We have recovered in excess of $1 Billion in verdicts and settlements
Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South is one of the leading firms handling catastrophic and serious personal injury cases. The attorneys at Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South have a vast array of experience and success in many fields, including cases and trials involving dangerous drugs, automobile, trucking and boating accidents, pipeline explosions, product liability, dangerous highways, railroads, aviation and wrongful death.
Serious injury and wrongful death cases require not only attorneys with extensive experience, but also the financial resources to properly prepare the case for trial. Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South works with physicians in particular specialties, life care planners who focus on rehabilitation plans, economists and other trained professionals to properly assess the extent of loss of the injured person or surviving family members, and assist in obtaining the best result possible.
The needs of injured victims can be overwhelming. Considerable personnel resources, along with our ability to advance litigation costs in our clients’ cases, enable Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South to litigate against some of the largest and most powerful corporations in the world.
In a case involing the wrongful death of a client as a result of an explosion at a pipeline construction site, Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South obtained a settlement of $6,525,000.
Business Torts & Fraud
Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South filed a suit on behalf of our client for damages and lost profits resulting from the State of Louisiana’s failure to apply rules and regulations equally to all manufacturers of septic systems.
Catastrophic Brain Injury
Our client received a brain injury as a result of an explosion at a pipeline construction site.
Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South successfully litigated on behalf of our client securing a $10 Million award in connection with an oil well blowout caused by pressure from the defendant’s salt dome cavern leaking into the adjoining oil and gas fault block.
Settlements totaling in excess of $100 Million were negotiated in cases arising out of creosote contamination of neighborhoods.
Oil and Gas Accidents
In re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig “Deepwater Horizon” multidistrict litigation resulted from the British Petroleum oil spill that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, which affected thousands of businesses and individuals across the Gulf Coast. Partner Matthew E. Lundy is a member of the BP Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee. The BP matter is ongoing with more than $4 Billion dollars having been paid to date.
Property Insurance Claims
Verdicts and Settlements: $16,000,000
In 2005, Hurricane Rita devastated Southwest Louisiana, causing catastrophic damage to businesses and homes throughout the community. Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South represented numerous individuals and business owners against insurance companies that refused to promptly and fairly adjust and pay legitimate property damage claims. Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South recovered $16 Million in settlements and judgments for our clients who suffered property damage as a result of the storm.
Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South represented pharmacists in an unfair wage and hour practices matter wherein the corporate pharmacy/employer refused to pay overtime to its pharmacists. The class action litigation was based on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and resulted in a $4 Million settlement.
In litigation against Bayer CropScience, Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South represented rice farmers, seeking economic losses resulting from the farmers’ crops having been cross contaminated with genetically modified rice which ruined their export value. $50 Million in settlements were obtained for our clients.