Terrebonne Parish Trucking Accident Attorney
When it comes to truck accidents, there are many factors which may contribute to a victim’s injuries. The trucking, hauling, and leasing companies often argue among themselves over whose insurance will compensate the victim.
Because the issues in the trucking industry can be complicated and getting information from the right sources may require some industry know-how, it is very important to get advice or representation from a Louisiana trucking accident lawyer such as the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess. A consultation with an experienced trucking accident attorney can provide information on whether to pursue an action in court. Contact us for a free consultation and we’ll put an experienced trucking accident attorney to work for you.
If you are the victim of a trucking accident in Terrebonne Parish, La, the question of who is responsible and what actually caused the accident are often much more complicated than in a simple traffic accident. There are over 500,000 truck accidents in the United States every year. A large number of trucking accidents result in fatalities, primarily because of the size disparity between semi trucks and standard motor vehicles.
The successful pursuit of a trucking accident lawsuit requires an in-depth understanding of state and federal trucking regulations. The Louisiana trucking accident attorneys at the Law Firm of L. Clayton Burgess have extensive knowledge of these laws and have the resources to expertly investigate your claim. Truck drivers are held to a higher standard than drivers of passenger vehicles, they are required to keep driving logs and other records. Trucking companies are required to follow strict procedures involving truck maintenance, hiring practices, recording keeping, and time on the road. Our experienced Louisiana trucking accident attorneys know how to find, collect, interpret, and present the evidence that you must have to prove your case and recover the monetary outcome you deserve.
In 2015, 75 people were injured as a direct result of 83 trucking accidents. Compare to:
2014, 104 people were injured as a direct result of 102 trucking accidents in Terrebonne Parish.
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In many situations, you will need an experienced accident lawyer to fight for the compensation you deserve. Those injured in trucking 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,
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.
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.
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