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2000 News Releases

News Release #82

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 082

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

 

On the 17th day of November, 2000 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED :

2000-K - 1246 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. NORMAN EDWARDS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-C - 1921 NEW ORLEANS FIREFIGHTERS LOCAL 632, AFL-CIO; DENNIS CRONAN; ROGER E. BROWN; GARY C. HERTY; AND PAUL OESTRINGER, AND A CLASS OF SIMILARLY SITUATED INDIVIDUALS v. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS; FIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS; ERROL J. WILLIAMS; AND WILLIAM J. MCCROSSEN (Parish of Orleans)(Consolidated with No. 2000-C-2041)

2000-C - 2041 NEW ORLEANS FIREFIGHTERS LOCAL 632, AFL-CIO; DENNIS CRONAN; ROGER E. BROWN; GARY C. HERTY; AND PAUL OESTRINGER, AND A CLASS OF SIMILARLY SITUATED INDIVIDUALS v. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS; FIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS; ERROL J. WILLIAMS; AND WILLIAM J. MCCROSSEN (Parish of Orleans) (Consolidated with No. 2000-C-1921)

2000-CP- 2167 WALTER BURNETTE v. RICHARD L. STALDER, ET AL (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-C - 2349 RODNEY HENDRICK v. ABC INSURANCE COMPANY, DEF INSURANCE COMPANY, XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

(Consolidated with No. 2000-C-2403)

2000-C - 2403 RODNEY HENDRICK v. ABC INSURANCE COMPANY, DEF INSURANCE COMPANY, XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

(Consolidated with No. 2000-C-2349)

2000-C - 2408 LULA CHARLENE RIDDLE AND PHILLIP RIDDLE v. LARRY BICKFORD, BRENDA BICKFORD, WHITNEY A. LANGLOIS, DONNA HICKS ENGLADE, MORRIS W. JAMES, BARBARA MCDANELL JAMES, THE BRISTOL DUPLEXES HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATION, JAMES & LAVENTI NO PARTNERSHIP, ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY AND STATE FARM FIRE AND CASUALTY COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER :

2000-CC- 2409 W. DAVID THOMPSON v. ANGELA SCRIBER LEE & BENJAMIN FRANKLIN MARSHALL, IV (Parish of Richland)

2000-C - 2502 MONTE GLENN PETTIFIELD, ETC. v. VENTURE, INC., CLARENDON NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

CALOGERO, C.J., would deny the writ.

JOHNSON, J., would deny the writ.

LEAVE(S) TO APPEAL DENIED :

2000-OB- 2549 IN RE: APPEAL OF DECISION OF DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 00-PDB-119

2000-OB- 2574 IN RE: APPEAL OF DECISION OF DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 99-PDB-064

CALOGERO, C.J., recused.

REHEARING(S) DENIED :

2000-C - 1285 DIANA H. LEAL v. SHELTON DUBOIS AND ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Lafayette)

2000-CJ- 2753 IN RE: MICHAEL GERARD LAVIE AND BARBARA MAUBERRET LAVIE APPLYING FOR INTRAFAMILY ADOPTION (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J., & KNOLL, J., concurring in denial. We adhere to the views expressed in the dissent from the majority's granting of the writ. However, after an in camera review of the billing records at issue, we find these records did not contain the type of privileged information which would be privileged as referred to in the dissent. Accordingly, we concur in denying the application for rehearing.

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

2000-KH- 0607 STATE EX REL ARTHUR RHODES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-KH- 0648 STATE EX REL LONELL L. HICKS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Morehouse)

2000-KH- 0718 STATE EX REL CLARENCE WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 0769 STATE EX REL JOSEPH DEJEAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 0827 STATE EX REL TERRY WASHINGTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Pointe Coupee)

2000-CI- 0831 ANTHONY JOHNSON v. JANICE CLARK, CHIEF JUDGE 19 TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-K - 0844 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GARY COOPER (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2000-KH- 0854 STATE EX REL MARVIN VEALS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-KH- 0857 STATE EX REL JAMES HUFF v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2000-KH- 0883 STATE EX REL MARCELO MARTINEZ v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 0886 STATE EX REL ALBERT WADDLES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2000-KH- 0888 STATE EX REL NATHANIEL ROSE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-KH- 0892 STATE EX REL ALBERT WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 0894 STATE EX REL DALE GAUDET v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafourche)

