If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, you may be entitled to a cash settlement for your medical bills, lost income and pain and suffering, among other losses. Our firm has been successfully handling motorcycle accident cases in the New Bedford, MA area for over 26 years and we charge no fee until we win your case. Call us toll free 24/7 or contact us online for your free (no obligation) case evaluation.
Injured In a New Bedford Motorcycle Accident?
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Our New Bedford staff attorney, D. Robin Gouveia, has been settling motorcycle accident cases for about 18 years now in the New Bedford and Southeastern, MA area. She also has gotten some of our clients some of the best motor vehicle accident settlements in our firm. She worked as a claims adjuster before law school and knows how to work with insurance companies in order to get you the settlement that you deserve. After an accident, you should focus on healing your injuries, and let her focus on getting you compensated.
How Do Insurance Companies Assess Motorcycle Accidents?
If the other driver is at fault, the insurance adjuster can settle your case without going to court and can compensate you for:
- Medical Bills
- Lost Income
- Pain and Suffering
- Mental Anguish
- Scarring (if any)
- Other Losses
Insurance companies want to keep settlements low because it means more profits for them. Hiring an experienced New Bedford motorcycle accident lawyer can be a good solution if you are seriously injured and think you deserve compensation. Read More.
How Much Insurance Coverage Is Required In MA?
In addition to PIP Insurance, the minimum amount of liability coverage a vehicle must have in Massachusetts is $20,000/$40,000. This means that a person injured in a motorcycle accident will have at least $20,000 available to them from the other driver’s insurance company. Underinsurance coverage is also mandatory and the minimum coverage is also $20,000/$40,000. Read More.
What Steps Should You Take After a Motorcycle Accident?
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident in New Bedford, the first thing you should do is call 911. Getting emergency personnel to the scene as fast as possible will help ensure that you get healthy again. You should also consider hiring a motorcycle accident lawyer. Read more.
Does the Right Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Matter?
If you want to get the best possible settlement of your case, without having to wait a long time, then who want a lawyer, who has the experience and resolve to fight for every dollar you are entitled to. D. Robin Gouveia, is our staff attorney in our New Bedford office and she has paralegals and a investigator to help her get you a great settlement of your case. Read more.
How Can Motorcycle Cases Be More Difficult Than Car Accidents?
It can sometimes be more difficult to obtain an award or settlement for motorcycle accident victims. It is harder to prove who was or wasn’t at fault in a motorcycle case. Also, there can sometimes be a stereotypical bias against motorcycle riders. Read more.
What Are The Most Dangerous Roads in New Bedford?
- New Bedford’s portion of the highway is notoriously dangerous. Its many winding on- and off-ramps, and their pot holes, have created many accidents and several deaths.
- Route 18
- Similarly, many accidents occur on Route 18. Its fast approaching exits, intersections and sometimes windy path, have led to numerous accidents.
- Elm St.
- The congested and tourist-welcoming area has been the scene of at least 3 fatal accidents since 2011.
How Much Does It Cost You?
Our New Bedford motorcycle lawyers charge a 1/3 fee only if we win your case. We also pay for the expenses to get your medical records and other costs so it costs you nothing unless we get you money.
Why Hire Our Law Firm?
Here are just ten of the reasons to let d’Oliveira & Associates represent you in your motorcycle accident case.