Baker, La Attorney

Baker Attorney

Truck Accidents

Most people are aware that thousands of truck accidents take place every year in the United States. Which in turn causes injury to thousands of people, in addition to causing many deaths. A trucking accident occurs when large trailers (10,000+ lbs.) collide with other vehicles or pedestrians. Around 500,000 trucking accidents occur every year in the United States. Of these, approximately 5,000 trucking accidents result in fatalities. In fact, one out of every eight traffic fatalities involves a trucking collision.

If you are the victim of a trucking accident, the questions of who is responsible and what actually caused the accident are often much more complicated than in a simple traffic accident. Please contact the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess. We can provide a FREE initial consultation and work with you on whether to pursue an action in court. You will work with an accident attorney who has extensive experience handling car and truck accident settlements. There are many players involved, from the driver to the owner of the truck, and getting information about what went wrong often requires some industry know-how.

Because the web of players in the trucking industry can be complicated and getting information from the right sources may require some industry know-how, it is very important to get advice or representation from a personal injury lawyer.

Why do you need an attorney?

If the accident wasn’t your fault, having an attorney on your side gives you the best odds of getting all your bills and expenses covered so you don’t have to pay out of pocket. An experienced truck accident attorney will make sure the accident scene gets promptly investigated to gather evidence. We may bring in an experts to analyze the accident. Building a case takes time, and so does negotiating for the best outcome for you.

Our experienced trucking accident attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess can help you identify whether a self-insured defendant or corporation is liable.  Improper maintenance, neglecting to prevent unauthorized use of a commercial vehicle, inadequate supervision and improper training of the driver are contributing factors.

Those injured in trucking accidents may be entitled to recover compensation for damages suffered as a result of the accident. Losses include lost wages, hospital bills, and physical/emotional trauma, but it takes an experienced accident lawyer to fight for the compensation you deserve.

In 2015, 394 injuries were reported as a direct result of 365 trucking accidents, with 2 fatalities. Compare to:

2014, 343 people were injured as a direct result of 341 trucking accidents in East Baton Rouge Parish. There were 5 fatalities involving commercial trucks.

For additional accident injury data visit:

http://hsrg.lsu.edu/

Our trucking accident attorneys handle many kinds of personal injury claims, including automobile accidents, trucking accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, bus accidents, offshore accidents, brain injuries and wrongful death claims. The circumstances surrounding any accident claim can oftentimes be complex, which leads to great difficulty determining who is liable for resulting damages.

If you or a loved one have suffered a trucking accident injury in Baker, Louisiana, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Our Baton Rouge Office: (225) 922-4416 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573.

Car Accidents

Baker is a small city in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States, and a part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area. it is the Third-Largest City in East Baton Rouge Parish. The population was 13,895 at the 2010 census, an increase of 102 persons from the 2000 tabulation of 13,793.

The Baker Buffalo Festival is held every year in Baker on the last full weekend in September. The festival was started in 1993 as a fundraiser for the schools in the Town of Baker. The schools and their organizations are able to use the festival to raise money for their activities. Besides what they raise on their own, the Festival Committee also makes donations to all the schools that participate. It includes a festival, parade, Queen’s pageant, and a car show.

INCIDENTS OF CAR ACCIDENTS IN BAKER, LA

Major highways throughout the parish are I-10, I-49, U.S. Hwys. 190 and 167. In 2014, 93 people were injured in Baker as a direct result of vehicular accidents. There were 0 fatalities in that year.

For additional accident injury data visit:

http://datareports.lsu.edu/

Those injured in auto accidents may be entitled to recover compensation for damages suffered as a result of the accident, including, but not limited to, lost work wages, hospital bills, and physical/emotional trauma, but often times it takes an experienced accident lawyer to fight for the compensation you deserve.

The car accident injury attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess have the refined skill and lengthy litigation experience necessary to handle many kinds of personal injury claims, including automobile accidents, trucking accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, toxic torts, products liability, birth injuries, and brain injuries, among many others. The circumstances surrounding any accident claim can oftentimes be complex, which leads to great difficulty determining who is liable for resulting damages.

Our accident 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 just compensation in a court of law.

If you or a loved one have suffered a personal injury in Baker, LA, Louisiana, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay!

Our Baton Rouge Office: (225) 922-4416 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573.

