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 2003 News Releases

News Release #007

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE  


NEWS RELEASE # 007


FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA



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) DENIED:

2003-CC- 0141 LORETTA NICHOLS WHITAKER SCROGGS v. WESLEY L. WHITAKER (Parish of Iberville)

2003-CC- 0309 LYKETTA ALEXIS v. SOUTHWOOD LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (Parish of Orleans)


On the 4th day of February, 2003, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court
of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED:

2002-K - 1043 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WOODROW DAVIS, JR. (Parish of Rapides)


On the 5th day of February, 2003, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court
of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

STAY GRANTED; WRIT GRANTED:

2003-KK- 0330 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JODY L. TOLBERT (Parish of Orleans)

APPLICATION(S) FOR PERMISSION TO TAKE THE BAR EXAM GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2003-OB- 0332 IN RE: MICHAEL R. GELDER

2003-OB- 0343 IN RE: AIMEE DOLL BORROMEO


APPLICATION DISMISSED ON RELATOR'S MOTION:

2003-CC- 0314 JULIE GUIDRY, ET AL. v. COREGIS INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2003-C - 0140 TAMARAN LYNN SANDOVAL v. LORENZO J. SANDOVAL (Parish of Vernon)
VICTORY, J., would grant and reinstate trial court.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant and reinstate trial court.
WEIMER, J., would grant and reinstate trial court.

MOTION FOR WAIVER OF CONFIDENTIALITY DENIED:

2003-OB- 0293 IN RE: J. CLEMILLE SIMON


On the 6th day of February, 2003, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court
of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

APPLICATION(S) FOR PERMISSION TO TAKE THE BAR EXAM GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2003-OB- 0382 IN RE: ROBERT B. SCHYBERG, JR.

APPLICATION DISMISSED ON JOINT MOTION:

2002-C - 2166 KENNETH E. TRUEMAN, ET UX v. CITY OF ALEXANDRIA (Parish of Rapides)


On the 7th day of February, 2003, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court
of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED:

2002-CC- 2675 ROCKY WAYNE DAVID v. OUR LADY OF THE LAKE HOSPITAL, INC. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
KIMBALL, J., recused.

2002-CC- 2852 CHRISTINE MAYNARD BREWTON, ET UX. v. UNDERWRITERS INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Natchitoches)


WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED

2002-CC- 2853 CHRISTINE MAYNARD BREWTON, ET UX. v. UNDERWRITERS INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Natchitoches)

2002-CC- 2870 L.D. SPEARS, JR. v. BEAUREGARD PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (Parish of Beauregard)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2002-KH- 0432 STATE EX REL JOHN PEARSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-CC- 2576 JIMMY BARNETT v. LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-SHREVEPORT (Parish of Caddo)
See Per Curiam.
CALOGERO, C.J., dissents from the action and assigns reasons.
JOHNSON, J., dissents from the action.

2002-KK- 2605 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOSEPH WARD (Parish of Rapides)
See Per Curiam.

2002-CC- 2872 VARNELL BOYLSTON v. BRUCE TIDWELL, ET AL. (Parish of Caddo)
CALOGERO, C.J., concurs and assigns reasons.
KIMBALL, J., would deny the writ application.
KNOLL, J., would deny the writ application.

2003-CK- 0160 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF R.C., R.D., C.F., H.W., E.M., J.R., C.S. (Parish of Orleans)
KIMBALL, J., would grant and docket.
VICTORY, J., would grant and docket.
TRAYLOR, J., concurs in part and dissents in part. I concur in the issuance of the order but would grant to address the discovery issues.

SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2002-B - 1740 IN RE: KATHLEEN M. BILBE

CONDITIONALLY READMITTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2002-OB- 2851 IN RE: GREGORY N. WAMPLER

APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED:

2002-C - 2903 FRANKIE FAULKNER PELLERIN v. JEROME JOSPEH PELLERIN (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 2938 BELYNDA ROSE v. LOWE'S OF ALEXANDRIA (Office Of Workers'
Compensation District 2)

2003-CC- 0146 CITY OF KENNER v. THE PHOENIX SUPPER CLUB, INC., MAMA'S CAJUN DELI, L.L.C., D.J. RON, TAKE FO' RECORDS, THE NEW HOT BOYS ENTERTAINMENT AND JOSEPHINE DIMITRI (Parish of Jefferson)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2001-CC- 2937 CHARLES W. POWELL, ET AL. v. DR. NEILL WEAVER (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.
WEIMER, J., concurs in denial and assigns reasons.

