JAMES M. BIGLANE AND Vs. VERSUS

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STATE OF LOUISIANA COURT OF APPEAL, THIRD CIRCUIT 18-101 consolidated with 18-100 JAMES M. BIGLANE AND CHARLOTTE BIGLANE NOBILE VERSUS BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, FIFTH LOUISIANA LEVEE DISTRICT, ET AL. ********** APPEAL FROM THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT PARISH OF CONCORDIA, NO. 44712 HONORABLE JOHN C. REEVES, DISTRICT JUDGE ********** BILLY HOWARD EZELL JUDGE ********** Court composed of Billy Howard Ezell, Shannon J. Gremillion, and D. Kent Savoie, Judges. APRIL 24, 2017 JUDGMENT REVERSED AND RENDERED; JUNE 19, 2017 JUDGMENT REVERSED. Randall Alan Smith Tiffany Hawkins Davis Mary Nell Bennett Smith & Fawer 201 St. Charles Ave., Suite 3702 New Orleans, LA 70170 (504) 525-2200 COUNSEL FOR PLAINTIFFS/APPELLEES: James M. Biglane Charlotte Biglane Nobile Patrick Bayard McIntire Oats & Marino 100 East Vermilion Street, Suite 400 Lafayette, LA 70501 (337) 233-1100 COUNSEL FOR DEFENDANT/APPELLANT: Board of Commissioners for the Fifth Louisiana Levee District Madaline Cross Gibbs Seventh Judicial District Court Assistant District Attorney P.O. Box 600 Harrisonburg, LA 71340 (318) 336-5526 COUNSEL FOR DEFENDANT/APPELLANT: Board of Commissioners for the Fifth Louisiana Levee District John D. Crigler, Jr. Bishop Paxton Crigler & Moberley P.O. Box 97 St. Joseph, LA 71366 (318) 766-4892 COUNSEL FOR DEFENDANT/APPELLANT: Board of Commissioners for the Fifth Louisiana Levee District EZELL, Judge. For the reasons set forth in the companion consolidated case hereto, Biglane v. Bd. of Commissioners, Fifth Louisiana Levee Dist., et al., 18-100 (La.App. 3 Cir. ___/___/18), ___ So.3d ___, the April 24, 2017 and June 19, 2017 judgments of the Seventh Judicial District Court in favor of James Biglane and Charlotte Biglane Nobile against the Fifth Louisiana Levee District are reversed. All costs of this appeal are assessed against the James Biglane and Charlotte Biglane Nobile. APRIL 24, 2017 JUDGMENT REVERSED AND RENDERED; JUNE 19, 2017 JUDGMENT REVERSED.