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Rhode Island Car Accident Lawyer

At Tapalian Law, every day our personal injury professionals help people like you who have been hurt in auto accidents. You probably feel overwhelmed, have questions about what steps to take next, and how to get support. We can help. Attorney David Tapalian is dedicated to helping you get the answers you need and can assist you in getting the compensation you deserve for your injuries, losses, and pain & suffering.

Car Accident

As a car accident attorney serving Rhode Island for over two decades, Attorney Tapalian and his team of injury experts have the experience and determination to pursue rightful compensation for our clients who have suffered damages due to the negligence of another in all types of auto accidents. Our team will walk you through the process from start to finish.

If you’ve been hurt, Tapalian Law offers a free, same-day consultation to discuss your legal rights and to help you understand how we can assist you. If you’re injured and cannot come to us, we can visit you at your home or in the hospital. The free consultation has no-cost and no obligation; we feel it’s important you feel comfortable and comprehend your legal rights in order to make an informed decision when you hire a lawyer. In addition, our personal injury firm works on a contingency basis, which means we don’t get paid until you win your case.

Don’t Sign Anything Until Speaking with an Experienced Rhode Island Car Accident Lawyer

Car AccidentAfter your motor vehicle collision, you will likely be contacted by an insurance adjuster pretending to act on your behalf in this matter. It’s essential to keep in mind that the adjuster works for the insurance company that provides coverage for the person responsible for the accident, and they are responsible for reimbursing you for your damages.

Remember, an insurance company makes their money by collecting premiums, not by paying out settlement claims. Therefore, they are going to offer you as little as possible to see if you’ll take the bait and settle for less than you deserve. Don’t do it. Don’t sign anything before you talk to an experienced attorney.

Why Should You Hire a RI Car Accident Attorney After a Car Crash?

According to a study by the Insurance Research Council, people who hire an injury attorney get three times, on average, the settlement amounts of those who fight insurance companies alone.

It’s critical to have knowledgeable legal representation after an accident because you’re in a legal fight with an insurance company that has a team of lawyers protecting the corporation’s interests. Without proper legal representation on your side, how is this a fair fight? It’s not! The personal injury lawyers at Tapalian Law will look out for your rights, and fight back against big insurance companies. We fight this battle every day to protect our clients and we can put our experience to work for you.

During your free consultation, our team will assess your accident claim by examining the encompassing facts and determining liability. Then, we will create a plan to make certain you have the strongest case possible. If the accident wasn’t your fault, you may be reimbursed for medical bills, property damage (like fixing your car), lost wages, and pain & suffering. If fault is shared by both parties, you may still be reimbursed for a portion of your damages.

Proof of Injury Is Essential in a Car Accident Claim

DoctorEstablishing proof in your RI car accident case is a critical step. Your legal team will establish witnesses, consult with police officers, and if need be, obtain accident reconstruction experts. After liability has been determined in a car accident case, the next stage is to demonstrate proof of, explain, and measure the significance of the personal injuries incurred. Our personal injury law firm has extensive contacts in the medical community to assist our clients in documenting the gravity of the injuries occurring from their car crash. Even a seemingly simple auto accident injury claim can become complex quickly. Rather than risk making a mistake that could hurt your chance at recovering compensation, put our legal experts to work for you.

When an accident occurs, it’s essential that measures be taken promptly to preserve evidence, investigate the accident in question, and file a lawsuit before the deadline imposed by the statute of limitations. If you or a loved one has been injured, don’t delay. Contact Car Accident Attorney David Tapalian today for a free legal consultation concerning your Rhode Island auto accident or Massachusetts car accident. There is never a fee or cost to you unless we are successful. We will help you understand your rights and obligations under the law.

What Should I Do if I’m Hurt in a Car Accident?

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, your first step is to seek immediate medical help. No matter how minor your injuries seem at the time, seek a qualified medical opinion right away. Oftentimes, injuries go unnoticed and serious health issues manifest at a later date. Delaying medical treatment can also negatively affect the value of a potential personal injury claim.

Contact a knowledgeable injury lawyer experienced with car accidents in Rhode Island and Massachusetts to protect your legal rights. Don’t speak to the other person’s insurance company until you’ve sought out expert legal advice from a qualified source like Tapalian Law. Attorney Tapalian will advise you what steps to take next and guide you throughout the duration of your car accident claim to seek maximum compensation for your injuries.

