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.
Personal Injury Litigation
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.
For 35 years we have been handling insurance claims under a wide array of policies, including homeowners insurance, 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. We handled hundreds of commercial property, business interruption and homeowners insurance claims after Hurricane Katrina. We are now handling Hurricane Ida insurance claims.
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.
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.