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A NEW REPORT commissioned by the R.I. Department of Revenue says the state could gain $18.5 million per year in general revenue from iGaming. This image shows a free money mobile slot game offered through Bally's Twin River Lincoln Casino. / COURTESY BALLY'S CORP.

Does the owner of Rhode Island’s two casinos deserve to have...

Bally’s Corp., owner of Rhode Island's two casinos, is suing Lincoln and Tiverton to get their property taxes reduced due to COVID-19-related revenue losses. The...
A LITTLE COMFORT: Dr. Peter F. Graves, associate chief of emergency medicine at South County Health, is pleased about a recent executive order signed by Gov. Daniel J. McKee offering some legal protection for health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Lawsuit protection offers some relief for hospitals

Lawsuits are not just an abstract threat for Dr. Peter F. Graves. The associate chief of emergency medicine at South County Health has been sued...

Frivolous lawsuits would stifle a recovery

As our region slowly advances on the path toward recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeing the ripple effects of this unprecedented crisis...

Emojis may cause :( in the workplace

As defined in the Oxford Dictionaries, an emoji is a “small digital image or icon used to express an idea or emotion in electronic...
WAS THE BANKRUPTCY filing of Purdue Pharma a way the owners of the company, the Sackler family, could protect their personal fortunes from the effects of the more than 2,000 lawsuits that have been filed against the company and the Sacklers? / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/GEORGE FREY

Did the Sackler family take money out of Purdue Pharma for...

When Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy on Sept. 15, it was in no small measure to blunt the effects of the more then...
Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy, hoping to avoid having to deal individually with more than 2,000 lawsuits stemming from the company's role in the opioid crisis. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/GEORGE FREY

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy to wipe out 2,000...

WILMINGTON, Del. – Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy with a more than $10 billion plan to settle claims that it fueled the U.S....

Making lawsuits work for consumers

Congressional Republicans and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are clashing over a question that has implications far beyond the world of finance: How far...

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