Studies show that most people flee the scene of an accident because:
1,500 people die each year in the United States due to hit and run collisions.
It is important to have a plan in place should you ever find yourself or a loved one in a hit and run situation. Follow these tips:
After collisions in Louisiana, there are steps you must take. You’re required by law to stop and move your vehicle if possible. Once you have moved your vehicle, you are responsible for helping anyone in need of aid. This includes calling emergency services and helping injured people.
You could face serious penalties if you fail to offer help and/or leave the scene of an accident. It can lead to suspended driving privileges, fees, and insurance rate increases. You could also face criminal charges if there were injuries or death due to the accident.
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Don’t Delay! You may have a valid claim! Let us help you get your compensation before the statute of limitations expires!
Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess. Serving Clients in Eight Locations Throughout Louisiana.
Unfortunately, insurance companies have a tendency to minimize the payments they provide injured victims. Rather than compensate you fairly, they will try to offer an amount much less than your claim’s actual value. Due to the nature of insurance company claims, you need a skilled personal injury attorney.
The attorneys and staff at The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess know Louisiana law and will aggressively defend your right to fair compensation. We help clients recover costs like pain and suffering, medical bills, vehicle damage, and lost wages.
The initial personal injury consultation is no charge, and if we agree to accept your case, we will work on a contingent fee basis. We get paid for our services only if there is a monetary award or recovery of funds. Call The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess Today!