408 Bedford Street, Fall River, MA 02720 | (508) 677-0500
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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.

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)

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What Weekly Benefits For Lost Wages Are Applied To Workers’ Compensation?

If you are injured within the scope of your employment duties and are unable to return to work, you can collect weekly benefits for lost income. These benefits may include temporary total disability, partial disability or permanent and total disability. Read More.

How Do I Proceed If My Workers’ Compensation Claim Is Denied?

Fall River Workers’ Compensation formYour workers’ compensation claim can be disputed, and if it is, triggering an extensive process 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 Greatest 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 obtained a lump sum settlement for the client. Read More.

Is It Likely That I Am Awarded A Lump Sum Settlement?

That depends. In cases of a severe workplace injury, insurance companies may offer a lump sum settlement, instead of paying you weekly workers’ compensation checks. Read More.

What Are The Most Basic Workers’ Compensation Benefits I Can Receive?

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

What Can I Do To Help Myself After Suffering a Workplace Injury In Fall River?

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  1. Report your injury as soon as possible to your employer.
  2. Fill-out an injury statement.
  3. Seek medical attention for your injuries.
  4. Have your employer notify their insurance company.
  5. Call an experienced Fall River workers’ compensation lawyer for a free consultation.
  6. Read More.

When Will I Be Able To File A Workers’ Compensation Third Party Claim?

A third party claim arises when your injury is the fault 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 Workplace Injuries Are Covered Most Often in Fall River?

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

Can I Receive Vocational Rehabilitation As A Benefit?

Yes, you can obtain vocational rehabilitation as a workers’ compensation benefit. Vocational rehabilitation is therapy, which allows injured persons with various impairments or health conditions to overcome any obstacles preventing them from returning to work. Read More.

Why Should You Hire 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.

Driving Directions

From Westport, MA:
Estimated drive time, 20 minutes

Follow MA-88 N/Main Hwy and follow the signs for I-195 W/Providence R. I. and then continue onto I-195 W. Take exit 6-7 for MA-81 S/Plymouth Ave and turn right onto Plymouth Ave. Continue onto 13th St and then turn left onto Bedford St. Our office will be on the right.

From Freetown, MA:
Estimated drive time, 30 minutes

Follow Bullock Rd North and continue onto Slab Bridge Rd and then Elm St. Turn slightly left onto MA-79 S and then turn right onto MA-24 S/MA-79 S towards Fall River. Continue on MA-24 S and then take exit 5 toward US-6/President Ave/Eastern Ave. At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto US-6 E/N Eastern Ave. At Bedford St take a right. Our office is on the right.

From Somerset, MA:
Estimated drive time, 20 minutes

Follow MA-138 S and turn right and take the ramp to Fall River/Tiverton RI. Continue on US-6 E and follow signs for Fall River S. Continue straight onto Cavol St and then make a sharp left turn to stay on Davol St. Turn right onto Turner St and then right onto Durfee St. Turn left onto Bank St and then turn right onto Seabury St and then right onto Bedford St. Our office is on the right.

From Swansea, MA:
Estimated drive time, 15 minutes

Follow Lees River Ave and turn left onto Wilber Ave. Take the on-ramp for I-195 E and take exit 6-7 to MA-81 N/Plymouth Ave. Turn left onto MA-81 N/Plymouth Ave. Continue on 13th St and then left onto Bedford St. Our office is on the right.