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 2008 News Releases

News Release #041

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 041

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

 

On the 13th day of June, 2008, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case listed below:

APPLICATION FOR RECONSIDERATION DENIED:

2008-CC-1225 MARISOL FERNANDEZ LANNES TUCKER v. DAVID M. D. LANNES (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the application for reconsideration.
KIMBALL, J., would grant the application for reconsideration.

 

On the 16th day of June, 2008, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION WITHDRAWN ON RELATORS’ MOTION:

2008-C -0890 SHIRLEY MCCORD, AND SHIRLEY "TONI" MCCORD CPA, A PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING CORPORATION v. JAY R. WEST (Parish of Jefferson)

 

On the 17th day of June, 2008, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION DISMISSED ON RELATORS’ MOTION:

2008-CC-0824 KAREN BERRY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTRIX OF THE MINOR CHILD, MATTHEW J. MILLER v. UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION, ET AL. (Parish of Natchitoches)

 

On the 18th day of June, 2008, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the cases listed below:

INTERIM SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2008-B -1241 IN RE: RONNIE BANKS, SR.
KNOLL, J., recused.

WRIT APPLICATION DISMISSED ON RELATORS’ MOTION:

2008-CC-0396 CHERYL PARFAIT AND KELLY PARFAIT, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN TIFFANY PARFAIT, TREY PARFAIT AND TRENT PARFAIT v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY AND VICKI L. JONES (Parish of Terrebonne)

WRIT APPLICATIONS DENIED:

2007-C -2419 IN THE MATTER OF: WASTE MANAGEMENT OF LOUISIANA, L.L.C., WOODSIDE LANDFILL AIR PERMITTING DECISION (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant.
KIMBALL, J., would grant.
JOHNSON, J., would grant.

2008-KK-1110 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. G. D. (Parish of St. Landry)

2008-KK-1220 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. THORNTON GROSS (Parish of Lafayette)

2008-CK-1238 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF K.B. (Parish of Orleans)

 

On the 19th day of June, 2008, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case listed below:

APPLICATION FOR REHEARING DISMISSED ON JOINT MOTION:

2007-CC-1091 FREY PLUMBING COMPANY, INC. v. CELESTE FOSTER (Parish of Orleans)

 

On the 20th day of June, 2008, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the cases listed below:

WRIT APPLICATIONS GRANTED:

2007-KK-1853 IN RE: A MATTER UNDER INVESTIGATION (Parish of Orleans)

2007-KK-1870 IN RE: A MATTER UNDER INVESTIGATION (Parish of Orleans)

2008-CD-0922 GEORGE PHILLIPS, JR. v. LAFAYETTE CITY-PARISH CONSOLIDATED GOVERNMENT (Parish of Lafayette)

2008-CC-1066 JANE AND JOHN DOES v. CHARLES C. FOTI, ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, EDDIE JORDAN, DISTRICT ATTORNEY FOR THE PARISH OF ORLEANS, FRANK MINYARD, CORONER FOR THE PARISH OF ORLEANS, ROSE AGNES SAVOIE, CABLE NEWS NETWORK INC., THE TIMES-PICAYUNE LLC, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED WITH ORDER; SEE PER CURIAM:

2008-C -0400 CYNTHIA BRIDGES, SECRETARY, LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE v. HERTZ EQUIPMENT RENTAL CORPORATION (Parish of Jefferson)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant and docket.
KIMBALL, J., dissents and would deny the writ.
KNOLL, J., dissents and would deny the writ.

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED IN PART; SEE PER CURIAM:

2007-KH-1710 STATE EX REL. THOMAS E. HOLT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

TRANSFERRED TO THE COURT OF APPEAL:

2008-KH-1092 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICARDO RODRIGUEZ (Parish of Orleans)
Fourth Circuit.

