The personal injury law practice at Steve Irving, LLC provides effective representation in automobile accidents, products liability and premises liability, and many other types of negligence or wrongful conduct in Baton Rouge and throughout Louisiana.
When a person is injured due to the negligence or wrongful conduct of another, the law allows the injured party to recover for the damages caused, including compensation for property damage, present and future medical expenses, lost wages, diminished earning capacity, pain and suffering, and more. Obtaining this compensation, however, is not always a simple or straightforward matter. You may be required to prove every aspect of your case, including the other party's negligence, and the nature and extent of your injuries. Accomplishing this requires a skilled and experienced attorney who understands how to investigate an accident and determine its cause, how to properly value a claim, and how to prepare a case for maximum positive results at settlement or trial.
Motor Vehicle Accidents
We handle car, truck, and motorcycle accidents, and are sensitive to the unique issues each different type of case presents. Our experience includes obtaining one of the largest personal injury recoveries in the state involving a motor vehicle accident (Bowie v. Young). Whether the other driver was an insured or uninsured motorist, or even where the injured party may have been partly responsible, we have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to recover fair and just compensation.
When a product leaves the manufacturer in a defective condition, the manufacturer may be liable for any injuries that result. A product may be defectively designed, defectively manufactured, or may be missing adequate instructions or warnings for safe and proper use. Product defects are not limited to household appliances and power tools, but may be implicated in any personal injury case, including motor vehicle accidents and medical malpractice.
Doctors and other health care providers are held to a certain level of competence according to the community standards and their expected level of education and training. When medical professionals fall below this standard or practice negligently, they can be held liable for the damages caused. Medical malpractice cases are often more complex than other personal injury cases, requiring expert medical testimony and the ability to communicate that testimony in understandable terms.
Property owners have a duty to maintain their property in a reasonably safe condition, to be aware of dangerous conditions and to fix them or provide adequate warning to the public. From food and drink spills in grocery stores and restaurants, to dog bites and construction sites, we hold property owners responsible when their negligence leads to injury.
Although Workers' Compensation is generally the exclusive remedy against the employer for an on-the-job injury, there are times when an accident or injury is the fault of a third party. Examples of third party liability include an injury caused by defective products or equipment or an accident occurring on the roads while on duty. If you have been injured on the job, it may be worthwhile to discuss your case with an experienced personal injury attorney, who will be able to determine whether any third party liability is present in your case.
Legal Help Here When You Need It
We handle personal injury cases on a contingency basis, meaning that we do not charge a fee unless and until we obtain a recovery for you. In Baton Rouge and beyond, contact Steve Irving, LLC for a free consultation regarding your personal injury matter.