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CIVIL PROCEDURE

1.Court lacked appellate jurisdiction because judgment below did not declare statute unconstitutional.
Troy Lillie v. Stanford Trust Company, 2022-CA-00328 (La. 04/12/2022) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 4
     The State of Louisiana, through the Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions, was a defendant in this matter. It filed a motion for partial summary judgment based ... view full summary
2.Court of appeal erred in dismissing appeal when grounds were not free from doubt.
Robert Schiff v. Lawrence Pugh, 2022-OC-00210 (La. 04/12/2022) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 4
     In this legal malpractice action, the district court granted defendants' motion for summary judgment and dismissed plaintiff's claims. The district court granted the mo... view full summary
3.Court amends judgment to provide that each party pay its own costs.
Thaddeus Jeffery Johnson Sr. v. C's Transportation Services, LLC, 2022-CC-00260 (La. 04/12/2022) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 4
     Thaddeus Johnson Jr. was a passenger in a vehicle owned by C's Transportation Services and driven by Delacy Howard, a C's employee and Johnson's aunt, when the vehicle ... view full summary
4.Court reinstates district court's ruling on discovery dispute.
Crosstex Energy Services, LP v. Texas Brine Company, LLC, 2022-CC-00375 (La. 04/13/22) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 4
     In this discovery dispute, the district court conducted an in-camera inspection of the documents at issue and ordered Occidental Chemical Company to produce... view full summary
TORTS

5.Defendants entitled to dismissal of detrimental reliance claim based on discretionary immunity.
Anthony Misita v. John Maumoulides, 2022-C-00266 (La. 04/25/2022) [4 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 4
     This case arose from repeated flooding problems at plaintiffs' property in St. Tammany Parish. Among their claims was that in 2008 or 2009, former St. Tamma... view full summary
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

6.Court remands medical malpractice case for new trial after errors regarding expert testimony.
Kimberly Brooke Labauve v. Louisiana Medical Mutual Ins. Co., 2021-C-00763 (La. 04/13/2022) [17 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 4
     This is a medical malpractice suit brought by plaintiffs against Dr. Daryl Elias Jr. and his insurer. Plaintiffs allege Dr. Elias committed malpractice d... view full summary
WORKERS' COMPENSATION

7.Defendant was entitled to additional medical examination of claimant.
Virginia Lebleu v. Brookshire Brothers Holding, Inc., 2022-CC-00376 (La. 04/26/2022) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 4
     The Office of Workers' Compensation denied defendant's motion for an additional medical examination of the claimant. The Court granted a supervisory writ and, in th... view full summary
PROPERTY

8.Court reinstates district court judgment in partition suit among six siblings.
Michael Bergeron v. Mary Beth Anderson, 2022-C-00150 (La. 04/05/2022) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 4
     This is a dispute among six siblings who were owners in indivision of immoveable property in Pointe Coupee Parish. Three of the co-owners sued the remaining ... view full summary
DOMESTIC RELATIONS

9.Lis pendens applied to second suit in divorce proceedings.
Lesa Gamble v. Denny Gamble, Jr., 2022-C-0102 (La. 04/20/2022) [5 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 4
     Lesa and Denny Gamble were married in Shreveport in 2003. On May 26, 2020, Denny filed a petition for divorce in Caddo Parish, the parish of the parties' former matrimo... view full summary