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 2003 News Releases

News Release #013

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE  


NEWS RELEASE # 013


FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA



On the 13th day of February, 2003, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court
of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

APPLICATION DISMISSED ON RELATOR'S MOTION:

2003-CJ- 0046 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF A. A. AND OTHER CONSOLIDATED CASES (Parish of Orleans)

On the 14th 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-C - 2881 LANA MARIE DAILEY ABSHIRE, ET AL. v. VERMILION PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (Parish of Vermilion)

2002-CC- 2888 LOIS LAZARD, ET AL. v. SHERIFF CHARLES FOTI, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2002-KP- 0909 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MERALD SAMPSON (Parish of Jefferson)
See Per Curiam.
CALOGERO, C.J., recused.

REMANDED TO HEARING COMMITTEE; SEE PER CURIAM:

2002-B- 2152 IN RE: PATRICK N. DOOLEY

APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED:

2002-C - 3008 JOSEPH COSTANZA, ON BEHALF OF THE MINOR SON, MATTHEW COSTANZA v. THE VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA OF GREATER NEW ORLEANS, INC., ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD, ABC INSURANCE COMPANY, AND DEF INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 3022 CLEM MITCHELL v. MUNICIPAL FIRE & POLICE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD OF THE CITY OF BATON ROUGE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2003-CC- 0353 NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY OF PITTSBURGH, PA v. COLEMAN OLDSMOBILE, INC. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2002-KO- 0174 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. AUTHER WILLIAMS (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0204 STATE EX REL ROBERT PERRY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Washington)

2002-KO- 0207 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT GATLIN (Parish of Ouachita)

2002-KO- 0209 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WAYNE GORDON (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KO- 0330 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PAYTON FUNCHESS (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KO- 0399 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. THOMAS WILLIAMS (Parish of Lafourche)

2002-KO- 0457 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EMILE MATTHEWS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-KH- 0529 STATE EX REL JAMES MOORE CHARGOIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

2002-KH- 0599 STATE EX REL LAFAYETTE BALLARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

2002-KH- 0609 STATE EX REL JOSEPH GREEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0612 STATE EX REL ROBERT GRAHAM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Carroll)

2002-KP- 0621 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GLENN L. MORGAN (Parish of St. Mary)

2002-KH- 0629 STATE EX REL GERALD WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Natchitoches)

2002-KH- 0655 STATE EX REL LIONEL JONES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)
KNOLL, J., recused.

2002-KH- 0656 STATE EX REL MICHAEL WILSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KH- 0657 STATE EX REL LOYER FORD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Desoto)

2002-KH- 0659 STATE EX REL JIMMIE BRADY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0661 STATE EX REL HARLAN CAUSEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0677 STATE EX REL WILLIAM DENNING v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KH- 0681 STATE EX REL JASON WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

2002-KH- 0682 STATE EX REL JERRY DUNN JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bienville)

2002-KH- 0683 STATE EX REL GREGORY LEE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

2002-KH- 0684 STATE EX REL PAUL EVINS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Allen)

2002-KH- 0689 STATE EX REL RONNIE WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-KH- 0691 STATE EX REL ERA SANDERS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-KH- 0693 STATE EX REL VINCENT SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KO- 0708 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DARRIN L. BROOKS (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KO- 0726 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PERRY L. TAYLOR (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KP- 0745 STATE EX REL DERRICK PERKINS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-K - 0752 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RUSSELL B. PALMER (Parish of St. Tammany)

2002-KH- 0759 STATE EX REL KEVIN DEVILLE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-KH- 0761 STATE EX REL DAMIEN RILEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-KH- 0763 STATE EX REL DWIGHT ULMER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0764 STATE EX REL FREDERICK BARROW v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

2002-KO- 0796 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONALD VALDERY (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KP- 0822 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LAYLA ROBERTS (Parish of Caddo)

2002-KP- 0838 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL. PAUL WESLEY MILLER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
CALOGERO, C.J., recused.

2002-KP- 0941 MICHAEL RHODES v. BURL CAIN, WARDEN, LOUISIANA STATE PENITENTIARY (Parish of Bienville)

2002-KP- 0960 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHRISTIE LYNN CHERAMIE (Parish of Avoyelles)
KNOLL, J., recused.

2002-KP- 0966 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT JOHNSON (Parish of Jefferson)
CALOGERO, C.J., recused.

2002-KP- 1077 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLARENCE W. GISCH (Parish of Lafayette)


2002-CK- 1641 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF A.M. (Parish of Jefferson)
KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2002-K - 2049 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHARLES RODRIGUEZ, JR. (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2002-KP- 2158 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICKY J. LANGLEY (Parish of Calcasieu)
CALOGERO, C.J., dissents from the denial of the writ application and assigns reasons.

