Our attorney Michelle Cumberland is in Iraq! As an officer of the Louisiana National Guard, she was called to active duty in Iraq. Here is her graduation picture from Basic School. We thank her for her service and look forward to having her back in the States.
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Lamothe Law Firm attorney, Michelle Cumberland, is one of the few licensed vaccine injury attorneys in New Orleans and in the nation. Here’s her most recent article, Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, that was recently published in the Louisiana Association for Justice publication, Louisiana Advocates. … Read More
REQUIREMENTS TO RECEIVE COMPENSATION THROUGH THE VACCINE INJURY COMPENSATION PROGRAM In order to receive compensation from the VICP, the plaintiff must show the following: 1. He/she received a vaccine covered by the Act or contracted polio from a recipient of an oral polio vaccine; 2. He/she is a U.S. citizen or a dependent… Read More
Congress in 1986 passed the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (“the Act”) and established the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. The Act was passed as a response to a considerable amount of vaccine-related injuries and deaths that resulted in litigation in the early to mid-1980’s. The Act acknowledges that vaccine injuries and deaths are real… Read More
LLF attorney Michelle Cumberland is a board member for an organization called STAIR (Start the Adventure in Reading). STAIR operates 28 tutoring sites with more than 350 volunteers. They serve approximately 220 public elementary schools in Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Tammany and Tangipahoa parishes. Teachers at those schools identify children that are behind in reading… Read More