Determining If Your Injury/Illness Is Work Related

In Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Personal Injury, Work Related Injury by Tramontozzi Law

Getting coverage under worker’s compensation plans will depend on whether your injury is work related. Every case is different, but here are some general guidelines for determining whether your injury/illness is work related. Injuries During a Break If you were on a break when an injury occurred, it’s normally not considered a work-related injury. However, there may be an exception …

Product Liability Law in Massachusetts

In Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Personal Injury, Product Liability by Tramontozzi Law

Every day, we use a wide range of products manufactured by different companies. At some point, you may find yourself injured as a result of using one of those products. If this should ever happen to you, it’s important to understand your rights under Massachusetts product liability law. Below is some information that may help. Examples of Product Liability Injury can …

Auto Accidents and Personal Injury Protection Claims

In Auto Accidents, Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Personal Injury by Tramontozzi Law

Have you been in a Massachusetts car accident? If so, you may be entitled to Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits through your insurance company. You can make a claim for this benefit regardless of whether you or your car was the cause of the accident. Personal Injury Protection not only covers necessary medical expenses; it can also help you with …

Catastrophic Accidents: Fire, Electrocution and Explosions

In Other Injuries, Personal Injury by Tramontozzi Law

Catastrophic accidents can occur in almost any circumstance, but the consequence can be life changing. While you or a loved one may recover, many people who experience a catastrophic injury suffer from long-term or permanent disabilities and require physical therapy for the rest of their lives. Examples of common catastrophic accidents include: apartment fires caused by an electric heater explosion …

Workers’ Compensation Accidents

In Medical Malpractice, Other Injuries, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death by Tramontozzi Law

There are many kinds of accidents that qualify for a workers’ compensation claim. Examples include slip and fall accidents, construction site accidents, and accidents related to heavy machinery malfunctions. It’s important to have an experienced advocate on your side to protect your rights and ensure that the best possible outcome is achieved. The two main requirements to qualify for a …

Winter Snow and Ice: Personal Injury Law in Massachusetts

In Other Injuries, Personal Injury by Tramontozzi Law

For those of us who live in New England, we understand that the cold winter weather brings the danger of personal injury from slipping on ice or snow. Even if we are taking precautions, such as wearing proper shoes, slips and falls can still occur and may lead to significant injury. If you or someone you know is injured from …

Dog Attack Law in Massachusetts

In Other Injuries by John Tramontozzi

While most dogs in Melrose and the rest of Massachusetts are wonderful and loving pets, a bite may result in an injury that can be very serious and ensue extensive medical costs, hospitalization and even permanent scarring. Below is more information on the dog attack law in Massachusetts. Massachusetts Dog Bite Law In the state of Massachusetts, claims involving dog …

Negligence In Personal Injury Claims

In Other Injuries, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death by John Tramontozzi

Personal injury claims occur when someone causes harm to another and can generally apply to various scenarios. Negligence is a term used in describing these types of claims. The information below addresses situations in which negligence is involved in a personal injury claim. Technical Definition of Negligence Negligence is defined as the failure to use reasonable care, resulting in damage or injury …

What To Do if You’re in a MBTA Bus Accident

In Auto Accidents, Other Injuries by John Tramontozzi

The state of Massachusetts offers some wonderful transportation options including buses, trains and ferries. Using public transportation is fairly safe, however, just like driving in your own car, accidents do happen. The likelihood of being in an accident is higher on buses, simply because of the fact that they must navigate through the same dangers as any other vehicle on the road. If you ride buses …