Posts Categorized In: Richard Martin

What Are My Rights for a Maritime/Offshore Injury?

At Lamothe Law Firm, maritime personal injury claims represent a large portion of our trial practice. Although our attorneys are also admitted to practice in Mississippi and Texas, where coastal federal district and state county courts have some maritime cases, Lamothe Law Firm is home-based in New Orleans, which is the heart of maritime litigation… Read More

Offshore Litigation Primer Presentation

At Lamothe Law Firm, we know maritime, offshore accident and river boat injuries law. We have represented numerous claimants who were injured while working offshore.  Please see our Maritime & Offshore and our River Boat Injuries website pages for lots of useful information. Frank Lamothe has over 40 years experience in representing maritime and offshore… Read More

Lamothe Law Firm – Maritime Attorneys

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 Law Firm, we know maritime and offshore accident law. We have… Read More

Published LLF Maritime and Federal Court Articles

Both Frank Lamothe and Richard Martin are considered some of the best admiralty and 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 involved… Read More

The Best Lawyers in America – Richard Martin

The Lamothe Law Firm is pleased to announce that Richard M. Martin, Jr.  has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 for Personal Injury – Plaintiff. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Over 52,000 leading… Read More

Federal Court Pre-Judgment Interest

Here is another article by Lamothe Law Firm attorney Richard Martin that was recently published in Louisiana Association for Justice’s publication, “Louisiana Advocate.” PRE-JUDGMENT INTEREST IN FEDERAL COURT by Richard M. Martin, Jr. Prejudgment interest “is not a penalty, but compensation for the use of funds wrongfully withheld.”1 By compensating for the loss of use… Read More

Richard Martin’s Latest Article is on Jurisdiction

PERSONAL JURISDICTION OVER A FOREIGN DEFENDANT by Richard M. Martin, Jr. Your new maritime personal injury client, Bob, has presented you with the following unusual set of facts.  Do you tell him there is no jurisdiction?  Or do you file suit in a favorable jurisdiction? Let’s explore the facts first: 1.  Bob is from Mississippi,… Read More

Federal Court Doctrine Article Published

WHAT IS THE FEDERAL COURT FORUM NON CONVENIENS DOCTRINE? Published in the Louisiana Association for Justice, “Louisiana Advocates” by Richard M. Martin, Jr. Lamothe Law Firm, LLC With respect to defining the doctrine of forum non conveniens, the Fifth Circuit has explained: “Although the plaintiff’s choice of forum should not ordinarily be disturbed, the doctrine… Read More

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