Posts Categorized In: Maritime

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

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

Frank Lamothe to Give Maritime Presentation

Frank Lamothe is scheduled to give a presentation entitled “Offshore Litigation Primer” at the Annual Conference of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association in New Orleans on February 22, 2019. Our attorneys frequently give seminars and write articles about maritime and offshore litigation. At Lamothe Law Firm, maritime personal injury claims represent a large portion of… Read More

Lamothe Law Firm – Maritime Attorneys

The maritime attorneys at the Lamothe Law Firm represent workers who are injured in many different circumstances working on offshore equipment and structures including: – Fixed Platforms – Jackup Rigs – Semi-Submersibles – Crew Boats – Offshore Supply Vessels – Drill Ships At Lamothe Law Firm, we know maritime and offshore accident law. We have… Read More

Published LLF Maritime and Federal Court Articles

Both Frank Lamothe and Richard Martin are considered some of the best admiralty and maritime lawyers in the state and are extremely skilled trial lawyers who have won numerous multi-million dollar maritime and offshore personal injury and wrongful death cases in both state and federal courts in Louisiana as well as in other states. Their litigation experience has involved… Read More

Admiralty Law Firm of the Year in Louisiana for 2018

We are pleased to announce that Corporate INTL Global Awards has named the Lamothe Law Firm the “Admiralty Law Firm of the Year in Louisiana” for 2018. Corporate INTL’s annual awards mark excellence for the world’s leading advisers. The awards commemorate those who have been successful over the past 12 months and who have shown… Read More

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American Board of Trial Advocates
New Orleans Magazine top Lawyers
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2018 CityBusiness Leadership in Law Award