Hammond Law Firm of New Orleans, LA provides experienced counsel in many different aspects of civil litigation. Our clients benefit from a deep knowledge base and a well-planned, proactive method of tackling litigation arising from a variety of legal issues.
We handle cases where someone’s fault causes an injury. These cases include automobile accidents, general negligence, premises liability, trucking accidents, innkeeper or hotel accidents, restaurant liability, cruise ship accidents, product liability and any other situation where someone’s fault caused harm to another.
We represent businesses in commercial litigation cases, including contract disputes, Civil Rico violations, Unfair Trade Practices, Lanham Act and false advertising, collections and other business litigation.
We handle numerous insurance coverage cases under a wide array of policies, including commercial and personal property and general liability, automobile, Transportation and Trucking, professional liability, directors and officers liability, inland marine policies, maritime insurance and health insurance.
Admiralty and Maritime Law
Handle cases involving major oil companies, offshore drilling companies and platform operators, shipping, stevedore, barge companies and other maritime related companies. Cases include personal injury, Jones Act, Longshore Harbor Workers Compensation Act, collisions, cargo, and insurance coverage litigation under a variety of maritime insurance policies including CGL, MEL, and Hull polices as well as litigation of maritime indemnity agreements.
Handle cases involving claims arising out of professional services including medical malpractice, legal malpractice, claims against insurance agents, stockbroker and broker-dealer litigation and Directors and Officers Liability.
Handle automobile, general liability, workers compensation, product liability and health insurance subrogation cases.
Handle state and federal workers compensation claims, including under FELA, Longshore Harbor Workers Compensation Act and Louisiana workers compensation.