Oh, the Lord works in mysterious ways. For example, tomorrow the trial in Bossier v State Farm begins on – trumpets, please – on All Souls Day. Today, however, we celebrate All Saints!
One could say the slabbed have some saints-in-the- making – it really is a miracle a case ever gets to trial! For now, we’ll just call them angels:
The English word “angel” comes from the Greek angelos, which means ‘messenger’.
Three who come to mind are Coast attorneys Judy Guice, Deborah Trotter, and Rose Hurder. Guice will take her message to court tomorrow; so, let’s take a look at the others – and, since the Saints will still be marching if I type fast enough to get ahead of the Souls, a look at New Light Baptist v State Farm seems the appropriate place to start. If you need background, check Oh my God! State Farm files motion to compel New Light Baptist Church to supplement discovery and the update in September’s SLABBED Monthly.
I’ve been regularly checking PACER for weeks expecting to see that New Light’s counsel,Deborah Trotter, and State Farm had settled the case. When new items appeared on the docket Friday, it was clear the case had not settled (understatement).
…pursuant to Rule 30(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Plaintiff, New Light Baptist Church, will take the video deposition upon oral examination of one or more officers, directors or managing agents, or other designated person(s) who consents to testify on behalf of State Farm Fire and Casualty Company on December 14, 2009 and December 15, 2009, at the offices of Hickman, Goza & Spragins, 115 Homestead Drive, Madison, MS 39110, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
When you pull the Notice, you’ll find a detailed list of the information State Farm’s 30(b)(6) representative needs to be capable of discussing. Trotter never fails to surprise me; yet, even knowing that, the last thing I was expecting was a Continue reading “…and the Saints go marching in Katrina litigation”