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 2014 News Releases

News Release #043

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE #043
   
FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA  

 

On the 15th day of August, 2014, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

INTERIM SUSPENSION ORDERED:

2014-B -1734 IN RE: RANDAL ALANDRE TOASTON

 

On the 21st day of August, 2014, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2014-CC-1747 WHISTLER ENERGY LLC, ET AL. v. ROBERT FULTON SMITH, JR., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, C.J., would deny.
WEIMER, J., would deny.

 

On the 22nd day of August, 2014, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

INTERIM SUSPENSION GRANTED W/ ORDER:

2014-B -1650 IN RE: JAMES WARD DAVIS

JOINT PETITION FOR TRANSFER TO ACTIVE STATUS GRANTED; SEE ORDER:

2014-OB-1704 IN RE: FRANK R. ZACCARIA JR.

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2014-CJ-1628 GEORGE M. FRIERSON v. HEIDI S. FRIERSON (Parish of Orleans)
HUGHES, J., concurs with reasons.

2014-KK-1661 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONALD THOMPSON (Parish of East Feliciana)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
WEIMER, J., would grant.
CLARK, J., would grant.

2014-CC-1744 PETERSON M. YOKUM, ET AL. v. FUNKY 544, LLC, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

 

On the 25th day of August, 2014, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2014-CC-0966 CLIENT NETWORK SERVICES, INC. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA; STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HOSPITALS; KATHY H. KLIEBERT, IN HER CAPACITY AS INTERIM SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HOSPITALS; STATE, DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATION; STATE, DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATION, OFFICE OF STATE PURCHASING; KRISTY H. NICHOLS, IN HER CAPACITY AS COMMISSIONER OF ADMINISTRATION; SANDRA G. GILLEN, IN HER CAPACITY AS DIRECTOR OF STATE PURCHASING; THE HONORABLE BOBBY JINDAL, IN HIS CAPACITY AS GOVERNOR, STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
WEIMER, J., would grant and docket.

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2014-C -0863 ROBERT H. GATTI, SR., MARCIA JEAN WESTBROOK GATTI, RANDA DURHAM, CAVE FAMILY TRUST, REPRESENTED BY ITS TRUSTEE, STEPHANIE F. CAVE, ROBERT B. GATTI, JR., AND JENNIFER TURNER GATTI v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION, JAMES H. WELCH, CHESAPEAKE OPERATING, INC., J-W OPERATING, ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA), INC., EXCO OPERATING LP, JAG OPERATING, LLC, CONOCO PHILLIPS COMPANY, PETRO HAWK OPERATING COMPANY, SWEPI LP, COMSTOCK OIL & GAS-LOUISIANA LLC, EOG RESOURCES, QUESTAR EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION COMPANY, FOREST OIL PERMIAN CORPORATION, BEUSA ENERGY, INC., ARK-LA-TEX ENERGY, LLC, EL PASO E&P COMPANY, LP, GOODRICH PETROLEUM COMPANY, LLC, XTO ENERGY, INC. & CORONADO ENERGY E&P COMPANY, LLC (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
VICTORY, J., recused.
KNOLL, J., would deny.
HUGHES, J., would deny.

2014-C -0870 ROBERT H. GATTI, SR., MARCIA JEAN WESTBROOK GATTI, RANDA DURHAM, CAVE FAMILY TRUST, REPRESENTED BY ITS TRUSTEE, STEPHANIE F. CAVE, ROBERT B. GATTI, JR., AND JENNIFER TURNER GATTI v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION, JAMES H. WELCH, CHESAPEAKE OPERATING, INC., J-W OPERATING, ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA), INC., EXCO OPERATING LP, JAG OPERATING, LLC, CONOCO PHILLIPS COMPANY, PETRO HAWK OPERATING COMPANY, SWEPI LP, COMSTOCK OIL & GAS-LOUISIANA LLC, EOG RESOURCES, QUESTAR EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION COMPANY, FOREST OIL PERMIAN CORPORATION, BEUSA ENERGY, INC., ARK-LA-TEX ENERGY, LLC, EL PASO E&P COMPANY, LP, GOODRICH PETROLEUM COMPANY, LLC, XTO ENERGY, INC. & CORONADO ENERGY E&P COMPANY, LLC (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
VICTORY, J., recused.
KNOLL, J., would deny.
HUGHES, J., would deny.

