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1.Ancillary venue doctrine made venue proper in East Baton Rouge Parish for claims under Jeansonne Act and LUTPA.
State v. Lynn Foret, M.D., 2014-C-2097 (La. 01/16/15) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 23, Issue 1

          The State brought suit against defendant in East Baton Rouge Parish based on the Sledge Jeansonne Louisiana Insurance Fraud Prevention... view full summary

2.Court of appeal erred in awarding damages against individual defendants when it had concluded that corporate veil was not pierced.
William Norwood, M.D. v. Mobley Valve Services, Inc., 2014-C-1882 (La. 01/16/15) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 23, Issue 1

          This case involved plaintiffs' investment in a working interest in a mineral lease in DeSoto Parish. Mobley Valve Services, Inc. (MVS)... view full summary

3.Lease of portable toilet with cleaning services was not a taxable service under Baton Rouge ordinance.
Pot-O-Gold Rentals, LLC v. City of Baton Rouge, 2014-C-2154 (La. 01/16/15) [4 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 23, Issue 1

          Plaintiff provided three different options to its customers: (1) the lease of portable toilets with no cleaning services included, (2)... view full summary

4.Louisiana court retained original jurisdiction under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act.
Robin Wright Hiser v. Elliot Fell, 2014-CJ-2336 (La. 01/09/15) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 23, Issue 1

          This is a child custody dispute that began in 2007 when a mother filed a petition for custody of her minor daughter and for child supp... view full summary

5.Mother's violation of voluntary safety plan not ordered by court was improper basis for finding children in need of care and removing them from her custody.
State of Louisiana in the interest of A.A., J.A., A.D., H.D., & J.D., 2014-CJ-2509 (La. 01/09/15) [5 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 23, Issue 1

          Applicant is the mother of the five children who are the subject of this proceeding. In light of allegations of child... view full summary

6.Defendant entitled to relief from life sentence imposed twenty years ago during gap in application of habitual offender provisions.
State v. Paul Leblanc, 2014-KP-0163 (La. 01/09/15) [5 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 23, Issue 1

          In this post-conviction proceeding, defendant challenged his sentence of life imprisonment, which was based on the habitual offender p... view full summary