Intoxication can often make us prone to minor accidents, such as knocking over our drink at a house party. Though such instances can be dismissed as casual occurrences, unfortunately, alcohol can be the cause of serious accidents, as well. This happens mainly because alcohol slows...

New Stop Sign on Jefferson Street A new stop sign is set be installed on Jefferson Street at the Main Street intersection on October 29, 2019. If you frequently drive in the Downtown Lafayette area, you are probably familiar with the intersection at Jefferson and Main. You've...

Halloween is all fun…no second thoughts about it! However, along with fun, it can also be a dangerous time for drivers and pedestrians. Here are a few tips to keep family, friends and yourself safe during Halloween festivities and prevent disaster. 1. Avoid distraction Halloween or...

Have you ever driven your car next to an 18-wheeler? It’s evident that if you get hit by a gigantic vehicle, a lot of questions may go through your mind. The Lafayette Personal Injury Attorney at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess have listed...

A car accident claim is a request made by the plaintiff to the insurance company for compensation. Filing an insurance claim, however is not always a straightforward process. Unfortunately, common misconceptions about car settlement claims may hurt your chances of obtaining a fair settlement. Our...

Ideally, healthcare providers and hospitals are expected to provide competent medical treatment. However, if a medical professional’s failure to meet these standards leads to the patient’s injury or death, the healthcare provider can be held liable. If you or someone you love has become a...

As per the Department of Transportation, more than 70% Americans don’t know what to do when there are flashing lights and sirens next to them. The ‘Move Over’ law was implemented in the year 2008 to define the actions of a driver categorically. The law...

Trucking accidents are always dangerous, but one of the deadliest is a jackknife wreck. It happens when a vehicle and trailer of a truck fold into a 90-degree angle. If you’ve become a victim of jackknifing, our Lake Charles truck accident attorneys at the Law...

Car collisions can occur at any time. There are usually multiple reasons for car crashes, such as speeding, negligence, distracted, and reckless driving. A motor vehicle accident can also occur when you least expect it: in parking lots and side streets. Our car accident attorneys...

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