Recently, our attorney D. Robin Gouveia, obtained a $100,000 settlement from Commerce Insurance for a New Bedford, MA man, who was severely injured in a pedestrian accident. Our client was walking across the street at night, when a vehicle struck him. He suffered from intense injuries to his back and shoulders which took a lot of time and medical procedures to heal.

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Attorney D. Robin Gouveia, said that, “We submitted a demand for the bodily injury policy limits because it was clear the case was worth these limits. The insurer initially tried to argue comparative negligence but we stood firm and advocated for the full policy limits. After several rounds of discussions, they finally agreed and offered what we were demanding. There was no other insurance available to compensate the client so we put the settlement package together for the client to maximize the net recovery to him.”

New Bedford pedestrian accident lawyerIf you or a loved one were recently injured in a pedestrian accident, you may be entitled to compensation such as medical expenses, pain and suffering, and lost wages, among other losses. Our New Bedford Car Accident Lawyers know how to work with insurance companies to get you the settlement or award that you deserve. Please call us today toll-free 24/7 at 1-800-992-6878 or fill out an online contact form for a free (no obligation) case evaluation.

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Paul d’Oliveira

Attorney Paul d’Oliveira has been practicing personal injury and disability law for over 30 years. He started his personal injury law practice in 1989 with two offices in Fall River, MA and East Providence, RI. Today his firm has 16 offices in RI and Southeastern, MA.

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