Motor vehicle accidents are a serious problem in Louisiana and throughout the United States. Thousands of people are injured or killed in traffic accidents each year. According to the NHTSA, fatal car crashes claimed 35,485 lives in 2015 and 37,461 lives in 2016 in the United States. In addition to the deaths caused by car accidents, over two million people are injured each year in traffic accidents. The Louisiana State University’s crash data reports for 2020 state that 64,300 people were injured in vehicle-related accidents statewide and 827 were killed in traffic accidents that year.
The Law Offices of Blaine J. Barrilleaux has been assisting clients in recovering compensation for damages caused by car accidents for nearly 25 years. Call 337-989-1212 to schedule a free consultation with an auto accident lawyer. We serve clients in Lafayette, Metairie, and the surrounding areas.