Attorneys in New Orleans, Louisiana

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New Orleans Attorneys

Experience, Knowledge & Determination at a Trusted Civil Law Firm

At Hammond Law Firm, LLC, we represent clients in cases throughout the State of Louisiana. Our civil lawyers in New Orleans litigate cases involving personal injury, insurance disputes, professional liability, admiralty and maritime litigation, commercial litigation, and general civil litigation.

Our team of experienced and dedicated civil litigation attorneys have handled a wide spectrum of legal issues and cases, including automobile accidents, premises liability, trucking accidents, offshore accidents, and maritime personal injury, as well as property insurance claims, hurricane claims, and contract disputes. Our New Orleans personal injury attorneys and civil litigators pride ourselves on providing effective, timely, and skilled legal representation for our clients no matter the size or scope of their case.

What Can a Personal Injury Lawyer in New Orleans Do to Help Your Case?

When individuals suffer an injury due to someone else's negligence, they may be entitled to compensation. However, navigating the legal system and ensuring that their rights are protected can be a daunting task. That is why it is important for injured individuals to seek out the help of a qualified personal injury attorney in New Orleans who has experience handling these types of cases.

A skilled injury attorney in New Orleans can help you:

  • Analyze Your Case: A Louisiana personal injury lawyer can evaluate your case and provide you with knowledgeable legal advice about the best course of action.
  • Gather Evidence: A personal injury lawyer will ensure that evidence is collected and preserved, such as witness statements, medical records, police reports, photos of the accident scene, etc., so that you have a solid foundation for your claim or lawsuit.
  • Negotiate with Insurance Companies: An experienced attorney can negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf to ensure that you receive maximum compensation for the injuries and losses you suffered due to an incident caused by someone else’s negligence.
  • Represent You in Court: If negotiations fail and it becomes necessary to go before a judge or jury, you need a qualified New Orleans personal injury attorney who is familiar with Louisiana laws and statutes. This attorney needs to have experience successfully representing clients in court proceedings related to civil cases involving serious injuries due to the negligence of others.
  • File Documents & Motions: Lawyers are experts at preparing all required documents that must be filed during litigation process including complaints, discovery requests (and responses), motions for summary judgment/dismissal, etc.

With an experienced lawyer on board, victims have access to valuable resources and knowledge about the law that can strengthen their personal injury lawsuit and ensure that they receive fair compensation for their injuries.

When Should I Call a New Orleans Personal Injury Attorney?

Research shows that claimants who hire a personal injury lawyer before the insurer makes an offer typically have the most leverage and experience the most successful outcomes. A lot of people wait until their insurer delays or denies their claim before they call for help, but the truth is that calling a New Orleans injury attorney as soon as they've been hurt increases the likelihood of a successful outcome. Call as soon as you're able.

To learn more about working with an award-winning law firm that always puts clients first, contact us today! For a free consultation with our New Orleans personal injury lawyers. We are available nights and weekends.

Meet Our Team

With Over 35 Years of Experience
  • Peirce A. Hammond II Photo
    Peirce A. Hammond II


    Mr. Hammond was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and has practiced law here for over 30 years. His devotion to and zealous representation of his clients, and his high professional and ethical standards have earned him an AV rating from his peers, the highest rating by Martindale Hubble.
  • Shelley Hammond  Provosty Photo
    Shelley Hammond Provosty


    Ms. Provosty has over 35 years of litigation experience in Louisiana state and federal courts. She is a graduate of Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina (B.A., 1977, cum laude) and Louisiana State University Law School (J.D., 1980).
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    David Williams


    After passing the Louisiana Bar in 2015, David has fought passionately for his clients. His experience includes both pursuing claims on behalf of plaintiffs and defending municipalities, insurance companies, and private companies. This vital experience on both sides of claims creates a well-rounded approach to your case.
  • J. Roumain  Peters Photo
    J. Roumain Peters


    J. Roumain Peters is an attorney at Hammond Law Firm in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Why Choose Hammond Law Firm, LLC?

