Sera H. Russell, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Lafayette, LA

The Law Offices of Sera H. Russell, III
 | 111 Mercury Street, Lafayette, LA 70503-2243
Phone: 337-237-7171
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%)
Attorney Profile

Sera H. Russell, III is a highly respected and vastly experienced Louisiana personal injury attorney. Over the course of his lengthy career, Mr. Russell has tried nearly 200 cases, including 34 medical malpractice cases and approximately 45 appeals.

Mr. Russell has been practicing law since 1978. He is both a founding member and former chairman of the medical malpractice section of the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association. In addition, Mr. Russell is board certified by and a diplomate of the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. He has also spoken about medical malpractice and general trial practice at numerous professional seminars.

Located in Lafayette, the Law Office of Sera H. Russell, III also serves clients in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Houma, Lake Charles and the surrounding areas. The firm handles a wide variety of personal injury cases, including those involving medical malpractice, emergency room errors, misdiagnosis, birth injuries, maritime law and offshore injuries, car accidents, 18-wheeler accidents, slip-and-fall accidents, product liability and workers’ compensation.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (60%): Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury - General (40%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2018

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About Sera Russell, III

Admitted: 1978, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: www.serarussell.com

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1978
  • Louisiana, 1978

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Wilson $775,000 -- loss of leg function -- offshore injury
  • Fruge $775,000 -- partial paralysis -- medical malpractice
  • Mc Brive $880,000 -- partial loss of foot -- products liability
  • Laurich -- $950,000 broken and fused leg -- auto wreck
  • Williams -- $990,000 -- burns to arm -- offshore accident
  • Gilman -- $900,000 -- partial paralysis -- medical malpractice
  • Hidalgo -- $1,300,000 -- RSD -- medical malpractice
  • Horinek -- $1,600,000 -- partial paralysis -- products liability

Educational Background:

  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, B.A. in History, 1976
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Office Location for Sera H. Russell, III

111 Mercury Street
Lafayette, LA 70503-2243

Phone: 337-237-7171

 

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Last Updated: 8/21/2017

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