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2002 News Releases

News Release #008

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 008

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

 

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

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

2002-KK- 0277 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EUGENE FORTINO (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. , would grant the writ and assigns reasons.



 

On the 30th day of January, 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-CJ- 0154 ADOPTION OF D.S.B. v. R.B. (Parish of Calcasieu)

TRAYLOR, J., would deny the writ.



 

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

2002-CC- 0280 JERRILYN AND JEROME CONNER v. DR. HOWARD STELLY, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu) See Order.

CALOGERO, C.J., dissents and will assign reasons.

JOHNSON, J., dissents.

WEIMER, J., dissents from the order, believing relator has an adequate remedy on appeal.

 

STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

2002-CC- 0172 DEBORAH BLANCQ VOGT v. GREGORY D. VOGT (Parish of Jefferson)



 

On the 31st day of January, 2002 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

 

CONDITIONAL ADMISSION REVOKED; MATTER REMANDED :

2001-OB- 3332 IN RE: GEOFFREY DUANE THOMAS

See Order.

 

On the 1st day of February, 2002 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED :

2000-K - 2228 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICHARD KEMP (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2001-KP- 0670 STATE EX REL JIMMY WILLIAMS v. N. BURL CAIN, WARDEN (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2001-KK- 2081 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANTONIO JOHNSON (Parish of Orleans)



 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER :

2001-CC- 2677 AXCESS GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS OF AMERICA CORP., ET AL. v. MATSUSHITA ELECTRONIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD . (Parish of Jefferson)

See Per Curiam.

KIMBALL, J., would deny the writ.

JOHNSON, J., would deny the writ.

 

2001-CC- 2908 MARK A. BATES v. ERROLL THOMAS , CHARLES PITTS, EMMANUEL PROUT, WASTE MANAGEMENT OF LOUISIANA, LLC AND RELIANCE NATIONAL INS. CO. (Parish of Orleans)

See Per Curiam.

KIMBALL, J., would deny the writ.

JOHNSON, J., would deny the writ.

KNOLL, J., would deny the writ.

 

2001-KK- 3358 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DARREN GREEN (Parish of Iberville)

See Per Curiam.



 

LEAVE TO APPEAL DENIED :

2001-OB- 2841 IN RE: APPEAL OF DECISION OF THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 01-PDB-134

 

MOTION TO ENFORCE DENIED :

2000-KH- 1884 STATE EX REL LAMONE YOUNG v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED :

2001-KP- 0227 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WALDON DAVID MENSER (Parish of East Feliciana)

 

2001-KH- 0642 STATE EX REL LIONEL TOLBERT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2001-KH- 0642 STATE EX REL LIONEL TOLBERT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2001-KH- 0763 STATE EX REL HAROLD JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

 

2001-C - 2562 DENNIS J. MORRIS, M.D. v. LAWRENCE LEVENTHAL, M. D., THOMAS MICELI, M.D., PHYSICIANS MEDICAL STAFFING, INC. AND PROFESSIONAL EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED :

2001-CC- 3148 AMANDA DOMINGUE, IND. AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILD, RONALD DOMINGUE v. LEGION INDEMNITY COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

2001-K - 0301 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIAM MCCUTCHEON (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2001-K - 0498 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KELTRIC LOCKETT (Parish of St. Charles)

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

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-K - 0546 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOE L. WALKER, JR. (Parish of Natchitoches)

 

2001-K - 0548 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL D. FISH (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KH- 0706 STATE EX REL ROOSEVELT SMALL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

 

2001-KP- 0739 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAVID PAUL GUILLOT (Parish of Avoyelles)

KNOLL, J., recused.

 

2001-KO- 0797 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KEVIN WASHINGTON (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KO- 0799 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DARREN L. JARVIS (Parish of St. Tammany)

JOHNSON, J., would grant; life sentence is constitutionally excessive.

