Dane Shulman Associates, LLC
we’ll get you what’s rightfully yours and that’s that

contact us today for a
free consultation

We are here to assist with your legal needs, call 866-942-6740 or complete the contact form below.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

2 killed in Massachusetts fatal car accident

Lawmakers in Massachusetts go to great lengths to enact laws intended to protect the lives of all those who utilize the state's roadways. Unfortunately, when drivers fail to obey them, the laws are rendered ineffective. What may seem like a simple infraction, such as failing to obey a traffic sign, could ultimately result in irreparable harm. For example, police believe that a recent fatal car accident was caused by a driver who failed to obey a stop sign.

The accident happened at approximately 4 a.m. one morning in early January. According to reports, a driver drove through a stop sign and struck a car containing several people. Two occupants died as a result of injuries suffered in the accident.

Two others were transported to the hospital because of serious injuries. Another occupant along with the driver of the first vehicle suffered minor injuries. A spokesperson for the police noted that it remains unclear if alcohol played a role in the accident but indicated that the crash remains under investigation.

Even though the importance of the placement of a stop sign may not be obvious, choosing whether to obey one is not an option. The failure to do so could have serious consequences, as police believe to be the case in this fatal car accident in Massachusetts. Those who have lost a loved one in such a manner will have to deal with both the emotional and financial consequences of their loss, including funeral expenses and lost wages. Fortunately, there are options available, including turning to a civil court for relief. In some cases, those who were able to prove that their loss was caused by another's negligence received an award of damages allowing them better opportunities to cope with their financial situation.

Source: boston.com, "2 killed in Holyoke crash", Allison Manning, Jan. 1, 2016

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Injured? Find Out
How We Can Help.

We are proud to serve the people in the communities we live and work in. We don't just work for you, we work because of you.

Contact our offices in Boston to schedule a free consultation about your personal injury or your other legal needs today: Call 617-379-1786 or toll free at 866-942-6740.

right image

Boston Office
1629 Blue Hill Avenue
Mattapan Square
Boston, MA 02126

Toll Free: 866-942-6740
Phone: 617-379-1786
Fax: 617-298-3059
Boston Law Office Map