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 2004 News Releases

News Release #001

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE  


NEWS RELEASE # 001


FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA



On the 6th day of January, 2004, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:



APPLICATION WITHDRAWN ON RELATOR'S MOTION:


2003-KK-2250 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LUCAS DWAYNE THIBODEAUX (Parish of Terrebonne)



On the 7th day of January, 2004, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:



WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:


2003-CC-2692 NORMA WESTBROOK v. LANCE LAMANTIA, ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY AND CINCINNATI INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL, J., would deny the writ.

KNOLL, J., would deny the writ.


ADMISSION GRANTED; SEE ORDER:


2003-OB-3528 IN RE: JACK W. CUDWORTH



INTERIM SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE ORDER:


2003-B -3538 IN RE: STANLEY R. AARON



TRANSFERRED TO DISABILITY INACTIVE STATUE:


2003-OB-3505 IN RE: ROBERT R. PEEBLES, JR.

See Order.



STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:


2003-CC-3550 A.O. SMITH CORPORATION, ET AL. v. PERFECTION CORPORATION, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)



On the 9th day of January, 2004, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:



WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED:


2003-CC-2748 EDWARD SCOTT, JR. v. POOLE'S CLASSIC TRAVELS, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)


2003-CC-2787 PATRICK J. SPEZIO, ADMINISTRATOR OF THE SUCCESSION OF LORRAINE H. SPEZIO v. SUCCESSION OF PHILIP J. SPEZIO, SR., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans) (Consolidated with No. 2003-C-2798)


2003-C -2798 PATRICK J. SPEZIO v. PHILLIP J. SPEZIO, JR. (Parish of Orleans)



WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:


2002-KH-2834 STATE EX REL JULES CARRACCI v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)


2003-KK-2604 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DEONTA GRAY AND JONTA GRAY (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J., concurs with reasons.


RECONSIDERATION TRANSFERRED TO THE COURT OF APPEAL:


2003-KH-2703 STATE EX REL LANCE H. AYERS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

Fourth Circuit.



TRANSFERRED TO THE DISTRICT COURT:


2003-KH-3395 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICKEY LITTLE (Parish of Orleans)


2003-KH-3448 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LEROY BANKS (Parish of Jefferson)



RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED:


2002-KH-3041 STATE EX REL CLAUDE E. WOODS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of West Feliciana)



2003-KO-0499 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL LOTT (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J., concurs with reasons .



APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED:


2003-CC-2924 BYRON POWELL & DEBBIE POWELL v. WALKER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC., ET AL (Parish of Winn)

TRAYLOR, J., recused.


2003-KK-2949 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRYCE LEIGHTY, JR. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)


2003-CK-3509 IN RE: G.T. (Parish of Jefferson)


STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:


2003-C -3364 CHRISTINE MOORE BARTON v. JOHN VERNON BARTON (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)


FORMAL CHARGES DISMISSED; SEE PER CURIAM:


2003-B -2500 IN RE: HAROLD D. LUCIUS, JR .


WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:


2002-K -1322 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERNESTINE D. SELLERS (Parish of Plaquemines)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.


2002-KP-2613 REGINALD BERNARD v. LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS, LOUISIANA BOARD OF PAROLE, RICHARD L. STALDER, SECRETARY, LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS, AND  E. PEGGY LANDRY, CHAIRMAN, LOUISIANA BOARD OF PAROLE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)


2002-KH-3126 STATE EX REL MICKEY TAYLOR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Tangipahoa)

WEIMER, J., recused.



2002-KH-3189 STATE EX REL DAVID WAYNE POYDRAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

KNOLL, J., recused.

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.



2002-KH-3207 STATE EX REL DARRELL MORGAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)



2002-KH-3208 STATE EX REL ELDRIDGE FREY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)



2002-KH-3209 STATE EX REL ALVIN HANDY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)



2002-KH-3217 STATE EX REL MICHAEL HARVEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)



2002-KH-3218 STATE EX REL TROY HOPKINS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)



2002-KH-3220 STATE EX REL ROBERT NORWOOD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)



2002-KH-3235 STATE EX REL JAMES SPIKES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Washington)

WEIMER, J., recused.



2002-KH-3238 STATE EX REL MARLON ARMSTEAD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)



2003-KP-1032 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TERRY JOHNSON (Parish of Orleans)



2003-KP-1034 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GREGORY JONES (Parish of Jefferson)



2003-KP-1050 STATE EX REL SYLVESTER ROLLINS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ and assigns reasons.

