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Paul d'Oliveira

Paul d'Oliveira

A personal injury and disability law firm
  • Personal Injury, Social Security Disability, Medical Malpractice...
  • Massachusetts, Rhode Island
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My name is Paul d'Oliveira, President & CEO of d'Oliveira & Associates. I am very passionate about helping the injured and provideing quality customer service. In 1989 I founded a law firm dedicated solely to personal injury law. Today we have 15 offices located in RI & Southeastern, MA. d'Oliveira & Associates' philosophy about practicing Personal Injury Law is based mainly on the team approach, which includes a case management system that gives each & every client an Attorney & Case Manager (Paralegal), to make sure that every client is continuously informed about their case. Attorney Paul d’Oliveira started his personal injury law practice in 1989 with two offices in Fall River, MA and East Providence, RI. Today his firm has 15 offices in RI and Southeastern, MA. Attorney d’Oliveira graduated from LaSalle Academy in Providence, RI in 1975 with honors. He graduated from Suffolk University Law School cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Creighton University in 1979. He got his J.D. or law degree from Suffolk University in 1984. Attorney d’Oliveira is admitted to practice law in both RI and MA. He attends several legal seminars every year to learn and apply new innovative ways to practice personal injury and social security disability law as well as learning about dangerous drugs and defective products. He is always looking for new ways to better service the clients in his firm as getting clients a fair settlement of their loss quickly so they can move on with their lives is important as is ongoing quality client service. His professional associations include the Massachusetts Bar Association, the American Association of Justice, and the Rhode Island Association of Justice. He is the President of the Trial Lawyers Marketing Roundtable and is an active member of the Masters Marketing Group as well as part of the National Trial Lawyers Association.

Suffolk University Law School
J.D. | Juris Doctorate
Creighton University
B.S. | Psychology
Honors: cum laude
Professional Experience
d'Oliveira & Associates
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Paul started firm back in February of 1989. For over 25 years he has dedicated his practice to helping personal injury victims get their cases settled quickly. The firm has 15 convenient offices located throughout Rhode Island and Southeastern New England.
Articles & Publications
Is Enough Being Done to Protect Patients From Dangerous Medical Devices?
Invokana Linked to Dangerous Conditions and Side Effects
Dangerous Levels of “Roundup” Weed Killer Found in Popular Breakfast Foods
Steps to Take If You Have Been Injured in a Trucking Accident
Should I Accept the Insurance Company’s Offer to Settle My Auto Accident?
What Can I Do If My Cancer Was Not Diagnosed?
Common Questions on Changing Doctors After an Injury at Work
Bayer Announces Decision to Stop Selling Birth Control Device Essure
Are Dangerous Drugs Making Their Way to the Market Via FDA Fast Track?
Lawsuits Allege Gadolinium Contrast Dye Causes Serious Side Effects
Imerys Agrees to Settle Talc Claims With 22 Victims for at Least $5 Million
Jury Awards Iowa Woman’s Family $29.5 Million in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
Common Reasons for Medical Malpractice Suits After Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery
Common Spinal Surgery Complications and Medical Malpractice
Jury Awards Boston Man $18.4 Million in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
An Unexpected Twist to Post-Surgical Procedures: Post-Operative Injuries
Risperdal Linked to Weight Gain and Insulin Resistance in Children
“Dancing Doctor” Sued for Medical Malpractice After Patients Suffer Serious Injuries
Tesla Agrees to Set Aside $5 Million to Settle Class Action over Defective Autopilot
Jury Awards Texas Firefighter $1.2 Million for Injuries Caused by IVC Filter
Biggest Talc Trial Yet is Underway in Missouri State Court
New Study Shows Gadolinium Stayed in the Brain of Rodents for an Entire Year
Physiomesh Plaintiffs Looking to Consolidate Cases in New Jersey
Victims Push for Ovarian Cancer Warnings on Talcum Powder Products
New Study Raises Concerns Over NuVasive MAGEC Rod Failure
California Court Ruled the State Can List Roundup Ingredients as Cancerous
Additional FDA Restrictions Placed on the Sale of Essure Birth Control
Study Involving U.S. Veterans Reveals Higher Risk of Death in PPI Users
I Was Hit by an Uninsured Motorist, What Do I Do Now?
May’s National Water Safety Month Tips and Precautions
May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: Why It’s Important
Worker’s Compensation: Do I Have to Sue My Employer?
Lawn Mower Safety
Westerly RI Woman Gets $950,000 Settlement for a Slip and Fall Accident
After Self-Driving SUV Causes Death, Uber Quickly Settles Case with Victim’s Family
What are the Advantages of Hiring an Attorney, instead of Settling with the Insurance Company on My Own?
