Navigation Links
d'Oliveira & Associates Helps Fall River Woman Receive $250,000 Settlement for Auto Accident
Date:5/12/2013

(PRWEB) May 12, 2013

Attorney Robin Gouveia, the managing attorney of the firm’s Fall River office recently recovered a $250,000 settlement for one of their Fall River clients (Fall River, MA District Court, Case Number: FR-11916). According to the complaint, the client was injured when a driver failed to properly operate her vehicle and struck the client, who was crossing the street, knocking her to the ground and causing her injuries to her back and knee. Although initially diagnosed as a lower back strain, after numerous revisits to the hospital and to her personal doctor, the client was properly diagnosed with a fractured upper vertebra in her back and over the course of several months, the client experienced continued pain in her lower back that prevented her from walking and standing and led her to finally undergo urgent surgery on her back followed by several sessions of steroidal injections and physical therapy. As a result of the debilitating effects of the accident and ensuing medical treatment, the client was totally disabled for a ten-week period and then partially disabled an additional six-weeks where she was unable to work.

The client contacted the law offices of d'Oliveira & Associates, specifically Attorney Robin Gouveia, who brought a claim on her behalf and was able to get her a settlement out of court for $250,000.

Attorney Robin Gouveia states that “the injuries in this case were significant and we were able to use the medical records and bills to convince the insurance company to pay what the client deserved. The insurance company believed jury verdicts are trending to favor them, which they stated would enable them to offer less than full value. However, we argued the strength of facts in the case, including the credibility of the injured party, the strength of the medical reports and the intensity of the medical treatment. These arguments were persuasive and allowed us to negotiate a settlement which fully compensated the client.”

Attorney Paul d’Oliveira stated that, “Attorney Gouveia did a great job in this case and her experience of working as a claims adjuster for over ten years really helps her figure out what the insurance company needs to be able to validate paying a lot of money on these types of cases. Plus, her experience representing injured clients for over the past 10 years, in my opinion, makes her a very seasoned personal injury lawyer. She has settled several six figure settlements in the couple of months and I am very pleased with the work she has done since she started working here. She also is a very compassionate person and she relates well with her clients. She really cares about them in a way that is admirable. She has all the skills and is one heck of a lawyer. I am very blessed to have her working with us here.”

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration noted that nearly 50,000 non-vehicular occupants and pedestrians were killed in a nine year period (i). While most people think of car accidents involving two separate drivers, this shows that the negligence of just one driver continues to pose serious risks of severely injuring other drivers, by-standers, and pedestrians.

d’Oliveira & Associates is a Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts law firm that focuses on personal injury and disability cases, including auto accidents, slip and falls, dog bites as well as other types of negligence cases. They also handle social security disability cases. The firm also works with some of the leading attorneys in the United States for dangerous drug, defective medical product and medical malpractice cases.

For a free legal consultation, call 1-800-992-6878 or visit their website at dmlaw.com.

Sources:
(i) http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/810968.pdf

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10717763.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. d'Oliveira & Associates Helps Injured Middletown RI Man Receive $38,500 in Auto Accident Settlement
2. d'Oliveira & Associates Helps Rhode Island Woman Receive $130,000 in a Slip and Fall Incident
3. d'Oliveira & Associates Offers a New “No Win No Fee Promise” to Those Allegedly Injured from the Hair Loss Drug Propecia
4. d'Oliveira & Associates Issues New Infographic on Xarelto Providing Current FDA and Medical Study Information
5. d'Oliveira & Associates Releases New Byetta Infographic on Potential Kidney and Pancreas Health Risks Associated with the Drug
6. d'Oliveira & Associates Offers “No Win - No Fee Promise” on Topamax Cases
7. d'Oliveira & Associates Releases Zimmer Knee Infographic Providing Important Safety Information on High-Flex Knees
8. d'Oliveira & Associates Helps Massachusetts Man Receive $100,000 in Auto Accident Settlement
9. The Law Firm of d'Oliveira & Associates Now Offers a No Win - No Fee Promise in Mirena IUD Cases
10. d'Oliveira & Associates Releases Fresenius Infographic about the FDA Recall of NaturaLyte and GranuFlo
11. D'Oliveira & Associates Now Offers a No Win No Fee Promise in Zithromax Cases
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements owned ... developed to enhance the health of felines. The formula is all-natural and is made ... in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus Root ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library ... City Observer , brings up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ... for fumigation is not a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the event that ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... On Friday, ... presented a Bronze Wellness at Work award to iHire in recognition of their exemplary ... part of the 7th annual Maryland Workplace Health & Wellness Symposium at the BWI ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her ... would lash out at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he ... he would use it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... NY (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin ... companies that call for a minimum wage raise to $12 an hour by 2020 and ... This will restore the lost value of the minimum wage, assure the wage floor does ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016 The Academy of Managed Care ... that would allow biopharmaceutical companies to more easily ... make formulary and coverage decisions, a move that addresses ... medicines. The recommendations address restrictions in the ... the drug label, a prohibition that hinders decision makers ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- According to a new market research ... Safety Pen Needles), Needle Length (4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm, ... Purchase (Retail, Non-Retail) - Trends & Global Forecasts to ... for the forecast period of 2016 to 2021. This ... 2021 from USD 1.65 Billion in 2016, growing at ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- MedSource announced today that it has selected Datatrial,s ... choice.  This latest decision demonstrates MedSource,s commitment to ... by offering a state-of-the-art electronic data capture (EDC) ... the EDC platform of choice in exchange for ... long been a preferred EDC platform by our ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: