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 2004 News Releases

News Release #037

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE  


NEWS RELEASE # 037


FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA



On the 16th day of April, 2004, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:


APPLICATION WITHDRAWN ON RELATOR'S MOTION:

 

2004-C -0626       BRENDA D. GUTTUSO v. CLARENDON NATIONAL

INSURANCE COMPANY, H.D. HIMEL, INC., AND KATHY L. JOHNSON (Parish of St. Tammany)



On the 21st day of April, 2004, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:


INTERIM SUSPENSION(S) GRANTED; SEE ORDER:

 

2004-B -0942       IN RE: WILLIAM C. PASSMAN

 

2004-B -0861       IN RE: EDWIN JEROME WILSON


CONDITIONAL ADMISSION GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

 

2004-OB-0949       IN RE: CARL S. JOLIVETTE

JOHNSON, J., dissents and would appoint a commissioner.

VICTORY, J., dissents and would appoint a commissioner.

TRAYLOR, J., dissents and would appoint a commissioner.


STAY RECALLED; WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

 

2004-CJ-0912       STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF K.N.K.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.


WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

 

2004-CC-0838       BECKY BOUTON STELLUTO v. DONALD LOUIS

STELLUTO, JR. (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2004-C -0877       MELANIE DUCOTE LINDMEIER v. TODD D. LINDMEIER

(Parish of Avoyelles)



On the 22nd day of April, 2004, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

 

STAY DENIED; WRIT DENIED:

 

2004-CC-0990       THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS' DEPARTMENT OF

FINANCE, ETC. v. TOURO INFIRMARY HOSPITAL (Parish of Orleans)




On the 23rd day of April, 2004, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:


WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED:

 

2004-C -0337       EVERETT KING v. PARISH NATIONAL BANK, JAMES

VENEZIA, WENDELL FORNEA, JAMES A. MORSE, SCOGGIN & ASSOCIATES, STEVE W. SCOGGIN AND A.R. BLOSSMAN, III, ABC INSURANCE COMPANY AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Tammany)

 

2004-C -0503       ALLIED SHIPYARD, INC. v. STEPHEN D. EDGETT,

MARILYN SCHWAB EDGETT AND LAUREN L. EDGETT (Parish of St. Bernard)


WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER :

 

2004-K -0005       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES TOWNSEND (Parish of

Caddo)

See Per Curiam.


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

 

2002-K -1407       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TONY BURBANK (Parish of

Orleans)

See Per Curiam.

JOHNSON, J., dissents and assigns reasons.



WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED; RELIEF DENIED:

 

2003-KK-3072       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GERALD FRANKLIN

(Parish of Tangipahoa)

See Per Curiam.


DISBARMENT ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

 

2003-B -3076       IN RE: JESSIE N. GROS, III


RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED:

 

2003-KH-0067       STATE EX REL RICKY CARTHAN v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Beauregard)

 

2003-KH-0396       STATE EX REL WALFRIDO COLARTE v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

 

2003-C -2593       ELMER ALVIS SUMMERS v. HORACE "CLINT" PRAY

(Parish of St. Tammany)

 

2003-KO-2764       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EDWARD RAY TROTTER, JR.

(Parish of Caddo)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the reconsideration.

 

2003-KO-2810       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARCUS A. AUGILLARD

(Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the reconsideration.


APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED:

 

2004-OC-0576       ROGER ALEXANDER v. INEZ MOUTON, ET AL. (Parish

of St. Martin)


WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

 

2003-KH-0459       STATE EX REL EDWARD E. HARRIS v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

 

2003-KH-0569       STATE EX REL JOY JACOBS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-CI-0729       WILBERT ROBERTSON, ET AL. v. CADDO PARISH,

LOUISIANA, ET AL. (Parish of Caddo)

 

2003-KH-0763       STATE EX REL DAVID HUDSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2003-CI-0845       LACAL WILSON v. LOREN MCELLVEEN AND THE

LOUISIANA BOARD OF PAROLE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2003-KH-0920       STATE EX REL JOSEPH SIAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-KH-0930       STATE EX REL TORRIS ROSS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2003-KH-0939       EX REL DONALD ROBERTSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-KH-0941       STATE EX REL MARTIN F. HATTEN v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-KH-0950       STATE EX REL WILLIE T. HARMASON v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2003-KH-0959       STATE EX REL ANDREW ISADORE v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2003-KH-0961       STATE EX REL CHARLES H. PARKER JR. v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Franklin)

 

2003-KH-0963       STATE EX REL WILLIAM BANKS v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Union)

VICTORY, J., recused.