 

2001-KO- 0804 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIE LEE MOORE TONEY (Parish of Tangipahoa)

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2001-KO- 0831 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRUCE ERIC LEE (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KO- 0838 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT BARLING (Parish of Sabine)

 

2001-KO- 0843 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TERRY A. MOTEN (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KH- 0865 STATE EX REL GARY W. BROOKS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)

 

2001-KO- 0883 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HARRIS COLLINS (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KO- 0892 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HANSEL CHAIRS (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-KO- 0896 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GARY BROOKS (Parish of St. Landry)

 

2001-KO- 0903 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CEDRIC CARTER (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KO- 0906 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GLORIA SUE CLEMENT (Parish of Calcasieu)

 

2001-KO- 0911 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANDRE BAKER (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2001-KO- 0912 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOSHUAL BROWN (Parish of Cameron)

 

2001-KO- 0915 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BYRON JONES (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KO- 0916 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DOMINO JOHNSON (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KH- 0953 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL JIMMY LEVEL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J., recused.

 

2001-C - 1008 BRANNON TRAHAN v. CITY OF SCOTT, ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

 

2001-KH- 1185 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL JEROME BERGERON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafourche)

 

2001-KH- 1290 STATE EX REL LEOTIS WEBSTER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Morehouse)

 

2001-KH- 1350 STATE EX REL RUSSELL PAYTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2001-KH- 1351 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. NATHAN GREENHOUSE (Parish of Avoyelles)

KNOLL, J., recused.

 

2001-KH- 1363 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL RICHARD LAY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2001-KH- 1364 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL FRANK GRIFFIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Tangipahoa)

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2001-KH- 1367 STATE EX REL JAMES HARRISON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KH- 1368 STATE EX REL LEO PINEYRO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KH- 1409 STATE EX REL DAMON STACK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KH- 1414 STATE EX REL SYLVESTER ROLLINS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KH- 1415 STATE EX. REL. WARREN DAY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KH- 1416 STATE EX. REL. DARRYL A. WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

 

2001-KH- 1418 STATE EX REL EUGENE MCKNIGHT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

 

2001-KH- 1468 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL RICKY CLARK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

 

2001-KH- 1498 STATE EX REL ERIC TREADAWAY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KK- 1523 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RANDY J. PERCLE (Parish of St. Mary)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-KK- 2656 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. STANTON BEZET (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2001-KH- 2870 STATE EX REL RICKY L CLARK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Beauregard)

 

2001-C - 2924 EDITH BUTLER v. JACQUELYN D. ALLEN AND USAGENCIES CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, INC. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-CC- 2926 MARY SUSAN MADERE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE ESTATE OF ELDRIDGE MADERE, AND ON BEHALF OF THE MINOR CHILD, RICKY JOE MADERE v. BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNICATIONS DISTRICT NUMBER ONE, ET AL. (Parish of Bossier)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-C - 2933 CYNTHIA SKIPPER, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTRIX OF THE MINOR, JASMINE SKIPPER, AND JACQUELINE SKIPPER AS NATURAL TUTRIX OF THE MINOR, BRITTANY SKIPPER v. DAWN THOMPSON, CHOICE BRANDS, INC., PENNSYLVANIA GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY AND ILLINOIS NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Concordia)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-CC- 3034 SUCCESSION OF HENRY STEWART, ET AL v. SUCCESSION OF ELLIS CALVIN TURNER, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-C - 3056 SUCCESSION OF RUTH ANNA THOMPSON (Parish of Vermilion)

 

2001-CC- 3057 ANDREW THOMAS LUMPKIN v. THE CITY OF PLAQUEMINE, ET AL (Parish of Iberville)

 

2001-C - 3060 MELVIN E. BOX, SR., SIRAK GETANEH, PATRICIA BECNEL RONBAR, JAMES RAYFORD, AND DO YON YI v. FRENCH MARKET CORPORATION (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-CC- 3067 PAULETTE CHARLES, AS NATURAL TUTOR OF HER MINOR CHILD, KIMESHA CHARLES v. RONNIE GRIZZAFFI, SR. (Parish of St. Mary)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-CC- 3068 JOHN GREGORY BASS AND RACHEL LYNN BASS v. DERRELL A. MEYERS, JR. D/B/A MEYERS CONSTRUCTION AND DERRELL A. MEYERS INDIVIDUALLY AND STATE FARM FIRE & CASUALTY CO. (Parish of Sabine)

 

