Aggressive Advocacy for Car Accidents in Massachusetts
Helping Injury Victims Move Forward
Being the victim of a car accident can take a devastating toll on your life, family, and livelihood. Not only might you suffer physically from your injuries, but also emotionally and financially. If you were hurt due to someone else’s careless or reckless driving, it’s important to ensure the negligent party is held accountable for the damages they caused you to incur.
No two motor vehicle accidents are alike — and no two victims are affected by their injuries in the same way. Handling each case with the care and personalized attention it deserves, The Law Office of Richard R. Madore, P.C. fights for those who are injured when they can’t fight for themselves. With a commitment to making a lasting difference for each client, Attorney Rick Madore aggressively pursues the maximum compensation they rightfully deserve.
Common Causes of Massachusetts Car Accidents
Car accidents are always unexpected. Unfortunately, they happen all too often in Massachusetts and serious injuries are frequently sustained as a result. When vehicle operators exhibit poor judgment, engage in risky driving behaviors, or simply fail to pay attention, the likelihood of a crash can increase substantially. In such cases, the party who was responsible for the collision may be held liable for your damages.
Common causes of car accidents in Massachusetts can include:
- Cell phone use while driving
- Excessive speeding
- Reckless or aggressive driving
- Driver inattention
- Failure to observe
- Distracted driving
- Driving under the influence
- Failure to yield
- Drowsy driving
In addition to a careless driver, there may be other parties who share blame for the accident. For example, if a defective vehicle part caused the crash, the manufacturer may be liable. In the event the collision arose due to a hazardous road condition, a municipality may be named a party in the lawsuit. Rick skillfully evaluates the evidence in each case to ensure the at-fault party answers for their actions on the road, and the harm they caused.
Relentless Representation to Hold the Negligent Party Accountable
Drivers in Massachusetts have an obligation to operate their vehicles safely. This means keeping a safe distance from other cars, maintaining a reasonable speed, following the traffic laws, and driving sober. When a driver fails to exercise reasonable care on the road by operating their car in an irresponsible manner — and you suffer injuries as a result — they may be held liable for negligence in a personal injury lawsuit.
The defendant in a personal injury action will often attempt to shift the blame for the crash to the victim to avoid liability. However, Massachusetts follows the doctrine of modified comparative negligence. This means that you may still be entitled to compensation in a personal injury case, provided you were less than 51 percent to blame for the accident. If you are permitted to recover, the compensation you are awarded would be reduced by your proportion of fault.
Establishing negligence to recover your damages in a personal injury lawsuit can be complex and requires a thorough investigation into the facts of the accident. Attorney Rick Madore has long-standing experience handling car accident cases and focuses on implementing an effective strategy in each case to secure a positive outcome. He is also well-versed regarding the tactics insurance companies routinely pursue to avert liability and knows how to level the playing field to obtain the justice his clients are entitled.
Results-Oriented Representation to Secure the Compensation You Deserve
Whether you were involved in a rear end, a T-bone accident, a head-on collision, or any other type of car crash, you may have suffered various injuries that can significantly impact the quality of your life. Depending on the circumstances surrounding the accident and the force of impact, car crash injuries can range from mild to severe.
Some common conditions car accident victims suffer can include:
- Soft tissue injuries
- Broken bones
- Rib and hip fractures
- Nerve damage and paralysis
- Internal bleeding
- Brain injury
Car accident injuries can often require extensive medical treatment, or even lifelong care. They may also cause you to lose a considerable amount of time from work or affect your future employment potential. By filing a personal injury lawsuit, you may be entitled to obtain a wide array of economic and non-economic damages.
An award of economic damages is meant to compensate you for the financial impact the car accident had on your life. It can include past and future lost wages, past and future medical costs, replacement services, and out-of-pocket expenses. Non-economic losses are intended to compensate for the pain and suffering and the loss of enjoyment of life that you experienced in connection with your accident-related injuries.
If you were hurt in a car accident, your focus should be only on one thing — getting better. You shouldn’t have to be concerned about how your medical bills will be paid. Rick understands that the aftermath of an accident can be overwhelming and strives to take the burden off your shoulders by handling all aspects of your legal case. Not only will he aggressively fight for your rights during the litigation process, but he also ensures that the coordination of benefits involving personal injury protection (PIP) benefits, health insurance, liability coverage, and any third parties is handled properly.
Contact a Dedicated Massachusetts Car Accident Attorney
A serious car accident injury can make your future uncertain, and it’s crucial to have a reliable attorney who will strive for the results you need. Based in Boston, the Law Office of Richard R. Madore, P.C. offers responsive representation and straightforward counsel to clients throughout the Greater Boston area, Central Massachusetts, and Western Massachusetts. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and review of your car accident claim.