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Personal Injury Attorneys In Baton Rouge, Louisiana

When someone else’s negligence leads to a severe accident that affects your daily life, you need a personal injury attorney who will assist you during each step of the process. The lawyers at Smith Shanklin Sosa, LLC provide knowledgeable legal advice based on years of experience in the courtroom. With over $880,000,000 in settlements secured across hundreds of cases, we can help protect your rights and ensure that you receive the best care possible.

Case Types

Personal injuries can be caused by a wide variety of negligent acts, so you will need an experienced attorney who is familiar with different types of cases. Our team of attorneys has successfully handled claims that involve an array of issues, including the following:

  • Improper prescriptions
  • Medical malpractice
  • Property damage
  • Wrongful death
  • Injuries caused by workplace negligence
  • Car accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Defective products
  • Corporate wrongdoing
  • Class action lawsuits
  • Natural disaster fallout
  • Poor infrastructure in public areas across Louisiana
  • Premises liability

Some of our cases have resulted in clients receiving millions of dollars in compensation. But even with settlements of under $10,000, we dedicate our full attention to each claim we take on. No case is too big or too small for our compassionate attorneys. Our priority is helping you secure the compensation you need after getting hurt.

Schedule A Free Consultation Today

When you contact Smith Shanklin Sosa, LLC, you’ll speak directly to a lawyer. We can provide legal advice, help you find a doctor, and secure other assistance if needed. With years of legal experience, we can help each client file a claim for a fair settlement that covers their medical bills, lost wages and more. To request a free consultation, call our office in Baton Rouge today at 225-424-6094 or contact us online.

Settlements Above $10,000,000

$575,000,000 – Consumer Class Action Settlement

$222,000,000 – Deceptive Trade Practices Settlement

$13,800,000 – Highway defect causes accident and motorist suffers a double leg amputation in East Baton Rouge Parish Settlement

Settlements $5,000,000-$10,000,0000

$8,800,000 – Shareholder Derivative Suit

$8,025,000 – Aviation Wrongful Death Verdict

$7,538,089.02 – Total Recovered in BP Oil Spill Claims

$5,000,000 – Offshore Injury and Death. Settlement

$5,000,000 – 18-Wheeler Accident in Baton Rouge causing severe injuries. Settlement

Settlements $1,000,000-$5,000,0000

$4,000,000 – Defective pump casing causes chemical burns and later death. Settlement

$3,260,000 – Wrongful Death Judgment in Jefferson Parish against Entergy

$3,000,000 – Plant explosion causes a shelter-in-place order for Geismar residents. Class Action Settlement

$2,800,000 – Amusement ride seriously injures young boy. Settlement

$2,400,000 – Casing failure causing explosion and injuries to an oil field worker. Settlement

$2,400,000 – Defective well in Iberia Parish causes severe injuries. Settlement

$1,675,000 – 18-Wheeler Accident in Iberville Parish causes severe Back Injury. Settlement

$1,550,000 – Defective Product causes Burn Injury. Settlement

$1,250,000 – Levee Breach causing Property Damage during Hurricane Katrina in Plaquemines Parish. Class Action Settlement

$1,250,000 – Defective handrail causes injury at a Baton Rouge apartment building

$1,236,241.46 – Wrongful Death brought by the surviving parents of a 33 year old child killed in a drunk driving car accident. Jury Verdict

$1,200,000 – Wrongful Death/Premise Liability in Shreveport. Settlement

$1,000,000 – Shelter-In-Place due to Plant negligence. Class Action Settlement

$1,000,000 – Sheriff Deputy Injured in a Car Accident in Washington Parish. Settlement

Settlements $500,000-$1,000,0000

$800,000 – Motorist strikes livestock that escaped defective fencing in Iberville Parish

$775,000 – Defective equipment at a plant causes amputation to a worker in Iberville Parish. Settlement

$760,000 – Car Accident causes death in Mississippi. Settlement

$597,500 – Fall on Defective Steps in New Orleans cause Injury. Settlement

$587,500 – Workplace negligence in Tangipahoa Parish causes injury

$523,000 – Car Accident causes neck injuries in Baton Rouge. Settlement

$500,000 – Defective firework causes amputation and scarring of a young girl in St. Landry Parish

Settlements $100,000-$500,0000

$499,000 – Cane truck causes vehicle to run off the road injuring passenger. Settlement

$465,000 – Plaintiff injures ankle at work. Settlement

$450,696.37 – Dump truck causes accident in East Baton Rouge Parish causing Plaintiff to suffer a shoulder injury. Settlement

$450,000 – Disabled company truck on I-10 causes Plaintiff to rear-end the vehicle. Settlement

$425,000 – Tractor Accident causes injuries to Mississippi Plaintiff. Settlement

$415,000 – Plaintiff injures ankle at work. Settlement

$400,000 – Company truck causes an accident in Baton Rouge injuring driver and passenger. Settlement

$400,000 – Motorcycle injury. Settlement

$275,000 – Company truck causes accident resulting in injuries to Plaintiff in Baton Rouge

$275,000 – Police brutality, false imprisonment and malicious prosecution in Baton Rouge results in injury to Plaintiff. Settlement

$250,000 – 18-wheeler accident causes neck injuries in Baton Rouge. Settlement

$250,000 – Defective apartment complex railing causes injury to Plaintiff. Settlement

$250,000 – Work truck causes injuries to a young professional in Baton Rouge. Settlement

$240,000 – Car Accident causes neck injuries in Baton Rouge. Settlement

$200,000 – Airbag Defect causes injury to a Prairieville man. Settlement

$175,000 – Plaintiff injured in a motorcycle accident. Settlement

$175,000 – Stadium defect causes leg injury. Settlement

$150,000 – Defective Lawnmower causes eye injury

$147,000 – Unfair Labor Practices. Class Action Settlement

$136,479 – Defective parking lot in Gonzales causes ankle injury. Settlement

$125,608.90 – Escaped prisoners cause injury. Settlement

$125,000 – Car accident on I-10 in Baton Rouge causes injuries to Plaintiff

$107,500 – Car Accident causes a facial scar to a young girl in Baton Rouge

$100,700 – Defective pool pump causes injury to a Baton Rouge man. Settlement

Settlements $1,000-$100,0000

$98,150 – Rock from a cement truck strike Plaintiff’s vehicle causing the windshield to shatter injuring Plaintiff’s eye

$95,000 – Worker’s Compensation Settlement

$95,000 – Motorcycle accident in Central causes back injuries to Plaintiff

$85,000 – A defective balcony causes a hip contusion to a New Orleans woman. Settlement

$80,000 – Defective restaurant booth causes injuries to Plaintiff. Settlement

$70,697 – Amusement park injury. Settlement

$35,000 – Premise defect causes ankle injury

$35,000 – Pressure Cooker causes minor burns to Iberville Parish woman. Settlement

$13,032.95 – Property damage caused by a trespasser. Judgment

$7,500 – CVS Pharmacy fills the wrong prescription in Baton Rouge. Settlement

Hundreds of settlements and judgments for $150,00 or less.