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 1997 News Releases

News Release #007

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 007

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 30th day of January, 1997 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

APPLICATION DISMISSED ON RELATOR'S MOTION :

96-CC- 2790 LAVERNE HILL v. McNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY (Parish of Calcasieu)

WRIT DENIED :

 

97-CC- 0306 HEATH GRIFFIN, ET AL v. INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Vermilion)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

On the 31st day of January, 1997 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRITS GRANTED :

96-CC- 2460 LINDA WOLFORD AND MICHAEL WOLFORD v. JOELLEN SMITH PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL, PIA WESTBANK, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2839 KEITH W. MARCEAUX, ET UX v. DENNY WAYNE GIBBS, ET AL (Parish of Acadia)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2840 AARON BANKS, JR. v. INDUSTRIAL ROOFING & SHEET METAL WORKS, INC. (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 1W)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

 

WRIT GRANTED TO BE DOCKETED AS AN APPEAL :

96-KD- 2922 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT MUSCHKAT (Parish of Caddo)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

96-CC- 2968 IN THE MATTER ENTITLED TERRY STEWART v. ST. FRANCES CABRINI HOSPITAL (Parish of Rapides)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 2987 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRIAN QUINCY BOWIE (Parish of Lafayette)

See Per Curiam.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

WRIT TRANSFERRED TO COURT OF APPEAL FIRST CIRCUIT :

97-KH- 0161 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. IVA EDERSON (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


REMANDED TO COURT OF APPEAL; SEE ORDER:

96-C - 0486 OVIS MASTERS VS. DR. THOMAS FIELDS C/W OVIS MASTERS VS. BRUCE GOLSON, M.D., RADIOLOGY ASSOCIATES, J. MICHAEL BARRAZA M.D., THOMAS FIELDS, M.D., AND ST. FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (Parish of Ouachita)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


WRIT GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER:

96-KH- 1802 STATE EX REL WARREN LEE HARRIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Vermilion)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.


SUSPENSIONS ORDERED :

96-B - 2710 IN RE: JOHN BENNETT KIEFER

See Order.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

94-B - 2163 IN RE: EDGAR LOUIS BORNE, III

See Per Curiam.

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


INTERIM SUSPENSION GRANTED :

96-B - 0298 IN RE: RUSSELL A. CHANEY

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


DISBARMENT ORDERED:

94-B - 2633 IN RE: RICHARD S. FELDMAN

See Per Curiam.

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

RECIPROCAL DISCIPLINE IMPOSED; SEE PER CURIAM:

96-B - 2507 IN RE: WARREN E. BROWN

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


 

RECONSIDERATIONS DENIED :

94-KH- 2434 STATE EX REL ANTHONY CELIUS v. JOHN P. WHITLEY, WARDEN (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

94-KH- 2525 STATE EX REL RICHARD LAY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 0550 STATE EX REL CLIFTON GREEN v. BURL CAIN, WARDEN (Parish of Calcasieu)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-KK- 1736 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MITCHELL HEBERT (Parish of Lafayette)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2613 BERNADINE ANDERSON v. DIXIFOODS, INC., D/B/A POPEYE'S RESTAURANT

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


 

WRIT NOT CONSIDERED :

96-C - 2964 PHILANA HARRIS v. RELIANCE INSURANCE, ET AL (Parish of Lafayette)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


 

WRIT DENIED; STAY DENIED :

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

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.
 

WRITS DENIED :

95-KH- 1093 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN W. DAVIS (Parish of Bossier)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1250 STATE EX REL TYRONE MCKINLEY HENSLEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Acadia)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

95-KH- 1259 STATE EX REL ARTHUR LANDRY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

95-KH- 1274 STATE EX REL LEONARD WHITTINGTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1276 STATE EX REL TED DURBIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1314 STATE EX REL COREY LOUIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1317 STATE EX REL MICHAEL M. JYLES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Bernard)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1319 STATE EX REL WILLIE SCOTT THOMAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1323 STATE EX REL JAMES LEE MILES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

95-KH- 1339 STATE EX REL JIMMY BARNES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1341 STATE EX REL ROBERT LUCAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1342 STATE EX REL HORACE BABINEAUX v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1351 STATE EX REL RODERICK JACKSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Natchitoches)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1358 STATE EX REL JAMES ISOM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 1307 STATE EX REL GEORGE SYLVE, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Plaquemines)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 1352 STATE EX REL RICKY D. SHEPARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 1606 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROYAL STEVENS (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-CP- 1851 STATE EX REL SAM DUNCAN v. RONNIE FUTRELL, WARDEN

(Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 1852 STATE EX REL RODNEY ROSENTHAL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Concordia)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 1971 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERNEST JOSEPH ADAMS (Parish of Terrebonne)

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

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

96-K - 1988 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EARL P. MEDLOCK (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - dissents from writ denial with reasons.

