Powers, Dicicco & Sahagian

Powers, Dicicco & Sahagian from Lynnfield Massachusetts works as Consumer Protection Lawyers, Disability Lawyers, Insurance Lawyers, and Product Liability Lawyers. Feel free to contact us at the following contact information.

210 Broadway Suite 104 Lynnfield Massachusetts, 01940
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(781)593-7400

(781)593-7949

www.massworkinjurylawyers.com

Specialties of Powers, Dicicco & Sahagian:
  • Consumer Protection Lawyers
  • Disability Lawyers
  • Insurance Lawyers
  • Product Liability Lawyers
Consumer Protection Lawyers: Consumer protection is linked to the idea of consumer rights, and to the formation of consumer organizations, which help consumers make better choices in the marketplace and get help with consumer complaints. Other organizations that promote consumer protection include government organizations and self-regulating business organizations such as consumer protection agencies and organizations, ombudsmen, the Federal Trade Commission in America, and Better Business Bureaus in America and Canada, etc.
Disability Lawyers: Disability law is largely regulated by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. This Act prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in employment, housing, education, and access to public services. The ADA defines a disability as any of the following: "a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of the individual.", "a record of such impairment." or "being regarded as having such an impairment." While alcoholism is included as a disability, other socially undesirable behavior is excluded from the Act. For example, sexual behavior disorders, compulsive gambling, and pyromania are all excluded. The ADA, however, does not list all impairments covered. The ADA further requires that reasonable accomodation be made so as to provide individuals with disabilities equal opportunities. Agenices and departments charged with enforcement of the ADA include the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Department of Justice.

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