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Brandon A. Sues

Brandon A. Sues Director/Shareholder

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Brandon A. Sues joined Gold Weems in 1999 and is currently a shareholder of the firm and serves on the firm's Board of Directors.  He has extensive experience in the practice areas of medical malpractice defense, business and commercial litigation, tort liability cases and appeals. 

Brandon has represented physicians, hospitals and health care providers before medical review panels.  Additionally, he has an outstanding record of jury and bench trial experience in medical malpractice cases.

Representative Matters
  • Practice is strictly in the litigation area, where his focus is primarily in employment, insurance and public liability defense.
  • Handles medical malpractice, products liability and insurance defense of tort liability cases.


Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Professional and Civic Activities
  • American Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Alexandria Bar Association
  • Alexandria Young Lawyer's Council (1999 - 2003)
    • President (2002 - 2003)
  • Louisiana Hospital Association
  • Crossroads-American Inn of Court of Alexandria-Pineville
  • Alexandria Lions Club
  • Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church, Alexandria, Louisiana
  • Krewe of Parlangua, Alexandria, Louisiana
Litigation History
Federal Court Cases
  • Herman v. Holiday, 238 F.3d 660 (5th Cir. 2001)
  • Close v. Employers Health Company, 00-CV-01645 (U.S.D.C. W.D. LA, 2000)
  • Smith v. Carmike Cinemas, Inc., 02-CV-01635 (U.S.D.C. W.D. LA. 2002)
  • Cooper v. Caldwell Parish, 04-CV-01941 (U.S.D.C. W.D. LA. 2004)
  • Chisolm v. Sumlin, 06-CV-00739 (U.S.D.C W.D. LA. 2006)
  • Sapp v. Rapides Healthcare System, LLC, 07-CV-01814 (U.S.D.C. W.D. LA. 2007)
  • Rader v. Cowart, 09-CV-01872 (U.S.D.C. W.D. LA. 2009)
  • Leleaux v. Brazzell, 10-CV-00062 (U.S.D.C. W.D. LA. 2010)
  • Morneau v. Sims, 11-CV-01805 (U.S.D.C. W.D. LA. 2011)


Jury Trials

  • Coutee v. Rapides Healthcare System, LLC d/b/a Rapides Regional Medical Center (Civil Suit No. 256,413 AE@ Louisiana 9th Judicial District Court, Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
  • Armand v. CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital, (Civil Suit No. 237,594 AG@ Louisiana 9th Judicial District Court, Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
  • Easterling v. Franklin Parish Police Jury, (Civil Suit No. 42,244 AB@ Louisiana 5th Judicial District Court, Franklin Parish, Louisiana)
  • Wafer v. Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company (Civil Suit No. 223,540 AG@ Louisiana 9th Judicial District Court, Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
  • Henry v. Continental Insurance Company, (Civil Suit 14472 Louisiana 35th Judicial District Court, Grant Parish, Louisiana)

Bench Trials
  •  McKeithen v. Meddie P. Smith, (Civil Suit No. 194,643 AD@ Louisiana 9th Judicial District Court, Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
  • Adams v. Johnny Dauzat and XYZ Insurance Company, (Civil Suit No. 2001-2075 AB@ Louisiana, 12th Judicial District Court, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana)
  • Wilkins v. Shelter Mutual Insurance Company, (Civil Suit No. 206,596 AG@ Louisiana 9th Judicial District Court, Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
  • BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. v. Karlton Methvin, (Civil Suit No. 75084 Louisiana 10th Judicial District Court, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana)
  • Fontenot v. Rapides Regional Medical Center, (Civil Suit No. 208,772 AG@ Louisiana 9th Judicial District Court, Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
  • Stringfellow v. Union Parish Parish Police Jury, (Civil Suit No. 39,184 Louisiana 3rd Judicial District Court, Union Parish, Louisiana)
  • Kaufman v. The Rapides Foundation d/b/a Rapides Regional Medical Center (Civil Suit No. 222,595 AG@ Louisiana 9th Judicial District Court, Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
  • Trueman v. City of Alexandria, (Civil Suit No. 197,354 AG@ Louisiana 9th Judicial District Court, Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
  • Humphrey, et al vs. Margarei Killingsworth and Shelter Mutual Insurance Company, (Civil Suit 21,246 AB@ Louisiana 7th Judicial District Court, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana).
  • Augustine v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Ins. Co., (Civil Suit No. 2010-4603 AB@ Louisiana 12th Judicial District Court, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana)
  • Bullock v. The Rapides Foundation d/b/a Rapides Regional Medical Center (Civil Suit No. 211,800 AE@ Louisiana 9th Judicial District Court, Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
  • Mims v. Encompass Insurance Company, (Civil Suit No. 2-0687 Pineville City Court, Pineville, Louisiana)
  • Clark v. Beau McNabb, (Civil Suit No. 2001-1972 AA@ Louisiana 12th Judicial District Court, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana)
  • Bailey v. AIG Insurance, (Civil Suit No. 100,573 Alexandria City Court, Alexandria, Louisiana)
  • Lee v. Safeway Insurance Company, (Civil Suit No. 100307 Alexandria City Court, Alexandria, Louisiana)
  • McBride, v. Shelter Mutual Insurance Company, (Civil Suit No. 91356 Alexandria City Court, Alexandria, Louisiana)
  • Johnson v. CHRISTUS Health, (Civil Suit No. 115803 Alexandria City Court, Alexandria, Louisiana)