 

COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND LINKS:

19TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT – EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH CLERK OF COURT
300 North Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
(225) 293-2933

LOUISIANA FIRST CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS
1600 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802
(225) 382-3000

U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA
Russell B. Long Building and Federal Courthouse
777 Florida St.
Suite 139
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
(225) 389-3500

CITY OF BAKER POLICE DEPARTMENT
1320 Alabama Street
Baker, LA
(225) 775-6000

EAST BATON ROUGE SHERIFF’S OFFICE
8900 Jimmy Wedell Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 389-5000

LOUISIANA STATE POLICE – TROOP A
17801 Highland Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
(225) 754-8500

Personal Injury

Are you seeking justice for the injuries and damages you have suffered because someone else caused an accident? Have you been injured at work? Any serious injury must be addressed carefully and with a great deal of legal skill to ensure full and fair compensation is obtained under the law. The Louisiana Law Firm of L. Clayton Burgess is committed to representing those who have been seriously hurt or suffered a wrongful death involving someone else’s negligence or intentional actions.

At our firm, we stand ready to help you pursue the maximum level of financial compensation possible in your personal injury case.

Personal injury laws in Louisiana allow injured victims to file civil lawsuits against people, companies or government entities whose acts or omissions cause harm. Louisiana laws set a deadline, or “statute of limitations,” on the amount of time you have to file a personal injury lawsuit in court after an injury. In Louisiana, this deadline falls one year after the date of the accident in most cases.

Consulting with an experienced personal injury attorney like those with the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess can provide information on whether to pursue an action in court. Our experienced personal injury attorneys can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.

Our goal is to help people whose lives are dramatically changed due to a serious accident or fatality.

Common Recoveries from Losses

In these catastrophic cases it may be possible to recover costs for:

▪ Pain and Suffering
▪ Mental Anguish
▪ General Damages
▪ Lost Wages
▪ Loss of Future Wages
▪ Medical Bills
▪ Future Medical Bills

Personal injury and wrongful death cases can be difficult emotionally and financially. For that reason, it’s important to have an experienced personal injury lawyer standing up for you and asserting your legal rights.

 

Contact an Attorney

The experienced personal injury attorneys with the law firm of L. Clayton Burgess focus on maintaining the highest ethical standards. We will spend time with you, listening to your experience, at no charge, to determine how we can help you. If we decide to pursue the claim together, then we will discuss our fees up front and honestly.

In 2015, 9606 injuries were reported as a direct result 5850 vehicular accidents. Compare to:

2014, 8621 people were injured as a direct result of 5298 vehicular accidents involving pedestrians, passengers, and drivers in East Baton Rouge Parish..

For additional accident injury data visit:

http://hsrg.lsu.edu/

 

Our Louisiana personal injury attorneys 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 personal injury attorney to oversee your claim and fight for just compensation in a court of law.

If you or a loved one have suffered a personal injury in Baker, Louisiana, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay!

Our Baton Rouge Office: (225) 922-4416 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573.

Wrongful Death

Have you lost a loved one due to negligence?

Wrongful death suits are filed when the wrongful conduct of a person or entity results in the death of another person. Like personal injury, this area of tort can involve every area of tort practice – but your first step should be to consult with an experienced Baton Rouge wrongful death attorney. The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess has vast experience in successfully defending the rights of survivors of wrongful death. An experienced wrongful death attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.

You do not have to face these problems alone. The wrongful death of a loved one is one of the most tragic situations a family can face.

We know about the emotional trauma, the strain on the family and the economic hardship wrongful death causes.

 

Wrongful Death Qualifications

The four elements of wrongful death include:

Conduct of the individual caused the victim’s death.
Individual was negligent or strictly liable for the victim’s death.
Victim has surviving family or beneficiaries.
Victim’s death resulted in financial damages.

If all of these elements are present, the family will have the legal standing necessary to file a wrongful death lawsuit. While a wrongful death lawsuit will not bring back their loved one, this lawsuit can help the family make certain they are financially stable after their loved one’s untimely demise.

Our Louisiana wrongful death attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess are specialists in this field. They will meticulously investigate the case. We ensure all of the facts of the case are presented to the court in a clear and concise manner. Since the burden of proof is the responsibility of the victim’s family, it is essential to act quickly.

The circumstances surrounding any accident claim can oftentimes be complex, which leads to great difficulty determining who is liable for resulting damages. The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess will be your advocate and can fight to ensure you and your family receive the compensation you deserve.

In 2015, 31 fatalities were reported, as a direct result of 31 fatal accidents. Compare to:

2014, there were 51 fatalities as a direct result of 49 fatal accidents in East Baton Rouge Parish

For additional accident injury data visit:

http://datareports.lsu.edu

The accident attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess have the refined skill and lengthy litigation experience necessary to handle many kinds of personal injury claims, including automobile accidents, trucking accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, toxic torts, products liability, birth injuries, and brain injuries, among many others.

If you or a loved one have suffered a wrongful death in Baker, Louisiana, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Our Baton Rouge Office: (225) 922-4416 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573.

