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Vermilion Parish Trucking Accident Attorney

Accidents involving commercial trucks are generally much more complex than those involving only cars.  A consultation with an experienced trucking accident attorney at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess can help establish the future cost of medical treatment or future care to ensure that you do not settle too low and end up having to pay out of pocket for future medical care.

First of all, because of the sheer size of a commercial truck, the resulting injuries and damage can been very serious resulting in long-term recovery and extensive medical treatment.

Secondly, commercial trucks are regulated not only by the state, but by federal laws (the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations), which requires a thorough understanding and expertise to determine if a violation of those laws took place.

Next, expert trucking accident reconstructionists are needed to review the accident through recreation, analyze the data and determine fault. Finding a qualified expert and retaining him or her can be difficult and cost prohibitive.

The process of collecting damages from the party at-fault for your accident can be complicated; however, our attorneys have the experience needed to navigate these types of claims. Our Louisiana trucking accident lawyers at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess can provide information on whether to pursue an action in court.

Injuries sustained in truck accidents can be severe, including head trauma, spinal cord damage, disfigurement, burns, broken bones, lacerations, paralysis, or even death. can help you recover property damages, medical expenses, lost wages and compensation for pain and suffering.

Trucking accident attorneys can work with you to understand the common reasons for trucking accidents, and the relationships among the persons and entities connected to the truck, the trailer, and the load. The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess will help you determine whether you have a valid claim and how your case will be presented.

In 2014  20 people were injured, with 1 fatality, as a direct result of 31 trucking accidents in Vermilion Parish.

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The trucking 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. The circumstances surrounding any accident claim can oftentimes be complex, which leads to great difficulty determining who is liable for resulting damages.

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

If you are a loved one have suffered a from a trucking accident in Vermilion Parish, or have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Contact our Lafayette Office: (877) 234-7573. If our lawyers do not collect money damages for you, you don’t owe an attorney fee. We don’t get paid unless we successfully recover compensation for you and your family.

An experienced Vermilion Parish trucking accident attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services. We work aggressively to seek restitution for victims who have been seriously damaged by the company’s negligence and disregard for safety.


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