Medical malpractice is a type of personal injury that is caused when doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals make errors in the course of a patient’s care. These mistakes, which can result from many situations, including poor judgment, negligence, and overworked/understaffed facilities, are unacceptable and often punishable by law.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is responsible for providing public transit throughout Greater Boston and is one of the busiest transportation systems in the United States. Thus, the chances of an injury occurring is greater due to the sheer volume of passengers and number of rides provided each day.
Many types of injuries are possible, including:
Property owners, businesses, and contractors must adhere to a legal duty of reasonable care. If you are injured as a result of a business’ or individual’s breach of this duty of care, you will be entitled to compensation for all resulting damages, including: medical bills, lost wages, and other related expenses incurred as a result of your injury.
Some dog breeds are, by nature, more aggressive than others. Dog owners and keepers are strictly liable for the injuries and property damage caused by their dog, so long as the injured victim was not trespassing or inciting the dog to react aggressively (this exception is treated differently if the victim is a child under the age of seven). Dog bites can be so severe as to require extensive medical treatment and warrant missing time from work and it can be helpful to have a lawyer assist you in receiving compensable damages.
The Law Office of Iannella & Mummolo has specialized in providing representation for serious personal injuries that have resulted from accidents on Massachusetts construction sites for over 25 years. In addition to employers carrying mandatory workers’ compensation insurance, contractors are required to carry commercial liability insurance which covers injuries sustained by non-employees on a construction site.
Automobile accidents are one of the most common causes of personal injuries. Many of these accidents can cause severe injury, permanent disability, or even death. Such injuries and trauma often result in compensable damages such as pain and suffering, emotional distress, lost wages, medical expenses, and property damage.