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2002 News Releases

News Release #070

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 070

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 23rd day of September, 2002 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

STAY DENIED; WRIT DENIED:

2002-CC- 2400 GLORIA SCOTT, ET AL. v. AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.


On the 24th day of September, 2002 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2002-C - 1484 FELTON MCBRIDE AND JANICE MCBRIDE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE MINORS, JASON MCBRIDE AND PAUL MCBRIDE; CHARLETTE DAVIS, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTRIX OF THE MINOR, ERIC MAZIQUE; PRESLY K. TAYLOR, JR. AND RUTH TAYLOR, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE MINOR, PONCE J. TAYLOR; AND GEORGE C. GRIMSLEY AND LEONA O. GRIMSLEY, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE MINOR JUSTIN J. GRIMSLEY v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AND SCOTT T. FALGOUT (Parish of St. John)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1639 FELTON MCBRIDE AND JANICE MCBRIDE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE MINORS, JASON MCBRIDE AND PAUL MCBRIDE, CHARLETTE DAVIS, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTRIX OF THE MINOR, ERIC MAZIQUE; PRESLY K. TAYLOR, JR., AND RUTH TAYLOR, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE MINOR, PONCE J. TAYLOR; AND GEORGE C. GRIMSLEY AND LEONA O. GRIMSLEY, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE MINOR JUSTIN J. GRIMSLEY v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AND SCOTT T. FALGOUT (Parish of St. John)
WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.


On the 30th 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 - 1147 PAMELA DUFRENE v. VIDEO CO-OP AND LOUISIANA WORKERS' COMPENSATION CORPORATION (Office Of Workers' Compensation Admin. Dist. 5)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2002-C - 1409 WILLIE G. DEBOSE v. SIR CLYDE LAIN, II (Parish of Ouachita)

TRANSFERRED TO THE COURT OF APPEAL:

2001-KP- 3153 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LIGE G. ROGERS (Parish of St. Bernard)
Fourth Circuit.

DISBARMENT ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2002-B - 1962 IN RE: RICHARD R. NEVITTE, JR.

CONSENT DISCIPLINE ORDERED:

2002-B - 1670 IN RE: FRANCIS C. BROUSSARD
See Per Curiam.
JOHNSON, J., dissents.
TRAYLOR, J., dissents.

2002-B - 1837 IN RE: CLAUD EDWARD PHELPS
See Per Curiam.
JOHNSON, J., would reject.
VICTORY, J., would reject.


REHEARING(S) DENIED:

2002-CC- 1964 BEN R. MILLER, JR., AND JOHN G. DAVIES, TESTAMENTARY CO-EXECUTORS OF THE SUCCESSION OF WILBUR MARVIN v. ANNE MARVIN SWANSON (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
JOHNSON, J., would grant a rehearing.

RECONSIDERATION(S) GRANTED; WRIT DENIED:

2002-C - 0947 THERESA B. HOOD (SPOUSE OF CLIFTON J. HOOD, JR.) v. METRO INDUSTRIAL CORPORATION (Office Of Workers' Compensation District 5)
VICTORY, J., would grant the reconsideration.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the reconsideration.

APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED:

2002-CC- 1674 NORTH AMERICAN FIRE & CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY v. MELISSA DUPRE AND IMPERIAL FIRE AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY
(Parish of Orleans)

STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2002-CC- 1467 A.O. SMITH CORPORATION v. AMERICAN ALTERNATIVE INSURANCE CORPORATION (Parish of Orleans)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2001-K - 2451 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. VERNON K. LEDET (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-KP- 2838 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROY MAURER (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2001-K - 2915 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHARON L. HOLLAND (Parish of Washington)
WEIMER, J., recused.

