The defendants brought before the Court a Motion to Dismiss. (Doc. 24.) The motion is opposed. (Doc. 27.) For the following reasons, the Court granted the defendants motion.
The Court already ruled that the claims against the in-state defendants, Lafayette Insurance Company and the local adjustors, were improperly joined because plaintiffs are unable to establish a cause of action against them (Doc. 22.). The Court reviewed again the possibility of a cause of action under Louisiana law for conspiracy to refuse or delay insurance payments in violation of either an insurance contract or the Louisiana Insurance Code by someone other than the insurer and found nothing to indicate that such a cause of action exists.
It was ordered that defendants' Motion to Dismiss Lafayette Insurance Company, Gerald Jay Daussin, Kevin Vanderbrook, VECO Consulting, LLC (Doc. 24) be granted and claims against the defendants dismissed.