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Injury Lawyers Serving Wakefield and South Kingstown
Marasco & Nesselbush personal injury attorneys in Wakefield, RI, are a team of lawyers who represent their fellow community members who have suffered injuries and personal damage due to the negligence or recklessness of others. Our mission is to help victims of such accidents achieve physical, emotional, and financial recovery by defending their rights through personal injury claims. We have been helping injury victims in and around South Kingston recover claims for years.
The Road to Recovery
If you are or your family member are a resident of Wakefield, RI, and have been wronged through the actions of others, we would like you to know that your rights and financial future are protected by the law. The financial losses you have sustained due to medical expenses, lost wages, and more, can and should be compensated. Even after a serious accident, it is possible to recover and go back to living a productive, successful life. Obtaining financial compensation is often the first step on the road to recovery.
If you would like to pursue a personal injury claim, our experienced attorneys will guide you each step of the way. We will do all that lies in our power to protect your financial future, through all the legal avenues available in your circumstances. Below you’ll find a list of the typical cases we handle with a short description of how we will be able to help.
Marasco & Nesselbush car accident lawyers in Wakefield, RI, have experience in representing victims of many types of motor vehicle accidents – from a simple fender-bender, to head-on collisions. Our lawyers will help you gather the evidence of fault of the driver responsible for your accident and firmly negotiate a just settlement with their insurance company. We are prepared to represent you in court if those negotiations fail.
In the case of a truck accident, a personal injury claim is usually filed against the trucking company rather than the truck driver. Such companies often employ large insurance companies who are known to aggressively counter any financial claims against them. That is why you need a lawyer experienced in going against large insurers. If you were injured in a truck accident, Marasco & Nesselbush attorneys will passionately represent your interests and fight for your compensation, be it through a settlement or a jury verdict.
Motorcycle accidents often happen when a car driver does not exercise a sufficient level of care and caution. Drivers often fail to notice motorcycles in the oncoming traffic which can result in collisions and serious injuries to a motorcycle rider. Marasco & Nesselbush motorcycle accident lawyers in Wakefield, RI, can help. We have years of experience in building a strong personal injury claim with high chances of success.
All doctors, health care institutions, and other medical professionals are obliged to treat their patients according to a certain standard of care. Those who suffered negative medical outcomes because of low-quality health care are entitled to financial compensation as victims of medical malpractice. If your health worsened due to misdiagnosis, wrong medication, botched surgery, or through some other medical mistake, please contact Marasco & Nesselbush medical malpractice lawyers immediately. We will thoroughly investigate the circumstances of your case and advise you on the best legal options available to you.
If you suffered an accident at work in which you sustained injuries, you are entitled to financial compensation for your medical expenses, as well as past and future lost wages. A Marasco & Nesselbush lawyer experienced in work-related accidents will help you correctly fill out the application in such a way as to maximize the amount of compensation. We will also represent you if your employer is uncooperative or unwilling to pay out the compensation you deserve.
Social Security Disability Insurance
Your chances of obtaining SSDI are likely to be much higher if you decide to be represented by a lawyer. A Marasco & Nesselbush attorney specialized in SSDI cases will help you choose the most suitable application form and fill it out correctly. Thanks to the assistance of an attorney, you won’t miss out on your chance to obtain SSDI due to some procedural mistake. Your attorney will also represent you at a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge and advise you on how to proceed with an appeal if your application has been initially rejected.
No Out-of-Pocket Expenses
All of our attorneys in Wakefield, RI, work on a contingency fee basis which means that we will not ask you for any payments for our services throughout your claim. We will only collect payment if we secure financial compensation for you – either through settlement or a jury verdict. Our fees will constitute a percentage of money awarded to you in one of the two outcomes mentioned above. Get started on the road to financial recovery and justice contact Marasco and Nesselbush today.
Wakefield is a community in the town of South Kingstown, Rhode Island and serves as the commercial and governmental center of the town. The Washington County Courthouse has been located in Wakefield since 1991.
If you have been seriously injured in an accident caused by another person or business, let an experienced attorney at Marasco & Nesselbush review your legal options with you free of charge. One of our attorneys in Wakefield will answer your questions and also ask you some questions to gain an understanding of the facts of your accident to determine whether we may be able to assist you.
The personal injury lawyers at Marasco & Nesselbush bring years of experience and resources to obtain extraordinary results for those seeking legal assistance in South Kingstown and throughout Rhode Island. We are committed to providing our clients with top notch legal work while recognizing that each client deserves personalized service.
If you are wondering whether you can afford a personal injury attorney, let us put your mind at ease. We handle personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis. That means you do not pay legal fees unless we obtain money for you through a settlement or jury award. If we win money for you, then we share a portion of the amount obtained. A contingent fee arrangement allows victims of personal injury accidents to obtain high quality legal representation that they might not otherwise be able to afford.
If you need help in Wakefield with a legal matter involving a personal injury, a motor vehicle accident, medical malpractice or Social Security disability claim appeal, contact our firm today to learn more about how we can protect your rights.
Common Types of Car Accidents in South Kingstown
Accidents involving speeding and failure to yield the right-of-way at intersections are among the most common types of car accidents in South Kingstown.
According to a report by the South Kingstown Police Department, the types of traffic violations that South Kingstown police cited drivers for in a recent year included:
- Failure to maintain proper control of the vehicle
- Traffic conditions requiring reduced speed
- Aggressive driving
- Driving to Endanger, Resulting in Personal Injury
- Driving under the influence of liquor or drugs
- Following too closely
- Failure to yield right-of-way
Two intersections in South Kingstown were identified by the RI Department of Transportation as among the most dangerous in Rhode Island based on the number and severity of crashes. They are:
- South County Commons Way and Tower Hill Road
- Tower Hill Road and Mooresfield Road
Legal Resources in South Kingstown, RI
McGrath Judicial Complex
4800 Tower Hill Road
Wakefield, Rhode Island 02879
Washington County Superior Court
Superior Court Clerk’s Office
Telephone: (401) 782-4121 or (401) 782-4139 (TTY)
The superior court has jurisdiction in civil matters in which the amount in dispute exceeds $10,000, such as personal injury lawsuits involving serious injuries.
Oliver Steadman Government Center
4800 Tower Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
South Kingstown Town Hall
180 High Street
Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: (401) 789-9331
South Kingstown Police Department
1790 Kingstown Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: (401) 783-3321
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