Tips For Avoiding Boating Accidents This Summer In Massachusetts

Boaters can benefit from understanding common causes of boating accidents and measures that can help prevent these accidents. During the summer, fishing, Jet-skiing, tow sports and sailing represent popular forms of recreation for many Worcester residents and visitors. Unfortunately, these hobbies aren’t without risks. In 2014, more than 80 recreational boating accidents occurred in Massachusetts, including five […]

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The Dangers Of Using Hands Free Technology In MA

Orthopedic surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital repeatedly kept patients waiting under anesthesia longer – sometimes more than an hour longer – than was medically necessary or safe, as they juggled two or even three simultaneous operations, according to a federal lawsuit that alleges frequent billing fraud at the prestigious hospital. Dr. Lisa Wollman, a former […]

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Suit Calls Double-Booked Surgeries At MGH Risky

Orthopedic surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital repeatedly kept patients waiting under anesthesia longer – sometimes more than an hour longer – than was medically necessary or safe, as they juggled two or even three simultaneous operations, according to a federal lawsuit that alleges frequent billing fraud at the prestigious hospital. Dr. Lisa Wollman, a former […]

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Study Finds Designated Drivers Often Too Drunk To Drive

Numerous public awareness campaigns across the country have encouraged those who are planning a night out to ensure they have a designated driver to get them home safely. Taking such measures is a wise choice for anyone who is drinking, but unfortunately, not all designated drivers take their role as seriously as they should. According […]

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Retailer Liable For Wrongful Death Caused By Swimming Pool Slide

Under Massachusetts law, a person who, by his or her negligence, causes the death of another person, is liable for the loss and damages they have caused. This certainly applies to a retail store whose negligence causes a wrongful death, as was demonstrated in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court case of Aleo v. SLB Toys USA, […]

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Massachusetts Elderly May Be At Risk In Nursing Homes

Nursing homes should be places where the elderly can go to be in comfort when they can no longer care for themselves. Yet the unfortunate truth is that the elderly admitted to nursing homes are often victims of nursing home neglect. Nursing home abuse and neglect can be devastating to those seeking to live out their […]

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How To Help Your Teen Avoid The Risks Of Texting And Driving

There are certain steps parents can take to help their teen avoid the risks associated with texting and driving. In the U.S., including here in Massachusetts, distracted driving accidents injure and take the lives of many on a daily basis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every day, more than 1,153 people […]

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Hit-And-Run Accidents In Massachusetts

On December 2, 2011 a 77 year-old Massachusetts woman was walking to go purchase a newspaper when she reported “feeling a thud” and finding herself on the ground with people surrounding her, telling her not to move because she had been hit. The driver of the car fled the scene. Police later arrested the driver […]

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Distracted Driving Blamed For Historic Drop In Life Expectancy

Life expectancy in the U.S. has dropped for the first time since 1993 and distracted driving may be to blame. For the first time in decades, the life expectancy of American men and women has declined, and distracted driving may be partially to blame, according to the MIT Technology Review. Figures from the National Center […]

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Consumer Reports Study Finds Serious Safety Risks In Hospitals

Consumer Reports recently published the results of an extensive hospital safety study. The results show that patients are at risk of infections and other preventable injury at hospitals across the country. The researchers analyzed data from over 1,000 hospitals and also conducted interviews, reviewed medical literature, and drew from hospital safety investigations and inspection records. […]

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    We're Joining Tetzel Law!

    We are excited to let you know that effective January 1, 2024, Attorneys Kevin Donius and Roger Brunelle of Sbrogna, Brunelle & Donius, LLP, along with our paralegals Nicole LeBlanc and Denise Geoghan, have joined forces with Tetzel Law, a Boston based firm specializing in cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence and abuse, and construction accidents.  We encourage you to visit Tetzel Law’s website at www.tetzellaw.com to learn more about the firm.  With Tetzel Law, we now have offices in Boston, Worcester, Woburn and Hingham.


    For existing clients, you may still reach us at the same phone numbers previously provided or call us at Tetzel Law directly at 617-742-1700.  Further, while we still have our existing emails, any new emails should be sent to the following email addresses:

    Kevin Donius: kdonius@tetzellaw.com

    Roger Brunelle: rbrunelle@tetzellaw.com

    Nicole LeBlance: nleblanc@tetzellaw.com

    Denise Geoghan: dgeoghan@tetzellaw.com

    We look forward to continuing our representation of injured individuals throughout Massachusetts with Tetzel Law.

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