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 2003 News Releases

News Release #018

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE  


NEWS RELEASE # 018


FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA



On the 14th day of March, 2003, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of
Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED:

2002-C - 3102 CLIFFORD DAVIS, JR., ET AL. v. CHARLES WITT, ET AL. (Parish of St. Martin) Consolidated with 2002-C-3110

2002-C - 3110 CLIFFORD DAVIS, JR., ET AL. v. CHARLES WITT, ET AL. (Parish of St. Martin)

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED IN PART; OTHERWISE DENIED:

2002-KH- 0895 STATE EX REL DANIEL FISHER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER:

2002-KP- 1444 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL. RICHARD GALLEGOS, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED AND TRANSFERRED TO COURTS OF APPEAL:

2003-KH- 0495 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GLENARD T. JULES (Parish of Orleans)
Court of Appeal Fourth Circuit

2003-KH- 0601 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ARTHUR R. ERVIN (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
Court of Appeal First Circuit

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED AND TRANSFERRED TO DISTRICT COURTS:

2003-KH- 0470 STATE EX REL JESSE ERIC GENTRY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

2003-KH- 0487 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TOBY MATEN (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED:

2002-KH- 0365 STATE EX REL ERNEST SERIO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of
Jefferson)

2002-KH- 0367 STATE EX REL ERNEST M. SERIO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-CI- 0384 KEVIN PETERSON v. MICKEY HUBERT, TOMMY GLOVER, CAROL POOLE, TODD THOMAS, PAMELA HORNE, MICHAEL TRENT, RAYMOND BYRD, VIRGIL LUCAS  (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-KH- 0452 STATE EX REL GREGORY WARNER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Washington)

2002-KH- 0473 STATE EX REL JOSEPH LANDIX v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

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

2002-CC- 2739 CAPTAIN KENNETH P. PUCKETT v. LOUISIANA HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE, ALF-CIO, SEAFARERS INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NORTH AMERICA, GULF COAST MARINERS ASSOCIATION, LOUISIANA ALF-CIO, LAFOURCHE MERCHANT MARINE TRAINING SERVICES, INC., JESSICA SMITH, JOHN "RED" BOURG, RAY T. ADAMS, PENNY DANOS ADAMS, JERRY M. CHAPMAN, AND LYNN MINICK (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2002-KH- 0228 STATE EX REL TIMOTHY D. BRADFORD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Beauregard)

2002-KO- 0481 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TROY D. ALEMAN (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-KP- 0637 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SCOTT STANSELL (Parish of Iberville)

2002-KH- 0843 STATE EX REL RENALDO SANDERS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of  Orleans)

2002-KH- 0859 STATE EX REL MICHAEL WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0876 STATE EX REL KEVIN PARKER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-KH- 0881 STATE EX REL FRANCIS P. TULLIER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberville)

2002-KH- 0892 STATE EX REL GLEN MILLER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2002-KH- 0893 STATE EX REL CAROLYN HOLLINGSWORTH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)

2002-KH- 0894 STATE EX REL JAMES COOLEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KH- 0912 STATE EX REL LEO GILL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Washington)

2002-KH- 0914 STATE EX REL CHARLES HUTCHINSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2002-KH- 0930 STATE EX REL JOHN HOSFORD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-KH- 1024 STATE EX REL MARVIN COBB v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2002-KP- 1324 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JEROME SMITH (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KP- 1337 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOSEPH JORDAN (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-KP- 1427 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GREGORY BRIGHT (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-KP- 1434 STATE EX REL. FREDERICK JONES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KP- 1436 STATE EX REL CARLEY J. PROVOST, II v. ED C. DAY, JR. (Parish of Washington)

2002-KP- 1441 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GREGORY BRIGHT (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-KP- 1450 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL ALAN T. SIMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-K - 2054 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENNETH T. ROBERTS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
WEIMER, J., recused.
KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-K - 2055 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DERRICK DAVIS (Parish of Assumption)
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2002-KK- 2140 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RAY A. BRIGHT (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-K - 2200 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAVAR JOHNSON (Parish of St. John)

2002-K - 2213 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RANDY RANDELL ODOM (Parish of Bossier)

2002-K - 2247 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARSHALL T. BATCHELOR (Parish of Madison)

2002-K - 2274 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILFRED E. CORTEZ, JR. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-K - 2287 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CYLVIA A. COLEMAN (Parish of Orleans)

2002-K - 2296 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENTRELL VANCE (Parish of Orleans)


