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November 2016 Archives

Preparing for winter trips in Rhode Island

New England winters are well-known for being cold, pristine and beautiful, but they are also known for being dangerous. U.S. Climate Data reports that the state receives an average of 102.5 inches of rainfall each year. Slick, frozen roads can cause cars to careen out of control and crash, but there are things drivers can do to prepare for the winter driving season.

Rules for legal boating in Rhode Island

While it may look easy to cruise across the lake in a boat, driving any watercraft requires knowledge and training. Lawmakers in Rhode Island want to make sure all drivers are capable of safely operating their vehicle, whether they are on land or water. There are several stipulations that have been put in place to ensure the safety of everyone on the water.

Common causes of traumatic brain injuries

Head trauma that causes a brain injury can occur at any time and to any one, from pedestrians who slip on an icy sidewalk to soldiers who become injured on the battlefield. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that there are 138 fatal brain injuries every day in the United States and many survivors are left with a wide range of disabilities. Here are some of the most common causes of traumatic brain injury.

Why applicants are denied SSI

When someone in Rhode Island applies for Social Security Supplemental Income benefits and is denied, it is important to understand the reasons why. There are several different facts that may cause the application to be turned down, but there may still be options available even after denial.

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