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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

What Happens in a Workers Compensation Hearing?

When you file for workers compensation benefits, you may attend several hearings over the course of settling your claim. An attorney can work with you to prepare you for each workers compensation hearing. If your case eventually goes to trial, then a lawyer can represent your best interests. Watch attorney Shelly Maturin explain the process... Read more

What Is Negligent Security?

Property owners, especially business owners, owe a duty of care to visitors and guests. In some cases, this means that business owners must provide adequate security to protect patrons from theft, assault and other crimes. Sometimes, even inadequate lighting may be grounds for a premises liability claim, if it contributes to an injury. Watch attorney... Read more

What Do You Tell People Who Are Afraid to Call a Lawyer?

The attorneys at Galloway Jefcoat offer free initial consultations for all personal injury claims. This means that you can come and see us, and we will take the time to answer any and all questions you may have. We can explain, in however much detail you need, what happened and what legal options are available.... Read more

What Has Your Experience Been Like At Galloway Jefcoat?

Before working for Galloway Jefcoat attorney Robert Martina worked as a defense attorney. He got to know Rusty Galloway and John Jefcoat over the years and started working for them. Watch as he describes why he enjoys working at the firm and what the attorneys at Galloway Jefcoat specialize in to help you with your... Read more

What Is It Like Working at a Law Firm Where You Were a Former Client?

At Galloway Jefcoat, we pride ourselves on providing quality legal representation – even to our own staff, if they need assistance with a personal injury claim. In this video, one of our staff members explains what it is like working at a law firm and also being a client for a car accident claim. Video... Read more

What Can a Lawsuit Provide for an Injured Person?

It is often said that the point of the civil justice system is to make a victim whole again. But what, exactly, does that mean? In this video, founding partner and attorney John Jefcoat offers an example of the result of a lawsuit he handled for a woman who was paralyzed in an accident. Nothing... Read more