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STATE OF
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LOUISIANA
DIVISION

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MICHAEL

DEICHMANN

VERSUS
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ACE A M E R I C A N I N S U R A N C EC O M P A N Y ,C H E V R O N PIPE LINE C O M P A N Y ,


C H E V R O N U.S.A. INC., A N D K E V I N M O O R E
DEPUTY

FILED:

CLERK:

PETITION FOR D A M A G E S
N O W I N T O C O U R T , through undersigned

counsel, c o m e s Michael Deichmann,

person of the full age o f m a j o r i t y and domiciled in Jefferson, L o u i s i a n a , w h o with respect


represents:
1.
Made defendants herein
A.

are:

Ace American Insurance Company, a foreign insurance company authorized


to d o a n d doing b u s i n e s s in the State of Louisiana a n d within the jurisdiction
o f t h i s C o u r t o n O c t o b e r 9, 2 0 1 4 ;
K e v i n M o o r e , a p e r s o n o f the full age o f m a j o r i t y a n d a d o m i c i l i a r y o f M o b i l e ,
A l a b a m a , w h o by accepting the rights a n d privileges c o n f e r r e d by existing
laws to operate a motor vehicle on the public highways of the State of
L o u i s i a n a , h a s appointed the Secretary o f State o f L o u i s i a n a to be his true
and lawful attorney for service of process; and.
C h e v r o n U . S . A . Inc., a f o r e i g n c o r p o r a t i o n d o m i c i l e d in P h i l a d e l p h i a ,
P e n n s y l v a n i a and doing business in the State of L o u i s i a n a a n d within the
j u r i s d i c t i o n o f t h i s C o u r t o n O c t o b e r 9, 2 0 1 4 ; a n d .
C h e v r o n Pipe Line C o m p a n y , a foreign c o m p a n y domiciled in W i l m i n g t o n
D e l a w a r e , a n d d o i n g b u s i n e s s in t h e S t a t e o f L o u i s i a n a a n d w i t h i n t h e
j u r i s d i c t i o n o f this C o u r t o n O c t o b e r 9, 2 0 1 4 .

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2.
Defendants are indebted

unto y o u r petitioner, jointly a n d in solido, f o r a n

amount

r e a s o n a b l e in the p r e m i s e s , exclusive o f interest and costs, t o g e t h e r w i t h all costs o f t h e s e


proceedings and legal interest f r o m the date of judicial d e m a n d until paid, for the following:
3.
At all t i m e s m e n t i o n e d herein, d e f e n d a n t , A c e A m e r i c a n I n s u r a n c e C o m p a n y

had

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a liability policy o f i n s u r a n c e ,

believed to be policy No. S A H 0 8 6 8 5 2 4 1 , w h i c h

coverage to Kevin Moore, Chevron Pipe Line Company,

provided

C h e v r o n U . S . A . Inc.. and/or t h e

v e h i c l e b e i n g o p e r a t e d b y K e v i n M o o r e a t t h e t i m e o f t h e O c t o b e r 9, 2 0 1 4 a c c i d e n t , w h i c h
coverage insures to the benefit of the plaintiff under the provisions of the Louisiana Direct
Action Statute, La. R.S. 22:1269, which statute also renders defendant, A c e

American

I n s u r a n c e C o m p a n y , s o l i d a r i l y liable w i t h its i n s u r e d s a n d p r o v i d e s plaintiff w i t h t h e right


of direct action o n said

policy.
4.

O n O c t o b e r 9 , 2 0 1 4 , petitioner, M i c h a e l D e i c h m a n n , w h o o w n e d a n d w a s

operating

a 2 0 0 3 F o r d E x p l o r e r w a s t o w i n g his b o a t o n his trailer w h i l e t r a v e l i n g n o r t h in t h e right l a n e


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of L A 23/Belie C h a s s e H i g h w a y in Jefferson Parish,

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Louisiana,

5.
O n O c t o b e r 9, 2 0 1 4 w h e n M r . D e i c h m a n n c a m e t o a s t o p d u e t o t r a f f i c c o n g e s t i o n
in t h e right l a n e o f L A 2 3 / B e l l e C h a s s e H i g h w a y , w h e n K e v i n M o o r e , w h o w a s

permissively

operating a motor vehicle, believed to be a 2012 Ford F-150 o w n e d by Chevron U.S.A.


