Everyone doesn’t want to be involved in any kind of accident. However, sometimes there’s nothing you can do to prevent them from happening. In Massachusetts, thousands face the unexpected every year. In fact, for every 100,000 residents of the state, injuries result in an annual 10,915 emergency room visits, 915 hospital admissions, and 43 deaths.
On the job work accidents are never expected. When they do happen, they instantly change the life of the person who is injured. The injured individual may be facing a long recovery, expense of medical bills, loss of employment, or other life-changing disabilities. In the state of Massachusetts, workers may be entitled to compensation as a result of an on-the-job … Read More
Getting injured while working is not something that anyone can predict or prepare for well in advance. At most, what employers can do is make sure that the employees are covered by a Workers’ Compensation insurance.
If you have sustained an injury that was caused by another person’s wrongful behavior, you may be entitled to a financial settlement or compensation. A trustworthy personal injury lawyer can help determine if you can win damages in court, though there are certain facts you must prove to obtain a favorable result. Likewise, you need to keep the statute of limitations … Read More
The last thing anyone in Massachusetts or elsewhere would want, especially in today’s economy, is to be incapacitated for a long time as this could equate to days without much-needed income. Unfortunately, accidents and illnesses are sometimes unavoidable, and may result in long-term disabilities.
An administrator must give notice of its decision on the appeal, setting forth the basis for a denial, again with 45 days, or 45 plus 30 if necessary for reasons beyond its control. Once the administrator makes a final determination and the claimant has ‘exhausted’ all remedies available under the policy, the claimant can bring an action in federal court … Read More
All drivers have the duty to exercise care on the road, including maintaining reasonable speeds and properly controlling their vehicles. The inability to do so is considered an act of negligence, which can have serious consequences especially if it results in injury to other motorists or pedestrians.
There is an elaborate scheme set out in § 1132 of the ERISA statute for enforcing rights under the statute through civil actions. With respect to participants and beneficiaries seeking civil enforcement of ERISA disability benefits, the most important remedy is set out at section 1132 (a)(1)(B), which empowers a participant or beneficiary to bring a civil action “to recover … Read More
Here at The Law Offices of Terrence A. Low and Anthony J. Canata, we strive to reach the timeliest and best possible outcomes for our clients. This means being aware of the details that affect the cases we handle so that we can take the right steps at the appropriate time.
Have you been seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident recently? Make sure you familiarize yourself with the laws of the State of Massachusetts regarding liability, so you know when or where to file a claim or a legal complaint. A personal injury lawyer can enlighten you on two concepts in the state that are sometimes confused with each other: … Read More