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Ben E Clayton

Ben E Clayton

Personal Injury, Maritime Injury, Workers' Compensation Attorney in Slidell, LA
  • Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Maritime Law...
  • Louisiana
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Attorney Ben E. Clayton, of Clayton Law Firm, located in Slidell, Louisiana, has practiced law in Louisiana since 1986 after graduating with a Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola University School of Law (New Orleans) that year. He is a 1980 graduate of University of New Orleans and Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America (1974). Mr. Clayton was an attorney with Hailey, McNamara, Hall, Larmann & Papale, a large insurance defense law firm in Metairie, Louisiana from 1986 - 1990 and was a staff attorney for Aetna Casualty & Surety Company from 1990 to 1996. Aetna was acquired by Travelers Insurance Company in 1996 and Mr. Clayton was a staff attorney with Travelers until he entered private practice in 2000. From 1986 through 2000 he primarily represented liability and workers' compensation insurers and their insureds. Some of those clients included Aetna Aetna Casualty & Surety Company, the State Farm companies, Ryan-Walsh Stevedorning Company and Martin Marietta Space Systems. Since 2000, Mr. Clayton has primarily represented personal injury plaintiffs and injured workers in their claims for compensation and damages. However, since the beginning of his law career in 1986, he has also handled a variety of types of legal matters, including, but not limited to: • Personal Injury • Automobile Accidents • Products liability (defective and unreasonably dangerous products) • Maritime personal injury, including claims by seamen, under the Jones Act and General Maritime Law • Workers' Compensation • Criminal defense • Child In Need Of Care (CINC) • Corporate matters, including formation of corporations and limited liability companies • Contract issues and disputes • Insurance coverage issues and disputes • Attorney disciplinary litigation • Medical malpractice • Premises Liability • Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act • Building construction and defects • Constitutional issues • First Amendment Free Speech • Fire/arson l

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Maritime Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • Legal Malpractice
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Clayton Law Firm
- Current
Education
Loyola University New Orleans
J.D. (1986)
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Professional Associations
Christian Legal Society
Current
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Louisiana State Bar Assoication
- Current
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Slidell Bar Association
President
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Clayton Law Firm Website
Contact & Map
Bogalusa Office
411 Sabine Street
Bogalusa
70427, LA 70427
USA
Telephone: (985) 863-3065
Slidell Office
202 Village Circle
Suite 2
Slidell, LA 70458
USA
Telephone: (985) 863-3065