Louisiana Appeals Court Reverses Medical Monitoring Ruling

  • Opinion

BATON ROUGE, La. - A class of plaintiffs who sought medical monitoring for alleged asbestos injuries, but have not yet shown any sign of injury or disease, has had their claim reinstated after a Louisiana appeals court reversed a trial court decision that had thrown the case out on a statutory exclusion. Edwards, et al. v. The State of Louisiana, et al., No. 2000 CA 2420 (La. Ct. App., 1st Cir.).

The First Circuit Louisiana Court of Appeal said Dec. 28 that because the cause of action upon which the class' claims were based occurred before the Louisiana Legislature passed …


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