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 2008 News Releases

News Release #067

(*Revised 01/07/10)

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 067

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

 

On the 20th day of October, 2008, the following actions were taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the cases listed below:

 

WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2008-KK-2475 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERIC LANDRY, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., dissents from the denial of the writ application. I would grant the writ for the purpose of remanding it to the court of appeal with the instruction that the court address the merits of the writ application.

 

On the 21st day of October, 2008, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of
Louisiana in the case listed below:

 

APPLICATION FOR STAY GRANTED:

2008-C -2507 CITY OF BATON ROUGE/PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE v. CAPITOL CITY PRESS, L.L.C. D/B/A THE ADVOCATE C/W CAPITOL CITY PRESS AND KIMBERLY VETTER v. EAST BATON ROUGE METROPOLITAN COUNCIL AND THE BATON ROUGE POLICE DEPARTMENT (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
VICTORY, J., would deny the stay on the basis that since the judgment of the Court of Appeal is not final until such time as the Court acts, a stay of the Court of Appeal judgment is not necessary.
WEIMER, J., would deny the stay on the basis that since the judgment of the Court of Appeal is not final until such time as the Court acts, a stay of the Court of Appeal judgment is not necessary.

 

On the 23rd day of October, 2008, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION DISMISSED ON RELATOR’S REQUEST:

2008-CC-2245 BEATRICE M. LANDRY v. UNION NATIONAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Vermilion)

 

On the 24th day of October, 2008, the following actions were taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the cases listed below:

WRIT APPLICATIONS GRANTED:

2008-C -0929 REVEREND C. S. GORDON, JR., J. MICHAEL MALEC, DARRYL MALEK-WILEY, WILLIE WEBB, JR., AND MAISON ST. CHARLES, L.L.C. D/B/A QUALITY INN MAISON ST. CHARLES v. THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND ENTERGY NEW ORLEANS, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

2008-C -0932 REVEREND C. S. GORDON, JR., J. MICHAEL MALEC, DARRYL MALEK-WILEY, WILLIE WEBB, JR., AND MAISON ST. CHARLES, L.L.C. D/B/A QUALITY INN MAISON ST. CHARLES v. THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND ENTERGY NEW ORLEANS, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

2008-C -1159 JUDITH SANDIFER FORMERLY KNOWN AS JUDITH HONAKER v. THE LOUISIANA STATE BOARD OF PRACTICAL NURSE EXAMINERS, FILMORE P. BORDELON, RUBY R. CHANCELLOR, ROBERTA R. CONNELLEY, GWENDOLYN M. DUNN, SHARON K. FORE, BOBBY G. FULMER, PATRICIA S. JUNEAU, ANN C. LAWS, REBECCA A. NELSON, ROSEMARY S. PASSANTINO, EUGENE C. ST. MARTIN, WILLIAM SONNIER, JR., IDOLPHUS C. TURNLEY, JR., AND CLAIRE D. GLAVIANO (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-C -1170 AMERICAN HOME ASSURANCE COMPANY AND TEXAS UNITED CORPORATION/TEXAS BRINE v. LA WORKER'S COMPENSATON SECOND INJURY BOARD (EMPLOYEE: JULIUS LANDRY) (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-OC-1226 REVEREND C. S. GORDON, JR., J. MICHAEL MALEC, DARRYL MALEK-WILEY, WILLIE WEBB, JR., AND MAISON ST. CHARLES, L.L.C. D/B/A QUALITY INN MAISON ST. CHARLES v. THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND ENTERGY NEW ORLEANS, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

2008-OC-1240 REVEREND C. S. GORDON, JR., J. MICHAEL MALEC, DARRYL MALEK-WILEY, WILLIE WEBB, JR., AND MAISON ST. CHARLES, L.L.C. D/B/A QUALITY INN MAISON ST. CHARLES v. THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND ENTERGY NEW ORLEANS, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

2008-C -1287 DON L. EISENHARDT v. DORLES SNOOK AND STATE FARM FIRE & CASUALTY COMPANY (Parish of Bossier)

WRIT APPLICATIONS GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2008-KH-0356 STATE EX REL. THEODORE RATCLIFF v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2008-KK-1555 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GERALD A. CHAMBERS (Parish of Jefferson)
See Per Curiam.
TRAYLOR, J., would deny the application.
KNOLL, J., would deny the application.
WEIMER, J., would deny the application.

