Located in South Louisiana and home to nearly 60,000 residents, Vermilion Parish was founded in 1844 and is named for the Vermilion River that flows through the parish. Abbeville is the parish seat and also the largest city in the parish. Vermilion Parish is located next to the Gulf of Mexico and the parish prides itself on their delicious Cajun-inspired seafood caught by the locals. The Delcambre Shrimp Festival and the Louisiana Cajun Food Fest are two of many festivals held each year where locals and tourists alike enjoy the parish’s rich Cajun culture along with all the Cajun food you can eat.
In 2013, nearly 69,000 people suffered injuries in car accidents in Louisiana and an additional 668 people were killed. The reckless act of drunk driving is an epidemic that continues to haunt our nation, leaving families devastated over such a senseless tragedy. In Louisiana, alcohol-related crashes were responsible over 3,200 injuries and 251 deaths in 2013. A competent personal injury lawyer can guide a family through a crisis such as a fatal drunk-driving accident and can fight to hold all responsible parties liable for the damages caused.
Vermilion Parish Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics:
- 767 people suffered injuries in motor vehicle accidents, including fifteen pedestrians.
- Three people were killed in vehicular crashes.
- Drunk-driving accidents injured forty-six people and killed two more.
- Sixteen people were injured in motorcycle crashes.
- Bicycle accidents were responsible for twelve injuries.
- Tractor-trailer truck and bus crashes injured ten people.
Whether you are involved in a motor vehicle accident, a motorcycle accident, a tractor-trailer truck accident, or any other kind of traffic accident, our team of personal injury attorneys have the skill and experience necessary to assess your situation and fight for your rights.
At Broussard & David, our injury attorneys have experience in Vermilion Parish and they can take on more than just vehicle accident claims, including offshore accidents, construction accidents, premises liability cases, product liability cases, brain injuries, and burn injuries, among others. If you have suffered an injury of this kind, you will need a skilled 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 a large amount of successful litigation experience and are 100% devoted to pursuing justice for any injury you may endure.
Our skilled personal injury attorneys proudly represent individuals throughout Vermilion Parish, including those in the communities of Charogne, Delcambre, Erath, Gueydan, Indian Bayou, Kaplan, Maurice, and Pecan Island.
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 Vermilion Parish or you are a Vermilion 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).