Roberts v. Hospital Service District No. 1 of Tangipahoa Parish, 012121 LACA1, 2020 CW 0731

Docket Nº:2020 CW 0731
Party Name:JOHN ANTHONY ROBERTS, SR., LISA MOSS ROBERTS AND JOHN ROBERTS, JR. v. HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT NO. 1 OF TANGIPAHOA PARISH D/B/A NORTH OAKS HEALTH SYSTEM AND/OR NORTH OAKS MEDICAL CENTER, LLC, NORTH OAKS ORTHOPAEDIC SPECIALTY CENTER
Judge Panel:BEFORE: GUIDRY, McDONALD, McCLENDON, HOLDRIDGE, AND LANIER, JJ. McClendon, J., Holdridge, J.,
Case Date:January 21, 2021
Court:Court of Appeals of Louisiana

JOHN ANTHONY ROBERTS, SR., LISA MOSS ROBERTS AND JOHN ROBERTS, JR.

v.

HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT NO. 1 OF TANGIPAHOA PARISH D/B/A NORTH OAKS HEALTH SYSTEM AND/OR NORTH OAKS MEDICAL CENTER, LLC, NORTH OAKS ORTHOPAEDIC SPECIALTY CENTER

No. 2020 CW 0731

Court of Appeals of Louisiana, First Circuit

January 21, 2021

John Roberts, Jr., applying for supervisory writs, 21st Judicial District Court, Parish of Tangipahoa, No. 20160000432.

BEFORE: GUIDRY, McDONALD, McCLENDON, HOLDRIDGE, AND LANIER, JJ.

WRIT GRANTED.

The portion of the trial court's March 26, 2020 judgment granting the motion for new trial filed by defendants, Hospital Service District No. 1 of Tangipahoa Parish d/b/a North Oaks Health System and/or North Oaks Medical Center, LLC, North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center, is reversed. The jury's verdict was reasonable and supported by a fair interpretation of the evidence. Accordingly, the motion for new trial filed by the defendants is denied.

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McClendon, J., dissents and would not consider the writ. Since this writ application concerns post-trial motions following a trial on the merits, I would have requested that the relator provide the court with the trial transcript and copies of all documentary evidence admitted at the trial for a proper review and would have allowed an opportunity to file a new writ application with these items.

Holdridge, J., dissents and would deny the writ. The trial court did not abuse her discretion in granting the new trial. La. Code Civ. P. art. 1973.

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