NEW IBERIA LA PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY
Theterm ‘personal injury’ essentially means any harm caused to the human body, mind, or emotions. In the legal context, the term is essentially used to refer to a type of tort lawsuit in which the person bringing the suit has suffered harm to their body or mind. Auto accidents and slip and fall cases are common examples, but personal injury also includes motorcycle and truck accidents, construction accidents, and defective conditions of property. L. Clayton Burgess has built a practice based on personal injury litigation and on representing the rights of injured victims.
Car Accidents in New Iberia
In 2014, 1034 people were injured as a direct result of 630 vehicular accidents in Iberia Parish.
Compensation for personal injuries
Victims of personal injuries are entitled to monetary compensation for injury, hospital bills, loss of wages, and more. The amount of compensation for a personal injury primarily depends on the severity of the injury. Serious injuries such as broken bones, severed limbs, brain damage, intense physical pain and suffering receive the highest injury settlements. If you do not hire a personal injury lawyer, you may end up being undercompensated. In New Iberia and adjoining towns The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess is your best bet to get the compensation you deserve.
Statute of Limitations for personal injury
Louisiana laws set a deadline, or “statute of limitations,” on the amount of time within which you have to file a personal injury lawsuit in court after an injury. In Louisiana, this deadline is“one year after the date of the accident” in most cases.
New Iberia personal injury attorney
The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess is a reputed name when it comes to finding legal help related to personal injury. Our experienced New Iberia personal injury attorneys not only guide you on whether to pursue an action in court, but also provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge and without any obligation to retain our services.
Personal injuries in and around New Iberia
In 2014, 708 people were injured as a direct result of 423 vehicular accidents in St. Mary Parish. In the following year incidents of personal injuries came down to 633. Though the cases of personal injury show a downward trend, considering the low population of the town the figures are significant.
Clayton Burgess: Your sure way to get the right compensation
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 a just compensation in the court of law.
If a loved one has suffered a personal injury in New Iberia LA, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Contact our Lafayette Office: (337) 234-7573 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573.