Bennett Boyd Anderson, Jr.

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Lafayette, LA

Anderson, Dozier, Blanda & Saltzman
 | 2010 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette, LA 70508
Phone: 337-233-3366
Fax: 337-233-3163
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2011, 2013 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
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    Bennett Boyd Anderson Jr. is managing partner at Anderson, Dozier, Blanda & Saltzman. He handles personal injury and maritime law for clients in Louisiana. This includes injuries caused in the workplace, onshore/industrial accidents, wrongful death, premises liability, product liability, automobile accidents and trucking accidents. During his long, successful career, he has earned membership in both the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

    A Lifetime Charter Member of the Best Attorneys of America, he was given the Presidential Award by Lafayette Bar Association, and for his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Anderson is board-certified in civil trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and is included in the Best Lawyers in America.

    Admitted to practice in the state of Louisiana, he is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana. Mr. Anderson attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts before earning his Juris Doctor from Tulane University in 1975.

    A former secretary, vice president and treasurer of the Lafayette Bar Association, Mr. Anderson is also a member of the Louisiana Bar Foundation, the Louisiana Association for Justice, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the American Bar Association. His pro bono efforts include work with Lafayette General Foundation and IberiaBank.

    * AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2011, 2013 - 2021

    Certificates and Credentials

    National Board of Trial Advocacy

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    About Bennett Anderson, Jr.

    Admitted: 1975, Louisiana

    Professional Webpage: https://www.andersondozier.com/bennett-boyd-anderson-jr.html

    Honors/Awards:

    • Acadiana Profile Top Lawyer (2016-2020)
    • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
    • Lifetime Charter Member of the Best Attorneys of America 
    • Louisiana Super Lawyers (2008-2020)
    • Best Lawyers in America (2016-2020)
    • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
    • “AV” Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell Rating System
    • Presidential Award by Lafayette Bar Association
    • Lawyer of the Year – Plaintiffs Personal Injury – Lafayette, LA., 2020

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certification in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Association for Justice 
    • Louisiana Association of Justice
    • Louisiana State Bar Association
    • U.S. District Court  
    • Lafayette Bar Association, Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-President
    • Louisiana

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Louisiana Bar Foundation, (Board of Directors)
    • IberiaBank (Advisory Board, 2002-2020)
    • Lafayette General Hospital Foundation, (Chairman of Board of Directors, 2018-2020)

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Moore v. Leblanc, 430 So.2d 339, (La.App. 3 Cir.1983)
    • Richard v. LeBlanc, 430 So.2d 343,(La.App. 3 Cir.1983) 
    • Leviathan Gas Pipeline v. Texas Oil & Gas Corp., 620 So.2d 415, (La.App. 3 Cir.1993)
    • Batiste v. Joyce's Supermarket, 488 So.2d 1318,(La.App. 3 Cir. 1986)
    • Jones v. La. Timber Co., Inc., 519 So.2d 333, 1988 WL 3538,(La.App. 2 Cir. 1988)
    • Hollier v. Lay Down Service, Inc., 554 So.2d 746, (La.App. 3 Cir. 1989)
    • Batiste v. New Hampshire Ins. Co., 657 So.2d 168, 1995 WL 254789,(La.App.3Cir.1995)
    • Olivier v. Allstate Ins. Co., 663 So.2d 207, 1995 WL 579552,(La.App. 3 Cir. 1995)
    • Hebert v. CXY Energy, Inc., 72 F.Supp.2d 681, 1999 WL 997650, (W.D.La. 1999)
    • Francis v. Brown, 671 So.2d 1041, 1996 WL 120069,(La.App. 3 Cir. 1996)
    • Neal v. Falcon, 682 So.2d 818, (La.App. 3 Cir. 1996)
    • Gary v. Camden Fire Ins. Co., 676 So.2d 553, 1996 WL 363653, (La. 1996)
    • In re Ballard, 238 B.R. 610, (Bankr.M.D.La. 1999)
    • Etienne v. National Auto. Ins. Co., 747 So.2d 593, 1999 WL 415389,(La.App. 3 Cir. 1999)
    • Etienne v. National Auto. Ins. Co., 759 So.2d 51, 2000 WL 471515, 1999-2610 (La. 2000)
    • Reed v. Empl. Mut. Casualty Co., 741 So.2d 1285, 1999 WL 735866,(La.App.2 Cir. 1999)
    • Sieferman v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. 760 So.2d 549, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2000)
    • Adams v. Canal Indemnity Co., 760 So. 2d 1197, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2000)
    • Laborde v. American Nat. Property & Cas. Co., 780 So.2d 501, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2001)
    • Harris v. United Agents Ins. La., 784 So.2d 132, 2001 WL 460786,(La.App. 3 Cir. 2001)
    • Hahn v. Nabors Offshore Corp., 820 So.2d 1283, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2002)
    • Sieferman v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 796 So. 2d 833, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2001)
    • Vallien v. La.Dept. Trasp.&Dvmt. 812 So.2d 894,2002 WL 462851,(La.App.3Cir. 2002)
    • Crawford v. United Service Auto., 899 So.2d 668, 2005 WL 675567,(La.App. 1 Cir.2005)
    • Broussard v. Aviara Energy Corp., 2005 WL 1473998, (W.D.La. 2005)
    • Anderson & Broussard, L.L.P. v. Bellsouth Corp., 2005 WL 2406156, (W.D.La. 2005)
    • Navarre v. Southwest Contractors, L.L.C., 2008 WL 4801717, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2008)
    • Richard v. Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water Dist., 2009 WL 1279039 (La. App. 1 Cir 5/18/09)
    • Fruge v. Ulterra Drilling Technologies, L.P., 724 F.Supp.2d 631 (7/14/10)
    • Mitte v. Progressive Sec. Ins. Co., 2011 WL 4582483 (La. App. 3 Cir. 10/5/11)
    • Beslin v. Anadarko Petroleum Corp., 175 So.3d 1134 (10/7/15)
    • Beslin v. Anadarko Petroleum Corp., 2013 WL 456833 (2/6/13)
    • Charles v. Towing & Recovery Professionals of Louisiana, 156 So.3d 84 (La. App 3 Cir 4/24/13)
    • Progressive Ex. Ins. Co. v. All Seasons Disaster Relief Inc., 2014 WL 4925151 (9/30/14)
    • Dauterive v. Guilbeau Marine Logistics L L C, 2018 WL 3414595 (7/12/18)
    • Dauterive v. Guilbeau Marine Logistics L.L.C, 2018 WL 3435422 (7/13/18)

    Educational Background:

    • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (formerly The University of Southwestern Louisiana), B.A., 1975
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    Office Location for Bennett Boyd Anderson, Jr.

    2010 West Pinhook Road
    Lafayette, LA 70508

    Phone: 337-233-3366

    Fax: 337-233-3163

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