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.
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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.
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19TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT – EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH CLERK OF COURT
300 North Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
LOUISIANA FIRST CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS
1600 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802
U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA
Russell B. Long Building and Federal Courthouse
777 Florida St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
CITY OF BAKER POLICE DEPARTMENT
1320 Alabama Street
EAST BATON ROUGE SHERIFF’S OFFICE
8900 Jimmy Wedell Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
LOUISIANA STATE POLICE – TROOP A
17801 Highland Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810