Injuries are just a part of life, whether it's a skinned knee or a severe concussion. But when you suffer an injury because someone else was negligent or acted intentionally, Rhode Island's civil courts provide a process for obtaining financial compensation for those injuries. Welcome to FindLaw's section on the accident and injury laws of Rhode Island, with a variety of articles covering everything from first steps after a car accident to filing a wrongful death lawsuit. In addition, this section includes information about workers' compensation insurance laws, how Rhode Island courts define negligence in civil claims, asbestos regulations, and more. Click on a link below to learn more about Rhode Island's accident and injury laws.