November 16, 2018

When Purchasing a Car Turns Sour

Drivers throughout Rhode Island face challenges with their vehicles every day, some of which if gone unnoticed could result in car accidents. Roadway safety knowledge is one of the biggest attributes that the driver of a vehicle can possess in order to prevent injuries resulting from car accidents. Some of these safety precautions include knowing…

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April 20, 2018

After Self-Driving SUV Causes Death, Uber Quickly Settles Case with Victim’s Family

While walking her bike across the street, an Arizona woman was tragically struck and killed by a self-driving Uber SUV. There was a “backup safety driver” behind the driver’s wheel at the time of the accident, but the vehicle had been set to auto drive, leaving all control to the SUV itself. Questions were raised…

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February 23, 2018

Post-Traumatic Stress: Auto Accidents

Car accidents can bring about all kinds of unfortunate injuries and traumatic experiences. One of the least known effects of car accidents is the post-traumatic stress those involved can develop after the accident. Whether you were the victim, or the negligent driver, both parties to a car accident can develop mental issues as a result…

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August 18, 2015

Rhode Island Injury Lawyer Explains the Importance of Taking Notes after an Accident

When you have been injured or disabled, it is quite understandable if the furthest thing on your mind at that moment is documenting all the details of the incident. You may be suffering from severe pain, or going through surgeries or other medical procedures to get on the road to recovery. But, an experienced Rhode…

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April 28, 2015

New Bedford Woman Gets $100,000 Settlement After Car Accident

D. Robin Gouveia, a lawyer at d’Oliveira & Associates, got a New Bedford woman a $100,000 settlement from the Commerce Insurance Company after the woman was injured in a car accident. She was a passenger in the car when the at-fault driver lost control in Dartmouth. She had internal bleeding which required surgery and follow…

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April 24, 2015

Middletown Car Accident Lawyer Gets $100,000 For Injured Pedestrian

Attorney D. Robin Gouveia, of d’Oliveira & Associates, recently got a Middletown woman a $100,000 settlement from the USAA Insurance Company. The woman was struck by a car, which broke her leg and required extensive reconstructive surgery and physical therapy. She contacted the Middletown car accident lawyers at d’Oliveira & Associates. Attorney Gouveia stated that…

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April 2, 2015

Pawtucket Woman Gets $150,000 Car Accident Settlement

Attorney D. Robin Gouveia, from d’Oliveira & Associates, recently got a Pawtucket woman $150,000 settlement from the Harleysville Insurance Company, despite there being only $535 worth of damage to her vehicle from a rear end collision in Providence, RI. The vehicle she was in was rear ended by another driver and she suffered serious neck…

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October 29, 2013

d’Oliveira & Associates Release New Infographic and Video Explaining MA Car Accident Law and Statistics

According to the most recent statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in just one year Massachusetts had 337 traffic fatalities. 114 deaths were alcohol-related while 103 deaths were speed-related. It is estimated that these accidents cost $394 million due to medical costs and work loss. The statistics from the NHTSA did show…

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February 8, 2011

What do I do if I’ve been in a Car Accident?

A time of stress is no time to be learning what to do if you’ve been in a car accident. The Law Offices of d’Oliveira and Associates is providing this guidance so you can both review and print this advice before you need it. We recommend that you keep this checklist in your glove box in…

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