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 2016 News Releases

News Release #002

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE #002
   
FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA  

On the 12th day of January, 2016, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2016-CJ-0064 HEATHER BARKER PELTON v. RICHARD H. BARKER, IV (Parish of Orleans)
HUGHES, J., would grant in part to specify defendant need only defend the 2015 allegations.

On the 15th day of January, 2016, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

PETITION FOR READMISSION GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2015-OB-2145 IN RE: BARRY S. RANSHI

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED:

2015-CC-2039 TERESA WALLNER CABALLERO v. DAVID FERNANDO CABALLERO (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2015-OK-0368 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHAZZ PIERRE LEMAIRE (Parish of Lafayette)
WEIMER, J., dissents and would deny the writ.
GUIDRY, J., dissents and would deny the writ.
CLARK, J., dissents and would deny the writ.

2015-KK-2301 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DEVIN WATERHOUSE (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, C.J., dissents and would deny the writ.
WEIMER, J., dissents and assigns reasons.
HUGHES, J., dissents and would deny the writ.

JOINT PETITION FOR CONSENT DISCIPLINE ACCEPTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2015-B -2102 IN RE: ALTON BATES, II
CRICHTON, J., dissents and would reject the petition for consent discipline as too lenient.

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

2015-OB-2181 IN RE: GLAY H. COLLIER, II

APPLICATION FOR RECONSIDERATION NOT CONSIDERED; SEE SUPREME COURT RULE IX, § 6:

2015-C -1936 ROBERT THOMAS MCGREGOR, SON OF DONALD H. MCGREGOR, AND RUTH MCGREGOR, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER DECEASED HUSBAND, DONALD H. MCGREGOR v. HOSPICE CARE OF LOUISIANA IN BATON ROUGE, LLC, HOSPICE CARE OF LOUISIANA, INC., THE HOSPICE FOUNDATION OF GREATER BATON ROUGE D/B/A HOSPICE OF BATON ROUGE, KATHRYN GRIGSBY, CYNTHIA LOGAN, MELANIE HYATT, AND KATHERINE BRAUD C/W ROBERT THOMAS MCGREGOR, INDIVIDUALLY, AND RUTH MCGREGOR, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE SUCCESSION OF DONALD H. MCGREGOR v. DR. GERALD MILETELLO AND DR. GEORGIA A. REINE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
HUGHES, J., would grant.

APPLICATIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION DENIED:

2014-KH-1916 STATE EX REL. BRANDON LAVERGNE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2015-KH-0028 STATE EX REL. BRANDON LAVERGNE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2015-KH-0056 STATE EX REL. GERALD W. DAHLEM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2015-KH-0234 STATE EX REL. KEVIN WISE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2015-KH-0275 STATE EX REL. JONATHAN J. LEBLANC v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2015-KH-0344 STATE EX REL. CEBREN STOKES A/K/A CEBREW STOKES A/K/A CARL L. STEVENS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2015-KH-1494 STATE EX REL. BRANDON LAVERGNE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2015-CC-1943 SHAWN YANNEY INMAN v. T. MARIE FREE (Parish of Bossier)

2015-C -1955 DEVON ZIMMERMAN v. PROGRESSIVE SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANY, FUTURE EXPECTATIONS COMMUNITY CARE SERVICES, LLC, AND JOSHLAN RAYMO C/W STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AS SUBROGEE OF/AND MISTY MCWRIGHT ZIMMERMAN v. JOSHLAN S. RAYMO AND PROGRESSIVE SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Winn)

APPLICATION FOR REHEARING DENIED:

2015-CC-1808 JOHN EDWARD LUDLOW, JR., ET AL. v. CRESCENT CITY CONNECTION MARINE DIVISION, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, C.J., would grant the rehearing.

APPLICATION FOR STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2015-O -2284 IN RE THE ORLEANS PARISH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT BUILDING COMMISSION (Parish of Orleans)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2015-KH-0505 STATE EX REL. RANDALL WAYNE WOMACK, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

2015-KH-0518 STATE EX REL. JERRY L. SYLVE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2015-KH-0520 STATE EX REL. JOE STEPHENS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2015-KH-0523 STATE EX REL. ROBERT GRAHAM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Carroll)

2015-KH-0525 STATE EX REL. RENALDO CLAIBORNE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ascension)

2015-KH-0532 STATE EX REL. SIMPSON WRIGHT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)
GUIDRY, J., recused.

2015-KH-0554 STATE EX REL. MICHAEL MARTIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)
GUIDRY, J., recused.