Inc., w h o w a s a l s o t r a v e l i n g n o r t h i n t h e right l a n e o f L A 2 3 / B e l l e C h a s s e H i g h w a y

behind

Mr. D e i c h m a n n , r e a r - e n d e d the boat and/or trailer that Mr. D e i c h m a n n w a s towing, pushing


the boat and/or trailer into the b a c k o f his 2 0 0 3 F o r d Explorer, c a u s i n g injuries to Mr.
Deichmann.
6.
U p o n in f o r m a t i o n a n d belief, at t h e t i m e o f t h e O c t o b e r 9, 2 0 1 4 a c c i d e n t , K e v i n
M o o r e w a s in t h e c o u r s e a n d s c o p e o f his e m p l o y m e n t , o n a m i s s i o n o r e r r a n d for, a n d / o r
acting o n b e h a l f o f C h e v r o n U . S . A . Inc., a n d / o r C h e v r o n P i p e L i n e C o m p a n y t h u s
Chevron

U . S . A . Inc., a n d / o r C h e v r o n

Pipe

Line Company

making

vicariously liable for

the

negligence of Kevin Moore.


7.
Petitioner avers that the

sole

and

proximate

cause of the

accident was

the

n e g l i g e n c e o f K e v i n M o o r e , w h i c h is i m p u t e d t o h i s e m p l o y e r . C h e v r o n U . S . A . Inc., a n d / o r
C h e v r o n Pipe Line C o m p a n y both of w h o m are responsible a n d legally liable to petitioner

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for petitioner's said injuries a n d d a m a g e s by virtue of its/his/lier/their negligence


legal fault in t h e follovifing n o n - e x c l u s i v e

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and/or

respects:

1.

Failure to maintain reasonable and proper control o f his vehicle;

2.

Failure to keep a proper lookout;

3.

Driving in a careless and reckless

4.

Failure to try to avoid the accident;

5.

Failure to act as a prudent


circumstances;

6.

Failure to see what he should have

7.

Following too closely;

8.

Failure to yield;

9.

N e g l i g e n c e per se;

10.

Inattentiveness while driving.

and

manner;

reasonable person

would under

similar

seen;

and,

Plaintiff specifically i n v o k e s the p r e s u m p t i o n o f negligence that a r i s e s against the following


driver in a r e a r - e n d c o l l i s i o n .
8.
D u e t o t h e n e g l i g e n c e o f d e f e n d a n t , K e v i n M o o r e , w h i c h is i m p u t e d to his e m p l o y e r .
C h e v r o n U . S . A . Inc., and/or C h e v r o n Pipe Line C o m p a n y , M i c h a e l D e i c h m a n n

suffered

injuries to his b o d y a n d m i n d including, but not limited to, m e n t a l anguish, a n d injuries to


his neck w h i c h c a u s e s pain across his neck a n d u p p e r back, a n d pain that radiates d o w n
into his left s h o u l d e r a n d periodically into his left a r m a n d m i d d l e b a c k .
9.
Michael Deichmann

a v e r s that the d e f e n d a n t s herein are liable to h i m for his

damages, including, but not necessarily limited to:


a.

Past medical expenses;

b.

Future medical

c.

Past pain and suffering;

d.

Future pain and suffering;

e.

Past mental and emotional

expenses;

anguish;

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f.

F u t u r e m e n t a l a n de m o t i o n a l anguish;

and,

g.

P a s t a n d f u t u r e loss o f e n j o y m e n t o f life.
10.

Petitioner e x p e c t s t o h a v e m e d i c a l a n d o t h e r e x p e r t s testify a t t h e trial o f this c a s e


and asks that t h e fees for taking depositions a n d testimony be taxed a s costs a n d
assessed against the

defendants.

