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WHY YOU NEED A LOUISIANA PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER

When you work with local Louisiana personal injury lawyer Chris Roy, Jr., you’ll get the skilled services of an experienced attorney but also the compassionate support you need when you are seriously injured.

People’s perceptions often play a role in their decision making. However, people usually find that it is to their benefit to get help from someone familiar with their issue. In the legal field, even lawyers hire lawyers when they need help. For most cases, an attorney is completely vital to success.

Call Chris at 318-228-1465 or contact us online for a free consultation to discuss your case.

WE CAN HELP YOU NAVIGATE THE LOUISIANA LEGAL SYSTEM

The personal injury law firm of Chris J. Roy, Jr. has the local experience you need to help you navigate through the Louisiana legal system and to make sure you have the best chance for a favorable outcome.

We have experience and success in a variety of cases, including the following:

  • A woman suffered a shoulder injury in a car accident that was not her fault. The other driver’s insurance, however, wouldn’t acknowledge the seriousness of the injury and did not offer adequate compensation. The woman hired our firm, and after sending her to the doctor once more, who determined she needed surgery, the insurance company ultimately paid nearly $100,000 for the injury.
  • A worker sustained a back injury on a boat, but the employer refused to acknowledge it. The worker hired us, and we proved that the boat was not seaworthy, leading to the injury. The employer ultimately paid a settlement of $275,000.

Chris J. Roy, Jr., a third-generation attorney, was taught that a competent lawyer possesses the ability to change people’s lives for the better.

OUR PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER IN LOUISIANA OFFERS YOU:

  • Free initial consultations
  • Personal attention to your case
  • Attorneys that care about the outcome of your case and how you and your loved ones are doing throughout the process
  • Fast and fair resolution of yours or a loved one’s case, when possible
  • The ability to skillfully negotiate settlements, when possible, with our clients’ well-being and needs in mind
  • Securing the maximum compensation possible under the law
  • Knowledge of Louisiana courtroom procedures and the ability to obtain a successful jury verdict
  • Use of leading experts to bolster yours or a loved one’s case
  • Support staff that understands what you or a loved one are experiencing
  • Tireless effort and hard work to hold the responsible party liable

We take pride in helping Louisiana accident victims get the compensation they deserve for their injuries.

We cannot change the past or take away your injuries – as much as we wish we could – but our personal injury lawyer can promise to work tirelessly to restore quality of life and obtain adequate legal damages in your case.

For help with your Louisiana personal injury claim, call us now at 318-228-1465.

CASES SEEN BY OUR LOUISIANA PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY

There are several usable legal definitions for the term personal injury, but it generally refers to a physical or emotional injury that is caused through the negligence, conduct, misconduct or lack of action of a person or entity.

Examples can include the employee who forgot to put the “Wet Floor” sign up after mopping, causing a customer to fall; the store that employed him can also be held liable. Another example could be the designers of a vehicle that did not perform up to standards, causing a vehicle accident, or the trucking company that did not complete proper maintenance on a big-rig involved in a collision.

Louisiana personal injury cases can be taken to court and the person or entity responsible sued for compensation for the injury. There are as many types of injuries as there are accidents.

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WHY CHOOSE US?

Our firm provides personalized attention to each client.  You hire an injury lawyer in Louisiana who is personally involved in your case, not a lawyer who lives out of state or out of the city whom you never get to meet or visit with. Chris has been a practicing attorney for 27 years. He takes a personal interest in each case, and makes it a habit to return all calls and to keep our clients updated about their cases.

Chris’s father and my grandfather were Louisiana attorneys and he learned their values and skills as a boy growing up. They set a stellar example for him in the legal field, and he is committed to offering the same high quality service that they did.
Being a lawyer has been passed down from generation to generation in his family, and in some ways it is more of a calling than a career.  Because of the exemplary legal work done by his father and grandfather, Chris has set a high bar for himself when it comes to serving clients. The Roy name depends on it.

We realize that when there has been a serious injury to you, there are a lot of unanswered questions. Our firm provides hands on service to you to answer all questions and help deal with all problems whether from a medical standpoint or a financial standpoint.

