Laborde Earles Injury Lawyers has more than 100 years of combined experience serving clients from across Louisiana. Our Leesville attorneys can help you pursue a settlement or verdict for your personal injury. We can help you fight for compensation for your medical bills, pain and suffering, and more.
What Can Our Personal Injury Lawyers do for You?
We help victims seek financial awards for losses caused by another party’s negligence. Our objective is to help our clients pursue the maximum amount of compensation possible for their personal injuries. We handle a variety of cases, including but not limited to:
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Maritime injuries
- Premises liability
- Product liability
- Slip and fall accidents
- Dog bites
- Medical malpractice
- Defective products and dangerous drugs
When you choose Laborde Earles Injury Lawyers, you select a legal team that will handle your case from start to finish. We can assist you with an insurance claim or help you take action with a lawsuit. We will fight relentlessly to get you the compensation you need to get your life back on track.
We will Pursue Economic and Non-Economic Damages in Your Case
Personal injury victims can seek awards associated with their past and future out-of-pocket expenses, often referred to as economic damages. Economic damages are measurable expenses, which our attorneys can calculate using bills, receipts, and other records. These damages may include compensation for costs related to:
- Emergency medical services
- Medical devices and mobility aids
- Cognitive and physical rehabilitation
- Lost wages
- Lost earning capacity
- Vehicle or personal property damages
Non-economic damages, also known as damages for pain and suffering, compensate victims for their injuries’ physical, mental, and emotional toll. You could receive non-economic damages for conditions like:
- Chronic pain
- Loss of a limb or body part
- Loss of mobility
- Severe scarring
Non-economic damages are less concrete, but our attorneys can help you determine an appropriate sum to seek for these losses.
Wrongful Death Compensation in Louisiana
Wrongful death cases fall under the umbrella of personal injury law. CC §2315.1 allows family members to seek the economic and non-economic damages their deceased loved one could have pursued had they lived. This includes the deceased’s:
- Final medical expenses
- Burial and funeral costs
- Property damages
CC §2315.2 gives surviving family members the right to seek additional compensation for damages they sustained because of their loved one’s death. You could be eligible for awards for your:
- Loss of support
- Loss of companionship
- Lost guidance
Our personal injury lawyers can tell you more about wrongful death compensation and your right to pursue these awards.
What is the Value of Your Case?
Every personal injury case is unique. Various factors can impact how much your case is worth, including:
- The severity of your injuries
- The extent of your pain and suffering
- Your wages at the time of your injury
- How long you have been unable to work/whether you can return to work
- The cost of your medical bills and your future health care needs
- The value of your personal property damages
The type of personal injury you suffered could also affect your settlement or verdict amount. For example, RS §5106 caps awards excluding medical bills, lost wages, loss of earning capacity, and property damages at $500,000 in cases against the state. Our lawyers can tell you more about circumstances related to your case and its potential value.
Laborde Earles Injury Lawyers has Secured $200 Million-Plus in Settlements and Verdicts for Our Clients
We have achieved success in a wide range of personal injury cases. Our winning record includes:
- A $23 million wrongful death judgment
- A $5 million judgment for a paralyzed driver
- A 1.2 million trial verdict for a motorcycle accident victim
- $400,000 for a surgical medical malpractice victim
We will Attempt to Settle Your Case Outside of Court
If possible, we will work to settle your case outside of court. Our attorneys are familiar with automobile insurance claims, homeowners and renters insurance claims, medical malpractice insurance claims, and other types of insurance policies that may apply to personal injury cases.
We will investigate your accident and injuries, build a case, file your claim, and negotiate for the best possible outcome for you. We will communicate with insurance companies on your behalf, protecting you from undue pressure or aggressive tactics. However, if an insurance settlement is not an option or the insurance provider denies your claim, we will pursue a lawsuit.
We Want to Help You Take Action Before the Statute of Limitations Expires
It is a good idea to explore your legal options as soon as possible following your injury. It takes time to collect evidence and work through insurance negotiations, and the law limits your time for filing a lawsuit.
According to CC §3492, you have one year to file a personal injury or wrongful death case. Most other legal actions, such as those for medical malpractice or product liability, also are limited to one year. Our attorneys can tell you more about how the statute of limitations applies to you.
Call the Attorneys at Laborde Earles Injury Lawyers to Get Started Today
We want to help you secure the compensation available as quickly and easily as possible. We will work with you to answer your questions, address your needs, and relieve your legal burden. We want you to focus on your recovery and your family while we focus on getting you the awards you deserve.
To find out more about how Laborde Earles Injury Lawyers can serve you, call our offices today.