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DENHAM SPRINGS LA WRONGFUL DEATH ATTORNEY

DENHAM SPRINGS LA WRONGFUL DEATH ATTORNEY

A wrongful death may be caused by an accident or a purposeful action.  The purposeful action may be negligent, reckless, or an intentional act.

Wrongful death laws were established to ensure compensation for families of wrongful death victims as well as provide an incentive for others to act more carefully and safely with the health and welfare of others.

The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess has vast experience in successfully defending the rights of survivors of wrongful death. You do not pay any attorney’s fees until we successfully resolve your claim and you are compensated for your damages. L. Clayton Burgess wrongful death attorneys always operate on a contingency fee basis, which eliminates the financial stress of being able to afford a quality lawyer.

You do not have to face these problems alone. The wrongful death of a loved one is one of the most tragic situations a family can face.

We know about the emotional trauma, the strain on the family and the economic hardship wrongful death causes. Such

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Workplace accidents
  • Nursing home neglect or abuse
  • Medical malpractice

Our Louisiana wrongful death attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess are specialists in this field. They will meticulously investigate the case and ensure all of the facts of the case are presented to the court in a clear and concise manner. Since the burden of proof is the responsibility of the victim’s family, it is essential to act quickly.

A wrongful death claim seeks compensation when “a person dies due to the fault of another,” according to Louisiana Civil Code Section 2512.2. The death may be caused by the fault of another human being, or it may be the result of wrongdoing by an entity like a corporation. A wrongful death may be caused by an accident or a purposeful action.  The purposeful action may be negligent, reckless, or an intentional act.

Wrongful death laws were established to ensure compensation for families of wrongful death victims as well as provide an incentive for others to act more carefully and safely with the health and welfare of others. Regardless of the reasons, the victim’s family should retain the services of an experienced wrongful death lawyer. Louisiana’s statute of limitations for wrongful death gives one year to file a wrongful death claim in court, usually starting from the date of the deceased person’s death.

Livingston Parish Wrongful Death Accident Statistics

In 2015, 18 fatalities were reported as a direct result of 18 fatal crashes. Compare to:

2014, there were 24 fatalities as a direct result of 21 fatal crashes in Livingston Parish reported.

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Our wrongful death accident lawyers handle many kinds of personal injury claims, including car accidents, trucking accidents, bus accidents, offshore accidents, brain injuries and wrongful death claims. It takes an experienced wrongful death accident injury attorney to oversee your claim and fight for just compensation in a court of law.

If you or a loved one have suffered a wrongful death due to an accident in Denham Springs, Louisiana, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, contact the experienced wrongful death attorneys at one of our 7 locations throughout Louisiana today.

Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Our Baton Rouge Office: (225) 922-4416 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573.

An experienced wrongful death attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services. Our staff of Paralegals, Assistants, Clerks, and Investigators, work diligently to assist your personal injury attorney with the handling of your claim or case.

 

 

DON'T DELAY! YOU MAY HAVE A VALID CLAIM AND BE ENTITLED TO COMPENSATION FOR YOUR INJURIES, BUT A LAWSUIT MUST BE FILED BEFORE THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS EXPIRES.