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2002 News Releases

News Release #067

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 067

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 18th day of September, 2002 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court  of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2002-CC- 1970 JOAN A. EATON AND ROBERT EATON v. ALAN D. GARELY, M.D., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

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

JOHNSON, J., would deny the writ.

WEIMER, J., would deny the writ.

 

SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2002-B - 2257 IN RE: JOHN P. DEOKARAN
 


APPLICATION(S) DISMISSED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2002-OB- 1042 IN RE: TONY T. LE

 

STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2002-CC- 2392 ODILON CHACHA COTO, ET AL. v. J. RAY MCDERMOTT S.A., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2002-C - 2288 KENNETH RAY SCHEXNIDER v. WANDA FAYE BROWN (Parish of Calcasieu)

2002-KK- 2319 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RANDY J. SAVOY (Parish of Ascension)

2002-CC- 2327 CYNTHIA LYNNE PARDEN, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR  CHILDREN, CARL PARDEN AND HANAH PARDEN AND RODNEY P. LEBLANC, ET AL. v. CNA INSURANCE COMPANY, STONE INSURANCE COMPANY, ENCOMPASS INSURANCE COMPANY, AND CONTINENTAL
INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Bernard)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-KK- 2347 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICKY J. DOYLE (Parish of Caddo)

2002-C - 2375 TERRY R. REEVES v. LAURA J. JOHNSON A/K/A LAURA JO JOHNSON AND HON. DONALD E. KELLEY, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS
CLERK OF COURT OF WINN PARISH, LOUISIANA (Parish of Winn)



On the 20th day of September, 2002 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED:

2002-C - 1388 ANTHONY L. VOGT, ET AL. v. BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE ORLEANS LEVEE DISTRICT AND BASS ENTERPRISES PRODUCTION COMPANY C/W  ALAN M. EDGECOMBE, ET AL. v. BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE ORLEANS LEVEE DISTRICT AND BASS ENTERPRISES PRODUCTION COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 1401 ROBERT J. MCGUIRE v. NEW ORLEANS CITY PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2001-K - 2564 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FREDERICK D. STOKES (Parish of Orleans)

See Per Curiam.

2002-CC- 0844 CORALEE MONK, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTRIX OF THE MINORS, JEFFREY WAYNE HANKS, WARD HANKS, MICHAEL HANKS, CARINA MONK AND SHAWN MONK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HOSPITALS AND DR. STEVEN JURISICH (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J., dissents.

2002-KK- 1842 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BARRY SMITH ( Parish of Orleans)

See Per Curiam.

JOHNSON, J., dissents from order.

TRANSFERRED TO THE COURT OF APPEAL:

2002-KH- 2350 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TOBY LYNN MATEN (Parish of E. Baton Rouge) First Circuit.

TRANSFERRED TO THE DISTRICT COURT:

2001-KH- 3093 STATE EX REL LONNIE BILBO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberville)

 

APPEAL REMANDED TO DISTRICT COURT; SEE PER CURIAM:

2002-CA- 1900 TAMMY LANGLOIS IN HER OWN RIGHT AND ON BEHALGF OF THE MINOR CHILD, KRYSTAL MARTIN v. EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD AND NITA K. BRAUD (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
 


ADMISSION DENIED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2002-OB- 0364 IN RE: EDWARD EARL VANDERFORD

TRAYLOR, J., dissents from the order, preferring simply to deny petitioner's application.

KNOLL, J., dissents from the order, preferring simply to deny petitioner's application.

 

SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2002-B - 1377 IN RE: PAMELA VINEY MATHEWS



APPLICATION FOR APPOINTMENT OF DISTRICT JUDGE GRANTED:

2002-O - 2210 ST. FRANCIS PFU, L.L.C. v. NEALAN J. RIDER AND ST. FRANCIS NURSING HOME OF OBERLIN, INC. (Parish of Allen)

 

REHEARING(S) DENIED:

2002-KK- 1769 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHARLES P. LAHAYE (Parish of Evangeline)

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

 

APPLICATION FOR RECONSIDERATION NOT CONSIDERED:

2002-KK- 1163 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. VINCENT LEWIS (Parish of Orleans)

 

APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED:

2002-C - 1470 CAROLYN GRAVES v. CHARLOTTE GILLYARD (Parish of Caddo)

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2001-KH- 2047 STATE EX REL. SAMMY WHITESIDE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2001-KO- 2269 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FREDERICK MANSON (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2001-KP- 2347 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALLEN ROBERTSON, JR. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2001-KP- 2353 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DERRICK J. MAXIE (Parish of Desoto)

2001-KP- 2358 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. VASHON KELLY (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-KP- 2434 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALEX I. MEJIA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KO- 2456 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GEORGE KING (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-KO- 2458 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MATTHEW THOMAS (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KP- 2460 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WAYNE L. MARTIN (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KH- 2479 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL RONALD D. KING v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Washington)

WEIMER, J., recused.

