October 23, 2019

How Does the Personal Injury Claim Process Work?

A personal injury claim is a way for a person to collect damages if he or she has been injured by the negligence or wrongdoing of another individual or entity. These claims are meant to help victims recover monetary damages for losses incurred because of the injury such as medical expenses or lost wages. Filing…

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July 23, 2019

Significant Increase in Pedestrian Deaths Linked to SUVs

The Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA) recently released a report linking an increase in pedestrian deaths to the increase in SUVs on the roads across the U.S. Shockingly, 2018 had a record high amount of pedestrian deaths since 1990. The report has sparked an outcry from many to increase the safety of SUVs. History repeats…

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April 10, 2019

What are the Costs Associated with a Personal Injury Case?

Initiating a lawsuit can come with certain financial costs. It is important to understand what kinds of costs may arise and how they may impact your personal injury case. Generally, the costs that will come up in a personal injury case include filing fees, the costs to obtain copies of medical records, and in some…

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March 12, 2019

Tips In Finding A Good RI Personal Injury Lawyer

If you or someone you know has suffered an injury in a Rhode Island car accident or slip-and-fall accident, you are probably wondering what steps to take next and how to obtain compensation to pay medical bills and make up for lost wages. This can be a stressful time for you and your family. If…

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November 1, 2018

Why You Need to Find the Best Personal Injury Lawyer for Your Case

In personal injury cases, the person who has caused the injury or harm usually does not offer to compensate you. Instead, they try to impute negligence or fault on your part, and even after determining that the accident was their fault, they may try to avoid compensating you for the damages. They may also try…

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August 24, 2018

Are Dangerous Drugs Making Their Way to the Market Via FDA Fast Track?

The drug Nuplazid made its way to the market by taking advantage of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) “fast track” approval system known as “Breakthrough Therapy.” This system is designed to speed up the FDA approval process for new forms of treatment based on minimal clinical data. Nuplazid was granted the Breakthrough Therapy designation…

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August 23, 2018

Choosing Your Doctor After an Injury at Work in Pawtucket

Most Rhode Island employers with one or more employees are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance to provide coverage for lost wages and medical treatment to their employees who are injured on the job. If you are injured at work, one of the first things you will likely want to do is see a doctor….

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July 18, 2018

Tips to Avoid Slip and Fall Injuries on the Playground This Summer

Summer time means outside activities like cookouts, beach days, and trips to the playground for families. While playgrounds offer a fun play space for children and their family members, they are also a place where slip and fall injuries are likely to occur. These injuries can be caused by dangerous or poorly maintained playground equipment,…

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June 8, 2018

Five Important Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

After being injured in a car accident, one of the most important decisions you will make is hiring a lawyer who can represent your interests and make sure you are compensated for your injuries. This is a highly personal decision and depends on a number of factors. There is certain information you will want to…

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April 13, 2018

What are the Advantages of Hiring an Attorney, instead of Settling with the Insurance Company on My Own?

Contrary to what you may see portrayed on television commercials, insurance companies are not your friend. Even your own insurance company is not your friend. The goal of all insurance companies is to make money and pay out the least amount of money possible to injured persons. The personal injury attorneys at the Law Offices…

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