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Legal Logic: Five Decisions That Will Mess Up Your Car Insurance

Most of us are always shopping around for the best rate when it comes to our car insurance, but did you know that there are certain factors that can mess that insurance up?

Brian Cunha of Brian Cunha & Associates joined The Rhode Show on set to discuss the five horrible decisions that will mess up your car insurance.


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Legal Logic: Understanding Your Rights in the Event of a Canceled Flight

Don’t get grounded by your airline.

As we know the weather can be quite unpredictable this time of year. So what are your rights if your flight is canceled due to inclement weather?

Brian Cunha of Brian Cunha & Associates joined The Rhode Show to help us understand this.


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Legal Logic: Understanding Consumer Protection Regulations

Sadly, an individual may fall on hard times and start to get behind on paying bills. When that happens, they may begin to get calls from collection agencies, so it’s important that they know their consumer protection rights. Some agencies might not even be legitimate and we need to pay close attention.

Brian Cunha of Brian Cunha & Associates joined us on set to discuss both Federal and state consumer protection regulations.


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Legal Logic: Understanding Snow Removal Responsibility

Now that the winter months are right around the corner, many are starting to think of all the snow that we may or may not get and who is responsible for it’s removal.

We spoke with Brian Cunha of Brian Cunha & Associates to understand who is responsible for snow removal on sidewalks and driveways, what your liability is, and if it is the same in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.


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Legal Logic: Ways to Keep Yourself Protected from Online Schemes

With holiday shopping and Cyber Monday coming up, consumers will be shopping online in record numbers, so learning how to keep your personal information safe is very important.Brian Cunha of Brian Cunha & Associates joined us Tuesday to discuss how to protect your credit card information when shopping online against online schemes.


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Legal Logic: Security Tips to Prevent Being Hacked

The recent email scandal has been all over the news lately. If that’s gotten you thinking about your own cyber safety, you might want to take heed.Brian Cunha of Brian Cunha & Associates joined The Rhode Show to share tips on preventing your personal info from being hacked.


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Legal Logic: What’s Next for Galaxy Note7 Owners

Just last week Samsung expanded its recall of Galaxy Note7 smartphones in the U.S. to include all replacement devices. Both the original and the replacements are prone to catching fire.Attorney Brian Cunha joined the Rhode Show to talk about the legal ramifications and what it means for the smartphone users.


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Legal Logic: What to Know if You Get into a Car Accident

Have you been in a fender bender? Attorney Brian Cunha joined the Rhode Show to talk about the do’s and don’ts when it comes to car accidents.


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Legal Logic: Transportation Liability – Busting the Myths

Many people think that if their goods are lost or damaged in transport they are covered by the carrier – whether it’s by land, by sea or by air – but not so fast!Attorney Brian Cunha of Brian Cunha & Associates joined The Rhode Show to dispel some of the myths of transportation liability.


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Legal Logic: Ryan Lochte’s Legal Troubles

Attorney Brian Cunha breaks down Ryan Lochte’s legal troubles after the Rio Games in Brazil.


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Legal Logic: Deciphering the Legal Responsibilities of Large Venues

The warm summer nights may have you sitting by the fire in your backyard. Attorney, Brian Cunha, discusses what’s legal and what’s not when it comes to bonfires, barbecues, and more.


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Legal Logic: Backyard Bonfires

The warm summer nights may have you sitting by the fire in your backyard. Attorney, Brian Cunha, discusses what’s legal and what’s not when it comes to bonfires, barbecues, and more.


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Legal Logic: Private Beaches

Who doesn’t love a day on the beach or taking a nice stroll on the sand? But what about when you come across those “No Trespassing: Private Beach” signs?Attorney Brian Cunha joined The Rhode Show Tuesday to break down some Beach Week Legal Logic.


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Legal Logic: Swimming Pool Safety

Summer is officially here, and that means cookouts and pool parties! But with that comes some important safety information and laws regarding pools in R.I. and Mass.

Brian Cunha of Brian Cunha & Associates joined The Rhode Show Tuesday to discuss the current law in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and the United States.


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Legal Logic: Dog Bites can be Preventable

Statistics show that dog bites are the tenth leading cause of injury to children. With summertime approaching, there is often a rise in these incidents due to more children playing outdoors.

Brian Cunha of Brian Cunha & Associates joined The Rhode Show Tuesday to discuss who is at fault when a bite occurs and how they can be prevented.


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Legal Logic: Keys to Protecting Yourself from Medical Errors

A recent study shows that “medical errors” in hospitals and other health-care facilities are incredibly common and may now be the third-leading cause of death in the United States — claiming 251,000 lives every year, more than respiratory disease, accidents, stroke and Alzheimer’s.

Brian Cunha of Brian Cunha & Associates joined The Rhode Show to discuss ways to protecting yourself from medical errors.


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Legal Logic: Uncovering the Controversy Behind Climate Change

It is currently under debate as to whether oil and fossil fuel companies should be punished or prosecuted under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization act, otherwise known as RICO, for knowingly deceiving the public about the dangers of climate change, when their own internal studies show the reality of the threat.

