Marasco & Nesselbush, LLP Editorial Guidelines

The website of Marasco & Nesselbush, LLP is designed to provide educational and informational resources for anyone interested in expanding their understanding of personal injury law. The website presents a fusion of valuable resources for clients, legal professionals, and members of the public who are seeking legal knowledge for personal or professional reasons.

Accomplished Legal Professionals

Marasco & Nesselbush, LLP began as a partnership between two attorneys who decided to dedicate their lives to helping people in the best way they could; by making the law work for people, not against them. Attorneys Joseph Marasco and Donna Nesselbush specifically wanted to protect and help those who have suffered life-altering injuries. 

Both partners practiced law for nearly 10 years prior to realizing their strength would be amplified by joining forces. Marasco & Nesselbush, LLP was formed in 1999. The firm quickly built a reputation for excellence by achieving extraordinary results for  Social Security disability and personal injury clients. In addition to providing remarkable legal support, our firm also founded the Marasco & Nesselbush Charitable Foundation to improve the lives of people in communities across Rhode Island, throughout New England, and around the world. 

Marasco & Nesselbush has grown exponentially since inception not just in size, but also in impact, as new attorneys and staff brought in additional experience and expertise. Our firm is now counted among the most accomplished firms in Rhode Island, offering a combined 300 years of personal injury experience. The award-winning legal team has collectively advocated on behalf of clients who have endured every form of physical injury stemming from an accident in which a third-party entity bears all or some liability. Our team has recovered over $100 million on behalf of our firm’s clients. With physical offices in Providence, Wakefield, Warwick, and Woonsocket, our attorneys have access to vast resources while providing local care. 

This collection of knowledge and experience supports the core content distributed throughout the Marasco & Nesselbush website, All of the content on this website is routinely examined by attorneys Joe Marasco and Donna Nesselbush, the firm’s founding partners and brilliant client advocates.

Joe and Donna are known for their empathetic approach to every case that comes their way. Both are skillful attorneys who have made a name for themselves as powerful defenders in the world of injury law. Joe and Donna place particular emphasis on staying updated on rules and regulations and are viewed by their peers as astute, analytical thought leaders and legal writers. 

Attorney Joe Marasco earned his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University School of Law. As a law student, he was recognized for having a high level of professional ethics and progressive trial advocacy. After graduation, he worked to build a reputation as a brilliant, devoted attorney committed to the legal domain of personal injury law. In 1999 he founded Marasco & Nesselbush with his colleague and good friend, Donna Nesselbush. 

Donna attained her Juris Doctor from Suffolk University School of Law in Boston. She has devoted her life to doing everything she can to protect the downtrodden and the disabled. She understands different approaches are required for physical and mental types of injuries and places emphasis on aiding her clients throughout the healing process. Prior to becoming an attorney, Donna served as the Executive Director of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence, where she became known as a reliably tough advocate for victims of domestic violence. Today, attorney Donna M. Nesselbush commits her legal practice to Social Security Disability.

Both partners are incredibly passionate about helping clients achieve justice. As a result, they have been exposed to more types of personal injury cases than most attorneys will see in their lifetimes.

To validate the veracity of our written content, Joe Marasco and Donna Nesselbush refer to their own experiences and rely upon the vast expertise and knowledge supplied by the attorneys and staff at Marasco & Nesselbush. Outside archives and tools used for supporting evidence are LexisNexis and both national and international media outlets.

Contributor Credentials

Joe Marasco attained his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University School of Law in 1991. He is a lifelong Rhode Island resident who is admitted to the Rhode Island bar and has permission to practice across the state. He has litigated cases in all of Rhode Island’s trial courts as well as before the Social Security Office of Hearing Operations, the Appeals Council, the United States District Court, and the United States First Circuit Court of Appeals.

Attorney Marasco is the former President of the Rhode Island Association for Justice and is a current member of its Board of Directors. Joe is a member of the invite-only Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum of The Top Trial Lawyers in America. In addition, he has been named to the Thomson Reuters list of Super Lawyers based on peer recognition and professional achievement. He has been honored as a “Best Lawyer” by the U.S. News & World Report.