2002-C - 2797 JAMES L. FORTENBERRY v. C.R. BARD, INC. (The Office Of Workers' Compensation-Dist. 8)

2002-CC- 2839 PRUDENCE ROSS LEDET v. JAMES N. JACKSON, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-CP- 2841 CHARLES W. HOLMES v. HON. EDWIN A. LOMBARD (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 2877 JAMES L. FORTENBERRY v. C.R. BARD, INC. (The Office Of Workers' Compensation-Dist. 8)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2894 DEBORAH BLANCQ VOGT v. GREGORY D. VOGT (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-CC- 2906 ETHEL BROWN ON BEHALF OF CRAIG BROWN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HOSPITALS (Parish of Plaquemines)
CALOGERO, C.J., dissents from the denial of the writ and assigns reasons.

2002-C - 2911 LILLIE CAMPBELL v. HILTON A. VERRETT, JR., JOSEPHINE SCARBROUGH AND CLARENDON NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Evangeline)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant writ.
KNOLL, J., would grant writ.
JOHNSON, J., would grant writ.

2002-C - 2926 JAMES ELMER WARREN, JR. v. SABINE TOWING AND TRANSPORTATION COMPANY, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)
KNOLL, J., recused.

2002-C - 2927 JAMES ELMER WARREN, JR. v. SABINE TOWING AND TRANSPORTATION COMPANY, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)
KNOLL, J., recused.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant writ.
VICTORY, J., would grant writ.

2002-C - 2936 JAMES ELMER WARREN, JR. v. SABINE TOWING AND TRANSPORTATION COMPANY, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)
KNOLL, J., recused.
VICTORY, J., would grant writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant writ.

2002-CC- 2945 ALMARINE C. FALGOUST, ET AL. v. AVONDALE INDUSTRIES, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ. See Justice Weimer's concurrence in Powell V. Weaver, 01-2937 (La. 2/7/03)

2002-C - 2946 BRUCE SWARTZ v. RICKY STEPHEN MCNABB, ET AL. (Parish of St. Martin)

2002-C - 2947 WESLEY B. LITTLETON v. HENRY O. HARRISON AND AMERICAN CENTRAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Calcasieu)

2002-CC- 2949 SUCCESSION OF WALLACE HECK, THROUGH MARGARET PRICE HECK, WALLACE HECK, JR., RAYMOND HECK, JANET HECK PINO AND SHIRLEY HECK MORGAN v. AMOCO PRODUCTION COMPANY, SOUTHFORK INVESTMENTS, INC. MORGAN M. LANDRY, IP PETROLEUM (#417, 938) C/W AMOCO PRODUCTION COMPANY v. SUCCESSION OF WALLACE HECK, MARGARET PRICE HECK, WALLACE HECK, JR., RAYMOND HECK, JANET HECK PINO, SHIRLEY HECK MORGAN, SOUTHFORK INVESTMENTS, INC., MORGAN M. LANDRY, IP PETROLEUM COMPANY (427,718) (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 2951 CYNTHIA BRIDGES, SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LAWRENCE D. SMITH AND BRENDA H. SMITH (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
 
2002-C - 2962 JOHN H. GUIDRY, JR. v. M-I DRILLING FLUIDS CO. (Office Of Workers' Comp. Dist. 9)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2970 PATRICIA RABY-MAGEE v. PAUL R. MATZEN (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.
WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2972 MILES MARK HODGES AND DEBORAH HODGES v. ALBERTSON'S, INC. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 2973 SOUTHERN COMPONENTS, INC. v. DRAKE CONTRACTORS, L.L.C., SIEGEN LANE HOTEL II-1998, L.L.C., ARKEL INTERNATIONAL, INC., STANTON P. GIBBENS, AND FIDELITY AND DEPOSIT COMPANY OF MARYLAND (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 2975 FRANK T. CACIOPPO, JR., FRANK T. CACIOPPO, SR., AND YVONNE CACIOPPO v. LOCKE MEREDITH, INDIVIDUALLY, LOCKE MEREDITH & ASSOCIATES; LEONARD CARDENAS III, INDIVIDUALLY; AND LEONARD CARDENAS, A LAW CORPORATION; AND WESTPORT INSURANCE COMPANY. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 2976 CHARLES RAY SANDERS, BOBBIE O. BICKFORD, INDIVIDUALLY, AND AS ADMINISTRATRIX OF ESTATE OF JESSE WAYNE BICKFORD AND TUTRIX OF THE MINOR CHILDREN, BRIAN WAYNE BICKFORD AND TRAVIS DAN BICKFORD v. ASHLAND OIL, INC., ASBESTOS DESIGN SERVICES, INC., ALVIN FAIRBURN AND ASSOCIATES, INC. ALVIN FAIRBURN, SR., ASBESTOS CONSULTING SERVICES, INC., PROTECH ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INC., AETNA LIFE AND CASUALTY, INC., ROY ESCHETTE, AIR MONITORING CORPORATION, DAYBRITE LIGHTING, INC., F. L. INDUSTRIES, INC., REGENT LIGHTING, INC., ABATEMENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. RIBANDO ELECTRICAL SUPPLY, IMR CORPORATION, HOME DEPOT, INC., STATE OF LOUISIANA AND SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 2981 JAMES GREG ALLEN v. FIREMAN'S FUND INSURANCE COMPANY AND YARNELL ICE CREAM COMPANY (Parish of Ouachita)

