From August 2017 to August 2018, Juul sold over $1 billion in devices and pods, effectively capturing 76.1% of the electronic cigarette market. According to a survey conducted by Truth Initiative in 2018, teens between the ages of 15-17 were sixteen (16) times more likely to be Juul users than those between the ages of 25-34. Just how was Juul so successful in getting a brand new generation addicted to nicotine when smoking was already on a steep decline? Juul Copied Big Tobacco’s Playbook The strategies Big Tobacco companies employed is no secret to the public. Due to the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA), an accord between Attorney General’s for 46 states and four (4) cigarette manufacturers in 1998, the advertisements of old from Big Tobacco companies, as well as confidential memos and other advertising research, is available to be seen by the general public. Juul had complete access to this material like anyone else. Taking one look at older Juul advertising pictures, which included young adults in hip and fun environments, tells you that they were targeting new youth customers. Many comparison pictures between Big Tobacco advertisements and Juul’s look strikingly identical to one another. Much like Big Tobaccos attempts, Juul sold its products in various flavors. Some of the more popular flavors included cool cucumber, strawberry milk, crème brulee and fruit medley. To a generation who saw traditional smoking as a harsh smelling relic from their parents’ generation, this exciting burst of flavors was very enticing. In recent times, these flavor choices have become the crux of the youth epidemic and a nationwide ban on flavored vape products that are pod-based has recently gone into effect. Months prior, some states have already put bans on flavored vape products to curve the epidemic. Juul went further than Big Tobacco’s Playbook In 1998, when Big Tobacco companies were heavily restricted in their forms of continued advertisement, the internet was in its infancy and social media was non-existent. Since the MSA never included non-combustible tobacco products, Juul had a loophole to advertise in an area not yet explored. Juul posted things on their Twitter account, such as when a popular celebrity was spotted with a Juul device. They advertised online about youth-friendly parties where they gave out starter kits and played movies that teenagers would be in to. They even contracted online promoters that the youth could identify with to push their product on their sites. Juul Designed an E-Cigarette that would Appeal to the Youth Just by its looks alone, you can tell why young people would be drawn to this e-cigarette. Generation Z, roughly between the ages of 7-22, grew up in an era where technology is cool. Juul’s device resembles that of a USB flash drive and is small enough to be hidden from teachers and parents or camouflaged as a flash drive. It can even be recharged by plugging it into your laptop or desktop, further emphasizing the techy look. There is also an undocumented “party mode” feature to this device. Within party mode, the device cycles rapidly through different colored LED lights. To activate this mode, one needs to puff on the device until the LED light turns white and then wave the Juul device around quickly. This mode, with its vibrant flashy lights, is very popular with teen vapers. Juul Falsely Advertised their Product was Safe Many of the youth who were spoken to in recent times explain that they thought Juul was completely safe. They thought it was flavored water vapor and had no idea nicotine was in it. The question that must be asked is why would they think this? A major component of this confusion comes from Juul’s failure to adequately warn the public that this product contained nicotine. Until August of 2018, many of Juul’s promotional emails and other advertisements had absolutely no reference to this being a nicotine-based product. The FDA demanded that the warning label on the packaging also be enlarged as it did not meet standards. Even the word “vape” bring to mind harmless water vaper which is why teenagers think it is harmless. To make matters worse, students have testified that Juul representatives have gone to schools to talk about their product under the guise of youth smoking prevention. Under oath, teens testified that the Juul representative said the product was “totally safe” and that they should refer their nicotine addicted friends to Juul as it is a safer alternative. Some even testified that the representatives said it would only be a matter of time before the FDA approved of Juul. Contact an Experienced Juul E-Cigarette Lawyer Today! Juul e-cigarettes have been called into question for their deceptive marketing practices and the harm they have caused to the youth of the nation. If you or a loved one have developed complications due to the use of Juul e-cigarettes, you need a lawyer who can fight for your rights and get you the compensation you deserve. We work with experienced Juul E-Cigarette Lawyers around the nation who are ready to hear your case. Call us toll-free at 1-800-992-6878 or fill out an online contact form for a free (no obligation) case evaluation. Sources: https://truthinitiative.org/press/press-release/new-study-reveals-teens-16-times-more-likely-use-juul-older-age-groups https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/25/health/juul-reps-in-classroom-teen-testimony/index.html

