FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
FROM: CLERK OF
SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA
handed down on the 1st day of March, 1996
, are as follows:
JOHNSON, J. :
- 1261 STATE OF LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
& DEVELOPMENT v. SCHWEGMANN WESTSIDE EXPRESSWAY,
INC. (Parish of Orleans)
For the reasons
assigned, the jury's award for severance damages is
vacated and set aside. We award $895,000.00 in severance
J. Carter, Court of Appeal, First Circuit, sitting by
assignment as Justice Pro tempore in the vacancy created
by the resignation of Justice James L. Dennis.
Pursuant to Rule
IV, Part 2, Sec. 3, Justice Jack C. Watson was not on
LEMMON, J. -
concurs and assigns reasons.
J. - dissents and assigns reasons.
VICTORY, J. -
concurs in the result.