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Personal injury law is a very broad term that applies to any situation where one person’s conduct causes physical or psychological harm to another. It could be an injury caused by a car crash, a fall of a foreign substance at a shopping mall, a bite from a neighbor’s vicious dog or an open manhole in the street. L.Clayton Burgess can provide information on whether to pursue an action in court.An experienced Evangeline Parish personal injury attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services. We pride ourselves on handling every aspect of your case with utmost professionalism and experience so that you can be free to concentrate on getting well.

Every accident and injury is unique. The attorneys and team understand the challenges that you are facing, and will walk with you every step of the way.
The Personal Injury & Litigation Team with Law Firm of L. Clayton Burgess have over 20 years of experience in jury trials and settlement negotiations helping clients affected by:

  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Wrongful Death (Product defects, toxic chemicals/substances, injuries at a business, animal attacks)
  • Construction Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice

When you or a loved one has been injured you want the best personal injury lawyer to handle the case. Personal injury cases can be difficult emotionally and financially. For that reason, it’s important to have an experienced personal injury lawyer standing up for you and asserting your legal rights. At the Law Firm of L. Clayton Burgess we approach every case with the individual attention it deserves.

In 2015, 513 people were injured as a direct result of 301 vehicular accidents. Compare to:
2014, 423 people were injured as a direct result of 238 vehicular accidents in Evangeline Parish.
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The personal injury 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 Louisiana personal 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 accident injury attorney to oversee your claim and fight for just compensation in a court of law.
If you are a loved one have suffered a personal injury in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay! LAFAYETTE Office: (877) 234-7573.


– Insurance Research Council Study 2004


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