Areas of Practice

Since its founding, the firm has firm has focused on defending insurance carriers and their insureds in fifteen parishes contiguous to Calcasieu Parish which make up Southwest Louisiana.

The objective of the firm is to provide its insurance and corporate clients with legal representation of the highest professional quality at a reasonable cost.

The firm’s continuing and growing client base attests to its belief that this goal is being achieved.

Plauché Smith & Nieset, LLC handles all areas of insurance practice. The members of the firm are capable and experienced in the following insurance practice areas:

  • Admiralty/Maritime
  • Arson
  • Automobile
  • Aviation
  • Class Action Defense
  • Corporate Health Care
  • Environmental (Toxic Tort)
  • ERISA
  • Excess/Umbrella
  • General Liability
  • Governmental Bodies
  • Insurance Coverage
  • LHWCA
  • Maritime Litigation
  • Maritime Personal Injury Defense
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Malpractice
  • Oilfield Litigation (Onshore and Offshore)
  • Oil Remediation
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Workers’ Compensation