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, 3 weeks 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, 2 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, 4 months ago

Personal Injury

What NOT to do When Dealing With a Product Liability Claim

A product liability claim can be complex, extensive, and involve top-tier lawyers for the defense. If you’re trying to file a suit against a manufacturer due to a defective product that burst into flames, the case can take years to settle. If you’re dealing with product liability, there is a lot that you should be careful not to do. 5 Things Not to Do When Dealing with a Product Liability Claim 1. Don’t File a Lawsuit Without a Lawyer Product … Read More

By grandelaw, 4 months ago

Personal Injury

I Was Hit by a Car: The 6 Steps You Must Take

Rhode Island pedestrian accident fatalities are down since 2017, falling from 21 in 2017 to just 5 in 2019. The last call a person wants to make is to their lawyer asking, “I was hit by a car, what do I do?” If you or a loved one were involved in a pedestrian accident, the following steps should be taken. 6 Steps I Would Take If I Was Hit by a Car 1. Get to Safety If Possible Whether you’re … Read More

By grandelaw, 5 months ago

Personal Injury

The 5 Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice

Providence Medical Malpractice Attorney Louis W. Grande lays out the 5 most common types of medical malpractice as well as the best step to take if you feel you have been a victim. If you are like most Americans, you turn to doctors, nurses, and other medical providers for healthcare on a regular basis. And while most procedures and treatments unfold smoothly, a small percentage of medical visits results in illness, injury, or even death. Below are the five most … Read More

By grandelaw, 5 months ago

Personal Injury

8 Motorcycle Safety Tips to Keep You Safe This Summer

Providence Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Louis W. Grande lays out 8 motorcycle safety tips to help you stay safe while enjoying the warm weather this summer. With warmer weather on the horizon, motorcycle enthusiasts are hitting the roads for both business and pleasure. And while the summer months are ideal for a relaxing ride, they are also the months when most motorcycle accidents occur. Fortunately, you can help protect yourself and your bike by making safety your top priority every time … Read More

By grandelaw, 6 months ago

Personal Injury

6 Real World Examples of Negligence in a Personal Injury Claim

Providence Car Accident Lawyer Louis W. Grande lays out the specific information and examples of negligence in a personal injury claim. If you recently suffered an injury due to another person’s lack of care or attention, you might feel overwhelmed by a variety of emotions. Frustration, anger, and sadness are all common feelings among people who are harmed due to personal injury negligence. You also may experience anxiety and depression if your job or income is affected by your injury. … Read More

By grandelaw, 7 months ago

Personal Injury

What to Do If You Were Injured as a Passenger in a Car Accident in Rhode Island

A passenger in a car accident in Rhode Island has a three-year statute of limitations to file a lawsuit for a personal injury caused by another party. The three-year period begins at the moment of the accident. Car accidents can leave you struggling with: Pain Medical bills Loss of wages It doesn’t matter if you were injured in Cranston, Warren, or anywhere else in the State of Rhode Island. If you or a loved one was a passenger in an … Read More

By grandelaw, 7 months ago

Personal Injury

“At Fault Accident Insurance Claim” — Here’s EXACTLY What You Need to Know IF The Police Blame You

Providence Car Accident Lawyer Louis W. Grande lays out the specific information you need to know if you are involved in an at fault accident insurance claim. Our office routinely receives calls from Rhode Island car accident victims who want to know how a traffic ticket will impact their chances of bringing a personal injury case. Many clients assume that if a police officer wrote a ticket at the scene of the accident, that alone will determine the outcome of … Read More

By grandelaw, 7 months ago

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