New mHealth App Could Help Improve Treatment of Workers’ Comp Injuries
New Study Links Liver Disease to Increase in PPI Use
Second Bellwether Trial Scheduled in Cook IVC Filter MDL
Post-Traumatic Stress: Auto Accidents
RI Woman Receives $200,000 in Transvaginal Mesh Patch Settlement
North Grafton, MA Woman Receives $400,000 in Transvaginal Mesh Patch Settlement
Providence Man Gets $385,000 Settlement For Nursing Home Injuries
Jury Orders J&J and Bayer to Pay $28 Million in Xarelto Defective Drug Lawsuit
Alabama Jury Awards Man $7.5 Million in Slip and Fall Lawsuit Against Wal-Mart
Kids’ Book Featuring Bald Princess Comforts Children with Alopecia and Cancer
Federal Officials Say Georgia Trucking Firm Had No Regard for Safety
Missouri Judge Upholds $110 Verdict in Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit
Young Men More Prone to Get Distracted While Driving
What Should I do if I’m in an Uber or Lyft accident?
Driverless Shuttle Crashes on First Day of Service in Las Vegas
Survivors of Ovarian Cancer Victim Seek Review After Court Tosses $72 Million Jury Verdict
Xarelto Lawsuit Alleges Pharma Companies Rigged Clinical Trials
J&J Hit With Talcum Powder Lawsuit in Connecticut
Construction Workers Injured in Building Collapse
Abbott Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Defective St. Jude Defibrillators
Textalyzer Could Help Bust Texting Drivers
Newly Found Emails Show Monsanto May Have Tried To Influence Roundup Research
Taking Xarelto? Stay Away from Grapefruit
Worker Injured in Warehouse Explosion Settles for $1.3 Million
Study Questions Benefit of IVC Filter in Spinal Cord Injury Patients
Worker Burn Injuries Can Be Difficult to Treat
Is Eliquis Actually More Effective and Safer Than Xarelto?
Horrific Conditions at Nursing Home After Owner Steals Medicaid Money
The Impact of Alopecia on Women Can Be Devastating
Los Angeles Jury Awards $417 Million to Talc Victim
Researchers Question Efficacy of Abilify to Treat Depression
Lithium Battery Fire in SriLankan Airlines Flight Raises Concerns
OSHA Cites Aluminum Manufacturer for History of Safety Violations
Lawsuit Filed in Tennessee Over Defective Ethicon Hernia Mesh
Ford to Petition Regulators to Avoid Recall of Vehicles With Defective Airbags
Woman Claims Exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup Caused Her Cancer
Honda Recalls 1.2 Million Accord Vehicles for Potential Fire Risks
Did AbbVie Create the ‘Low T’ Myth?
Teen High on Opioids Causes Fatal Crash in Indiana
Proton Pump Inhibitors Linked to Higher Risk of Death
OSHA Rolls Back Safety Rule Relating to Beryllium
Yaz Settlement Recipients the Target Green Dot Debit Card Scam
False Advertising Alleged in IVC Filter Lawsuit
Johnson & Johnson Appeals $48 Million Verdict Awarded in Motrin Case
Takata Files for Bankruptcy Protection, Injured Victims Get a Say
Study Confirms Link Between Diabetes Drugs and Ketoacidosis
Hernia Mesh Products Sold Without Proper Testing
AbbVie Hit With $15 Million Jury Verdict In Depakote Spina Bifida Case
First Responders Being Told to Protect Themselves in the Face of Opioid Epidemic
RI Law Firm Celebrates Independence Day by Re-opening their Office in Middletown, RI
Construction Accidents And How To Prevent Them
Xarelto Makers Failure To Warn Of An Allegedly Known Risk
Raising Awareness About Faulty Takata Airbags
Defective Graco Car Seats Recalled for Injury Risk
How To Stay Safe In The Summer Sun
Clinical Trials Link Invokana To Amputation Risk
Is Talc Safe for Women to Use Daily?
FDA Warns Consumers About Purported Autism Cures
Memorial Day Kicks Off National Click It Or Ticket Campaign
Out-of-State Claims Move Forward in Talcum Powder MDL
Dog Attacks Involving Mail Carriers On The Rise
IVC Filter Manufacturer Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: Tips for Safe Driving
Baby Teething Tablets: Unsafe for Babies?
