Personal Injury Blog

Misconceptions Regarding Slip and Fall Lawsuits

People considering filing a slip and fall lawsuit should be aware of some misconceptions regarding these types of claims. A slip and fall lawsuit requires evidence that shows negligence on the part of the property owner. Negligence is determined by looking at the property owner’s actions or lack thereof leading up to a slip […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: September 10 – 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.23 Recalls to be aware this week.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:
Recalled Heart DrugsGlobal health regulators find second toxin in common heart drug. The recalled drugs made […]

What Are Statute of Limitations in RI?

Statute of limitations sets out the maximum time or period after an event within which a legal action may be initiated. The time limitation protects both the plaintiff and the defendant in a legal case in that it deems it appropriate to file the action while the evidence has not deteriorated or disappeared. In […]

Causes of Hospital Infection

Hospital infections and healthcare acquired infections (HAIs) are infections that can occur when hospital officials become negligent and complacent, and when the hospital staff fails to practice proper hygiene. This makes the transmission and spread of bacteria and viruses likely, and the hospital; an environment that sustains the existence of bacteria.
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What Can I Do If My Cancer Was Not Diagnosed?

As if being diagnosed with cancer is not enough, sometimes errors on behalf of the physician lead to a failure to diagnose the cancer early and make the road to recovery much longer and much more difficult. If cancer is caught early, it is possible to contain it and ensure a full recovery. When […]

How Important are Bicycle Helmets?

Head injuries stemming from bicycle accidents happen every day. These types of accidents occur because of a variety of reasons such as road hazards, distracted driving, carelessness, and product defects. If you are involved in a bicycle accident, it is important to seek legal counsel immediately. The Law Offices of d’Oliveira & Associates, are prepared […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: September 3 – 9, 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:
Alcon Announces Voluntary Global Market Withdrawal of CyPass Micro-Stent for Surgical Glaucoma.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:
Beaumont Bio […]

Do You Still Suffer from Headaches after Your Accident?

What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?
A traumatic brain injury can be caused by a car accident or any other accident that results in a head injury. Brain injuries are extremely serious and can be life threatening. Sometimes brain injuries can go undiagnosed at first, and the damage from head trauma is often irreversible.

What are […]

Childproofing Your Home

Childproofing your home is a key step in protecting your children from harm. It is important to childproof your home multiple times. First before your child is born, again once the child is crawling and also once your child is walking. The best way to childproof your home is to get down on your […]

Should I Be Worried About Infection After a Dog Bite Injury?

It is estimated by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that about 4.5 million people are injured by dog bites each year in the U.S. However, because many dog bite victims do not seek medical care after the bite occurs, this number may actually be higher.

However, about 1 million people do […]