Helping Victims of Catastrophic Accidents in Louisiana

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Catastrophic injuries are the most traumatic and life-changing injuries a person can sustain. They can occur as the result of an automobile accident, industrial accident, fire, defective equipment, sports injury or due to other negligence. Catastrophic injuries are the most traumatic and life-changing injuries a person can sustain. It is a heartbreaking situation that affects everyone in the family.

To say that catastrophic injuries have a profound effect on accident victims and their families is an understatement. Unfortunately, in addition to the emotional aspects of a serious injury, the financial strains, including the high cost of physical rehabilitation, adaptive technology, in-home assistance and your bills generally can also be unmanageable. But we’re here to help.

We’re Here to Help.

To schedule a free consultation with an experienced Louisiana catastrophic attorney, contact our office by calling 504-704-1414.

For more than 40 years, the Lamothe Law Firm in New Orleans has maintained a national reputation for excellence
in catastrophic injury litigation. We focus on representing severely injured victims and the surviving families
of those killed in accidents of all kinds. Our broad scope of litigation includes product liability and serious auto accidents
as well as truck, motorcycle, industrial, construction, workplace, maritime, offshore and aviation accidents.

We investigate your case very carefully to make sure that every potential defendant is identified
and included in your lawsuit. More than just simple negligence actions, we bring suits against
responsible manufacturers, distributors and government agencies, and other wrongdoers to make sure
that you and your family get all the compensation you deserve.

Fighting for Victims After a Serious or Fatal Accident

Our team of nationally recognized attorneys in New Orleans has achieved significant results in a wide range of injury cases. We have resolved catastrophic injury cases for millions of dollars for our clients.

In a recent case we recovered over 15 Million Dollars where there were very serious injuries
as a result of a high pressure gas release in an oil field.

We Handle These Types of Catastrophic Injury Cases Among Others:

Spinal cord injuries: If you or someone you care about has been seriously hurt in an accident that resulted in a spinal cord injury, we can help. We understand the difficulty of dealing with paraplegia or quadriplegia. We can help you make the transition to life with a disability resulting from spinal cord injury.

Resource: United Spinal Association

Traumatic brain injury: We represent victims of moderate to severe brain injury, working with neurosurgeons, neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, vocational and life care planning experts to build strong and convincing cases that get results. We have a team of experts ready to build your case and get the results you deserve.

Acquired brain injury: At Lamothe Law Firm, we help victims of brain injuries caused by interrupted flow of blood or oxygen to the brain. Our clients are people who have been injured by chemical exposure, electrical shock, fumes or near-drowning.

Burn injuries: Our attorneys represent victims of serious burn injuries. We are aware of the intense pain, intensive care, surgery and convalescence that burn injury victims experience, and we are dedicated to helping burn injury victims get the compensation they need and deserve.

Amputation: Regardless of the accident involved, the loss of a limb, an eye or a hand is a life-changing experience. At the Lamothe Law Firm, our New Orleans personal injury attorneys take effective legal action.

Wrongful death: We also represent the surviving families of people killed in accidents of all kinds including plane crashes, car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, maritime accidents, offshore accidents, industrial or workplace accidents.

Blindness: When a person loses his eyesight, it dramatically changes his life. We are aware of the dramatic differences in life that blindness or partial blindness brings. We take aggressive action to maximize your recovery.

Crush injuries: Crush injuries can produce serious injury or death. At the Lamothe Law Firm, our New Orleans personal injury attorneys take effective legal action to represent victims of crush injuries.

Injured in a Serious Accident? We Can Help.

To learn more about our nationwide reputation for excellence in catastrophic accident cases, contact our office to speak with an experienced New Orleans injury lawyer. Call Lamothe Law Firm at 504-704-1414 today.

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We have over 100 years of combined experience in helping people who have been seriously harmed by the fault of others. We believe in winning. You only get justice when we are successful. We believe in our ability to win and we believe in our clients. We are fully committed to achieving justice for our clients. As seasoned trial attorneys, we are frequently brought on board by other law firms who appreciate our expertise and trial abilities .

We have recovered over 100 million dollars for our clients. We have won numerous verdicts at trial for victims and negotiated life changing significant settlements for our clients. We receive frequent referrals from other attorneys to lead them to victory in significant cases. We are proven and seasoned trial lawyers. We are known as a “go to” law firm.

We have a national reputation for excellence. Frank Lamothe is listed in Best Lawyers in America; Louisiana Super Lawyers; The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100; and the Nation’s Top 1% by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. He was selected as a New Orleans City Business Leadership in Law winner – for 2014 and 2015.

Our firm was named a Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. We were also selected as the Admiralty Law Firm of the Year in Louisiana by Global Law Experts.

Leading attorney Frank Lamothe is listed in every edition for past 30 years for Personal Injury.

Lamothe Law Firm selected as one of the Best Law Firms – Personal Injury.

Frank Lamothe has received a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent ranking for the past 35 years, which is the best possible rating, given by other attorneys.

Frank Lamothe is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, available to top trial attorneys in the country by invitation-only.

Rated by New Orleans Magazine as one of the Top Lawyers in the city.

Awarded to the top 5% of personal injury lawyers in Louisiana, Frank Lamothe has received this honor every year since 2007.

National Association of Distinguished Counsel Top One Percent in the Country

The Top Trial Lawyers in America– For attorneys who have recovered millions of dollars for their clients. Fewer than 1% of lawyers are members.

The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, Frank Lamothe, member by invitation-only.

New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law winner based on professional & community involvement and achievements – 2014 and 2015, Frank Lamothe.


400 Poydras Street, Suite 1760
New Orleans, LA  70130  
(504) 704-1414