JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH LA WRONGFUL DEATH ATTORNEY
Many times, wrongful death will go undiscovered without a thorough and comprehensive investigation. For this reason, families that suspect their loved one’s death was the result of negligence needs 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. An experienced Jefferson Davis Parish wrongful death attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.
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. 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.
The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess has vast experience in successfully defending the rights of survivors of wrongful death. The four elements of wrongful death include:
- the conduct of the individual caused the victim’s death:
- the individual was negligent or strictly liable for the victim’s death;
- the victim does have surviving family or beneficiaries;
- the victim’s death resulted in financial damages.
If all of these elements are present, the family will have the legal standing necessary to file a wrongful death lawsuit. 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.
In 2015, there were 10 fatalities as a direct result of 9 vehicular accidents. Compare with:
2014, there were 4 fatalities as a direct result of 4 vehicular accidents in Jefferson Davis 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, and wrongful death claims, 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.
If you are a loved one have suffered a wrongful death in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana, or have been injured, contact the personal injury attorneys at the Law Office of L. Clayton Burgess today. Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Contact our Lake Charles Office (337) 214-8479 or toll free (877) 234-7573.
Our staff of Paralegals, Assistants, Clerks, and Investigators, work diligently to assist your accident injury lawyer with the handling of your claim or case.