What Happens If I’m In A Car Accident?

A motor vehicle accident can be devastating. Between injuries, medical bills & expenses, lost wages, physical & emotional pain and suffering, and damage to your vehicle, there’s so much going on it’s often overwhelming. If you or a loved one has been injured in a collision, the attorneys at Forrest, Cressy & James, LLC can help you navigate the legal issues while you focus on your recovery. Contact us today for a consultation at (504) 605-0777.

Restitution After a Motor Vehicle Accident

Car accidents can result in serious injuries. You may not know how to cope with all of the changes in your life. You may be unable to work and bills may be piling up. If you were injured in a vehicle accident, you may be able to recover for your injuries.

Our personal injury attorneys at Forrest, Cressy & James, LLC will fight for your rights to obtain reimbursement for the following past and future losses:

  • Medical expenses

  • Pain and suffering

  • Wage loss

  • Emotional distress

  • Disability

  • Disfigurement

  • Loss of quality of life or loss of a normal life

Our Experience In Auto Accident Litigation Is Comprehensive. The Attorneys Of Forrest, Cressy & James, LLC Will:

  • Assess your accident

  • Examine medical evidence evaluating injuries

  • Calculate losses

  • Help maximize your recovery

Important Issues After a Motor Vehicle Accident

When you’ve experienced the shattering effects of a serious motor vehicle accident, you may have many questions about what to do next and how to continue with your everyday life. Here is some information that will help after an accident:

  • Steps to take after a crash – If you have been injured in a motor vehicle crash, you should immediately seek medical treatment. You should then contact an attorney as soon as reasonably possible. The sooner you contact our auto accident attorneys, the quicker we can begin working on your behalf.

  • What is my injury claim worth? – Every motor vehicle accident is different; however, if you were injured due to the recklessness or negligence of another person, our team will help you obtain the maximum amount of compensation available for your claims. Our attorneys can explain the factors involved in determining the amount of compensation you can receive and what you should expect from your case.

  • Why hire a personal injury attorney? – Personal injury claims can be complicated. A personal injury attorney at Forrest, Cressy & James, LLC will assess your claim and help you determine the best course of action to recover compensation.

  • How soon should I contact an attorney? – While some accident injuries require urgent medical attention, in many cases, the injuries that victims receive from a collision often do not surface for a number of days AFTER the crash has taken place. You should contact an attorney right away so that they can immediately begin the process of making a claim against the party who was negligent or reckless and caused your injuries.


Our accident attorneys at Forrest, Cressy & James, LLC are here to explain your legal options, counsel you on the best way to proceed, and do everything in our power to minimize the stress you’re feeling following your accident. Call, email us or submit our contact form for a consultation and case evaluation.