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 2008 News Releases

News Release #073

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 073

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 14th day of November, 2008, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2008-KK-2678 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. AARON R. COLBORN (Parish of St. Tammany)

On the 19th day of November, 2008, the following actions were taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the cases listed below:

INTERIM SUSPENSION ORDERED; REMANDED TO DISCIPLINARY BOARD; SEE ORDER:

2008-B -2615 IN RE: ERIK STAFFORD PITTMAN

2008-B -2658 IN RE: ERIK STAFFORD PITTMAN

PETITION TO TRANSFER TO DISABILITY INACTIVE STATUS GRANTED; SEE ORDER:

2008-OB-2624 IN RE: PAMELA VAN BUREN

2008-OB-2637 IN RE: ANN G. DAFFORD

On the 21st day of November, 2008, the following actions were taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the cases listed below:

WRIT APPLICATIONS GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2008-CC-2259 MICHAEL SHANE MCELROY v. CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANY (Parish of Caldwell)

2008-CK-2493 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF A.M. (Parish of Orleans)
See Per Curiam.

TRANSFERRED TO THE DISTRICT COURT WITH ORDER:

2008-KH-1611 STATE EX REL. KENNETH DUROSSEAU v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Evangeline)

2008-KH-2144 STATE EX REL. RUSSELL ALEXANDER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2008-B -2176 IN RE: CARVEL A. SIMS
TRAYLOR, J., would impose a harsher sentence.
KNOLL, J., would impose a harsher sentence.

MOTION TO REMAND GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2005-KA-1981 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PATRICK KENNEDY (Parish of Jefferson)
Retired Judge Lemmie O. Hightower, assigned as Justice ad hoc, sitting for Associate Justice Jeannette T. Knoll, recused.

APPLICATION FOR RECONSIDERATION GRANTED; WRIT DENIED:

2008-CC-1364 ZACHARY FINANCIAL, INC. v. PAULINE B. DARJEAN AND JOHN D. DARJEAN
(Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
VICTORY, J., would grant the application.

APPLICATION FOR RECONSIDERATION DENIED:

2008-C -1300 DOROTHY STAGGERS v. HYATT REGENCY (Office of Workers' Compensation District 7)

WRIT APPLICATIONS DENIED:

2008-KH-0451 STATE EX REL. FREDRICK HARRIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)


2008-KH-0490 STATE EX REL MARTIN L. TEXADA v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)

2008-CI-0509 JOE ROBERTSON v. LYN PIGOT, CORRECTIONS RECORDS MANAGER; IVY MORRIS, INMATE RECORDS; LINDA RAMSAY, SECRETARY'S DESIGNEE, JAMES MILLER, WARDEN WASHINGTON CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE & RICHARD STALDER, SECRETARY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY & CORRECTIONS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-CI-0512 HAROLD J. AUGUSTIN v. WARDEN LYNN COOPER, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-KH-0513 STATE EX REL. CHAD PAUL BOYANCE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2008-KH-0514 STATE EX REL. CALVIN HORTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2008-KH-0519 STATE EX REL. DARRELL HARRIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-KH-0520 STATE EX REL. JOSEPH DEJEAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2008-KH-0522 STATE EX REL. WILLIE J. WILSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2008-KH-0523 STATE EX REL. RICHARD READO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)

2008-KH-0524 STATE EX REL. CORNELIUS ROE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

2008-KH-0525 STATE EX REL. KINLEY ROGERS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-KH-0535 STATE EX REL. JEFFREY C. FORD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2008-KH-0536 STATE EX REL. MICHAEL LEE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2008-KH-0537 STATE EX REL. PAYTON FUNCHESS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-KH-0570 STATE EX REL. AARON A. TRIM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-K -0634 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ELIZABETH ZACHARY (Parish of Livingston)
KIMBALL, J., additionally concurs in the denial of the writ and assigns reasons.
JOHNSON, J., dissents, would grant the writ application and assigns reasons.

2008-K -0871 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EMILY BRYANT CLEMENT (Parish of Calcasieu)

2008-KO-0877 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHRISTOPHER M. BUCKENBERGER (Parish of St. Tammany)

2008-KK-0917 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DIRK WEBRE C/W STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KEVIN HALTOM (Parish of Bossier)

2008-KO-0928 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BARRY N. ARABIE (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-KO-0937 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BLAIR POINDEXTER (Parish of Lafourche)
WEIMER, J., recused.

2008-KO-0938 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DALE YOUNG (Parish of St. John)

2008-K -0943 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JIM VAN NGUYEN (Parish of Vermilion)

2008-KK-0964 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRUCE FIELDS (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant.
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ and assigns reasons.

2008-C -1594 BUNGE NORTH AMERICA, INC. v. THE BOARD OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY AND LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT C/W CLYDE A. "ROCK" GISCLAIR, ASSESSOR FOR ST. CHARLES PARISH, AND CLYDE A. "ROCK" GISCLAIR, INDIVIDUALLY v. THE BOARD OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY, LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, LOUISIANA TAX COMMISSION, AND BUNGE NORTH AMERICA, INC. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant the writ.
KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

2008-C -1627 PENNZOIL EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION COMPANY v. LOUISIANA STATE MINERAL BOARD (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
TRAYLOR, J., recused.
KNOLL, J., would grant.

2008-CC-2133 IN RE: NEW ORLEANS TANK CAR LEAKAGE FIRE LITIGATION (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J., recused.

