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CIVIL PROCEDURE

1.Request for service was made by fax within ninety days, despite payment of filing fee after ninety days.
Brenda Morales v. State through Board of Supervisors of LSU through Earl K. Long Medical Center, 2012-C-2301 (La. 01/11/13) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 21, Issue 1

          When the State is named as a defendant in a suit, La. R.S. Section 13:5107(D) requires that service be requested within ninety days of... view full summary
2.Pro se plaintiff's case abandoned despite lack of knowledge of rule and informal settlement negotiations.
Food Perfect, Inc., Barreca's Restaurant v. United Fire and Casualty Co., 2012-CC-2492 (La. 01/18/13) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 21, Issue 1

          The last activity on the record in this case was on June 4, 2008. After that time, the pro se plaintiff met with defendant's represent... view full summary
INSURANCE

3.Rejection of UM coverage was valid even though rejection line on form was initialed after form was signed.
Edward Morrison v. USAA Casualty Insurance Company, 2012-CC-2334 (La. 01/11/13) [5 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 21, Issue 1

          In this case, a representative of the insured attempted to reject uninsured motorist (UM) coverage on behalf of the insured. Although ... view full summary
JUVENILE

4.Investigatory stop of apparent juveniles in vehicle was reasonable.
State in the Interest of C.S., 2012-CK-1376 (La. 01/11/13) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 21, Issue 1

          Officers observed defendant and two other people sitting in a parked vehicle and speaking to a female who was standing outside. None... view full summary
CRIMINAL

5.Fifth Amendment privilege irrelevant to admissibility of defendant's prior conviction.
State v. Travis Henderson, 2012-KK-2422 (La. 01/04/13) [4 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 21, Issue 1

          The State sought to introduce evidence of defendant's earlier 1999 conviction for armed robbery, attempted armed robbery, and first de... view full summary
6.Sentencing hearing and reconsideration required for juvenile mandatory life sentence case.
State ex rel. Albert Landry v. State, 2011-KH-0796 (La. 01/18/13) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 21, Issue 1

          Defendant committed second degree murder in 1976 when he was seventeen years old. He is serving a mandatory life sentence of imprisonm... view full summary