W H E R E F O R E , petitioner prays that the d e f e n d a n t s b e d u l y cited a n dserved with


a copy o f this petition a n d b e m a d e

to appear a n d answer

same,

a n d , after d u e

proceedings had, t h e r e b ej u d g m e n t in f a v o r o f petitioner, M i c h a e l D e i c h m a n n , a n d against


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defendants, A c e A m e r i c a n I n s u r a n c e C o m p a n y , C h e v r o n U . S . A . Inc., C h e v r o n Pipe Line

m
CiJ

Company a n d Kevin Moore, in such

a n a m o u n t a s t h e Court d e e m s appropriate t o

c o m p e n s a t e M i c h a e l D e i c h m a n n for his d a m a g e s , together w i t h legal interest f r o m date


t
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of judicial d e m a n d until paid, f o r all costs o f t h e s e proceedings,

a n df o r all general a n d

equitable relief.
Respectfully submitted by,
WINDMEYER L A W FIRM, LLC

Joseph E. Windrrt^er, Jr. (#26554)


Joseph E. W i n d m e y e r (#13595)
2313 N. Hullen Street
Metalrie, L A 70001
Telephone: (504) 833-0782
Facsimile:
(504) 833-0936
PLEASE

SERVE:

Ace American Insurance Company


through its Agent for Service of Process
the Louisiana Secretary of State
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8585 Archfvss A V G
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Baton Rouge, L A 70809
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Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
Through its Registered
Agent
T h e Prentice-Hall C o r p o r a t i o n S y s t e m , Inc.
320 Somerulos Street
Baton Rouge, L A 70802-6129
(Service instructions continued o n next page)

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Chevron Pipe Line C o m p a n y


Through its Registered
Agent
T h e Prentice-Hall C o r p o r a t i o n S y s t e m , Inc.
320 Somerulos Street
Baton Rouge, L A 70802-6129
Kevin Moore
Via the Louisiana Long Arm
1285 Westches
Mobile, A l a b a m a 3 6 6 9 5

Statute

PLEASE HOLD SERVICE FOR:


K e v i n IVIoore
through the Louisiana Secretary of State pursuant t o La. R.S. 13:3474 a n d 13:3475
8585 Archives Ave.
Baton Rouge, L A 70809
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L O U I S I A N A C I V I L C A S E

R E P O R T I N G

Civil Case Cover Sheet - L A . R.S. 13:4688 a n d


P a r t G , 13, L o u i s i a n a S u p r e m e C o u r t G e n e r a l A d m i n i s t r a t i v e R u l e s
T h i s civil case c o v e r sheet s h a l l b e c o m p l e t e d b y counsel f o r t h e petitioner, counsel's a u t h o r i z e d
representative, o rb y the self-represented litigant ( i f not represented b y counsel) and submitted w i t h the
original petition filed w i t h the court. T h e i n f o r m a t i o ns h o u l d b e the best available at the time o f filing.
This information does n o t constitute a discovery request, response o r supplementation, and is not
admissible at trial.
Suit Caption:
A c e A m e r i c a n I n s u r a n c e C o m p a n y , e t al

Michael Deichmann
Court:

24th Judicial District

COUEL

Docket Number:

P a r i s h o f Filing: Jefferson

Filing Date:

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N a m e o f L e a d P e t i t i o n e r ' s A t t o r n e y : Joseph E. Windmeyer, Jr.

N a m e of Self-Represented

N u m b e r o fn a m e d

Litigant;

O
N u m b e r of named

petitioners:

defendants:

o
m

T y p e o f L a w s u i t : Please check the categories w h i c h m o s t appropriately apply t othis sui


(no m o r e than 3 categories should be checked):
Auto: Property Damage
Auto: Uninsured Motorist

7]Auto: Personal Injury


A u t o : "Wrongful Death
1

[Asbestos: P r o p e r t y

Asbestos: Personal Injury/Deatii

Damage

P r o d u c t Liability

Intentional Bodily Injury

[~~| I n t e n t i o n a l P r o p e r t y

Intentional Wrongful Death

Unfair Business

Damage

Practice

Fraud

Business Tort
JDefamation

]Environmental Tort

Legal Malpractice

Professional Negligence
\M e d i c a l Malpractice

] Intellectual Property

Premise Liability

Toxic Tort
Other T o r t (describe

below)

IOther Professional Malpractice

Redhibition

IMaritime

Class action (nature o f case)

Wrongful Death

General

'

Negligence

P l e a s e b r i e f l y d e s c r i b e t h e n a t u r e o f t h e l i t i g a t i o n i n o n es e n t e n c e o fa d d i t i o o a l d e t a i l :
T h i s matter involves plaintiff. M i c h a e l D e i c h m a n n ' s personal injury c l a i m s f r o m a m o t o r vehicle
accident on October 9, 2014.
F o l l o w i n g the c o m p l e t i o n o f this f o r m b y counsel, counsel's representative, o rb ythe self-represented
litigant, this document w i l l b e submitted t othe O f f i c e o f the Judicial A d m i n i s t r a t o r , S u p r e m e C o u r t o f
Louisiana, b ythe Clerk o f Court.
N a m e , address and contact i n f o r m a t i o n o f person c o m p l e t i n g f o r m :
N a m e Joseph E. Windmeyer, Jr.

Signature_

A d d r e s s 2313 N , Hullen St., Metaitie, L A 7 0 0 0 1


Phone number:

(504)833-0782

E - m a i l address:

joey@windmeyerl

24THJUU1C^.^L DISTRICT COUBT


P A R I S H OFJEF-FEB.oN,Lr-.

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STATE OF

LOUISIANA

NO.

DIVISION "
MICHAEL

DEICHMANN

VERSUS
ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, C H E V R O N PIPE LINE
C H E V R O N U.S.A. INC., A N D K E V I N M O O R E

FILED:

DEPUTY

COMPANY,

CLERK:

AFFIDAVIT
STATE OF
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PARISH OF
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B E F O R E IVIE, t h e u n d e r s i g n e d a u t h o r i t y , p e r s o n a l l y c a m e a n d
Michael

appeared:

Deichmann

Petitioner in the f o r e g o i n g Petition for D a m a g e s , w h o , after b e i n g d u l y s w o r n , did

depose

a n d state t h a t all o f t h e a i l e g a t i o n s c o n t a i n e d in t h e f o r e g o i n g P e t i t i o n are t r u e a n d

correct

to the best of his k n o w l e d g e , information, and

Michael

SWORN TO A N D SUBSCRIBED
THIS ^
D A Y OF

N O T A R Y

BEFORE

belief.

Deichmann

M E
,

2015,

P J L M : I C

J o s e p h E . W i n d m e y e r , Jr.
Notary Public
Bar No. 26554
M y c o m m i s s i o n is f o r life

P A R I S H OF J E F P t R S O N , LA

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24TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT C O U R T


PARISH O F J E F F E R S O N
STATE OF LOUISIANA
MICHAEL DEICHMANN
versus
ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, CHEVRON
PiPE LINE C O M P A N Y , C H E V R O N U S A INC, KEVIN
MOORE

Case: 754-146
Div: "D"
P 1 MICHAEL DEICHMANN

To: KEVIN M O O R E
VIA T H E LOUISIANA LONG A R M STATUTE
1285 W E S T C H E S
MOBILE ALABAMA 36695

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PARISH OF JEFFERSON
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D A M A G E S / A F F I D A V I T o f w h i c h a true and correct copy a c c o m p a n i e s this citation, or m a k e a n
a p p e a r a n c e either by filing a pleading or o t h e r w i s e , i n t h e 2 4 t h Judicial District C o u r t in a n d f o r
the Parish of Jefferson, State of Louisiana, within T H I R T Y (30) C A L E N D A R days after the return
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24TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT C O U R T


PARISH OF J E F F E R S O N
STATE OF LOUISIANA
MICHAEL DEICHMANN
versus
ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY,
CHEVRON
PIPE LINE C O M P A N Y , C H E V R O N U S A INC, KEVIN
MOORE
To: A C E AMERICAN INSURANCE
COMPANY
T H R O U G H ITS A G E N T F O R SERVICE O F P R O C E S S
THE LOUISIANA SECRETARY O F STATE
8585 ARCHIVES A V E
BATON R O U G E LA 70809

Case: 754-146
Div: "D"
P 1 MICHAEL DEICHMANN

EAST BATON ROUGE

PARISH

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SOS CK#60236-$50.00

PARISH OF JEFFERSON
Y o u are h e r e b y s u m m o n e d to c o m p l y w i t h t h e d e m a n d c o n t a i n e d in t h e P E T I T I O N F O R
D A M A G E S / A F F I D A V I T o f w h i c h a true and correct copy a c c o m p a n i e s this citation, or m a k e a n
a p p e a r a n c e either by filing a pleading o r o t h e r w i s e , i n the 2 4 t h Judicial District C o u r t i n a n d f o r
the Parish of Jefferson, State of Louisiana, within F I F T E E N (15) C A L E N D A R days after the
sen/ioe hereof, under penalty o f default.

