Recent Trial Verdict – Pedestrian Accident

The Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini, LTD. recently obtained a jury verdict in the amount $250,000.00 for our well-deserving Client.

Our office demanded $275,000.00, prior to trial, but we were offered $120,000. The judgment after trial with interest, costs and expenses totals $250,000.00. There were $33,000 in medicals. Our client had not worked since the day of the incident of January 8, 2014, and at the time was a waitress. The incident in question occurred when the Plaintiff was walking in a crosswalk and struck by the Defendant with her vehicle.

Pedestrian accident kills one man, 73, in Rhode Island

The Providence Police Department in Rhode Island reported that 73-year-old William Betz lost his life in a pedestrian accident. A car struck Betz as he was crossing Allens Avenue near the intersection of Swan Street on Sunday, September 18.

Police said Betz succumbed to his mortal injuries while confined at Rhode Island Hospital. People close to the victim said he worked near the site of the accident, and he walked in the area frequently.

Currently, investigators are conducting further investigations into the case to determine if alcohol or speed were factors in the accident. Authorities have issued no citations as of Sunday night. The driver who hit Betz with his car is giving his full cooperation to investigators.

At the Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini, LTD, we handle cases such as wrongful death and pedestrian accidents. Our sincerest condolences are with the victim of this accident as they mourn the loss of their loved one.

Suspect in DUI crash that hurt police officer gets his charges upgraded

Sixty-four-year-old Warwick in Kent County, Rhode Island resident Thomas Horne, who had been charged with driving under the influence in relation to hitting a police officer, who was conducting traffic, with his vehicle on Warwick Avenue on Sunday, July 10 was charged with new offenses, namely, driving under the influence – resulting in serious bodily injury, driving to endanger – resulting in personal injury, and refusal to submit to a chemical test on Tuesday, July 12.

Police authorities said Horne’s charges were upgraded due to the sensitivity of the impact to the police officer who was involved in the car accident.

Police investigators said Horne was making a left turn from Sandy Lane onto Warwick Avenue when he cut the turn short, causing him to drive directly into the path of the police officer conducting traffic.

The police officer was taken to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence for the treatment of his critical injuries and was released on Monday, July 11.

Our attorneys at the Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini Ltd., who serve all of Rhode Island and Massachusetts, are highly-accoladed for their expertise in personal injury cases. We aim to seek justice for our clients and bring honor to the legal profession. Call our offices today at (401) 751-8855 or (508) 336-0500.

Cumberland hit-and-run accident kills one

Eighteen-year-old Cumberland, Rhode Island resident Carl John III lost his life after he was hit by a white sport utility vehicle at around 12:30 a.m. on Monday, May 2 while walking with a friend along Bear Hill Road in Cumberland.

Police officials reported that John had been able to receive medical attention at Rhode Island Hospital after the vehicular accident, but that he succumbed to his mortal injuries a day after being  admitted on Tuesday, May 3.

Witnesses stated that the driver of the SUV that struck John left the scene of the accident after the crash.

However on Tuesday, the driver, identified as 29-year-old Stoughton, Massachusetts resident Laura Belhumeur, turned herself in to police officials investigating the case accompanied by her lawyer. Belhumeur was charged with leaving the scene of an accident causing serious bodily injury.

Belhumeur’s bail was set by the district court judge at $10,000 personal recognizance and has scheduled a pretrial conference for July 7.