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 1997 News Releases

News Release #036

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 036

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 24th day of April, 1997 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:
 

WRIT DENIED :

97-KK- 1062 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAKE STERLING (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.
 

STAY ORDER RECALLED; WRIT DENIED.

97-KD- 1041 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIAM JEFF CHERRY (Parish of Caddo)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

 

On the 25th day of April, 1997 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:
 

WRITS GRANTED :

97-C - 0416 PAUL B. SIMMS v. JASON BUTLER, NEWTON MOORE, ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, THE HARTFORD INSURANCE COMPANY, ALAMO RENT-A-CAR, INC., GAB BUSINESS SERVICES, INC., STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0541 TOMMY LEE EVANS v. DONNA COODY LUNGRIN (Parish of Beauregard)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0577 TOMMY LEE EVANS v. DONNA COODY LUNGRIN (Parish of Beauregard)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-K - 1001 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RONNIE CHESTER (Parish of Tangipahoa)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.
 

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

96-K - 2706 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAVID B. DENIS (Parish of Orleans)

See Per Curiam.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0488 ANGELA THIBODEAUX v. PARADIGM INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of St. Mary)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 0576 WILLIAM YOUNG v. BICHAN PARTNERSHIP (Parish of Jefferson)

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

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would deny the writ.

97-C - 0602 LEE WAYNE GRANT, ET UX v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of LaSalle)

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

LEMMON, J. - would grant and docket.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant and docket.

97-C - 0647 LEE WAYNE GRANT, ET UX v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of LaSalle)

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

LEMMON, J. - would grant and docket.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would deny the writ.
 

WRIT GRANTED AND TRANSFERRED TO DISTRICT COURT :

97-KH- 0963 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GEORGE ANDERSON (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.
 

WRIT GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER; DENIED IN PART :

97-C - 0307 and 97-C - 0315  IN THE INTEREST OF E.C.B. (Parish of Ouachita)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


 

ADMISSION GRANTED:

96-OB- 2446 IN RE: CATHERINE B. HENSGENS

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.
 

READMISSION GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

97-B - 0453 IN RE: BRYANT B. MORRISON

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.
 

APPLICATION FOR IMMUNITY DENIED; SEE ORDER:

96-B - 3085 IN RE: DISICIPLINARY BOARD PROCEEDING NO. 96-DB-042

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.
 

WRITS DENIED :

95-KH- 3040 STATE EX REL GARY ANDREWS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 3045 STATE EX REL ELBERT WHITE, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 3072 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANDERSON GILL (Parish of Vernon)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 3076 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PAUL STONE (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 0024 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL CASSONDRA LEVERT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 0043 STATE EX REL EDWARD LAIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 0076 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL LEONARD TURNER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 0077 STATE EX REL DONALD BULLARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 0096 STATE EX REL KERNELL SINGLETON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 0097 STATE EX REL TYRONE SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 0098 STATE EX REL ANDERSON CLARK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 0121 STATE EX REL ANDREW DAVIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 0158 STATE EX REL WILLIE ROSS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 0207 STATE EX REL EDWARD C. MURPHY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bienville)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel; recused.

96-KH- 0210 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN HARRIS (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 0222 STATE EX REL CHARLES L. ALEXANDER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lincoln)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 0255 STATE EX REL JAMES WEST v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Tangipahoa)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 0261 STATE EX REL LLOYD JOSEPH DUPUIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 2819 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BARRY L. BURANDT (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 2843 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GEORGE CARROLL (Parish of Calcasieu)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

96-K - 2844 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RANDY GLENN THOMAS (Parish of Caddo)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 2864 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. NADAEDRICK CAMPBELL (Parish of Lafayette)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

96-K - 2880 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HOWARD CHRISTOPHER TIMON (Parish of DeSoto)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 2971 STATE EX REL TYRONE SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0138 STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT v. ALBERT J. LATIOLAIS, ET UX (Parish of Lafayette)

