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Paul Davis Nat'l v. City of New Orleans, No. 09-30529

Paul Davis Nat'l v. City of New Orleans, No. 09-30529, involved an action claiming that defendant-city failed to comply with the mandatory provisions of Louisiana's Public Works Act by not requiring a third party to post a payment bond, thus making the city solidarily liable on plaintiff's claim for the cost of the work in a park.  The court affirmed partial summary judgment for plaintiff for the reasons stated by the district court.

As the court wrote:  "Defendant-Appellant City of New Orleans (the "City") appeals the district
court's grant of the motion for partial summary judgment filed by Plaintiff-Appellee Paul Davis National, Subchapter S Corporation ("Paul Davis"). We affirm."

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