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Catastrophic Injuries Jump at Popular Trampoline Parks

Most birthday parties or fun afternoons with family and friends don’t involve children suffering catastrophic injuries after being thrown violently and unexpectedly into hard surfaces. Unfortunately, the increased popularity of trampoline parks is leading to a jump in serious and sometimes catastrophic injuries among kids and adults alike. Before you consider a trip to one… Read More

Lamothe Law Firm – Auto Accident Attorneys

Auto accidents occur every day. In fact, more than 40,000 deaths are caused by auto accidents in the United States every year and thousands more are injured. The Lamothe Law Firm regularly represents local New Orleans area clients who have been injured in car accidents. Our goal is to get our clients the maximum financial… 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

Oilfield Boom Means More Jobs for Oilfield Workers– and More Injuries and Deaths

by Frank E. Lamothe, III For most oilfield workers in Louisiana, Texas, and other oil-producing states, times are good. A boom in American fossil fuel exports has turbocharged hiring in the drilling and extraction industries, with thousands of new jobs putting big paychecks into the pockets of toolpushers, drillers, derrick hands, motormen, lead-hands, and others…. Read More

Sexual Abuse by Nuns

According to the recent National Public Radio article, “Survivors Of Sexual Abuse By Nuns Want Greater Visibility For Their Accusations”, acknowledgment by survivors of sexual abuse by religious sisters is increasing. With the growing awareness around priest molestation of children, many survivors who were sexually abused by nuns are now coming forward. Survivors Network of… Read More

Sexual Abuse at Daycare

by Kristi S. Schubert In 2017, 523 cases of child sexual abuse were reported to the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services. Nearly one in every 2,000 Louisiana children was a victim of sexual abuse—some of which occurred at daycare centers and schools. Regulation of Daycare Centers in Louisiana The state requires approved child… Read More

Why the U.S. Government Pays Billions to People Who Claim Injury by Vaccines

Vaccines do save lives and public health officials concur that the small personal risk of vaccine injuries is worth the greater collective good. The U.S. Government agrees that financial protections are necessary for vaccine manufacturers against vaccine injury lawsuits to prevent the manufacturers from leaving the market. In 1986, Congress passed the National Childhood Vaccine… Read More

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