If you have been injured due to the fault of another in Somerset, MA, you need a Somerset personal injury lawyer with experience. Our staff of Somerset personal injury lawyers and paralegals are here to make sure you get top dollar for your claim.
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Personal Injury Cases
In Massachusetts, if you have been injured due to the fault of another person, you are able to recover from their insurance company for your medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering, among other losses.
The insurance company’s main goal is profits, which means they are very skilled and motivated to do many things to pay you less money for your injury claim. Our seasoned Somerset personal injury lawyers know every trick that the insurance company adjusters pull and what it takes to get you the best settlement possible.
There are many things that need to occur for you to get the most money for your injury claim. The first is to make sure you have proof that your injury was caused by the other person. This may involve taking pictures and gathering witness statements, etc. The second is to make sure the other person has adequate insurance coverage. The third is to get proper diagnostic testing and medical treatment by reputable doctors, who will properly document all of your injuries. The fourth is to make sure we get proper documentation of your lost income and that your medical records document all of your pain and suffering. The fifth is to negotiate a good settlement of your case with the insurance company.
At d’Oliveira & Associates, our attorneys and staff are committed to getting you an excellent settlement of your claim. We also will return every one of your phone calls promptly as it is very important to us that you can have peace during this difficult time. Let us focus on your case so you can focus on getting better. It really can be that easy.
Dangerous Roads In and Around Somerset, MA?
Below are some of the most dangerous roads and intersections either in or around Somerset, MA.
- Intersection of Country St/Riverside Ave (Rte 138) in Somerset – There are notable turning conflicts within this intersection that have caused some driving confusion leading to car accidents.
- Intersection of Market St. and Grand Army of the Republic Highway in Swansea – According to one source, this intersection ranks as the 3rd most dangerous intersection in all of Massachusetts. The accident injury rate here is 30% with 36 crashes recorded in one (1) year.
- Intersection of Plymouth Ave. and Rodman St. in Fall River – According to one source, this intersection is ranked as the 8th most dangerous intersection in all of Massachusetts. The accident injury rate here is 27% with a total of 31 crashes recorded in one (1) year.
- Pleasant St at Plymouth Ave in Fall River – Within a two (2) year span of time, this area had a total of 89 crashes with 15 of them resulting in injuries.
Charlton Memorial Hospital
Providing inpatient and outpatient services since 1885, Charlton Memorial Hospital serves the resident of Somerset and its surrounding areas. After several additions were made to the location over the years, Charlton Memorial Hospital has 285 total beds. This facility offers advanced surgical solutions, women’s health options and rehabilitation services. Charlton Memorial Hospital is under Southcoast Health, which also has 3 other hospitals under its system, including St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford, Tobey Hospital in Wareham and Southcoast Behavioral Health in Dartmouth. They have a combined 815 beds to serve the residents of Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. https://www.southcoast.org/locations/charlton-memorial-hospital/
Fall River District Court
Under the Massachusetts court system, Fall River District Court falls under the District Court Department, which has 157 Associate Justices and one (1) Chief Justice. Typically, a personal injury case that cannot be settled out of court will be filed here. Located in Fall River, this court serves the residents of Fall River, Freetown, Somerset, Swansea and Westport. https://www.mass.gov/locations/fall-river-district-court