2001-CC- 3074 DESIREE GAUDET v. DAVID MELIUS, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-C - 3075 SHARON ESTES, WIFE OF AND DARREN ESTES v. WAL-MART STORES, INCORPORATED AND ABC INSURANCE COMAPNY (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-C - 3081 KENNETH O'BRIEN v. ANTOINETTE MARIE JOHNSON, CAROL GROUT, ANTOINE ALCIATORE, JR., KERMIT FRYMIRE, SUSAN GIORDANO, OFFICER PAUL TOYE, OFFICER MELODY WEAN, THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS POLICE DEPARTMENT (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-C - 3082 DR. JAMES J. BRIEN AND DOLLY S. BRIEN v. DUGAS PEST CONTROL OF BATON ROUGE, INC. (Parish of Assumption)

 

2001-C - 3083 S. A. MORTAGE SERVICE, CO. v. ANN MARIE LEMOINE, MICHAEL ROY SMITH AND DEBORAH ANN CLOUATRE ROME (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-C - 3084 CLAY CALLAGHAN v. STATE FARM INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-C - 3085 ALLEN J. BROUILLETTE v. UNUM LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA (Parish of Avoyelles)

KNOLL, J., recused.

 

2001-C - 3088 LINDA JOSEPH, SANDRA LEWIS, COLETTE POLAKIEWICZ AND KEVIN PREVOST v. JOSEPH M. BRUNO, JOSEPH M. BRUNO, A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION, AND BRUNO & BRUNO, A PARTNERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATIONS (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-CC- 3089 DALE AND JUDY ADDISON v. TOWN OF JEAN LAFITTE AND ARNOLD AND MICHELLE FINCH, JAMES AND LEILA BOUDREAUX AND MARK AND NANCY BYRD (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-KK- 3091 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BOBBY HIGGINBOTHAM (Parish of Tensas)

 

2001-C - 3094 JOHNNIE K. LEE v. ALTON OCHSNER MEDICAL FOUNDATION (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-C - 3095 CONNIE GUILLORY CHAVIS v. NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 03)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-KK- 3098 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHAUN MCPIKE MOFFATT (Parish of Livingston)

 

2001-CC- 3099 LORETTA SMITH v. OFFICE DEPOT, INC. (OF DELAWARE) AND CLARENCE DALCOUR (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant in part.

 

2001-O - 3102 RONDY VERNON v. STEVEN SCHECKMAN, THE JUDICIARY COMMISSION OF LOUISIANA RESPONDENT FOR STATE OF LOUISIANA FILE NO. 01-2456 (Judiciary Commission of Louisiana)

 

2001-C - 3108 DIANNE M. HARDGE v. JEAN PIERRE DUBOSQ, ET AL. (Parish of Iberia)

 

2001-CC- 3118 TONI DAVID v. MERCEDES BENZ U.S.A., L.L.C., BENSON MOTOR COMPANY, INC. AND MID-CITY MOTORS, INC., D/B/A AUDUBON IMPORTS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2001-CC- 3133 MARGEREE PEARSON, ET AL. v. PARKVIEW CARE CENTER, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Winn)

 

2001-C - 3134 JOHNNY E. LAWRENCE v. TERRAL SEED, INC. (Parish of Franklin)

 

2001-C - 3136 FRANK SWAYZE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT, ET AL (Parish of Franklin)

TRAYLOR, J., recused.

 

2001-CC- 3138 JOY G. SONNIER v. JOHN L. SONNIER (Parish of Lafayette)

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

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-C - 3139 PATRICIA LATTIER HOLMES v. PEOPLES STATE BANK (Parish of Caddo)

 

2001-C - 3140 AMY BROSSETT v. PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)

 

2001-CC- 3142 FRANCIS CHRISTMAS, ET AL. v. SCOTTSDALE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-CJ- 3147 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF S.F. (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-C - 3149 SCOTT P. FAUST, ANTHONY J. FAUST, JR., ET AL. v. GREATER LAKSIDE CORP., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-CC- 3152 CLEMENTINE AND DEMETRIA TAYLOR v. ALEX SIDER, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-C - 3154 JANET PATRICE NASH v. MICHAEL LYNN NASH (Parish of Beauregard)

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-CC- 3192 JOY G. SONNIER v. JOHN L. SONNIER (Parish of Lafayette)

 

2001-CC- 3248 MCCREARY ENTERPRISES, L.L.C. D/B/A NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT v. CHARLES AND LEONOR HEMMANS (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-KP- 3348 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DARNELL A. LEWIS (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-KH- 0179 STATE EX REL JOHN LEWIS OVERBEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Richland)

 

 

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