The experienced and knowledgeable attorneys of Nelson & Hammons are dedicated to helping all of our clients.

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.

John L. Hammons | Our Attorneys | Louisiana Medical Malpractice Firm | Nelson & Hammons Attorneys at Law

John L. Hammons

Born: New Orleans, Louisiana
Admitted to bar, 1976, Louisiana

John Hammons graduated from Northeast Louisiana University, magna cum laude, in 1973 with a B.A. in government and from Louisiana State University Law School with a J.D. in 1976, where he received the award of First Place in the Robert L. Tullis Moot Court Competition. John is a founding member of Nelson & Hammons and has been featured in Super Lawyers continuously since 2007.

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Cornell Rushing Flournoy | Our Attorneys | Louisiana Medical Malpractice Firm | Nelson & Hammons Attorneys at Law

Cornell Rushing Flournoy

Born: Shreveport, Louisiana
Admitted to bar, 1985, Louisiana

Cornell Rushing Flournoy grew up in Shreveport and graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge with a B.A. in English in 1980. She graduated from Louisiana State University Law School in 1984 and joined Nelson and Hammons in 1986. Cornell has been a diplomate of the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys continuously since 2009.

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William W. Murray, Jr. | Louisiana Medical Malpractice Firm | Nelson & Hammons Attorneys at Law

William W. Murray, Jr.

Born: Bossier City, Louisiana
Admitted to bar, 2010, Louisiana

William “Billy” Murray, Jr., graduated from Louisiana State University Shreveport, summa cum laude, with a B.A. in accounting in 2004, and an M.B.A. in 2005. Billy graduated from Louisiana State University Law School, earning his Juris Doctor/Diploma of Civil Law, in 2010, where he received the award of First Place in the Ira S. Flory Trial Advocacy Competition. Billy joined Nelson & Hammons in 2011 and was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2018.

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Phillip S. Prejean | Louisiana Medical Malpractice Firm | Nelson & Hammons Attorneys at Law

Phillip S. Prejean

Born: Shreveport, Louisiana
Admitted to bar, 2015, Louisiana

Phillip Prejean graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.S. in mechanical engineering in 2007. Phillip graduated from Louisiana State University Law School, earning his Juris Doctor/Diploma of Civil Law, in 2015 where he received the award of Outstanding Contributions to Excellence in Advocacy Programs. Phillip joined Nelson & Hammons in 2018.

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