Frank Lamothe

Sexual Assault Settlement

Recently, Lamothe Law Firm was successful in reaching a settlement for a confidential amount on behalf of our client who was sexually assaulted by a security guard in a New Orleans hotel. Our client was diagnosed with PTSD as a result of the assault. This settlement will enable our client to participate in intensive treatment… Read More

2020 Best Lawyers in America – Frank Lamothe

Frank E. Lamothe, III has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 for Personal Injury – Plaintiff. This marks 35 consecutive years that Mr. Lamothe has been included, making him one of a select group of attorneys to receive this recognition nationwide. The Best Lawyers in America© attorneys are recognized by… Read More

Child Sexual Abuse by Clergy Is a Scourge Upon the Land

Breaking news about child sexual abuse by members of various religious orders continues to emerge regularly. Besides shocking revelations within the New Orleans Catholic community, other recent stories throughout the country detail similar abuses. Pope Francis, the leader of the worldwide Roman Catholic church, recently issued an edict that institutes a detailed mechanism for reporting… Read More

What Do Injured Seamen Need to Prove to Obtain Jones Act Compensation?

For most workers in non-maritime industries, receiving compensation from their employers for on-the-job injuries means applying for and receiving workers’ compensation benefits. This is a “no fault” benefit, meaning the employee gets the care regardless of whether he/she or the employer caused the injury. The trade-off is that the injured worker cannot sue the employer… Read More

Sexual Assault in Prison Is More Common Than You Might Think

by Frank E. Lamothe, III Sexual assaults in our nation’s prisons and jails is commonplace, and the statistics regarding incidents involving women and juveniles is staggering. A federal law has sought to slow the trend through prevention and education, and several states have followed suit. Prison Sexual Assault by the Numbers According to a 2012… Read More

Oilfield Boom Means More Jobs for Oilfield Workers– and More Injuries and Deaths

by Frank E. Lamothe, III For most oilfield workers in Louisiana, Texas, and other oil-producing states, times are good. A boom in American fossil fuel exports has turbocharged hiring in the drilling and extraction industries, with thousands of new jobs putting big paychecks into the pockets of toolpushers, drillers, derrick hands, motormen, lead-hands, and others…. Read More

What Are My Rights for a Maritime/Offshore Injury?

At Lamothe Law Firm, maritime personal injury claims represent a large portion of our trial practice. Although our attorneys are also admitted to practice in Mississippi and Texas, where coastal federal district and state county courts have some maritime cases, Lamothe Law Firm is home-based in New Orleans, which is the heart of maritime litigation… Read More

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