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Lake Charles, Louisiana Injury Lawyers

Areas of Our
Louisiana Injury Practice

Our Lake Charles & Jennings, Louisiana Injury Attorneys Offer the Following Legal Services

Rear-End Collisions, T-Bones, & Rollovers

Workers' Compensation

Big Truck Wrecks, Big Rig Collisions, & Other Truck Accidents

Offshore Accidents, Boating & Jet Ski Injuries

Car Wrecks, 18-Wheeler Wrecks, Boating Accidents, & Other Fatal Injuries

Trip, Slip, & Falls

Lake Charles Injury Lawyers

At Stutes & Lavergne, our attorneys are proud to be part of the Southwest Louisiana community. Our firm is dedicated to providing quality legal services to residents and businesses. We have a team of experienced lawyers who can handle a wide range of cases from personal injury lawsuits to tax law, business law and estate planning, as well as successions.


Our goal is to be more than just legal professionals. We strive to build close relationships with our clients and to become trusted friends and advisors. Our team is passionate about getting results for our clients, and our commitment to the community is unmatched.

We understand that injuries and accidents can happen anytime and anywhere. If you or someone you love was injured, call our serious injury lawyers who are available to answer your questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Our injury attorneys are focused on getting our clients back to the way they were before their accident and will not stop advocating for our clients until our clients are made whole again

Do You Need a Personal Injury Attorney?

When injured due to the negligence of another party, a personal injury claim may be necessary. Injuries can leave you with a feeling of uncertainty about what to do next. Therefore, it's crucial to seek legal advice. Our attorneys are knowledgeable about Louisiana law and will ensure that we level the playing field between you and the big insurance companies you are up against. Our experienced team of professionals have successfully handled a wide range of cases, including car wrecks, boating accidents, work injuries, slip and falls, and more. We specialize in these types of cases and understand the complexity of each claim. Our lawyers will recover the compensation you deserve for medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages that resulted from the injury.


Stutes & Lavergne's injury attorneys are here to listen to your concerns, answer your questions, and provide solutions to the legal issues you are facing. Our goal is to do the worrying for you, so you can focus on recovery. Insurance companies have professionals that fight for them. As injury attorneys, we advocate for your rights to ensure we level the playing field. 

What types of cases do Stutes & Lavergne injury lawyers handle?

From car wrecks to wrongful death claims, Stutes & Lavergne has provided relief and professional legal services to hundreds of Southwest Louisiana residents and the surrounding areas. Our area of expertise include but are not limited to the following types of lawsuits:

  • Car Wrecks

  • 18-Wheeler Accidents

  • Truck Accidents

  • Motorcycle Crashes

  • Diminished Value Claims

  • Workers' Compensation

  • On-the-Job Injuries

  • Slip and Fall Accidents

  • Trip and Fall Injuries

  • Maritime Claims & Jones Act

  • Boating Accidents

  • Wrongful Death

  •  Serious Injury Claims

  • Offshore Explosions 

  • Electrocutions​

  • Chemical Burns

  • Offshore Accidents

  • Tug Boat & Barge Injuries

  • Gangplank Injuries

  • Elevator Injuries

  • Amputations

  • Product Liability Claims

  • Premise Liability Claims

  • Boating & Recreational Accidents

  • Jet Ski Accidents

  • Inland Barge Injuries

  • Toxic Fumes

  • Exposure to Loud Noise

  • Dog Bites

  • Traumatic Brain Injuries 

  • Back Injuries

  • Neck Injuries

Why Hire Us?

Stutes & Lavergne Injury Attorneys

At Stutes & Lavergne, we are committed to providing injured people the help and respect they deserve. No one expects to need an injury lawyer. We hope you all stay safe and out of harm’s way. But in the event something happens, we are here to help. 

Our attorneys also understand that when someone is injured they will have numerous questions. Those questions are often times urgent. Our injury attorneys are on call 24/7 to help put our potential clients’ minds at ease.

We fight for our clients to ensure that they get fully compensated to help alleviate their burdens. Our clients’ only focus should be on their recovery, while we handle the rest.

Louisiana Personal Injury Law Suit Claims FAQs

Who are Stutes & Lavergne? Founding partners Rusty Stutes and Jody Lavergne, both residents of Southwest Louisiana, opened the doors in 2005. Stutes & Lavergne is a law firm dedicated to helping those who have been injured due to the negligence of others. Stutes & Lavergne specializes in cases such as car accidents, other serious injuries, wrongful death claims, as well as several other legal matters. At Stutes & Lavergne, We Protect People.

What services do Stutes & Lavergne Attorneys offer? Stutes & Lavergne specializes in personal injury law, including car accidents, slip and falls, and workers' compensation claims. We also offer legal services for business and tax law, successions, estate planning, and real estate. Did you know we have our very own real estate title company, Rock Solid Title? Call us today for all of your real estate closing needs.

What does it cost to hire Lake Charles injury attorneys? Consultations are free. If you choose to use us, there will be a contingency fee. In other words, we don't get paid if we don’t recover any money for you. We are in this together every step of the way.

How can Lake Charles Injury Attorneys help me? If you have been injured due to the negligence of others, Stutes & Lavergne can help you seek compensation for your injuries. Our experienced attorneys will work tirelessly to ensure you receive the best possible outcome for your case.

What kind of compensation can I expect from a personal injury case? The compensation you can expect from a personal injury case will depend on the specifics of your case, including the extent of your injuries and treatment. However, you may be entitled to damages for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

How long do personal injury cases typically take? The length of a personal injury case depends on several factors, including the case's complexity and the other party's willingness to settle. However, our attorneys will work to resolve your case as quickly and efficiently as possible.

How long do I have to file a personal injury claim? The statute of limitations for personal injury claims varies by state and case. It is essential to contact us as soon as possible to ensure your legal rights are protected.

What should I do if I've been injured in a workplace accident? If you've been injured in a workplace accident, you must report the injury to your employer and seek medical attention. You should also contact Stutes & Lavergne to understand your rights and options for pursuing a workers' compensation claim.

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