Personal Injury Blog

Common Causes for Trucking Accidents In The U.S.

The trucking industry employs approximately 9 million people, with over 3.5 million employed as drivers. Through the negligence and fault of some truck drivers, owners, and/or operators, trucking accidents happen every year, at a rate of 500,000 per year, causing around 5,000 deaths.

In almost 98% of the time, the passengers or driver of the […]

Slip and Fall Personal Injury

A slip and fall personal injury can occur while visiting someone’s home, attending school, working on the job site, shopping in the supermarket, or walking on the sidewalk. A slip and fall caused by wet floors, icy sidewalks and parking lots, spilled grease, uneven walking surfaces, and cluttered walkways can cause serious personal injury. Slip […]

Newport Car Accident Lawyer: Do I Need an Attorney?

The first thing that you really need to do following a Newport car accident is to seek medical attention, because some injuries may not manifest at the beginning. The doctor would be able to record his or her findings about your condition and can check if there are injuries that might manifest in the […]

Workers’ Compensation Attorney: Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Isn’t the Point of the Workers’ Compensation System to Avoid Hiring a RI Workers’ Compensation Attorney?
Yes, the system was designed to help the injured worker heal and get back to work as quickly as possible. This goal is fostered through the provision of financial support and medical help to the injured worker, as […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: November 26 – December 2, 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.24 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:
Pfizer Inc. Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Consumer Level Recall of Six Lots of […]

Inattentive Driving: Texting, Making Phone Calls While Driving

Most Americans admit to multitasking while driving. An inattentive driving activity is any activity that distracts and endangers the driver, passengers, and bystanders. These distractions include eating and drinking, talking to passengers, texting, calling, watching videos, reading maps, shaving, applying makeup, and anything that takes attention away from driving.
The repercussions are serious and can […]

Police Report or Uniform Crash Report in a Car Accident Lawsuit

Automobile accidents are a distressing event and a party to an accident should take certain steps to minimize personal injury and legal liability. First, the parties involved in an accident should assess any personal injuries. The parties should then exchange information. Next, a party should record facts about the accident. It is also important to […]

I Was In An Auto Accident: Who Will Pay For My Medical Bills?

An auto accident is any driver’s worst nightmare. The injured party does not only deal with the injuries, lost wages and opportunities, mental distress, damages to his or her property, and proving fault when he or she files a claim or lawsuit. Among the injured person’s biggest worries is who has the responsibility to […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: November 19 – 25, 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.18 Recalls to be aware this week.
Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:
Recalled TabletsFresenius Kabi Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 0.9% Due to Product […]

Rear End Collision Lawyers In Rhode Island

Rear end collisions are a regular sight while driving, especially in the metropolitan areas of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. According to Science Daily, there were 1.8 million rear end collisions in 2006. The frequency of rear end collisions and related car accidents makes understanding auto accident liability essential for every driver.

Oftentimes drivers assume that […]