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 2019 News Releases

News Release #040

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE #040
   
FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA  

On the 18th day of September, 2019, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

Stay denied. Writ application denied:

2019-KD-01480              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. REGAN PREATTO (Parish of Orleans Criminal)

 

On the 19th day of September, 2019, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

Writ application denied: 

2019-KK-01364              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS COREY STEVENSON (Parish of Orleans Criminal)

 

On the 20th day of September, 2019, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

Stay denied. Writ application denied: 

2019-KK-01488              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS CARLOS LUQUE (Parish of Jefferson)

 

On the 24th day of September, 2019, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

Writ application granted:

2019-C-00637                JACOB STEVENSON, JESSE STEVENSON, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HIS MINOR SON, LOGAN STEVENSON VS. PROGRESSIVE SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANY AND ANTHONY J. LEBLANC (Parish of Terrebonne)

Writ application granted. See per curiam:

2019-C-00584                MARK WHEELER VS. LOUISIANA PEACE OFFICER STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
Weimer, J., would deny.

2019-KK-00634              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. LORI ANNE ELLIS (Parish of St. Tammany)
Weimer, J., dissents and assigns reasons.

Conditional admission revoked. See order:

2019-B-00865                IN RE: BRIAN D. WILLIAMS

Discipline imposed. See per curiam:

2019-B-01054                IN RE: MURRAY NEIL SALINAS
Crichton, J., dissents and assigns reasons.

Joint petition for consent discipline accepted. See per curiam:

2019-B-01199                IN RE: DANTE JEROME BUTLER

Permanent disbarment imposed. See per curiam:

2019-B-01025                IN RE: EDWARD DUANE SCHERTLER, II

Reciprocal discipline imposed. See per curiam:

2019-B-01041                IN RE: FREDERICK ARTHUR LOVEJOY

Leave to appeal denied:

2019-OB-01084              IN RE: APPEAL OF THE DECISION OF THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 18-PDB-117

2019-OB-01081              IN RE: APPEAL OF THE DECISION OF THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 18-PDB-110
Hughes, J., additionally concurs and assigns reasons.

2019-OB-01050              IN RE: APPEAL OF THE DECISION OF THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO: 18-PDB-118
Genovese, J., would grant.

Application for reconsideration granted. Writ application denied:

2018-KH-01414              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. JOSEPH LAWSON

Application for reconsideration not considered. See Louisiana Supreme Court Rule IX, § 6:

2019-C-00496                JULIE CLAVO VS. FARA INSURANCE SERVICE AND LSU HEALTHCARE MEDICAL CENTER OF NEW ORLEANS (Office of Workers’ Compensation, District 8)

2019-K-00124                STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. ARMOND DUHON (Parish of St. Mary)

Application for reconsideration denied:

2019-KH-00318              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. FRANK MCCALL (Parish of Caddo)

Application for rehearing denied:

2019-CC-00282              JEROME DUPLECHAIN VS. KINDER MORGAN G.P., INC. A/K/A KMGP SERVICES COMPANY, INC., AND A/K/A KINDER MORGAN, SHIP CHANNEL SERVICES, HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS "KINDER MORGAN" (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
Weimer, J., would grant.

2019-CC-00284              JEROME DUPLECHAIN VS. KINDER MORGAN G.P., INC. A/K/A KMGP SERVICES COMPANY, INC., AND A/K/A KINDER MORGAN, SHIP CHANNEL SERVICES, HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS "KINDER MORGAN" (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
Weimer, J., would grant.

Writ application not considered. Not timely filed. See Louisiana Supreme Court Rule X, § 5(a):

2019-CP-00882              DONALD R. MAGEE, JR. VS. BOH BROS. CONSTRUCTION CO., LLC (Parish of Orleans Civil)

2019-KK-01213              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS TORY BROWN AND JOSEPH HAYES (Parish of Orleans Criminal)

Writ application denied. See per curiam:

2019-KP-00678              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. MALIK WORTHAM (Parish of Bossier)

2019-KP-00644              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. CONELL GALLE (Parish of Orleans Criminal)
Hughes, J., would grant.