Experience Makes the Difference

If you need the help and advice of an experienced and knowledgeable civil litigation attorney, then Hammond Law Firm, LLC in New Orleans, LA can provide you with the full-service legal representation that you need to get the results that you want.

  • Compassion Backed By Experience

    With over 35 years of experience, we know this is a difficult journey - and will treat you with the care and compassion you deserve.

  • Dedicated Problem Solvers

    When you put our investigative expertise to work, we'll dig deeper into the details than other attorneys - which makes the winning difference.

  • Respected in the Legal Community

    With years of trial experience, we have long-established credibility with judges, insurance companies, and other attorneys.

  • Individualized Attention to Every Case

    You'll work directly with one of our attorneys, who treat every client as their only client. No matter how long it takes, we'll see your case through.

Compassionate & Effective Representation

Since 1987, New Orleans-based founding attorney Peirce Hammond has helped clients resolve a multitude of legal problems, disputes, insurance claims, and lawsuits. At Hammond Law Firm, LLC, our attorneys are adept at helping our clients solve their legal issues by conducting a diligent and prompt investigation of the facts of their case, gathering the evidence needed, evaluating and researching legal strategies, providing knowledgeable and experienced legal advice, and offering a skilled presentation of their case at trial. We have what it takes to secure the result you are looking for during your personal injury in New Orleans.

With You All the Way

Our New Orleans attorneys will guide you through the complex legal processes required when filing a lawsuit or taking your case to trial. Hammond Law Firm, LLC offers the services of attorneys with extensive trial experience in the courtrooms throughout Louisiana. We have successfully represented clients before the Louisiana Supreme Court, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeal, and numerous trial and appellate courts in the state of Louisiana.

Client Testimonials

We go farther to help you win.
  • Fairness, honesty, dedication

    “They treated me like family, always welcomed me with a smile, and made sure that I received every dollar that I deserved.”

    - Stephanie H.
  • Treated me like family.

    “The experience I had with them was excellent, and I would without a doubt recommend this law firm to anyone looking to be represented as a family member and not just a client!”

    - Tito
  • Great representation.

    “Very professional and provided great representation.”

    - Former Client
  • Consistent and concerned.

    “I would like to say Hammond Law Firm is one of the most consistent law firms I know. Ms. Shelley Provosty is one of the best lawyers I have ever met. She is courteous and consistent and concerned.”

    - Charles S.

Case Results

  • $6.25 Million Brain Injury

    Client suffered a brain injury from falling on stairs, resulting in paralysis.

  • $500,000 Industrial Accident

    When a pipe being welded fell on a shipyard worker's leg, client suffered a compound fracture resulting in several surgeries.

  • $500,000 Motor Vehicle Accident

    Motor vehicle accident resulting in neck surgery for our client.

  • $850,000 Premises Liability

    Client suffered a lower back injury resulting in lumbar fusion after a slip-and-fall on a recently mopped floor; the business had neglected to put out a warning sign.

  • $700,000 Truck Accident

    18-wheeler collision with another 18-wheeler, resulting in our client suffering back, neck, and head injuries and requiring knee surgery.


Hammond Law Firm, LLC

 Experience You Can Trust

If you live in New Orleans or another area of Louisiana and you require the services of a trusted and experienced civil litigation attorney, then Hammond Law Firm, LLC can help you! Whether you have been injured in an accident or you have a business dispute arising from a commercial contract, our experienced civil litigation attorneys can provide you with an unrivaled level of legal representation. Competent and capable litigation can make all the difference in the desired outcome of your case and can ensure that you are able to recover the appropriate compensation that you may be entitled to.

Contact Hammond Law Firm, LLC in New Orleans, LA for your free consultation and case review with one of our well-qualified attorneys today!

650 Poydras St.,
Ste. 2617
New Orleans, LA 70130
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