Cambridge is the fifth largest city in Massachusetts and is located across the Charles River from Boston. It is best known as home to Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
The city has over 100,000 residents and even more come to work each day. Car accidents can occur in this high volume of traffic when drivers fail to pay attention or follow traffic rules.
Many Cambridge car accidents
occur on Memorial Drive and Massachusetts Avenue and in congested areas such as Harvard Square, Porter Square and Central Square. Central Square has seen the third highest number of pedestrian car crashes in the state in recent years, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
At Breakstone, White & Gluck of Boston, our attorneys have over 100 years combined experience obtaining compensation for clients injured in car accidents. We have represented clients who have been injured in car accidents throughout the Boston area, including in Cambridge, Arlington, Somerville, Boston and surrounding communities.
have many causes. They can occur when drivers fail to pay attention or neglect to follow traffic signals. Drivers also have to watch out for cyclists and make sure not to travel or park in bike lanes. Too often, accidents occur when drivers engage in reckless behaviors such as drinking and driving, talking on their cell phone or texting while driving, which is against the law in Massachusetts.
If you have been injured, contact us today at 800-379-1244 or 617-726-7676 or use our contact form. It is important to contact an attorney as soon as possible because you face a Statute of Limitations, restricting how long you have to file a claim.
Breakstone, White & Gluck has represented clients throughout the Boston area. Read about a few of our cases:
A tractor-trailer truck strikes a car, causing the female driver severe orthopedic injuries, including a fractured ankle and knee, hip and shoulder fractures. She was hospitalized for three months. $3 million.
Client was driving a car in Marlborough when an 18-wheel struck his car, sending it over a sidewalk and on top of another car. He suffered major orthopedic injuries and required two spinal fusions. $2.5 million.
What Should I Do After a Car Accident?
occur suddenly and it is emotional and shocking. You may have to make decisions quickly for yourself or family members. First, make sure to go to a hospital as soon as possible and be checked by a medical professional. Then, you should contact an experienced car accident lawyer
It is important to contact a lawyer immediately because in Massachusetts, there is a Statute of Limitations restricting how long you have to file a claim against the driver. An experienced lawyer can establish contact with the police department which investigated your accident, conduct a thorough investigation of the facts and help you determine whether you can file a claim.
For a free legal consultation, contact us today at 800-379-1244 or 617-723-7676 or use our contact form