2000-KH- 0895 STATE EX REL MICHAEL WRIGHT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2000-KH- 0901 STATE EX REL KERRY VAN WELCH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-KH- 0902 STATE EX REL MICHAEL HILTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 0960 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHARLES B. WILLIAMS (Parish of Ouachita)

2000-KH- 0974 STATE EX REL DANNY RAY RANDLE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Morehouse)

2000-KH- 0975 STATE EX REL RONALD ROPER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-K - 1061 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRENDA A. STEVENSON (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2000-K - 1088 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JIMMY BUSINELLE (Parish of St. Mary)

2000-K - 1093 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GREGORY DAVIS (Parish of Orleans)

2000-K - 1166 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SAMUEL JOSEPH (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2000-K - 1172 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. AVIS JAMES WILLIAMS (Parish of Terrebonne)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

2000-K - 1173 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONALD R. BIERMAN (Parish of St. Tammany)

2000-KH- 1766 STATE EX REL ARTHUR RHODES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-KH- 2297 STATE EX REL PRESTON JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of

2000-C - 2373 ANNA HAMILTON v. LOUISIANA CASINO CRUISES, INC., D/B/A CASINO ROUGE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2000-C - 2404 PETER D. FOUNTAIN, JR. v. EAGER AVIATION CORPORATION (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

2000-C - 2416 MELISSA LEBLANC, ET AL. v. MAX MIGUEZ AND ALLSTATE INSURANCE (Parish of Vermilion)

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2000-C - 2482 SUCCESSION OF BESSIE CANTRELL JACKSON (Parish of Rapides)

2000-CC- 2590 DOROTHY REED GAUTHE, ET AL. v. ASBESTOS CORPORATION, LTD., ET AL. (Parish of Jefferson)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2000-KK- 2602 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHAD BAIR (Parish of Ascension)

2000-CC- 2608 SEAVIUS MARK AMY v. AMOCO OIL COMPANY, ET AL. C/W SEAVIUS MARK AMY v. SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORP., ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

2000-CC- 2613 CRYSTAL J. PRICE AND CRYSTAL PRICE, ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILD, CHRISTOPHER L. PRICE v. CHANDRA HULBERT, THE INFINITY INSURANCE COMPANY, AND JOHN D. HULBERT (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-CC- 2615 PATSY RAMBO & SALVIN RAMBO v. WILLIS-KNIGHTON BOSSIER HEALTH CENTER, TRADENAME WILLIS KNIGHTEN MEDICAL CENTER (Parish of Bossier)

2000-CP- 2617 ELIJAH A. ALEXANDER, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lincoln)

TRAYLOR, J., recused.

2000-C - 2619 DAMON DEVILLE v. SOUTH CENTRAL INDUSTRIES, INC. AND LOUISIANA HEALTH SERVICES & INDEMNITY CO. D/B/A BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF LOUISIANA (Office Of Workers' Compensation District 5)

KIMBALL, J., recused.

2000-CC- 2621 BRUCE ROY AND SHARLEAN ROY v. ROSALINE AUGUSTINE, ET AL (Parish of Avoyelles)

2000-C - 2626 STEVEN A. HARTNETT AND PAMELA S. HARTNETT v. LGD PROPERTIES, INC. KEITH CASEY AND PAM CASEY, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2000-CC- 2630 JEFFERY A. COURTNEY AND JACK COURTNEY, JR. v. TWIN BRIDGES CO., INC., DALE GIVENS, SECRETARY OF THE LOUISIANA DEPARMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-C - 2633 DANIEL COLLINS AND LINDA BOURGEOIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE LOUISIANA HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY, UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, THE MEDICAL CENTER OF LOUISIANA, DR. MARTIN L. BELLECCI, DR. AMY ERNST, ET AL. C/W DANIEL COLLINS, ET AL. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2000-CC- 2634 RON KELLER AND DELORES KELLER MADERE INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MOTHER, ISMA W. KELLER v. SHAUNDA JONES, M.D. (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-C - 2636 WILLIAM G. ROBINSON v. TOURO INFIRMARY (Parish of Orleans)

