Appellate Law News and Insights

Louisiana Supreme Court Holds Public Policy Prohibits Application Of “Regular Use” Exclusion In UM Policy

Published: Mar 29, 2021
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New Orleans, La. (March 25, 2021) - The Louisiana Supreme Court, reversing multiple lower circuit court decisions, has now invalidated the "regular use" exclusion in an Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist (UM) policy based on Louisiana public policy. In Higgins v. La. Farm Bureau Cas. Ins. Co., No. 2020-01094 (La. 3/24/21), the plaintiff, Charles Higgins, was...

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Supreme Court To Decide If U.S. Discovery Law Encompasses Private Foreign Arbitrations

Published: Mar 29, 2021
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Highlights The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up a dispute over whether 28 U.S.C. § 1782, which governs applications for discovery from a United States court for use in a foreign proceeding, permits discovery for use in a private foreign arbitration. The main legal issue is whether a...

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Cancels Arguments On Medicaid Work Requirements

Published: Mar 16, 2021
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On March 11, the Supreme Court removed the dispute over Medicaid work requirements, which was previously scheduled for March 29, from its argument calendar. It is worth noting that the Court did not issue a ruling with its cancellation notification. Recall how the High Court granted certiorari to Azar v. Gresham and Arkansas v. Gresham on December 4,...

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