View Post

Trampoline Parks Wrought with Risk of Injury…Attend your Children, and Know your Rights

In Catastrophe, Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

Neil Anderson, Esq., et al. I am a father of a very active, energetic, enthusiastic and athletic six-year-old boy. No wonder that I am frequently looking for attractive things for him to do that do not involve a screen. Things that  are fun and burn energy. Recently, we discovered together a local trampoline park. At the time it seemed like …

New Ban on Drivers Holding Phones: Massachusetts Law Distracted Driving

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

BY: Tramontozzi Law Office Beginning February 23, 2020, a new cellphone law will be put into effect requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while driving. The new law prohibits the use of electronic devices, including cellphones and tablets, by the operators of motor vehicles  unless the technology is being used hands-free. “Hands-Free mode” means that a user cannot do …

View Post

INJURY SETTLEMENT CAN TAKE WEEKS OR YEARS

In Auto Accidents, Catastrophe, Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Work Related Injury, Wrongful Death by John Tramontozzi

INJURY SETTLEMENT IS NO SHORT PROCESS. No two personal injury cases are alike. While there may be similarities, fact patterns, issues of liability, injuries, the parties (and who may represent the parties) differ, even if slightly.  For instance, let’s say there are two plaintiffs. They had nearly identical auto accidents. Both got rear-ended while stopped at the same stoplight, and …

View Post

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 …

View Post

Recent Gas Explosions are Taking Their Toll on Residents

In Catastrophe, Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Personal Injury, Uncategorized, Wrongful Death by John Tramontozzi

Gas Explosions Rock the Merrimack Valley Recently, our neighbors in Andover, North Andover, and Lawrence suffered extreme hardship. Over-pressured gas lines serviced by Columbia Gas Company burst. The burst lines caused mass fires and explosions. The result is at least 25 injuries, the death of a teenager, mass evacuations., and countless residents without gas service. Residents from these communities are …

View Post

Water Accidents Personal Injury: Swimming Pools, Water Ski, and Tubing

In Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Personal Injury, Uncategorized, Wrongful Death by Emily Smith

Summer is on the horizon in Massachusetts, and you can feel the excitement as many people head to the coasts for water activities. The water is a fun place to beat the heat and stay cool in the summer. Pools, lakes, oceans, and their activities are usually thought of as a fun and relaxing experience. What we don’t typically think …

View Post

Chemical Exposure at Work? How to Protect Yourself

In Other Injuries, Uncategorized, Work Related Injury by Tramontozzi Law

Chemical exposure: regardless of where you work, or what field of work it is, coming into contact with high levels of chemical is not uncommon. When you work with chemicals, you can suffer serious illness or injury.   It’s important to understand the possible health risks to protect your rights. Health issues that are results of working with high levels of …

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 …