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Jennings Accident Injury Attorney

Jennings is a small city in and the parish seat of Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana, United States, near Lake Charles. The population was 10,188 at the 2013 census, a small decline from the 2000 tabulation.

Jennings is the principal city of the Jennings Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Jefferson Davis Parish. It is also part of the larger Lake Charles-Jennings Combined Statistical Area.

The Jennings area was settled by Anglo wheat farmers of Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska and other Midwestern states. The new settlers of southwest Louisiana were referred to as “Yankees” by the natives. The Cajuns gave appreciable aid to the settlers in homesteading and homemaking. The people grew rice, cotton, sweet potatoes and corn.

On May 2, 1888 the settlement of Jennings was incorporated into a village. In 1901, a fire destroyed a large portion of Jennings. However, that same year, Jennings was the location of the first oil well and oil field in the state of Louisiana. Oil brought a boom to the town but this was only a peak in its continuous growth. When oil production declined, the basic agricultural economy kept the town prosperous.

INCIDENTS OF CAR ACCIDENTS IN JENNINGS, LA:

Major highways throughout the parish are: I-10, U.S. Hwys. 90 and 165. In 2014, 13 people were injured as a direct result of vehicular accidents.

For additional accident injury data visit:

http://datareports.lsu.edu/Reports.aspx?yr=2014&rpt=D1&p=ci).

 

Those injured in auto accidents may be entitled to recover compensation for damages suffered as a result of the accident, including, but not limited to, lost work wages, hospital bills, and physical/emotional trauma, but often times it takes an experienced accident lawyer to fight for the compensation you deserve.

The 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, 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.

Our accident lawyers 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 accident 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 personal injury in Jennings, Louisiana, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident,  Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Our Lake Charles Office: (337)214-8479 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573.

An experienced accident injury attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services. Our staff of Paralegals, Assistants, Clerks, and Investigators, work diligently to assist your accident injury lawyer with the handling of your claim or case.

 

COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND LINKS:

 

JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH CLERK OF COURT

300 North State Street Room 106

Jennings, LA 70546

(337) 824-8340

 

31ST JUDICIAL DISTRICT (JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH)

300 State Street

Jennings. LA 70546

(337) 824-1160

 

3RD CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS

1000 Main Street

Lake Charles, LA 70615

(337) 433-9043

 

U.S. DISTRICT COURT-WESTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA

600 Broad St.

Lake Charles, LA 70615

(337) 437-3870

 

JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE

321 E Plaquemine St.

Jennings, LA 70546

(337) 821-2102

 

LOUISIANA STATE POLICE – TROOP D

805 Main St.

Lake Charles, LA 70615

(337) 491-2511

 

 

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.