TRANSFERRED TO THE DISTRICT COURT:

2008-KH-0649 STATE EX REL. JOE NATHAN TUBBS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2008-KH-0701 STATE EX REL. CALVIN LEWIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2008-KH-0713 STATE EX REL. LARRY MCGUIRE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)

2008-KH-0785 STATE EX REL. ARTHUR LEE TAYLOR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2008-KH-0796 STATE EX REL. THOMAS POREE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2008-KH-1114 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ABDULLAH HAKIM EL-MUMIT (Parish of Livingston)

2008-KH-1165 STATE EX REL. MICHAEL WITHERS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

DISCIPLINE ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2008-B -0616 IN RE: KATHERINE WHEELER
JOHNSON, J., dissents and assigns reasons.

LEAVE TO APPEAL DENIED:

2008-OB-0458 IN RE: APPEAL OF DECISION OF THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 078-PDB-082

APPLICATIONS FOR REHEARING DENIED:

2008-C -0412 GLENN M. HEBERT v. LOUISIANA LICENSED PROFESSIONAL VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELORS AND SY ARCENEAUX (Parish of Lafayette)

2008-C -0415 GLENN M. HEBERT v. LOUISIANA LICENSED PROFESSIONAL VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELORS AND SY ARCENEAUX (Parish of Lafayette)

APPLICATION FOR RECONSIDERATION DENIED:

2008-CC-0481 IN RE GRAMERCY PLANT EXPLOSION AT KAISER (Parish of St. James)

WRIT APPLICATION NOT CONSIDERED:

2008-CC-0913 CLAY A. BANKSTON, JR., ET AL. v. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans)

WRIT APPLICATION NOT CONSIDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2008-CJ-1171 K.A.E.M. v. J.M.C. BORN H. (Parish of Calcasieu)

WRIT APPLICATIONS DENIED:

2007-KH-1549 STATE EX REL. KENNY ROLLINS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2007-KH-1744 STATE EX REL. TOXIE ODOM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Washington)

2007-KH-1842 STATE EX REL. CHARLES ALLEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2007-KH-1850 STATE EX REL. ROOSEVELT BAKER, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Richland)

2007-KH-1866 STATE EX REL. EDWARD SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Feliciana)

2007-KH-1868 STATE EX REL. JESSE L. MORMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)
WEIMER, J., recused.

2007-KP-1875 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ARCHIE C. WILLIAMS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2007-KH-1877 STATE EX REL. TYRONE SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)

2007-KH-1878 STATE EX REL. FREDDIE WADE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2007-KH-1879 STATE EX REL. ROGERS ATKINS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Morehouse)

2007-CI-1880 THOMAS C. WYRE, SR. v. LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY CORRECTIONS; RECORDS ANALYST, LINDA RAMSEY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2007-KH-1881 STATE EX REL. JERROD A. WILSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson Davis)

2007-KH-1917 STATE EX REL. LARRY GREEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Desoto)

2007-KH-1925 STATE EX REL. HENRY WILSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)
KNOLL, J., recused.

2007-KH-1926 STATE EX REL. MARK BALL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2007-KH-1927 STATE EX REL. SHELIA LOGAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

2007-KH-1937 STATE EX REL. STEPHRET R. HARVEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2007-KH-1938 STATE EX REL. BYRON JOSEPH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2007-KH-1940 STATE EX REL. LEO J. BANNING v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2007-KH-1943 STATE EX REL. KENDRICK WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2007-KP-2008 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIAM HOWARD (Parish of Orleans)

2007-KP-2045 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DEBRANDON BROWN (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2007-KP-2094 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FREDDIE BEVERLY (Parish of Jefferson)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.
WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

2007-KP-2101 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROOSEVELT HOLMES (Parish of Orleans)

2007-KH-2195 STATE EX REL. TOXIE ODOM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Washington)

2007-K -2467 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GENARO B. GONZALEZ (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant.
WEIMER, J., would grant.