Donna Nesselbush has more than three decades of experience handling complex Social Security disability and personal injury cases. Donna earned her Juris Doctor from the Suffolk University School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. Donna is admitted to the Rhode Island bar and has litigated cases in all of Rhode Island’s trial courts, as well as before the Social Security Office of Hearing Operations, the Appeals Council, the United States District Court, and the United States First Circuit Court of Appeals.   

Attorney Nesselbush is the founder and Chair of the Rhode Island Bar Association’s Social Security Disability Committee. She has been recognized by external organizations for her commitment to the well-being of Rhode Islanders. As a Rhode Island Senator in 2014, she worked to pass Rhode Island’s Marriage Equality law. Attorney Nesselbush has also been named to the prestigious Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers list based on peer recognition and professional achievement. The experience Donna Nesselbush brings to as a legal writer goes back to her time in law school, where she was selected to write for the Law Review. In addition, as a practicing attorney, she has authored two books to serve as helpful guides for persons involved on both sides of Social Security disability cases.

Our Purpose exists to provide information that is relevant, accurate, updated, and helpful for readers. Marasco & Nesselbush intends to provide steadfast support when it comes to understanding and making decisions about personal injury law.

Like most law firms and businesses across the country, our website was created to build the law firm’s digital presence. Our website has thus been cultivated from humble beginnings to becoming a major asset used by attorneys, our clients, and the general public. is now preeminently concentrated on educating readers.

Personal injury law is, as expected, highly personal, and as such our content is backed by ethical journalism practices. Every piece of online content has been objectively verified. cites only credible and identifiable sources of information that readers will find linked to within the content. 

Our Objective

The objective of the website is to translate the sophisticated processes involved in personal injury law. Marasco & Nesselbush, LLP via the website wishes to only supply selective, consistent, and accurate information about personal injury law in a way that is legible and helpful.

It is by translating the complexities of personal injury litigation for readers that we hope to ease minds during what may be a highly sensitive time. To meet our website’s objective, Joe Marasco breaks down these typically compound structures into simple descriptions for its various audiences. Readers will find the articles and website content devoid of “legalese” (the technical language of legal documents that is often hard to understand) whenever possible.

Marasco & Nesselbush Website Audience

The Marasco & Nesselbush website audience includes, but is not limited to:

  • People who are interested in retaining an attorney for their personal injury case
  • People who have suffered due to another person’s (or persons) neglect or oversight 
  • People who want to know more about the process regarding personal injury claims
  • People who were injured in car, truck, or motorcycle accidents 
  • People who are experiencing pain that may be linked to a product defect
  • People who were injured at work and need assistance with Worker’s Compensation
  • People who have become disabled due to a catastrophic injury
  • People who are looking for information and help regarding Social Security Disability
  • People who want detailed, impartial, and educational information about the legal landscape
  • People who are currently practicing attorneys exploring personal injury cases
  • People who are engaged in an ongoing personal injury case and have questions
  • People who want to stay up-to-date with Rhode Island news regarding personal injury law, mass torts, class action lawsuits, and employment law
  • Members of the media, researchers and legal experts

Topical Coverage

The legal topics discussed include the following: car accidents, truck accidents, bike accidents, social security disability, slip and fall, medical malpractice, on-the-job injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, premise liability, and catastrophic injuries.

The lawyers of Marasco & Nesselbush have fought for their injured clients across the state of Rhode Island to receive hundreds of millions of dollars in settlements. Accordingly, the content themes across this website spotlight the area of personal injury law, inclusive of informative articles and descriptions.

Joe Marasco and Donna Nesselbush have guided this team of determined, steadfast advocates for more than two decades. Joe works as the key contributor and reviewer for the content on this website by pulling inspiration and knowledge from a lifetime of direct personal experience representing victims in Rhode Island.

Readers will find regularly updated information throughout the Marasco & Nesselbush website. News that is relevant to personal injury law, extremely detailed situational blog articles, newsletters, informative videos, testimonials, results from past cases, and so much more.

