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

Workers' Compensation and Work-Place Injuries

Hurt on the Job? Speak with a Personal Injury Lawyer about Workers' Compensation in New Bedford, Fall River or Taunton, Massachusetts

Were you hurt on the job?

If you were injured while working you may be entitled to compensation.  Injuries that happen at work can be incredibly stressful, as they not only cause emotional and financial stress, but the pain can be debilitating.  It isn’t uncommon to fear losing one’s job and in today’s economy that can be extremely detrimental.


The Law Offices of Dussault & Gomes PC is a highly skilled and experienced law firm that is at your side to protect you from any negative consequences due to your workers’ compensation claim.  Workers’ Compensation was designed to protect the worker from financial losses, but the system can be tough to navigate.  With representation from a respected and experienced attorney at the law office of Dussault & Gomes, your rights will be protected and we will make sure you receive the best possible settlement to cover your costs.

You Have Rights

As a worker you have rights, and if those rights are being violated, it is imperative that you speak to a lawyer for free advice.  Big business or insurance companies do not intimidate us and we will utilize our experience and extensive knowledge to ensure you get the best result possible.

If you’ve been injured at work or on the job, it is crucial that you speak with a workers’ compensation attorney immediately.  You do not have to suffer in silence, give us a call today for a FREE consultation.