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 2012 News Releases

News Release #059

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE #059
   
FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA  

 

On the 9th day of October, 2012, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case listed below:

PETITION FOR INTERIM SUSPENSION GRANTED; SEE ORDER:

2012-B -2170 IN RE: JEANANNE R. SELF
JOHNSON, J., would order an expedited hearing.
WEIMER, J., would order an expedited hearing.

 

On the 10th day of October, 2012, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2012-KK-2179 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERONNE SMITH (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J., would deny.
WEIMER, J., would deny.

 

On the 12th day of October, 2012, the following actions were taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the cases listed below:

PETITION TO TRANSFER FEES GRANTED:

2012-OB-2150 IN RE: COLIN A. FLEMING

PETITION FOR IMPOSITION OF RECIPROCAL DISCIPLINE GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2012-B -1728 IN RE: JEFFREY WAYNE DAVIDSON

JOINT PETITIONS FOR CONSENT DISCIPLINE ACCEPTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2012-B -1973 IN RE: SCOTT E. OLIPHANT

2012-B -2002 IN RE: STEVEN C. COWARD

2012-B -2040 IN RE: BRIAN L. MCCULLOUGH

SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2012-B -1701 IN RE: JOHNNIE JONES, JR.

PETITION FOR INTERIM SUSPENSION DENIED; SEE ORDER:

2012-B -1729 IN RE: WILLIAM HARRELL ARATA

TERMINATION OF CONDITIONAL ADMISSION GRANTED; SEE ORDER:

2010-OB-1036 IN RE: CHRISTOPHER S. NICHOLS

WRIT APPLICATIONS GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2011-KP-1810 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EMERSON W. SIMMONS (Parish of Jefferson)

2011-K -2260 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JARED GRAHAM (Parish of St. Tammany)

2012-C -1490 KENNETH N. HAWKINS v. UNUM LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA (Parish of Lafayette)
JOHNSON, J., would deny.

 

WRIT APPLICATIONS GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2012-C -1250 VERONICA GILES v. OAKDALE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS, LLC, ET AL. (Parish of Allen)
JOHNSON, J., would deny.
KNOLL, J., would deny.
WEIMER, J., would deny.

2012-CC-1534 NORETTA THOMAS AND DEMETRICE BUTLER, EACH INDIVIDUALLY, AND ON BEHALF OF ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED v. A. WILBERT & SONS, INC., LLC AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY C/W TROY ROBICHAUX, SHANNON ROBICHAUX, MICHAEL J. TUMINELLO, SR., AND OLIVE D. TUMINELLO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HOSPITALS AND THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY (Parish of Iberville)

WRIT APPLICATION NOT CONSIDERED:

2012-K -0922 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERMAINE CHRISTOPHER BROWN (Parish of Tangipahoa)

WRIT APPLICATION TRANSFERRED TO THE COURT OF APPEAL:

2012-KH-2154 STATE EX REL. STEPHEN LANPHIER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

WRIT APPLICATION TRANSFERRED TO THE DISTRICT COURT:

2012-KH-2161 STATE EX REL. JAUVE' COLLINS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

APPLICATION FOR RECONSIDERATION DENIED:

2012-KH-0089 STATE EX REL. TELLY GUILLORY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of West Feliciana)
WEIMER, J., recused.

WRIT APPLICATIONS DENIED:

2011-KH-2091 STATE EX REL. JOSEPH CROSBY, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)
WEIMER, J., would grant.