What is My Car Accident or Injury Claim Worth?

Compensation is different for every accident or injury claim and there are a number of factors that affect your case value. In order to properly evaluate your claim, it’s important that you follow the treatment protocol suggested by your medical providers. Some of the variables involved in determining the monetary value of your case are:

  • Percentage of fault, if any
  • Lost income or lost earning capacity
  • Loss of future earnings due to some type of permanent impairment
  • Reimbursement of medical expenses
  • Pain and suffering due to your injuries
  • Any type of permanent scarring
  • Post-traumatic stress due to the accident

For the great majority of auto accident claims, we are only able to apprise you of monetary value once your treatment is concluded. Generally speaking, the more extensive your treatment, the greater the value of your claim. Typically, the greater your compensatory damages, the greater amount you will be entitled to recover for your personal injury claim. In other types of cases involving significantly severe injuries or death, we are able to give you a better estimation of compensation upfront. Contact us for a free case evaluation.

How Does a Car Accident Claim Work?

With the majority of car accident claims, there are two aspects- a property damage claim and a personal injuries claim. As a personal injury lawyer in Providence Rhode Island, Attorney David Tapalian will handle all aspects of your car accident claim. Often times the property damage aspect is the most frustrating part for a client, but Tapalian Law will work on your behalf to achieve maximum compensation for your motor vehicle damage, prompt repairs as needed, and get you placed into a rental car right away. Using all legal means necessary, including arbitration and civil litigation, we will achieve maximum compensation for your property damage claim.

The second aspect of your car accident claim is for your bodily injuries. With a vast network of some of the most well-respected medical providers throughout RI and MA, Tapalian Law can help you to receive prompt, compassionate and competent care for all of your medical needs. Not only will these medical providers provide quality medical treatment, they may serve as medical experts throughout your car accident claim if necessary. Once you are done treating and have reached what is called maximum medical improvement, Attorney Tapalian will finalize your accident case to achieve maximum compensation. Over 90% of our cases settle without arbitration or litigation. However, if these methods are necessary, Tapalian Law will be with you throughout the process.

Why Do I Need a Lawyer for My Car Accident Injury Claim?

Insurance companies are always happy when an accident victim doesn’t have an attorney on their side. This means there’s no threat of arbitration or litigation, and they will be able to settle the car accident case for a lot less money. If you are hurt in a motor vehicle accident in Rhode Island, it’s essential to have a competent personal injury lawyer to represent you against the insurance companies. If you are hurt and proceed without legal representation, any and all statements you make to the insurance adjuster or representative can be used against you, and you will likely be offered much less compensation for your personal injury and property damage claims. A top-rated injury attorney in RI with over 20 years of experience, David Tapalian knows the insurance companies and the insurance companies know that they will have to offer fair compensation for the claim before Tapalian Law will settle. Attorney Tapalian will negotiate on your behalf with the insurance company and strengthen your claim with supporting documentation as applicable for your lost wages, lost earning capacity, post-traumatic stress, pain-and-suffering, and other compensatory damages. There is never a fee to hire Tapalian Law as your personal injury attorney and we only get paid when you win money for your car accident case.

Why Should I Choose Tapalian Law for My Car Accident Case?

A life-long resident of Rhode Island and Massachusetts, Attorney David Tapalian has been helping car accident victims in RI and MA for over 20 years. As a graduate of Brown University in Providence, David is very familiar with the network of attorneys and medical professionals in Rhode Island, which is important as you need someone on your side who understands the local legal community and can help you find the best medical experts for your case.

At Tapalian Law, we understand being injured is a stressful time so we make working with us easy by offering around the clock contact by phone, text, or email, and an easily accessible location in the heart of downtown Providence, with free and easy parking. As a local personal injury law firm, you will meet directly with Attorney Tapalian and work with him throughout the duration of your case. He and his dedicated personal injury team will work diligently on your car accident claim until we are confident you have received fair compensation for your losses, including personal injury and property damage. Our consultation is always free and there is never a fee until we win your case.

Client Reviews
He took care of everything and kept me updated as well. It was such a smooth process and in the end I won my case. I would highly recommend David Tapalian! Patrice F.
When I contacted David Tapalian, Attorney & Counselor at Law, all my worries were immediately alleviated. He handled my case from beginning to end and kept me updated every step of the way. Susie M.
I visited David a couple of days after my accident and he gave me clear and concise details on what would happen throughout the process... David N.