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Roussel & Clement

1550 West Causeway ApproachMandeville, LA 70471
Phones: 985-778-2733
Fax: 985-778-2734
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Roussel & Clement's primary focus is litigation and the lawyers at the law firm are what is often referred to as trial lawyers. Contrary to popular belief, there are trial lawyers for the plaintiffs, trial lawyers for the prosecution, and trial lawyers for the defense. Trial lawyers prepare cases for actual trials in court (similar to what you often see on television) as opposed to transactional lawyers that do not attend court and prepare written documents, such as contracts or...

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Roussel & Clement's primary focus is litigation and the lawyers at the law firm are what is often referred to as trial lawyers. Contrary to popular belief, there are trial lawyers for the plaintiffs, trial lawyers for the prosecution, and trial lawyers for the defense. Trial lawyers prepare cases for actual trials in court (similar to what you often see on television) as opposed to transactional lawyers that do not attend court and prepare written documents, such as contracts or real estate documents. Attorneys at the law firm of Roussel & Clement have significant experience in various areas of law, including the thorough handling of complex occupational disease, personal injury and wrongful death claims in relation to a variety of cases, including but not limited to asbestos and silica exposures and a number of other types of toxic exposures.  In addition to personal injury law, the attorneys at the law firm of Roussel & Clement have knowledge and experience in corporate law, contract law, lease law, family law, criminal law, bankruptcy law, wills and trusts, successions and donations, real estate and property, estate planning, and engineering, among others. Also, the law firm of  Roussel & Clement practices in both State and Federal courts, and have licenses to practice law in both Louisiana and Mississippi. Thus, the law firm of Roussel & Clement has over seventy-five years of combined experiences in various areas of law which gives the law firm broad insight for effectively and efficiently dealing with the complex legal problems facing both the individual and corporation.

Exposure to asbestos, either by breathing or ingestion of asbestos fibers, can cause many different types of diseases including: mesothelioma, lung cancer, cancer of the gastrointestinal tract, asbestosis, and respiratory disorders.  Diseases associated with asbestos exposure can result in death or severe disability.  Virtually all cases of mesothelioma are fatal. The law firm of Roussel & Clement has successfully handled many complex mesothelioma and asbestos exposure cases and have major litigation experience in this area of law.

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Previous Law Firm Name
Roussel & Roussel, APC
Practice Areas
Mesothelioma and Cancer ClaimsOccupational DiseasePersonal InjuryWrongful DeathAsbestos Injuries and DiseasesProducts Liability LawToxic Exposures and Toxic TortsLitigation & AppealsLouisiana Personal Injury LawLouisiana Property Damage Law
Litigation
100%
Published Works
Author: Case Note, "Federal Water Pollutions Control Act - The Exclusive Remedy for Recovery by the United States of Oil Spill Cleanup Costs-United States v. Dixie Carriers, Inc.", 5 Maritime Lawyer 296, 1980Author: Article, "Judicial Interpretation of 'Occurrence' and 'Pollution Exclusion' Clauses in CGL Policies", 18 The Forum 2, 1988Project Engineer / Committee Member: "Process Lanes Feasibility Study", February 1984, The National Shipbuilding Research Program, U.S. Department of Transportation - Maritime Administration
Representative Clients
Numerous Louisiana Citizens Which Died or Were Injured by AsbestosReserve Communications and Computer CorporationPrecor, Inc.TerminixLandmarkIndustrial Clean-up, Inc.Industrial Safety Supply Co., Inc.Lifestyle Venture Group, Inc.Forty Acre CorporationBelle Terre Office Park AssociationD & M Construction Co.
Representative Cases
Alberes v. Anco Insulations, Inc., 2014 WL 6982477 (La.App. 4 Cir. 12/10/14)Rodrigue v. Continental Insurance Company, 2014 WL 4999465 (E.D. La. 10/7/14)Landry v. Avondale Industries, Inc., 111 So.3d 508 (La.App. 4 Cir. 3/6/13)Vedros v. Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Inc., 2013 WL 1115188 (E.D.Pa. 2013)Williams v. Asbestos Defendants, 95 So.3d 497 (La.App. 4 Cir. 5/16/12)Marchand v. Asbestos Defendants, 44 So.3d 355 (La.App. 4 Cir. 7/21/10)Becnel v. Northrop Grumman Ship System, Inc., 2009 WL 5667696 (La.App. 4 Cir. 9/28/09)Granier v. Northrop Grumman Ship System, Inc., 2008 WL 5216213 (E.D. La. 2008)Danos v. Avondale Industries, Inc., 989 So.2d 160 (La.App. 4 Cir. 7/2/08)Buffone Jambon v. Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Inc., 2007-WL-2992171 (E.D. La. 2007)Herbert v. Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Inc., 2006-LHC-1609 (OWC 2007)Granier v. Avondale Industries, Inc., et al, 940 So.2d 678 (La.App. 4 Cir. 8/16/06)Betty McGee, et al. v. ACandS, Inc. et al., 933 So.2d 770 (La. 7/10/06)Landry v. Avondale Industries, Inc., 877 So.2d 970 (La. 7/2/04)Ewing v. Armstrong World Industries, Inc., 846 So.2d 813 (La.App. 3 Cir. 2/19/03)Berthelot v. Avondale Industries, Inc., 841 So.2d 91 (La.App. 4 Cir. 2/26/03)Asbestos Plaintiffs v. Borden, Inc., 826 So.2d 581 (La.App. 4 Cir. 8/14/02)Hoerner v. ANCO Insulation, Inc., 812 So.2d 45 (La.App. 4 Cir. 1/23/02)Anderson v. Avondale Industries, Inc., 798 So.2d 93 (La. 10/16/01)Coates v. ANCO Insulations, Inc., 786 So.2d 749 (La.App. 4 Cir. 5/21/01)McDuffie v. ACandS, Inc., 781 So.2d 628 (La.App. 4 Cir. 2/14/01)Farinelli v. St. John The Baptist Parish School Board, 694 So.2d 1073 (La.App. 5 Cir. 4/29/97)Millet v. Crump, 687 So.2d 132 (La.App. 5 Cir. 12/30/96)P.J.'s Army Surplus v. G.D. & G., 635 So.2d 1217 (La.App. 5 Cir. 5/16/94)Aydell v. Sterns, 677 F.Supp. 877 (M.D. La. 1988)Smith v. Odom Offshore Surveys, Inc., 791 F.2d 411 (5th Cir. 1986)Nix v. City of Houma, 488 So.2d 184 (La. 5/20/86)Ducre v. Executive Officers of Halter Marine, Inc., 752 F.2d 976 (5th Cir. 1985)Smith v. Odom Offshore Surveys, Inc., 588 F.Supp. 1168 (M.D. La. 1984)
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Attorneys
Roussel, Gerolyn Petit (Managing Attorney) Roussel, Perry J. Jr. P.E. (Managing Attorney) Clement, Jonathan Brett (Attorney at Law) Clement, Lauren Roussel (Attorney at Law) Dinehart, Benjamin P. (Attorney At Law)
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Office Information
Address
1550 West Causeway ApproachMandeville, LA 70471
Phone
985-778-2733
Fax
985-778-2734
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