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North Smithfield Car Accidents

No one can predict when or where an auto accident will occur, or who will be involved. These stressful events happen when least expected and with no prior warning or chance to prepare ahead of time. That’s why it’s good to know there is help and support readily available to you at Tapalian Law. If you’ve been hurt in a car accident in North Smithfield, experienced Rhode Island personal injury lawyer David Tapalian will instruct you step by step what actions to take immediately following the incident. Trusted throughout RI, MA, and FL, Attorney Tapalian has specialized in helping victims of personal injury for over 20 years and can successfully help you on the road to getting rightful compensation for your losses.

A serious car accident injury has the potential to permanently alter your life and future well-being, as well as that of those close to you. In addition to your physical injuries, emotional stress and financial hardship can take a huge toll on you and your family. At Tapalian Law, our team will discuss how to minimize the stress of the situation to ensure your primary focus is on your health and recovery, while we take care of dealing with the insurance companies and the complex legal aspects of your case. We work around the clock for you, including nights and weekends, and are available to our clients at all times to answer your questions and concerns. With a specialized focus on personal injury cases, our top priority is getting our clients the proper compensation they deserve. Our North Smithfield car accident lawyer will work personally with you throughout the duration of your case from start to finish. A car accident is not something to take lightly, so you want to make sure your case isn’t handled by just anybody. There is no fee to discuss your claim, and you pay nothing to us until we win money for your case. Call Tapalian Law today at 401-552-5000 for a free consultation to discuss how we can help you.

Recent Motor Vehicle Collisions in North Smithfield RI

One particularly dangerous roadway, the Sayles Hill Road intersection, caused almost 100 North Smithfield car accidents in a five-year span, a number of which resulted in serious injury. Complaints have arisen from residents that the road has inadequate traffic signals. Pedestrians crossing the street have a green light at the same time as motorists looking to turn left. In June 2020, a man was walking across the highway where there was no crosswalk. Another 57-year-old man was killed after he was walking on that same highway. Tapalian Law not only helps with accidents involving motor vehicles, but also incidents where pedestrians are involved. Collisions involving people walking, jogging, or bicycling are often severely damaging and involve acute bodily injuries. A knowledgeable personal injury attorney will know the proper next steps to take to ensure you are justly compensated for any pain and injuries you experience due to a pedestrian car accident. 

Route 146 in North Smithfield was scheduled to undergo maintenance beginning September 2020 to improve the road’s safety and place a bridge that raises the highway above the street below where pedestrians frequently cross. Across the stretch of the entire highway, police estimate 170+ crashes per year with 40 of those involving severe injuries. A crash at a Route 146 construction zone took place after a man accidently drove down a dirt road only intended for workers. As a result, the man hit a ramp, jolting his vehicle into the air, and later died at the hospital. In December 2020, a 38-year-old man was walking across Route 146 when he was hit by a motor vehicle and severely injured.

North Smithfield city data records one traffic fatality in 2019 and seven traffic fatalities from 2015-2017 (no fatality data is recorded for 2018). When a loved one dies tragically, their grieving family is left searching for answers. Rhode Island state law designates a reckless driver is at fault for another person’s death if they were found to be acting carelessly at the time of the accident. The legal team at Tapalian Law can help determine your eligibility to file a wrongful death for the death of a loved one in a North Smithfield car accident.

Schedule a Free Consultation with a Skilled Injury Lawyer

If you or a loved one have been involved in an auto accident in North Smithfield, or elsewhere in RI, MA, or FL, contact a skilled personal injury attorney at Tapalian Law for a complimentary consultation of your accident claim. Call our Providence RI office at 401-552-5000 or schedule your free consultation online. Attorney Tapalian will provide you with honest feedback on the potential of your injury claim. As with any type of injury, seek immediate medical attention after getting hurt in a North Smithfield motor vehicle crash. Most importantly, ensuring your safety is critical to your health. In addition, seeking prompt medical treatment is also a vital component of your potential personal injury claim. With offices in Providence, Warwick, Seekonk, and Fort Lauderdale, our team is ready to answer your questions right now. 

Smithfield, Rhode Island Overview

Located in Providence County, Rhode Island, this town began as a farming community. Multiple famous individuals hail from here, including Boston Braves player Joe Connolly and musician David Rawlings. The village of Slaterville in town is the nation’s first industrial mill village. A town favorite is Wright’s Dairy Farm and Bakery for its specialty cakes, ice cream, and fresh milk. The Wide World of Indoor Sports maintains a location in North Smithfield and offers soccer, lacrosse, flag football, and more. The town also is home to one of the last drive-in movie theaters in RI, the Rustic Tri View Drive-In.

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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.