The Consequences of Supplying Minors With Alcohol

Personal Injury

How does Rhode Island law treat someone who furnishes alcohol to a minor? We decided to take a closer look at the penalties in the wake of a recent teen drinking escapade in North Kingstown. For those who do not know the details of the incident I am referring to, here is a quick synopsis:…

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Injured From Snow or Ice on a Public Roadway in Massachusetts? Prompt Notice Is Required to Pursue a Claim.

Car Accident

Massachusetts counties, cities, and towns have a duty to exercise reasonable care and diligence to keep their public roadways in “good repair and condition.” Mass. Gen. Laws. Ch. 84, Sec. 11A, 15. When snow and ice are involved, the Massachusetts legislature has chosen to protect its counties, cities and towns from personal injury claims, but…

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North Smithfield Attorney: Filing A Claim Against The State

Car Accident

There are many ways one’s car may become damaged that does not involve a classic car accident. A car may be scratched while backing out of a garage, or it could be damaged by a fallen tree. Although these events are rather unfortunate, neither justifies the State having to reimburse the owner. However, there are…

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Providence Personal Injury Lawyer: Do Red-Light Cameras Actually Prevent Accidents?

News

The use of red-light cameras to enforce traffic safety is a controversial topic. Laws that govern cameras at traffic lights vary from state to state. Some states allow cameras only in specified communities while other states have authorized cameras in communities all throughout the state. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, 21 states have…

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