Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:506

A.  An unincorporated association is a legal entity separate from its members for the purposes of determining and enforcing rights, duties, and liabilities in contract and tort.

B.  A person is not liable for a breach of an unincorporated association’s contract merely because the person is a member, is authorized to participate in the management of the affairs of the unincorporated association, is a person considered to be a member by the unincorporated association or made the contract or incurred the obligation on behalf of the unincorporated association, if the fact that the person was acting for the unincorporated association was disclosed to, known by or reasonably should have been known by the other party to the contract or to the party owed performance.

C.  A person is not liable for a tortious act or omission for which an unincorporated association is liable merely because the person is a member, is authorized to participate in the management of the affairs of the unincorporated association, or is a person considered to be a member by the unincorporated association.

D.  A tortious act or omission of a member or other person for which an unincorporated association is liable is not imputed to a person merely because the person is a member of the unincorporated association, is authorized to participate in the management of the affairs of the unincorporated association, or is a person considered to be a member by the unincorporated association.

E.  A member of, or a person considered to be a member by, an unincorporated association may assert a claim against the unincorporated association. An unincorporated association may assert a claim against a member or a person considered to be a member by the unincorporated association.

Acts 2008, No. 877, §1.