RI Workers’ Comp Exclusive Remedy Provision

Workers Comp

If you were injured on the job, Rhode Island’s workers compensation system is set up to pay you lost wages and medical payments without having to show the cause of your injuries. This is a “no fault” insurance system intended to speed up payment to injured workers.  But, it has limitations. Receiving workers’ comp benefits will prevent you from bringing personal injury and…

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How Long Will My Accident Case Take?

Personal Injury

866-LAW-9700 If you’ve been injured in an accident, you probably have wondered how long your legal case will take. The answer depends on the details of your individual case. We will first gather the evidence in an effort to determine who is at fault for your injury. Also, you will need to complete your medical…

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Is a MA Landowner Responsible for Dog Bite Injuries?

You’ve been bitten by a neighbor’s dog that has been known to be aggressive. Can you bring a personal injury claim against the dog’s owner? How about a claim against the owner of the property on which the dog bite occurred? In Massachusetts, the answer to both may be yes. Strict Liability Claims Against Massachusetts…

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New MA Law Allows Attorney-Led Voir Dire

Jury Trials

Lawyers in Massachusetts courts may now, for the first time, question prospective jurors before selecting a jury in civil and criminal trials. This groundbreaking change in law will help ensure fair jury trials. Massachusetts recently changed its voir dire practice – the process at the beginning of a trial by which the jury pool answers…

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The Risk of Brain Injuries Shifts as Children Mature

It is common for kids to fall, get bruises, and even break a bone or two during childhood, but head trauma continues to be the leading cause of death or disability for children over the age of one. The types of head injuries sustained during childhood often correspond to the developmental stage that the child…

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Safe Winter Driving Tips

Safe driving

Did you know that when your vehicle skids on ice you should always look and steer in the direction you want to go after taking your foot off the gas?  Our experienced car accident attorneys provide this and other safe winter driving tips below. Know How to Drive on Snow and Ice to Avoid Car Accidents…

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Types of Rhode Island Personal Injury Claims

Personal Injury

Personal injuries in Rhode Island happen far too often. What the victims of injuries may not know is whether circumstances warrant legal action. In many cases, negligence plays a role in how the injuries were sustained. If the injuries were directly caused by negligent behavior of another party, then the responsible party may be held…

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The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

Safe driving

All drivers recognize the dangers associated with falling asleep at the wheel, but driving a car when feeling tired or drowsy still poses risks to anyone on a roadway. Drowsy driving has become its own category for risk, particularly for certain members of the community. Knowing the signs of drowsiness and who is at risk…

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Drugged Driving: the Hot Button Issue of 2015

Safe driving

The risks of drunk driving are well-known. But what about drugged driving? Do we really understand how risky this behavior is for drivers and others on the road? Drugged driving has become a high priority issue for safety organizations in 2015. What Drugged Driving Does to Your Driving Abilities Just like alcohol, drugs – whether legal…

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