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2002 News Releases

News Release #025

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 025
 

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 26th day of March, 2002 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

 

STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED :


2002-CC- 0869 WILLIAM G. HAYS, JR., AS LITIGATION TRUSTEE FOR AND ON BEHALF OF UNITED COMPANIES FINANCIAL CORPORATION v. DELOITTE & TOUCHE, LLP (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)


On the 27th day of March, 2002 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

 

INTERIM SUSPENSION ORDERED :


2002-B - 0636 IN RE: CRAIG J. HATTIER

 

APPLICATION DISMISSED ON JOINT MOTION :


2002-C - 0696 MARK LAPRARIE v. HERCULES OFFSHORE CORPORATION AND PARKER DRILLING OFFSHORE CORPORATION (Parish of Iberia)

 

MOTION TO DISMISS GRANTED; WRITS RECALLED :


2001-KP- 0670 C/W 2001-KP- 1099 STATE EX REL JIMMY WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E.Baton Rouge)

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :


2002-KK- 0778 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DARREN GREEN (Parish of Iberville)

 

2002-CC- 0904 RAYMOND BERTHELOT, ET AL. v. AVONDALE INDUSTRIES, INC., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)


 

On the 28th day of March, 2002 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED :


2000-KH- 2185 STATE EX REL COREY GUISE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

2000-KP- 2738 STATE EX REL GLEN SEALS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J., recused.

 

2002-C - 0189 JOE A. SLOWINSKI, ET UX v. ENGLAND ECONOMIC AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT, ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)

 

CERTIFICATION GRANTED :


2002-CQ- 0057 JESCO CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION v. NATIONSBANK CORPORATION, ET AL. AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SPECIALTY LINES INSURANCE COMPANY, CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANY, UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYDS OF LONDON v. BANK OF AMERICA COMMERCIAL FINANCE CORPORATION FORMERLY KNOWN AS NATIONSCREDIT COMMERCIAL CORPORATION (United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit)

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER :


2001-KP- 1078 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SAMUEL STARKS (Parish of Ouachita)
 

2001-K - 2218 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHELIA LITTLE (Parish of Orleans)

See Per Curiam.

JOHNSON, J., would grant and docket.

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

 

2002-OB- 0751 IN RE: INVESTIGATION OF R.F.F.

See Per Curiam.

TRAYLOR, J., would deny the application.

KIMBALL, J., would deny the application.



WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER :


2002-CC- 0770 GLORIA SCOTT, ET AL v. THE AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

See Per Curiam.

CALOGERO, C.J., concurs in part and dissents in part. Jurors numbers 15 and 20 should be dismissed. Jurors numbers 16 and 18 should be allowed to serve.

KNOLL, J., concurs in the result.

JOHNSON, J., would deny the writ.

VICTORY, J., concurs in the result.

KIMBALL, J., would deny the writ.

 

TRANSFERRED TO THE DISTRICT COURT :


2002-KH- 0379 LLOYD BELL, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Feliciana)

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER; OTHERWISE DENIED :


2001-KH- 1291 STATE EX REL ANTHONY CHISOLM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

LEAVE(S) TO APPEAL DENIED :


2001-0B- 3210 IN RE: APPEAL OF DECISION OF DISCIPLINARY BOARD NOS. 01-Admin-231, 99-Admin-82, 98-Admin-93

 

2001-OB- 3369 IN RE: APPEAL OF DECISION OF DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 01-PDB-160

 

2001-OB- 3372 IN RE: APPEAL OF DECISION OF DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 01-PDB-018

 

2002-OB- 0480 IN RE: APPEAL OF DECISION OF DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 01-PDB-181


RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED :


2001-KH- 1469 STATE EX REL WILLIE GORDON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J., concurs in the denial. See La.C.Cr.P. art. 930.8; State ex rel. Glover v. State, 93-2330 (La. 9/5/95), 660 So.2d 1189; State v. Parker, 98-0256 (La. 5/8/98), 711 So.2d 694.

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :


2001-KH- 0950 STATE EX REL RICHARD SCOTT MCCOY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Red River)

 

2001-KH- 1094 STATE EX REL HENRY N. JUDGE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

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

 

2001-K - 1230 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN M. KINSEL (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J., recused.

