Cases where the victim has suffered catastrophic injury or loss of life has occurred, can be particularly complex. In these cases particularly, you want to got with a firm that has the skill, experience and resources to handle such a case. L. Clayton Burgess has vast experience in successfully defending the rights of survivors of wrongful death.
Unlike a personal injury case, where the injured person is one of the plaintiffs, in the case of a wrongful death action or suit, the family members bring the lawsuit for the wrongful actions. A wrongful death may be caused by an accident or a purposeful action. The purposeful action may be negligent, reckless, or an intentional act.
Our Louisiana wrongful death attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess are specialists in this field. An experienced Franklin wrongful death attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.
We know about the emotional trauma, the strain on the family and the economic hardship wrongful death causes. Such as:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Workplace accidents
- Nursing home neglect or abuse
- Medical malpractice
They will meticulously investigate the case and ensure all of the facts of the case are presented to the court in a clear and concise manner. Since the burden of proof is the responsibility of the victim’s family, it is essential to act quickly.
While taking legal action may not be a priority for those who have lost a loved one, it is important for survivors of the decedent to consider retaining a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. In addition to the significant emotional trauma of having a loved one pass away, families may also face considerable financial difficulties without the support of the deceased.
In 2015, there were 12 fatalities as a direct result of 12 fatal vehicular accidents. Compare to:
In 2014, there were 13 fatalities as a direct result of 10 fatal vehicular accidents in St.Mary 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 Franklin, La or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Contact our Lafayette Office: (877) 234-7573.
We have helped many families deal with the tragedy of the sudden loss of a wife, husband, father, mother, brother, sister, child or member of the family.