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Accidents involving commercial trucks are generally much more complex than those involving only cars. Because of the sheer size of a commercial truck, the resulting injuries and damage can been very serious resulting in long-term recovery and extensive medical treatment.

If you are out of work due to your injuries, disability or illness you may be anxious about how you will pay your bills. On your own, you face difficulty getting compensated for your losses from powerful insurance companies whose policy is to delay and deny your claim.

A consultation with experienced trucking accident attorney, L. Clayton Burgess, can help you recover property damages, medical expenses, lost wages and compensation for pain and suffering. An experienced Evangeline Parish trucking accident attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.

Commercial trucks are regulated not only by the state, but by federal laws (the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations), which requires a thorough understanding and expertise to determine if a violation of those laws took place. Expert trucking accident investigators are needed to review the accident, analyze the data and determine fault.

Successfully pursuing a truck accident lawsuit requires an in-depth understanding of state and federal trucking regulations. The Louisiana trucking accident attorneys at the law firm of L. Clayton Burgess have extensive knowledge of these laws and have the resources to expertly investigate your claim.

In 2015, 27 people were injured as a direct result of 13 trucking accidents. Compare to:
2014, 16 people were injured as a direct result of 16 trucking accidents in Evangeline Parish.
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The trucking accident 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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