2001-K - 2921 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GERARD K. JACKSON (Parish of St. Tammany)

2001-KP- 2936 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WALLACE J. BREAUX (Parish of Calcasieu)

2001-KP- 2956 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TED SHERIDAN (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-K - 2977 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. IRVING P. BROUSSARD (Parish of Lafayette)

2001-K - 2981 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WARREN J. JACKSON, JR. (Parish of Orleans)

2001-K - 2984 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIAM RENE BROWN (Parish of Lafayette)

2001-K - 3059 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FIDELIS OWUNTA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KP- 3061 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL RYAN DABOVAL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2001-K - 3086 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LONNIE ALLEN (Parish of Orleans)

2001-K - 3103 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. STEVE BANKS AND JAMAR ROLLING
(Parish of Orleans)

2001-K - 3104 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PHILLIP WAYNE RICHARD (Parish of Jefferson Davis)

2001-K - 3169 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TIRRELL JOHNSON (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KP- 3171 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BERNELL JULUKE, JR. (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2001-K - 3222 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARQUETTE PAUL KING (Parish of St. Landry)

2001-K - 3233 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERMAINE A. BREALY (Parish of Orleans)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2001-K - 3279 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WESLEY WILSON (Parish of Orleans)

2001-K - 3284 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HORACIO A. LOPEZ (Parish of St. Martin)


2002-CC- 1460 DENNIS BABINEAUX, ET AL. v. ST. MARCELLUS CATHOLIC CHURCH, ET AL. (Parish of Iberia)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.


WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2002-CC- 1494 ANTOINETTE P. STEWART, ET UX. v. RELIANCE NATIONAL INDEMNITY COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Acadia)
KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.


2002-C - 1521 JULIE A. ROBBINS v. SCHUMPERT MEDICAL CENTER (Office Of Workers' Compensation District 1W)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1545 MARY E. SHACKELFORD AND RICHARD SHACKELFORD v. CHERYL A. HARRIS, INTEGON NATIONAL INSURANCE CO., THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND STATE FARM INSURANCE CO. (Parish of Livingston)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-OC- 1548 WILLIAM BRYAN DAVIS, III v. LINDA COX DAVIS (Parish of Livingston)

2002-C - 1551 LAZARO HERNANDEZ v. BUNGE CORPORATION, MCKINNEY TOWING, INC., ZEN-NOH GRAIN CORPORATION, WELCOME FLEET & BARGE SERVICE, INC., ABC INSURANCE COMPANY, DEF INSURANCE COMPANY, GHI INSURANCE COMPANY AND XYZ COMPANY (Parish of St. Charles)

2002-C - 1552 MICHAEL SATTERWHITE v. DR. THOMAS A. REILLY (Parish of Caddo)

2002-C - 1553 WYLEAH KING v. DOCTOR'S HOSPITAL OF OPELOUSAS (Parish of St. Landry)

2002-C - 1565 LAFAYETTE CITY-PARISH CONSOLIDATED GOVERNMENT v. LAFAYETTE MUNICIPAL FIRE & POLICE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD (Parish of Lafayette)

2002-KK- 1571 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLEVELAND TELSEE, JR. (Parish of Natchitoches)

2002-C - 1587 JOAN CHAUVIN, AND HER HUSBAND, B. J. CHAUVIN, JR. v. SISTERS OF MERCY HEALTH SYSTEM, ST. LOUIS, INC., D/B/A MERCY HOSPITAL AND CHRISTIAN HEALTH MINISTRIES FORMERLY KNOWN AS MERCY HOSPITAL (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 1590 UNIVERSAL HEALTH SERVICES, INC., UHS OF DELAWARE, INC., UHS OF DE LA RONDE, INC., CHALMETTE MEDICAL CENTER, INC., DOCTORS' HOSPITAL OF SHREVEPORT, INC., UHS OF SHREVEPORT, INC., RELATIONAL THERAPY CLINIC, INC., RIVER OAKS, INC., RIVER OAKS HOSPITAL, UHS OF NEW ORLEANS, INC. AND CHALMETTE GENERAL HOSPITAL, INC. v. LOUISIANA PATIENTS' COMPENSATION FUND OVERSIGHT BOARD AND LOUISIANA INSURANCE RATING COMMISSION (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 1592 SHELL PIPELINE CORPORATION v. JOHN N. KENNEDY, SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND TAXATION, STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 1593 IN RE: MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL FOR THE CLAIM OF ALICE MOTON (D) AND WILSON MOTON (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 1601 THOMAS WAYNE YOUNG AND RANDY JOSEPH SANCHEZ v. CITY OF PLAQUEMINE, COMEAUX BROTHERS CONSTRUCTIORS, INC. AND GARY J. HEBERT, JR. (Parish of Iberville)

