East Providence Car Accident Attorneys
Let’s face it, you can be the most cautious driver on the road and still find yourself involved in an accident. From negligent drivers to road hazards, auto accidents are the reality of driving in today’s world.
Many auto accidents are relatively minor, but there are those accidents that are much more severe. These accidents can cause major damage to vehicles and result in life-altering injuries. When these accidents occur, you need a qualified team of attorneys on your side to ensure you are compensated for your losses.
What Compensation am I Entitled to Receive?
If you have been involved in a serious accident, you might be entitled to receive compensation for the damages or injuries that were a result of the accident. When you suffer an injury as a result of the accident, you will probably be burdened with expensive medical bills from the initial accident and any necessary post-accident medical care.
If you miss work because of the accident, those lost wages will need to be recovered in order for you to reclaim the quality of life you were accustomed to prior to the accident. You might also be experiencing emotional trauma — these are all factors that could make you eligible for compensation.
In addition to the medical bills, you will have costly repairs to get your vehicle back on the road. You will need to have an appraisal done for all the damages incurred as a result of the accident by a qualified auto repair shop.
In Rhode Island, drivers must carry a minimum of $25,000 in auto insurance coverage. Most drivers also carry an additional $25,000 in underinsurance coverage to protect their vehicles against drivers who are not insured or whose insurance would not cover all the damages.
In a perfect situation, that makes a minimum of $50,000 available in insurance coverage to help offset the injuries or vehicular damages from the accident.
Do I Need to Hire an East Providence Car Accident Lawyer?
The short answer here is…yes. If you suffered severe damage to your vehicle or bodily injury as a result of the accident, it is in your best interest to talk to one of our attorneys at Dana and Dana Attorneys at Law.
It can be very easy to have your insurance claim investigation go against you, if you say the wrong thing or if the evidence is not found in your favor. Remember, insurance companies are not on your side, they want to pay out the smallest settlement amounts, regardless of what you might actually be entitled to receive. A qualified East Providence auto accident attorney will help you with every step of your claim and ensure that you have the strongest case possible.
Most insurance companies are looking to settle. They know that the lure of money in your hand is quite attractive, especially when you are looking at significant medical and/or vehicle expenses. The issue with some of these settlement offers is that the insurance companies know you are desperate for money, so they offer to settle for much less than what you actually deserve.
A good East Providence auto accident attorney understands the process and knows exactly how much you are entitled to receive. With an auto accident lawyer on your side, you know they will fight aggressively on your behalf and, if necessary, represent you in court as well.
What are the Legal Fees in East Providence?
Most Providence car accident lawyers will not charge you any fees unless you win a settlement. The standard fees in Rhode Island are 1/3rd of the settlement without any money needed upfront or additional charges after the case is settled. With a professional team of attorneys on your side, they can get you the largest amount possible, often up to 40% more than what you would get without the help of an attorney.
What can Dana and Dana Attorneys at Law do for My Case?
Auto accidents are stressful enough, the last thing you want is to be attempting to deal with everything on your own. Your focus should be on healing from any injuries and getting the necessary funds to pay bills and make the necessary repairs to your damaged vehicle.
Dana and Dana have over 25 years dealing with auto accidents in the East Providence area. A qualified law firm will deal with the insurance companies and will not allow any unfair settlement offers to be presented to their clients. This guarantee can only come from a team of attorneys who understand the complexities of dealing with insurance companies, and who have a strong record of receiving the fair and deserved settlement offers their clients needed to get their lives back on track following an accident.
Our law firm has successfully secured judgments against negligent drivers, and insurance companies that are attempting to delay payments or deny claims. In recent history, our law firm has secured some of the largest settlements in the state.
We always evaluate your case at no cost to you and will not bill you for any legal work unless we are able to get a settlement that you deserve.
Other Benefits of Hiring an East Providence Car Accident Attorney
Attorneys have a wealth of resources available for their clients that most people do not have access to when they try to settle their claims on their own. Some of the resources available for our clients include:
- Medical professionals who specialize in treating accident victims
- Conduct independent investigations to counter investigations done by insurance companies
- Gather evidence on your behalf
- Take care of all legal matters
- Negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf
- Be an advocate for all your rights inside and out of the court system
What is the Process for Filing a Claim in East Providence?
Our team of attorneys will make the process of filing a claim as simple as possible. We will walk you through the entire process step by step. These are the basic steps to the process:
- You will meet with one of our experienced attorneys.
- You will share the information about your accident.
- If needed, we will refer you out to the best doctors who have experience with treating accident victims.
- Conduct an investigation on your behalf which includes: photographs, interviewing witnesses, obtaining police and accident reports, and talking with the at-fault driver’s insurance company.
- Negotiate the best possible settlement for your case or take your case to trial if necessary.
Dana and Dana’s Historical Verdict
Back in 2006, Mark Dana secured one of the largest verdicts in the recent history of the state of Rhode Island. A jury awarded our client $2.1 million for injuries sustained in a trucking accident. The Superior Court trial was intense, but once interest penalties were awarded the total settlement amount was $2.8 million.
Contact our East Providence Car Accident Attorneys Today
An experience like this is not easy to find, and the attorneys at Dana and Dana have the necessary knowledge and professionalism to help you get the compensation you deserve.
Contact us today for your free case evaluation with one of our qualified attorneys.