The recent resignation of the chief judge of Louisiana's Second Circuit Court of Appeal, who according to a posting on ktbs.com retired after he was allegedly involved in creating a hostile workplace for his colleagues, is complicated even more by an investigation of a law clerk who worked for the judge to see if impropriety was at play when computer files with sensitive information were accessed.
Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal News
On August 15, the Court of Appeal for the Second Circuit in the State of Louisiana reversed and remanded a trust and estate case between family members.
SHREVEPORT – The Louisiana 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal recently reversed the decision of the First Judicial District Court for Caddo Parish concerning the dismissal of a Shreveport firefighter who lost his job after being accused of knowledge of improper conduct but failing to report it.
SHREVEPORT – A three-judge Louisiana appeals court panel recently turned down the appeal of a prison trusty, Lindsey French, who had been seriously injured while mowing grass along Louisiana highways.
SHREVEPORT – The Louisiana 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal recently dashed the hopes of two men with former ties to Shreveport city government in obtaining damages from two city officials for what they alleged to be defamation of character.
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.
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.
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.
SHREVEPORT – The Second Circuit Court of Appeals determined that a trial judge did not err in granting judgment to State Farm in a suit that alleged the insurer acted in bad faith when it wouldn’t cover damage to the foundation of a Downsville home that the homeowners claimed was from a tree that fell on their house.
Appeals court affirms Union Parish court ruling in favor of RSI Building Products in payment dispute
SHREVEPORT – The Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal recently upheld a decision by a trial court regarding a dispute about payment for building and roofing supplies.
The Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal issued a decision affirming a Fourth Judicial District Court for Ouachita Parish ruling that the Monroe City School Board (MCSB) had not erred in its decision to close Excellence Academy charter school.
Appellate court backs decision barring suit by attorney accused of unduly influencing mentally ill man's will
SHREVEPORT – The Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal affirmed a Bossier Parish court finding that a Bossier City attorney and his wife can’t sue the son of a deceased client for unpaid services in a case where they have been found to have influenced the father to disinherit his son before his death.
Louisiana appellate court grants Hixson Autoplex of Monroe summary judgment in dispute over repairs done to BMW
The Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal issued a ruling on May 23 to grant summary judgment to Hixson Autoplex of Monroe in a suit stemming from allegations that its repairs had caused further damages to a customer's car.
The Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal has reversed a ruling for summary judgment in a case stemming from the dissolution of a family trust and remanded the case for further proceedings.
In a ruling made on April 11, the Lousiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal reversed the district court’s decision to dismiss claims against the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
SHREVEPORT -- The Court of Appeal in the Second Circuit in the state of Louisiana reversed a ruling in a mineral rights case, sending it back to district court last month.
The Louisiana 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal has overturned a lower court's ruling in favor of Baker Distributing Co. LLC in a case involving a trucking company worker who claims he was injured while unloading materials at a Baker Distributing warehouse.
BATON ROUGE – The race for a seat in Louisiana’s 2nd district has produced two judges who both want to serve on the bench of the state’s court of appeals.
SHREVEPORT — Despite a recent state decision denying a hearing for a compensation case of a wrongfully convicted man, two federal lawsuits filed by the man's estate are forging ahead.
MONROE -- Monroe attorney Brian Crawford of the firm Crawford and Ogg is among a group of several lawyers and officials who have been named in a suit by Judge Sharon Marchman, who alleges the defendants violated her First and 14th Amendment rights by allegedly conspiring on payroll fraud and hiding the destruction of documents.