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1996 News Releases

News Release #022

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 14th day of February, 1996 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:
 

WRIT DENIED :

96-KK- 0386 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES HACKLEY (Parish of Calcasieu)

 

On the 15th day of February, 1996 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:
 

ALL PROCEEDINGS STAYED:

95-KD-3087 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MANUEL ORTIZ (Parish of Jefferson)

96-CC-0322 CLEMENT F. PERSCHALL, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

 

On the 16th day of February, 1996 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:
  

WRITS GRANTED :

95-CC- 3074 FREDREK BIJOU v. ALTON OCHSNER MEDICAL FOUNDATION D/B/A OCHSNER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL, TULANE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER, AND EDWARD S. CONNOLLY, M.D. (Parish of Jefferson)

95-CC- 3116 JOSEPH R. LACOSTE, JR. v. LORRAINE METZLER LACOSTE (Parish of Orleans)
 

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

95-C - 2979 GERALD KINCHEN v. SOUTHERN TIRE MART, INC. AND NATIONWIDE INSURANCE COMPANY (Office of Workers' Compensation Dist. # 5) See Per Curiam

95-CC- 2989 ALBERT SINGLETON VS. HNV CENTRAL RIVERFRONT CORPORATION, ET ALS CONSOLIDATED WITH JOHNSON v. HNV CENTRAL (Parish of St. Bernard) See Per Curiam

95-CC- 2998 ALBERT SINGLETON VS. HNV CENTRAL RIVERFRONT CORPORATION, ET ALS CONSOLIDATED WITH JOHNSON v. HNV CENTRAL (Parish of St. Bernard) See Per Curiam

95-C - 3005 SALLY A. NUNGESSER v. JAMES H. BROWN, COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - would grant and docket.

95-CC- 3031 DESIREE GUZMAN v. CRISPY CATFISH AND SEAFOOD, INC., RONALD CAIRE AND DIANNE CAIRE (Parish of St. Bernard)

95-CC- 3123 JOEL CULVER v. THE TRAVELERS INSURANCE COMPANY and JANICE LENZ (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

WATSON, J. - would vote to deny.

JOHNSON, J. - would vote to deny.

96-KH- 0010 STATE EX REL ALLEN CROSBY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

96-KH- 0027 STATE EX REL KENNETH WAXTER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

96-CC- 0052 PORTIA JORDAN v. KENT JORDAN (Parish of Orleans)

96-KH- 0231 STATE EX REL LUCIUS WILLIAMS, SR. v. BARON KAYLO (Parish of Avoyelles)

96-CC- 0380 DORIS PONTHIEUX, KEITH PONTHIEUX, VINCENT PONTHIEUX AND WAYNE PONTHIEUX v. MARK J. ALLEMAN AND SHELBY DIXON ALLEMAN (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J. - would deny the writ.
 

WRITS TRANSFERRED TO COURT OF APPEALS, FIRST CIRCUI T:

95-CD- 3105 JOHN P. JOHNSON v. THE DIOCESE OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF LOUISIANA AND DARYL CANFILL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

96-KH- 0325 STATE EX REL JOSE F. PUPO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
 

WRIT TRANSFERRED TO DISTRICT COURT :

95-KH- 3063 STATE EX REL LESTER BRADLEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

96-KH- 0305 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CRAIG ALVEREZ (Parish of Orleans)

96-KH- 0307 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLIFFORD WARREN (Parish of Orleans)

96-KH- 0330 STATE EX REL LOUIS MITCHELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)
 

WRITS GRANTED IN PART / DENIED IN PART :

93-KH- 2213 STATE EX REL OTIS R. McKINLEY v. JOHN P. WHITLEY, WARDEN (Parish of Jefferson)

95-KH- 1561 STATE EX REL OTIS R. Mc KINLEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

95-KH- 1578 STATE EX REL WILLIE WATSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

95-KH- 2372 STATE EX REL OTIS R. McKINLEY v. WARDEN BURL CAIN (Parish of Jefferson)

96-KH- 0237 STATE EX REL NOBIE HARRIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)
 

STAY ORDER RECALLED; WRIT GRANTED IN PART:

96-KD- 0355 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANTOINETTE FRANK (Parish of Orleans)
 

CONSENT DISCIPLINE GRANTED. SEE ORDER:

95-B - 3059 IN RE: GLYNN W. REYNOLDS

JOHNSON, J. - dissents.
 

