Topic: Automotive

Think Before You Sign the Insurance Settlement Offer After a Car Accident

It always feels good to get a check in the mail, even if it is too little, too late.  It still feels good to deposit the check in the bank when your health insurance company reimburses you for a […]

By |July 3rd, 2019|Automotive|

Deciding Whether Your Car Accident Claim Will Settle or Go to Trial

As attorneys who regularly practice and represent clients in car accident cases here in Rhode Island, one of the most common questions we receive from clients is how we will decide whether to settle or go to court for […]

By |June 20th, 2019|Automotive|

Protect Yourself: 10 Things You Must Do After a Car Wreck

Have you ever experienced the heart-pounding moments after a car collision?
If you’ve ever been there, then you know how those first minutes are full of confusion and shock. What are you supposed to do following a car wreck?
Keep reading […]

By |June 13th, 2019|Automotive|

It Is Time for the U.S. to Change Headlight Standards

There is no question the government regulations can dictate a significant amount of safety on U.S. roads. For example, while nighttime crashes have the highest death rate for drivers and pedestrians, it is widely known that the headlights currently […]

By |June 13th, 2019|Automotive|

Road Traffic Fatalities: Now The Leading Killer of Children & Young Adults Between Ages Five and 29

According to the World Health Organization, road traffic fatalities are now the leading cause of death amongst children and young adults between the ages of five and 29 around the world. In 2016, they resulted in more than 1.3 […]

By |June 3rd, 2019|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|

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