Hammond Personal Injury Attorney

Hammond Car Accident Lawyer

The chances of getting into a car accident at least one time in your life is extremely high, especially due to the vast increase of vehicles on the road these days. If an individual gets into a crash, he/she may be lucky enough to escape with only minor injuries – perhaps just a few scrapes and bruises. But the impact of a car crash can range widely from financial issues to emotional or even physical injuries.

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    Car Accidents

    Getting involved in a car accident may lead to multiple consequences such as loss of wages, permanent injuries, and in worst cases, death. Therefore, it’s always advisable to take all the possible precautions to avoid car accidents in the first place. While some of the causes of car accidents may seem obvious, here are some of the top reasons behind this common mishap:

    • Drunken Driving: Driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol may turn out to be dangerous.
    • Speeding: While driving a car, it’s often tempting to travel above the prescribed speed limit. However, when drivers refuse to adhere to speed limits, their carelessness often leads to deadly accidents.
    • Bad Weather: When the weather becomes bad, one often witnesses serious collisions.


    The liability in a car accident is determined through multiple factors such as the circumstances that led to the accident and figuring out whether one of the drivers violated the laws.


    The Hammond car accident attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess have more than 20 years of experience in successfully tackling complicated car accident cases. Our car accident attorneys in Hammond work on your behalf to make sure that you get the right compensation.

    A driver who causes an accident under the influence of alcohol or because of negligence may face criminal charges. The penalties for criminal charges include fines, arrest, or suspended license. If a car accident victim dies, the surviving family members may also file a wrongful death lawsuit.

    Our car accident lawyers have in-depth understanding of all the state and federal laws and this helps them offer their services with efficiency. Therefore, contact our lawyers without wasting much of your time.


    The initial consultation is no charge , and if we agree to accept your case, we will work on a contingent fee basis. Meaning we get paid for our services only if there is a monetary award or recovery of funds.

    Don’t Delay! You may have a valid claim! Let us help you get your compensation before the statute of limitations expires!


    Contact Our Hammond Car Accident Attorneys at The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess Today!

    Car Accident Questions

    If you become a victim of a car accident for no fault of yours, the best thing to do is seek legal assistance quickly! By taking help from experienced lawyers, you will not only prevent costly mistakes but the cumbersome task of dealing with insurance companies will also be taken care of.

    The attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess offer FREE consultation and will offer the right advice for your case. Moreover, the solicitors here work on a contingent basis i.e. their fee is based on the outcome of your case.

    For any legal assistance, Call Clay!

    Parties Represented by Personal Injury Lawyer Receive 3.5 Times More Money Than Those Without One.

    Insurance Research Council Study 2004

    Understanding How the Law Works on Louisiana’s Roads

    When it comes to car accidents, Louisiana is not different from any other state. While driving, we are all expected to drive in a reasonably safe manner. If you indulge in aggressive driving and over speeding, you can be held liable in case there is an accident.

    Practice Areas

    Not all lawyers are created equal. Our team of legal representatives has more than 20 years of experience in handling car accident cases with ease and perfection. We are experienced in handling the following types of cases:

    • Automobile Accident Injuries
    • Rear-End Accidents
    • Head-On Collisions
    • Multi-Vehicle Accidents
    • Single Vehicle Accidents
    • Distracted Driving Accidents
    • Drunken Driving Accidents
    • Texting While Driving
    • Motorcycle Crashes
    • Truck Accidents
    • Wrongful Death Cases

    The attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess work with a team of Paralegals, Assistants, and Clerks to make sure that you get the right settlement amount.

    • Burn Injury
    • Amputation
    • Head, Neck, and Back Injuries
    • Paralysis
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Whiplash

    Once you have decided to work with us, we do a thorough investigation of your case. Our attorneys will:

    • Hire competent solicitors to present your case
    • Get all the medical records
    • Investigate the background of the accused/defendant
    • Get cell phone records
    • Interview all the known witnesses
    • Get photos of the scene

    Settlement Mills

    Insurance companies such as ‘settlement mills’ get their cases settled cheaply and quickly. They spend a huge amount of money on mass marketing campaigns. It’s advisable not to be fooled by bright colors and loud voices. If you find yourself in need of a car accident attorney, Don’t Delay! Call Clay!

    • Bus Accidents
    • Drunken Driving Accidents
    • Motor Vehicle Defects
    • Pedestrian Accidents
    • Trucking Accidents
    • UBER Accidents
    • Hit and Run Collisions
    • Commercial Vehicle Accidents


    Don’t Delay! Call Clay!