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TORTS

1.Plaintiff could present full amount of medical charges, despite agreement between hospital and assignee of its medical lien rights.
Walter George v. Progressive Waste Solutions of LA, Inc., 2022-CC-01068 (La. 12/09/2022) [13 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 12
     In December 2015 plaintiff was standing on the roadside near his home while Progressive Waste Solutions of LA, Inc. was picking up garbage on his street. Wh... view full summary
INSURANCE

2.Company was entitled to dismissal of class action claims by healthcare providers alleging violation of PPO statute.
George Raymond Williams, MD v. BestComp, Inc., 2022-C-00100 c/w 2022-C-00113 (La. 12/09/2022) [14 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 12
     Plaintiffs were a class of Louisiana healthcare providers alleging violations of the Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO) statute, La. R.S. Section 40:2201, et seq. T... view full summary
3.Failure to included insurer's name on UM waiver form rendered form invalid.
Berkley Assurance Company v. Melissa Willis, 2021-C-01554 (La. 12/09/2022) [18 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 12
     Macy Lee Alvey, III, was in the course and scope of his employment with Rony's Towing & Recovery, LLC, when he was struck and killed by an uninsured moto... view full summary
PROPERTY

4.Court reinstates default judgment in action to quiet title after tax sale.
NAR Solutions, Inc. v. Bryan K. Kuhn, 2022-C-00425 (La. 12/09/2022) [6 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 12
     Siblings Tracey, Deborah, Henry, and Bryan Kuhn inherited immoveable property on the death of their parents. In 2009 Bryan acquired Tracey's 25% interest in ... view full summary
5.State could not rely on equity as defense to inverse condemnation claim.
Daniel Saloom v. State of Louisiana, 2022-CC-00596 (La. 12/09/2022) [13 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 12
     The property at issue was part of an 80-acre tract purchased by Clarence Saloom in 1953 during his marriage to Pauline Womac Saloom. Pauline died in 1973, and plaintiff... view full summary
SUCCESSIONS

6.Legal wife not entitled to any portion of deceased husband's community assets from subsequent absolutely null marriage where putative spouses were in good faith.
Succession of Willie Clyde Burns, 2022-C-00263 (La. 12/09/2022) [11 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 12
     Willie Clyde Burns married Silver Ruth Cooper in 1959. They lived in Claiborne Parish and had three children. They separated almost seven years later in 1966. That year... view full summary
DOMESTIC RELATIONS

7.District court abused its discretion in imposing 510-day suspended jail sentence for contempt of court in grandparents' visitation case.
Herbert Anny v. Jonathan Jamal Johnson, 2022-C-01410 (La. 12/06/2022) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 12
     Herbert and Tina Anny sued their former son-in-law, Jonathan Johnson, for visitation rights as to the Annys' minor grandson, the son of Johnson and the An... view full summary
CRIMINAL

8.Evidence of third-party heroin overdoses not admissible.
State v. Roderick Hackett, 2022-KK-01322 (La. 12/06/2022) [4 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 12
     Defendant was charged with possession with intent to distribute heroin in 2019. The State sought to introduce evidence of defendant's earlier 2016 guilty-plea convictio... view full summary
9.Defendant entitled to immunity granted by drug-overdose statute.
State v. Quandarious Rowe, 2022-K-00206 (La. 12/09/2022) [16 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 12
     During a fair in Washington Parish, an attendee alerted a sheriff's deputy, Sergeant Michael Thomas, that a man in a public bathroom was sitting on the floor with his p... view full summary