If you were the victim of a Destrehan, Louisiana, truck accident, and you believe a reckless or careless truck driver was at fault, you may be able to hold the trucking company that employed the at-fault driver liable for your truck accident damages, and pursue compensation for your injuries and financial losses. A truck accident lawyer serving Destrehan from Morris Bart, LLC can review your case today. Call (504) 613-4771 to learn more about actions you may be able to take following a Destrehan truck accident. We offer free case reviews for truck accident victims, and we handle viable cases on a contingency-fee-basis. We may be able to file an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit on your behalf at no up-front or out-of-pocket costs to you or your family.
An Attorney Can Gather Evidence in Your Case
Proving you qualify to file an insurance claim or lawsuit, and showing the damages you suffered as a result of the accident, requires certain types of evidence that support your case. Because Morris Bart, LLC has more than 100 attorneys and 15 offices across the Gulf South, we have the resources to gather evidence in almost any truck accident case. When you work with Morris Bart, LLC our attorneys will gather evidence in your defense. In a truck accident case, this can include:
- Photos or videos from the accident
- Witness statements
- Police reports
- Testimony from accident recreation experts
- And more
If necessary, we can also file a request for evidence from the trucking company in your case. This evidence, when available, may include:
- Digital or manual rest logs.
- Dashcam video, if equipped.
- Telemetry data about speed, braking, and more.
- Records related to the truck’s maintenance or mechanical concerns.
- The driver’s training, license, or performance history.
As soon as we learn about your case and you sign on for representation, a member of the Morris Bart, LLC team will take action to collect evidence in your defense. Call (504) 613-4771 today to learn more about how we can help you.
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Let One of Our Truck Accident Lawyers Handle Your Destrehan Truck Accident Case
Louisiana Civil Code 2320 makes it possible for accident victims to hold a truck driver’s employer liable for their accident losses, rather than the truck driver themselves. Depending on who employed the truck driver, the defendant in your case could be a:
- Private trucking company
- Trucking corporation
- Government agency
If your case is against the municipal, state, or federal government, there may be special laws and deadlines that apply to your case. If you trust Morris Bart, LLC to handle your Destrehan truck accident case, we will defend your rights against whatever organization is liable for your injuries. Our lawyers will investigate your claim and secure evidence to support it. We will then present that evidence to the appropriate insurance company. If we are unable to reach the settlement to which you may be entitled, it may be possible to take your case to trial.
Possible Awards in a Truck Accident Case
If you suffered injuries due to the negligent actions of a Destrehan truck driver, you may be able to recover a settlement for:
- Current and future medical treatment.
- Current and future lost wages.
- Diminished earning capacity.
- Property damages, including repair of your vehicle.
- Pain and suffering.
- Other non-economic damages.
- Wrongful death damages, if the accident took the life of a family member.
When Morris Bart, LLC takes on your case, we will gather evidence of the full extent of your current and future losses. We will also manage the paperwork, deadlines, and negotiations in your case. Allowing a member of our team to represent your legal case allows you to focus all your energy on healing or grieving the loss of your loved one. You can reach a member of the Morris Bart, LLC truck accident team today. Call (504) 613-4771 now for your free consultation.
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The Statute of Limitations on Destrehan Truck Accident Lawsuits
There is a one-year statute of limitations that applies to most truck accident cases in Louisiana, as outlined in Louisiana Civil Code 3492. We generally have until the first anniversary of a truck accident to take legal action against the trucking company or another liable party. If we miss this deadline, you may lose the right to take legal action in the case. If you have questions about the statute of limitations in your case, call the Morris Bart, LLC legal team for answers today at (504) 613-4771.
Talk to a Destrehan Truck Accident Attorney About Your Case Today
If you suffered injuries in a Destrehan truck accident, an attorney from Morris Bart, LLC’s New Orleans office may be able to help you prove the truck driver caused the accident and help you hold their employer legally liable. You may be eligible to collect a financial recovery based on the facts of your case and the documented losses and expenses you sustained. Call (504) 613-4771 today for a free case evaluation and consultation with one of our truck accident lawyers serving Destrehan. Keep in mind that there are no up-front costs to work with our firm in your case. We collect payment only if you win a settlement or a ruling in court.
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