CALOGERO, C.J. - recused.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

97-C - 0169 STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT v. ALBERT J. LATIOLAIS, ET UX (Parish of Lafayette)

CALOGERO, C.J. - recused.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

97-C - 0226 EVERETT ALLWELL, JR. v. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT C/W CHESTER D. GATLIN, ET AL v. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Civil Service Commission)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

97-C - 0543 KATHLEEN SCHEXNAIDER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FOR THE LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AT EUNICE (Parish of St. Landry)

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

97-CC- 0569 EDWARD MORGAN v. ABC MANUFACTURER, ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0591 KEMPTON ROSE v. SYRIL MAINEGRA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel; recused.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

97-C - 0594 JAMES A. CAGLE v. BIG MAN TREE STAND AND LOUISIANA WORKERS' COMPENSATION CORPORATION (Office of Workers' Compensation District No. 1E)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

97-CC- 0603 MAJOR BANKS, ET AL v. NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Pointe Coupee)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel; recused.

97-C - 0607 RONNIE L. DAIGREPONT, ET AL v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE LOUISIANA STATE RACING COMMISSION, BRENT SEWARD, DICK KINSEY AND TOM DAVIS (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0612 WANDA DALCOUR v. LEON JOSEPH, ET AL (Parish of St. Landry)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 0613 COMMUNITY COFFEE COMPANY, INC. v. ACADIANA BEVERAGES, INC, (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0615 JOSEPH CHARLES v. CECIL CHATMAN PLUMBING AND HEATING COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Lafayette)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

97-C - 0616 PHILIP SEGURA v. TEDDY SEGURA ET AL (Parish of Iberia)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

97-C - 0617 CUSTOM CATERING, INC. v. MARK S. GOLDSTEIN and HOWARD, LAUDUMIEY, MANN, REED & GOLDSTEIN (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0618 SAMUEL DESSELLE v. DRESER INDUSTRIAL VALVE (Office of Workers' Compensation District No. 2)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 0620 THOMAS J. JOHNSON v. MICHAEL J. PHILLIPS, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 0621 HANY A. ZOHDY v. QUALITY CONTRACTING & SERVICES, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0622 REED COLEMAN v. ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 0623 JAMES JOSEPH PINOSSEAULT, ET AL v. MERCHANTS & FARMERS BANK & TRUST COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Vernon)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

97-C - 0632 GENE R. MECHE v. CITY OF CROWLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT (Office of Workers' Compensation District No. 4)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

97-C - 0646 PATRICIA A. BASS, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTRIX OF HER MINOR CHILD, LAURA OMEGA BASS v. JOHNNY LAPORTE, JR. (Parish of West Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-KK- 0648 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. AMEERA COOPER, PHIL JOHNSON (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0649 GERMAINE CONSTANT AND MICHAEL CONSTANT v. SCHWEGMANN GIANT SUPERMARKETS, INC. (Parish of Tangipahoa)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0653 CHARLIE L. DAY v. DONALD R. COWICK, M.D., JACQUELINE JENKINS, OUR LADY OF THE LAKE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER AND ANESTHESIOLOGY GROUP ASSOCIATES, INC. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

97-C - 0656 PATRICIA McFAULL ARNOULT v. ELDEN B. ARNOULT, JR. (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0657 ANTOINETTE SMITH VS. REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY C/W LILLIAN SANDERS VS. HARCO NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL C/W RHONDA HUTCHINSON v. REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 0658 ADELE L. HUGHS v. DAVID M. SMITH AND USAA INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0659 JOSEPH P. CONTE, JR. v. TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A. ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0660 ALLIED SIGNAL, INC.; ARCADIAN CORPORATION GENERAL PARTNER OF ARCADIAN FERTILIZER L.P.; BASF CORPORATION; BORDEN CHEMICALS & PLASTICS OPERATING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP; BORDEN, INC.; LIQUID CARBONIC CORPORATION; RUBICON INC.; SHELL OIL COMPANY; UNIROYAL CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.; VULCAN CHEMICALS, A DIVISION OF VULCAN MATERIALS COMPANY; AND MONOCHEM, INC. v. EDWARD JACKSON; AMOS JOSEPH FAVORITE, SR.; SAM BAKER; EDWIN W. EDWARDS, IN HIS CAPACITY AS GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; ROBERT POCHE, IN HIS CAPACITY AS REGISTRAR OF VOTERS OF ASCENSION PARISH; AND TOMMY MARTINEZ, IN HIS CAPACITY AS PRESIDENT OF ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL (Parish of Ascension)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0661 ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD v. UNITED TEACHERS OF NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0662 MR. & MRS. OCTAVE J. TOURNILLON AND MR. AND MRS. RAMON G. JONES v. SEWERAGE AND WATER BOARD OF NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans)

