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BAR / DISCIPLINARY / ETHICS

1.Former member of Monroe City Council disbarred after conviction for racketeering.
In Re: Arthur Gilmore, Jr., 2016-B-0967 (La. 10/19/16) [13 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 10

          Respondent was admitted to the Louisiana bar in 1983, elected to the Monroe City Council in 1996, and re-elected three times, most ... view full summary
TORTS

2.On rehearing, Court adds loss of consortium recovery.
Brandy Fecke v. LSU Board of Supervisors, 2015-C-1806 c/w 2015-C-1807 (La. 10/19/16) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 10

          The Court's original opinion in this case was issued September 23, 2016. (See LSCR Vol. 24, No. 9). A twenty-three year old senior... view full summary
CONTRACTS

3.Court strikes arbitration clause in trampoline park participant agreement as adhesionary.
James Duhon v. Activelaf, LLC, 2016-CC-0818 (La. 10/19/16) [27 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 10

          Patrons of Sky Zone Lafayette, an indoor trampoline park, were required to execute a "Participant Agreement, Release and... view full summary
4.Court strikes arbitration clause in trampoline park participant agreement in second case.
Roger Alicea v. Activelaf, LLC, 2016-CC-0708 (La. 10/19/16)[11 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 10

          This case was consolidated for argument with Duhon v. Activelaf, LLC, above. Here, Roger Alicea took his two sons to Sky Zo... view full summary
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

5.Claim against hospital for negligent credentialing/hiring of ER physician not covered by LMMA.
Brandi Billeaudeau v. Opelousas General Hospital Authority, 2016-C-0846 (La. 10/19/16)[40 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 10

          In June 2010 Brandi Billeaudeau, a thirty-four-year-old woman with Down syndrome, collapsed at home and was taken to Op... view full summary
WORKERS' COMPENSATION

6.Former firefighter's claim for permanent disability and medical benefits not barred by res judicata or prescription.
Richard J. Borja v. FARA St. Bernard Parish Government, 2016-C-0055 (La. 10/19/16) [18 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 10

          Claimant was employed by defendant as a firefighter beginning in July 1973. After an accident in June 2002, he received wor... view full summary
CRIMINAL

7.Court amends sentence to allow parole eligibility for defendant sentenced to 99 years without parole for armed robbery he committed at 17.
State Ex Rel. Alden Morgan v. State, 2015-KH-0100 (La. 10/19/16) [20 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 10

          In 1999 defendant was convicted of a 1998 armed robbery that he committed at the age of seventeen. During the robbery, defendant he... view full summary
8.Amended version of CCP art. 890.1 applied at sentencing; "crime of violence" designation not necessary.
State v. Sean Holloway, 2015-OK-1233 (La. 10/19/16)[13 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 10

          In 2007 defendant was the driver of a vehicle involved in a collision in which his passenger, Shawn Lancon, was killed. Defendant had a ... view full summary
9.Court reverses attempted armed robbery conviction; district court erred in handling State's reverse-Batson challenges.
State v. Johnny Lee Harris, 2015-K-0995 (La. 10/19/16) [8 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 10
Defendant was charged with a 2009 attempted armed robbery and proceeded to trial. During voir dire, defense counsel used Batson v. Kentucky, 476 U.S. 79 (1986), to challenge ... view full summary
10.Court affirms conviction and death sentence for 2008 triple murder in Bossier City.
State v. Robert Leroy McCoy, 2014-KA-1449 (La. 10/19/16) [139 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 10

          Yolanda Colston separated from defendant following an incident of domestic abuse battery in April 2008. On advice from law enforcement, ... view full summary