18 Wheeler & Auto Accidents

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Injured in an 18 Wheeler or Auto Accident? Call Us

Motor vehicle accidents are one of the most common causes of serious injury and death in Louisiana. Some of the most disastrous automobile accidents involve tractor trailers and 18-wheeler trucks, and in 2016, there were approximately 49,800 accidents with injuries and 757 fatalities on Louisiana roads.

If you find yourself involved in an accident, it is imperative that you hire a qualified law firm like Anderson, Dozier, Blanda & Saltzman that can help you battle the major insurance companies to get the fair compensation you and your loved ones deserve.

Anderson, Dozier, Blanda & Saltzman Can Help

By leveraging our 90 years of combined experience handling personal injury claims and our extensive knowledge of trucking and auto accident laws in Louisiana, Anderson, Dozier, Blanda & Saltzman can help victims of 18-wheeler, commercial trucking and automobile accidents receive fair and full compensation for their losses and injuries.

If you or a loved one has been injured in any of the following types of accidents, contact our office immediately to schedule your complimentary consultation.

Our areas of vehicle injury practice include:


These accidents include injuries caused by collisions with 18-wheeler trucks or other large commercial vehicles. Beyond the insurance companies, our attorneys may find it necessary to hold accountable those who are responsible for the commercial vehicle and its operation, including the trucking company, driver and truck manufacturer. Read more


These accidents include injuries caused by collisions involving cars, pickup trucks, bicycles, pedestrians and other factors. Whether caused by a blind spot, vehicular failure or just driver negligence, if you’ve been injured in a car accident, do not communicate with the insurance companies alone. Anderson, Dozier, Blanda & Saltzman will fight to ensure you receive proper compensation for damages to your vehicles and any injuries endured from the accident. Read More

Drunk Driver

These accidents include injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents involving drivers who were impaired by alcohol or drug use. While the criminal court system can punish a drunk driver who caused the accident, it does nothing to compensate the victims of any trauma that the driver caused. Anderson, Dozier, Blanda & Saltzman have won multiple substantial damage awards for victims of accidents caused by intoxicated drivers throughout Louisiana. Read More

Punitive Damages

Louisiana law provides for two types of damages – compensatory and punitive. Punitive damages—or exemplary damages—are not designed to compensate, but rather punish the party responsible for the accident. In Louisiana, an individual who is injured as a result of an intoxicated driver’s actions is entitled to recover compensatory damages as well as punitive damages. Read more