Louis L. Gertler is a partner in the Gertler Law Firm. He earned his Juris Doctor from Tulane Law School in 1994.
He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Louisiana Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice. A significant part of his practice has included civil litigation, products liability law and serious personal injury.
In 2005, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice named Louis Gertler as a 2005 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award Finalist for his work on the Scott v. American Tobacco Company, et al case. He also has been named a Louisiana "Super Lawyer" from 2007-2010. Louis was selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association for 2010.
Louis Gertler currently serves as a member of the Board of Governors for the Louisiana Association for Justice, and is a former Chairman of the Louisiana Association for Justice's Section on Toxics, Environment and Pharmaceuticals (STEP).
His civic activities include currently serving as president of his neighborhood property owners association and sitting on the board of the Jewish Community Center.
Wrongful Death Claims
Injuries from Trucking/Car Accidents
Construction Accidents & Injuries
Electrical & Construction Related Burn Injuries
Brain Injuries/Traumatic Brain Injury/TBI
Injuries from Defective Products
Rail Road/Train Accidents
Industrial Accidents & Injuries
Birth Injury/Cerebral Palsy/Erb's Palsy
Nursing Home Negligence
Nursing Home Abuse
Premise Liability/Non-Secure Premises
Reported cases include:
Ludwig v. Jefferson Performing Arts Society, 98-2431 (La. 7/2/99), 737 So.2d 1267;
Chaisson v. Avondale Industries, et al, 05-1511 (La.App. 4th Cir. 12/20/06), 947 So.2d 171;
Scott v. American Tobacco Co., Inc., 04-2095 (La.App. 4th Cir. 2/7/07), 949 So.2d 1266.