Bennett Boyd Anderson, Jr

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Bennett Boyd Anderson, Jr

Managing Partner

Bennett Boyd Anderson Jr. was raised in Lafayette, LA., graduating from Lafayette High School and The University of Louisiana at Lafayette (formerly The University of Southwestern Louisiana). He obtained his Juris Doctor from Tulane University Law School in 1975 at age 23. Since 1975, Mr. Anderson has practiced law continuously, specializing in Louisiana plaintiff personal injury and wrongful death litigation from offshore/maritime incidents, auto, and workplace accidents. He has personally obtained more than $100 million for injured parties through jury trials, judge trials, and settlements. He has been an "AV" rated attorney by the Martindale Hubbell Rating Service (highest possible rating) for more than 20 years.

He has a Board Certification in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and has been honored as one of the "Best Lawyers in America" (2016). Mr. Anderson has been designated as one of Louisiana's outstanding personal injury attorneys ("Super Lawyers") 2008-2016. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Anderson has been awarded the Presidential Award by the Lafayette Bar Association and is a lifetime charter member of the Rue Ratings "Best Attorneys in America."

Additionally, Mr. Anderson has served as an officer and/or director of many legal and civic organizations, including the Lafayette General Hospital Foundation (Board of Directors), IberiaBank (Advisory Board), Lafayette Bar Association (Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-President) and Louisiana Bar Foundation (Board of Directors). He is a member of the Louisiana and American Bar Associations as well as the Louisiana Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice.

Mr. Anderson has exclusively practiced plaintiff personal injury law in the Acadiana area for more than 30 years. He has been honored as a speaker many times at personal injury/maritime and personal injury/trial practice seminars.

Mr. Anderson is a sixth-generation Lafayette Parish resident. He maintains his home in Broussard, LA., with his wife, Georgette, and three children. He is an Eagle Scout, avid outdoorsman, hunter, youth coach, and tennis player.

Education

  • Tulane University Law School (J.D. 1975)
  • The University of Southwestern Louisiana (BX 197X)
  • Lafayette High School

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court

Professional Associations

  • Lafayette Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Justice
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice

Awards

  • "AV" Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell Rating Service
  • Board Certified - National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers (2008-present)
  • Acadiana Profile Top Lawyer (2016)
  • Best Lawyers in America (2016)
  • Lifetime Charter Member of the Best Attorneys of America
  • Presidential Award by Lafayette Bar Association

Reported Cases

  • Progressive Ex. Ins. Co. v. All Seasons Disaster Relief Inc., 2014 WL 4925151 (9/30/14)
  • Charles v. Towing & Recovery Professionals of Louisiana, 156 So.3d 84 (La. App 3 Cir 4/24/13)
  • Mitte v. Progressive Sec. Ins. Co., 2011 WL 4582483 (La. App. 3 Cir. 10/5/11)
  • Richard v. Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water Dist., 2009 WL 1279039 (La. App. 1 Cir 5/18/09)
  • Navarre v. Southwest Contractors, L.L.C., 2008 WL 4801717, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2008)
  • Anderson & Broussard, L.L.P. v. Bellsouth Corp., 2005 WL 2406156, (W.D.La. 2005)
  • Broussard v. Aviara Energy Corp., 2005 WL 1473998, (W.D.La. 2005)
  • Crawford v. United Service Auto., 899 So.2d 668, 2005 WL 675567,(La.App. 1 Cir.2005)
  • Vallien v. La.Dept. Trasp.&Dvmt. 812 So.2d 894,2002 WL 462851,(La.App.3Cir. 2002)
  • Hahn v. Nabors Offshore Corp., 820 So.2d 1283, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2002)
  • Sieferman v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 796 So. 2d 833, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2001)
  • Laborde v. American Nat. Property & Cas. Co., 780 So.2d 501, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2001)
  • Harris v. United Agents Ins. La., 784 So.2d 132, 2001 WL 460786,(La.App. 3 Cir. 2001)
  • Etienne v. National Auto. Ins. Co., 759 So.2d 51, 2000 WL 471515, 1999-2610 (La. 2000)
  • Adams v. Canal Indemnity Co., 760 So. 2d 1197, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2000)
  • Sieferman v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. 760 So.2d 549, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2000)
  • Reed v. Empl. Mut. Casualty Co., 741 So.2d 1285, 1999 WL 735866,(La.App.2 Cir. 1999)
  • Etienne v. National Auto. Ins. Co., 747 So.2d 593, 1999 WL 415389,(La.App. 3 Cir. 1999)
  • In re Ballard, 238 B.R. 610, (Bankr.M.D.La. 1999)
  • Hebert v. CXY Energy, Inc., 72 F.Supp.2d 681, 1999 WL 997650, (W.D.La. 1999)
  • Gary v. Camden Fire Ins. Co., 676 So.2d 553, 1996 WL 363653, (La. 1996)
  • Neal v. Falcon, 682 So.2d 818, (La.App. 3 Cir. 1996)
  • Francis v. Brown, 671 So.2d 1041, 1996 WL 120069,(La.App. 3 Cir. 1996)
  • Olivier v. Allstate Ins. Co., 663 So.2d 207, 1995 WL 579552,(La.App. 3 Cir. 1995)
  • Batiste v. New Hampshire Ins. Co., 657 So.2d 168, 1995 WL 254789,(La.App.3Cir.1995)
  • Leviathan Gas Pipeline v. Texas Oil & Gas Corp., 620 So.2d 415, (La.App. 3 Cir.1993)
  • Hollier v. Lay Down Service, Inc., 554 So.2d 746, (La.App. 3 Cir. 1989)
  • Jones v. La. Timber Co., Inc., 519 So.2d 333, 1988 WL 3538,(La.App. 2 Cir. 1988)
  • Batiste v. Joyce's Supermarket, 488 So.2d 1318,(La.App. 3 Cir. 1986)
  • Moore v. Leblanc, 430 So.2d 339, (La.App. 3 Cir.1983)
  • Richard v. LeBlanc, 430 So.2d 343,(La.App. 3 Cir.1983)

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