A Swansea man obtained a $150,000 Lump Sum settlement from Gallagher Bassett c/o Federal Insurance Company after filing a workers’ compensation claim. During the course of his employment, a machine fell over on top of him. This accident caused him to sustain injuries to his back, head, neck and shoulders. He called our office and our knowledgeable staff began to gather details on his case. In the end, d’Oliveira & Associates remained jointly responsible with a Massachusetts workers’ compensation lawyer, who negotiated this Lump Sum settlement with the insurance company.
Attorney Paul d’Oliveira said, “This was a great settlement of this case as very few workers compensation cases settle for over $100,000.”
If you were injured at work in Massachusetts, you could qualify for workers’ compensation benefits as long as your injury occurred while you were completing work activities. These benefits come from your employer’s insurance company. In the beginning, it may appear as though the insurance company is cooperative and providing you with all you are entitled to. However, over time, they will ask you to be seen by their doctors. They will likely use these medical reports to justify a reduction of your benefits or to completely stop your benefits. For this reason, it is always a good idea to speak with a workers’ compensation lawyer from the very beginning to ensure you are properly compensated from the start of your claim to its full completion.
Contact a Fall River Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
If you were injured during the course of your employment, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills and lost income, among other related losses. In some cases, you may be eligible for a Lump Sum settlement. We work with experienced Fall River Workers’ Compensation Lawyers who can help get you the best possible compensation for your injuries. Please call our firm toll-free at 1-800-992-6878 or fill out an online contact form for a free (no obligation) case evaluation.