March is Eye Safety Month

March 23rd, 2015

Every day, approximately 2,000 workers in the United States suffer eye injuries on the job. However, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reports that up to 90% of these injuries may be avoidable simply with the use of basic eye protection. As a result, March has been designated as Eye Safety Month […]

RI Workers’ Comp Exclusive Remedy Provision

January 29th, 2015

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 […]