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TORTS

1.Toxic tort on a vessel prescribed; 1-year period governs.
Denoux v. Vessel Management Services, 07-C-2143 (La. 5/21/08) [18 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 6
          Plaintiffs are former employees of Vessel Management Services ("VMS"), who allegedly suffered injuries from exposure to toxic fumes between ... view full summary
CIVIL PROCEDURE

2.Error not to allow discovery before sustaining exception.
Bridges v. Hertz Equipment Rental, 08-C-0400 (La. 6/20/08) [4 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 6
          The Louisiana Department of Revenue filed this suit to collect sales and use taxes from the taxpayer, Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. ("HERC").... view full summary
3.Application for rehearing in court of appeal does not extend deadline for applying for supervisory writ.
K.A.E.M. v. J.M.C.,08-CJ-1171 (La. 6/20/08) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 6
          Relator applied in the court of appeal for a supervisory writ, which was denied on March 5, 2008. Relator applied in the court of appeal for... view full summary
CRIMINAL

4.Dropping a bag of marijuana is obstruction of justice.
State v. Ellery C. Jones, 2007-K-1052 (La. 03/06/08) [20 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 6
          At issue is whether the evidence at trial supports a conviction of obstruction of justice. Deputy Cody Portier observed a group of people dr... view full summary