Car Crashes

Rayville Car Crash Lawyer

Filing a Motor Vehicle Accident Claim 

At the Law Offices of Damon D. Kervin, we understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll that car accidents can have on individuals and their families. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident due to the negligence of another party, our experienced personal injury attorney is here to help.

Attorney Damon D. Kervin brings more than 20 years of experience to his legal practice, along with a long track record of success. Our firm has secured millions of dollars in compensation for our clients, and we are ready to fight for you. Attorney Kervin grew up in Rayville and is extremely familiar with the specific dangers motorists face, as well as the challenges they often encounter within the legal process. He is ready to help you navigate this process and seek the maximum compensation you are owed.

To speak to an experienced Rayville car accident lawyer about your case, call (318) 269-7443 or contact us online.

Why Choose Us? 

When it comes to car accidents, having a skilled and knowledgeable attorney on your side is crucial. 

Here's why you can trust us to handle your Rayville car accident case:

  • Experience: With over 20 years of experience in personal injury law, we have successfully represented numerous clients in car accident cases.
  • Skill: Our team focuses exclusively on personal injury law and has a deep understanding of the complexities involved in car accident cases.
  • Personalized Attention: We believe in providing personalized attention to every client. You can expect open and honest communication throughout the legal process.
  • Aggressive Representation: We are known for our aggressive approach to negotiating with insurance companies and advocating for our clients' rights. 
  • No Fees Unless We Win: We work on a contingency fee basis, which means you don't have to worry about upfront costs. You will only pay us if we successfully recover compensation for you.

What Should You Do After a Car Crash?

In the chaotic aftermath of a car crash, it's crucial to remain calm and take immediate action to ensure your safety and protect your rights. Here's a step-by-step guide on what you should do immediately after a car crash:

  1. Ensure Safety: The first priority after a car crash is to ensure the safety of yourself and others involved. Check for injuries and call emergency services if needed. Move to a safe location if possible to avoid further accidents.
  2. Exchange Information: Exchange contact and insurance information with the other driver(s) involved in the crash. Gather details such as names, phone numbers, license plate numbers, and insurance policy information. Be sure to also collect contact information from any witnesses at the scene.
  3. Document the Scene: Take photographs of the accident scene, including the vehicles involved, any visible damages, road conditions, and traffic signs or signals. This documentation can serve as valuable evidence later on.
  4. Report the Accident: Report the accident to the police and cooperate with their investigation. Provide accurate information about the events leading up to the crash. A police report will be crucial for insurance claims and legal proceedings.
  5. Seek Medical Attention: Even if you don't immediately feel injured, it's important to seek medical attention as soon as possible. Some injuries, such as whiplash or internal trauma, may not be apparent right away. Documenting your injuries and receiving prompt medical treatment can strengthen your case for compensation.
  6. Notify Your Insurance Company: Notify your insurance company about the accident as soon as possible. Provide them with all the relevant details and cooperate with their investigation. Avoid admitting fault or making any statements that could potentially harm your claim.
  7. Consult with a Car Crash Lawyer: After a car crash, it's wise to consult with a knowledgeable car crash lawyer as soon as possible. An experienced attorney can help protect your rights, navigate the legal process, and pursue fair compensation for your damages.

Recoverable Damages in a Car Crash

If you've been involved in a car crash due to the negligence or recklessness of another party, you may be entitled to recover various types of damages. Here are some common damages that can be recovered in a car crash:

  • Medical Expenses: This includes costs related to hospitalization, surgery, medication, rehabilitation, and any other medical treatments necessitated by the injuries sustained in the car crash.
  • Lost Income: If the injuries from the car crash prevent you from working, you may be able to recover compensation for lost wages or income. This can include both current and future lost earnings.
  • Property Damage: You can seek compensation for the repair or replacement of your vehicle and any other personal property that was damaged in the crash.
  • Pain and Suffering: Non-economic damages such as physical pain, emotional distress, and loss of enjoyment of life may also be recoverable in a car crash case.
  • Disability or Disfigurement: If the car crash results in a permanent disability or disfigurement, you may be entitled to compensation for the impact it has on your quality of life and future earning potential.
  • Wrongful Death: In cases where a car crash results in a fatality, the surviving family members may be able to pursue compensation for funeral expenses, loss of companionship, and other related damages.
  • Punitive Damages: In certain cases involving particularly egregious conduct, punitive damages may be awarded to punish the at-fault party and deter similar behavior in the future.

How We Can Help with Your Car Crash Case

Our Rayville car accident lawyer provides comprehensive legal services to help you navigate the complexities of your case. 

Our services include:

  • Investigation: We can thoroughly investigate the details of your accident, gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and reconstructing the scene if necessary.
  • Negotiation: We are skilled negotiators who are ready to work tirelessly to negotiate a fair settlement with the insurance company on your behalf.
  • Litigation: If a fair settlement cannot be reached, we are prepared to take your case to court. We will aggressively represent your interests and fight for the compensation you deserve.
  • Medical Assistance: We can help connect you with qualified healthcare providers who specialize in treating car accident injuries. Your well-being is our top priority.
  • Insurance Claims: Dealing with insurance companies can be overwhelming. Our team can handle all communication with insurance adjusters, working to ensure your rights are protected.

Contact Us Today for Help with Your Car Crash Claim 

If you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident, don't wait to seek legal representation. Contact the Law Offices of Damon D. Kervin today for a consultation with our Rayville car accident attorney. We can review your case, answer any questions you may have, and provide you with the guidance and support you need during this difficult time.

Use the contact form on our website to schedule a consultation, or call us at (318) 269-7443 today to speak to a member of our team about your next steps.

Why Choose Law Offices of Damon D. Kervin?

What Makes Us Different
  • We Bring More Than 20 Years of Experience to Our Legal Practice
  • There Are No Fees Unless We Recover Compensation for You
  • We Can Handle Your Case, So You Can Focus on Your Recovery

Clients We've Helped

Reviews & Testimonials
  • Me and my daughter are so grateful.

  • "Mr. Damon Kervin for the most professional representation ever. I admire you and your staff's composure, work ethic, and most of all your excellent representation."
  • "He demonstrated skill and experience. He took the time to explain fully the process we faced."
    Michael E.