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Lake Charles Car Accident Lawyers

Even the most cautious of drivers can find themselves seriously hurt in an accident. Whether the crash was caused by a driver who ran a stoplight, was under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or was recklessly speeding, victims have a right to pursue compensation from at-fault parties.

The Bart Bernard team of Lake Charles personal injury lawyers fight to safeguard your rights. Our legal team leverages 20 years of experience representing clients in complex injury claims involving all kinds of motor vehicles and large trucks. Over the years, we have helped hundreds of car accident victims in Louisiana get proper compensation for their injuries, medical bills, lost income, pain, and suffering. When you choose an experienced car accident attorney, you will have peace of mind knowing that a tough advocate is with you every step of the way.

After an auto accident, Hit Hard. Get Bart Bernard™

A member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Bart Bernard Injury Lawyers has a proven history of winning substantial settlements and verdicts for his clients. If you’ve been in a car wreck, we’ll put our resources and expertise to work in an effort to seek justice on your behalf.

Find out if you have a case. Book a private consultation, free of charge, with Bart Bernard Injury Lawyers today.

Don’t jeopardize your right to legal action

The statute of limitations in Louisiana allows just one year from the date of an auto accident to file a claim for personal injury or wrongful death. While this may seem like ample time to pursue legal action against responsible parties, this time frame is relatively short for your attorney to investigate, interview witnesses, call upon industry experts and build a persuasive claim that speaks to the full range of your property damage, injuries and economic losses.

Needless to say, it’s best to call Bart Bernard Injury Lawyers as soon as possible after a car wreck. Anything you tell the insurance company can be misconstrued or used against you, so it’s important to seek legal counsel before signing any documents or statements.

Serious and fatal traffic accidents in Lake Charles

According to Louisiana crash data for 2018, nearly 1,140 vehicles were involved in accidents that year, and 767 people died. The 1-10 and I-210 in Lake Charles are the site of numerous wrecks every month, many involving 18-wheelers and large commercial trucks.

The fatal accident count for the city has exceeded the Louisiana state average for several years, underscoring the myriad dangers facing motorists.

Attorney Bart Bernard has extensive experience with motor vehicle accidents involving:

  • Side-impact or T-bone collisions
  • Rollovers
  • Defective tires
  • Hit and run drivers
  • Cell phone use/distracted driving
  • Multiple-vehicle accidents
  • Head-on collisions
  • Road debris
  • Rear-end collisions
  • Driving under the influence

No cost to hire experienced Lake Charles car accident lawyers

The Bart Bernard team of Lake Charles personal injury lawyers can help you seek fair compensation from the insurance company for your car accident injuries and pursue a lawsuit against the at-fault driver, when necessary.

Worried about attorney retainer fees? If we do not win money on your behalf, you owe us nothing! Our legal team is available 24/7 to take your call.