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Scholarship Finalist Ayoola W

Distracted driving causes thousands of accidents each year. At the Law Office of Neil Burns we see firsthand the personal injuries that these motor vehicle collisions cause. Not only are the victims of the accidents but the family and members of the community are affected as well. Car accident lawyers nationwide are trying to raise awareness of these types of accidents. We hope by offering this scholarship we will raise awareness to the dangers of distracted driving.

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Scholarship Finalist Alyssa N

Distracted driving causes thousands of accidents each year. At the Law Office of Neil Burns we see firsthand the personal injuries that these motor vehicle collisions cause. Not only are the victims of the accidents but the family and members of the community are affected as well. Car accident lawyers nationwide are trying to raise awareness of these types of accidents. We hope by offering this scholarship we will raise awareness to the dangers of distracted driving.

We asked our applicants the following:

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Scholarship Finalist John F

Distracted driving causes thousands of accidents each year. At the Law Office of Neil Burns we see firsthand the personal injuries that these motor vehicle collisions cause. Not only are the victims of the accidents but the family and members of the community are affected as well. Car accident lawyers nationwide are trying to raise awareness of these types of accidents. We hope by offering this scholarship we will raise awareness to the dangers of distracted driving.

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Scholarship Finalist Claudia M

Distracted driving causes thousands of accidents each year. At the Law Office of Neil Burns we see firsthand the personal injuries that these motor vehicle collisions cause. Not only are the victims of the accidents but the family and members of the community are affected as well. Car accident lawyers nationwide are trying to raise awareness of these types of accidents. We hope by offering this scholarship we will raise awareness to the dangers of distracted driving.

We asked our applicants the following:

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Uber Accidents and Your Insurance

A recent spate of serious auto injuries in Miami, Florida involving the ride-sharing companies, Uber and Lyft, underscored the need for passengers and other motorists to have underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage in the event of a property damage or injury accident.  In one accident with a Lyft driver, a motorcyclist was ejected and killed.  In another accident with an Uber driver, a couple visiting from North Carolina were both injured with the woman suffering serious brain injuries.

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The Dangers of “Lapping Up” in Car Accidents

A recent tragic car accident in Dubai resulting in the deaths of two Northeastern University students may have been prevented if the students and the two other passengers in the 2-seat Ferrari had chosen a more suitable or larger vehicle.  A Dubai prosecutor intimated that two of the individuals were “lapping up” or apparently sitting in the laps of the other two and had been drinking.  The driver was travelling around 40 miles per hour in a 25 mph zone when it jumped a curb and hit a pole.

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Car Accident Investigations

One late afternoon returning from work, you see the light up ahead just turn green and enter the intersection. While looking straight ahead, your attention is directed for just an instant to your right and you notice a flash or blur just before losing consciousness. When you awake, you are in a hospital room, your face badly bruised and your limbs in traction. You have little or no memory of the accident.

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Brockton’s Deadly Intersection

Every state has its roadways and intersections where traffic accidents seem to be and are in fact higher than at other locations within the state. In Massachusetts, there are a select group of cities and towns where car accidents occur more frequently than in others. One of these is Brockton where 17 of the most dangerous intersections in the state presently exist to give motorists and pedestrians pause when traveling to or walking on or about these hazardous roads.

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