INTERIM SUSPENSION GRANTED: SEE ORDER:

96-B - 0385 IN RE: JOHN H. HAMMEL, III
 

STAY ORDER DENIED; WRIT DENIED:

96-CC- 0318 MICHAEL J. DEVINE v. CRAIG J. HATTIER (Parish of St. Tammany)
 

REHEARING DENIED :

95-CC- 2550 KENDRICK E. FORD v. SEWERAGE AND WATER BOARD OF NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - would grant the rehearing.
 

RECONSIDERATIONS DENIED :

93-KH-1380 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. VANDYKE MELINIE (Parish of Orleans)

94-KH- 3001 STATE EX REL ROBERT MYLES v. JOHN P. WHITLEY, WARDEN (Parish of Orleans)

94-KH- 3045 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHNNY CUNNINGHAM (Parish of Orleans)

95-KK- 2472 STATE EX REL DEWEY STOUFFLET v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)
 

WRIT NOT CONSIDERED :

95-C - 3082 LOUIS M. WILLIAMS v. JONES TRUCK LINES, INC.(Office of Workers' Compensation Dist. # 7)
 

WRITS DENIED :

93-KH- 2173 STATE EX REL DALTON JOSEPH v. JOHN P. WHITLEY, WARDEN (Parish of Jefferson)

93-KH- 2178 STATE EX REL BILLY JACKSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

93-KH- 2184 STATE EX REL RICHARD THOMAS REYNOLDS v. JOHN P. WHITLEY, WARDEN (Parish of Rapides)

93-KH- 2194 STATE EX REL BOOKER EARL LOYDEN v. RICHARD A. WALL, WARDEN (Parish of Rapides)

93-KH- 2202 STATE EX REL ARTHUR C. SPIKES v. JOHN WHITLEY, WARDEN (Parish of Rapides)

93-KH- 2205 STATE EX REL JOHNNY FOLEY v. JOHN P. WHITLEY, WARDEN (Parish of Jefferson)

93-KH- 2212 STATE EX REL ERNEST THOMPSON v. JOHN P. WHITLEY, WARDEN (Parish of Ascension)

93-KH- 2214 STATE EX REL LARRY JOSEPH v. CRIMINAL DISTRICT COURT PARISH OF ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans)

93-KH- 2215 STATE EX REL JAMES KANUPP v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

93-KH- 2218 STATE EX REL LOUIS RUFFINS v. JOHN P. WHITLEY, WARDEN (Parish of Caddo)
 

93-KH- 2221 STATE EX REL MARSHALL J. LANDRY v. STEVE RADER, WARDEN (Parish of St. Martin)

93-KH- 2226 STATE EX REL CHARLES CRIAG v. JOHN P. WHITLEY, WARDEN (Parish of Caddo)

93-KH- 2230 STATE EX REL ELVIS BROOKS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

93-KH- 2254 STATE EX REL HAROLD S. BELLAMY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA AND JOHN P. WHITLEY (Parish of Caddo)

VICTORY, J. - recused.