2011-KH-2169 STATE EX REL. NICKEY A. LANDOR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2011-KH-2765 STATE EX REL. EDDIE C. JOHNSON, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2012-C -0101 THE CITY OF BOSSIER CITY v. PHILLIP VERNON AND THE CITY OF BOSSIER CITY FIRE AND POLICE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD C/W OFFICER PHILLIP VERNON v. CITY OF BOSSIER CITY (Parish of Bossier)

2012-KH-0399 STATE EX REL. PETER R. RUBENS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2012-KO-0537 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GREGORY DWAYNE HARRELL (Parish of Rapides)

2012-KH-0655 STATE OF EX REL. VASCHON S. BLOUNT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

2012-KH-0669 STATE EX REL. HARRY J. CARRABY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Charles)

2012-KO-0860 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLIFFORD PIERCE (Parish of Orleans)

2012-KO-0914 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JASON DAUZART (Parish of Orleans)

2012-K -0947 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. THOMAS J. COOPER (Parish of Jefferson)

2012-KH-0986 STATE EX REL. JOHNNIE MARK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Washington)

2012-KO-0998 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRANDON DORSEY (Parish of Jefferson)

2012-KH-1010 STATE EX REL. CLIFTON L. BOWERS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Beauregard)

2012-KH-1088 STATE EX REL. PRESTON RUSSELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2012-KH-1186 STATE EX REL. SAMUEL SMALLWOOD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2012-KH-1190 STATE EX REL. JIMMY MORCHAN TURNER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Sabine)

2012-KH-1220 STATE EX REL. TROY HARRIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2012-KH-1224 STATE EX REL. HASSAN A. ABDUL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2012-KH-1226 STATE EX REL. HASSAN A. ABDUL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2012-KH-1270 STATE EX REL. JOE RAYMOND HAWTHORNE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

2012-KH-1271 STATE EX REL. CRAIG JAMES FRANCOIS, SR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Martin)

2012-KH-1274 STATE EX REL. GREGORY JOHN RUIZ v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

2012-KH-1278 STATE EX REL. BRODERICK BURTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2012-KH-1289 STATE EX REL. SHEDRICK GIVENS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of West Feliciana)

2012-KH-1306 STATE EX REL. ISIAH LANG v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2012-KH-1307 STATE EX REL. WILLIE REED v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2012-CI-1308 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. VINCENT MARK CASTILLO (Parish of Jefferson)
GUIDRY, J., recused.

2012-C -1316 SUCCESSION OF BILLY JAMES TABOR (Parish of Sabine)

2012-KH-1328 STATE EX REL. WILLIAM H. SORDEN v. ATATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2012-KH-1329 STATE EX REL. HERMAN LANTZ v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Vermilion)

2012-KH-1330 STATE EX REL. JOHNNY SUMMAGE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of West Feliciana)

2012-KH-1331 STATE EX REL. NATHAL TRAHAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2012-KH-1332 STATE EX REL. CHRISTOPHER LORMAND v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2012-KH-1334 STATE EX REL. DERVOL ZENO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Charles)

2012-KH-1371 STATE EX REL. RICHARD MILLER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2012-KH-1396 STATE EX REL. CHRISTOPHER LAMBERT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2012-KH-1406 STATE EX REL. TERRY CUDGES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2012-KH-1450 STATE EX REL. FLOYD COLDMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2012-CC-1495 ALBIN AND SUSAN PROVOSTY v. SHORELINE UNLIMITED, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)

2012-CC-1498 JOANN DITCHARO, ET AL. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, ET AL. (Parish of Plaquemines)

2012-C -1502 CHARLES MITCHELL, JAMES MITCHELL AND BARBARA MITCHELL v. SOUTHERN SCRAP RECYCLING, L.L.C.; SOUTHERN SCRAP MATERIAL CO., L.L.C.; SOUTHERN SCRAP RECYCLING MORGAN CITY, L.L.C. AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Terrebonne)

2012-CC-1503 TIMMY AND SHELLY BIHM v. DECA SYSTEMS, INC. AND GERALD CALLAWAY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2012-CC-1504 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ABBOTT LABORATORIES, INC., ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2012-CC-1505 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ABBOTT LABORATORIES, INC., ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2012-C -1509 BOBBY L. CULPEPPER AND MRS. ELIZABETH W. CULPEPPER v. EOG RESOURCES, INC. (Parish of Bienville)

2012-C -1510 R. CHADWICK EDWARDS, JR. v. LAROSE SCRAP & SALVAGE, INC. (Parish of Vermilion)

