About LWFM

Langlois, Wilkins, Furtado & Metcalf, P.C., has been dedicated to serving insurers and businesses throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Although our focus is insurance defense and Workers’ Compensation, LWFM maintains a very strong reputation of achieving positive results in all areas of the law.

Tradition with a Twist

Many law firms tend to do things in the same traditional way. But, LWFM believes that clients are best represented by a firm that’s not afraid to grow and change with the times. That’s what prompted four experienced attorneys to embrace a more effective style of serving clients. Our goals?

  • “Build a law firm with a legacy of loyalty to one another, our staff and 
our clients.”
  • “Develop relationships based on mutual trust and respect.”
  • “Manage client work as if it were our own.”
  • “Provide the highest quality counsel with the highest quality service.”

Relentless Preparation

Time is of the essence in every legal proceeding. We pride ourselves on developing a compressive and cost effective plan for the defense of each case assigned to us thorough efficient and detailed analysis of the issues presented. Early preparation and evaluation is paramount in handling a case accurately and efficiently.

Our experience, combined with our diligent preparation allows us to know when to recommend negotiation and when litigation may be the only alternative. Our trial lawyers draw upon a wealth of litigation experience to provide our clients with the highest level of representation. We have appeared before State, Federal and Appellate courts in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, and have tried numerous cases through to verdict and appeal stages.

Focus on Results

We thrive in the courtroom and know how to get the results you need. We understand our client’s needs for quality, cost effective representation in a transparent and predictable model, and strive to exceed their expectations without exceeding their budgets.

Financial Flexibility

We are strong proponents of alternative fee arrangements and utilize a variety of fee structures to meet the needs of our clients. We work to achieve our client’s legal needs, while furthering their business objectives. This includes providing our clients with regular updates on developments in the law as well as comprehensive educational and training services. These updates and training seminars are offered free of charge.

Areas of Expertise

Our firm is proud to represent insurance carriers, private and public risk management tools, and self-insured individuals in the defense of personal injury and property damage claims. We regularly handle extremely complex insurance cases, both in Federal Court and in the State Courts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. We help identify and resolve coverage disputes quickly and effectively. Our practice areas include:

  • Workers’ Compensation;
  • First Party Coverage Litigation;
  • Coverage Opinions;
  • Employment Litigation;
  • Property and Casualty Claim Defense;
  • Defense of Auto Rental and Leasing Companies;
  • Defense of Auto Dealers and Manufacturers;
  • Special Investigation Unit/Insurance Fraud Litigation
  • General Counsel; and
  • “A la Carte” Legal Services for Pro Se Litigants.

Furthermore, we offer our service and expertise as arbitrators and mediators, as well as our ability to act as pro hac vice counsel. We act as local counsel in a variety of matters in which it is necessary for national counsel to act pro hac vice. Please contact us online or email one of our attorneys to schedule a meeting. We look forward to meeting you.