930 Kempton Street, New Bedford, MA 02740 | (508) 984-8400
New Bedford Office for New Bedford Workers Compensation Lawyer
Work Accident that Requires a New Bedford Compensation Lawyer

If you have been injured while being employed in New Bedford, 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 New Bedford 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.

New Bedford Workers Compensation Lawyer office staff

(L-R) Paul d’Oliveira (Lawyer), D. Robin Gouveia (Lawyer), John Rochefort (Intake Specialist / Investigator), Donna Medeiros (Office Manager / Paralegal), Maricza Allende (Paralegal), Ashley E. Desantos (Paralegal), Patricia O’Donnell (Claims Adjuster), Antonia Lee (Legal Assistant)

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How Do I Get Weekly Benefits For Lost Wages?

If you are injured in the course of your employment and are unable 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 If My Workers’ Compensation Claim Is Denied?

courtroomIf your workers’ compensation claim is disputed, it can be an extensive procedure in order to have a dispute resolution. 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 essential, in which case you may appear before a Judge to decide your case. Read More.

Our Best Workers’ Compensation Settlements:

$325,000 Settlement – While at work, the client slipped and twisted his ankle injuring his foot. He suffered from a prior condition and this injury caused him to sustain a serious and permanent injury to his foot. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with another worker’s compensation attorney, who lump sum settled the case. Read More.

Am I Able To Get a Lump Sum Settlement?

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

What Are Basic New Bedford Worker Compensation Benefits?

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

What to Do Immediately After An Injury At Work In New Bedford

injury at work

  1. Report your injury right away.
  2. Complete an injury report.
  3. Seek medical attention.
  4. Tell your employer to inform their insurance company.
  5. Call an experienced New Bedford workers’ compensation lawyer for a free consultation.
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May I Have a Workers’ Compensation Third Party Claim?

Yes, if your injury is the result 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 complex. Read More.

Are All Common New Bedford injuries At Work 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.

May I Receive Vocational Rehabilitation?

Yes. 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?

New Bedford Workers Compensation Lawyer meeting clientIf you have been injured at work in New Bedford, contact the New Bedford workers compensation lawyers located at 930 Kempton Street, New Bedford, MA 02740. 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 508-984-8400 or toll free at 1-800-992-6878. You may also fill out a contact form on our site.