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 2003 News Releases

News Release #006

Revised 02/05/03

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE  


NEWS RELEASE # 006


FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA



On the 24th day of January, 2003, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court
of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

STAY GRANTED:
2002-KP- 1717 AND 2002-KK- 2890 LAWRENCE A. JACOBS v. BURL CAIN, WARDEN, LOUISIANA STATE  PENITENTIARY (Parish of Jefferson)


WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:
2002-KK- 2889 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LAWRENCE JACOBS (Parish of Jefferson)
KNOLL, J., recused.
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-KK- 2891 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LAWRENCE JACOBS (Parish of Jefferson)
KNOLL, J., recused.


On the 29th day of January, 2003, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court
of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2003-C - 0134 TERI LEE BERGERON v. DAVID J. CLARK (Parish of Vermilion)

KNOLL, J., would grant and reinstate the judgment of the trial court.

RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED:

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

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

2002-K - 1053 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LIONEL E. LEWIS (Parish of Jefferson)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.


On the 31st day of January, 2003, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court
of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED:

2002-K - 1895 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DEREK TEMPLE (Parish of Orleans)

2002-K - 1922 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONALD BROWN (Parish of Desoto)

2002-CC- 2601 HAROLD ROSS PERRITT, ET UX v. GRANT DONA, M.D., ET AL. C/W ROGER ARNOLD, M.D., ET UX v. GRANT A. DONA, M.D. C/W ELLA RICHMOND v. DOUGLAS C. BROWN, M.D. (Parish of Ouachita)

(Consolidated with 2002-CC-2603)

2002-CC- 2603 HAROLD ROSS PERRITT, ET UX v. GRANT DONA, M.D., ET AL C/W ROGER ARNOLD, M.D., ET UX v. GRANT A. DONA, M.D. C/W ELLA RICHMOND  v. DOUGLAS C. BROWN, M.D. (Parish of Ouachita)

2002-C - 2660 ARLEN B. CENAC, JR. v. PUBLIC ACCESS WATER RIGHTS ASSOCIATION, JAROMY DAVAINE, JOHN KING, ORAY SAVOIE, JR., SPENCE CRESSIONIE, ANDY LEBOEF, GERALD MATHERNE, BRYAN DUFRENE, CORKY DUFRENE, ROBERT DUFRENE, JOE TOUPS, BILLY CRESSIONIE, SR., BILLY
CRESSIONIE, JR., NORRIS SAMPAY, DALLY BREAUX, JR., DEAN BREAUX, ANTHONY ('LIL TONY') MARTINEZ, CODY MARTINEZ AND RON ONCALE C/W MELVA CRESSIONIE v.  ARLEN B. CENAC, JR. (Parish of Lafourche)

2002-C - 2785 JOY MICHELLE BOURGEOIS, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR SON,  MICKEY G. BOURGEOIS, JR., AND MICKEY G. BOURGEOIS, SR. v. MARK KOST  AND ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)


WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2002-KH- 0441 STATE EX REL DWAYNE FONTENOT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)
VICTORY, J., would deny the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would deny the writ.
WEIMER, J., would deny the writ.

2002-CC- 1428 SHANTELL LYNN PERNICIARO, WIFE OF/AND LEON GEORGE PERNICIARO, JR., INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE ESTATE OF HIS MINOR CHILD, DYLAN PERNICIARO v. LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, LAKESIDE MANAGEMENT CORPORATION, CAUSEWAY ASSOCIATES, D/B/A LAKESIDE SHOPPING CENTER AND J.C. PENNEY COMPANY, INC. (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., concurs and assigns reasons.
KNOLL, J., would deny the writ.

2002-KK- 2455 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL HUGHES (Parish of St. Mary)
See Per Curiam.

2002-CC- 2816 IN RE: SUCCESSION OF BARBARA JOAN BLUNDELL DAVIS (Parish of  Jefferson)
KNOLL, J., would deny the writ.

TRANSFERRED TO THE DISTRICT COURT:
2003-KH- 0176 STATE EX REL RONALD SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

CONSENT DISBARMENT ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM :
2002-B - 2615 IN RE: RHEA H. WOODS
TRAYLOR, J., would reject consent discipline.

