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New Shoreham Car Accidents

No matter how severe your New Shoreham motor vehicle accident, Attorney Tapalian can help you recover costs for your pain and suffering, medical treatments, and lost employment wages. Immediately following a car crash, your utmost concern is to seek medical attention right away. Firstly, seemingly minor injuries can be life-threatening and unknowingly masked behind the adrenaline of a stressful situation. You don’t want to chance putting your health at risk and sustaining long-term injuries that could have been preventable with timely treatment. Secondly, medical treatment also makes up a large part of your personal injury claim as an experienced Block Island and New Shoreham car accident lawyer will explain. Hiring an attorney also increases your leverage with the insurance companies who have their own team of legal professionals. At Tapalian Law, our skilled RI and MA personal injury experts will make sure the insurance adjusters provide you the compensation you deserve for your losses, even if that means we need to go through arbitration or litigation. Attorney Tapalian handles each and every claim personally and clients are provided with his personal contact information so that you can always reach him by phone, text, or email, whenever you have questions or concerns. We charge no upfront fees, and we don’t get paid until we win money for your case. There are zero risks to seeing how we can help you, so call us today at 401-552-5000, to schedule your free consultation.

Vehicle Accidents in the Block Island & New Shoreham Area

Drunk driving crashes are a dangerous concern all over Rhode Island, including the popular summer tourist areas of Block Island/New Shoreham, where two drunk driving arrests occurred within five hours in August 2020. That same month, a 16-year-old boy was killed in a wreck on West Side Road, caused by an underage drunk driver. Another teenager in the car was rushed to the hospital with severe injuries. According to state police, the driver hit a pole with such impact that resulted in fatal damages. Also, during that month, a 20-year-old driver was driving recklessly under the influence of alcohol and rolled his car over on Old Mill Road injuring the passenger. Experienced Personal Injury Attorney David Tapalian is ready to represent victims of drunk driving crashes throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts and hold at-fault drivers responsible for their negligent actions.

Moped Crashes

Known for its attraction to summer visitors, the Block Island and North Shoreham area is a frequent location for moped crashes with 58+ accidents in 2020, 34+ in 2019, and 46+ moped accidents in 2018. In August 2020, a 22-year-old man was killed at the intersection of Spring Street and Whale Swamp Road. The man was driving his moped when an SUV collided with him. The New Shoreham Town Council held an emergency meeting that month due to the concern that these types of accidents were rapidly increasing and local residents, as well as visitors, were in grave danger. The town responded by imposing certain regulations on the moped rental shops, although apprehension and controversy surrounding the safety and rules of these vehicles continue throughout Block Island.

Rhode Island law acknowledges that a careless driver who causes death will be held responsible for the resulting damage. As a result, when a family member loses a loved one in a vehicle accident due to negligence, they may be entitled to file a wrongful death claim to seek compensation for their damages including funeral costs, burial expenses, loss of future earnings, and loss of companionship. As a Rhode Island personal injury lawyer with decades of experience helping people hurt in car accidents in Block Island, New Shoreham, and throughout RI, MA, and FL, David Tapalian will focus on protecting your legal rights, getting rightful compensation, and seeking justice for your family after a traumatic accident.

Facts About the Smallest Town

The smallest town in the smallest state, New Shoreham is in Washington County, Rhode Island. Famous people who hail from New Shoreham include United States Representative William Angel and journalist Kenneth Bacon. The town extends through, and is coextensive with, Block Island. Visitors will want to stop by Mohegan Bluffs where they will find a view of the Atlantic Ocean. You can climb down the 141 steps to reach the beach at the bottom. The North Lighthouse is home to a maritime exhibit while the Southeast Lighthouse offers tower tours to learn more about historic shipwrecks nearby. Guests of all ages will enjoy the 1661 Farm and Gardens where they will observe camels, llamas, fainting goats, and other animals. Initially the home of the Searles Mansion, Mansion Beach now is a prime location for bodysurfing and beach combing. A fun fact about New Shoreham is that the Block Island Ferry was one of the ships helping the famous airplane flown by Captain Sully after he landed in the Hudson River.

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Helping hundreds of people throughout Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Florida, Attorney David Tapalian can help you as well. Tapalian Law maintains offices in Providence, Seekonk, Warwick, and Fort Lauderdale, and we will travel to you if your injuries do not allow you to come to us. A New Shoreham car accident is stressful and working with our office should be a source of reprieve from logistical burdens. We will work around the times that are best for you, including nights or weekends. We offer a no-cost, no-obligation review of your personal injury claim and we only get paid if you win. To schedule your free consultation, call our Rhode Island personal injury experts at 401-552-5000 or contact us using our online form.

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He took care of everything and kept me updated as well. It was such a smooth process and in the end I won my case. I would highly recommend David Tapalian! Patrice F.
When I contacted David Tapalian, Attorney & Counselor at Law, all my worries were immediately alleviated. He handled my case from beginning to end and kept me updated every step of the way. Susie M.
I visited David a couple of days after my accident and he gave me clear and concise details on what would happen throughout the process... David N.