Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge: Dismissal Of Wrongful Death Action Makes Survival Action Untimely

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge: Dismissal Of Wrongful Death Action Makes Survival Action Untimely

NEW ORLEANS - Voluntary dismissal of an asbestos wrongful death action that interrupted prescription renders a subsequently filed survival action untimely under Louisiana law, a federal judge held Feb. 28 (Tina Davidson, et al. v. Georgia Pacific LLC, et al., No. 12-1463, W.D. La.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1107).

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