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 2009 News Releases

News Release #007

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 007

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

 

On the 4th day of February, 2009, the following actions were taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the cases listed below:

INTERIM SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE ORDER:

2009-B -0183 IN RE: DONALD RAY SMITH

2009-B -0213 IN RE: LEONARD E. YOKUM, JR.

REMANDED TO THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD; SEE ORDER:

2008-B -2567 IN RE: DONALD RAY SMITH

WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2009-C -0074 TONYA ARDOIN DELAFOSSE v. VILLAGE OF PINE PRAIRIE (Parish of Evangeline)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

 

On the 5th day of February, 2009, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2009-KK-0261 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENNETH R. MORGAN (Parish of Iberville)
JOHNSON, J., would deny the writ.

 

On the 6th day of February, 2009, the following actions were taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the cases listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED:

2008-CC-2527 BENNY NAGHI, ET AL. v. LISA BRENER, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED WITH ORDER; SEE PER CURIAM:

2008-KH-1059 STATE EX REL. CHARLES WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

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

2008-K -1192 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HERBERT LEE PREJEAN (Parish of Lafayette)

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2008-CC-2841 DONNIE KOONCE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HIS MINOR CHILD, KASSIE KOONCE v. DEBRA A. EDENS, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)
JOHNSON, J., would deny.

DISCIPLINE IMPOSED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2008-B -2398 IN RE: SRI K. KATNER
GUIDRY, J., recused.

PERMANENT DISBARMENT ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2008-B -2296 IN RE: ROBERT M. HODGE

WRIT APPLICATION NOT CONSIDERED:

2008-CK-1239 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF J.N. C/W STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF J.N. (Parish of Orleans)

 

WRIT APPLICATIONS DENIED:

2007-KP-2430 STATE EX REL. WILLARD ALLEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Natchitoches)
KIMBALL, C.J., would grant.
JOHNSON, J., would grant.

2008-KO-0707 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HERBERT A. PICHON, JR. (Parish of St. Tammany)

2008-KH-0965 STATE EX REL. DONALD STELLY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Pointe Coupee)

2008-KH-0969 STATE EX REL. DAVID POLKEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafourche)
WEIMER, J., recused.

2008-KH-0971 STATE EX REL. DWAYNE KNIGHTEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
JOHNSON, J., concurs in the denial of writ application. Inmates wishing to institute "any action... contest [ing] the computation of ... sentence or sentences, discharge, good time dates, or any action concerning parole" must file in the 19th JDC in East Baton Rouge Parish. LSA-R.S. 15:571.15: LSA-R.S. 15:1177.
WEIMER, J., recused.

2008-KH-0974 STATE EX REL. PETER LEWIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)
GUIDRY, J., recused.

2008-KH-0985 STATE EX REL. ROBERT DEEMER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-KH-0991 STATE EX REL. EUGENE LOYD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2008-KH-0995 STATE EX REL. CLARENCE WARFIELD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2008-KH-0996 STATE EX REL. LONNIE ALLEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2008-KH-0997 STATE EX REL. CLYDE PORTER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Morehouse)

2008-KH-0998 STATE EX REL. LAWRANCE HOOKER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-KH-1048 STATE EX REL. LAVON J. SELLERS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Plaquemines)

2008-KH-1049 STATE EX REL. RONNIE BABINO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

2008-KH-1056 STATE EX REL. JAMES FARLOUGH A.K.A. MIKE SILVO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2008-KH-1057 STATE EX REL. GARY A. ASHLEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lincoln)

2008-KH-1058 STATE EX REL. DONAVON DESPANIE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2008-KH-1071 STATE EX REL. GLEN WELCH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-KH-1076 STATE EX REL. TOREY GILLARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2008-KH-1081 STATE EX REL. SAMMY FOSTER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2008-KH-1087 STATE EX REL. MARCELL O'CONNER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-KH-1091 STATE EX REL. MELVIN JACKSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-KH-1093 STATE EX REL. ALVIN HARVEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2008-K -1175 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLEVELAND MAYES, JR. (Parish of Beauregard)

2008-KO-1212 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHARLES MAPLES (Parish of Orleans)

2008-KO-1251 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN FITZGERALD BONVILLAIN, SR. (Parish of Terrebonne)