2002-KO- 0083 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. COREY WILLIAMS (Parish of St. Tammany)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

2002-KO- 0210 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES SMITH (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KO- 0283 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EREEDUIS GROSS (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2002-KO- 0307 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EXALTON GUIDRY JR. (Parish of Vermilion)

2002-KO- 0308 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CARL E. BROWN (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KO- 0321 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KEVIN CAIN (Parish of Caldwell)

2002-KO- 0352 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MILTON FRANKLIN (Parish of Caddo)

2002-KO- 0358 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROY SARRIO (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KO- 0392 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAVID W. BRYARS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-KO- 0397 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARK COOPER (Parish of St. Tammany)

2002-KO- 0402 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHARON FRANKLIN (Parish of Rapides)

2002-KO- 0456 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHNNY L. WHITE (Parish of St. Tammany)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-KO- 0459 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. VICTOR JONES (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-KO- 0460 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FELTON COUSIN (Parish of St. Tammany)

2002-KO- 0466 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONNIE L. MIMS & AARON A. TRIM (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KO- 0506 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERRY HAMLIN (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0538 STATE EX REL REGINALD WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2002-KH- 0540 STATE EX REL SHAWN WICKEM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)
KNOLL, J., recused.

2002-KH- 0542 STATE EX REL HUGO COX v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-KH- 0543 STATE EX REL JOHNNY COLEMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-KH- 0544 STATE EX REL EDWARD JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of West Feliciana)

2002-KH- 0546 STATE EX REL TERANCE SIAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of
Lafayette)

2002-KH- 0547 STATE EX REL GLENN WATKINS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafourche)
WEIMER, J., recused.

2002-KH- 0548 STATE EX REL MONROE MEYERS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KH- 0549 STATE EX REL DWAYNE BRINSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0555 STATE EX REL RUSSELL E. PAYTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
WEIMER, J., recused.

2002-KP- 0568 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL. THOMAS JENKINS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberville)
KIMBALL, J., recused.

2002-KH- 0571 STATE EX REL ANTHONY COWART v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KH- 0576 STATE EX REL DJUAN MARSHALL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0577 STATE EX REL WESLEY WILSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0579 STATE EX REL JOSEPH SAVOY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Acadia)

2002-KH- 0600 STATE EX REL OLIVER BARNES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KH- 0606 STATE EX REL ROY HUGHES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2002-KH- 0614 STATE EX REL CELESTIAN RICHARDSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Bernard)

2002-KH- 0617 STATE EX REL DAVID DILLON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KO- 0647 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KEVIN B. CARTER (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KO- 0707 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES K. WILLIAMSON (Parish of Caddo)

2002-KP- 0817 STATE EX REL JULIUS LUCKY v. BURL CAIN, WARDEN LOUISIANA STATE PENITENTIARY (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-C - 0820 LYNN FERRAND MARTIN, NIALYNN FERRAND LEE, TRUDY FERRAND, STEPHEN FERRAND, HAMILTON MICHAEL FERRAND, III, AND GLENDA FERRAND, INDIVIDUALLY AN AS 2315.1 BENEFICIARIES OF THE ESTATE OF HAMILTON MICHAEL FERRAND, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, CHARITY HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER OF LOUISIANA AT NEW ORLEANS, THROUGH THE LOUISIANA HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 0888 LYNN FERRAND MARTIN, NIALYNN FERRAND LEE, TRUDY FERRAND, STEPHEN FERRAND, HAMILTON MICHAEL FERRAND, III, AND GLENDA FERRAND, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS 2315.1 BENEFICIARIES OF THE ESTATE OF HAMILTON MICHAEL FERRAND, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, CHARITY HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER OF LOUISIANA AT NEW ORLEANS, THROUGH THE LOUISIANA HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY (Parish of Orleans)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-CC- 1487 CLIFTON J. ADAMS. ET AL. v. BOLLINGER SHIPYARDS, INC. (Parish of  Orleans)
WEIMER, J., recused.
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-K - 1687 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOSEPH RANDY MARCOTTE (Parish of Evangeline)

2002-K - 1931 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DOROTHY L. PIERRE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2002-K - 2029 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. YOUNG LEE (Parish of Orleans)

2002-CK- 2032 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF A.D. AND K.P.
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-K - 2042 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARQUES DUANE SMITH (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-K - 2299 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT R. HARRY, JR. (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 2692 ALDUS GENE BERGERON v. STATE BOXING AND WRESTLING COMMISSION, MID SOUTH WRESTLING, INC., FRANKIE J. JEFFERY AND JASON DUPRE (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ and docket for oral argument.
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2693 BRENT JAMES THIBODEAUX v. IBERIA MEDICAL CENTER, MAURICE GAUTHIER & MEDICAL PERSONNEL SPECIALISTS, INC. (Parish of Iberia)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2720 BRENT JAMES THIBODEAUX v. IBERIA MEDICAL CENTER, MAURICE GAUTHIER & MEDICAL PERSONNEL SPECIALISTS, INC. (Parish of Iberia)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2734 CRAIG WEST, TROY WEST, AND W. B. FARMS INC., ET AL. v. G & H SEED COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of St. Landry)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2738 CRAIG WEST, TROY WEST, AND W. B. FARMS INC., ET AL. v. G & H SEED COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of St. Landry)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2741 ALDUS GENE BERGERON v. STATE BOXING AND WRESTLING COMMISSION, MID SOUTH WRESTLING, INC., FRANKIE J. JEFFERY AND JASON DUPRE (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ and docket for oral argument.

