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 2001 News Releases

News Release #013

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 013

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 2nd day of February, 2001, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:


APPLICATION DISMISSED ON RELATOR'S MOTION:

2000-KK-2042 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DARRELL JAMES ROBINSON (Parish of Rapides)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2001-CC- 0327 DANIEL RODRIGUEZ, ET AL. v. ACANDS, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

 

On the 5th day of February, 2001, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2001-CC- 0326 KERRY WESTMORELAND v. TOURO INFIRMARY HOSPITAL (Parish of Orleans)

See Per Curiam.

KIMBALL, J., dissents and assigns reasons.

JOHNSON, J., would deny the application.

KNOLL, J., would deny the application.

 

On the 6th day of February, 2001, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

2001-CC- 0334 GORDEAN ADELLA WINGFIELD, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS GUARDIAN AND CONSERVATOR OF THE ESTATE OF HER MINOR SON, KENNY CLARK V. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND WILSON TRAILER COMPANY, INC. C/W JACKIE MURRAY, SHARON ROY ROVNER, IVY J. WILLS AS LEGAL GUARDIAN AND ATTORNEY FOR JOSEPH EDWARD WINGFIELD, AND JOSEPH EDWARD WINGFIELD INDIVIDUALLY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT, WILSON TRAILER COMPANY, INC.(Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2001-CC- 0335 GORDEAN ADELLA WINGFIELD, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS GUARDIAN AND CONSERVATOR OF THE ESTATE OF HER MINOR SON, KENNY CLARK V. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND WILSON TRAILER COMPANY, INC. C/W JACKIE MURRAY, SHARON ROY ROVNER, IVY J. WILLS AS LEGAL GUARDIAN AND ATTORNEY FOR JOSEPH EDWARD WINGFIELD, AND JOSEPH EDWARD WINGFIELD INDIVIDUALLY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT, WILSON TRAILER COMPANY, INC. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

On the 7th day of February, 2001, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

PERMISSION TO TAKE THE LOUISIANA BAR EXAMINATION GRANTED:

2001-OB- 0317 IN RE: JACK W. CUDWORTH

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2001-CC- 0302 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MONOTOR PETE (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KK- 0309 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RONDELL LOVE (Parish of Jefferson)

 

On the 9th day of February, 2001, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED:

2000-KK- 2837 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TERRENCE J. JONES (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J., recused.

KNOLL, J., recused.

2000-CJ- 3278 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF G.J.L. AMD M.M.L. (Parish of St. Landry)

2000-C - 3416 SHIRLEY BRANDT v. DR. ALAN J. ENGLE AND BOSTON OLD COLONY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

1999-KO- 3515 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KERMIT JACKSON AND GERARD A. BELL (Parish of Ascension)

See Per Curiam.

2000-K - 1238 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT M. LAGARDE, JR. (Parish of Terrebonne)

See Per Curiam.

TRAYLOR, J., would deny the writ.

KNOLL, J., would deny the writ.

2000-OC- 3197 FRENCH QUARTER CITIZENS FOR THE PRESERVATION OF RESIDENTIAL QUALITY, INC. v. THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, THE CITY ATTORNEY FOR THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, THE VIEUX CARRE COMMISSION, PAUL MAY, AND MARC COOPER (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J., would deny the writ.

2000-CC- 3280 HOPEWELL, INC. v. MOBIL OIL COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Red River)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant and docket.

VICTORY, J., would deny the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would deny the writ.

APPLICATION TRANSFERRED TO THE DISTRICT COURT:

2001-KH- 0254 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOE HILLARD (Parish of Rapides)

CURATOR APPOINTED; SEE ORDER:

2001-OB- 0043 IN RE: CHARLES WILLIAMS

DISBARMENT ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2001-B - 0131 IN RE: THOMAS L. GRAND, JR.

MOTION TO ENFORCE DENIED:

1998-KO- 2345 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLIFTON B. AYCHE (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J., concurs in denying this application as moot. The district court has furnished this court with a minute entry, which indicates that on December 15, 2000, the court conducted the evidentiary hearing and addressed relator's claim that he received ineffective assistance of counsel, as ordered by this court in State v. Ayche, 98-2345, (La. 1/15/99), 723 So.2d 1045; State v. Ayche, 98-2345 (La. 6/30/00), 765 So.2d 1045. After hearing the evidence the district court denied relator relief.