2015-KH-0555 STATE EX REL. ERIC BOLTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2015-KH-0556 STATE EX REL. PEDRO ORTEGA v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ascension)

2015-KH-0562 STATE EX REL. BRANDON CITIZEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

2015-KH-0563 STATE EX REL. DENNIS DONYEL THOMAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2015-KH-0565 STATE EX REL. DANIEL JAMES BROUSSARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2015-KH-0566 STATE EX REL. GARY BREAUX v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2015-KH-0591 STATE EX REL. JOHN E. SPELLMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2015-KH-0600 STATE EX REL. JAMES DUNN, SR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2015-KH-0601 STATE EX REL. MARK JAMES SAVOY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)

2015-KH-0656 STATE EX REL. JOHN E. SPELLMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2015-KP-0794 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JASMINE SARTAIN (Parish of Orleans)

2015-KH-1255 STATE EX REL. JOHN E. SPELLMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2015-KH-1613 STATE EX REL. JOHN E. SPELLMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2014-KO-2308 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JEFFERY BROUSSARD, JR. (Parish of Morehouse)

2015-OK-0101 KENDALL B. SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)
KNOLL, J., would not consider the writ application because it was not timely filed pursuant to La.S.Ct. Rule X, §5.

2015-OK-0397 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERIC HILL (Parish of Jefferson)
GUIDRY, J., recused.

2015-KO-0419 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ADRIAN MARKS (Parish of Washington)
HUGHES, J., would grant.

2015-K -0449 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. QUENTIN BROWN (Parish of Orleans)
GUIDRY, J., would grant.
CLARK, J., would grant.

2015-KO-0475 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RODNEY WASHINGTON (Parish of St. John)

2015-CK-0487 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF M.J. (Parish of Orleans)

2015-K -0489 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TROY A. ELLIS (Parish of Orleans)

2015-KH-0503 STATE EX REL. JASON LAMOUNTE MORGAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

2015-KH-0839 STATE EX REL. KEVIN D. SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2015-C -1653 DANNY LITTON v. KENNETH WHITE AND STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AND SAFEWAY INSURANCE COMPANY OF LOUISIANA AND STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Bossier)
WEIMER, J., would grant and docket.

2015-C -1886 WIRTHMAN-TAG CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, L.L.C. v. JAMES AND JANE HOTARD, ROBERT B. ANDERSON CONSULTING ENGINEERS, INC., ROBERT B. ANDERSON AND JAMES HOTARD, SR. C/W WIRTHMAN-TAG CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, L.L.C. v. ROBERT B. ANDERSON CONSULTING ENGINEERS, INC., ROBERT B. ANDERSON AND JAMES HOTARD, SR. (Parish of Orleans)
KNOLL, J., would grant.
HUGHES, J., would grant.

2015-C -2005 STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY v. SAFEWAY INSURANCE COMPANY C/W JANIE R. GREEN AND HUGH J. GREEN v. SHANNON BOYD, VICKI THERESA ELLIS, STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AND SAFEWAY INSURANCE COMPANY OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)
WEIMER, J., would grant and docket.

2015-KK-2031 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FREDERICK JOHNSON (Parish of Orleans)
WEIMER, J., would grant.

2015-KK-2078 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TAYLOR CARLISLE (Parish of Jefferson)
WEIMER, J., would grant.

2015-CC-2104 BARBARA HENDERSON v. NEIL D. SWEENEY, SWEENEY LAW FIRM, LLC AND CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2015-CC-2105 EUGENA MORRIS, AS THE SURVIVING SPOUSE OF THE DECEDENT, RONALD J. "ROCKY" MORRIS; AND ALSO THE SURVIVING DAUGHTERS OF THE DECEDENT, ALI MICHELLE MORRIS, ALICIA MORRIS FALSETTA, AND ALAINA MORRIS PAINE v. CETCO ENERGY SERVICES, ET AL. AND CONSOLIDATED CASES (Parish of Ascension)
HUGHES, J., would grant.

2015-CC-2106 PATRICIA TERREBONNE v. SKANSKA USA BUILDING, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2015-CC-2108 BRIAN LEWIS v. GOVERNOR BOBBY JINDAL, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2015-KK-2109 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BERNELL GAYDEN, JR. (Parish of Orleans)
HUGHES, J., would grant for reasons assigned by Judge Love of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal.

2015-C -2113 ODEBRECHT CONSTRUCTION, INC. v. LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2015-KK-2130 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KUMASI NICHOLAS (Parish of Orleans)

2015-KK-2131 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RENISHA MENENDEZ (Parish of Orleans)

2015-CC-2142 VILLAGE OF RICHMOND v. CITY OF TALLULAH AND MADISON PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (Parish of Madison)

2015-CC-2143 HOLMAN HERNANDEZ, ET AL. v. JOHN DOE, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2015-KK-2147 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. NATHANIEL JACKSON (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
WEIMER, J., would grant.
HUGHES, J., would grant and assigns reasons.

2015-KK-2151 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. AYANNA TAPLETTE (Parish of Orleans)
HUGHES, J., would grant.

2015-KK-2276 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ISLES M. LEWIS (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, C.J., would grant.



 

 

 

 

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