2002-K - 2381 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LARRY W. WILLIAMS (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-K - 2384 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SYLVESTER MEAD (Parish of Caddo)

2002-K - 2391 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GREGORY POLITE REED (Parish of Allen)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2487 IN RE: MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL PROCEEDINGS FLORENCE REIDLING, WIFE OF/AND LAWRENCE REIDLING v. ROGER D. SMITH, M.D., CHARLES BENEDETTO, M.D., J. SAPUTO, CRNA, JANE DOE, R.N., LLOYD F. LOCASCIO, SR., M.D., MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER-MERCY CAMPUS, TENET HEALTHSYSTEMS HOSPITALS, INC., AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

2002-KP- 2688 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EARL TRUVIA (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2694 BOARD OF TRUSTEES, STATE EMPLOYEES GROUP BENEFITS PROGRAM v. JOHN A. LEBLANC & JO ANN LEBLANC (Parish of St. Martin)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.
KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 2762 TIGER AIR & HEAT, LLC AND BERG, INC. v. JEFFERSON PARISH SCHOOL BOARD AND STAR SERVICES OF NEW ORLEANS, INC. (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-C - 2862 DARLEEN W. SMITH v. BFI (Office Of Workers' Compensation District 8)

2002-C - 2905 LION INVESTBANC CORPORATION v. RIVER PRODUCTS, INC., GARY L. SMITH, GLEN D. SMITH, HENRY A. SMITH, JR. A/K/A HENRY A. SMITH AND AQUATIC TOWING, INC. (Parish of St. Charles)

2002-CC- 2950 PARISH OF JEFFERSON v. SFS CONSULTATION GROUP (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-C - 2977 FRANCES GLASS v. ALTON OCHSNER MEDICAL FOUNDATION (OCHSNER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL) OCHSNER CLINIC, L.L.C. AND WARREN R. SUMMER, M.D. (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 2980 JEFFERY HUDSON v. TAMMY L. NEWMAN (Parish of Iberville)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 3001 ROBERT W. WEBB v. ALBERTA C. WEBB (Parish of St. Helena)

2002-C - 3018 FRANCES GLASS v. ALTON OCHSNER MEDICAL FOUNDATION (OCHSNER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL) OCHSNER CLINIC, L.L.C. AND WARREN R. SUMMER, M.D. (Parish of Orleans)

2002-CC- 3083 BOSSIER MEDICAL CENTER v. DEBORAH HARGRAVES (Parish of Bossier)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 3093 LEONCE JENNINGS MILLER, III v. LOYOLA UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans)

2002-CC- 3097 THE SPORTSMAN'S COVE, INC. v. THE BRUNSWICK CORPORATION AND TRAVIS BOATING CENTER LOUISIANA, INC. (Parish of St. Charles)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 3109 PREMIER RESTAURANTS, INC., ET AL v. KENNER PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER, L.L.C. (Parish of Jefferson)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

2002-CC- 3116 CASEY BILLIESON, ET AL. v. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2002-CC- 3128 INARAY WOODS v. METROPOLITAN HEALTH GROUP, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.


2002-OC- 3135 SONYA J. WILLIAMSON AND HER MINOR CHILDREN, ABNER WILLIAMSON, DIXIE WILLIAMSON, AND JOLIE WILLIAMSON THROUGH THEIR NATURAL TUTOR, ROBERT WILLIAMSON v. HAYNES BEST WESTERN OF ALEXANDRIA, INC., AMERICAN GENERAL FIRE & CASUALTY COMPANY, MARYLAND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, BEST WESTERN INTERNATIONAL, INC., AND ST. PAUL MERCURY INSURANCE COMPANY, M/M H. L. HAYNES, INDIVIDUALLY, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 3136 ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH, ET AL. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE & FISHERIES (Parish of St. John)

2002-CC- 3137 HELEN MARTIN v. GUY WILLIAMS, M.D. AND TULANE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AND CLINIC (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., recused.
KNOLL, J., concurs. Relator may reraise in the event of an adverse judgment.

2002-C - 3158 LARRY THOMPSON v. MACY'S EAST SOUTH, INC. (Office Of Workers' Comp. Dist. 8)

2002-CC- 3160 DIANA AND JAMES K. BAKER v. USAA CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J., would grant and reinstate the order of the trial court.