2014-C -0880 ROBERT H. GATTI, SR., MARCIA JEAN WESTBROOK GATTI, RANDA DURHAM, CAVE FAMILY TRUST, REPRESENTED BY ITS TRUSTEE, STEPHANIE F. CAVE, ROBERT B. GATTI, JR., AND JENNIFER TURNER GATTI v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION, JAMES H. WELCH, CHESAPEAKE OPERATING, INC., J-W OPERATING, ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA), INC., EXCO OPERATING LP, JAG OPERATING, LLC, CONOCO PHILLIPS COMPANY, PETRO HAWK OPERATING COMPANY, SWEPI LP, COMSTOCK OIL & GAS-LOUISIANA LLC, EOG RESOURCES, QUESTAR EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION COMPANY, FOREST OIL PERMIAN CORPORATION, BEUSA ENERGY, INC., ARK-LA-TEX ENERGY, LLC, EL PASO E&P COMPANY, LP, GOODRICH PETROLEUM COMPANY, LLC, XTO ENERGY, INC. & CORONADO ENERGY E&P COMPANY, LLC (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
VICTORY, J., recused.
KNOLL, J., would deny.
HUGHES, J., would deny.

2014-C -0885 ROBERT H. GATTI, SR., MARCIA JEAN WESTBROOK GATTI, RANDA DURHAM, CAVE FAMILY TRUST, REPRESENTED BY ITS TRUSTEE, STEPHANIE F. CAVE, ROBERT B. GATTI, JR., AND JENNIFER TURNER GATTI v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION, JAMES H. WELCH, CHESAPEAKE OPERATING, INC., J-W OPERATING, ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA), INC., EXCO OPERATING LP, JAG OPERATING, LLC, CONOCO PHILLIPS COMPANY, PETRO HAWK OPERATING COMPANY, SWEPI LP, COMSTOCK OIL & GAS-LOUISIANA LLC, EOG RESOURCES, QUESTAR EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION COMPANY, FOREST OIL PERMIAN CORPORATION, BEUSA ENERGY, INC., ARK-LA-TEX ENERGY, LLC, EL PASO E&P COMPANY, LP, GOODRICH PETROLEUM COMPANY, LLC, XTO ENERGY, INC. & CORONADO ENERGY E&P COMPANY, LLC (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
VICTORY, J., recused.
KNOLL, J., would deny.
HUGHES, J., would deny.

2014-C -0888 ROBERT H. GATTI, SR., MARCIA JEAN WESTBROOK GATTI, RANDA DURHAM, CAVE FAMILY TRUST, REPRESENTED BY ITS TRUSTEE, STEPHANIE F. CAVE, ROBERT B. GATTI, JR., AND JENNIFER TURNER GATTI v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION, JAMES H. WELCH, CHESAPEAKE OPERATING, INC., J-W OPERATING, ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA), INC., EXCO OPERATING LP, JAG OPERATING, LLC, CONOCO PHILLIPS COMPANY, PETRO HAWK OPERATING COMPANY, SWEPI LP, COMSTOCK OIL & GAS- LOUISIANA LLC, EOG RESOURCES, QUESTAR EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION COMPANY, FOREST OIL PERMIAN CORPORATION, BEUSA ENERGY, INC., ARK-LA-TEX ENERGY, LLC, EL PASO E & P COMPANY, LP, GOODRICH PETROLEUM COMPANY, LLC, XTO ENERGY, INC. & CORONADO ENERGY E & P COMPANY,LLC (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
VICTORY, J., recused.
KNOLL, J., would deny.
HUGHES, J., would deny.

2014-K -1084 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KEMON J. MAGEE (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, C.J., would deny.
KNOLL, J., would deny.

APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED:

2014-CC-0891 ERNEST M. SMITH v. THE UNOPENED SUCCESSION OF DALE C. BOLIVER, E.L. FARMER & COMPANY AND THEIR INSURER SOUTHERN COUNTY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, JOINTLY AND INSOLIDO (Parish of Desoto)

DISCIPLINE IMPOSED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2014-B -1022 IN RE: TRENT ANTHONY GARRETT, SR.

JOINT PETITION FOR CONSENT DISCIPLINE REJECTED; SEE ORDER:

2014-B -1168 IN RE: CONFIDENTIAL PARTY

PETITION FOR PERMANENT RESIGNATION IN LIEU OF DISCIPLINE ACCEPTED; SEE ORDER:

2014-OB-1360 IN RE: JEREMY DOUGLAS DEAN

APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO APPEAL DENIED:

2014-OB-1017 IN RE: APPEAL OF THE DECISION OF THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 13-PDB-151

2014-OB-1079 IN RE: APPEAL OF THE DECISION OF THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 13-PDB-162

APPLICATION FOR RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED:

2013-KH-2540 STATE EX REL. KENNY R. THOMAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Evangeline)

2013-KH-2544 STATE EX REL. BRANDON LAVERGNE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

APPLICATION FOR STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2014-CC-1184 ROY ANDERMANN v. WILLBROS CONSTRUCTION (U.S.), LLC UCAR PIPELINE, INC. AND DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY, LANEY DIRECTIONAL DRILLING, LLC (Parish of St. James)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2013-KH-2832 STATE EX REL. ROY LEE WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2013-KH-2848 STATE EX REL. HORACE JENKINS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2013-KH-2849 STATE EX REL. QUENTIN O. LEWIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

2013-KH-2850 STATE EX REL. BRIAN K. MASSEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)
JOHNSON, C.J., would grant with order for an evidentiary hearing.
HUGHES, J., would grant with order for an evidentiary hearing.

2013-KO-2854 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERRY ANTHONY BRANDON (Parish of Allen)

2013-KH-2869 STATE EX REL. RAYSHAUD E. GREEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)


2013-KH-2871 STATE EX REL. NORRIS L. HENLEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2013-KH-2883 STATE EX REL. CLIFFORD C. ABSHIRE, III v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2013-KH-2890 STATE EX REL. JASON ALLEN LOMAX v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

2013-KH-2891 STAT EX REL. DAVID HENRY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2013-KH-2892 STATE EX REL. JARVIS ANGELLE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2013-KH-2894 STATE EX REL. HAYES W. THOMPSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2013-KH-2903 STATE EX REL. JEREMY TURNER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)
GUIDRY, J., recused.

2013-KH-2904 STATE EX REL. JASON WALSTRUM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2013-KH-2905 STATE EX REL. GREGORY FRANKS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2013-KH-2921 STATE EX REL. KIRK DOUGLAS CHARLES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson Davis)

2013-KH-2922 STATE EX REL. TOMMY MUTIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2013-KH-2923 STATE EX REL. ERNEST JOSEPH, III v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. John)

2013-KH-2924 STATE EX REL. LATERRANCE U. HIGGINS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

2013-OK-2927 STATE EX REL. LEE ARTHUR ALLEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of West Feliciana)

2013-KH-2940 STATE EX REL. ANTOINE CLARK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2013-KH-2941 STATE EX REL. PATRICK STRAUGHTER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2013-K -2951 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARK REYER (Parish of Orleans)

2013-KH-2965 STATE EX REL. NOLAN LEBANKS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2013-K -2975 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TAMMY MOSS (Parish of Caddo)

2013-KH-2995 STATE EX REL. HEATHER HODGES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Livingston)

2013-KH-2996 STATE EX REL. PHILLIP C. SKIPPER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2014-KO-0065 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DARREN STERLING (Parish of St. John)

2014-K -0097 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. VORI P. WEBB (Parish of Jefferson)

2014-KO-0158 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DELBERT CELESTINE (Parish of Orleans)

2014-KO-0167 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JUSTIN ROBERT SIZEMORE (Parish of Vernon)

