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LA SALLE PARISH TRUCKING ACCIDENT ATTORNEY

LA SALLE PARISH TRUCKING ACCIDENT ATTORNEY

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

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. The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess will help you determine whether you have a valid claim and how your case will be presented. An experienced, La Salle Parish trucking accident attorney can provide you with an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.

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.

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.

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.

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.

In 2015, there were 6 people injured as a direct result of 4 trucking accidents. Compare to:

2014,  there were 11 injuries reported as a direct result of 14 trucking accidents in La Salle Parish.

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

If you or a loved one have suffered a trucking accident injury in La Salle 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.