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What is personal injury protection and what does it cover?

    By: Joseph Swartz Senior Trial Lawyer - Contract and Business Litigation, Employment Litigation, Inadequate Security & Premises Liability Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Wrongful Death Car and auto accidents are among the leading causes of death and injuries in the United States. Other than seatbelts, the most important

COVID-19: COVID Immunity Act in Massachusetts

On April 17, 2020, Massachusetts bill S. 2640 was signed into law by Governor Charlie Baker. The law provides certain liability protections for the acts or omissions of defined health care professionals, health care facilities and volunteer organizations, occurring during the period of the COVID-19 emergency that was declared

Settlement reached after employer fired employee due to her age

The Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) announced a settlement agreement with Natural Dental, a dental practice located in St. Paul, after the employer violated the state's Human Rights Act by discriminating against Kathleen Dahlstrom because of her age. According to the case, in June 2018, Dahlstrom was unlawfully terminated from her

PRODUCT RECALL: Facebook Technologies Recalls Removable Foam Facial Interfaces for Oculus Quest 2 Virtual Reality Headsets Due to Skin Irritation Hazard

This recall involves Oculus Quest 2 Virtual Reality Headsets removable foam facial interfaces, included with a purchase of Oculus Quest 2 Headsets, and sold separately as a “Quest 2 Standard Facial Interface” or in a “Quest 2 Fit Pack.” Only headsets with the SKUs in the table below or the serial

PREMISES LIABILITY: Importance of proper design, maintenance regarding structured to ensure safety

Did you know that during the month of May, Boston participated in Building Safety Month By: Joseph Swartz Senior Trial Lawyer - Contract and Business Litigation, Employment Litigation, Inadequate Security & Premises Liability Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Wrongful Death In fact, Building Safety Month is an annual international campaign

EMPLOYMENT LAW: Defining the Term Employee in Workers Comp Lawsuit

Most lists of supremely influential heads of government in European history contain the name of Otto von Bismarck. After a confederation of German states under his leadership decisively defeated France, which had sought to restore its hegemony on the Continent, he orchestrated the unification of Germany in 1871 and served as its first

Calculating pain and suffering after an auto accident

Psychological distress, sleepless nights caused by stress and pain, or even a loss of enjoyment of life, can all be experienced by victims of auto accidents. By: David Angueira Senior Trial Lawyer - Employment Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Discrimination, Whistle Blower, False Claims At Swartz & Swartz PC., we know it’s not just

WRONGFUL TERMINATION: Former MA Chief Files Federal Lawsuit over Firing

A former Rockport fire chief is suing the town for wrongful termination, claiming his dismissal hearing 10 months before retirement was "ridiculing, disparaging and defamatory." ROCKPORT, MA— Former Fire Chief James Doyle has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the town of Rockport in federal court. In the complaint, Doyle's attorney characterizes the termination hearing at which

CAR ACCIDENT: Hurt in a Car Accident? How to Prove the Extent of Your Psychological Injuries

Attorneys General from New York, California, North Carolina, Massachusetts and Illinois – along with several municipalities across the United States By: James Swartz Managing & Principal Attorney - Car Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries, Contract and Business Litigation, Inadequate Security & Premises Liability Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability & Wrongful Death At

DISCRIMINATION: Black Firefighter Sues Newton Over Racist Comments

A Black Newton​ firefighter filed a lawsuit this week against the city for creating a hostile work environment for Black firefighters. NEWTON, MA — A Black Newton firefighter filed a lawsuit this week against the city for creating a hostile work environment. In a lawsuit filed in Middlesex Superior Court, 17-year veteran firefighter

PRODUCT RECALL: Cove Appliance Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard

This recall involves Cove Appliance 24-inch built-in residential dishwashers model numbers DW2450 and DW2450WS. The recalled dishwashers have serial numbers 20000100 through 20044445.  The model number, serial number and date code are printed on the product rating plate located inside the dishwasher. “Cove” is printed on the outside of the door

Qualified Immunity in law enforcement – David Angueira

  Since its inception in 1972, our firm has represented thousands of clients in Massachusetts, as well as throughout the New England states and across the country.   At Swartz & Swartz, P.C., our Boston injury lawyers are passionate not only about aggressively seeking justice for our clients, but

Will Your Medical Malpractice Suit Go to Trial?

    By: Joseph Swartz Senior Trial Lawyer - Contract and Business Litigation, Employment Litigation, Inadequate Security & Premises Liability Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Wrongful Death When it comes to health care professionals, most people implicitly trust their doctor or dentist to have the right education and skills.

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