2008-KO-0144 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERRY W. WILLIAMS, JR. (Parish of Caddo)

2008-KO-0145 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRIAN K. BOYD (Parish of Orleans)

2008-KO-0165 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHNNY PRESTON STEPHENS, JR. (Parish of Bossier)

2008-K -0175 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FREDERICK LEON BOYTE (Parish of Ouachita)

2008-OK-0540 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. STEPHEN SINGER (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant.
KIMBALL, J., would grant.
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-C -0696 IESI LA CORPORATION v. LASALLE PARISH POLICE JURY, ET AL. (Parish of Lasalle)

2008-KK-0750 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WALTER ROBERTS (Parish of Bossier)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant.

2008-C -0752 KATIE CHISLEY JONES, ET AL. v. KEITH J. GAINES AND U.S. AGENCIES CASUALTY INSURANCE CO., INC. (Parish of Ouachita)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant.
JOHNSON, J., would grant.

2008-C -0834 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GREG COLEMAN (Parish of Jackson)
JOHNSON, J., would grant.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.
KNOLL, J., would grant.

2008-C -0867 IRENE MANUEL v. REPUBLIC VANGUARD INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

2008-CC-0869 IN THE MATTER OF INVESTIGATIVE DEMAND FOR DISCOVERY AND OTHER INVESTIGATORY INFORMATION PURSUANT TO LA R.S. 13:4861 THROUGH LA R.S. 13:4875 ET SEQ. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-C -0873 JOHN M. LANGLEY, M.D. v. PATRICIA M. LANGLEY (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant.
VICTORY, J., would grant.
WEIMER, J., would grant.

2008-CC-0874 CITY CATHEDRAL OF NEW ORLEANS INCORPORATED, FORMERLY, NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN CENTRE OF NEW ORLEANS, INC., AND BISHOP OWEN MCMANUS, JR., INDIVIDUALLY v. LAKE FOREST, LLC AND EASTOVER DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (Parish of Orleans)

2008-C -0875 TRAVIS STEWART, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HIS DECEASED MINOR CHILD, MYA GEORGE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (Parish of W. Baton Rouge)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.

2008-C -0888 CODY LEONARD AND KESSLIE LEONARD, INDIVIDUALLY AND OBO THEIR MINOR CHILDREN, ALEXIA LEONARD AND ASHLAND LEONARD v. STEPHORN WALKER AND PROTECTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Ascension)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.

2008-C -0889 JK DEVELOPMENTS, LLC v. AMTEK OF LOUISIANA, INC., D/B/A AMTEK, INC. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-C -0891 GARY L. BELL, NICK G. CAMMARATA AND MICHAEL H. DEHARDE v. RIMKUS CONSULTING GROUP, INC. OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-C -0893 HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF DONALDSONVILLE, LOUISIANA v. COREGIS INSURANCE COMPANY AND WESTCHESTER INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Ascension)

2008-KK-0894 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAN MARGARET WATERS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-C -0896 IN THE MATTER OF THE SUCCESSION OF BURL L. LANDRUM (Parish of Livingston)
JOHNSON, J., would grant.

2008-C -0897 LYNN NUSS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS, AND CHRISTINE ZBORIL (Parish of St. Tammany)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-C -0899 PETERSON M. YOKUM, NICHOLAS H. K. YOKUM, AND KENNETH VAN CALSEM v. WILLIAM F. VAN CALSEM, IV, AMY VAN CALSEM, WIFE OF AND BILL W. WENDEL (Parish of Orleans)

2008-C -0902 PETERSON M. YOKUM, NICHOLAS H. K. YOKUM, AND KENNETH VAN CALSEM v. WILLIAM F. VAN CALSEM, IV, AMY VAN CALSEM, WIFE OF AND BILL W. WENDEL (Parish of Orleans)

2008-C -0903 DYLAN BERTRAND v. DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE & FISHERIES (State of Louisiana Civil Service Commission)

2008-C -0904 JANICE C. JOHNSON AND WILLIAM O. JOHNSON, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN, WILLIAM EVAN JOHNSON, II, GEORGE F. JOHNSON AND YVONNE F. FREDERICK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT AND UNITED STATES FIDELITY AND GUARANTY COMPANY (Parish of St. Tammany)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-CC-0907 SARAH REGINA SMITH AND WILLIAM MOFFETT, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR SON, WESTON SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-MONROE, BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE, AND DR. KERRY TYNES (Parish of Ouachita)

2008-CC-0908 WILLIAM SCHOONOVER v. LIBERTY MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Avoyelles)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-C -0911 ROBERT C. LEHMAN v. BANK ONE, NA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2008-CC-0914 JEFFERY BLOUGH v. DOWNEY CORPORATION, D/B/A M & D QUICKSTOP, ET AL. (Parish of Livingston)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.