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Recently d’Oliveira & Associates attorney, D. Robin Gouveia, obtained a $125,000 policy limits settlement from Progressive Insurance Company for a Newport, RI woman, who was injured in a car accident. While traveling as a passenger in Newport, RI, our client was struck by another vehicle that ran through a red traffic light. After being taken to the emergency room, x-rays showed that her arm was fractured. As a result, she underwent invasive surgery to remedy. During the time before the surgery, our client was in a lot of pain, which interfered heavily with her daily life. Attorney D. Robin Gouveia said, “We did a full investigation of the facts and determined the accident to our passenger client was caused by the negligence of both drivers. We submitted a demand for the policy limits to both insurers because it was clear the case was worth these full limits. The insurer attempted to settle under the limits but we stood firm and fought for the client. Eventually, after several discussions, they agreed and offered what we were demanding.” Contact a Knowledgeable Rhode Island Car Accident Lawyer If you or a loved one were injured in a car accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, pain and suffering and lost income, among other losses. Speak with a knowledgeable Rhode Island Car Accident Lawyer who has extensive experience dealing with the insurance companies and knows how to get you the settlement or award you deserve. You will not pay any fees unless we win your case. Call our Middletown office today at (401) 846-5449 or fill out a contact form for a free (no obligation) case evaluation.

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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. 22 Recalls to be aware this week. Medical Devices & Equipment: CME America Recalls BodyGuard Infusion Pump System Due to Risk of Over-, and Under-infusion. Pharmaceuticals/Drugs: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Phytonadione Injectable Emulsion USP, 10 mg/mL Single-Dose Ampules Due To Ampules Breaking And Shattering Upon Opening. Auto: Land Rover is recalling 1,553 model year 2017-2018 Discovery vehicles with low line headlight assemblies. When towing a trailer with the trailer lights connected to the trailer socket and the vehicle’s Daytime Running Lights (DRL) are on, the trailer lights may not function. Lamborghini recalls Aventador SVJ Coupes and Roadsters. The interior door handle mechanism may fail, resulting in the door being unable to be opened by using the inside door handle. The first covers certain 2014-15 Ford Fiestas, 2014-16 Ford Fusions, and 2014-16 Lincoln MKZs with doors that might not close properly. The second pertains to 2021 Ford E-Series stripped chassis and cutaway vehicles with a wiring harness that might chaffe and expose important wiring. Motorcycle/Scooters: BMW recalls motorcycles with brake light issue. A flashing brake light can cause confusion to other drivers on the road, increasing the risk of a crash. Triumph recalls Trophy SE A1 and Trophy SE A1 Launch motorcycles. The motorcycle may suffer a sudden loss of lighting or an engine stall. Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories: Triple E recalls model year 2020 Wonder travel trailers. The 12V ceiling pot light wires are not protected with a grommet where they pass through the aluminum tubing, allowing them to chafe and arc. Thor Motor Coach recalls Tellaro & Sequence motorhomes. The shifter cable may disconnect from the transmission. Forest River recalls Berkshire and Sportscoach motorhomes. The brake caliper mounting bolts may not be tightened properly. Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements: Guan’s Mushroom Co Recalls Enoki Because of Possible Health Risk. Tiffany Food Corp. Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Huangfushanzen Dried Mushrooms. Allergy Alert Issued By Winter Gardens Quality Foods, Inc. for Undeclared Milk in Vodka Sauce. Lindt & Sprüngli (USA) recalls Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa chocolate bars. The product contains milk and soy, allergens not declared on the label. Al-Shamas Food Products recalls spring rolls and samosas. The products may contain milk, an allergen not declared on the label. Chicago Indoor Garden recalls Red Clover Sprouts and products containing clover sprouts. The products are contaminated with E. coli 0103. Infant & Children Products: Kids & Koalas baby walkers recalled. The baby walkers fail to meet the federal safety standard. Kidz Concepts recalls Lilly of New York children’s winter boots. The boots’ sole contains excessive levels of lead. Grizzly Industrial recalls children’s tool kits. The tool belt, hammer and suspenders contain excessive levels of lead. Pet Food & Animal Products: IcelandicPlus LLC Voluntarily Recalls Whole Capelin Fish Pet Treats Because Product Exceeds FDA Size Restrictions. Miscellaneous: Crate and Barrel recalls glass pitchers. The handle on the pitcher can break, posing a laceration hazard. Hawthorne Hydroponics recalls Grower’s Edge vaporizers. The vaporizers can overheat and possibly cause a fire. Sources: fda.gov, cspc.gov, usda.gov, reuters.com, safekids.org, goodhousekeeping.com, consumeraffairs.com, foodsafetynews.com, usatoday.com, autoblog.com, powersportsbusiness.com, roadandtrack.com, uscgboating.org, wemakeitsafer.com, guns.com

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Car accidents can result in many different types of injuries. Vehicle occupants may escape with minor injuries such as bumps or bruises or they may suffer devastating injuries and even death. The nature and extent of injuries sustained in a car accident could depend on a number of factors including the speed of the vehicles, the force of the collision and the manner in which safety devices such as seatbelts and airbags worked during the accident. Regardless of the type of injuries you have sustained in a car accident, it is critical that you get immediate medical care. Even if you feel fine immediately after the accident, you should go to the emergency room or see the doctor as soon as possible. In the event you have suffered an injury, seeing a doctor and getting the treatment you need is the best way to document it. Car Accident Injuries Here are some of the most common injuries car accident victims suffer: Neck injuries: Whiplash is the most common neck injury individuals suffer in auto accidents. These injuries occur after a sudden acceleration-deceleration force that causes rapid forward and backward movement of the head and neck. While some people recover from these injuries, others continue to experience pain and symptoms even years after the injury. Facial injuries: These are injuries occur when occupants hit their face on any part of the car such as the steering wheel or windshield. In severe cases, facial bones could be crushed. In addition, broken glass can cut the face. Victims of facial injuries may require reconstructive or cosmetic surgery. Some may become permanently scarred or disfigured. Broken bones: Broken bones sustained in a car accident can be more serious because of the extreme forces on the person. Car accident victims who suffer broken bones might need surgery and hardware, such as screws, to secure the bones. Internal organ damage: Auto accidents often result in damage to internal organs such as the heart, kidneys, lungs and spleen. Internal bleeding is not always immediately identified and can even be deadly. This is why car accident victims should seek treatment even if they have no visible injury. You cannot see an internal injury, but that does not make it any less dangerous. Brain injuries: Traumatic brain injuries are a common consequence of auto accidents. When you hit your head against the windshield or any part of the car or if you are ejected and strike your head, you are likely to suffer serious brain injuries that could leave you permanently disabled. Brain injury victims often need lengthy hospitalization, surgery and extensive rehabilitation. Spinal injuries: Spinal injuries result from damage to the vertebrae, ligaments or disks of the spinal column or to the spinal cord. A traumatic injury to the spine might be caused by a sudden blow that fractures, dislocates, crushes or compresses one or more of your vertebrae. Added damage can occur over days or weeks because of bleeding, swelling, inflammation or fluid accumulation around the spinal cord. These are injuries that need immediate attention. Serious spinal cord injuries could result in paralysis. Contact An Experienced Auto Accident Lawyer If you or someone you know has been injured in a car accident, experienced Rhode Island car accident lawyers at d’Oliveira & Associates can help you better understand your legal rights and options. You may be entitled to receive compensation for your medical bills, lost income and pain and suffering, among other losses. No fees are received unless you win your case. For a free (no obligation) case evaluation, call us toll free at 1-800-992-6878 or fill out our contact form online.

