Posts Categorized In: Maritime

Admiralty Law Firm of the Year in Louisiana for 2017

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 2017. 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

New Maritime Article – LHWCA Suit Primer

THE LONGSHOREMAN AND HARBOR WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT AND ISSUES WHICH AFFECT DAMAGE RECOVERY BY THE PLAINTIFF by Richard M. Martin, Jr. The Longshoremen and Harbor Workers Compensation Act (“LHWCA”),1 allocates the costs of industrial accidents through a compromise between the rights of employees and employers that is typical of many workers’ compensation schemes: an injured… Read More

Confidential Settlement Plus $745K Jury Verdict

Our client was injured while working on a pipe lay barge. He tripped and fell over an upright metal flange directly across an upper deck stairway landing. He sustained a 40% permanent impairment of the left leg and two surgeries were needed. One defendant settled prior to trial for a confidential sum. We tried the… Read More

DOI and DOT Post New Regulations

BSEE Posts New Regs for Oil and Gas and Sulfur Operations on the Outer Continental Shelf —Oil and Gas Production Safety Systems On September 7, 2016, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement posted in the Federal Register its final rules regarding oil and natural gas production safety on the Outer Continental Shelf by addressing… Read More

Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury – Plaintiff

The Lamothe Law Firm is pleased to announce that Frank E. Lamothe, III has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 for Personal Injury – Plaintiff. This marks 32 consecutive years that Mr. Lamothe has been included, making him one of a select group of attorneys to receive this recognition nationwide. Since it was first published… Read More

LLF Richard Martin’s New Maritime Article

Here’s Richard J. Martin, Jr.’s latest maritime article recently published in the Louisiana Association for Justice’s Louisiana Advocate. JONES ACT STATUS REVISITED In Alexander v. Express Energy Services Operating, L.P., 784 F.3d 1032 (5th Cir. 2015)1, the U.S. Fifth Circuit held that a platform worker whose duties were assisted by an adjacent vessel more than… Read More

Louisiana Association for Justice Publishes Our Latest Maritime Article

Here’s the latest published article for the Admiralty Section of the Louisiana Association for Justice publication, Louisiana Advocate: Future Lost Income And Work-Life Expectancy by Richard M. Martin, Jr. Lamothe Law Firm, LLC If you represent maritime injury victims in federal court, one of your routine tasks is exchanging economic reports. Your client’s report typically… Read More

Maritime Personal Injury Settlement – $650K

Our client was a drill crew employee aboard a semi-submersible vessel when a drag block fell 4 to 5 feet onto his neck. He sustained significant injuries to his neck and required a single level cervical discectomy and fusion. We filed a Jones Act law suit in federal court on his behalf. The Judge agreed… Read More

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