2002-KK- 3163 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIAM SIMMONS (Parish of Orleans)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.
WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2002-KK- 3164 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FRANK BELL (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2002-C - 3165 WARREN A. GOLDSTEIN, A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION v. CON G. DEMMAS (Parish of Orleans)

2002-CC- 3167 VIOLA HECKEL, ON BEHALF OF HER DECEASED HUSBAND, WOLFGANG HECKEL v. ERICK J. KING, PROGRESSIVE SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANY, AND WINDSOR GROUP INSURANCE COMPANY A/K/A ATLANTIC CASUALTY COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2002-C - 3190 ELMER R. DROUANT, JR. v. MARTIN JONES AND ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 3200 WENDY K. WOODHAM, WIFE OF/AND GARRY SCOTT WOODHAM, PLAINTIFFS v. SANDRA BRAUD, CHARLES F. SAMPEY, CONWAY HERZOG, INTERSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., DEFENDANTS (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 3204 ELMER C. FELDHEIM, PEGGY F. PORTER, HENRY J. GUIDRY, BONNIE F. LONEGRASS AND A CLASS OF SIMILARLY SITUATED INDIVIDUALS AND/OR ENTITIES v. SI-SIFH CORP., SI-SI INSURANCE COMPNAY, INC., LOEWEN LOUISIANA HOLDING, INC., AND THE LOEWEN GROUP INTERNATIONAL, INC. (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-C - 3221 EDITH S. LEMAIRE, WIFE OF/AND MARCEL LEMAIRE v. AIRLINE LIONS CLUB HOME, INC. AND ITS INSURER, ESSEX INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

2002-CC- 3224 MARK SCHENCK v. OWENS-ILLINOIS, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2002-CC- 3225 WARREN REUTHER, JR. v. JAMES E. SMITH, JR. (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 3234 ANGELINE M. SINGLETON, WIFE OF/AND GLEN A. SINGLETON, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN, JAVON A. SINGLETON, MARK A. SINGLETON, RAVON A. SINGLETON, GAREN A. SINGLETON, AND PRECIOUS J. SINGLETON. v. ST. CHARLES PARISH, MORRIS ZERINGUE AND RUSTY REBOWE (Parish of St. Charles)

2002-C - 3246 TIMOTHY KEEL v. CITY OF SULPHUR, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

2002-C - 3249 SUSIE WILLIAMS EDWARDS, ET AL. v. NEW ZION APARTMENTS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, ET AL. (Parish of Caddo)

2002-C - 3250 ROGER P. SHARP v. ALTA WILLIAMS SHARP (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2002-CC- 3254 VERNON COOPER v. PUBLIC BELT RAILROAD, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2002-C - 3255 MICHAEL T. SPRAGUE, ET AL. v. CITY OF LAFAYETTE (Parish of Lafayette)

2003-C - 0007 STEVE PRACHT v. CITY OF SHREVEPORT (Parish of Caddo)

2003-CC- 0008 KELLEE KNIGHTEN v. HOWARD THOMPSON, GENERAL PAPER COMPANY, AND STATE FARM INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2003-CC- 0010 A. REMY FRANSEN AND ALLAIN F. HARDIN v. THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND HEARD, LINEBARGER, GRAHAM, GOGGAN, BLAIR, PENA & SAMPSON, L.L.P. (Parish of Orleans)

2003-C - 0011 CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL COMPANY, LP v. SULZER CHEMTECH USA, INC., AND WINTERTHUR INTERNATIONAL AMERICA INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of St. James)

2003-CC- 0012 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT J. GUIDRY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2003-C - 0023 LYDIA ROPER v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Tammany)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2003-CC- 0024 W. B. HERRING, JR., ELAINE W. HERRING, LAURIE C. HERRING, JODY B. HERRING, ANN F. JIMENEZ FOR THE SUCCESSION OF DAVID V. JIMENEZ AND PAW PAW'S CAMPER CITY, INC. v. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SERVICES OF LOUISIANA, INC., ABC INS. CO., DURHAM AUTOPLEX, LLC, AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2003-C - 0026 LIZ WHITE v. PROCTOR & GAMBLE, ET AL. (Parish of Caddo)
VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.
WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2003-CC- 0056 INARAY WOODS v. METROPOLITAN HEALTH GROUP, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2003-KP- 0297 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICK P. DEROCHE (Parish of St. Tammany)

2003-KP- 0355 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALONZA HILLARD (Parish of Jefferson)

2003-CC- 0541 PAUL ZERBE v. TOWN OF CARENCRO, LOUISIANA, ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

2003-CJ- 0566 STATE IN THE INTEREST OF A.C.H. C/W STATE IN THE INTEREST OF A.I.H. (Parish of Lafayette)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.
WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

 
 
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