Partner at AKD Lawyers

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Insurance Claims

You pay your insurance premiums on time and when it’s time for you to collect after being involved in a serious car accident, your insurance company offers you a low ball settlement amount and you’re out of luck. This is because insurance companies are in business not to heal your wounds or pay your mortgage and utilities bill if your injuries prevent you from going back to work. They’re in business for the same reason anyone goes into business – to make a profit!

If your insurance company paid all their consumers who suffer serious injuries after an auto accident the maximum amount of compensation, they would be out of business very quickly.

Insurance companies rely on an adjuster to tell them how much to pay you. Insurance adjusters work for the insurance company. They don’t work for you. Their job is to avoid a lawsuit. Their job is to make sure the insurance company pays you as little as possible to make your case go away.

Insurance companies also keep on their payrolls their own doctors to perform medical examinations in order to properly assess how serious your injuries are. An IME (independent medical exam) is supposed to be conducted by independent, neutral physicians, however, that is seldom the case. Most often after a doctor representing an insurance company has performed an independent medical exam on a claimant, based on that doctor’s exam report, the claimant receives notification through the mail that their claim has been denied or that their current medical treatment schedule is unjustified and should be discontinued. This is another measure that insurance companies use to protect their assets by significantly reducing your compensation. In this way a claimant’s legal right to expect adequate compensation for their sustained injuries is removed, leaving the claimant without representation.

But you’re in great pain and suffering emotional distress from a car accident that you didn’t cause. Your medical costs are piling up. You may be out of work due to your injuries and that loss of income is stressing you out more which is only impeding on your recovery.

If you have been injured in an accident and you have been notified of when and where you need to go to have an independent medical exam, it’s critical in this phase that you secure a skilled and experienced accident attorney to protect your legal rights and fight to ensure you receive full maximum compensation. This is especially important if your injuries are being suspected of becoming a permanent disability.

If your insurance company has already come to you with a dollar value and wants you to accept it, you have the right to consult with a Personal Injury Attorney to re-evaluate your case and assess if the entire extent of the damages you’ve suffered as a result of your car accident, including your pain and suffering and mental distress, were even considered in your insurance company’s settlement.

Insurance companies work to protect their bottom line – not yours. Our Personal Injury Attorneys works to protect you and only you.

No one who has suffered injuries from an auto accident caused by someone else’s recklessness or negligence should have to bear the cost burdens thrust upon them by someone else’s unsafe driving conduct. Your insurance company is not your advocate. To secure the financial compensation you need to pay for medical bills, the loss of earnings, your vehicle, and other losses, you need to seek out a qualified personal injury attorney to step in and act as your legal champion.

To examine the true dollar value of your case, a personal injury lawyer will ask you to answer a few questions relating to the car accident, what physical injuries were incurred from that event, what your medical expenses are up to that date and if long-term nursing care or rehabilitation therapy will be necessary, and most important, the economic loss to you and your family in terms of lost job wages and the projected length of time before you’ll be able to return to your regular full-time employment.

That five minutes you spend in a free consultation with an injury lawyer could make a HUGE difference in terms of how much more money you’re entitled to in compensation.

Lawyer cannot take away your pain and suffering. But as New Orleans Accident Law Firm with years of experience and the expertise to investigate your case and navigate you through all the complexities of injury liability law, our job is to fight for your interests and no one else’s.

In addition to car accidents, our firm specializes in a range of personal injury cases, including train accidents Train Accident Injury, bus crashes Bus Crash Injury, and motorcycle accidents Motorcycle Accidents Louisiana. We understand that each case is unique, and our experienced lawyers are equipped to handle the intricacies of your specific situation. Whether you need assistance navigating the aftermath of a car accident Hire Lawyer Car Accident Orleans or require legal advice regarding medical malpractice post-accident Medical Malpractice Post Accident, we are here to help.

To ensure you receive the maximum amount of compensation, we stand ready to take into account every aspect of how your injuries have emotionally and physically impacted on your life, your peace of mind, and your ability to earn a living. And we will not stop working for you until you are completely satisfied

Please keep in mind, in Louisiana, the statute of limitations for filing a personal injury claim is one year from the date of injury. This is a very short time frame if you take into consideration how long you may have already awaited on your insurance company to come up with an unbiased and equitable compensation dollar amount.

Start your case today with a free and confidential consultation.

To maximize your compensation call AKD Law now!

Alvendia, Kelly & Demarest Law firm (504) 200-0000

In 2003, after being dissatisfied with the quality of legal care for victims of car accidents, Roderick ‘Rico’ Alvendia sought to establish a new firm focused on providing high-quality legal services to aid injured victims and their families. J. Bart Kelly, sharing Rico’s passion for upholding justice, joined the firm later that year, and established a partnership.

  • They helped me with every need possible. The back issues I had could have been much worse if they didn’t step in and help me. Bart, Megan, and all the people that work for this legal team are amazing. I would recommend them to anyone. Thank you all for helping me each step of the way. I can’t thank these people enough.

    - T. Gibson-Warren

  • I want to thank the whole team for all your help and persistence with my settlement. I truly appreciate.

    - A. Alfortish

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    - W. Young

  • Bart and his team were wonderful to work with. It was clear that their vision and determination to fight for our case, is why we were able to reach a settlement, where my previous attorney was not.

    - C. Perez

  • Bart Kelly and his legal team reevaluated my case after another attorney backed away from a legal challenge, I just want to say Thank You to mr kelly and his team for the hard work and dedication to my case to make it successful . Thank You

    - N. Gex

  • Attorney Kelly is an impeccable attorney. He has represented me extremely well. I was very, very, very pleased with the outcome of my settlement. He’s highly recommended … to give assistance to anyone. I thank him for his services and I’m super elated over the way he handled the case. He is a phenomenal lawyer.

    - S. Spears

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    - Ann Zimmer

  • Being represented by Mr. Kelly and his legal team was a very awesome experience. They were very patient and they worked really hard in resolving my case. I would most definitely refer them to all my friends and associates. Thank you very much.

    - Nathaniel Bonney

  • I am very grateful for Mr. Bart’s assistance. He was very professional and fair. I never felt like a client with him. I always felt like a close friend. Also, I would like to thank everyone in the office for being friendly, kind, and for helping me.

    - Glac Mantuso

  • Just want to say thanks a lot because I received way more than I expected. You guys did a wonderful job of getting the max for myself and my family. Everyone I met or spoke to on the phone was really professional and nice. Once again, thanks a lot.

    - Jessica Quinn

  • J. Bart Kelly is the best attorney I have ever met. He is intelligent, caring, understanding, and knows how to protect his clients. I love his strong take-charge attitude to fight for what is right.

    - Teri Haas

  • My lawyer took the time to explain everything in a clear and concise manner. I’ve been treated fairly and with the utmost respect. I am very appreciative of all of the staff at AKD for their services.

    - James Barber

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    - Darryl Hill

  • Thanks to Bart and Meg. Fantastic group of people and team. Love you guys.

    - Claudine Hope

  • I was involved in a terrible accident and had a lot of serious injuries. I was so happy that Bart (and his team, including his nurse paralegal) was my attorney. The results were much more than expected as far as the settlement. Thanks.

    - Karen Bourgeois

  • I received exceptional service from the law office of Bart Kelly. He is a great attorney who cares about what you are going through, and I am very pleased with the outcome.

    - Melissa Sanchez

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