Attorney Slidell Louisiana

Ben E. Clayton

Attorney Ben E. Clayton, of the Clayton Law Firm, located in Slidell, Louisiana, has practiced law in Louisiana since 1986 after graduating with a Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola University School of Law (New Orleans) that year. He is a 1980 graduate of University of New Orleans and Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America (1974).

 

Mr. Clayton was an attorney with Hailey, McNamara, Hall, Larmann & Papale, a large insurance defense law firm in Metairie, Louisiana from 1986 - 1990 and was a staff attorney for Aetna Casualty & Surety Company from 1990 to 1996. Aetna was acquired by Travelers Insurance Company in 1996 and Mr. Clayton was a staff attorney with Travelers until he entered private practice in 2000. From 1986 through 2000 he primarily represented liability and workers' compensation insurers and their insureds. Some of those clients included Aetna Aetna Casualty & Surety Company, the State Farm companies, Ryan-Walsh Stevedorning Company and Martin Marietta Space Systems.

 

Since 2000, Mr. Clayton has primarily represented personal injury plaintiffs and injured workers in their claims for compensation and damages. However, since the beginning of his law career in 1986, he has also handled a variety of types of legal matters, including, but not limited to:

 

Personal Injury, including car accidents, bicycle and truck accidents

Maritime Injuries

• Work Injuries and Workers' Compensation Claims

• Criminal Defense

• Child In Need Of Care (CINC)

Corporate matters, including formation of corporations and limited liability companies

Contract issues and disputes

Insurance coverage issues and disputes

"Whistleblower" claims

Products liability (defective and unreasonably dangerous products)

• Maritime personal injury, including claims by seamen, under the Jones Act and General Maritime Law

• Medical malpractice

Premises Liability

Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act

Building construction and defects

• Constitutional issues

• First Amendment Free Speech

Fire/arson litigation

 

Ben E. Clayton is admitted to practice law in the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of United States Court in Louisiana, as well as in all state, local and municipal courts of this state. He has handled legal matters throughout the State of Louisiana in a number of its courts and has experience in the trial of legal matters before judges and juries.

 

At times Mr. Clayton has spoken at accredited Mandatory Continuing Legal Education seminars in this state on a variety of topics, such as professionalism and workers' compensation law.

 

Mr. Clayton is a currently a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, Christian Legal Society and Slidell Bar Association. He served as the president of the Slidell Bar Association in 2007, 2008 and 2009.

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PERSONAL INJURY

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

WORK INJURIES

MARITIME PERSONAL INJURY

LONGSHOREMAN / DOCK INJURY

OFFSHORE ACCIDENTS

CAR ACCIDENTS

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS

TRUCK ACCIDENTS

SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS

BICYCLE ACCIDENTS

WRONGFUL DEATH CASES

BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND DEFECTS CLAIMS

CONSTRUCTION SITE, OIL REFINERY AND CHEMICAL PLANT INJURIES

ADVERSE DRUG REACTION CLAIMS

PRODUCTS LIABILITY CASES

“WHISTLEBLOWER”  CLAIMS

CATASTROPHIC INJURIES

ASBESTOSIS, SILICOSIS AND OTHER OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES

SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY CLAIMS

REPRESENTATION OF SMALL BUSINESSES IN CIVIL LITIGATION

CONTRACT DISPUTES

CORPORATE ISSUES

INSURANCE COVERAGE CLAIMS

CRIMINAL DEFENSE

FIRE AND ARSON LITIGATION

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1921 Corporate Square Blvd.

Suite H

Slidell, LA 70461

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