REHEARING(S) DENIED:

2000-C - 2269 MICHAEL SALLINGER v. GLENN ROBICHAUX D/B/A ROBICHAUX QUICK STOP AND ESSEX INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Lafourche)

RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED:

2000-KH- 0757 STATE EX REL CORNELIUS J. DUPARD, III v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-C - 2189 MICHAEL SALLINGER v. GLENN ROBICHAUX D/B/A ROBICHAUX QUICK STOP AND ESSEX INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Lafourche)

2000-C - 3019 JOYCE BROWN FONVILLE v. ST. FRANCES CABRINI HOSPITAL, ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)

STAY RECALLED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2000-CC- 2510 DAVID HECKER, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF MATTHEW HECKER v. STATE FARM INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2000-KO- 0753 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FREDERICK PATTERSON (Parish of St. James)

2000-CC- 0764 VIVIAN ROWELL AND JACK ROWELL v. KAREN STAFFORD AND GEICO INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-KO- 0810 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ARTHUR J. FLOT (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KO- 0867 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HILTON LASTRAPES (Parish of St. Landry)

2000-KH- 1118 STATE EX REL BERNARD GAFFEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

2000-KH- 1139 STATE EX REL MIGUEL ROSALES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-KH- 1185 STATE EX REL COREY CARROLL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

2000-KH- 1195 STATE EX REL QUNTOS WILSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2000-K - 1239 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN CHRIS STEPHENSON (Parish of Lincoln)

2000-K - 1241 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. REGINALD WARREN (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-K - 1244 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARCUS ANTHONY HARDOMON (Parish of Terrebonne)

2000-K - 1321 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DEMETRIUS EASTER (Parish of Caddo)

2000-K - 1343 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES CHARGOIS (Parish of Iberia)

2000-KH- 1358 STATE EX REL BOYVIC DUNCAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

2000-KH- 1405 STATE EX REL JOHNNIE F. DIXON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-KH- 1422 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL ROBERT JONES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 1461 STATE EX REL TOMMY GIBSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 1472 STATE EX REL TROY JONES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 1479 STATE EX REL DWIGHT A. CHRISTOPHER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-KH- 1484 STATE EX REL MICHAEL GLENN THOMAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2000-KH- 1490 STATE EX REL BRIAN BALLET v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 1516 STATE EX REL LUCIUS W. PERRON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 1517 STATE EX REL TRAVIS ROGERS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 1525 STATE EX REL LANDIS M. YOUNG v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-KH- 1527 STATE EX REL JUSTON DRAKE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

KNOLL, J., recused.

2000-KH- 1547 STATE EX REL MARIE TERRELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

2000-KH- 1549 STATE EX REL LIONEL JACKSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-C - 2646 HELEN DAVIS BARKSDALE, ET AL v. LINCOLN BUILDERS, INC., ET AL (Parish of Lincoln)

2000-C - 2913 MARY BEL, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE ESTATE OF HER HUSBAND, DOUGLAS BEL; AND LINDA B. MIRE AND CAROLYLN B. HEARD v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, REGAL INSURANCE COMPANY, CRAIG LEWIS, INDIVIDUALLY AND D/B/A CRAIG LEWIS STATE FARM AGENCY (Parish of St. Tammany)

2000-C - 3072 SUCCESSION OF ESTHER COPELAND MCKNIGHT (Parish of Caddo)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2000-C - 3156 HELEN LANDRENEAU COURTLAND, RONALD E. COURTLAND, CAROLINE ANN CASWELL AND SUSIE LORRINE SLAAMOT v. CENTURY INDEMNITY COMPANY, COMMERCIAL UNION INSURANCE COMPANY, FEDERAL INSURANCE COMPANY, INDUSTRIAL INDEMNITY COMPANY, HIGHLANDS INSURANCE COMPANY, GULF INSURANCE COMPANY, TRAVELERS CASUALTY AND SURETY COMPANY AND NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY OF PITTSBURGH, PA.(Parish of Jefferson)

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

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

LEMMON, J., would grant the writ.

2000-KH- 3216 STATE EX REL AUBREY HUMPHERY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

2000-C - 3420 JEFFREY E. NIPPA v. CHEVRON, USA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-C - 3421 PATRICIA DAVIS MINVIELLE v. REYNOLDS RAPHAEL MINVIELLE (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-C - 3428 ROBERT F. WHITMAN, JR. AND HIS WIFE SHARON ALTOBELLO WHITMAN v. CHENG-TSUNG WANG AND CHIEU HUNG LU WANG (Parish of Jefferson)

GULOTTA, J., recused.

2000-C - 3430 GARY HERNANDEZ v. ESKCO, INC. (Office Of Workers' Comp. Dist. 8)

2000-C - 3431 A TO Z PAPER CO.INC. ET AL v. CARLO DITTA, INC., MALONEY TRUCKING & STORAGE, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2000-C - 3438 JUNE B. CURRAN, WIFE OF/AND CURTIS R. CURRAN v. FISHERMAN MARINE PRODUCTS, INC. AND THE M/V FISHERMAN XIII (Parish of Orleans)

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

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2000-C - 3441 WILLIAM CROTWELL v. ERICA M. BLYTHE, STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND THE CITY OF BATON ROUGE, PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE, MARY E. AGNEW AND TINA AND TAO, INC. C/W JENNIFER BRUHL v. ERICA M. BLYTHE, STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND THE CITY OF BATON ROUGE, PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE, MARY E. AGNEW AND TINA AND TAO, INC. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2000-CC- 3445 FREEMAN FORD v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Avoyelles)

KNOLL, J., recused.

