Frank Lamothe

Should You Hire an Attorney After a Personal Injury?

The nature of the accident determines the best recourse if you wish to pursue compensation for a personal injury. Examples of personal injury include wrongful death, slip and fall accidents, workers’ compensation, product liability, auto accidents and medical malpractice. If you have suffered a personal injury due to the actions of others, you may want… Read More

Bankruptcy Shortens the Time for New Orleans Clergy Abuse Survivors to File Legal Claims

After paying millions of dollars in compensation to victims of child sexual abuse, the Archdiocese of New Orleans is the latest division of the Catholic Church to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. What does this mean for survivors of childhood sexual abuse at orphanages, youth homes, churches, schools, and other organizations run by the… Read More

Holding the Catholic Church Liable for Child Abuse in New Orleans Youth Homes and Orphanages

As the bankruptcy proceedings of the Archdiocese of New Orleans move forward, information continues to surface about allegations of child abuse – including sexual abuse – in youth homes run by the church. Dozens of individuals who spent time as children living at Madonna Manor, Hope Haven, and St. Elizabeth’s have claimed that they suffered… Read More

Clergy Sexual Abuse Survivors Must File Claims in Archdiocese of New Orleans Bankruptcy or Risk Losing Their Right to Compensation

Individuals alleging to have been sexually abused by Catholic clergy will no longer have their cases decided by a jury of their peers. Instead, the success of their claims will be determined in bankruptcy court. On May 1, 2020, the Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of New Orleans filed a Chapter 11 petition in… Read More

Archdiocese of New Orleans Files for Bankruptcy

The Archdiocese of New Orleans has filed for bankruptcy today in federal court. Here is today’s The New Orleans Advocate article by reporter Ramon Antonio Vargas: “Archdiocese of New Orleans files bankruptcy, records show; here’s what’s next.“ The New Orleans diocese “joins more than two dozen other dioceses and Catholic religious orders across the U.S…. Read More

Defective Allergan Breast Implants

More than 300,000 women undergo breast augmentation in the U.S. each year. Some involve breast reconstruction after a mastectomy, while others may involve elective cosmetic breast enlargement, and saline-filled or silicone gel-filled implants are often used in the procedures. Women who have breast implantation expect that the implants will be safe. For the thousands of… Read More

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

LaFASA continues to serve their centers and sexual assault survivors. They are available Monday thru Friday at 888-995-7273 to provide assistance and necessary resources. Join them online everyday throughout April! LaFASA has promoted the following events to help promote awareness: LaFASA’s DAILY SCAVENGER HUNT “Everyday in April at NOON on Facebook and Instagram. Our virtual… Read More

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