By Kristi S. Schubert A close trusting relationship is an essential part of successful therapy. Therapists are skilled in cultivating the trust of their patients and making them feel safe to share their deepest doubts, fears, and insecurities. When this trust is used properly, it can be powerful tool in helping the patient achieve therapeutic… Read More
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The experienced attorneys at Lamothe Law Firm represent both adult and child sexual abuse victims, drawing from years of personal injury litigation success and a deep compassion for our clients and the harm they have endured.
LOUISIANA DENIM DAY – APRIL 10, 2019 April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month. We are wearing blue denim today in solidarity with sexual assault victims who are wrongly blamed for the assaults perpetrated against them. Since 1999, wearing jeans on Denim Day has become a symbol against destructive attitudes surrounding sexual assault that… Read More
If you believe a child has been abused, raped, or sexually assaulted in Louisiana and your local police department is unwilling or unable to help, what do you do? Under state law, you have a number of options to help ensure the safety of the child and pursue justice. Beyond Criminal Laws: The Louisiana Children’s… Read More
The frequency of child sexual abuse in the U.S. is difficult to quantify because often it goes unreported, but statistics – even if the underlying data is underreported – remain staggering. In 2017, of the more than 1.1 million children under the age of 18 living in Louisiana, nearly one in every 2,000 of those… Read More
There is an epidemic of sexual abuse in our country. Statistics reported by the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) reveal that each year in the U.S., more than 320,000 people – men and women – are sexually assaulted or raped, and 63,000 children fall victim to sexual abuse. The stark reality is that… Read More
Frank and Julien Lamothe are interviewed by WVUE Fox News in New Orleans about their upcoming Baja XL adventure as Calliope Racing and their fundraiser to support Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault‘s important work and mission. See Video Here.
The Jesuits U.S. Central and Southern Province have released a list of “credible accusations” regarding 42 members who have molested children. Many of these include Jesuits who worked at Jesuit High School in New Orleans. Information includes the list of Jesuits, details of each of the accused, and a statement from Jesuit High School. Here… Read More
Rape and other acts of sexual violence and abuse in the nation’s prisons and jails are not simply the result of individual actions by inmates or corrections officials. These horrific crimes are also the byproduct of systemic problems with how millions of Americans behind bars are housed and supervised, as well as entrenched attitudes of… Read More
Lamothe Law Firm congratulates Nadia Murad and Dr. Denis Mukwege who won the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to “end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.” As a law firm that represents victims of sexual abuse and violence, we support their courageous efforts to end sexual violence…. Read More