2008-CC-0918 JEFFERY BLOUGH v. DOWNEY CORPORATION, D/B/A M & D QUICKSTOP, ET AL. (Parish of Livingston)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.

2008-CC-0919 J. WAYNE MUMPHREY v. CHALMETTE MEDICAL CENTER, INC., LARRY GRAHAM, TIM COFFEY, JON SEWELL, UNIVERSAL HEALTH SERVICES, INC., AND UHS OF DELAWARE, INC. (Parish of St. Bernard)

2008-CC-0920 MARY CLARK, WIFE OF/AND KEITH CLARK v. LAFITTE REAL ESTATE, LLC D/B/A C&M MARINA, BAYOU FUEL MARINE AND HARDWARE SUPPLIES, INC., AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.
KNOLL, J., would grant.

2008-CC-0921 RORY MCDONALD v. JOHN FASSBENDER PLUMBING AND HEATING SERVICES, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-CC-0924 CASSANDRA SAMPSON, INDIVIDUALLY, ON BEHALF OF THE MINOR CHILD, CEDRIC SAMPSON, AND ON BEHALF OF THE UNBORN CHILD OF CEDRIC ANTONIO SAMPSON v. CLAIBORNE BUTANE COMPANY INCORPORATED, WILLIE WATTS, WILIE RIDLEY AND DOROTHY RIDLEY, ET AL. (Parish of Claiborne)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant.
VICTORY, J., would grant.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.

2008-C -0926 JEFFERY FUNDERBURK v. NABORS DRILLING USA (Office of Workers' Compensation District 2)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-C -0930 HERBERT FREEMAN, JR., INDIVIDUALLY AND IN HIS CAPACITY AS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF ETHEL FREEMAN v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT, LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HOSPITALS, LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2008-C -0931 THERA HEAROD v. SELECT MOTOR CO., INC., ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)

2008-C -0934 MICHELE D. MARINO, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILDREN, MOLLY MARINO AND MICHAEL MARINO v. BOH BROS. CONSTRUCTION CO., L.L.C. AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J., would grant.

2008-C -0935 FRED HALL, ALEX M. PITALO, MARY H. RENTON, L.L. FLENIKEN, JR., VIRGINIA ROPPOLO REYNOLDS, ROBERT S. FIFE AND BARBARA B. FIFE, GLORIA HALL, ELIZABETH CALDWELL, HUM LIVING TRUST, FRANK LOPINTO, HAROLD HARMS AND SANDRALEIGH GIBSON v. FIDELITY BANK AND TRUST COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.

2008-C -0939 CITY OF BATON ROUGE, PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS v. ANTHONY DOUGLAS AND THE PERSONNEL BOARD OF THE CITY OF BATON ROUGE, PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-KK-0940 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL MORGAN (Parish of Pointe Coupee)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2008-C -0941 MOBILE IMAGING, INC. v. KEVIN FIX AND CONNIE FIX D/B/A ULTIMATE MEDICAL SERVICES AND ULTIMATE MEDICAL SERVICES, INC. (Parish of Calcasieu)

2008-CC-0955 SUCCESSION OF HARRY EDWIN NOBLES (Parish of St. Mary)

2008-CC-0956 COMMUNICATION EXPO, INC. AND IVORY DYSON v. THE CITY OF HAMMOND PARK COMMITTEE (IN PART) COUNCILMAN CURTIS WILSON AND WILLIE JACKSON (Parish of Tangipahoa)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant.
KNOLL, J., would grant.
WEIMER, J., would grant.

 

 

 

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