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 2003 News Releases

News Release #057

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE  

NEWS RELEASE # 057

 

FROM:  CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA


On the 2nd day of September, 2003 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:


APPLICATION WITHDRAWN ON RELATOR'S MOTION :

 

2003-CC-1291       PHAEDRA ROBINSON, ET AL. v. GENERAL STAR INDEMNITY, ET AL. CONSOLIDATED WITH CLIFTON COWAN, ET AL. v. GARY RELLE D/B/A ALLSTATE FINANCIAL ADJUSTERS, ET AL. (Parish of W. Baton Rouge)


WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

 

2003-CC-1510       KIRK W. LOURIM v. CENTRAL GULF LINES, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J., concurs with reasons.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2003-CC-1566       KIRK W. LOURIM v. CENTRAL GULF LINES, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J., concurs with reasons.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.



On the 3rd day of September, 2003 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:


REHEARING GRANTED FOR LIMITED PURPOSE OF CLARIFICATION :

 

2003-C -1487       KENNETH WAYNE HUGHES v. TERESA LYNN TALTON (Parish of Jefferson)



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


WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED TO BE DOCKETED AS AN APPEAL :

 

2003-KA-1404       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. IFIANY OBRINNA UMEZULIKE (Parish of Lafayette)


WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER :

 

2002-KH-1843       STATE EX REL ROSHAUN A. MILES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

See Per Curiam.

TRAYLOR, J., would deny the writ.

 

2003-KK-1607       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RESSIE CHERAMIE (Parish of Lafourche)

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2003-KK-1819       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BERNARD WILLIAMS (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J., would deny the application.

JOHNSON, J., would deny the application.


TRANSFERRED TO THE COURT OF APPEAL :

 

2003-CD-1256       LORRAINE BRADLEY, ET AL. v. ROBERT A. HOSTEAD, ET AL. (Parish of E.   Baton Rouge) First Circuit

 

2003-KH-2203       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FREDDIE L. WALKER (Parish of Caddo) Second Circuit.


TRANSFERRED TO THE DISTRICT COURT :

 

2002-KH-2803       STATE EX REL THOMAS LOUIS PHILLIPS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-KH-1849       STATE EX REL WARREN L. JORDAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-KH-2181       STATE EX REL LEE HUDSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Tangipahoa)

 

2003-KH-2182       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WENDELL HARRISON, SR. (Parish of Lafayette)

 

2003-KH-2188       STATE EX REL DARREN JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)


2003-KH-2196       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GLENARD T. JULES (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-KH-2241       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EUGENE MOORE (Parish of Calcasieu)


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

 

2002-KP-2464       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JEFFREY E. ARMSTRONG (Parish of Jefferson)

See Per Curiam.

CALOGERO, C.J., recused.

VICTORY, J., would deny the writ.

                   TRAYLOR, J., would deny the writ.


DISBARMENT(S) ORDERED :

 

2002-B -2753       IN RE: WINTHROP GARDNER

                  See Per Curiam.

 

2003-B -0143       IN RE: ENDESHA JUAKALI

                  See Per Curiam.

 

2003-B -0157       IN RE: RAPHAEL P. POIRRIER

                  See Per Curiam.

 

2003-B -0233       IN RE: AMY E. WATLEY

                  See Per Curiam.

 

2003-B -0321       IN RE: WALTER J. CRITTENDEN

                  See Per Curiam.


RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED :

 

2002-KO-0144       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RASHAN WILLIAMS (Parish of Washington)

 

2003-C -0365       DOROTHY A. WEATHERTON v. ISLE OF CAPRI CASINO (Office of Workers' Comp. Dist. 1 W)

CALOGERO, C.J., recused.


