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 2004 News Releases

News Release #052

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE  


NEWS RELEASE # 052


FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA



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


STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2004-CC-1509       CLAUDIA REYNOLDS GENTRY, ET AL. v. JOHNNY R.

BIDDLE, JR., M.D. (Parish of Calcasieu)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.


STAY LIFTED; WRIT DENIED:

2004-KK-1359       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENNETH DEWAYNE BROWN,

ET AL. IN RE: BRIDGETT ELAINE BROWN, ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant and remand for evidentiary hearing.

KIMBALL, J., would grant and remand for evidentiary hearing.

WEIMER, J., would grant and remand for evidentiary hearing.


2004-KK-1360       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GEORGE FOSTER WILLIAMS, JR.,

ET AL. IN RE: BRIDGETT ELAINE BROWN, ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant and remand for evidentiary hearing.

KIMBALL, J., would grant and remand for evidentiary hearing.

WEIMER, J., would grant and remand for evidentiary hearing.


WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2004-KK-1374       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RANDY ROSE (Parish of Orleans)


2004-CC-1418       NANCY DAVIS JUDSON, SECRETARY/TREASURER HALL'S

MORTUARY, INC. v. HALL DAVIS, IV, PRESIDENT HALL'S MORTUARY, INC. (Parish of W. Baton Rouge)


 

On the 17th day of June, 2004, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2004-KK-1519       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROCKY SMITH (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant and docket for oral argument to determine if this case is distinguishable from State v. Hill, 97-2551 (La. 11/6/98), 725 So.2d 1282, especially in light of the deference that should be given to this trial judge and the court of appeal panel.

JOHNSON, J., would deny the writ.

KNOLL, J., would deny the writ.



On the 18th day of June, 2004, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:


WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED:

2004-C -0814       CYNTHIA BRIDGES, SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF

REVENUE, STATE OF LOUISIANA v. AUTOZONE PROPERTIES, INC. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)  

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2004-CC-1004       GOLDIE L. LANCLOS v. EDWARD R. LAMB (Parish of

Lafayette)

KIMBALL, J., would deny the writ.

JOHNSON, J., would deny the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would deny the writ.


RESIGNATION(S) ACCEPTED; SEE ORDER:

2004-OB-1213       IN RE: MATTHEW J. NASUTI


PERMANENT DISBARMENT ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2004-B -0239       IN RE:  ARCHIE L. JEFFERSON

SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2004-B -0291       IN RE: KATHLEEN L. ROGGE


DISCIPLINE IMPOSED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2004-B -0243       IN RE: FRANKLIN W. HALL C/W DALE L. SIBLEY

JOHNSON, J., would impose greater sanctions.

TRAYLOR, J., would impose greater sanctions.


JUDGMENT REVERSED; CASE REMANDED TO TRIAL COURT; SEE PER CURIAM:

2004-KA-0738       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DERRELL BRADLEY, TORY

KING, KENNETH GREEN AND ERIC BELL (Parish of Orleans)


MOTION(S) TO ENFORCE DENIED:

2000-KH-2649       STATE EX REL RONNIE J. NOEL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Jefferson)


2003-KH-2182       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WENDELL HARRISON, SR.

(Parish of Lafayette)


2003-KH-2276       STATE EX REL LARRY ROBERTSON v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)  

RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED:

2003-KH-0824       STATE EX REL THROME LACROIX v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2003-KH-0856       STATE EX REL JOSHUA LATHERS v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2004-C -0059       JCM CONSTRUCTION COMPANY INC. v. ORLEANS

PARISH SCHOOL BOARD C/W ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD v. MICHAEL J. GEGG D/B/A JCM CONSTRUCTION CO., INTEGON INDEMNITY CORPORATION, AETNA CASUALTY & SURETY COMPANY, GUY MICHAEL LEPPICH, IN HIS CAPACITY AS THE NATURAL TUTOR OF DANIEL LEPPICH, HIS MINOR SON, BARBARA PHILLIPS, ET AL. C/W INTEGON INDEMNITY CORPORATION v. ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD AND MICHAEL J. GEGG (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED:

