rhode island personal injury

Car Accidents – Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal cord injuries can happen a number of different ways. Car accidents are responsible for the highest percentage of spinal injuries and spinal injury deaths. According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center over 42% of …

Pedestrian and Car Accident Collisions

Pedestrian Car Accident
In most cases a pedestrian that is struck by a car will be less at fault that the person that hit you. Depending on the circumstances, you could also have a claim brought against you if you …

Proposed Legislation To Phase Out Car Tax

New legislation has been proposed by Rep. David Coughlin. If passed the bill would phase out car taxes collected by cities and towns in Rhode Island. Currently, RI has one of the highest at 6% or $60 per $1,000 …

Proposed Regulation for Uber and Lyft Drivers

Proposed Regulations
For years, ride-share companies such as Uber and Lyft have operated in Rhode Island and other states with minimal regulation. This service is a relatively new concept. Therefore states have been struggling to figure out the best way …

What To Do When A Leased/Rental Car Is In An Accident?

Leased/Rented Vehicle Overview
There are some advantages to leasing a vehicle rather than buying one. Leasing has become increasingly popular in the past couple years because it doesn’t force you to keep a car for ten years or to have to …

Drunk Driving Prevention Apps

 

Alcohol-impaired drivers account for a vast majority of the accidents on the road. According to the Centers for Disease Control, a person dies every 53 minutes due to an alcohol-related crash. This staggering number means that it is increasingly …

Using Cellphones While Driving

Distracted driving is one of the most common causes of car accidents in the United States. According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), eight people die each day due to distracted driving. Currently, …

Car Accidents With No Insurance

What is Car Insurance For?
Most states require residents to have car insurance. Virginia, South Carolina, Tennessee, New Hampshire and Wisconsin are the only states that do not explicitly require car insurance. However, these states do require proof of financial …

Establishing Liability: Premises Liability Claim

A premises liability injury is a type of personal injury that occurs from the negligence of someone else while on the owner’s property. However, this does not mean if you injured on someone’s property that the owner was negligent. …

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