Personal Injury Blog

Getting Fair Compensation for Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Spring and summer are just around the corner in Rhode Island and this is about the time when many of us prepare to bring out our motorcycles for an exhilarating ride. While the thrill and excitement of riding a motorcycle is undeniable, it can also prove to be extremely dangerous. Motorcycle accidents often result […]

Law Firm Gets Cranston Man $277,000 Settlement

A Cranston motorcycle accident lawyer at d’Oliveira & Associates settled a case on behalf of a client for $277,000 from the Travelers Insurance Company. The client was riding his motorcycle in Rhode Island, when he was struck by another vehicle that turned into his lane. The injured motorcyclist broke his arm and […]

Possible Connection Between Anti Nausea Medication Zofran and Birth Defects

Zofran is a medication that may be prescribed to pregnant women experiencing severe “morning sickness” symptoms including nausea and vomiting. Although Zofran, also known by its generic name, ondansetron, has proved effective in treating nausea and vomiting, recent studies have shown that it can have devastating side effects on both mother and child. Several […]

FDA Warns Testosterone Use Increases Heart Attack Risk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning doctors against over-prescribing testosterone-boosting drugs for men saying that these popular treatments have not been established as a safe or effective means to improve common age-related issues such as low libido and fatigue. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, the agency has […]

Preventing Slip-and-Fall Accidents on Snow and Ice

This winter has been one for the record books. In Massachusetts and Rhode Island, life came to an abrupt and chilly standstill for weeks as we tried to dig out of the snow dumped by consecutive storms. Fresh snow, packed snow, freezing rain, snow covered ice, frozen slush and snow stuck to our footwear […]

Middletown, RI Auto Accident Lawyer Discusses Why You Should Always Speak to a Lawyer Before the Insurance Company

If you have been injured in an auto accident in Middletown, RI you may think you’ve already experienced the worst being involved in the collision but if you speak to an insurance company before you speak to a knowledgeable Middletown, RI auto accident lawyer your actions may add insult to injury.
Speaking with a lawyer […]

Fall River Law Firm gets woman $100,000 Settlement from Geico Insurance Company

The Fall River car accident lawyers at d’Oliveira and Associates recently settled a case on behalf of their injured client for the insurance policy limits of $100,000 from Geico Insurance Company. The client was rear ended by another driver and injured in an accident in Fall River, MA.
The client sustained multiple sprains including her […]

Multiple Car Accident: Who is at Fault?

Multiple car accidents are quite common in Rhode Island. We see them on the news. Maybe, even on the way to work. Investigating multiple car accidents can prove extremely complex. This is because there are a number of parties, insurance companies or even attorneys involved. Eyewitness testimony may vary or even be contradictory depending […]

Injury Lawyers Get $200,000 for Pawtucket Man Injured In a Car Accident

D. Robin Gouveia, an auto accident attorney at d’Oliveira and Associates, PC recently settled a case after getting a Pawtucket man an arbitration award of $236,000. The man was injured in a car accident when he was traveling south on Route 95 in Providence, RI and was hit when another vehicle lost control, crossed […]

Lawsuit Alleges Link between Lipitor and Type 2 Diabetes

Millions of Americans are prescribed statins to lower their cholesterol and prevent heart disease. However, these medications are not without side effects. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned both consumers and health care professionals that those being treated with statins may have an increased risk of raised blood sugar levels and […]