What Is My Injury Case Worth?

Anderson, Dozier, Blanda & Saltzman is one of the most successful law firms in Louisiana – as proven by the consistently superior results we produce in the courtroom. Our team of attorneys has more than 80 years combined experience and successfully handled more than 10,000 claims. Our law firm has built an outstanding reputation for effective trial advocacy. We are also proud of the fact that numerous clients as well as legal professionals such as judges and attorneys refer cases to us on a regular basis.

We have handled cases of all sizes and in diverse areas of law including maritime claims, motor vehicle accidents, and industrial accidents. We have the experience and resources necessary to handle even the largest and most complex personal injury claims. We invite you to review the highlighted case results and see the type of results our firm has delivered for our clients.

$8,800,000
Severe leg injury
Oil rig worker suffered significant lower leg injury and permanent disability from returning to highly paid oil field employment.
$7,700,00
Arm and shoulder injury
Jury verdict in favor of insurance attorney permanently disabled from minimal impact rear-end accident.
$6,000,000
Breach of contract
Client/insured recovered due to insurance broker's failure to obtain necessary insurance. Tried in Federal Court.
$4,700,000
Motorcycle accident with amputation
Settlement obtained for police officer injured in off-duty motorcycle accident - consortium damages recovered for spouse and children in addition to past and future wages and medical expenses for injured deputy.
$4,000,000
Oilfield accident – brain, face, spine injuries
Pump operator suffered a traumatic brain injury, facial fractures, and spinal injuries resulting in surgery when he was hit in the face with highly pressurized equipment during workover operations on a barge in Louisiana waters.
$3,500,000
Cervical and lumbar injuries with surgery
Physical therapy assistant sustained multiple injuries from rear-end automobile collision on US Hwy 90.
$3,500,000
Pelvic, back, and shoulder injuries to oil field worker
Driller on land rig was permanently disabled as a result of drilling equipment malfunction.
$2,800,000
Lumbar injury with surgery plus future medical treatment
Salesman was disabled in parking lot accident. Injuries required back surgery. Medical expenses for future neck surgery were added by jury.
$2,700,000
Crew boat incident
Acadia Parish wellhead technician suffered career ending injuries to his left ankle (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome) when a gangway collapsed as he was trying to board a crew boat after returning from work offshore.
$2,200,000
Neck and back surgeries with internal fixation devices
Home health supervisor sustained severe injuries as a result of minimal impact rear-end collision.
$1,700,000
Wrongful death caused by defective highway
Surviving spouse and children of oil field worker fatally injured in automobile accident caused by a defective South Louisiana roadway.
$1,690,000
Offshore explosion/fire resulting in burns and back surgery
Vermillion Parish oilfield worker suffered a 2nd degree burns to his face and arms and a low back injury that required a multi-level fusion surgery as a result of an explosion/fire on a production platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
$1,500,000
Breach of contract
Surviving spouse and children of oil field worker fatally injured in automobile accident caused by a defective South Louisiana roadway.
$1,416,000
Jones Act - Neck and Back Injuries
Deckhand suffered neck and back injuries in a vessel accident that resulted in surgery and disability.
$1,400,000
Auto accident with oil field truck, resulting in neck surgery
36 year old Vermillion Parish industrial worker suffered a severe neck injury that resulted in a multi-level fusion surgery and permanent disability after being struck by an oilfield truck.
$1,350,000
Offshore accident/explosion causing neck, back, and shoulder injuries
St. Martin Parish technician suffered significant injuries to his neck, back and shoulder resulting in multiple surgeries (cervical fusion, lumbar fusion, shoulder decompression) when an actuator valve exploded on an offshore fixed platform.
$1,320,000
Rear-end auto accident, resulting in knee and spine surgery
St. Martin Parish oil field salesman who suffered significant spine and knee injuries resulting in multiple surgeries as a result of a low-speed rear-end auto accident.
