Workers' Families Permitted To Plead Discovery Rule In Wrongful Death Action

Workers' Families Permitted To Plead Discovery Rule In Wrongful Death Action

BATON ROUGE, La. - A First Circuit Louisiana Court of Appeal panel issued an opinion June 28 affirming in part dismissal of a lawsuit brought by the representatives of deceased wood treatment facility workers; the representatives of the deceased plaintiffs will be allowed on remand to attempt to establish that they have a right of action for wrongful death under the discovery rule (Eugene Barber, et al. v. Employers Insurance Co. of Wausau, No. 11-357, La. App., 1st Cir.; 2012 La. App. LEXIS 913).

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