Attorney Brian Cuhna of Brian Cunha & Associates joined The Rhode Show to discuss this hot topic up for debate.


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Legal Logic: Decoding the RI Shrubbery Bill

You may or may not be aware, but if you’re a homeowner take note: The Rhode Island State Senate just passed a bill (26-6) to require Rhode Islanders to prune their shrubbery and trees, or face a $500 fine, if the leaves land on someone else’s property. Brian Cuhna of Brian Cunha & Associates, joined the Rhode Show to help us understand what this new bill is all about.


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Long Lines Causing Problems During Political Primaries

In this edition of Legal Logic we talk about long lines causing trouble for this season’s political primaries. Last week in Utah, state party officials said turnout was unprecedented – and some caucus sites actually ran out of ballots. Enthusiastic voters also waited for hours in lines in Arizona.
Attorney Brian Cunha joined The Rhode Show Tuesday to explain why long lines are occurring this year.


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Legal Logic: Understanding the Consequences of Under-Insurance

When filling out an application for automobile insurance, it’s important to fully understand what you are truly covered for, otherwise you may end up being under-insured. Brian Cunha of Brian Cunha and Associates joined the Rhode Show Tuesday to discuss the importance of having proper coverage.


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Legal Logic: The Ramifications of the Supreme Court Justice’s Death

By now, most have heard the news of the unexpected death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Attorney Brian Cunha of Brian Cunha & Associates joined The Rhode Show to discuss what effect this death will have on decisions by the Supreme Court.


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Legal Logic: Understanding Handheld Phone Driving Laws

The Massachusetts senate just passed a ban last week on use of handheld phones while driving. Rhode Island and Vermont are the two remaining New England states that now do not ban the use of handheld while driving. Brian Cunha of Brian Cunha & Associates joined The Rhode Show to discuss the current law in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and the United States.


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Legal Logic: Understanding Presidential Eligibility

The 2016 race for presidency has everyone paying keen attention to who’s qualified and who’s not. Brian Cunha of Brian Cunha & Associates joined The Rhode Show Tuesday to discuss the “birther” citizenship issue that has been in the news lately.


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Legal Logic: Protecting Your Data from Cyber Criminals

There has been a recent rash of computer intrusions (locally and nationally) by a group that is encrypting data on persons’ and companies’ computer systems. The process encrypts all your data so that it is inaccessible, therefore it’s important to have proper backup systems. Brian Cunha of Brian Cunha & Associates joined The Rhode Show to share what we can do to make sure our data is protected.


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Legal Logic: Understanding Your Homeowner’s Insurance Policy

With winter on its way, many would like to know how they can protect their home while at the same time reducing their homeowner’s insurance rates. Brian Cunha of Brian Cunha & Associates joined The Rhode Show to explain the ins and outs of homeowner’s insurance.


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Legal Logic: Understanding Your Insurance Policy

Recently the insurance industry has begun to tailor policies individually so it’s important to know what your policy covers and more importantly what it does not cover. Brian Cunha, of Brian Cunha & Associates, joined The Rhode Show Tuesday to help you decipher the latest trends in automobile insurance.


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Legal Logic: Deciphering the Damage of Fallen Trees

There’s hardly a topic related to insurance that causes more confusion than the question of who is responsible for damage caused by trees. Attorney Brian Cunha joined The Rhode Show to discuss the legal ins-and-outs of this dilemma.


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The Deadly Sins of Driving

Winter is coming up, and there’s a chance we’ll see more accidents on the road or even the sidewalks. Attorney Brian Cunha joined The Rhode Show to talk about the four deadly sins that many drivers unwittingly commit.


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Defining Consumer Utility Rights

There was a class action suit filed this week in RI against National Grid & the DPU to stop illegal utility shutoffs. Thousands of people in the state are affected by these shutoffs and with the cold winter arriving, consumers may want to know about their rights regarding utility shutoffs in both in RI and Massachusetts. Brian Cunha joined The Rhode Show to shed some legal insight on this matter.


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Defining the Law Between Landlords and Tenants

Now that the new school year is underway, there has been an influx of new student rentals, with that said landlords and tenants may find themselves in situations where they need to know their rights. Brian Cunha joined The Rhode Show to discuss the legal aspects of landlord-tenant rights.


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Legal Aspects of ‘Deflated’ NFL Case

Patriots fans celebrated the ruling that was announced last week, dismissing Tom Brady’s four-game suspension. Attorney Brian Cunha joined The Rhode Show to talk more about the legal aspects of why the judge did what he did and the likelihood of an appeal.


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Social Media Do’s and Don’ts at School

Just about everyone has some form of social media these days, including our children. Now that school is getting back in session, what are some of the legal do’s and don’ts of social media conduct at school? Brian Cunha joined The Rhode Show to discuss this topic from a legal standpoint.