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

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0664 CHRISTOPHER A. ORILLION AND MARGIE D. ORILLION v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-CP- 0669 GRANDVILLE TENNART v. KEVIN PATRICK MONAHAN (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

97-C - 0670 LOLLIAN BROUSSARD, ET AL v. J. C. ROMERO, ET AL (Parish of Vermilion)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 0672 DEIDERA MANNING, ET AL v. CLAY BENTON, ET AL (Parish of Calcasieu)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0673 WHITNEY TYLER v. ROCKWOOD INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0675 JOHN J. GAUPP v. LEON R. TARVER, II, SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND TAXATION, STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0686 MORRIS R. HARDENSTEIN, ET AL v. COOK CONSTRUCTION, INC., ET AL (Parish of St. Tammany)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0689 ELLEN F. DAVIS v. LOUISIANA STATE BOARD OF NURSING (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0690 JEFFREY HILL v. BATON ROUGE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

(Office of Workers' Compensation District No. 2)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0691 NEWPARK RESOURCES, INC. AND NEWPARK WELLHEAD SERVICES, INC. v. MARSH & McLENNAN OF LOUISIANA, INC. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 0702 EMELDA HAYES, ET AL v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY AND BETH HODGES (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 0710 BRANNON TRAHAN v. CITY OF SCOTT, ET AL (Parish of Lafayette)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0712 BILL KASSEL FARMS, INC. ET AL v. RICHARD PAUL, ET AL (Parish of Concordia)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0713 MARY ALICE HAMMONS GANDY, ETAL v. DONALD DEESE (Parish of Jackson)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel; recused.

97-C - 0714 MILDRED MILLER v. TROY J. GRISAFFI & STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 0716 GAYLE OTTEMANN WALKER v. ROBERT T. WALKER (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0717 LAWRENCE DAVIS v. SEWERAGE AND WATER BOARD OF NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 0718 MARITIME PARTNERS v. ALLEN D. RITCHEY AND EDRENA J. RITCHEY (Parish of St. Tammany)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0719 GLENDA MYERS, ET AL v. CRACKER BARREL OLD COUNTRY STORE INC. VENTURE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

97-O - 0720 CAMP, DRESSER & McKEE, INC. AND RICHARD CLOUTIER VS. STEIMLE & ASSOCIATES, INC., STEPHEN E. STEIMLE, SUNBELT DETECTIVE AGENCY, INC. AND WILLIAM DOUGLAS EMMER C/W GASPER H. CHIFICI, ET AL VS. STEIMLE AND ASSOCIATES, INC., ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-O - 0821 CAMP, DRESSER & McKEE, INC. AND RICHARD CLOUTIER VS. STEIMLE & ASSOCIATES, INC., STEPHEN E. STEIMLE, SUNBELT DETECTIVE AGENCY, INC. AND WILLIAM DOUGLAS EMMER C/W GASPER H. CHIFICI, ET AL VS. STEIMLE AND ASSOCIATES, INC., ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 0858 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EARL SMITH (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 0907 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAVID RED (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 0926 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES BARNUM (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 0939 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EDWARD OGLETREE (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

97-CI- 1016 EDWARD LEE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

 

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