Posts Categorized In: Sexual Assault

Widespread Sexual Violence at 33 Universities

A recent survey of 33 major universities conducted by the Association of American Universities shows that a quarter of undergraduate women reported nonconsensual sexual contact and 6.8% of male undergraduates. There was a 2015 study that showed 20% of the women reported nonconsensual sexual contact. The increase is attributed to more sexual assaults, more students… Read More

Lawsuit Filed for Nursing Home Sexual Assault

The Lamothe Law Firm filed a lawsuit alleging that our client, an 87 year old woman suffering from dementia who was a resident of a Louisiana nursing home, was sexually assaulted at the nursing home by another patient. The alleged perpetrator was arrested after the nursing home staff discovered him laying on top of the… Read More

Workplace Sexual Assault: Know Your Rights

We spend a significant portion of our lives at work, and for many of us, our jobs are not only sources of income but important parts of our identities. If you have been sexually assaulted at work, you may be struggling to figure out how to respond and recover without jeopardizing your livelihood or professional… Read More

Sexual Assault Settlement

Recently, Lamothe Law Firm was successful in reaching a settlement for a confidential amount on behalf of our client who was sexually assaulted by a security guard in a New Orleans hotel. Our client was diagnosed with PTSD as a result of the assault. This settlement will enable our client to participate in intensive treatment… Read More

Rape Survivors Not Billed for the Rape Exam Kit in Louisiana

LLF attorney Kristi Schubert: “Many states still allow victims of rape to be charged hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars to undergo a so called “rape kit” exam. These exams collect crucial evidence. They also benefit the entire community by helping to identify repeat perpetrators of sexual violence. Thankfully, Louisiana now covers all costs of… Read More

CDC’s Plan to Prevent Sexual Violence

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published an ebook called “A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual Violence”. You can download the ebook HERE.  Segments included in the ebook include: Promote Social Norms that Protect Against Violence Teach Skills to Prevent Sexual Violence Provide Opportunities to Empower and Support Girls and Women Create Protective… Read More

Sexual Assault in Prison Is More Common Than You Might Think

by Frank E. Lamothe, III Sexual assaults in our nation’s prisons and jails is commonplace, and the statistics regarding incidents involving women and juveniles is staggering. A federal law has sought to slow the trend through prevention and education, and several states have followed suit. Prison Sexual Assault by the Numbers According to a 2012… Read More

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