Lynn Motor Vehicle Accidents
The Massachusetts motor vehicle accident lawyers at Sheff Law are experienced in handling motor vehicle accident claims in Lynn, Massachusetts and surrounding communities.Lynn has a population over one hundred thousand and is located in the southern part of Essex, located five miles southwest of Salem, ten miles northeast of Boston, and twenty-two miles southwest of Cape Ann. While Lynn is an old industrial center, Lynn is also home to Lynn beach, Kings beach, and Nahant bay. Lynn Heritage State Park is also an important part of the town; more than a quarter of Lynn’s land is covered by Lynn Woods Reservation. Lynn is covered with a lot of natural beauty; however, this does not mean it is not a busy city.The nearest major road is U.S. 1 near Saugus; however, I-95 and Route 128 are located in Lynnfield. Route 1A, Route 107, Route 129 and Route 129A all pass through Lynn, and there are some bus routes that lead to Boston. The city also has a stop at the Newburyport/Rockport Line on the MBTA Commuter Rail.Within the busy routes and roads in the city are streets that are possibly dangerous intersections, like Essex Street and Chestnut Street. On such streets, dangerous accidents have been known to take place, for example, recently there was a fatal car accident that involved three persons and a pedestrian.If you are ever injured in a Lynn driving accident caused by a negligent or reckless driver, you should take a few simple steps to protect yourself.First, seek medical attention as soon as possible, if you are injured.At the scene of the auto accident, gather as much information as possible about the vehicle and parties involved. Start by obtaining the license plate number of the different cars involved, as well as the driver’s name and contact information. Also, take pictures of the car accident, even if you use a cell phone camera.Contact the police. Once they arrive, make them aware of any traffic violations that any people may have committed.It is also important to contact a Massachusetts motor vehicle accident attorney to learn your legal rights. The auto accident lawyers at Sheff Law offer over 130 years of experience, compassion, and resources to help you reach a successful result. Our lawyers are experienced and confident at handling car accident cases at all levels, from initial claims to trial and appeals. Sheff Law, a well known and strong law firm in Boston, has handled cases throughout Massachusetts.