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2002 News Releases

News Release #084
FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 084

FROM:  CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 15th day of November, 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- 2760 CURTIS K. STAFFORD, JR., BONNIE BRIDGES STAFFORD AND KENDALL R. STAFFORD v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of W. Baton Rouge)


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

APPLICATION DISMISSED ON RELATOR'S MOTION:

2002-C - 2599 MARTY BRUCE v. LAKEWOOD COUNTRY CLUB (Office Of Workers' Compensation District # 8)


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

TRANSFERRED TO INTERIM DISABILITY INACTIVE STATUS:

2002-OB- 2683 IN RE: GREGORY J. AVERY
See Order.


On the 22th day of November, 2002 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED:

2002-K - 0388 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ISSAC J. FIELDS, JR. (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-K - 0934 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EARL DABNEY (Parish of St. Landry)

2002-K - 0992 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERRY TONEY (Parish of Orleans)

2002-CC- 2005 MARCUS PAUL DAUPHINE v. CARENCRO HIGH SCHOOL, ET AL.
IN RE: SUPERINTENDENT, DR. JAMES EASTON AND DR. DONALD AGUILLARD
(Parish of Lafayette)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2001-K - 2815 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENNETH WILSON (Parish of Caddo)
See Per Curiam.
KIMBALL, J., dissents and would deny the writ.
VICTORY, J., dissents and would deny the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would deny the writ and assigns reasons.

2002-K - 1045 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TRACY L. KELLY (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 2193 JAMES HUNTER, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HIS DECEASED WIFE, HATTIE HUNTER AND OTHER CONSOLIDATED CASES v. DR. ELMA LEDOUX, DR. PHELAN, DR. GILLESPI, DR. MCLEAN AND TOURO HOSPITAL A/K/A TOURO INFIRMARY HOSPITAL (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., dissents and assigns reasons.

2002-CC- 2570 THE ESTATE OF ANDREW PATRICK, M.D., ET AL. v. THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AND AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)
See Per Curiam.
KIMBALL, J., would deny the application.
KNOLL, J., would deny the application.

2002-CC- 2600 RONALD DIXON AND BETHANY DIXON v. CHARTER INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. AND COPENHAGEN REINSURANCE (Parish of Tangipahoa)
KIMBALL, J., would deny the writ.
JOHNSON, J., would deny the writ.


SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2002-B - 2155 IN RE: JOSEPH R. CASANOVA
CALOGERO, C.J., dissents and would approve the recommendation of
the disciplinary board.
KIMBALL, J., dissents and would approve the recommendation of
the disciplinary board.

APPLICATION FOR RECONSIDERATION NOT CONSIDERED:

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

WRIT APPLICATION NOT CONSIDERED:

2002-CP- 2435 ALFONSO RHONE v. CHARLES LEWIS, ET AL. (Parish of Claiborne)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2002-KH- 0073 STATE EX REL JOHN K. JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0109 STATE EX REL MICHAEL HOFFPAUIR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

2002-KH- 0111 STATE EX REL KEITH EZIDORE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Charles)

2002-KH- 0113 STATE EX REL JEFFREY HARDGES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0116 STATE EX REL JOHN E. SPELLMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Bernard)

2002-KH- 0118 STATE EX REL DONALD GREMILLION v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-KH- 0120 STATE EX REL MELVIN CARL MASON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Bernard)

2002-KH- 0140 STATE EX REL REGINALD MARK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0141 STATE EX REL JESSIE JAMES OFFORD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)

2002-CI- 0143 GEORGE E. DUGARS, JR. v. JAMES M. LEBLANC, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-KH- 0145 STATE EX REL DARRELL THOMAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E.Baton Rouge)

2002-KH- 0151 STATE EX REL ALVIN BRATTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2002-KH- 0152 STATE EX REL TALMADGE SEYMOUR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0158 STATE EX REL CHANCE ROMERO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)

2002-KH- 0163 STATE EX REL DARRYL ARCENEAUX v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KH- 0166 STATE EX REL ANTOINE THOMAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

2002-KH- 0171 STATE EX REL ANTHONY YOUNG JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2002-KH- 0173 STATE EX REL TONY WHITAKER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Franklin)

2002-KH- 0177 STATE EX REL JAMES CURTIS ZENO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson Davis)

