Located only a short drive from Lafayette in the heart of Acadiana, Breaux Bridge is home to over 8,000 residents and is a part of St. Martin Parish. Breaux Bridge was incorporated in 1859 and is named after Firmin Breaux, an Acadian settler who built a bridge across the Bayou Teche which would later become known as “Breaux’s bridge,” thus forming the town’s namesake. The city is famously known as “la capital Mondiale de l’ecrevisee,” better known as the “Crawfish Capital of the World,” which is celebrated by the World Famous Crawfish Festival held every May. Locals and tourists alike flock to this festival for a sneak peek into local, traditional Cajun music, dancing, and cuisine. Breaux Bridge’s designation as “Crawfish Capital of the World” was obtained by Robert J. “Bob” Angelle, a former speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives. Famous natives of the city include Jake Delhomme, former NFL quarterback, Tim Credeur, Louisiana’s first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu blackbelt, and Ali Landry, former Miss USA pageant winner.
Vehicular collisions are the leading cause of injury in the state of Louisiana, injuring over 72,000 people and costing the lives of an additional 700 last year alone. The causes of these accidents can range from distracted drivers using their phones to reckless motorists intoxicated by drugs or alcohol. The circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle accident can oftentimes be complicated – leading to difficulty apportioning fault and determining who is responsible for resulting damages. If you are ever involved in an auto accident, you must immediately contact an experienced personal injury attorney who can help you deal with the insurance companies and who will protect your rights.
At Broussard & David, our personal injury attorneys have extensive courtroom experience involving many kinds of automobile accident claims, including those involving big rig trucks, SUVs, buses, and motorcycles, among others. If you or a loved one was injured in a motor vehicle accident, you may be entitled to receive compensation for your present and future injuries resulting from the accident, lost work wages, and pain/suffering, among other compensable damages.
The personal injury attorneys at Broussard & David can take on more than just auto accident claims, including those involving offshore accidents, toxic torts, workplace accidents, premises liability, and products liability, among many others. Besides the requisite physical injuries experienced in these kinds of accidents, it is common to see emotional and psychological damages develop as a direct result, which can be devastating to the victim’s quality of life. Our injury attorneys have the sophisticated skill necessary to take your claim to court and fight for the just compensation that you deserve.
At Broussard & David we have a full-service personal injury and wrongful death law firm that is committed to pursuing justice for all injured parties. If you or a loved one suffered an injury in Breaux Bridge or you are a Breaux Bridge resident who has been injured somewhere else, please contact the attorneys at Broussard & David to discuss your legal rights at 337-233-2323 (local) or 888-337-2323 (toll-free).