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A wrongful death claim can stem from almost any kind of personal injury situation. 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 need to contact Louisiana wrongful death attorney, L. Clayton Burgess, for assistance.

Wrongful death claims are brought against a defendant who has caused death either negligently or through intentional harm. Our experienced wrongful death attorneys at The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess will be able to investigate the victim’s death and can provide information on whether to pursue an action in court. We can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.

The suit is usually filed by a representative of the estate, on behalf of surviving family members and other affected parties. Some examples are:

  • When a victim is intentionally killed. Death is due to an intentional act.
  • When a victim dies as a result of medical malpractice. Failure to diagnose a condition or careless level of care.
  • Car accident fatalities involving negligence.
  • A personal injury victim is killed due to negligence.

Facing lost income, costly medical bills, final expenses or other end of life care costs as a result of someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing are devastating, and our Iberia Parish attorneys at the law offices of L. Clayton Burgess will work with you to recover compensation so you can focus on what is important. 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.

In 2014, there were 23 fatalities as a direct result of 14 fatal vehicular accidents. Compare to:
2014, there were 15 fatalities as a direct result of 13 fatal vehicular accidents in Iberia 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 Iberia Parish or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Contact our Lafayette Office: (877) 234-7573.

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