Past Client Awards

Below are a few examples of the six-figure personal injury verdicts or settlements our firm has obtained over the last 35 years. In addition to these, we have helped settle thousands of car accident cases with insurance companies involving auto insurance policy limits. To learn more about how we might be able to help you, call 337-433-0612 today or fill out the contact form on the right to schedule a free consultation.

$ 4,000,000 Plaintiff, an inmate at Beauregard Parish Jail, was severely beaten by a fellow inmate, resulting in permanent paralysis and brain damage.

$ 3,500,000 Plaintiff suffered serious and permanent disfiguring burns due to a defective carnival ride at the New Orleans Superdome that caught fire.

$ 2,400,000 Plaintiff, a Jones Act seaman/deckhand, had his lower leg amputated on a barge located in Texas on the San Jacinto River during nighttime mooring operations due to the negligence of the captain of his pushboat and inadequate training by his employer.

$ 2,036,000 Plaintiff, a Jones Act seaman, was working on a lay barge when a cable struck him in the abdomen resulting in an operated back injury.

$ 1,500,000 Plaintiff, a Jones Act seaman, suffered an operated neck injury when the pushboat he was working aboard on the Mississippi River near New Orleans capsized and sank due to the wakes generated by a passing chemical tanker and towboat and the unseaworthiness of the pushboat.

$ 1,315,000 Railroad accident in Vinton, Louisiana in which inadequate and outdated warnings, obsolete wig wag and site obstructions at railroad crossing resulted in severe, permanent head injury.

$ 1,100,000 Automobile accident in which plaintiff’s vehicle was broad-sided, resulting in an operated neck injury.

$ 1,100,000 Jury Verdict Automobile accident in which the plaintiff was injured when defendant ran a red light and broadsided his vehicle, resulting in neck fusion surgery.

$ 1,075,000 Construction accident involving plaintiff who fell through an opening in catwalk grating  resulting in an operated back injury and brain injury.

$ 1,072,000 Jury Verdict Automobile accident in Allen Parish in which plaintiff’s vehicle struck a large pothole on the highway, causing her vehicle to run off the highway and strike a tree resulting in a broken leg and ankle.  Suit was instituted against the Louisiana Department of Transportation.

$ 1,005,000 Settled During Trial Construction accident in which plaintiff released pipe from a secured pipe rack, pinning himself between the pipe rack and his 18-wheeler, crushing his head and body and resulting in his death.

$ 1,000,000 Maritime accident in which plaintiff was travelling along the Calcasieu River in a jon boat to duck hunt when his vessel struck an unmarked ferry cable spanning the river and negligently left in place by the defendant company.

$ 750,000 Automobile accident in which an 18-wheeler struck low hanging electrical line and worker was electrocuted.

$ 675,000 Automobile accident in which plaintiff’s vehicle was rear-ended, resulting in severe neck and back injuries.

$650,000 recovery - construction accident involving worker who was injured due to faulty and defective equipment. A third party suit was brought successfully against the at-fault third party.

$ 635,000 Residential propane gas explosion resulting in wrongful death.

$ 600,000  Jury Verdict Plaintiff, an offshore worker aboard a fixed platform located in the Gulf of Mexico, sustained an operated back injury while lifting drill pipe tongs due to what the jury found to be a defective floor mat.

$ 500,000 Defective product case in which plaintiff suffered a brain injury due to an accidental firearm discharge.  Suit was successfully brought against the gun manufacturer from Germany pursuant to the Hague Convention for designing a defective product.

$ 450,000 Plaintiff, a Jones Act employee/seaman, was injured during a swing rope transfer and suffered an operated back injury.

$ 450,000  Jury Verdict Automobile accident in which plaintiff’s vehicle was struck by an 18-wheeler, resulting in an operated neck injury.

$ 450,000 Plaintiff, a Jones Act employee/seaman, was injured during a basket transfer and suffered an operated back injury.

$ 412,500 Plaintiff, an offshore worker aboard a fixed platform located in Florida waters, sustained a lower back injuries when he slipped on a wet surface.

$ 405,398 Automobile accident in which plaintiff’s vehicle was struck by an 18-wheeler resulting in an operated back injury at the same levels as a prior back surgery. No loss wage claim.

$ 400,000 Automobile accident in which the plaintiff, a pedestrian, was struck by a vehicle on a local highway, resulting in an operated leg injury.

$ 400,000  Jury Verdict Automobile accident in which plaintiff’s vehicle was struck by an 18-wheeler making a wide right turn into a local plant entrance.

$ 358,000 Casino injury in which plaintiff was a guest at a riverboat casino when she the chair she was sitting in collapsed, causing plaintiff to fall to the ground and suffer serious neck and back injuries.

$ 350,000 Automobile accident in which an 18-wheeler rear-ended plaintiff’s vehicle, resulting in an operated back injury.  No loss wage claim.

$ 330,000 Employment accident in which an alleged defectively designed streetsweeper resulted in the plaintiff/operator’s death.

$ 300,000 Crane operator injured in construction accident due to crane overloading, which he was directly responsible to calculate, resulting in his death.

$ 300,000 Plaintiff, a Jones Act employee/seaman employed as a cook aboard a vessel at a local riverboat casino, sustained an operated back injury.

$ 250,000 Plaintiff was injured in an automobile accident.

$ 225,000 Construction accident in which the plaintiff sustained an operated knee injury due to a negligently placed grounding rod at construction site.

$ 225,000 Plaintiff, an offshore worker aboard a fixed platform in the Gulf of Mexico, tripped and fell on an unsecured cable wire on the platform’s stairway, resulting in arthroscopic knee surgery with full recovery.

$ 175,000 Automobile accident in which plaintiff’s vehicle was struck broadside by a negligently operated vehicle, resulting in an unoperated back injury.

$ 150,000 Automobile accident in which defendant driver's vehicle hydroplaned into plaintiff's lane of travel causing the plaintiff to swerve to avoid a collision. Plaintiff's vehicle left the roadway and travelled into a ditch injuring plaintiff.

$ 150,000 Plaintiff, a Jones Act seaman, suffered severe mental anguish when the dredge tender he was working aboard in Mobile, Alabama capsized and sank due to bad weather and the unseaworthiness of the vessel.

$ 150,000 recovery - customer injured when defective chair collapsed underneath him.

$ 100,000 Automobile accident in which plaintiff's vehicle was struck by negligently operated dump truck resulting in shoulder injury. Case settled for policy limits.

$ 100,000 Automobile accident in which plaintiff’s vehicle was struck by negligently operated dump truck resulting in unoperated knee injury.

$ 100,000 Automobile accident in which plaintiff was a passenger in a van struck by motorist who failed to obey traffic signal.

$ 50,000 Maritime property damage settlement.  Cameron fisherman’s fishing vessel was struck by improperly and inadequately moored barges during Hurricane Rita in the Intracoastal Waterway near Hackberry, Louisiana.