Frank Lamothe

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

Offshore Litigation Primer Presentation

At Lamothe Law Firm, we know maritime, offshore accident and river boat injuries law. We have represented numerous claimants who were injured while working offshore.  Please see our Maritime & Offshore and our River Boat Injuries website pages for lots of useful information. Frank Lamothe has over 40 years experience in representing maritime and offshore… Read More

You’ve Been Injured While Ridesharing with Uber or Lyft – Who Pays?

Since New Orleans first allowed ridesharing services to operate in 2015, companies like Uber and Lyft have seen explosive growth. In fact, during the first six months of 2016, passengers took 2,342,673 Uber/Lyft trips in the city according to the New Orleans Department of Safety & Permits. That’s a drop in the bucket compared to… Read More

Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints Funding Banned

Frank Lamothe recently published an article in Louisiana Thunder Roads for motorcycle enthusiasts about Congress finally banning the use of federal funds for motorcycle-only checkpoints on December 3, 2015. Read the article below. Free at Last — Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints Funding Banned Nationally After eight years, Congress finally banned the use of federal funds for motorcycle… Read More

LLF Attorney Publishes Motorcycle Safety Article, “Safe Cornering”

Frank Lamothe recently published an article on “Safe Cornering” in Thunder Roads, a motorcycle magazine. He and LLF attorney Richard Martin are avid riders and they understand motorcycle dynamics, physics and motorcycle law. LLF supports several motorcycle safety organizations including Road Guardian, Accident Scene Management, Motorcycle Safety Foundation, ABATE of Louisiana, Inc., and the Motorcycle… Read More

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