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Art. 1026.  Medical examinations

A.  Upon motion of any party or the court, the court may order physical or mental examination or evaluation of any party whose mental or physical condition is in controversy in accordance with the provisions of Article 1464 of the Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure.

B.  The cost of any ordered examination or evaluation shall be paid by the moving party unless apportioned by the court, in its discretion, to any other party or parties.

C.  The information obtained by an examination or evaluation ordered pursuant to this Article shall not be admissible in any subsequent proceeding for any purpose including impeachment.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §10, eff. Jan. 1, 1992.

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