If you were injured because of the negligence of another party, Louisiana’s personal injury laws allow you to pursue compensation from the parties who are liable for your personal injuries. You may be able to pursue compensation from the negligent party for your property damage, medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering.
The Delcambre personal injury lawyers from Laborde Earles Injury Lawyers is ready to discuss your claim. Our team can discuss the circumstances of your claim during a free and confidential consultation. Contact us at (337) 777-7777 to get started.
Slip and Falls
When Louisiana property owners are negligent, they may cause visitors to suffer injuries they may have otherwise been able to avoid. Causes of slip and falls in which the property owner may be held liable for the resulting damages include:
- Uneven grounds or floors
- Loose, cracked, or missing steps
- Missing handrails
- Unmaintained property
- Food, liquid, or oil spillage on the property that has not been cleaned up
- Poor lighting
For a free legal consultation with a personal injury lawyer serving Delcambre, call (337) 777-7777
Under CC 2321, an animal owner can be held liable for injuries stemming from their animal’s attack if the owner knew (or should have known by exercising reasonable care):
- That the animal’s behavior would cause damage
- That the injury could have been prevented
A Delcambre personal injury lawyer can help gather evidence to establish the required legal elements so that you can pursue compensation for the damages you have sustained.
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Because commercial trucks are so large and log so many hours each year, they must comply with additional laws. Nonetheless, many accidents involving these powerful vehicles continue to occur each year for reasons such as:
- Not complying with the hours of service rules promulgated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), which aim to prevent fatigued driving accidents
- When truckers use drugs or alcohol while driving, in violation of state and federal laws
- Defective vehicles or vehicle parts that cause a trucker to lose control of their vehicle
- Inexperienced drivers who were hired without a thorough background check regarding their experience and driving history
Call Laborde Earles Injury Lawyers at (337) 777-7777 to learn about how there may be multiple parties at fault for your truck accident.
There were over 880 injuries in motor vehicle accidents occurring in Iberia Parish in 2019, according to statistics from the Center for Analytics & Research in Transportation (CART), Alcohol was involved in 53 of these injuries. Other causes of vehicle accidents in Louisiana include:
- Impaired driving caused by drugs or alcohol
- Reckless driving
- Drowsy driving
If you were injured in a car accident, you have a right to hire legal services to help identify the total extent of damages you sustained and to pursue compensation for them.
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If you were injured in a boating accident or another incident on the water, be sure to hire a lawyer who is familiar with maritime law, which is the field of law that applies to the open waters.
Even though product manufacturers are expected to protect the public by safely testing their products and taking precautions to prevent injuries to consumers, people are still injured every day because of defective products.
Our firm handles cases involving dangerous products, including dangerous medical devices and drugs. We can help get to the bottom of your case and identify all potentially liable parties in these cases, which may include:
- Drug manufacturers
- Pharmaceutical companies
- Medical personnel
- Sales representatives
If you or your loved one was harmed by a dangerous drug or other product, our team can help you hold the responsible party accountable for the damages you sustained.
Dangerous medical devices or drugs can spur mass tort cases, which are cases that involve similarly situated plaintiffs who have been harmed in a similar manner against a common defendant. If you and other parties have been harmed, a mass torts claim is a way that you can pool your resources together to hold the negligent company accountable for its careless actions.
According to CC 2315.2, certain family members have the right to pursue compensation for the losses they endured—due to the loss of a loved one who was killed in a personal injury accident. These family members of the decedent may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim:
- The surviving spouse and/or children
- The surviving parent
- The surviving siblings
- The surviving grandparent
- The surviving grandparents of the decedent
- The personal representative of the estate on behalf of the heirs
While no amount of compensation will ever properly compensate you for the loss of your loved one, a wrongful death claim may help you to recover compensation to ease the financial burden you may be subjected to. You may be able to receive compensation for:
- Medical expenses up to the time of your loved one’s death
- Loss of consortium, service, and society
- Pain and suffering
- Burial and funeral expenses
In most cases, you only have one year from your loved one’s date of death to pursue a lawsuit, so contact us soon if you want to take action.
Contact Us Today to Learn More About Your Claim
If you or your loved one was injured by the negligent actions of another person or entity, the Delcambre personal injury lawyers from Laborde Earles Injury Lawyers can assist you with every aspect of your claim. After investigating your accident, we will gather information about who may be liable for your accident, We can and evidence that supports your claim.
Our goal is to secure fair compensation on your behalf. We proudly represent clients throughout Delcambre, Alexandria, Lafayette, and surrounding areas. Accept your free case review by contacting us today at (337) 777-7777.