Payment by insurer of med-pay to plaintiff does not acknowledge tort claim and interrupt prescription. Robert Titus, II v. IHOP Restaurant, 2009-CC-0951 (La. 12/01/09) [9 pp.] From LSCR Volume 17, Issue 12
On April 13, 2007, plaintiff Robert Titus slipped and fell in an IHOP Restaurant in Lafayette
Parish, Louisiana. Shortly after the accident, IHOP's insurer, Republic Fire and Casualty (Republic) p... view full summary
Hospital service district must be sued in the parish of its domicile; overruling recent precedent.
Susan Black v. St. Tammany Parish Hospital, 2008-CC-2670 (La. 11/06/09) [14 pp.] From LSCR Volume 17, Issue 12
Plaintiff Susan Black, a former medical clinic employee, filed a whistle blower action in Washington Parish, where her cause of action alleg... view full summary
After sustaining exception of prescription, lower courts erred in failing to allow plaintiffs to amend the petition. Wyman v. Dupepe Construction, 2009-C-0817 (La. 12/01/09) [2 pp.] From LSCR Volume 17, Issue 12
This is the second suit by plaintiffs (Wyman II) involving the same occurrence as their previous suit (Wyman I). This case was dismissed by ... view full summary