Archive for Automobile Accidents

What Expenses are Covered if I Get into an Injury Causing Accident in Rhode Island?

shutterstock_169651199If you’re involved in an automobile accident and you’re represented by Murphy and Fay, we cover all the costs involved in your legal representation. That will include the filing of the fees for filing a complaint, the position transcript cost, the cost of getting any experts such as private investigators. As part of our services to you, we cover all costs.

This informational blog post was brought to you by Mark A. Fay, an experienced Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyer.

After Getting into a Car Accident in Rhode Island, Should I Contact My Insurance Provider or My Attorney?

shutterstock_85958026When you’re involved in an accident, it’s important that you notify your insurance company about the accident. This does not mean that your insurance company is not gonna be responsible with the claim but it’s important that you report it because you’re obligated to do so. I recommend that you come to us. Let us handle these things for you. That’s our job. As your attorneys, we want to do everything to make your transition from the accident to the healing process as smooth as possible. Let us handle it. We’ll take care of contacting your insurance agency or your insurance company.

This informational blog post was brought to you by Mark A. Fay, an experienced Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyer.

What’s Important to Know about SUM Insurance in RI?

auto-accidentIn Rhode Island, we have what’s called uninsured and under-insured motorists’ coverage. If you’re involved in an automobile accident in which, through our investigation, we determine that the vehicle and or the owner of the vehicle of the driver of the vehicle does not have insurance, you can still bring a claim against your own insurance company if you have purchased what’s called uninsured or underinsured motorists’ coverage. That is extra coverage you have to pay extra money for. It’s probably some of the most important coverage you can have but it will protect you in the situation where there is no insurance to cover your loss.

This informational blog post was brought to you by Mark A. Fay, an experienced Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyer.

If I’m Involved In an Injury Causing Accident, Can I Sue the Other Driver in Rhode Island?

shutterstock_203383147-1024x659If you’re involved in an accident, you can sue the other driver of the automobile.  It doesn’t matter if they own the  vehicle because you can also name the owner of the vehicle but anytime you’re involved in an automobile accident in Rhode Island, we can name both, the driver of the vehicle and also the owner of the vehicle as potential defendants.

This informational blog post was brought to you by Mark A. Fay, an experienced Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyer.

If I’m Involved in a Motor Vehicle Accident and it’s Partially My Fault Can I Still Recover in Rhode Island?

car-accident2If you’re involved in an accident in Rhode Island and you believe you are even partially at fault, you can recover for your injuries and resulting damages for the percentage fault of the driver that caused the accident.  To put simply, even if you are more than 50 percent at fault in an automobile accident, you can still recover your 50 percent of damages for the fault of the party that caused the accident.

This informational blog post was brought to you by Mark A. Fay, an experienced Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyer.

Personal Injury Accident Law – How do I determine if my case has a good chance of winning a lawsuit?

business-law-1024x682 (1)The best way to determine whether or not you are going to win or lose a lawsuit is to confer with someone in my firm, particularly me if it’s involving an automobile accident of personal injury case. There is never any guarantee in the law that you are going to win your case but I have over 25 years of experience in personal injury cases. I have tried literally hundreds of cases. If you’re able to come down to my office and sit with me for a free consultation, I will be able to discuss with you what I think the percentages are of you winning your case or losing your case; and then we can make a decision together about whether or not we should pursue the action.

This informational blog post was brought to you by Mark A. Fay, an experienced Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyer.

Personal Injury Accident Law – What’s important to know if you’ve been involved in an auto accident that causes injuries in Rhode Island?

Meta Slider - HTML Overlay - Automobile AccidentIf you’re ever injured in an automobile accident, the first thing you need to do is to make sure that you take care of your own physical well-being.  Don’t be shy about going in the ambulance, go to the hospital.  That will help your physical well-being number one but it will also help create the record that we need to represent you going forward with your automobile accident claim.

Unfortunately in some situations when people decline the ambulance ride to the hospital or don’t go to a hospital or walk-in clinic the same day or same evening of an automobile accident, the insurance companies will hold that against you.  It is very important for your own well-being that you get the physical treatment you need and that will also help you with your automobile accident claim.

This informational blog post was brought to you by Mark A. Fay, an experienced Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyer.