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 1997 News Releases

News Release #001

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 001

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 2nd day of January, 1997 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

APPLICATION FOR REHEARING DISMISSED ON RELATORS' MOTION :

96-CA-0543 MED EXPRESS AMBULANCE SERVICE INC. v. EVANGELINE PARISH POLICE JURY (Parish of Evangeline)

 

On the 3rd day of January, 1997 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:
 

ALL PROCEEDINGS STAYED :

96-CC-3007 VIRGINIA GAIL EDWARDS v. EDWARD M. DAUGHERTY (Parish of Calcasieu)
 

APPLICATION DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE:

96-C-2587 ROSE MCBRIDE THREETON v. RONALD D. ARDOIN, ETAL (Parish of St. Tammany)
 

WRIT GRANTED WITH ORDER :

97-CC- 0003 LINDA DORTON (WORD) v. DARREL Q. WORD (Parish of Lafayette)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.
 

WRIT DENIED :

96-CC- 3092 SOUTHERN RECOVERY MANAGEMENT, INC. AND GREATER NEW ORLEANS LANDFILL, INC. v. PARISH OF JEFFERSON (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

 

On the 6th day of January, 1997 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:
 

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

96-CC- 2050 WILLIAM R.G. SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION; BILL LYNCH, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS INSPECTOR GENERAL OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; AND STEVEN IRVING, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS THE ATTORNEY FOR THE INSPECTOR GENERAL OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-KK- 2505 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FREDDIE HANDY (Parish of Orleans)

See Per Curiam.

CALOGERO, C.J. - dissents with reasons.

LEMMON, J. - would grant and docket.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2701 GARY WAYNE JOHNSON v. ACADIANA RAILWAY COMPANY (Parish of Avoyelles)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel; recused.

96-CC- 2753 CITY OF KENNER v. P. J. HAHN (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2791 FRED PETERSON v. THE PARISH OF JEFFERSON (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.
 

WRITS TRANSFERRED TO DISTRICT COURT :

96-KH- 2956 STATE EX REL JASON HARRISON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 2972 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLIFFORD JONES (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 2976 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENNETH O. MOORE (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.
 

GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER / DENIED IN PART :

95-KH- 0731 STATE EX REL ALVIN LEWIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.
 

SUSPENSION ORDERED SEE PER CURIAM:

96-B - 2425 IN RE: Paul L. Wood

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.
 

STAY RECALLED; WRIT DENIED:

96-CC- 2834 JOHN SILBERMAN, ET AL v. LAURIE BELGER, ET AL (Parish of Rapides)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.
 

WRIT NOT CONSIDERED :

96-C - 2837 WILSON OIL COMPANY, INC. v. AUDREY HAMMETT (Parish of Catahoula)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel; recused.
 

WRITS DENIED :

95-KH- 0301 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT E. PAIGE (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 0462 STATE EX REL EDWARD RAY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 0610 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DANA ROBINSON (Parish of St. James)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 0631 STATE EX REL KENNETH STONE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 0653 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MIKE MUTIN (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 0655 STATE EX REL HURSEN PATIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 0659 STATE EX REL DONALD F. FREDERICK HARRIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Winn)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 0712 STATE EX REL NEAL SPENCER v. JOHN P. WHITLEY, WARDEN (Parish of Jefferson Davis)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 0718 STATE EX REL LAWRENCE P. RUIZ v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 0733 STATE EX REL EVERETT ENGLISH v. KELLY WARDEN, WARDEN (Parish of Ouachita)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 0743 STATE EX REL ROLAND RANKER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 0772 STATE EX REL JEWEL SCOTT v. N. BURL CAIN, WARDEN (Parish of St. Charles)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 2397 STATE EX REL JERRY WILEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jackson)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 1517 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. VIRGIL LAMON GROSS (Parish of Ouachita)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 1734 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LARRY D. HULS (Parish of Tangipahoa)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2588 NICHOLSON MANAGEMENT & CONSULTANTS, INC. VERSUS THOMAS BERGMAN, TRUSTEE AND UNITED DEPARTMENT STORES COMPANY NO. 1 CONSOLIDATED WITH NICHOLSON MANAGEMENT & CONSULTANTS, INC. UNITED DEPARTMENT STORES NO.1 AND THE STEWART CHILDREN TRUST v. ANTHONY J. NICHOLSON (Parish of Orleans)

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

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2607 BOBBY P. GRABERT D/B/A BECK'S v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS, OFFICE OF STATE POLICE, VIDEO GAMING DIVISION (Department of State Police)

