Comparative negligence laws.

Under Rhode Island Laws, a person can still file an injury lawsuit if his own actions contributed to his injuries. For instance, if you were injured while attending a party at someone’s house, the homeowner can be liable if the home was not reasonably safe for guests. However, if you were engaging in an unsafe activity (such as leaning over a railing or walking on the roof), you could share some portion of fault for your injuries. If you win this claim, your damages will be reduced by the same percentage of your fault for the injury.

Statute of limitations.

Every state has laws dictating how long a victim has to file a claim after an accident. In Rhode Island, victims have three years from the date of a slip and fall, car accident, medical malpractice, product liability, or other personal injury to file a lawsuit.

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