October 17, 2019

Child Concussions on the Rise in Playgrounds

A study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that there has been a staggering rise in the amount of child concussions and other traumatic brain injuries (TBI) for children under the age of fourteen. The study found that of over the 215,000 TBI injuries that were brought into the…

May 30, 2019

Supermarket Slip-and-Fall Accidents

Supermarkets are very commonly involved in slip-and-fall lawsuits. This is because slip-and-fall accidents in supermarkets injure thousands of people every year. When supermarkets are poorly maintained, they can be dangerous for customers. With thousands of people walking in and out every day and with products such as water, soda and laundry detergent lining the aisles,…

May 3, 2019

A Quick Guide to How Providence Workers’ Compensation Works

Most RI employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance for all of their employees. There are exceptions for first responders and other municipal employees. Independent contractors are also not covered by workers’ compensation, nor are smaller businesses or farm businesses. What does RI Workers’ Compensation Provide to Out-of-work Employees? RI workers’ compensation is a…

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…

January 31, 2019

Do You Know Your Rights As A Pedestrian?

The Rhode Island attorneys at d’Oliveira & Associates want you to know about pedestrian rights. Walking is one of the most common forms of exercise. However, pedestrians are constantly exposed to risks associated with the use of the road. While both the driver and the pedestrian have the responsibility to prevent road accidents and improve…

January 3, 2019

Call d’Oliveira & Associates If You Need An Accident Lawyer

Accident injuries are among the leading causes of fatality for all ages in the United States. Injuries and deaths resulting from accidents are unintentional, but this does not mean that a victim has to carry the burden of the costs alone. Protection of a person’s right to life and safety must be afforded whenever possible….

December 13, 2018

Do You Have A Personal Injury Case?

Personal injury lawsuits can be filed when a person has received an injury because of the unreasonable actions of another. Depending on what type of personal injury case you are pursuing, the injury can either be physical or emotional. Most personal injuries fall under the category or title of “tort.” Tort law is a segment…

September 26, 2018

Steps to Take If You Have Been Injured in a Trucking Accident

One of the most devastating accidents on the highway is an accident where a car is in an accident with a heavy truck – an 18-wheeler or other tractor-trailer. The costs of the accidents can be very high – property damage is usually greater, injuries are more likely to be more severe, and fatalities are…

September 7, 2018

Do You Still Suffer from Headaches after Your Accident?

What is a Traumatic Brain Injury? A traumatic brain injury can be caused by a car accident or any other accident that results in a head injury. Brain injuries are extremely serious and can be life threatening. Sometimes brain injuries can go undiagnosed at first, and the damage from head trauma is often irreversible. What…

April 24, 2017

Outdoor Slip And Fall Injuries In Middletown, RI

When most people think of a typical slip and fall accident, they usually think of a slip and fall accident inside a store or building. Although these are the most common types, slip and fall accidents can also happen outside. Slip and fall accidents occur outside for different reasons and they can be more difficult…