Deflategate and the appeal process

Deflategate and the Appeal Process

Tom Brady and Deflategate seem to be all the buzz here in New England, but what are his chances for appeal? Attorney Brian Cunha joined The Rhode Show Tuesday to discuss the process, judicial standard of review, factors that the federal court considers, and the likelihood of success surrounding an appeal.


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Finding the Legal Pitfalls, Traps and Tricks of Social Media

Social media, everyone uses it in some form or another these days, but what are the things you must be careful of when using it to communicate? Attorney Brian Cunha joined The Rhode Show Thursday to discuss the legal pitfalls, traps and tricks to be aware of when using social media.


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What to Know Before Saying “I Do”

It can be a sometimes awkward conversation, but one that most likely needs to be had. Attorney Brian Cunha joined The Rhode Show to talk about the importance of prenuptial agreements.


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Homeowner’s Insurance and Who It Covers

Many cookouts and barbecues happen during the summer and sometimes accidents may happen. Attorney Brian Cunha joined The Rhode Show to discuss homeowner’s insurance and what exactly it covers.


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Finding the Right Care for a Loved One

In this Legal Logic program the important care that our our elderly loved ones need was discussed. Attorney Brian Cunha explained what to look for when selecting a nursing home for loved ones. Most homes are rated by the individual state and are also inspected to make sure that patient is getting the services they need. Cunha also suggests preparing far in advance of the tough move, and making sure all of the legal work is done and in writing.


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Liability for Lufthansa: Who’s responsible?

Attorney Brian Cunha joined The Rhode Show to discuss the plane crash in France and who is responsible for the tragedy.

In the video, Cunha answers questions like:

  • In this case it seems clear that the crash was an intentional act by the pilot. How does that effect the liability of the airlines?
  • What laws apply to the rights of the 150 passengers and the pilot that were killed?
  • What damages may the family collect? Is there a limit? And more…


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Legal Logic: Car Insurance

Brian Cunha joins The Rhode Show to discuss car insurance coverage. There are plenty of things to understand when it comes to car insurance and how different types of coverage can have an affect on you — if you get into a car accident. In the video, Cunha discusses the differences between uninsured and underinsured coverage.


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Legal Logic: Legal expert weighs in on state snow removal

It’s been tough getting around the state lately, so who is responsible for clearing it all? Attorney, Brian Cunha, shares how the legal process in both criminal cases and civil cases work.


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Legal Logic: After the grand juries, what is next?

In recent headlines, we have been watching the cases in Fergeson, Missouri, and Staten Island, New York, unfold. In both of these cases, two grand juries declined to indict police officers. Does that end the legal recourse for these families to have their day in court? Are there other avenues within our courts that can be sought beyond our grand jury proceedings? Attorney, Brian Cunha, shares how the legal process in both criminal cases and civil cases work.


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Legal Logic: Can social media harm your trial?

Statistically, only three to five percent of all legal cases ever go to trial. The majority of cases will settle before trial, but a good trial lawyer can make all the difference in settlement negotiations. Brian Cunha joined The Rhode Show to discuss how cases go to trial. In the video, Cunha discusses how trials can be risky for all, including the plaintiff or insurance company. Cunha also discusses how trials are scheduled and proceed.



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Legal Logic: Do I need a lawyer?

Statistically, only three to five percent of all legal cases ever go to trial. The majority of cases will settle before trial, but a good trial lawyer can make all the difference in settlement negotiations. Brian Cunha joined The Rhode Show to discuss how cases go to trial. In the video, Cunha discusses how trials can be risky for all, including the plaintiff or insurance company. Cunha also discusses how trials are scheduled and proceed.



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Legal Logic: Going to Trial

Statistically, only three to five percent of all legal cases ever go to trial. The majority of cases will settle before trial, but a good trial lawyer can make all the difference in settlement negotiations. Brian Cunha joined The Rhode Show to discuss how cases go to trial. In the video, Cunha discusses how trials can be risky for all, including the plaintiff or insurance company. Cunha also discusses how trials are scheduled and proceed.


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Legal Logic: Serious Car Accidents

When it comes to the serious car accident comedian Tracy Morgan was involved in recently, there are many legal aspects that must be considered. Attorney Brian Cunha from Brian Cunha and Associates joined the Rhode Show to shed light on all of the factors that will be considered in this case and others of similar nature.


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Legal Logic: Understanding Arbitration

From school districts to A-Rod and other Major League ball players, and even business disputes, it seems as though arbitrations are all around us.


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Legal Logic: On the Law of Lease Agreements

Every year, hundreds of graduating college students throughout Rhode Island leave off-campus apartment rentals only to have hundreds more seek such units for the next semester. In fact, as home sales and prices continue to rise in RI, rental occupancy rates remain at an all-time high.


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Legal Logic: Aviation and Liability Law

Attorney Brian Cunha joined The Rhode Show to discuss the aviation and liability law.


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Legal Logic: Expert Advice from Local Attorney

Brian Cunha wants your questions and concerns in order to tackle current and hot topic legal issues on The Rhode Show!

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