Trucking accidents and car accidents are some of the most common types of personal injury claims, though they are hardly the only source of personal injury claims. There are countless varieties of accidents that can lead to personal injury claims. The staff at the the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess pride ourselves on having experience in a wide range of practice areas. This expertise is what enables us to give our clients the best service possible. You want an experienced team to handle the tactics of insurance companies, trial lawyers, and large corporations so you can have the best chance you can get. If you have any questions or concerns about the possibility of filing a claim, please do not hesitate to contact our law offices by filling out the form on the left side of the screen or call us at 1-337-214-8479.
Personal injury law is concerned with harm to an individual, or invasions of personal rights. These wrongful acts are called torts. A person who has been injured due to no fault of his own can privately sue. Sometimes a loved one cannot bring the lawsuit themselves. In these cases the surviving family members can decide to file a wrongful death suit. Rules similar to personal injury law govern wrongful death law. There are varying degrees of fault, and no action against a negligent party is guaranteed to have a promising outcome. A skilled attorney will have the expertise to access your individual situation and recommend whether or not you should peruse a case, and how that case should be conducted.
Financial compensation is an area that concerns many of our clients. Compensation can be awarded in different situations. Economic damages are often in terms of things like lost income and medical bills (or future medical bills) incurred from the accident. There are also non-economic damages. Not all damages can be assigned a monetary value or have bills attached. Things like emotional distress, pain and suffering, or loss of consortium.
Lastly, when considering filing a legal claim there is a statue of limitations. In Louisiana this is usually one year from the day of the occurrence of the incident. In some complicated cases, the expertise of a personal injury lawyer is helpful in determining the length of the limitations period.
Common Types of Personal Injury Claims:
- Dog Bite
- Medical Malpractice
- Head-on Collisions
- Hit and Run Accidents
- Motor Vehicle Defects
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Road Construction Accidents
- Nursing Home Neglect / Abuse
- Premise Liability
- Slip and Falls
- Staircase Accidents
- Electricity / Electrocution
- Defective Products
- Negligent / Insufficient Security
- Workers’ Compensation
- Wrongful Death
If you or a loved one have suffered a personal injury in Louisiana or Texas or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, contact the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess today.
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