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 2001 News Releases

News Release #077

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 077

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 3rd day of October, 2001 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

APPLICATION WITHDRAWN AS MOOT :

2001-C - 2484 ELIAS CHAHWAN v. BRIDGET B. CLARK, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

2001-C - 1871 KAISER ALUMINUM & CHEMICAL CORPORATION v. UNITED STEEL WORKERS OF AMERICA INTERNATIONAL, AFL-CIO, ET AL. (Parish of St. James)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2001-CC- 1886 CASEY BILLIESON, ET AL. v. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2001-CC- 2050 JAMES E. SHIELDS v. FRANK V. LEBLANC, III, JAMES L. BATES, JR. BATES & LEBLANC, A.P.L.C. AND CONTINENTAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

On the 4th day of October, 2001 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

APPLICATION(S) FOR ADMISSION GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM :

2001-OB- 2097 IN RE: RICHARD E. SMITH

2001-OB- 2710 IN RE: DOUGLAS E. WAITZ

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

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED :

2001-CC- 1646 LONNIE C. RENFROE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE ESTATE OF ROSE RENFROE AND JUDITH RENFROE PRINCE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT, ROAD DISTRICT NO. 1 OF THE PARISH OF JEFFERSON, AND THE GREATER NEW ORLEANS EXPRESSWAY COMMISSION (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-C - 1697 MICHAEL E. ROBINSON v. CAROLYN S. HEARD, IMPERIAL ADJUSTMENT CORPORATION, AND INTERSTATE FIRE AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2001-C - 1765 TERRANCE TUNSTALL v. ELVIN STIERWALD AND TRAVELERS INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER :

2001-KH- 0080 STATE EX REL LARRY FORTUNE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-CC- 1776 CLARENCE BRONSON DOYLE v. JANET LYNN SANDERS (Parish of Orleans)

TRANSFERRED TO THE DISTRICT COURTS:

2001-KH- 2579 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HOWARD LEE TUCKER, III (Parish of St. Charles)

2001-KH- 2619 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ARTHUR JONES (Parish of Jefferson)

TRANSFERRED TO MUNICIPAL COURT :

2001-KH- 2457 CITY OF NEW ORLEANS v. LEE ROBINSON (Parish of Orleans)

SUSPENSIONS ORDERED :

2001-B - 1876 IN RE: RICHARD E. HOLLEY

See Per Curiam.

2001-B - 1877 IN RE: JAY J. SZUBA

See Per Curiam.

INTERIM SUSPENSION ORDERED :

2001-B - 2502 IN RE: ARTHUR L. CARTER

See Order.

RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED :

2000-KH- 2830 STATE EX REL MELVIN RAYFORD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2000-KH- 3264 STATE EX REL DOUGLAS WOOD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

2001-C - 1884 THOMAS MAYS v. JOHN GLIOTT AND INTERNATIONAL MARINE AND INDUSTRIAL APPLICATORS, INC. (Parish of Jefferson)

APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED :

2000-KP- 3025 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MACK CHARLES GAY (Parish of Lincoln)

2001-C - 1796 ARNOLD J. ROSENTHAL v. BETSY'S PANCAKE HOUSE INC., ABC INSURANCE COMPANY, JOSEPH PACIERA, ET AL., XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY, AND THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans)

2001-C - 1798 WILBERT A. JACOB v. ELIZABETH H. LOUQUE, RONALD P. LONQUE, SR. HIS LIABILITY INSURANCE COMPANY, AND MERITA BREAD COMPANY/HOLSUM BAKERIES (MERGED WITH BUNNY BREAD, INC.) C/W DORIS JACOB v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY AS THE LIABILITY INSURANCE CARRIER FOR WIBERT A. JACOB, ET AL . C/W RONALD LOUQUE, ET AL. v. WILBERT A. JACOB, ET AL. (Parish of St. John)

2001-CC- 1883 ROSA ARGENTINA, WIFE OF/AND LARRY ROBERT REINHARDT v. THE CELOTEX CORPORATION, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

2000-KO- 2186 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN HENRY BROWN (Parish of Ouachita)

2000-KO- 2197 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERIC CAGE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-KO- 2221 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALMETRIC DEBROW (Parish of Caddo)

2000-KO- 2252 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOSE R. REYNA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2000-KO- 2258 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAROLD HINES (Parish of Iberville)

