Louisiana Appeals Panel Affirms Summary Judgment In Cat Bite Case

(March 3, 2016, 9:23 AM EST) -- NEW ORLEANS — A divided Louisiana appellate panel on Feb. 17 found no merit in an appeal brought by a woman who filed suit after being bitten by her neighbor’s cat, saying the lower court was right to grant the cat’s owner summary judgment (Wardette Ducote v. Michael Boleware, No. 2015-CA-0764. La. App., 4th Cir.; 2016 La. App. LEXIS 262).

(Majority opinion available. Document #77-160309-008Z.)

Judges Rosemary Ledet and Sandra Cabrina Jenkins of the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal affirmed the ruling of the District...
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