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1.Arbitrator acted within the authority conferred upon him by the parties in awarding damages and considering employment records.
Mack Energy Co. v. Expert Oil and Gas, LLC, 2014-1127 (La. 01/28/15) [20 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 23, Issue 2

          Plaintiffs, owners of an oilfield's mineral rights, entered into an agreement with defendant, an oilfield operator. Defendant was auth... view full summary
2.Even if arbitration panel had committed legal error in applying peremptive period, court was without basis to vacate arbitration award.
Crescent Property Partners, LLC v. American Manufacturers Mutual Insurance Company, 2014-C-0969 c/w 2014-C-0973 (La. 01/28/15) [18 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 23, Issue 2

          Plaintiff, a property owner, contracted with Greystar Development and Construction, a builder, for the construction of a mixed-use... view full summary

3.Defendant entitled to summary judgment where plaintiff produced no evidence that defendant's parking area was unreasonably dangerous; Broussard opinion did not preclude summary judgment.
Hazel Allen v. Hattie Lockwood, 2014-CC-1724 (La. 02/13/15) [6 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 23, Issue 2

          The Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church sits in a small patch of partially cleared woods in rural St. Helena Parish. Those attending... view full summary

4.Allegations of alleged father of child in wrongful death and survival actions were sufficient to put defendants on notice that filiation was an issue.
Marcus Miller v. Harold Thibaux, 2014-C-1107 (La. 01/28/15) [19 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 23, Issue 2

          In March 2011, as six-year-old La'Derion Miller was attempting to board a school bus, his arm was trapped in the school bus door, and ... view full summary

5.CFO of City of New Orleans had standing to sue pension fund trustees for breach of fiduciary duty.
New Orleans Fire Fighters Pension and Relief Fund v. The City of New Orleans, 2014-C-2224 (La. 02/13/15) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 23, Issue 2

          The Trustees of the New Orleans Firefighters Pension and Relief Fund filed a mandamus action to compel the City of New Orleans t... view full summary