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Motor vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of injuries and deaths in Baton Rouge, LA. While the fatality rate has significantly decreased, it’s still fairly high. Nearly 1 in 3 accident deaths in the United States is due to speeding. 1 in 3 accident-related deaths...

Car accidents in Louisiana occur for a variety of reasons. However, when there’s a crash, the first thing that comes to mind is whether it is due to distracted driving. Unfortunately, one of the most common reasons for car accidents in Alexandria is driving under...

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...

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