Insurance broker had no duty to recommend coverage amounts or determinewhether client was underinsured.
Isidore Newman School v. J. Everett Eaves, Inc., 2009-C-2161 (La. 07/06/10) [14 pp] From LSCR Volume 18, Issue 7
The Court granted a supervisory writ. An agent has a duty of "reasonable diligence" to advise the client, but this duty has not been expande... view full summary
Any insured can execute a named-driver exclusion.
Ella Hawkins v. Andrew John Redmon, 2009-C-2418 (La. 07/06/10) [14 pp.] From LSCR Volume 18, Issue 7
In January 2006, Sandra Redmon, acting as head of the household and with the consent of her husband, Mervin, went to the Cottonport Insuranc... view full summary
School did not violate reasonable supervision duty when student was raped whilewalking home from school.
S.J. v. Lafayette Parish School Board, 2009-C-2195 (La. 07/06/10) [27 pp.] From LSCR Volume 18, Issue 7
During the 2004-05 school term, Lafayette Middle School operated both a tutoring program and a behavior clinic after school. The programs la... view full summary
Terminated employee injured while cleaning out personal effects entitled toworkers' compensation.
Jerome C. Ardoin, Jr. V. Cleco Power, L.L.C., 2010-C-815 (La. 07/02/10) [4 pp.] From LSCR Volume 18, Issue 7
Plaintiff, a Cleco employee, was discharged on a Friday at Cleco's Work Center in Opelousas. Plaintiff's office was located in Eunice. He re... view full summary
Video surveillance should be given to IME physician.
Jesse Bazile v. Bayou Steel Corporation, 2010-CC-0982 (La. 07/06/10) [2 pp.] From LSCR Volume 18, Issue 7
In this case, Bayou Steel Corporation filed a motion with the Office of Workers' Compensation (OWC) to submit certain evidence to the physic... view full summary