1. What is a Friendly Lawsuit?

    In Rhode Island, when the plaintiff in a personal injury suit is a minor, and the amount of the settlement is over $10,000, the two parties to the suit must receive court approval before a check can be issued. Because a minor is deemed to not have the capacity to enter into a contract, all…

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  2. $20,000 personal injury settlement for woman’s car accident

    Kilroy Law Firm secured a $20,000 personal injury settlement for a Newport, Rhode Island woman whose car was backed into by a truck. In the spring of 2016, client was driving her car south on Gibbs Avenue when a man, who was backing his truck out of a driveway into Gibbs Avenue, colliding with client.  The…

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