Truck Accident Attorney

Truck Accidents

Most people are aware that thousands of truck accidents take place every year in the United States. Which in turn causes injury to thousands of people, in addition to causing many deaths. A trucking accident occurs when large trailers (10,000+ lbs.) collide with other vehicles or pedestrians. Around 500,000 trucking accidents occur every year in the United States. Of these, approximately 5,000 trucking accidents result in fatalities. In fact, one out of every eight traffic fatalities involves a trucking collision.

If you are the victim of a trucking accident, the questions of who is responsible and what actually caused the accident are often much more complicated than in a simple traffic accident. Please contact the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess. We can provide a FREE initial consultation and work with you on whether to pursue an action in court. You will work with an accident attorney who has extensive experience handling car and truck accident settlements. There are many players involved, from the driver to the owner of the truck, and getting information about what went wrong often requires some industry know-how.

Because the web of players in the trucking industry can be complicated and getting information from the right sources may require some industry know-how, it is very important to get advice or representation from a personal injury lawyer.

Why do you need an attorney?

If the accident wasn’t your fault, having an attorney on your side gives you the best odds of getting all your bills and expenses covered so you don’t have to pay out of pocket. An experienced truck accident attorney will make sure the accident scene gets promptly investigated to gather evidence. We may bring in an experts to analyze the accident. Building a case takes time, and so does negotiating for the best outcome for you.

Our experienced trucking accident attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess can help you identify whether a self-insured defendant or corporation is liable.  Improper maintenance, neglecting to prevent unauthorized use of a commercial vehicle, inadequate supervision and improper training of the driver are contributing factors.

Those injured in trucking accidents may be entitled to recover compensation for damages suffered as a result of the accident. Losses include lost wages, hospital bills, and physical/emotional trauma, but it takes an experienced accident lawyer to fight for the compensation you deserve.

In 2015, 394 injuries were reported as a direct result of 365 trucking accidents, with 2 fatalities. Compare to:

2014, 343 people were injured as a direct result of 341 trucking accidents in East Baton Rouge Parish. There were 5 fatalities involving commercial trucks.

For additional accident injury data visit:

http://hsrg.lsu.edu/

Our trucking accident attorneys handle many kinds of personal injury claims, including automobile accidents, trucking accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, bus accidents, offshore accidents, brain injuries and wrongful death claims. The circumstances surrounding any accident claim can oftentimes be complex, which leads to great difficulty determining who is liable for resulting damages.

If you or a loved one have suffered a trucking accident injury in Baker, Louisiana, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Our Baton Rouge Office: (225) 922-4416 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573.

Car Accident Attorney

Car Accidents

Baker is a small city in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States, and a part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area. it is the Third-Largest City in East Baton Rouge Parish. The population was 13,895 at the 2010 census, an increase of 102 persons from the 2000 tabulation of 13,793.

The Baker Buffalo Festival is held every year in Baker on the last full weekend in September. The festival was started in 1993 as a fundraiser for the schools in the Town of Baker. The schools and their organizations are able to use the festival to raise money for their activities. Besides what they raise on their own, the Festival Committee also makes donations to all the schools that participate. It includes a festival, parade, Queen’s pageant, and a car show.

INCIDENTS OF CAR ACCIDENTS IN BAKER, LA

Major highways throughout the parish are I-10, I-49, U.S. Hwys. 190 and 167. In 2014, 93 people were injured in Baker as a direct result of vehicular accidents. There were 0 fatalities in that year.

For additional accident injury data visit:

http://datareports.lsu.edu/

Those injured in auto accidents may be entitled to recover compensation for damages suffered as a result of the accident, including, but not limited to, lost work wages, hospital bills, and physical/emotional trauma, but often times it takes an experienced accident lawyer to fight for the compensation you deserve.

The car accident injury attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess have the refined skill and lengthy litigation experience necessary to handle many kinds of personal injury claims, including automobile accidents, trucking accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, toxic torts, products liability, birth injuries, and brain injuries, among many others. The circumstances surrounding any accident claim can oftentimes be complex, which leads to great difficulty determining who is liable for resulting damages.

Our accident 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 just compensation in a court of law.

If you or a loved one have suffered a personal injury in Baker, LA, Louisiana, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay!

Our Baton Rouge Office: (225) 922-4416 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573.

 

COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND LINKS:

19TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT – EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH CLERK OF COURT
300 North Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
(225) 293-2933

LOUISIANA FIRST CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS
1600 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802
(225) 382-3000

U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA
Russell B. Long Building and Federal Courthouse
777 Florida St.
Suite 139
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
(225) 389-3500

CITY OF BAKER POLICE DEPARTMENT
1320 Alabama Street
Baker, LA
(225) 775-6000

EAST BATON ROUGE SHERIFF’S OFFICE
8900 Jimmy Wedell Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 389-5000

LOUISIANA STATE POLICE – TROOP A
17801 Highland Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
(225) 754-8500

Personal Injury Attorney

Personal Injury

Are you seeking justice for the injuries and damages you have suffered because someone else caused an accident? Have you been injured at work? Any serious injury must be addressed carefully and with a great deal of legal skill to ensure full and fair compensation is obtained under the law. The Louisiana Law Firm of L. Clayton Burgess is committed to representing those who have been seriously hurt or suffered a wrongful death involving someone else’s negligence or intentional actions.

