February 21, 2019

Answers to Common Wrongful Death Questions

The Personal Injury Law Firm of d’Oliveira & Associates answers frequently asked wrongful death questions about wrongful death lawsuits: What is a Wrongful Death? A wrongful death is death caused by the negligent, intentional, or wrongful action of another person or institution. Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Lawsuit? The aggrieved party is the person…

April 20, 2018

After Self-Driving SUV Causes Death, Uber Quickly Settles Case with Victim’s Family

While walking her bike across the street, an Arizona woman was tragically struck and killed by a self-driving Uber SUV. There was a “backup safety driver” behind the driver’s wheel at the time of the accident, but the vehicle had been set to auto drive, leaving all control to the SUV itself. Questions were raised…

October 17, 2017

Hurricane Nursing Home Deaths Show the Elderly Need More Protection

Florida Governor Rick Scott recently announced measures to protect the state’s elderly population during emergencies after national outrage over the deaths of nine residents of a nursing home that lost power after Hurricane Irma. According to an NBC News report, the Scott administration issued emergency rules mandating all nursing homes and assisted living facilities in…

August 4, 2017

Proton Pump Inhibitors Linked to Higher Risk of Death

Some heartburn drugs known as Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) used by millions of Americans have been linked to an increased risk of death, according to a new study. PPIs, which include a number of popular brands including Prilosec, Nexium, Prevacid and others, help acid reflux by reducing stomach acid and are available both over the…

March 7, 2011

Have You Lost a Loved One Due to Someone’s Negligence?

The Law Offices of d’Oliveira and Associates, knows that if a loved one has died, you are devastated, overwhelmed, stressed, and scared. While we can’t turn back the hands of the clock and bring your loved one back, we can help. If a loved one has died through the negligence of another person, you and…