8 02, 2016

What You Should Know About Medical Device Risks

Feb 8th, 2016|

Tens of millions of Americans have implanted medical devices such as surgical mesh, pacemakers, joint replacements and inferior vena cava filters.  As patients, we assume that someone, somewhere, tested these devices’ safety and effectiveness.  Unfortunately, that is not always true.

Back in 2011, a panel from the Institute of Medicine called for the FDA to

25 01, 2016

Top Things an Attorney Should Examine in a Traumatic Brain Injury Case

Jan 25th, 2016|

For personal injury attorneys, clients who suffer from a traumatic brain injury can present some of the most complicated and difficult cases to investigate and present to a jury.  Some brain injuries are readily apparent due to the severity of the physical impact to the skull and brain or the client’s unmistakable injuries.  Other

11 01, 2016

How to Find the Best Attorney for Your Case

Jan 11th, 2016|

While there are several factors to consider when selecting an attorney, there are key steps you can take during this process.  The attorneys at Decof, Decof & Barry offer this list of top tips that will be useful to you, if you are in search of a lawyer.

These tips originally appear in our post,

14 12, 2015

3 Important Tips You Should Know about Your Doctor’s Visit & Medical Records

Dec 14th, 2015|

There are many reasons why an individual sees a medical provider.  They could be due to a new or worsening medical complaint (shortness of breath, pain or swelling) or injuries from a recent trauma (slip and fall, bicycle accident, car accident or other related injury).  Depending on the circumstances, you may go to the

2 12, 2015

Why Forced Arbitration Should Be Avoided at All Costs

Dec 2nd, 2015|

Arbitration is a process where parties subject to a dispute agree to submit their dispute to an arbitrator or a panel of arbitrators.  Arbitration can be voluntary, meaning that both sides agree to submit their dispute to arbitration after a dispute arises.  It can also be forced, meaning that nursing homes and companies bury

24 11, 2015

Thanksgiving Cooking Safety Tips from Decof, Decof & Barry

Nov 24th, 2015|

At Decof, Decof & Barry, P.C., we built our reputation on making people who are responsible for harming others pay for the damage they cause. We only represent individuals who have been injured by medical malpractice or the negligence of others (wrongful death cases, car accidents, products liability claims, etc.). And, while we always

27 10, 2015

Top Tips to Avoid Injury to Children This Halloween

Oct 27th, 2015|

Halloween is a time of fun and excitement for kids and grown-ups alike.  With appropriate care and attention, everyone involved can have a good time and end their night safe and sound.  Statistics tell us, however, that Halloween presents some special safety risks, especially to children.

For instance, in 2013, Safe Kids Worldwide, a global