2004-C -1017       ANGELA R. BROUSSARD v. ROUNSEY LEE, ET AL. (Parish of

Lafayette)

2004-C -1020       CARROL J. VINCENT v. AMANDA MILLER, ET AL. (Parish of

Calcasieu)


2004-CC-1028       JUSTISS OIL COMPANY, INC. v. LEON HANSON C/W

LEON HANSON v. HEIRS AND SUCCESSORS OF: JOHN D. WEBSTER AND ISABEL CURRY WEBSTER (Parish of Lasalle)  

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2002-KO-0085       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. THOMAS SWINNER (Parish of St.

Tammany)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.


2003-CI-0844       MUSTAFA H. MUHAMMAD v. RICHARD STALDER

(SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS) AND BURL CAIN (WARDEN OF THE LOUISIANA STATE PENITENTIARY) (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ and assigns reasons .


2003-KH-1654       STATE EX REL GERALD HAYNES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of E. Baton Rouge)


2003-KH-1703       STATE EX REL ERROLL COLA v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of St. John)


2003-KH-1705       STATE EX REL CHARLES D. EMERICH v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Morehouse)


2003-KH-1706       STATE EX REL MACK GALLOW TEZENO v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)


2003-KH-1708       STATE EX REL RODNEY DONNAUD v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)


2003-KH-1709       STATE EX REL LAMONT JOHNSON v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)


2003-KH-1723       STATE EX REL JOSEPH BREAUX v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of St. Martin)


2003-KH-1726       STATE EX REL DAVID G. ESCOTT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Sabine)


2003-KH-1727       STATE EX REL EDDIE VIREE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Rapides)

KNOLL, J., recused.


2003-KH-1771       STATE EX REL ROBERT HARRISON v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)


2003-KH-1773       STATE EX REL MITCHELL BROOKS v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)


2003-KH-1774       STATE EX REL ROBERT ISADORE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Acadia)


2003-KH-1775       STATE EX REL MICHAEL WASHINGTON v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Washington)

WEIMER, J., recused.


2003-KH-1776       STATE EX REL BARTHOLOMESS ROBICHAUX v. STATE

OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)


2003-KH-1777       STATE OF EX REL KEVIN SANTIAGO v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)


2003-KH-1778       STATE EX REL DERRICK HAYNES v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)


2003-KH-1779       STATE EX REL JAMES ADAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Jefferson)


2003-KH-1853       STATE EX REL JERROD ASHLEY WILSON v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson Davis)


2003-KH-1858       STATE EX REL JERROD A. WILSON v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson Davis)


2003-KH-1859       STATE EX REL JERROD A. WILSON v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson Davis)


2003-KH-1895       STATE EX REL LINTON JOSEPH HIGGINBOTHAM v.

STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)


2003-KH-1922       STATE EX REL EDWARD D. JORDAN v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)


2003-KH-1949       STATE EX REL WILBERT MEREDITH v. STATE OF

LOUSIANA (Parish of Orleans)


2003-KH-1966       STATE EX REL KEVIN GEOGHAGAN v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Sabine)


2003-KP-1992       STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL. RICHARD GALLEGOS, JR.

v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)


2003-KH-1994       STATE EX REL GEORGE ROLAND, JR. v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)


2003-KH-2038       STATE EX REL SAM BULLITTS, JR. v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)


2003-KH-2039       STATE EX REL. CHRIS J. LEBLANC v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)


2003-KP-2078       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RYDELL BIENAIME (Parish of

Jefferson)


2003-KK-2217       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LEONARD GOWAN (Parish of

Jefferson)


2003-KP-2232       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DARRYL DAVIS (Parish of Jefferson)


2003-KP-2249       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERIC V. VALTEAU (Parish of

Jefferson Davis)


2003-KP-2339       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TED ADDISON (Parish of Jefferson)


2003-KP-2346       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SCOTT WILKINSON (Parish of

Jefferson)


