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 Workers’ Compensation Lawyer staff

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

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Which Injuries Are Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?

While some injuries are more common than others, basically all injuries sustained in the scope of your employment are compensable. Read More.

What Weekly Benefits Are There Under Workers’ Compensation?

Weekly benefits may include temporary total disability, partial disability or permanent and total disability. Read More.

What If My Workers’ Compensation Claim Is Denied?

You can dispute the result of your workers’ compensation claim. However, it is 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. If a hearing becomes necessary, you may appear before a Judge to decide your case. Read More.

Our Best Workers’ Compensation Settlements:

    Courtroom of Fall River Workers’ Compensation Settlement

  • $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.

Can I Receive 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 Workers’ Compensation Benefits Are Most Common?

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?

    worker filling out a Fall River Workers Compensation form

  1. Report your injury to your employer immediately.
  2. Fill-out an injury statement, as to properly document your injury.
  3. Seek immediate 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.

Can I File A Third Party Claim?

Yes, you can file a third party claim 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. Read More.

Can My Settlement Include Vocational Rehabilitation?

Yes, you can receive vocational rehabilitation as a workers’ compensation benefit. Vocational rehabilitation is therapy, which allows people with all kinds of injuries and health conditions to overcome anything preventing them from returning to work. Read More.

Why Call d’Oliveira & Associates?

Fall River Workers Compensation Lawyer meeting clientIf you have been injured on the job 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 are working with experienced workers compensation lawyers, who charge no fee unless you obtain benefits or a settlement. For a free (no obligation) case evaluation, call us toll free at 1-800-992-6878 or fill out a contact form online.

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.