Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Campbell, Campbell & Johnson by James M. Johnson, Minden, for defendant-appellant.
Charles E. McConnell & Associates by Charles E. McConnell, Springhill, for plaintiffs-appellees.
Before PRICE, HALL and JONES, JJ.
Court of Appeal of Louisiana, Second Circuit.
The defendant fire insurer appeals from a judgment against it for $41,000, together with 25 percent penalties and $8,800 attorney's fees awarded under the provisions of LSA-R.S. 22:658, for the value less deductible ($42,000 less $1,000) of plaintiff's log skidder which was destroyed by fire. On appeal defendant contends: (1) the log skidder was not a total loss but rather it could have been repaired for $22,500; (2) alternatively, there was a valid dispute...
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