In December 2020, the Louisiana Supreme Court issued an important decision pertaining to the rights of Louisiana children given up for adoption. The Court ruled that these children have legal standing to pursue wrongful death/survival claims stemming from the death of their biological parents. However,…
Jed Cain is an accomplished trial lawyer who has obtained multimillion-dollar jury verdicts and settlements throughout the state of Louisiana. He maintains a diverse personal injury practice that includes cases focused on defective products, maritime negligence, trucking accidents, and electrocutions.
Jed’s work on behalf of his clients resulted in him being presented with the F. Scott Baldwin Award by the American Association for Justice (AAJ). AAJ, formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), is the world’s largest trial lawyer bar and supports victims’ rights worldwide. The F. Scott Baldwin Award is given each year to the “most outstanding young trial lawyer” in the country.
Originally from the small town of Natchitoches, Louisiana (made famous by the movie “Steel Magnolias”), Jed attended Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. Upon graduating from Hendrix, Jed spent a year teaching 5th grade at an elementary school in Shreveport, Louisiana before attending law school at Tulane University. He would later come to appreciate that no jury would ever be so daunting as a classroom of 5th graders.
Beyond practicing law, Jed is a husband and father of three young children. He is an actively involved Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) working on behalf of abused and neglected children within the court system. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Jimmy D. Long, Sr. Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts.
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