Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1486

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.

An action of the board rejecting or refusing to approve any claim under this Part may not be appealed to the courts.  However, nothing contained in this Part shall deny a claimant whose claim has been rejected by the board the right to sue on the claim in a court of proper jurisdiction when such cause of action is otherwise allowed by law.

Acts 2014, No. 198, §1, eff. July 1, 2014.