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Did you know that taking your eyes off the road while driving 55 miles per hour, for even one sec means that you will have missed traveling the length of a football field. That is a lot of scenery and roadway conditions you would have missed.  National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Five seconds are the typical amount of time it takes to engage with a text message.

April is  National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, to bring awareness to the dangers of distracted driving.

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Unexpected tire failure can turn into a serious situation. Are You Driving on Safe Tires?

In a tire-blowout accident, remaining calm can help save your life. In an unexpected tire failure scenario, simply slowly lift your foot from the gas pedal.

Avoid using your brakes. maneuver your car in a straight line and let it slowly come to a stop at a safe location away from the flow of traffic.

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It is common knowledge that driving a motorcycle comes with risks, risks which are different from those accompanying driving a car. Massachusetts motorcycle accident attorneys

Despite these risks, people are still driving more and more motorcycles every year. Riding a motorcycle comes with a lot of positives, but it is important to minimize and acknowledge the risks.

Visibility and Emotions

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Car collisions are sudden. They happen in the middle of a tranquil, uneventful drive. That quick minute can result in minor injuries or tragic fatality. Photograph Massachusetts personal injuries

Once you are safe from the immediate harm of the accident, shock can quickly set in. It can be hard to think or understand the gravity of the situation. These may be some of the most crucial moments in the life of your personal injury lawsuit. This is why it is important to take pictures of the vehicle, the surroundings, the people, even your clothes and skin.

The American Association of Justice reports that insurance companies are very profitable. They are so profitable because they can be incredibly successful in denying accident claims. Your photos will back up your words. Without your photos, it becomes easier for an insurance adjuster to put the culpability of the accident on you, low-balling the cost of the damage, and arguing that your injuries are not that severe.

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While many motorcycle riders enjoy the freeing feeling associated with riding motorcycles on roads throughout Massachusetts, the truth is that motorcyclists Massachusetts personal injury attorney motorcycle accidentsare frequently exposed to serious injuries when they happen to be involved in motor vehicle accidents. The inherent lack of protection afforded to motorcycle riders often means that these individuals are usually susceptible to much more severe injuries in most crashes.

Did you sustain extensive injuries or was your loved one killed in a motorcycle crash anywhere in Massachusetts? You will want to contact The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman as soon as possible at (617) 367-2900 to have our personal injury lawyer provide a complete evaluation of your case.

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In the early afternoon on Saturday, April 14th, an accident was observed on Route 495. It was in Marlborough motorcycle accidentMarlborough. The motorcycle collided with the back of a vehicle just before exit 25. The force of the impact sent the motorcycle into the rear windshield of the vehicle.

The details emerged on the Twitter feed of Matthew Gregoire, who provides videos for area news companies.

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On Sunday, April 15th, a motorcyclist on Highland Street slammed into a guardrail. The Manchester accident resulted in the Manchester Motorcycle Fatalityrider’s death at the scene. There is no information on the rider’s identity or details as to what caused the accident.

The incident is being reviewed by the Manchester Police Department Traffic Unit and the Metro Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team. Officers are asking for anyone who has leads to contact Officer Augusto at 860-645-5560.

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Head injuries, including concussion and traumatic brain injury (TBI), are among the most serious types of personal injuries, other than wrongful death, that we typically see.  The reasons are somewhat obvious when doctors consider a “minor” brain injury can have lifelong consequences for the victim.

motorcycle helmetOne of the things known to reduce head injuries – or at least the severity of them – is the motorcycle helmet. Motorcycle helmet laws, however, vary widely from state-to-state. There is a large sector of the motorcycle riding population that wants nothing to do with a helmet. They feel that it is not worth riding a motorcycle if you cannot feel the freedom of the wind in your hair and face. While Massachusetts has a mandatory helmet law, not every state does. Continue reading

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Every winter in Massachusetts and throughout New England, people head outdoors and look for fun family activities to do in the cold snowy weather. One of the more popular winter activities is riding a snowmobile.

snow-mobile-at-sefsen-sweden-1-596152-m.jpgWhile some are lucky enough to own a snowmobile, many choose instead to rent one for the day. Snowmobiling can be a lot of fun and excitement, but it can also be very dangerous. According to a recent news article from the Union Leader, a New Hampshire man was seriously injured in a snowmobile accident, and is said to be in a life-threatening condition at a local hospital.

Witnesses say the crash occurred early Tuesday morning on a local pond. The 53-year-old victim was a passenger on a snowmobile being operated by someone else around 3 a.m. Driver crashed into a rock, which was partially exposed from icy surface of the pond. The snowmobile flipped over when it hit the rock throwing female operator and victim off the machine. Victim then crashed into more exposed rocks after being thrown from snowmobile. It should be noted neither victim nor driver were wearing a helmet at the time of this serious accident.
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Boston motorcyclists have been waiting through a long winter to get back on their bikes. As the season warms up, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants to remind bikers and motorists to share the road and stay safe. May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, a time for riders and drivers to remember to share the road, follow laws, and stay abreast of safety protocol to stay accident-free this riding season.

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Motorcycle Safety Awareness month is an opportunity to remind all drivers and riders that we have a responsibility to be aware of other vehicles on the road. Taking this time to remember to driver safely can help prevent future accidents, injuries, and fatalities. Our Boston motorcycle accident attorneys are dedicated to protecting the rights of victims. We are also abreast of safety initiatives and directives focused on keeping Massachusetts riders safe. If you or someone you love has been injured in a motorcycle accident, our legal team is also prepared to aggressively defend your interests to recover the compensation necessary in the wake of a serious collision.
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