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 2009 News Releases

News Release #029

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE                                          

NEWS RELEASE # 29

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

 

On the 15th day of May, 2009, the following actions were taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the cases listed below:

MOTIONS GRANTED; APPEALS DISMISSED; TRANSFERRED TO COURT OF APPEAL; SEE PER CURIAM:

2009-CA-0729 FLORIDA GAS TRANSMISSION CO. v. LOUISIANA TAX COMMISSION, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2009-CA-0730 CENTERPOINT ENERGY MISSISSIPPI RIVER TRANSMISSION CORPORATION F/K/A MISSISSIPPI RIVER TRANSMISSION CORPORATION v. LOUISIANA TAX COMMISSION, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2009-CA-0731 TRANSCONTINENTAL GAS PIPELINE CORPORATION, ET AL. v. LOUISIANA TAX COMMISSION, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2009-CA-0732 FLORIDA GAS TRANSMISSION COMPANY v. LOUISIANA TAX COMMISSION, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2009-CA-0733 CENTERPOINT ENERGY GAS TRANSMISSION COMPANY F/K/A RELIANT ENERGY GAS TRANSMISSION v. LOUISIANA TAX COMMISSION, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

STAY GRANTED; SEE ORDER:

2009-KP-1084 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHERROD BRUMFIELD (Parish of Orleans)

 

On the 18th day of May, 2009, the following actions were taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the cases listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2009-KH-1052 STATE EX REL. DERRICK S. JONES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2009-KD-1085 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. NORRIS VESSELL (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.
GUIDRY, J., would grant.

 

On the 19th day of May, 2009, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2009-KK-1105 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. NORRIS VESSELL (Parish of Orleans)

 

On the 20th day of May, 2009, the following actions were taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the cases listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED; SEE ORDER:

2008-KP-2393 STATE EX REL. ANTOINETTE FRANK v. BURL CAIN, WARDEN, LOUISIANA STATE PENITENTIARY, ANGOLA, LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)
TRAYLOR, J., dissents and assigns reasons.
KNOLL, J., dissents for the reasons assigned by Traylor, J.

WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2009-KK-1072 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENNETH JOHNSON (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
KNOLL, J., would grant.
GUIDRY, J., would grant.

 


On the 22nd day of May, 2009, the following actions were taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the cases listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED:

2009-C -0669 RANDY FONTENOT, ET AL. v. PATTERSON INSURANCE, ET AL. C/W GERMAINE BROOKS, ET AL. v. CITY OF LAFAYETTE, ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

WRIT APPLICATIONS GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2008-CK-2346 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF C.J. (Parish of Orleans)

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2009-CC-0702 CHARLES TONEY v. LINCOLN GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY, STATE FARM INSURANCE COMPANY, A STEP FORWARD, INC., AND ANGELA S. WOLF (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
KIMBALL, C.J., would deny.
WEIMER, J., would deny.

2009-KK-0977 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RAYMOND MITCHELL, JEROME MITCHELL AND WAYNE ALEXIS (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J., would deny.

 

PERMANENT DISBARMENT ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2009-B -0238 IN RE: H. EDWARD ELLZEY, JR.

DISCIPLINE ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2009-B -0057 IN RE: NANCY EILEEN JOHNSON

LEAVE TO APPEAL DENIED:

2009-OB-0219 IN RE: APPEAL OF DECISION OF THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 08-PDB-067

2009-OB-0220 IN RE: APPEAL OF DECISION OF THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 08-PDB-073

2009-OB-0409 IN RE: APPEAL OF DECISION OF THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 08-PDB-083

2009-OB-0445 IN RE: APPEAL OF DECISION OF THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 08-PDB-084

2009-OB-0514 IN RE: APPEAL OF DECISION OF THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 08-PDB-087
TRAYLOR, J., recused.

APPLICATION FOR REHEARING DENIED:

2009-CC-0429 DORIS SYKES, ET AL. v. ROBERT C. LOWTHER, JR., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.
WEIMER, J., would grant.

WRIT APPLICATIONS NOT CONSIDERED:

2008-K -2656 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DERRICK NICHOLAS JOHNSON (Parish of Terrebonne)

2009-C -0768 ADELE GRADNIGO, ET UX. v. LOUISIANA FARM BUREAU CASUALTY INS. CO., ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

2009-C -0769 CLARA EVANS v. HAMPTON INN (Office of Workers’ Compensation District 2)

WRIT APPLICATIONS DENIED:

2008-KH-1324 STATE EX REL. COREY W. AND NICHOLAS OLIPHANT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Natchitoches)
KIMBALL, C.J., would grant.
VICTORY, J., would grant.
WEIMER, J., would grant.

2008-KP-1621 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GORDON NEWMAN (Parish of Orleans)

2008-KH-1646 STATE EX REL. GORDON NEWMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J., would grant.

2008-KH-1950 STATE EX REL. ERNEST RAY WILSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2008-KH-1993 STATE EX REL. MAJUANGY D. EVANS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-KH-1995 STATE EX REL. ADAM FRANK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)

2008-KH-1996 STATE EX REL. MILTON J. GREEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafourche)
WEIMER, J., recused.

2008-KH-2075 PRESTON G. DEMOUCHET, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

2008-KH-2076 STATE EX REL. WILLIAM A. MUSE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

2008-KH-2077 STATE EX REL. MORRIS PRICE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)
JOHNSON, J., would grant.

