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Experienced Rhode Island Litigators Represent Clients Hurt in Accidents

Accomplished Providence lawyers handle slip and falls, car crashes and more

If you suffered an injury in Rhode Island because of another’s wrongdoing, it is wise to secure legal representation promptly. The attorneys at the Law Office of Thomas E. Badway in Providence have decades of combined experience taking on a wide range of personal injury cases, from road collisions to slip and fall accidents to doctor negligence. Our lawyers fight on behalf of victims and their families as we strive to win compensation settlements and decisions that alleviate the stress of medical bills, lost wages, and other financial, physical and emotional burdens.

Unwavering attorneys take on negligent individuals and institutions

Rhode Island imposes a three-year statute of limitations for most personal injury cases. Our goal is to get our clients the compensation they deserve without excessive delay. Our attorneys take on cases involving:

  • Slip and falls — An owner who fails to keep a property safe, such as by leaving potholes unfilled or machinery unattended, can be liable for injuries caused by these dangerous conditions. We work to hold Rhode Island property owners accountable when visitors are injured.
  • Medical malpractice — If the error of a negligent healthcare provider caused you serious harm, there is no legal limit to the monetary damages you can be awarded by a Rhode Island court. We find expert witnesses to testify on our clients’ behalf and seek compensation to remedy the negative consequences of the malpractice event.
  • Wrongful death — Losing a loved one is devastating under any circumstances, but it can be particularly hard when the death could have been avoided if not for another’s actions. Our lawyers can go after the parties responsible for your loved one’s death.

We are skilled at litigating many other types of personal injury cases, including those involving dog bites, dangerous products and defective drugs.

Skilled lawyers fight for drivers and pedestrians harmed in auto collisions

We represent drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians injured in various kinds of auto accidents, from minor fender-benders to major collisions.

Rhode Island uses an at-fault (tort) system to determine who is responsible for paying the costs that result from an auto accident. Under the pure comparative fault standard, the insurance companies of both parties involved in the accident pay damages on par with the percentage of fault for which their clients are found responsible. For example, if you are determined to be 10 percent at fault for a car accident and the other driver is found to be 90 percent at fault, the other driver’s insurance company will pay for 90 percent of your damages and your insurance company will pay for 10 percent. To achieve a compensation structure that is consistent with the circumstances of your accident, our attorneys examine police reports, witness testimony and other forms of evidence.

Contact a dedicated Rhode Island personal injury attorney for a free consultation

At the Law Office of Thomas E. Badway, in Providence, we represent people throughout Rhode Island injured through acts of negligence. Call us at 401-648-2038 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation.

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  • Providence Office
    1052 North Main Street
    Providence, Rhode Island 02904
    Phone: 401-274-5544