 

2003-KH-0971       STATE EX REL LA'CEDRIC BANKS v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

 

2003-KH-1305       STATE EX REL HENRY CLAY MEREDITH, JR. v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)

 

2003-KH-1308       STATE EX REL ALBERT HOOD, JR. v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafourche)

 

2003-KH-1309       STATE EX REL BARRY D. SADLER v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

 

2003-KH-1311       STATE EX REL DERRICK CARTER v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of West Feliciana)

 

2003-KH-1312       STATE EX REL JEROME CARTER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-KH-1314       STATE EX REL JAMES KOON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Ouachita)

 

2003-KH-1315       STATE EX REL DONALD WASHINGTON v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-KH-1320       STATE EX REL MICHAEL LOTT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-KH-1357       STATE EX REL DANIEL SMITH, JR. v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-KH-1360       STATE EX REL MICHAEL W. TAYLOR v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

 

2003-KH-1427       STATE EX REL. MICHAEL FAIRLEY v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-KH-1429       STATE EX REL DWAYNE E. ANGELLE v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

 

2003-KH-1431       STATE EX REL JOSEPH GLENN FRANCIS v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

 

2003-KH-1432       STATE EX REL CEDRIC DENT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-KH-1433       STATE EX REL DREW MICHAEL PIZZO v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-KH-1434       STATE EX REL HAROLD LEE HERBERT v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson Davis)

 

2003-KH-1435       STATE EX REL DOUGLAS SYAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Calcasieu)

 

2003-KH-1436       STATE EX REL IGNATIUS WEAVER v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-KH-1437       STATE EX REL LIONEL DUGAR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-KH-1443       STATE EX REL EARNEST REYNOLDS v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of East Carroll)

 

2003-KH-1444       STATE EX REL DAVID LEE SCOTT v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-KH-1445       STATE EX REL ROYAL BIRDEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-KH-1448       STATE EX REL TROY SHELVIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Lafayette)

 

2003-KH-1449       STATE EX REL LORENZO ARRINGTON v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-KH-1453       STATE EX REL JOHNNIE ROBERTS, JR. v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-KH-1496       STATE EX REL JEFFERY C. ENGRUM JR. v. STATE OF

LOUISANA (Parish of Beauregard)

 

2003-KH-1497       STATE EX REL WARDELL SIMMONS v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-KH-1498       STATE EX REL SAMUEL THOMAS v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-KH-1499       STATE EX REL TROY DAVIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-KH-1500       STATE EX REL PRESTON RUSSELL v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-KH-1501       STATE EX REL. EDDIE SION v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Lafayette)

 

2003-KH-1502       STATE EX REL SIDNEY MAYBERRY v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-K -2948       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WALTER NICKLESS (Parish of

Tangipahoa)


2003-KK-3092       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TONY WILSON, ET AL. (Parish of

Jefferson)

 

2003-KO-3151       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EDGAR FULLER, JR. (Parish of

Caddo)

 

2003-KO-3303       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENNETH E. TATE (Parish of

Orleans)

 

2003-K -3433       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERIC BROWN (Parish of Orleans)

 

2003-KO-3503       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RAYMOND E. MELANCON

(Parish of Jefferson)

 

2003-K -3523       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. IRA ZERINGUE (Parish of St. Charles)

 

2003-K -3529       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONALD FAVORITE (Parish of St.

John)

 

2004-K -0003       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES R. SKIPPER (Parish of

Concordia)

 

2004-CP-0154       JERROD A. WILSON v. RUSSELL BORDELON, ET AL.

(Parish of West Feliciana)

JOHNSON, J., would require applicant to raise the constitutional challenge in the district court.

 

2004-C -0157       FREIDA B. LONGORIA v. BROOKSHIRE GROCERY

COMPANY (Office of Workers' Compensation District 1-E)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2004-C -0320       POSTLETHWAITE AND NETTERVILLE, APAC v. ROYAL

INDEMNITY COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2004-C -0321       POSTLETHWAITE AND NETTERVILLE, APAC v. ROYAL

INDEMNITY COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2004-C -0338       BEATRICE B. KAUFMAN v. FRANCES JEAN CLEATON

(Parish of Orleans)

 

2004-C -0434       JODIE COOPER v. ST. TAMMANY PARISH SCHOOL

BOARD (Office of Workers' Compensation District 6)

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

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

 

2004-CC-0452       WADE CLARK, PERRY TUCKER, ANN GUIDRY,

MARTHA LACAZE AND HARRY DAWSEY, EACH INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2004-C -0457       FINISHING TOUCHES BY MELANIE, L.L.C. v.

R. KATHERINE LONG (Parish of Orleans)

 

2004-C -0459       APECK CONSTRUCTION, INC. v. FOSTER M. BOWERS

(Office of Workers' Compensation Dist. 2)

 

2004-C -0505       ELLA MAE LEDAY v. VILLE PLATTE HOUSING

AUTHORITY, ET AL. (Parish of Evangeline)

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

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2004-KK-0510       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERIC BRIDGES, RANDY

JOHNSON & TONIA ROBERSON (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

 

2004-C -0552       TRAVELERS PROPERTY CASUALTY, AS SUBROGEE

OF/AND PAUL PIAZZA & SON, INC. v. ENTERGY SERVICES, INC., RED SIMPSON, INC., AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

 

