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FBI Investigation of New Orleans Clergy Abuse

The FBI has opened an extensive investigation of Catholic Church clergy sex abuse in New Orleans. According to WWL-TV’s reporter David Hammer, this “FBI Investigation into New Orleans Clergy Abuse Could Revitalize Old Cases”. The particular focus of the probe is on priests who took children over state lines in order to molest them. Taking… Read More

Lamothe Law Firm – Maritime and Offshore Accident Attorneys

Our maritime attorneys are Frank Lamothe, Richard Martin and Julien Lamothe. The maritime attorneys at the Lamothe Law Firm represent workers who are injured in many different circumstances working on offshore equipment and structures including: – Fixed Platforms – Jackup Rigs – Semi-Submersibles – Crew Boats – Offshore Supply Vessels – Drill Ships At Lamothe… Read More

How Southern Baptist Convention Sexual Abuse Survivors Can Hold Their Perpetrators Accountable in Louisiana

An independent investigation into the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) has revealed that the SBC protected affiliated ministers and executives accused of sexual abuse by church members over the past two decades. It further discovered that the SBC was hostile toward sexual abuse survivors and their supporters, even though the organization had been tracking incidents within… Read More

Child Sexual Abuse: Signs to Look for in Young Children

In 2017, 637 cases of child sexual abuse were reported to the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS)—in addition to nearly 10,000 reports of child neglect and 2,000 reports of physical abuse. While those numbers are staggering, reporting abuse is the best way to help protect children from abusers. Many Louisiana workers are… Read More

The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act

The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act allows qualified injured workers to receive federal workers’ compensation type benefits for their injuries without regard to fault. The compensation is more limited than that allowed under the Jones Act. This means if you are injured on a fixed platform in the Gulf of Mexico, you have a… Read More

Maritime – What Are My Rights Under the Jones Act?

The Jones Act is a law enacted by Congress that provides protection to persons (“seamen”) who are members of the crew of a vessel. The Jones Act applies to inland river workers as well as offshore workers who work on a jack-up rig, semi-submersible, barge, drill ship, tug / towboat, crew boat , drill ship,… Read More

Nation’s Top One Percent – Frank Lamothe

Frank Lamothe has been selected to the 2022 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.  This is the 8th year that Frank has been honored by the NADC. National Association of Distinguished Counsel is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. … Read More

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