2014-K -0207 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BOBBY WEATHERTON (Parish of Ascension)

2014-KO-0211 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALVIS NOLAND BAHAM (Parish of St. Tammany)

2014-KO-0216 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PRESTON NELSON (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2014-KO-0217 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JONATHAN ARCHILLE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2014-KO-0221 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MELVIN SCOTT (Parish of Orleans)

2014-KO-0222 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DARRON D. WILLIAMS (Parish of Orleans)

2014-KO-0238 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BOBBY WEATHERTON (Parish of Ascension)

2014-C -0898 BRENDA C. REDDOCH, LOUISE BARNEY, LYNN SANGER AND LETTIE MARINOVICH v. THE PARISH OF PLAQUEMINES, THE PLAQUEMINES PARISH COUNCIL, AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Plaquemines)

2014-C -0900 JONATHAN PARKER v. FLANAGAN INSPECTION & TESTING, L.L.C., ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

2014-C -0901 CYNTHIA BRIDGES, SEC., LA DEPT. OF REVENUE v. CEPOLK CORPORATION (Parish of Vernon)
HUGHES, J., would grant.

2014-C -0905 ROZINA AMLANI v. ROCKY JAMES MCGEE, ET AL. (Parish of St. Martin)

2014-C -0906 NANCY BLANCHARD AND PARK PLANTATION, L.L.C. v. LINDER OIL COMPANY, A PARTNERSHIP; TORTUGA OPERATING CO.; AND BLANCHARD 1986 LTD., A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (Parish of Jefferson)

2014-C -0919 BOBBY MORGAN v. RAVISH V. PATWARDHAN, M.D. (Parish of Caddo)
JOHNSON, C.J., would grant.
HUGHES, J., would grant.

2014-C -0940 DILLARD UNIVERSITY v. TIM BARFIELD, SECRETARY DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2014-C -0941 MITCHELL LEMAIRE, ET AL. v. JOHN FRANK BLANCHARD, JR., ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)
HUGHES, J., would grant.

2014-C -0942 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AND AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE v. BOUDREAUX'S TIRE & AUTO REPAIR, L.L.C. (Parish of Orleans)

2014-C -0943 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR RFMSI 2005S7 v. WALTER C. DUMAS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
JOHNSON, C.J., would grant.
HUGHES, J., would grant.

2014-C -0946 LOUIS A. PALMER & KERI KAY SHIRLEY PALMER v. VERMILLION HOME BUILDERS, LLC, ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

2014-CC-0965 LAKHESIA LEWIS v. PINE BELT MULTIPURPOSE COMMUNITY ACTION ACQUISITION AGENCY, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Caddo)
HUGHES, J., would grant.

2014-C -0978 JAMES A. PRICE v. ANTOINETTE M. VALENTI, JEFFERSON PARISH HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT NO. 2, CATLIN INSURANCE COMPANY, INC. AND GEICO GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

2014-C -0982 JERRY J. SUIRE AND ANTONIA G. SUIRE, ET AL. v. OLEUM OPERATING COMPANY, L.C. (Parish of Calcasieu)

2014-CC-0988 LAKHESIA LEWS AND SHELDON HALLMON, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTORS OF THE MINOR CHILD, SHELDON RENARD LEWIS v. PINE BELT MULTIPURPOSE COMMUNITY ACTION ACQUISTION AGENCY, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Caddo)

2014-CC-1190 LAKHESIA LEWIS AND SHELDON HALLMON, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTORS OF THE MINOR CHILD, SHELDON RENARD LEWIS v. PINE BELT MULTIPURPOSE COMMUNITY ACTION ACQUISITION AGENCY, INC., ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

2014-CC-1230 CLEMCY A. LEGENDRE, JR. v. THE TRAVELERS INDEMNITY COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2014-CC-1497 LAURIE MURRAY v. LISA CARUSO, ASCENSION PARISH, LOUISIANA RISK MANAGEMENT AGENCY, ET AL (Parish of Ascension)
JOHNSON, C.J., would grant.
WEIMER, J., would grant.
HUGHES, J., would grant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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