2000-CC- 3448 JEAN VALETTE BERTHELOT v. DR. WILLIAM A. STALLWORTH, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2000-C - 3450 SHOLONDA BREVELLE, ET AL. v. OSCAR HOWARD, ET AL.(Parish of Rapides)

2000-CC- 3451 ELWOOD HANO v. MARY ROSE LATINO HANO (Parish of Livingston)

2000-C - 3453 QUEST ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT CORP. v. SAMUEL M. YONTER, D/B/A SAMUEL M. YONTER, ATTORNEY AT LAW (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-C - 3457 RONNIE J. BROWN, INDIVIDUALLY AND IN HIS CAPACITY AS PROVISIONAL CURATOR FOR SHARON GAY DAVIS BROWN AND AS NATURAL TUTOR FOR CORY H. BROWN v. GLAXO, INC., GLAXO GROUP, LTD., GLAXO OPERATIONS UK, LTD., GLAXO PHARMACEUTICALS, A DIVISION OF GLAXO, INC. AND CERENEX PHARMACEUTICALS, A DIVISION OF GLAXO, INC. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-C - 3458 THOMAS BECNEL v. LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Plaquemines)

2000-C - 3476 PATSY EICHELBERGER v. GEORGIA SIDNEY AND NATIONAL HAIR CARE CENTER, INC. (Parish of Ouachita)

2000-OC- 3481 CORNELIUS ABRAHAM v. ST. MARY PARISH GOVERNMENT (Parish of St. Mary)

2000-C - 3482 CAROL OWENS v. CHARLES MONTGOMERY, LOUISIANA STATE POLICE, LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS, AND STATE OF LOUISIANA, DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATION (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-C - 3490 STEPHEN BLAKE AUCOIN AND DANA AUCOIN v. ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Lafayette)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2000-C - 3491 MARIE G. KROLICK INDIVIDUALLY, AND ON BEHALF OF OTHER INDIVIDUALS SIMILARLY SITUATED v. STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN RESOURCES, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-C - 3495 FRANK'S CASING CREW AND RENTAL TOOLS, INC., SUPERIOR CASING CREW, INC., BENTON CASING SERVICE, INC. AND OFFSHORE CONTRACT PAINTERS, INC. v. LOUISIANA INSURANCE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-C - 3499 MICHELLE CORN v. CECILIA P. AUTIN AND STATE FARM INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

GULOTTA, J., recused.

2000-C - 3503 AMANDA BARBER v. LEON ICHASO (Parish of Orleans)

2000-CC- 3505 A.J. SMELLEY, JR., MANDY SMELLEY ELLSWORTH AND ALBERT JAMES SMELLEY, III v. DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF SHREVEPORT INC. AND WILLIAM S. BUNDRICK, M.D. (Parish of Caddo)

2000-CC- 3508 CEDERICK FAVAROTH v. THE ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD, NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY AND ABC INSURANCE CO. (Parish of Orleans)

2000-C - 3519 RONNIE DAVIS, ET AL. v. DEMPSTER, INC. ET AL. (Parish of Allen)

2000-C - 3522 HAROLD LEBLANC v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, MILDRED W. MILLER AND STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

GULOTTA, J., recused.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2000-CC- 3525 VORSHA TADLOCK v. WILLIAM TAYLOR (Parish of St. Bernard)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-C - 0021 STEPHEN BLAKE AUCOIN AND DANA AUCOIN v. ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Lafayette)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-C - 0035 RONNIE J. BROWN, INDIVIDUALLY AND IN HIS CAPACITY AS PROVISIONAL CURATOR FOR SHARON GAY DAVIS BROWN AND AS NATURAL TUTOR FOR CORY H. BROWN v. GLAXO, INC., GLAXO GROUP, LTD., GLAXO OPERATIONS UK, LTD., GLAXO PHARMACEUTICALS, A DIVISION OF GLAXO, INC., AND CERENEX PHARMACEUTICALS, A DIVISION OF GLAXO, INC. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-CC- 0165 ALBERT J. AVENAL, JR. v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Plaquemines)

GULOTTA, J., recused

2001-CC- 0166 ALBERT J. AVENAL, JR. v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Plaquemines)

GULOTTA, J., recused.

2001-CC- 0167 ALBERT J. AVENAL, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Plaquemines)

GULOTTA, J., recused.

2001-CC- 0168 ALBERT J. AVENAL, JR. v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA AND THE DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES (Parish of Plaquemines)

GULOTTA, J., recused.

2001-CC- 0169 ALBERT J. AVENAL, JR. v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Plaquemines)

GULOTTA, J., recused.

2001-C - 0208 DEBRA L. CATANZARO MECHE v. ANTHONY CATANZARO (Parish of W. Baton Rouge)

2001-KH- 0257 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DERRICK DOUGLAS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2001-KH- 0259 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENNETH WILLIAMS (Parish of Livingston)

2001-KH- 0264 STATE EX REL REUBEN CAIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

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