Defective Truck Cab Guard Litigation Leads to New Warning Label
The Aftermath of a Failed Essure Contraceptive Device
Heartburn Medication Kidney Damage Side Effects May Go Unnoticed
Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Takata for Defective Airbags
Johnson & Johnson Scores First Win in Series of Talcum Powder Liability Cases
Bayer Facing Additional Lawsuits Over Mirena IUD Side Effects
Takata Agrees to Pay $1 Billion to Settle Faulty Airbag Charges
Atrium C-Qur MDL is Underway in New Hampshire
How Long Do I Have To File A Mirena IUD Lawsuit?
Antidepressants Can Heighten Fall Risk in the Elderly
Families of GM Ignition Switch Victims Fighting for Change
First of Many Xarelto Trials in MDL Set for March 2017
Hernia Mesh Implant Makers Face Mounting Lawsuits
New Regulations on Metal on Metal Hip Implants in Europe
Takata Airbag Recall to Add 1.5 Million U.S. Vehicles
Fire and Burn Hazards Prompt More Laptop Recalls
Who Can be Held Responsible for a Fall that Happens in Public?
Renovation of Old Buildings in Boston Causing New Asbestos Dangers for Workers
The Current State of Workers’ Comp: Does the System Need Change?
Compensation for Slip and Fall Accidents on Snow and Ice in RI
Six California Plaintiffs Awarded $1 Billion Verdict for Defective Metal Hip Implants
Research Shows Almost Half of IVC Filters Prone to Fracture Within Five Years
Invokana Lawsuits Will be Heard in Federal Court
Jury Selection Set to Begin in Next Risperdal Lawsuit
Workplace Conditions Before Workers’ Compensation and Its Formation In America
FDA Withdraws Approval of Generic Versions of Concerta
In Spite of Risperdal Lawsuits, Johnson & Johnson Reports High Profits
New Study Shows Invokana Increases Appetite in Diabetes Patients
Lawyers Claim DePuy Aggressively Marketed Metal-On-Metal Implants
Sixth Risperdal Lawsuit Settled After Several Large Jury Awards
Xarelto Trials Set to Begin in February 2017
Staying Safe in Rhode Island Construction Zones
FDA Finalizes Guidance for Essure® Label Warning and Patient Checklist
J&J Loses Another Trial Over Cancer Talcum Powder Link
Low-T Treatments May Be Linked to Heart Problems
Invokana Linked to a Growing Number of Dangerous Side Effects
Are Pit Bulls More Dangerous Than Other Dogs?
Study Finds No Benefits To IVC Filters Used By Trauma Patients
Rhode Island Drivers Facing Dangers on the Road Due to Unsecured Loads
New Round of BMW Vehicles Recalled for Takata Airbag Problems
RI Traffic Tribunal Rules Phone GPS While Driving Is Illegal
New Study Finds Antipsychotic Medications Increase Pneumonia Risk
Essure Blamed for Side Effects and Health Complications
Hitting the Links? Understand Your Rights If You are Injured
New Essure Study Reveals FDA Relied on Inadequate Data
Sakonnet Bridge Accident Prompts OSHA Investigation
Fiat Chrysler Sued in Connection with Jeep Rollaway Incident
Plaintiff Awarded $500,000 in Risperdal Lawsuit
Xarelto Lawsuit Paving the Way for Ongoing Litigation
Use of Power Morcellators Decreases After FDA Cancer Risk Warning
Potential Steering Problem Triggers Mazda SUV Recall
Bair Hugger Warming Blankets Lawsuits Heating Up
Burn Injury Risk Heightened During Warmer Months
IVC Thrombosis Increasing Due to Non-Removed IVC Filters
Researchers Find Heartburn Medication Usage Dangerous in Hospitals
Jaguar Land Rover Adds More than 50,000 to Takata Airbag Recall
More Than Ever, It’s Important To Practice Safe Driving Labor Day Weekend
Hot Car Related Death Toll Surges Due to Extreme Heat
Unrepaired Takata Airbags Causing Driving Dangers
New Studies Shed Light Into Dangers of Heartburn Medications
Electronic Cigarette Lawsuits Rapidly Increasing
Indoor Trampoline Park Injuries Increasing
What to Do if You are in a Rental Car Accident in a Foreign Country
Viagra Lawsuits Centralized Into New Multidistrict Litigation
Slip and Fall Accidents Around A Pool
Approximately 1,500 New IVC Filter Lawsuits Filed in Federal Court
Does the Risk of Dog Bites Rise in the Summer?
The Dangers of Nursing Home Abuse
Reducing the Risk of Medical Errors that Make Hospitals Deadly
What Would You Do if Attacked by a Dog?
