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Car Accident Attorneys in Massachusetts

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Whether you were injured in a minor fender bender or a serious accident, you deserve to hold the at-fault party liable for your injuries to obtain the compensation you need to recover. Even a seemingly small injury can become a serious health concern.

So do not hesitate to see a doctor as soon as possible and consult with a car accident attorney about your options. At Morgan & Murphy, our experienced team of car accident attorneys has represented over 10,000 injury victims and will put our knowledge and experience to work for you.

Contact our firm today at (508) 966-7254 to schedule a free consultation. Our New Bedford auto accident attorneys represent clients from our offices in Hyannis, Quincy, Brockton, Plymouth, Fall River, Wareham, and Framingham.

What to do After an Accident

Motor vehicle accidents are chaotic and overwhelming events and, unfortunately, victims often leave the scene of an accident without adequately protecting their rights. You must always call law enforcement after being involved in an accident to ensure a police report is filed. The responding officer will be able to conduct an investigation, interview the drivers involved, and interview any witnesses who might have been present.

This will be critical to your personal injury case and both your insurance and the at-fault party’s insurance will be able to access it almost immediately afterward. In many cases, an insurance company will base their decisions off what they review in the police report, which is why you should absolutely never allow the responsible party to leave the scene before the police arrive.

What are PIP Benefits?

In the state of Massachusetts, individuals involved in car accidents are covered by Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits. Each person injured in a motor vehicle accident has a total of $8,000 of PIP benefits available to cover medical bills, lost wages, and replacement services if you are unable to perform household chores. If you also have a health insurance policy, special rules might apply to your situation.

For those covered under a private health insurance policy, the PIP insurance company will cover the first $2,000 of medical expenses, while the remaining bills are sent to the health insurance carrier for payment. Anything that cannot be covered by the health insurance carrier will be submitted to the PIP carrier.

Since Massachusetts is a no-fault state most accident claims are filed up PIP benefits. The idea is if everything has these benefits their disposal, regardless of who was at fault for an accident, there would be less of a need to file suits against individual drivers. If you claim meets certain prerequisites, however, you can file a claim against another driver. These requirements are:

  • Usually, you must have already filed for PIP benefits
  • Your medical expenses must be at least $2,000, and / or
  • Your injuries are severe, such as a fractured bone or permanent catastrophic injury

The statute of limitations in Massachusetts for either a PIP claim or one against a driver must be done within three years of the date of the accident.

Get Started on Your Case Today with Our Car Accident Attorneys in Massachusetts

If you or a loved one was injured in a car accident caused by the negligent actions of another driver, you might be able to recover compensation for your injuries, including medical bills, lost time from work, missed wages, and pain and suffering.

Backed by over 80 years of shared legal experience, our New Bedford auto accident attorneys have secured positive outcomes for clients across Massachusetts so you can be confident in our ability to effectively represent your case. You should not have to pay for someone else’s mistakes or bear this burden on your own. Our team of car accident attorneys in Massachusetts are here to help.

Take action today. Reach out to Morgan & Murphy at (508) 966-7254 to schedule your free case evaluation with one of our knowledgeable and compassionate attorneys.

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