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Directly after a car accident, it can seem like there is an endless amount of questions. Even putting the majority of initial concerns regarding injuries aside, common immediate concerns typically include inquires of:

  • Who started the chain of events?
  • Who hit who? Who was at fault?
  • Whose insurance is going to cover this?

people after an accident involving multiple carsWhile these questions are not always easy to answer, they become significantly more complicated when there are more than two vehicles involved in the crash. As these questions and concerns become more difficult, liability becomes harder to determine, and insurance coverage and procedures to the claims become more complex and demanding. Rectifying the injuries and damage from a pile-up often prove to be a logistical nightmare.

Complications of Accidents Involving Multiple Cars

Car Accident Report Not only do these accidents normally involve substantial property damage, but the injuries caused in multiple car accidents are often serious and life threatening. Expenses often tied to these accidents are medical bills, rehabilitation costs, lost wages, repair expenses, and pain and suffering.

Adding each additional vehicle can raise these costs exponentially. And what is worse is that because insurance companies generally want to pay as less and avoid bearing all the costs, the process of concluding who was at fault and how the costs will be divided becomes extremely confusing to the injured parties.

What Can a Rhode Island Auto Accident Attorney Do?

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Instead of having the injured parties confront all these issues, the problems that arise from the pile-up in an auto accident involving multiple cars can be mitigated and resolved by hiring the right auto accident lawyer. A competent RI auto accident lawyer will guide you through the process of making your claim against the insurance provider of the car owner that is at fault. A competent lawyer has the resources and a clear plan that guides him in making the claim and getting those parties in need the compensation they deserve without having to deal with the hassle involved with the competing insurance companies.

Have You Been Injured? Can You File an Auto Accident Lawsuit?

multiple cars accident victim meeting with a Providence Rhode Island Car Accident LawyerIf you or someone you know has been injured in a Providence car accident or multiple car accident, you may be entitled to compensation. Working with the leading car insurance lawyers and auto accident attorneys handling these cases, the attorneys at d’Oliveira & Associates want to ensure that you are offered the right legal representation and compensation you deserve. Please contact the law offices of d’Oliveira & Associates at 1-800-992-6867 or fill out a contact form for a free legal consultation.

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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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