ASSUMPTION PARISH WRONGFUL DEATH ATTORNEY
Have you lost a loved one due to negligence?
Contact a Wrongful Death Lawyer Today ! The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess has vast experience in successfully defending the rights of survivors of wrongful death. An experienced wrongful death attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services. Get professional help, consult with us to discuss your case. The sooner, the better.
Wrongful death laws were established to ensure compensation for families of wrongful death victims as well as provide an incentive for others to act more carefully and safely with the health and welfare of others. 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. These attorneys will be able to investigate the victim’s death and determine if the four elements of wrongful death are present.
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 has 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.
The circumstances surrounding any accident claim can oftentimes be complex, which leads to great difficulty determining who is liable for resulting damages.
Losing a loved can be a devastating and traumatic experience, especially if the cause of death could have been prevented. Our Louisiana wrongful death attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess are specialists in this field. Our firm offers the most skilled professionals in the industry with the resources to handle cases of any size and complexity. If you have a wrongful death case, or your case involves catastrophic injury, you need to contact us today.
Louisiana’s statute of limitations for wrongful death gives one year to file a wrongful death claim in court, usually starting from the date of the deceased person’s death.
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 6 fatalities as a result of 5 fatal vehicular accidents. Compare to:
2014, there were 11 fatalities as a result of 9 fatal vehicular accidents in Assumption Parish.
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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.
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 from a wrongful death in Assumption Parish, La. or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay! HOUMA , LA Office: (985) 205-3448 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573.