New associate joins Barton Gilman

PROVIDENCE (Sept. 18, 2013) – Mark R. Fleury has joined Barton Gilman as an associate in the firm’s Providence office. Fleury comes to the firm with substantial experience in medical malpractice and personal injury defense. He also has significant appellate experience, having…

Single-gender school events allowed under new RI law

By Matt Plain Rhode Island public schools can sponsor gender-specific extracurricular events as long as they also provide “reasonably comparable” events for students of the opposite gender under a new state law passed this summer. Gov. Chafee allowed the bill to…

Firm wins summary judgment on ‘business damages’ claim

BOSTON (Sept. 3, 2013) — Edward D. Shoulkin and Jennifer L. Rousseau recently persuaded a Massachusetts Superior Court judge to grant partial summary judgment to their client, dismissing a “business damages” claim of a personal injury plaintiff. The judge, agreeing with the argument…