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CONTRACTS

1.Court reverses dismissal of suit to enforce promissory note.
Consumer Solutions, LLC v. Theodore R. Thompson, 2020-C-1359 (La. 02/09/2021) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 29, Issue 2
     Consumer Solutions, LLC, filed this suit in 2012 against Theodore Thompson, maintaining it was entitled to enforce a note executed by Thompson on November 1,... view full summary
CIVIL PROCEDURE

2.Court clarifies ruling on exception of no cause of action.
Dodson & Hooks, APLC v. The Louisiana Community Development Capital Fund, Inc. "CAPFUND," 2020-C-01002 (La. 02/17/2021) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 29, Issue 2
     CAPFUND alleged that a law firm that had formerly represented it acted in "bad faith and/or with malice" in filing evidence of a claimed lien for attorney's fees into ... view full summary
3.Default judgment against IHOP not supported by sufficient evidence of premises ownership.
William Vance v. International House of Pancakes, LLC, 2020-C-01373 (La. 02/17/2021) [6 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 29, Issue 2
     Plaintiff sued International House of Pancakes, LLC, alleging he was injured after a slip-and- fall accident in the bathroom of IHOP #3432 in Natchitoches. He ... view full summary
TAXATION

4.Court grants Harrah's only partial relief on judgment requiring payment of taxes on hotel rooms.
Jazz Casino Company, LLC v. Cynthia Bridges, 2020-C-01145 (La. 02/09/2021) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 29, Issue 2
     Plaintiffs are Jazz Casino Company, LLC, and JCC Fulton Development, LLC (collectively, "Harrah's"). Jazz operates the only land-based casino in Louisiana, l... view full summary
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

5.Surgeon could testify as expert regarding robotic sleep apnea surgery although he had not performed the surgery robotically.
S.P. Davis, Sr. v. Ghali E. Ghali, M.D., 2020-CC-01260 (La. 02/09/2021) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 29, Issue 2
     Plaintiff filed suit alleging defendant failed to meet the applicable standard of care when performing a transoral robotic-assisted uvulopalatopharyngoplas... view full summary
CRIMINAL

6.False personation conviction not supported by evidence.
State v. Clarence Billy Burkette, 2020-KK-01328 (La. 02/17/2021) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 29, Issue 2
     In attempting to assist his handicapped minor daughter to obtain a driver's license, defendant went to the Office of Motor vehicles in Clinton. Defendant wo... view full summary