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AVOYELLES PARISH TRUCKING ACCIDENTS ATTORNEY

AVOYELLES PARISH TRUCKING ACCIDENTS ATTORNEY

 

If you are the victim of a trucking accident in Avoyelles Parish, La, the question of who is responsible and what actually caused the accident are often much more complicated than in a simple traffic accident. 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.

Our trucking accident attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess 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. An experienced, Avoyelles  Parish trucking accident attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.

The most common causes of truck accidents are:

  • driver error prior to and during the trip
  • mechanical failures
  • weather conditions
  • road design, and traffic signal failures.

Even though large trucks are only responsible for 3% of injury-causing motor vehicle accidents, trucking accidents typically cause much greater harm than ordinary traffic accidents due to the large size and heavy weight of most trucks.

When trucking companies fail to meet their responsibilities, the trucking accident lawyers at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess respond by aggressively seeking restitution for victims who have been seriously damaged by the company’s negligence and disregard for safety. We have successfully represented numerous individuals in obtaining compensation after accidents involving commercial trucks.

Laws Governing Truck Accidents

Federal laws and regulations govern the trucking industry. These laws establish certain standards that trucking companies, owners, and drivers must meet, and often determine who is responsible for a trucking accident.

Because the issues 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 Louisiana trucking accident lawyer like the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess. A consultation with an experienced trucking accident attorney can provide information on whether to pursue an action in court.

In 2015, 13 people were injured as a direct result of 19 trucking accidents in Avoyelles Parish. In 2014, 12 injuries were reported as a direct result of 22 trucking accidents.

For additional accident injury data visit:

http://datareports.lsu.edu

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, bus accidents, offshore accidents, brain injuries and wrongful death claims.

Those injured in trucking 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.

If you or a loved one have suffered a trucking accident injury in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Alexandria Office: (318) 527-4932 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573.

Our staff of Paralegals, Assistants, Clerks, and Investigators, work diligently to assist your personal injury attorney with the handling of your claim or case.

DON'T DELAY! YOU MAY HAVE A VALID CLAIM AND BE ENTITLED TO COMPENSATION FOR YOUR INJURIES, BUT A LAWSUIT MUST BE FILED BEFORE THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS EXPIRES.