GRETNA, La. - A Louisiana appeals panel on April 10 affirmed a lower court's ruling granting a homeowners insurer's exception of prescription but remanded the case to permit the insureds to amend their petitions to show that their Hurricane Katrina property damage claims have not prescribed (Lionel Williams v. Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Co., No. 12-CA-603 c/w 12-CA-604 and 12-CA-605, La. App., 5th Cir.; 2013 La. App. LEXIS 704).