Question: Isn’t the Point of the Workers’ Compensation System to Avoid Hiring a RI Workers’ Compensation Attorney?

Workers’ Compensation Attorney meeting workers injured

Yes, the system was designed to help the injured worker heal and get back to work as quickly as possible. This goal is fostered through the provision of financial support and medical help to the injured worker, as soon as possible.

Question: Why Should I Hire a Workers Compensation Attorney?

Injured person needing a Workers’ Compensation AttorneyGood question. Unfortunately, the workers’ compensation system doesn’t always work as designed.

We help injured workers, who aren’t receiving appropriate medical care and payments, who are being forced back to work to soon, and who are suffering beyond the scope of workers’ compensation laws.

Question: Do You Mean I Should Sue My Employer?

Not necessarily. Sometimes, we just help injured workers have more time to recover or get the payments they deserve.

Workers’ Compensation Attorney helping victim payment they deserve

In other cases, a worker was injured because of a dangerous situation in a hazardous workplace or from a defective product. In those cases, it may be appropriate to sue to get the financial compensation you deserve. We’ll explain your rights and you make the decision of how to proceed.

Question: My Income has been Severely Slashed; How Do I Pay for a Rhode Island Workers Compensation Attorney?

settlement from a Workers’ Compensation AttorneyOur workers’ compensation lawyers work on a contingency fee basis. This means that there are no upfront expenses or fees.

When you receive a settlement or judgment, we are paid through a percentage of your recovery.

Please contact the law offices of d’Oliveira & Associates at 1-800-992-6878 for a free legal consultation with a Workers Compensation Attorney in Rhode Island.

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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 15 offices in RI and Southeastern, MA.

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