Troy A. Broussard

Partner, Lafayette

Troy A. Broussard

Troy A. Broussard, a 1993 graduate of the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, is an AV-rated attorney and senior level partner at the Lafayette office of Allen & Gooch, where he has practiced for over 26 years.

Troy’s legal services are highly valued by clients as a result of his attention to detail and the creative, cost-effective approach that he brings to the practice of law. First and foremost, he understands the temporal and financial impact on his clients that result from litigation; therefore, his focus is to develop strategies that help his clients avoid the courtroom when possible and to minimize their costs and exposure when litigation is inevitable.

Troy has extensive jury trial and appellate experience, representing clients in state and federal district courts, courts of appeal and the Louisiana Supreme Court, and his clients include attorneys, health care providers, churches, schools, teachers, clergy, non-profits, employers and insurance carriers. He is also an experienced and well respected speaker and has delivered lectures to lawyers, employers, administrators, clergy and numerous sections of the insurance claims industry.

Noteworthy Cases

Donna Helo vs. Notre Dame High School. A “zero” liability jury verdict was obtained in Acadia Parish in favor of several parochial entities in this lawsuit which involved allegations of interference with contract and defamation.

Abbeville General Hospital v. Manor. In representing the employer in this workers’ compensation case, one of the largest workers’ compensation fraud restitution judgments awarded by a Louisiana workers’ compensation tribunal was obtained in favor of our client.

Stephenson v. Commercial Travelers Mutual Ins. Co. The “zero” liability judgment obtained on behalf of a parochial school served to further define and limit the scope of school liability for injuries sustained by students at sponsored sporting events.

Marcotte v. Zurich-American Ins. Co. A “zero” liability verdict was obtained in favor of a motorist from an Avoyelles Parish jury utilizing a “low impact theory” defense. The decision was upheld at the court of appeal and Louisiana Supreme Court.

Broussard v. Fredericks. In this Iberia Parish jury trial, which involved severe injuries sustained as the result of a vehicular accident, a parochial entity and its employee were successfully defended resulting in a “zero” liability verdict.

King v. Diamond Shamrock. In this jury trial in Lafourche Parish, a “zero” verdict was obtained, exonerating a business owner of liability for alleged inadequate security on its premises.