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The Prison Rape Elimination Act: Ensuring Inmates’ Safety and Dignity

Sexual assault in prison has long been a problem, and incidents of prisoner sexual assault are more common than you might think. A U.S. Department of Justice study indicates that 4.0% of state and federal prison inmates and 3.2% of local jail inmates were sexually victimized by another inmate or staff member in the past… Read More

Lamothe Law Firm Attorney Frank Lamothe Super Lawyer 2023

Lamothe Law Firm is pleased to announce that Frank Lamothe has been selected again for inclusion in Louisiana Super Lawyers 2023 for the practice area of Personal Injury – Plaintiff. This is the 16th consecutive year that he has earned this honor. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and… Read More

Driving Habits that Cause Accidents in Louisiana

Louisiana is the 4th worst state nationwide for driving safety. In particular, New Orleans has more auto accidents and fatalities compared to other cities. Although the coronavirus pandemic has decreased the number of drivers, the dangerous driving habits remain the same. Nothing is worth putting lives at risk, even if it seems like a simple… Read More

What Proof is Needed for Injured Seamen 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

Frank Lamothe Lawdragon 2023 Hall of Fame Inductee

Lawdragon, a leading legal publisher, has selected Frank Lamothe to its list of 2023 Hall of Fame Inductees. There are only 45 other national legendary lawyers from all areas of practice receiving this distinction along with Mr. Lamothe. The Lawdragon editorial team determined its honorees through submissions, extensive evaluation, and journalistic research, including comments from… Read More

Lamothe Law Firm Excellence in Catastrophic Injury Litigation

For more than 45 years, the Lamothe Law Firm has maintained a national reputation for excellence in catastrophic injury litigation. We focus on representing severely injured victims and the surviving families of those killed in accidents of all kinds. Our broad scope of litigation includes serious auto accidents as well as truck, motorcycle, industrial, oilfield… Read More

Congress passes law invalidating NDAs in sexual abuse cases

Congress Passes Law Restoring Victims’ Voices, Banning NDAs in Sexual Harassment Cases, Kim Elsesser, Forbes Magazine. Congress recently voted to invalidate nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) that businesses may require sexual abuse survivors to sign. These NDAs do not allow employees to speak about harassment or assault they experienced on the job. The Speak Out Act restores… Read More

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