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WE FIGHT TRUCKING ACCIDENTS

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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The
18-wheeler
attorney

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
accident?

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.

Experience

Clay Dugas has tried over 200 jury trials to verdict with over 40 cases resulting in excess of $1Million.

We Fight

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

Trustworthy

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

Certified

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.

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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How Is Liability Determined in Trucking Accidents?

Determining liability in trucking accidents can get very complicated. Take a look at these common possible parties who may be held legally liable.

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What To Do If You Have Been Run Off Of The Road By An 18-Wheeler

When driving defensively you have to be very aware of your surroundings and prepared for unsafe or unexpected lane changes by the vehicles around you…

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Is The Trend Toward Safety In The US Trucking Industry Reversing?

In 2000, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was established as a separate administration within the U.S. Department of Transportation and tasked with the …

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Tracy Morgan Accident Raises Serious Concerns Over Trucker Fatigue

It has been well documented by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), as well as countless independent studies, that fatigued driving is one of …

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Demographics of Death: Texas Accident Fatalities by Age, Gender, and Date

Certain demographics of people are at a higher risk for traffic accidents, which is the premise behind why auto insurance companies charge different people different …

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Clay Dugas and Cody Rees Publish Important Article About Potential Over-Regulation Bias in Jury Trials

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

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Improper Lane Change Results in Rollover Accident

Rollover accidents are among the most dangerous type of motor vehicle accidents. They have the potential to lead to very severe, even deadly injuries, especially …

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18-Wheeler Rear Ends Vehicle, Causes Significant Injury

The experience of sitting in heavy traffic on the freeway is all too common for most Texas drivers. However, rarely does this annoying inconvenience result …

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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