Personal Injury

What You Need To Understand About Uber Accidents In Rhode Island

Uber and other rideshare apps have proven beneficial to many individuals in Rhode Island. These rideshare services are affordable and allow people to travel short distances with ease. While Uber services are great, the drivers are not professionals and have just as much chance of getting into an accident as anyone else. Problems tend to arise when Uber drivers end up in collisions as determining liability can be difficult. Here is what you need to know about handling Uber accidents … Read More

By grandelaw, 3 days ago

Personal Injury

Who Will Pay My Wages While I’m Out of Work?

When a person is seriously injured, a slew of thoughts (and emotions) – many of them predictable – typically cross their minds. These thoughts often include how to hold the wrongful party responsible, how to find the right representation, and how long the process will take. But one of the most common thoughts is simply how a person will earn the wages they need to live on while they’re out of work, which we’ll address in detail here. Who Will … Read More

By grandelaw, 3 weeks ago

Personal Injury

So Who Will Pay My Medical Bills If I’m In An Accident?

Everyone knows that it’s unfair when an individual suffers an accident at someone’s else’s (often negligent) expense. That is why a personal injury settlement or verdict (these cases don’t usually go to trial!) is so great. The person who suffered at the hands of the guilty party gets their medical bills and lost wages covered and can focus on healing instead of worrying. So Who Will Pay My Medical Bills If I’m In An Accident? The simple answer to this … Read More

By grandelaw, 2 months ago

Personal Injury

Can I Get A Car Rental If I’m In An Accident?

The world of personal injury is surprisingly vast. Many factors you’d never even think of suddenly become relevant, like whether your or the other driver’s insurance will give you a rental car if you’re in a car accident. Can I Get A Car Rental If I’m In An Accident? The short answer is yes. If your car is damaged in a motor vehicle accident, you may be entitled to rental coverage while it gets fixed. How To Get A Rental … Read More

By grandelaw, 3 months ago

Personal Injury

6 Ways To Protect Yourself From Slipping and Falling on Ice This Winter

Every year, 1.2 million people are hospitalized for fall-related injuries, according to the CDC. One of the most common causes of these injuries is slipping and falling on ice. It takes just a fraction of a second to slip and fall on slick, icy surfaces. Injuries from slips and falls can be mild or they can be catastrophic. While there is no surefire way to prevent falls, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk this winter. Common … Read More

By grandelaw, 3 months ago

Personal Injury

How Does An ERISA Lien Affect My Personal Injury Case?

An ERISA lien in personal injury cases is complex and open to interpretation. While these plans were designed to protect employees, recovery contractors and plans have started to aggressively pursue plaintiffs that are involved in personal injury cases. If you win your case, the plan will expect you to pay back funds spent through the plan on the plaintiff’s behalf. There are cases when an attorney and plaintiff receive nothing from a personal injury settlement because of ERISA plans having … Read More

By grandelaw, 4 months ago

Personal Injury

What Makes an Injury A Catastrophic Injury?

Unfortunately, life is full of pitfalls and dangers, and most of us will suffer some kind of injury within our lifetimes. Many of these injuries are avoidable, and because of that, personal injury lawsuits aim to recoup losses that are sustained through someone’s negligence or unlawful actions. Not all injuries will have the same impact on an individual’s life, however. Since the outcomes of lawsuits often hinge on the severity of the impact an injury has on the injured party, … Read More

By grandelaw, 5 months ago

Personal Injury

I Signed a Release of Liability Waiver and Got Hurt – Now What?

When you signed a release of liability waiver, you probably did it without anticipating the outcome. If you considered the consequences, you likely made a choice between completing your planned activities or simply walking away. Business owners take a chance that customers won’t usually turn away when confronted with that choice. As a customer, you sign on the dotted line. You anticipate enjoying your chosen activity, and you never imagine that you’ll sustain an injury. As businesses respond to traditional … Read More

By grandelaw, 6 months ago

Personal Injury

The 7 Most Common Car Accident Injuries

Even a minor car accident can cause injuries that impact your quality of life. From minor cuts and bruises to severe head trauma, car accidents can cause a wide range of injuries that can impact virtually any part of the body. But some injuries are more frequently seen with car accidents than others. Here are seven of the most common car accident injuries. 7 Common Car Accident Injuries 1. Broken Bones One of the most common injuries in car accidents … Read More

By grandelaw, 7 months ago

Personal Injury

Understanding Rhode Island’s Personal Injury Statute of Limitations

If you have been injured in an accident that was caused by someone else’s careless or reckless actions, Rhode Island allows you to recover injury-related expenses and impacts to your life through a personal injury lawsuit. However, you do not have an indefinite time in which to begin such a proceeding due to the state’s personal injury statute of limitations. State lawmakers set their statute of limitations in civil cases for a couple of different reasons, such as: Preventing individuals … Read More

By grandelaw, 9 months ago

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