Louisiana Panel Awards Additional Damages In Defective Product Suit

Louisiana Panel Awards Additional Damages In Defective Product Suit

LAKE CHARLES, La. - Finding that a lower court erred in failing to award claimants damages for the loss of use of their antique vehicles arising from a fire caused by a defective refrigeration unit, a Louisiana appeals panel on April 4 awarded an additional $20,000 in damages against the manufacturer of the unit and its excess liability insurers (State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, et al. v. Norcold Inc., et al., No. 11-1355, La. App., 3rd Cir.). Subscribers may view the opinion within the full update.

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