Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Jerome Friedman, Metairie, Adolph J. Levy, New Orleans, for plaintiffs.
Chester A. Fleming III, Boggs, Loehn & Rodrigue, New Orleans, for defendants.
Before BARRY, ARMSTRONG and PLOTKIN, JJ.
Court of Appeal of Louisiana, Fourth Circuit.
Plaintiffs appeal a judgment which maintains the defendants' exception of prescription. The issue is the applicable prescriptive period in a wrongful death and survival action based on dental malpractice.
On April 20, 1978 O.J. Minor went to Peter Casten, D.D.S., for dental treatment and saw him regularly until August 2, 1982. Mr. Minor claims Dr. Casten advised him to spray chloroseptic on a lesion on the roof of his mouth beginning in November...
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