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 2003 News Releases

News Release #022

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE  


NEWS RELEASE # 022


FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA



On the 21st day of March, 2003, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of

Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:


TRANSFERRED TO THE COURT OF APPEAL; SEE PER CURIAM:

 

2003-CA- 0075            CAPITOL CITY TOWING & RECOVERY, INC., BLACKJACK TOWING, INC., TOW POWER INC., & YVONNE REED v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY & CORRECTIONS, OFFICE OF STATE POLICE - TOWING & RECOVERY UNIT; OFFICE OF STATE POLICE - TROOP A; & SGT. R. WAYNE RYLAND (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

First Circuit.


WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

 

2003-KK- 0816            STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RUBEN CHAVEZ (Parish of Iberville)

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.



On the 25th day of March, 2003, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of

Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:


WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

 

2003-CC- 0822            GLORIA SCOTT, ET AL. v. THE AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY, ET AL.(Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., recused.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.



On the 26th day of March, 2003, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of

Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:


TRANSFER TO ACTIVE STATUS; SEE ORDER:

 

2003-OB- 0534             IN RE: JOHN JEWELL PACE


TRANSFER TO DISABILITY INACTIVE STATUS; SEE ORDER:

 

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

CALOGERO, C.J., VICTORY, J., TRAYLOR, J., dissent from the order and would deny the transfer to disability inactive status.


WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

 

2003-CC- 0812            CYNTHIA BOURNE, ET AL. v. SAUL KAHN, D.D.S., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)



On the 28th 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-K - 2302              STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JASON HELOU (Parish of Lafayette)

 

2003-C - 0091              IRIS MILLER v. ERIC D. CLOUT, III, BAKER HUGHES OILFIELD OPERATIONS, INC. AND NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Lafayette)

 

2003-C - 0107              BONNIE D. REED v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Evangeline)

 

2003-C - 0115              ANTHONY CRANE RENTAL, L.P. v. RUFUS FRUGE, JR., DIRECTOR OF CALCASIEU PARISH SALES & USE TAX DEPT. (Parish of Calcasieu)

 

2003-CC- 0144             GOOTEE CONSTRUCTION, INC. v. AMWEST SURETY INSURANCE COMPANY AND PREMIER GLASS PLUS, INC. (Parish of Jefferson)


WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

 

2002-K - 2665              STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DEIDRE ANTOINETTE PIERRE (Parish of Lafayette)

See Per Curiam.

 

2003-OC- 0226            BRETT BARNHILL v. A-1 REMODELING, ET AL. (Office Of Workers' Comp.Dist. 6S)


TRANSFERRED TO THE DISTRICT COURT:

 

2002-KH- 1095            STATE EX REL. JERRY HAMLIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-KH- 0686            STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANTHONY DEVEAUX (Parish of St. Martin)

 

2003-KH- 0687            STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANTHONY DEVEAUX (Parish of St. Martin)


WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER; OTHERWISE DENIED:

 

2002-OC- 3138            TINA LOUISE CHURCH WOODARD, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILDREN, PHILLIP ELTON WOODARD, JR., BRITANY MICHELE WOODARD, JESSIE PAUL WOODARD AND JENNIFER LYNN WOODARD v. EAST FELICIANA PARISH POLICE JURY AND TITAN INDEMNITY COMPANY (Parish of East Feliciana)

KIMBALL, J., would deny the writ.

JOHNSON, J., would deny the writ.

KNOLL, J., would deny the writ.


DISBARMENT ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

 

2003-B - 0653              IN RE: J. GREGORY CAVER


INTERIM SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

 

2002-B - 2974              IN RE: M. DANIEL LAGRONE, JR.


REMANDED TO DISCIPLINE BOARD; SEE PER CURIAM:

 

2003-B - 0525              IN RE: ROBERT L. BARRIOS


MOTION(S) TO ENFORCE GRANTED WITH ORDER:

 

1999-KH- 1007            STATE EX REL RANDY DAVIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

1999-KH- 1099            STATE EX REL LEROY JONES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

1999-KH- 1704            STATE EX REL EDWARD JACKSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

1999-KH- 2098            STATE EX REL FLOYD TYLER AND RONALD BRAUD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

1999-KH- 2106            STATE EX REL LESTER ALLEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2000-KH- 0398            STATE EX REL GEORGE BATISTE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St.James)


MOTION(S) TO ENFORCE DENIED:

 

1999-KH- 0112            STATE EX REL DAVID LAPELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)


RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED:

 

2001-KH- 3212            STATE EX REL ROGERS JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

KNOLL, J., recused.

