July 17, 2019

What to Know about Recent Newport, RI Road Construction

Starting the week of June 24th, multiple popular Newport, RI roads will be under construction for the next few weeks. The purpose of the construction is to improve the quality and life expectancy of the pavement in some local areas, such as Ocean Avenue and Castle Hill Avenue. Although a seemingly important task, road work…

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September 13, 2016

Newport, RI Woman Receives $175,000 in Slip and Fall Accident

Robin Gouveia, a lawyer at d’Oliveira & Associates, successfully obtained a settlement for a woman who slipped and fell on a sheet of ice at her place of employment. This slip and fall led the woman to suffer from both a neck fracture and a shoulder fracture. Because of the injuries, she was unable to…

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June 2, 2016

Most Common Types of Dog Bites in Newport, Rhode Island

Dog attacks often result in painful physical injuries and psychological trauma, regardless of the victim’s age. Children tend to suffer the most severe physical injuries, often because of their smaller size. Animal shelters, kennels, dog sitters and dog walkers can be held liable if a dog in their presence bites someone, even if they do…

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February 2, 2016

Driving to Endanger in Newport, RI

For a highly visited location, Newport car accidents are not unheard of. When Newport car accidents occur, the driver who caused the accident might be issued a ticket and could be held responsible for any damages or injuries they caused. In the end, it wouldn’t be surprising if the driver had to pay a fine…

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March 30, 2015

Newport County, RI Woman Collects $150,000 Settlement

D. Robin Gouveia, a personal injury lawyer at d’Oliveira & Associates’ Middletown, RI office settled a case on behalf of a Newport Country, RI client for $150,000 from Coca Cola Bottling Inc’s Insurance company Broadspire Global T.P.A. Ms. Gouveia’s client was passing a driveway entrance, when she was knocked out of her wheelchair. She suffered…

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