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New Louisiana Laws Require Hurricane Mediation Program, Catastrophe Response Plan

January 10, 2023

Louisiana lawmakers passed several bills last legislative session in response to insurers’ handling of recent natural disasters, five of which went into effect Jan. 1, 2023. The legislation resulted from a shaken homeowners insurance market that experienced eight insurers leave the state since Hurricane Ida.

The five laws enacted in January address are diverse in scope, ranging from an alternative dispute resolution program for hurricane claims up to $150,000, to a database of registered insurance adjusters. Here is a rundown of new Louisiana laws to know for 2023.

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