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Pedestrian Deaths Skyrocket in Rhode Island During Pandemic, Even with Fewer Cars On the Road

By Kiselica Law Firm |

According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, although there are currently fewer cars on the roads due to the pandemic (specifically, two-thirds less traffic), there has also been a spike in reckless driving and speeding as well, including some drivers going more than 100 miles per hour on highways. In fact, in some cities,… Read More »

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Risks Customers May Face with Businesses Reopening in Rhode Island

By Kiselica Law Firm |

In late April, Governor Raimondo and the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health announced their plans for the “safe” reopening of Rhode Island, which includes lifting the stay at home order and allowing businesses to reopen “under strict public health guidelines.” What this ultimately means is that, because COVID-19 exposure is still… Read More »

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As More And More People Are Harmed by The Coronavirus Here in Rhode Island, Some Healthcare Workers Seek Immunity from Medical Malpractice Lawsuits for A Reason

By Kiselica Law Firm |

The coronavirus has affected what feels like every area of our lives; from our ability to go to work and feel safe there, to spending time with loved ones, to even spending time outside, doing the things we love to do. Unfortunately, the pandemic is also overwhelming our nation’s hospitals to the point where… Read More »

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Providence Journal addresses Social Host Laws |One of Attorney Kiselica’s More Challenging Cases

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Providence Journal features one of Attorney Kiselica’s More Challenging Cases Here is the article as it appeared in Providence Journal: Judge: Suit extending social-host law to URI students can proceed By Katie Mulvaney Journal Staff Writer Posted May 7, 2020 at 4:49 PMUpdated May 7, 2020 at 5:04 PM PROVIDENCE — In a case that spells college students beware, a Superior Court judge has ruled… Read More »

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Catastrophic Injuries – And Sometimes Death – For Workers at Amazon Facilities

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The Guardian recently did a feature on unsafe conditions at Amazon warehouses, where employees are under pressure to work faster such that some warehouse locations have incurred high injury rates that are three times (or higher) the national average for warehouses in general according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). These injuries… Read More »

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Chaos at Some Chain Pharmacies Is Injuring & Killing Some Patients

By Kiselica Law Firm |

In late January, the New York Times published a frightening article describing understaffed and chaotic work places where pharmacists have described being unable to safely perform their jobs, placing the public at risk of dangerous medication errors, some of which have resulted in serious injuries and deaths, including here in Rhode Island. One pharmacist… Read More »

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Pentagon Reveals That Service Members Suffered Traumatic Brain Injuries Due to Missile Attack

By Kiselica Law Firm |

According to a statement released by the Pentagon in January, almost 40 US service members with diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) after the Iranian missile attack on the Al Asad Base. Despite what President Donald Trump has dismissed as less serious than physical wounds (and referring to simply as “headaches”), traumatic brain injuries… Read More »

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New Study Indicates That Children Are Especially at Risk of Dog Bites in The Eye Area

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According to a new study published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, children are twice as likely as adults to be bitten by a dog in the eye area, especially infants and children four years old or younger. However, when it comes to familiar dogs at home, children were more likely to… Read More »

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IKEA Furniture Still Injuring & Killing Children

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IKEA has been sued and settling cases related to furniture tip-over accidents that have injured and killed a number of children since at least 2005. Still, to date, children are still dying due to the company’s furniture defects, arguably because it took the company far too long to recall these furniture lines (at first,… Read More »

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Providence, Rhode Island Court Makes First Decision in Finding That Schools Owe Students a Duty of Care in Study Abroad Programs, Opening The Door for Premises Liability Claims

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In a monumental win for students and others who are injured due to the negligence of schools and other facilities who fail to ensure that the proper security is in place in order to ensure that they are kept safe, in January, a federal judge in Providence, Rhode Island ruled that a case against… Read More »

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