Chapter 1
Causes of Action

Index of Sections

§ 9-1-1. Action on promissory note.

§ 9-1-2. Civil liability for crimes and offenses.

§ 9-1-2.1. Civil liability for stalking.

§ 9-1-3. Liability of parents for torts of minors.

§ 9-1-3.1. Liability of parents and unemancipated minors for torts to each other.

§ 9-1-4. Statute of frauds.

§ 9-1-5. Liability of landlord for improvements to real estate by tenant by oral lease.

§ 9-1-6. Causes and actions surviving death of parties.

§ 9-1-7. Prosecution and defense of actions by executor or administrator.

§ 9-1-8. Actual damages only to be granted after death of party.

§ 9-1-9. Survival of actions for the recovery of possession of land.

§ 9-1-10. Settlement of real estate title in action involving executor or administrator.

§ 9-1-11. Survival of claims for damages in laying out of highways.

§ 9-1-12. When action is commenced for purposes of statute of limitations.

§ 9-1-13. Limitation of actions generally — Product liability.

§ 9-1-14. Limitation of actions for words spoken or personal injuries.

§ 9-1-14.1. Limitation on malpractice actions.

§ 9-1-14.2. Limitation of “Agent Orange” or phenoxy herbicides actions.

§ 9-1-14.3. Limitation on legal malpractice actions.

§ 9-1-14.4. Limitations on home inspector malpractice actions.

§§ 9-1-15, 9-1-16. Repealed.

§ 9-1-17. Limitation of actions on contracts or liabilities under seal and on judgments.

§ 9-1-18. Effect of absence from state on limitations.

§ 9-1-19. Disability postponing running of statute.

§ 9-1-20. Time of accrual of concealed cause of action.

§ 9-1-21. Effect of death of party on statute of limitations.

§ 9-1-22. Extension of time after termination of action.

§ 9-1-23. Effect of joinder of counts on limitation.

§ 9-1-24. Special limitations provisions unaffected.

§ 9-1-25. Time for bringing suit against state, political subdivision, city, or town.

§ 9-1-26. Liability of hospitals.

§ 9-1-27. Police and firefighters — Immunity from liability.

§ 9-1-27.1. Good Samaritan — Immunity from liability.

§ 9-1-27.2. Court appointed special advocate program — Immunity from liability.

§ 9-1-27.3. Court appointed law clerk advocate program — Immunity from liability.

§ 9-1-28. Action for unauthorized use of name, portrait, or picture.

§ 9-1-28.1. Right to privacy — Action for deprivation of right.

§ 9-1-29. Constructors of improvements to real property — Immunity from liability.

§ 9-1-30. Demand for judgment in an action alleging personal injury, injury to property, or wrongful death — Exclusion of monetary amount.

§ 9-1-31. Public school teachers, supervisors, and administrators — Immunity from liability — Compensation for certain injuries — Duty upon school committees and board of regents.

§ 9-1-31.1. Members of public bodies — Exemption from liability.

§ 9-1-32. Effect of alteration of product after sale.

§ 9-1-33. Insurer’s bad faith refusal to pay a claim made under any insurance policy.

§ 9-1-34. Administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation or automated external defibrillation — Immunity from liability.

§ 9-1-35. Civil action for ethnic or religious intimidation and/or vandalism.

§ 9-1-36. Enumeration of statutes of limitation.

§ 9-1-37. Enumeration of periods of appeal.

§ 9-1-38. Limitation of actions for medical expenses incurred by minors.

§ 9-1-39. Civil action for desecration.

§ 9-1-40. Civil liability for nonpayment of accident and sickness insurance by employer.

§ 9-1-41. Loss of consortium — Loss of society and companionship.

§ 9-1-42. Alienation of affection, criminal conversation, or seduction — Causes of action abolished.

§ 9-1-43. Civil action for childsnatching.

§ 9-1-44. Civil action for release of names of minors.

§ 9-1-45. Attorney’s fees in breach of contract actions.

§ 9-1-46. Affirmative defense of trespasser’s intent to commit a crime.

§ 9-1-47. Loss of homemaker services.

§ 9-1-48. Immunity from civil liability — Sports teams.

§ 9-1-49. Correct corporate name and registered agent — Duty to provide.

§ 9-1-50. Settled claims not paid within thirty (30) days.

§ 9-1-51. Limitation on actions based on sexual abuse or exploitation of a child.

§ 9-1-52. Cause of action for next lowest bidding qualified contractor.

§ 9-1-53. Misclassification of employees — Civil action.

§ 9-1-54. Civil action against employer by employee under subpoena.