Rhode Island Workers Compensation Law

Laws regarding workers' compensation differ from state to state.  In Rhode Island, the Department of Labor and Training's Division of Workers Compensation oversees the workers' compensation system. Workers' compensation is a type of insurance for employers that the state mandates for all non-exempted businesses employing one or more people.  It is intended to cover medical [...]

By |2018-08-29T18:50:40+00:00August 27th, 2018|Rhode Island Personal Injury Blog|Comments Off on Rhode Island Workers Compensation Law

Rhode Island Fireworks Laws and Your 2017 Fourth of July

Independence Day is Coming Fourth of July is coming up, and that means fireworks are coming with it. The national anthem describes one heck of a fireworks display. Bombs are bursting in the air; rockets leave a red glare. You know the rest of the song. As the story goes, the author of the "Star-Spangled [...]

By |2017-04-21T17:08:13+00:00June 14th, 2017|Rhode Island Personal Injury Blog|Comments Off on Rhode Island Fireworks Laws and Your 2017 Fourth of July

Chances Are You’ve Already Received A Wrongful Diagnosis

What is a Wrongful Diagnosis? A wrongful diagnosis is a form of medical malpractice. A wrongful diagnosis occurs when a doctor fails to diagnose a medical condition correctly and promptly. Patients rely on doctors to discover medical problems. Patients also depend on doctors to direct them to the correct treatments for those medical problems. When [...]

By |2017-04-21T15:35:45+00:00June 7th, 2017|Rhode Island Personal Injury Blog|Comments Off on Chances Are You’ve Already Received A Wrongful Diagnosis

What Should You do After a Personal Injury

A personal injury is a traumatic and stressful event. And although it's the right move, taking legal action to get justice can add to your stress. Knowing how to handle the situation can make all the difference in the world. So, to help you take the right steps, here are a few things you should [...]

By |2018-07-23T18:05:57+00:00May 7th, 2017|Rhode Island Personal Injury Blog|Comments Off on What Should You do After a Personal Injury

7 Nursing Home Red Flags to Watch Out For

Finding the perfect Nursing home or care center for your loved ones is a tough task. It can take a tremendous amount of time, searching, heartache, and stress. It is a known fact that nursing homes have a history of mistreating the patients that live in them. For anyone in the search for their loved [...]

By |2017-03-16T14:55:23+00:00April 21st, 2017|Rhode Island Personal Injury Blog|Comments Off on 7 Nursing Home Red Flags to Watch Out For

Construction Site Accidents: 9 Most Common Ways To Get Hurt On The Job

Construction Site Accidents: How Common Are They? Construction is a high-stakes gig. Even though safety and prevention measures are better than ever, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that in 2015, 937 fatalities occurred in the construction sector. That's 21.4% of the country's workplace fatalities. On top of that, a greater number of workers [...]

By |2017-03-10T16:10:10+00:00April 14th, 2017|Rhode Island Personal Injury Blog|Comments Off on Construction Site Accidents: 9 Most Common Ways To Get Hurt On The Job

What to Expect With a Rear Ended Car Accident Settlement

Accidents happen, but before they do you need to know what to expect. Rear-end collisions are the most common type of accidents. There are about 1.7 million rear-end collisions in the U.S. every year. The chances are that you have already had this experience. If you haven't, you're one of the lucky few. While rear [...]

By |2017-03-10T16:09:35+00:00April 7th, 2017|Rhode Island Personal Injury Blog|Comments Off on What to Expect With a Rear Ended Car Accident Settlement

What To Do If You Are Bitten By A Dog

Everyone loves dogs, but unfortunately, sometimes dogs do not love you back. In plenty of cases, one finds themselves playing with a dog, only to end up bitten. Being bitten by a dog is no minor matter, as it can lead to serious ramifications. While plenty believes there is nothing that can be done after [...]

By |2017-03-10T16:09:00+00:00March 21st, 2017|Rhode Island Personal Injury Blog|Comments Off on What To Do If You Are Bitten By A Dog

Top 8 Causes of Car Crashes

If you have been in car crashes, you know that they are painful for both the body and the bank account. Car crashes can and should be avoided, as they are caused by preventable happenings most of the time. People must drive better and pay better attention to the road, in addition to numerous other [...]

By |2017-03-10T16:08:19+00:00March 14th, 2017|Rhode Island Personal Injury Blog|Comments Off on Top 8 Causes of Car Crashes

Should I Get A Car Accident Lawyer?

Many people wonder “Should I get a car accident lawyer?” and then never get a satisfactory answer. That is unfortunate because a car accident can lead to injuries and consequences that limit you for the rest of your life. But with the help of the right lawyer, you can pursue a financial settlement to help [...]

By |2017-01-30T15:48:15+00:00January 30th, 2017|Rhode Island Personal Injury Blog|Comments Off on Should I Get A Car Accident Lawyer?