Editorial Control

As the in-house legal thought leader and seasoned experts, Joe Marasco and Donna Nesselbush maintain editorial control of the content published on the Marasco & Nesselbush website. The website operates independently of external influences and does not accept money for advertising as an effort for the website to remain an unbiased resource for its readers. Joe and Donna welcome their esteemed legal colleagues and internal teams at Marasco & Nesselbush to submit information, articles, and feedback, which may then impact the content across the website.  

Joe Marasco and Donna Nesselbush may explore external sources for inspiration and research purposes, but they will authorize few, if any, opinion pieces from outside influences as a set quality standard. The website publishes only original content. strives to operate at the highest levels of integrity and quality standards. 

Reader Engagement

Readers are encouraged to contact the team at Marasco & Nesselbush or reach out directly to us with feedback and questions about any of the content found on our website. Our law firm is dedicated to helping people and seeking justice on behalf of victims. We are here to support anyone who reaches out.

Editorial Integrity

Attorney Joe Marasco and attorney Donna Nesselbush and the legal authorities at Marasco & Nesselbush consider the below guiding principles to be crucial to ensuring responsible legal journalism.  


Marasco & Nesselbush makes a concerted effort to clearly identify sources when used for research and reference. Links are provided to grant readers access to more information, which they may use to come to their own conclusions. Marasco & Nesselbush only cites reputable sources, including peer-reviewed journals, government reports, court records, academic organizations, and other trusted publications by externally qualified experts.  


There is no room in the law for misinformation or intentional inaccuracy. Accordingly, there is no room on this website for content that has not been affirmed by legal experts. Joe and Donna voraciously research all purported facts and items of interest in order to verify that which is offered to readers of the Marasco & Nesselbush website. Our goal is to produce content that we are confident in guaranteeing to be supportive, accessible, and constructive to educating victims and their families on the procedures of personal injury litigation.


We seek to minimize harm in our reporting. Objective reporting is a product of neutrality. As legal representatives, our firm is always on the client’s side. As an aid for our championing on behalf of a client, the presentation of information is always forthright and genuine. Joe Marasco and Donna Nesselbush arrange the information throughout the website in a meaningful context that gets straight to the point.


Our law firm has expanded throughout Rhode Island by putting clients’ needs first. As a personal injury lawyer, you need to know when it’s best for the client to push through negotiations or to settle outside of court. Every situation is different, and personal injury law is, as expected, highly personal. Our firm strives to keep our content clean and authentic in order to display possibilities and situations that are relevant to each legal area. Please get in touch if you have questions pertaining to your unique situation. Content Types

Marasco & Nesselbush produces a focused collection of relevant content for our readers.

Evergreen Pages

These pages are written for the purpose of sharing materials reviewing our law firm’s attorneys, practice areas, testimonials, past cases, law firm history, awards, and qualifications.


The passages found in our Blog are regularly updated with the goal of teaching website visitors about personal injury law.

Detailed Practice Areas

Marasco & Nesselbush is a personal injury law firm that encompasses a wide range of situations. These are detailed throughout the site, so there is no question as to how we can best support you.


These Newsletters are another free yet incredibly valuable resource for our readers. Explore this section on our website to dive deeper into various personal injury legal topics, law firm news and important tips to help victims navigate the legal process.

Community Support

Marasco & Nesselbush established the Marasco & Nesselbush Charitable Foundation to support numerous charitable efforts throughout New England and around the world. Read about our latest contributions and learn more about the organizations we provide for.

Areas We Serve

Marasco & Nesselbush has multiple office locations in Rhode Island. Find your closest legal representative in this section to get the support you deserve.

Results and Testimonials

This section highlights case results and client feedback.

Linking Policy

Context is incredibly important in the realm of personal injury law. Joe Marasco and Donna Nesselbush do not endorse outside parties to directly paste select pieces of website content but rather request articles be shared in full and hyperlinked to the original source content in order to fully represent the accurate and valuable information contained therein. Marasco & Nesselbush encourages external organizations, individuals, nonprofits and other law firms to link to the website if they share our vision of educating the public on personal injury law.


Marasco & Nesselbush seeks to correct any incorrect information in a timely manner. If you see a mistake anywhere on the site, please get in touch.

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