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Clay Dugas will vigorously defend your rights as he has done so many times before. You need an experienced lawyer on your side. Don't settle for less.

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Clay Dugas has been recognized as a Super
Lawyer amongst his peers for 7 STRAIGHT
YEARS. You need an experienced lawyer to
get what you deserve.

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Injured In
a trucking

Big 18-wheeler trucks can cause major injuries
and shatter lives. Know your rights and learn
what they may be worth. Time is of the essence.
Call us now, we can help you.


Clay Dugas has tried over 200 jury trials to verdict with over 50 cases resulting in excess of $1Million.

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Proud member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and we don't get paid until you get paid.


An AV Rated Law Firm Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. in General Ethical Standards and Legal Ability Ratings.


Attorney Clay Dugas is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Welcome to Clay Dugas and Associates

At Clay Dugas & Associates, our goal is to provide legal representation beyond expectations while helping clients to understand and feel good about the legal process. We will fight hard on your behalf while serving you with experience and integrity. We understand that you need help and that the sooner you get that help, the better. We want to take care of your legal needs quickly — and we want to get you the results you need and deserve. Clay Dugas & Associates is the right firm for you.

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.
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Louisiana Industrial Burn Client
We both want to thank you a million times over for all you have done! We don't remember at the mediation whether we got to thank you. All that was happening so fast at the end. We have had it on our minds that we didn't. I hope were wrong. ...

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Auto Accident Victim
I wanted to tell you thank you for taking care of me with my back problems. It's great having you as a good friend and my counsel. You have taught me so much and I appreciate the everything you do for me and my family!!!!
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18-Wheeler Accident
In June of 2011, my husband was killed in a tragic and preventable oil field accident. Clay Dugas fought my battle for me so I could focus my time on raising my kids and grieve our loss. He was compassionate, determined and intelligent. We can never get back we lost, ...

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The 18 Wheeler Attorney

See Why Clay Dugas Is The Right Attorney For You

Our job is to not just help victims receive compensation,
our job is to be a part of the enforcement team that holds
professional truck drivers to their safety standards.

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NDAC 2016-

Clay Dugas Earns Position on Nation’s Top One Percent List

We are pleased to announce that Clay Dugas has once again been selected by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC) for inclusion on their …

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4 Things Passenger Cars Can Do That Are Illegal for 18-Wheelers

At Clay Dugas and Associates we frequently discuss the topic of commercial trucking safety and dangerous trucker behaviors because we are committed to helping inform …

Tracy Morgan Lawsuit

Tracy Morgan Receives Settlement from Walmart for 2014 Crash

Last year we wrote about the deadly 18-wheeler crash involving Actor Tracy Morgan and Walmart. The accident occurred on the New Jersey Turnpike in …

18-Wheeler Bad Brakes

Recent Surprise Brake Check Finds 14% of Commercial Trucks Aren’t Road-Worthy

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is a US-Canadian-Mexican organization aimed at improving commercial vehicle safety in North America. As part of this objective, every …

Texas Top Verdicts

Clay Dugas Earns Top Verdicts & Settlements in Texas for 6th Consecutive Year

We are excited to report that ALM, a global organization tracking business news and information for the legal industry as well as other sectors, has …


Major Factors That Contribute to the Severity of a Trucking Accident

Trucking accidents are one of the most severe and dangerous types of auto accidents a person can be involved in. These accidents can easily leave …

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Fracking Pump Win

Local Entrepreneurs Beat Industrial Manufacturer

A start-up fracking company of entrepreneurs from Jefferson County won an arbitration case against AF Global. Performance Pump paid a $1.1 million down payment …

Tracy Morgan Lawsuit

Justice Is Served In Age Discrimination Against Walmart

A note from Clay Dugas about the recent victory of Lois Harris vs. Walmart over Age Discrimination:
On Friday, August 29th 2014, justice was finally …


Clay Dugas Publishes Article About Potential Over-Regulation Bias in Jury Trials

Clay Dugas recently published a very informative article in The Lawyer’s Logbook,


Clay Dugas Receives America’s Premier Experts Award

Recently Clay Dugas was honored with the 2014 edition of a very special award called America’s Premier Experts. This is a significant achievement and Clay …


Failure to Yield Has Deadly Consequences

The most elementary skills one learns when beginning to drive is to carefully scan your surroundings for oncoming traffic and to yield the right-of-way when …


Negligent Trucking Accident Causes Neck Injury

The dangers of neck injury from rear-end collisions are well documented, with many Americans sustaining them every year. This alone should be enough to cause …

Located in Beaumont, Texas, the Law Offices of Clay Dugas & Associates, P.C. represents injury and accident victims from throughout Orange County, Hardin County, Jefferson County, and the surrounding areas of East Texas, including those from cities such as Port Arthur, Vidor, Houston, Winnie, Galveston, Conroe, Jasper, Woodville, Lufkin, Lumberton, Austin, Dallas San Antonio, and people from areas of Southwest Louisiana such as Lake Charles and Calcasieu Parish.
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