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Legal Memorandum: Duplicative Recoveries in LA

Issue: Whether duplicative recoveries are allowed in Louisiana.

Area of Law: Employee Law, Litigation & Procedure, Municipal, County and Local Law
Keywords: Duplicative recoveries; Allowable
Jurisdiction: Federal, Louisiana
Cited Cases: 753 So. 2d 434
Cited Statutes: None
Date: 05/01/2010

Duplicative recoveries are not allowed.  See, e.g., Strouse v. M & M Properties, 32,792 (La. App. 2 Cir. 3/3/00), 753 So. 2d 434, 443 n.6 (concluding that the damages award for one medical bill was duplicative of that for another medical bill that was actually from the same entity, and reducing the award by that amount).

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