2000-C - 2638 EDWARD LEBLANC v. DR. RICHARD BARRY, LOUISIANA PATIENT'S COMPENSATION FUND (Parish of Calcasieu)

2000-CC- 2640 LOUISIANA SAFETY ASSOCIATION OF TIMBERMEN, SELF INSURERS FUND v. RELIANCE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Winn)

2000-C - 2641 ALVIN MCCANT AND DORIS MCCANT v. BILL GARRETT NISSAN, INC. SLIDELL NISSAN PARTNERS AND NISSAN MOTOR CORPORATION, IN U.S.A. (Parish of St. Tammany)

2000-CC- 2645 MOSSY MOTORS INC. v. THE SEWERAGE AND WATER BOARD OF THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans)

2000-C - 2647 JANICE S. SULLIVAN v. PRISCILLA WALLACE, ET AL (Parish of Claiborne)

2000-CC- 2652 LOUISIANA SAFETY ASSOCIATION OF TIMBERMEN, SELF INSURERS FUND v. RELIANCE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC. ET AL. (Parish of Winn)

2000-CC- 2653 THE GRAY INSURANCE COMPANY v. OLD TYME BUILDERS, INC. AND ZURICH INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Tammany)

2000-CC- 2655 SCOTT W. BRUMLEY v. JO ANN JACKSON AND JACKSON INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. (Parish of Bossier)

2000-C - 2656 ALVIN MCCANT AND DORIS MCCANT v. BILL GARRETT NISSAN, INC. SLIDELL NISSAN PARTNERS, AND NISSAN MOTOR CORPORATION IN U.S.A. (Parish of St. Tammany)

2000-C - 2659 ANN C. PURVIS v. ROBERT W. STRATTON, A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION AND ROBERT W. STRATTON (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-C - 2660 ANGELA H. BUTZ AND RUSSELL BUTZ v. JAMES P. LYNCH, THE ESTATE OF PATRICK O. LYNCH, STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE CO., AND STATE FARM FIRE AND CASUALTY COMPANY C/W FRANCIS R. WHITE, III, ON BEHALF OF HIS SON, FRANCIS RANDALL WHITE, IV v. STATE FARM AUTOMOBILE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, STATE FARM FIRE AND CASUALTY CO., JAMES P. LYNCH, AND THE ESTATE OF PATRICK O. LYNCH (Parish of St. Tammany)

2000-C - 2661 ERIC VON DRAKE v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Bossier)

2000-C - 2665 TERRY BROWN, SR. v. EVELYN HARREL (Parish of Orleans)

2000-C - 2669 DAN C. FRISARD v. JO ANN LACOSTE AUTIN WIFE OF/AND LOUIS ULMER (Parish of St. Tammany)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

2000-CC- 2670 KATHLEEN M. GRIMES v. KATHRYN C. SIBLEY, ET AL. (Parish of Bossier)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2000-C - 2673 CLARENDON NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY v. WILLIAM BELT, ET AL. (Parish of Caddo)

KNOLL, J., recused.

2000-C - 2674 WEBB CONSTRUCTION, INC. v. CITY OF SHREVEPORT (Parish of Caddo)

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2000-CC- 2678 JAMES L. MCCONATHY, JR. v. RANDY J. UNGAR, ET AL. (Parish of Ouachita)

2000-CC- 2684 BENNY LEE CROCKER, ET AL v. RODNEY LANE ROACH, ET AL (Parish of Desoto)

2000-CC- 2685 THOMAS MENSON, ET AL v. WENDAL K. TAYLOR, ET AL (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2000-OC- 2711 ANTHONY I. PETERS v. K&B/RITE AID CORPORATION (Office Of Workers' Compensation District 07)

2000-KH- 3026 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENNETH SMOTHERS (Parish of Orleans)

 

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