New Orleans Car Accident Attorneys

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The Womac Law Firm has earned a reputation as one of the leading personal injury firms in the New Orleans community. Our team has recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements, including million-dollar case results. We begin each case by listening to your story and getting to know you, your struggles, and what you are facing on the long road to recovery.

Our team also diligently prepares each case - carefully investigating your auto accident and aggressively negotiating with adjusters. Each client matters to us and we work hard to make sure that you are justly compensated.


Why Should You Hire Our Firm?

Millions of dollars recovered for our clients

Representing clients in the New Orleans area for 35 years

Available 24/7

Consultations are free


What Can I Seek Compensation for After an Accident?

Many people take advantage of the privilege to drive and cause harm to others. If you have been injured in a car accident with a truck, motorcycle, bus, or as a pedestrian, talk to our experienced New Orleans auto accident attorneys at the Womac Law Firm to learn about your rights and what we can do to help you seek compensation. Our team can walk you through the claims process and protect your rights every step of the way.

We can fight to help you recover compensation for:

  • Medical treatment
  • Hospital bills
  • Pain and suffering
  • Property damage
  • Rehabilitation
  • Lost wages

What Happens If I Settle Without an Attorney?

When you report a car accident to your insurance company, they will begin calling you and trying to settle your claim. Some insurance companies will offer you a fair settlement to ensure all your expenses are covered, including medical bills and physical damages. However, many insurance companies only care about the bottom line and will do their best to minimize your claim to avoid a big payout.

We cannot guarantee positive results for every client, but in most cases, hiring a car accident attorney to handle your claim increases your recovery amount by 2-3 times! If you haven't settled with your insurance company, call our office as soon as possible to discuss your case in a free consultation.

No Recovery, No Fee

If you are ready to take the next step, our attorneys are ready for you. Take time to chat with us about your case and your goals. We can go over our strategies and what you can expect in the upcoming claims process.


Client Testimonial

“It's been almost two years since my car accident, and the staff has made me feel like there was nothing to worry about. I have never
had to call and check up on any updates thus far. My attorney has definitely gotten the job done in a very professional and timely manner.”

-Anonymous


Our New Orleans car accident attorneys accept cases on a contingency fee basis. You pay us NO upfront fees, NO out-of-pocket costs, and NO expenses to start.

Get started today, call us at (504) 470-3935 to schedule your FREE consultation.

Proving Liability for a Car Accident

As in most personal injury cases, proving liability is an important element of your car accident claim. After all, to bring a claim for damages, you must first establish who you will be bringing the claim against, whether it is another motorist, the manufacturer of a defective auto part, or some other entity.

Because Louisiana is not a no-fault state, you must typically prove liability and bring a personal injury claim against the at-fault party if you wish to recover compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other economic and non-economic losses. You generally do not have the option of recovering compensation through your own auto insurance provider after an accident unless you have elected to have medical payments insurance (MedPay) or are otherwise covered.

To establish liability in a car accident case in New Orleans, our attorneys will work to do the following:

  • Establish that another person or party owed you a duty of care
  • Prove that the other person/party breached the duty of care
  • Demonstrate causation by proving how the breach of the duty of care caused your injuries
  • Prove that you sustained measurable damages

Often, we investigate the cause of the accident to determine exactly what happened, what actions could have (and should have) been taken to avoid the accident, and who is to blame for your resulting damages. Our attorneys work with a team of experts to prove liability and the full extent of your losses.

What Are the Common Causes of Car Accidents?

The cause of the accident is often an important element in establishing liability. By determining how the accident occurred, we can often establish who is liable.

Some of the most common causes of car accidents, all of which can be attributed to negligence/wrongful conduct, include:

  • Distracted driving, such as texting while driving
  • Speeding
  • Road rage/aggressive driving
  • Fatigued driving or falling asleep at the wheel
  • Failing to yield the right of way
  • Failing to obey red lights, stop signs, and other traffic control devices
  • Violating traffic laws
  • Driving while under the influence of alcohol/drugs
  • Failing to adjust for poor weather conditions, such as rain
  • Reckless driving
  • Following too closely (“tailgating”)

While poor driving behaviors account for numerous accidents every year, other factors may contribute to or cause crashes. These include defective auto parts or road conditions, unsafe road design or construction, and more.

Our attorneys at Womac Law Firm know how to conduct extensive investigations to determine how an accident occurred—and who is liable for your resulting damages. We leave no stone unturned when investigating our clients’ accident claims and are prepared to use all our available resources to build the strongest possible case on your behalf.

Common Car Accident Injuries

Whether they are relatively minor or incredibly serious, car accidents can—and do—cause a wide variety of injuries. These injuries range from easy to treat to completely life-altering.

Some of the most common car accident injuries include:

  • Accidental amputation
  • Brain injuries
  • Broken bones (fractures)
  • Bruising
  • Burns (road rash, thermal burns, etc.)
  • Concussions
  • Cuts and lacerations
  • Hand, arm, foot, and leg injuries
  • Herniated discs
  • Internal bleeding
  • Internal organ damage
  • Neck, back, and shoulder injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Whiplash

In addition to these physical injuries, automobile accidents also may lead to emotional repercussions. Victims may experience debilitating anxiety and/or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the wake of a serious crash. They may also experience depression and other mental health disorders due to their physical injuries, the trauma of the accident, and its aftermath.

At Womac Law Firm, we understand the serious nature of most car accident injuries. We know that your injuries have likely led to extensive physical, emotional, and financial costs, from mounting medical bills to lost wages to emotional trauma. With this in mind, we fight hard to secure the maximum compensation our clients are owed.

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