Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Kathleen M. Bilbe, A Professional Law Corp., New Orleans, for plaintiff/appellant.
William H. Voigt, Jeffery McDonald, Blue, Williams & Buckley, Metarie, for defendant/appellee.
Before CIACCIO, WARD and ARMSTRONG, JJ.
Court of Appeal of Louisiana, Fourth Circuit.
In this worker's compensation case, plaintiff, Vung Ngoc Tran ("Tran") appeals from a judgment dismissing his claim for attorney's fees. Without addressing the merits of Tran's arguments, that the hearing officer for the Office of Worker's Compensation Administration ("OWCA") erred in denying his claim for attorney's fees and in holding it had prescribed, we vacate the judgment. The hearing officer within the OWCA lacked subject matter jurisdiction...
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