Louisiana auto insurance reform News

Louisiana Gov. Signs Bill Aimed at Stemming Auto Insurance Hikes for Veterans

A bill designed to prevent auto insurance companies from raising rates for deployed members of the U.S. military has been signed by Louisiana’s governor. Gov. John Bel Edwards signed Senate Bill 16 by Sen. Jay Luneau, a Democrat from District …

Mistake in Louisiana Auto Crash Bill Could Cause Higher Damage Awards

After a last-minute scramble to pass the business lobby’s top priority for the regular session, Republican legislators quickly realized they mangled the language of the bill aimed at limiting damage claims against insurance companies in car wreck lawsuits. Now, GOP …

Louisiana Legislature Passes Auto Accident ‘Tort Reform’ Bill

Wrapping up a regular session shortened by the coronavirus pandemic, Louisiana’s Legislature gave the state’s business lobby a long-desired goal and one that Republicans made their signature push for the session: passage of a bill to change the rules for …

Louisiana Senate OKs Bill Aimed at Curbing Car Accident Lawsuits

The Louisiana Senate has agreed to change the rules for lawsuits over car wrecks, aiming to limit damage claims against insurance companies and other businesses. The Senate voted 29-8 for the bill by Republican Sen. Kirk Talbot of River Ridge. …

Legislation to Limit Car Accident Claims Advances in Louisiana

Louisiana’s Republican lawmakers have advanced proposals to limit damage claims against businesses in car wreck lawsuits, pushing ahead with the pre-coronavirus priority as Democrats argued the debate was inappropriate amid a pandemic. House and Senate committees approved “tort reform” measures …