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Educating Injured Workers About the RI Workers' Compensation System

Information is provided on this site as to the legal rights and obligations of injured workers as well as those of their employers and insurance companies. Injured workers who are informed and knowledgeable about the law and their rights will receive the greatest benefit from the workers’ compensation system. I hope the information provided here is helpful in protecting your rights and easing the stress following a work related injury.

Attorney Gary J. Levine

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Summary of Rhode Island Law

Rhode Island Workers' Compensation law is complex and constantly evolving. Read an overview of those laws that are of most concern and interest to injured workers with links to the full text of laws passed by the Legislature. Topics include:

  • Injuries covered by Workers' Compensation
  • Definition of Disability
  • Weekly Compensation Benefits
  • Reduction in Weekly Benefits
  • Retirement
  • Duration of Benefits
  • Medical Care
  • Scarring and Loss of Use
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Reinstatement to Employment
  • Payment of Claims/Forms
  • Court Procedure
  • Settlement of Claims
  • Attorney's Fees
  • Social Security Disability Benefits
  • Negligence Claims
  • View All Summary of Rhode Island Laws »

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Topics include:
  • Covered Injuries
  • Benefits
  • Medical Care
  • Independent Medical Exams
  • Light Duty Work/Suitable Alternative Employment
  • Pain and Suffering/Third Party Claims
  • Social Security Disability and Benefits
  • Miscellaneous Questions
  • Attorneys
  • View All Frequently Asked Questions »

Glossary of Terms

  • Average Weekly Wage
  • Claim for Trial
  • Compensation Rate
  • Disfigurement
  • Earnings Capacity
  • Flow From
  • Independent Medical Exam (IME)
  • Initial Hearing
  • Loss of Use
  • Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI)
  • View All Glossary of Terms »

Court Decisions

  • Read selected decisions of the Court on a variety of topics including:
  • Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI)
  • Aggravation of Pre-existing Condition
  • Continuation of Benefits
  • Suitable Alternative Employment
  • Reinstatement to Eployment
  • Odd Lot Statute
  • Employee/Independent Contractor
  • Fraud
  • Going and Coming Rule
  • View all Court Decisions »

Rhode Island Resources

View a comprehensive list of Rhode Island web site links and PDF documents related to workers' compensation and other useful links. View RI Resources List »

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