- Jeremy D. Hawk, Esq.
Taylor, Wellons, Politz & Duhe, APLC , has built a strong reputation in many areas of the law in service of its clients for 20 years. Litigation is what we do best. We have defended individuals, businesses and their insurers in virtually every type of personal injury claim imaginable. Our litigators are known for their professionalism, skill, aggressive defense and successful resolution of litigated claims, whether by trial, formal mediation or informal compromise.
Business Transactions: In addition to litigation, TWPD provides business owners and managers with a wide array of services vital to a company’s success, including advice and preparation of necessary legal filings for new or existing businesses, vendor contracts, employment contracts, and merger and acquisition documents. Our lawyers can make sure your business is protected.
Construction Law: New construction is ever present in the Gulf South region of Louisiana and Mississippi. Whether your legal challenge involves an injury or project dispute, TWPD will act quickly and skillfully to protect your company’s interest.
Employment and Workers’ Compensation Law: Whether you need a litigator to represent your interests in claims for benefits, advice on how to prevent claims or advice on accident investigation, TWPD has the expertise you need. We have successfully defended employers involving claims under Louisiana and Mississippi law, and under federal law, including the Jones Act and Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. Let us put our vast workers’ compensation experience to work for you.
Environmental and Hazardous Waste: Claims based on asbestos and other environmental exposures can result in extremely large damage verdicts, especially when not handled by attorneys with the specialization and experience required to successfully defend these types of claims. TWPD’s asbestos and environmental team has the knowledge and decades of experience handling these claims.
Insurance Coverage and Defense: Interpreting insurance policies can be straightforward or complex. Precision in language and legal nuances are characteristics of most policies. Our coverage team is a trusted resource for small and large insurers seeking accurate opinions on the scope of coverage under a policy.
Premises and Product Liability: Much of liability and insurance litigation involves premises and products liability claims. Has an accident occurred on your property or was a product you manufactured or sold alleged to have been the cause of a personal injury? If so, our litigators have the knowledge of the specialized law that applies to these claims, and access to the most credible expert witnesses to present your side of the case.
Professional Liability: TWPD has expertise of the unique statutes and regulations applicable to malpractice claims to protect a professional’s most valuable asset – his or her reputation. TWPD has successfully defended professional claims involving lawyers, health care professionals, accountants, brokers, architects, and engineers. We have represented professionals and their insurers at trial, on appeal and before administrative panels.
Transportation law: With multiple interstate corridors traversing Louisiana and Mississippi, accidents involving trucking and other transportation companies are unfortunately plentiful. TWPD has a proven track record in defending trucking companies and obtaining favorable resolutions to these claims.