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Providence-Based Law Firm DeLuca & Associates Looks to Future With New Name

Will Continue Aggressive Advocacy for the Catastrophically Injured

PROVIDENCE, RI. – Sept. 28, 2020 – DeLuca & Associates Ltd., the Providence-based medical negligence and malpractice law firm, today announced its new name and recommitment to serving clients injured due to medical negligence.

The firm, formerly known as DeLuca & Weizenbaum, was founded 25 years ago by Amato “Bud” DeLuca, and Miriam Weizenbaum, who was recently appointed Chief of the Civil Division of the Rhode Island Office of Attorney General.

One of the state’s top three law firms for the successful litigation and settlement of medical negligence lawsuits, DeLuca & Associates maintains a deep bench of subject matter experts, legal and support staff in the medical and legal fields, and decades of experience in trial law. The firm has an established record of success in negotiating settlements and litigating winning verdicts for clients, with awards ranging from $2 million to $37 million.

“Our capacity and commitment to serving those who have been harmed by medical negligence is unchanged and stronger than ever,” said Bud DeLuca, founding partner. “We are proud to look to the future, continuing to be the voice for the people and helping them get the justice they deserve.”

DeLuca draws upon more than 40 years of litigation experience and is consistently recognized locally and nationally by peers, publications and industry, including Newsweek, Boston Globe’s Best Lawyers, Super Lawyer, and Best Lawyers in America.

Longstanding Legacy of Local Community Support and Commitment

With deep expertise in taking on institutions, utilities and medical establishments in service to the poor and disadvantaged in the greater Rhode Island area, DeLuca has also built a reputation for pro bono legal service locally and with the ACLU. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Rhode Island Center for Justice, a non-profit law firm that partners with community groups and outreach organizations to strengthen legal guidance and representation to the community.

“DeLuca & Associates has always lived out its important mission to serve,” said Miriam Weizenbaum, co-founder and former partner. “Bud DeLuca and the team have the reputation, skill, resources and vision to continue this important work – I have no doubt they will continue to expand their high standards of delivering justice and improving medical accountability, one case at a time.”

COVID-19 Update

DeLuca & Associates is open, fully operational and continues to serve its clients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The health and safety of its clients and staff are of the utmost importance. To that end, and in accordance with Rhode Island COVID-19 prevention guidelines, the firm has the following parameters in place to continue safely serving clients:


Clients have full access to the DeLuca & Associates team either remotely – via telephone or Zoom video conference – or in-person


All employees, clients and visitors are required to wear face masks for in-person office visits


Adherence to 6 foot social distancing rules at all times


Frequent disinfection of office common surfaces (door handles, tables, chairs, etc.), including before and after each client visit

DeLuca & Associates will adjust its safety practices as the guidelines are updated with new info.

About DeLuca & Associates Ltd.:

DeLuca & Associates Ltd. provides quality legal representation to victims of serious injuries due to medical negligence or product failures. Its team of Rhode Island personal injury lawyers has broad legal experience and deep roots in the community.

The firm, which works both directly with clients and through referrals, serves clients on a contingent fee basis and works in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, in both federal and state courts.


DeLuca & Associates Ltd.
199 North Main Street, Providence RI
Ph: 401-453-1500
Toll Free Phone: 888-876-9415
Fax: 401-453-1501

Media Contact:

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Bowstring Group