2540 Pawtucket Ave. East Providence, RI | (401) 431-1990
East Providence, RI car accident between two cars
East Providence, RI Office of car accident lawyers located at 2540 Pawtucket Ave., East Providence, RI 02914

For over 25 years now, we have been helping injured people, like you, get the cash settlements you deserve as well as all of your needs met and questions answered. If you were hurt in a car accident, your first call should be to our experienced lawyers here at 431-1990 for a free (no obligation) case evaluation.

East Providence, RI Office Staff

(L-R) Paul d’Oliveira (Lawyer), D. Robin Gouveia (Lawyer), John Rochefort (Intake Specialist / Investigator), Lisa Lennon (Office Manager / Paralegal), Lindsay Proffitt (Paralegal), Tiffany Shields (Legal Assistant)

Frequently Asked Questions From Our Clients:

1.  What Fees Do I Pay?

We will not charge you any legal fees until you receive settlement or award for your injuries. Our firm charges the standard one-third (1/3) of your settlement or award.

2.  What Can I Be Compensated For?

  • Medical bills.
  • Lost income.
  • Pain and suffering.
  • Other losses.

As experienced lawyers right here in East Providence, RI, we know what your case is worth and how to get it for you as quickly as possible. Negotiating the pain and suffering aspect of your case is the most difficult as the insurance companies want to save money and pay you less than you can get. How insurance companies value pain and suffering depends on the severity of your injury and how long you are in pain.  Read more.

3.  What If The Other Driver Has Either No or Little Insurance?

In some cases you may be able to collect uninsured or underinsured motorist benefits from your automobile insurance company, or potentially any other automobiles insured and owned by members of your household, even if the other driver has no or not enough insurance coverage.  Read more.

4.  How Do I Get The Most Money To Fix My Vehicle?

It is really simply. All you need to do is have an insurance appraiser examine your vehicle at the auto body shop with your auto repairman present. Your repairman should discuss your property damage claim with the claims adjustor directly. He is the best person to give negotiate the value of your property damage claim because they will be the person fixing your vehicle.  Read more.

5.  Do I Really Need To Hire A Lawyer?

East Providence, RI Man hurt in a car accident and needing a car accident lawyerIf you are seriously injured, the answer is yes simply because the insurance company claims adjuster is highly trained to convince you to accept as little money as possible. Do not contact the other driver’s insurance company on your own, as they will try to use any incriminating statements against you.

If you do decide to go it alone, we recommend you get your medical records on your own and send them to the adjuster. Most importantly, make sure not to agree to any settlement offers until your doctor releases you from treatment and you know you are fully recovered.  Read more.

6.  How Much Insurance Coverage is Available?

In Rhode Island, the lowest coverage amount that an owner of a vehicle must carry is $25,000/$50,000. This means that an injured person would be able to receive up to $25,000 for their injuries and all injured people in the vehicle up to a total of $50,000.  Read more.

7.  Why Do I Need An Experienced Car Accident Lawyer?

East Providence, RI couple meeting a Car Accident LawyerThe answer is very simple. Many lawyers are general practitioners and handle a variety of different types of cases. Law firms like ours are personal injury law firms and only handle these types of cases. It is our opinion that lawyers, who have more experience, will get you more money than those that don’t.

The insurance company’s objective is to offer you as little money as possible in order to settle your case, so that they can save their company money. An experienced auto accident lawyer can do a lot of things to help you get the most money for your case such as:

  • Supervising your medical treatment to ensure that your doctors ordered the correct tests;
  • Collecting and monitoring your medical records to make sure your doctors document any and all pain and suffering you have endured;
  • Advising you throughout all aspects of your claim;
  • Getting you a great settlement as quickly as possible

8.  Why Hire Us?

We only handle car accident and other types of personal injury cases and we have been doing so for over 25 years. We are right here in East Providence, RI and our staff is committed to providing you with great customer service. Check out our reviews online.  Read more.

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