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Harahan Personal Injury Accident Attorney


Should I Contact a Lawyer for a Personal Injury Claim?

Personal injury laws in Louisiana allow injured victims to file civil lawsuits against people, companies or government entities whose acts or omissions cause harm. Cases can be resolved in court or through a settlement negotiation, but regardless, you should have a knowledgeable legal advocate representing you, such as the experienced personal injury attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess.  Make arrangements to meet for a free consultation at any of our 7 personal injury law offices, or contact us toll- free at 1-877-234-7573.

Our Personal Injury & Litigation Team have represented clients in Lafayette, Louisiana and the surrounding parishes including New Iberia, Abbeville, Shreveport, and Lake Charles. We have offices for your convenience in 7 locations throughout Louisiana in Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Houma, Lake Charles, Shreveport, Monroe, and Alexandria Our personal injury attorneys, along with our paralegals, work as a team. We are quick to return phone calls and e-mail messages to answer your questions, while aggressively representing your interests.  Our attorneys are also licensed and experienced in the state of Texas.

A personal injury claim may be justified in Louisiana if he or she was hurt in the following situations:

  • Auto, Truck, Motorcycle and Bicycle accidents
  • Maritime or boat accident
  • Slip and Fall accidents
  • Construction accident
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Dog bites
  • A dangerous, defective, or improperly labeled product
  • Crime that resulted in injury or death
  • Any other kind of accident or incident that caused injury due to the negligence or misconduct of someone else.
  • If any of the above personal injuries or accidents resulted in death, please note that you may be entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

The most important factor is determining whether someone was negligent. A person  who was unreasonably careless can be considered negligent and in breach of a legal duty. This gives rise to a personal injury claim.

Our Louisiana personal injury lawyers at the law office of L. Clayton Burgess have built a practice based on personal injury litigation and on representing the rights of injured victims. We understand how important your case is and we will take the time to meet with you personally to explain the step. The circumstances surrounding any accident claim can oftentimes be complex, which leads to great difficulty determining who is liable for resulting damages.

Personal Injury Statistics in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana:

In 2015, 5853 people were injured as a direct result of 3957 vehicular accidents. Compare to:

2014, 5508 injuries were reported as a direct result of 3717 vehicular accidents in Jefferson 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 a personal injury in Harahan, Louisiana, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, contact the experienced Louisiana personal injury lawyers at the law firm of L. Clayton Burgess today! Don’t Delay! Call Clay at our  HOUMA Office: (985) 205-3448 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573.