Louisiana Panel Reverses Ruling That Sustained Insurer's Exception Of Prescription

Louisiana Panel Reverses Ruling That Sustained Insurer's Exception Of Prescription

GRETNA, La. - A Louisiana appeals panel on April 10 reversed and remanded a lower court's ruling that sustained a homeowners insurer's exception of prescription in an insured's lawsuit seeking coverage for Hurricane Katrina property damage, finding that running of prescription on the insured's claim was suspended by the original filing of the "Road Home" litigation in a Louisiana state court (Angela Harrison v. Horace Mann Insurance Co., No. 12-CA-753, La. App., 5th Cir.; 2013 La. App. LEXIS 709).

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