 

2001-KH- 1250 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL RANDEAN J. HENRY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafourche)

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2001-K - 1271 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENTRELL PARKER (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KO- 1311 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. IKE WEEKS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2001-KO- 1313 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ARTHUR R. ROBINSON (Parish of Caddo)

 

2001-KP- 1315 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DEMETRIUS JONES (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KO- 1325 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TINA M. EMERSON (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KP- 1332 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL DONALD ARBUTNOT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2001-KP- 1334 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERIC DENET (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-K - 1338 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TERRY L. REVERE (Parish of Lafayette)


2001-KP- 1348 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FRANCIS ROBINSON (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2001-KO- 1349 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EDDIE GIBBS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2001-KO- 1356 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GERALD BRANIGAN (Parish of St. Tammany)

2001-KO- 1369 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHAD LOUIS BOUDREAUX (Parish of Lafayette)

2001-KO- 1370 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL J. MOREHEAD (Parish of St. Tammany)

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2001-K - 1377 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ARTHUR J. WILLIAMS (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-K - 1378 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROOSEVELT HOLMES (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KO- 1417 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT WILLIAMS (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KO- 1422 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ABE J. LINDSEY JR. (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KH- 1505 CITY COURT OF ABBEVILLE v. PAMELA VANDI (Parish of Vermilion)

 

2001-CI- 1577 ALCY JOSEPH, JR. v. RICHARD STALDER, ET AL (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2001-KH- 1743 STATE EX REL. HULEN MARTIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ascension)

 

2001-CI- 1745 RICHARD WHITE v. ED DAY, WARDEN CLARA WELLS, RECORD ANALYST (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J., concurs. See R.S. 15:1172(B).

 

2001-KH- 1788 STATE EX REL TROY RODRIGUEZ v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-CI- 1792 AARON SALTER v. ED DAY, WARREN CLARA WELLS, RECORD ANALYST (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J., concurs. See R.S. 15:1172(B).

 

2001-KH- 1838 STATE EX REL TONY BANKS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Concordia)

 

2001-KH- 1847 STATE EX REL MICHAEL JAMES CARTER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

 

2001-KH- 1850 STATE EX REL. MELVIN JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KH- 1851 STATE EX REL. CHRIS J. LEBLANC v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

 

2001-KH- 1852 STATE EX REL DOLPH FINLEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

 

2001-KH- 1854 STATE EX REL ARMANDO MURRAY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KH- 1856 STATE EX REL HUBERT MARTIN III v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

 

2001-KH- 1859 STATE EX REL ALVIN CLARK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Evangeline)

 

2001-KH- 1896 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL ISAAC HANDY, SR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-KH- 1968 STATE EX REL ROBERT POOLER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Livingston)

 

2001-KH- 1971 STATE EX REL DARRYL GLYNN DELACERDA v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

 

2001-KH- 1972 STATE EX REL DARRELL GLENN CRAFT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Union)

 

2001-KH- 1975 STATE EX REL EDWARD DILL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

 

2001-KH- 1976 STATE EX REL JOSEPH KILBY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

 

2001-KH- 1978 STATE EX REL DARRYL HAMMOND v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2001-KH- 1979 STATE EX REL KARL TAYLOR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KH- 1984 STATE EX REL ALPHONSE BROWN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KH- 1985 STATE EX REL ROY SINGLETON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KH- 1987 STATE EX REL RIP DAN DAVIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Tangipahoa)

 

2001-KH- 1992 STATE EX REL RUFUS HENRY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)

 

2001-KH- 1994 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL TYRONE M. HENSLEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Acadia)

KNOLL, J., recused.

 

2001-KH- 1995 STATE EX REL. JAMES BANKS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KH- 1997 STATE EX REL ANTHONY WAYNE HUTSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

 

2001-KH- 1998 STATE EX REL. JOHN W. SEMIEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Evangeline)

 

2001-K - 2021 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHEILA LITTLE (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KH- 2367 STATE EX REL. HYMEL VARNADO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KH- 3036 STATE EX REL RANNELL CRAIG v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-B - 3166 IN RE: PRESSLEY C. CALAHAN

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the application.

VICTORY, J., would grant the application.

 

2001-C - 3356 YOLANDA GIBSON v. DR. VICTOR BROWN (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-C - 3379 ALFREDA SMITH MILLER, WILBERT MILLER, SR., EDWINA GREENE, WILBERT MILLER, JR., MARIE DAVILLIER AND PATRICE BROOKTER v. SOUTHERN BAPTIST HOSPITAL (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-C - 3402 ANNA C. DAVIS v. CHARLES MAYBERRY, RALPH WHALEN, JANET WOODKA, AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-C - 0080 LESTER SMITH v. QUARLES DRILLING COMPANY, ET AL.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-KH- 0091 STATE EX REL HERBERT A. PIERRE JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2002-KH- 0095 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BILLY ROE SMALLWOOD SR. (Parish of Terrebonne)

 