This service w a s requested by attorney J O S E P H E . W I N D M E Y E R J R a n d w a s Issued by the


Clerk of Court on the 6th day of October, 2015.

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151006-0657-1

24TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT C O U R T


PARISH OF J E F F E R S O N
STATE OF LOUISIANA
MICHAEL DEICHMANN
versus
ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, CHEVRON
PIPE LiNE C O M P A N Y , C H E V R O N U S A INC, KEVIN
MOORE
To: C H E V R O N U S A INC
T H R O U G H ITS R E G I S T E R E D A G E N T
THE PRENTICE-HALL CORPORATION
320 S O M E R U L O S S T R E E T
BATON R O U G E LA 70802-6129

Case; 754-146
Div: "D"
P 1 MICHAEL DEICHMANN

EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH


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60237-576.08

PARISH OF JEFFERSON
Y o u are h e r e b y s u m m o n e d to c o m p l y with t h e d e m a n d c o n t a i n e d in the P E T I T I O N F O R
D A M A G E S / A F F I D A V I T o f w h i c h a true and correct copy a c c o m p a n i e s this citation, or m a k e an
a p p e a r a n c e either by filing a pleading o r o t h e r w i s e , in the 2 4 t h Judicial District C o u r t i n a n d f o r
the Parish of Jefferson, State of Louisiana, within F I F T E E N (15) C A L E N D A R days after the
service hereof, under penalty o f default.

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Clerk of Court on the 6th day of October, 2015.
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/s/ Bridget M C a l o n g n e
Bridget M Calongne, Deputy Clerk of Court for
Jon A. Gegenheimer, Clerk of Court

SERVICE

INFORMATION
151006-0657-1

(101) Citation: I S S U E P E T I T I O N F O R D A M A G E S / A F F I D A V I T ;
Received:

Served'

Returned:

Service was made;


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151006-0658-9

24TH JUDICiAL DISTRiCT C O U R T


PARISH O F J E F F E R S O N
STATE OF LOUISIANA
MICHAEL DEICHMANN
versus
ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, CHEVRON
PiPE LINE C O M P A N Y , C H E V R O N U S A INC, KEVIN
MOORE
To: C H E V R O N PiPE LINE C O M P A N Y
T H R O U G H ITS R E G I S T E R E D A G E N T
THE PRENTICE-HALL CORPORATION SYSTEM INC
320 S O M E R U L O S S T R E E T
BATON R O U G E LA 70802-6129

Case: 754-146
Div: "D"
P 1 MICHAEL DEICHMANN

EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH


EBR CK#60237-$76.D8

PARISH OF JEFFERSON
Y o u are hereby s u m m o n e d to comply with the d e m a n d contained in the P E T I T I O N F O R
D A M A G E S / A F F I D A V I T o f w h i c h a true and correct copy a c c o m p a n i e s this citation, or m a k e an
a p p e a r a n c e e i t h e r by filing a p l e a d i n g o r o t h e r w i s e , in the 2 4 t h Judicial District C o u r t i n a n d f o r
the Parish o f Jefferson, State of Louisiana, within F I F T E E N (15) C A L E N D A R days after the
service hereof, under penalty o f default.

