Metairie and Jefferson Parish Maritime Law Attorneys
In Greater New Orleans and throughout South Louisiana, the experienced law firm that aggressively protects your rights after a serious accident injury, catastrophic injury or wrongful death tragedy in your family — and genuinely cares about your future — is the Ates Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation.
At the Ates Law Firm, we are here to represent you if you have been injured or a family member killed by the negligence of someone else — a fellow motorist, doctor or nurse, employer or product manufacturer.
With law offices in Destrehan and Gretna (New Orleans and Kenner), our lawyers represent clients in Greater New Orleans, the River Parishes and throughout Louisiana who have been hurt in automobile accidents, motorcycle wrecks, oil rig explosions and other events caused by negligence.
Principal attorney Robert Ates is one of the leading personal injury lawyers in Louisiana. Mr. Ates has 40 years of experience and has handled hundreds of cases. He has obtained numerous settlements and verdicts in excess of a million dollars for his clients. He fights hard for the maximum financial compensation you deserve in order to cover medical bills, lost wages, repair or replacement of a motor vehicle, emotional trauma, pain and suffering or a permanent impairment.
The Ates Law Firm is a boutique personal injury law firm. We are highly selective in the cases we accept so we can devote our full attention to you, our client. If we take your case, we will conduct an in-depth investigation of your accident, identify the negligent party who caused it and bring our fact finding to skillful negotiations with an insurance company to arrange a settlement for you. If discussions are not productive, we will not hesitate to advocate for you in a court of law.
Trusted South Louisiana Civil Litigators Who Care About Your Future
Our dedicated lawyers J. Robert Ates and Paula Adams Ates use their reputation for results, resources and responsiveness to safeguard your interests in practice areas that include:
- Personal injury — when negligence leads to car accidents, motorcycle or truck accidents, crashes with large commercial vehicles; accidents causing brain and spinal cord injuries, paralysis or wrongful death, accidents on the job at construction sites or oil rigs, and maritime law services for injured longshore or harbor workers, Jones Act claims and medical malpractice
- Class-action lawsuits and toxic torts cases
- Business litigation and Special Master legal services for mediation and arbitration
Your initial consultation with our Greater New Orleans personal injury lawyers is free of charge. If you need a visit to your home or hospital room, we can arrange to see you there. Please contact us by toll-free call to 888-874-9159 or by e-mail. We can help.