2018-KH-01248              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. JOHN SPELLS, JR. (Parish of Orleans Criminal)

2018-KH-01303              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. AUDY MATERRE (Parish of Orleans Criminal)

2018-KH-01389              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. ANDRE DEMERY (Parish of Webster)

2018-KH-01416              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. DANTE LEON MILON (Parish of Terrebonne)
Weimer, J., recused in case number 2018-KH-01416 only.

2018-KH-01440              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. TONY GARNELL PENNYWELL (Parish of Rapides)

2018-KH-01986              KENDRICK TURNER VS. DARREL VANNOY, WARDEN LOUISIANA STATE PENITENTIARY (Parish of Jefferson)

2018-KH-02021              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. RONALD LIMOND KYLES (Parish of Washington)

2018-KH-02068              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. WILLIE POGUE (Parish of West Baton Rouge)

2019-KH-00085              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. MICHAEL ALLEN (Parish of Orleans Criminal)

2019-KH-00087              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. JUAN MATTHEWS (Parish of Orleans Criminal)

2019-KH-00545              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. JOHN C. NORMAN (Parish of Jefferson)
Chehardy, J., recused in case number 2019-KH-00545 only.

Writ application denied:

2019-KP-00703              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. EDWARD C. MULLEN, III (Parish of St. Tammany)
Hughes, J., would grant.

2019-KO-00805              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. CINDY THERESA WHITE (Parish of St. Tammany)

2019-KO-00873              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. OLLANDIS DERRELL TURNER (Parish of Ouachita)

2019-C-00911                JUSTO E. ROQUE, JR. VS. STATE OF LOUISIANA/DPTO OF SOCIAL SERVICES, SECRETARY, ET AL., DCFS/ORLEANS-MIDTOWN, PAR STAFF/ADMINISTRATION (Parish of Orleans Civil)
Johnson, C.J., recused in case number 2019-C-00911 only. Johnson, recused

2019-CC-00956              GEORGIANA SIMIEN, ET AL. VS. SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

2019-C-00950                SALLY DOBYNS VS. UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA SYSTEM, UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
Johnson, C.J., would grant.
Crichton, J., would grant.

2019-C-00971                ROY ANDERMANN VS. JOHNNY PATRICK ROUILLER, ET AL. (Parish of St. James)
Chehardy, J., recused in case number 2019-C-00971 only.

2019-C-00981                ROY ANDERMANN VS. JOHNNY PATRICK ROUILLIER, ET AL. (Parish of St. James)
Chehardy, J., recused in case number 2019-C-00981 only.

2019-CC-00902              BOBBY JONES AND BONNIE LACHMAN VS. JULIA DEAL AND CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
Crichton, J., would grant and assigns reasons.
Genovese, J., would grant for reasons assigned by Judge Welch.

2019-KO-00841              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. TROY HOPKINS (Parish of Caddo)
Crichton, J., recused in case number 2019-KO-00841 only.

2018-K-02096                STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. TYRONE HANDY (Parish of Orleans Criminal)

2019-CC-00973              ALVIN ROUNDTREE VS. GEICO CASUALTY COMPANY, SCOTTSDALE INSURANCE COMPANY, TURBO MOTORS, INC., AND AMER HUSSEIN (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
Genovese, J., would grant in part.

2019-CC-00970              BRIAN MULLEN VS. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)
Weimer, J., would grant.

2019-CC-00976              BRIAN MULLEN VS. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)
Weimer, J., would grant.

2019-CC-00992              BRIAN MULLEN VS. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)
Weimer, J., would grant.

