August 2, 2017

Massachusetts Communities Cleaning up After Powerful Rain Storms

New England is notorious for its unpredictable changes in weather conditions, which have been known at times to produce strong winds and heavy rains. With a tidal shoreline of 1,519 miles, even minor storms can quickly escalate and cause flooding in many Massachusetts cities and towns. Recently, several heavy storms caused flooding, damage to property,…

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August 1, 2016

Report: Texting While Driving Offenses Continue to Increase in Massachusetts

The Boston Globe has reported that more than 6,000 texting while driving tickets were issued in 2015 alone. Since the 2010 enactment of a Massachusetts law that made texting while driving illegal, a total of more than 18,000 related tickets have been written. In Massachusetts, texting and driving comes with a substantial fine. For example,…

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September 22, 2015

Brockton Officials Work to Prevent Pedestrian Accidents

The Brockton car accident lawyers at d’Oliveira & Associates have been following recent news reports about the spike in pedestrian injured due to car accidents in the city. According to a New England Cable News report, Brockton is rolling out new ideas to curb the rise of pedestrian accidents citywide. Among the plans in Brockton,…

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June 10, 2015

What to Do After a Dog Bite if You Live in Bristol County, Massachusetts

If you have been injured in a Bristol County dog attack, you may not know what to do immediately following the incident and what steps you may need to take right away in order to protect your rights. Dog bite injuries often range from small puncture wounds to serious injuries that may result in permanent…

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February 25, 2013

Brockton, MA Woman Receives $15,000 in Back-Due Social Security Disability Benefits

Recently, the attorneys at d’Oliveira & Associates obtained significant Social Security Disability and monthly child benefits for a Stoughton, MA woman whose case was brought before the Social Security Administration. The client (whose name is withheld for confidentiality purposes) had been out of work for several years after being employed as a dental associate in…

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January 30, 2013

Accident Attorneys in Massachusetts

The 2009 Emergency Department Summary Report of the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care shows that there are around 29.5 million patients admitted for unintentional injuries or accidents admitted in the emergency department of U.S. hospitals. Injuries from accidents also accounted for around 118,000 deaths. The incidents characterized as unintentional include falls, motor vehicle crashes or…

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February 18, 2011

d’Oliveira & Associates: 15 Office Locations in Rhode Island and Massachusetts

Our Attleboro office is located at 155 North Main Street in Attleboro, Massachusetts. Attleboro was incorporated in 1694 and was once known as “The Jewelry Capital of the World.” The city was once home to many large jewelry manufacturers, including the L.G. Balfour Company. To this day, jewelry related manufacturing firms still operate there, although…

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