WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH WRONGFUL DEATH ATTORNEY
Wrongful death suits are filed when the wrongful conduct of a person or entity results in the death of another person, or, when “a person dies due to the fault of another,” according to Louisiana Civil Code Section 2512.2. Like personal injury, this area of tort can involve every area of tort practice, 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. An experienced Louisiana wrongful death attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.
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. While a wrongful death lawsuit will not bring back their loved one, this lawsuit can help the family make certain they are financially stable after their loved one’s untimely demise.
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.
You do not have to face these problems alone. The wrongful death of a loved one is one of the most tragic situations a family can face.
We know about the emotional trauma, the strain on the family and the economic hardship wrongful death causes. Such
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Workplace accidents
- Nursing home neglect or abuse
- Medical malpractice
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.
In 2015, 9 fatalities were reported, as a direct result of 9 fatal accidents. Compare to:
2014, there were 11 fatalities as a direct result of 10 fatal accidents in West Baton Rouge 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 West Baton Rouge Parish, 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.