Welcome to BSK’s Litigation Practice

Our attorneys bring robust litigation experience to our clients in litigation matters in state and federal courts at every level in jurisdictions throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

SKILLED STRATEGISTS IN COURT AND ALTERNATE DISPUTE RESOLUTION TACTICS

We are skilled strategists focused on a favorable outcome for our clients, either via the traditional court system or through alternative dispute resolutions tactics such as mediation and arbitration.

For businesses, we often litigate matters that involve general business practices, banking and bankruptcy, employment law, real estate, and beyond. For individuals, we litigate employee-side business disputes and employment law matters as well as real estate conflicts and probate issues including contested wills and guardianships.

REPRESENTING PLAINTIFFS AND DEFENDANTS IN ALL PHASES OF LITIGATION

Our trial attorneys represent plaintiffs and defendants in civil cases, managing all phases of the litigation process from investigation, pleadings and discovery to pre-trial, trial, settlement and appeal.

Practice Highlights
  • Settled a serious personal injury case via mediation for close to $1 million where the plaintiff was seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident; demonstrated substantial evidence of lost earning capacity through use of expert reports.
  • Acted as primary outside counsel for litigation and dispute resolution for a public company in its international logistics matters.
  • Successfully represented a disabled plaintiff in a wrongful employment practice matter in Federal court against a major corporation.
  • Obtained a substantial jury verdict on behalf of an independent trucker in a matter involving a sudden road collapse after proving through expert testimony that the utility lines beneath the pavement were negligently installed.
  • Represented one school district in a major matter before the RI Supreme Court upholding the concept that coaching positions were not part of a collective bargaining unit, and ultimately, preserving that district’s management rights.
  • Prevailed on behalf of an injured client in workers compensation court where the employer was required to pay for cutting edge medical treatment which the employer claimed was “experimental.”