Articles Tagged with Personal Injury

download-4-1Lynn, MA (July 11, 2018) – A personal injury accident involving two vehicles occurred on Tuesday in Lynn, Massachusetts.  Lynn police were called to the intersection of Broad and Newhall Streets at 5:41 am Tuesday morning in reference to a two car crash with injuries.

Police and EMS officials responded to the call and found one person suffering from injuries that were caused by the crash.  The injured victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment.   There is no update on their condition or the extent of their injuries at this time.  Police are still investigating the cause of this crash and have released no additional details surrounding the accident as of Wednesday morning.

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bicyclecrossingsign-300x225Quincy, MA (July 5, 2018) – A bicyclist in Quincy, Massachusetts suffered serious injuries after being struck by a hit and run driver on July 4th.  The collision occurred on Whitwell and Deldorf Streets around 8:20 pm Wednesday.  The bicyclist is identified by police as a 61 year old man.  He was struck by a vehicle operated by 39 year old Paul Mignosa of Quincy.

Mignosa fled the scene after the collision but was located by police a short distance away.  He was charged with hit and run, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and OUI causing serious injury.  Mignosa was arrested and taken into police custody.

The 61 year old bicyclist, whose name was not released, was transported to a hospital with serious head and leg injuries according to Quincy police.  No further word on the man’s condition is available as of Thursday evening.

images-5A car accident is not something that you want to think about.  However, in the aftermath of an accident, the first thing you should do is seek medical treatment immediately if you have been injured.

Seek Medical Help

Many times following a crash people are in shock or do not think they have been injured if there is no obvious sign of physical injury. In many cases of car accident injuries, symptoms do not appear until hours or days later.l

download-2-3If you’ve been hurt in a Massachusetts car accident, you almost certainly have many questions and few answers.  Your future looks murky at best as you struggle just to make it through a day to day routine that you did not plan for and certainly did not want to happen.  As you go to doctor appointment after doctor appointment and you haven’t been cleared to go back to work, you are probably wondering what you can actually recover from your Massachusetts personal injury case.

Massachusetts Damages Law

In car accidents as in every other civil case, an injured Plaintiff may be entitled to damages from a Defendant.  Damages is simply a legal term for the amount of money or other compensation you are asking to receive.  In Massachusetts personal injury cases there are several types of damages available to injured victims, including:

Road Closed at Grist Mill Due to AccidentA crash with injuries was reported to police late Monday evening in Quncy, Massachusetts.  This crash occurred within the city limits at Furnace Brook Parkway near Copeland Street.  Officers with the Quincy Police Department got the call around 9:00 in the evening.  They arrived to discover an accident with more than one car and injuries to the involved victims.

Medical personnel were summoned to Furnace Brook Parkway to render first aid to those injured.  Treatment was given on scene.  There is no word on whether anyone was hospitalized due to this crash or to what extent the injuries are considered to be serious.  Police are still investigating what might have caused the Monday evening crash to occur.  No indication yet on whether any of the drivers involved will be charged for their role in the accident.  The accident left no residual effects on traffic as it was quickly cleared and motorists in the Quincy area resumed their morning commute.

Massachusetts Car Crash

Vehicle Accident on Plantation StreetI-93 has been the source of several injury and other accidents over the past several days.  Police in the area have been busy responding to multiple calls for assistance on this road, including some serious injury accidents.  Another I-93 collision occurred on Monday evening.   This time, the crash happened at approximately 10:00 pm near the Tobin Bridge at exit 27.   Officers were dispatched to a multiple vehicle accident causing injuries at that time.

The injuries sustained in the crash are unclear at this time, however, we do know that some injuries were sustained.   Medical assistance was provided to those on scene.  Police have not provided any updates on the condition of victims, however, they also did not note that any injuries were life-threatening which we are glad to hear.  I-93 traffic resumed to normal and was flowing normally again late Monday night and into Tuesday morning as police cleared the crash scene and roadway of debris and vehicles.

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download-2In shocking news out of Andover this afternoon, two people suffered serious injuries in a propane gas tank explosion.  The explosion took place around 4:00 pm at a Mobil gas station on Osgood Street.  Rescue and emergency officials quickly arrived on scene after receiving calls regarding the blast.  The injured victims sustained severe injuries and had to be airlifted to local hospitals.  There was no further update on their condition.

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration currently has officials on site working to determine the cause of the blast.  The gas station will remain closed while investigators continue to work on site.  There is no word on when the store will re-open for business.  The victims of the explosion were not immediately identified.

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Vehicle Accident on June StreetAn accident with injuries occurred on Friday morning in Boston.  The accident happened around 9:00 am in the 200 block of East Eighth Street.  Medical personnel and police responded to the scene of the crash.  One officer on scene, officer Eddy Pena, noted that injuries were sustained in the crash.  Officer Pena secured the scene and began his investigation of the collision.

The Boston Police department has not yet identified the individuals involved and there is no word at this on the amount of damage that was suffered in the crash.  The cause for the remains under investigation.   Traffic was backed up in the area while police were on scene but quickly resumed to normal flow after the scene was cleared.  If we receive any further information regarding this crash, including the condition of the injured individuals, we will update this story.

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Update: Rollover Crash ClearedAuthorities responded to a two car crash on I-93 Friday morning.  Upon arrival, they located two vehicles off the left shoulder of the highway.   The crash occurred around 2:00 pm in the afternoon and caused traffic in the left lanes to be re-routed as authorities closed the road to investigate.  Traffic was backed up for a period of time in the direction of the accident while police remained on scene.

Following investigation, at least one driver was transported to the hospital as a result of the crash.  Police determined that the crash was caused due to a driver suffering from what was described as a medical condition, although there is no further word on what the actual medical condition is.  Neither of the drivers have been identified by authorities and the extent of injuries is unknown at this time.  Further information will be provided as it becomes available.

Medical Events

A man was stabbed at the Friends of the Homeless shelter on Worthington Street. The female suspect fled the scene and is being pursued by Springfield police. The victim was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive his injuries which have been described as non-life-threatening.  As of posting, the female suspect had not been apprehended.

 

Has someone you love been injured or killed in an accident? We at the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman are here to help you receive the care and compensation you deserve.