62 Hamlet Ave, Woonsocket, RI 02895 | (401) 762-4006

If you have been injured at work in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, you may be entitled to collect workers’ compensation benefits for lost wages, medical bills and potentially a lump sum settlement, among other benefits. Our firm is working with experienced Pawtucket workers’ compensation lawyers, who are ready to hear about your potential case. Just contact us today toll-free 24/7 at 1-(401) 762-4006 or fill out our online contact form for a free (no obligation) case evaluation.

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Woonsocket Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
(L-R) Paul d’Oliveira (Attorney), Cara Gallucci (Attorney), Kristen DiChiaro (Office Manager / Paralegal), Jill Johnson (Paralegal), Jerilyn Willner (Legal Assistant), Mary Lou Mancini (Paralegal/Legal Assistant)

What is Workers’ Compensation?

Woonsocket Workers’ Compensation claim form

It is an insurance program that provides benefits to employees who are injured while on the job, regardless if the employer is not at fault. In usual circumstances, your employer’s insurance company will compensate you for any of your lost wages, medical bills, and sometimes provide a lump sum settlement. You may be eligible to other benefits, such as job re-training, money for permanent scarring, and also for permanent loss of use of a body part. Even if the injury was the employee’s fault, or no one’s fault, workers’ compensation allows employees to receive benefits.

What Should I Do After I Am Injured at Work?

Injured Woonsocket Worker

The first thing you should do is get medical attention for your injuries. Your health and well-being comes before anything. After getting medical attention, you should report the injury to your superior at work and make sure that it is documented. This documentation will serve as the initial notification to the employer’s insurance company as to your impending claim for workers’ compensation. Once you’ve reported the injury, we recommend that you to contact an experienced Woonsocket workers’ compensation lawyer to take a look at your case and help you understand all of your rights. Read More.

Do I Have A Limited Time To File A Claim?

Once the accident happens, you have two (2) years to file your workers’ compensation claim. Speaking to a knowledgeable Woonsocket workers’ compensation lawyer as soon as possible will greatly help in this process.

Can I File a Personal Injury Suit With a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

You usually will not be able to file a personal injury suit for an injury that happened at work due to that fact that it would already be filed as a workers’ compensation claim instead. Nevertheless, injuries due to unsafe products or the negligence of third parties could raise a claim. In these cases, it may be possible to file a personal injury claim against that third party. Read More.

What Benefits Are Available from a Workers’ Compensation Settlement?

The benefits available from a workers’ compensation settlement include lost earnings, medical expenses, scarring, and vocational retraining, among others. Read More.

Is It Possible To Get Weekly Benefits For Lost Wages?

Yes. The three (3) types of disabilities that allow you to collect weekly benefits for lost wages include – temporary total disability, partial disability and permanent total disability. Read More.

Will Any Injury Be Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

As long as the injury happened within the “course of employment,” than most injuries will be covered by workers’ compensation. In other words, if the injury happened while you were doing one of your job related obligations, it should be covered. Read More.

Can I Still Collect Workers’ Compensation If I Was Denied?

Yes, it is still possible to collect compensation after your initial claim has been denied. An experienced Woonsocket workers’ compensation lawyer can help you with the appeals process as well as getting you help in obtaining the settlement you deserve. However, time is limited when it comes to the appeals process, so contacting a lawyer in a timely manner is of great importance. Read More.

Why Contact Us?

Woonsocket Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

If you have been injured on the job, you should contact a workers compensation lawyer to help you get the compensation you deserve. We work with experienced Woonsocket workers’ compensation lawyers in Rhode Island. We charge you no legal fees until you receive the settlement or award. For a free (no-obligation) case consultation, call us at 1-762-4006 or fill out an online contact form online.

Driving Directions

From Bellingham, MA:
Estimated drive time, 20 minutes

Take S. Main St. toward MA-126 S/S Main St. and turn right onto Mann St. Then turn left onto Rathburn St., continue onto Cumberland St. and then turn right onto Hamlet Ave. Our office will be on your right.

From Burrillville, RI:
Estimated drive time, 30 minutes

From Chapel St. continue on Harrisville Main St. and turn left on RI-107/East Ave. Turn left onto RI-102 and continue onto RI-146A S. Make a slight left onto S Main St and continue onto Market Square. Turn right onto Bernon St and then turn left onto Front St. Turn right onto Court St and continue on Hamlet Ave. Our office will be on your left.

From North Smithfield, RI:
Estimated drive time, 20 minutes

Head north on RI-104 N/RI-5 N toward Brayton Rd and take a slight left onto RI-104 N/RI-15 N/RI-7 N. Take a slight right onto RI-104 N/RI-5 N and continue for 4.5 miles. Turn right onto Vose St. and then turn right onto Transit St. Turn right onto Front St and then another right onto Court St. Continue onto Hamlet Ave. Our office will be on the left.

From Cumberland, RI:
Estimated drive time, 30 minutes

Head north on RI-114 N toward Tuscan Ct. Turn left onto RI-120 W. Then right onto Mendon Rd. and continue onto Cumberland Hill Rd. Turn left onto Hamlet Ave. Our office will be on the right.