June 28, 2018

Attorney General Peter Kilmartin Announces Rhode Island’s New “Hands Free” Law

Rhode Island’s new “Hands Free” law goes into effect on June 1, 2018 and prohibits the use of any hand-held devices while driving. The law is aimed at preventing cell phone use that could lead to distracted driving, such as texting, talking or posting messages online. Drivers will be able to access and use hands…

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March 30, 2017

The Effects of Concussions on Driving Abilities

A new study by researchers at the University of Georgia shows concussion-like effects may continue to linger even after the symptoms disappear. These effects have the ability to disrupt a motorist while they are driving a vehicle. The author of the study, Julianne Schmidt, an associate professor in the UGA College of Education’s Department of…

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August 6, 2014

Dangerous Roads in Warwick, RI

Every year thousands of people will experience the traumatic effects of an auto accident. Although in some cases accidents are inevitable, in other scenarios the crash may have been avoided. Simply exercising a higher level of caution could be the solution to avoiding accidents. There are some simple steps you can take to help you…

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July 26, 2013

RI Injury Law Firm Gets $60,000 Warwick Car Accident Settlement for Warwick Woman

The auto accident attorneys at d’Oliveira & Associates recovered $60,000 for their client (name withheld for confidentiality) following negotiations with the insurance company of an opposing driver after that driver’s vehicle lost control and struck the car being operated by the firm’s client. The woman, who lives in Warwick, RI, was seriously injured when an…

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