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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 approximately 150 jury trials to verdict with over 35 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.


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How an 18-Wheeler’s Brakes Differ from Those of a Regular Passenger Vehicle

18-wheeler’s brakes vary from a regular passenger vehicle in many ways. Learn why they need a different system in order to have more time and space to stop.

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How to Report an Unsafe Truck Driver

If you are like many Texas drivers it may seem like an all too often occurrence for you to witness unsafe truck driving behavior. You

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How 18-Wheeler Generated Road Debris Causes Acidents

When 18-Wheeler Generated Road Debris Causes Accidents
Road debris has very serious negative impacts on highway safety. According to research by the AAA Foundation for

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Trucking Industry and Legal Industry Terms You May Hear During Your Trial

Going through a trucking injury lawsuit is a challenging, emotionally draining experience for most accident victims. During the lawsuit the victim is often forced to

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Intoxicated Truckers: The Most Deadly People on the Road?

Drunk or otherwise intoxicated driving claims thousands of lives every year making it one of the biggest threats on the open road. If that person

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Everything You Need to Know about Trucker Logbooks

One of the most critical components for investigators after a trucking-related accident is the trucker’s logbook. These logbooks give a detailed account of the trucker’s

Our Cases

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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

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Defective Wheel Detaches from 18-Wheeler, Injures Victim and Crushes Car

Car wrecks and the associated injuries are always sad and difficult and can often be life changing events. We sympathize with each of our clients

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Clay Dugas Named 2013 Texas Super Lawyer 6 Years Running

We are delighted to announce that Clay Dugas has once again received the honor of being named a Texas Super Lawyer. This marks the sixth

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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