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When you get into your car every day, you place a lot of trust in your car, your skills, and the people with whom you share the road. As a driver or pedestrian, you face many dangers, including but not limited to:

  • Distracted drivers,
  • Uninsured motorists,
  • Drunk drivers,
  • Poorly marked intersections or roads,
  • Hit and runs,
  • Rush hour traffic, and
  • Fatigued drivers.

No matter how carefully you drive, you cannot predict what other drivers will do. Even the most minor of car accidents can be overwhelming and stressful. Collecting witness information after an accident, making an insurance claim, and coordinating repairs can be time consuming and confusing. Even if you are not at fault, costs like deductibles and rental fees can add up.

If injuries were involved, the situation becomes much more complicated. On top of pain, suffering, and medical bills, there are a lot of external factors at play. If you are out of work, then your lost earnings may affect your ability to support your household. You may be facing a long road of physical therapy. Long after your car is fixed and you are back on the road, you could be dealing with the aftermath of the crash.

Car Accident Facts

According to data from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration:

  • In 2012, there were over 30,000 deaths in traffic accidents, and around 92 people died per day in a car crash.
  • In 2012, over 30% of all fatal accidents involve alcohol.
  • Each year over 2 million people are injured in a car accident.
  • Almost 135 million cars drive on streets, roads, and interstates in this country every day.
  • When you talk on the phone while driving your likelihood of being involved in a car accident is increased by 400%.

The Business of Insurance

Many of us have insurance carriers we trust. Law firms often demonize the insurance industry. While some insurance companies deserve it, many are simply doing business. It is true that many insurance adjusters are honest and caring people who want to help you recover. Their job is to address claims in a manner that solves your problem while saving their company money.

Unfortunately, you may have expenses beyond repairing or replacing your car and paying your medical bills. If you are the primary earner or a contributor to your household income, your inability to work may have lasting financial consequences.

Choosing Your Own LA Legal Team

You don't have to face the insurance companies alone. These companies have their own legal teams, which can be intimidating. A New Orleans car accident lawyer can help you prepare your Louisiana auto claim, and won't be afraid to go to trial to fight for the compensation you deserve.

If you have been injured in a New Orleans or Metairie area car wreck as a driver or pedestrian, you have many personal injury lawyers from which to choose. There is no reason to choose just any law firm. Your case should be prepared and handled as a priority. At Brandner Law Firm in New Orleans, auto accident attorney Michael Brandner knows how important your case is to you, and it is just as important to him.

An experienced trial lawyer, Michael believes in an up-front and honest approach to working with his clients. He will keep you involved and informed throughout your case, and will work tirelessly to ensure that you receive justice.

To schedule a complimentary consultation, contact Michael Brandner and his team today,
or call toll-free 866.207.5437 or 504.552.5000 locally now.

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