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Livingston Parish Wrongful Death Accident Attorney

Livingston Parish Wrongful Death Accident Attorney

If you or a loved one have suffered from, or been injured in, a wrongful death accident in Livingston Parish,  Louisiana, the Law Firm of  L. Clayton Burgess can assist you with getting your life back on track.  We are committed to helping accident victims and their families recover the fair compensation that they deserve under Louisiana state law.

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

Losing a loved can be a devastating and traumatic experience, especially if the cause of death could have been prevented. Have you lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person, an employer, or a defective product in Livingston Parish, Louisiana?

Families of wrongful death victims should schedule an initial consultation immediately with a  wrongful death  attorney. The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess has vast experience in successfully defending the rights of survivors of wrongful death.

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.

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.  An experienced wrongful death attorney is your advocate and can fight to ensure you and your family receive the compensation you deserve.

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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The wrongful death 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.

Our personal injury attorneys 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 personal 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 in Livingston Parish, 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.