$1,270,000
Side swipe auto accident resulting in back and neck surgeries
Iberia Parish janitor permanently disabled as a result of a contested liability low speed auto accident
$1,225,000
Offshore Accident-back injury
Production operator suffered a back injury that required a single level fusion surgery when he slipped and fell in the galley of a lift boat in the Gulf of Mexico
$1,078,000
Minimal impact auto accident resulting in back surgery
42 year old garbage truck driver was injured as a result of a low speed auto accident
$1,030,000
Wrongful death caused by 18 wheeler collision
Surviving spouse and children of laborer fatally injured in head-on collision with 18-wheeler.
$1,025,000
Neck & Back Injury
Self-employed scrap iron dealer sustained neck and low back injuries requiring surgical intervention. Recovery included medical expenses, lost wages and future earnings.
$1,010,000
Aggravated pre-existing neck and back injuries with permanent disability
Oil field salesman sustained career-ending neck and back injuries in rear-end collision. Damages were obtained for physical injuries and for past and future lost income and earning capacity.
$1,000,000
Neck and back injuries with surgeries
Payment after jury verdict for oil field worker injured when equipment failed on a South Louisiana land rig.
$973,523
Trial Recovery - Non-Surgical Back Injury
Verdict/settlement obtained for delivery driver who injured his back when a commercial dock door malfunctioned and struck him.
$960,000
Multiple spinal injuries and surgeries from high-speed auto collision
Victim of severe automobile collision sustained multiple spine injuries.
$900,000
Back injury from side-swipe auto accident
Part-time waitress sustained low back and neck injuries requiring a surgical intervention. Recovery included medical expenses, lost wages, and future earnings.
$885,000
Neck and back injuries from a head-on auto collision
Grocery store worker injured in severe collision - two surgeries required.
$868,840
Knee injury from offshore accident
St. Martin Parish floorhand suffered career ending injuries to his left knee resulting in 3 surgeries as a result of unwitnessed slip and fall while transferring from a barge to a tug boat during inland drilling operations. The case involved contested issues of Seaman status, comparative fault and a limitation of liability claim filed by one of the vessel owners.
$840,000
Jones Act Seaman - face, nose, jaw, and neck injuries
Jones Act seaman was injured offshore as a result of defective and inadequate equipment on the vessel.
$830,000
Cervical and lumbar injuries with surgery caused by rear end collision
Potato chip salesman sustained career-ending spine injuries in a rear-end collision - damages obtained for injuries and past and future wages.
$820,000
Trip and fall resulting in back surgery
44 year old female was injured when she was caused to trip and fall as a result of an unreasonably dangerous condition on the premises of the defendant.
$810,500
Slip and fall, resulting in dental and jaw injuries and 3 level cervical fusion
Employee of the Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court suffered significant injuries to her neck, jaw and teeth resulting in major cervical surgery (3 level fusion) and permanent disability after she was caused to fall in spilled food in a Lafayette restaurant.
$810,000
Arbitration award for neck and bank injuries requiring surgery
Helicopter mechanic sustained neck and back injuries. Recovery included lost wages and future earnings from contested liability claim.
$810,000
Wrongful death of an offshore worker
Surviving spouse of offshore worker fatally injured in jack-up rig blow-out.
$800,000
Lower leg and foot injuries with surgery
High school athlete injured in parking lot incident. Recovery included past and future medical expenses, general damages, and loss of earning capacity.
$800,000
Back injury from rear-end auto accident
LPN sustained back injury requiring a microdiscetomy. Recovery included medical expenses, lost wages and future earnings.
$750,000
Neck injury requiring two-level surgery
South Louisiana laborer sustained severe neck injury as a result of the fault of a commercial truck driver.
$701,000
Auto accident with a commercial vehicle
38 year old previously disabled Iberia Parish man suffered significant injuries to his neck, resulting in a 3 level fusion surgery and an aggravation of pre-existing injuries to his back as a result of a low speed accident with an oilfield truck.
$700,000
Neck and back injuries from an auto accident with a commercial vehicle
Previously disabled 60 year old Lafayette resident suffered significant spinal injuries resulting in neck and back surgery as a result of a rear end accident caused by a commercial vehicle.
$685,000
Neck and back injury from parking lot auto accident
70 year old retired laborer sustained low back and neck injuries requiring a surgical intervention. Recovery included past and future medical expenses and general damages.
