2012 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 23 — Labor and worker's compensation
RS 23:1316 — Answer, failure to file; judgment by default


LA Rev Stat § 23:1316 What's This?

§1316. Answer, failure to file; judgment by default

If a defendant in the principal or incidental demand fails to answer within the time prescribed by law or the time extended by the workers' compensation judge, and upon proof of proper service having been made, judgment by default may be entered against him. The judgment shall be obtained by written motion.

Acts 1983, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 1, §1, eff. July 1, 1983; Acts 1988, No. 938, §1, eff. July 1, 1989; Acts 1989, No. 23, §1, eff. June 15, 1989; Acts 1989, No. 260, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1990; Acts 1991, No. 731, §1; Acts 1997, No. 88, §1, eff. June 11, 1997.

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