JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH TRUCKING ACCIDENT ATTORNEY
Most people are aware that many truck accidents take place every year in the United States, which causes injury to thousands of people, in addition to causing many deaths. But do you know the actual numbers? Here are some truck accident statistics, as released by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and compiled by many agencies and sources.
A trucking accident occurs when large trailers (10,000+ lbs.) collide with other vehicles or pedestrians. Around 500,000 trucking accidents occur every year in the United States. Of these, approximately 5,000 trucking accidents result in fatalities. In fact, one out of every eight traffic fatalities involves a trucking collision.
If you are out of work due to your injuries, disability or illness you may be anxious about how you will pay your bills. On your own, you face difficulty getting compensated for your losses from powerful insurance companies whose policy is to delay and deny your claim. Our Louisiana trucking accident lawyers at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess can provide information on whether to pursue an action in court. An experienced Jefferson Davis Parish trucking accident attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.
Truck drivers, through driving logs and other records, are held to a higher standard than drivers of passenger vehicles, and trucking companies are required to follow strict procedures involving hiring practices, truck maintenance, recording keeping, and time on the job.
Successfully pursuing a truck accident lawsuit requires an in-depth understanding of state and federal trucking regulations. The Louisiana trucking accident attorneys at the law firm of L. Clayton Burgess have extensive knowledge of these laws and have the resources to expertly investigate your claim. You will work with an accident attorney who has extensive experience handling car and truck accident settlements. We fight for justice against insurance companies, corporations, and government agencies that elevate their bottom-line over the needs of hard-working Louisiana workers.
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.
In 2015, there were 49 injured as a direct result of 47 trucking accidents. Compare with:
2014, 67 people were injured as a direct result of 46 trucking accidents in Jefferson Davis Parish.
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The trucking 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,and wrongful death claims. It takes an experienced accident injury attorney to oversee your claim and fight for just compensation in a court of law.
If you are a loved one have suffered a trucking accident 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.