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Have You Lost Someone Dear To You?

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Filing a wrongful death claim can be extremely complicated. Allow us to help you navigate through this difficult and trying time. We can offer you the compassionate care and world-class legal services that you deserve.

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Beaumont Wrongful Death Attorney

We’re Passionate About The Pursuit Of Justice: (713) 999-4299

At Clay Dugas and Associates, we provide proven representation for fatal accident cases. Under wrongful death law, family survivors are afforded the opportunity to seek legal resources when a loved one has been wrongfully killed. We understand that nothing can bring back your loved one. However, filing a wrongful death claim may provide a measure of closure and financial compensation for the family members who have been left behind. If you have lost someone dear to you, our Beaumont wrongful death lawyer would be proud to offer you the compassionate support that you deserve and the trusted legal counsel that you need. We can help you properly file your wrongful death claim or lawsuit. Our legal team will not quit until we believe we have recovered the maximum amount of compensation possible.

  • Attorney Clay Dugas

    Board certified personal injury trial lawyer with an almost 40-year record of successful results.

    Everyone knows that in any profession, the most trusted practitioners are those who have earned their stripes through hard work and successful outcomes. Attorney Clay Dugas is a man who fully represents that concept in the area of personal injury law.

    After graduating from Baylor University School of Law, Attorney Clay Dugas began practicing law in 1981. Since that time, he has gone on to achieve many successes, honors, and accolades. In 1992, he earned Board Certification in Personal Injury Trial Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization which makes him an “expert” in his field. Our firm has subsequently handled over 200 jury trials. Many of our verdicts and settlements have broken records for Southeast Texas.

    Mr. Dugas is especially dedicated to making America’s highways safer for all drivers by doggedly going after commercial trucking companies that break the rules and endanger the public. He specializes in personal injury cases involving 18-wheeler accidents, wrongful deaths, and workplace and industrial accidents.

Your Victories Are Our Victories

Committed to Your Personal & Financial Recovery

  • COMMERCIAL VEHICLE ACCIDENT

  • REFINERY FATALITY

    PORT ARTHUR, TX

  • COMMERCIAL TRUCKING ACCIDENT

    REAR-END COLLISION

  • CHEMICAL PLANT FATALITY

    LAPORTE, TX

  • COMMERCIAL TRUCKING ACCIDENT

    18-WHEELER COLLISION WITH A CAR

  • DRILLING RIG ACCIDENT

    OIL FIELD ACCIDENT RESULTING IN DEATH.

Client Testimonials

The Opinions That Matter Most

  • “His staff was professional, courteous and treated us with a personal touch. He resolved our case quickly and we are super pleased with the outcome. I highly recommend Clay Dugas if you are in need of an attorney.”

    Former Client

  • “From the very beginning, Clay and his staff were professional, prompt, caring, sympathetic and resourceful. It took a while to finalize my case; however, through it all Clay & his staff remained exactly the same. I was extremely satisfied with my outcome.”

    Tiffany

  • “Mr. Dugas came to the hospital to open my case and talk about what happened in the moment of the accident... In the moment I needed help or had any concerns they were there for me instantly.”

    Shari

  • “Honor comes in many fashions, but it only has one meaning. It is and has been a pleasure to see it with my own eyes. I do hope you and yours will be friends with us for life. Thank You in more ways than one.”

    Industrial Burn Client

  • “We can’t begin to thank you enough for your Christmas Eve visit. In one instant, our saving goals for half the year were met... I truly don’t have the proper words other than to say thank you for allowing me to bless my children richly this year.”

    Former Client

  • “I was very grateful for the tips you gave me. Many I will now use in other parts of my life. Your staff represents you well. Even the receptionist knows me by voice.”

    Former Client

Legal Representation Beyond Expectation

Why You Should Hire Clay Dugas and Associates

  • Almost Four Decades of Trial Experience

  • Over 200 Jury Trial Cases Handled

  • More than 50 Million-Dollar Results

  • Our Clients Don't Pay Unless We Win

  • Expertise in 18-Wheeler Accidents

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  • Questions

  • What Is Wrongful Death?

    Answer

    Wrongful death occurs when an individual’s death is caused by the wrongful actions or negligence of another individual. Wrongful death is the basis for a lawsuit against the party or parties responsible for the death.

  • Who Can File A Wrongful Death Claim?

    Answer

    Wrongful death law designates certain survivors who are entitled to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. Generally, the members of the family who have lost the company and support of the deceased individual may file a wrongful death claim. However, we advise you to consult with an attorney prior to filing a claim to ensure that you are qualified to file the claim.

  • How Are The Damages Determined?

    Answer

    Various factors will be taken into consideration when determining the amount of compensation that you may be entitled to recover. These factors include the decedent’s life expectancy at the time of their death, the decedent’s age, habits, past earnings, occupation and the decedent’s future earnings.

  • Do I Need To Hire A Lawyer In Order To Pursue A Case?

    Answer

    We encourage all potential plaintiffs to consult with a skilled attorney before moving forward with their wrongful death lawsuits. Due to the serious and complex nature of wrongful death claims, having an experienced attorney in your corner will likely increase your chances of maximizing the amount of compensation you recovery.

Common Causes Of Wrongful Death

We will work to hold the individual or company responsible who breached the duty of care for the individual who passed away. When an individual or company acts negligently or carelessly, they must be held responsible for their actions. When you hire our law firm, we will bring more than just experience and skill to the table. We will bring passion and success.

  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability

How Can Our Wrongful Death Lawyer Assist You?

While Each Case Is Different, We Will Take The Following Steps In Our Pursuit Of Fair Compensation:

  • We Will Gather All Relevant Medical Records
  • We Will Consult With Specialists & Experts About Your Case
  • We Will Handle All Necessary Paperwork
  • We Will Negotiate In Order To Reach A Fair Settlement
  • We Will Interview Gather Evidence
  • We Will Take Your Case To Trial, If Necessary

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