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Appeals court upholds trial court’s ruling concerning settlement of medical malpractice claims

By Sandra Lane | Jun 7, 2018

SHREVEPORT – Chief Judge Henry N. Brown Jr. of the Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal recently affirmed the decision of a trial court in granting the peremptory exception of res judicata filed by Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company (LAMMICO) regarding a settlement agreement in a case involving medical malpractice claims.

Appeals court modifies jury awards in injury suit stemming from 2013 gas well explosion

By Sandra Lane | Jun 5, 2018

SHREVEPORT – The Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal recently amended monetary damages awarded to two workers by a trial court in a personal injury case involving serious burn injuries they incurred in a gas well explosion.

Court ruling reinstates 2014 Unbridled Stakes race winner at Louisiana Downs

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 5, 2018

The Second Circuit Court of Appeal upheld a district court ruling reversing a Louisiana State Racing Commission determination that racehorse Coalport’s foul did not alter the outcome of the 2014 Unbridled Stakes Race at Louisiana Downs and that the horse should be reinstated as the winner of that race, according to a May 23 opinion.

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