More Rhode Island Articles

  • R.I. hospital settles with Mass. AG for $150K

    BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a $150,000 consent judgment on Wednesday with a Rhode Island hospital that allegedly failed to protect the personal information of more than 12,000 Massachusetts patients. Women & Infants Hospital of...

  • Judge declines to add defendants to pension case

    A Superior Court judge has turned down the state's request to add municipal governments, school districts and scores of other defendants to a lawsuit that challenges the 2011 overhaul of Rhode Island's pension system.

  • R.I. SC dismisses negligence count in class action against Dell

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – The Rhode Island Supreme Court has held that Dell was not negligent by collecting sales taxes on certain services purchased in conjunction with the sale of its computer products. In the class action lawsuit, two plaintiffs, Nicholas T. Long and Julianne...

  • Rhode Island General Assembly adjourns for 2014

    Rhode Island's General Assembly adjourned for the year early Saturday after pushing through legislation outlining a plan to expand gambling in Newport and scores of other bills, including one suspending the use of standardized tests as a graduation requirement.

  • Senate approves $8.7 billion budget; sends to Lincoln Chafee

    The Rhode Island Senate on Monday endorsed an $8.7 billion budget for the coming fiscal year that legislative leaders said makes bold changes to help the state economy, and sent it to Gov. Lincoln Chafee for his expected signature.

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