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David Tapalian

David Tapalian

Injury Attorney in RI and Mass. NO FEE Unless we Win!
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Workers' Compensation ...
  • Florida, Massachusetts, Rhode Island
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David Tapalian has lived in the Rhode Island and Massachusetts area his entire life. He is graduate of Brown University located in Providence, R.I. While at Brown, Mr. Tapalian earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy and American Institutions. Upon graduation from Brown University Mr. Tapalian then received his Juris Doctorate degree from the Roger Williams University School of Law. Immediately after graduation and passing the Bar Examination in Rhode Island, he then opened his own legal practice and has been at it ever since. He has also been admitted to the Massachusetts and Florida Bars as well as the Federal District Court for Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Mr. Tapalian areas of expertise are in personal injury/accident law. His focus is on vehicle accidents, slip and falls, falling objects, dog bites and pedestrian injuries.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    No Fee Unless we Win Your Case!
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Rhode Island
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Tapalian Law
Rhode Island Bar Association
Massachusetts State Bar
Florida State Bar
Brown University
Roger Williams University School of Law
J.D. (2000)
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Brown University
B.A. (1997)
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Clients' Choice
Professional Associations
Rhode Island State Bar
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Articles & Publications
Rise in Bicycle Accidents Feared Amidst Dismantling of Providence Bike Lane
David Tapalian
Speaking Engagements
PIP Considerations
Milton Chiropractic
Discussion as it pertains to PIP and auto accidents within the Commonwealth and specifically the pitfalls of PIP deductibles.
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Avvo Client's Choice 2016
Websites & Blogs
David Tapalian's Website Profile
Tapalian Law Website
Rhode Island Accident Lawyer Blog
Legal Answers
11 Questions Answered

Q. A guy hit my car, we chose to settle private..PLEASE READ (Evidence)
A: It’s always best practices to contact the police. Especially if this accident was not your fault, it’s always best to go through the other person’s auto insurance. I’ve seen time and again how handling it “private” backfires. If you are concerned you should file a police report.
Q. My 2 year old granddaughter fell through second story Bedroom window when the screen ripped open from the bottom.
A: I'm very sorry to hear about the situation. This is a very fact intensive issue. Property management and/or the landlord could in fact have some liability for this accident. If that were the case and they were found to be responsible then it is possible that their insurance would compensate your granddaughter for her injuries.
Q. I was in a hit and run accident last week I have the driver tag number and a photo of the driver from the security
A: There may still be treatments that you can do for your injuries. However as with all cases time is of the essence. If you would like to speak with us privately please feel free to contact us for free consultation.
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Contact & Map
Tapalian Law
Providence Office
350 S Main St
Providence, RI 02903
Telephone: (401) 552-5000
Fax: (888) 703-3334
Tapalian Law
Warwick Office - By Appointment Only
3970 Post Rd3970 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Tapalian Law
Seekonk Office - By Appointment Only
350 Fall River Ave
Seekonk, MA 02771