Posts Categorized In: Maritime

Lamothe Law Firm Attorney Admiralty Speaker at National Conference

We are pleased to announce that the National College of Advocacy has invited LLF attorney Richard Martin to speak at the American Association for Justice 2020 Annual Convention in Washington, D.C. on July 11, 2020. Mr. Martin’s topic will be “Removal of Admiralty Cases” for AAJ’s Admiralty Law Section CLE Program, an educational program for… Read More

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

Turn a Vessel Master into an Employee of the Foreign Management Company

LLF attorney Richard Martin recently published “Vessel-Master Questions” in the Louisiana Association for Justice publication, “Louisiana Advocates,” June and July, 2019 editions. This is Part 2 of a 2 part series. Vessel-Master Questions Louisiana maritime trial lawyers often encounter an overseas management company that operates blue-water vessels that visit our local ports. If a negligence… 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

Vessel – Master Questions

LLF attorney Richard Martin recently published this article in the Louisiana Association for Justice publication, “Louisiana Advocates,” June 2019 edition. This is Part 1 of a 2 part series. Part 2 will focus on service under Louisiana law and how to turn a vessel’s master into an employee of the foreign management company. Can a… 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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