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 30 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 20 years now in the New Bedford and Southeastern, MA area. She also has gotten 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 the settlement you are entitled to.
How Will Insurance Companies Decide How Much To Offer Me For My Injuries?
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
- Mental Anguish
- Pain and Suffering
- Lost Income
- 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 is your best bet if you are seriously injured and think you deserve compensation from an insurance company. Read more.
Does MA Law Require Insurance Coverage?
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 Should I Do After Experiencing A Motorcycle Accident?
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident in New Bedford, the first thing you should do is call 911. Your health and safety are always the top priority. Getting emergency personnel to the scene as fast as possible is important to ensure that you can receive any necessary medical attention and that the accident is properly documented. You should also seriously consider hiring a motorcycle accident lawyer. Read more.
Does It Matter Which Motorcycle Accident Lawyer I Hire?
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.
Which Roads in New Bedford Are Typically More Dangerous?
- New Bedford’s portion of the highway is notoriously dangerous. Its many winding on- and off-ramps, and their pot holes, have caused 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.
What Are The Legal Fees For A Motorcycle Accident Case?
Our firm charges the industry standard, which is a 1/3 fee of your settlement. This fee will only be assessed if we obtain a settlement or award compensating your for your injuries. Also, we will pay for the expenses to get your medical records and other costs upfront, so it costs you nothing unless we get you the settlement you are entitled to.
Why Call Us?
Here are just ten of the reasons to let d’Oliveira & Associates represent you in your motorcycle accident case.
From Acushnet, MA:
Estimated drive time, 25 minutes
Follow Middle Rd South and then continue onto Mill Rd. Make a slight left onto Conduit St and then turn right onto Tarkiln Hill Rd and continue on Kings Hwy. Turn right on Mt Pleasant St and then get onto MA-140 S toward New Bedford/Dartmouth/I-195. Turn left onto US-6 E/Kempton St. Our office will be on the right.
From Westport, MA:
Estimated drive time, 25 minutes
Follow Hixbridge Rd and then turn left onto White Oak Run. Turn left onto Fisher Rd and then turn right onto Fisher Rd/Old Westport Rd. Turn Left to stay on Old Westport Rd. Turn right onto State Rd and continue on Kempton St. Our office will be on the right.
From Fairhaven, MA:
Estimated drive time, 15 minutes
Follow US-6 W and then turn left onto Summit St. Then turn right onto Kempton St. Our office will be on the left.