Attorney D. Robin Gouveia, of d’Oliveira & Associates, recently obtained a $92,000 on behalf of a man who was injured in an Amherst, MA car accident. The man pulled over on the highway to offer assistance to an unidentified driver who crashed into the median. Our client, now a pedestrian, was struck by the unidentified driver as he fled the scene, causing our client to suffer extensive knee injuries. He called the Fall River, MA car accident lawyers for help, and attorney Gouveia was able to obtain a favorable settlement for the client without going to court.

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Attorney Gouveia said “this client suffered significant injuries when a tortfeasor struck him as he was standing outside his car after a crash. The tortfeasor then fled the scene and was unidentified. We were able to present a claim to the client’s insurance company under the Uninsured Motorist coverage he had on his own vehicle, which covered him for this exact purpose. We monitored his treatment and recovery and when it was time, we advocated for him. We used medical documents, as well as evidence of the impact the accident had on him to support the claim and convince the insurance company to pay what the client deserved.”

Fall River CourtroomOur law firm has been handling car accident cases for almost 30 years. In that time we have seen many unfortunate situations in which car accident victims have suffered life altering injuries. This experience has also given us the tools necessary to help those victims secure just compensation for their injuries. When it comes to car accidents, the at-fault driver is usually unable to cover the costs of the victim’s injuries out of pocket. As such, the insurance companies are brought into the case. The insurance company hires representatives who offer car accident victims the lowest possible settlement in an effort to save the company money. It is in these dealings with the insurance company representatives that our experienced lawyers will make the difference between the settlement you are offered and the settlement you deserve.

Fall River, MA car accident lawyerIf you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, please do not hesitate to contact one of our experienced Fall River, MA car accident lawyers located at 408 Bedford Street Fall River, MA 02720. We will fight to get you compensation for losses such as medical bills, lost income, inability to drive, scarring, emotional pain and suffering, among other losses. Additionally, our lawyers will charge absolutely no legal fees unless we are successful in getting you the settlement or award you are entitled to. For a free (no-obligation) case consultation, call us at (508)-677-0500 or 1-800-992-6878, or fill out a contact form online.

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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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