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 2007 News Releases

News Release #054

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 054

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

 

The Opinions handed down on the 5th day of September, 2007 , are as follows:

 

BY CALOGERO, C.J.:

2007-CC-0008 C/W 2007-CC-0016 STEPHEN B. LACOSTE, ET AL. v. PENDLETON METHODIST HOSPITAL, L.L.C. (Parish of Orleans)
Therefore, the ruling of the court of appeal is reversed, and the ruling of the district court is reinstated. The case is remanded to the district court for further proceedings.
REVERSED; DISTRICT COURT JUDGMENT REINSTATED; REMANDED.

VICTORY, J., dissents.
KNOLL, J., dissents and assigns reasons.
WEIMER, J., dissents for the reasons assigned by Knoll, J.

 

BY VICTORY, J.:

2006-C -3030 DRONZY LINNEAR AND CHARLES LINNEAR v. CENTERPOINT ENERGY ENTEX/RELIANT ENERGY AND INSURER, JOINTLY AND INSOLIDO
(Parish of Caddo)
For the reasons stated herein, the judgment of the court of appeal is reversed and the jury verdict and trial court judgment in favor of the defendant is reinstated.
REVERSED; TRIAL COURT JUDGMENT REINSTATED.

JOHNSON, J., dissents.

 

BY TRAYLOR, J.:

2006-C -2943 DELTON RAY COUTEE v. RAYLAND K. BEURLOT, M.D. (Parish of Rapides)
For the reasons set out above, we reverse the decisions of the lower courts.
REVERSED.

CALOGERO, C.J., concurs.
KIMBALL, J., concurs in the result & assigns reasons.
JOHNSON, J., dissents.
VICTORY, J., concurs in the result.
KNOLL, J., concurs in the result.
WEIMER, J., concurs in the result and assigns reasons.

 

 

 

 

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