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Personal Injury Lawyer in Allen Parish

Types of Personal Injury Accidents

If you were harmed due to another individual's negligence, you may be able to pursue compensation for your injuries. Injuries may include mental, physical and emotional damages. These injuries can be caused by a various types of negligence, trucking accidents, defective products, and other accidents. If your loved one died as the result of another's negligence, you can pursue justice through a wrongful death claim.

Pure Comparative Fault in Louisiana

Negligence is the failure to use reasonable caution to avoid harming other people. Fault in personal injury cases in Louisiana is generally placed on the individual who has a duty not injure another and breaches that duty by harming them. If you are injured, you must prove that your injuries were caused by another person's negligence to some extent. Even if you were 99% at fault for your own injuries in Allen Parish, you may still be able to recover damages because of Louisiana's pure comparative fault rule. Your compensation will be reduced according to your degree of fault, but you may still be able to recover some amount of money.

How much compensation will I receive?

If you are injured by another person's negligence, there is no minimum or maximum amount of compensation you will receive. Depending on the extent of your injury, economic damages, and the length of time the injury is expected to last, you may recover damages for lost wages, medical bills, pain, suffering, humiliation, distress, and more. You only have a year to pursue compensation for a personal injury case, so it is in your best interest to contact a personal injury attorney from Hebert Holmes & Fontenot.

Fight for Your Compensation

With more than 100 years of combined experience, our legal team is well-equipped to assist you in fighting for your damages in Kinder, Allen Parish, and Southwest Louisiana. Clients come first at our firm, and we believe in working closely and communicating openly with them to seek the best possible outcome. To learn more about your options, complete a case evaluation or contact Hebert Holmes & Fontenot today!

Hebert Holmes & Fontenot - Allen Parish Wills & Successions Lawyer
528 North Ninth Street
Kinder, LA 70648
Phone: (337) 738-2568

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