INTERIM SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:
2002-B - 2789 IN RE: FELICIA NICOLE GRAHAM

DISCIPLINE IMPOSED; SEE PER CURIAM:
2002-B - 2791 IN RE: PHILIP LAWRENCE
JOHNSON, J., dissents and would impose a period of suspension.

MOTION(S) TO ENFORCE GRANTED:
1998-KH- 1021 STATE EX REL DARRIAN FRANKLIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

1998-KH- 2504 STATE EX REL SAWYER LEWIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

1998-KH- 2984 STATE EX REL ROOSEVELT MCGEE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED:
2002-C - 2801 CHARLES A. GIARRUSSO v. NEW ORLEANS POLICE DEPARTMENT, CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, AND KEVIN R. STAMP (Parish of Orleans)

2002-CC- 2854 TAMMY YELVERTON v. LOUISIANA CASINO CRUISES, INC. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 2858 LOCAL 100, SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION v. JANE SMITH, SUPERINTENDENT BOSSIER PARISH SCHOOLS (Parish of Bossier)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:
2002-KO- 0049 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KEDRICK LEWIS (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-KO- 0058 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIAM ALLEN (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KO- 0121 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MONTE WHITE (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KO- 0153 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHANCE LYONS (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KO- 0159 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONALD BARNES (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KO- 0162 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FREDERICK ANAJE (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0165 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DERRICK HARDNET (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-KO- 0200 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GERALD C. JOSEPH (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KO- 0206 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RANDY RICHTHOFEN (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KO- 0208 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. AARON WILFORD (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KH- 0230 STATE EX REL CARL LAPHAND v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-KO- 0231 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERRY CALVIN LYNN (Parish of Bossier)

2002-KO- 0234 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENNAN TEMPLE (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KO- 0345 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TRENTON MCCELROY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-KO- 0395 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRIEN P. CANTRELLE (Parish of Terrebonne)

2002-KH- 0453 STATE EX REL STANLEY WALDRON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2002-KH- 0489 STATE EX REL JERMAINE JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Winn)

2002-KH- 0492 STATE EX REL GARTH BLACKWOOD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2002-KH- 0520 STATE EX REL EUGENE JARROW v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0521 STATE EX REL JAMES H. BROADWAY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0522 STATE EX REL JOEL JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0524 STATE EX REL CURTIS DABNEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0526 STATE EX REL TROY WEST v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0527 STATE EX REL KEVIN DEVILLE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)
WEIMER, J., recused.
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-KH- 0528 STATE EX REL ROBERT ISADORE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Acadia)

2002-KH- 0530 STATE EX REL ERNEST LEWIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0533 STATE EX REL KEVIN DARBONNE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Evangeline)

2002-KH- 0535 STATE EX REL THERESA MARIE RAINEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2002-KH- 0536 STATE EX REL DARREL ST. JULIEN JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2002-KO- 0578 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PATRICK W. WILLIAMS (Parish of Iberia)

2002-KO- 0627 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. OLIVER HOWARD (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KO- 0642 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHAWN LACOUR (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KO- 0644 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FREDERICK D. LEE (Parish of Caddo)

2002-K - 1668 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERNEST NELSON (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
TRAYLOR, J., recused.
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2002-K - 2009 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RANDALL GRAHAM (Parish of Iberville)

2002-C - 2645 PATRICIA A. JOHNSON, ASSESSOR, FIRST MUNICIPAL DISTRICT, PARISH OF ORLEANS, IN HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY ONLY AND NOT INDIVIDUALLY v. LOUISIANA TAX COMMISSION AND PANACON, A LOUISIANA PARTNERSHIP (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.
WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2648 PHILLIP ABATE, JR. v. CITY OF ABBEVILLE (Office Of Workers'
Compensation District 4)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2674 REGINALD DUPLECHAIN v. DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT (Office Of Workers' Compensation, District 2)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2751 CITY OF EUNICE v. REBECCA CREDEUR (Office Of Workers' Compensation, District 02)

