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 1996 News Releases

News Release #127

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 127

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 10th day of December, 1996 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:
 

WRIT TRANSFERRED TO DISTRICT COURT :

96-KH- 2418 STATE EX REL DARRELL JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.
 

WRITS DENIED :

96-CC- 2908 PREMIER BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION v. PHILLIPS CONNELL WITTER, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-KD- 2914 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES SOLER (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - concurs in the denial on the basis that relator advised this Court that he received satisfactory relief in the court of appeal.

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

 

On the 13th day of December, 1996 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:
 

WRITS GRANTED :

96-C - 2388 GORDON J. TRENTECOSTA v. ROBERT BECK, RONNIE JONES, KERMIT SMITH AND THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS (Parish of St. Bernard)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2408 MARLA K. PRICE and ROBERT PRICE v. CITY OF BOSSIER, D/B/A BOSSIER MEDICAL CENTER AND GARY MAZZANTI (Parish of Bossier)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.
 

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

95-C - 2606 THOMAS DEWAYNE RODGERS, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ESTATE OF HIS MINOR CHILDREN, THOMAS BRANDON RODGERS, AND JAYNE DOUGLAS RODGERS, AND DONNA DAVID RODGERS v. JAMES RIVER II, INC. AND/OR JAMES RIVER CORPORATION OF VIRGINIA AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-KK- 2453 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANTHONY BASTIAN (Parish of Orleans)

See Per Curiam.

CALOGERO, C.J. - concurs.

LEMMON, J. - would deny the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2788 DEBORAH LAMBERT, ET AL v. PEPSICO, INC., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2823 DEBORAH LAMBERT, ET AL v. PEPSICO, INC., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2966 VIRGINIA GAIL EDWARDS, ET AL v. EDWARD M. DAUGHERTY, ET AL (Parish of Calcasieu)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.
 

WRIT GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER / DENIED IN PART :

94-KH- 1997 STATE EX REL JOHN A. RICHARD v. JOHN P. WHITLEY, WARDEN (Parish of St. Landry)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

 
CASE REMANDED; SEE ORDER:

95-C - 2757 ROY LEE THOMAS, INSURANCE COMPANY OF NORTH AMERICA & W.J. PENTON CONSTRUCTION CO. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of Webster)

WATSON, J. - not on panel.
 

CONSENT DISCIPLINE APPROVED:

96-B - 2789 IN RE: THOMAS LONGSHORE SMITH

WATSON, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - dissents; respondent's conduct merits more severe discipline.
 

RECONSIDERATIONS DENIED :

94-KH- 2566 STATE EX REL ERNEST MCCOY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 0806 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICHARD LACEY (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - would grant reconsideration and grant writ on assignment of error 1 & 2.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the reconsideration.

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 1800 NOLMAR CORPORATION v. THE SEWERAGE & WATER BOARD OF NEW ORLEANS AND THE NEW ORLEANS CRIMINAL SHERIFF'S OFFICE (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - would grant reconsideration.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2143 STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES; DEGAULLE INVESTMENTS, LLC AND CLAUDIA S. HAUPT v. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND ITS DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY AND PERMITS C/W DEGAULLE INVESTMENTS, LLC v. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2207 PEGGY L. HUMBLE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT, OFFICE OF HIGHWAYS (Parish of Livingston)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.
 

WRITS NOT CONSIDERED :

96-KK- 2683 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIAM C. BALFANTZ (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2718 JOHNNIE R. WILLIAMS v. TOURO INFIRMARY, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.
 

WRITS DENIED ON THE COURT'S OWN MOTION :

89-CC- 1944 SECURITY HOMESTEAD ASSOCIATION v. INTERNATIONAL INS. CO., INC. d/b/a CRUM AND FOSTER (Parish of Orleans)

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.

89-CC- 1956 SECURITY HOMESTEAD ASSOCIATION v. INTERNATIONAL INS. CO., INC. d/b/a CRUM AND FOSTER (Parish of Orleans)

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.
 

