Is an Attorney’s Fee Negotiable in a Personal Injury or Workers’ Compensation Case?

Nikki P.Auto Accident, Catastrophic Accident, Personal Injury, Slip & Fall Accidents, Workers' Compensation, Wrongful Death

A caller in the local Fall River area asked, in reference to personal injury when you see an attorney, whether it is an automobile accident or slip and fall can you negotiate the attorney fee or is it a set rate? Steven Sabra answered that it is dependent upon the individual attorney. Sabra and Aspden do not negotiate the fee … Read More

Am I Responsible if Someone Slips and Falls on the Sidewalk in Front of My House?

Steven SabraCatastrophic Accident, Personal Injury, Slip & Fall Accidents

We recently had a caller from Fall River ask about his liability in the event that someone fell on the sidewalk directly in front of his house. The caller’s concern stemmed from an issue with his neighbor’s growing mound of snow. Snowmelt from this mound trickled down the sidewalk, and pooled in front of the caller’s home. With temperatures dipping … Read More

Top 6 Questions to ask if you are at-fault in a Car Accident in Fall River

Steven SabraAuto Accident, Catastrophic Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

What Is Presumption of Fault in a Car Accident? Despite a large number of people not truly understanding the scope of presumption of fault in a car accident, this term affects every resident throughout Fall River, New Bedford and beyond. According to Massachusetts code, the insurance industry uses certain presumption of fault to decide how to assign surcharges to parties … Read More

6 Important Factors to Determine your Personal Injury Case

Steven SabraAuto Accident, Catastrophic Accident, Dog Bites and Attacks, Personal Injury, Slip & Fall Accidents, Workers' Compensation, Wrongful Death

Personal Injury cases involve motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, premises liability cases which involve slip and fall accidents, product liability injury due to defect in a product, and construction site accidents. If you have suffered an injury due to an accident, you’ll have questions for your attorney. The most common questions are: Do I have a case? What’s … Read More

The Catastrophic Shooting of Michael Brown and the Potential Outcomes if Officer Darren Wilson is Indicted

Steven SabraCatastrophic Accident

On Law Talk, Attorney Steven Sabra, of Sabra and Aspden Law Offices of Somerset, talked on air about the Michael Brown Case in Ferguson, Missouri and the potential outcomes for the defendant, Officer Darren Wilson. In Ferguson, MO an unarmed 18-year-old African American man, Michael Brown, was shot by a police officer, Officer Darren Wilson. A grand jury has convened … Read More