If you have been injured in a car accident in Rhode Island, you may be entitled to a cash settlement to compensate you for your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and other losses. We do not charge you a fee unless we get you an award or settlement. At that point, our fee is 1/3 of your award or settlement. Contact us anytime at 1-800-992-6878 or fill out a contact form online for a free (no obligation) case evaluation.
Rhode Island Car Accidents: What You Need To Know
- Find An Office Near You: Our Ten Rhode Island Locations
- How Much is My Car Accident Case Worth?
- What Is The Legal Fee Of A Rhode Island Car Accident Lawyer?
- How Do You Get the Most For Your Damaged Vehicle?
- I Had A Car Accident In Rhode Island. How Long Do I Have To File a Lawsuit?
- What If I Want To Handle My Car Accident Lawsuit By Myself?
- What Insurance Coverage Is Available For Rhode Island Drivers?
- Why Should I Hire a Rhode Island Car Accident Attorney?
- What Can I Do To Reduce My Risk of an Auto Accident In Rhode Island?
- Does The Law Firm Of d’Oliveira & Associates Have Examples Of Handling Large Car Accident Lawsuits?
- What Are Some Frequently Asked Questions About Rhode Island Car Accidents?
- d’Oliveira & Associates Has Ten Offices In Rhode Island. Find An Office Near You.
- What Precautions To Take To Avoid A Nighttime Car Accident?
- Learn Why You Should Hire The Law Firm Of d’Oliveira & Associates To Help You.
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How Much is My Car Accident Case Worth?
If you were injured because of the fault of another driver, we can potentially get you a settlement for your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering, among other losses. The insurance company will attempt to compensate you as little as possible when it comes to your pain and suffering. The less money they give you, the more the company profits. This is where our years of experience representing RI car accident victims can help you the most. Read more.
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How Much Is Our Legal Fee?
Our firm charges a standard 1/3 fee only if we get you a settlement or award. Furthermore, we do not charge any up front fees to get your medical records or to investigate your claim, which may be a crucial element for your case. Our main objective is for our clients to receive the compensation that they deserve for their injuries. We know that this can be a stressful and troubling time, so our attorneys keep your best interest in mind.
How Do You Get the Most For Your Damaged Vehicle?
We recommend that you have an insurance company appraiser evaluate your damaged vehicle at your chosen auto body shop. This allows for a repair specialist to negotiate a fair price to fix your vehicle. Read more.
How Long Do I Have To File a Car Accident Lawsuit in RI?
In Rhode Island, the statute of limitations regarding car accident claims, is three (3) years. In other words, you have three years to successfully file a claim before the opportunity expires. In the event of serious injury resulting in death from a car accident, you have three years to file a wrongful death claim at the time of your loved one’s death. Minors, in most instances, have 3 years to file after they reach the age of 18. Although, there is a three-year limit, time is an important aspect of your legal argument. The sooner you file, the better, because it shows the court that you are taking this process seriously and want to get the justice you deserve. If you think you may have a claim resulting from a car accident, reach out to an attorney right away to determine the best options for you going forward.
Should I Handle My Case Without a Lawyer?
If you are in a car accident, we recommend that you first talk with a knowledgeable Rhode Island car accident lawyer before you talk with the insurance company claims adjuster, because anything you say can be used against you. We are familiar with the strategies the insurance company will use in an attempt to reduce your settlement offer. Furthermore, internal insurance company studies show people who hire lawyers get up to 40% more for their settlements. “A good lawyer doesn’t cost you more, they get you more.” However, if you do choose to handle the case on your own, here are a few tips on what insurance steps should be taken. Read more.
If You Have Been Seriously Hurt in an Auto Accident?
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What Insurance Coverage Is Available?
The minimum liability insurance coverage in Rhode Island that a driver must have is $25,000. Also, most people have at least $25,000 in underinsurance coverage for their car. In totality, if the vehicle you were in and the driver of the vehicle who injured you is insured, then you will almost certainly have at least $50,000 in coverage available to you for your injuries. Read more.
Why Should I Hire a Rhode Island Car Accident Attorney?
If you’ve been in an accident or a loved one has sustained a very severe injury in an auto accident because of someone elses negligence, you have the right to hold that driver accountable for his or her wrecklessness. A Rhode Island car accident lawyer can’t reverse time and make things how they were before the accident, but we can help hrt you financial compensation for you for the terrible, irreversible damage the crash caused.
What Can I Do To Reduce My Risk of an Auto Accident In Rhode Island?
“While you can never completely say you are 100% percent safe from a car accident altogether, you can significantly bring down the chance that you or your loved ones are harmed.
Buckle Up! – Research concludes that the proper use of a seatbelt brings down the risk of catastrophic injury to front-seat passenger by a minimum of 45 percent and the risk of moderate-to-severe injury by up to 50 percent.
What are some Examples of Car Accident Cases that d’Oliveira have handled?
Our team of lawyers have succesfully won over $250,000,000 in verdicts and settlements for their clients and are the highest rated Rhode Island car accident lawyers. Check Out Some Real Cases on Our Site case results page here
More FAQ’s – Car Accidents in RI & MA
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Car Accidents at Night
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Why Hire Us?
We have the experience and resources to handle your case and get you the compensation you deserve. Our staff utilizes a team-work approach to obtain your medical records, investigate your claim, and track your progress. We have been focusing on personal injury and disability cases for over 20 years and know how to deal with the insurance company. We offer a free (no obligation) consultation and charge no fee unless we get you a settlement or award. Our experienced Rhode Island Car Accident lawyers can get you the best settlement possible. Call us 24/7 at 1-800-992-6878 or fill out a contact form for a free evaluation of your case.