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Bennett Boyd Anderson, Jr.

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Phone: (337) 233-3366

2010 W Pinhook Rd
Lafayette, Louisiana 70508

Bennett Boyd Anderson, Jr., was raised in Lafayette, LA, graduating from Lafayette High School and University of Louisiana at Lafayette (formerly University of Southwestern Louisiana). He obtained his Juris Doctorate from Tulane Law School in 1975 at age 23. Since 1975, Mr. Anderson has practiced law continuously, specializing in Louisiana plaintiff personal injury and wrongful death litigation from offshore/maritime incidents, auto and workplace accidents. He has personally obtained over $200 million for injured parties through jury trials, judge trials and settlements. He has been an “AV” rated attorney by the Martindale Hubbell Rating Service (highest possible rating) for over 25 years.

He has a Board Certification in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and has been honored as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” (2016-2020). He has been selected as the “Lawyer of the Year” (Personal Injury, Lafayette, LA.) by Best Lawyers in 2020. Mr. Anderson has been designated as one of Louisiana’s outstanding personal injury attorneys (“Super Lawyers”) 2008-2020. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Anderson has been awarded the Presidential Award by the Lafayette Bar Association and is a lifetime Charter member of the Rue Ratings “Best Attorneys in America”.

Additionally, Mr. Anderson has served as an officer and/or director of many legal and civic organizations, including the Lafayette General Hospital Foundation (Chairman of Board of Directors, 2018-2020), IberiaBank (Advisory Board, 2002-2020), Lafayette Bar Association (Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-President) and Louisiana Bar Foundation (Board of Directors). He is a member of the Louisiana and American Bar Associations as well as the Louisiana Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice.

Mr. Anderson has exclusively practiced plaintiff personal injury law in the Acadiana area for over 40 years. He has been honored as a speaker many times at personal injury/maritime and personal injury/trial practice seminars.

Mr. Anderson is a sixth-generation Lafayette Parish resident. He maintains his home in Broussard, La., with his wife, Georgette, and three children. He is an Eagle Scout, avid outdoorsman, hunter, youth coach and tennis player.


J.D., Tulane University Law School, 1975

B.A., University of Louisiana at Lafayette (formerly The University of Southwestern Louisiana), 1975

Lafayette High School

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Louisiana
U.S. District Court
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Lafayette Bar Association

