If you have been injured in a car accident in New Bedford, MA, you may be entitled to a compensation for your medical bills, lost income and pain and suffering, among other losses. In Massachusetts, you cannot receive an insurance settlement for your pain and suffering for soft tissue injuries, unless you incur $2,000 in medical bills. Contact us 24/7 for a free (no obligation) case evaluation.
Injured in an auto accident? Call Our New Bedford Car Accident Lawyers For Help!
D. Robin Gouveia is the managing attorney at our New Bedford office and she has been handling car accident cases in New Bedford, MA for over 16 years now. Before becoming a lawyer, Robin worked as a claims adjuster for several years for a Massachusetts insurance company, where she processed and settled many auto accident claims. This experience has given her great knowledge as to how the insurance company claims adjusters evaluate and negotiate car accident settlements. She has obtained many six (6) figure settlements for her New Bedford clients over the years and is very capable of getting you a great settlement as well.
Frequently Asked Questions From Our Clients:
1. What is My Car Accident Case Worth?Injured in a car accident in New Bedford? You may be entitled to collect for:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Other losses
Unfortunately the insurance company claims adjusters can be very difficult when it comes to paying you money for your medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. Why? Because they get paid to save as much money as they can for their employer, the insurance company. They often make it difficult to collect the full value of your losses, but we know all the tricks they use and can overcome their tactics. Read more.
2. What Fees Do I Pay for My Car Accident Case?
You will be charged a standard one-third (1/3) fee of your settlement or award and you pay nothing unless we get you money. We do not charge a fee for processing your claim for PIP and Med Pay benefits, which the insurance company (from the car you were in) pays for under the Massachusetts No Fault laws.
3. How Do I Get Enough Money to Fix My Car?
Your auto body repairman should meet with the insurance company’s claims appraiser and examine the damage to your car, truck or motorcycle at the auto body shop. Your car repairman is the best person, since he will be fixing your vehicle, to negotiate your property damage claim. Read more about property damage here.
4. What are Insurance Coverages for Car Accidents in MA?
There are several types of coverages available to you if you were injured in a car accident and some do not require the other driver to be at fault, as Massachusetts is a no fault state. Read More.
5. Why Do I Need a New Bedford Car Accident Lawyer?There are many reasons why we feel strongly that you should hire a lawyer to represent you. The insurance company claims adjusters are highly trained and skilled at getting injured victims to accept less than a full recovery for their injuries. Read More.
6. Why Hire Us?
There are many reasons why we feel you should hire us. We only handle personal injury and disability cases. Read More.