At our firm, we stand ready to help you pursue the maximum level of financial compensation possible in your personal injury case.

Personal injury laws in Louisiana allow injured victims to file civil lawsuits against people, companies or government entities whose acts or omissions cause harm. Louisiana laws set a deadline, or “statute of limitations,” on the amount of time you have to file a personal injury lawsuit in court after an injury. In Louisiana, this deadline falls one year after the date of the accident in most cases.

Consulting with an experienced personal injury attorney like those with the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess can provide information on whether to pursue an action in court. Our experienced personal injury attorneys can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.

Our goal is to help people whose lives are dramatically changed due to a serious accident or fatality.

Common Recoveries from Losses

In these catastrophic cases it may be possible to recover costs for:

▪ Pain and Suffering
▪ Mental Anguish
▪ General Damages
▪ Lost Wages
▪ Loss of Future Wages
▪ Medical Bills
▪ Future Medical Bills

Personal injury and wrongful death cases can be difficult emotionally and financially. For that reason, it’s important to have an experienced personal injury lawyer standing up for you and asserting your legal rights.

 

Contact an Attorney

The experienced personal injury attorneys with the law firm of L. Clayton Burgess focus on maintaining the highest ethical standards. We will spend time with you, listening to your experience, at no charge, to determine how we can help you. If we decide to pursue the claim together, then we will discuss our fees up front and honestly.

In 2015, 9606 injuries were reported as a direct result 5850 vehicular accidents. Compare to:

2014, 8621 people were injured as a direct result of 5298 vehicular accidents involving pedestrians, passengers, and drivers in East Baton Rouge Parish..

For additional accident injury data visit:

http://hsrg.lsu.edu/

 

Our Louisiana personal injury attorneys 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 personal injury attorney to oversee your claim and fight for just compensation in a court of law.

If you or a loved one have suffered a personal injury in Baker, Louisiana, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay!

Our Baton Rouge Office: (225) 922-4416 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573.

Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death

Have you lost a loved one due to negligence?

Wrongful death suits are filed when the wrongful conduct of a person or entity results in the death of another person. Like personal injury, this area of tort can involve every area of tort practice – but your first step should be to consult with an experienced Baton Rouge wrongful death attorney. The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess has vast experience in successfully defending the rights of survivors of wrongful death. An experienced wrongful death attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.

You do not have to face these problems alone. The wrongful death of a loved one is one of the most tragic situations a family can face.

We know about the emotional trauma, the strain on the family and the economic hardship wrongful death causes.

 

Wrongful Death Qualifications

The four elements of wrongful death include:

Conduct of the individual caused the victim’s death.
Individual was negligent or strictly liable for the victim’s death.
Victim has surviving family or beneficiaries.
Victim’s death resulted in financial damages.

If all of these elements are present, the family will have the legal standing necessary to file a wrongful death lawsuit. While a wrongful death lawsuit will not bring back their loved one, this lawsuit can help the family make certain they are financially stable after their loved one’s untimely demise.

Our Louisiana wrongful death attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess are specialists in this field. They will meticulously investigate the case. We ensure all of the facts of the case are presented to the court in a clear and concise manner. Since the burden of proof is the responsibility of the victim’s family, it is essential to act quickly.

The circumstances surrounding any accident claim can oftentimes be complex, which leads to great difficulty determining who is liable for resulting damages. The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess will be your advocate and can fight to ensure you and your family receive the compensation you deserve.

In 2015, 31 fatalities were reported, as a direct result of 31 fatal accidents. Compare to:

2014, there were 51 fatalities as a direct result of 49 fatal accidents in East Baton Rouge Parish

For additional accident injury data visit:

http://datareports.lsu.edu

The accident attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess have the refined skill and lengthy litigation experience necessary to handle many kinds of personal injury claims, including automobile accidents, trucking accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, toxic torts, products liability, birth injuries, and brain injuries, among many others.

If you or a loved one have suffered a wrongful death in Baker, Louisiana, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Our Baton Rouge Office: (225) 922-4416 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573.

Contact a Louisiana Personal Injury Attorney

The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess offers personal injury assistance anywhere in Louisiana. With offices in 8 locations around the state, we are never far away. Call our toll-free number at 877-234-7573. Our intake specialist are available and talk to you about how we can help you receive the compensation you deserve. You can also contact us by email.