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

Wrongful Death

Contact a Wrongful Death Lawyer in New Bedford, Fall River or Taunton, MA

The loss of a loved one is both emotionally and financially devastating.  Wrongful death litigation aims to protect the family of the victim who died due to another’s negligent or wrongful actions.

Wrongful death can come in many forms including car accidents, surgical errors and negligence.  These losses come in the form of reduction in quality of life as well as lost income, medical bills and any other expenses associated with the wrongful loss of life.


Dussault & Gomes PC handles all types of personal injury and wrongful death cases that are caused by negligence or recklessness of others.  If you’ve lost a loved one, you may be entitled to compensation under the law.  Dussault & Gomes has successfully represented individuals and families with deaths caused by:

• Car/Automobile Accidents
• Animal Attacks/Bites
• Medical Malpractice
• Motorcycle Accidents
• Construction Site Death
• DUI-DWI Related Crashes
• Workplace
• Premises Liability

If your family has experienced the loss of a loved one due to another’s negligent or wrongful actions, you may be entitled to compensation.  Dealing with the untimely loss of a family member is probably one of the most difficult things in life to face.  When tragedy strikes, financial and legal matters may be the furthest thought from your mind.

You deserve to be protected and you have rights!  Having a compassionate and experienced legal team such as Dussault & Gomes on your side will help you to prevent further financial losses and protect your rights.