The Lamothe Law Firm is pleased to announce that Frank E. Lamothe, III has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 for Personal Injury – Plaintiff. This marks 33 consecutive years that Mr. Lamothe has been included, making him one of a select group of attorneys to receive this recognition nationwide. Since it was first published…

PERSONAL JURISDICTION OVER A FOREIGN DEFENDANT by Richard M. Martin, Jr. Your new maritime personal injury client, Bob, has presented you with the following unusual set of facts.  Do you tell him there is no jurisdiction?  Or do you file suit in a favorable jurisdiction? Let’s explore the facts first: 1.  Bob is from Mississippi,…

The Lamothe Law Firm represents oil field workers who are seriously injured while performing their duties.  There is no room for negligence at an oil and gas drilling site. The work involves heavy equipment, explosive gases, a fast pace of work. A single safety lapse can result in devastating injury or death. Our lawyers understand…

WHAT IS THE FEDERAL COURT FORUM NON CONVENIENS DOCTRINE? Published in the Louisiana Association for Justice, “Louisiana Advocates” by Richard M. Martin, Jr. Lamothe Law Firm, LLC With respect to defining the doctrine of forum non conveniens, the Fifth Circuit has explained: “Although the plaintiff’s choice of forum should not ordinarily be disturbed, the doctrine…

Our attorney, Richard Martin, will be a speaker at the Louisiana Association for Justice’s 2017 “High Stakes on the High Seas” Maritime Law Conference in August. He will be educating his fellow attorney colleagues on the subject of “Personal Jursidiction Under the Federal Procedure Rules.” Richard is a veteran trial lawyer with over 30 years…

The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act allows qualified injured workers to receive federal workers’ compensation type benefits for their injuries without regard to fault. The compensation is more limited than that allowed under the Jones Act. This means if you are injured on a fixed platform in the Gulf of Mexico, you have a…

Lamothe Law Firm attorney, Michelle Cumberland, is one of the few licensed vaccine injury attorneys in New Orleans and in the nation. Here’s her most recent article, Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, that was recently published in the Louisiana Association for Justice publication, Louisiana Advocates.                      …

Lamothe Law Firm attorneys have over 100 years of combined experience practicing in federal court. Richard Martin recently wrote an article for other attorneys on “Legal Standards for Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12 Motions to Dismiss” for the Louisiana Association for Justice publication, Louisiana Advocates. Here is the article in its entirety. LEGAL STANDARDS…

Louisiana wrongful death claims law allows recovery of the following items of loss to the claimant: – The loss of economic support he or she suffered by the death, including children or spouses. – Anguish and grief experienced by the loss. – The loss of consortium including the loss of companionship and love of the…

The law is specific about who may sue for wrongful death damages. In Louisiana, a wrongful death claim can be brought against the negligent party on behalf of the surviving spouse and children, a parent if there is no spouse or child, siblings if no spouse, child or parent exists, and finally, a grandparent if…

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