Frank Lamothe

The Most Common Injuries Suffered on Offshore Rigs

Offshore oil rigs are one of the most dangerous places to work due to their remote locations, heavy equipment, and flammable materials. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, workers in the gas and oil industry face fatality rates seven times higher than all U.S. workers. Most of these injuries are preventable, and… Read More

Does Your Business Have a Business Interruption Claim?

If your business has been affected by an event such as the Hard Rock Hotel collapse, you may be able to recover some of your losses. Your two options for recovery are your business interruption insurance and legal recourse against those who caused the event. What is business interruption insurance? Your business interruption insurance is… Read More

Reform Legislation to Expand Statutes of Limitation for Reporting Sex Crimes

According to this New York Times article, “I Want to Be Heard: Adult Victims Demand New Rights,” many states have expanded their statute of limitation for both adult and child sex crimes. States like Montana have opened one year windows for suits against institutions who harbored sex abusers and New York is considering legislation for… Read More

Sexual Trauma Counseling and Advocacy Resource

STAR or Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response is a nonprofit organization committed to serving youth and adult survivors of sexual trauma.  STAR has a mission: “To support survivors of sexual trauma, improve systems response and create social change to end sexual violence.” Advocacy and Counseling Provided to Survivors Some of the services provided at no… Read More

Lamothe Law Firm Investigating Injury and Damage Claims After Hard Rock Hotel Construction Accident

The catastrophic October 12, 2019, construction accident at the site of the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans has been a tragedy for those seriously injured, as well as for the families of those workers who died. The collapse of the half-built structure near the French Quarter, and the potential for additional harm and loss,… Read More

Widespread Sexual Violence at 33 Universities

A recent survey of 33 major universities conducted by the Association of American Universities shows that a quarter of undergraduate women reported nonconsensual sexual contact and 6.8% of male undergraduates. There was a 2015 study that showed 20% of the women reported nonconsensual sexual contact. The increase is attributed to more sexual assaults, more students… Read More

Lawsuit Filed for Nursing Home Sexual Assault

The Lamothe Law Firm filed a lawsuit alleging that our client, an 87 year old woman suffering from dementia who was a resident of a Louisiana nursing home, was sexually assaulted at the nursing home by another patient. The alleged perpetrator was arrested after the nursing home staff discovered him laying on top of the… Read More

Workplace Sexual Assault: Know Your Rights

We spend a significant portion of our lives at work, and for many of us, our jobs are not only sources of income but important parts of our identities. If you have been sexually assaulted at work, you may be struggling to figure out how to respond and recover without jeopardizing your livelihood or professional… Read More

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