2002-C - 0104 ELVINA MONCEAUX v. TOSCO MARKETING CO. (Office Of Workers' Comp.Dist. 4)

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-KH- 0112 STATE EX REL DAVID A. LEE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-KH- 0117 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT JACKSON III (Parish of Caddo)

 

2002-C - 0123 LESTER SMITH v. QUARLES DRILLING COMPANY, ET AL. (Office of Workers' Compensation District No. 4)

 

2002-C - 0138 DEBORAH WHITE v. FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE (Office Of Workers' Compensation District No. 9)

 

2002-C - 0190 BRENDA S. BERTRAND v. DEREK D. HENRY, JOHN C. RICHEY, OMEGA ONE INSURANCE COMPANY AND CLARENDON NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Martin)

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-C - 0193 CONNIE JACOBS v. LOUISIANA FARM BUREAU INSURANCE COMPANIES, ET AL.(Parish of Natchitoches)

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-C - 0244 PETER AND KAREN FORTIER, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS ADMINISTRATORS OF THE ESTATE OF THEIR MINOR CHILD, HUNTER FORTIER v. DR. ROBERT DEHNE AND DR. DEAN MACEWEN (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J., recused.

 

2002-C - 0246 HERZOG CONTRACTING CORPORATION v. ROBERT V. OLIVER, ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-C - 0252 PHILLIP J. PEKINS, JR. AND DONNA PEKINS, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILD ERICA PEKINS v. AMERICAN CENTRAL INSURANCE COMPANY, SOUTHERN UNITED FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY AND THE ESTATE OF AND SUCCESSION REPRESENTATIVE OF HORACE DENNIS, JR. (Parish of Ascension)

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-C - 0253 GAIL M. LAWYER v. SUCCESSION OF EVA MAE MCBRIDE KOUNTZ, THROUGH HER EXECUTRIX, BARBARA KOUNTZ KUPIT, SANDRA KOUNTZ DUSANG AND BARBARA KOUNTZ KUPIT AS UNIVERSAL LEGATEES OF THE ESTATE OF EVA MARIE MCBRIDE KOUNTZ; PRUDENTIAL REAL ESTATE AFFILIATES, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-C - 0256 BETTY JOHN VAAS, WIFE OF/ AND LACHLAN M. VAAS v. GRANDE HILLS ESTATES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. C/W ANTHONY ARNONA, JR., ET AL. v. LEXINGTON HILLS PARTNERSHIP AND ITS SUCCESSORS AND GRANDE HILLS ESTATES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. (Parish of St. Tammany)

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

 

2002-C - 0260 SAN ROMAN ENTERPRISES, INC. v. KATHLEEN PLAISANCE AND LESTER PLAISANCE (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2002-C - 0261 EXXON CORPORATION v. FOSTER WHEELER CORPORATION, TEXAS PIPE BENDING INC., TUBE TURNS TECHNOLOGY INC., ABC INSURANCE COMPANIES, AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANIES (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2002-C - 0262 FRANK T. CACIOPPO, JR. v. ALTON OCHSNER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL, ET AL. (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-CC- 0270 DIANA MARIE SILVA v. TRANSIT MANAGEMENT OF SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA, INC, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-C - 0271 SUE WELLS, ET UX v. KEMPER CASUALTY INSURANCE CO., ET AL. C/W LARRY CARPENTER, ET AL. v. BOBBY G. REED, ET AL. (Parish of Ouachita)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-C - 0272 MELISSA HEBERT v. BLUE'S AUTO AND TRUCK PARTS (Office Of Workers' Compensation District No. 5)

 

2002-C - 0273 RON S. MACALUSO v. TRAVIS BOATING CENTER LOUISIANA, INC., PRO-LINE BOATS, JOHNSON MOTOR COMPANY A/K/A OUTBOARD MARINE CORPORATION, FAST LOAD TRAILERS AND EVINRUDE MOTOR COMPANY A/K/A OUTBOARD MARINE CORPORATION (Parish of Tangipahoa)

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2002-C - 0274 SAM J. PIGNO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE BOARD OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2002-C - 0285 RAMONA BARRIOS v. WAL-MART STORES, INC. (Parish of St. Tammany)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-CJ- 0709 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF D.A.G. (Parish of St. Bernard)

 

2002-KK- 0713 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JODY L. TOLBERT (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-CC- 0727 J. CALDARERA & COMPANY, INC. v. CITY OF BATON ROUGE AND PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE, ON BEHALF OF THE BATON ROUGE METROPOLITAN AIRPORT (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2002-CJ- 0734 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF M.N. (Juvenile Court For The Parish Of East Baton Rouge)

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

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

 

 

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