Mansfield Personal Injury Lawyers
30 Years of combined legal experience in Personal Injury & Workers Compensation
Personal Injury Law Firm in Mansfield, LA
Helping those who have been injured due to the fault of another in a personal injury claim.
Personal injury law encompasses a wide range of injuries. If you were involved in an accident that led to your own personal injury, consulting with an experienced personal injury lawyer in Mansfield is always a good idea. This will help ensure that your case is handled diligently and that insurance companies and the courts take your claim seriously.
Any personal injury claim will depend primarily on liability, damages, and whether or not you are able to collect from the negligent party or parties. Louisiana has adopted the legal doctrine of “comparative negligence,” meaning in all cases–except those of intentional tort resulting in personal injury–a claimant’s recovery is reduced by his or her percentage of fault if any is found during the investigation.
Whether you have been injured in a car accident, truck accident, at work, by a defective product, on someone else’s property, or are otherwise injured due to another person’s negligence, you need someone who fights for your quick recovery – both physically and financially. You can rely on our Northwest Louisiana personal injury lawyers at Gordon and Gordon Law Firm to walk you through the legal system and make sure your best interests are represented fairly. Give us a call at 318-716-HELP (or complete our online intake form) for a free consultation regarding your case today.
We do not charge any fees, or even ask for reimbursement of our expenses, unless you get a settlement.
Common Personal Injury Cases
A person may receive injuries in any number of ways, but only if the injuries were caused by another person’s negligence can the injured party file a personal injury claim against the negligent individual. Some of the more common types of personal injury cases include:
An auto accident encompasses many different types of motor vehicle accidents, including (but not limited to) car accidents, truck accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, 18-wheeler accidents, and more. These accidents can be a result of anything from distracted driving to drunk driving to even defective automobile parts or hazardous road conditions. At Gordon & Gordon, the types of claims we typically handle are highly focused on those resulting from Louisiana car accidents, which we believe helps make us much more effective.
Walking, jogging, hiking, riding a bicycle, or even sitting are all activities pedestrians may typically engage in. Regardless of what the pedestrian was doing, a motor vehicle colliding with them can lead to devastating injuries. The North Louisiana pedestrian accident lawyers at Gordon & Gordon handle all kinds of pedestrian injury cases, including those involving bicycle accidents and even hit-and-run accidents.
Louisiana has a large number of people working offshore or in the coastal area of the Gulf of Mexico. This means it sees its fair share of boating accidents. Working aboard a cargo ship, barge, jack-up rig, oil platform, ferry, cruise ship, or other maritime vessel is typically very risky and can present any number of offshore accidents and injuries. Negligence on the part of offshore employers and vessel owners may raise the risk of serious injury or fatality. This is where our Louisiana offshore injury lawyers can help.
Louisiana premises liability law establishes a property owner’s legal duties and responsibility to others who are inside the bounds of their land or property. These responsibilities require a property owner to fulfill a certain standard of care by maintaining a reasonably safe premises for any persons visiting their land or property. This means taking action to address any hazards that may foreseeably cause injury to another person, such as slip and fall accidents, dog bites, or more. Failure to do so could result in a premises liability lawsuit.
When a defective product cause harm, the responsible parties should be held liable. Whether you were burned by an exploding vape pen or your carpet was charred by a defective vacuum, product flaws can result in serious damage and injury. If this is the case for you or a loved one, our LA defective product attorneys at Gordon & Gordon can help you pursue a product liability claim.
Medical professionals have an even higher standard of care that is required of them than the average person. They are legally obligated to provide appropriate care that any reasonable healthcare provider would provide in the same or similar circumstances. Failure to do this could lead to further illness, catastrophic injuries, and even wrongful death. In any case, a medical malpractice claim against the neglient physician may be necessary.
On-the-job injuries in Louisiana are unfortunately very common. This is especially true for those who work in hard labor fields and typically deal with heavy machinery. For example, at Gordon & Gordon, we see a lot of construction injury claims arising from construction accidents involving scaffolding injuries, malfunctioning machinery, and falls from heights. We also see our fair share of Louisiana oilfield accident claims arising from defective equipment or oilfield explosions. A Mansfield personal injury lawyer from our firm can help injured workers with both personal injury and workers’ compensation claims in Northwest Louisiana.
Why Should You Hire a Mansfield Personal Injury Lawyer?
Legal issues of any type can be complicated to handle alone. This is especially true when you are in the process of recovering from your serious injuries. At Gordon & Gordon, we understand that this is a stressful time in your life. Allow our dedicated legal team to handle fighting the insurance company and negotiating compensation. Our experience handling cases like yours means we can anticipate what’s next and keep you informed throughout the entire process.
It’s important that a person seeking compensation for their injuries acts quickly and provides the appropriate information, including all related case evidence. Strict deadlines, known as “statutes of limitations” apply to injury claims and require you to file before a set deadline. An experienced personal injury attorney from our firm can do all this in addition to obtaining medical bills and other financial records to help ensure you are properly compensated for your losses.
Through the years, we have established a high level of credibility in handling personal injury claims throughout the Ark-La-Tex. This experience and industry saturation means that insurance adjusters take us seriously – knowing that when we make a personal injury claim, we’re prepared to go to great lengths to prove fault in pursuit of the compensation our clients deserve. Many years of representing clients with complex personal injuries enable us to evaluate cases at an early stage and use experts within specific fields to establish appropriate damages while moving cases toward a favorable outcome in a timely manner. No matter how complex your Mansfield personal injury case may be, we never shy away from taking on difficult legal matters to obtain compensation on your behalf.
What’s more, our personal injury attorneys offer free consultations, so there is no risk to you financially for seeking help with your case. Call our law office today and arrange for a free consultation to see if our attorneys are a good fit for you.
Helping Victims Seek Compensation for Personal Injury-Related Damages
The compensation you are able to obtain in your personal injury suit depends on the extent of your injury and related financial losses. Rest assured, when you work with a Mansfield personal injury attorney from Gordon & Gordon, we will fight for every cent you deserve. We know that the true cost of physical injuries spans much further than just medical expenses and lost income.
Some of the avenues we will explore for just compensation for you and your family include:
- Lost wages
- Loss of future income potential
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Medical treatment, including present and future medical bills
- Property damage
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Loss of consortium
- And more
Types of Injury Claims We Handle
Need a personal injury attorney in Mansfield, Louisiana?
Representing Mansfield, LA in the following: