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9 12, 2014

Personal Injury Law Firm DD&B Provides Important Holiday Safety Tips

Dec 9th, 2014|

On average, every year, fire departments respond to 210 structure fires caused by Christmas trees, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Don’t let your house be one of them. A safety advocate in the field of law for many years, Decof, Decof & Barry offers the following holiday safety tips to help

10 11, 2014

Ebola Brings Patient Safety to the Forefront: The Real Story Behind Tort Reform

Nov 10th, 2014|

Recently, the news has been full of stories about failures to contain the Ebola virus at Texas Health Presbyterian’s emergency room.  The real story, though, is not simply the story of Thomas Eric Duncan, but rather a story of patient safety in general, and what happens when we allow hospitals and medical providers to

28 10, 2014

Daylight Savings Can Save Your Living Daylights

Oct 28th, 2014|

As a law firm dedicated to serving the needs of injured persons, Decof, Decof & Barry typically sees clients in the aftermath of personal tragedies. We proudly help our clients recover compensation from those persons responsible for their harm. Through our efforts, we strive to make our clients’ futures a bit brighter and easier.

We

26 09, 2014

New Study Proves Tort Reform Does Not Reduce Health Care Costs

Sep 26th, 2014|

Imagine a family member suffers severe injuries or death as a result of medical negligence, and then you find out that your state has a law which limits the amount of damages that you can legally recover? More than one-half of states have “tort reform” measures which put a limit on the compensation sought

15 09, 2014

What To Do If You’re Injured by A Defective Product

Sep 15th, 2014|

Bad products inflict serious injuries, even deaths, upon American consumers every day. Whether it is a faulty ignition switch in a car, a defective medical product like a joint implant, or a poorly manufactured household item, the law provides ways to hold manufacturers and sellers accountable. As in any personal injury case, however, you

25 08, 2014

Defective and Dangerous Products – Your Rights and Resources

Aug 25th, 2014|

On a daily basis, Americans depend on a host of products to improve their lives.  Everything from our morning coffee, to our medications and our daily commute, involves the use of products.  As consumers, we must be aware of both the benefits and risks of these products.  Typically, the sellers of these products will

11 08, 2014
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    Improving Hospital Care through Pay-for-Performance under the Affordable Care Act

Improving Hospital Care through Pay-for-Performance under the Affordable Care Act

Aug 11th, 2014|

On March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act”. This law, commonly referred to as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “Obamacare”, had two main goals: to lower health insurance rates and to increase the quality of insurance. It sought to do so by lowering the