Rhode Island Personal Injury Attorney: Alcohol Poisoning of Minors

Personal Injury

A Burrillville, RI man was recently charged with violating Rhode Island’s Social Host Law after serving alcohol to two 10 year-olds and an 11 year-old, requiring urgent hospitalization for the children. Police responded to Paul White’s home after a Burrillville couple reported that White served alcohol to their 10-year-old daughter and her two friends. The…

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Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyer: Toprol XL Recall

Recalls

In 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted a recall for the widely used heart drug Toprol XL after years of warnings about its generic counterparts. As discussed in a June 2014 New York Times article, Dr. Harry Lever of the Cleveland Clinic has been warning nearly anyone who would listen of his growing…

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Cranston Personal Injury Lawyer: General Motors Places Price Tag on Life

Recalls

Kenneth Feinberg is the lawyer best known for setting victims’ compensation plans for injuries sustained on 9/11, the BP oil disaster, and now GM’s recent vehicle recalls. In other words, he values people’s worth. In June 2014 Mr. Feinberg outlined the detailed strategy that General Motors Co. will follow in making payouts to the injured…

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Rhode Island Personal Injury Attorney: Bicycling on Poorly Resurfaced Road Causes Permanent and Debilitating Injuries

Bicycle Accidents

A recent $13 million dollar settlement in favor of a permanently injured bicyclist reminds us of the potential dangers of riding on poorly resurfaced roads. According to the American Association for Justice ‘s Trial Magazine, Walter Rutland, 49, was bicycling in Rochester, NY, on the shoulder of a state highway when he decelerated to the…

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Providence Personal Injury Law Firm: Receiving Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment

The United States Department of Labor governs employment practices that strictly outline the standards affecting employees in local, state, and federal governments. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards. According to the FLSA, the federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, however many states have their…

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