Cameron R. Waddell

Cameron R. Waddell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA

Waddell Anderman L.L.C.
 | 2222 Eastgate Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Phone: 225-636-5639
Fax: 225-636-5209
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007, 2011, 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Cameron Waddell has successfully fought and won cases against some of the world's largest corporations. For almost 25 years, Mr. Waddell has represented thousands of victims of workplace injuries and diseases, including those involving asbestos, noise, benzene, and coal tar pitch exposures. Mr. Waddell has won more verdicts in Louisiana asbestos cases than any other lawyer. His verdicts have resulted in many of the landmark decisions involving Louisiana's workplaces. Mr. Waddell knows that justice does not happen by accident but comes through diligently preparing each case for trial. His passionate representation of his clients has resulted in numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts.

About Cameron Waddell

Admitted: 1996, Louisiana

Professional Webpage:


  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers (2009,2010,2011,2012,2013), The National Trial Lawyers , 2012
  • Recognition of multiple million dollar verdicts(life member), Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2012
  • Moot Court Bar, University of South Carolina, 1988

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Hope Tree participant and Board Member - This community service group provides food, clothing and other assistance to low income families throughout the year., 2012

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Presentation on low dose exposures and causation of disease in a para-occupational exposure case., Lecturer, Current Concepts in Asbestos Disease, Harvard Medical School, 2012


  • Cameron has successfully handled cases in Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin and West Virginia. The following table represents only some of the cases that he has tried over the course of his career:  VERDICTSYEARCase NameCity/StateDisease ProcessOccupationAward(1995)Jatko v. Pittsburgh CorningHouston, TX(2) Mesothelioma(8) Lung Cancer (8) Asbestosis(6) Pleural Constructionworkers-$33,000,000(1999)Hebert v. Anco InsulationsIberville, LA-Mesothelioma-Millwright-$2,500,000(2003)Tipp v. Dow ChemicalHouston, TX-Mesothelioma-Machinist-$9,636,825 (2003)Abram v. EPEC OilChalmette, LA-Asbestosis-Yard helper/ Operator/Stillman-$3,070,146(2004)Thomas v. A.P. Green(Namon Joshua, deceased)New Orleans, LA-Lung Cancer-Carpenter$6,024,645(2006)Watts v. Hebert BrothersIberville, LA-Laryngeal Cancer-Laborer-$3,625,000(2006)Graves v. Riverwood Int'lMonroe, LA-Mesothelioma-Millwright-$4,539,925(2006)Spillman v. Anco InsulationsEast Baton Rouge, LA-Mesothelioma-Various-$2,500,000(2007)Rando v. Anco InsulationsEast Baton Rouge, LA-Mesothelioma-Pipefitter & welder$3,200,000. (2013)Rafael Luna v. LSU Board of Supervisors and LSU Health Science Center, East Baton Rouge, La. Mesothelioma Maintenance Worker $2,314,208.    In addition to these verdicts, Cameron's efforts have helped bring about large settlements of asbestos cases throughout his legal career.  Examples of some of those settlements include: - Over $2.3 million for a chemical plant millwright with mesothelioma; - Over $700,000 for an electrician with asbestosis; - Over $2 million for a chemical plant engineer with mesothelioma; - $2.5 million for a ship repair company mechanic with mesothelioma; - Over $4 million for a shipyard and petrochemical plant pipefitter with mesothelioma; - Over $700,000 for a chemical plant welder who had lung cancer;Over $1.8 million for a food manufacturing facility and petrochemical plant insulator helper who had lung cancer; - $2.4 million for a petrochemical plant pipefitter who had mesothelioma; - Over $2.3 million for a petrochemical plant pipefitter who had mesothelioma; - Over $1.6 million for a food manufacturing facility operator who had mesothelioma, - Over $1.3 million for a manufacturing plant mechanic/millwright who had lung cancer; - $1.8 million for a gas plant welder's helper who had mesothelioma; $4 million for a petrochemical plant x-ray technician who had mesothelioma.  Over $4.6 million for a boilermaker who had mesothelioma; over $2.4 million for a plantworker with mesothelioma; over $2 million for an insulator who had mesothelioma; over $3.2 million for an insulator who had mesothelioma

Educational Background:

  • 1985-B.A. in History from Furman University1988-Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina School of Law
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Office Location for Cameron R. Waddell

2222 Eastgate Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Last Updated: 9/30/2019

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