390 Broadway, Providence, RI | (401) 831-8600
Providence Workers’ Compensation Lawyer office of d'Oliveira and Associates
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If you have been injured at work in Providence, 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 Providence 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.

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Providence Workers’ Compensation Lawyer staff of the Providence, RI office for d’Oliveira & Associates

(L-R) Paul d’Oliveira (Lawyer), Laura Cameron (Lawyer), Lisa Rose (Office Manager / Paralegal), Deanna Mollo (Legal Assistant)

What Is Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ compensation is an employee insurance program designed to provide benefits to employees that are injured at work, even though their employer was not at fault. Generally, your employer’s insurance company will be responsible to pay for any lost income, medical expenses and in some instances, a lump sum settlement. You may also be eligible for other benefits such as job retraining, money for permanent scarring and also for permanent loss of use of a body part. The system allows employees to receive benefits no matter who was at fault for the injury.

Am I Entitled To Basic Benefits?

Yes. Basic benefits usually include lost income, payment for medical bills, disfigurement, job retraining and, in some cases, a lump sum settlement. Read More.

Will I Get a Lump Sum Settlement?

In some instances, insurance companies will offer you a lump sum settlement instead of paying weekly disability benefits. The amount you are entitled to depends on the details of your particular case. Read More.

Can I Get Weekly Benefits For Lost Wages?

Yes, if you are injured at work and unable to return to work, you can collect weekly benefits for lost wages. These benefits include temporary total disability, partial disability, and permanent total disability. Read More.

Our Best Workers’ Compensation Settlements:

    heavy box being carried by a worker

  • $450,000 Settlement: This client was working at a construction site when he fell off scaffolding. He suffered a broken pelvis, broken wrist, broken ribs, a dislocated shoulder and serious cuts all over his body. These injuries required extensive medical treatment, and he was unable to work for a period of time. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with another worker’s compensation law firm, who was able to successfully obtain a favorable lump sum settlement for the client. Read More.

What Should I Do After A Workplace Injury In Providence?

    work injury claim form used in a Providence workers’ compensation lawsuit

  • Immediately report your injury to your employer.
  • Document your injury by filing a report, keeping notes, taking pictures if possible.
  • Seek immediate medical attention for your injuries.
  • Call your union representative (if applicable).
  • Ask your employer to notify their insurance company.
  • Call an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer for a free case evaluation.
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Do I Have a Workers’ Compensation Third Party Claim?

Yes, if your injury is due to the fault of someone other than your employer or co-workers, such as a sub-contractor or one of their employees. These cases also compensate your for pain and suffering and are more complex. Read More.

What Are Some Common Providence Workplace Injuries?

Any injury that happens in the course of employment is covered under workers’ compensation. While virtually all injuries are covered, there are some that occur more frequently than others. Read More.

What If I Need Vocational Rehabilitation?

vocational rehabilitationIf your injury is preventing you from returning to your job, you may be entitled to receive specific types of therapy that will allow you to overcome your limitations at no cost to you. Vocational rehabilitation is a specialized type of therapy that can do just that, and it is covered in certain situations. Read More.

Why Hire Us?

Providence Workers’ Compensation Lawyer meeting with clientWe work with experienced workers compensation lawyers that charge no fee unless you obtain benefits or a settlement. If you have been injured at work in Providence, protect your rights and contact our Providence workers compensation lawyers located at 390 Broadway, Providence, RI 02909. You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, medical bills, and lost wages, among other losses. For a free (no obligation) case evaluation, call us at 401-831-8600 or toll free at 1-800-992-6878. You may also fill out a contact form on our site.

Driving Directions

From North Providence, RI:
Estimated drive time, 20 minutes

Take US-44/Smith St south and turn slightly right onto Mt Pleasant Ave. Turn left onto Atwells Ave and then turn right onto Knight St. Turn right onto Broadway. Our office is on the left.

From Johnston, RI:
Estimated drive time, 20 minutes

Follow US-6 E/Dennis J. Roberts Expy and use the second from the right lane to take the Broadway exit. Turn right onto Broadway. Our office is on the right.

From Cranston, RI:
Estimated drive time, 20 minutes

Follow RI-10 N and then take the Westminster St exit. Turn right on Westminster St and then take a left on Barton St. Turn right onto Broadway. Our office is on the right.