The Law Office of Brent J. Rhodes

Personal Injury Attorneys | Serving Houma, CA

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620 School St.
Houma, CA 70360

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You have the right to receive just compensation when you have been injured by another person's negligence. Attorney Brent J. Rhodes has dedicated his practice to helping people who have been wrongfully injured and surviving family members in wrongful death cases. From injuries caused by a motor vehicle accidents, to maritime claims, premises liability and workplace injuries, you can count on Mr. Rhodes to seek the settlement you deserve. He is your advocate in serious injury claims.

When you retain Mr. Rhodes, you will have a fierce advocate on your side. He personally represents every client and keep every client informed about their case as it moves forward. He is available to answer your questions as they arise. He cares about the outcome of your case. When you have been injured at no fault of your own, you have the right to compensation for medical care, property damage, loss of income among other losses. He will fight to achieve the settlement you need and deserve.

Contact Mr. Rhodes today if you need legal assistance with any serious injury. Some examples follow.

Vehicle Accidents

  • Automobile accidents, including
    rear-end and head-on collisions
  • 18-wheeler accidents
  • Commercial vehicle accidents,
    including delivery trucks, taxis and
    chartered buses
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Texting while driving and other
    distracted driving accidents
  • Drunk driving accidents
  • Helicopter accidents
  • Boating accidents
  • Hit-and-run accidents
  • Wrongful Death

Premises Liability

  • Unsafe Conditions
  • Inadequate Security
  • Trips and Falls

Maritime and Admiralty Matters

  • Jones Act claims
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers'
    Compensation Act claims
  • Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act
    (OCSLA) claims, including oil
    rig worker injury
  • Death on the High Seas Act claims

Workplace Accidents

  • Falls
  • Head injuries
  • Neck and back injuries
  • Defective equipment injuries
  • Injuries suffered in
    work-related auto accidents
  • Oil rig and platform injuries
  • Longshore and harbor worker injuries
  • Fatal workplace accidents

The firm serves Houma and throughout the surrounding areas. Mr. Rhodes is licensed to practice law in Louisiana and Texas.

Call Attorney Brent Rhodes today at 985-206-3141 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Profile

Attorney Brent James Rhodes

Jurisdictions:

  • Louisiana, 2000
  • Texas, 2007

Education:

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. - May, 2000
  • Nicholls State University
    • B.S. - 1996
    • Major: Accounting and Finance

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member, 2000 - Present
  • Texas State Bar Association, Member, 2007 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana Association of Justice, Member
  • Terrebonne Parish Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Terrebonne Parish Bar Association, Member
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2012
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Top 40 under 40 by the Tanional Trial Lawyers

Verdicts & Settlements

  • $ 750,000.00 - Plaintiff injured when motorcycle struck commercial vehicle. The victim suffered a fractured tibia and fibula (bones between knee and ankle) which required surgery.
  • $ 550,000.00 - (damages cap) Plaintiff was injured and underwent lumbar surgery as a result of a rear-end collision caused by a municipal employee.
  • $175,000.00 - Plaintiff had pre-existing surgical fusion of four vertebrae was involved in a motor vehicle collision. No damage to previous fusion was demonstrated, but victim experienced an exacerbation of pain for a period of eight months.
  • $ 75,000.00 - Plaintiff suffered hairline fracture in ankle upon falling down a defective staircase at a commercial establishment.
  • $1,900,000.00 - Wrongful death and survival action for death of a client who was shot outside of a nightclub. Before the shooting erupted, several calls were made to 911 by witnesses to intervene in an altercation outside the club, but 911 was busy. Because no emergency response was forthcoming, my client was shot and killed.
  • $1,850,000.00 - Client suffered severe internal and debilitating injuries as a result of being rear-ended by an 18 wheeler.
  • $ 250,000.00 - Client suffered a laceration to her elbow in an automobile accident which required plastic surgery. No damage to the bone or joints.
  • $ 175,000.00 - Client suffered injuries in an automobile accident and surgery was recommended. However, the same surgery had been recommended five years prior to the accident. Client did not undergo surgery.
  • $ 135,000.00 - Client suffered soft tissue injuries in an automobile accident and treated with a chiropractor for two years.
  • $ 125,000.00 - Client suffered a slip and fall in a restaurant parking lot and broke her arm.
  • $ 600,000.00 - Client was injured in a rear end collision with a commercial vehicle and underwent shoulder and knee surgery.
  • $480,000.00 - Woman was injured in a rear-end accident and required a lumbar micro-discectomy.


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