2003-KP-2356       VINCENT FABRO v. RODNEY RHODES, WARDEN,

ASSUMPTION PARISH PRISON NAPOLEONVILLE, LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)


2003-KP-2357       DANNY HINTON v. CHARLES PRICHARD, WARDEN,

UNION PARISH DETENTION CENTER FARMERVILLE, LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)


2003-KH-2365       STATE EX REL ROBERT ISADORE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Acadia)


2003-KP-2405       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WENDELL BROWN (Parish of

Orleans)


2003-KP-2420       STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL ROBERT COX v. STATE OF

LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)


2003-KP-2506       STATE EX REL BRENT LACOUR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Pointe Coupee)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.


2003-CC-2634       VARNELL BOYLSTON v. BRUCE TIDWELL, ET AL. (Parish of

Caddo)


2003-KP-2701       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN ROWELL (Parish of Jefferson)


2003-KP-2782       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. STANLEY BELL (Parish of Jefferson)


2004-KO-0023       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RANDOLPH WELCH (Parish of

Jefferson)


2004-K -0271       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOSEPH LEDUFF (Parish of E. Baton

Rouge)


2004-K -0274       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FRANK J. ROBERTS (Parish of

Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J., recused.


2004-K -0302       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLIFFORD WESTBROOK (Parish of

Washington)


2004-KH-0360       STATE EX REL ROBERT ISADORE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Acadia)


2004-C -0590       VANESSA LEBEAUD v. THE LOUISIANA HEALTH AND

HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION, MEDICAL CENTER OF LOUISIANA FORMERLY CHARITY HOSPITAL OF LOUISIANA AT NEW ORLEANS, A DIVISION OF THE LOUISIANA HEALTH AND HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)


2004-K -0718       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PHONESANGA PHAYARATH

(Parish of Iberia)


2004-KH-0732       STATE EX REL ROBERT ISADORE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Acadia)


2004-C -0761       BRENDA GANN AND ROBERT GANN v. TAMMIE L.

MATTHEWS, TERRANCE D. MATTHEWS AND ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)


2004-C -0913       SHELLEY W. WEST v. BRUNER HEALTH GROUP, INC., ET

AL. (Parish of Natchitoches)


2004-C -0925       OAKWOOD CORPORATE, LLC, ET AL. v. PRO-COMP, INC.

ET AL. (Parish of Jefferson)

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


2004-CC-0929       JANE DOE v. FLAVIO E. MANRIQUE, GARRETT KOSIN

DAMON'S INC. AND ABC HOMEOWNER'S INSURANCE CO. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.


2004-C -0935       SHELLEY W. WEST v. BRUNER HEALTH GROUP, INC., ET

AL. (Parish of Natchitoches)


2004-C -0938       CHARLES LABATUT, ET AL. v. AIR PRODUCTS, INC., ET AL.

(Parish of Ascension)

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

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.


2004-C -0940       BROADSCAPE.COM, INC. v. JONES, WALKER, WAECHTER,

POITEVENT, CARRERE & DENEGRE, L.L.P., RICHARD T. GALLAGHER, JR., KEITH M. LANDRY, DIONNE M. ROUSSEAU, AND "ABC" INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)


2004-C -0941       ROBERT B. KEATY, THOMAS S. KEATY AND KEATY AND

KEATY v. ROY A. RASPANTI C/W ROBERT B. KEATY, THOMAS S. KEATY AND KEATY AND KEATY v. ROY A. RASPANTI (Parish of Orleans)


2004-C -0947       ROBERT B. KEATY, THOMAS S. KEATY AND KEATY AND

KEATY v. ROY A. RASPANTI C/W ROBERT B. KEATY, THOMAS S. KEATY AND KEATY AND KEATY v. ROY A. RASPANTI (Parish of Orleans)


2004-CC-0954       A. C. COPELAND v. LUAN COPELAND (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.


2004-C -0974       DOUGLAS N. ZUBERBIER AND BRANDY ZUBERBIER v.

CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

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

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.


2004-C -0987       MARY L. QUINN v. RISO INVESTMENTS, INC.; UNITED

FIRE & CASUALTY COMPANY; LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY; SOL MAYER; AND UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.