2001-KO- 2505 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. VINCENT A. CUSHINELLO (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2001-KP- 2513 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PAQUITA PETERS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

WEIMER, J., recused.

2001-KP- 2532 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BILLY D. HARMAN, JR. (Parish of Lafourche)

2001-KO- 2534 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT FLAGG (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2001-KP- 2535 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN D. POPULIS (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-KP- 2538 STATE EX REL DONNIE TIPTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ascension)

WEIMER, J., recused.

2001-KP- 2563 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL ROBINSON (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KP- 2674 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONTAE JONES (Parish of St. Martin)

2001-KP- 2714 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BYRON B. JOHNSON (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KP- 2723 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DOUGLAS C. JONES (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KP- 2787 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MONTY L. PRICE (Parish of Bossier)

CALOGERO, C.J., recused.

2001-K - 2802 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TIFFANY A. SCHRIBER (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KH- 2905 STATE EX REL MARK NICKENS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-KH- 2906 STATE EX REL ROBERT LAGARDE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)

2001-KH- 2955 STATE EX REL ELBERT J. RATCLIFF, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-K - 2974 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANDREW KEITH ROBERTS (Parish of Lafayette)

2001-K - 2990 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL T. ELLEDGE (Parish of Lasalle)

2001-KH- 3017 STATE EX REL SANDRA CORDERO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-KH- 3019 STATE EX REL WALLACE GABRIEL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-KH- 3020 STATE EX REL ERNEST BAILEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KH- 3021 STATE EX REL EDMOND BROWN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KH- 3031 STATE EX REL PHYLLIS MANUEL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Evangeline)

2001-KH- 3035 STATE EX REL GERALD WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Natchitoches)

2001-KH- 3039 STATE EX REL ANDREW MCGRAW v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Richland)

2001-KH- 3041 STATE EX REL THOMAS NELLUM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KH- 3043 STATE EX REL DAVID J. BENEDICT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Pointe Coupee)

2001-KH- 3045 STATE EX REL JOSEPH D. HEBERT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

2001-KH- 3049 STATE EX REL MICHAEL WAYNE WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

2001-KH- 3053 STATE EX REL LEROY SHAW v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KH- 3054 STATE EX REL RAY ANTHONY SAMPAY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

2001-KH- 3063 STATE EX REL RUSSELL ROSS RUBIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Evangeline)

2001-K - 3110 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LAURENCE WATKINS, A/K/A LAWRENCE WATKINS (Parish of Orleans)

2001-K - 3170 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENNETH SINGLETON (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2001-K - 3367 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILKS L. LAIRD (Parish of Vernon)


2002-KK- 0185 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES R. FLEMING (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J., concurs, though believing court's ruling on defendant's motion should be vacated. The district court can yet reconsider its interlocutory ruling. See State v. Mayeux, 01-3195 (La. 6/21/02) , 820 So.2d 526.

2002-C - 1312 ANTHONY L. VOGT, ET AL. v. BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE ORLEANS LEVEE DISTRICT AND BASS ENTERPRISES PRODUCTION COMPANY C/W ALAN M. EDGECOMBE, ET AL. v. BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE ORLEANS LEVEE DISTRICT AND BASS ENTERPRISES PRODUCTION COMPANY (Parish of  Orleans)

2002-C - 1392 JAN MITCHELL v. JAMES W. ABERNATHY AND STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Tammany)

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2002-CC- 1396 WILDA ANDERSON, ET AL. v. NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

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

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1408 RANDALL BEASLEY, SR. v. ED'S MOBILE HOMES, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1445 JAMES BLACKFORD v. CHATEAU EAST INC. (Office Of Workers' Compensation, District No. 8)

2002-C - 1448 IN THE MATTER OF: MEMBERS OF A CLASS OF DESCENDANTS OF THE FORMER OWNERS OF CHENIERE RONQUILLO AND OTHER CONSOLIDATED CASES (Parish of Plaquemines)

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

2002-CC- 1452 TRACY REED, ET AL. C/W WITH OTHER CASES v. NORFOLK-SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

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

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1454 IN THE MATTER OF: MEMBERS OF A CLASS OF DESCENDANTS OF THE FORMER OWNERS OF CHENIERE RONQUILLO AND OTHER CONSOLIDATED CASES (Parish of Plaquemines)

