Cases Examples Louisiana Appellate Court Has Held
Appellate Court Holds Plaintiffs Injured in Boat Collision in Louisiana with Unknown Submerged Object Failed to Defeat Summary Judgment Motion on Negligence ClaimThe Fourth Circuit reviewed a case involving injuries sustained in a boating accident. The issue before the appellate court was whether the plaintiffs had met their burden of showing a genuine issue of material fact remained on the issue of liability for the defendant. The defendant argued that the plaintiffs could not show there was solidary liability with an originally named defendant and that the claims against them were therefore prescribed.
Louisiana Appeals Court Holds Injured Worker Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Following Attack in Parking LotIn a case before the Louisiana Court of Appeal, Second Circuit, the court clarified the requirements of a Louisiana worker’s compensation claim. To fall under the purview of worker’s compensation, an employee must suffer an injury in the course of their employment and arising out of their employment. At issue, in this case, is whether an individual injured while walking to her car at the end of her shift is to be compensated under workers’ compensation.