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-KK- 2612 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RENE MARQUES (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-CK- 2638 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF A.J. (Parish of St. Bernard)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2658 WILLIAMS DANIEL HAMMONS v. CNA INSURANCE CO. AND KIM J. TAYLOR (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 2662 ANN GOVERNALE FAILLA, INDIVIDUALLY, AND ON BEHALF OF THE ESTATE VINCENT S. FAILLA, AND SHARON FAILLA DAL CAMPO, JOSEPH FAILLA, AND TONY FAILLA, INDIVIDUALLY v. SCOTT ROBERT TASSIN AND STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Tangipahoa)

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

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2666 KEVIN W. CROCHET v. CAROL LEINGANG CROCHET (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

96-KK- 2686 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIAM GOMEZ (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2693 IN RE: THE HUGH GOODRICH FAMILY TRUST (Parish of Iberia)

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

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2695 LEON PICKARD v. PARAMOUNT, INC., ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2702 CENTRAL LOUISIANA BANK & TRUST CO. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, ACTING THROUGH THE GOVERNOR'S SPECIAL COMMISSION ON EDUCATION SERVICES, ET AL (Parish of Avoyelles)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2704 ROBIN JOFFRE v. SERVICE MERCHANDISE COMPANY INC., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2705 DICKSON IDUYUSI, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HIS MINOR CHILDREN, JENNER IFE IDUYUSI, AND KATHERINE IDUYUSI v. CITY OF EAST BATON ROUGE, PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2707 LARRY REDMAN v. LABOR EXPRESS AND LOUISIANA WORKERS' COMPENSATION CORPORATION (Office of Workers Compensation District 1)

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2709 JAMES A. RAY, et ux v. EDWARD H. LEATHERMAN, et al (Parish of Rapides)

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2716 LETTIE DORIS MERTENS v. DANIEL F. MERTENS (Parish of Rapides)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2720 REVEREND J. L. FRANKLIN v. KIZZIE SYAS, ET AL (Parish of Calcasieu)

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2725 ROSALEE LEWIS, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILDREN ADRIAN LEWIS AND FRANK LEWIS v. INDUSTRIAL DEMOLISHERS, INC., ABC INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., GOLDIN INDUSTRIES, LA., INC., GOLDIN INDUSTRIES, INC., DEF INSURANCE O., INC., CYGAN & CYGAN CORPORATION, UNITED STATES FIRE INSURANCE CO., INC., UNIVERSAL PROCESS EQUIPMENT, INC., AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL INSURACE CO., INC., THE PLASTICS OPERATING COMPONENT OF THE GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY AND THE JKL INSURANCE CO., INC. (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2726 BECKY HEBERT v. PODIATRY INSURANCE CO. OF AMERICA, ET AL (Parish of Natchitoches)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2728 BECKY HEBERT v. PODIATRY INSURANCE CO. OF AMERICA, et al (Parish of Natchitoches)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2730 JODY SEAGERS, WIFE OF/AND DAVID SEAGERS v. MAX PAILET, M.D. (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2741 KATHLEEN ORREN v. DELTA QUEEN STEAMBOAT COMPANY AND SHERWIN- WILLIAMS COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-KK- 2746 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHNNIE SHORT (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

96-KK- 2749 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHANDA SPEARS CRAIN (Parish of Washington)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2765 CANTRELLE MONK v. GRAY AND COMPANY (Office of Workers Compensation District 7)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2766 RAY BAGWELL & MABEL BAGWELL, ET AL v. JAMES C. SPURLOCK, ET AL (Parish of Bienville)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2776 DEPAUL HOSPITAL v. LUCILLE J. EVERY (Office of Workers Compensation District 7)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2792 MICHAEL LEROY MILLER AND DONALD LEROY MILLER v. LOUISIANA GAS SERVICE COMPANY AND LOUISIANA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2799 GLENN T. HAMPTON v. LAWRENCE J. SMITH, ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2804 BENNY HARRISON v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2807 MYRIAM ROBINSON v. WHITNEY NATIONAL BANK (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2813 HENRY BRAZZEL v. BIENVILLE MOTORS, INC. ET AL (Office of Workers Compensation District 1)

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2815 WILSON OIL COMPANY, INC. v. AUDREY HAMMETT (Parish of Catahoula)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel; recused.

96-OC- 2817 JOHN & AURA KARAGIANNOPOULOS v. STATE FARM INS. CO. & SUTTEN CORPORATION (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2818 FRANCHESCA D. ROSE v. OVERSEAS BULKTANK CORPORATION AND MARITIME OVERSEAS CORPORATION (Parish of St. John Baptist)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2820 CITY OF NEW ORLEANS THROUGH ITS DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY AND PERMITS AND THE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION v. BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE ORLEANS LEVEE DISTRICT (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-KK- 2979 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. THOMAS ADAMS (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

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