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New Orleans Personal Injury Lawyers

Planning to File a Personal Injury Case? Our Competent Attorneys Are Here to Help

Personal Injury Attorneys in New Orleans


As per personal injury law (better known as ‘tort’ law), an injured victim is eligible to receive compensation for someone else’s negligence and wrongful conduct. There are usually multiple situations that can give rise to personal injury lawsuits. In a personal injury case, money damage is paid to the injured person by an individual or company who is legally responsible for the accident. If you have a valid personal injury case, our personal injury lawyers in New Orleans can come to your rescue.

Types of Personal Injury Cases


> Motor-Vehicle Accident Cases:

Motor-vehicle accidents often lead to the most common personal injury cases in the United States. When there’s an auto collision, it’s mostly because someone on the road did not adhere to the rules. Only an experienced injury attorney can protect your rights throughout the legal process

> Medical Malpractice:

The carelessness of doctors, hospitals, nurses can often lead to life-threatening injuries. There are usually different types of injuries, such as medication mistakes, improper treatment, birth injuries, and failure to diagnose.

> Slip and Fall Accidents:

Ideally, property owners have a legal duty to ensure the safety of their property. However, not all injuries that happen on a particular property lead to liability. The landowner’s duty varies on the specific situation.

> Dog Bite Injuries:

There are 5 million dog bite injury cases in the United States, every year. If you’ve become a victim of dog bite injury, get in touch with a seasoned lawyer who can procure compensation for all the medical bills.

> Defamation Cases:

To file a personal injury case, you don’t need to get hurt physically. When someone uses liber and slander to damage your reputation, you are eligible to file a personal injury case against the accused.

Steps to Follow After an Accident


  • Report the injury to a law enforcement officer
  • Seek instant medical assistance
  • Gather crucial evidence
  • Get in touch with a personal injury lawyer
  • Be cautious before making any statement


Compensation in Personal Injury Lawsuits


Most damages in personal injury lawsuits are ‘compensatory’ meaning that it is intended to compensate the injured plaintiff. Here are the different types of compensatory damages that are common in most personal injury cases:


  • Medical treatment
  • Loss of income
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of enjoyment
  • Loss of love and consortium


How Our Lawyers Negotiate On Your Behalf


Our personal injury attorneys in New Orleans focus on gathering evidence to file a strong lawsuit against the accused. Once the insurance company of the defendant establishes a rough estimate of the settlement amount, our dedicated lawyers begin sending demand letters and fight aggressively to procure the compensation you are entitled to.

For further legal queries, call us at (877) 234-7573

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What Sets Us Apart

Our dedicated New Orleans injury lawyers at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess are certified analysts and have an in-depth understanding of all the nuances of the law. We work with a team of paralegals, clerks, and assistants and are determined to protect your legal rights. Some of the distinguishing characteristics of our legal team are:

  • Free Case Evaluation
  • Large Networks
  • Contingency Fee Structure
  • Motivated to Assist You

Filing a personal injury claim is no easy task. From gathering evidence and documentation to dealing with an insurance company and defense attorneys, we handle the cumbersome task with ease and efficiency.

We Ensure to Protect Your Legal Rights. Reach Out to Us at (877) 234-7573