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Speeding and Moving Violations in Massachusetts

In Auto Accidents, DUI and OUI, Misc Topics, Pedestrian Accidents, Traffic Violations by John Tramontozzi

 As congestion and traffic conditions worsen drivers become more harassed and likely to err. Most often these errors act as a wake up call and drivers self-correct. However at other times the law enforcement on our roads and streets offer incentive to slow down and be more attentive. Hidden Costs Your signature on the back of speeding ticket can sum …

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Five Legal Documents to Consider When Setting Up an Estate Plan

In Assets, Estate Planning by John Tramontozzi

Written by Neil O. Anderson, Esq. of Tramontozzi Law Offices There are Five Primary Documents to Create when developing an Estate Plan: Power of attorney In the event you become disabled and can not make decisions for yourself, establishing a power of attorney allows another person the ability to make financial decisions for you. Health Care Proxy Similarly, if the …

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Why everyone should know what statute of limitations means

In Auto Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, special needs, Uncategorized, Wrongful Death by John Tramontozzi

By Neil Anderson Esq. at Tramontozzi Law Offices You may be familiar with the phrase statute of limitations. Then again, you may not. Prior to law school, I myself, was blissfully unaware. It is a phrase however, that all of us need to know. Basically, the statute of limitations is a limit on the time you must bring an action …

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The Good Samaritan Law in Massachusetts, Bystander Protection and Responsibility

In Auto Accidents, disability, DUI and OUI, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Uncategorized, Wrongful Death by John Tramontozzi

Recently,we were faced with a sudden unexpected medical crisis at Tramontozzi Law Offices; a situation in which The Good Samaritan Law would be applicable. Through the combined efforts of civilian use of CPR on site with EMT Voice support and a swift response by medical professionals at Melrose Fire & Rescue, Melrose Wakefield Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, our client …

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Do I Really Need A Will ?

In Assets, Estate Planning, Family Law, Finances, medicare, SSI by John Tramontozzi

  Do I Really Need a Will? (and for that matter why have an attorney make one?) Many people and families engage in careful estate planning; however there also are a good number of people who choose, either purposely or inadvertently, to make no financial or legal arrangements for their property following their deaths. Sometimes individuals do not want to …

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Three Reasons to Name Your Trust as your Beneficiary

In medicare, Probate, SSI by John Tramontozzi

Establishing and maintaining a trust is a deliberate process. Generally those who do so, are planning ahead not just for themselves, but looking to protect the future or legacy of those close to them as well. An essential part of establishing a trust is funding, this is the process by which your assets are moved into the trust. Some of …

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What to Do and NOT to do -if You are in a Car Accident

In Auto Accidents, DUI and OUI, Other Injuries, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury by John Tramontozzi

If you are in a car accident you are likely to be very upset, and it is also extremely likely that others involved in the incident, at a minimum, are likely to be distressed as well. Although most auto accidents that happen in Massachusetts are usually impossible to predict you can take steps to prepare for what could happen following …

What is a Living Trust?

In Assets, Estate Planning, Probate by John Tramontozzi

When establishing a Living Trust, you are opting to serve as grantor, trustee, and beneficiary for the trust for the remainder of your lifetime. A trustee would be the person who is in charge of the trust assets. In a living trust, you would remain trustee until you are unable to perform those duties (generally incapacitation or death). A “beneficiary” …

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With the Holidays Approaching, Avoid Escalator Accidents

In Catastrophy, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

Written by Neil O. Anderson, Esq. of Tramontozzi Law Offices, September 27, 2018 Escalator Accidents are not as uncommon as one might think Some experts estimate that there are 12,000 to 15,000 escalator accidents annually in the United States. According to a report by Safety Research Strategies, Inc., while there are substantially fewer escalators than elevators, escalator injuries occur 15 …