Asbestosis class action filed prior to plaintiff's diagnosis with mesothelioma did not interrupt prescription.
Cichirillo v. Avondale Industries, Inc., 2004-C-2894 (La. 11/29/05)  From LSCR Volume 14, Issue 1
Plaintiff Cichirillo worked at Ingalls Shipyard in Mississippi, and then at Avondale Shipyard in Louisiana. In April, 1991, Cichirillo was d... view full summary
Guilty plea to crime other than that charged is not void for lack of jurisdiction;
resolving a split in the circuits. State v. Curtis Jackson, 2004-K-2863 (La. 11/29/05) [15 pp.] From LSCR Volume 14, Issue 1
Defendant was charged by bill of information with attempted first degree murder of a peace officer, possession of a firearm by a convicted f... view full summary
Repeat drug offender bill must be brought only after conviction of the instant offense; resolving a split in the circuits; overruling controlling precedent.
State v. Skipper, 04-KA-2137 (La. 6/29/05) [25 pp.] From LSCR Volume 14, Issue 1
The State filed a bill of information charging defendant Skipper with possession of between 28 and 200 grams of crack cocaine, in violation ... view full summary