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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.

Third-Party Work Injury Claims

Discuss Your Case with Our Rhode Island Work Injury Lawyers

On-the-job injuries can happen in many different ways. While some can be attributed to employer negligence, some occur because of other issues. Defective equipment, the careless behavior of a contractor or vendor, and other causes can result in worker injuries. If you were injured in an on-the-job accident that was the fault of someone other than your employer, you could seek additional damages beyond your workers' compensation benefits.

In a third-party personal injury claim, injured workers have the opportunity to seek compensation from parties other than their employers for certain workplace accidents. Third-party claims do not interfere with your ability to seek workers' compensation benefits. If you have been injured on the job, you should have your case reviewed by a lawyer who can help to determine whether you may have grounds for a third-party claim.

Call (888) 281-3100 or fill out and submit an online contact form today to request a free, no-obligation consultation with one of our work injury lawyers in Rhode Island.

Examples of Third-Party Accidents

From our offices in Providence and Middletown, the attorneys at Karns & Kerrison represent Rhode Island and Massachusetts workers who are suffering because of another party's negligence. Our extensive experience handling both workers' compensation and personal injury claims puts us in a strong position to provide the comprehensive representation you need.

Some examples of third-party accidents can include:

  • Defective equipment and machinery
  • Negligent maintenance of equipment
  • Work-related auto accidents
  • Accidents caused by the negligent actions of onsite contractors

Contact Our Firm Today

We conduct thorough investigations to determine whether you have grounds to pursue a third-party claim. During your free consultation, we will fully explain your rights and legal options. Whether you need representation for your workers' compensation claim, your third-party personal injury claim, or both, you can rely on our Rhode Island work injury attorneys to do everything they can to protect your interests.

Please call us at (888) 281-3100 or contact us via email to arrange an appointment.

  • 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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