2008-KO-1252 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHERMAN BURTON (Parish of Orleans)

2008-KO-1276 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DEMETRIUS K. THOMAS (Parish of Caddo)

2008-KO-1277 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHNNY RAY JOHNSON (Parish of Caddo)

2008-KO-1278 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONALD PEA (Parish of Livingston)

2008-KO-1279 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EMANUEL A. JOHNSON (Parish of Ouachita)

2008-CK-1305 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF M.C.L. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-KO-1313 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL DESMOND CRAFT (Parish of St. Tammany)

2008-CC-2617 GORDON CALCAGNO, JR. v. JULIE FRICKE CALCAGNO (Parish of Jefferson)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
KNOLL, J., would grant.

2008-CC-2626 JOSEPH HARRISON v. THE BLOOD CENTER (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.

2008-C -2646 MARTIN C. SHAMBRA, SR., ARGONAUT GREAT CENTRAL INSURANCE COMPANY, DEUCE & FOUR-TOP, INC. D/B/A PERISTYLE, AND SCOTTSDALE INSURANCE COMPANY v. LISA ROTH, ABC INSURANCE COMPANY, BLACK & DECKER (U.S.), INC. AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY C/W ELIZABETH ROTH v. SCOTTSDALE INSURANCE COMPANY, MARTIN C. SHAMBRA, AND SHAMBRA, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

2008-C -2657 IN RE: THE TEXAS MATTER OF THE MARRIAGE OF VESTA L. KUNTZ AND HAL M. KUNTZ AND IN THE INTEREST OF VESTA M. KUNTZ, MINOR CHILD (Parish of Orleans)

2008-C -2773 THE RAMELLI GROUP, L.L.C. v. THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans)
TRAYLOR, J., recused.

2008-CD-2778 GERALDINE OUBRE AND LINDA GENTRY ON THEIR BEHALF, AS WELL AS OTHERS, SIMILARLY SITUATED v. LOUISIANA CITIZENS FAIR PLAN (Parish of Jefferson)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
WEIMER, J., would grant.

2008-CC-2826 GERALDINE OUBRE AND LINDA GENTRY ON THEIR BEHALF, AS WELL AS OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED v. LOUISIANA CITIZENS FAIR PLAN (Parish of Jefferson)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
WEIMER, J., would grant.

2008-C -2834 NORMA JEAN WEBB v. DR. HAMID MASSIHA AND DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF JEFFERSON (Parish of Jefferson)
GUIDRY, J., recused.

2008-C -2835 CYNTHIA BRIDGES, SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE v. BOYD RACING, LLC D/B/A DELTA DOWNS RACE TRACK & CASINO

BOYD RACING, LLC D/B/A DELTA DOWNS RACE TRACK & CASINO v. CYNTHIA BRIDGES, SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

BOYD RACING, LLC D/B/A DELTA DOWNS RACE TRACK & CASINO v. RUFUS FRUGE AS DIRECTOR OF CALCASIEU PARISH SALES AND USE TAX DEPARTMENT

BOYD RACING, LLC D/B/A DELTA DOWNS RACE TRACK & CASINO v. RUFUS R. FRUGE AS DIRECTOR OF CALCASIEU PARISH SALES AND USE TAX DEPARTMENT

(Parish of Calcasieu)

2008-C -2839 LAURA CRAFTON, M.D. v. RIVER WEST MEDICAL CENTER, RICK DICAPO, RIVER WEST MEDICAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, CYRIAC LUKE, M.D. AND STEVEN LEE, M.D. C/W RIVER WEST L.P. D/B/A RIVER WEST MEDICAL CENTER v. LAURA CRAFTON, M.D. (Parish of Iberville)

2008-C -2845 NORMA JEAN WEBB v. DR. HAMID MASSIHA AND DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF JEFFERSON (Parish of Jefferson)
GUIDRY, J., recused.

