Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Lawyer New Orleans
Cueria Law Firm, L.L.C. represents individuals and the families of individuals who have been seriously injured or killed as a result of the negligence of others (whose serious injury or death was caused by the negligence of others). Our experienced attorneys ensure that personal injury victims and their families obtain justice.
We understand how corporations, insurance companies, and their lawyers think. (We do not represent corporations or insurance companies.) In these types of cases, insurance companies try to limit the amount of money they will pay out on the claim regardless of the severity of the injury. For this reason, it is important for you to have a qualified attorney who will be your advocate to assure that you obtain justice.
At Cueria Law Firm, L.L.C. our New Orleans personal injury attorney is aware of the types of experts needed to prove the catastrophic and life altering injuries that are associated with this type of litigation, and we understand how to demonstrate the consequences of such injuries to a court or jury. We are experienced and are able to properly present evidence concerning pain and suffering of an injured party and losses sustained by losing a loved one. We present loss of wages and earning capacity losses as economic losses through the use of qualified experts including economists. Medical experts will be tendered to document medical expenses, pain and suffering, mental anguish, disfigurement, disability and losses sustained by love ones.
Wrongful death is a claim in standard law jurisdictions against an individual who could be held liable for a the loss of life . The declaration is introduced a civil motion , typically by members of the family , just as highlighted by statute . Under common law code , a deceased individual is unable to file a claim , so this produced a loophole wherein actions that led to a person’s personal injury could lead to civil sanction however actions that led to a person’s demise will not.
Punitive damages may be available in certain situations. Punitive damages are meant to punish the guilty party for conduct that is grossly reckless or intentional. For example, it could involve reckless violations of safety and other statues that the responsible party knew about that contributed to the injury that would have been easily preventable had normal actions been taken. The more recklessly that someone acts, the more likely those punitive damages may be available. Louisiana does not allow punitive damages in most instances.
The calculation of the amount of money damages that an injured person or an injured party’s family is entitled to depends upon the circumstances of each case. An investigation into the cause of the accident and the injuries sustained by the injured party is essential to properly evaluate the claim.
Cueria Law Firm, L.L.C. has assembled a team of competent, aggressive New Orleans personal injury attorneys who are taught to show compassion toward their clients in their time of need. We are aware of the catastrophic consequences of personal injury and Wrongful Death. We believe in personalized attention. Our initial meeting will be face-to-face at the client’s home. Together with local counsel, we are able to represent clients throughout the country and are willing to schedule a meeting at your home at your convenience. This meeting involves no out-of-pocket cost or obligation to the injured party or the family. Following our meeting, we are prepared to quickly obtain investigative reports from the proper investigative agencies and request all available information concerning the accident pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act.
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Do you have a claim? Contact us or call us at 504-525-5211.