Located in the south central portion of Louisiana, Iberia Parish has a population of over 73,000 residents and is home to the famed Avery Island, where the world-famous Tabasco factory is located. The parish was founded in 1868 and is named after the Iberian Peninsula in Europe. The parish seat is located in New Iberia and the parish is known for housing the Shell Keys National Wildlife Refuge. The famed Main Street in New Iberia is an example of the parish’s rich historical roots, which can be seen in the architecture and art/entertainment venues that surround the area. Iberia Parish is neighbors with Assumption Parish to the east and Vermilion Parish to the west.
Motor vehicle crashes have simply become commonplace in today’s day and age, leading to thousands of tragic injuries and deaths to motorists and pedestrians every year. Louisiana saw almost 69,000 people injured and 668 killed in vehicular collisions alone in 2013. The causes of car accidents can range anywhere from a driver’s simple inattentiveness to the reckless act of drinking and driving. If you or a loved one has been involved in a motor vehicle crash, you should immediately consult an experienced personal injury attorney who can assess the circumstances of your situation and help protect your rights.
Iberia Parish Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics:
- 942 people suffered injuries in motor vehicle crashes, including nineteen pedestrians.
- Sixteen people died in vehicular accidents, including two pedestrians.
- Drunk-driving accidents injured fifty-four people and killed eight more.
- Motorcycle accidents were responsible for thirty-one people injured and one person killed.
- Twenty-two people were injured and one person was killed in bicycle crashes.
- Thirteen people were injured in tractor-trailer truck and bus crashes; one more was injured in a crashes involving a railroad train.
At Broussard & David, our personal injury attorneys take pride in helping and representing individuals throughout Iberia Parish, including the communities of Delcambre, Jeanerette, Loreauville, Lydia, and New Iberia.
Our personal injury attorneys take on more than just vehicular accident claims, handling a wide array of personal injury and wrongful death claims, including those that involve offshore accidents, construction accidents, premises liability, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and burn injuries, among others. If you have suffered an injury in any of these situations, you will need a well-educated personal injury attorney to help guide you through the claims process and to help you obtain just compensation for your injuries. The attorneys at Broussard & David have the litigation experience and the devout commitment to pursue justice for any injury that you may endure.
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. Our personal injury attorneys have experience in Iberia Parish know how to assess your situation and will fight to protect your rights. If you or a loved one suffered an injury in Iberia Parish or you are an Iberia Parish 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).