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Summary judgment, take two

LAKE CHARLES, La. — A federal judge in Louisiana, “to prevent manifest injustice,” reconsidered his previous ruling in favor of an insurer that was sued by a truck driver following an insurance dispute arising from a car collision. “The court’s prior decision rests on an underdeveloped area of law from which there is little state court guidance,” and relied on a misunderstanding of Louisiana Supreme Court precedent.

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