|FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
|FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA
The Opinions handed down on the 28th day of June, 2013, are as follows:
BY VICTORY, J.:
2012-CC-2668 SPECIALIZED LOAN SERVICING, L.L.C. v. DONYELLE JANUARY, ASSURANT SPECIALTY PROPERTY, AMERICAN SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANY AND CAPITAL ONE BANK (Parish of Orleans)
For the reasons stated herein, the judgment of the court of appeal is affirmed.
KNOLL, J., dissents and assigns reasons.
HUGHES, J., concurs with the result.
BY KNOLL, J.:
CYNTHIA FRY PEIRONNET AND ELIZABETH FRY FRANKLIN v. MATADOR RESOURCES COMPANY (Parish of Caddo)
Retired Judge Hillary Crain was assigned pro tempore, sitting for Victory J., recused.
For these reasons, we reverse the judgment of the Court of Appeal and hereby reinstate the judgment of the District Court in its entirety.
REVERSED; JUDGMENT OF THE DISTRICT COURT REINSTATED.
BY GUIDRY, J.:
2013-C -0262 DEREK ALAN POCIASK v. KERA MOSELEY (Parish of St. Tammany)
For the reasons set forth above, we reverse the court of appeal's decision and reinstate the judgment of the district court.
REVERSED; DISTRICT COURT'S JUDGMENT REINSTATED.
2013-CA-0499 THE RETIRED STATE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION, FRANK LUCIEN JOBERT, JR., DUDLEY ANTHONY GAUTREAUX, BENNY GLYNN HARRIS, FRANCES DIANNE LANDREAUX GUILLOT AND LORRAINE SIMMONS TROTTER v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, HONORABLE BOBBY JINDAL, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; AND HONORABLE JOHN NEELY KENNEDY, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS TREASURER OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
Accordingly, we affirm the district court's judgment.
BY CLARK, J.:
2013-C -0022 DANIEL MILBERT, ET AL. v. ANSWERING BUREAU, INC. (Parish of Lafayette)
We therefore reverse the summary judgment granted to the defendant in the district court and affirmed by the court of appeal. We remand this matter to the district court for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.
REVERSED AND REMANDED.
BY HUGHES, J.:
2012-C -1711 MARY PHYLLIS SOILEAU v. SMITH TRUE VALUE AND RENTAL, ET AL. (Parish of Evangeline)
Judge Jefferson D. Hughes III was assigned as Justice pro tempore, sitting for Kimball, C.J., for oral argument. He now sits as an elected Justice at the time this opinion is rendered.
For the reasons stated herein, we reverse the appellate court's judgment and remand this matter to the appellate court for disposition of the parties' remaining assignments of error. REVERSED; REMANDED TO THE COURT OF APPEAL, THIRD CIRCUIT.
VICTORY, J., dissents and assigns reasons.
WEIMER, J., concurs and assigns reasons.
GUIDRY, J., dissents and assigns reasons.
CLARK, J., dissents for the reasons assigned by Guidry, J.
2012-C -1892 TOMMIE M. GRANGER, M.D. v. CHRISTUS HEALTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA, ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)
For the reasons assigned and as stated herein, we affirm in part and reverse in part the judgment rendered in favor of the plaintiff, Tommie M. Granger, M.D.; the award of $2,894,000 in lost income is hereby vacated.
AFFIRMED IN PART; REVERSED IN PART; AWARD OF LOST INCOME VACATED.
2010-OB-2415 IN RE: SUBIA EKRAM
Accordingly, it is ordered that the application for admission be and hereby is denied.
WEIMER, J., dissents and assigns reasons.
HUGHES, J., dissents for the reasons given by Weimer, J.