$685,000
Back surgery caused by commercial vehicle accident
A 34 year old St. Mary Parish truck driver sustained severe injuries when his vehicle was struck from the rear by an 18-wheeler. The impact caused significant spinal injuries resulting in a two level back fusion.
$675,000
Low back surgery caused by 18 wheeler accident
Lafayette Parish machinist suffered an injury to his low back resulting in a single level fusion and work disability as a result of an 18-wheeler accident.
$650,000
Jones Act seaman
Deckhand permanently disabled from spine injuries that required surgery.
$625,000
Back surgery caused by auto accident with a commercial vehicle
Female 27 year old home health care worker from Lafayette Parish was hurt when struck from the rear by a tow truck while stopped at a traffic light. Following a two level lumbar surgery the parties reached a settlement prior to trial.
$600,000
Head injury, concussion and hematoma from collision
A Louisiana resident sustained multiple injuries including hematoma to brain and concussion to frontal lobe as a result of collision with 18-wheeler. After developing the facts and presenting the damages recovery made for the policy limits, workers' compensation and reduction of the employer's lien.
$600,000
Wrongful death resulting from medical malpractice
A Louisiana lady died as a result of delayed medical treatment in emergency room. Recovery for the $500,000 cap plus legal interest and costs.
$600,000
Elbow injury from offshore accident
St. Martin Parish service technician suffered injuries to his arm/elbow requiring surgery as a result of injuries suffered when he fell from a defectively designed ladder on an offshore production platform.
$580,000
Neck surgery for oil field worker on drilling rig
Specialist was struck on head by falling roustabout causing loss of consciousness & severe neck injury requiring surgery. Issues involved negligent coordination of work and workers, failure to follow safe operations guidelines & improper safety equipment. Recovery included the third-party claim & the workers compensation claim.
$600,000
Shoulder and leg injuries from 18 wheeler collision
Survey technician sustained shoulder and leg injuries in 18-wheeler accident involving South Louisiana sugarcane trailer with defective lighting.
$550,000
Neck injury with surgery, caused by commercial truck
St. Martin Parish resident sustained neck injury (with two surgeries) in auto accident with third party as result of the fault of a commercial truck driver..
$530,000
Low back injury on offshore platform
Offshore worker sustained severe low back injury as a result of the negligence of the crane operator on the platform. Issues involved inadequate communication and failure to train. Recovery includes past and future medical expenses, loss of future earnings and workers compensation.
$500,000
Jones Act seaman - deckhand leg injury
Deckhand's leg was crushed between two (2) barges. Issues involved employer's limitation of liability claim. Using the "fleet” exception to the vessel owner's defenses, a larger recovery was secured in Federal Court.
$500,000
Leg and back injuries with surgery
Oil field worker permanently injured in industrial accident as a result of the fault of crane operator dropping personnel basket.
$500,000
Breach of contract - medical expenses v. health care insurance
Client was insured under health care insurance policy. Following severe head-on automobile accident, insurer denied coverage of client's bills, approximately $419,000, claiming technical defense. After suit and trial preparation, insurer paid $500,000. Claim involved ERISA; Federal Court.
$500,000
Compound/exposed arm fractures from high impact auto accident
Iberia Parish school teacher suffered significant compound/exposed fractures to her arm resulting in multiple surgeries as a result of an auto accident.
$500,000
Neck and back injuries from slip and fall in hospital
Elderly patient suffered multiple spinal injuries as a result of negligence of custodian of walkway in hospital.
$480,000
Neck injury from commercial truck accident
Client sustained multiple injuries (elbow surgery and neck surgery) as a result of commercial trucking accident where fault was disputed. The operator of one motor vehicle became disoriented on four-lane freeway causing a sudden emergency.
$475,000
Low back injury requiring surgery
A bicycle operator was struck by a vehicle that left the highway. Recovery included payment of all medical expenses, lost wages and general damages.
$475,000
Neck and back injuries with surgery
A Lafayette, LA, resident sustained spine injuries requiring surgery due to auto accident.
$475,000
Neck and back injuries from collision with 18 wheeler
Elderly lady sustained multiple injuries in rear-end 18-wheeler/auto accident.
