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Motor Vehicle Accident Resulting in Wrongful Death on Cape Cod

In a horrific accident in Harwich recently two vehicles, driven by teenage drivers were racing along Route 6.  The teenagers were local high school graduates.  18-year-old Michael Lawrence of Osterville was pronounced dead after a single car accident.  He was alone in the vehicle and didn’t even live long enough to make it to a hospital.  A graduate of Barnstable High School, Mr. Lawrence was travelling east at the time of the collision.  Read more

Accident Lawyer Reports on Top Motor Vehicle Crash Sites in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation published its updated crash report, which includes all reported motor vehicle and pedestrian accidents through 2011.  The data is interesting in several respects.  The ranking is a matching of property damage reported and injuries reported.  It is a “first brush tool to evaluate top crash intersection locations” so as to improve safety. Read more

Wrongful Death and Aaron Hernandez in Massachusetts Courts

Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who is sitting in Bristol County prison in North Dartmouth awaiting trial on a murder charge, has just been hit with two civil wrongful death cases for an unrelated matter.  There have not been any criminal charges filed against Mr. Hernandez associated with these wrongful deaths.  It is understood that the District Attorney’s office is investigating and that a Grand Jury has been convened. Read more