Lincoln Parish is located in the north-central region of Louisiana and is home to a population of nearly 47,000 residents. The parish is named after President Abraham Lincoln and was formed in 1873 using parts of Bienville Parish, Jackson Parish, Union Parish, and Claiborne Parish. Louisiana Tech University, which enrolls over 11,500 students every year, is located in the city of Ruston, the parish seat. Also located in Lincoln Parish is Grambling State University, home to 5,000 students. The famous Louisiana Peach Festival takes place every year in Ruston and the locals have been enjoying the festivities every June for the past sixty years. Lincoln Parish is neighbors with Union Parish to the north and Jackson Parish to the south and is centrally located between Dallas, Little Rock, and Jackson, MS.
Motor vehicle crashes can occur at any location and at any moment, and the causes of these accidents can range from simple inattentive drivers to reckless alcohol-impaired drivers. Nearly 69,000 people were injured in vehicular crashes in Louisiana in 2013, which equates to roughly 189 people injured each day. An additional 668 lives were lost in motor vehicle accidents in that same year. The circumstances surrounding car accidents can often times become complex, and if you or a loved one was injured in a motor vehicle accident, you should immediately consult a skilled personal injury attorney who can help protect your rights.
Lincoln Parish Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics:
- 552 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes, including three pedestrians.
- Eight people were killed in vehicular accidents, including one pedestrian.
- One person was killed and twenty-four others suffered injuries in alcohol-related crashes.
- Seven people suffered injuries as a result of motorcycle accidents.
- Bicycle accidents injured four people.
- Six people were injured and one person was killed in accidents involving large trucks or buses.
At Broussard & David, our skilled personal injury attorneys are proud to represent individuals who are from or who have been injured in communities throughout Lincoln Parish, including those in Choudrant, Downsville, Dubach, Ruston, Simsboro, and Vienna.
Our personal injury attorneys have the refined skill and lengthy courtroom experience required to handle all kinds of personal injury claims, including car accidents, truck accidents, bus accidents, motorcycle accidents, offshore accidents, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and burn injuries, among others. Injuries suffered in any of these situations can be catastrophic, leading to physical, psychological, and emotional injuries along with numerous other compensable damages. It takes a well-versed personal injury attorney with a wealth of litigation practice to be able to bring these claims to court and successfully obtain justice.
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 injury attorneys have experience in Lincoln Parish and they can fight to protect your rights. If you or a loved one suffered an injury in Lincoln Parish or you are a Lincoln 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).