93-KH- 2261 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DANIEL COWART (Parish of Washington)

93-KH- 2262 STATE EX REL CHAD LIGHTFOOT v. W. MIKE GILLIAM, WARDEN (Parish of St. Mary)

93-KH- 2270 STATE EX REL ANDREW DAVIS v. COURT OF APPEAL, FOURTH CIRCUIT (Parish of Orleans)

93-KH-2276 STATE EX REL LARRY CARNEY v. COURT OF APPEAL, FOURTH CIRCUIT (Parish of Orleans)

93-KH- 2277 STATE EX REL JAMES E. ROBINSON v. 22nd JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT (Parish of Washington)

95-K - 2576 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHARLES H. PARKER, JR. (Parish of Franklin)

95-KO- 2690 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. AARON TAYLOR (Parish of Orleans)

95-K - 2711 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES GRAYER (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

95-K - 2715 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLENARD "KEN" JOHNSON (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

95-KO- 2720 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FREDDIE WAYNE COTY (Parish of Rapides)

95-K - 2768 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRANDON HAYNES (Parish of Caddo)

95-C - 2780 PATRICIA P. GOODLIFFE v. PARISH ANESTHESIA ASSOCIATES, LINDA CHEHARDY AND RAO VENKATESWARA KATA, M.D. (Parish of Jefferson)

95-CC- 2785 CALVIN GREEN, SR. v. WRIGHT ASSOCIATES, INC. (Office of Workers' Compensation Dist. # 5)

95-KO- 2814 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LEROY McMILLIAN (Parish of Orleans)

95-KO- 2816 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHNNY THOMPSON A/K/A JOHNNY LEE (Parish of Orleans)

95-C - 2936 DAVID SYLVESTER v. MENTOR CORPORATION (Parish of Lafayette)

CALOGERO, C.J. - concurs simply to note that the case will likely be affected by a forthcoming U. S. Supreme Court case in which writs have recently been granted. Lohr. v. Medtronic Inc., 56 F.3rd 1335 (11th Cir. 1995) cert granted 64 U.S.L.W. 3360 (U.S. Jan. 19, 1996). See also Hopkins v. American Cyanamid Co., 95-1088 (La. 1/16/96)--- So.2d.---.
  

95-CC- 2937 SUCCESSION OF OSWALD L. STOUFFLET AND PEARLIE MARIE SCOTT STOUFFLET (Parish of Terrebonne)

95-C - 2951 LOUIS BANKS, EMMA SULLIVAN, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILDREN, JENIFER MCCALEB AND LAWANDA SHAW v. PATTERSON INSURANCE COMPANY, LARRY FLETCHER AND JAMES L. BALLARD (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

95-C - 3008 DIANE B. POREE v. ELITE ELEVATOR SERVICES, INC., DOVER ELEVATOR CO., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - would grant the writ.

95-C - 3015 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL RICHARD P. IEYOUB, ATTORNEY GENERAL v. BRUNSWICK BOWLING AND BILLARDS DOVER, INC. ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - would grant the writ.

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

95-C - 3018 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL RICHARD P. IEYOUB, ATTORNEY GENERAL v. BRUNSWICK BOWLING AND BILLARDS DOVER, INC. ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - would grant the writ.

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

95-C-3025 JANETTE M. WIFE OF AND CHARLIE KORNMAN, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR DEPENDENT SON RICHARD JAY KORNMAN v. BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL, J. - recused.

95-KK- 3026 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERRY T. SCHELLHAAS (Parish of Tangipahoa)

CALOGERO, C.J. - would grant the writ.

KIMBALL, J. - would grant the writ.

95-C - 3028 DANA KLEES BROWN v. WEST JEFFERSON MEDICAL CENTER (Office of Workers' Compensation Dist. # 7)

95-C - 3030 PRESTON VERRET v. TONTI MANAGEMENT CORPORATION (Parish of Jefferson)

95-C - 3034 ETHEL BROWN INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF BRYANNE BROWN, SUSANNE BROWN AND BRIAN BROWN VERSUS GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY MCILWAIN CADILLAC CONSOLIDATED WITH WILFRED BROWN v. GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION, ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY MCILWAIN CADILLAC (Parish of Jefferson)

95-C - 3035 MARILEE V. DEANO, ET AL v. R. A. BROUILLETTE (Parish of St. Bernard)

95-C - 3037 MAUDREY JOHNSON MORRIS v. REVE, INC.(Office of Workers' Compensation Dist. # 6)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

