Frequently Asked Questions

Choosing a lawyer is an important decision. Here are some of the most common questions we get asked by clients and prospective clients:

I've been injured – how do I know if I have a lawsuit?

Every case is different, and the best way to know if you have a case is to contact an attorney specializing in injury cases right away. If you’re in Louisiana, you can contact Attorney Tony Tramontana for immediate help with your case.

How much time do I have to file a suit?

This will depend on where you live; here in Louisiana, the statute of limitations for most personal injury cases and medical negligence cases is one year. The earlier you get in touch, the better. We’ll be able to act quickly to help you protect your rights and decide if a lawsuit is best for you.

When should I call a lawyer about my claim?

Contact a Louisiana personal injury lawyer as soon as you are able to after you’ve been injured. Your lawyer can help you identify and gather key evidence and information, plus offer advice on next steps. If you’ve been injured, you should get medical care for your injuries, then contact us for help.

How can you help me?

Tony is a skilled attorney with longstanding ties to Monroe and the local community. He handles a variety of personal injury cases, including:
Car and truck accidents
Bicycle, ATV and motorcycle accidents
Medical Malpractice
Slip and fall
Defective products
Dog bites and animal injuries
Drug and device claims
Tony handles a diverse group of claims every year, so even if you don’t see your specific injury on the list above, he may still be able to help get you compensation for your injuries. As a skilled litigator, Tony has been able to get multiple clients the maximum possible payout for medical malpractice in the state of LA- $500,000.

What could I be compensated for?

You could be compensated for your damages, including:
Injuries sustained and the way those injuries impact your future
Pain, both present and future
Mental anguish and suffering
Medical costs, both current and ongoing
Lost earnings, both current and future
Property damage
Expenses, pain and suffering related to loss of a family member or provider

How much will it cost for me to learn about my options?

We know how much an injury can cost you and your family, and offer a free consultation to help you sort out your options and determine if you have a case. You’ll be able to meet with attorney Tony Tramontana and discuss the incident and get advice about what you can do next.

If I do have a case, how much will I have to pay to get started?

Many of our cases operate on a contingency fee – -meaning you will not have any upfront costs and that we only collect a fee when Tony wins you a settlement or wins your lawsuit. We know just how badly you can be impacted by an injury, missing work and coping with high medical bills, so we strive to offer contingency plans as frequently as possible for personal injury cases.

How long will my case take?

Every case is unique, so the timeline will vary depending on what type of case it is, how severe your injuries are and the complexity of the legal issues involved.

Will I have to go to court?

It depends on your case; some cases are settled before they ever go to trial, while others will require a court appearance. If you do have to go, Tony and his team will be with you every step of the way and equip you with everything you need to understand and get through the experience.
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What if I have more questions?

To help, we created FAQ pages for each of our main injury areas:

How Can I Get Started?

Contact the office of personal injury attorney Attorney J. Antonio Tramontana for a fast and free consultation and learn about your options. Serving northeastern Louisiana, Tony works in the Monroe area and is a lifelong resident; he is dedicated to helping you get through your injury and will be able to walk you through the process.
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