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Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Phone: 225-224-2222
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Lake CharlesCapital One Tower
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Lake Charles, LA 70629

Phone: 337-436-2121

New Iberia424 West Main St
New Iberia, LA 70560

Phone: 337-551-4242

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Houston, TX 77098

Phone: 800-374-8422

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New Orleans, LA 70112

Toll Free: 800-374-8422

Update: Simien & Simien, LLC is open and we are here to help you as we know your needs do not stop. The firm is currently open and operating. In light of current public health concerns, please know that we are following all health guidelines to protect both our team and our clients. We are offering virtual meetings by request.

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Did any of these injuries lead to the death of your loved one?

Car accidents cause numerous fatalities every year. The causes of these fatal events can differ, but in each case, a family must deal with the sudden loss of a loved one. You may have recently lost a family member in a serious crash, and now, you wonder how you will move forward.

Sadly, you are not alone in this type of ordeal, though you may certainly feel like you are at this time. As you work to return to some semblance of normal, you may find yourself going over the details of the accident again and again. While this can certainly be detrimental to your mental health if it continues unchecked, knowing the details could help if you choose to pursue a legal claim.

What injuries did your loved one suffer?

Unfortunately, some of the most common injuries that result from a car accident could easily prove fatal. Your loved one may have suffered any of the following injuries that contributed to his or her loss of life:

  • Chest injuries: These injuries can occur if a person experiences blunt force trauma to the chest area, which can lead to broken ribs, collapsed lungs, internal bleeding or fatal outcomes.
  • Injuries to limbs: While it may not seem as if an injury to an arm or leg would prove fatal, it is possible if a person’s limb is severed in a crash or if a major artery is damaged. Significant blood loss can easily result in loss of life.
  • Head injuries: Head injuries often occur as a result of car accidents, and blunt force trauma from hitting the steering wheel, dashboard, or window or other harm could lead to a fatality.

Of course, it is possible that your loved one suffered harm to another area of the body that led to the fatal outcome. Though it may be difficult to think about, this information could play a major role if you choose to pursue a wrongful death claim. This type of legal claim could allow you to seek compensation from the driver considered at fault for the crash for funeral expenses, final medical bills, lost income and other damages permitted under Louisiana state law.

Understandably, the idea of moving forward with such action while still grieving your loved one may seem impossible, but you do not have to work through the process alone. An experienced attorney could help you every step of the way.

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Our team of dedicated Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi attorneys represent injured persons throughout Louisiana, including Alexandria, Opelousas, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Houma-Thibodeaux, New Orleans, Shreveport, Monroe, and throughout Mississippi and areas of Texas including Orange, Beaumont, Port Arthur, Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, and Houston and the other metro areas.