PORT ALLEN LA PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY
PORT ALLEN LA PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY
What is a “Personal Injury” Case?
“Personal injury” cases are legal disputes that arise when one person suffers harm from an accident or injury, and someone else might be legally responsible for that harm. Consulting with an experienced personal injury attorney like those with the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess can provide information on whether to pursue an action in court. Our experienced personal injury attorneys can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.
At the core of the personal injury area of the law is the old legal concept of “wrongful conduct”. Auto accidents and slip and fall cases are common examples, but personal injury also includes motorcycle and truck accidents, construction accidents and defective conditions of property. Medical malpractice, products liability and workers compensation are also sub-specialties of the personal injury area.
What is a Statute of Limitations?
Plaintiffs have a limited time in which to file a lawsuit, called a “statute of limitations.” In Louisiana, this deadline falls one year after the date of the accident in most cases. The Louisiana Law Firm of L. Clayton Burgess is committed to representing those who have been seriously hurt or suffered a wrongful death involving someone else’s negligence or intentional actions.
A personal injury case can become formalized through civil court proceedings that seek to find others legally at fault through a court judgment or, as is much more common, such disputes may be resolved through informal settlement before any lawsuit is filed.
Experience Throughout Louisiana and Texas
Our Personal Injury & Litigation Team have represented clients in Lafayette, Louisiana and the surrounding parishes, including New Iberia, Abbeville, Shreveport, and Lake Charles. We have offices for your convenience in 7 locations throughout Louisiana in Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Houma, Lake Charles, Shreveport, Monroe, and Alexandria Our personal injury attorneys, along with our paralegals, work as a team. We are quick to return phone calls and e-mail messages to answer your questions, while aggressively representing your interests. Our attorneys are also licensed and experienced in the state of Texas.
Personal Injury Statistics in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana:
In 2015, 1041 injuries were reported as a direct result of 514 vehicular accidents. Compare to:
2014, people were injured as a direct result of 394 vehicular accidents involving pedestrians, passengers, and drivers in West Baton Rouge Parish.
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The accident 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 Louisiana 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 personal injury in Port Allen La, 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. Our staff of Paralegals, Assistants, Clerks, and Investigators, work diligently to assist your personal injury attorney with the handling of your claim or case.