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Preventable accidents affect millions of people each year. In order to help compensate people who are injured by the negligence of others, Louisiana and every other state in the country have some form of personal injury law. Under general personal injury law principles, a person who can establish that their accident was caused by negligence can recover for losses such as medical expenses, property damage, lost income, and physical and emotional pain and suffering, among others.  The links provided below are intended to help people who are not lawyers and have no legal training better understand personal injury law. It is extremely important to remember, however, that personal injury law varies significantly from state to state, so anyone who is considering pursuing a claim should be certain to discuss their case with an experienced personal injury lawyer in their jurisdiction. To schedule a free consultation with one of our lawyers, call our office today at (225) 922-4416.

GENERAL LEGAL RESOURCES

The United States Constitution The full text of the United States Constitution, they highest law of the land.

The Louisiana State Bar Association – The organization responsible for the regulation of lawyers and the legal profession in the state of Louisiana.

The State Bar of Texas – The organization responsible for the regulation of lawyers and the legal profession in the state of Texas.

Louisiana Code A searchable online version of the Louisiana Code published by the state legislature.

Texas Statutes and Constitution  A link to the official version of the Texas Code and the Texas Constitution.

INFORMATION REGARDING COMMON INJURIES THAT OFTEN LEAD TO PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS

CDC: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) informational website regarding spinal cord injuries.

CDC: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) – Information and statistics regarding traumatic brain injuries provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Burn Injuries Information about burn injuries published by the United States National Library of Medicine.

Broken Bones – Information about broken bones provided by the National Institutes of Health.

OTHER CLAYTON BURGESS LAW FIRM LOCATIONS

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.