Are there parties other than the at-fault driver against whom I can take legal action in a Rhode Island auto accident case?
In Rhode Island, you can sue the driver of an accident when they are negligent. You can also sue other parties, such as the owner of the vehicle, the employer of that person if they were doing job related duties at the time of the accident, or if they were intoxicated when the accident… Read More »
You can sue the driver of the car you were riding in when you are injured in an accident, as long as that driver was negligent. Negligence in Rhode Island is defined as doing something that a reasonable person would not have done under the circumstances or failing to do something that a reasonable… Read More »
Do I have to give a recorded statement to the insurance company in a Rhode Island auto accident case?
You do not need to give a recorded statement to the other driver’s insurance company in Rhode Island. If your own insurance company requests a statement from you, you are required to comply with that request. You can have an attorney present. The important thing is that you must make sure you are aware… Read More »
After suffering an auto accident injury in Rhode Island, the first thing you should do is get medical care and treatment. Your health is far more important than any case you might have. Once that’s taken care of and no longer an issue, you should seriously consider hiring an attorney very quickly. The defense… Read More »
My physician determined that my injuries from my Rhode Island car accident are permanent. How can I protect my future?
When your doctor has determined that you’ve suffered a personal injury that’s going to be permanent, it is important that you receive the maximum recovery possible for that type of injury. The best way to do that is to hire an experienced attorney who knows how to prove that type of an injury is… Read More »
It’s important in a Rhode Island car accident case that you get medical treatment as soon as you realize you’re injured. If at the scene, you are bleeding, you have cuts and bruises, you ought to seriously consider taking the ambulance ride to the hospital. It will be offered to you by the police…. Read More »
In Rhode Island, when you are involved in a car accident, the responsibility for paying for your rental car falls on the party that was at fault. If the other driver acknowledges they were at fault, their insurance company will pay for it. If they contest that, you will have to prove to their… Read More »