A Driver’s Duty When Entering an Intersection

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Drivers often assume that when they have a green light, and the right of way, they have no further duties when entering an intersection.  However failing to exercise due care at an intersection can lead to serious accidents and subsequent liability, no matter what color the traffic light is. Drivers Cannot Block an Intersection In…

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The Importance Of Back To School Safety

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School is officially back in order, which means there will be children walking to and from the bus stops and their homes. It is important to take the necessary precautions when behind the wheel which includes driving slower when in school zones, being alert, and refraining from any type of distracted driving such as texting….

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Underinsured Motorist Coverage: When Does a Person “Occupy” the Insured Vehicle to Qualify for UM Coverage in Rhode Island?

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Uninsured (UM) and underinsured (UIM) motorist coverage protects the injured party after an accident when the at-fault party’s insurance is insufficient.  UM coverage applies when the at-fault party has no insurance, or is a hit and run driver. UIM coverage applies when the at-fault party has some insurance but not enough. UM/UIM coverage not only…

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Auto Insurance Coverage for Uber and Lyft Drivers

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Insurance coverage for drivers of ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft is confusing to understand amidst a rapidly developing industry. We have written about this issue before, and the policies keep changing. Legislation passed in Rhode Island and Massachusetts in 2016, and in 45 other states, requires ride-sharing companies to provide generous coverage when ride-share…

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