Personal Injury

What to Do After a Bicycle Accident Injury in Rhode Island

Providence Personal Injury Lawyer Louis W. Grande on dealing with insurance companies after a bicycle accident injury. Trying to do the right thing is an admirable trait, and bicyclists try every day to benefit the environment and stay in shape. What they gain in a lower carbon footprint and better health, however, they trade with the dangers associated with being surrounded by vehicles. Like a goldfish in an ocean, bicyclists have to stay constantly alert to the drivers and conditions … Read More

By grandelaw, 2 years ago

Personal Injury

Lawyers Handling Rhode Island Lyft Accidents

Ridesharing mobile applications such as Uber and Lyft have changed the manner in which individuals travel. These companies have revolutionized the public transportation industry, with many people in urban areas using their own vehicles less and less, or even getting rid of their vehicles entirely in favor of ridesharing. However, even though Lyft employees drive professionally, they are still human and can still cause accidents. Even when the driver is careful and cautious, a Lyft ride can still become involved … Read More

By grandelaw, 2 years ago

Personal Injury

Common Surgical Errors in Rhode Island

Finding a good doctor that you can trust is hard. One can spend months trying out specialists before one finds the perfect fit. This process is even more important once a patient realizes that they need to surgery. A trustworthy surgeon is absolutely necessary, but even the best in their profession make mistakes. Whether by incompetence or by mere oversight, there are several different mistakes that a surgeon can make when they are holding the knife. Even in the most … Read More

By grandelaw, 2 years ago

Personal Injury

Texting and Driving Accidents in Rhode Island

When it comes to using mobile devices while driving, Rhode Island has some of the strictest laws in the country. Visitors to the state may be caught off guard by the restriction placed on drivers. But the rules are in place for a reason. Drivers who use cell phones while operating a vehicle are dramatically more likely to cause serious accidents with devastating consequences. One study found that as many as 10,000 injury accidents are caused every year as a … Read More

By grandelaw, 2 years ago

Personal Injury

Crosswalk Accidents: What To Do If You Were Injured As A Pedestrian

Of all the auto accidents handled by Rhode Island personal injury attorneys, pedestrians struck in crosswalks often involve the most catastrophic injuries. Because the injuries in crosswalk accidents are often extremely severe, insurance companies will go to extreme measures to avoid paying the full value of claims. Victims may receive repeated phone calls or even personal visits from insurance representatives, promising that all their medical bills will be taken care of and urging them not to hire an attorney. Sadly, … Read More

By grandelaw, 2 years ago

Personal Injury

Car vs Truck: What To Do If You Were In A Semi Truck Accident

A semi truck accident can leave you with serious injuries and high medical bills. If you were injured in Rhode Island, you can get paid for your medical bills and lost wages. The driver of an 18-wheel truck has been awake for far longer than any driver should. His eyes are weary; his awareness wanes. He’s been on the road for many, many hours, trying to make his mileage and go home to see his family. Tragically, the twenty-five-ton vehicle … Read More

By grandelaw, 2 years ago

Personal Injury

Motorcycle Crash: What Do I Do?

Compared to accidents involving passenger vehicles, accidents involving motorcycles are remarkably more dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcyclists and their passengers were 27 times more likely than occupants of passenger vehicles to die as a result of a motor vehicle crash in 2017. In that same year, an estimated 89,000 people were injured as a result of motorcycle accidents. Many of those injured can face high medical costs, time spent away from work, a lengthy recovery, … Read More

By grandelaw, 2 years ago

Personal Injury

What Do You Do If You Are Injured By An Emergency Vehicle?

Sirens wail and lights flash as a police officer races through busy streets at breakneck speeds. Despite training and the exercise of caution, accidents can and do occur. If you’re injured when a police car or other law enforcement vehicle strikes you, what happens? Do you have rights? When responding to a legitimate crisis, police officers and other emergency response personnel have broad discretion, doing anything necessary to get to the scene as quickly as possible. Most of us agree … Read More

By grandelaw, 2 years ago

Personal Injury

Multi-Vehicle Accident: What Do I Do After An Auto Collision?

Auto accidents are bad enough without complications. Even small accidents mean a big headache: dealing with insurance adjusters, scheduling estimates, and trying to navigate the rental car maze. When injuries are involved, things become even worse, as doctor visits and therapy appointments start to interfere with the activities of daily life. In a more complex accident, involving multiple vehicles, the difficulties multiply exponentially. Now, there are three or more insurance companies to deal with, the possibility of numerous passengers, and … Read More

By grandelaw, 3 years ago

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