2000-KH- 2265 STATE EX REL DONALD R. WOOLEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KO- 2304 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DWAYNE KNIGHTEN (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-KH- 2399 STATE EX REL RAYMOND PERIQUE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KO- 2467 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LAWRENCE E. JOLLY (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-KO- 2468 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PAUL MARTINEZ (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-KO- 2514 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KEVIN DESALLE (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KO- 2528 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GRAYLYN JACKSON (Parish of St. Charles)

2000-KO- 2558 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT F. ROUSSEL (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-KO- 2561 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GLEN THOMAS (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KO- 2618 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOY JACOBS (Parish of Orleans)

2000-K - 2856 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARY E. APPACROMBIE (Parish of Caddo)

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

2000-K - 2979 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ADRIAN COX (Parish of St. Tammany)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2000-K - 2997 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALBERT J. STOKES (Parish of Orleans)

2000-K - 3053 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RIAUNCA HURST (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-K - 3058 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL ECHOLS (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J., recused.

2000-KP- 3086 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARTIN DIAS (Parish of Caddo)

2000-K - 3095 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIE LEE SMITH (Parish of Catahoula)

2000-K - 3099 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOSEPH D. WILLIAMS (Parish of Ouachita)

2000-K - 3101 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. STUART HENRY FREEMAN, JR. (Parish of Iberia)

2000-KP- 3127 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL RENNIER (Parish of Rapides)

2000-KH- 3469 STATE EX REL VERNELL JONES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jackson)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant in part, otherwise deny. The district court should be ordered to hold a hearing at which it would determine whether relator's medical treatment on the day of his guilty plea rendered him incompetent to plead guilty. See generally La. Code Crim. Proc. art. 642; State v. Nomey, 613 So. 2d 157 (La. 1993). In all other aspects, the application should be denied.

JOHNSON, J., would grant and remand to the district court for hearing.

2000-KH- 3498 STATE EX REL ROGER DALE CLEM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Tensas)

2001-KH- 0062 STATE EX REL ROBERT GALENTINE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2001-KH- 0351 STATE EX REL BYRON RILEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2001-KH- 0369 STATE EX REL MARCUS DICKERSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KH- 0371 STATE EX REL WILLIE PARKER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KH- 0372 STATE EX REL ROMALICE CHIRLOW v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-KH- 0373 STATE EX REL PERRY FOSTER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Washington)

2001-KH- 0381 STATE EX REL SUGAR R. LEWIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KH- 0383 STATE EX REL MAURICE LEWIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2001-KH- 0394 STATE EX REL PERRY FOSTER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Washington)

2001-KH- 0396 STATE EX REL HARON LINK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2001-KH- 0399 STATE EX REL TONY MARTIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

2001-KH- 0402 STATE EX REL ROBERT BROWN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KH- 0403 STATE EX REL DAMON BAKER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Webster)

2001-KH- 0416 STATE EX REL JOHN ARVILLE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)

2001-KH- 0461 STATE EX REL PURNELL E. MILLER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KH- 0463 STATE EX REL JAMES SMOOT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KH- 0464 STATE EX REL NORRIS JAMES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-C - 1551 JANICE A. VAUGHN, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTRIX OF THE MINOR CHILD, BRIAN GERALD VAUGHN v. DIRK FRANKLIN, WHITE CASTLE FERTILIZERCOOPERATIVE, IRIS CALLEGAN, HERNANDEZ FARMS, INC., ROYAL J. SPRAGIO,JR. SUSAN SPRAGIO BREWER, DUSTY SPRAGIO BENFIELD, AND GWEN SPRAGIO WILLIAMSON (Parish of Iberville)

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2001-CC- 1595 GLORIA MORRIS, ETAL. v. JOSEPH STETZ, ET AL. (Parish of Ascension)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-C - 1727 ORTHOPAEDIC CLINC OF MONROE (A MEDICAL CORPORATION), MYRON BAILEY, M.D., RIFAT NAWAS, M.D. FRANK CLINE, M.D., AND FRANK X. CLINE, M.D.,(A PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL CORP.) v. RUHL, ESQ. AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Ouachita)

2001-C - 1757 ADMINISTRATORS OF THE TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND v. PATRICIA A. JOHNSON, ASSESSOR FOR THE FIRST MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF THE PARISH OF ORLEANS, AND LOUISIANA TAX COMMISSION (Parish of Orleans)

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

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

LOBRANO, J., would grant the writ.