2012-C -1512 MISTY DUPONT, INDIVIDUALLY, AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR DAUGHTER, CHARLIE MERCEDES KING, AND JARED CHAISSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH ITS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT; JAMES D. "BUDDY" CALDWELL; GILCHRIST CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, LLC; SAFECO INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA; AND GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2012-CC-1513 MICHAEL "SHAE" EASTERLING v. FRANKLIN PARISH POLICE JURY, ET AL. (Parish of Franklin)

2012-C -1516 CRYSTAL SMITH, ET AL. v. CAPPAERT MANUFACTURED HOUSING, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Avoyelles)
KNOLL, J., recused.

2012-C -1526 CHATEAU HOMES BY RJM, INC. v. CHAD J. AUCOIN AND CANDACE R. AUCOIN C/W CHAD J. AUCOIN AND CANDACE R. AUCOIN v. CHATEAU HOMES BY RJM, INC. (Parish of St. Charles)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
KNOLL, J., would grant.

2012-CC-1533 ERIC C. KELLER v. DAWN EVANS KELLER (Parish of St. Tammany)

2012-CC-1536 CYNTHIA NUGENT v. THERESA MCNEASE AND STATE OF LOUISIANA SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT (Parish of Ouachita)

2012-C -1538 JAMES BERGERON v. LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE CO. (Parish of Vermilion)
KNOLL, J., would grant.

2012-C -1542 STEPHEN J. HALMEKANGAS v. ANPAC LOUISIANA INSURANCE COMPANY AND STEVE HARELSON (Parish of Orleans)

2012-C -1545 MITZI N. MATHERNE AND MALCOLM MATHERNE v. JEFFERSON PARISH HOSPITAL DISTRICT NO. 1 D/B/A WEST JEFFERSON MEDICAL CENTER (Parish of Jefferson)

2012-C -1570 DWAYNE OLIVIER v. CITY OF EUNICE (Parish of Calcasieu)

2012-C -1573 RON WALKER AND IRIS WALKER, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR SON, SKYY WALKER v. DR. RODGER ELOFSON, II (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2012-C -1574 MARTIN MACKLIN, ROSA MACKLIN, ELIZABETH MACKLIN AND MARY MACKLIN, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR SON, PATRICK MACKLIN v. PETER BUSINELLE AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Mary)

2012-C -1575 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 C/W ANTHONY W. DOUGLAS v. CITY OF BATON ROUGE, PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2012-C -1576 LYNTON O. HESTER, IV v. BURNS BUILDERS, ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)
CLARK, J., would grant.

2012-C -1577 JOSIE STOKES WEATHERLY v. FONSECA & ASSOCIATES, LLC, ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)
WEIMER, J., would grant.

2012-C -1578 BARBER BROTHERS CONTRACTING COMPANY, LLC v. EAST BATON ROUGE CITY-PARISH, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2012-C -1582 GEORGE R. HARRIS v. TWIN CITY ELECTRIC, LLC (Office of Worker’s Compensation District 02)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2012-C -1590 STACEY R. STEVENS, INDIVIDUALLY, AND AS THE NATURAL TUTRIX OF JOHN BRADLEY STEVENS, III, AND CIERA FANNY EVANS v. GRACE CHEN, M.D., MARK PORTACCI, M.D., CARY SHARP, M.D., AND LOUISIANA MEDICAL MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Iberville)

2012-KH-1722 STATE EX REL. JOSHUA X. GRIFFIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Vernon)

2012-KH-1990 STATE EX REL. JACOB M. BELL, SR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

2012-CJ-2099 SUZANNE L. CATHEY v. MELISSA LYNN OGEA, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

2012-CC-2146 JERRY STARR, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HIS MINOR DAUGHTER, JAMIE STARR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT C/W JOHN M. BYRD, EUGENE MOORE, CHRIS NAVARRO AND JOSEPH MICHAEL WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of Caldwell)
KNOLL, J., would grant.


 

 

 

 

 

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