Hammond is the largest city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 20, 337 in the 2013 census and is home to Southeastern Louisiana University. Hammond is the principal city in Tangipahoa Parish.
Southeastern Louisiana University is a large regional university based in Hammond and is one of the city’s largest employers. It was established in 1925 through the efforts of the educator Linus A. Sims, then the principal of Hammond High School. Along with Hammond, Ponchatoula is the other city in the parish. Towns include: Amite City, Independence, Kentwood, and Roseland, plus villages and unincorporated areas.
INCIDENTS OF CAR ACCIDENTS IN HAMMOND
Major highways throughout the parish are I-12, I-55, U.S. Hwy s 51 and 190. In 2014, there were 465 injuries as a direct result of vehicular accidents. There was 1 fatality in that same 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 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 Hammond, 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.
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COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND LINKS:
21ST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURTHOUSE (TANGIPAHOA)
110 N. Bay Street
Amite, LA 70422
TANGIPAHOA PARISH CLERK OF COURT (two offices)
110 North Bay Street #100
Amite City, LA
318 Northwest Railroad Avenue
FIRST CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEAL
1600 North Third Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 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
HAMMOND POLICE DEPARTMENT
120 S. Oak Street
Hammond, LA 70403
TANGIPAHOA PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE
15475 Club Deluxe Drive
Hammond, LA 70403
LOUISIANA STATE POLICE – TROOP L
2600 No Causeway
Mandeville, LA 70471