Louisiana Appeals Panel Upholds Award For Accident Injury In Construction Zone

SHREVEPORT, La. - In a 2-1 ruling on March 14, the Second Circuit Louisiana Court of Appeal affirmed a trial court decision to increase damages awarded to the plaintiffs in an auto accident injury action, concluding that the driver did not cause a crash into a fallen tree on the road (Robert Caskey, et al. v. Merrick Construction Co. Inc., No. 46,886-CA, La. App., 2nd Cir.; 2012 La. App. LEXIS 332).
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