Disputes with neighbors are, unfortunately, a not-uncommon occurrence. They can be unpleasant, stressful, and sometimes escalate into a lawsuit. One category of neighbor dispute involves trees. Many folks take the trees on their property for granted --- they exist and serve a purpose, but we don’t think too much about…

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Last week, Attorney Israel Piedra served as the moderator for a panel discussion during Stay Work Play’s 2nd annual event “NH Next: A Summit for Young Changemakers.” The discussion, which took place online due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, was entitled “Diversity Matters.” The panel was composed of young leaders…

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Previous blogs on this website have discussed lawsuits against ski areas in New Hampshire. The bottom line: it is difficult for injured skiers to succeed in claims against ski resorts. This is true for two reasons. One is that ski areas increasingly use liability releases (aka exculpatory contracts or waivers)…

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Jack S. White

Attorneys Jack White and Israel Piedra both received notable honors this fall. Attorney White was selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a national publication that recognizes just five percent of practicing attorneys in the United States. Attorney White was selected in the area…

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Recreational Rides In New Hampshire

Off-Season Ski Area Amusement park Rides Like the other northern New England states, New Hampshire is home to many ski mountains. However, skiing season doesn’t last all year. Ski resorts in New Hampshire have increasingly diversified their entertainment offerings to increase year-round business. These amusement park type rides can be…

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Attorney Israel Piedra Selected as Nashua Telegraph “40 Under Forty” Honoree

Welts, White & Fontaine, PC attorney Israel Piedra was recently chosen as one of the Nashua Telegraph’s “40 Under Forty” honorees. The Telegraph, in conjunction with Clark & Lavey Benefit Solutions, sponsored the event recognizing the Nashua area’s leaders and innovators in the business, health care, civic, education, and entrepreneurial…

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car accidents caused by overservice

The CDC estimates that 29 people in the United States die every day in a motor vehicle crash involving an alcohol-impaired driver. Sometimes the deceased party is an intoxicated driver himself. Sometimes the victim is an innocent passenger or unlucky driver. Always, it is a tragedy for the victim’s family.…

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Trampoline Park Injuries and Lawsuits in New Hampshire

Trampoline parks are one of the fastest-growing attractions in the entertainment world.  According to industry sources , only three such facilities existed in 2009. Now, there are well over 1,000 worldwide. New Hampshire has several trampoline parks, including  Launch Trampoline Park in Nashua ,  Altitude Trampoline Park in Pelham and Concord ,  Sky…

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iability Waivers

Liability waivers Liability waivers – also known as liability releases or “exculpatory contracts” – are almost omnipresent these days. They’re tucked into sign-up forms, on permission slips, in fine print on the backs of tickets, and in the “terms and conditions” on our favorite websites. As explained in a previous…

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