Posts Categorized In: Maritime

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

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

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