Personal Injury

Personal Injury Lawyers in Shreveport, LA 

Have you been hurt in an accident that someone’s negligence caused? You should not have to worry about mounting medical expenses or missing out on wages. You should be able to focus on your recovery. At Ryan E. Gatti, Attorney at Law, that is what we strive to make possible for our clients. We take care of the difficult parts of making a personal injury claim so the people who turn to us can prioritize their health and well-being. Whether you have been in a car accident, have suffered an injury at work, or your child has been injured during birth, contact us. Our Shreveport personal injury attorneys have skillfully handled injury and wrongful death cases for over two decades. 

To discuss what we can offer you, schedule a free consultation. Call (318) 633-0186 or connect with us online.

How Can a Personal Injury Attorney Help You?

While you have likely heard of personal injury attorneys, you might not know exactly what they do. Below, we have cleared things up with information about what our team does. 

Our Shreveport personal injury lawyer can: 

  • Help you understand your rights and options for pursuing compensation 
  • Investigate and analyze evidence to determine who is liable for your injuries
  • Assess the value of damages in your case 
  • Negotiate with insurance companies or the other party’s representatives 
  • Take a case to court if an insurance company refuses to make a fair settlement offer

Although the actions our team at Ryan E. Gatti, Attorney at Law might take vary from case to case, our intention is always the same. We work to get the maximum possible compensation. 

Compensation Available in Injury Cases 

Regardless of the cause of your injuries or their type, you could pursue various forms of compensation for economic and non-economic damages. 

Economic damages can include:

  • All current and future medical bills
  • Income you lost or will continue to lose while recovering from your injuries
  • Repair or replacement costs for your vehicle or other damaged property
  • A lower earning capacity as a result of disabilities that an injury caused

Non-economic damages can include:

  • The physical and emotional distress you experienced because of the accident
  • The way your injuries have inhibited you from participating in activities you enjoy
  • The loss of companionship, affection, or intimacy with a partner

Surviving family members and estate representatives of individuals who have died in accidents can also seek compensation through wrongful death claims. 

The available damages in these cases include but are not limited to:

  • Funeral and burial expenses 
  • Medical expenses for treatment the decedent received 
  • Loss of financial support
  • The psychological distress of losing a loved one

To learn about the available compensation in your case, consult a personal injury lawyer, such as ours at Ryan E. Gatti, Attorney at Law. 

How Long Do You Have to Make a Personal Injury Claim?

In Louisiana, you typically have one year from the date of an accident to make an injury claim. This is a short period. You should not wait to start the claims process if you have reason to believe someone’s negligent or reckless actions led to your injuries. 

Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Louisiana 

If you have been hurt or fallen ill at work in Louisiana, you could be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. These can cover the cost of medical care, make up for lost wages, or support you through vocational training. Most employees in the state can qualify for workers’ compensation benefits. However, securing them is not without challenges, and sometimes the state denies claims. This is why it can be a good idea to consult an attorney about what benefits you could receive or how to move forward if your claim has been denied. 

Is It Expensive to Work with a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Many people are hesitant to hire a personal injury lawyer because they are worried about the cost. We understand this hesitation at Ryan E. Gatti, Attorney at Law. However, we believe everyone should have access to the legal representation they need. That is why we offer free consultations and work on a contingency fee basis. You do not have to pay upfront costs or attorney’s fees when working with us. You only pay if we win. 

Start with Us Today 

Contact Ryan E. Gatti, Attorney at Law to set up a free in-person or virtual consultation to discuss your case and how we can help. Numerous people across Northwest Louisiana have put their cases in our hands and got the results they needed. In fact, we have a 90% case success rate. With this track record, you can trust our Shreveport personal injury lawyers. 

Call (318) 633-0186 or reach out onlineto schedule a free consultation. We handle cases in Shreveport, Bossier City, Bossier Parish, and other areas throughout Northwest Louisiana.

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