$475,000
Jones Act Seaman - back injury with surgery
Jones Act Seaman suffered severe injuries as a result of defective equipment on inland barge.
$465,000
Wrongful death caused by drunk driver
Family members of Louisiana resident killed by a drunk driver.
$450,000
Wrongful death caused by 18 wheeler collision
Survivors of resident of Acadia Parish who died following injuries sustained in contested liability claim involving 18 wheeler.
$450,000
Multiple injuries on offshore platform
Wireline technician working offshore suffered multiple injuries requiring surgery. Recovery includes past medicals and workers compensation indemnity payments
$450,000
Jones Act Seaman - Derrick Hand/back injury
Jones Act Seaman suffered career-ending back injury as a result of inadequate equipment on jack-up rig.
$440,000
Neck injuries sustained in a commercial truck collision
Texas resident sustained neck injury with surgery recommended in auto accident caused by commercial truck driver in St. Mary Parish.
$433,000
Wrongful death caused by 18 wheeler collision
Commercial truck/trailer struck disabled vehicle on shoulder of highway causing severe damage and the instant death of passenger. On the fifth day of jury trial regarding contested liability, the defendants paid for the damages suffered by the daughter of woman fatally injured.
$425,000
Spinal injuries with surgery recommended
University of Louisiana employee sustained spine injuries in auto accident on Interstate-49.
$425,000
Neck injury and surgery caused by 18 wheeler accident
Iberia Parish resident sustained spine injuries/surgery in auto accident as a result of the fault of a commercial truck driver.
$420,000
Back injury caused by 18 wheeler accident
St. Mary Parish resident sustained permanent neck injury caused by 18 wheeler collision.
$410,000
Neck and back injuries with surgery
United States Postal Worker in St. Martin Parish sustained multiple injuries in auto accident.
$400,000
Neck injury requiring surgery
Invited guest of seminar luncheon being held at Louisiana State University was severely injured as a result of the staff's failure to remove hazard created by spilled liquid on the floor near the client's table. Recovery includes past and future medical expenses and workers compensation.
$400,000
Back injury with instrumentation
Survey crew leader sustained spine injuries in contested liability accident.
$400,000
Back surgery recommended for slip and fall
Previously disabled Jefferson Parish resident suffered a major re-injury of her lumbar spine for which her treating physician recommended a 3 level lumbar fusion as a result of a slip and fall in a local restaurant.
$400,000
Neck injury caused by 18 wheeler collision
College student was driving vehicle on Interstate 10 when struck by 18-wheeler causing multiple injuries, including a neck injury that required neck surgery.
$400,000
Multiple herniated discs requiring surgery
Lafayette resident suffered cervical injuries requiring surgery as a result of auto accident.
$400,000
Multiple herniated discs requiring cervical fusion
Lafayette resident suffered two-level spinal injury requiring fusion as a result of fault of 18 wheeler.
$400,000
Multiple head, leg, and arm injuries
Abbeville resident sustained multiple injuries including concussion and shoulder injuries in vehicular accident.
$400,000
Low back injury with surgery recommended because of auto accident
Vermilion Parish handyman suffered a significant low back injury resulting in a recommendation for back surgery (L5-S1 microdiscectomy) after being rear ended by an out of control vehicle on I-10.
$400,000
Neck and wrist injuries from 18 wheeler accident
Lafayette Parish account executive suffered significant injuries resulting in a cervical fusion and wrist surgery following a low speed 18-wheeler accident. The parties reached a settlement following our firm's success in excluding the defendants' "low impact" biomechanical expert on Daubert grounds.
$400,000
18 wheeler accident resulting in 3 level cervical fusion
St. Mary Parish business owner suffered significant injuries resulting in a 3 level cervical fusion following a low speed 18-wheeler accident. The parties reached a settlement following our firm's success in excluding the defendants' "low impact" biomechanical expert on Daubert grounds.
$400,000
Jones Act Seaman - back surgery
Jones Act Seaman, a driller aboard offshore drilling rig, suffered career-ending spinal injuries as a result of defective steps.
$400,000
Neck injury requiring surgery
Previously disabled gentleman injured his neck in an auto accident that a required a single level fusion.

Judgement calculations include legal interest