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 …

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Don’t Be a Turkey, Drive Safe!

In Auto Accidents, Criminal Law, DUI and OUI, Holidays, Misc Topics, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Thanksgiving, Traffic Violations by John Tramontozzi

We at Tramontozzi Law  wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving Holiday.  As you travel,  Don’t be a turkey; Drive safe! Thanksgiving is the most traveled holiday of the year. This year will be busier than most. It is also one of the deadliest. Thanksgiving Eve is one of the busiest nights of the year for many bars and restaurants. In fact, according …

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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 …

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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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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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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 …

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Top Ways to Avoid Pedestrian Accidents

In Auto Accidents, Misc Topics, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Uncategorized by Tramontozzi Law

With spring officially here in Massachusetts, we have more opportunities to walk to our destinations instead of driving. While it’s nice to be able to travel on foot in Melrose and Boston Metro Area, it’s more important now than ever to be mindful of pedestrian accidents. We covered what you should if you hit a pedestrian in our previous blog …

What To Do if I am Hit by a Car

In Auto Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury by John Tramontozzi

Experienced in resolving pedestrian accidents in Melrose, Massachusetts If you or a loved one are injured in an accident caused by a negligent driver John Tramontozzi at Tramontozzi Law in Melrose MA is here for you. Although many pedestrians look carefully for oncoming traffic, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), on average, a pedestrian is killed every …