TYPES OF PERSONAL INJURY CASES IN LOUISIANA WE HANDLE

While we cannot guarantee that we can accept every case that is put before us, we do represent clients in a wide variety of personal injury, civil, and criminal litigation cases in Louisiana. Some of these include burn victims, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, car accidents and wrongful death, to name a few.

When personal injury incidents occur, particularly when someone else is at fault, securing the help of an experienced Louisiana personal injury lawyer as soon as possible is important.

We want to protect your rights, simplify the legal process, and secure for you the maximum compensation possible under the law. If you have been injured in an accident caused by the actions of a negligent or reckless third party, we want to help lift the burdens you are suffering. For help with your legal claim, call our personal injury attorney in Louisiana at 318-228-1465.

OTHER LOUISIANA PERSONAL INJURY CASES HANDLED BY CHRIS ROY, JR.

LOUISIANA CITIES SERVED BY CHRIS ROY, JR.

We have the privilege of providing legal services to many cities in central Louisiana including:

  • Alexandria
  • Pineville
  • Marksville
  • Oakdale
  • Jena
  • Leesville
  • Bunkie
  • Jonesville
  • Colfax

We take into account factors such as:

  • Past, present, and future lost wages
  • Past, present, and future medical bills
  • Pain and suffering of you and your loved ones
  • Future inability to earn a living
  • Property damage

OUR MISSION TO SERVE PERSONAL INJURY CLIENTS

Our goal at the Chris J. Roy, Jr. law firm is to provide highly personal attention to each client. We will provide confidential, effective and caring representation to meet each of our client’s needs. Chris Roy, Jr. — not an inexperienced associate or an attorney you’ve never laid eyes on — will be personally involved in your case. Our Louisiana firm realizes that serious injuries lead to disruptions and problems in your life, whether it be medical expenses, lost wages, or the pain associated with such injuries.

We make sure we listen, provide solutions and secure just compensation for all of your losses. You will receive individual attention to compensate you for your losses associated with injuries due to the fault of others.

 

DEADLINES FOR PERSONAL INJURY CASES IN LOUISIANA

The state of Louisiana sets a “statute of limitations,” or deadline, on the time you have to file a personal injury lawsuit in court after an injury. In Louisiana, this deadline falls one year after the date of the accident in most cases. What’s important to remember is that you can lose your right to file a personal injury lawsuit if you miss the one-year window, so make sure you keep this rule in mind.

We are on your side at a time when you feel like no one else is.

HISTORY OF LAWS IN LOUISIANA

Being local means understanding the state you serve. Chris is deeply familiar with personal injury issues in Louisiana and has studied a great deal of case law related to it. One size does not fit all, and that’s why out-of-state large firms handling Louisiana cases miss a lot of the nuances and history of Louisiana law.

ORIGIN OF LOUISIANA LAWS

Laws in the state of Louisiana grew out of a more diverse set of sources than the laws of any other 49 states in the country. Private law — that is, substantive law between private sector parties, principally contracts and torts—has a civil law character that arose out of  French and Spanish codes and ultimately Roman law.

Louisiana’s criminal law largely derives its influences from American common law. Louisiana’s administrative law fits hand-in-hand with administrative law of the U.S. federal government and all other states. Similarly, Louisiana’s procedural law flows closely with that of other U.S. states, which are compatible with U.S. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

INFLUENCES ON LOUISIANA LAWS

Original influences on what would become Louisiana law date as far back as 1664 when the royal charter creating the French East India Company was signed, hence the significant influence of French laws on Louisiana’s earliest legal sentiments. It was later, in the 1700s, that the influence of Spanish law emerged more fully, adding a texture to future Louisiana law that more closely mirrored that culture.

Chris is a student of all things Louisiana…

…literally, given his education at LSU.

He enjoys digging deep into the origins and nuances of Louisiana law.  Do you think attorneys who are natives of St. Louis or Chicago or Los Angeles can possibly understand the Louisiana laws that affect you in the same way Chris can?  Those attorneys are not as heavily invested in Louisiana. They are not attorneys whose family has practiced law in the state for three generations.  Chris genuinely cares about local Louisiana residents who are victims in personal injury cases.

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