2002-C - 2745 CRAIG WEST, TROY WEST, AND W. B. FARMS INC., ET AL. v. G & H SEED COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of St. Landry)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2774 NOLA EXPRESS L.L.C. v. NEW ORLEANS AVIATION BOARD, AND REVIUS O. ORTIQUE, JR. (IN HIS CAPACITY AS CHAIRMAN OF THE NEW ORLEANS AVIATION BOARD (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2783 CURTIS ROBICHEAUX, ET AL. v. CAMRAN G. ADLY, ET AL. (Parish of
Acadia)
VICTORY, J., would grant and remand to court of appeal for consideration of Richard v. Louisiana Extended Care Centers, Inc., 02-0978 (La. 1/14/03).

2002-C - 2792 JOHN ADAMS v. SHAWN STRATTON AND STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Charles)

2002-C - 2814 MICHAEL A. MORTON v. WAL-MART STORES, INC. LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (Office Of Workers' Compensation, District 1w)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2844 LADUNDEE A. ADAMS, ET AL. v. ANTHONY JOSEPH TRAINA, JR., ET AL. (Parish of Jackson)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.
WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2884 LEROY T. YOUNG v. MARY GRACE KNAPP, KATHLEEN ZELDEN, SUE LANGHOFF, JUDGE LARRY J. GREEN, BOB TYLER, WALTER REED, GERRY DIFRANCO, JR., SGT. WAYNE MAYBERRY, SGT. JACK WEST, AND THE CITY OF COVINGTON (Parish of St. Tammany)

2002-C - 2897 RICHELLA SHERMAN, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHLAF OF HER MINOR, LEVELL SHERMAN v. TOURO INFIRMARY HOSPITAL, DR. MARCEL A. BACCHUS AND DR. WASHINGTON BRYAN (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2898 LADUNDEE A. ADAMS, ET AL v. ANTHONY JOSEPH TRAINA, JR., ET AL (Parish of Jackson)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.
WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2901 BETTY KLOOSTER, ET VIR v. HARTFORD INSURANCE COMPANY OF THE MIDWEST, ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)

2002-C - 2908 MICHAEL SAVOY v. LOUISIANA LANDSCAPE SPECIALTY (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 7)
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2909 YVONNE M. UPDEGRAFF v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of St. Bernard)
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2002-CC- 2910 MONICA JONES v. LIVINGSTON PARISH SHERIFF, WILLIE GRAVES, THE CITY OF LIVINGSTON AND SCOTTSDALE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Livingston)
CALOGERO, C.J., KNOLL & WEIMER, JJ., would grant and remand to court of appeal for consideration. See Kosmitis v. Bailey, 96-1573 (La. 10/4/96), 680 So.2d 1167; Barnard v. Barnard, 96-0859 (La. 6/24/96), 675 So.2d 734.

2002-C - 2912 WILLIE G. DEBOSE v. SIR CLYDE LAIN, II (Parish of Ouachita)
WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2913 BAIL BONDS UNLIMITED, INC. v. SHANE CHEDVILLE, FRANCIS DEBELO, JR., MATTHEW DENNIS, ROBERT DENNIS, DEARL RUSIDALE AND BRADLEY DUFRESNE, JR. (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-C - 2914 KATHY MARMINO v. CITY OF CROWLEY (Office Of Workers' Compensation Dist. 04)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2002-C - 2916 YVONNE M. UPDEGRAFF v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of St. Bernard)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2917 IN THE MATTER OF THE SUCCESSION OF FRANK W. HORN (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-CC- 2922 ADAM ABSHIRE, ET AL v. CRAIG J. HATTIER, MARTI TESSIER, ABC INSURANCE CO. AND COREGIS INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Tammany)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2923 NATIONAL BUILDING & CONTRACTING CO., INC. AND RONNIE THERIOT v. ALERION BANK AND TRUST COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 2933 RONALD C. FILSON v. SUSAN SAWARD FILSON (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-CC- 2934 JAMES BARTHOLOMEW PETERSON v. JAMES LESLIE WADSWORTH, JR., ET AL. (Parish of Caddo)

2002-C - 2939 EULALIA ESTEVEZ AND CARLOS ESTEVEZ v. JAIME OSCAR BARON, NATIONAL CAR RENTAL SYSTEM, INC. PHILADELPHIA INSURANCE COMPANY AND AMERICAN NATIONAL PROPERTY AND CASUALTY COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-C - 2940 MARY ANN TURNER v. ALAN J. OSTROWE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2941 ANTHONY ROBERT, JR. v. EDDIE LECOMPTE (Office Of Workers'
Compensation District 02)

2002-C - 2942 LINDA F. NINO v. MARIO S. NINO (Parish of Rapides)

2002-C - 2943 RUSSELL J. HOWARD v. ANGELA HOWARD (GUIDRY) (Parish of Livingston)

2002-CC- 2944 CHERYL THOMPSON AND WENDELL THOMPSON v. ALAN M. YAGER, M.D., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2003-KH- 0077 STATE EX REL TYRONE PARKER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2003-CC- 0207 JOSEPH MARK KOWALSKI v. BRENDA GALLAHER KOWALSKI (Parish of Lafayette)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 
 
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