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M Catherine Hilton

M Hilton’s Legal Cases

4 total

  • Madison vs. Ernest Morial Convention Center

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Date:
    Dec 04, 2002
    Outcome:
    Plaintiff verdict, upheld on appeal
    Description:
    834 So.2d 578 (La. 4th Cir. 2002) - Jury verdict finding medical malpractice was committed resulting in wrongful death of husband and father. Upheld on Appeal.
  • Hains v. Hains

    Practice Area:
    Child Custody
    Date:
    Mar 10, 2010
    Outcome:
    The Court of Appeal permitted mother's relocation
    Description:
    Legal error by a trial court in imposing a lesser burden on a mother in considering a parental relocation petition did not materially affect the outcome of a case because, after weighing the factors in La. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 9:355.12 de novo, the mother had successfully carried her burden of proving that relocation was in the child's best interest.
  • Dyess v. American National Property Insurance Co.

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Date:
    Jun 25, 2004
    Outcome:
    The appellate court affirmed the plaintiff victory
    Description:
    After plaintiff was hurt in a motor vehicle accident, the court signed a judgment in insurance company, granting the plaintiff's motion for summary of judgment and imputing uninsured/underinsured motorist (UM) coverage to the insurer's policy of insurance in limits equal to the policy's liability limits.
  • Kiefer v. Touro Infirmary Hospital

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Date:
    Apr 29, 2005
    Outcome:
    Plaintiff win, upheld by Supreme Court of LA
    Description:
    Father died during heart surgery. Defendant hospital objected to expert hired by plaintiff. Trial Court and appellate Court permitted expert to testify.