Personal Injury Law Blog

8 05, 2018

Motorcycle Awareness Month – Prevent Motorcycle Accidents

By |May 8th, 2018|Automotive, News, Personal Injury Law|

May has been declared “Motorcycle Awareness Month” in Rhode Island. The purpose of motorcycle awareness month is to curb the number of motorcycle accidents in Rhode Island. At our personal injury law firm we help many people who have […]

1 05, 2018

COMMERCIAL TRUCK CRASHES VS. CAR ACCIDENTS: THE KEY DIFFERENCES

By |May 1st, 2018|Automotive, Personal Injury Law|

A traffic collision occurs about once every 10 minutes in Rhode Island. While no two accidents are the same, the difference between whether a commercial truck or a compact car is involved will change the way your personal injury case […]

15 01, 2017

Doctors Ignore FDA Warnings on Anesthesia & Birth Injuries

By |January 15th, 2017|Anesthesia Errors, Medical Malpractice Law, Pregnancy and Birth Injuries, Wrongful Death|

In December, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned that repeated or even general use of anesthetic and sedation drugs in pregnant women and toddlers could damage children’s developing brains. The FDA was especially concerned with their use […]

1 01, 2017

Many Seller-Financed Homes Causing Lead Poisoning

By |January 1st, 2017|Personal Injury Law|

On December 26th, the New York Times featured an article on how many people are being placed in lead-tainted homes; homes already declared unfit for human habitation by city officials. Children are especially at risk when it comes to […]

31 12, 2016

New Rules to Prevent Slip and Fall Accidents Will Affect Workers and Employers

By |December 31st, 2016|Personal Injury Law, Slip and Fall Injuries|

All employers in every industry will be facing more stringent rules and regulations when it comes to preventing slip and fall accidents starting in 2017. Specifically, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has applied various precautions concerning the […]

29 11, 2016

How to Obtain Justice for Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

By |November 29th, 2016|Elder Abuse Law|

For many of us, there comes a time when we have no choice but to choose an assisted living facility or nursing home for our parents or other family members because they require the 24-7 healthcare and monitoring services […]

18 11, 2016

Driverless Cars: Not Likely to Reduce Accidents & Driver Error, As Expected

By |November 18th, 2016|Automotive, News|

The promise of what changes driverless cars could bring to our roads—eliminating the issue of human error—has many anticipating their widespread use. This might be because human error is estimated to contribute to 75 percent of all road crashes.

However, […]

15 11, 2016

New Study: Alarming Lack of Training For Medical Students on How To Report Medical Errors

By |November 15th, 2016|Medical Malpractice Law|

A recent study published highlights just how few US medical schools report teaching patient safety and quality; specifically, that many medical students do not have what it takes to speak up when they see or experience a medical error […]

31 10, 2016

Surviving a Bad Diagnosis, Known as “Medical Error”

By |October 31st, 2016|Medical Malpractice Law|

A certain number of errors in the field of medicine are to be expected, as doctors are only human, and to err is to be human. However, when it comes to medical diagnoses in particular, recent reports indicate that […]

18 10, 2016

Five Cataract Surgeries; Five People Blinded

By |October 18th, 2016|Medical Malpractice Law, Surgery Errors|

The Boston Globe recently featured an upsetting story of surgery error about five patients who went in for cataract surgery and came out blind in the eye that was operated on, allegedly due to consistent errors made by the anesthesiologist […]