2002-KH- 0197 STATE EX REL TONY ALRIDGE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-K - 0695 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ILA WOMACK-GREY (Parish of Orleans)

2002-K - 0866 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRADLEY KEITH PHILLIPS (Parish of Ouachita)
CALOGERO, C.J., dissents from denial of the writ, and votes to grant and assigns reasons.
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.
WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-K - 0918 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LAWRENCE P. CLEMONS (Parish of Jefferson)
CALOGERO, C.J., dissents from denial of the writ, votes to grant, and assigns reasons.
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.
WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-K - 0945 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TORREY ROGERS (Parish of Plaquemines)

2002-K - 1156 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBBIE RIVERS (Parish of St. John)

2002-K - 1161 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WAYNE DEARMAS (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-K - 1171 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TIMOTHY SPICER (Parish of St. Tammany)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2002-K - 1181 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHNNY R. HIGHT (Parish of Claiborne)

2002-K - 1185 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES ODOMS (Parish of Jefferson)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-K - 1191 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ADAM BUFORD, JR. (Parish of Terrebonne)

2002-K - 1205 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FRANK ARCENEAUX (Parish of Terrebonne)

2002-K - 1215 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. IKE BROOKS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-K - 1264 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. REGINALD RICHARD (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-K - 1268 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RALPH OTIS JACKSON (Parish of Cameron)

2002-K - 1269 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENDRICK DANGERFIELD & LORENZO TAYLOR (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 2150 GARY TATE v. CABOT CORPORATION
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.
WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2255 CHARLES SADEN, ET AL. v. MICHAEL E. KIRBY, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 2297 MICHAEL LEE MYERS v. JEANELL LACAZE MYERS STRICKLAND, GAYLE THOMAS STRICKLAND, AND SUZANNE V. PERRY, BCSW (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 2339 STOWE-WOODARD COMPANY (DIVISION OF S. W. INDUSTRIES, INC.) v. LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD, ET AL. (Parish of Lincoln)

2002-CC- 2357 ALEX PAUL ST. ROMAIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, ET AL. (Parish of Tangipahoa)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2364 JULIE HERNANDEZ AND BERDELIO HERNANDEZ, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILD, CHRIS LEE HERNANDEZ v. CHALMETTE MEDICAL CENTER A/K/A UHS DE LA RONDE, INC. (Parish of St. Bernard)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-CC- 2372 KENNY SCOTT, ET AL. v. OUACHITA PARISH POLICE JURY, ET AL (Parish of Ouachita)
 
2002-C - 2377 IN RE: ASBESTOS PLANTIFFS (MERLIN CHARLOT) v. BORDEN, INC., ET AL.(Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2378 KIM LAFLEUR KING, ET AL. v. RONNY BRYANT, DIANA PROVENZANO, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

2002-C - 2379 JOHN W. CAPONE, III, JOHN W. CAPONE, JR. AND LAVERNE CAPONE v. ORMET CORPORATION, THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND XWZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Ascension)

2002-C - 2385 JOHN PATRICK STURLESE v. SIX CHUTER, INC., ALLIED SIGNAL, INC. AND JAMES C. MCINNIS (Parish of Cameron)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2389 SUCCESSION OF STEPHEN JULES DAIGLE, JR (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 2390 GERALD BORDELON, ET AL. v. CITY OF ALEXANDRIA (Parish of Rapides)

2002-KK- 2393 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KIZZY BATISTE, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KK- 2399 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES EDWARD BREWTON (Parish of Caddo)

