Even though Slepkow Law is located in East Providence, we represent clients throughout Rhode Island including Pawtucket, North Providence and Central Falls RI.
North Providence Personal Injury News:
North Providence RI Police pinched a Providence motorist as a result of a North Providence fatal motor vehicle collision. This alleged drunk driving crash lead to the death of the alleged intoxicated motorists’ passenger and caused another person serious personal injury.
North Providence police allege that the suspect was inebriated and operating an automobile in a manner that caused it to strike a utility pole. The charges include: driving to endanger death resulting, driving to endanger causing bodily injury, driving under the influence – death resulting, reckless driving & driving under the influence causing bodily injury. The alleged drunk driver lost control of his motor vehicle hitting a utility pole. This caused the death of one of his passengers and the hospitalization of another passenger. The motorist was also injured in the auto wreck.
“Police said Gautreau was drunk and behind the wheel at about 1 a.m. when he lost control of his car in the 1200 block of Mineral Spring Avenue and struck a telephone pole. The car was split in two.” Turn to 10
A North Providence personal injury attorney will fight to get you the compensation you deserve in your car accident, truck crash or motorcycle wreck case.§ 31-27-2 Driving under influence of liquor or drugs. – (a) Whoever drives or otherwise operates any vehicle in the state while under the influence of any intoxicating liquor, drugs, toluene, or any controlled substance as defined in chapter 28 of title 21, or any combination of these, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor except as provided in subdivision (d)(3) and shall be punished as provided in subsection (d) of this section. 31-27-2
Pawtucket personal injury attorney
There was a very serious work related accident in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. It is unclear whether the victim retained a Rhode Island workers compensation lawyer or whether there was third party product liability.
The Providence Journal reported: “PAWTUCKET – A 20-year-old Pawtucket man suffered the loss of his left hand as he worked with a plastics manufacturing machine at Teknor Apex Co. on Thursday night, police stated Friday.” Pawtucket Times “In 2011, for all ownerships, 40 percent of the injuries and illness cases requiring days away from work were attributed to three types of events or exposures: falls on the same level (15 percent); struck by object or equipment (13 percent); and overexertion in lifting or lowering (12 percent). (See table 5.) Injuries and illnesses incurred from falls on the same level and overexertion in lifting or lowering each required a median of 10 days for workers to recuperate—two more than the 8 days required for all types of events or exposures. Injuries from being struck by objects or equipment required a median of 5 days away from work to recuperate.” Stats
Central Falls personal injury lawyer news
In Central Fall Rhode Island there was a tragic hit and run pedestrian -auto accident when a car struck two pedestrians walking on Broad Street. Police were looking for the alleged scofflaw who fled the scene of the mayhem. “The Central Falls police are looking for the driver of a car who struck two people in front of the CVS Pharmacy on Broad Street April 12 and took off. The driver left the two victims with serious and possible life threatening injuries according to Det. Craig M. Veins.” Quote from Providence Journal
“Nationwide, nearly two pedestrians died in vehicle crashes per 100,000 population, and a pedestrian crash death occurred every 70 million miles walked.” PROVIDENCE, RI — A Superior Court jury has awarded a former Central Falls factory worker $678,519 in damages in connection with a slip and fall accident at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in 2006, according to the woman’s lawyer, Ronald J. Resmini. With interest added, he said, the total judgment against Rhode Island Hospital in the negligence case is $1.3 million. Hasbro is a division of Rhode Island Hospital.” ” PROJO
The Highway Transportation Safety Administration in a report stated: “Pedestrian crash deaths comprise one part of the total deaths from motor vehicle crashes. From 1997 to 2006, there were 49,128 pedestrian fatalities, representing 12 percent all fatalities (424,840) in motor vehicle crashes. The rest of those killed in motor vehicle crashes were vehicle occupants (drivers and passengers), motorcycle riders, bicyclists, and others.” NRD
This post is authored by Pawtucket Personal Injury Attorney, David Slepkow 401-279-0004