Louisiana Panel Finds Insurer Satisfied Judgment In Full In Hurricane Rita Suit

Louisiana Panel Finds Insurer Satisfied Judgment In Full In Hurricane Rita Suit

LAKE CHARLES, La. - A Louisiana appeals panel on Nov. 6 reversed a lower court's ruling rejecting an insurer's request to have a judgment against it in a Hurricane Rita coverage dispute declared as satisfied, further reversing the lower court's judgment ordering the insurer to pay $36,853.86 to the insured or suffer an interest penalty (Clarence M. Leland, et al. v. Lafayette Insurance Co., No. 13-476, La. App., 3rd Cir.; 2013 La. App. LEXIS 22892013 La. App. LEXIS 2289).

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