The firm’s success in helping personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice clients has allowed us to give back to the Rhode Island community in significant ways. Leonard Decof, the firm’s founder, created the Adele R. Decof Foundation to honor his late wife Adele, who battled breast cancer with grace and a vision of helping others. Since its start in the year 2000, the Foundation has helped support philanthropic activities in the state.

Today, the Adele R. Decof Cancer Center at the Roger Williams Medical Center supports research and treatment to improve the lives of cancer patients. In addition, the Adele R. Decof Cancer Treatment Center at the Miriam Hospital was dedicated in 2006, and in 2011 was rededicated as the Leonard and Adele R. Decof Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The firm, its lawyers and staff are also regular contributors and supporters for a number of charitable organizations, including hospitals, schools, colleges and local non-profit groups.

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Important Facts on Airline Liability & Legal Policies

March 6, 2018

When dealing with airplane troubles, whether it may be delayed flights or onboard injury, it is critical to examine airline liability. The Federal Aviation Administration recently reported that approximately 2.5 million airline passengers fly in and out of U.S. airports daily! During peak hours, there are approximately 5,000 aircraft in the sky at any given…

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Is Sorry Enough? Apology Laws and Medical Errors

February 20, 2018

The “Just Say We’re Sorry” movement gaining popularity in the medical field is a poor response to the epidemic of medical errors that plagues our country. Many states have enacted “Apology Laws” that allow doctors and hospitals to corral a victim and their family, explain why and how they caused a life-changing injury during treatment,…

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Can You Sue the VA For Medical Malpractice? Here’s What You Need to Know

February 6, 2018

Every patient has a right to safe and competent medical treatment. Unfortunately, this does not always happen and medical errors have become far too common. A recent series of articles published by USA Today points out that many patients treated in Veterans Administration hospitals and clinics are not receiving the timely and competent care they…

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