MOTION(S) TO ENFORCE DENIED :

 

2001-KH-0106       STATE EX REL WALTER COLEMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-KH-0938       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PETE ADAMS (Parish of Orleans)


APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED :

 

2003-C -1296       PRINCE SOLOMON AJALA, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HIS MINOR CHILDREN, X AND Y AJALA v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, AND DR. JACQUELINE WILLIAMS, M.D. AND OTHER UNKNOWN DEFENDANTS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)


STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED :

 

2003-CC-1812       REVEREND RICHMOND EDWARDS IN HIS CAPACITY AS PASTOR AND PRESIDENT OF   THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF PILGRIM BAPTIST CHURCH OF KENNER AND ON BEHALF OF THE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP OF PILGRIM BAPTIST CHURCH OF KENNER   v. RICHMOND EDWARDS, JR., JAMES EVANS, JR., ISSAC NETTERS, AND THEODORE DUNIGAN (Parish of Jefferson)


WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

 

2001-C -3294       JENNINGS AMERICAN LEGION HOSPITAL v. MARGARITA DAIGLE (Office Of Workers' Compensation District 4)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-KH-1994       STATE EX REL CHADWICK TATE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2002-KH-2061       STATE EX REL JAMES BOURGEOIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2002-KH-2114       STATE EX REL SAMUEL MEYERS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2002-CI-2126       STATE EX REL ELIJAH WINZY v. 19TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)


  2002-KH-2182       STATE EX REL ROY VANDERHOFF v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Bernard)

 

2002-KH-2183       STATE EX REL CARLOS RAY ARMSTRONG v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lincoln)

 

2002-KH-2184       STATE EX REL CHARLES RAY SPEARS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Tangipahoa)

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2002-KH-2188       STATE EX REL ELERY CLEMENT, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Livingston)

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2002-KH-2192       STATE EX REL MICHAEL LOTT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2002-KH-2218       STATE EX REL MELVIN STOKES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Feliciana)

 

2002-KH-2219       STATE EX REL EMANUEL ISAAC v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-KH-2223       STATE EX REL HENRY ROTOLO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2002-KH-2224       STATE EX REL AUBREY LEBLANC v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Tangipahoa)

 

2002-KH-2225       STATE EX REL. ANTHONY DIXON v. N. BURL CAIN (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-KH-2229       STATE EX REL DAVID BOUDREAUX v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of  Jefferson)

 

2002-KP-2460       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GERALD DIAZ (Parish of Orleans)

                  See Per Curiam.

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-KO-2549       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BENJAMIN LEE (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-KO-2550       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERRY E. HARRIS (Parish of Ouachita)

 

2002-KO-2634       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL LEWIS MURRAY (Parish of Caddo)

 

2002-KO-2635       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JO D. HONEYCUTT (Parish of Red River)

 

2002-KO-2640       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANTHONY JOHNSON (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-KP-2658       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BYRON CELESTINE (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-KO-2754       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KERRY ORGERON (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2002-KO-2755       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GALEN DICKERSON (Parish of St. Tammany)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-KO-2757       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SCOTT ANTHONY ROUSSELLE (Parish of St. Bernard)

 

2002-KO-2758       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LAURELE ROBERTS (Parish of Ouachita)

 

2002-KO-2759       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LEROY CHAPMAN (Parish of St. Tammany)

 

2002-KO-2766       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DEXTER TROY POUNDS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2002-KO-2807       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LEONARD B. STOKES (Parish of Ouachita)

 

2002-KO-2808       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHNNY TAYLOR AND KENYATA CURTIS (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-KO-2809       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHNNY TAYLOR AND KENYATA CURTIS (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-KO-2925       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. COURTNEY KIMBLE (Parish of Tangipahoa)

 

2002-KO-2965       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL E. SULLIVAN (Parish of Iberia)

 

2003-K -0238       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAVID M. KIRSCH (Parish of St. Tammany)

 

