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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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Compared to other professions, refinery & industrial
workers face higher workplace injury rates and
more severe injuries. Clay Dugas fights tirelessly
for the rights of victims and their families.

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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.

We are in the PROTECTION business.


Clay Dugas has tried over 200 jury trials to verdict with over 50 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.


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!!!!
From:18-Wheeler Accident Victim

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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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Oilfield Fatality Spouse


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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Facts about Texas Oil

Facts About Refining and Industrial Injuries in Texas

Industrial jobs are known to be hazardous and that’s especially true of refinery work in particular. It is difficult to track the exact numbers of …

Sick from Industrial Work

What to Do if You Believe Your Industrial Workplace Is Making You Sick

When you work in an industrial environment, you are exposed to health hazards every day. You may not even realize that your long-term health has …

Best Lawers

Clay Dugas to be Included in Best Lawyers In America 2017 Edition

We are pleased to share some exciting news with our clients and site visitors: Clay Dugas will be honored with inclusion in the prestigious 23rd …

industrial safety change

How has Industrial Safety Changed over the Years?

When looking at news stories it can be difficult to get a true sense of the prevalence of a problem or danger such as refinery …

Industrial accident survivor tips

Legal Tips for Industrial Accident Survivors

Industrial accidents can be major, life-changing events. Following an industrial accident survivors may find their quality of life and ability to work and earn a …

Refinery Accident Damages

Legal Damages Victims May be Able to Seek Following a Refinery Accident

The refining industry poses significant risk for industrial workers. By the very nature of the work itself employees are exposed to volatile chemicals that could …

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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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