Who Knew Badminton Was A Dangerous Olympic Sport?
This Could Happen To You! Children, Cars & Preventable Heat Stroke Tragedies
Xarelto Named One of the Most Dangerous Pharmaceutical Drugs in the U.S.
Rhode Island Dog Bite Attorney Talks about Preventing Attacks
Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $70 Million After Verdict
IKEA Recalls 29 Million Pieces of Furniture Due To Tipping Concern
Government Orders Massive Expansion of Takata Airbag Recall
Ovarian Cancer & Talcum Powder: Advice from a Lawyer
Additional IVC Filter Lawsuits Filed
Common Providence Motorcycle Accident Injuries
Spring and Summer Boating Season Accident Prevention Tips
Would DUI Checkpoints Assist Rhode Island Car Accident Prevention?
Read This Before Donating to Charities for Orlando Shooting Victims
Study: Only 8.5 Percent of Retrievable IVC Filters Have Been Removed
May’s National Water Safety Month Tips and Precautions
Missouri Jury Awards $55 Million in Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit
Should all Rhode Island Motorcyclists Be Required to Wear Helmets?
Why It’s Important to File a Rhode Island Asbestos Mesothelioma Lawsuit
Drywall Lift Recall Could Affect Rhode Island Construction Accidents
Motorcycle Safety Tips for the Spring
Abilify Compulsive Gambling Lawsuits Mount
Common Myths About RI Workers Compensation
Recent Bair Hugger Lawsuit Filed After Hip Surgery Infection
Rhode Island Senate Approves Cellphone Ban While Driving
Lawsuit Alleges Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Used Fake Materials
Can You Get a Ticket in RI For Reading Text Messages When Driving?
Mirena IUD Victims Use Social Media To Warn Others
Women Organization Rallies Against Essure Birth Control Device
Additional 5 Million Vehicles With Takata Airbags Recalled
IVC Filter Questions To Ask & Steps To Take
Kardashian Diagnosed With Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Over 100 Talcum Powder Lawsuits Consolidated in New Jersey
Jury Awards $13.5 Million Verdict In Second Transvaginal Mesh Case
Are Monster Energy Drinks Bad For Your Heart?
Do Self-Driving Cars Eliminate Car Accidents?
Family of Paul Walker’s Driver Sues Porsche After Fatal Car Accident
Does Automatic Braking Prevent Car Accidents?
U.S. Congressman Starts Investigation Into Power Morcellator Deaths
Jury Awards $72 Million To Family In J&J Talcum Powder Trial
FDA Reclassifies Transvaginal Mesh As A High Risk Device
Injured In Slip and Fall Accident At a Store
Should Rhode Island Residents Get Their Water Tested?
RI Hoverboard Injuries On The Rise
Considering Getting Essure® Birth Control? Read This Before You Decide…
How To Find The Right RI Injury Lawyer
RI Man Gets $450,000 Settlement For Back Injury
Do E-Cigarette Flavorings Cause Lung Damage?
How Do I Collect RI Workers’ Compensation?
Common Violations Among The Worst Nursing Homes In RI
Additional 5 Million Vehicles Recalled with Defective Takata Airbags
Jury Awards $12.5 Million In Transvaginal Mesh Trial
Click It Or Ticket | Prevent Fines And Car Accident Injuries In Coventry, RI
RI Nursing Homes on National Watch List For Major Quality Issues
Benicar Side Effects Mistaken For Celiac Disease | The Difference is Gluten
Construction Workers at Risk of Mesothelioma from Asbestos Exposure
Brain Injuries Caused By Falls In RI
E-Cigarette Lawsuit For Lack Of Cancer Warning
First Talcum Powder Lawsuit Scheduled For Trial
Suspected Onglyza Side Effects For Heart Failure
Young Woman Can No Longer Speak After Takata Airbag Deploys
Will A Dashboard Camera Help My Car Accident Claim?
Over 200 Talcum Powder Lawsuits Ordered Back To Missouri State Court
Head and Traumatic Brain Injuries In RI
Corporate Greed In The Pharmaceutical Industry
Mirena IUD Side Effects On The Brain
Have You Been Injured By Your Car’s Airbag?
FDA Warns About Invokana Side Effects On Bones
d’Oliveira & Associates Celebrates Attorney Cara Gallucci’s 20 Years Of Service
Power Morcellator Lawsuits Consolidated In Kansas
Mother Sues After Taking Zofran During Pregnancy
Infuse Bone Graft Lawsuit Filed After Back Pain and Tumor Growth
$100 Million Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Award Reduced to $10 Million
Volkswagen’s “Customer Goodwill Package” Is Poor At Best
Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer If I Have Minor Injuries?
