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…

The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized, for the third year in a row, the exceptional performance of our personal injury attorney Frank Lamothe as one of AIOPIA’s 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys in Louisiana for Client Satisfaction for 2017. The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys is an attorney rating organization that…

It is Give NOLA Day and LLF is giving to the New Orleans Family Justice Center. One of the leading family justice centers in the U.S. is in our own backyard. “The The New Orleans Family Justice Center has led the way to bring together community-based domestic violence and sexual assault providers as well as…

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…

Here is Richard Martin talking about why he became an attorney.

All claims of medical malpractice against qualified healthcare providers must be submitted to a Medical Review Panel. In addition to placing a cap of $500,000 on damages, Louisiana law also requires that a person seeking to institute a claim for medical malpractice must first request that the matter be reviewed by a medical review panel….

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