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A wrongful death occurs when an individual dies as the result of another party’s negligent or unjust acts such as from a car accident death or work job death or other. Families of wrongful death victims may file a wrongful death lawsuit against the negligent party. The most common wrongful death legal help is needed for auto car and truck wrongful death case lawsuits. In a wrongful death lawsuit, the family of the victim is seeking economic and noneconomic damages for the loss of their loved one due to another party’s improper conduct. Each state in the U.S. has wrongful death laws.

An initial consultation with a wrongful death attorney should be scheduled immediately by the family of the victim L. Clayton Burgess has vast experience in successfully defending the rights of survivors of wrongful death. An experienced Eunice La wrongful death attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.

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. Many times, wrongful death will go undiscovered without a thorough and comprehensive investigation. For this reason, families the suspect their loved one’s death was the result of negligence needs to contact a wrongful death attorney for assistance.

Contact us today at the Law Office of L. Clayton Burgess. We have 7 locations throughout Louisiana to serve you and are experienced and licensed in Texas.
Our firm offers the most skilled professionals in the industry with the resources to handle cases of any size and complexity. If you have a wrongful death case, or your case involves catastrophic injury, you need to contact us today

In 2015, there were 17 fatalities as a direct result of 15 fatal vehicular accidents. Compare to:
2014, there were 25 fatalities as a direct result of 24 fatal vehicular accidents in St. Landry 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 Eunice La, Louisiana, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Contact our Lafayette Office: (877) 234-7573. We pride ourselves on handling every aspect of your case with utmost professionalism and experience.


– Insurance Research Council Study 2004


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