Natick Injury Lawyer
Natick, Massachusetts is a city of 33,006 residents located within the greater Boston area. Natick is in the MetroWest Region and is 15 miles away from Boston. It is a part of Middlesex County and has been home of the Bacon Free Library since the library opened in 1881. Both residents and visitors enjoy Natick MA’s scenic nature views, especially in South Natick, which has largely escaped suburban sprawl because early developers lived in the area and avoided building track homes.
Unfortunately, while Natick is a nice place to live, injury risks remain for Natick residents. When an injury occurs because of negligence or wrongdoing, a Natick personal injury lawyer can help determine if any person, company or government entity can be held liable and made to pay for losses. Call the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman today to schedule your free consultation and to learn more about your legal options for recovering injury damages.Risks of Injury in Natick, MA
Injury is the top cause of fatalities among young Massachusetts residents between ages one and 44. As many as 72 percent of all deaths due to injury happened accidentally, and injuries cause 31 percent of fatalities for those 44 and under.
As Mass.gov reports, falls are the second leading cause of accidental injuries that result in death. Motor vehicle collisions were the third leading cause of accidental injury fatalities in 2008 and the fourth leading cause in 2009.
Falls frequently occur in nursing homes because of neglectful staff members. Of the 30 nursing homes listed in or near Natick, Caring.com reports facilities have an average rating of 3.7 out of five stars. Some facilities are described as having untrained staff and inappropriate facilities for residents. A nursing home can be held accountable when problems within the home lead to injury.
Motor vehicle collisions are also a danger for Natick residents. In Natick, four people were killed in motor vehicle crashes over the course of 2011, according to City Data. There were also two people killed in collisions in this city during 2010.
Collisions usually happen if one or more driver is careless, negligent or in violation of the rules of the road. In Natick, the 2012 annual report prepared by the Natick Police Department indicated that there were 1,450 civil motor vehicle infractions in 2012 and 1,206 written warnings over the course of the same year. There were also a total of 824 motor vehicle accidents that caused two deaths, 18 incapacitating injuries, 56 non-incapacitating and injuries and another 83 potential injuries.Getting Help from a Natick, MA Personal Injury Lawyer
Victims may file a civil lawsuit to recover compensation for injuries. Your attorney can help you decide where best to pursue your case and may also be able to help negotiate an out-of-court settlement so you can obtain compensation without going to trial.
Schedule your free consultation with a Natick personal injury lawyer at the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman. Call (617) 367-2900 or contact us online.