2002-CC- 2401 RON KELLER AND DELORES KELLER MADERE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR BROTHER, ISMA W. KELLER v. SHAUNDA JONES, M.D. (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-CC- 2402 RON KELLER AND DELORES KELLER MADERE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR BROTHER, ISMA W. KELLER v. SHAUNDA JONES, M.D., PHYSICIAN NETWORK CORPORATION AMD HOSPITAL UNDERWRITING GROUP (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-CC- 2403 RON KELLER AND DELORES KELLER MADERE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR BROTHER, ISMA W. KELLER v. SHAUNDA JONES, M.D. (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-C - 2406 RONALD COURTNEY AND DARRYL SAMPSON v. ALICE G. WILLIAMS, ENTERPRISE LEASING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, WASHINGTON TRANSPORTATION, INC., LYDIA HITCHENS, KEITH M. HITCHENS, SCOTTSDALE INSURANCE COMPANY / NATIONAL CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY AND ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-CC- 2410 RON KELLER AND DELORES KELLER MADERE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR BROTHER, ISMA W. KELLER v. SHAUNDA JONES, M.D. (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-CC- 2411 ROBERTA STORER, ETC. v. BRINKER INTERNATIONAL, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 2413 FRANCIS ADEOLA AND GRACE ADEOLA, INDIVIDUALLY AND FOR THE USE AND BENEFIT OF THEIR MINOR CHILD, FADEKA JOYCE ADEOLA v. DR. SHAWN M. KEMMERLY, DR. MICHAEL A. FRIERSON, DR. NIELS J. LINSCHOTEN AND OCHSNER CLINIC (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 2417 KENDALL STEWART v. JAMES TALLEY (Parish of Washington)

2002-C - 2420 ISIAH AND DIANE MATTHEWS v. SALVADOR MADDIE, JR., CENTRAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 4, AND AMERICAN ALTERNATIVE INSURANCE CORPORATION (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
JOHNSON, J., would grant and remand.

2002-CC- 2434 LASHONDA M. HARMON ETAL v. NORTHERN C. BROWN D/B/A THE DOLL HOUSE, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2437 JAMMIE C. SHELTON v. NEW ORLEANS JAZZ AND HERITAGE FOUNDATION, INC., FAIR GROUNDS CORPORATION, ACCEPTANCE/REDLAND INSURANCE COMPANY AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

2002-CC- 2438 MATTHEW D. GRAVES v. AUTOMATED COMMERCIAL FUELING CORPORATION (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-CC- 2439 DENNIS F. NEWMAN, JR. v. STATE FARM INSURANCE COMPANY AND THERESA BOUDREAUX (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-CC- 2440 SUSAN H. STEELE v. LEOPOLD GERACI, LAKAL ENVELOPE COMPANY, INC. (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-C - 2442 JAMMIE SHELTON v. NEW ORLEANS JAZZ AND HERITAGE FOUNDATION, INC., FAIR GROUNDS CORPORATION, ACCEPTANCE/REDLAND INSURANCE COMPANY AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

2002-CC- 2444 WILLIAM K. DENNISON v. MURPHY EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION COMPANY AND OCEANIC FLEET, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

2002-CC- 2446 JANE DOE v. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FOR THE LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AND AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE (Parish of Orleans)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2447 JAMES BAKER, ET UX v. JEFFERY ALLEN WILLIAMS, P.A. AND JAMES BAKER, SHIRLEY BAKER AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN BOBBY JOE BAKER, DANIEL JAMES BAKER, AND CAITLIN GOLDIE BAKER v. SPINE-TECH SURGICAL, INC., SPINE-TECH, INC. & SULZER SPINE-TECH, INC. AND JAMES BAKER, SHIRLEY BAKER AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN BOBBY JOE BAKER, DANIEL JAMES BAKER, AND CAITLIN GOLDIE BAKER v. DR. LOUIS C. BLANDA AND LAFAYETTE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Parish of
Lafayette)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2451 LOUISIANA CLERKS' OF COURT RETIREMENT AND RELIEF FUND v. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS; RICHARD BRUNE IN HIS CAPACITY AS THE TREASURER OF THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS; AND COURTLAND CROUCHET COLLECTOR OF REVENUE FOR THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS STATE TAX COLLECTOR (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 2456 PLAQUEMINES PARISH GOVERNMENT v. RIVER/ROAD CONSTRUCTION, INC. AND UNITED STATES FIDELITY AND GUARANTY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Plaquemines)

2002-CC- 2457 ERIC KELLY STAHL AND ANGELIQUE LAMARQUE STAHL v. JAMES G. GILBERT, ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-CC- 2462 LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANY v. THE M. W. KELLOGG COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2463 ALEXANDER LEWIS AND THADDEUS D. BAZILE v. KRISTEN INGLES, JUNE KOLLIN AND STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-CC- 2655 WOODROW WILSON ADAMS, III AND ALESHA ADAMS, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF COURTNEY ADAMS v. MOREHOUSE GENERAL HOSPITAL, ET AL. (Parish of Morehouse)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.
 

 

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