Filing a timely claim.

Rhode Island workers' compensation law requires workers to report injuries in a timely manner. However, this can be difficult when an injury occurs over a long period of time. Cases are typically stronger when they’re filed as soon as the injury becomes problematic or soon after the worker first seeks medical treatment.

Getting proper payment.

Workers' compensation provides benefits for lost income, medical bills, and even disability caused by a work-related injury. However, the worker cannot get additional financial support for pain and suffering, and usually he cannot sue the employer. If a repetitive stress injury has resulted in large financial losses or significant impairment, it is a good idea to speak with an attorney to determine whether your employer could be subject to a lawsuit to make up the additional costs of your claim.


Christopher L. Russo
Helping Rhode Island personal injury victims for nearly three decades to get the compensation they deserve.