If Your Loved One Died Due to Another’s Negligence, Our Louisiana Wrongful Death Lawyers Can Help You Obtain Financial Support

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Getting The Compensation To Recover Financially After Losing A Loved One

The sudden and tragic loss of a loved one in an accident is devastating and leaves the family in deep mourning, wondering why and how the accident happened. When a person dies as the result of an act of negligence, the law allows the family to seek damages from the liable party or parties through a wrongful death claim or lawsuit filed in civil court.

A wrongful death case is essentially a personal injury case, but the injured person is no longer here to file the lawsuit and certain close family members have the right to do so. The types of compensation pursued include various economic and non-economic damages:

wrongful-death-1 Any medical bills associated with treatment
prior to death
wrongful-death-2 Funeral and burial costs
wrongful-death-3 Estimated loss of income and benefits
that would have been earned had the person lived

The pain and suffering experienced by the person
in their final moments prior to death

wrongful-death-5 The loss of care, companionship, love, guidance,
and emotional support as a result of the death

Automobile Accidents And Wrongful Death Claims

In cases of wrongful death due to a traffic accident, there are various types of evidence that should be preserved, as well as witnesses to the accident to interview before time passes and memories fade. The statute of limitations allows for a limited time of only one year to file a wrongful death claim. It is imperative that the process begin as early as possible after the tragic loss.

Many of the deaths in Louisiana involve car or vehicle accidents. Fatal vehicle accidents in Louisiana recorded in 2014 included:

wrongful-death-6 Passenger Cars (291 fatalities)
wrongful-death-7 Light Truck/Pick Up (197 fatalities)
wrongful-death-8 Vans (21 fatalities)
wrongful-death-9 Car/Truck/Vans with Trailer (21 fatalities)
wrongful-death-10 Motorcycles (69 fatalities)
wrongful-death-11 and Trucks (54 fatalities)

At our firm, we assist the close family to seek compensation in a case in which the other driver acted negligently. Most fatal vehicle accidents are the result of negligent driving conduct, including drunk driving, speeding, and distracted driving. Talk to us at about your case. We can come to you.

Cases Of Mesothelioma And Wrongful Death

A person who has developed mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure will die of the disease. In most cases, the person was exposed to asbestos at some point in his or her work history. Many industries in Louisiana used asbestos, including oil refineries, shipbuilding facilities, and construction trades.

Our firm can assist families to file a wrongful death claim in these and other cases of toxic exposure. We have recovered millions of dollars for clients injured by chemical exposure.

Maritime Accidents And Wrongful Death

Families who have lost a loved one in a maritime accident should contact our firm at once. Our firm has years of experience in Jones Act cases. Our attorneys have published many legal articles on the subject of maritime accidents in legal journals and taught seminars to other lawyers about this area of law. You can be confident that your case is in the hands of true legal professionals. Call now for assistance.

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Our Areas of Practice

Louisiana injured accident victims have rights, and the attorneys of Neblett, Beard, and Arsenault want to help fight for them. Our attorneys understand that serious accident injuries can have a long-lasting impact on your life, and we will work hard to help you obtain compensation for your medical costs, property damage, lost time at work, and pain and suffering.
Personal injury cases can arise from a wide variety of accidents and other situations. Car accidents, truck accidents, slip and falls, exposure to toxic substances, and more are all avoidable circumstances that can lead to the unnecessary injury to a victim. Often, victims suffer serious injuries that leave them facing a difficult recovery or even a permanent disability. When that happens, victims should be able to focus on their health and recovery, not the complex and often frustrating details of a legal case.
When you are injured or become ill because of a dangerous drug, defective medical device, or a toxic consumer product, you are very likely not the only person to suffer. When a product harms a large number of people, a court may determine that the case can be filed as a mass tort action, which saves time, effort, and money for each individual plaintiff. Our mass tort attorneys are prepared to take on major manufacturers to get you the compensation you deserve.

Why Neblett, Beard & Arsenault Is Your Best Choice

You have a lot of choices when it comes to personal injury attorneys in the South Central U.S., so why choose us? Our results speak for themselves. Through our commitment and dedication, we are able to negotiate maximum settlements for our clients and we take pride in holding negligent parties responsible for the injuries they have caused. At Neblett, Beard & Arsenault, you can expect:

  • Experience in all areas of injury law. Our team of attorneys has handled every type of personal injury claim—from motor vehicle accidents to nursing home abuse—and we will match our experience to your specific case. You can rest assured that we understand the best approach for your unique claim and we will pull out all the stops to fight for you.
  • Commitment to clients. We value each and every one of our clients as an individual and our entire team—from our friendly receptionist to our highly skilled attorneys—will treat you with the dignity and respect you deserve. You will always feel like you are our top priority and we will see your case through to the end.
  • Maximum results. Our many years of experience and knowledge of the law allow us to evaluate the strength of your case and adopt the best strategy to pursue the maximum settlement available. If more than one party may be held responsible for your injuries, we will file multiple claims to make sure you get every penny you are owed to help you recover and support your family.

While our large staff and comprehensive services offer the advantages of a big law firm, our personalized service and individual attention give our clients the feeling of a small town family firm. With Neblett, Beard & Arsenault, you get the best of both worlds!

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