ST JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH TRUCKING ACCIDENT ATTORNEY
Accidents involving commercial trucks are generally much more complex than those involving only cars. First of all, because of the sheer size of a commercial truck, the resulting injuries and damage can been very serious resulting in long-term recovery and extensive medical treatment.
Because the issues in the trucking industry can be complicated, it is very important to get advice or representation from a Louisiana trucking accident lawyer like the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess. An experienced St. John the Baptist Parish trucking accident attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.
Following a crash, the trucking company and their insurance company will start an immediate investigation of the scene. These companies have specific and detailed procedures on handling truck accident claims designed to limit the recovery of those injured in the crash. They may record statements from witnesses, take photos of the accident scene, and examine the vehicles to determine the extent of damage caused by the crash.
Our attorneys at The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess will help you determine whether you have a valid claim and how your case will be presented.
- Study camera footage, if available
- Interview witnesses
- Review mandatory police and accident reports
- Analyze and review medical records
- Interview medical staff
- Consult experts to reconstruct the accident scene and recreate the accident
Injuries sustained in truck accidents can be severe, including head trauma, spinal cord damage, disfigurement, burns, broken bones, lacerations, paralysis, or even death. After PIP benefits have been exhausted, victims with injuries exceeding the “injury threshold” may pursue additional compensation. We help determine the future cost of medical treatment or future care to ensure that you do not settle too low and end up having to pay out of pocket for future medical care.
When trucking companies fail to meet their responsibilities, the trucking accident lawyers at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess respond by aggressively seeking restitution for victims who have been seriously damaged by the company’s negligence and disregard for safety. We have successfully represented numerous individuals in obtaining compensation after accidents involving commercial trucks.
In 2015, 54 people were injured as a direct result of 50 trucking accidents. Compare to:
2014, 90 people were injured as a direct result of 53 trucking accidents in St. John the Baptist Parish.
For additional accident injury data visit:
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, 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 trucking accident injury in St. John the Baptist Parish, 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.