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A TOUGH LOUISIANA PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY WHO PUTS YOU FIRST
An aggressive Lafayette maritime lawyer representing accident victims
You have suffered a personal injury in an accident, and are now out of work. The bills are mounting and you feel vulnerable, confused and overwhelmed. You are not alone. At Larry Curtis, Maritime Attorney, we are knowledgeable, helpful lawyers willing to answer all of your questions about catastrophic personal injuries, auto and railroad accidents, maritime and offshore injury and onshore drilling rig accidents. Your initial consultation with a Larry Curtis personal injury attorney is free.
A skilled litigator known for his dedication to clients
Larry Curtis is a lawyer focusing on maritime and offshore personal injury law in Lafayette, Louisiana. Clients who come to the firm for help with their injury claim can expect us to:
- Understand the law. Because our law firm deals primarily with maritime personal injury and wrongful death cases, we have a thorough depth of knowledge on these subjects.
- Protect your rights. Because we focus on these specific areas, we offer valuable legal advice that is directly applicable to your case. We are focused on winning and getting you the justice you deserve.
- Care about you. We demonstrate our commitment and compassion to you throughout every step of the legal process. It is not just Larry Curtis’s expertise that makes him a great personal injury lawyer; it is his caring attitude towards his clients as well.
We understand that you are going through a difficult time, and we do everything we can to make it easier for you. We show our commitment in the way we treat you — we will return all phone calls promptly, and are willing to spend as much time discussing the progress of your case with you as you feel is necessary. Our firm has a reputation in Lafayette and surrounding communities for treating seamen and rig workers with the respect and attention they deserve.
Representing clients in offshore, maritime and injury cases
Maritime and offshore workers need the help of a dedicated and experienced attorney to help them get justice after an accident. Our firm has experience with all types of injury cases and takes a tenacious approach in getting you the justice you deserve. We pursue claims for injured clients and their families for injuries resulting from:
- Maritime or drilling accidents. Our firm helps injured sailors, maritime employees,platform workers and oil rig workers injured on land, at sea or in helicopters.
- Railroad accidents. We work with rail workers to bring FELA claims and assist others who have been hurt in rail accidents.
- Serious accidents. Whether your injury stems from a car crash or a slip and fall, we will aggressively work to get you the compensation you need.
We draw upon the expertise we have gained from three decades of legal experience and outstanding maritime personal injury case results to ensure that you get nothing less than the compensation you deserve.
Trust us to help you achieve results in your Louisiana offshore injury case
Larry Curtis has helped families to settle their maritime and offshore injury cases throughout Louisiana, including Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe and New Orleans, as well as families in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Texas. Call Larry Curtis, Maritime Attorney today at 1-800-528-1825 or contact us online to arrange an initial consultation with a personal injury attorney who will put you first.
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Lawrence “Larry” Curtis
Larry Curtis is recognized as one of Louisiana’s preeminent personal injury lawyers. Larry repeatedly has obtained multi-million-dollar settlements and judgments for his firm’s clients. Larry is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Academy of Catastrophic Injury Attorneys. Larry holds the highest rating, AV, given by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
Larry was admitted to the Louisiana bar nearly 30 years ago. Larry is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; and the U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana. Larry has also been admitted to practice before the U. S. District Court for the Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas.
Larry attended St. John’s University, in Jamaica, New York (B.A. 1974) and Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana (J.D. 1977). Larry was honored by St. John’s University in 1994 with the Alumni Outstanding Achievement Medal. Larry has also been listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in the Practice Areas of Admiralty/Maritime Law and Personal Injury.
Larry was the lead attorney in the reported cases of: Moody v. Arabie, 498 So.2d 1081 (La. 1986); Lazzell v. Booker Drilling Co., 816 F.2d 196 (5th Cir. 1987); Matter of Talbot Big Foot, 854 F.2d 758 (5th Cir. 1988); Matter of Talbot Big Foot, 887 F.2d 611 (5th Cir. 1989); Matter of Talbot Big Foot, 924 F.2d 85 (5th Cir. 1991); Arnaud v. Commercial Union Ins. Co., 594 So.2d 992 (La. App. 3rd Cir. 1992); Henderson v. Domingue, 626 So.2d 555 (La. App. 3rd Cir. 1993); Wright v. Otis Engineering Corp., 643 So.2d 484 (La. App. 3rd Cir. 1994); Miguez v. Southern Pacific Transp. Co., 645 So.2d 1184 (La. App. 3rd Cir. 1994); Fitch v. Vintage Petroleum, Inc., 652 So.2d 998 (La. App. 3rd Cir. 1994); Marceaux v. Conoco, Inc., 124 F.3d 730 (5th Cir. 1997); Matter of TT Boat Corp., 1999 WL 223165 (E.D. La. 1999), Fontenot v. Dual, 179 F. 3rd. 969 (5th Cir.1999);Delcambre v. Blood Systems, 893 So.2d 23 (La. 2005).
Larry is a member of the American, Federal and Louisiana State Bar Associations; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; The Academy of Catastrophic Injury Attorneys; Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association; Lafayette Trial Lawyers Association; Acadiana Inn Of Court (Master of the Bench 1994 — ); The Maritime Law Association of the United States and The Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute.
Larry has authored: “Plaintiff’s Intoxication as Contributory Negligence in Motor Vehicle Death,” Spring Seminar, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, Point Clear, Alabama (April 3, 1985); Opening Statement for the Plaintiff,” Your Case … From Start to Finish Seminar, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, New Orleans, Louisiana (November 12, 1988); “Recent Case Law on Closing Arguments,” Holiday Seminar, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, San Antonio, Texas (December 1, 1989); “Pre-Trial Discovery,” Retainer to Verdict Seminar, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (May 25, 1990); “A Practical Guide to Federal Court Rules & Procedure in Louisiana,” National Business Institute, Inc. (October 24, 1995); “Current Update on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure,” 1995 Yours to Choose Seminar, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (December 28, 1995); “Effective Cross Examination of Medical Doctors: The Ten Most Important Questions to Ask,” Car Wrecks Seminar, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (November 14, 1997);); “Direct Examination: Your Client, Your Witness, The Big Picture of Your Case,” Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, New Orleans, Louisiana (October 30, 1998); “Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure: Last Chance Seminar,” Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, New Orleans, Louisiana (December 16, 1999); “Accident Reconstruction, Car Wrecks II: A Roadmap for Winning Your Case,” Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (March 2001); “Louisiana Procedure,” 2001 Last Chance Seminar – Review of Louisiana Law, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, New Orleans, Louisiana (December 2001); “The Railroad Crossing Case,” Auto Torts in Louisiana, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (March 2002).
Larry practices in the areas of maritime personal injury and wrongful death involving offshore drilling rig accidents, supply, utility and crew boat accidents, dredge boat accidents, fishing boat accidents, construction barge accidents, commercial diving accidents, helicopter accidents, as well as accidents involving railroad employees (FELA claims), railroad crossing accidents, and automobile and commercial truck accidents.
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