December 12, 2019

Preventing Slip-and-Fall Accidents on Snow and Ice

This winter has been one for the record books. In Massachusetts and Rhode Island, life came to an abrupt and chilly standstill for weeks as we tried to dig out of the snow dumped by consecutive storms. Fresh snow, packed snow, freezing rain, snow covered ice, frozen slush and snow stuck to our footwear may…

March 20, 2018

Slip-and-Fall Injuries in Ice or Snow

Winter in Providence and the rest of Rhode Island can be frequently brutal. On average, the city of Providence receives about 35 inches of snow each winter. Roadways, walkways, parking lots, sidewalks, stairways and other surfaces are covered with newly fallen snow, packed snow or ice, which can create extremely dangerous conditions for pedestrians. Another…