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Hammond Accident Injury Attorney

Hammond Accident Injury Attorney

Hammond is the largest city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 20, 337 in the 2013 census and is home to Southeastern Louisiana University. Hammond is the principal city in Tangipahoa Parish.

Southeastern Louisiana University is a large regional university based in Hammond and is one of the city’s largest employers. It was established in 1925 through the efforts of the educator Linus A. Sims, then the principal of Hammond High School. Along with Hammond, Ponchatoula is the other city in the parish. Towns include: Amite City, Independence, Kentwood, and Roseland, plus villages and unincorporated areas.

 

INCIDENTS OF CAR ACCIDENTS IN HAMMOND

Major highways throughout the parish are I-12, I-55, U.S. Hwy s 51 and 190. In 2014, there were 465 injuries as a direct result of vehicular accidents. There was 1 fatality in that same year.

For additional accident injury data visit:

http://datareports.lsu.edu/Reports.aspx?yr=2014&rpt=D1&p=ci).

Those injured in auto accidents may be entitled to recover compensation for damages suffered as a result of the accident, including, but not limited to, lost work wages, hospital bills, and physical/emotional trauma, but often times it takes an experienced accident lawyer to fight for the compensation you deserve.

The accident injury attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess have the refined skill and lengthy litigation experience necessary to handle many kinds of personal injury claims, including automobile accidents, trucking accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, toxic torts, products liability, birth injuries, and brain injuries, among many others. The circumstances surrounding any accident claim can oftentimes be complex, which leads to great difficulty determining who is liable for resulting damages.

Our 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 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 personal injury in Hammond, Louisiana, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Our Baton Rouge Office: (225) 922-4416 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573.

An experienced accident injury attorneys 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 accident injury lawyer with the handling of your claim or case.

 

COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND LINKS:

 

21ST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURTHOUSE (TANGIPAHOA)

110 N. Bay Street

Amite, LA 70422

(985) 748-7890

 

TANGIPAHOA PARISH CLERK OF COURT (two offices)

110 North Bay Street #100

Amite City, LA

(985) 748-4146

318 Northwest Railroad Avenue

Hammond, LA

(985) 549-1638

 

FIRST CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEAL

1600 North Third Boulevard

Baton Rouge, LA 70802

(225) 382-3000

 

U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA

Russell B. Long Building and Federal Courthouse

777 Florida St.

Suite 139

Baton Rouge, LA 70801

 

HAMMOND POLICE DEPARTMENT

120 S. Oak Street

Hammond, LA 70403

(985) 277-5700

 

TANGIPAHOA PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE

15475 Club Deluxe Drive

Hammond, LA 70403

(985) 345-6150

 

LOUISIANA STATE POLICE – TROOP L

2600 No Causeway

Mandeville, LA 70471

(985) 893-6250

 

 

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.