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Personal Injury Lawyer Steven P Sabra Greater Fall River, Somerset, and Swansea MA

Personal Injury Lawyers Fall River, MA

Personal Injury Lawyers That Fight for Maximum Compensation.

Serving Fall River, Somerset, Swansea, Rehoboth, Dighton, Westport, Berkley, Dartmouth, Freetown & Seekonk, MA

Fall River, Swansea, Somerset, Seekonk, Dartmouth, Berkley, Westport, Freetown and all of Bristol County, MA victims who seek the best personal injury lawyers know to use the Law offices of Sabra and Aspden. You will be given an honest assessment of your legal matter.  We then go to work on your case and vigorously fight to achieve the greatest compensation for your personal injury. If you or a loved one have sustained an injury from a car accident, slip and fall, workers’ compensation incident or wrongful death you are most likely overwhelmed and have many questions. Here are several questions that we are most often asked:

Personal Injury compensation. How much is my case worth?

One of the questions I get asked most is what is my personal injury case worth? Each case is different and it’s impossible to put a specific dollar figure for any claim. Here are several factors that an experienced lawyers considers when evaluating a case.

 

  • If a lawyer tells you over the phone or the internet what your case is worth that is a big red flag.  Always consult with an attorney face to face so that he or she may review all evidence and details of your case.
  • The extent of your injuries.
  • The extent of medical treatment needed including future medical expenses.
  • If a loss of wages has occurred
  • The ability of the injured person to return to work.
  • Are there catastrophic injuries such as spinal cord, brain, back and neck injuries.
  • What is the level of pain and suffering experienced.
  • The amount of insurance coverage available

 

How long do I have to sue for personal injury damages in Massachusetts?

The statute of limitations to file a personal injury lawsuit in Massachusetts is three years from the date of the incident. For claims against a town, state or government agency to file a formal claim and three years to file a lawsuit.

How long do personal injury cases take to settle?

The length of time to settle a case can vary greatly.  A big factor is if a settlement between the insurance company and parties can be agreed upon. If a settlement is not agreed upon then the case can go to trial for a jury verdict. This will add significant time to the length of the case.  We strive to obtain the greatest settlement possible in the shortest amount of time.  We have cases settle in.

How long do I have to sue for personal injury damages in Massachusetts?

The statute of limitations to file a personal injury lawsuit in Massachusetts is three years from the date of the incident. For claims against a town, state or government agency to file a formal claim and three years to file a lawsuit.

What are the Lawyer’s fees for a personal injury settlement?

Most attorneys will change a contingency fee for personal injury cases. This means that the client does not pay any fees unless a settlement or verdict is rendered.  At The Law Offices of Sabra and Aspden we do not charge a fee for consultations and do not receive a fee unless your case is settled with the insurance company and all parties involved or if you are awarded compensation in a jury verdict.   Most lawyers charge ⅓ of the settlement or verdict and any expenses incurred over the course of the case. These costs may include medical records, police reports and filing fees are several examples

What type of personal Injuries do you take on?

Catastrophic accidents often result in severe, debilitating injuries, which may include brain injury, paralysis, multiple fractures, severe burns, and amputation.  These types of injuries can have permanent, life-changing effects, which impact the injured victims and their families.

wrongful death claim is a lawsuit arising from the death of an individual that was caused by the actions of another.  Wrongful death cases result from various types of accidents and injuries, including motor vehicle and motorcycle accidents, workplace accidents, construction site accidents, defective products, and injuries occurring on dangerous premises.

Automobile accidents truck accidents and motorcycle accidents occur each year, with millions of people injured. Motorcycle accidents often result in serious injuries or death. No matter how simple or complex your car or motorcycle accident was, you should have an attorney to look out for your best interests

Fall-down cases typically involve slip-and-fall accidents resulting from uneven flooring, unsafe stairs, the accumulation of debris, wet floors, and snow and ice.   These cases may also involve injuries due to poor lighting. A property owner has a duty to keep his property in a reasonably safe condition and to warn people who pass through his property of any dangerous condition of which he has knowledge, or should have knowledge.

If you have been hurt at work, it is important to contact a workers’ compensation attorney. Because almost all Massachusetts employers are required to carry worker’s compensation insurance, Massachusetts workers who are injured on the job are entitled to receive worker’s compensation benefits to help pay for lost wages and medical expenses.

An electrocution injury or death may be caused by a defective product such as a household appliance or power tool.  In these situations, claims may be asserted against the product’s manufacturer, designer, or distributor.  In a workplace electrocution accident the worker is usually exposed to an electrical or power line.

Dog owners are legally responsible when their attacks and dog bites and causes injury to someone.  Homeowners insurance may be available to pay for a dog bite victim’s injuries and lost wages.

Call us at 508-674-0890 and find out how we can serve you.

Our attorneys are experienced and recognized in the legal system and we can put that experience to work for you.

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