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EVIDENCE

1.Testimony of plaintiffs' experts should not have been excluded under Daubert/art. 702.
Blake Freeman v. Fon's Pest Management, Inc., 2017-C-1846 (La. 02/09/18) [4 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 2
     Defendant treated plaintiffs' home for termites using Termidor-SC, a termiticide containing fipronil, which is an odorless, colorless neurotoxin. Following the treatment... view full summary
TORTS

2.Land owner had no duty to conduct controlled burns of marshland and was entitled to summary judgment in case brought as a result of marshland fire.
Scott Lowe v. Noble, LLC, 2017-C-1948 (La. 02/09/18) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 2
     Oak Island consists of 1,482.60 acres of marshland south of Interstate 10 in New Orleans between the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge and Interstate 510. It is owned... view full summary
CRIMINAL

3.DA's office did not need to recuse itself because it had hired former public defender.
State v. Danny P. Battaglia, 2017-KK-1451 (La. 02/14/18) [7 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 2
     In 2016 attorney Craig Colwart was hired as an assistant district attorney in the 16th JDC.
     Because Colwart formerly worked as a public ... view full summary