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Auto Accidents

I Had an Accident Now What? Many people are afraid of flying, feeling it is dangerous.  The reality is that far more people are injured or killed in auto accidents each and every year. Whether the injuries are minor  bumps and bruises, broken bones, spinal injuries or even death, you need the services of a skilled attorney who will fight aggressively for your...

Personal Injury

While providing the injured with the highest quality of experienced legal representation, Sands Law Offices never loses focus on the importance of our relationships with the people we are helping. If you have been injured in an accident, on the job, or have had the great misfortune of having a loved one die from accidental injuries, your best move for finding justice...

Workers’ Compensation

IN MOST CASES, IT IS FREE TO HAVE AN EXPERIENCED ATTORNEY REPRESENT YOU if you have been injured or suffered a disfiguring scar during the course of your employment.  In Rhode Island, legal fees are paid by your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier.  These fees are awarded separately, and they do not reduce the amount of workers’ compensation benefits you receive. There are many tricks and...

Wrongful Death

There is nothing more painful than the loss of a loved one. When that loss is sudden and due to the carelessness or negligence of someone else, that pain can be even more overwhelming. Despite the natural desire to put off these matters during such a difficult time, it is absolutely essential to contact an experienced attorney...

Medical Malpractice

What is Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice claims involve injuries that are caused by the failure of a medical professional to use proper levels of care and skill in the performance of his or her duties. The minimum accepted level of care is determined by what professionals in the same geographic area and professional field are...

Uninsured Motorist

What is Uninsured Motorist Coverage? Having auto insurance coverage is required in our state. Unfortunately, not everyone obeys the law. Whether it was an accidental oversight where someone forgot to pay their bill, or an intentional attempt to avoid the law, the result is the same.  In most cases, no matter how much your claim...

Construction Site Injuries

  Although construction by its nature involves dangerous work, no employee should have to suffer serious injuries because of an unsafe work environment. Construction workers rely on other 3rd parties such as manufacturers and other contractors to insure that the construction site is a safe place to work. When you are hurt due to someone...

Vehicle Damage

If you’re involved in a vehicle accident, there are probably two questions that will quickly come to mind. “Am I alright?” and “Is my vehicle alright?” The answers to both of these questions will determine what your next step will be. If someone else caused the accident, you will most likely be filing a claim...

Slip and Fall

When Do I Have a Slip and Fall Case? Property owners have the duty to use reasonable care to keep their premises in a safe condition for people that are expected to be on their property.  Slip and fall accidents are the most common reason people who are injured bring premise liability claims. A property...

Dog Bites

Call An Experienced RI Dog Bite Attorney To Help You  With more than 20 years of experience, Richard Sands of Sands Law Offices is able to help if you or a loved one has suffered injuries as the result of a dog attack.  Even if you were not actually bitten by a dog, if the...