Damon Louis Beard

Damon Louis Beard

Location:
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Phone:
337-377-0584
800-216-6808
Fax:
337-478-1577
Email:

Community Services:

Southwest Louisiana Law Center - Board member
Crime Stoppers of Lake Charles, LA - Vice President

Cases:

  • Mother and child injured in car incident when defendant struck their vehicle while attempting to cross highway. Mother sustained serious neck injury.
    • RECOVERY IN EXCESS OF $575,000.00.
  • Plaintiff dies after a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy.
    • RECOVERY IN EXCESS OF $500,000.00. (MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CAP)
  • Plaintiff was electrocuted while working in an industrial plant. Plaintiff suffered head, neck and back injury. Plaintiff's neck injury required surgery.
    • RECOVER IN EXCESS OF $1,200,000.00.
  • Elderly couple rear ended on I-10 in a construction area. Elderly woman sustained significant brain damage.
    • RECOVERY IN EXCESS OF $700,000.00.
  • Plaintiff suffered leg injury when given an injection in the wrong location.
    • RECOVERY OF $100,000.00.
  • Plaintiff injured while merchandise was being loaded into automobile. Plaintiff suffered severe head injury.
    • RECOVERY IN EXCESS OF $150.000.00.
  • Plaintiff suffered severe hand injury after mis-diagnosis.
    • RECOVERY IN EXCESS OF $345,000.00
  • Plaintiff suffered foot injury after merchandise fell from check out bag carousel.
    • RECOVERY IN EXCESS OF $145,000.00.
  • Plaintiff suffered neck injury and arm numbness after merchandise fell from shelf.
    • RECOVERY IN EXCESS OF $95,000.00.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers Compensation
  • Social Security
  • Medical Malpractice

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • Federal Claims Court

Education

  • Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 2005
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.S. - 2000
    • Major: Microbiology/Pre-Med
  • Louisiana State University-Eunic
    • Associate Degree – Biological Science - 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • SWLBA - Young Lawyers, 2006 - Present
  • Louisiana Association of Justice
  • American Association of Justice
  • Coushatta Tribal Bar Association
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • 38th JDC - Cameron Parish, Law Clerk, 2005 - 2006
  • LA Dept. of Natural Resources, Law Clerk, August 2004 – August 2005 and September 1999 – May 2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • SWLA Bar Foundation - Legal Services, 2012 - Present