At Allen & Norman, we specialize in personal injury cases—with an emphasis in several other areas. We are experienced in a variety of these cases. Our law practice in Houma, LA, is dedicated to fighting for the rights of individuals and families who are suffering the consequences resulting from negligence or ineptitude. Learn more about practice areas and where your case fits by reading these descriptions.
In the modern world, there are over 1 billion cars on the road at any given moment. Of course, not all of them are careful drivers. Accidents happen every day and are often caused by reckless and careless drivers, leaving those involved struggling to pay for injuries and damaged automobiles.
Oil Field Injuries
Offshore oil rigs and vessels are extremely dangerous places to work. Those that go offshore to provide for their families are courageously risking their lives every day. Even though a person may be careful, oil accidents often occur and can result in injury and/or handicap, putting a hold on or even stopping a person’s ability to earn a living.
Jones Act Claims
Working on any kind of vessel –anything from a fishing boat to a jack-up rig –can be dangerous. If you’re part of a crew and get hurt on the job, you need tough, capable, experienced lawyers to stand by you.
When loved ones die, it is terrible for those they leave behind. It is even worse when the cause of death is someone else’s carelessness or dishonesty. Mourning family members oftentimes depended on those that have died and are left unable to support themselves. Allen & Norman know the physical, financial and emotional harm that these devastating accidents cause and stand ready to get you all of the compensation you deserve.
A personal injury is an injury to the body, mind, or emotions. There are many things that constitute a personal injury. If you have a claim or if you’re not sure and would like to find out if you have a claim, call Allen & Norman for a free consultation and we will explain how we can fight to uphold your legal rights.
In a construction site, many things can go wrong. A hard hat, while necessary, won’t protect you from much. Various accidental injuries occur frequently and for a number of reasons. Construction accidents can result from a fellow worker’s carelessness or the negligence of an employer. Unfortunately, these injuries usually result in the inability to work temporarily and sometimes permanently.
At 80,000 pounds, the average 18-wheeler can cause 10 times the damage of an ordinary vehicle in highway accidents. Injuries and damages are much more severe for all parties involved in such accidents. These injuries and damages can cost a hefty price physically, emotionally, and monetarily.
Estate planning is a valuable and important step to take during your life. It can give the client as well as their family significant peace of mind by providing a clear plan for the future allocation of assets. An estate planning lawyer from Allen & Norman can guide you through the process of forming a will and deciding how to distribute all of your assets.
Business Law & Litigation
Allen & Norman have a long history of helping corporate and business clients with their needs–anything from starting a corporation, drafting and reviewing contracts and fighting for your business’ rights in court.