2008-C -2849 ANNIE EDWARDS v. DONALD P. BREAUX, ET AL. (Parish of Vermilion)

2008-C -2850 SHERRY D. ALDAY v. CSX TRANSPORTATION, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

2008-C -2851 INDEST-GUIDRY, LTD., ET AL. v. KEY OFFICE EQUIPMENT, INC., ET AL. (Parish of St. Martin)

2008-C -2852 RICKEY CLARK v. LOUISIANA MEDICAL MUTUAL INS. CO., ET AL. (Parish of Beauregard)

2008-C -2859 BRIAN L. CALDWELL, ALBERT B. CALDWELL, ELAINE A. CALDWELL, AND KENNETH R. CALDWELL v. ISIDORE MICHAEL LECHE, ESTATE OF JOHN B. LECHE, II, VIRGINIA B. NOLAN, MELANIE K. HOMAN, MARK J. NAQUIN, ADRIENNE LECHE GUARISCO, CHARLES J. LECHE, II, NORMAN P. LECHE, JR., PATRICIA LECHE MILLER, CONNIE M. LECHE, DEBORAH A. LECHE, PAUL J. LECHE AND JOHN V. CALDWELL, JR. C/W MARK J. NAQUIN v. BRIAN CALDWELL, HIGH GRASS, L.L.C., CRAIG WEBRE, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS SHERIFF OF THE PARISH OF LAFOURCHE, STATE OF LOUISIANA C/W ISIDORE MICHAEL LECHE, ET ALS. v. BRIAN L. CALDWELL, ET ALS. (Parish of Lafourche)

2008-C -2864 TINA LADNER v. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES' INSURANCE COMPANY AND ROBIN ALPHONSO (Parish of St. Bernard)

2008-CC-2865 ROBERT M. LARRY, JR. v. SHELL OIL COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2008-C -2866 SUCCESSION OF ROSALIE BIGMAN LINDER (Parish of Jefferson)
GUIDRY, J., recused.

2008-C -2871 DALE L. AND MAURINE ANN SPIRES v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INS. CO. (Parish of Beauregard)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.

2008-KK-2872 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. NICOLE AYMOND & MICHAEL RICHE (Parish of Avoyelles)
WEIMER, J., would grant.

2008-C -2875 BRIAN COLE v. ACADIA PARISH SHERIFF'S DEPT., ET AL. (Parish of Acadia)

2008-C -2877 MARIA GUADALUPE REYES-RAMIREZ, ET AL. v. PROGRESSIVE SECURITY INSURANCE CO., ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-KK-2881 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. NICOLE AYMOND & MICHAEL RICHE (Parish of Avoyelles)
WEIMER, J., would grant.

2008-C -2885 RACHAEL ESTELLE OURSO v. WAL-MART STORES, INC. (Parish of W. Baton Rouge)

2008-C -2886 WILLIAM HARRIS AND ROZENA HARRIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of Pointe Coupee)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-CC-2887 VIVIAN MORRIS, AS TUTOR OF OLIVIA LAKIN MURTAGH, AND GERRY MORRIS, AS UNDERTUTOR OF OLIVIA LAKIN MURTAGH v. ROBERT J. LANDRY, ROBERT J. LANDRY, A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION, WARREN A. FORSTALL, JR., WARREN A. FORSTALL, JR., A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION AND FIRST MERCURY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
KIMBALL, C.J., would grant.

2008-CC-2891 FAYEZ SHAMIEH, M.D. (RUDOLPH JACKSON) v. LIQUID TRANSPORT AND GREAT WEST CASUALTY COMPANY (Office of Workers’ Compensation District 3)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.

2008-CC-2922 GEORGE DOUGLAS YOUNG, ET AL. v. TAYLOR-SEIDENBACH, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2008-CC-2925 WILLARD A. EASTIN, ET AL. v. ENTERGY CORPORATION, ET AL. (Parish of Jefferson)
GUIDRY, J., recused.

2008-CC-3001 GERALDINE OUBRE AND LINDA GENTRY ON THEIR BEHALF AS WELL AS OTHERS, SIMILARLY SITUATED v. LOUISIANA CITIZENS FAIR PLAN (Parish of Jefferson)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
WEIMER, J., would grant.

2009-CC-0026 WILLARD A. EASTIN, ET AL. v. ENTERGY CORPORATION, ET AL. (Parish of Jefferson)
GUIDRY, J., recused.

2009-OK-0048 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RANDOLPH J. MATTHIEU (Parish of Lafayette)

 


 

 

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