Wareham Car Accidents

Motor Vehicle Collision Lawyers Serving Wareham and Surrounding Areas

The Law Offices of John C. Manoog, III is dedicated to representing victims who have been seriously injured in car crashes, as well as other types of accidents. Our Wareham car accident attorneys draw on over 146 years of combined legal experience to assert the rights of our clients in settlement negotiations, at trial, and in other legal settings. We take personal satisfaction from helping our neighbors in some of the most difficult times of their lives and guiding them through the legal process in a way that reduces the burdens on them after an accident. Our record of success for victims and their families in car accident and other personal injury cases speaks for itself.

Pursuing a Personal Injury Claim After a Car Accident

A car accident is an unfortunate risk that comes with getting into an automobile. It is critical that drivers remain alert and operate their vehicles safely, vehicle manufacturers make their cars properly, and construction crews and highway officials keep roads in good condition.

State law gives a person injured in a car accident the right to seek compensation from any person or entity responsible for the crash. This typically means suing under a theory of negligence. Commonly established legal principles require a Massachusetts driver to operate their vehicle in a reasonably safe manner and to refrain from dangerous behavior like speeding, texting while driving, or drinking behind the wheel. A driver who does not live up to this duty of care is likely to be found negligent and responsible for any injuries that occur as a direct and foreseeable result. Car makers, parts manufacturers, road crews, and others also owe similar duties.

The damages that are typically available in car accident cases include compensation for medical bills, property damage, missed wages, pain and suffering, and lost enjoyment of life. To receive these damages, you need to not only prove the elements of a negligence claim but also bring your case within the applicable statute of limitations. This is a procedural rule that sets a time limit within which a victim or the family of a deceased victim must file suit after an accident. Failing to comply with this deadline generally negates the right to compensation.

Contact a Skilled Car Accident Attorney in Wareham

Wareham is a charming waterfront town on the banks of Buzzards Bay that has been attracting visitors to its beaches for more than a century. It is also one of the world’s largest cranberry growing centers and home to the oldest nail manufacturing company in the United States. At the Law Offices of John C. Manoog, III, our motor vehicle collision attorneys are proud to help clients seek the compensation that they deserve after an accident. We understand the pain and stress that often come with being injured in a crash. Our Wareham car accident lawyers work tirelessly to build cases, and we offer free consultations in our offices or at your home or the hospital if you prefer. We take most of our cases on a contingency basis, which means that you do not pay fees up front. Call us at 888-262-6664 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation. Nós Falamos Português.

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