Frequently Asked Questions
Personal injuries often leave victims suffering from both physical and mental harm, while many people may suffer from financial strain as medical bills begin to pile, property damages must be repaired, and shifts are lost at work.
When a person is injured and suffering as the result of another’s negligence, the victim is entitled to seek damages for their injuries and losses. At Simien & Simien, our personal injury lawyers are prepared to stand by the injured, and want to help you today.
To learn more, call (800) 374-8422 or complete the Free Case Evaluation form to the right.
A personal injury is legally defined as an injury to the body, mind, or psyche caused by another person's failure to use reasonable care.
When a law firm handles your case on a contingency basis, you do not pay any legal fees unless you recover. The law firm receives a percentage of the money you receive as a fee. No fee is paid as the case is handled and, if you lose your case, there is no legal fee for the attorney. The client may still be liable for expenses which he and the attorney agreed would be paid by the client regardless of the outcome.
Yes. The time limits to file claims vary and depend on the type of case, the age of the victim, the length of time it takes an injury to manifest itself, the type of company or corporation that has caused the injury, whether you knew or should have known of the claim, etc. Contact us as soon as possible and let us evaluate your claim.
The costs depend on several factors, but with Simien & Simien, LLC you do not pay expenses as the case moves along. We only recover expenses out of the recovery at the conclusion of the case.
At Simien & Simien, our attorneys work on a contingency fee basis, so you will not be charged unless a favorable verdict or settlement has been made and you recover. Additionally, we offer Free Case Evaluations to discover if you have grounds to file a claim.
No. Do not sign anything and do not give a statement until you have consulted with an attorney. We do not want you to lose the compensation you need and deserve due to a statement or a signed piece of paper you did not fully understand.
It is important that you do not accept a settlement for your car accident case until you have finished all medical treatments and have been released by your doctor as you may not fully understand the extent of your injuries and the medical treatment that you require. It is also important, however, to keep in mind the statute of limitations that affects your lawsuit. An auto accident lawyer will be able to determine the statute of limitations period for your injury claim, as well as any other deadlines that may affect your case.
Contact Our Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyers Today
At Simien & Simien, our attorneys have great sympathy for all injured victims and are here to help. Our firm is dedicated to fighting for the rights of those injured by another person’s negligence; therefore, if you or a loved one has been injured by another person, we want to speak with you. Call (800) 374-8422 today.
If you would rather contact us online, simply complete the Free Case Evaluation form at the upper right of this page.