2008-CC-2319 COMPENSATION SPECIALTIES, L.L.C. v. NEW ENGLAND MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

WRIT APPLICATION DENIED IN PART AND GRANTED IN PART; SEE PER CURIAM:

2008-C -1388 WILLIAM BOYD v. THE WACKENHUT CORPORATION, ET AL. (Parish of Jefferson Davis)

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED IN PART; OTHERWISE DENIED WITH ORDER:

2008-KH-2314 STATE EX REL. FRANKIE CLARKSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bienville)

APPLICATION FOR STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2008-KK-2533 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN DUNCAN (Parish of Orleans)

APPLICATIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION DENIED:

2008-OB-0810 IN RE: APPEAL OF DECISION OF THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 07-PDB-078 AND NO. 07-PDB-079

2008-CC-1097 EMMETT SPOONER, SR. v. SHERIFF ELMER LITCHFIELD, EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SHERIFF DEPARTMENT, DEPUTY D. PENNINGTON AND WARDEN JOSEPH SEBELLA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
WEIMER, J., recused.

WRIT APPLICATION NOT CONSIDERED:

2008-OC-1699 SYLVANIA SAVOY v. ST. MARTIN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (Office Of Workers' Compensation District 9)

APPLICATION FOR READMISSION DENIED WITH ORDER; MOTION FOR ORAL ARGUMENT DENIED:

2008-OB-2027 IN RE: RICHARD R. NEVITTE, JR.

WRIT APPLICATION DENIED; MOTIONS DENIED:

2008-C -1714 WILLARD WARDELL HILL, JR. v. ETHEL FISCHER HILL (Parish of Orleans)

WRIT APPLICATIONS DENIED:

2007-KP-1887 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLOVIS SCHEXNAYDER (Parish of Lafourche)
WEIMER, J., recused.
KIMBALL, J., would grant.
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2007-KP-2163 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRUCE MORGAN (Parish of Orleans)

2007-KH-2197 STATE EX REL. CLOVIS JOSEPH SCHEXNAYDER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafourche)
WEIMER, J., recused.

2007-KH-2338 STATE EX REL. DARRICK SYLVE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2007-CP-2398 STATE EX REL. TERRANCE K. HUNT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

2007-KP-2445 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERVING CATHERINE A/K/A IRVING CATHERINE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-C -0041 JAVIER ORELLANA v. LOUISIANA CITIZENS PROPERTY INSURANCE CORPORATION (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.

2008-KH-0239 STATE EX REL. EARL DAVIS v. STATE OF LOUSIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-KH-0244 STATE EX REL. WILLIAM MORRIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton
Rouge)

2008-KO-0249 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JUSTIN S. GRANIER (Parish of Ascension)

2008-KH-0252 STATE EX REL. ROBERT JOSEPH LEAGEA v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E.
Baton Rouge)

2008-KH-0253 STATE EX REL. MORRIS L. GWIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of West
Feliciana)

2008-KH-0282 STATE EX REL. RODERICK IRVING v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2008-KH-0283 STATE EX REL. FRANKIE MORRISON, SR. AND FRANKIE MORRISON, JR. v. STATE
OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-KH-0285 STATE EX REL. WILLIE BATISTE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Martin)

2008-KH-0286 STATE EX REL. DOMINO JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2008-KH-0287 STATE EX REL. ROBERT GRAHAM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East
Carroll)

