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Civil damages cap may discourage Holyoke families from taking Massachusetts to court

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — At least 76 people at the Holyoke Veterans’ Home died from COVID-19 complications, according to a devastating, independent report released by state officials Wednesday. Attorney Steve Schafer thinks 76 families have a pretty strong medical malpractice case against the Commonwealth.

By |2020-06-26T04:26:25-04:00June 26th, 2020|Coronavirus, Local News, Negligence|0 Comments

Furniture giant Ikea kept selling a dresser it knew was dangerous to children

Over the past decade, Ikea’s tip-prone dressers have killed six children, forcing the retail giant to recall millions of bureaus worldwide and pay at least $96 million in settlements to grieving families. But last year, when another Ikea dresser no longer met safety standards, the company didn’t rush

By |2020-03-12T16:59:31-04:00March 12th, 2020|In The News, Negligence, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Furniture giant Ikea kept selling a dresser it knew was dangerous to children

David Faraci – Discusses the Importance of Understanding Negligence for Your Potential Personal Injury Case

  David Faraci - Discusses the Importance of Understanding Negligence for Your Potential Personal Injury Case What are some examples of Negligence in Personal Injury Cases? Construction Accidents: Construction work, while often dangerous, can present unnecessary perils due

By |2020-05-06T15:59:56-04:00November 22nd, 2019|In The News, Negligence, Personal Injury, Video|Comments Off on David Faraci – Discusses the Importance of Understanding Negligence for Your Potential Personal Injury Case

Takata Acknowledges a Defect in Air Bag Inflators

A recent article has reported that the air bag manufacturer, Takata, has agreed to a national recall of certain types of their driver and passenger side air bag inflators. These air bag inflators were made with a propellant that degraded over time causing ruptures that

Recent Death Highlights Treadmill Dangers

The recent death of Dave Goldberg has spotlighted the hazards of treadmills, as reported in a recent article. See http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/06/health/goldberg-treadmill-accident-cases/index.html. The question is being asked: how does a seemingly healthy 47-year-old businessman, husband and father die in a treadmill accident? Unfortunately, treadmill-related accidents are more

Swartz & Swartz, P.C. Brings Suit Against Emerson College For Mishandling A Second Rape Case

Emerson College is facing a second lawsuit, by an anonymous student identified as Jane Doe, alleging that the college and six administrators failed to “promptly and appropriately” respond to her assault, according to documents filed with the U.S. District Court in Springfield on December 31,