Unexpected accidents caused by the negligence of an individual or business occur every day in Pittsfield, MA, and the surrounding area. If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury, you may be feeling overwhelmed and unsure of what steps to take to pursue financial compensation. Sadly, many injured individuals and their families are taken advantage of when they need help the most.
The State of Massachusetts has laws in place to protect the rights of those who have been injured by the negligence of others. The legal team at Jason Stone Injury Lawyers can help defend your legal rights and ensure you receive the medical care and financial compensation you need to get your life back on track.
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed due to someone else’s negligence, Jason Stone Injury Lawyers are here to help. During your free consultation, you’ll be able to meet with an experienced Pittsfield personal injury attorney and discuss your legal options – in person, over the phone, or by means of a virtual method. Call our Pittsfield, MA personal injury lawyers to arrange your free consultation at (800) 577-5188.
Types of Personal Injury Cases We Handle
The dedicated, empathetic attorneys at Jason Stone Injury Lawyers have recovered multimillion-dollar settlements for our clients. Our law firm has also assisted with numerous different types of personal injury cases for residents of Pittsfield, MA.
During your initial consultation with one of our compassionate and experienced lawyers, we will sit down with you and listen as you explain the details of your accident and the extent of the injuries that you have suffered. We can then explain your legal rights and determine whether you have a solid personal injury case.
Car, truck, and motorcycle accidents
While we don’t have the traffic congestion that larger cities in Massachusetts do, car accidents are a common occurrence in Pittsfield. Some are minor fender-benders while others result in severe injuries and fatalities.
Route 7 and Route 20 have been the scene of many devastating motor vehicle crashes. The lawyers at our law firm have helped victims who have been injured in accidents involving:
- Drunk drivers
- Motorcycle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Rear-end collisions
- Distracted drivers
- T-bone collisions
- Drowsy drivers
- Semis or large trucks
- Front-end collisions
- Parking lot accidents
Property owners have a legal obligation to keep their land and buildings relatively safe and maintained for those who enter. In Massachusetts, if you were injured on someone else’s property, you have the right to file a premises liability claim. Premises liability accidents can happen in Pittsfield on private residences, public property, or even government-owned facilities.
The following are some of the most common cause of premises liability accidents:
- Failure to remove ice or snow
- Dog bites
- Negligent security
- Exposure to toxic chemicals or mold
- Falling merchandise
- Stairway accidents
- Improper building maintenance
People who sustain injuries on someone else’s property may sometimes be unaware that they can receive compensation for their injuries. Our Pittsfield personal injury lawyers have helped many victims of premises liability accidents hold negligent property owners financially accountable for their actions.
There are several nursing home facilities in the Pittsfield area that are dedicated to providing care for the elderly who require assistance with medical treatment, nutrition, and hygiene. Before choosing a nursing home, you likely researched all of the facilities in the area, ensuring that the facility of your choice was sure to take good care of your loved one.
Generally, the nursing homes around Pittsfield, MA, are run by hardworking, dedicated, and caring staff members. However, if you know or suspect that your loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse, you should take action immediately.
Nursing home abuse and neglect can come in different forms, including:
- Physical abuse
- Medical neglect
- Financial abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Poor hygiene and living conditions
Our legal team is outraged to hear reports of nursing home abuse against the disabled and elderly. We work hard and relentlessly to ensure that nursing home abuse victims and their families receive their due care, justice, and financial compensation.
The hard-working residents of Pittsfield, MA, are employed in a wide variety of professions. Many people commute to Pittsfield for employment from Dalton, Lanesborough, and other surrounding towns. Unfortunately, workplace accidents can occur in almost every industry and cause severe injuries and fatalities.
If you were injured on the job, you are likely eligible to receive Massachusetts workers’ compensation benefits. However, your workers’ compensation claim may be delayed or denied for a host of different reasons. An attorney who is experienced with workers’ compensation cases can help ensure that you overcome obstacles and receive the benefits that you’re entitled to.
If someone other than your direct employer caused or contributed to your workplace accident, you may be able to file a third-party lawsuit against that person or entity for compensation in addition to your work comp benefits. Our lawyers have helped injured workers file successful lawsuits against contractors, property owners, negligent drivers, and other third parties.
Compensation After Your Pittsfield Personal Injury Accident
Jason Stone Injury Lawyers understands how the pain and financial stress of a personal injury accident can completely turn your world upside down. All too often, insurance companies, employers, and negligent parties go to great lengths to avoid paying injured victims fair compensation, and this isn’t fair.
Our attorneys diligently seek justice and compensation for our clients. The following are some of the types of damages we may pursue on your behalf:
- Medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Property damage
- Short or long-term disability
- Wrongful death
Get Your Legal Needs Met As Early As Today
Every member of Jason Stone Injury Lawyers is fully dedicated to serving the needs of our clients. Our attorneys understand that each accident is different and warrants individualized attention. Our compassionate and skilled legal team has helped thousands of clients across Massachusetts recover millions of dollars in damages – and we can do the same for you.
At Jason Stone Injury Lawyers, we believe that everyone deserves excellent legal representation regardless of their current financial situation. That’s why we offer every one of our clients our Stone Cold Guarantee® that they will pay nothing out of pocket. We charge no fees unless we win – if we aren’t successful, you owe us nothing.
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a personal injury accident, Jason Stone Injury Lawyers is here to help. Reach our Pittsfield, MA personal injury lawyers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at (800) 577-5188, or fill out the online case evaluation form to schedule a free consultation with No Obligation, Just Information®. If you think you may have a case, Better Phone Stone® today.