day. While poor weather conditions and faulty roads can cause accidents, most auto collisions are due to driver errors. When we research the reason behind the car accidents, we should all drive safer.

If you are involved in a car accident, Be Prepared

Being involved in a car accident can be one of the most stressful times in the lives of you. It's crucial to be prepared if you are involved in a car accident. If you have the misfortune of being injured in a motor vehicle accident, you should seek medical attention immediately. Indeed, if you or anyone is injured in an accident, steps should be taken to summon the police to the accident scene so that first aid or emergency treatment can be rendered. It is also important to obtain information concerning the other parties involved in the motor vehicle accident as well as obtain the facts concerning how the car accident occurred.


Been in a motor vehicle accident and have whiplash?

Neck pain from a car accident may be the result of whiplash, also known as Whiplash Associated Disorder (or WAD).  WAD is caused by a sudden jolting that occurs in the shoulders and the neck, most often a result of automobile accidents. 

Stop yourself from driving distracted

One of the biggest dangers on Massachusetts roads today is distracted driving. With so many things competing for a driver's attention, it's no surprise distracted driving accidents are on the rise throughout the U.S. As states pass laws to curb dangerous driving behavior, safer choices behind the wheel can prevent distracted accidents from ever happening.

Being overtired can cause deadly accidents

When people consistently do not get proper sleep, their physical and cognitive performances slip. This is especially apparent behind the wheel of a vehicle as sleepiness slows reaction times. Although it is difficult to count precisely the number of car accidents in Massachusetts caused by drowsy drivers because it cannot be tested for like alcohol or drug use, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTSB) attributes thousands of crashes a year to it.