Topic: Automotive

Research Shows That Billboards & Other Simple Measures Can Reduce Distracted Driving

A new auto accident study had some interesting (and surprising) results in terms of the ability to help drivers become more focused, safer drivers: According to the results, roadside advertising and billboards actually improve motorist driving skills. Specifically, because […]

By |May 23rd, 2019|Automotive|

A Car Accident, If Not Properly Dealt with, Can Destroy Your Retirement

Two things that people often do not connect, but should, are car accidents and retirement funds. While younger generations have cited student loans, for example, as interfering with their ability to purchase homes and make other important investments, as […]

By |May 16th, 2019|Automotive|

Car Accidents Caused by Trucks’ Lost Loads

While the severity of injuries and fatalities involved when trucks collide with compact cars are well known, many people do not realize that shifting and lost truckloads also injure and kill a number of people each year.

When trucks brake […]

By |April 25th, 2019|Automotive|

Car Accidents and Brain Injuries

Car accidents are, unquestionably, one of the most common causes of serious injuries in the U.S., with more and more of those involved suffering not only from dislocations and broken bones but also from traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), which […]

By |April 18th, 2019|Automotive|

Motor Vehicle Accident Fatalities in Rhode Island: A Look at the Statistics

Unfortunately, things appear to be getting worse for pedestrians and others here in Rhode Island: according to the latest statistics, pedestrian deaths due to vehicle strikes increased by four percent in 2018, and more than 6,000 people were killed—the […]

By |April 11th, 2019|Automotive|

What Not to Do After Getting in a Car Accident

We’ve previously discussed what steps you should take after you get in an accident, but what about what you should not do? There are a number of actions that you should avoid taking, especially if you may have been […]

By |April 4th, 2019|Automotive|

Self-Driving Car Accidents

The potential for self-driving, autonomous vehicles to get into accidents and seriously injure or kill people has plagued news headlines since companies like Google, Tesla, and Uber started testing the cars on the road. While these vehicles were supposed […]

By |March 28th, 2019|Automotive|

Motorcycle Awareness Month – Prevent Motorcycle Accidents

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 […]

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

Commercial Truck Accidents in Rhode Island: What You Need to Know

Trucking accidents are complex legal matters with numerous possible liable parties, and governing Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) laws. Catastrophic injuries and fatalities are more common in accidents involving large commercial vehicles than in passenger cars because of […]

By |May 1st, 2018|Automotive|

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

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, […]

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

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