Echeverry v. Jazz Casino Co., LLC, No. 20-30038 (Jan.11, 2021), discussed yesterday, also ...

Evidence admissibility

Echeverry v. Jazz Casino Co., LLC, No. 20-30038 (Jan.11, 2021), discussed yesterday, also reviewed the admissibility of four pieces of evidence in a personal-injury trial. The issue was the liability of the LLC that owns Harrah’s Casino in New Orleans for hiring a wildlife-removal contractor to work on its exterior landscaping (“AWR”). The Fifth Circuit found no abuse of discretion by the trial court in admitting them: The contractor’s “F” rating with the Better Business Bureau. “[T]he BBB evidence is …


 


 

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