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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.
  • 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.

Commonly Injured Workers

Injured at Work? Contact Our Providence Workers’ Comp Attorneys

While it is true that all workers can suffer an injury, some jobs are more dangerous than others. If you have been injured on the job, it is important to speak with a lawyer about your injury. You may be entitled to workers' compensation as well as additional damages.

At Karns & Kerrison, we represent injured workers in Providence. Our attorneys have extensive experience with workers' compensation cases and third-party negligence lawsuits. When we discuss your case, we explain your options and help you pursue the benefits you need to cover your injury and lost wages. We can use our experience as negotiators and trial lawyers to fight the insurance company on your behalf.

Get in touch with us by calling (888) 281-3100 or submit an online contact form for a free consultation with one of our Providence workers’ compensation attorneys.

Common Worker Injuries

Workers who have jobs prone to causing injuries include:

These occupations can cause injuries ranging from repetitive stress injuries to catastrophic or fatal injuries.

Depending on your situation, you may be able to collect workers' compensation benefits for:

  • Repetitive stress/repetitive trauma injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder impingement, soft-tissue injuries, and muscle strain
  • Serious and catastrophic injuries, including broken bones, amputations, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, neck and back injuries, burns, toxic exposure, scarring, and loss of use
  • Wrongful death of a family member

How We Can Help You after an Injury

Even though your claim may seem straightforward, you may need an attorney's help to get the workers' compensation benefits you are entitled to receive. Employers and their insurance carriers may try to deny your claim or force you to return to work before you are ready. We know how to counteract these tactics and work to ensure our clients receive the benefits and time they need to adequately recover from their injuries.

In addition, we can assess your case to determine whether a negligent third party other than your employer was responsible for your injury. In these cases, we can file a separate personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit against the third party. Any damages you receive are in addition to your workers' comp benefits. In catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases, third-party compensation can be crucial to a family's wellbeing.

Take Action Today

Workers' compensation cases are taken on a contingency fee basis, meaning you pay no attorney fees unless we win compensation for you. With offices in Providence and Middletown, we are prepared to assist clients throughout Rhode Island, as well as injured workers in Massachusetts.

Please call our office at (888) 281-3100 to schedule a free consultation with one of our workers’ compensation attorneys in Providence.

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    - Patricia Feeley

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    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

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    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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