WRITS DENIED :

95-KH- 0701 STATE EX REL LAWRENCE HUNTLEY v. JOHN P. WHITLEY, WARDEN (Parish of Acadia)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

95-C - 1003 MARY JANE BOWMAN v. OUR LADY OF THE LAKE MEDICAL CENTER

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

96-K - 0508 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HERMAN TUREAU A/K/A HERMAN TUREAUD (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 0570 MICHAEL E. WALLS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, ET AL C/W MICHAEL EDWIN WALLS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, ET AL (Parish of Calcasieu)

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 1533 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BEDAIN MARTINEZ QUINTERO (Parish of St. Tammany)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-K - 1564 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BOBBY MISKELL (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 1577 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIE C. WILLIAMS (Parish of Claiborne)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 1645 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERIC WHITE (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 1939 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROGER FLEMING (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 1985 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOSEPH GUIDROZ a/k/a RANDY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 1990 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TROY JUNIUS SNEEZE (Parish of Terrebonne)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2334 DANNY ROUSSEL, ET AL v. METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2363 BANK OF LOUISIANA v. SHIRLEY HARTMANN WIFE OF/AND RICHARD P. CARRIERE and MIKE ANDERSON'S SEAFOOD OF METAIRIE, L.L.C. C/W RICHARD H. WILLIAMS, d/b/a and MIKE ANDERSON'S SEAFOOD OF METAIRIE, L.L.C. v. BANK OF LOUISIANA and G. HARRISON SCOTT (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-KK- 2374 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SAMUEL R. BREAUX (Parish of Cameron)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

96-CC- 2397 LEONARD WEATHER, JR., M.D. v. ZSA ZSA DUNJEE (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2419 DOROTHY MICHELET v. SCHEURING SECURITY SERVICES INC., AETNA CASUALTY COMPANY AND JAMES GRANT, JR. (Parish of Orleans)

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

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2429 DOROTHY MICHELET v. SCHEURING SECURITY SERVICES INC., AETNA CASUALTY COMPANY AND JAMES GRANT, JR. (Parish of Orleans)

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

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2466 LYNDON LYTLE v. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS THROUGH THE NEW ORLEANS FIRE DEPARTMENT (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.

96-KK- 2527 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN RE: GRAND JURY TRANSCRIPTS (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

BLEICH, J. - would grant and docket.

96-CC- 2555 LORRAINE MULL v. KEVIN PATTISON, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

96-CC- 2559 ELDON BLANCHER, AS TRUSTEE OF THE ELDON BLANCHER, II, ET AL. v. EVELYN MARTIN BLANCHER (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2567 AMY QUEBEDEAUX v. LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND ASCENSION PARISH AND POLICE JURY (Parish of Ascension)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2573 RAY C. JOHNSON v. SMITH & SONS, ET AL (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 1W)

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

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2578 AMARYALIS D. CARBONETTE v. MILDRED M. SONIAT, ET AL (Parish of St. Tammany)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2581 GLENN SINGLETARY v. ASPLUNDH TREE EXPERT COMPANY

(Office of Workers' Compensation District # 6)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2582 MICHELL AND MICHELL, A SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP v. MARY DAGASTINA GENOVESE (Parish of Tangipahoa)

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2584 BERNADINE ANDERSON v. DIXIFOODS, INC D/B/A POPEYE'S RESTAURANT (Office of Workers' Compensation District 05)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2585 SHEREE ROAN CRAFT v. ALFRED McKINLEY CRAFT (Parish of Ouachita)

WATSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2586 LAURIE H. CANGELOSI, ET AL v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE CO., ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2591 VANESTER J. LAGARDE v. TERREBONNE COUNCIL ON AGING, ET AL (Office of Workers'; Compensation District # 9)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2592 RANDAL SALLIS, ET AL v. THE CITY OF BOSSIER CITY, LOUISIANA, ET AL (Parish of Bossier)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 2595 RAYMOND E. GREEN, ET AL v. CADDO PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (Parish of Caddo)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2596 ARCHIE HENRY, KENNETH LOTT AND ALBERTA ABRAM, AS THE LEGAL GUARDIAN OF JERMAINE SAMS, A MINOR v. AMERICAN WASTE COMPANY AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Tammany)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2597 ANNA M. CHENEVERT WIFE/AND GERALD L. OLIVIER v. VILLIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C., JESSIE N. GROS, III AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2599 RANDAL SALLIS, ET AL v. THE CITY OF BOSSIER CITY, LOUISIANA, ET AL (Parish of Bossier)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2600 JOSEPH E. BLANCHARD v. PITRE INDUSTRIES (Parish of Lafourche)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2602 GLENDA HUSZAR v. TANGIPAHOA PARISH SCHOOL BOARD AND ITS MEMBERS: DONNIE WILLIAMS, E. F. BAILEY, ROBERT CAVES MAXINE DIXON, LOGAN GUESS, LEROY HART, HOWARD NICHOLS, RUTH WATSON, ART ZIESKE (Parish of Tangipahoa)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2603 JOYCE G. FARLEY, TERRI CORNETT, JEFFREY EDWARD ST. PIERRE, DONNA BRYANT AND CONNIE ALLAIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT C/W RANDALL P. THOMS AND PENNY COXE THOMS v. JOYCE G. FARLEY AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2604 JOYCE G. FARLEY, TERRI CORNETT, JEFFREY EDWARD ST. PIERRE, DONNA BRYANT AND CONNIE ALLAIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT C/W RANDALL P. THOMS AND PENNY COXE THOMS v. JOYCE G. FARLEY AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2613 BERNADINE ANDERSON v. DIXIFOODS, INC., D/B/A POPEYE'S RESTAURANT(Office of Workers' Compensation District 5)

WATSON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2614 ELVA GEORGE v. LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AND AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2622 SUSAN TAYLOR MARTIN v. KENNETH GLENN MARTIN (Parish of St. Tammany)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-KK- 2623 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FRANK STEWART (Parish of Terrebonne)

WATSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2624 MARTHA A. SHAHINE v. LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER IN SHREVEPORT, ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

WATSON, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 2625 TERREBONNE FUEL & LUBE, INC. v. PLACID REFINING COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2627 JAMES H. STONE v. LOWE, STEIN, HOFFMAN, ALLWEISS & HAUVER, ROBERT C. LOWE AND TERRENCE L. HAUVER (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2628 ALCO COLLECTIONS, INC. v. DIXIE V. POIRIER (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

BLEICH, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 2629 LOUISIANA LAND AND EXPLORATION COMPANY v. SIDNEY VERDIN, ET AL (Parish of Lafourche)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2631 GARY BOUDREAUX v. PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT, INC. (Office of Workers' Compensation District 7)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2634 TRICIA SPERANDEO, WIFE OF/AND RONALD SPERANDEO v. DENNY'S INC., T.W. SERVICES, CORROON & BLACK ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, INC., AND ABC INS. COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2636 RICHARD BRASSEAUX, ET UX v. THE TOWN OF MAMOU, ET AL (Parish of St. Landry)

KIMBALL, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2639 ELLA S. CHAPITAL v. GUARANTY SAVINGS & HOMESTEAD ASSOCIATION AND G. JEANETTE HODGE (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2653 MARCUS JAMES SIMMONS, ET AL v. JAMES KIRK PICCIONE (Parish of Lafayette)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2657 DIANE L. BROUSSARD v. HOTEL MANAGEMENT, INC. (Office of Workers' Compensation District 4)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel; recused.

96-C - 2661 MICHAEL PAUL BIENVENU, D. MARK BIENVENU AND YVONNE FENASCI v. PETER DUDLEY AND AMERICAN DEPOSIT INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

BLEICH, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 2673 MICHAEL PAUL BIENVENU, D. MARK BIENVENU AND YVONNE FENASCI v. PETER DUDLEY AND AMERICAN DEPOSIT INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2682 DUIET J. MALBROUGH, III AND WIFE, JUNE MALBROUGH v. KMART CORPORATION (Parish of St. Tammany)

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.

96-KK- 2877 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARLON GARDNER (Parish of Tangipahoa)

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2909 IN RE: GAYLORD RELEASE AT BOGALUSA KATES, HOLLOWAY, COTTON AND WALKER ETC. v. GAYLORD CHEMICAL CORPORATION, ET AL (Parish of Washington)

CALOGERO, C.J. - concurs in denial. The court of appeal has the right to stay proceedings pending decision of the pending writ application. Relator may seek writs again if court of appeal delay in ruling should be unduly long.

LEMMON, J. - not on panel; recused.

96-KK- 2951 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WELDON WILLIAMS (Parish of Orleans)

WATSON, J. - not on panel.

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

 

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