Natchitoches Parish, home to over 39,000 people, was founded in 1805 and is named after the Natchitoches Native American Indians. The parish contains the Cane River Creole National Historic Park, which is home to the beautiful Magnolia and Oakland Plantations and reputed to be the heart of the Cane River Louisiana Creole community. Natchitoches Parish houses Northwestern State University, which enrolls over 9,000 students annually. The parish is also home to parts of the Kisatchie National Forest and the Red River National Wildlife Refuge. Annual festivities, such as the Jazz & R&B Festival and the Robeline Heritage Festival, are held in the parish to celebrate the area’s rich history.
Motor vehicle accidents are commonplace in today’s society and can happen at any location and at any moment. Roughly 68,500 residents were injured in car crashes in Louisiana in 2013 and an additional 668 lives were lost. The causes for these car crashes can range from pure inattentive driving to the reckless act of intoxicated driving. It is pertinent for anyone involved in a motor vehicle collision to immediately contact with a skilled personal injury attorney in order to protect their rights and determine liability.
Natchitoches Parish Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics:
- 625 people were injured in motor vehicle accidents, including sixteen pedestrians.
- Nine people died in vehicular crashes, including two pedestrians.
- Forty-two people suffered injuries and four people died in drunk-driving accidents.
- Motorcycle accidents were responsible for injuring eight people and killing one other.
- Two people were injured in bicycle accidents.
- Six people suffered injuries and one person died in accidents involving large trucks or buses.
At Broussard & David, our personal injury attorneys are proud to represent individuals throughout Natchitoches Parish, including those in the communities of Ajax, Allen, Ashland, Campti, Chopin, Clarence, Cloutierville, Fairview Alpha, Goldonna, Kraft, Marthaville, Melrose, Natchez, Natchitoches, Powhatan, Provencal, Readhimer, and Robeline.
Our personal injury attorneys have the requisite expertise and litigation experience necessary to take on any kind of personal injury or wrongful death claim. The attorneys at Broussard & David have experience in Natchitoches Parish and they can handle a variety of claims, including car accidents, truck accidents, bus accidents, motorcycle accidents, offshore accidents, construction accidents, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and burn injuries, among others. Injuries suffered in these situations can be devastating to victims and their families. If you or a loved one was hurt or killed in an accident in Natchitoches Parish, the attorneys at Broussard & David can assess your situation, protect your rights, and fight for you in court to obtain the fair 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. Our personal injury attorneys know how to assess your situation and will fight to protect your rights. If you or a loved one suffered an injury in Natchitoches Parish or you are a Natchitoches 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).