Insured's Claims Against Insurers, Agent Are Time- Barred, Louisiana Panel Affirms

NEW ORLEANS - An insured's claims against his homeowners insurer, his agent and the agent's errors and omissions insurer stemming from Hurricane Katrina damage and a fire are perempted under Louisiana Revised Statute 9:5606, a Louisiana appeals panel found June 8, affirming a lower court's ruling against the insured (Stephen J. Halmekangas v. ANPAC Louisiana Insurance Company, et al., No. 2011-CA-1293, La. App., 4th Cir.; 2012 La. App. LEXIS 830).

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