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In 2010, almost five thousand motorcycle fatalities occurred, accounting for 14% of all deaths on the road, despite the fact that motorcycles only comprise 1% of all miles that were travelled by motor vehicles in that year. Injuries and fatalities to drivers and passengers of motorcycles were also more common with riders and passengers who were not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. Motorcycle riders are at a high risk of being injured when they are in the process of travelling on the road. Motorcycles do not provide the same amount of protection that a seat belt and other protective gear that passengers in automobiles receive. A motorcycle occupant is exposed to the environment, and may be at risk of receiving a direct and hard blow on the head and other parts of the body in a motorcycle collision. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that motorcyclists are about 21 times more likely to die in a traffic accident than those either driving a car or as passengers in a car who are wearing their seatbelts. Federal and state laws have been enacted requiring motorcyclists to wear helmets while riding, though some states only require helmets for riders under a certain age, while the federal government no longer threatens to withdraw a certain percentage of highway funds if a state allows motorcycle operators to ride without wearing a helmet. The stated purpose behind such legislation is to save lives. The NHTSA also estimates that helmets are 35% effective in preventing fatalities, meaning that out of every one hundred deaths of those killed while riding a motorcycle, thirty-five of them would have survived if they were wearing a helmet. Another very important statistic to pay attention to is the observation based on the findings of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. These statistics tend to show that more than 70% of deaths of drivers of motorcycles occurred in states with either a lack of helmet laws or with helmet laws that are less restrictive than the universal helmet laws that some states have. Motorcycle riders have very minimal means of protecting themselves. A helmet, when worn in the proper way, is the most effective way to protect riders from a head injury or brain damage. While wearing a helmet may not guarantee your safety, it is still the best precaution to minimize potential risks during a traffic collision. Do You Need a MA Motorcycle Accident Attorney? If you or a loved one has been in a motorcycle accident, you should consider contacting a lawyer with experience in handling these types of cases. The motorcycle accident attorneys of d’Oliveira & Associates would like to meet with you and discuss the investigation of your motorcycle accident claim. Our law firm has represented and assisted numerous motorcycle accident victims in bringing lawsuits against other drivers and insurance companies alike, and there are no fees unless we are successful. To have a member of our law office contact you, please fill out a contact form or call us at 1-800-992-6878.

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Spending time in a hospital is unpleasant enough for the patient, but most often, they also have to deal with the risk of acquiring complications.  Among the most common hospital-acquired infections, are infections after a surgery. The RI hospital infection lawyers from d’Oliveira & Associates want you to be aware of the many risk factors. Infections After Surgeries Occur Due to the Following Risk Factors: Failure to obtain the medical history and condition of the patient; Failure to give antibiotics before the surgery begins; Improper shaving and preparation of the surgical site; Use of invasive devices; Poorly maintained facilities; Contaminated devices used during the surgery; Prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria from the overuse of antibiotics to heal the wound; Improper hygiene and sanitation of the staff; Improper dressing or drainage of the wounds; and Failure of the doctor to explain how you should take care of your wound. Fever is the most common first sign of infection. In surgical site infections (SSIs), infections develop in the part of the body where the surgery took place. The wound becomes reddish, swells and excretes cloudy fluid. It may also feel too hot or too painful to touch. Infections create a lot of added burden to a patient. Aside from financial burden, the patient’s health, ability to work and even life are at stake. In fact, surgical site infections are among the major sources of morbidity in the United States. The hospital and its staff are required to maintain a certain standard of care and observe safety measures in providing health care services, including the performance of surgeries. Absent the requisite standard care, the hospital may be held liable for the damages caused to the patient. If you or a loved one suffered any infection or complication from a surgery, you have the right to seek compensation for the neglect and malpractice of the hospital in performing the operation. Contact a RI medical negligence attorney now. If you believe that you or one of your loved ones have contracted a healthcare-associated infection, you may want to speak with a personal injury attorney regarding a potential claim. An injury lawyer familiar with new developments in the investigation of healthcare-associated infection may be able to help you make important personal and legal decisions. d’Oliveira & Associates is working with some of the leading lawyers in the country who are handling these cases. Please contact the Law Offices of d’Oliveira & Associates at 1-800-992-6878 or fill out a contact form for a free legal consultation.

