Car Accident

What to Do With Doctor Bills After an Accident

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  If you’ve been in a car accident, you may be wondering, “Should I send my doctor bills to my health insurance company?” The answer is yes. Even if the other driver is at fault, the law does not mandate that they pay your ongoing medical bills. If the other person is at fault, they…

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New RI Traffic Law in 2017: Don’t Block the Box

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Have you ever found yourself at a busy intersection, when the light turned green but you were unable to move forward because of cars sitting in your path? Rhode Island is trying to fix this common traffic problem. On January 1, 2017, Rhode Island’s new “Don’t Block the Box” law went into effect. This law…

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Which Doctor Should I See After a Car Accident?

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If you’ve been in a car accident, it is always best to seek immediate medical attention from an injury (car accident) doctor – even if you think you may not be seriously hurt. Your body goes into defense and high adrenaline mode after a car accident. You may feel fine initially, but you could wake…

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Who Pays For Car Accident Medical Bills?

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If you’re injured in a car accident, the fear of medical bills and lost income can be as painful as the injury itself. How will you afford out of pocket costs? What if the claim is denied? Insurance companies will often try to avoid fully disclosing your rights and providing fair compensation. So who pays…

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Driving While Drowsy: It’s More Dangerous Than You May Think

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Experienced RI and MA Drowsy Driving Attorneys Most everyone is familiar with the driving terms, “DWI” (driving while intoxicated) and “DUI” (driving under the influence – ordinarily by alcohol). According to recent studies sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), perhaps we should add another dangerous driving abbreviation, “DWD” (“driving while drowsy”), since…

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Will Massachusetts’ Marijuana Ballot Initiative Lead to More Auto Accidents?

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Massachusetts Attorneys Defending Marijuana DUI Charges According to a poll released September 13, 2016, supporters of a ballot question that would legalize recreational marijuana in the Bay State slightly outnumber those who oppose the initiative. The survey, conducted Sept. 7-10 by The MassINC Polling Group, finds 50 percent of responders would vote “yes” to legalize…

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As Ride-Hailing Services Become More Popular, Passengers Have Insurance Concerns

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Uber Car Crash Attorneys Serving Victims throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts By now, many are familiar with “ride-hailing” services – Uber, Lyft, Sidecar, and others. Growing in popularity, particularly in urban areas such as Boston and Providence, the ride-hailing services are somewhat synonymous with taxis, at least as far as passengers are concerned. Ride-hailing drivers…

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Massachusetts Truck Accident Attorneys

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Recent Fatal Hatfield MA Crash Shows Pickup Trucks Are Prone to Rollover Incidents On July 22, 2016, Massachusetts State Police reported that a Shelburne man had been killed in a rollover crash involving his pickup truck on Interstate 91 near Hatfield. Initial reports indicated the truck might have sustained a flat tire. The driver, who…

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Rhode Island Inexperienced Teen Driver Attorney

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Rhode Island Gets Good Grades For Teen Driving Conditions; Inexperienced Drivers Still an Issue During summer months, with longer daylight periods, we tend to see greater numbers of teens driving on the nation’s roads and highways. How do states rank when it comes to the “teen-driving environment?” Are conditions in some states better than others?…

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