West Baton Rouge Parish
As the smallest Parish by area in Louisiana, West Baton Rouge Parish was founded in 1807 and is home to over 24,000 residents. The state’s capital city is located on the other side of the Mississippi River in East Baton Rouge Parish. The parish seat is located in the city of Port Allen, which is located directly across the Mississippi River Bridge from the city of Baton Rouge. Sugarcane has long been a staple of West Baton Rouge Parish, exemplified by the famous “Sugarfest” held every year in the parish, where both locals and tourists come together to satiate their sugar cravings.
Motor vehicle collisions were responsible for nearly 68,000 injuries and over 660 deaths in Louisiana in 2013 alone. Drunk-driving is a deadly epidemic that continues to sweep our nation and continues to devastate victims and their families every year. In 2013, 3,200 people were injured in alcohol-related crashes in Louisiana and another 251 were killed in these senseless tragedies. If you or a loved one suffered injuries due to a crash with a drunk driver, an experienced personal injury attorney can guide you through the claims process and fight in court to hold that drunk driver liable for his reckless actions.
West Baton Rouge Parish Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics:
- 705 people were injured in vehicular collisions, including one pedestrian.
- Eleven people were killed in motor vehicle accidents, including one pedestrian.
- Twenty-four people suffered injuries and three others died in drunk-driving crashes.
- Motorcycle accidents were responsible for fifteen injuries and two deaths.
- Three people were injured in vehicular collisions involving bicycles.
- Twenty people were injured in collisions with large trucks or buses.
At Broussard & David, our personal injury attorneys are happy to take care of individuals who are from or who have been injured in every community throughout West Baton Rouge Parish, including those located in Addis, Antonio, Belmont, Brusly, Bueche, Chamberlin, Clinton, Devalls, Erwinville, Ithra, Kahns, Lobdell, Lukeville, and Port Allen.
Our personal injury attorneys have the refined skill and lengthy courtroom experience necessary to take on all kinds of personal injury claims, including car accidents, truck accidents, bus accidents, motorcycle accidents, offshore accidents, premises liability, spinal cord injuries, and burn injuries, among others. These kinds of injuries can be catastrophic and only a well-versed personal injury attorney can bring these claims to court and fight for fair compensation. The attorneys at Broussard & David have the sophisticated skill and courtroom experience necessary to preserve your rights and fight for the justice 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 injury attorneys have experience in West Baton Rouge Parish and they can confidently assess your situation and fight to protect your rights. If you or a loved one suffered an injury in West Baton Rouge Parish or you are a West Baton Rouge 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).