3 Tips to Prepare For Your Rhode Island Car Accident Trial

December 4th, 2018

After suffering a personal injury in Rhode Island, you need an experienced top rated law firm willing to fight through trial. We have been blessed with best out of court settlements in part due to our preparation for your car accident case. Here are three best practices for you, our client, and us – your […]

Rhode Island Personal Injury Law: Picking a Jury

November 30th, 2018

What are the best practices for selecting a jury in a Rhode Island personal injury trial? When our lawyers go to state court, it is important to know the law in impaneling a jury. Here are five practice pointers: Know Rhode Island Laws: 9-10-11 et. seq. This is where you will find the law on […]

You’ve Won Your RI Jury Trial – Now What?

February 27th, 2015

It seems like a simple concept but requires a careful look at the laws.  After spending weeks – perhaps months – preparing for a Rhode Island jury trial, you’ve won a verdict.  Now how much will you get paid, and how do you get an enforceable judgment? How Much Will My RI Judgment Total? When […]

What Type of “Statement” May Be Used for Impeachment at Trial?

February 17th, 2015

When a witness testifies at trial, the other side may try to impeach his or her credibility with a statement made before trial that was inconsistent with the testimony.  But sometimes there is confusion on what type of “statement” a jury may see or hear for this limited purpose.  Let’s say a police officer writes […]

New MA Law Allows Attorney-Led Voir Dire

January 21st, 2015

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 […]