Rhode Island Crime Victims Compensation

The attorneys at Mandell, Schwartz & Boisclair are dedicated to helping victims of crime. Senior Partner Mark Mandell is currently the immediate past chair of the National Center for the Victims of Crime and is the Past President of the National Crime Victims Bar Association. Mr. Mandell, along with all of the attorneys at Mandell, Schwartz & Boisclair, stand ready to assist Rhode Island Crime Victims in understanding their legal options.

Crime victims may be entitled to compensation through the civil justice system in Rhode Island that is not generally available through the criminal justice system. If you have been the victim of a serious crime, the effects can be devastating – emotional trauma, financial hardship and medical bills can take toll on your life and well-being. In Rhode Island you may be able to obtain compensation for your physical and emotional harm, as well as for financial losses that you may have incurred as a result of criminal acts.

Mark Mandell and the legal team at Mandell, Schwartz & Boisclair have a special interest in working with Rhode Island Crime Victims to secure compensation and assistance from all available sources. In certain cases, crime victims in Rhode Island can recover compensation directly from the defendant’s assets. In other cases, compensation may be pursued from responsible third parties such as a bar or nightclub.

Some examples of crimes for which a civil lawsuit may be brought against a perpetrator and/or responsible third parties are as follows:

  • Dram Shop/Liquor Liability against a bar or restaurant that over-serves a customer
  • Negligent Security at places such as shopping malls, bars, nightclubs, and other businesses
  • Negligent Supervision of employees at Schools and Child Care Facilities
  • Negligent Supervision of employees at Group Homes, Adult Day Care facilities, Assisted Living
  • Centers and Nursing Homes
  • Elder Abuse
  • Fraud
  • Embezzlement and other financial crimes
  • Invasion of Privacy
  • Identity Theft
  • Stalking
  • Bullying
  • Assault and Battery
  • Homicide / Vehicular Homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • Sexual Assault
  • Rape
  • Child Abuse/Neglect
  • Child Endangerment / Abandonment

Crime Victims Cases in Rhode Island can be very complicated matters. It is important to seek help from attorneys who are knowledgeable in all aspects of crime victims law.

If you have been the victim of a serious crime and would like to recover monetary compensation, then speak with a Rhode Island Crime Victims Compensation Lawyer at Mandell, Schwartz & Boisclair by calling (401) 273-8330. After business hours, we can best be reached via email by clicking “Contact Us”.