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Mark J. Neal, on June 18, 2019, in the Ouachita Parish personal injury trial court matter of Charles Lee v. John Till, et al (docket no. 17-1947), represented the defendants and successfully persuaded the court to award an injured plaintiff only $10,000 for a broken foot in connection with a motor vehicle accident. The plaintiff sought, and appellate court decisions supported, a much higher award of $40,000. 

Mark J. Neal, on March 18, 2019, in the United States Western District matter of Fodge v. Trustmark Nat'l Bank (No. 18-0386), as lead counsel for Trustmark, convinced the federal trial court judge to summarily dismiss the plaintiffs' claims for unjustified home foreclosures via Louisiana's executory process procedure in Louisiana state courts. Plaintiffs alleged they were on active duty with various branches of the military at the relevant times and that the foreclosures violated the Servicemember Civil Relief Act. The federal trial court disagreed and dismissed the claims. The plaintiffs have appealed. 

Mark J. Neal was selected by his peers as a 2019 Super Lawyer for its annual national publication   ( in the arena of civil litigation. Only 5% of all attorneys are selected to Super Lawyers.

Mark J. Neal, convinced a Shreveport City Court Judge to rule in favor of his client in the trial of Samuel Armenio v. Magen Sandlin, et al, (No. 2016R08566). The case involved a disputed motor vehicle accident and the Court concluded the plaintiff lacked credibility, thus dismissing plaintiff's case on August 3, 2018. 

Mark J. Neal and Jordan Haedicke, on December 14, 2017, in the matter of Kristen Clingenpeel v. Alexis Ricard, et al (no. 2015-3067) convinced a Ouachita Parish state court judge to dismiss the firm's client, L'Oreal USA, Inc., by way of a motion for summary judgment. The plaintiff filed a meritless product liability suit over personal injuries allegedly suffered due to a "defective" hair bleach product. 

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Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Quotes

Private Practice Lawyer:

"Good attorney. Good advocate. Always a pleasure to be on the other side of case from him."

Private Practice Lawyer:

"I have known Mark since he began practice and have watched him mature in his practice. He is at the top of his peer group and has earned an AV rating in my opinion."

Private Practice Lawyer:

"[Mark] is an excellent attorney with very good work ethic."

Appellate Court Justice:

"This gentleman is the best of the best. A superb lawyer of the utmost integrity. He should receive your highest rating. Thanks."

Supreme Court Justice:

"Mark is always well prepared. I like that."

Trial Court Judge:

"Mr. Neal has excellent trial skills."

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