Plaquemine Personal Injury Lawyer


Initially settled by the Chitimacha, Plaquemine was settled by Europeans by 1775 and was named after the Native American word “Plakemine”, which means persimmon. Thanks to its location at a junction between the Mississippi River and Bayou Plaquemine, the village was able to grow quickly and became incorporated as a town in 1838. Since then, the city has been the seat of Iberville Parish and the populace has remained around seven thousand for several decades. But such a peaceful city does see it’s fair share of accidents every once in a while. And when these occur, you need to be ready to take the next steps. A personal injury attorney like Peyton Murphy can help you out with cases like:


  • Premises Liability: It’s up to property owners to ensure that their building is completely up to code. When it isn’t, someone could get hurt!
  • Malpractice: Why didn’t your simple procedure work? Let’s discover if your doctor was negligent. 
  • 18-wheeler Accidents: Truck accidents are often due to the truck driver themself. It’s time to hold someone responsible with the help of the right lawyers.
  • Maritime Accidents: Injuries on the open water can be confusing for everyone. Get yourself a lawyer experienced with maritime law. 
  • Mass Tort & Class Action: When you want to take a stand against a corporation, it can be pretty scary! But with the right lawyers, anything is possible.
  • Automobile Accidents: Getting the right lawyer could help make a disaster of a situation much easier to handle. Don’t go through the aftermath of your car accident alone.
  • Wrongful Death: Get the help you need when your loved one dies from another’s negligence. Call Murphy today.
  • Defective Medical Devices: Something should be done when your medical device does more harm than good. That’s where we come in.
  • Workers Compensation: Getting the compensation you deserve is important to you and your livelihood. Don’t let someone get away without paying, even if they are your boss.
  • Dangerous Drugs: You deserve to be compensated when a drug designed to help you, hurts you instead. 
  • Mesothelioma: Asbestos started to be removed from homes forty years ago. So why is your home still full of the stuff? Your health could be compromised.

Plaquemine has seen a few fatal car accidents in the recent years. In 2017 and 2016, each year saw two fatalities. While these numbers seem low, it doesn’t keep the other minor accidents in mind. Or the non-vehicle accidents. In the event that you become a victim of an accident, it may be time to call Murphy Law Firm. We could assist with your personal injury case and make sure that you don’t become a victim twice!



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