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1.Court rejects Judiciary Commission's recommendation to remove judge from office.
In re: Judge Johnell M. Matthews, 2021-O-01078 (La. 01/28/2022) [21 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 1
     On January 8, 2020, respondent, Judge Johnell M. Matthews, qualified for the special election to fill the vacancy of Division "C" of the Baton Rouge City Court. The pr... view full summary
TORTS

2.Deputy providing off-duty police escort to Tampa Bay Buccaneers was not employee of Buccaneers.
Terrance Bolden v. Michael Tisdale, 2021-CC-00224 (La. 01/28/2022) [20 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 1
     In September 2015 the Tampa Bay Buccaneers played the New Orleans Saints in the Superdome. In preparation for the game, Andres Trescastro, the Buccaneers' ... view full summary
INSURANCE

3.Auto liability policy exclusion for non-owned vehicles was enforceable.
Calvin Landry v. Progressive Security Insurance Co., 2021-C-00621 (La. 01/28/2022) [22 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 1
     In July 2019 Riyad Shaibi was doing a favor for his friend, Aziz Ali, by driving Ali's car to have a tire repaired. Unfortunately, Shaibi got into an auto accident with... view full summary
EMPLOYMENT

4.Suit by healthcare employees challenging employer's vaccine mandate properly dismissed.
Jason Hayes v. University Health Shreveport, LLC, 2021-CC-01601 (La. 01/07/22) [12 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 1
     In late August 2021, defendant, doing business as Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport and LSU Health-St. Mary Medical Center, LLC, notified all of its employees that they wer... view full summary
5.Second suit by healthcare employees challenging employer's vaccine mandate properly dismissed.
Theresa Nelson v. Ochsner Lafayette General, 2021-CD-01453 (La. 01/07/2022) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 1
     Like the plaintiffs in Hayes v. University Health Shreveport, LLC, above, plaintiffs here were employees of a private healthcare provider who imposed a COVID-1... view full summary
ADMINISTRATIVE

6.Waste Tire Program did not prevent transportation fee imposed by waste tire processors.
Winmill Tire, LLC v. Colt, Inc., 2020-C-01446 (La. 01/28/2022) [15 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 1
     The Louisiana Waste Tire Program, La. Admin. Code tit. 33, Sections 10501-10543, was established under the Solid Waste Recycling and Reduction Law, La. R.S. Se... view full summary
CRIMINAL

7.Motion to correct illegal sentence was timely request for post-conviction relief.
State v. Derrick Broussard, 2021-KH-1470 (La. 01/12/2022) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 1
     The district court revoked defendant's probation in December 2019. Defendant did not seek supervisory review of that decision. Within two years, he filed a motion to co... view full summary
8.Defendant was entitled to quash molestation charges more than 25 years later.
State v. Joseph B. Schmidt, 2021-K-00491 (La. 01/28/2022) [5 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 1
     Defendant was charged by bill of information in November 1994 with three counts of molestation of a juvenile. At the arraignment, trial was set for January... view full summary
9.Court affirms first-degree murder conviction and death sentence for member of Angola Five.
State v. David Brown, 2016-KA-00998 (La. 01/28/2022) [162 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 1
     Defendant is one of the "Angola Five," a group of inmates who attempted to escape from the Angola State Penitentiary in 1999 and killed prison guard Captain D... view full summary