Knowing Massachusetts bicycle laws can help cyclists stay safe.
If you are injured while visiting Massachusetts from another state or country, there are important steps you should take to preserve your rights to compensation for your injuries, regardless of whether your injuries are new or an aggravation to a pre-existing condition. Massachusetts attracts over 20 million visitors each year, including vacationers and business travelers. […]
As most of you know, we frequently represent police officers and firefighters who are injured on duty by some negligent third party. What you may not know is that we also handle injury claims for all kinds of municipal employees who are injured at work by someone’s negligent actions. If someone who works for a […]
Ballin & Associates is there for you regarding any existing or new matters as we continue to diligently work through this unprecedented public health crisis. All our attorneys and administrative staff are working remotely and in constant contact with each other and our clients. As usual you can contact either our general office number at […]
Distracted driving is a major cause of car crashes and serious injuries. In 2017, there were 3,166 people killed in the U.S. in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers. It has been reported that every day, nationwide, 1,000 people are injured in accidents caused by distracted driving. Massachusetts has finally passed a law that should help […]
We have been getting reports of police officers and veterans who are suffering from hearing loss and tinnitus which may be the result of the use of defective earplugs. The earplugs in question were known as “Combat Arms” earplugs, manufactured by 3M Corporation, and looked like this: 3M sold these ear plugs to the US […]
Congratulations to Attorney Zachary M. Ballin for being named a Super Lawyer’s Rising Star for 2019. This is his third year in a row named to the list. It is an honor to be named among the Rising Stars, which includes no more than 2.5% of the state’s attorneys. Here are some of Attorney Ballin’s recent results: […]
Off-road vehicle operators and passengers frequently suffer serious injuries in crashes, even at lower speeds than in a car or truck. There is typically little to no protection for occupants depending on the type of off-road vehicle. These vehicles are often referred to as all-terrain vehicles or ATVs. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reported […]
Congratulations to Attorney Steven Ballin for being selected to the 2019 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. This distinction is reserved for only 5% of attorneys in Massachusetts. Attorney Ballin earned a B.A. in Political Science and Environmental Studies from the State University of New York […]
Elaina Bayless parks at local beach, gets high, and passes out. Conducting a wellness check, Police Sergeant George Farrey sees Ms. Bayless’ unconscious body slumped over in the driver’s seat. Sergeant Farrey bangs on the window, waking up Ms. Bayless. Sergeant Farrey opens the door and notices a hypodermic needle on the console. Ms. Bayless […]
Attorney Jared Ballin of our office was interviewed by Fox25 News today, regarding an alarming number of serious injuries to customers at the new SuperCharged Entertainment go-kart, trampoline, and ninja warrior facility in Wrentham. Here is a link to one of the news stories Fox 25 has already run. We will post a link to […]
Congratulations to Attorney Zachary M. Ballin for being named a Super Lawyer’s Rising Star for 2018. This is his second year in a row named to the list. It is an honor to be named among the Rising Stars, which includes no more than 2.5% of the state’s attorneys. Here are some of Attorney Ballin’s […]
Ice is very good at two things: Being very slippery and melting. Promptly taking photographs after a slip and fall might keep your personal injury claim from going down the drain.
I have been very fortunate to have traveled abroad on a number of occasions. I always make a point to chat up the locals when I travel and learn more about their country and lives. For example, on the same days I saw beautiful vineyards or pristine beaches and blue water, I learned from locals […]
It is a snowy, Sunday night and 17-year-old James Flare is home alone with nothing to do. So, he heads down to the basement with a handful of road flares. He sets his iPhone up and records himself so he can show his friends later. James lights one of the flares and aims it at […]