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News Release #007

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE #007
   
FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA  

 

The Opinion handed down on the 30th day of January, 2013, is as follows:

 

BY CLARK, J.:

2012-C -0884 STATE OF LOUISIANA AND THE VERMILION PARISH SCHOOL BOARD v. THE LOUISIANA LAND AND EXPLORATION COMPANY, ET AL. C/W STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LOUISIANA LAND AND EXPLORATION, ET AL. C/W STATE OF LOUISIANA, ET AL. v. LOUISIANA LAND AND EXPLORATION, ET AL. (Parish of Vermilion)

Retired Judge Robert J. Klees, assigned as Justice ad hoc, sitting for Knoll, J., recused.

For the foregoing reasons, the judgment of the court of appeal reversing the trial court’s granting of the motion for partial summary judgment on the issue of remediation damages is affirmed. The judgment of the court of appeal reversing the trial court’s granting of the motion for summary judgment dismissing from suit Chevron USA Inc. is also affirmed. The case is remanded to the trial court for further proceedings consistent with this opinion. All costs of these proceedings are taxed equally among the defendants.
AFFIRMED AND REMANDED.

VICTORY, J., dissents in part and assigns reasons.
GUIDRY, J., concurs in the result and assigns reasons.



 


 

 

 

 

 

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