New Orleans Car Passengers Deserve Compensation

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How Car Passengers Can Obtain Compensation After an Accident

A car accident is always unsettling, no matter how major or minor. Whether you are the passenger or the driver, you are affected. Passengers are commonly shaken up considerably after an accident as they had no control over the outcome. Car passengers can be injured due to another vehicle driver or the driver of the vehicle they are riding in. When you are an auto passenger that is injured due to another individual’s negligent behavior while driving, you have the right to pursue damage compensation after your New Orleans accident.

In regards to a two-vehicle accident, the injured passenger does not have to prove liability. One of the drivers will most likely be liable. When a one-car accident occurs, the driver is usually liable unless the accident was unavoidable due to extenuating circumstances. However, it is critical no matter what the cause that you as the passenger seek counseling from an experienced Louisiana car accident attorney.

How Do New Orleans Car Accident Passengers Receive Compensation?

There are several ways that injured New Orleans car passengers can pursue compensation. The avenue in which compensation is sought will be dependent on the circumstances of the accident. Consulting with a New Orleans personal injury lawyer will help to determine the right path to take.

One option is to file a third-party claim against the policy of the owner of the vehicle in which you were riding inside or the driver of the vehicle. This would be done when you are involved in a one-car crash or if the driver of the vehicle in which you were riding was the reason behind the crash.

Another option is to file a third-party claim against a driver or owner of another vehicle that was involved in the collision. This claim is filed if you are involved in an accident and a driver of another vehicle is at fault.

It is important that no matter which avenue you pursue, you keep accurate records of what happened. You need to seek medical attention if you were injured in the automobile accident so that your New Orleans car accident attorney can have proof of the injuries you sustained. Accurate record keeping such as medical reports, police reports, and other insurance paperwork is vital to helping you pursue compensation after you’ve been involved in an auto accident in Louisiana.

The path you choose for compensation claims should be determined by a New Orleans personal injury lawyer.

Speak with an experienced New Orleans injury attorney who specializes in personal injury claims in order to make the right decision to file for compensation for your case. Allow the experienced team of New Orleans personal injury lawyers here to examine your case and help you get the compensation you deserve.

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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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    Tractor Trailer Injury

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    Jones Act Seaman Injured in Oil Spill

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Positive Client Reviews

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.
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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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