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      RS 23:1316     

  

§1316. Answer or other pleading, failure to file; preliminary default

            If a defendant in the principal or incidental demand fails to answer or file other pleadings within the time prescribed by law or the time extended by the workers' compensation judge, and upon proof of proper service having been made, preliminary default may be entered against him. The preliminary default shall be obtained by written motion.

            Acts 1983, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 1, §1, eff. July 1, 1983; Acts 1988, No. 938, §1, eff. July 1, 1989; Acts 1989, No. 23, §1, eff. June 15, 1989; Acts 1989, No. 260, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1990; Acts 1991, No. 731, §1; Acts 1997, No. 88, §1, eff. June 11, 1997; Acts 2017, No. 419, §3.



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