A Massachusetts woman obtained a large out of court settlement after being severely injured in a car accident. The woman was a passenger in the vehicle that was traveling through New Hampshire. The vehicle was cut off by another driver and a collision resulted. From the car accident, the woman sustained catastrophic injuries that required invasive surgery that left her unable to care for herself. She contacted our New Bedford car accident lawyers for help. They remained jointly responsible for the case with a New Hampshire personal injury lawyer that obtained an $800,000 out-of-court settlement for the woman.
D. Robin Gouveia, a lawyer at d’Oliveira & Associates who handled a portion the case, said, “The client suffered serious underlying medical conditions, which complicated her recovery. It was alleged, the injuries suffered contributed to the advancement her underlying conditions. After several unsuccessful attempts at mediation with multiple insurance carriers, a settlement was reached days before trial. All of her medical expenses were paid and allocations were appropriately made to protect the client in the future.”
Car accidents can happen anywhere. When they occur out of your home state, it is important to work with a car accident lawyer who has existing relationships with other lawyers across the country. This is because laws are different in each state. In this case, our New Bedford car accident lawyers were able to work with another lawyer to successfully obtain a settlement for the woman.
If you or someone you know was injured in a car accident, contact one of our experienced New Bedford car accident lawyers located at 930 Kempton Street, New Bedford, MA 02740. You may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost income and pain and suffering, among other losses. No fees are received unless you win an award or settlement. For a free (no obligation) case evaluation, call us today at 508-984-8400 or toll free at 1-800-992-6878. You may also fill out a contact form online.