Personal Injury Blog

After Self-Driving SUV Causes Death, Uber Quickly Settles Case with Victim’s Family

While walking her bike across the street, an Arizona woman was tragically struck and killed by a self-driving Uber SUV. There was a “backup safety driver” behind the driver’s wheel at the time of the accident, but the vehicle had been set to auto drive, leaving all control to the SUV itself. Questions were […]

MA Man Gets $92,000 Car Accident Settlement From USAA Insurance

Attorney D. Robin Gouveia, of d’Oliveira & Associates, recently obtained a $92,000 on behalf of a man who was injured in an Amherst, MA car accident. The man pulled over on the highway to offer assistance to an unidentified driver who crashed into the median. Our client, now a pedestrian, was struck by the […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: April 9-16, 2018

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.35 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:
Recalled Essure DevicePremier Pharmacy Labs Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Specific Sterile Injectable […]

What are the Advantages of Hiring an Attorney, instead of Settling with the Insurance Company on My Own?

Contrary to what you may see portrayed on television commercials, insurance companies are not your friend. Even your own insurance company is not your friend. The goal of all insurance companies is to make money and pay out the least amount of money possible to injured persons.

The personal injury attorneys at the Law Offices […]

Motorcycle Safety Tips for the Spring

The first blush of warm spring weather in Rhode Island brings out motorcyclists. There are more than six million motorcycles on our nation’s roadways, according to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Before revving up your engine, it is important to pay close attention to tips that can help prevent injuries or […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: April 2-8, 2018

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.36 Recalls to be aware this week.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:
Recalled Powdered KratomPasta De Lassar Andromaco Skin Protectant 25 Percent Zinc Oxide by MarcasUSA: Recall – […]

Motorcyclists Face Higher Risk for Injury or Death in a Collision: Play it Safe This Spring!

Motorcyclists are much more likely to be seriously injured or even killed in an accident then other drivers. This is due to the fact that the driver of a motorcycle is vulnerable in a collision and can easily be knocked off or thrown from the bike. Government studies show that accidents involving motorcycles cost […]

New Study Links Depression and Fatigue to Higher Rates of Work Injuries in Women

A new study led by researchers from the Colorado School of Public Health recently revealed that women who suffer from depression, anxiety, and fatigue are more likely to get injured on the job. About 17,000 employees occupying a wide range of professions were included in the study published by the Journal of Occupational and […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: March 26 – April 1, 2018

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.29 Recalls to be aware this week.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:
MarcasUSA, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Pasta De Lassar Andromaco Skin Protectant 25% Zinc Oxide […]

RI Man Gets $100,000 Motorcycle Accident Settlement From MetLife Insurance Company

Attorney Cara Gallucci, of d’Oliveira & Associates, recently negotiated a $100,000 settlement on behalf of a man who was injured in an RI motorcycle accident. The man was injured when his motorcycle was struck by a vehicle which entered the roadway from a side street, when it was not cleared to do so. As […]