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ZACHARY LA TRUCKING ACCIDENT ATTORNEY

Accident Settlements

People who are hurt in a truck accident in Louisiana can and should demand accountability from the trucking company if the company and/or its driver is at fault for the collision. This is typically done by hiring an attorney who will build a case and file a lawsuit against the company. Many cases never go to court because a settlement is reached between your attorney and the trucking company.

The Law Firm of  L. Clayton Burgess will help you determine whether you have a valid claim and how your case will be presented.  Our accident law firm has represented families who have lost loved ones because of the negligent conduct of truck drivers and trucking companies. Contact us for a free consultation and we’ll put an experienced trucking accident attorney to work for you.

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

The most common causes of truck accidents are driver error prior to and during the trip, mechanical failures, weather conditions, road design, and traffic signal failures. Even though large trucks are only responsible for 3% of injury-causing motor vehicle accidents, trucking accidents typically cause much greater harm than ordinary traffic accidents due to the large size and heavy weight of most trucks.

Why do you need an attorney?

If the accident wasn’t your fault, having an attorney on your side gives you the best odds of getting all your bills and expenses covered so you don’t have to pay out of pocket. An experienced trucking attorney, like those at the law firm of L. Clayton Burgess, will make sure the accident scene gets promptly investigated to gather evidence and will bring in an expert to analyze the accident.  Building a case takes time, and so does negotiating for the best outcome for you.

Successfully pursuing a truck accident lawsuit requires an in-depth understanding of state and federal trucking regulations. have extensive knowledge of these laws and have the resources to expertly investigate your claim. Our Louisiana experienced trucking accident attorneys know how to find, collect, interpret, and present the evidence that you must have to prove your case and recover the monetary outcome you deserve.

 Because the web of players in the trucking industry can be complicated and getting information from the right sources may require some industry know-how, it is very important to get advice or representation from a Louisiana trucking accident lawyer. Please contact the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess.

In 2015, 394 injuries were reported as a direct result of 365 trucking accidents, with 2 fatalities. Compare to:

2014, 343 people were injured as a direct result of 341 trucking accidents in East Baton Rouge Parish. There were 5 fatalities involving commercial trucks.

For additional accident injury data visit:

http://hsrg.lsu.edu/Directory.aspx

Our trucking accident attorneys handle many kinds of personal injury claims, including automobile accidents, trucking accidents, commercial vehicle accidents,  bus accidents, offshore accidents, brain injuries and wrongful death claims. The circumstances surrounding any accident claim can oftentimes be complex, which leads to great difficulty determining who is liable for resulting damages.

Zachary LA Trucking Accident Attorney

If you or a loved one have suffered a trucking accident injury in Zachary, Louisiana, 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.

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.