Publicly Thanking the Somerset Fire Department

Steven SabraIn the Community

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Recently there was a fire in the building next door to our Somerset offices.  The building was completed destroyed but, fortunately, there was no outside damage to our building. The fast and professional response by the Somerset Fire Department was the reason. Attorney Steven Sabra, moved by the response of the fire department, was moved to write a Letter to … Read More

Construction Workers: What Do You Do if Injured on the Job?

Steven SabraWorkers' Compensation

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Construction workers are normally qualified to receive reimbursements if they are injured on the job.  You could get compensation for the medical expenses incurred because of the injury and a small number of construction workers receive indemnification for their lost revenue. A claim for compensation needs the construction worker to prove that the injury was gotten from the job. The … Read More

What Happens if Your Drinking Water is Contaminated

Steven SabraPersonal Injury

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Part of the government’s mandate in every state is to ensure that your drinking water is safe and free from contaminants. Laws that set the minimum safety standards and measures to take in case your drinking water is contaminated are already in place. The safe drinking water Act mitigates the risk of water contamination and the scope of those affected. … Read More

Car Accidents Caused by a Manufacturer Defect

Steven SabraAuto Accident

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Car accidents are often caused by vehicle defects. Read on to learn about the two different categories of vehicle defects, as well as some common defect issues. Understanding Car Defects: Two Types of Problems There are two types of car defects. The first is a design defect. This means that the flaw in the vehicle is inherent in the way … Read More

How Insurance Adjusters Handle Your Personal Injury Claim in Massachusetts

Steven SabraPersonal Injury

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When you sustain an injury and are seeking compensation from the person you consider to be legally liable, you are likely to deal with an insurance company.   In order to ensure that you get the compensation you deserve, it would be important to understand how insurance companies and the insurance industry works. Insurance adjusters work for the insurance company … Read More

What You Shouldn’t Do Following a Car Accident in Fall River

Steven SabraAuto Accident

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Most motorists find themselves in at least one car accident during their lives. If it happens, it’s easy to panic. However, in the aftermath of the crash, it’s important to keep your cool because impulsive behavior can lead to bad decisions. Be careful with everything you do and say. You don’t want to potentially affect any legal proceedings you may … Read More

Bit by a dog in MA? What happens if the dog owner has no insurance?

Steven SabraDog Bites and Attacks

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In Massachusetts, we have laws that are incredibly protective of victims of dog bites that allows them to get compensation for costs and losses from dog owners.   Massachusetts law mandates that dog owners are strictly liable for injuries that their dogs cause, meaning there’s no requirement that the victim show that the dog owner was negligent or knew that … Read More

Are Your Headlights Putting You At Risk of a Car Accident?

Steven SabraAuto Accident

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If you drive around Fall River or the South Shore at night, then you may want to read this article carefully. A recent study of headlight quality performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) revealed that of the 21 different SUVs tested, not one earned the agency’s highest safety rating. In fact, only the Honda CR-V, Ford Escape, … Read More

What To Do If You’ve Suffered an Electrical Shock – Advice from a Fall River Attorney

Steven SabraElectrocution and Electrical Shock

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Not too long ago, our team negotiated a settlement in the amount of $4.27 million for a 29-year-old man who suffered life-altering injuries following an electrical shock while at work. While seen as a “win” in the legal sense, we know that our client would have much preferred the accident had never taken place to begin with. But the reality … Read More