Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

A Louisiana federal district judge dismissed a lawsuit, finding the counsel did not represent the plaintiff, and the defendant insurance company asked that the Houston law firm and its attorneys be referred for disciplinary proceedings.

U.S. District Judge Lance Africk of the Eastern District of Louisiana on Feb. 9 entered an order dismissing Franatovich v. Allied Trust Insurance after concluding the plaintiff’s supposed attorney did not have an attorney engagement agreement with the plaintiff when he filed the lawsuit.


Get Answers Directly From the FC&S Experts

Submit your coverage interpretation question to the editors of FC&S for quick and reliable information.

Question of the Week

Insurance Coverage Q&A: Date of Loss or Date of Assessment ›

When loss assessment language refers to an event, is the event the date of loss, or the date of the assessment?

Question of the Week Archive ›

Copyright © 2024 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.