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What Proof is Needed for Injured Seamen to Obtain Jones Act Compensation?

For most workers in non-maritime industries, receiving compensation from their employers for on-the-job injuries means applying for and receiving workers’ compensation benefits. This is a “no fault” benefit, meaning the employee gets the care regardless of whether he/she or the employer caused the injury. The trade-off is that the injured worker cannot sue the employer… Read More

Frank Lamothe Lawdragon 2023 Hall of Fame Inductee

Lawdragon, a leading legal publisher, has selected Frank Lamothe to its list of 2023 Hall of Fame Inductees. There are only 45 other national legendary lawyers from all areas of practice receiving this distinction along with Mr. Lamothe. The Lawdragon editorial team determined its honorees through submissions, extensive evaluation, and journalistic research, including comments from… Read More

Lamothe Law Firm Excellence in Catastrophic Injury Litigation

For more than 45 years, the Lamothe Law Firm has maintained a national reputation for excellence in catastrophic injury litigation. We focus on representing severely injured victims and the surviving families of those killed in accidents of all kinds. Our broad scope of litigation includes serious auto accidents as well as truck, motorcycle, industrial, oilfield… Read More

Congress passes law invalidating NDAs in sexual abuse cases

Congress Passes Law Restoring Victims’ Voices, Banning NDAs in Sexual Harassment Cases, Kim Elsesser, Forbes Magazine. Congress recently voted to invalidate nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) that businesses may require sexual abuse survivors to sign. These NDAs do not allow employees to speak about harassment or assault they experienced on the job. The Speak Out Act restores… Read More

Archdiocese of Baltimore Covered Up Sexual Abuse

in 2019, the Maryland Attorney General’s office began investigating the Baltimore Catholic Archdiocese and has discovered the sexual abuse of over 600 children over 80 years: Baltimore Catholic Archdiocese Covered Up Sexual Abuse, Probe Finds, reported by Brian Bushard, Forbes Magazine. According to the investigation’s report, the Baltimore Archdiocese never reported the sexual abuse allegations… Read More

What Are My Rights When Injured Offshore?

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

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