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Rhode Island Workers Compensation Court

The Coming and Going Rule, What You Need to Know

By |2019-09-27T15:43:18+00:00September 27th, 2019|Rhode Island Workers Compensation Court|

Have you been hurt while coming into work or on your way out the door? This is a typical time for injuries to occur. Despite what the insurance company may tell you, your injury is most probably covered as a work-related injury. Work-related injuries include injuries that involve the coming and goings of work. The [...]

A Guide to Calculating Your Weekly Benefits

By |2019-07-03T19:22:45+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Rhode Island Workers Compensation Court|

Have you sustained a work-related injury in Rhode Island? If so, you are eligible for Workers' Compensation. Workers' Compensation may cover any disability payments, rehabilitation, and costly medical bills or treatments. Knowing how to calculate how much you will receive will help you budget while you are out of work. This guide will help you [...]

Injured on the Job? Here’s What You Need to Do Right Away!

By |2019-05-14T16:19:50+00:00May 15th, 2019|Rhode Island Workers Compensation Court|

If you are injured on the job, the first thing you must do is to inform your employer right away.  If you are questioning the severity of your injury, you still need to tell your supervisor immediately.  Many injuries worsen as time goes on.  Do not try the "wait and see" method as it may [...]

Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Injuries During a Break?

By |2019-03-12T16:13:22+00:00March 12th, 2019|Rhode Island Workers Compensation Court|

Have you been injured while on a break period from the working day? Certain breaks such as lunch and coffee break are deemed part of the daily goings and comings of the work routine. If there is a connection between the injury and the place of employment, then compensation may be available. These factors will [...]

Attorney Fees…What You Need To Know!

By |2018-08-13T12:36:46+00:00August 13th, 2018|Rhode Island Workers Compensation Court|

One of the biggest concerns most clients have about hiring a workers' compensation lawyer is affording the attorney fees. Clients are obviously worried how they are going to pay an attorney when they are out of work either collecting or not collecting benefits. In Rhode Island, a reputable attorney will not charge the injured worker [...]

Are You Entitled to a Loss Use Settlement?

By |2018-05-17T19:13:44+00:00May 17th, 2018|Rhode Island Workers Compensation Court|

There are various other areas in which an injured or disabled worker may be compensated in a worker’s compensation case. In addition to a weekly check that an injured employee can receive while they are out of work, some may be entitled to one-time cash payments as well. An example of this would be a [...]

Are You Being Appropriately Compensated For Scarring or Disfigurement?

By |2018-03-28T14:39:45+00:00March 28th, 2018|Rhode Island Workers Compensation Court|

Being injured on the job is a traumatic and painful experience. Living with scarring and disfigurement from that injury can alter your life permanently. Rhode Island Gen. Laws 28-33-19 provides that should an injured employee have a scar or form of disfigurement they are entitled to compensation. It is imperative that you hire a trusted [...]

The Keys to a Successful Workers Compensation Settlement

By |2018-03-06T15:55:30+00:00March 6th, 2018|Rhode Island Workers Compensation Court|

Let’s talk settlements! When it comes to Workers Compensation settlements, having an experienced workers compensation lawyer is essential. In 2017, Tom Ford Law was involved in one of the largest settlements in the history of Rhode Island’s Workers Compensation Court for $1.75 million. Settlements come in two different types. The $1.75 million settlement was what [...]

RI Workers Compensation Court FAQs

By |2015-05-22T13:39:52+00:00May 22nd, 2015|Rhode Island Workers Compensation Court|

The following is a list of frequently asked questions posted on the Rhode Island Workers Compensation court website (https://www.courts.ri.gov/Courts/workerscompensationcourt/PDF/Workers-FAQ.pdf) Question: Can I speak with the Judge about my case? Answer: No, all correspondence should be made through your lawyer. Question: What if I cannot make my court date? Answer: Contact your lawyer’s office. If you [...]

RI Workers Compensation Court Pre-Trial Calendar

By |2017-02-17T20:31:05+00:00May 22nd, 2015|Rhode Island Workers Compensation Court|

The Rhode Island Workers Compensation Court Pre-Trial Calendar effective 5/18/2015 The Rhode Island Workers Compensation Court is located at: J. Joseph Garrahy Judicial Complex 1 Dorrance Plaza Providence, Rhode Island 02903 Tel: (401) 458-5000 Click image to download calendar. Pre-Trial Calendar

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