Posts Categorized In: Maritime

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

Admiralty Law Firm of the Year in Louisiana

Lamothe Law Firm is so pleased to have been chosen the winner of the 2016 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award for Admiralty Law Firm of the Year in Louisiana. The awards commemorate those who have been successful over the past 12 months and who have shown excellence not only in expertise but in service. The… Read More

Using Ruiz v Shell Oil Company in a Jones Act Case

Attorney Richard Martin recently published another maritime article for attorneys in the Louisiana Association for Justice’s May edition of Louisiana Advocate.  Both Frank Lamothe and Mr. Martin are considered some of the best admiralty and maritime lawyers in Louisiana and are extremely skilled trial lawyers. Here’s the article: Using Ruiz v. Shell Oil Company in… Read More

10 Best for Personal Injury for Two Years in a Row

Lamothe Law Firm is proud to announce that the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has named Frank Lamothe as a member of their 10 Best in Louisiana for Client Satisfaction for Personal Injury Attorneys for 2 years in a row. The selection criteria for this honor includes being an industry leader, an active member… Read More

Maritime Article Published

Attorney Richard Martin recently published another maritime article in the Louisiana Association for Justice’s April edition of Louisiana Advocate. Both Frank Lamothe and Mr. Martin are considered some of the best admiralty and maritime lawyers in Louisiana and are extremely skilled trial lawyers. Here’s the article: “WILL NO ONE RID ME OF THIS TROUBLESOME PRIEST”?… Read More

LLF Maritime/Offshore Personal Injury Attorneys

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

What Law Applies to Offshore Indemnity Contracts

  “What Law Applies to Offshore Indemnity Contracts?”  This is the title of Richard Martin’s latest published maritime article for the Louisiana Association for Justice publication, Louisiana Advocates. LLF is a leader in maritime and offshore law.  Our firm was named Admiralty Law Firm of the Year in Louisiana by Global Law Experts.  Frank and Richard… Read More

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