Obtaining Compensation in Rhode Island U-Turn Accident Cases

Any time a motorist maneuvers their vehicle in a 180-degree turn to reverse their direction, the move is called a U-turn. This is because the tactic resembles an upside down letter “U.” In many incidences, a U-turn is a legal maneuver at some intersections that are wide enough to accommodate a simple reversal in direction. […]

Whiplash Back & Neck Pain even with Minimal Impact | Soft Tissue Injury

Being involved in a rear end collision in Rhode Island often results in whiplash where the injured victim suffers serious head, neck and shoulder trauma. The aftereffects of whiplash can be mild tenderness to severe chronic pain. In many incidences, the victim suffers serious memory issues, disturbed sleep, difficulty in concentration and other symptoms. Car […]

RI Winter Snow Storm & Icy Road Accident Lawyer | Slepkow Law

Longtime Rhode Island residents are keenly aware of the dangers of driving an automobile on the slippery and unsafe roads, streets and highways of the Ocean State during a snowstorm.  Operating a motor vehicle during a treacherous cold, wintry mix of rain, snow and sleet can be a dangerous and unpredictable proposition. Blizzard conditions and […]

Speeding Related Auto & Motor Vehicle Collision

While any type of Rhode Island vehicle accident can be a traumatic experience for victims, speeding related accidents can be catastrophic, resulting in serious injuries and death. Many times, RI motorists will make the decision to drive over the speed limit to reach their destination quicker or to drive fast on a joy ride. However, […]

Pedestrian Accident in Rhode Island: Filing a Claim for Compensation

In a hectic society, carefully sharing the road is crucial to ensure everyone remains safe including bicyclists and pedestrians. Behaving safely and legally is the responsibility of all to protect innocent pedestrians attempting to cross the road. Although cities such as Providence and Woonsocket go to great lengths marketing street lanes, crosswalks and bike paths, […]

Litigating a Broadside / T-Bone Accident in Rhode Island | Slepkow Law

A T-bone accident or broadside collision  in Rhode Island involves a side impact from a moving vehicle that often causes property damage, injuries and death. The seriousness of injuries and damage is highly dependent on the weight and size of the vehicles or cars involved and the speed of impact crushing inward. The high impact […]

Motor Vehicle Accidents Involving Speeding | Speed related accident

The nation and State of Rhode Island pays a high price for the loss of human life, severe injuries and property damage caused by motor vehicle accidents involving speeding. The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) indicates that more than 10,000 lives were lost in 2012 from speed-related accidents. This number represents an increase in […]

Rhode Island Distracted Driving Accident Lawyer

Prohibited use of cell phones while driving is the law in many communities hoping to eliminate car accidents caused by distracted driving. This is because speaking or texting on a cell phone while driving is a contributing factor in more than 25 percent of all vehicle accidents nationwide. Rhode Island Distracted Driving Accident Lawyer Distracted […]

RI Truck Accident Lawyer | Big Rigs & Small Trucks

A trucking accident cause of accident in Rhode Island requires a skilled and experienced RI Truck accident lawyer. Not every Rhode Island Personal Injury lawyer has the skill and expertise to properly handle a pickup truck,  semi- truck or box truck crash. Do not retain an inexperienced truck accident lawyer in RI Be very careful! […]

RI Man in 3 Car Accidents in 2 days, 4 DWI Arrests

A resident of RI was arrested four times in less then 48 hours and on each occasion was charged with drunk driving! The man was arrested and charged with drunk driving on Sunday and then three more times on Monday. Multiple car accidents on the same day are rare yet more common then you might think. […]