August 14, 2019

What To Know About Recent Rhode Island Beach Closings

After a few days of heavy rain, many town and city beaches in Rhode Island (RI) were closed to swimming. This comes as a disappointment, since it is the peak of summer and one of the greatest parts about living on the coast is enjoying the beach. Unfortunately, when there is heavy rainfall, the bacteria…

July 18, 2019

Quick Safety Tips for RI Bear Sightings

A recent surge of bear sightings in RI has put many citizens on high alert. In fact, a RI school was even ordered to hold in place with no students allowed outside after a bear was spotted on school grounds. As the warm weather arrives, so does a bear’s hunger. Bears are beginning to scavenge…

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…

September 11, 2015

d’Oliviera & Associates Opens Office in South Kingstown, RI

d’Oliveira & Associates is excited to announce we’ve officially moved our North Kingstown, RI location to South Kingstown, RI! While we have not moved far, the new location will enable us to better serve our clients in the South County area. The managing attorney at the new South Kingstown office is Laura Cameron who has…

August 7, 2015

Lead Poisoning Still An Issue In Rhode Island

Lead based paint was banned in America in 1978. For years though, it has remained on the walls of homes, apartments, and commercial buildings, particularly in low income areas. Lead is highly toxic to adults and children, and lead poisoning has been a hotly debated topic for decades. Paint companies, contractors, and landlords have been…

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…

July 16, 2013

New Workers’ Compensation Infographic Released by Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyers

Rhode Island General Laws Title 28 covers labor and labor relations. Section 29 of this Title provides the laws that govern workmans’ compensation. This is a type of insurance program that covers medical bills and lost wages for employees who suffer a work-related injury. This program includes a workplace injury in the cost of doing…

February 18, 2011

d’Oliveira & Associates: 15 Office Locations in Rhode Island and Massachusetts

Our Attleboro office is located at 155 North Main Street in Attleboro, Massachusetts. Attleboro was incorporated in 1694 and was once known as “The Jewelry Capital of the World.” The city was once home to many large jewelry manufacturers, including the L.G. Balfour Company. To this day, jewelry related manufacturing firms still operate there, although…