Hammond Lawyers

Serving the Injured with Over 50 Years Combined Experience

Sustaining injuries in a fault-based accident can leave you reeling for days, weeks, and even longer. Suddenly you are faced with the pain and discomfort of physical damage as well as emotional trauma, spiraling medical expenses, and more. You may be unable to work for an extended period of time while your loved ones face financial uncertainty. In the midst of all this, you must deal with an insurance claim seeking the compensation to which you are entitled while an adjuster likely pressures you into a quick settlement worth far less than what your case is worth.

In such a situation, you should seek trusted legal help. You need a legal professional who is on your side looking out for your best interests, whose sole aim is to help you recover fair and just compensation for all of your damages. In and around the greater Hammond area, you can turn to Anderson Traylor Edwards where our legal team has 50 combined years of experience in handling personal injury claims just like yours. At our firm, you will never pay upfront or out-of-pocket fees since we work on a contingency fee basis. Furthermore, we handle personal injury law exclusively which means we thoroughly understand this field and how to get results.

How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim?

Due to the complexities of personal injuries, the State of Louisiana has statutes of limitations set for the varying accident types. Generally, the statute of limitations for personal injury claims in Louisiana is one year. Just as each accident type is unique, each individual accident has its own complexities and the statute of limitations may vary depending upon the nature of your injury. Victims of personal injuries may benefit from consulting a skilled personal injury attorney who can advise victims of their opportunities for financial recovery and what important steps should be taken.

Cases We Handle

Personal injury claims can arise in a variety of ways, but they have one factor in common, which is the negligence, recklessness, or carelessness of the other party or parties involved. Examples of this can be an auto accident in which a drunk driver has crashed into your car or defective brakes causing you to be unable to stop in traffic.

At Anderson Traylor Edwards, we handle all types of personal injury claims, such as:

Injuries from such accidents can include the catastrophic injuries mentioned above as well as whiplash, road rash, sprains, broken bones, severe burns, internal bleeding or organ damage, concussions, loss of limbs, and neck, back, hip, and knee injuries. These types of injuries can sideline you for days, weeks, or months and, in the worst cases, leave you permanently disabled.

To ensure that you receive all of the compensation you will need for past and future medical expenses, lost wages or income, pain and suffering, property damage, and emotional trauma, you will need an aggressive advocate fighting for you against insurers who will work to minimize or deny those damages. That is why it is essential that you work with a seasoned attorney who has proven results in this field.

Filing a Personal Injury Claim—What You Need to Know

In any accident in which you have been injured due to the fault of another, you need to take as many proactive steps as possible immediately afterward. Such actions include removing yourself from the roadway (if possible), calling 911, and getting medical attention—even if you feel you have not been hurt. Many injuries do not show up for hours or even days afterward and you will want medical documentation for your claim. You should, if you can, take photos of the accident scene, including all vehicles involved, debris, skid marks, etc. as well as make a police report, exchange insurance information with the other driver(s), get witness information, and anything else that you think may back up your claim.

Never, however, admit fault or guilt to any other parties and keep your statements limited strictly to the facts. Then call our firm for a free consultation as soon as possible so that we can begin the work of investigating and documenting the evidence needed to negotiate a fair settlement.

Ready to get started? Call us at (985) 244-3070 24/7 to discuss your personal injury claim. We can come to your hospital or home.

Hear It From Our Past Clients

  • Felt That You Truly Cared About Me

    “Very friendly, took the time to explain everything as many times as needed, kept me informed every step of the way. I highly recommend this law firm and I know you would be extremely satisfied with ...”

    - Monette
  • Ashley Was Available Every Time I Had a Question

    “Some lawyers don't have time for you, but Mrs. Ashley made time! you can't go wrong with this law firm, they go over and beyond for you! they are always available and honest! very kind and caring people!”

    - Kelly
  • Excellent and Affordable

    “Mr. Chris Edwards literally fought for us. Excellent law firm and lawyers.”

    - Bethany

Case Results

  • $11,900,000 Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

    Multiple victims of mild traumatic brain injury in an intersectional crash.

  • $3,625,000 Serious Injuries

    Mother and daughter headed home from school rear-ended by a concrete truck.

  • $3,350,000 Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

    Mild traumatic brain Injury settled in court.

  • $1,000,000 Catastrophic Injury

    Doe v. Doe, 05/09

  • $900,000 Back & Head Injuries

    Elderly man hit from behind by dump truck on the interstate.

  • $750,000 Back & Neck Injury

    Elderly man hit by a commercial truck in a private parking lot.

  • $750,000 Catastrophic Injury

    The elderly got hit by an eighteen-wheeler.