Louisiana State Bar Association

Louisiana Association of Justice

Louisiana Bar Foundation

American Bar Association

American Association for Justice

  • Best Lawyers in America (2016-2020)
  • 2020 Lawyer of the Year – Plaintiffs Personal Injury – Lafayette, LA.
  • Presidential Award by Lafayette Bar Association
  • Board Certified – National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • “AV” Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell Rating System
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers (2008-2020)
  • Acadiana Profile Top Lawyer (2016-2020)
  • Lifetime Charter Member of the Best Attorneys of America
Reported Cases
  • Dauterive v. Guilbeau Marine Logistics L.L.C, 2018 WL 3435422 (7/13/18)
  • Dauterive v. Guilbeau Marine Logistics L L C, 2018 WL 3414595 (7/12/18)
  • Beslin v. Anadarko Petroleum Corp., 175 So.3d 1134 (10/7/15)
  • Progressive Ex. Ins. Co. v. All Seasons Disaster Relief Inc., 2014 WL 4925151 (9/30/14)
  • Charles v. Towing & Recovery Professionals of Louisiana, 156 So.3d 84 (La. App 3 Cir 4/24/13)
  • Beslin v. Anadarko Petroleum Corp., 2013 WL 456833 (2/6/13)
  • Mitte v. Progressive Sec. Ins. Co., 2011 WL 4582483 (La. App. 3 Cir. 10/5/11)
  • Fruge v. Ulterra Drilling Technologies, L.P., 724 F.Supp.2d 631 (7/14/10)
  • Richard v. Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water Dist., 2009 WL 1279039 (La. App. 1 Cir 5/18/09)
  • Navarre v. Southwest Contractors, L.L.C., 2008 WL 4801717, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2008)
  • Anderson & Broussard, L.L.P. v. Bellsouth Corp., 2005 WL 2406156, (W.D.La. 2005)
  • Broussard v. Aviara Energy Corp., 2005 WL 1473998, (W.D.La. 2005)
  • Crawford v. United Service Auto., 899 So.2d 668, 2005 WL 675567,(La.App. 1 Cir.2005)
  • Vallien v. La.Dept. Trasp.&Dvmt. 812 So.2d 894,2002 WL 462851,(La.App.3Cir. 2002)
  • Hahn v. Nabors Offshore Corp., 820 So.2d 1283, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2002)
  • Sieferman v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 796 So. 2d 833, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2001)
  • Laborde v. American Nat. Property & Cas. Co., 780 So.2d 501, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2001)
  • Harris v. United Agents Ins. La., 784 So.2d 132, 2001 WL 460786,(La.App. 3 Cir. 2001)
  • Etienne v. National Auto. Ins. Co., 759 So.2d 51, 2000 WL 471515, 1999-2610 (La. 2000)
  • Adams v. Canal Indemnity Co., 760 So. 2d 1197, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2000)
  • Sieferman v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. 760 So.2d 549, (La.App. 3 Cir. 2000)
  • Reed v. Empl. Mut. Casualty Co., 741 So.2d 1285, 1999 WL 735866,(La.App.2 Cir. 1999)
  • Etienne v. National Auto. Ins. Co., 747 So.2d 593, 1999 WL 415389,(La.App. 3 Cir. 1999)
  • In re Ballard, 238 B.R. 610, (Bankr.M.D.La. 1999)
  • Hebert v. CXY Energy, Inc., 72 F.Supp.2d 681, 1999 WL 997650, (W.D.La. 1999)
  • Gary v. Camden Fire Ins. Co., 676 So.2d 553, 1996 WL 363653, (La. 1996)
  • Neal v. Falcon, 682 So.2d 818, (La.App. 3 Cir. 1996)
  • Francis v. Brown, 671 So.2d 1041, 1996 WL 120069,(La.App. 3 Cir. 1996)
  • Olivier v. Allstate Ins. Co., 663 So.2d 207, 1995 WL 579552,(La.App. 3 Cir. 1995)
  • Batiste v. New Hampshire Ins. Co., 657 So.2d 168, 1995 WL 254789,(La.App.3Cir.1995)
  • Leviathan Gas Pipeline v. Texas Oil & Gas Corp., 620 So.2d 415, (La.App. 3 Cir.1993)
  • Hollier v. Lay Down Service, Inc., 554 So.2d 746, (La.App. 3 Cir. 1989)
  • Jones v. La. Timber Co., Inc., 519 So.2d 333, 1988 WL 3538,(La.App. 2 Cir. 1988)
  • Batiste v. Joyce's Supermarket, 488 So.2d 1318,(La.App. 3 Cir. 1986)
  • Moore v. Leblanc, 430 So.2d 339, (La.App. 3 Cir.1983)
  • Richard v. LeBlanc, 430 So.2d 343,(La.App. 3 Cir.1983)
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Client Reviews
Finding yourself in the middle of a personal injury case is not a pleasant experience. I could not have been more blessed than to have Mr. Boyd Anderson represent me in that difficult time. He treated me and my family with respect and earned my complete trust. Mr. Anderson is an extremely skilled attorney and did an exceptional job with my case. His support staff, Tammy and Donna, are also amazing to work with. They are very thorough and took care of every detail, so that I could concentrate on healing. I would not hesitate for a second to recommend Boyd Anderson to family and friends. Angie T.
Boyd Anderson, along with his associates and staff always keep you in the know. He is very personable, offers great advise and he saw my suit to the end personally. It’s very rare that an attorney personally responds back to emails and calls. Not to mention the accolades, experience and expertise is top notch and really impressive. I would definitely recommend this firm to anybody if they are serious about winning. This firm gets the job done and exceeds expectations. Shantele J.
With the plethora of advertisements one sees nowdays, it's difficult to discern just who is best qualified to represent you if you need legal assistance. An overabundance of tv commercials does not necessarily point one in the correct direction. When I needed help, I choose Boyd Anderson and his firm. Best decision I ever made. Superlative service throughout the legal process...and I very much appreciated the prompt attention to details I suspect other firms would have probably overlooked. Anderson's team and experience made a huge difference in my exceptional group of professionals...for sure. Paulette P.