95-CC- 3038 IN RE: PATRICIA H. AND SHANON L. KEEN, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILD, BRANDY LEE KEEN,APPLYING FOR MEDICAL REVIEW UNDER LSA-R.S. 40:1299.41, ET SEQ. (Parish of St. Tammany)

95-CC- 3039 PATRICIA WINDERS v. GEORGE PAUL SMITH (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

95-KK- 3049 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TODD R. CASWELL (Parish of St. Landry)

95-CC- 3060 WILLIE TRAVIS, SR., WILLIE TRAVIS, JR., AND MARIE TRAVIS, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS THE TESTAMENTARY EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF WALKER ROWE v. GAB/LOWES, DONALD RAY BURTON (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

95-C - 3077 KERMIT EAST v. CRYING EAGLE CONSTRUCTION (Office of Workers' Compensation Dist. # 3)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

95-C - 3086 WILLIE BATTLE v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, JUDITH LYNN FOGO, THOMAS C. SIMMONS, AND GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Tammany)

95-CC- 3088 JOSEPH J. VIZZINI AND CINDY SCIONEAUX, AS THE MANAGING PARTNERS OF VIZZINI ARABIANS III, ET AL v. KATHERINE G. WARD (Parish of Jefferson)

95-C - 3091 GARY GUILLORY v. MARTCO PARTNERSHIP (Office of Workers' Compensation Dist. # 2)

95-C - 3092 LAURENCE CONRAD v. JOHN DOE AND ABC CORPORATION (Parish of Jefferson)

95-C - 3093 SADIE RIDEAUX v. FRANKLIN NURSING HOME (Office of Workers' Compensation Dist. # 9)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

95-C - 3099 ADOLPH VIESEL v. REPUBLIC INSURANCE COMPANY, U-HAUL, INC., STEVE BOURGEOIS AND GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION (Parish of Orleans)

95-C - 3100 JAY A. GRIFFIN v. WAL-MART STORES, INC., ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

95-CC- 3104 FRED D. GREER, ET AL v. DRESSER INDUSTRIES, INC., ET AL (Parish of Evangeline)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

95-C - 3114 FIRST CITY BANK v. 740 ESPLANADE AVENUE, A PARTNERSHIP IN COMMENDAM (Parish of Orleans)

95-C - 3118 SUCCESSION OF GLADYS TREADWAY BREWSTER (Parish of Jackson)

WATSON, J. - would grant the writ.

95-C - 3119 CURTIS ALFONSO AND CHRISTINE ALFONSO, WIFE OF CURTIS ALFONSO v. PICCADILLY CAFETERIA, INC. DON MONSORIAL AND CRAWFORD AND COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

95-C - 3124 MARGARET BRIGNAC HARTMAN v. DR. ROBERT D'AMBROSIA (Parish of Orleans)
 

95-CC- 3125 TAMMY CHAMPAGNE ORGERON, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR DAUGHTER, LANIE NICOLE ORGERON v. HENRY CAMPBELL, JR., HARTFORD INSURANCE CO., J.B. HUNT TRANSPORT, INC. PLANET INSURANCE CO., WILLIAM J. DOBSON AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of Terrebonne)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

95-C - 3126 DEBRA S. ANDERSON v. JOHN C. ANDERSON (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

96-C - 0001 REGINALD MICHAEL MARTES v. THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

96-C - 0002 HOMER NATIONAL BANK, N.A. v. GEORGE A. FARBER, M.D. (Parish of Claiborne)

96-KK- 0003 STATE OF LOUISIANA, EX REL RANDOLPH MOTEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)

96-KD- 0257 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FRANK FORD COSEY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

96-KH- 0324 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHNNY RAY LUNA (Parish of Jefferson)

96-KH- 0340 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERRY L. JOHNSON (Parish of Calcasieu)

96-CK- 0378 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF J.M. (Parish of St. John Baptist)

 

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