Louisiana Court Holds Doctrine of Contra Non Valentem Does Not Suspend Prescriptive Period of Claim Against Automobile Insurance Company

In a recent case, the Fourth District Court of Appeal addressed whether the prescriptive period had tolled for a plaintiff seeking uninsured motorist benefits from his insurance company. ┬áLouisiana law provides a two-year prescription period for uninsured motorist claims, requiring actions for damages stemming from motor vehicle accidents to be brought within two years from … Continue reading Louisiana Court Holds Doctrine of Contra Non Valentem Does Not Suspend Prescriptive Period of Claim Against Automobile Insurance Company