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Young Man From Warwick Gets $180,000 Settlement After Slip and Fall at School

After suffering serious injuries from a slip and fall accident, the young Warwick man called the Warwick slip and fall lawyers at d’Oliveira & Associates for help. He had been leaving school that day and was headed towards the parking lot when he slipped and fell on an icy walkway that had not been […]

Tips for Filing a Claim After a Hit and Run Car Accident

Hit and run accidents are all too common, and in fact recent studies have shown that the number of these accidents is on the rise. According to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, more than 1 hit and run accident occurs every minute in the U.S. This resulted in over 138,000 […]

Tesla Agrees to Set Aside $5 Million to Settle Class Action over Defective Autopilot

Tesla has agreed to set up a $5 million dollar fund to settle claims that its Enhanced Autopilot system is defective and dangerous. Owners of Tesla vehicles filed a class action against the California auto maker alleging that the autopilot function in the cars did not work at all or was dangerous to use. […]

Jury Awards Texas Firefighter $1.2 Million for Injuries Caused by IVC Filter

Cook Medical lost in a civil case filed against the company alleging that the Cook Celect IVC Filter caused serious injuries to a Texas firefighter. The man had been treated with a temporary IVC filter in 2015 to prevent blood clots from reaching his heart and lungs. The plan was to remove the filter […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: July 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.18 Recalls to be aware this week.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:
Recalled Blister PackagesSandoz and Novartis Recall Prescription Drug Blister Packages Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant […]

Avoiding Summer Time Slip and Fall Accidents and Injuries at the Pool

With the summer season upon us, many families will be heading out to the pool for some fun and relaxation. Many summer camp programs also offer daily or weekly pool time for children who attend the programs. While pool activities provide a great deal of entertainment, there can also be dangerous conditions, such as […]

Biggest Talc Trial Yet is Underway in Missouri State Court

Johnson & Johnson faces another trial in the ongoing talc litigation over allegations that the company’s talc products cause ovarian cancer. This time, 22 ovarian cancer victims are claiming that long-term, daily use of Johnson & Johnson products, such as J&J Baby Powder and Shower to Shower, was the cause of their ovarian cancer. […]

A Shift From ‘Horseless Carriage’ To ‘Driverless Car’

The world is changing before our very eyes, as new technology and developments allow for tremendous growth in the industries that we as Americans depend on. Flip phones have become iPhones, analog watches have become smartwatches, and now, standard or automatic cars are on the rise to become self-driving automobiles. That’s right, auto and […]

What Medical Treatments Are Covered by Workers’ Compensation in Rhode Island?

If you have been injured while at work, the first thing on your mind is most likely seeking medical attention. Getting prompt treatment for your injury is important for a number of reasons. First and foremost is your physical health and well being. You want to make sure your injuries are addressed and that […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: June 25 – July 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.25 Recalls to be aware this week.

Auto:
Recalled FerrariModel year 2012 Ferrari Californias, 458 Italias, 458 Spiders, and FFs recalled. The passenger front […]