Title 9
Courts and Civil Procedure — Procedure Generally

Chapter 19

R.I. Gen. Laws § 9-19-31

§ 9-19-31. Written statements or recordings in actions to recover damages for personal injuries.

In any action to recover damages for personal injuries, no written statements or recordings concerning the facts out of which the cause of action arose given by either party to the other, or to his or her agent, attorney, or insurer shall be admissible in evidence for any purpose unless the name and address of the person taking the statement or recording appears thereon and unless a copy thereof is retained by the party giving the statement or recording or delivered to him or her at the time the statement or recording was given or within thirty (30) days thereafter.

History of Section.
P.L. 1969, ch. 250, § 1.