2002-C - 1606 JAMES T. DALLAS, JR. v. THOMAS W. HALES (Parish of Richland)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1609 DOLLY MCGILL v. COCHRAN-SYSCO FOODS, ET AL. (Parish of Ouachita)

2002-C - 1610 JULIO A. ALVARENGA, ANA RAMIREZ ALVARENGA, AND ANA VIRGINIA ALVARENGA v. ANDREW L. MILLS AND USAA CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 1611 RUDY CROCHET v. RONALD ADAMS CONTRACTOR, INC. AND LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Office Of Workers' Compensation District 9 Southern Division)

2002-C - 1612 LINDA FAYE JONES v. MARCUS JONES AND SAFEWAY INSURANCE COMPANY OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

2002-C - 1613 NARRY P. SAUCIER v. DYNASTY TRANSPORTATION, INC. (Office Of Workers' Compensation District 9)

2002-C - 1615 JERRY LYNN CUMMINS, JR. AND JERRY LYNN CUMMINS, SR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 1617 THEODORE HARRIS, JR. v. DR. MELVILLE J. STERNBERG AND ITT HARTFORD INSURANCE COMPANY C/W THEODORE HARRIS, JR. v. HARTFORD INSURANCE COMPANY OF THE SOUTHEAST, LOUISIANA MEDICAL MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY AND DR. MELVILLE J. STERNBERG (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1632 DALE B. HODGES, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTOR OF COOPER BENTON HODGES v. LOUISIANA HEALTH SERVICE AND INDEMNITY COMPANY D/B/A BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF LOUISIANA AND ELMER B. LITCHFIELD AS SHERIFF OF EAST BATON ROUGE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
KIMBALL, J., recused.
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1633 JUDITH ROBARTS v. BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)
KIMBALL, J., recused.
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1635 PARISH OF CADDO v. JUDY DURHAM (Parish of Caddo)

2002-C - 1636 GLORIA MAE RUFFIN v. WAL-MART STORES, INC. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 1646 RODNEY TEXADA, ET AL. v. CABRINI CENTER FOR
OCCUPATIONAL & FAMILY MEDICINE, ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)

2002-C - 1660 ERNEST & EVELYN SINGLETON, WILLIAM SINGLETON, JR., PERRY SMITH, BRENDA HENDERSON, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILDREN, MIKILA AND KEITH HENDERSON, MANDALAY PROPERTIES, LLS, ANTHONY J. GUARISCO, JR., MARILYN G. VINSON, TERRY D. GUARISCO, SR., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS REPRESENTATIVES OF ALL THOSE SIMILARLY SITUATED v. NORTHFIELD INSURANCE COMPANY, THE LUMBERMEN'S MUTUAL CASUALTY COMPANY, TEXAS MERIDIAN PRODUCTION CORPORATION, THE MERIDAN RESOURCE & EXPLORATION COMPANY, GEORGE SMITH, GEORGE CRAIG, KURT D. BYTH, PATTERSON SERVICES, INC. RELIANCE INSURANCE COMPANY, COMMERCIAL UNDERWRITERS INSURANCE COMPANY AND PETROLEUM PROFESSIONALS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (Parish of St. Mary)

2002-CC- 1662 RICHARD WATLER, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF ALL OTHER SHAREHOLDERS OF NI-CO MARINE SPECIALTIES, INC. v. NI-CO MARINE
SPECIALTIES, INC., GLENN PLAISANCE AND MARINE SPECIALTIES, INC. (Parish of Jefferson)
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1665 KERRY WESTMORELAND v. TOURO INFIRMARY HOSPITAL (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KK- 1672 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LINDA HILL (Parish of Orleans)

2002-CC- 2308 IN THE MATTER OF THE SUCCESSION OF WILBUR MARVIN C/W
SUCCESSION OF WILBUR MARVIN v. LIVIA MARIE SEIJO STEEN MARVIN (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-KK- 2312 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN NOTTINGHAM (Parish of St.
Tammany)

 

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