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Personal Injury Attorney Services In Baton Rouge

Transportation Accidents

Transportation accidents have a wide range of severity and complexity. A simple fender bender with little or no injury most likely does not require legal representation. On the other hand, a serious automobile accident may absolutely require legal assistance. The last thing a family wants to do while caring for a seriously injured family member or grieving over the death of a loved one is to choose an attorney to represent them. Unfortunately, the longer the family waits, the more likely it is that valuable evidence is lost, destroyed and/or manipulated in favor of the defendant.

  • 18-wheeler/truck accidents
  • Boating (commercial and recreational)
  • Aviation
  • Car accidents
  • Railroad

Wrongful Death

When the unthinkable happens, you need someone with the experience and knowledge to give you real world advice and answer your questions. Accidents involving serious injury or death lead to immediate in-depth investigations by insurance companies, state and federal investigative agencies, third-party investigators and company investigators. If you are unrepresented or under-represented, your rights may not be protected. Hire attorneys who understand your loss and can protect you and your family from being hurt by delay or inexperience.

Personal Injury

Each type of personal injury requires a different approach. Some injuries may not be physically apparent, while some can leave permanent mental and/or physical damage. However, all have a significant impact on your life. If you have suffered an injury, talk to us to better understand your rights.

  • Amputations
  • Back/neck injury
  • Broken/fractured bones
  • Burn injuries
  • Head/brain injuries

Class Actions

Some businesses do not seem to value safety and fair dealing above profits. Time and time again, we have seen people suffer injuries and losses as a result of these business decisions. The attorneys at Smith Shanklin Sosa, LLC understand the complexity of litigating class action lawsuits.

  • Exxon bad gasoline claims
  • PPG levee breach
  • Stolthaven chemical release
  • Sun drilling chemical release
  • Williams-Olefins plant explosion

Mass Torts

Mass Torts contain many layers of information and demand unyielding attention to detail. If you have been wrongly affected by a corporation, we are the team you can trust to handle such a delicate case.

  • Disaster
  • Multidistrict litigation
  • Product liability
  • Toxic


you shouldn’t accept your fate. You could have a strong case, depending on your situation. We invite you to meet with us to discuss your rights and opportunities.

  • Product liability
  • Jones Act/Offshore/Maritime
  • Fair Labor Standards
  • Wage & Employment
  • Workers’ Comp
  • Asbestos/Mesothelioma
  • Plant/Refinery
  • Property damage