Personal Injury

Hoverboards: Safety Risks and Legal Claims

Injuries

Experienced Attorneys Assisting Hoverboard Injury Victims throughout MA & RI Hoverboards were one of the most popular Christmas gifts in 2015, for kids and adults. But they have come under intense scrutiny for two startling reasons: 1) potential fire hazards when charging these devices, and 2) personal injuries resulting from falls and collisions. What is…

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What to Do After a Hit-and-Run Accident

Personal Injury

Knowledgeable Lawyers Serving Hit-and-Run Accident Victims across RI and MA Being involved in a vehicle collision can be an extremely stressful experience. Fortunately, in most cases the at-fault driver stays at the scene so that you get their contact information and pursue a claim for compensation. But, what if they flee the scene? What can…

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Obtaining Compensation After a Bus Accident

Personal Injury

Helping Bus Accident Victims Getting Compensation Public transportation can be a great means of getting around. Not only does it minimize harmful emissions, but it also allows you to work while riding and it keeps traffic to a minimal, all of which leads to safer roads. However, public transport comes with its own hazards, as…

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Pedestrian Safety After an Accident

Personal Injury

Pedestrian Accident and Legal Course of Action in Massachusetts and Rhode Island While all accidents that occur on the road are scary, accidents that involve pedestrians hit by a car, truck, or motorcycle are the most unfortunate. Because individuals who are walking, jogging, running, or hiking do not have the protection of a vehicle surrounding…

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10 Steps All Pedestrians Should Follow

Personal Injury

Legal Assistance for Injured Pedestrians in MA and RI When it comes to transportation, individuals have a variety of options for getting from one location to the next. At some point, however, each one of us has little choice but to walk or run to our final destination. While drivers and passengers in cars and…

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Bicycle Safety Rules for This Spring

Personal Injury

With spring right around the corner, we know that many people are checking their tire pressure, replacing their brake pads, and getting ready to hit the road on their bicycles. Whether for commuting, fun, exercise, or competition, the Rhode Island roadways see an influx of bicycle riders this time each year. Cycling can be a…

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Protecting Plaintiffs’ Interests in a Court-Ordered Medical Exam

Personal Injury

Getting our client’s personal injury case ready for trial may require that the client attend a Rule 35 exam with a defense-hired expert to demonstrate the severity of our client’s injuries. The Rule 35 exam – sometimes called the IME, or independent medical examination – is a defense tool. Fortunately Rhode Island law provides some…

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You’ve Won Your RI Jury Trial – Now What?

Jury Trials

It seems like a simple concept but requires a careful look at the laws.  After spending weeks – perhaps months – preparing for a Rhode Island jury trial, you’ve won a verdict.  Now how much will you get paid, and how do you get an enforceable judgment? How Much Will My RI Judgment Total? When…

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Don’t Do Anything to Your Motorcycle After an Accident

Motorcycle Accidents

If you were in a motorcycle accident, you want to do everything you can to help your case. Preserving important evidence is essential. This means you should keep your motorcycle intact and not let it out of your possession without your lawyer’s involvement. What Happens Following a Motorcycle Accident In order to prepare a claim to…

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