PONCHATOULA LA WRONGFUL DEATH ATTORNEY
PONCHATOULA LA WRONGFUL DEATH ATTORNEY
Wrongful death suits are filed when the wrongful conduct of a person or entity results in the death of another person. Like personal injury, this area of tort can involve every area of tort practice – from premises liability or trucking disasters to dangerous products on the market – but your first step should be to consult with an experienced wrongful death attorney. 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. Our wrongful death attorneys always operate on a contingency fee basis, which eliminates the financial stress of being able to afford a quality lawyer.
Unlike a personal injury case, where the injured person is one of the plaintiffs, in the case of a wrongful death action or suit, the family members bring the lawsuit for the wrongful actions. A wrongful death may be caused by an accident or a purposeful action. The purposeful action may be negligent, reckless, or an intentional act.
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.
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.
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. Many times, wrongful death will go undiscovered without a thorough and comprehensive investigation. For this reason, families who suspect their loved one’s death was the result of negligence need to contact a wrongful death attorney for assistance.
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.
Wrongful Death Statistics in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana:
In 2015, 34 fatalities were reported as a direct result of 32 fatal crashes. Compare to:
2014, there were 23 fatalities as a direct result of 23 fatal crashes in Tangipahoa Parish.
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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 Ponchatoula, Louisiana, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, contact us at one of our 7 locations throughout Louisiana.
Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Call our Baton Rouge Office: (225) 922-4416 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573. Our staff of Paralegals, Assistants, Clerks, and Investigators, work hard to assist your personal injury attorney with the handling of your claim.