Entries by Heather Bonnet-Hébert

Malpractice Claims Involving Delayed Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women.  Early diagnosis is critical because the cure rate for breast cancer is related to the stage of the breast cancer at diagnosis. Timely diagnostic tests, consultations and referrals can lead to early diagnosis. Failure or delay in ordering appropriate tests, consults and referrals, when […]

Planning Ahead: Steps You Can Take Now To Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning This Winter

Incidents of carbon monoxide (“CO”) poisoning tend to rise as the outside temperature falls and families begin using their home heating systems, fireplaces, and stoves with greater frequency.  Fuel-burning heat systems are some of the most common sources of CO leaks in a home. It is important to remember that carbon monoxide itself is a […]

Mandell, Schwartz & Boisclair Helps to Pass New Rhode Island Liquor Liability Law

This year Mandell, Schwartz & Boisclair has proudly supported the efforts of the Rhode Island Association for Justice, a group of over 400 trial lawyers from Rhode Island, in advancing and ultimately obtaining passage of an important pro civil justice liquor liability law that will benefit every citizen of Rhode Island. Recent data from the […]

Mandell, Schwartz & Boisclair Sponsors RWU Law School’s 2017 Champions for Justice Dinner and Public Interest Auction

On January 27, 2017, Mandell Schwartz & Boisclair proudly sponsored the Roger Williams University School of Law’s 2017 Champions for Justice Dinner and Public Interest Auction, an annual event to celebrate and support the students, alumni, partners and friends of the Law School whose exceptional devotion to social justice increases access to justice for all.   If […]

8th Annual Providence College Student-Athlete Career Night Sponsored by Mark Mandell and Yvette Boisclair

On Tuesday, November 15, the Providence College Athletic Department in conjunction with the Career Education Center and Office of Academic Support held its Student-Athlete Career Night. The event was made possible through the generous support of Mark Mandell and Yvette Boisclair ’84 who have sponsored the event since its inception in 2008. More than 90 […]