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Guide to College Sexual Assaults

Colleges and universities are institutions for learning, growth, and somewhere, young people can take their next steps in their life journey. Yet, one in four female students at campuses across the U.S. report being the victim of some form of sexual assault. A survey conducted by the Association of American Universities (AAU) questioned 181,752 students… Read More

Reception for Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro

Kristi Schubert recently attended a reception for Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro. AG Shapiro has previously served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and as chairman of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners. As the Attorney General, his office investigated allegations of sexual abuse by the Catholic Church. The resulting grand jury report alleged the… Read More

Harnessing the Power of Anchoring

Kristi Schubert is the author of this article that was recently published by the Louisiana Association of Justice in their “Louisiana Advocates” publication. Consider two sets of statements Set One: • Is the height of the tallest redwood more or less than 1,200 feet? • What is your best guess about the height of the… Read More

The Most Common Injuries Suffered on Offshore Rigs

Offshore oil rigs are one of the most dangerous places to work due to their remote locations, heavy equipment, and flammable materials. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, workers in the gas and oil industry face fatality rates seven times higher than all U.S. workers. Most of these injuries are preventable, and… Read More

STAR’s Champions of Change Gala

LLF attorney Kristi Schubert recently attended the 2nd Annual Champions of Change Gala in New Orleans “to honor survivors and allies who shattered the silence of sexual assault this year.” Kristi was “proud to have known and worked with keynote speaker Angela Lore throughout her journey to confront her perpetrators.” Louisiana’s STAR (Sexual Trauma Awareness… Read More

Million Dollar Judgment

Kristi S. Schubert of Lamothe Law Firm recently received a judgment in an amount greater than $1 Million on behalf of a minor child who was sexually abused by a trusted adult. The child was under the age of 13 at the time of the abuse. The award followed a full trial on the merits… Read More

Received a flu shot? Watch for these symptoms

Beginning immediately after the administration of the influenza vaccine, patients should pay close attention to signs and symptoms of a possible vaccine-related injury. Within 1 hour – VASOVAGAL SYNCOPE Vasovagal syncope triggers your heart rate and blood pressure to drop suddenly and you may faint. This may be a side effect of the administration of… Read More

Does Your Business Have a Business Interruption Claim?

If your business has been affected by an event such as the Hard Rock Hotel collapse, you may be able to recover some of your losses. Your two options for recovery are your business interruption insurance and legal recourse against those who caused the event. What is business interruption insurance? Your business interruption insurance is… Read More

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