Choosing the right attorney makes all the difference in a personal injury case!

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There are hundreds, if not thousands of personal injury attorneys. However, personal injury attorneys are not all the same. Each law firm has different goals as a business, and the strategies they use in their cases are aligned. Choosing a small firm with values that align with your personal goals for your case will give your case the attention and time it needs to get you the best possible outcome.

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25 Years

Of Experience

No Upfront Fees

On Our Cases

5 Star

Legal Representation

Easy Communication

With Our Office

How Distraction Can Be Fatal

distraction caused fatalities

Distraction and forgetfulness seem to be major issues in today’s society. Distraction is especially dangerous when it comes to driving and cars. People are so busy or obsessed with social media that time and time again, we see stories on our local news where children are actually left in a vehicle, eventually dying due to overheating or hyperthermia. Parents, caregivers, and guardians of children left in vehicles claim they were distracted and forgot the child was in the car, leading to horrific and preventable deaths.

Distraction Caused Fatalities

Unfortunately, incidents of forgetting a child in a vehicle are becoming more common. Distracted driving and forgetfulness are common due to the technology used today as well as schedules of parents or guardians. Factors that can contribute to leaving a child in a vehicle can include:

  • Talking on a mobile phone
  • Distracted by other children
  • Running multiple errands
  • Change in daily schedule

The death of a child left in a vehicle is 100% preventable. Such deaths are the result of distraction and multitasking. There are safeguards that individuals can put in place to ensure a child is never left in a vehicle. Placing items in the back of the car that has to be removed is a common way to remember the child is in the back seat. Wireless sensors can also be placed on the car seat or seatbelt of a child that can create an alert when the adult has left the vehicle without the child.

To ensure the safety of a child, parents, as well as caregivers or guardians, must give up the distractions that can lead to leaving a child in the vehicle. Such distractions, like using a smartphone, must be avoided in a vehicle to ensure personal safety as well as the safety of other passengers and others on the roadways.

Prevent Distraction-Caused Deaths

Hyperthermia and heat-related deaths of a child are completely preventable. Drivers should make changes to have the presence of mind while driving. It is crucial to be aware when driving with children. Be mentally present and aware at all times. Even if you are not physically holding a cellphone, you could be distracted by a hands-free device or talking to another passenger. Avoid such distractions so that you can keep everyone in your vehicle safe.

Ensure that anyone who drives with your child is ready to avoid distractions and will take great care when traveling with your children.

If you or a loved one have been affected by distracted driving and a child has suffered injury or died due to a preventable accident, you have the right to file a claim. Contact Cueria Law Firm to schedule a consultation so we can begin to build a case.

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Awards & Honors

Attorney Brent Cueria founded the Cueria Law Firm, L.L.C. located in New Orleans, in order to focus on the representation of injured individuals, where his true passion is. Mr. Cueria uses his past experience to diligently advocate for the injured and disabled clients he now represents against the insurance companies.

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  • $475,000

    Jones Act Seaman Injured in Oil Spill

  • $475,000

    Jones Act Seaman Orthopedic Injury

  • $400,000

    Passenger in Truck Crash Trial

  • $1,250,000

    Tractor Trailer Injury

  • $1,500,000

    Automobile Accident Settlement

  • $2,000,000

    Hotel Premises Liability Settlement

Positive Client Reviews

Had a Great experience. These guys are great and fast. They are on it. Y’all need to check out this law firm. Check them out u won’t be sorry but you will get a fair settlement because they are fair people. Been hurt??? Don’t wait. Call them today and let them litigate...
carolyn clay
carolyn clay
20:56 18 Jul 19
Brent is very professional and easy to work with. He made sure I was taken care of better than I expected. Very nice man and great team!
Kristin Marks
Kristin Marks
19:45 29 May 19
Mr. Brent Cueria does an amazing job! He was always available for any questions or concerns that I had. There was never a moment that he wouldn't take the time to help me out and keep me updated on the process of my case! A great attorney and an amazing guy!
Kevin Byrd
Kevin Byrd
15:59 08 May 19
Awesome caring firm that puts the clients needs first always. Brent was an exceptional lawyer and good person. I highly recommend Cueria Law Firm.
Cat D
Cat D
14:19 24 Apr 19
I had a good experience with this firm. The staff was professional and protected my personal interest. I would definitely recommend them.
Tameka Lewis
Tameka Lewis
22:35 07 Feb 19
Mr. Cueria was amazing, helped me beyond my expectations, they answer the phone and respond promptly to their clients. Very easy going, respectful, and professional.
April Washington
April Washington
21:59 10 Jan 19
Very nice reliable law firm... we really had good experience with him. And we are really thankful. I recommend him to everyone.
Salwan Ibrahimi
Salwan Ibrahimi
22:43 08 Nov 18
Mr. Brent is a great personal injury attorney as well as a caring attorney. He is always available to talk and answer all our questions. Mr. Brent does not take you on as just a client. He treats you like family.
Rashonda Matthews
Rashonda Matthews
17:11 01 Nov 18
The BEST in New Orleans!! I came into this office not knowing what would be the outcome of my case, and Brent assured me he got this! A big thanks to him and his staff for all your hard work!! I’m telling you if you need someone to represent he’s definitely the guy to call!! Love you guys! Until next time !😁
Allison Johnson
Allison Johnson
15:40 11 Oct 18
Highly recommended!! He’s a very caring attorney!! Gets the job done!!
Juju Giambe
Juju Giambe
21:14 22 Mar 18
Great experience. Very professional and personal at the same time. Highly recommended.
Hortense Ambrose
Hortense Ambrose
17:33 05 Mar 18
Mr. Cueria is very professional and works hard to assure that you received the best of outcome possible. Mr. Cueria and his staffed worked diligintly to give me the best settlement possible. I was very satisfied. -
Erica Ross
Erica Ross
13:17 07 Feb 18
I Love Mr. Brent. They handle me with tender loving care
Shannan Holmes
Shannan Holmes
08:55 30 Jan 18
This was my first experience ever having a lawyer and I was very grateful and it was very pleasant. Everything worked out for the best and I would definitely recommend Brent.
Lionel Vicknair
Lionel Vicknair
16:06 07 Dec 17

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There are many factors that can affect the outcome of your case, but time is often the most important. Call Cueria Law Firm today to speak to an attorney about your claim, and get started on the path to physical, emotional and financial recovery.

The team at Cueria Law Firm is here to assist you in all steps of your case - setting up doctor's appointments, starting an insurance claim, requesting a rental car, and more. We understand life after an accident can be overwhelming, but you aren't going through it alone.

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