The Young Firm - Attorneys at Law | New Orleans, Louisiana
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The Young Firm
400 Poydras Street, Suite 2090
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Toll Free: (866) 920-8471
Local: (504) 680-4100
Facsimile: (504) 680-4101

Personal Injury Frequently Asked Questions

At The Young Firm, we have the experience and skill to handle even the most complex traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, burn injury, and workplace accident claims. For injured victims throughout New Orleans and South Louisiana, our personal injury lawyers are available for free case reviews. If you have suffered an injury that was someone else's fault, or if you have lost a loved one due to someone else's negligent or willfully wrongful behavior, our lawyers can advise you of your legal options and help you understand whether you have a legitimate claim to financial compensation. We invite you to read the answers to the general questions on this page, review our history of favorable verdicts and settlements, and then contact The Young Firm's New Orleans office to schedule a consultation with our South Louisiana personal injury lawyers.

Do I need a personal injury lawyer?

Personal injury law is highly complex. Cases that may seem simple and beyond dispute on the surface can crumble under the scrutiny of defense lawyers, insurance agents, and professional investigators. Even those plaintiffs who do successfully recover some compensation for their losses without the aid of an attorney are often shortchanged.  An experienced personal injury lawyer with an intimate knowledge of the law can help to ensure not only that you receive compensation, but that you receive the full measure of compensation to which you are entitled. A personal injury lawyer can also shoulder some of the burdens that have been placed on you and your family in what is probably a very confusing, very frustrating time, leaving you to focus on restoring normalcy to your lives.

At The Young Firm, our New Orleans, South Louisiana personal injury lawyers handle a full range of claims, including:


 

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What is a contingency fee?

At The Young Firm, we handle most personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis.  This means that we collect attorneys' fees only if you recover compensation for your losses and expenses. Generally, our fees will constitute a percentage of your award, which will be predetermined before we proceed with your case. If you do not receive any financial compensation, we will not bill you for our attorneys' services, though other fees may be applicable.

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Will I have to appear in court to receive compensation?

The majority of personal injury cases are settled privately before a court date. Our personal injury lawyers will always attempt to reach a favorable settlement with the defendant; however, we will not try to persuade you to accept an unreasonably low offer simply for the sake of convenience. Our attorneys have extensive trial experience and have a history of consistent success in achieving substantial jury awards. If it is in your best interests to pursue a case to verdict, we have the drive, perseverance, and skill to do so.

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What financial compensation can I receive in a personal injury lawsuit?

Depending on the circumstances surrounding your case, you may be entitled to compensatory damages for:


 

If you have additional questions, contact our New Orleans, South Louisiana-area personal injury lawyers and schedule a free consultation at The Young Firm.

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Contact Our New Orleans, South Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyers

If you have suffered a catastrophic personal injury due to someone else's negligent actions, you may be entitled to compensation. To arrange an evaluation of your case, contact the New Orleans, South Louisiana-area personal injury lawyers at The Young Firm. We can help you recover damages for medical bills, rehabilitation costs, pain and suffering, and other losses and expenses related to your injury.

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