2008-KH-2101 STATE EX REL. GREGORY GUIDRY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2008-KH-2122 STATE EX REL. MICHAEL WASHINGTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Washington)

2008-KH-2123 STATE EX REL. LESTER JONES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2008-KH-2124 STATE EX REL. WILBERT GENE GREEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

2008-KH-2126 STATE EX REL. ARTHUR RHODES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2008-KH-2137 STATE EX REL. EDWARD HILLIARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-KH-2146 STATE EX REL. TROY SHELVIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2008-KH-2148 STATE EX REL. JEFFREY A. SAVAGE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

2008-KH-2149 STATE EX REL. BENJAMIN CLARK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2008-KH-2150 STATE EX REL. CARL MARSHALL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

2008-KH-2151 STATE EX REL. SADERRICK WYATT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Desoto)

2008-K -2371 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES EARL FRANKLIN (Parish of Lincoln)
JOHNSON, J., would grant.

2008-K -2523 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHRIS JEFFERSON (Parish of Orleans)

2008-K -2565 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMAL ROBINSON (Parish of Orleans)
WRIT APPLICATIONS DENIED:

2008-K -2566 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOEL SMITH (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-OK-2574 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KEITH LABAT (Parish of Lafourche)
WEIMER, J., recused.

2008-OK-2575 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KEITH LABAT (Parish of Lafourche)
WEIMER, J., recused.

2008-K -2595 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAMONE WALKER (Parish of Jefferson)
GUIDRY, J., recused.

2008-K -2599 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MIKALA L. JANUARY (Parish of Beauregard)

2008-K -2611 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CRAIG BRADLEY AND LONNIE SMITH (Parish of Orleans)

2008-KO-2639 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EUGENE A. BOWIE JACKSON (Parish of Franklin)

2008-KO-2648 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WARREN RANGE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2008-KO-2659 STATE EX REL. JOE MITCHELL, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2008-KO-2661 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TIMOTHY WALTER LOFTON (Parish of Terrebonne)

2009-C -0428 CHROMACEUTICAL ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. LUNDY & DAVIS, L.L.P. (Parish of Calcasieu)
KIMBALL, C.J., would grant.
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2009-C -0727 JONAH BERNSTEIN v. POWERHOUSE GYM OF METAIRIE, INC. D/B/A ANCONAS GYM, JOEY ANCONAS, JR., EAST-WEST HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER, INC., THE LIU INSTITUTE, SHAWN LIU AND PATRICK BERRY (Parish of Jefferson)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.

2009-CC-0738 CHARLES TONEY v. LINCOLN GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY, STATE FARM INSURANCE COMPANY, A STEP FORWARD, INC., AND ANGELA S. WOLF (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2009-CC-0739 JAMES CARINDER; PAUL AND GWEN GASSER; RONALD AND JUDITH LAICHE; VINCENT J. LIUZZA, III; ANDY AND ISABEL MESSINA; MICHAEL AND CATHY PULASKI; AND RUTH TUFTS v. BASF CORPORATION, MASTER WALL, INC.; MCMATH CONSTRUCTION, INC., COVINGTON LAND, LLC; JA-ROY EXTERMINATING SERVICES OF ST. TAMMANY, INC.; MARINER'S ISLAND CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION; GLEN DUPUY; COLONY INSURANCE COMPANY; GEMINI SERVICES, INC.; PIAZZA & ASSOCIATES, INC.; AMERICAN CASUALTY COMPANY OF READING, PA.; AND ZURICH NORTH AMERICA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2009-CC-0744 PATRICIA BOURQUE v. ESSEX INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.
GUIDRY, J., would grant.

2009-C -0749 STEVEN THIBODEAUX, ET AL. v. LIVING WATERS COMMUNITY CHURCH, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

2009-C -0750 GLENN M. HEBERT v. LOUISIANA LICENSED PROFESSIONAL VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELORS AND SY ARCENEAUX (Parish of Lafayette)

2009-C -0753 GLENN M. HEBERT v. LOUISIANA LICENSED PROFESSIONAL VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELORS AND SY ARCENEAUX (Parish of Lafayette)
KIMBALL, C.J., concurring in the denial of the writ. I concur in the denial of this writ. While this case presents compelling legal issues, the errors contained within the procedural history of this matter preclude us from entertaining the issues presented.

2009-C -0754 JAMES E. MCCRORY v. CAN DO, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Cameron)
WRIT APPLICATIONS DENIED:

2009-C -0756 ROBERT TURNER, SR. v. RELIANCE INSURANCE CO., ET AL. (Parish of Allen)

2009-CC-0758 CHICAGO PROPERTY INTERESTS, L.L.C. AND ZOE ALDIGE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THOSE SIMILARLY SITUATED v. AARON BROUSSARD AND JEFFERSON PARISH (Parish of Jefferson)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2009-C -0759 PATRICK E. PHILLIPS, JR., ET AL. v. G & H SEED COMPANY, INC., ET AL. (Parish of St. Landry)
KNOLL, J., recused.

2009-KK-0771 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LEON MORVANT (Parish of Vermilion)
WEIMER, J., would grant.
GUIDRY, J., would grant.

2009-CC-0772 JEREMY AND KRISTY MORAS, ET AL. v. ARCH INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Avoyelles)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2009-C -0773 JEFFREY B. SMITH, ET AL. v. CITY OF RUSTON, ET AL. (Parish of Lincoln)

2009-C -0775 NUZZLY SAGASTUME v. DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY NATIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J., would grant.

2009-C -0776 PAMELA MERRIETT v. BUDGET BUILD LUMBER & SUPPLY, INC. (Office of Workers’ Compensation District 1E)

2009-KK-0778 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARA JADE TENHUNDFELD (Parish of Jefferson)

2009-CC-0780 LINDA LUGO v. PARK MANAGEMENT D/B/A SUN SUITES AND CRESTWOOD AND JAMES RIVER INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.

2009-CC-0791 ADVANCED POLYMER COATINGS, L.L.C. v. COOPERHEAT-MQS, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Ascension)

2009-CJ-0950 MAMTA PANI RAO v. MAHESWAR RAO (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)




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