Tools & Resources


What does it mean to “file suit,” and why do we do it?
To “file suit” means filing legal paperwork with your respective courthouse. Filing suit does not take place unless you are filing a lawsuit against the par

Do I have to go to trial?
If you have a personal injury case, you do not have to go to trial. Many cases never make it to the trial stage. There are many elements to a personal injury ca

How much is my case worth?
Determining the worth of your case is evaluated based on five areas: 1. Past medical bills 2. Future medical bills 3. Lost wages 4. Loss of e

Can I receive workers’ compensation if my employer did not cause my injuries?
If you were injured on the job, you are entitled to workers compensation even if your employer did not cause your injury. There are state-protected workers compensation rights for every state. You are covered by the state for injuries sust

How long will my personal injury lawsuit take?
All cases are unique and therefore it is difficult to say exactly how long your personal injury lawsuit will take. That is why it is important to meet with us for an evaluation. Some cases can be settled, without going to court, in a matte

Personal Injury Team

Attorney Jeff B. Gomes

Attorney Jeff Gomes has over 12 years of experience as an insurance claims adjuster who in 2007 switched sides. Since passing the Massachusetts Bar, he has fought fearlessly for his clients. Attorney Gomes is a former United States Marine. He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Johnson & Wales University and a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Southern New England School of Law. As a member of the Massachusetts and Federal Bar, he uses his background to ensure his clients get the best results. He is hard working and attains fulfillment by helping others and defending the rights of the injured. Attorney Gomes utilizes all forms of technology so that his clients can use any medium of communication throughout their case to stay informed. The office voicemails are forwarded to his cell phone along with cell phone access to emails, which ensures clients responses almost instantaneously.

Areas of practice

Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Disability, General Personal Injury, Premise Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Litigation, Accidental Disability Retirement

Bar Adminssions

Massachusetts & Federal Bar

Attorney Thomas R. Dussault
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Attorney Tom Dussault is a summa cum laude graduate of Eastern Nazarene College. He earned his law degree at Boston University School of Law. After many years of experience in personal injury, he remains a strong advocate for injured victims and will fight to get you the results you deserve.

Attorney Dussault knows what clients really need and what help Dussault & Gomes PC can provide. He meets his clients frequently to discuss their condition and treatment, and to discuss the status of their claim. He works to ensure that the claim is being handled properly, bills for medical treatments are being paid and that his clients are getting better. He takes the time to explain to his clients what is being done for them and how he will get them the compensation they deserve.

Tom not only succeeds with his clients, but he also commits to his personal goals. He has achieved success through a variety of means. A few fun facts about Tom’s personal achievements is that he is a licensed aircraft pilot, Coast Guard licensed Captain, certified scuba diver and a licensed race car driver.

Areas of practice

General Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Products Liability

Bar Adminssions


Arthur J. Cabral, Claims Administrator

Arthur Cabral has worked tirelessly for over twenty years for victims of personal injuries. Prior to that, he gained extensive experience working as an adjuster for two major insurance companies. Mr. Cabral will ensure you get the results you deserve.

Born in San Miguel Azores, Mr. Cabral is fluent in Portuguese and conversant in Spanish. Growing up he excelled in soccer and takes the sportsmanship and passion he has for the game with him into work where he works just as tirelessly for his clients. A resident of Bristol, Rhode Island, he remains an active member of his community.

Mr. Cabral is a graduate of Rhode Island College, and Southern New England School of Law. His goal remains to help people – whether hurt in an auto accident or from a slip and fall or any other injury – get the best results possible. He makes good use of his experience as a claims adjuster to help our clients. For Arthur, the client is always priority number one. He meets with clients on a regular schedule to ensure they are up to date on the status of their case. He believes that helping his clients helps the community.

Areas of practice

General Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Automobile Accidents, Product Liability

Professional Associations and Memberships

Bristol Sports Club, Don Luis Phillip Club, American Heart Association, St. Elizabeth’s Church