RI Slip and Fall Victim Gets $300,000 Settlement
MADD Hosts First National Day of Remembrance
Risperdal Lawsuit Awards And Settlements
Drugged Driving Is As Dangerous As Drunk Driving
Cognitive Distractions While Driving
What Are the Common Types of Injuries Related to Car Accidents?
Seven Dangerous Types Of Distracted Driving
How We Perceive Gun Safety and Car Safety
Most Recent IVC Filter Lawsuit
Distracted Driving: Keep Your Eyes on the Road
How a Rhode Island Truck Accident Lawyer Can Help You
One Out of 10 Car Accidents is Caused by Distracted Driving
Tips In Finding A Good RI Personal Injury Lawyer
Have You Been Injured By Your Car’s Airbag?
Xarelto Lawsuit Update
RI Law Firm Advises About the Importance of Seatbelt Safety
Thousands File Low Testosterone Therapy Lawsuits
Bair Hugger Warming Blanket Lawsuits Continue
Proving Negligence in a Providence Car Accident Case
Rhode Island Car Accident Lawyer Offers Tips to Help Victims Secure Maximum Compensation
FDA Increases Warnings for Johnson & Johnson’s Diabetes Drug Invokana
d’Oliviera & Associates Opens Office in South Kingstown, RI
Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Rhode Island and Massachusetts
RI News: Rhode Island Bridges in Rough Shape
The Fascinating History of Car Accidents
MA News: Gas Leaks Throughout Massachusetts
News: New Zealand Doctors Injures Patient During Surgery
RI News: Amgen Inc. Settles For $71 Million
August 23-29 is National Safe at Home Week
Rhode Island Injury Lawyer Explains the Importance of Taking Notes after an Accident
Robotic Surgeons and Medical Malpractice
FDA Pulls Kardashian Post
Public Safety Awareness Alert: BFGoodrich® Tire Recall
Lead Poisoning Still An Issue In Rhode Island
Top 5 Strangest Truck Spills
Dispelling Common Social Security Disability Myths
What Are the Most Dangerous Times for Motorcyclists to Ride?
The Impact of Emergency Room Medical Errors in Rhode Island
Having a Safe and Happy July 4
Rhode Island Car Crash Attorney Offers Tips on Dealing with the Insurance Claims Adjusters
How Does the Personal Injury Claim Process Work?
Law Firm releases Infographic on Viagra and the Effects of Melanoma
Law Firm Creates Infographic About the Dangers of Takata Airbags
The Three Most Dangerous Days to Drive in the Summertime
Providence Rhode Island’s Most Dangerous Roads
Lawn Mower Safety
Law Firm d’Oliveira and Associates Releases New Website on the Negligence of Inadequate Security
Factors That Contribute to the High Rate of Motorcycle Accidents in Rhode Island
Sabra Hummus Recalled for Food Poisoning Risk
What Are The Causes of Cerebral Palsy?
Takeda Told to Pay $1.3 Million in Actos Punitive Damages
Possible Connection Between Anti Nausea Medication Zofran and Birth Defects
FDA Warns Testosterone Use Increases Heart Attack Risk
Lawsuit Alleges Link between Lipitor and Type 2 Diabetes
Judge Urges Bard to Settle Avaulta Vaginal Mesh Cases
Slip-and-Fall Injuries in Ice or Snow
Social Media Posts Can Ruin Your Car Accident Claim
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Dangerous Roads in Warwick, RI
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Massachusetts Bar Association
Massachusetts State Bar
RI State Bar
Rhode Island State Bar
Juris Doctorate
Suffolk University
Bachelors Degree in Psychology
Creighton University
Professional Associations
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Rhode Island Association for Justice (RIAJ)
East Providence Police
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Teamworks of Warwick
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Rhode Island State Bar
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Massachusetts State Bar
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The Tomorrow Fund
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Social Security Disability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Products Liability
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
  • Maritime Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Auto Accidents
  • Car Accidents
  • Dog Bite Law
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Contact & Map
Providence Office
390 Broadway
Providence, RI 02909
Telephone: (401) 831-8600
Fax: (401) 490-6916
Brockton Office
130 Liberty Steet (Suite 9)
Brockton, MA 02301
Telephone: (508) 436-7000
Fall River Office
408 Bedford Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Telephone: (508) 677-0500
Fax: (508) 677-0507
South Kingstown Office
117 Main St.
South Kingstown, RI 02879
Telephone: (401) 490-4332