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

2002-CC- 1455 IN RE: MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL OF CYNTHIA SIMPSON, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER HUSBAND, JERRY SIMPSON (DECEASED) (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-CC- 1456 NORMA JEAN WEBB v. DR. HAMID MASSIAH AND DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF JEFFERSON (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-CC- 1459 BOBBY HOWARD v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of  Rapides)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-CC- 1464 NORMA WESTBROOK v. CINCINNATI INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1469 BRENDA TAMBERELLA, WIFE OF/AND LEROY J. STAGNI v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-CC- 1473 CHENELE ELLIS BLAKE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS AND OFFICE OF STATE POLICE, GRAND CASINOS OF LOUISIANA, LLC - COUSHATTA, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-CC- 1477 GREGORY DE REYNA, III v. PENNZOIL EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Vermilion)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-CC- 1478 GREGORY DE REYNA, III v. PENNZOIL EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Vermilion)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-KK- 1481 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRIAN TORRES (Parish of Pointe Coupee)

2002-CP- 1486 MIGUEL VELEZ v. ANTHONY M. BERTUCCI AND FRANCIS "BO" ROUGEOU (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 1492 W.L. WAGNER, ET UX v. FAIRWAY VILLAS CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATES, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Sabine)

2002-C - 1493 EASTERN CAPITAL HOLDINGS, LIMITED (IN LIQUIDATION) AND ARABIAN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION v. MARSH & MCLENNAN OF LOUISIANA, INC., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 1497 WALKER LOUISIANA PROPERTIES, J. ORAN RICHARD AND GAME MANAGEMENT, INC. v. STEVEN BROUSSARD (Parish of Calcasieu)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1498 ERNEST KEENER, JR. AND JULIE W. KEENER v. MID-CONTINENT CASUALTY, BENSON CHEVROLET CO., INC. A/K/A BEST CHEVROLET, INC., AND TYRONE DANIEL (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1501 SILLIMAN PRIVATE SCHOOL CORPORATION v. SHAREHOLDER GROUP (Parish of East Feliciana)

2002-C - 1506 JERRY L. LAVESPERE v. CHRISTOPHER J. ROY, SR. AND ROY LAW OFFICES (Parish of Natchitoches)

2002-C - 1508 ALMA B. LITTLE v. CADLE COMPANY, CADLE COMPANY II, FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF JEFFERSON, AND HIBERNIA BANK (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-C - 1509 SOUTHERN TOOL & SUPPLY, INC. v. BEERMAN PRECISION INC., INDUSTRIAL WELDING SUPPLY CO., BLACK & DECKER, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., recused.

2002-C - 1510 DONALD E. HAMPTON v. DOROTHY C. KATTENGELL, ST. TAMMANY SQUARE, LTD., GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES INSURANCE COMPANY, CITY OF COVINGTON, AND STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Tammany)

2002-KK- 1511 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EDGAR SAIZON (Parish of Pointe Coupee)

2002-C - 1512 STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, OFS, SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT SERVICES, IN THE INTEREST OF P.F., MINOR CHILD OF M.F. v. C.W.

2002-C - 1515 SOUTHERN TOOL & SUPPLY, INC. v. BEERMAN PRECISION INC., INDUSTRIAL WELDING SUPPLY CO., BLACK & DECKER INC. (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., recused.

2002-C - 1517 JANICE BREAUX BLANCHARD v. MIDLAND RISK INSURANCE, ET AL. (Parish of Iberia)

2002-C - 1520 WILLIAM E. BOYTE, JR., TONIA BOYTE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN, RACHAEL BOYTE AND ETHAN BOYTE v. WARD NORTH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY AND TODD BRAKEFIELD AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL UNDERWRITER INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Madison)

2002-C - 1528 WADE T. VERGES v. DONNA S. VERGES (Parish of St. Tammany)

2002-C - 1531 SOUTHERN TOOL & SUPPLY, INC. v. BEERMAN PRECISION INC., INDUSTRIAL WELDING SUPPLY CO., BLACK & DECKER INC. (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., recused.

2002-C - 1532 WALKER LOUISIANA PROPERTIEC, J. ORAN RICHARD AND GAME MANAGEMENT, INC. v. STEVEN BROUSSARD (Parish of Calcasieu)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1535 LINDA CARMENA v. INITIAL DSI TRANSPORT, INC. (Parish of Iberville)

2002-CC- 1536 PAULA BROWN v. LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT (Parish of Iberia)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1591 WILLIAM E. BOYTE, JR., TONIA BOYTE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN, RACHAEL BOYTE AND ETHAN BOYTE v. WARD NORTH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY AND TODD BRAKEFIELD AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL UNDERWRITER INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Madison)

2002-C - 1594 JANICE BREAUX BLANCHARD, ET AL. v. MIDLAND RISK INSURANCE, ET AL. (Parish of Iberia)

2002-KH- 2120 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANTHONY WELLS (Parish of Orleans)

2002-CC- 2148 TERRY JOSEPH AND JANET LEA MANZELLA, SR., HUSBAND AND WIFE v. FRANK MONISTERE, MARION MONISTERE, STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS - LOUISIANA STATE POLICE, TROOPER RANDY J. HILDALGO, FRANK L. BRIGGS AND DIRECT GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Tangipahoa)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

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