Leonard Decof, the founder of Decof, Decof & Barry, passed away Friday, December 31, 2010 at the age of 86. In 1975 he founded Rhode Island’s only law firm devoted exclusively to plaintiff’s causes, and through his outstanding advocacy established major precedents through many of his trial and appellate court cases. He was a remarkable person recognized locally and nationally for his professionalism, exceptional skill, and accomplishments throughout his extraordinary career as one of this country’s preeminent trial lawyers. Leonard made many significant and lasting contributions to the development of the law. He will be deeply missed by his family, his colleagues, and his many friends.
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How to File a Premises Liability Claim for an Office Accident
January 9, 2018
With the average working American spending up to 40 or more hours at their place of employment each week, it should come as no surprise that workplace accidents occur frequently. Sometimes accidents are just that, accidents. Other times, those accidents are the result of the negligence of your employer or third parties. In whatever the…
Holiday Travel: What You Need to Know about Personal Injury Claims
December 26, 2017
Planes, trains, and automobiles. Taxis, Ubers, and Lyfts. North, south, east and west. During the holidays, Americans travel by many different methods in various directions. Unfortunately, problems – big and small – can follow. From pedestrian collisions at the airport to falls at...
Can Social Media Impact Your Personal Injury Claim?
November 21, 2017
If you have a personal injury or medical malpractice case (or, if one day you might have one), your social media postings and online activity could unravel even the strongest claim. It is now a frequent occurrence for an injury victim’s posts or social media activity to negatively impact their lawsuit. Nearly every personal injury lawyer…