Personal injury law protects those who have been injured as a result of the negligence of another person or entity. Whether it is medical malpractice on the part of a doctor or the failure of a property owner to maintain proper safety standards, laws are in place to uphold the rights of injured individuals who have been wronged. Although states have slightly different laws, in order to file a claim in Massachusetts the plaintive must be able to prove the following:
Massachusetts also recognizes comparative negligence. This means that if the plaintiff’s actions contributed to his or her own injury, the plaintiff may still be able to recover in Court as long as he or she was less than 50% negligent.
There are many types of personal injuries but some of the most common include:
If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury because of the negligence of another person or organization, you deserve to be adequately compensated for your suffering. Contact an experienced personal injury attorney in Massachusetts to discuss your claim.
The attorneys serve the entire state of Massachusetts in addition to affiliating with lawyers in other states to handle cases outside of Massachusetts.
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