John L. Hammons

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Shreveport, LA

Nelson & Hammons, APLC
 | 705 Milam Street, Shreveport, LA 71101-3507
Phone: 318-227-2401
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

John L. Hammons is the managing partner of Nelson & Hammons, APLC, a Shreveport-based law firm dedicated to investigating and prosecuting Louisiana medical malpractice cases in a thorough and professional manner. For nearly 30 years, Mr. Hammons has been at the forefront of Louisiana’s medical malpractice law developments and has also been involved in several precedent-setting cases. Today, both he and the firm remain as committed as ever to fighting for quality medical care and to obtaining just compensation for those who have been seriously injured as a result of substandard medical care.

Mr. Hammons is a graduate of Northeast Louisiana University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1973) and Louisiana State University's Paul M. Herbert School of Law (J.D., 1976). His public service commitments over the years have included an appointment to the Governor's Commission on Medical Malpractice, membership on the Louisiana Medical Disclosure Panel and, most recently, participation in the Medical Malpractice Coalition. The coalition is evaluating the effectiveness of and considering proposals for amendments to the Louisiana Medical Malpractice Act. Mr. Hammons is also active in several professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, the Louisiana Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice and the American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (80%)

Personal Injury - General (10%)

Professional Liability (10%)

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017

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About John Hammons

Admitted 1976, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.nelsonhammonslaw.com/attorneys-lawsuit-lawyer

Honors and Awards:

  • Member, Governor's Commission on Medical Malpractice, 1989 - 1990
  • Recipient, First Place - Robert L. Tullis Moot Court Competition
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Phi Kappa Phi

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Louisiana, 1976
  • American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics
  • The American Association for Justice
  • Louisiana Association for Justice, Medical Malpractice Section
  • Member, Board of Governors, Louisiana Association for Justice 1992  - 1993
  • American Bar Association
  • Shreveport, Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Professional Negligence Section of American Association for Justice
  • Medicine & Law Committee of American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice Medical Malpractice Exchange
  • Professional Negligence Section of the American Association for Justice
  • Medical Malpractice Section of Louisiana Association for Justice
  • American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 2000 - 2003
  • Louisiana Medical Disclosure Panel, 1989 - 1990
  • Governor's Commission on Medical Malpractice, 1989 - 1990

Educational Background:

  • Northeast Louisiana University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1973
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Office Location for John L. Hammons

705 Milam Street
Shreveport, LA 71101-3507

Phone: 318-227-2401

 

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Last Updated: 8/8/2016

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