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.



2003-K -1486 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHERMOND ESTEEN (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.



2003-K -1737 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIE PIER (Parish of Ascension)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.



2003-K -1754 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TERRY D. FRYE (Parish of Tensas)



2003-KO-1780 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WARDELL SKIDMORE (Parish of Orleans)



2003-K -1821 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN T. POWELL, III (Parish of Jefferson)



2003-K -1840 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES BELT (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.



2003-K -1868 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RAYMOND LAUGAND (Parish of Orleans)



2003-OK-1870 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHNNY W. BRISTER, SR. (Parish of Vernon)



2003-K -1872 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIE SCOTT (Parish of Orleans)



2003-C -1902 SAMARITAN HEALTHCARE, INC. v. JAMES D. REID (Parish of Caddo)

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.



2003-KO-1934 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN C. NORMAN (Parish of Jefferson)

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

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.



2003-KO-1938 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN C. NORMAN (Parish of Jefferson)

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

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.



2003-K -1941 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BOBBIE L. CAMPBELL (Parish of Orleans)



2003-KO-1977 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL L. HARRIS (Parish of Orleans)



2003-C -2608 LANE T. CHISHOLM AND SUSAN CHISHOLM v. CLARENDON NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY, JERRY L. PARKER, INDIVIDUALLY AND D/B/A ACTION MOBILE HOME MOVERS AND MAX ROBINSON (Parish of Desoto)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.



2003-C -2688 JOYCE LEBLANC RICHARD v. THE CITY OF BATON ROUGE AND PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)



2003-CC-2775 JOHN C. WINGRAVE v. KEVIN HEBERT, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)



2003-C -2786 TERREBONNE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD v. BASS ENTERPRISES PRODUCTION COMPANY AND FRANKS PETROLEUM, INC. (Parish of Terrebonne)

TRAYLOR, J., recused.

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.



2003-CC-2825 JOHN C. WINGRAVE v. KEVIN HEBERT, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)



2003-CC-2826 JOHN C. WINGRAVE v. KEVIN HEBERT, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)



2003-KK-2855 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL G. MCARTHUR (Parish of Calcasieu)



2003-C -2862 DONNAUD'S INC., DONALD J. DONNAUD, AND MARIAN T. DONNAUD v. GULF COAST BANK AND TRUST COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)



2003-C -2873 TERREBONNE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD v. BASS ENTERPRISES PRODUCTION COMPANY AND FRANKS PETROLEUM, INC. (Parish of Terrebonne)

TRAYLOR, J., recused.

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.



2003-CC-2874 CHARLES E. AND MARY STEWART v. SCOTT POOLE, ET AL. C/W LARRY AND CAROL JOHNSON v. SCOTT POOLE, ET AL. (Parish of W. Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.



2003-C -2875 ARTHUR BELL, JR. AND BRENNON BELL v. KARL M. KREIDER, DESIREE ANN GAUDET, ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, JOHN BROCK, TIMOTHY FONDREN, AND GREATER NEW ORLEANS EXPRESSWAY COMMISSION (Parish of Jefferson)



2003-C -2887 A.J. BRADFORD, ET AL v. ONSHORE PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.  (Parish of Richland)



2003-CC-2888 LAURA GREER v. MAGNOLIA INVESTMENT D/B/A CHECKMATE SERVICES AND MARY REISS (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.



2003-C -2891 WAYNE AGUILLARD, ET AL. v. CHARLES W. MEINERS, ET AL. (Parish of St. Charles)



2003-C -2893 DIETMAR FELBER v. STATE FARM FIRE AND CASUALTY COMPANY, ELIZABETH TETLOW, WIFE OF AND L. MULRY TETLOW (Parish of Orleans)



2003-CP-2895 ROY A VANDERHOOF, SR. v. DOCTOR DAVID A. BEARY (Parish of St. Bernard)



2003-C -2898 KATHY COCHRAN, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTRIX OF HER MINOR CHILDREN, EARL COCHRAN, III, DAVID COCHRAN AND EMILY COCHRAN ON BEHALF OF THE ESTATE OF EARL COCHRAN, JR. v. EDWARD LAYRISSON, SHERIFF OF TANGIPAHOA PARISH, TANGIPAHOA PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE, DEPUTY JOHN DOE, DEPUTY JANE DOE, ESTATE OF SAM J. RELAN, ALLSTATE INDEMNITY INSURANCE COMPANY, DIRECT GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of St. Bernard)



2003-CC-2904 DAN P. WHITE v. CARLTON RUSS GREER, M.D. (Parish of Ouachita)

TRAYLOR, J., recused.