2002-C - 2983 HOUSE, KINGSMILL, RIESS & SEABOLT, LLC v. MILFORD LAY, JR. AND DRILL STRING SERVICES, INC. (Parish of St. Mary)

2002-C - 2985 SUCCESSION OF THEODIS WHITE(Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-CC- 2986 RICHARD WILLIAMS AND HELEN WILLIAMS v. FAIRGROUNDS CORPORATION (Parish of Orleans)
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.
WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2987 DARRELL BELGARD, ET AL v. AMERICAN FREIGHTWAYS, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)

2002-C - 2988 FRANK T. CACIOPPO, JR., FRANK T. CACIOPPO, SR., AND YVONNE CACIOPPO v. LOCKE MEREDITH, INDIVIDUALLY, LOCKE MEREDITH & ASSOCIATES; LEONARD CARDENAS III, INDIVIDUALLY; AND LEONARD CARDENAS, A LAW CORPORATION; AND WESTPORT INSURANCE COMPANY. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 2991 ALAN ARNOLD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA C/W MILLING, BENSON AND WOODWARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-CP- 2994 CARL ENGLAND v. JAMES BAIRD, ET AL. (Parish of St. Tammany)

2002-C - 2999 SUZANNE CRAVEN v. CLARA CARTER AND ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-C - 3002 CHARLES E. MELANCON, JR. v. PATRICIA S. MELANCON (Parish of St. Tammany)
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 3003 BAKER PROPERTIES, INC. v. DWAYNE MICHAEL ARMSTRONG AND CATHY A. ARMSTONG (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)


2002-C - 3007 SYLVESTER BERGERON v. MR. EDWARD W. COX AND CAROL S. COX FRAIN, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS ADMINISTRATORS OF THE ESTATE OF THEIR MINOR CHILD, KEVIN EDWARD COX, ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, PRUDENTIAL PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, CITY OF BATON ROUGE - PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE, AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND OTHER CONSOLIDATED CASES (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-CC- 3019 JAMES TRICHELL AND MARGIE TRICHELL v. HORSESHOE ENTERTAINMENT (Parish of Bossier)

2002-CC- 3056 WILEY STEWART v. CALCASIEU PARISH SCHOOL BOARD, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

2002-C - 3058 SALAH SALAIMAN AND ANGELA SIMPSON INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR DECEASED SON, DEMOND THADDEUS SIMPSON v. LOUISIANA CASINO CRUISES, INC., THE ESTATE OF MELVIN T. CAGE, STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, CHRISTOPHER A. HAYMON, PATTERSON INSURANCE COMPANY AND IMPERIAL FIRE & CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY AND OTHER CONSOLIDATED CASES (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 3132 FRANK T. CACIOPPO, JR., FRANK T. CACIOPPO, SR., AND YVONNE CACIOPPO v. LOCKE MEREDITH, INDIVIDUALLY, LOCKE MEREDITH & ASSOCIATES; LEONARD CARDENAS III, INDIVIDUALLY; AND LEONARD CARDENAS, A LAW CORPORATION; AND WESTPORT INSURANCE COMPANY. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 3133 FRANK T. CACIOPPO, JR., FRANK T. CACIOPPO, SR., AND YVONNE CACIOPPO v. LOCKE MEREDITH, INDIVIDUALLY, LOCKE MEREDITH & ASSOCIATES; LEONARD CARDENAS III, INDIVIDUALLY; AND LEONARD CARDENAS, A LAW CORPORATION; AND WESTPORT INSURANCE COMPANY. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2003-CJ- 0256 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF C.L., K.L. & S.L.
(Parish of St. Landry)

 
 
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