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2002 News Releases

News Release #073
FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 073

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 4th day of October, 2002, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2002-CC- 2461 PLANT FAB, INC. AND GARY VENTRELLA v. UNIROYAL CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC., DELTECH CORPORATION, U.S. COMEX CORPORATION, SAFEWAY TRANSPORTATION, INC., AND TMI ENTERPRISES, INC. (Parish of W. Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.



On the 8th day of October, 2002, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2002-OB- 2469 IN RE: HANY A. ZOHDY



On the 10th day of October, 2002, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

INTERIM SUSPENSION ORDERED:

2002-B - 2133 IN RE: PAMELA VAN BUREN

See Order

RESIGNATION(S) DENIED:

2002-OB- 1669 IN RE: PAMELA VAN BUREN

See Order

STAY DENIED:

2002-C - 2485 LILY ELENA HANDAL NASSER HODGES v. DANIEL LEE HODGES (Parish of Lafayette)



On the 11th day of October, 2002, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

CONDITIONAL ADMISSIONS TO THE BAR GRANTED:

2002-OB- 1814 IN RE: RAVEN MATTHEWS PILLETTE

See Per Curiam.

2002-OB- 1825 IN RE: GEORGE R. ADAMS, JR.

See Per Curiam.



On the 14th day of October, 2002, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED:

2001-C - 3341 LAWRENCE MOORE v. TERRY WARE, CHAIRMAN OF THE WEST MONROE FIRE AND POLICE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD (Parish of Ouachita)

2002-C - 1443 BYRON K. LANDRY v. LUKE BELLANGER, JR. (Parish of Lafourche)

2002-C - 1539 CHAD A. MCLIN v. INDUSTRIAL SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS, INC. AND CNA INSURANCE COMPANIES (Office Of Workers' Compensation District 05)

2002-C - 1680 F. MILLER & SONS, AND LAKE CHARLES HARBOR & TERMINAL DISTRICT v. CALCASIEU PARISH SCHOOL BOARD, RUFUS FRUGE, JR. AS DIRECTOR OF CALCASIEU PARISH SALES AND USE TAX DEPT., ETC., AND OTHER CONSOLIDATED CASES (Parish of Calcasieu)

2002-C - 1978 STATE OF LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS v. CORBETT OURSO, JR. (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2002-CC- 1880 SIZELER HAMMOND SQUARE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP v. CITY OF HAMMOND (Parish of Tangipahoa)

WEIMER, J., recused.


DISBARMENT(S) ORDERED:

2002-B - 2066 IN RE: ARTHUR L. CARTER

See Per Curiam.

KNOLL, J., would reject consent discipline.

TRAYLOR, J., would reject consent discipline.

2002-B - 2092 IN RE: AKILAH M. ALI

See Per Curiam.

RECIPROCAL DISCIPLINE IMPOSED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2002-B - 1921 IN RE: ROBERT P. AULSTON, III

RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED:

2001-KH- 2951 STATE EX REL GARY GERARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

MOTION(S) TO ENFORCE DENIED:

2000-KH- 1666 STATE EX REL JOSEPH ZINA, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

WRIT APPLICATION NOT CONSIDERED:

2002-KK- 1864 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GEORGE BOURG (Parish of Terrebonne)

CALOGERO, C.J., additionally concurs with reasons.

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2001-C - 2492 IN RE: NEW ORLEANS CAR LEAKAGE FIRE LITIGATION (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2001-C - 2493 IN RE: NEW ORLEANS CAR LEAKAGE FIRE LITIGATION (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2001-KO- 2907 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GARY MATTHEWS (Parish of Terrebonne)

WEIMER, J., recused.

2001-KO- 2916 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL LEWIS GROSSIE (Parish of Rapides)

2001-KO- 2931 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. VICTOR C. SELLERS (Parish of Ouachita)

2001-KO- 2946 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENNETH HALE (Parish of West Carroll)

2001-KO- 2960 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIAM WASHINGTON (Parish of Rapides)

2001-KO- 2961 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT BUCKINGHAM (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KO- 2962 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONNEL COLEMAN (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KO- 2963 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RONNIE O. DORSEY, SR. (Parish of Ouachita)

2001-KO- 2964 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ZEBEDEE M. LOTT (Parish of St. Tammany)

WEIMER, J., recused.

2001-KO- 2965 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHARLES A. BADEAUX (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-KO- 2966 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALBERT LORIO (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KO- 2967 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RUSSELL KIRKLAND (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-KO- 2968 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERRY WALKER, JR. (Parish of Caddo)

2001-KH- 3046 STATE EX REL NICKEY LANDOR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2001-KH- 3047 STATE EX REL PETER MERCADEL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KH- 3123 STATE EX REL JOHN HARRISON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KH- 3144 STATE EX REL DWIGHT CHRISTOPHER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E.Baton Rouge)

WEIMER, J., recused.

2001-KH- 3158 STATE EX REL ROBERT SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Richland)

2001-KH- 3201 STATE EX REL JUAN P. NUNEZ v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)


2001-KH- 3202 STATE EX REL LERON ANGEL JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Acadia)

2001-KH- 3245 STATE EX REL CHARLES MADUELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)


2001-KH- 3256 STATE EX REL GEORGE JOSEPH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Evangeline)

2001-KH- 3258 STATE EX REL EDWARD W. LEE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KH- 3261 STATE EX REL PATRICK BOLIAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

WEIMER, J., recused.