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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. 32 Recalls to be aware this week. Medical Devices & Equipment: CME America Recalls BodyGuard Microset Infusion Sets for the BodyGuard Infusion Pump System Due to Risk of Under-Infusion. Pharmaceuticals/Drugs: NumbSkin Pain Relief Cream Recalled by SeeNext Venture Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning. Novartis Recalls 100 mg Sandimmune and Neoral Prescription Drug Blister Packages Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning. Earthroma Recalls Wintergreen Essential Oil Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning. Earth Sonnets Recalls Wintergreen Essential Oil Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning. Plant Therapy Recalls Wintergreen Essential Oils and Essential Oil Blends with Wintergreen Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning. Auto: All 2019-2020 Volvos to be recalled over automatic emergency braking failure. 121,605 cars are being recalled, encompassing every model in its lineup. Joyson Safety Systems recalls rear seat belt retractors. The seat belt may not restrain occupants. Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories: Heartland recalls model year 2020 Shadow Cruiser Ultra Lite trailers. The certification label contains incorrect GVWR information. Kawasaki USA Recalls Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Oil Leak, Fire Hazard. Debris can ignite on the vehicle’s exhaust manifold; and frozen water can block the breather hose allowing oil to leak, posing a fire hazard. Kawasaki USA Recalls Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard. The steering shaft can develop excessive wear and affect steering control resulting in a crash hazard, posing a risk of injury or death. Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements: Winco Foods recalls frozen blackberries and frozen berry medley. The products may be contaminated with Norovirus. Lindt & Sprüngli (USA) Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall on Undeclared Milk and Soy in One Lot of Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa Chocolate Bars. AFC Distribution Corp. (“AFC”) is voluntary recalling Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp (Sushi Ebi). Raw Seafoods, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat in Wegmans Brand Oven Safe Salmon Teriyaki and Oven Safe Ginger Salmon. Henry & Tenry Food Products recalls spring rolls. The products may contain milk, an allergen not declared on the label. Chicago Indoor Garden Voluntarily Recalls Clover Sprouts and Products Containing Clover Sprouts Due To Possible Health Risk. Natural Remedy recalls Active Male. The dietary supplement for male enhancement contains tadalafil not declared on the label. Mountain Rose Herbs Recalls Organic Kudzu Root Herbal Supplement Due to Possible Health Risk. Infant & Children Products: Kids & Koalas Baby Walkers Recalled Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazards; Sold Exclusively on Amazon.com. Lilly of New York Children’s Winter Boots Recalled by Kidz Concepts Due to Violation of Federal Lead Content Ban; Sold Exclusively at Zulily.com. Thule Recalls Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapters Due to Fall Hazard. The plastic brackets on the car seat adapter can break, posing a fall hazard to infants. Children’s Tool Kits Recalled by Grizzly Industrial Due to Violation of Federal Lead Content Ban and Toy Safety Requirements. Sporting Equipment: Woom bikes USA Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall and Injury Hazard. The bicycle’s front fork can loosen and detach, posing fall and injury risks to the rider. C3 Manufacturing Recalls Perfect Descent Climbing Systems Climbing Belay Devices Due to Fall Hazard. Household Products: Crate and Barrel Recalls Glass Pitchers Due to Laceration Hazard. The handle on the pitcher can break, posing a laceration hazard. Homestar recalls Finch dressers. The dressers can tip over if they are not anchored to the wall. Industrial/Tools: American Honda Recall of Portable Generators Due to Fire and Burn Hazards. The portable generator’s inverter assembly can short circuit with the presence of salt water. Miscellaneous: Belle Chemical Recalls Drain Cleaner Product Due to Violation of FHSA Labeling Requirement. Belle Chemical Recalls Sodium Hydroxide and Potassium Hydroxide Products Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Packaging Requirement and Violation of FHSA Labeling Requirement. Boyer Recalls Six Brands of Sodium and Potassium Hydroxide Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Packaging Requirement; Injuries Reported. Hawthorne Hydroponics Recalls Grower’s Edge Vaporizers Due To Burn, Shock and Fire Hazard. Sources: fda.gov, cspc.gov, usda.gov, reuters.com, safekids.org, goodhousekeeping.com, consumeraffairs.com, foodsafetynews.com, usatoday.com, autoblog.com, powersportsbusiness.com, roadandtrack.com, uscgboating.org, wemakeitsafer.com, guns.com

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Autonomous cars are quickly becoming a reality. Tech companies have been working on the machines for decades and they are now putting their cars on the road for the first time. 4 states, including California, Florida, Michigan, and Nevada, as well as Washington D.C. have passed laws that legally allow autonomous vehicles on the roads as long as they meet certain safety conditions. Similar laws are pending in 16 other states, including Massachusetts. But the question remains: who is responsible if an autonomous car crashes? Are Autonomous Cars Self-Driving? First, it is important to understand the difference between “self-driving” and “autonomous” cars. Self-driving cars do not require a person to be in the car at all because they are run solely by computers. Autonomous cars drive themselves, but have a person in the driver’s seat in case of an emergency. The current laws allow for autonomous cars because lawmakers recognize that there is a human element that may be necessary for a complicated task, but they do not yet allow self-driving cars. Who Is Responsible In an Accident? In the event of a car accident caused by an autonomous car, there are several potential parties that could be held responsible. First and foremost, the owner of the car itself can probably be responsible, just like with a regular car accident. However, the manufacturer of the car may be held responsible if a defective piece of technology caused the accident, such as a camera or sensor used by the car. Additionally, the company that produced the computer code could also be held responsible if the accident was the result of a bad decision by the car, even though everything else worked just as it should have. There are still enormous questions that have to be answered, and the technology that powers autonomous cars has a long way to go before it becomes safe enough for the cars to become commonplace.