2002-CC- 2794 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DAVID SMALL AND CATHY SMALL (Parish of Avoyelles)

2002-CC- 2815 CHRISTY SALVANT, INDIVIDUALLY AND O/B/O SHAWN LEWIS ET AL. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, AND OTHERS (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-OC- 2818 ROBERT E. BELANGER v. TERREBONNE FORD MOTOR COMPANY (Workers' Compensation, District-09)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2819 SUSAN KAY DWYER v. PANZECA & D'ANGELO, LLC (Parish of Jefferson)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2829 ANTONINO VINCENT CARACCI v. THE PARISH OF JEFFERSON (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-C - 2830 BOBBY KIMBLE v. FIBREBOND CORPORATION (Office Of Workers' Compensation District 1 W)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2835 IN RE: MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL OF PHILLIP A. CRABTREE v. JOHN VOCKROTH, III, M.D., SHAUNDA JONES, M.D., AND WESTBANK PRIMARY CARE (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-CP- 2842 FELTON JAMES LEDET v. LINDA W. MAGEE, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-CC- 2845 CHESTER MELDER v. JACK PAUL, ET AL. C/W APPLETON WARE v. JACK PAUL, ET AL.(Parish of Allen)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-CC- 2847 DR. DAVID C. BLYTHE, JR. v. KATHRYN FLUCKE, WIFE OF JAMES D. DANNER, D/B/A OLIVER HOUSE HOTEL AND UNITED NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2850 VANTAGE HEALTH PLAN, INC. v. ACMG, INC., ACMG OF LOUISIANA, INC. THOMAS MAYNARD, PAUL MCVAY, CHARLES DUNCAN, W. GORDON GARRETT, BELINDA COX, PEGGY EADS AND HAROLD BISCHOFF (Parish of Ouachita)

2002-C - 2855 BARBARA DAVIES v. JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC. (Office Of Workers' Compensation District 1)

2002-C - 2857 DIANA M. LEBRETON v. PENDLETON MEMORIAL METHODIST HOSPITAL, PATRICK C. BREAUX, M.D., FELIX O. RABITO, M.D., AND THOMAS A. KREFFT, M.D. (Parish of Orleans)

2002-CC- 2863 SHARON SKIPPER v. HANY A. ZOHDY C/W SHELBY STEPHENS AND MARY ANN STEPHENS v. HANY A. ZOHDY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-CC- 2865 BYRON P. COULON, SR. AND MARY C. COULON v. WITCO CORPORATION, WITCO CHEMICAL CORPORATION, ARGUS CHEMICAL CORPORATION, BACHARACH, INC., WALK, HAYDEL AND ASSOCIATES, INC., GULF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE & TECHNOLOGY, INC., AND CORPORATE HEALTH RESOURCES, INC. (Parish of St. Charles)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2866 LARRY D. MORGAN v. ARTHUR HOPKINS, ET AL. (Parish of Caddo)

2002-C - 2868 KELLY CURRY DYE AND GLORIA CURRY v. AARON WALKER, SAFEWAY INSURANCE COMPANY OF LOUISIANA AND LOUISIANA FARM BUREAU (Parish of Richland)

2002-C - 2869 LOYAL C. HOBBS AND JANNIFER HOBBS D/B/A TAYLOR NURSERY v. IFG INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)

2002-C - 2871 JERRY CASTILLE AND PHYLLIS ANN M. CASTILLE, ET AL. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DOTD, ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

2002-C - 2876 MYRELL BERGERON v. ARTHUR A. MORRELL AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-C - 2878 JERRY MURRELL v. AMERICAN ALTERNATIVE INSURANCE COMPANY, NINE MILE POINT VOLUNTEER FIRE CO. #1 AND DAVID BILLIOT
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2880 WAYNE AND PRISCILLA ROYER v. V. P. PIERRETT CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)
CALOGERO, C.J., recused.

2002-CC- 2982 KAREN SUE HART WILKES v. DAVID ERIC WILKES (Parish of Ouachita)

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2003-CC- 0187 SHERRY WATTERS, ET AL. v. DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., dissents from the writ denial and assigns reasons.
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

 
 
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