2003-C -0455       HONTEX ENTERPRISES, INC. v. CITY OF WESTWEGO, PARISH OF JEFFERSON AND WEST JEFFERSON LEVEE DISTRICT, BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS CONSOLIDATED WITH D.R.S. TRADING CO., INC. AND IDEMNITY INSURANCE OF NORTH AMERICA v. LOUISIANA PACKING COMPANY, INC., HONTEX ENTERPRISES, INC., THE CITY OF WESTWEGO, THE PARISH OF JEFFERSON AND THE WEST JEFFERSON LEVEE DISTRICT, BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-C -0505       HONTEX ENTERPRISES, INC. v. CITY OF WESTWEGO, PARISH OF JEFFERSON AND WEST JEFFERSON LEVEE DISTRICT, BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS CONSOLIDATED< WITH D.R.S. TRADING CO., INC. AND INDEMNITY INSURANCE OF NORTH AMERICA v. LOUISIANA PACKING COMPANY, INC., HONTEX ENTERPRISES, INC., THE CITY OF WESTWEGO, THE PARISH OF JEFFERSON AND THE WEST JEFFERSON LEVEE DISTRICT, BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-K -0696       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHERMAN BURTON (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-K -0737       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RODNEY JENKINS (Parish of Calcasieu)

 

2003-K -0739       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. C. S. (Parish of Livingston)

 

2003-C -1226       JOSE BONILLA v. COMMODORE CRUISE LINES LIMITED AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-C -1251       DONNIE BOUDREAUX, ET AL. v. BENJAMIN J. WIMBERLEY, ET AL. (Parish of St. Landry)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

 

2003-CC-1252       EDDIE LONDON v. LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS, RICHARD STALDER, AND JAMES LEBLANC (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2003-C -1254       GARY BARRILLEAUX, BEAU BARRILLEAUX AND LUKE BARRILLEAUX v. KYLANE SHANE BARTHELEMY AND PLAQUEMINES PARISH GOVERNMENT (Parish of Plaquemines)

 

2003-C -1255       SANDRA STEWART v. OUR LADY OF THE LAKE HOSPITAL, INC. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2003-C -1258       RONALD HILTS, JR. v. WAL-MART STORES, INC. (Office of Workers' Compensation District 2)

 

2003-C -1259       JAMES H. SCHULTZ v. DR. RICHARD M. HILL, BARBARA STICE HILL, STICE-HILL TOWN & COUNTRY SHOPPING CENTER PARTNERSHIP, DEWANNA ATKINS, J.L. MALLETT, BELLEVIEW SHOPPING CENTER PARTNERSHIP, STICE-HILL EDGEWOOD PLAZA PARTNERSHIP, AND TIOGA OAKS SHOPPING CENTER GENERAL PARTNERSHIP (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2003-CC-1261       PAMELA GEORGE, ET AL. v. HOME DEPOT, U.S.A., INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

 

2003-CP-1265       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KELVIN WELLS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2003-C -1287       JARRETT C. HUE v. CHARLES RODRIGUE, LOUISIANA FARM BUREAU INSURANCE COMPANY AND STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Lafourche)

 

2003-CC-1289       ANGELA CHUSTZ PARENT v. MASSAGE ACADEMY OF THE SOUTH, INC. AND CHICAGO INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2003-CC-1290       LAURA ELLIS, BARBARA LANGANBECK AND JOHNETTE SMITH, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN I. ALBRITTON v. SHANE SHOWS, LOUISIANA FARM BUREAU MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY AND/OR LOUISIANA FARM BUREAU CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, CHRYSLER CORPORATION, TAKATA, INC., TAKATA NORTH AMERICAN, INC., IRVIN AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTS, INC., TAKATA CORPORATION, MORTON INTERNATIONAL, INC., THIOKOL CORPORATION, TRW, INC., PARISH OF WEST BATON ROUGE, AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of   W. Baton Rouge)

 

2003-CC-1294       FRANK MUNSEY, ET AL. v. COX COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ORLEANS, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J., recused.