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More likely than not, patients who have undergone a surgical procedure or operation may have experienced being under anesthesia. This allows the patient to enter either an unconscious or semi-conscious state without the perception of pain – thus allowing doctors to perform surgeries more efficiently. Two common methods employed in operations today include “local anesthesia,” where only a specific area of the body lose sensory perception, and “general anesthesia,” where certain nerve transmissions and sensory receptors in the brain are inhibited, thus causing total unconsciousness and a total lack of sensation during the course of the surgery. While the practice is considered safe and is used in nearly all surgical procedures today, medical expert and professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, James Levenson, found that close to one third of patients are still more afraid of general anesthesia than the operation itself. Their fears of both the process of anesthesia and the entire idea of being “put to sleep” while doctors operate on you are well warranted concerns as anesthesia accidents still occur. While these errors may be caused by a number of reasons, many cases are as a result of professional error and negligence. While specifically trained anesthesiologists are tasked with inducing anesthesia and monitoring a patient’s status during the course of the surgery, there are still many claims every year of medical malpractice citing anesthesia mistakes. Nurses and doctors monitoring the anesthesia of a patient are supposed to track the carbon dioxide levels in the blood stream. Negligent monitoring of those levels typically leads to a lack of oxygen in the blood stream causing permanent brain damage or death. In fact these instances were, and are so common, that the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation was organized to shed light on these unfortunate medical malpractices and continues to push for improved safety, research, education, and programs. When an error or mistake could have been prevented had the doctor or anesthesiologist monitoring the surgery exercised the requisite standard of care prior, during, and post operation, the healthcare professional may be held liable in a medical malpractice lawsuit for the injury, irreversible damage or death caused by an anesthesia mistake. The fact that the patient reacted differently, or suffered a specific allergic reaction is also not a reasonable justification because the doctors have the duty to assess the suitability of a candidate for anesthesia. If you or a loved one has suffered any injury from an anesthesia accident, the anesthesia accident attorneys at d’Oliveira & Associates want you to know that you may be entitled to Rhode Island anesthesia accident lawsuit. Working with the leading anesthesia lawyers and medical malpractice attorneys handling cases in the nation, the attorneys at d’Oliveira & Associates will work to ensure that you are afforded the legal representation you deserve. If you believe you have an anesthesia accident claim, please contact the law offices of d’Oliveira & Associates at 1-800-992-6867 or fill out a contact form for a free legal consultation.

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Recently d’Oliveira & Associates attorney, Cara Gallucci, obtained a $100,000 policy limits settlement from Hanover Insurance Company for a Taunton, MA woman, who was injured in a car accident. While traveling in Attleboro, MA, our client was struck by another vehicle that ran a stop sign. The accident caused our client to sustain serious injuries to her neck and arms. While recovering and going through procedures to heal her injuries, our client missed substantial time at work, for which she needed to be compensated. Attorney Cara Gallucci said, “I was so thankful that we were able to help this lovely woman. I feel like we were able to not only get her the maximum amount available, but we were able to ease some of the stress she was experiencing because of this life-altering event. We worked very hard to maximize the net proceeds, by obtaining reductions from her health insurer and medical providers. I only home that she can continue to improve and have her good health restored.” If you or a loved one were injured in a car accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, pain and suffering and lost earnings, among other losses. Speak with an experienced Taunton Car Accident Lawyer who has the knowledge to deal with the insurance companies and knows how to get you the settlement or award you deserve. You will not pay any fees unless we win your case. Call our Taunton office today at 1-508-822-6373 or fill out a contact form for a free (no obligation) case evaluation.

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