Louisiana Supreme Court allows co-defendant to appeal granting of Motion for Summary Judgment

The Louisiana Supreme Court resolved a split in the State Court of Appeals in its opinion in "Stephen Amedee & Tanya Amedee vs. Ambridge Hospitality LLC d/b/a Embassy Suites New Orleans et al" (attached) concerning whether where there are multiple defendants in a lawsuit and where one defendant is dismissed on summary judgment, can a co-defendant appeal that dismissal where the plaintiff does not appeal the dismissal. The Louisiana Supreme Court held that a defendant may appeal the summary judgment dismissal of a co-defendant even when the plaintiff chose not to appeal. The reasoning is based upon the pleading of...

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