Have you been the victim of an 18-wheeler accident here in Shreveport, Louisiana? You have a right to bring an insurance claim and file a personal injury lawsuit. If this has happened to you -- or a loved one -- contact the Law Offices of Philip B. Adams. Use our "contact us" page. We provide top-tier legal assistance for all types of personal injury cases in Caddo Parish and other parts of Louisiana. We work hard to obtain compensation for victims of all types of truck accidents, such as 18-wheeler trucks, semis, big rigs, tractor-trailers, and other large commercial vehicles like buses and more. In this article, we discuss the types of damages that can be recovered by victims of Louisiana 18-wheeler truck accidents.
To begin, please note that you should act very quickly after a Louisiana big-rig accident because Louisiana law imposes a short deadline for filing a personal injury lawsuit. This is called a "statute of limitations," and in Louisiana, the statute of limitations is only one year from the date of the accident. This applies to claims for compensation based on negligence and also for wrongful death and survivor actions if there has been a fatality.
What Categories of Damages Can Be Recovered for a Louisiana 18-Wheeler Accident?
If you are a victim of an accident here in Louisiana, you have a right to compensation. You have a right to FULL recovery for all injuries and property damage. The goal of compensation is to attempt -- as fully as possible -- to "make whole" the victim. Since an accident causes many types of losses, there are just as many categories of damages. These include compensation for:
Contact A Louisiana Personal Injury Attorney Today
For more information, contact the Law Offices of Philip B. Adams. If you have been injured in a Louisiana accident, our Louisiana personal injury lawyers can help you recover the full compensation you are entitled to according to Louisiana law. To contact us, complete our "Contact Us" page here. We have the experience and legal knowledge that you need. We have offices in Shreveport and handle personal injury cases throughout all of Louisiana. Thank you for reading and visiting our website.