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Awards & Affiliations

  • American Association for Justice
    As members of the AAJ, we are committed to promoting a fair, effective justice system that allows for victims of misconduct or negligence to obtain the justice they deserve.
  • Rhode Island Association for Justice
    Members of the Rhode Island Association for Justice follow the organization’s mission: Working together to ensure equality.
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
    The Rhode Island Bar Association has been working to uphold and protect federal and state laws since 1898, with an emphasis on maintaining a democratic government and honoring the justice system.
  • DC Bar
    Membership with the DC Bar provides us with access to legal research materials, professional service providers, and more that can be used for the benefit of our clients.
  • Super Lawyers
    Only 2.5% of attorneys in a given state are selected for inclusion on the Rising Stars® list. Members must be aged 40 or younger, or be in practice for 10 years or less.
  • Distinguished Martindale Hubbell
    Distinguished® attorneys are peer-review rated and selected based on their honorable professional achievements.
  • Brain Injury Association
    Our work with the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island is designed to provide information and services to survivors.
  • Brain Association of America
    As members of the Brain Injury Association of America, we are the voice of awareness, and we are here to help survivors.
  • Expertise Best Personal Injury Lawyers
  • Southern New England Brain Injury Law Center
    Southern New England Brain Injury Law Center
    This is a society of multidisciplinary brain injury professionals who come together to discuss issues concerning brain injury and bring the science behind brain injuries into practice.
  • Melvin M Belli
    Lawyers are initiated into the Melvin M. Belli society by invitation-only and are considered to be distinguished trial lawyers.

Our Other Practice Areas

Discuss Your Legal Needs with Our Providence Attorneys Today

In addition to our personal injury practice, we assist clients with a variety of other legal needs, including:

Attorney Joshua R. Karns has over 15 years of experience handling complex bankruptcy issues, and Attorney Rachel Karns Kerrison has been helping individuals navigate the SSDI system for more than a decade. We have the skill, resources, and experience to help you work toward an optimal outcome for your unique situation. Whether you are working to overcome significant debt or your Social Security disability claim has been denied, we are prepared to help.

Contact Karns & Kerrison online or by phone at (888) 281-3100 to schedule a no-cost, no-obligation consultation with one of our attorneys in Providence.

A Family Firm Focused on Results

We are proud to be a family-owned and operated law firm, dedicated to providing residents of Rhode Island and Massachusetts with compassionate, personalized legal services. That being said, we also have the skill, knowledge, and legal ability that only comes with decades of experience.

When you turn to our team for legal assistance, you receive:

  • Personalized guidance tailored to your unique goals
  • Consistent communication and accessibility
  • Direct contact with your attorney
  • Clear, straightforward answers to your questions
  • Tireless advocacy for you and your family

At Karns & Kerrison, we understand how overwhelming it is to face financial difficulties. Whether you have been unable to secure the rightful SSDI benefits you need to pay your bills and rent, or you are dealing with seemingly insurmountable debt and relentless creditors, we are here to help. With offices in Providence and Middletown, we are proud to provide reliable legal services and representation for clients throughout Rhode Island, as well as Massachusetts. We invite you to reach out to our firm as soon as possible for a free and confidential consultation with one of our Providence-based lawyers.

Call (888) 281-3100 or fill out and submit an online contact form today.

  • Car Accident Traumatic Brain Injury
    I would definitely recommend Karns & Kerrison to anyone who asked - they come through for you.

    - Patricia Feeley

  • Slipped on Greasy Floor
    I have no reservations whatsoever in recommending Karns & Kerrison.

    - Mike Carey

  • Rear End Collision
    Nothing but positive results from consultation, to filing the legal suit, handling of a major operation, to recovery and finalizing a generous settlement.

    - Larry Goldfarb

  • Horrible Car Accident
    They not only got me a fair settlement, they helped to get me well.

    - Nancy

  • Motor Vehicle Accident - Braga Bridge
    It was comforting to know I had someone watching out for me.

    - Jeanie Small

  • Pedestrian hit by Car
    I did not know where to turn when I realized I needed legal help but I am very happy that I found Karns & Kerrison.

    - Martin

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If you or your loved one suffered severe, life-altering injuries due to someone else’s negligence, we are here to help you fight for justice. For answers to your questions or to schedule a free consultation, contact our personal injury team at (888) 281-3100. We offer our legal services on a contingency fee basis, meaning you only pay attorneys’ fees after we have recovered compensation on your behalf.

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