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5/26/24

Tort Reform on Medical Bills Passes

 

HB 423 by Rep. Melerine reached the final step in the legislative process and is on its way to Governor Landry's desk for signature.  One of the more highly debated pieces of legislation, HB 423 seeks to curtail exorbitant damage awards for medical bills.  This "collateral source" legislation brings transparency to the legal system by allowing amounts billed to the insurer and actually paid to be admissible as evidence. 

HB 423 puts Louisiana in line with other states, as the nation's legislative direction allows the plaintiff to only recover what was actually paid versus the amount billed.  As amended, the court does have discretion to award up to 30% of the difference between the amount billed and paid.  HB 423 is part of a comprehensive package aimed at lowering insurance costs and bringing insurers back to Louisiana.

Louisiana Home Builders Association supports HB 423. 

 

The 2024 Regular Legislative Session must end by Monday, June 3.

 

Information provided by LHBA Lobbyist, Michelle Shirley.

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Jeansonne Millwork Inc. was established in 1974 by Harold and Lillie Jeansonne. They started the business in a building two-thirds its current size and with half as many employees. Harold and Lillie wanted to make fine custom products and create a relationship between themselves and their clients. Harold became known as "Happy" or "Hap" (for short) because he greeted every customer with a handshake and a smile. He believed in leaving his customers satisfied knowing they had a fine, custom, and well crafted product. His beliefs still hold true to this day with his son, Guy Jeansonne filling his father's footsteps. Guy still holds to his family's traditions of greeting every customer with a smile and making them feel welcome. Guy continues to strive to make every customer's house into a home and as custom and unique as they are.

No matter where you live, we encourage you to call us at 318-445-5665 to further discuss your millwork needs.

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We extend our services nationwide. We do a lot of business throughout the Southeastern States. Specifically we cover: Alexandria, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Shreveport & Monroe, Louisiana. Dallas, Houston, & Austin, Texas. Jackson, Mississippi. Little Rock, Arkansas. Tallahassee, Orlando, & Tampa Florida. Oklahoma City & Tulsa, Oklahoma. Atlanta, Georgia and beyond!

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