2008-C -2162 CHRISTINE BENEFIELD, ET AL. v. JENNIFER SIBLEY, RN, ET AL. (Parish of Caddo)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-C -2210 CHRISTINE BENEFIELD, ET AL. v. JENNIFER SIBLEY, RN, ET AL. (Parish ofCaddo)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-C -2227 GEORGE JAMES FULLER AND CHARLES MILTON FULLER v. XTO ENERGY, INC. (Parish of Lincoln)
KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2008-CC-2228 GWENDOLYN WATSON, ET AL. v. THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, ET AL. (Parish of
Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant.
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-CC-2246 SOUTHERN HOMES, A.L., INC. v. BERMUDA LAKES, LLC (Parish of Orleans)

2008-C -2247 CHRISTINE BENEFIELD, ET AL. v. JENNIFER SIBLEY, RN, ET AL. (Parish of Caddo)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-CC-2248 GLENN DAVIS AND MELANIE DAVIS v. JESSIE MELTON, STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AND SAFECO INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-C -2250 KAREN SUE FRAYCHINEAUD v. SEAL, DAIGLE, & ROSS, L.L.C. (Parish of St. Tammany)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-CC-2251 DARIN ZECH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, ETC. (Parish of St. Bernard)

2008-KK-2252 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. AUDREY VANNER (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-CC-2255 JOHN E. BLUNSCHI, III v. CONCORDIA BANK AND TRUST COMPANY (Parish of Concordia)

2008-C -2256 JAMES MADISON WOODS v. JANIS LYNN THOMPSON WOODS (Parish of Caddo)

2008-CC-2257 JAMES C. BROWN, IV v. ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)

2008-C -2261 EAST FIRST STREET, L.L.C. AND M & B RENTALS OF AMERICA, L.L.C. v. BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS AND CITY OF THIBODAUX (Parish of Lafourche)

2008-C -2264 MARY SLAVICH, ANTHONY SLAVICH, JR., SAM D. SLAVICH, TERRI S. SLAVICH AND A.J.S., INC. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE & FISHERIES (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-CC-2265 ADVANCED SURGICAL CONCEPTS, LLC & COMPREHENSIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT, LLC v. SUMMITT CLAIMS CENTER, ET AL. (Office of Workers Compensation District 5)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-C -2266 MARK ROCCAFORTE, HUSBAND OF/AND NADINE ROCCAFORTE v. WING ZONE, INC. AND COMMERCIAL MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Tammany)

2008-CC-2278 MIDDLETON-COOK (A MEDICAL CORPORATION) v. UNITED STATES FIDELITY & GUARANTY, TRAVELERS CASUALTY AND SURETY COMPANY, ST. PAUL FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY, J. EVERETT EAVES, INC., LENA A. LALA, CPCU, ED KENNEDY AND KENNEDY, LEWIS, RENTON & ASSOCIATES, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

2008-CC-2309 DANIEL ARCENEAUX, ET AL. v. AMSTAR CORP., ET AL. (Parish of St. Bernard)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-C -2316 DEBORAH A. PUGH, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTRIX ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR SON, BLAINE PUGH v. ST. TAMMANY PARISH SCHOOL BOARD, STEVEN R. TRESCH, SR. AND CAMILLE ANN JACOBSON TRESCH, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS PARENTS OF THE MINOR, STEVEN R. TRESCH, JR., AND STEVEN R. TRESCH, JR., INDIVIDUALLY; MR. & MRS. COOK, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS PARENTS OF THE MINOR, COREY COOK, AND COREY COOK, INDIVIDUALLY, COREGIS INSURANCE COMPANY, UNKNOWN INSURANCE COMPANY A, UNKNOWN INSURANCE COMPANY B, UNKNOWN INSURANCE COMPANY C, (Parish of St. Tammany)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-C -2325 CASSANDRA M. JONES, INDIVIDUALLY & ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR DAUGHTERS, BRITTANY GREEN AND ASHLEY GREEN v. LOUISIANA FARM BUREAU MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, BILLIE J. KLEIN, SAFEWAY INSURANCE COMPANY OF LOUISIANA, PROGRESSIVE SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANY AND AURCHA MCKNEELY (Parish of East Feliciana)

2008-CC-2330 TONY L. SAYER, ET UX. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT, ET AL. (Parish of Winn)

2008-CC-2336 KELLIE KING-BROWN, ET AL. v. PENDLETON MEMORIAL METHODIST HOSPITAL (Parish of Orleans)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2008-CC-2350 JEANNINE BOUDREAUX v. MELVIN L. PARNELL, JR., M.D. (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-C -2352 NEW ORLEANS OPERA ASSOCIATION, INC. v. SOUTHERN REGIONAL OPERA ENDOWMENT FUND, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2008-CC-2355 GLYNN R. CYPRIEN v. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA SYSTEM AND NELSON J. SCHEXNAYDER, JR. (Parish of Orleans)

2008-C -2358 IN RE: RULING OF HAMMOND MUNICIPAL FIRE AND POLICE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD ON DONALD DAY, ANTHONY MAUER AND JOHN DICKENS C/W DONALD DAY v. MAYSON FOSTER AND THE CITY OF HAMMOND C/W CITY OF HAMMOND v. HAMMOND MUNICIPAL FIRE AND POLICE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2008-OC-2368 RICHARD J. MURRAY, JR., ET UX. v. TOWN OF MANSURA, ET AL. (Parish of Avoyelles)

2008-KK-2509 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERRY WARREN (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2008-CC-2596 OPELOUSAS TRUST AUTHORITY D/B/A OPELOUSAS GENERAL HEALTH SYSTEM, ET AL. v. SUMMIT CONSULTING INC. OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)

2008-CC-2601 KLING REALTY COMPANY, INC. v. CHEVRON U.S.A., INC., INDIV., ET AL. (Parish of Iberia)

 

 

 

 

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