About our Houma & Baton Rouge Attorneys 

The law firm of Waitz & Downer is an aggressive, experienced law firm that utilizes a team of skilled lawyers, investigators, accident reconstruction experts, nursing consultants and other experts and professionals to ensure that your claim or lawsuit is handled effectively, thoroughly and successfully.The founder of the firm Joseph L. Waitz and Huntington B. Downer, Jr. have been practicing law for over 50 years in the state of Louisiana and their firm can provide experienced and skilled legal representation in a wide variety of matters. The firm has a team of attorneys that stand ready to fight for you and obtain for you the professional legal representation you deserve.


The firm of Waitz & Downer has been representing clients throughout the state of Louisiana for over 50 years. We handle a variety of legal matters involving:

All Types of Personal Injury Cases
18 Wheeler Accidents
Boating Accidents
Nursing Home and Abuse Cases
Medical Malpractice
Offshore Accidents
Plane Crashes
Workers Compensation

These are among some of the types of personal injury cases we handle.

Our firm is committed to providing our clients the personal attention they need. When you are represented by our firm, you will be treated with the respect you deserve. We offer a friendly and professional legal team focused on your best interests. Our attorneys are responsive and find open communication with our clients to be of the greatest importance. By establishing personal relationships with our clients, we are able to provide honest, reliable feedback throughout the duration of every case.


To schedule a free confidential consultation to discuss your personal injury claim with an experienced law firm who have handled thousands of personal injury claims and has a team of lawyers specializing in the area of personal injury law, please call us at 985-876-0870. If you prefer, you can email us at info@waitz-downer.com or fill out our contact form, and an experienced lawyer will contact you to schedule an appointment.