by Kristi S. Schubert In 2017, 523 cases of child sexual abuse were reported to the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services. Nearly one in every 2,000 Louisiana children was a victim of sexual abuse—some of which occurred at daycare centers and schools. Regulation of Daycare Centers in Louisiana The state requires approved child… Read More
Congratulations, Julia Martin! Here’s Julia and her proud dad, LLF attorney Richard Martin, at her recent graduation from the Tulane School of Law.
Vaccines do save lives and public health officials concur that the small personal risk of vaccine injuries is worth the greater collective good. The U.S. Government agrees that financial protections are necessary for vaccine manufacturers against vaccine injury lawsuits to prevent the manufacturers from leaving the market. In 1986, Congress passed the National Childhood Vaccine… Read More
by Julien G. Lamothe Sometimes, one driver is clearly responsible for an auto accident – the texting or distracted driver who rear-ends a car stopped at a light, the drunk driver who runs a stop sign, the speeding driver who loses control of his vehicle. Other times, however, the actions and decisions of two or… Read More
By Kristi S. Schubert, Esq. In an era where an individual’s online reputation plays a large part in employment decisions, professional relationships, and other personal interactions, posting explicit material of someone online can have significant deleterious real-world consequences. Unfortunately, since taking and sharing photos and videos has become so simple, it is easy for unscrupulous… Read More
According to the U.S. News and World Report, the “Rise in Suicide Attempts in Texas Prisons Alarms Advocates.” The number of suicide attempts among Texas inmates logged by authorities has nearly tripled in the last decade. Mental illness contributes to prison suicides, which have risen sharply over the last five years. Just like hospitals and… Read More
Did you know that in the United States a report of child abuse is made every ten seconds?…..and those are just the ones that are reported. Our paralegal, Lisa Ciuffi, recently ran the Whistle Stop Challenge to support the Southwest Mississippi Children’s Advocacy Center. This is a three day, three city race along the railroad… Read More
Child sexual abuse is devastating for its victims and their families. Survivors of childhood sexual abuse have been found to be approximately 10 times more likely to attempt suicide. Learning how to recognize would-be predators among your family/friends or at your child’s school, doctor’s office, sports team or other extra-curricular activity will help you protect… Read More
By Kristi S. Schubert A close trusting relationship is an essential part of successful therapy. Therapists are skilled in cultivating the trust of their patients and making them feel safe to share their deepest doubts, fears, and insecurities. When this trust is used properly, it can be powerful tool in helping the patient achieve therapeutic… Read More
The experienced attorneys at Lamothe Law Firm represent both adult and child sexual abuse victims, drawing from years of personal injury litigation success and a deep compassion for our clients and the harm they have endured.