Tapalian Law

Tapalian Law

Attorney Tapalian concentrates his law practice on Rhode Island personal injury law and Massachusetts personal injury law. His primary focus is helping people injured in vehicle accidents, slip and falls, falling objects and dog bites.

Firm Overview

Many types of accidents, caused by another party's carelessness, may result in a serious injury or even death. However, injured people have certain legal rights and options when pursuing proper compensation in the aftermath. Rhode Island personal injury lawyer David Tapalian at Tapalian Law, represents victims in their legal endeavors, seeking the full extent of financial support necessary to deal with the harm that they have suffered. With over 20 years of experience handling personal injury claims, David Tapalian assists people who need a car accident attorney or representation in another type of personal injury claim in Rhode Island or Massachusetts. He also can help you pursue benefits through the workers' compensation or Social Security Disability systems.
Main Office

Main Office
350 S Main St
Providence  RI  02903

  • (401) 552-5000
  • (401) 223-2194

Office Information

Office Hours

7am-7pm Weekly and Weekend by apointment

Office Manager

Naydene Gomes

Emergency After Hours


Other Offices

  • Seekonk Office
    350 Fall River Avenue
    Seekonk,  MA  02771
  • Warwick Office
    3970 Post Road
    Warwick,  RI  02886
Auto Accident
Attorney David Tapalian, a Brown University graduate, represents those injured in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
Attorney Tapalian concentrates his law practice on Rhode Island personal injury law and Massachusetts personal injury law. His primary focus is helping people injured in vehicle accidents, slip and falls, falling objects, dog bites and pedestrian accidents. As a seasoned personal injury lawyer serving Rhode Island and Massachusetts, Attorney Tapalian has helped countless injured victims recover compensation for damages and losses incurred in accidents resulting from the fault of another. He personally prepares and works on each individual clients case and is dedicated to each and every injured person that he helps. Mr. Tapalian has been successful in recovering damages and compensation for hundreds of injured clients and their families- his dedication shows in his positive client testimonials, online reviews and feedback. He is a member of the Rhode Island Association for Justice, American Association for Justice, recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers, and recipient of multiple Avvo Clients Choice Awards.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Personalized service with an experienced injury attorney. A lot of law firms talk about service, but at Tapalian Law, that is truly what we are all about. You will always meet with attorney David Tapalian. Most law firms can't say that. Attorney David Tapalian will work your case directly. Yes, he will have support staff assisting him, but you will always be able to get in touch with attorney David Tapalian. You will have his direct phone number in the office and direct email.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

This is a very good question. Arbitration is a very useful tool in the State of Rhode Island, to increase the settlement award offered by the at-fault insurance company. Rhode Island has a statute, that permits plaintiff's counsel, to force mandatory arbitration, if the value of the case is $50,000 or less. Arbitration is still an option for cases with a greater value of $50,000. The benefit of arbitration, is that it is a much faster mechanism to effectuate the mediation and/or settlement of a claim, then dealing with the courts and filing a civil complaint. Filing a civil complaint is something that we often do, but arbitration and mediation is a great tool.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

As a Brown University graduate and a graduate of Roger Williams University School of Law, I feel that we are uniquely equipped to handle any situation that presents itself, within the representation of those injured due to the negligence of another.

David Tapalian

Attorney David Tapalian is a graduate of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, where he earned his Bachelors degree in Public Policy and American Institutions. Following his graduation from Brown University, Attorney Tapalian then went on to Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, Rhode Island, where he received his Juris Doctorate degree. He is admitted to practice law in Rhode Island and Massachusetts and has also been admitted to the Florida Bar as well as the United States District Court for the Districts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Immediately after graduation and passing the Bar Examinations, Mr. Tapalian opened his own legal practice and has been at it ever since. A lifelong resident of Rhode Island and Massachusetts, he has a longtime love for history and the seeking of further historical and legal knowledge.
  • Bar Number: 6281
    Rhode Island , 2000
  • Bar Number: 649403
    Massachusetts , 2001
  • Brown University
    BS , 1997
  • Roger Williams University
    JD , 2000

David Tapalian

David Tapalian

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