Louisiana Appellate Panel Reverses Summary Judgment In Natural Gas Lease Dispute

Louisiana Appellate Panel Reverses Summary Judgment In Natural Gas Lease Dispute

SHREVEPORT, La. - A divided Second Circuit Louisiana Court of Appeal sitting for rehearing of a summary judgment order in a disputed mineral rights transfer case on Aug. 14 reversed itself and the trial court on the grounds that the disputed trust deed is ambiguous; a panel of the court sustained summary judgment for the former owner of the mineral rights in an opinion issued in May (Claudia Simone Franklin v. Camterra Resource Partners Inc., et al., No. 48,021, La. App., 2nd Cir.).

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