2004-C -0996       GAI NGUYEN v. WING MING FOK AND STATE FARM

MUTUAL AUTOMBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.


2004-C -1000       BEN THOMAS v. THE ALABAMA GREAT SOUTHERN

RAILROAD COMPANY AND THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS FOR THE PORT OF NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans)


2004-C -1011       MAMTA PANI RAO v. MAHESWAR RAO

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

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.


2004-C -1012       DAVID W. HALL v. HAROLD REBER, PROGRESSIVE

INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.


2004-CC-1013       DAVID CHAPMAN, ET AL. v. SAFEWAY INSURANCE

COMPANY, ET AL. C/W MAE BELL HANCHETT, ET AL. v. SAFEWAY INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of St. Landry)


2004-CC-1015       CHAILLAND, INCORPORATED v. KEITH CHAISSON (Parish

of Jefferson)


2004-CC-1016       JOHN JOHNSON, ET AL. v. ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL

BOARD, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)


2004-CC-1018       JOHN JOHNSON, ET AL. v. ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL

BOARD, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)


2004-C -1030       HIBERNIA NATIONAL BANK, AS TRUSTEE OF THE

BLOSSMAN GROUP TRUST v. KENNETH KUEBEL (Parish of Jefferson)


2004-C -1033       JAY ANTHONY DUHON, ET AL. v. DEAN PETER DUHON,

ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)


2004-C -1042       DR. ULKU RAMELOW v. THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA SYSTEM, D/B/A MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY (Parish of Calcasieu)


2004-KK-1044       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERIC SMITH (Parish of St. John)


2004-C -1045       VIRGINIA ANN MADISON v. WILLIE J. MADISON, SR.

(Parish of St. Mary)


2004-C -1046       AMY IRENE BILYEU, ET AL. v. PARADE GROUP, LLC, ET AL.

(Parish of E. Baton Rouge)


2004-C -1047       RICHARD GARDACHE v. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS (Office of

Workers' Compensation District 7)

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.


2004-CC-1056       MALVIN BENOIT, RICKIE BENOIT, CHRIS A. BENOIT,

KAREN B. BAULFIELD, PAMELA B. DANOS, MARLENE B. BABIN AND CHERYL B. MORVENT, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF DECEDENT, JUNIUS J. BENOIT v. INTRACOASTAL TUBULAR SERVICES, INC., HUB CITY IRON WORKS, INC.; BROWN & ROOT, INC.; AMEREDA HESS CORPORATION; AMOCO PRODUCTION COMPANY; ARCO OIL & GAS COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)


2004-C -1060       RACHEL S. MEADOWS, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL

TUTRIX AND ADMINISTRATRIX OF HER MINOR DAUGHTER, HAILEY PONS v. CROSS GATES, INC., THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT, THE PARISH OF ST. TAMMANY THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, AND EVENFLO COMPANY, INC. (Parish of St. Tammany)


2004-CC-1061       CYNTHIA BRIDGES, SECRETARY DEPARTMENT OF

REVENUE v. HOUSTON'S RESTAURANTS, INC., D/B/A HOUSTON'S RESTAURANT (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.


2004-C -1062       POWELL INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. v. MICHAEL

DIRMANN (Parish of Jefferson)


2004-C -1064       RICKY LANDRY, ET AL. v. SOLOCO, LLC, ET AL. (Parish of

Cameron)

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


2004-CC-1065       STEWART CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. v.

LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)


2004-C -1067       THE GRAY INSURANCE COMPANY v. OLD TYME

BUILDERS, INC. AND ZURICH INSURANCE COMPANIES (Parish of St. Tammany)


2004-C -1068       JOYCE WOODS v. THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND THE

REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.


2004-CC-1217       WALTER E. JAMES, ET AL. v. MAISON ORLEANS II, INC.,

ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)


2004-KH-1271       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BOISEY BEVERLY, JR. (Parish of

E. Baton Rouge)

 
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