Personal Injury Blog

RI Population Growth and More Dangerous Drivers on the Road

Rhode Island may be the nation’s smallest state, but its population is growing. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s latest figures, Rhode Island’s population grew for the fourth straight year in 2015 with the number of Rhode Island residents increasing to 1,056,298. From this growth, the state’s demographics have also changed significantly. In addition, […]

Importance Of Police Reports In Middletown, RI Car Accident Cases

If you are involved in a Middletown car accident, information and documentation are extremely important if you want to make a claim for injuries and losses. One source of information is a police report. The report is created by the officer at the scene and contains relevant information about the car accident. It is […]

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 […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: November 4 – 11, 2019

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.37 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:
Viatrexx Bio Incorporated Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Sterile Injectables Due to a […]

North Kingstown, RI Woman Receives $165,000 Car Accident Settlement From USAA Insurance Company.

Recently d’Oliveira & Associates attorney, Laura Cameron, obtained a $165,000 settlement from USAA Insurance Company for a North Kingstown, RI woman, who was seriously injured in a car accident. Our client was struck head on by a vehicle causing serious injuries to her neck and back which required surgery to remedy.

Attorney Laura Cameron, said […]

Ice & Snow Covered Roads Cause Providence Car Accidents

With the summer heat going away, we trade in rain for potential ice and snow. A driver is in complete control of their vehicle, but they cannot control the forces of nature. However, there are steps to take to reduce the amount of accidents that the cold seasons can bring to drivers. If you […]

The Most Dangerous Songs To Listen To While Driving

A recent study looked at 20 drivers in 60 different driving simulation tests to see what type of music caused more aggressive driving behavior. The study took into account the type of music played, how often and how fast lanes were switched, and the mental work-load of the drivers, among other factors. If you […]

What To Know About the New Medical Screening Tool on Facebook

In an effort to combat cancer and cardiovascular complications, a brand new tool launched on Facebook recently known as the Preventative Health Tool (PHT). PHT allows Facebook users to input their age and gender to receive recommended preventative screenings as helpful reminders.The tool, made with the partnership of the American Cancer Society, American College […]

The New RI Legislation Regarding Childhood Sexual Abuse

Referred to as, “Annie’s Bill,” the Rhode Island General Assembly recently passed a bill to increase the statute of limitation in which a victim can file a claim against a person who sexually abused them as a child. In a win for victims, they can now have adequate amount of time to deal with […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: October 28 – November 3, 2019

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.33 Recalls to be aware this week.
Medical Devices & Equipment:
Ethicon Recalls ECHELON FLEX™ ENDOPATH® Staplers for Failure to Completely Form Staples.
Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:
Generic Xanax […]