Imagine driving through Chelmsford on your way to work in the morning. The light at the next intersection changes to red so you slowly apply the brake and come to a stop. Unfortunately, the car behind you did not. Now, you have to miss work because of your injuries and still figure out how you are going to pay to fix your car and take care of your medical bills.
Massachusetts, like many other states, has laws on the books that address car accident compensation. While your attorney will be your best source of information when it comes to filing a claim for damages, read below for basic information on the state's laws on damages and time limits for making your claim.