Louisiana Appellate Decisions

  • Hubbard v. Lakeland Nursing Home, 98-1893 (La. App. 3 Cir. 5/19/99), 734 So.2d 1280
  • Brown v. Willamette Industries, 34,245 (La. App. 2 Cir. 12/6/00), 775 So.2d 1097
  • Trueman v. City of Alexandria, 2001-1130 (La. App. 3 Cir. 5/12/02), 818 So.2d 1021
  • Mosley v. Missouri Pacific Railroad Company, 36,907 (La. App. 2 Cir. 3/5/03), 839 So.2d 1218
  • Johnson v. Howard, 2003-0557 (La. App. 3 Cir. 11/5/03), 859 So.2d 949
  • Clark v. McNabb, 2004-0005 (La. App. 3 Cir. 5/19/04), 878 So.2d 677
  • Morris v. Union Parish Police Jury, 39,709 (La. App. 2 Cir. 5/11/05), 902 So.2d 1276
  • Marquez v. Progressive Insurance Company, 2006-1024 (La. App. 3 Cir. 12/6/06), 944 So.2d 876
  • Ford v. Rapides Healthcare System, LLC, 2006-1539 (La. App. 3 Cir. 5/2/07), 957 So.2d 258
  • Ghannam v. City of Alexandria, 2007-23 (La. App. 3 Cir. 5/9/07), 957 So.2d 356
  • Higginbotham v. Rapides Foundation, 2007-692 (La. App. 3 Cir. 12/5/07), 971 So.2d 468
  • Fox v. City of Alexandria, 2007-810 (La. App. 3 Cir. 12/5/07), 971 So.2d 468
  • Holloway v. Kansas City Southern Railway Co., 43,318 (La. App. 2 Cir. 8/13/08), 988 So.2d 854
  • Beauregard v. State, DOTD, 2009-271 (La. App. 3 Cir. 10/7/09), 21 So.3d 442
  • Young v. Marsh, 46,896 (La. App. 2 Cir. 1/25/12), 86 So.3d 42
  • Mahoney v. East Carroll Parish Police Jury, 47,494 (La. App. 2 Cir. 9/26/12), 105 So.3d 144
  • Bullock v. The Rapides Foundation, 2006-26 (La. App. 3 Cir. 10/3/12), 941 So.2d 170
  • Rogers v. Hilltop Retirement and Rehabilitation Center, 2013-867 (La. App. 3 Cir. 2/12/14), 153 So.3d 1053
  • Fisher v. Catahoula Parish Police Jury, 2014-1034 (La. App. 3 Cir. 4/29/15), 165 So.3d 321
  • Duckering v. Rapides Healthcare System, 2015-1049 (La. App. 3 Cir. 3/2/16), 187 So.3d 548
  • Guillory v. Christus Health Central Louisiana, 2016-841 (La. App. 3 Cir. 5/10/17), 219 So.3d 1115
  • Brenner v. Lewis, 2017-585 (La. App. 3 Cir. 1/18/18), 239 So.3d 845
  • French v. Claiborne Parish Police Jury, 52,192 (La. App. 2 Cir. 6/27/18), 251 So.3d 571, writ denied, 2018-1470 (La. 11/20/18), 257 So.3d 188.
Publications and Presentations
  • The Legal Ramifications of Nursing Documentation, CHRISTUS Coushatta Health Care Center (November 2017, Coushatta, Louisiana)
  • The Legal Ramifications of Nursing Documentation, CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital (September 2017, Alexandria, Louisiana)
  • Case Law Updates, LAMMICO Defense Counsel Seminar (August 2017, Point Clear, Alabama)
  • The Legal Ramifications of Nursing Documentation, CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital (June 2017, Alexandria, Louisiana)
  • The Legal Ramifications of Nursing Documentation, CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital (April 2017, Alexandria, Louisiana)
  • The Legal Ramifications of Nursing Documentation, CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital (December 2016, Alexandria, Louisiana)
  • The Legal Ramifications of Nursing Documentation, CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital (September 2016, Alexandria, Louisiana)
  • The Legal Ramifications of Nursing Documentation, Northwestern State University School of Nursing (March 2016, Alexandria, Louisiana)
  • Handling A Legal Claim from Start to Finish, Gallagher Bassett/Louisiana Rural Parish Insurance Cooperative/Police Jury Training Seminar (January 2016, Monroe, Louisiana)
  • The Legal Ramifications of Nursing Documentation, CHRISTUS Highland Hospital (October 2015, Shreveport, Louisiana)
  • The Legal Ramifications of Nursing Documentation, Rapides Regional Medical Center (May 2015, Alexandria, Louisiana)
  • The Legal Ramifications of Nursing Documentation, Northwestern State University School of Nursing (February 2015, Alexandria, Louisiana)
  • The 4:45 Call to Risk Management: The Clock is Ticking, CHRISTUS Health Risk Management Colloquium (September 2014, Grapevine, Texas)
  • Legal Implications for The High Risk Patient, Northwestern State University School of Nursing (April 2012, Alexandria, Louisiana)
  • The Art of Drafting a Verdict Form, Dazzling Disney A Multi-Topic CLE Seminar Sponsored by the Louisiana State Bar Association (March 2011, Lake Buena Vista, Florida)

Clerkships

  • Honorable Jimmie C. Peters, Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal, 1997 - 1998

Education

  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University, J.D., 1997
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., 1994

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Louisiana
  • United States District Court
    • Western District of Louisiana
  • United States Court of Appeals
    • Fifth Circuit