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Lamothe Law Firm Maritime Attorney Articles

Frank Lamothe and Richard Martin are considered some of the best maritime lawyers in the state and are extremely skilled trial lawyers who have won numerous multi-million dollar maritime and offshore personal injury, and wrongful death cases, in both state and federal courts in Louisiana as well as in other states. Their litigation experience has… Read More

Super Lawyer 2022 Frank Lamothe

Lamothe Law Firm is pleased to announce that Frank Lamothe has been selected again for inclusion in Louisiana Super Lawyers 2022 for the practice area of Personal Injury – Plaintiff. This is the 15th consecutive year that he has earned this honor. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and… Read More

Kristi Schubert – Speaker on Sexual Abuse Cases for Attorney CLE Today

Lamothe Law Firm attorney Kristi Schubert is teaching attorneys about sexual abuse cases today for the New Orleans Bar Association Continuing Legal Education program. Her topic is Sexual Abuse Cases in Louisiana and Trauma-Informed Communication Tips for Attorneys. Kristi Schubert is an experienced civil litigation and personal injury attorney with particular experience in sexual abuse… Read More

What to Do After Someone You Care About Has Been Raped

Rape, sexual assault, and sexual abuse are unfortunately all too common. According to the Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault (LaFASA), there are 237,868 incidents of rape in the US every year. Only 40 percent of rapes are reported, and even fewer result in the perpetrator’s conviction. If someone you love has been raped or assaulted,… Read More

Understanding the R. Kelly Guilty Verdict

On September 27, 2021, a federal jury in New York found Robert Kelly guilty of one count of racketeering and eight violations of the Mann Act, a federal anti-sex-trafficking law. He faces the possibility of ten years to life in prison. The verdict comes after a six-week trial, in which multiple witnesses testified about a… Read More

If You Were Raped, You Still Have a Voice

Every 68 seconds, an individual in the US is sexually assaulted. Survivors of rape, sexual assault, and sexual abuse are individuals of all ages, races, genders, and economic backgrounds. RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, reports that one in six American women and one in 33 American men… Read More

Leadership in Law Honor for Our Attorney Kristi Schubert

Lamothe Law Firm attorney Kristi Schubert has been selected by New Orleans CityBusiness to be a member of the Leadership in Law Class of 2021. Honorees have been chosen because they have distinguished themselves within the legal community by their professional and community involvement, and achievements. In Ms. Schubert’s New Orleans CityBusiness feature article, she… Read More

Is the Catholic Church Subverting Civil Law to Avoid Compensating Victims?

Our attorney Kristi Schubert was interviewed by the Society of St. Peter Damian (SSPD) for their feature, “Is the Diocese of Lafayette Flouting Civil Law to Avoid Compensating Victims?” As we have mentioned, Louisiana passed a new law, H.B. 492, that went into effect August 1, 2021. This new law extends the state’s statute of… Read More

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2018 CityBusiness Leadership in Law Award

As of August 1, 2021, Louisiana allows survivors of child molestation a three-year window to pursue allegations in civil court – regardless of how long ago the misconduct occurred.

 

If you or someone you love was sexually abused as a child at church, at school, in a healthcare setting, while participating on a sports team, or as a member of an organization, please contact us today for a confidential consultation about your situation.

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