Damon Beard

The Townsley Law Firm
3102 Enterprise Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70601


www.townsleylawfirm.com


Community Services:

Southwest Louisiana Law Center - Board member
Crime Stoppers of Lake Charles, LA - Vice President

Cases:

Mother and child injured in car incident when defendant struck their vehicle while attempting to cross highway. Mother sustained serious neck injury.
RECOVERY IN EXCESS OF $575,000.00.
Plaintiff dies after a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy.
RECOVERY IN EXCESS OF $500,000.00. (MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CAP)
Plaintiff was electrocuted while working in an industrial plant. Plaintiff suffered head, neck and back injury. Plaintiff's neck injury required surgery.
RECOVER IN EXCESS OF $1,200,000.00.
Elderly couple rear ended on I-10 in a construction area. Elderly woman sustained significant brain damage.
RECOVERY IN EXCESS OF $700,000.00.
Plaintiff suffered leg injury when given an injection in the wrong location.
RECOVERY OF $100,000.00.
Plaintiff injured while merchandise was being loaded into automobile. Plaintiff suffered severe head injury.
RECOVERY IN EXCESS OF $150.000.00.
Plaintiff suffered severe hand injury after mis-diagnosis.
RECOVERY IN EXCESS OF $345,000.00
Plaintiff suffered foot injury after merchandise fell from check out bag carousel.
RECOVERY IN EXCESS OF $145,000.00.
Plaintiff suffered neck injury and arm numbness after merchandise fell from shelf.
RECOVERY IN EXCESS OF $95,000.00.

Areas of Practice

Personal Injury
Workers Compensation
Social Security
Medical Malpractice

Bar Admissions

Louisiana, 2006
U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2006
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
Federal Claims Court

Education

Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
J.D. - 2005
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
B.S. - 2000
Major: Microbiology/Pre-Med
Louisiana State University-Eunic
Associate Degree - Biological Science - 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

SWLBA - Young Lawyers, 2006 - Present
Louisiana Association of Justice
American Association of Justice
Coushatta Tribal Bar Association
The National Trial Lawyers, Member

Past Employment Positions

38th JDC - Cameron Parish, Law Clerk, 2005 - 2006
LA Dept. of Natural Resources, Law Clerk, August 2004 - August 2005 and September 1999 - May 2000

Pro Bono Activities

SWLA Bar Foundation - Legal Services, 2012 - Present