 

2002-KH- 0519            STATE EX REL CHANDA DESILVA v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

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

 

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- 0043             DAWN HUTCHINSON LITTLETON, ET AL. v. TIMOTHY J. MCNABB, ET AL. (Parish of Terrebonne)


WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

 

2002-KH- 0679            STATE EX REL DANIEL SWANN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2002-KH- 0878            STATE EX REL SHAWN SEGURA v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

 

2002-KH- 1087            STATE EX REL. KEVIN LEDET v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)

 

2002-KH- 1093            STATE EX REL. WESLEY R. BROADEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-KH- 1094            STATE EX REL HENRY ISSACS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2002-KH- 1097            STATE EX REL. CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-KH- 1103            STATE EX REL. MAC MINNIFIELD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lincoln)

 

2002-KH- 1106            STATE EX REL JOHN HILLIARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2002-KH- 1113            STATE EX REL MARION THOMPSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2002-KH- 1129            STATE EX REL JOHN WAYNE NORRIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

 

2002-KH- 1133            STATE EX REL JONATHAN CARRIER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

 

2002-KH- 1134            STATE EX REL KEITH HUDSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-KH- 1135            STATE EX REL JAMES WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-KH- 1137            STATE EX REL BRUCE COWART v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-KH- 1140            STATE EX REL IRA LEE MARSHALL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

 

2002-KH- 1144            STATE EX REL. GRADY BREWER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of West Feliciana)

 

2002-KH- 1155            STATE EX REL DAVID LEWIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St.Tammany)

 

2002-K - 2507              STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ELIZABETH A. BLAKE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-C - 2514              LACHELLE GERALD WOOD v. WILLIAM GERALD WOOD (Parish of Washington)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-K - 2523              STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PATRINA BROWN (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-K - 2574              STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WARREN WHITE (Parish of St. Tammany)

 

2002-K - 2595              STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN DALE ALLEN (Parish of Red River)

 

2002-K - 2619              STATE OF LOUISIANA v. STEVE DRANE AND TERRI HARALSON (Parish of Franklin)

 

2002-OK- 2631            STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLARENCE J. SALOOM (Parish of Lafayette)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-K - 2642              STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LAWRENCE CLARK (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-K - 2649              STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CALVIN COLEMAN (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-K - 2654              STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHRISTOPHER MCDUFFIE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2002-K - 2672              STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HERMAN J. MILLS (Parish of Assumption)

 

2002-K - 2673              STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GEORGE TOBIAS (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-K - 2679              STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WINSTON J. CRADDOCK (Parish of St. Tammany)

 

2002-K - 2684              STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHANDELLA ABLES (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2002-K - 2696              STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JIMMY SEGURA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2002-K - 2707              STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HERBERT CHARLES, JR. (Parish of Iberia)

 

2002-C - 3199              WARREN W. HOAG, JR., ET ALS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH ITS TREASURER, JOHN NEELY KENNEDY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-C - 3201              LOUISIANA STATE CORONER'S ASSOCIATION v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-C - 3203              DR. L. E. STRINGER v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-C - 3247              DONNIE HOLLOWAY AND NANCY HOLLOWAY v. MIDLAND RISK INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL OUACHITA PARISH POLICE JURY (Parish of Ouachita)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2003-C - 0038              CHARLES RAY TAYLOR, JR. ET UX v. DR. RICHARD J. CLEMENT AND THE LOUISIANA PATIENT'S COMPENSATION FUND (Parish of Calcasieu)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2003-CC- 0071             MORRIS AND DICKSON COMPANY LIMITED v. DEBORAH KILLINGWORTH (Office Of Workers' Compensation, District 1W)

 

2003-C - 0080              DENISE LEWIS, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILD, BRYAN JOSEPH LEWIS; JOANNA JONES, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILDREN, BRINTON JONES, AND BRITNEY JONES; AVONA DORSEY, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILDREN, ET AL. v. TRANSOCEAN TERMINAL OPERATORS, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

 

2003-OC- 0110             IN RE: SUCCESSION OF BRIAN WALKER (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

 

2003-C - 0111              DENISE LEWIS, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILD, BRYAN JOSEPH LEWIS; JOANNA JONES, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILDREN BRITON JONES, AND BRITNEY JONES; AVONA DORSEY, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILDREN, BRINDELL DORSEY, BRANDON DORSEY AND BRANDESHIA DORSEY, ANGELA SMITH, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILD, KEYWANDA SMITH AND THE ESTATE OF BRYAN WALKER v. TRANSOCEAN TERMINAL OPERATORS, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

 

2003-C - 0135              KEDRICK ANDERSON v. CLARENDON NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Avoyelles)

KNOLL, J., recused.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2003-C - 0156              ROBERTO MOLINA, SR. AND VICKI LYNN ZULLI, INDIVIDUALLY AND IN HER CAPACITY AS THE NATURAL TUTRIX OF THE MINOR CHILDREN, ROBERT MOLINA, III AND ALLI MOLINA v. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS CONSOLIDATED WITH KAREN GRACE MANN, ET AL. v. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

 

2003-CC- 0158             WILLARD A. EASTIN, JR., ET AL. v. ENTERGY CORPORATION, ET AL.

(Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-CC- 0169             JOSEPH C. CANIZARO v. VINTAGE CONTRACTING, LLC AND MARYLAND CASUALTY COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-C - 0186              ELIGIBILITY SERVICES, INC. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HOSPITALS AND THE LOUISIANA HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2003-C - 0188              LARRY D. WILLIAMS v. CITY OF HAMMOND (Parish of Tangipahoa)

 

2003-CC- 0198             JOSEPH C. CANIZARO v. VINTAGE CONTRACTING, LLC AND MARYLAND CASUALTY COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-C - 0199              KATHLEEN DREISEL v. METROPOLITAN PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Tammany)

 

2003-C - 0210              SHIRLEY AUTIN EUSEA v. ROGER J. BLANCHARD, JR., M.D., ET AL.(Parish of Lafourche)

 

2003-KK- 0213            STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WHITNEY SPENCER (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-C - 0215              JONATHAN DUNNING v. DAPCO VENTURES, L.L.C. (Office Of Workers' Comp. Dist. 6-S)

 

2003-C - 0218              DONALD DULIN v. LEVIS MITSUBISHI, INC. (Office Of Workers' Comp.Dist. 5)

 

2003-C - 0219              LARRY ROGERS v. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICE OF ENGINEERING & OPERATIONS (State Civil Service Commission)

 

2003-C - 0220              ST. MARY ANESTHESIA ASSOCIATES, INC. v. HOSPITAL SERVICES DISTRICT NO. 2 OF THE PARISH OF ST. MARY, STATE OF LOUISIANA D/B/A LAKEWOOD MEDICAL CENTER (Parish of St. Mary)

 

2003-C - 0222              SUCCESSION OF CARL MARSALISE (Parish of Beauregard)

 

2003-CC- 0223             WILDA RITZHEIMER v. SEAN SMALL, ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

 

2003-C - 0224              IMPERIAL TRADING CO., INC. v. MICHAEL J. UTER, JACK G. MENZIE, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2003-CC- 0225             AMERICAN MARINE HOLDING COMPANY, ET AL. v. MILLING, BENSON, WOODWARD, HILLYER, PIERSON & MILLER, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-C - 0227              GLADYS CUNNINGHAM, ELDRIDGE CUNNINGHAM, JR., MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM, LINDA C. GREENE, ANNA C. SIMMONS, MAXINE C. JEFFERSON, KENNETH W. CUNNINGHAM AND CYNTHIA C. SYLVESTER v. DR. GLEN SCHWARTZBERG AND OUR LADY OF THE LAKE HOSPITAL, ABC INSURANCE COMPANY AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2003-C - 0235              HUGH A. RICKS AND JANICE SCHMIT RICKS, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR SON, BENJAMIN RICKS v. JEFFERSON PARISH HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT #2 D/B/A EAST JEFFERSON GENERAL HOSPITAL AND RUARY O'CONNELL, M.D. (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-C - 0236              FREDDIE GUY AND DOROTHY GUY v. ENSCO MARINE COMPANY AND A & B INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Mary)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2003-C - 0237              LISA FRIEDLEY v. ALEXANDER ELECTRICAL , INC. AND CNA INSURANCE COMPANIES (Office of Workers' Compensation District 05)

 

2003-CC- 0252             COLE, EVANS & PETERSON v. T.F. MANAGEMENT, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Desoto)

 

2003-CC- 0254             CINDY LAYFIELD, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTRIX OF EDWARD LAYFIELD v. GREEN MEADOW HAVEN NURSING HOME ET AL (Parish of Red River)

 

2003-CC- 0554             PAULA MAGGIORE HOERNER v. THE BRAT PACK, ELKS KREWE OF JEFFERSONIANS, ANN KIMBALL, LOUIS FROST AND NEW ORLEANS LODGE NO. 30, BENEVOLENT AND PROTECTIVE ORDER OF ELKS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-KK- 0647            STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONNELL ROBINSON (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-KH- 0736            STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DEREK LANDRY (Parish of Orleans)


 
 
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