New Orleans, Louisiana Personal Injury and Accident Law Firm
Law Firm OverviewBrandner Law Firm LLC, based in New Orleans, LA, practices personal injury and is committed to helping victims of defective products, auto accidents, bus accidents, truck wrecks, boating accidents, and maritime accidents from New Orleans to Shreveport. Our firm is also dedicated to victims who have suffered mesothelioma, burn injuries, back and neck injuries, and brain injuries due to someone else’s negligence.
With years of experience representing insurance companies, the New Orleans injury lawyers know the games insurance companies play and can beat them at their own game. This is why the legal team at Brandner Law Firm LLC has the upper hand and can help those less powerful than the insurance companies get the compensation that they truly deserve.
Additionally, attorney Michael Brandner enjoys equipping injured victims with knowledge, which is why he has written several books on various topics. In the complimentary books that he provides to injured victims, he gives out the secrets to maritime claims, auto accident claims, and other personal injury claims.
With their main office in New Orleans, and two offices in Metairie and Baton Rouge, Brandner Law Firm LLC enjoys helping victims learn more about their rights and is devoted to helping personal injury victims in the state of Louisiana and throughout the nation get fair and just compensation.
Year this Office was Established: 2007
Languages: Spanish, English
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: 18-wheeler Accidents; BP Oil Spill Claims; Drunk Driving Accidents; Hit and Runs; Uninsured Motorists; Whiplash; Compression Fractures; Herniated Disks; Nerve Damage; Breach of Warranty.
Areas of Law Description
Brandner Law Firm LLC provides legal representation on the following practice areas:
- Jones Act & Maritime Injuries
The Jones Act doesn’t protect just anyone on the water, but it has widespread coverage. If you have a significant connection with a particular vessel or fleet of vessels in navigation, and your job contributes to operation of said vessel(s), you are likely considered a “seaman” by legal terms. A seaman’s injuries may be covered by the Jones Act if the employer’s negligence can be proven. If you or someone you love was injured at sea or on a docked ship, the Jones Act may protect you.
- Auto Accidents
You may have suffered serious injuries as a result of someone's negligence in a New Orleans auto accident and need the help of the Brandner Law Firm to stand up against the insurance company to get you the compensation you deserve. An experienced trial lawyer, Michael believes in an up-front and honest approach to working with his clients. He will keep you involved and informed throughout your case, and will work tirelessly to ensure that you receive justice.
- Truck & 18-Wheeler Accidents
While truck drivers are licensed and skilled operators, the vehicles that they drive are heavier and larger, so they are difficult to steer and brake slowly. If involved in an accident, the sheer size and weight of trucks can cause a lot of damage and serious injury. After a truck accident leaves you badly injured, you need to find out your rights by talking to a skilled Louisiana personal injury lawyer at the Brandner Law Firm so they can fight the large trucking companies on your behalf.
- Bus Accidents
Bus accidents can affect many parties—passengers, pedestrians, occupants of other vehicles—and the damages can be much greater than wrecks involving smaller vehicles. Both public and private bus companies operate as common carriers, and they are obligated to provide their passengers with the “utmost duty of care.” When a Louisiana bus accident causes serious injuries, you should turn to an experienced accident attorney at the Brandner Law Firm who knows how to stand up to insurance companies to get you the financial recovery to move forward with the rest of your life.
- Boating Accident
With miles of shoreline, beautiful lakes, and winding rivers, Louisiana is an amazing location for recreational boating. Because of this, boating accidents can be fairly common. If you have been injured in a boating accident as a result of someone’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. Following a boating accident off the coast of Louisiana, consult a New Orleans boating accident lawyer at the Brandner Law Firm to discuss your rights and to find out how to get the compensation you deserve.
- BP Oil Spill Claims
The financial effects of the oil spill disaster have been staggering, and litigation following the tragedy has found that the behemoth oil and gas company BP is responsible for the serious monetary ramifications of the accident, including property damages and business losses. At Brandner Law Firm, we help businesses located from Texas to Key West, Florida, understand, prepare, and process their BP oil spill claims. Our compassionate, knowledgeable, and experienced attorneys are extremely familiar with the oil spill, the litigation that followed, and with the settlement procedures that resulted from the litigation.
- Neck & Back Injuries
Injuries to your neck or back can occur in a variety of ways, which is why this injury is so common. Sports and extreme activities, slip and falls, and workplace accidents can cause these injuries, but the most frequent cause is an auto accident like car, motorcycle, and truck accidents. Brandner Law Firm has represented neck and back injury cases in the New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Houma areas successfully. We are committed to helping victims get ample compensation for their injuries.
- Wrongful Death
Wrongful death in Louisiana could have occurred from defective products, fatal auto accidents, truck accidents and more. If a person’s death was caused by the wrongful conduct of a person or group of people, then a wrongful death suit may be filed. A wrongful death lawsuit not only seeks justice for the victim of the negligent act, but also for any dependants who relied on the victim for financial support. This is primarily what sets a wrongful death suit apart from other personal injury suits—the suit is brought by the victim’s family members or estate.
- Brain Injury
Brain injuries are incredibly serious, causing long-term effects for both victims and their families. Victims often face permanent and life-changing injuries and damages which prevent them from working or even living a “normal” existence. Brain injuries can be the result of a Louisiana auto accident, truck accident, or even boating accident. Damage to the brain is serious, and victims will need the help of attorneys at the Brandner Law Firm to seek justice.
- Defective Products
A product’s designers, manufacturers, or retailers have a certain responsibility to you, the buyer. By creating a product that can be sold for consumers, the product’s designers, manufacturers, and retailers accept this responsibility in exchange for the opportunity to generate revenue. Because of this, these parties may be liable for any injuries or wrongful deaths that their product causes. If you suffered an injury due to defective equipment, you may have a product liability case against the company that released the defective product into the market.
Mesothelioma is still considered a rare form of cancer, but diagnoses have increased over the past few decades. Much of this can be attributed to the irresponsible use of asbestos over the past century. Many companies knew of the dangers and health risks associated with asbestos exposure, and failed to inform workers and customers of its potential harm. If your job caused you to be in direct exposure to asbestos or breathe in asbestos dust, talk with a Louisiana mesothelioma lawyer at the Brandner Law Firm to find out your rights today.
- American Association for Justice
Mr. Michael S. Brandner, Jr.
Accident, Admiralty and Maritime, Asbestos Mesothelioma, Automotive, Back and Neck Injury
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