Breaux Bridge Wrongful Death Attorney

Losing a loved can be a devastating and traumatic experience, especially if the cause of death could have been prevented. Have you lost a loved one in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana?

Families of wrongful death victims should schedule an initial consultation immediately with a  wrongful death attorney. L. Clayton Burgess has vast experience in successfully defending the rights of survivors of wrongful death. A wrongful death claim is a special kind of personal injury lawsuit made when someone is killed due to another party’s negligence or intentional act.

An experienced wrongful death attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.

A wrongful death can arise from a multitude of various circumstances. Some of the common causes of wrongful death include:

  • automobile car accidents, truck vs car accidents,
  • job work construction site accidents,
  • medical malpractice
  • slip and fall accidents
  • defective products.

Regardless of the reasons for the wrongful death, the victim’s family should retain the services of an experienced wrongful death lawyer.

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. 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.

Cases where the victim has suffered catastrophic injury or loss of life has occurred, can be particularly complex. Our Louisiana wrongful death attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess are specialists in this field. They will meticulously investigate the case and ensure all of the facts of the case are presented to the court in a clear and concise manner. Since the burden of proof is the responsibility of the victim’s family, it is essential to act quickly.

In 2015, there were 10  fatalities as a direct result of 10 fatal vehicular accidents. Compare to:

2014, there were 16  fatalities as a direct result of 14 fatal vehicular accidents in St Martin Parish.

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The wrongful death 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 injury 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 wrongful death attorney to oversee your claim and fight for just compensation in a court of law.

If you are a loved one have suffered a wrongful death in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Contact our Lafayette Office: (337) 234-7573 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573.