2001-C - 1764 JEANETTE ARMAND, ET AL. v. WILLIAM BELT, SHERIFF, ET AL. (Parish of Avoyelles)

2001-C - 1771 DORA RAMOS GARCIA AND VIRGINIA GARCIA VARELA, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF ARTEMIO GARCIA v. THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT, LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, DONALD SOLOMON, PRECISION BRAKE & CLUTCH INC., HEAVY DUTY PARTS AND EQUIPMENT, INC., THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, AND BOH BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-CC- 1772 PHILLIP LYNCH v. THE CITY OF COVINGTON, LIONEL THIGPEN, XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY, SUSIE MONTGOMERY AND STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Tammany)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-C - 1790 SUCCESSION OF CECILE DUCOTE CHATELAIN (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KK- 1801 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LISA MOSS (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-CC- 1823 JEAN N. LOEFFELBEIN v. DR. FRANK P. INCAPRERA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-C - 1861 CHRYSLER FINANCIAL COMPANY, L.L.C. v. JAMES CLOUTIER (Parish of St. Martin)

2001-CC- 1862 DLAINE THOMAS, ET AL. v. GALLANT INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2001-C - 1863 RORY LEWIS v. PRUDENTIAL PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, HARRY CONNICK IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS DISTRICT ATTORNEY FOR THE PARISH OF ORLEANS, DWAYNE MCCLURE IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS AN ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE (Parish of Orleans)

LOBRANO, J., would grant the writ.

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

2001-CC- 1864 MICHAEL A. YEDOR AND YEDOR FAMILY TRUST #1 v. HIRSCH INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, L.L.C. (Parish of Orleans)

2001-CC- 1865 IN RE: CHEMICAL RELEASE AT BOGALUSA (Parish of Washington)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-CC- 1866 TOMAS ELWELL v. AQUATICA, INC. AND CAL DIVE INTERNATIONAL, INC. (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-C - 1867 JAKE SCHNAPP v. DEPARTMENT OF POLICE (City Civil Service Commission Of New Orleans)

2001-CJ- 1869 K.S., INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILD, J.S. v. WAYNE SUMMERS, THE FLORIDA PARISH JUVENILE JUSTICE DISTRICT AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS (Parish of St. Tammany)

2001-CC- 1870 LEESA GILLETTE, ET AL v. CHARTER BRENTWOOD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEMS, L.L.C. (Parish of Caddo)

2001-CC- 1872 LENA RUMORE v. DALE WAMSTAD (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-CC- 1873 WALTER CLOUATRE v. HAROLD M. GINZBURG, M.D. (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-CC- 1879 MARIAN DIECIDUE ROLF, ET AL. v. ACCESS TO ADVENTURE, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2001-CC- 1882 EARL J. ROUSSEL, JR. v. LIBERTY LLOYDS INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL.(Parish of Jefferson)

LOBRANO, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-CC- 1885 CHARLES E. BLANK, JOLENE L. GOMEZ, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR SON LESLIE D. GOMEZ, IRMA JO LOUBIERE, RILEY SPURLOCK, JOHNNIE MAE SPURLOCK, PAUL D. KLEINPETER, EVA C.KLEINPETER, JOE L. FARLEY, LINDA F. FARLEY, AND MS. LEE B. ALLEMOND v. SID RICHARDSON CARBON & GASOLINE COMPANY, LARRY CLAY, AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of W. Baton Rouge)

2001-OC- 1888 FELICIA TYLER, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER DECEASED MINOR SON, LANCE TYLER v. DR. GREGORY GLOWACKI (Parish of St. Landry)

2001-C - 1889 NORMAN RACHAL, ET UX. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of Natchitoches)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-CC- 1890 FREDDIE WASHINGTON v. WILBERT JOHNESE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-C - 1905 IRMA GAYLE BUTLER v. DR. E. WARD SUDDERTH AND MARRERO SURGICENTER, INC. (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-C - 1908 VICKI M. MILLET v. TREASURE CHEST CASINO L.L.C., ABC INSURANCE COMPANY, EDWIN CARTER, DEF INSURANCE COMPANY, GHI SECURITY COMPANY, AND JKL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-KH- 2403 STATE EX REL RICKEY CAMPBELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-CC- 2462 IN RE: CHEMICAL RELEASE AT BOGALUSA (Parish of Washington)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-KH- 2519 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JEAN PERKINS (Parish of St. Charles)

2001-KH- 2625 STATE EX REL CARL JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

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