Louisiana Court Finds for Employee Injured by Drunk Driver in Car Accident, Untangling Complex Dispute Over His Employer’s Alleged Rejection of Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Published by The Pellegrin Firm April 25, 2020

In a ruling dated April 1, 2020, the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal found for a man seeking to recover damages sustained in a car accident in the course and scope of his employment. The plaintiff was driving a company car at the time and had to undergo multiple surgeries, sustained fractures, and suffered 87% loss of vision in one eye. The plaintiff sustained the serious injuries in a collision with a drunk driver, who passed away in the accident and was found to be completely at fault.