Preventable accidents affect thousands of people every day in the United States. Personal injury law allows people to recover for their injuries and other losses. There are types of economic and non-economic losses. Those that are often recoverable through a personal injury claim include:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income
- Damage to property
- Physical and emotional pain and suffering
The links provided below are there to help people with no formal legal training better understand personal injury law. Remember, this information below should not be used as as legal advice. Personal injury law is complicated. The assistance of an experienced lawyer can often result in a much better outcome. Are you interested in scheduling a free personal injury consultation with one of the lawyers at L. Clayton Burgess? Call our office today at (337) 234-7573.
LEGAL RESOURCE LINKS
- Texas Constitution and Statutes – A free online version of the Texas Constitution and Statues.
- The Louisiana Revised Statutes – The full text of the Louisiana Revised Statutes.
- The Texas State Law Library – The official website for the Texas State Law Library.
- Opinions of the Louisiana Supreme Court – A searchable database of opinions of the Louisiana Supreme Court.
- The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure – The full text of the rules that govern all federal civil court proceedings.
- Opinions of the United States Supreme Court – Recent opinions published by the United States Supreme Court.
- The Legal Information Institute – A website by Cornell University Law School. Providing free legal information to the public.
LAFAYETTE PARISH COURTS AND POLICE
- 15th Judicial Court District
- Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court
- District Court of Western Louisiana
- Lafayette Police Department
- Lafayette Parish Police Department
- Louisiana State Police – Troop 1
INFORMATION ABOUT COMMON INJURIES THAT LEAD TO PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – A government agency. Provides information and data regarding common health issues. Including those that often arise from preventable accidents.
- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – Issues regulations dealing with highway traffic. Also maintains data about highway safety.