Factors to Consider After an Accident with a Commercial Truck

Trucking Accidents

866-LAW-9700 A large commercial truck has struck you while driving here in Rhode Island or Massachusetts. What key factors should you be considering next? First, know that federal law heavily regulates these trucking companies and drivers. This is important because if they violated these federal laws, then they are also in violation of the rules…

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RI Pedestrian Accident and Crosswalk Safety

Brain Injury

Many of us have experienced the flash of fear that comes with walking in a crosswalk, just nearly missed by a speeding car that seems to come out of nowhere. Sadly, pedestrian-auto accidents are common and can result in broken bones, traumatic brain injury, and in extreme cases, death. A recent accident involving a speeding car hitting…

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Court-Annexed Arbitration in RI

News

How do you get the most out of court-annexed arbitration, required by Rhode Island courts for most personal injury cases? The court-annexed arbitration process may allow you to settle your case without going to trial. But you will still have the option to go to trial if you are not happy with the arbitration award. How does court-annexed arbitration in…

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Important Factors That Determine the Worth of Your Auto Accident Injuries

Car Accident

Factors Considered When Determining the Worth of Your Auto Accident Injuries 866-LAW-9700 You’ve been in a car accident, and you are now wondering how to determine how much your injuries are worth. A number of factors are considered, starting with your medical expenses. Your verified lost wages are also considered. Additionally, the severity of your…

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RI Law on Rescuers Places a Premium on Human Life

News

What if a person who is brave enough to rescue someone in danger acts negligently during the rescue and suffers injuries? Does RI personal injury law require that a jury apportion fault between the rescuer and the rescued under the comparative negligence statute, as in other negligence cases? Rhode Island’s Comparative Negligence Statute In order to…

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Driving Safely During the Holidays

Safe driving

During the holidays, it seems as though the hustle and bustle of the season are everywhere. People have decorated their homes. Others are shopping for last-minute gifts. Still others are preparing for family gatherings. It is quite literally the busiest time of year, particularly in regards to people traveling. With so many vehicles on the…

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“What is Mediation and How Can It Help to Win a Case?”

Mediation

866-LAW-9700 In several personal injury cases, we go to mediation, and clients often have many questions about what it is and how it fits into the case: What is mediation, what actually happens there and how do you prepare for it? Mediation is a settlement negotiation where an impartial lawyer or judge will help to…

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