Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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Whether you are interested in learning more about Rhode Island personal injury and car accident laws, researching the applicable statutes on your own, or retaining a lawyer specializing in Rhode Island personal injury law, you’ll find the resources you need right here. 

Rhode Island Car Accident Lawyers:

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Article: How a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help

Rhode Island Car Accident Articles:

How an Auto Accident Insurance Claim Works
What is Your Car Accident Injury Claim Worth?
Who is at Fault?
Car Insurance and Auto Accidents: Are You Covered?
What You Can Expect to Recover for Property Damage in Auto Accident Cases
Auto Accidents: Options if You’re at an Impasse with the Insurance Adjuster
Car Accidents Involving Government-Owned Vehicles and Government Workers
Structured Settlements
Do I Need to Contact an Attorney After a Car Accident?

Rhode Island Car Accident Resources:

Rhode Island Department of Transportation
Two Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401/222-2450
http://www.dot.state.ri.us/customerservice/index.asp

Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles
Accident Report Form, to be filed within 21 days of accident
http://www.dmv.ri.gov/documents/forms/various/Accident_Report.pdf

Rhode Island State Police
Phone: 401/444-1000
http://www.risp.ri.gov/

Rhode Island Judiciary
District Court
Small Claims Information
http://www.courts.ri.gov/district/smallclaims.htm

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: The official site for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a division of the United States Department of Transportation.

Traveler’s Information:  Road conditions and related information from the Rhode Island Dept. of Transportation.

Rhode Island Car Accident Statutes:

Rhode Island Statutes Online: A link to Rhode Island codes online.

Rhode Island Auto Accident and Personal Injury Laws: RIGL §9-1-14 (Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury); RIGL §31-32-24 (Insurance Requirements); RIGL 10-16-1 (Small Claims Limits, Small Claims Procedure)