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Work Accident that Requires a Fall River Compensation Lawyer

If you have been injured while at work in Fall River, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for your lost wages, medical bills, job retraining and in some cases, a lump sum settlement, among other losses. We work with experienced Fall River workers’ compensation lawyers that charge no fee until you receive benefits or a settlement. Call us for a free (no obligation) case evaluation or fill out a contact form online.

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Fall River, MA personal injury lawyers of the Fall River, MA office for d’Oliveira & Associates

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

Which Weekly Benefits Can I Get For Lost Wages?

If you are injured in the course of working and are unable to return back to work, you can collect weekly benefits for lost income, which could include temporary total disability or partial disability or permanent and total disability. Read More.

What Should Be Done If My Workers’ Compensation Claim Is Denied?

courtroom where workers’ compensation claim was deniedIf your workers’ compensation claim is disputed, it can be a extensive procedure in order to resolve the dispute. Usually the insurance adjuster, you and your lawyer will come together in several negotiation meetings to try to avoid going to a hearing. Sometimes, though, hearings are necessary, in which case you may appear before a Judge to decide your case. Read More.

Our Best Workers’ Compensation Settlements:

$150,000 Settlement – The client lost control of his vehicle on black ice and hit a jersey barrier. He was on his way to work at the time and was paid for travel time. He fractured his leg and ankle resulting in multiple surgeries. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with another worker’s compensation attorney who lump sum settled the case. Read More.

Will I Get a Lump Sum Settlement?

lump-sumIt depends. If your injury is severe, you employer’s insurance company may offer a lump sum settlement, instead of paying you weekly worker compensation checks. Read More.

Which Basic Worker Compensation Benefits Can I Receive In Fall River?

Typical benefits are lost income, payment for medical bills, disfigurement, job retraining and, in some cases, a lump sum settlement. Read More.

What Do I Do After An Injury At Work In Fall River?

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  1. Report your injury right away to your employer.
  2. Fill-out an injury statement.
  3. Pursue medical care.
  4. Convey to your employer to notify their insurance company.
  5. Call an experienced Fall River workers’ compensation lawyer for a free consultation.
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Will I Always Have A Workers’ Compensation Third Party Claim?

A third party claim can result if your injury is the product of someone other than your employer or co-workers, such as a sub-contractor or one of their employees. These cases also compensate you for pain and suffering and are more intricate. Read More.

Which Fall River injuries At Work Are Compensable?

Any injury in the course of your employment is compensable. Virtually all injuries are covered, however, there are some that are more common than others. Read More.

Will I Obtain Vocational Rehabilitation?

You are able to obtain vocational rehabilitation. Vocational rehabilitation is therapy, which allows injured persons with various impairments or health conditions to overcome any obstacles, which are preventing them from returning to work. Read More.

Why Contact Us?

Fall River Workers Compensation Lawyer meeting clientIf you have been injured at work in Fall River, contact the Fall River workers compensation lawyers located at 408 Bedford Street, Fall River, MA 02720. You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, medical bills, and lost wages, among other losses. We work with experienced workers compensation lawyers that charge no fee unless you obtain benefits or a settlement. For a free (no obligation) case evaluation, call us at 508-677-0500 or toll free at 1-800-992-6878. You may also fill out a contact form on our site.