FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 5, 2022
Contact: Eric W. Boyer, Esq.
305.670.1101 Ext. 1023
SUMMARY JUDGMENT GRANTED TO QPWB’S NEW ORLEANS DEFENSE TEAM
Insurance covering students participating in athletics and sports
NEW ORLEANS ― Pamela W. Carter, managing partner of the Louisiana office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A., and associate, Linda E. Gonzales, were granted a Motion for Summary Judgment in a case arising from a private school sporting event on the basis that the alleged injury from the event was noncontact and therefore no coverage was provided under the policy. Judge Jason Degate agreed and found, as a matter of law, a basis for granting summary judgment. The ruling refused Plaintiff’s argument that the policy was contrary to La. R.S. 17:169 and against public policy.
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Pamela W. Carter is the managing partner of the Louisiana office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. She represents clients in a wide range of commercial litigation issues ranging from personal injury matters to insurance defense, premises liability, transportation/trucking, employment discrimination, construction law, bad faith insurance claims, toxic torts (silica, asbestos, benzene, lead paint, noise), environmental matters, and product liability litigation. Ms. Carter is licensed to practice law in Louisiana and Texas and has successfully represented businesses and individuals on a full range of matters. For over 25 years, she has litigated and mediated complex disputes, and claims for small and large businesses, and corporate clients in their commercial cases and other matters including premises liability cases. She has handled hundreds of cases involving exposures to toxic substances. She received her Juris Doctor cum laude from Southern University Law Center in 1995.
Linda E. Gonzales is an associate in the New Orleans office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. She focuses her practice in the areas of insurance defense and coverage matters, general liability claims involving property and personal injury claims, construction defect, motor vehicle negligence, catastrophic injury arising from various alleged torts, negligent security, wrongful death claims, and other negligence and tort claims. She received her Juris Doctor magna cum laude from Tulane University Law School in 2013.
Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A., is the largest minority and woman owned law firm in the nation with approximately 400 lawyers serving clients from 31 offices in the U.S. and abroad. Our lawyers provide representation in litigation, business, real estate and governmental law.