Workers’ Compensation

Construction Worker Falling Off Ladder And Injuring Leg

Overview of the Rhode Island Workers Compensation System

In most cases, people injured on the job in Rhode Island are entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits. With few exceptions, Rhode Island law requires employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Independent contractors are not covered. However, many workers who are actually employees for workers’ comp purposes have been misclassified as independent contractors. The Rhode […]

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SSD and Workers Compensation Benefits

If you are not able to work due to a disability, you may be eligible to receive disability benefits. The Social Security Administration provides monthly income to disabled people in the form of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). You may also receive disability benefits through the state workers’ compensation system

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Attorneys

Million Dollar Recovery Arising out of Disputed Claim for Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress

One fall afternoon, our client and his coworker stepped outside their workplace for a brief mid-day break. The two were standing inches away from one another, having a casual conversation next to their building, when out of nowhere the coworker was struck and killed by a reckless driver.  Our client, fortunate to escape with his

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