Best Defense Is a Good Offense : Combatting Bullying

Helpful Tips

When negative behaviors or habits seem as perennial as the grass, there is often a misguided tendency on all of our parts to become immune to their existence or to the impact these behaviors have on others. We become, at the very least, complacent about the consequences. Yet, in the last several years in particular,…

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Providence Personal Injury Attorney: The Debate on the BAC Limit

DUI

December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about the detrimental effects driving under the influence has on the safety of our highway. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported 10,228 people were killed in alcohol-impaired driving crashes in 2010. The National Transportation Safety Board, separate from the NHTSA,…

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RI Personal Injury Attorney: Medicare’s “Super Lien”

Insurance

Assume Medicare has paid a beneficiary’s medical expenses that were related to a personal injury claim. And assume that the beneficiary has successfully recovered a personal injury settlement from an at fault party. It is critical to understand that the federal government, through the Medicare Secondary Payer Program, holds important legal rights to recover a…

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Providence Personal Injury Attorney: Hot Coffee

Personal Injury

The temperature of the coffee served at restaurants like McDonald’s has been in the public’s mind for nearly two decades. In a famous coffee case from 1994, the plaintiff won her lawsuit after suffering burns from McDonald’s coffee. The coffee’s temperature was so high that it caused third degree burns when it spilled on her…

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