July 2, 2019

Quick Tips on Driving a Motorcycle Safely in the Rain

We all know New England weather is unpredictable. You go out for a Sunday afternoon motorcycle ride for some ice cream and next thing you know the storm clouds are rolling in and it starts to downpour. Rain and other inclement weather increases the safety risks for motorcyclists due to the lack of visibility and…

May 21, 2019

Motorcycle Safety in New England – The Importance of Wearing a Helmet, and Other Riding Basics

Research indicates that most motorcycle fatalities are attributed to head injuries. In a severe accident, a rider’s skull may be fractured and the brain may be seriously injured by penetrating objects and bone fragments. To protect yourself against head injuries while riding, the law offices of d’Oliveira & Associates would like to kindly remind the…

November 6, 2018

Different Ways That Attorneys Can Help Prove Your Innocence After a Motorcycle Accident

In a motorcycle accident, it is often difficult to prove one’s innocence. The lawyer of the other party will try his best to prove the fault of the motorist in the accident. This happens whether or not it is clear that the other party is at fault. Sometimes, there are no witnesses to support your…

July 27, 2018

Motorcyclists Face Higher Risk for Injury or Death in a Crash: Play it Safe This Summer!

Motorcyclists are much more likely to be seriously injured or even killed in an accident in comparison with other drivers. This is due to the fact that the driver of a motorcycle is vulnerable in a collision and can easily be knocked off or thrown from the bike. Studies show that accidents involving motorcycles cost…

April 6, 2018

Motorcyclists Face Higher Risk for Injury or Death in a Collision: Play it Safe This Spring!

Motorcyclists are much more likely to be seriously injured or even killed in an accident then other drivers. This is due to the fact that the driver of a motorcycle is vulnerable in a collision and can easily be knocked off or thrown from the bike. Government studies show that accidents involving motorcycles cost billions…

July 21, 2015

What Are the Most Dangerous Times for Motorcyclists to Ride?

Summer time is when motorcyclists are the most passionate about riding. This is particularly true in the New England area where winters are long and brutal. So, it is natural that motorcyclists try to make the most of every summer day they get to ride. As we have more motorcycles on the road, summer is…

June 19, 2015

d’Oliveira & Associates Releases New Webpage on Johnston, RI Motorcycle Accidents

When you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident, you need all the support and resources you can get. At d’Oliveira & Associates, we have designed a new webpage with information about protecting your rights after a Johnston, RI motorcycle accident and to help those who have questions and concerns about…

June 5, 2015

New Bedford Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Negotiates $100,000 Settlement For Client

D. Robin Gouveia, managing attorney of the New Bedford office of d’Oliveira & Associates, recently got a New Bedford man a $100,000 settlement from the Commerce Insurance Company, which was the insurance policy’s limit. The man was riding his motorcycle in New Bedford when a car cut him off and struck his motorcycle. He suffered…

June 4, 2015

Fall River Man Gets a $100,000 Motorcycle Accident Settlement

Attorney D. Robin Gouveia, the managing lawyer at the Fall River office of d’Oliveira & Associates, recently got a $100,000 motorcycle accident settlement from the Safety Insurance Company, after a Fall River man was injured while riding his motorcycle. The driver at fault failed to stop in time and rear ended the man, who was…