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Bridget M Calongne, Deputy Clerk of Court for
Jon A. Gegenheimer, Clerk of Court

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INFORMATION
151006-0658-9

(101) Citation: I S S U E P E T I T I O N F O R D A M A G E S / A F F I D A V I T ;
Received:

Served-

Service was ruade:


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( l O i ) Citation: I S S U E P E T I T I O N F O R D A M A G E S / A F F I D A V I T ;

151006-0656-3

24TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT C O U R T


PARISH OF J E F F E R S O N
STATE OF LOUISIANA
: MICHAEL DEICHMANN
versus
ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY,
CHEVRON
PIPE LINE C O M P A N Y , C H E V R O N U S A INC. KEVIN
MOORE
To: A C E A M E R I C A N I N S U R A N C E
COMPANY
T H R O U G H ITS A G E N T F O R SERVICE OF P R O C E S S
THE LOUISIANA SECRETARY OF STATE
8585 ARCHIVES A V E
BATON R O U G E LA 70809

Case: 754-146 - Div: "D"


P 1 MICHAEL DEICHMANN u

EAST BATON ROUGE

PARISH

EBRCK#60237-S76.08
S O S C K # 60236-S50.00

PARISH OF JEFFERSON
Y o u a r e h e r e b y s u m m o n e d t o c o m p l y w/ith t h e d e m a n d c o n t a i n e d i n t h e P E T I T I O N F O R
D A M A G E S / A F F I D A V I T of w h i c h a true and correct copy a c c o m p a n i e s this citation, or m a k e an
a p p e a r a n c e either by filing a pleading or o t h e r w i s e , in t h e 2 4 t h Judicial District C o u r t in a n d for
the Parish of Jefferson, State of Louisiana, within F I F T E E N (15) C A L E N D A R days after the
service hereof, under penalty of default-

This service w a s requested by attorney J O S E P H E. W I N D M E Y E R J R and


Clerk of Court on the 6th day of October, 2015.

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/s/ Bridget M C a l o n q n e
Bridget M Calongne, Deputy Clerk of Court for
Jon A. Gegenheimer, Clerk of Court
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INFORMATION

(101) Citation: I S S U E P E T I T I O N F O R D A M A G E S / A F F I D A V I T ;
Received:

Sensed:

Returned:

Sen'ice was made:


Pefsonal

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151006-0657-1

24TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT C O U R T


PARISH OF J E F F E R S O N
STATE OF LOUISIANA

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MICHAEL DEICHMANN
versus
ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, CHEVRON
PIPE LINE COMPANY, C H E V R O N U S A INC. KEVIN
MOORE
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Div: "D"
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PARISH OF JEFFERSON
Y o u are hereby s u m m o n e d to c o m p l y with the d e m a n d contained in the P E T I T I O N F O R
D A M A G E S / A F F I D A V I T o f w h i c h a true and correct copy a c c o m p a n i e s this citation, or m a k e an
a p p e a r a n c e either by filing a pleading or o t h e r w i s e , In the 2 4 t h Judicial District C o u r t in a n d for
the Parish of Jefferson, State of Louisiana, within F I F T E E N (15) C A L E N D A R days after the
service hereof, under penalty of default.

This service w a s requested by attorney J O S E P H E. W I N D M E Y E R J R and w a s issued by the


Clerk of Court o n the 6th day of October, 2015.

/s/ Bridqei M C a l o n g n e
Bridget M Calongne, Deputy Clerk of Court for
Jon A. Gegenheimer, Clerk of Court

SERVICE

INFORMATION

(101) Citation: I S S U E P E T I T I O N F O R D A M A G E S / A F F I D A V I T ;
R e c e i v e d / ^ " / S e i v e d : /fJ'^^"/K
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(101) Citation: I S S U E P E T I T I O N F O R D A M A G E S / A F F I D A V I T ;

151006-0658-9

24TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT C O U R T


PARISH O F J E F F E R S O N
STATE OF LOUISIANA
MICHAEL DEICHMANN
versus
ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, CHEVRON
PIPE LINE C O M P A N Y . C H E V R O N U S A INC, KEVIN
MOORE
To: C H E V R O N PIPE LINE C O M P A N Y
T H R O U G H ITS R E G I S T E R E D A G E N T
THE PRENTICE-HALL C O R P O R A T I O N S Y S T E M INC
320 S O M E R U L O S S T R E E T
BATON R O U G E LA 70802-6129

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Case: 754-146
Div: " D "
P 1MICHAEL DEICHMANN

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EBRCK#

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PARISH OF JEFFERSON
Y o u are hereby s u m m o n e d t ocomply with the d e m a n d contained in the P E T I T I O N F O R
D A M A G E S / A F F I D A V I T of w h i c h a true and correct copy a c c o m p a n i e s this citation, o rm a k e a n
a p p e a r a n c e either b yfiling a p l e a d i n g o ro t h e n w i s e , i nthe 2 4 t h J u d i c i a l District C o u r t in a n d f o r
the Parish o f J e f f e r s o n , S t a t e o fL o u i s i a n a , within F I F T E E N (15) C A L E N D A R d a y s after the
service hereof, under penalty of default.

