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The Civil Justice System: Protecting Your Family

Posted on December 7, 2018 to
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D.C. Fire Department Releases Report on 2017 Collision that Pinned Rookie Firefighter Between Equipment at Scene

Posted on June 11, 2018 to
By Clarence Williams The D.C. fire department has concluded that the positioning of equipment during a fire and the inexperience of a rookie contributed to a 2017 incident that severely injured the young firefighter when he was pinned between...
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Chapman Joins March for Our Lives Rally

Posted on March 26, 2018 to
Partner Paulette Chapman participated in the March for Our Lives demonstration in Washington D.C. With family and friends, Paulette Chapman joined hundreds of thousands who gathered to demand gun safety laws, "It was exhilarating and heartening to hear young...
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Leapfrog Group Releases 2017 Hospital Survey Results

Posted on November 6, 2017 to
Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit that describes itself as the "nation's premier advocate of hospital transparency" just released its 2017 hospital survey results. You can check the results for your local hospitals by going to http://www.leapfroggroup.org/compare-hospitals. NBC Washington compared the...
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Paulette Chapman Hosts Fundraiser for Women’s Bar Foundation of DC

Posted on October 2, 2017 to
For the 8th year, Paulette Chapman hosted a charity fundraiser at her home for the Women’s Bar Association Foundation of the District of Columbia (WBAF) called the “WBAF Chef’s Dine-In”. Volunteers from the Women’s Bar Association and Foundation lend...
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William Lightfoot and Kelly Fisher Representing Family of Child Who Died as a Result of Neglect by Day Care Worker

Posted on September 6, 2017 to
Attorneys William Lightfoot and Kelly Fisher represent the family of a child who died as a result of neglect by a day care worker. The litigation team is helping the family change the law to prevent death to other...
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Kelly Fisher Helps Raise Over $300,000 for the Capital Area Food Bank

Posted on July 18, 2017 to
Congratulations to Kelly Fisher for helping to raise over $300,000 for the Capital Area Food Bank.  Ms. Fisher is a co-chair of the Capital Area Food Bank’s Food from the Bar Campaign.  The Campaign is a month-long competition among...
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$2.55 Million Dollar Award for Medical Malpractice Case

Posted on July 18, 2017 to
In February 2017, Peter DePaolis was part of the successful legal team representing a plaintiff in a medical malpractice case involving an injury during spinal surgery called posterior lumbar interbody fusion.  During the surgery, a physician inserted surgical instruments...
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Contact your Congressperson and Senators today to defeat the “Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017”

Posted on June 27, 2017 to
Congress is about to vote on a bill that will make lawsuits brought by injured patients, nursing home residents, and their families nearly impossible to pursue. The so-called "Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017" [H.R. 1215] will rig...
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We’re Sponsoring the 2016 Food From the Bar Campaign Kickoff

Posted on February 26, 2016 to
Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot is proud to sponsor the Kickoff to the 2016 Food from the Bar Campaign.  The 3rd Annual  Legal “Deboccery” event will take place on May 5, 2016 at Pinstripes in Georgetown.  The event...
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