Title 9
Courts and Civil Procedure — Procedure Generally

Chapter 19

R.I. Gen. Laws § 9-19-12.1

§ 9-19-12.1. Releases for personal injuries.

No person, firm, or corporation whose interest is adverse to that of a person receiving personal injuries as a result of a tortious act shall negotiate any contract, written or oral, or any settlement to release the person, firm, or corporation from liability, within thirty (30) days from the date of the tortious act. Any contract settlement or release obtained in violation of this section shall be voidable at the option of the releasor upon restoration of the consideration.

History of Section.
P.L. 1962, ch. 207, § 1.