About Philip M. Weinstein
Philip M. Weinstein has enjoyed a long, distinguished legal career in the areas of civil litigation and Personal Injury law. Attorney Weinstein serves Of Counsel to Marasco & Nesselbush’s Personal Injury and Medical Negligence practice group. He has successfully litigated hundreds of personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including the landmark case Dipetrillo v. Dow Chemical. This case opened the nation’s courtrooms to Vietnam War veterans and others harmed by chemical defoliants such as Agent Orange.
He also tried the matter Bibeault v. Hanover Insurance Company, a case which established precedent enabling an insured to bring a bad faith claim against an insurer for its handling of an uninsured motorist claim. Attorney Weinstein is a past President of the Rhode Island Bar Association and of the Rhode Island Trial Lawyers Association (now the Rhode Island Association for Justice).
He also served on the Board of Governors of the American Trial Lawyers Association (now the American Association for Justice).
Attorney Weinstein has successfully resolved numerous cases resulting in multi-million dollar awards to clients. He has served as a mediator and arbitrator, both privately and for the United States District Court and the Rhode Island Supreme Court. Attorney Weinstein received his undergraduate degree from Boston University College of Business Administration and his Juris Doctor from Howard University School of Law. Attorney Weinstein is admitted to practice in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and the federal courts with jurisdiction over both states.