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West Monroe Car Accident Lawyers

West Monroe, Louisiana is a beautiful town with plenty of green spaces and lots to do and see along the Ouachita River. Unfortunately, car accidents can occur here or anywhere, and when you least expect it. If you are injured in an accident caused by a negligent or reckless driver, you owe it to yourself to obtain legal representation. West Monroe personal injury lawyers will defend your legal rights and help you move forward with your recovery.

At Bart Bernard Injury Lawyers, we have a longstanding history of defending the legal rights of car accident victims in West Monroe and throughout the beautiful state of Louisiana. We provide courteous client services with a personalized touch because you deserve to have your voice heard. Speak with a car accident attorney at our law firm about your case today.

Your post-accident checklist

The aftermath of a car accident can be a confusing, chaotic time. However, it’s very important to stay calm and avoid panicking. There are a few things you need to do right away, such as the following:

  • Check whether you or anyone else has been injured.
  • If possible, move the car to the side of the road. Otherwise, get everyone out of the car and away from traffic.
  • Call 911. Always report accidents, no matter how minor they might seem.

It’s important to seek medical attention as soon as possible, even if your injuries don’t seem too serious. Your medical records will provide proof for your personal injury complaint. Plus, your injuries might actually be more serious than they initially seem.

Remember to exchange information with the other driver, and take pictures of the scene, the cars, and the injuries. After you receive medical care, you’ll need to obtain a copy of the police report and call Bart Bernard Injury Lawyers to schedule a consult.

Questions to ask during your free case review

The team at Bart Bernard Injury Lawyers always encourages you to ask questions and share your concerns. We want you to be fully informed about the legal process, the merits of your case, and all applicable laws in Louisiana. Since your free case review will cover quite a lot of ground, you might want to write down your questions in advance. Some examples of questions our West Monroe personal injury lawyers commonly hear include the following:

  • What are the merits of my case? Should I file a lawsuit?
  • What sort of settlement or jury award might I receive?
  • How long does this process take?
  • What’s the likelihood of the case going to trial?
  • How often will I be contacted about the progress of my case?
  • Who should I contact if I have additional questions?

You might also ask about any factors that work in your favor or against your interests, and what you can do to increase your chances of securing a settlement or favorable jury award.

Meet with a personal injury lawyer about your case

At Bart Bernard Injury Lawyers, the initial consultation is always free of charge, with no obligation. We proudly represent injured car crash victims and their families from West Monroe and throughout Louisiana. At your initial consultation with your car accident lawyer, you’ll have the opportunity to ask all of your questions and be fully informed about your options for legal recourse. Call us today to increase your chances of securing maximum compensation for your injuries. Hit Hard with Bart Bernard™