Workers’ Compensation: What are my rights?

in Workers Compensation


According to the United States Department of Labor, 242 individuals in Rhode Island applied for workers’ compensation for an injury incurred while working during the last year. Workers’ compensation can be confusing, so what exactly is ...

Who gets the pet in a divorce?

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Divorces are painful. They are emotionally charged and full of complicated decisions. One of the most challenging things to determine in a divorce can be custody of a family pet that you may have shared for many years. Here’s some information ...

Meeting with an Estate Planning Lawyer: What to Expect

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The idea of meeting with an estate planning lawyer can be intimidating, especially if you have never worked with a lawyer before. However, it is important to prepare your estate so that your family and the legal system are not left to guess what yo ...

Filing for Bankruptcy in Rhode Island

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Filing for bankruptcy can be complicated. You probably already feel overwhelmed with your financial situation and now you must navigate a complicated legal process. Fortunately, after you complete the process you have the opportunity to get back on ...

How to Choose a Lawyer in Rhode Island

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There is a vast variety of reasons to begin the search for a lawyer. You may have come across an unexpected legal battle, perhaps you are starting a business or handling an estate. The search for a lawyer can feel a bit overwhelming when you start. ...

Eviction Laws in Rhode Island: What to do if you get an eviction notice

in Landlord/Tenant Law


Evictions never happen like they do in the movies or on TV. Evictions are not easy for landlords or for tenants. They are often used as a last resort when the parties simply cannot come to terms. It is important for tenants to know their rights whe ...

Marijuana DUI Concerns in Rhode Island

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As Rhode Island moves closer to the legalization of marijuana, some safety concerns arise. As we’ve seen so far in California and Colorado, trailblazing states in the legalization of marijuana, there have been issues with driving under the in ...

Rhode Island Auto Accidents

in Landlord/Tenant Law


According to the State of Rhode Island Department of Health, there are nearly 100 injuries due to automobile accidents every year. Hiring an experienced personal injury lawyer will help you get the compensation you deserve for your injuries and dam ...

How to Prevent Costly Workplace Injuries

in Landlord/Tenant Law


If you’re a Rhode Island business owner, it’s your responsibility to maintain a safe working environment for all of your employees. Failure to do so could cause injuries to your employees that you will ultimately be fiscally and legally ...

Sharing the Road with Motorcyclists

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Motorcyclists are thirty times more likely to die (and five times more likely to be injured) in an auto accident than car occupants. Thousands of motorcyclists are involved in accidents in Rhode Island every year. Despite these facts, motorcycling ...