Category Archives: Personal Injury
Starting January 1, 2020, Rhode Island residents are legally required to have health insurance. Otherwise, they will face a penalty on their taxes. As reported by WPRI, Rhode Island’s taxation division released a list of new tax changes in 2020, including the new health insurance mandate. Rhode Island residents who (a) do not carry… Read More »
The first vaping-related death has been reported in Rhode Island while the number of fatalities and injuries linked to vaping continues to rise nationwide. As of December 17, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed at least 54 deaths and over 2,500 illnesses tied to vaping. Injured vapers in Rhode Island and… Read More »
Robert E. Craven, a Lawyer of the Year, Talks About Eliminating the ‘Open & Obvious’ Doctrine in Rhode Island
Robert E. Craven, a House Judiciary Chairman, has been named a Lawyer of the Year by Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly. The trial lawyer sat down with the publication to discuss the newly enacted law eliminating the infamous “open and obvious” doctrine. Robert E. Craven was first elected in 2012 and currently chairs the House… Read More »
Health Violations in Rhode Island’s School Cafeterias: Who Can Be Sued for Your Child’s Food Poisoning?
Some parents pack lunches for their children, while others choose to give them pocket money to buy food and snacks from the school cafeteria. While a home-packed lunch is almost always a healthier alternative to eating meals prepared in god-knows-what-conditions, making and packaging lunches for your kids can be time-consuming, especially if you are… Read More »
The state of Rhode Island has received a six-figure grant to promote pool safety and prevent pool and spa drownings. Rhode Island was among the three states and two cities that have received generous grants from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) as part of its Pool Safety Program, according to WPRI. The… Read More »