Injuries on Snow or Ice: Who’s at Fault?

February 9th, 2015 | Slip and fall

As we navigate another cold and slippery winter in New England, it is important to understand the premises liability laws regarding snow, ice, and other natural hazards. While many assume that weather-related accidents and injuries are no one’s fault but Mother Nature’s, this simply isn’t the case in some circumstances. If you have been injured… Read More

Don’t Do Anything to Your Motorcycle After an Accident

February 6th, 2015 | Personal injury

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… Read More

How We Give Back: The 39th Annual Meeting Street Telethon

February 2nd, 2015 | Ministry

During our days in the office, we help our communities by assisting accident victims and the disabled with their legal needs, from getting compensation after an injury to securing the Social Security benefits for those unable to work. However, we are also committed to bettering our ministry by supporting local causes that are close to… Read More

RI Workers’ Comp Exclusive Remedy Provision

January 29th, 2015 | Workers comp

If you were injured on the job, Rhode Island’s workers compensation system is set up to pay you lost wages and medical payments without having to show the cause of your injuries. This is a “no fault” insurance system intended to speed up payment to injured workers.  But, it has limitations. Receiving workers’ comp benefits will prevent you from bringing personal injury and… Read More

How Long Will My Accident Case Take?

January 27th, 2015 | Personal injury

866-LAW-9700 If you’ve been injured in an accident, you probably have wondered how long your legal case will take. The answer depends on the details of your individual case. We will first gather the evidence in an effort to determine who is at fault for your injury. Also, you will need to complete your medical… Read More

Is a MA Landowner Responsible for Dog Bite Injuries?

January 27th, 2015 | Personal injury

You’ve been bitten by a neighbor’s dog that has been known to be aggressive. Can you bring a personal injury claim against the dog’s owner? How about a claim against the owner of the property on which the dog bite occurred? In Massachusetts, the answer to both may be yes. Strict Liability Claims Against Massachusetts… Read More

New MA Law Allows Attorney-Led Voir Dire

January 21st, 2015 | Jury trials

Lawyers in Massachusetts courts may now, for the first time, question prospective jurors before selecting a jury in civil and criminal trials. This groundbreaking change in law will help ensure fair jury trials. Massachusetts recently changed its voir dire practice – the process at the beginning of a trial by which the jury pool answers… Read More

Factors to Consider When Pursuing Legal Recourse for Dog Bites in Rhode Island

January 20th, 2015 | Dog bite

866-LAW-9700 Your child has been bitten by a dog and suffered an injury. Now, you are wondering if you have legal recourse against the dog’s owner. It is important to know that in Rhode Island there is a law to handle these types of cases, and it requires certain criteria to be met. Things to… Read More

The Risk of Brain Injuries Shifts as Children Mature

January 20th, 2015 | Brain injury

It is common for kids to fall, get bruises, and even break a bone or two during childhood, but head trauma continues to be the leading cause of death or disability for children over the age of one. The types of head injuries sustained during childhood often correspond to the developmental stage that the child… Read More

Safe Winter Driving Tips

January 15th, 2015 | Safe driving

Did you know that when your vehicle skids on ice you should always look and steer in the direction you want to go after taking your foot off the gas?  Our experienced car accident attorneys provide this and other safe winter driving tips below. Know How to Drive on Snow and Ice to Avoid Car Accidents… Read More

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