EAST BATON ROUGE TRUCKING ACCIDENT ATTORNEY
It might be tempting to look at truck accidents as just another type of car accident. But, they are quite different in reality. One reason is the size difference between 18-wheelers and cars. Another is the strict and confusing regulations the trucking industry. If you’ve had a trucking accident, you need to look for a serious and reputable attorney. These types of lawsuits are time-consuming and require experience to analyze.
If you are considering filing a lawsuit for your truck accident, you can do a few things to help yourself. The most important of these is to collect all the information about the lawsuit that you can:
- Surveillance Footage
- Cell Phone Video
If you can’t get some of these things or don’t know where to look, a lawyer can help you. One bad truck accident can leave you permanently injured, with few options for regaining your way of life. You need a lawyer who will help you navigate the aftermath of the accident. If you have questions about your legal rights, call our offices today.
EAST FELICIANA CAR ACCIDENT ATTORNEY
For most people, driving is a fact of life. Whether you commute to work or to school, you end up spending a significant amount of time on the roads. Most of these drives are uneventful. Unfortunately, it only takes one careless driver to cause a serious accident. Major wrecks cause countless injuries and millions of dollars of property damage every year.
The law and car accidents can get pretty complicated. The legal standards for motorcycle, truck, and car accidentscar accidents are all different. When you have been in a wreck because of another driver’s negligence, you need a clear way to recover damages. If you’re thinking about filing a claim, don’t go it alone. Call the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess to discuss your case for free.
WHAT WE DO
We have a lot of clients who call us wanting to file a claim. But many are intimidated by the claims process. Some put off filing a claim and miss the deadline to file entirely. Don’t miss your chance to get the compensation you need and deserve. Even if you’re still not sure, talking to an attorney to better understand your legal options is easier than you think.
The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess can make things easier for you. We’ll help you through the claims process. From research to documentation. And, if your settlement value doesn’t cover your expenses, we can negotiate on your behalf.
EAST FELICIANA PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS
All too often, we see cases where a client comes to us after having issues with insurance companies. Many people who have never had a personal injury assume that insurance will have their backs. Especially if their losses are from an accident with clear negligence by the other party.
Unfortunately, insurance companies regularly act in bad faith. Bad faith is when they don’t hold up their end of the insurance contract for claims. This can be in a variety of ways but we see tactics like:
- Stalling payments to avoid paying the full amount
- Delaying paperwork to drag a claim past deadlines
- Denying a valid claim so they don’t owe compensation
- Asking misleading questions to pin liability on you
- Spying on social media accounts to discredit your claim
LOOK INTO YOUR OPTIONS
These shady tactics are often hard to avoid. And even harder for a stressed out person to deal with properly. The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess knows the insurance industry’s playbook. Even worse, they know how much they are liable for and prioritize derailing expensive cases. This can leave people with grave personal injuries stuck in an impossible situation. Let us deal with their dishonest tactics, so you don’t have to.
EAST FELICIANA WRONGFUL DEATH ATTORNEY
Everyone deals with loss in their own way. The death of a loved one is especially hard. If your loved one died from a wrongful death, things are even worse. You feel isolated and deeply harmed in a way that goes beyond average circumstances.
A lawsuit won’t bring back your lost loved one. You’re likely wondering what to do about all the medical bills and lost income. But it can ease the pressure you feel from the sudden financial burdens. There is something to be said for holding the guilty party accountable for their actions, too.
You might be wondering what type of damages you can recover. In general, you may be able to get compensation for:
- Loss of your loved one’s earnings
- Burial expenses
- Mental pain and suffering
- Loss of consortium
- The deceased’s medical bills
REACH OUT TODAY
If your loved one has died because one someone else’s carelessness, you don’t have to go it alone. You may also have the option of filing a wrongful death suit. You can call the Baton Rouge location of the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess with your concerns and questions. Don’t let a wrongful death hold you back from your future.
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