Personal Injury

What Can You Recover in a Lawsuit? Pain and Suffering Damages

People often ask me, how much is my case worth?  I am compelled to tell them–“It depends.” It depends on the injuries. It depends on how long it takes to get better. It depends on how much money is available to recover. It depends on many things, and the answer is not that simple, even... Read more

What Can You Recover In a Lawsuit? Medical Bills and Life Care Plan

People often ask me, how much is my case worth? I am compelled to tell them – “It depends.” It depends on the injuries. It depends on how long it takes to get better. It depends on how much money is available to recover. It depends on many things, and the answer is not that simple,... Read more

What Can You Recover in a Lawsuit? Lost Wages

People often ask me, how much is my case worth? I am compelled to tell them – “It depends.” It depends on the injuries. It depends on how long it takes to get better. It depends on how much money is available to recover. It depends on many things, and the answer is not that... Read more

What Differences Do You See in Clients Before and After a Case?

When clients first come to the offices at Galloway and Jefcoat, personal injury attorney Joseph Saloom notices their stress. How they may not be in a good position, both financially and physically. But, by the time it comes to the end of the case he notices the release of stress and overall relief. Saloom wants... Read more

What Can You Expect in a Personal Injury Consultation?

Our law firm offers a free consultation so that you can get to know our attorneys and learn what to expect from your personal injury claim. In this video, attorney Christopher Castro explains his strategy in a personal injury consultation so that his clients feel comfortable and heard, and have realistic expectations. Video Transcription I... Read more

How Long Does It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Case?

After a car crash or any kind of accident, the liable party’s insurance company may try to pressure you into an early settlement. However, these offers are notoriously low. While the insurance company may want to settle a personal injury case quickly, this is rarely in your best interest. In this video, attorney John Jefcoat... Read more

What is Premises Liability?

Property owners have certain obligations to protect visitors and guests. However, the owner is not automatically liable for every accident or injury that occurs on his or her land. In this video, attorney Christopher Castro explores the complexities of the law as he discusses the question: what is premises liability? Video Transcription Premises liability includes... Read more

How Serious Are Premises Liability Injuries?

Premises liability injuries can be severe and life-changing, and may include brain and spinal cord damage. Some of the most common types of premises liability claims involve slip and fall accidents; these accidents may not seem serious, but as attorney Christopher Castro explains in this video, the impact from a slip or fall can cause... Read more

Is There a Time Limit to File a Personal Injury Claim in Louisiana?

There is a time limit to file a personal injury claim. Louisiana has one of the shortest prescriptive periods (known as a statute of limitations in other states) in the country. In this video, attorney John Jefcoat explains how the prescriptive period works, and he discusses how if the state legislature would extend this time... Read more

What is the Process for Disputing a Claim in Court?

An important item to focus on is making sure your workers compensation claim is running smoothly if you are disputing a claim in court. Lafayette workers compensation attorney Robert Martina want to make sure that the claimant gets all the benefits they’re entitled to, be that indemnity benefits or medical benefits. There are many bumps... Read more