Posts Categorized In: Richard Martin

LLF Admiralty Win in Federal Court

A win for Lamothe Law Firm attorney Richard Martin and our client! Defense motions to dismiss were denied March 20, 2017 in Willis D. O’Berry vs. ENSCO PLC, et al., No. 16-3569 “E” (E.D. La.). Mr. O’Berry, a Jones Act seaman from Mississippi, was injured during required helicopter escape at sea certification. The injury took… Read More

New Article Published, “Taxing Costs in Federal Court”

Lamothe Law Firm attorney Richard Martin recently published an article in the Louisiana Association for Justice publication, Louisiana Advocates.  Mr. Martin is a veteran trial lawyer with over 30 years of experience handling personal injury and wrongful death cases including maritime, Jones Act, automobile, product liability, aviation and pharmaceutical claims.  Mr. Martin has tried and… Read More

New Maritime Article – LHWCA Suit Primer

THE LONGSHOREMAN AND HARBOR WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT AND ISSUES WHICH AFFECT DAMAGE RECOVERY BY THE PLAINTIFF by Richard M. Martin, Jr. The Longshoremen and Harbor Workers Compensation Act (“LHWCA”),1 allocates the costs of industrial accidents through a compromise between the rights of employees and employers that is typical of many workers’ compensation schemes: an injured… Read More

LLF Attorney – Board of Governors for LAJ

Richard Martin is a new member of the Board of Governors for the Louisiana Association for Justice. The Louisiana Association for Justice is a voluntary bar association whose members are trial attorneys who pledge to promote justice and work to uphold the honor and dignity of the civil justice system and the legal profession.

LLF Richard Martin’s New Maritime Article

Here’s Richard J. Martin, Jr.’s latest maritime article recently published in the Louisiana Association for Justice’s Louisiana Advocate. JONES ACT STATUS REVISITED In Alexander v. Express Energy Services Operating, L.P., 784 F.3d 1032 (5th Cir. 2015)1, the U.S. Fifth Circuit held that a platform worker whose duties were assisted by an adjacent vessel more than… Read More

Louisiana Association for Justice Publishes Our Latest Maritime Article

Here’s the latest published article for the Admiralty Section of the Louisiana Association for Justice publication, Louisiana Advocate: Future Lost Income And Work-Life Expectancy by Richard M. Martin, Jr. Lamothe Law Firm, LLC If you represent maritime injury victims in federal court, one of your routine tasks is exchanging economic reports. Your client’s report typically… Read More

Using Ruiz v Shell Oil Company in a Jones Act Case

Attorney Richard Martin recently published another maritime article for attorneys in the Louisiana Association for Justice’s May edition of Louisiana Advocate.  Both Frank Lamothe and Mr. Martin are considered some of the best admiralty and maritime lawyers in Louisiana and are extremely skilled trial lawyers. Here’s the article: Using Ruiz v. Shell Oil Company in… Read More

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