2004-C -0555       SAVE AUDUBON PARK v. BOARD OF ZONING

ADJUSTMENTS, THE AUDUBON C OMMISSION AND THE AUDUBON INSTITUTE (Parish of Orleans)

 

2004-C -0562       KENNETH JOHNSON v. HENRY MELTON, INDIVIDUALLY

AND D/B/A ACTION DEMOLISHING COMPANY, ACTION DEMOLISHING COMPANY, JOHN SMITH, ESSEX INSURANCE COMPANY AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

 

2004-C -0563       CASEY BILLIESON, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF

HER MINOR CHILDREN, RYAN BILLIESON AND RONNIE GLADSTONE; AND DIONE COLEMAN, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILDREN, DWAYNE COLEMAN, CIERA COLEMAN AND MARCEL COLEMAN; AND ROSE THOMAS, ET AL. v. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, HOUSING AUTHORITY OF NEW ORLEANS, C.J. BROWN PUBLIC HOUSING MANAGEMENT COMPANY, XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY, AND LOUISIANA INSURANCE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION (Parish of Orleans)

 

2004-C -0568       JOHN B. SIMON v. NATCHITOCHES PARISH SCHOOL

BOARD (Office of Workers' Compensation Dist. 2)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2004-CC-0569       SANDRA W. CANTRELL, ET AL. v. AMI AMBULATORY

CENTERS, INC. (Parish of St. John)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2004-C -0572       KENTRISHA DAVIS, JOHN MIERL, PHYLLIS BROWN,

CAROLINA MENDOZA, MARK MAIER, LOIS IRICK, AND KAREN PORTER v. JAZZ CASINO COMPANY, L.L.C. (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., recused.

 

2004-KK-0573       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WAYNE L. LEWIS (Parish of

Jefferson)

 

2004-C -0574       FRED EDLER, JR. v. CITY OF NEW IBERIA (Office of

Workers' Compensation District 9)

 

2004-C -0578       WILLIAM H. PICKERING, II, ET AL. v. PROGRESSIVE

SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2004-C -0584       TERRELL G. ISTRE v. INTERNATIONAL MAINTENANCE

COMPANY, L.L.C. (Office of Workers' Compensation District 3)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2004-C -0585       ANTHONY D. PLAISSANCE, ET AL. v. ROBERT L.

MCDONALD AND HARRAH'S LAKE CHARLES, LLC (Parish of Calcasieu)

 

2004-C -0586       MARIE M. BICKHAM v. EWELL D. BICKHAM, JR. (Parish of

E. Baton Rouge)

 

2004-C -0587       KATHRYN C. ORTEGO v. TUNICA BILOXI INDIANS OF LA

D/B/A PARAGON CASINO (Office of Workers' Comp. Dist. 2)

 

2004-C -0594       JUDY JEFFERSON v. CHARLES SOILEAU AND LIBERTY

MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, STATE FARM AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AND CITY OF BATON ROUGE, PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2004-CP-0599       CURTIS DILLON v. BILL BELT, SHERIFF, ET AL. (Parish of

Avoyelles)

 

2004-C -0600       JACKSON NATIONAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY v.

JULIE ESTHER KENNEDY-FAGAN, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS EXECUTRIX OF THE SUCCESSION OF SYLVIA   ANTONIA ACOSTA KENNEDY-GRAVES; AND CHRISTY GRAVES, EMORY L. GRAVES, JR. AND ANN GRAVES, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS REPRESENTATIVES OF THE SUCCESSION OF EMORY LEA GRAVES, SR. (Parish of St. Tammany)

 

2004-CC-0604       MARY DARLENE WYNNE, ET AL v. DOCTORS CLINIC OF

SPRINGHILL, ET AL (Parish of Webster)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2004-CC-0605       ANN P. LEWIS v. MARK D. KAPPELMAN, M.D. AND

LOUISIANA MEDICAL MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2004-KK-0607       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JESSE JAMES AUGUSTINE

(Parish of Jefferson)

 

2004-C -0608       BRIAN GIBBS v. DELASANDRO PAINTING AND

DECORATING (Office of Workers' Compensation Dist. 7)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2004-C -0611       ELAINE ALEXIS v. CLARENDON NATIONAL INSURANCE

COMPANY, MICHAEL J. PFISTER, D & P TOWING, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

 

2004-CC-0613       ARTHUR BELL AND BRENNON BELL v. KARL M.

KREIDER, ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2004-CC-0614       DOWNTOWN PARKING SERVICES, INC. v. DUNCAN

WILLIAMS, INC. INVESTMENT BANKERS (Parish of Orleans)

 

2004-C -0615       BOYD ATTERBERRY v. RYDER TRUCK RENTAL SERVICE

(Parish of Terrebonne)

 

2004-C -0805       LAURA STELLY v. PARAGON CASINO AND RESORT (Office

of Workers' Compensation District 02)

 

2004-C -0807       PAMELA BORDELON v. TUNICA BILOXI INDIAN TRIBE OF

LA, D/B/A PARAGON CASINO AND RESORT (Office of Workers' Compensation District #2)

 
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