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St Landry Parish Wrongful Death Attorney

The surviving family members of a person that died in a wrongful death accident that was caused by the negligence of another does have legal rights. Survivors can generally make a claim for damages against a negligent person or company to recover financial compensation for medical treatment, medical bills, lost wages, other economic damages and non-economic damages.

Have you lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person, an employer, or a defective product in Sl. Landry Parish, Louisiana?

Families of wrongful death victims should schedule an initial consultation immediately with a  wrongful death  attorney. The attorneys at the Offices of L. Clayton Burgess have vast experience in successfully defending the rights of survivors of wrongful death.

Louisiana’s statute of limitations for wrongful death gives one year to file a wrongful death claim in court, usually starting from the date of the deceased person’s death.

Our Louisiana wrongful death attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess are specialists in wrongful death claims. They will meticulously investigate the case and 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.

In 2014, there were 24 fatalities as a direct result of 23  fatal vehicular accidents in St. Landry Parish.

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The wrongful death 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 injury 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 wrongful death attorney to oversee your claim and fight for just compensation in a court of law.

If you are a loved one have suffered a wrongful death in St Landry Parish, Louisiana, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Contact our Lafayette Office: (877) 234-7573.

An experienced St Landry Parish wrongful death attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.

We pride ourselves on handling every aspect of your case with utmost professionalism and experience.


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