 

2003-CC-1295       DOUGLAS R. ABADIE, ET AL. v. METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL.; LEBLANC & WADELL, L.L.C. v. LANDRY & SWARR, L.L.C. (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-C -1297       FRANCES TURNER WEST, ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR SON, LAMAREO J. WEST, AND SHERRY LAMBERT WEST, ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILDREN, JAMAREA LAMBERT WEST AND BEAU LAMBERT WEST v. JOHNNIE WATSON, BEATRICE WATSON, HOWARD WATSON, SPECIALTY RISK AND ASSOCIATES, AND LLOYD'S UNDERWRITERS AT LONDON, JOINTLY AND IN SOLIDO (Parish of Caddo)

 

2003-C -1300       BARBARA PAYNE AND CLARENCE PAYNE (EMPLOYEE: DANIEL PAYNE) v. SAM DAVID RACING STABLE (Office of Workers' Compensation Dist. 1-W)

 

2003-C -1302       HANOVER AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY v. TRIPPE MANUFACTURING COMPANY, CHUBB INSURANCE COMPANY, GARY GODARD D/B/A GODARD TV SERVICE AND COMMERCIAL UNION INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Ouachita)

 

2003-C -1303       JERRILYN WILLIAMS AND TODD WILLIAMS v. SUPER TRUCKS INC., FORD MOTOR COMPANY, WHITE & BABIN FORD COMPANY, INC., WILLIAM C. MARTIN & DERRELL GRAHAM CHEVROLET, INC. CONSOLIDATED WITH GLEN F. POST, JR. v. SUPER TRUCKS, INC., FORD MOTOR COMPANY, WHITE & BABIN FORD COMPANY, INC., WILLIAM C. MARTIN, & DERRELL GRAHAM CHEVROLET, INC. (Parish of Union)

 

2003-C -1326       S. PARISH OIL COMPANY, INC. AND I.G. PETROLEUM LLC v. SLATER LAW FIRM (A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION), W. MALCOLM STEVENSON AND KEVIN M. WHEELER (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-C -1356       JOSE BONILLA v. COMMODORE CRUISE LINES LIMITED AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-C -1589       THE TIMES PICAYUNE PUBLISHING CORPORATION AND SUSAN FINCH v. THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AND AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE, DR. WILLIAM L. JENKINS AS PRESIDENT OF THE LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM AND SECRETARY OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DIVISION OF   ADMINISTRATION AND WILLIAM J. KLING, JR., ACTING STATE RISK DIRECTOR AND DEPUTY UNDERSECRETARY OF THE DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATION (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

KNOLL, J., recused.

 

2003-CC-1799       A.O. SMITH CORPORATION, ET AL. v. PERFECTION CORPORATION, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-KK-1848       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BERNARD WILLIAMS (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-KH-1957       STATE EX REL MAURICE PAIGE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-KH-1999       STATE EX REL NOEL BERNIARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-O -2020       IN RE: JUDICIARY COMMISSION NO. 0135-0149

 

2003-C -2059       CLEO FIELDS AND THE FIELDS LAW FIRM, L.L.C. v. JAMES R. DUGAN, II AND GAUTHIER, DOWNING , LABARRE, BEISER AND DEAN, A PROFESSIONAL LAW FIRM (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J., recused.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2003-KH-2070       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PYSON MOTON (Parish of Tangipahoa)

 

2003-KH-2085       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOSEPH K. SAM (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-CC-2096       MARILYN MELANCON, ET AL v. KELLY MORRISON, ET AL (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2003-CC-2099       SADIE THOMAS v. SPECTRUM CONTROL TECHNOLOGY, ET AL. (Office of Workers' Compensation District 8)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2003-KH-2183       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROLAND HELMSTETTER (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-KH-2185       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MILTON ISAAC (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-C -2211       SUCCESSION OF HAROLD RUDOLPH SAUNDERS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
 

2003-KH-2242       STATE EX REL DON C. WILLIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

 

2003-CC-2344       ENVIRONMENTAL INDUSTRIES RECYCLING, INC. v. LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (Parish of W. Baton Rouge)

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

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

 

2003-CC-2351       MARILYN MELANCON, ET AL. v. KELLY MORRISON, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2003-CC-2411       A & B BOLT & SUPPLY, INC. v. DAVID S. DAWES, ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

CALOGERO, C.J., recused.

 
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