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A car accident happens every 10 seconds on American roads, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Many of these accidents are caused by negligent drivers and could have been entirely preventable.
Even minor injuries after a wreck can significantly affect the accident victim’s life. Medical bills add up quickly, especially if your injuries cause you to miss work. For those who are injured in a car accident because of someone else’s negligence, it’s important to seek the full amount of financial compensation you need to recover financially, physically and emotionally. The New Orleans car accident attorneys at Barrios Kingsdorf & Casteix can help.
Most car accidents are caused by negligence or error. The most common examples of negligence include:
The amount of compensation you may be entitled to will depend on the circumstances of your personal injury accident and the extent of your injuries.
Many people who are hurt in accidents assume that the negligent driver’s insurance company will offer them fair compensation. This is almost never true.
Insurance companies are a business. In order to be as profitable as possible, insurance companies work hard to pay as little as possible on accident claims. Often, the company will offer a quick settlement of far less than you deserve.
To get the maximum compensation for your accident claim, it’s important to have an attorney on your side who has experience handling insurance companies. A New Orleans car accident attorney at Barrios Kingsdorf & Casteix can evaluate a settlement offer and negotiate with the insurer on your behalf. If a reasonable settlement cannot be reached through negotiations, then we can file a claim in civil court on your behalf.
Our New Orleans personal injury attorneys have helped clients throughout Louisiana for more than 35 years. Our philosophy is simple – the client comes first. If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, contact us today for the skilled, personalized legal assistance you deserve.