Why Do Drivers Knowingly Put Themselves and Others at Risk?

Car Accident

A recent study by the American Automobile Association (AAA) highlights some startling driving behaviors despite broad awareness that these behaviors may cause serious injury or death. Risky Driving Habits Have you engaged in any of these risky driving behaviors in the last month? Running red lights: according to study, 36% of drivers run red lights. That’s…

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RI Senate Passes Ban on Drivers Who Call with Handheld Devices

Distracted Driving

We applaud the Rhode Island Senate’s recent steps toward joining CT and other states banning handheld cellphone calls while driving.  Senate Bill 0267, sponsored by Sen. Susan Sosnowski, was passed in the RI Senate on March 19 by unanimous vote.  Violators would have to pay $100 unless they can produce  evidence of a hands free…

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March is Eye Safety Month

Workers Comp

Every day, approximately 2,000 workers in the United States suffer eye injuries on the job. However, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reports that up to 90% of these injuries may be avoidable simply with the use of basic eye protection. As a result, March has been designated as Eye Safety Month…

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Brain Injury

What do you know about brain injury, its causes, and treatment? What is brain injury? Brain injury is a complex condition that impacts each person differently. Brain injury typically affects the neurons and nerve tracts in the brain, making it difficult or impossible for the body to carry vital messages to the brain.  The injury…

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Why These Injury Lawyers Are Heroes

News

Corporations will place profits over safety. This is a repeating truth in our world history. When corporations knowingly risk human lives in order to avoid financial loss, this, to me, is one of the most severe types of injustice. In the automotive history, we saw it with the Ford Pinto, and now we see it…

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What to Do if You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse

Expereinced Attorney Fighting for Nursing Home Abuse Victims in Massachusets and Rhode Island No one likes to think about it happening, but we all know it does. Every day, elderly nursing home residents throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts suffer as a result of inadequate and abusive care. However, when you’re in the situation, it can…

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Do You Have a Motorcycle Accident Case?

Motorcycle Accidents

The scene of a motorcycle accident can be a bone-chilling site: A car on the shoulder with its hazard lights blinking; a distressed-looking driver pacing back and forth as he talks into his cell phone; shards of plastic and metal littering the scene; the mangled remains of a motorcycle flung far down the road. As…

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Could Your Medical Condition be the Cause of an Accident?

Safe driving

Massachusetts law requires that all individuals who believe they have a medical condition that could impair their driving ability to report their condition to the Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV). Once the RMV assesses a self-report, it will instruct the driver to either: Schedule a driving test to determine whether any adaptive driving equipment or…

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