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.



2003-C -2905 RICKEY JOHNSTON v. LLOYDS INSURANCE CO. (Parish of Franklin)



2003-CP-2907 HAROLD J. VINCENT v. CALCASIEU CAMERON HOSPITAL (Parish of Calcasieu)



2003-C -2917 PATRICIA COSTANZA AND GARY COSTANZA, SR. v. CITY OF COVINGTON, PARISH OF ST. TAMMANY, AND LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT (Parish of St. Tammany)



2003-CC-2926 CATHY MCMAHON WIFE OF/AND DAVID G. MILLER v. DEBRA WHELCHEL WIFE OF/AND ALEXIS DRAGO HOCEVAR (Parish of St. Tammany)



2003-C -2927 MICHAEL MURPHREE AND ROBIN CORONA v. RICHARD DAIGLE, STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND PARISH OF ASCENSION (Parish of Ascension)



2003-C -2928 TERRY P. BURNS v. APACHE CORPORATION AND UNITED STATES FIRE INSURANCE CO.

TRAYLOR, J., recused.



2003-C -2931 SONJA BARNEY v. PROGRESSIVE SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.



2003-CC-2932 PATRICIA ADELMANN-CHESTER, ET AL v. JOHN N. KENT, D.D.S., ET AL  (Parish of Orleans)



2003-CJ-2933 IN RE: ADOPTION OF BABY BOY F. (Parish of Orleans)



2003-C -2934 CHERYL A. DUPRE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA BOARD OF REVIEW, RAY FREDLUND, CHAIRMAN (Parish of Orleans)



2003-C -2935 MICHAEL O'NEILL AND MARILYN O'NEILL v. DIXIE ELECTRIC MEMBERSHIP CORPORATION AND JBFH CORPORATION (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)



2003-KK-2952 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KAREN GETTRIDGE (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.



2003-CC-2955 JORETTA LEBEOUF AND MURLIN P. LEBEOUF v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND OTHER CONSOLIDATED CASES (Parish of St. Mary)



2003-CC-2956 ROSEMARY NETTER, ET AL. v. CALVIN MORGAN, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.



2003-CC-2957 EARL BROWN, JR., ET AL. v. CHARLES SAMSON, JR. D/B/A SAM'S ONE STOP, ET AL. (Parish of Ascension)



2003-C -2958 GUY M. GUIDRY v. CLARENCE BREWER D/B/A BREWER'S CONSTRUCTION (Office of Workers' Compensation District 6)

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



2003-C -2959 JAMES COKER AND KAY COKER v. RUSTY MORRIS, ET AL. (Parish of Desoto)

TRAYLOR, J., recused.



2003-CC-2960 ROSEMARY NETTER, ET AL. v. CALVIN MORGAN, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.



2003-C -2961 DARYL J. WILLIAMS v. BET CONSTRUCTION, INC. AND EAGLE PACIFIC INSURANCE COMPANY (Office of Workers' Compensation Dist. 9)



2003-C -2963 JOSEPH CASSARD, SR. v. NICHOLAS CAMPO AND STATE FARM INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

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



2003-CC-2964 JONATHAN B. AINSWORTH v. HAROLD R. AINSWORTH, JR. & RICHARD C. AINSWORTH (Parish of Orleans)



2003-C -2966 MARY DUCHEIN, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILDREN, JORDON B. DUCHEIN AND HILARY LAUREN DUCHEIN v. FERNANDO VILAS AND STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)



2003-C -2967 B. KATHERINE KELLY MELANCON, TRACY LYNN MELANCON, HOLLY ANN MELANCON, AND B. KATHERINE KELLY MELANCON AS TUTRIX OF CORY JAMES MELANCON v. CATHERINE A. SMITH, ET AL. (Parish of St. Tammany)



2003-KK-3319 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DORIAN ESTEVEZ (Parish of Jefferson)



2003-KH-3397 STATE EX REL JAFUS SIMMONS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 
 
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