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Estate Planning Checklist

In Estate Planning, Misc Topics, Uncategorized by Tramontozzi Law

WHAT IS ESTATE PLANNING? Estate planning is a process where individuals specify how their money and other property will be managed after their deaths.   Many estate plans include wills, trusts, health care proxies, living wills and powers of attorney. Estate planning may sound like a fancy word, however when you think about it in the big picture it just …

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Injured at a construction site? Here’s who could be liable

In Misc Topics, Uncategorized, Work Related Injury by Tramontozzi Law

Construction workers face a great deal of danger, particularly a construction site injury. In most cases, workers’ compensation is a viable option for a construction site injury. Laws related to workers’ compensation ensure workers injured in the course of their employment be paid for the damages. These laws also protect the injured worker’s Employer from lawsuits. WHAT IS A CONSTRUCTION SITE …

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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 …

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Medical Malpractice Claims for Prescription Errors

In Medical Malpractice, Uncategorized, Wrongful Death by Tramontozzi Law

Medical malpractice can occur in many different ways. To protect yourself in these circumstances it is helpful to understand the laws. Medical malpractice can include a variety of issues. Examples of medical malpractice are: performing surgery on the wrong part of the body or forgetting surgical equipment in a patient. Additionally, medical malpractice involves incorrect medical prescriptions. Also, making a diagnosis …

Legal Representation for Home Sellers in Massachusetts

In Misc Topics, Real Estate, Uncategorized by Tramontozzi Law

When selling a home in Massachusetts, you have the option to hire an attorney. While this is common for buyers as well, there are a few reasons why we recommend legal representation for sellers. Deed Preparation In Massachusetts, sellers are required to draft the deed that transfers ownership from seller to buyer. Though closing attorneys typically offer this service, it would …

28 Years Ago

In Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

  I was recently asked to pull from Court archives,  remarks made from the bench 28 years ago, in my final days as an Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County. The words were directed to a young DA starting a new chapter in his professional life.  I continue to feel humbled by these words spoken by the Honorable Judge Robert Stanziani, who passed away in 2012. As a true mentor …

Reporting Child Abuse in Massachusetts

In Child Abuse, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

Crimes against children are heartbreaking. Since children are not able to speak for themselves, it is up to the adults in their lives to recognize signs of abuse and be the voice of those in potential danger. If you suspect that a child may be abused or neglected, here is some helpful information on reporting child abuse in Massachusetts.  Mandated Reporters There …

Buying Your First Home and What to Expect

In Misc Topics, Real Estate, Uncategorized by Tramontozzi Law

Many people enter the purchase of a home process with both excitement and trepidation. It is helpful and reassuring to know what to expect as go through the process in terms of expenses and the process. What is Included in the Closing Cost Closing costs generally cover the following services: Attorney’s fees (yours and your lender’s if applicable) Title insurance …