Louisiana Construction Litigation Hold
LA Rev Stat § 9:2772 (2022):
No action can be taken more than 5 years after:
1) Date of registry in mortgage office or acceptance of work.
2) If no date recorded within 6 months of occupation, then the date of occupation by owner is used.
Should injury or wrongful death occur in the 5th year, action can be brought within 1 year after the date of injury, but may not exceed 6 years after the date accepted in the previous section.
State Statute for Construction: 5 Years
*The National Society of Professional Engineers Recommends an Additional: 3 Years
Recommended Document Retention 8 Years
If you would like to learn the statute of limitations of any warranty your state entitles you to, refer to our Warranties map.