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PERSONAL INJURY

We protect your interests and ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve.

Experienced Representation When You Suffer a Personal Injury

Every year, more than 90,000 people die in the United States as a result of unintentional injuries. If you have been recently injured or diagnosed with an illness, contact our office to see if you are entitled to compensation for your injuries.

When you’ve suffered a personal injury, your first recourse is often to go to an insurance company. However, the insurance company usually doesn’t have your best interests in mind. In fact, their goal is to limit your financial compensation.

At Creed & Creed, we protect your interests and ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve. Do not negotiate with the insurance company by yourself. We have successfully negotiated and litigated many personal injury claims, including automobile accidents, 18-wheeler accidents, aviation & deer accidents, offshore/maritime accidents involving the Jones Act and brown water vessels, recreational boating accidents, industrial accidents, and railroad accidents. We also handle product liability cases involving falls from tree stands and defective hunting equipment, as well as defective medical equipment and prescription drugs.

We represent personal injury victims throughout northeast and central Louisiana, including the cities of Monroe, Bastrop, Columbia, Alexandria, Rayville, Winnsboro, Delhi, Tallulah, Winnfield, Grambling, and Ruston.

If you have suffered a personal injury as a result of someone else’s carelessness, CONTACT US at once to schedule a FREE CONSULTATION to discuss your options.

WE DO NOT CHARGE A FEE UNLESS WE RECOVER FINANCIAL COMPENSATION FOR YOU. Telephone: 318-387-5800 | Toll Free: 800-774-1245

Personal Injury – An Overview

Personal injury can result from the use of dangerous or defective products. Products liability law refers to the rules governing a manufacturer or other provider’s liability for products that harm consumers and workers. The laws in this area are based on the idea that manufacturers, dealers, and other commercial interests are best-placed to prevent harm from defective or dangerous products. Companies that allow dangerous items into the marketplace can be held accountable for resulting injuries. An experienced and knowledgeable personal injury lawyer can advise injured persons on whether they may have a claim against a product manufacturer or seller and can help them recover the damages to which they are legally entitled.

Personal Injuries from Dangerous or Defective Products

When someone is injured while using a product that left the manufacturer or seller’s hands in a defective or dangerous condition, he or she may be able to recover the resulting damages from the responsible party in a products-liability-based personal injury suit. Products liability law is based on the responsibility of a manufacturer or other provider of goods to compensate users of the goods for injuries caused by defective or dangerous products that it placed into the stream of commerce. The basic idea underlying products liability law is that the companies providing the products are usually in the best position to prevent defective products from entering the marketplace, so if they fail to do so, they should be held accountable. An experienced and knowledgeable personal injury lawyer can advise injured persons on whether they may have a claim against a product manufacturer or seller and can help them recover the damages to which they are legally entitled.

Reasons to Hire an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney

When you’re injured, you need all the help you can get, and you need it as soon as possible. Unfortunately, that means that some injury victims pick the first attorney they find, rather than making an informed choice. It’s important to educate yourself and find the right fit for you and your case. The Creeds and their professional team of attorneys and paralegals have been handling personal injury claims for 25 years. Additionally, Christian is a licensed accident investigator and a former insurance adjuster. If you or a loved one has been injured, be sure to get the Creed and Creed advantage.

Personal Injuries from Animal Bites or Attacks

Animal attacks can result in far more than physical pain. Disfigurement, a fear of rabies or other disease, and even a long-term fear of the type of animal that caused the injuries can ensue. A pet owner is liable for such injuries when his or her animal bites or otherwise attacks another, meaning that he or she, or their insurance carrier, must compensate the injured party for the resulting damages.

Although animal-attack claims most commonly involve dog bites, many other types of domesticated animals, such as ferrets, cats, and even birds, can also bite humans, causing injury and potential liability for their masters. Even non-domesticated animals, such as large cats ordinarily found in the wild, can attack children and adults. The liability for all such attacks, if any, will vary greatly from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. A Creed and Creed attorney experienced in dog bite and personal injury law is the best source for accurate advice and information in animal attack cases.

Slips, Falls, & Other Premises-related Personal Injuries

Premises liability law involves the legal responsibility of owners and occupiers of property for mishaps experienced by persons on the property and the resulting injuries. One of the most common causes of such injuries is a trip or slip and fall, such as on an icy sidewalk, a loose or uneven stair tread, or a piece of debris or spilled liquid on the floor. The actual liability of the potentially responsible individuals varies depending on the rules and principles adopted in the jurisdiction where the incident occurred. An experienced Creed and Creed attorney can determine whether liability may exist in a particular case and help an injured person recover damages for lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering.

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