Nelson & Hammons is committed to helping patients and families who are victims of medical malpractice and nursing home negligence to overcome these obstacles.

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Nelson & Hammons is a Louisiana medical malpractice law firm, and its attorneys have championed the rights of victims of medical malpractice for over thirty years.

Nelson & Hammons was formed in 1977 by Sydney B. Nelson and John L. Hammons. Presently, the firm includes John L. Hammons and Cornell R. Flournoy, who specialize in handling medical malpractice cases, as well as William W. Murray, Jr. and Phillip S. Prejean, who focus on handling medical malpractice cases. The firm emphasizes a group approach and clients benefit from the experience and energy of every attorney. Members of the firm are active in professional and civic activities and participate in continuing legal education seminars pertaining to their field of practice.

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We’re eager to help you make it through this difficult injury or loss in your life. Please get in touch with the attorneys at Nelson & Hammons with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your medical malpractice case. We look forward to hearing from you.

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The area of medical malpractice includes negligence by doctors, nurses, hospitals, and nursing homes. Nelson & Hammons is committed to providing professional guidance and representation, as well as obtaining fair compensation for those patients, and their families, who have been seriously injured as a result of substandard medical care. With all four attorneys handling medical malpractice and related matters, Nelson & Hammons is specially situated to thoroughly investigate and effectively handle such cases.