2019-C-00954                JEFFERSON PARISH SCHOOL BOARD VS. TIMBRIAN LLC (Parish of Jefferson)

2019-C-00957                JEFFERSON PARISH SCHOOL BOARD VS. TIMBRIAN LLC (Parish of Jefferson)

2019-C-01010                JEFFERSON PARISH SCHOOL BOARD VS. TIMBRIAN LLC (Parish of Jefferson)

2019-C-00943                MEDICAL REVIEW COMPLAINT BY DARON DOWNING, ANDRUS DOWNING, ANDRIA DOWNING, AND ANDRE DOWNING FOR MELISSA DOWNING (D) (Parish of Orleans Civil)

2019-C-00939                MEDICAL REVIEW COMPLAINT BY DARON DOWNING, ANDRUS DOWNING, ANDRIA DOWNING, AND ANDRE DOWNING FOR MELISSA DOWNING (D) (Parish of Orleans Civil)

2019-C-00929                MEDICAL REVIEW COMPLAINT BY DARON DOWNING, ANDRUS DOWNING, ANDRIA DOWNING, AND ANDRE DOWNING FOR MELISSA DOWNING (D) (Parish of Orleans Civil)

2019-CC-00898              LOUIS D. HAEUSER INVESTMENTS, LLC VS. MEYERS WAREHOUSE, INC. AND NATIONWIDE AGRIBUSINESS INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans Civil)

2019-CC-00972              GUSTAVE J. LABARRE, JR., RAMONA H. TALBOT, HOWARD J. DUPRE, III, GAIL D. BOUDREAUX, FLOYD A. LABARRE, MARLENE L. FOLSE, CHERYL D. DAIGLE, HENRY R. LAWES, JR., SIDNEY J. HERNANDEZ, JUNE D. BOUCHEREAU, LOUIS P. LEBLANC, JR., PIERRE F. V. DELABARRE, IV, MARY G. DELABARRE, KATHERINE D. LABARRE, ANDRE P. V. DELABARRE, GILBERT J. DUPRE, JR., GRANT J. DUPRE, GRANTLYN D. WHEELER, ELENA R. LEBLANC, HELEN H. SHAW, ANITA H. WILLIAMS, GERTRUDE L. LANDRY, LYDIA L. SHAVERS, MERRILL L. CORNAY, HARRY J. SIMONEAUX, SR., HARRY J. SIMONEAUX, JR., AMY SIMONEAUX, LYLE T. SIMONEAUX, JOIE A. SIMONEAUX, SIMONE S. LAWSON, CHRISTOPHER A. SIMONEAUX, GREGORY J. DUPRE, AUGUSTA L. RIFFERT, ALBERT H. LEBLANC, JR., MARIA CARMEN DELABARRE, LIZARRAGA ENTERPRISES, LLC VS. TEXAS BRINE COMPANY, LLC AND GEORGIA GULF CHEMICALS & VINYLS, LLC (Parish of Assumption)

2019-KK-00870              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. JASON K. HAYES (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

2019-C-00907                THELMA CRYER, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER DECEASED FATHER, JOHN D. CRYER, SR. VS. TANGI PINES NURSING CENTER, ET AL. (Parish of Tangipahoa)
Hughes, J., would grant.

2019-C-00944                ROSE GEORGE AND MELVIN GEORGE VS. ABC INSURANCE COMPANY AND SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans Civil)
Crichton, J., would grant and assigns reasons.

2019-C-00982                P&G, LLC, MARION GIARDINA, MARSHA JONES, ANNE LIVADAIS VS. SHINGLE POINT, LLC, ET AL. (Parish of Plaquemines)

2019-CC-00965              WENDY JEAN HAJJAR VS. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AGRICULTURE AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE, BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA SYSTEM, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS, ABC INSURANCE COMPANY, DEF INSURANCE COMPANY, AND GHI INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
Crichton, J., would grant and assigns reasons.

2019-KK-00955              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. LAQUIETTA BELL (Parish of Orleans Criminal)
Genovese, J., would grant.

2019-CC-00958              ASSUMPTION PARISH POLICE JURY, ET AL. VS. TEXAS BRINE COMPANY, LLC, ET AL. C/W STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. TEXAS BRINE COMPANY, LLC, ET AL. C/W ASSUMPTION PARISH SHERIFF MIKE WAGUESPACK VS. TEXAS BRINE COMPANY, LLC, ET AL. (Parish of Assumption)
Crichton, J., would grant.
Genovese, J., would grant.

