The city of Franklin, named for Benjamin Franklin, was founded in 1808 as Carlin’s Settlement, and became the parish seat of St. Mary Parish in 1811. According to the 2010 U.S. Census Franklin is home to 7,660 residents.

In 2014, Franklin saw over 78 people injured as a direct result of vehicular accidents and 1 fatality. For additional accident injury data visit:
http://datareports.lsu.edu/Reports.aspx?yr=2014&rpt=D1&p=ci

Those injured in auto accidents may be entitled to recover compensation for damages suffered as a result of the accident, including, but not limited to, lost work wages, hospital bills, and physical/emotional trauma, but often times it takes an experienced accident lawyer to fight for the compensation you deserve.

The 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 accident 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 Franklin, Louisiana or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay! An experienced accident injury attorneys can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services. Our staff of Paralegals, Assistants, Clerks, and Investigators, work diligently to assist your accident injury lawyer with the handling of your claim or case.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND LINKS:

Court

16TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURTHOUSE (ST. MARY PARISH)

500 Main Street
Franklin, LA 70538


ST. MARY PARISH CLERK OF COURT

500 Main Street
Franklin, LA 70538
(337) 828-4100


3RD CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS

1000 Main Street
Lake Charles, LA 70615
(337) 433-9043


U.S. DISTRICT COURT – WESTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA

800 Lafayette Street, Suite 2100
Lafayette Louisiana 70501
(337) 593-5000


Police and Sheriff’s Office

FRANKLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT

508 Second Street
Franklin, LA 70538
(337) 828-1716


ST. MARY PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE

500 Main Street
Franklin, LA 70538
(337) 828-1960


LOUISIANA STATE POLICE – TROOP I

121 East Pont Des Mouton
Lafayette, LA 70507
(337) 262-5880


LAW OFFICES OF L. CLAYTON BURGESS. PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY.

– Insurance Research Council Study 2004

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