Filing a Personal Injury Claim as a Passenger Injured in an Auto Accident

Although car accident claims are often filed by the vehicles’ drivers, passengers may also file a personal injury claim if they are injured in the collision. However, many people might be unaware of their rights as a passenger after being injured in a car accident. This includes your right to pursue compensation from the at-fault … Read More

What Should I Say to an Insurance Adjuster After a Car Accident?

After an auto accident, victims may be contacted by an insurance adjuster who works for the insurer that covers the at-fault party. When this occurs, it is important to understand your rights after filing a personal injury claim and what you should to say to an insurance adjuster. Unfortunately, many auto accident victims’ claims are … Read More

Can I Sue a Hospital for Medical Malpractice?

Hospitals and medical institutions have an obligation to apply procedures and hire staff members that meet the standards held by the medical community. When a hospital’s failure to uphold its duty results in a patient’s injury or death, it can be held liable for medical malpractice. If you or someone you love has suffered an … Read More

Types of Car Accident Claims

Car accidents can happen in a variety of ways, with some resulting in minor injuries, such as cuts and bruises, while others may cause injuries resulting in permanent damage. However, every type of car accident can result in a serious injury.   If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident, … Read More

7 Steps to Take After a Truck Accident

The damage that results from a collision between a passenger vehicle and a commercial semi-truck can be extremely severe. The better prepared you are and the more knowledge you have about what goes into a truck accident investigation, the more likely you are to protect your claim. D’Amico & Pettinicchi’s Watertown truck accident lawyers know how to … Read More

When are Nursing Homes Liable for Injuries from Falls?

Falls are the leading cause of injury and death in older Americans, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Because of this, nursing homes and other assisted living facilities have a duty to help protect elderly individuals from increased risks of falling. Any failure to do this, could make the facility responsible … Read More

Could a Flu Misdiagnosis be Medical Malpractice?

For many, the flu is an annoying, but otherwise simple inconvenience. While some forms of the flu are indeed mild, influenza can be a serious, and potentially deadly, diagnosis. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention attributes 35.6 million illnesses, 16.6 million medically attended visits, 710,000 hospitalizations and 56,000 deaths each year to the … Read More

Common Injuries Caused by Truck Accidents

In 2016, there were 3,986 fatalities in large truck crashes, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Highway Loss Data Institute. Sixty-six percent of those killed were occupants in cars and other passenger vehicles. This is because occupants in smaller passenger vehicles are much more vulnerable than motorists in trucks, due to the size … Read More

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