This service w a s requested b yattorney J O S E P H E. W I N D M E Y E R J R and w a s issued b y the


Clerk of Court o nthe 6th day of October, 2015.

/s/ Bridget M C a l o n q n e
Bridget M Calongne, Deputy Clerk of Court for
Jon A. Gegenheimer, Clerk of Court

SERVICE

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ersonal
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INFORMATION

(101) Citation: I S S U E P E T I T I O N F O R D A M A G E S / A F F I D A V I T ;
Received:

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24 J U D I C I A L D I S T R I C T C O U R T F O R T H E P A R I S H O F
STATE OF

JEFFERSON*^

LOUISIANA

NO. 754146

DIVISION
MICHAEL

"D"

DEICHWIANN

VERSUS
ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, CHEVRON PIPE LINE
C H E V R O N U . S . A . I N C . ,A N D K E V I N M O O R E

FILED:

DEPUTY

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CLERK:

AFFIDAVIT O F SERVICE V I ALONG A R M SERVICE

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COMPANY,

STATE OF

LOUISIANA

PARISH OF JEFFERSON

B E F O R E M E , the undersigned authority, personally c a m e a n d appeared:


J O S E P H E. W I N D M E Y E R ,

JR.

who, after being duly s w o r n , did d e p o s e and state that:


I.
O n N o v e m b e r 4 , 2 0 1 5 , a certified copy of the Citation a n d Petition for D a m a g e s for
the above captioned matter w a s mailed via certified mail, return-receipt requested, to Kevin
Moore, as seen by as copy o f the N o v e m b e r 4, 2 0 1 5 correspondence
Exhibit "A."

attached hereto as

II.
T h e certified mail return receipt w a s received and signed for by Claire Roberts o n
behalf of Kevin M o o r e as s e e n by the return receipt card attached hereto as Exhibit "B" and
m a d e a part h e r e o f b y reference.
III.
I have complied with the requirements of Louisiana Revised Statute{s) 13:3204 and
13:3205, and, thus, service of process under the Louisiana Long A r m Statute has

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been

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properly effected.

J O S E P H E .W l N D M ^ Y e R , J R

SWORN TO AND SUBSCRIBED


THIS

DAY O F

NOTARY

BEFORE

ME
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2015.

PUBLIC

P r i n t e d N a m e : Uoic^^
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24TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT r D H R V


P A R I S K OF J E F F E R S O N . L - i

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W I N D M E Y E R L A W F I R M ,
ATTORNEYS AT L A W
2313 N . H u l l e n Street
Metairie, L A 70001-2996
Phone: ( 5 0 4 ) 8 3 3 - 0 7 9 2
Facsimile: ( 5 0 4 ) 8 3 3 - 0 9 3 6

L L C

Joseph E . W i n d m e y e r , Jr.
j o e y e sw i n d m ey e r l a w . c o m

Joseph E. W i n d m e y e r
ioe(5)windmeverlaw.com
N o v e m b e r 10, 2 0 1 5
Clerk of Court
24* J D C for the Parish of Jefferson
P.O. B o x 1 0 S t e . 2 4 Q 0
Gretna, L A 70054
RE:

M i c h a e l D e i c h m a n n v. A c e A m e r i c a n I n s u r a n c e C o m p a n y , et. al
24 J D C - Jefferson Parish; C a s e No.: 754146; Division "D"

Dear Sir or M a d a m :
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I enclose an Affidavit certifyingservice of Kevin M o o r e through the L o n g A r m Statute


with the original mail return receipt.
P l e a s e file t h e original a n d return o n e ^ o / i f o r m e d c o p y t o m y office in the
self-addressed stamped envelope.

enclosed

I enclose o u r f i r m ' s c h e c k in the a m o u n t o f $ 1 6 . 0 0 t o c o v e r t h e cost o f this filing.


