Need to hire a RI auto accident lawyer. Statute of limitations?

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I was involved in a car accident on a residential street in Barrington, RI and pretty seriously injured.  I was contacted by someone who I think represents an attorney and she is pressuring me saying I should hire an attorney fast.  What’s the statute on limitations to file a personal injury claim in RI and what difference does it really make if I hire a lawyer now or in a couple of months?


The RI statute of limitations is generally three years. If you are concerned that someone may be trying to get you to hire an attorney that they either work with or have a relation to, it is probably best to avoid contact with them Attorney’s are not supposed to actively solicit clients in that manner and this would probably be a violation of the rules governing the practice of law. As to when you should hire an attorney, that is solely up to you, but I can assure you that you are always better off with a competent attorney in your corner than without. 

Barrington RI Auto Accident Attorney, Christopher E. Heberg obtains favorable settlements and verdicts for his car accident injury claims.   Attorney Heberg has represented numerous clients in Barrington and throughout Rhode Island including the communities of: Providence, Warwick, West Warwick, East Greenwich, Greenwich Bay, and Cranston.

Attorney Christopher E. Heberg
Barrington Auto Accident Attorney


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