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What Have You Learned Working With John Jefcoat?

Personal injury attorney Joseph Saloom has worked directly under John Jefcoat. He describes him as an incredible mentor. He explains that the attorneys and staff have a deep connection to the area and everybody enjoys working together. That in turn helps the clients feel welcome and comfortable. When they come to the Galloway Jefcoat law... Read more

What is the Process for Disputing a Claim in Court?

An important item to focus on is making sure your workers compensation claim is running smoothly if you are disputing a claim in court. Lafayette workers compensation attorney Robert Martina want to make sure that the claimant gets all the benefits they’re entitled to, be that indemnity benefits or medical benefits. There are many bumps... Read more

What is No Fault in Workers Compensation in Louisiana?

If are injured on the job, you are entitled to a third party claim. In workers compensation in Louisiana you cannot sue your employer for work injuries, you can’t sue your employer for an accident that you have on the job. This is called the exclusive remedy in Louisiana. You have a workers compensation claim,... Read more

What Do Investigator and Expert Witnesses Do?

As an investigator at the Galloway Jefcoat law firm, Chris Starling has a lot of job responsibilities. One of those is making client contacts and investigating accidents. As an investigator he is there to represent the the victim and get a first-hand account of what actually happened in the accident. Starling was recently qualified as... Read more

Are You Entitled To Your Own Choice of Physician in a Louisiana Workers Comp Case?

A claimant is entitled to their own choice of physician in the state of Louisiana. You’re entitled to go to your own choice of physician in each field of specialty. If you feel you are in need of a neurosurgeon for nerve damage then you’re entitled to your own choice of physician in the neurology... Read more

#YES Coloring Contest – Giving back to classrooms

At Galloway Jefcoat, we want to give back to our area schools this school semester! Starting September 14th, through September 30th, we have a few $100 Amazon gift cards to give away! We want to help you get your much-needed supplies for the classroom! Teachers, all you need to do is download this coloring page... Read more

Responding to the E-cig Regulation

The 2019 National Youth Tobacco Survey showed that more than 5 million youth, including middle school age students, reported using e-cigarettes in the past 30 days and nearly one million users daily. A majority of those current e-cigarette users reported using JUUL© as their brand of choice. How does this affect me? No longer are... Read more

CARES Act and Employee Retention

The CARES Act, also known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, is designed to encourage Eligible Employers to keep employees on their payroll, despite experiencing economic hardship related to COVID – 19, with a few options. There is some specific information you will need to discuss when applying for these loans.  Some questions... Read more

What Does it Mean to be Declared Disabled?

It is up to an administrative judge to determine if you can be declared disabled. A five step process well determine the rules and a lawyer should know what those processes are. Medical evidence will be gathered and attorney Jason Weaver advises his clients to testify in court. Watch as Lake Charles SSD lawyer Jason... Read more

Why is it Important Not to Settle a Case Quickly?

The attorneys at Galloway Jefcoat want to have and maintain a personal relationship with their clients. Watch as John Jefcoat describes a case in which a woman was left with third degree burns after an accident. Having the time to closely work with clients allows for the attorneys at Galloway Jefcoat to produce the best... Read more