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How Does a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Work?

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Mar 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

Medical malpractice lawsuits are personal injury claims filed against a negligent medical professional or the hospital/institution they work for in order to obtain compensation for any damages incurred. There are several steps that go into filing a claim, from discovering the malpractice to deter...

What Qualifies as Wrongful Death?

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Mar 04, 2021 | 0 Comments

In the United States, “wrongful death” is when the negligence of a person, employer, hospital, company, or other party leads to the untimely death of a person. If you are considering filing a lawsuit over a lost loved one, it may be helpful to ask yourself the following questions to determine whe...

Ask a Lawyer: Who Is Liable if I Slip and Fall on Ice?

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Jan 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

And Should I Consider Filing for Compensation? Hate it or love it, winter has come once again to Rhode Island, meaning our roads and walkways have an additional threat: snow and ice. While most people and businesses do their part to keep sidewalks, parking lots, and other footpaths safe, there ar...

Ice Slip and Fall Prevention Tips

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Dec 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Every year, Rhode Island gets its fair share of winter snow. While it may be beautiful to look at, it also brings with it icy roads and pathways that many people — including lifelong residents of the state — have difficulty walking on. Fortunately, Karns & Kerrison has some easy tips and tricks t...

5 Safe Driving Tips for the Holiday Season

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Dec 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

With the cold weather upon us and dusk coming earlier and earlier, it is advisable to proceed with an extra level of caution when getting behind the wheel. During the holiday season, this advice is especially worth heeding; unfortunately, the holidays carry with them a high number of motor vehicl...

When Should You Call a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Sep 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Car accidents can be extremely stressful. On top of try to not admitting fault, swapping proof of insurance, taking pictures of the vehicle, and contemplating whether or not you should report the accident to the police, car accidents are likely to shake you up. In the worst cases, they can not on...

Is the 737 MAX Safe to Fly?

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Jun 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

After months of mishandling controversy and attempting to mitigate the damage it caused, Boeing has signed its first deal for the 737 MAX jet since its temporary ban of the aircraft, which followed 2 deadly crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. A total of 346 people died as a result and aviation aut...

5 Summer Driving Safety Tips

Posted by Robert T. Karns | May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Now that summer vacation season is here, many Americans will embark on road trips and/or drive to the beach. However, there are many driving dangers associated with this time of year. For example, since school is out for a few months, teenagers and young adults will be spending more time on the r...

Should You Drive with a Fractured Sternum?

Posted by Robert T. Karns | May 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Contact Us One of the most common injuries from a car accident is a broken or fractured sternum—whether you're a driver or passenger in the vehicle involved. The sternum is the breastbone, which is the long and flat bone in the center of your chest that connects to the ribs, forming the rib cage....

Road Trip Safety for Spring

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Mar 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Since spring break is just around the corner, many college students and families alike will embark on road trips throughout the United States. While the journey will be filled with great bonding, good music, and pleasant scenery, safety is of utmost importance. From traffic jams and drunk drivers...

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