A.  A third party shall not pay damages awarded under this Chapter or provide a defense or the cost of a defense, on behalf of an insured under an obligation of insurance or indemnification.

B.  A cause of action authorized by this Chapter shall not be assigned, either expressly, by subrogation, or by any other means, directly or indirectly, to any public or publicly funded agency or institution.

Acts 1997, No. 719, §1.