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Children Sexually Abused by Clergy Suffer As Adults

Many survivors of child sexual abuse struggle with a wide variety of psychological, social, emotional, and personal recovery issues as they mature into adults. Those who survived clergy-perpetrated sexual abuse (CPSA), however, may face additional spiritual challenges. Long-Term Effects According to RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, adults… Read More

New Orleans Archdiocese Bankruptcy Hearing on July 30, 2020

On July 30, 2020, the Lamothe Law Firm attended a hearing in the Archdiocese of New Orleans bankruptcy proceedings in which the Court ruled upon the Archdiocese request that the Court establish a procedure for designating certain documents confidential, including documents containing information about sexual abuse claims. The Creditors Committee, which represents abuse survivors, argued… Read More

The Archdiocese of New Orleans Bankruptcy: How Have Other Archdioceses Responded to Clergy Sexual Abuse Claims?

The Roman Catholic Church is a global spiritual entity, but in the United States, it is a network of nearly 200 individual archdioceses, dioceses, and parishes overseen and guided by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Each local group has a great deal of financial and decision-making autonomy. Because of this, they have… Read More

Lamothe Law Firm in the News

WDSU recently reported on our recent lawsuit filed in Eastern District of Louisiana court against Aramark. The lawsuit alleges that a director at Aramark recruited the plaintiff for a position there with false promises of good pay and fair working conditions. The Director’s true intention was to use his powerful position at Aramark to force… Read More

2020 Top 40 Under 40 Honor

Due to her continued dedication and hard work in the legal field, Lamothe Law Firm attorney Kristi Schubert has been selected as a 2020 Top 40 under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyer in Louisiana by The National Trial Lawyers. Only a select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state receive this honor. Ms…. Read More

Lamothe Law Firm Files New Lawsuit

Lamothe Law Firm has filed a lawsuit in the Eastern District of Louisiana against Aramark which has the potential to set important legal precedent and impact the legal landscape for survivors of sex trafficking. The lawsuit alleges that a director at Aramark recruited the plaintiff for a position there with false promises of good pay… Read More

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

A wrongful death claim is a type of lawsuit filed when someone dies as the result of someone else’s negligence or intentional action. It is usually filed by the estate of the deceased person, representing those (survivors) closely related to the deceased person. In Louisiana, according to Louisiana Civil Code Section 2512.2, the following people… Read More

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The Archdiocese of New Orleans Has Filed Bankruptcy


Clergy sexual abuse survivors must file their claim soon or risk losing their right to compensation.


If you or someone you know endured sexual assault or abuse at the hands of a clergy member at any time,


PLEASE CONTACT US TODAY so we can help you file your claim.