Thank you for your cooperation.
V ee r y t r u l y y o u r s ,

J o s e p h E . W i n d m e y e r , Jr.
JEW,Jr./sb
Enclosures

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" W I N D M E Y E R L A WF I R M ,
ATTORNEYS A T L A W
2313 N . H u l l e n Street
Metairie, L A 70001-2996
Phone; ( 5 0 4 ) 833-0782
Facsimile: ( 5 0 4 ) 8 3 3 - 0 9 3 6

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Joseph E. W m d m e y e r
joe<Swu]dniever]aw.coni

Joseph E. W i n d m e ' '


iQevtawipdmeverlsw.'
November 4,2015

Certined Mail Receipt


No. 7014 0510 00011412
Kevin Moore
1285 Westchester Ct.
Mobile, Al 3 6 6 9 5
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Receipt

Requested

Michael Deichmann v. Ace American Insurance C o m p a n y , et. a l


2 4 J D C - Jefferson Parish; Case No.: 754146; Division "D"

T o W h o m itM a y C o n c e r n :
Enclosed p l e a s e find the Citation and certified Petition issued in regard to the above
captioned matter. Please b e a w a r e that service o fprocess m a d e pursuant t o La. R . S .
1 3 : 3 2 0 1 , e t s e q . ( t h e L o u i s i a n a L o n g - A r m Statute) h a st h e s a m e l e g a l f o r c e a n d validity
as personal service o n t h e defendant. Accordingly, y o u m u s t file a n a n s w e r o r other
responsive pleadings within thirty (30) d a y s o rf a c e penalty o r default.
It i s m y r e c o m m e n d a t i o n t h a t y o u f o r w a r d t h e e n c l o s e d d o c u m e n t s t o y o u r a t t o r n e y
Immediately t oinsure that n o adverse action istaken against y o u .

V e r y truly yours,

J o s e p h E .W i n d m e y e r , Jr.
JEW.JR./sb
Enclosures

A T 5 ^ c o r v 0!^T;^EOHlGINAt

P A R I S H OP J E F F E R S O N . LA

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(300) Notification of D a t e Set: I S S U E N O T I C E O F D A T E S E T T O


A T T O R N E Y - J O S E P H H A R T !V;

24TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT


PARISH OF
JEFFERSON
STATE OF LOUISIANA
MICHAEL DEICHMANN
versus
ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, CHEVRON
P I P E LINE C O M P A N Y , C H E V R O N U S A INC, K E V I N
MOORE
J O S E P H H. H A R T IV
KUCHLER POLK SCHELL WEINER & RICHESON,
1615 P O Y D R A S ST., S U I T E 1300
N E W O R L E A N S LA 70112

Case: 754-146
Div: "D"
D 1 ACE AMERICAN
INSURANCE COMPANY

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T h i s is t o i n f o r m v o u t h a t t h e D E F E N D A N T S ' D I L A T O R Y E X C E P T I O N O F V A G U E N E S S ,
AMBIGUITY AND/OR NON-CONFORMITY OF THE PETITION FOR DAMAGES/
D E F E N D A N T S ' M E M O R A N D U M IN S U P P O R T O F D I L A T O R Y E X C E P T I O N O F V A G U E N E S S ,
A M B I G U I T Y A N D / O R N O N - C O N F O R M I T Y O F T H E P E T I T I O N F O R D A M A G E S which y o u filed
o n 1 2 / 0 1 / 2 0 1 5 in t h e a b o v e c a p t i o n e d m a t t e r , h a s b e e n f i x e d f o r h e a r i n g / t r i a l o n t h e 2 6 t h d a y o f
J a n u a r y , 2016 at 09:00 A M .
I s s u e d by the Clerk O f C o u r t on the 4th day of D e c e m b e r , 2 0 1 5 .

/s; B r i d g e t M C a l o n q n e
Bridget M Calongne, Deputy Clerk of Court for
Jon A. Gegenheimer, Clerk O f Court

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