After an accident, it can be tough to keep the bills paid. It’s common to be out of work for months. It’s also not unheard of to be unable to ever work again after getting injured. Long-term disability can make your current job impossible to do. It may even prevent you from getting another job.
On top of the stress of not working, there’s the matter of medical expenses. Personal injury creates a ton of medical expenses. Insurance will only cover so much of these costs, and there are so many of them. As we all know. surgeries and medication aren’t cheap.
The initial consultation is no charge , and if we agree to accept your case, we will work on a contingent fee basis. Meaning we get paid for our services only if there is a monetary award or recovery of funds.
DON’T DELAY! YOU MAY HAVE A VALID CLAIM AND BE ENTITLED TO COMPENSATION FOR YOUR INJURIES, BUT A LAWSUIT MUST BE FILED BEFORE THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS EXPIRES.
Contact the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess. Serving clients throughout Louisiana.
Unless you’re a legal expert, knowing the ins and outs of your unique legal case is a daunting situation.
There are always two sides to a story. The opposing legal team will be doing everything they can to show that their client is not liable. If your injures are from no fault of your own, you need someone that can fight for your right to fair compensation. You need someone that will not take no for an answer.
Next, you will want to speak to your doctor. Gather as much information about your injuries as possible. Along the same lines, give the doctor as much information as possible. This is so that you have as much documented information as possible. For any damages, you will want to review your insurance policy. Your insurance agency will be working hand-in-hand with your doctor as well as your lawyer.
All this information is useful to prove negligence and liability. Negligence is a lack of reasonable care taken to prevent an incident or accident. It’s used in a court of law to determine who is the liable party. If found liable for your injuries, the other party covers your compensation.
– Insurance Research Council Study 2004