2008-KH-0288 STATE EX REL. TROY GROS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-KH-0304 STATE EX REL. JEROME WARREN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-KH-0305 STATE EX REL. DAVID EARL WILSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St.
Tammany)

2008-KH-0306 STATE EX REL. ROBERT C. HOUGHTION, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of
Orleans)

2008-KH-0314 STATE EX REL. WARD E. JACKSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Madison)

2008-KH-0315 STATE EX REL. SYLVESTER HOWARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish ofTerrebonne)

2008-KH-0316 STATE EX REL. LARRY THOMAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2008-KH-0320 STATE EX REL. EDWARD BURTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2008-KH-0322 STATE EX REL. JOSEPH ANTHONY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2008-CI-0323 RICHARD MAHOGANY, JR. v. RICHARD STALDER, SECRETARY, LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS; JIM ROGERS, WARDEN, WASHINGTON CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE; AND LYNN MCCLOUD (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-KH-0324 STATE EX REL. ROBERT PETERSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-KH-0329 STATE EX REL. SYLVESTER DAUGHTRY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Desoto)

2008-K -0413 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. STEVEN R. WILLIAMS (Parish of Orleans)

2008-C -0744 LINDA REED v. LOUISIANA CITIZENS PROPERTY INSURANCE CORPORATION D/B/A LOUISIANA CITIZENS COASTAL PLAN (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-C -0748 LINDA REED v. LOUISIANA CITIZENS PROPERTY INSURANCE CORPORATION D/B/A LOUISIANA CITIZENS COASTAL PLAN (Parish of Orleans)
KNOLL, J., would grant.

2008-K -0784 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DWAYNE E. TREPAGNIER (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-K -0793 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRIAN MILLER (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-KO-0812 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL S. QUINN (Parish of Plaquemines)

2008-KO-0813 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JASON J. KRON (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-KO-0814 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JEROMIE ALAN BENSON (Parish of Ouachita)

2008-C -1156 VIRGIL F. JACKSON, JR. AND VFJ JACKSON ENTERPRISES v. VIDALIA RIVERFRONT DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT, ET AL. (Parish of Concordia)
TRAYLOR, J., recused.

2008-C -1289 ALEJANDRO MARTINEZ ANAYA v. LEGG MASON WOOD WALKER, INC., MERRILL LYNCH, PIERCE, FENNER & SMITH, HIBERNIA NATIONAL BANK AND MANUEL LORENZO MARTINEZ HACHITY A/K/A MANUEL MARTINEZ (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant.
KIMBALL, J., would grant.
KNOLL, J., would grant.

2008-C -1335 OBEY FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. v. ARCHIE BLUE, JR. (Parish of Rapides)
KIMBALL, J., would deny as untimely.
TRAYLOR, J., would deny as untimely.

2008-KK-1544 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RODERICK DANGERFIELD (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2008-C -1592 C. R. PITTMAN CONSTRUCTION CO., INC. v. JEFFERSON PARISH DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND PUBLIC WORKS (Parish of Jefferson)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant.

2008-C -1596 ROSA M. SAMPEDRO WIFE OF/AND JOAQUIN SAMPEDRO v. THE CITY OF KENNER, LOUIS CONGEMI, MAYOR OF THE CITY OF KENNER AND EXECUTIVE RISK INDEMNITY INC. (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-OC-1610 EMILE J. CAMAILLE, JR. v. SHELL OIL COMPANY ET AL. (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-C -1613 JANICE FAIRCHILD v. INTRA-OP MONITORING SERVICES OF MARYLAND, INC.; INTRA-OP MONITORING SERVICES, LLC; INTRA-OPERATIVE MONITORING SERVICES OF LOUISIANA, LLC; PAUL GREMILLION; GLEN GREMILLION; AND DEREK LANCASTER (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-C -1620 COLLEEN DELACRUZ v. JAMES EDWARD LAYRISSON, SHERIFF OF TANGIPAHOA PARISH (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2008-C -1622 BAVARIAN CHALET, LLC AND HARRY J. KERLEC v. JAMES RAMIREZ, III AND RYAN REED (Parish of St. Tammany)