2019-CC-00977              RLH INVESTMENTS, LLC VS. LOUISIANA CONSTRUCTION AND INDUSTRY SELF INSURERS FUND (LCI WORKERS COMP) (Parish of Orleans Civil)

2019-CJ-00906               STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. S.R. (Parish of Iberia)

2019-CC-01022              SINIA DURON VS. LCTA CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY AND DREAM TEAM OF LOUISIANA, INC. (Office of Workers’ Compensation, District 7)

2019-OK-01435              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. PERCY SYLVESTER YOUNG (Parish of Jefferson)

2019-C-00938                MEDICAL REVIEW COMPLAINT BY DARON DOWNING, ANDRUS DOWNING, ANDRIA DOWNING, AND ANDRE DOWNING FOR MELISSA DOWNING (D) (Parish of Orleans Civil)

2019-C-00942                DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS VS. THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND BEVERLY B. GARIEPY, INDIVIDUALLY AND IN HER CAPACITY AS DIRECTOR OF FINANCE FOR THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans Civil)

2019-CC-00951              RICHARD BRAY WILLIAMS AND JAMIE ANN WILLIAMS VS. BRYAN BUILDING AND DESIGN, LLC, ET AL. (Parish of Natchitoches)

2019-OC-00966             R. CEASAR VS. KINGSLEY ESEDO (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

2019-C-00947                DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS VS. THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND BEVERLY B. GARIEPY, INDIVIDUALLY AND IN HER CAPACITY AS DIRECTOR OF FINANCE FOR THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans Civil)

2019-C-00509                FLORIDA GAS TRANSMISSION COMPANY, LLC VS. TEXAS BRINE COMPANY, LLC, ET AL. (Parish of Assumption)

2019-C-00510                FLORIDA GAS TRANSMISSION COMPANY, LLC VS. TEXAS BRINE COMPANY, LLC, ET AL. (Parish of Assumption)

2019-C-00698                LAUREN PIZZOLATO AND JOHN PIZZOLATO, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN VS. TERRY R. GRIER, SR. (Parish of Livingston)
Crichton, J., would grant.
Genovese, J., would grant.

2019-C-00717                TOWN OF STERLINGTON VS. GREATER OUACHITA WATER COMPANY (Parish of Ouachita)
Hughes, J., would grant.

2019-C-00913                TOWN OF STERLINGTON VS. GREATER OUACHITA WATER COMPANY (Parish of Ouachita)

2019-C-00853                RAIN CII CARBON, L.L.C VS. RECON ENGINEERING, INC. AND RECON MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC. (Parish of Orleans Civil)
Weimer, J., would grant.
Chehardy, J., would grant.

2018-KH-01062              BRIAN SMITH VS. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. John the Baptist)
Chehardy, J., recused in case number 2018-KH-01062 only.

2019-KH-00265              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. JEREMENCE ROGERS (Parish of Webster)

2018-KH-01243              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. JEREMENCE ROGERS (Parish of Webster)

2018-KH-01244              STATE OF LOUISIANA, EX REL., LESLIE REED VS. DARREL VANNOY, WARDEN, LOUISIANA STATE PENITENTIARY (Parish of St. Charles)

2018-KH-01308              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. KELLY L. BISHOP A/K/A CLINTON EDWARD BELL (Parish of St. Tammany)

2018-KH-01455              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. ANDRE DEMERY (Parish of Webster)

2019-KH-00960              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. ANDRE DEMERY (Parish of Webster)

2018-KH-01688              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. WILFRED EDWARDS (Parish of Caldwell)

2019-KH-00090              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. KIRK BELL (Parish of Jefferson)

2019-KH-00098              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. LEONARD GASTON (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
Johnson, C.J., concurs and assigns reasons.

2019-KH-00550              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. LAWRENCE E BURTON (Parish of Orleans Criminal)

2019-KH-01018              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. KANDALE KITAKI (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

2019-KO-00662              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. JOSE MORENO CERVANTES AKA IVAN MORENO (Parish of Jefferson)
Chehardy, J., recused in case number 2019-KO-00662 only.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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