Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
William F. Wessel, New Orleans, for plaintiffs-applicants.
Lemle, Kelleher, Kohlmeyer, Matthews & Schumacher, H. Martin Hunley, Jr., New Orleans, for defendants-respondents.
Supreme Court of Louisiana.
Plaintiffs, four of the five children of John J. Ramp, Sr., brought this action in tort for damages allegedly sustained because attorneys who represented them earlier in their father's succession proceedings were negligent. The defendants are those two attorneys and their liability insurer for errors and omissions, St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company. The trial court dismissed plaintiffs' suit. On appeal the Fourth Circuit reversed, finding...
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