2001-KP- 3305 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RANDY LEE BROUSSARD (Parish of Lafayette)

2001-KP- 3344 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MALCOLM HILL (Parish of Orleans)

2001-K - 3394 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARCUS A. AUGILLARD (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-K - 0027 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARCUS L. PITTMAN, III (Parish of St. Tammany)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-K - 0029 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JIMMY GRAVES (Parish of Allen)

2002-K - 0038 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARCUS L. PITTMAN, III (Parish of St. Tammany)

2002-C - 0771 ALICE R. DAVIS AND FRED'S LOUNGE, INC., D/B/A HIGHWAY 30 TRUCK PLAZA v. TOWN OF ST. GABRIEL AND DIVERSIFIED PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC.(Parish of Iberville)

2002-C - 0803 ALICE R. DAVIS AND FRED'S LOUNGE, INC., D/B/A HIGHWAY 30 TRUCK PLAZA v. TOWN OF ST. GABRIEL AND DIVERSIFIED PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC.(Parish of Iberville)

2002-CC- 1541 ROBERT H. FEASTER, ET AL. v. RELIANT ENERGY GAS TRANSMISSION CO.,INC. ET AL. (Parish of Caddo)

VICTORY, J., recused.

2002-CC- 1555 RUFUS GREEN, ET AL. v. BALMORAL ESTATES, L.L.C. (Parish of East Feliciana)

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1654 JERRI PAGE DUBOIS v. KEVIN W. BROWN; TIM GILMORE; AMERICAN MOTORISTS INSURANCE COMPANY; AND FARM BUREAU INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1679 ROBERT LUCIEN, JR., AND GLORIA LUCIEN v. AUTOMOTIVE CASUALTY INSURANCE CO. AND WILLIAM REED, JR. (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant in part only as to the issue of the substantive amendment to the judgment. In all other respects, denied.

JOHNSON, J., would grant in part only as to the issue of the substantive amendment to the judgment. In all other respects, denied.

KNOLL, J., would grant in part only as to the issue of the substantive amendment to the judgment. In all other respects, denied.

2002-C - 1689 JAMES KEITH BROWN, ET AL. v. TRINITY UNIVERSAL INSURANCE CO. ET AL. C/W PATRICIA BROWN, ET AL. v. MARK F. BESLIN, ET AL. (Parish of Acadia)

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2002-CJ- 1709 STATE OF LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES IN THE INTEREST OF I. AND P.W. v. C.W. (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-C - 1711 SIDNEY G. LASYONE v. GREG PHARES AND THE CITY OF BATON ROUGE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.


2002-C - 1767 BILLYE S. COHEN, ET VIR v. BROOKSHIRE BROTHERS INC., ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1798 GERALDINE BILLUPS v. OLIVER C. LYONS, KATHLEEN W. LYONS, RAYMOND A. VRAZEL, JR., BARBARA SNEAD TEDROW, AD COUHIG SOUTHERN ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES OF NEW ORLEANS C/W THE LEADER MORTGAGE COMPANY v. GERALDINE B. BILLUPS (Parish of Orleans)

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

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 1802 CERTIFIED FINANCE, INC. v. REBECCA CUNARD, A. GILL DYER, HILLARY THOMAS MURPHY AND AN UNNAMED PARTNERSHIP/JOINT VENTURE COMPOSED OF REBECCA A. CUNARD, A. GILL DYER AND HILLARY THOMAS MURPHY (Parishof E. Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-CP- 1853 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KELVIN WELLS (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 1855 HELEN JONES & MARSHALL JONES v. JOHN D. WEBB, UNITED AGENTS INSURANCE CO., ET AL. (Parish of Ouachita)

2002-CC- 1859 HERBERT MARKS v. GREGORY GAUDET AND ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-C - 1860 PHYSICIAN'S BARIATRIC CLINIC OF LAFAYETTE, INC. v. OPHELIA JO GREATHOUSE, ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

2002-C - 1861 C. TODD CORPORATION v. LINDA CIMO, ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE SUCCESSION OF JOSEPH H. CIMO; LAURA CIMO RUSSO, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS THE SURVIVING ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE SUCCESSON OF LUCY CIMO; LAURA CIMO, AKA LAURA CIMO RUSSO, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 1873 CHARLES M. ATWOOD, ET AL. v. GRAND CASINOS OF LOUISIANA, INC. - COUSHATTA (Parish of Allen)

2002-CC- 1874 DESIREE GONZALES v. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-CC- 1875 VANESSA WILLIAMS v. HOLIDAY INN WORLDWIDE, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 1881 EMMA HOBBS v. CALCASIEU PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (Parish of Calcasieu)

2002-CC- 1885 FRANCES HILTON v. CITY OF CARENCO, ET AL.; FRANCES HILTON v. BARRY D. EHRMANN, ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-CC- 1906 VANESSA WILLIAMS v. HOLIDAY INN WORLDWIDE, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2002-CC- 1983 VANESSA WILLIAMS v. HOLIDAY INN WORLDWIDE, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2002-CC- 2016 JEWELL AMY FLATAU AND EDISON PAUL FLATAU v. ST. LOUIS PLANTING, INC, ET AL. (Parish of Iberville)

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-CC- 2116 VANESSA WILLIAMS v. HOLIDAY INN WORLDWIDE, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

 

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