2008-CC-1624 STEPHEN FINLEY AND STACY FINLEY v. CHRISTUS ST. FRANCES CABRINI HOSPITAL, ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-C -1625 SAMUEL BANKS, ERNEST BLANCHER, PEARLIN BRENT, WALTER COLLINS, ARTHUR DOMINGUE, EMILY BERGERON, VALCOUR DOMINIC, SR., DAVID FAIRMAN, JONNIE GIBSON, WILBERT HAMPTON, BLANCHE JENKINS, ERNEST LAGRANGE, JR., RICHARD MACK, SR., JAMES PIERRE, SR., LAURA ROBERTSON, AUDREY SANDERS, JOHNNY SCOTT, AUDURY SHARPER, DENNIS SHARPER, ALFRED TAYLOR, SR., CLARA TAYLOR, VIRGINIA THOMPSON, SARAH VEAL, PERCY VIDEAU AND ARCHIE WILSON v. PARISH OF JEFFERSON AND B & K CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. (Parish of Jefferson)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-C -1626 RUTH M. CONSTANCE AND J.L. CONSTANCE, SR. v. CHARITY HOSPITAL OF LOUISIANA AT NEW ORLEANS AND/OR THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HOSPITALS (Parish of Orleans)

2008-C -1631 SUCCESSION OF KENNETH EUGENE CARROLL (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-C -1632 SUCCESSION OF BROOKS STELL HOLLIS C/W SUCCESSION OF OLLIE V. TUCKER HOLLIS(Parish of Webster)

2008-OC-1633 JAMES E. MCCRORY v. CAN DO, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Cameron)

2008-C -1636 JAMES THOMAS, SR., LUCILLE MARIE LANDRY, JACOB ALLEN THOMAS, CHELSEA MARIE LANDRY, LEXIE LYNN LANDRY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND BARRIERE CONSTRUCTION (Parish of Lafourche)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.

2008-CC-1637 DANNY MCDOWELL v. CALDWELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, ET AL. (Parish of Caldwell)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant.
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-C -1642 JEAN S. ZAPALOWSKI, WIFE OF/AND DONALD ZAPALOWSKI, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR SON, STEPHEN ZAPALOWSKI v. KENNETH S. CAMPBELL, DONNA GAUTHIER WALKER, WIFE OF/AND MICHAEL JOSEPH WALKER AND ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-CC-1643 VERNIECE J. CUNY, ET AL. v. FRANK QUINN (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-C -1669 MELISSA K. LYNCKER, LISSA ANNE LYNCKER, WILLIAM HENRY LYNCKER, III AND JACOB RYAN LYNCKER v. DESIGN ENGINEERING, INC., CIRCLE, INCORPORATED, ORLEANS PARISH LEVEE DISTRICT, AND STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of Orleans)

2008-CC-1671 JOSEPH WILBERT BRYANT, JR., ET AL. v. BP PRODUCTS NORTH AMERICA, INC., ET AL. (Parish of St. Martin)
KIMBALL, J., would grant.
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-CC-1672 JANEA THOMPSON, WIFE OF/AND MARSHALL W. THOMPSON AND MARSHALL W. THOMPSON, JR. v. LUMBERMENS MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Charles)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.

2008-C -1676 PIPELINE TECHNOLOGY VI, LLC v. DON L. RISTROPH (Parish of Iberville)

2008-CC-1677 ODILON CHACHA COTO, ET AL. v. J. RAY MCDERMOTT S.A., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2008-CC-1698 ALBERT VALLERY, JR. v. OLIVER L. DOW & ASSOCIATES, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2008-OC-1735 JAMES E. MCCRORY v. CAN DO, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Cameron)

 

 

 

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