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

96-KH- 1998 STATE EX REL BRETT BURGER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 2070 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DERRICK BOWMAN (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 2085 STATE EX REL JOSEPH E. MORGAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ascension)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 2106 STATE EX REL CURTIS SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 2112 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICHARD JOHNSON (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 2224 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FABIAN EARL LOGWOOD (Parish of Natchitoches)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 2266 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SAMUEL POLLARD (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

96-K - 2277 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL JACKSON (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 2303 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CORY GIPSON (Parish of Caddo)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 2313 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. IRVING STERLING (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 2315 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALBERT ISAAC MATTHEWS (Parish of Ouachita)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 2332 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BYRON MATTHEWS (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2841 SUCCESSION OF EDWARD A. HORRELL, SR. (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 2869 ADDISON JACK WORTHINGTON v. VASA NORTH ATLANTIC INS, CO., ET AL; TONY DEAN MULLINS VS. VASA NORTH ATLANTIC INS. CO., ET AL; CHARLES RAY WHITAKER VS. VASA NORTH ATLANTIC INS. CO., ET AL; RONALD L. POWELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, DOTD; AND OTHER CONSOLIDATED CASES (Parish of Union)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2884 ALLEN P. DUPLECHIN, JR. v. R.P.R. CONSTRUCTION (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 7)

MARCUS, J. - would grant on issue of attorney fees and penalties.

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant on issue of attorney fees and penalties.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant on issue of attorney fees and penalties.

96-C - 2887 ADDISON JACK WORTHINGTON v. VASA NORTH ATLANTIC INS. CO., ET AL; TONY DEAN MULLINS VS. VASA NORTH ATLANTIC INS. CO., ET AL; CHARLES RAY WHITAKER VS. VASA NORTH ATLANTIC INS. CO., ET AL; RONALD L. POWELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, DOTD; AND OTHER CONSOLIDATED CASES (Parish of Union)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2894 ADDISON JACK WORTHINGTON v. VASA NORTH ATLANTIC INS. CO., ET AL; TONY DEAN MULLINS VS. VASA NORTH ATLANTIC INS. CO., ET AL; CHARLES RAY WHITAKER VS. VASA NORTH ATLANTIC INS. CO., ET AL; RONALD L. POWELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, DOTD; AND OTHER CONSOLIDATED CASES (Parish of Union)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2900 WARREN PECK, JR. v. BLACK & DECKER (U.S.), INC., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-OC- 2903 BANK OF SUNSET & TRUST COMPANY v. LOUIS B. MANN and ELAINE LOUVIERRE MANN (Parish of Lafayette)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2906 RICHARD LEBOUEF AND SHERRY LEBOUEF v. LAST FRONTIER CHARTERS (Parish of Terrebonne)

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2910 BETTY JANE ISTRE PHILLIPS, JAMES DENNIS PHILLIPS DAVID NEAL PHILLIPS, AND TIMOTHY DWAYNE PHILLIPS v. ALLIANCE CASUALTY AND REINSURANCE COMPANY, FRANK HUSZAR, HIGHLANDS INSURANCE COMPANY AND STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOOPMENT (Parish of Tangipahoa)

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

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2930 ALICE P. MEDLEN v. RIVER WEST PROGRESSIVE ASSOCIATION D/B/A RIVER WEST MEDICAL CENTER AND CARONIA CORPORATION (Parish of Iberville)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 2933 RANDALL A. SMITH v. HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2935 WESLEY H. CARDWELL, JR. v. NEW ORLEANS PUBLIC SERVICE INC., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2936 W. KURT WILSON, ET UX v. CITY OF BATON ROUGE AND PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

KIMBALL, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 2941 GARLEPIED TRANSFER INC. v. GUARANTY BANK AND TRUST COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2942 JOHN HUDSON v. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS, LOUISIANA STATE PENITENTIARY (Civil Service Commission)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2944 DERRICK D. WASHINGTON v. LYON'S SPECIALTY COMPANY

(Office of Workers' Compensation District #5)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 2945 PAMELA M. DAWSEY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TUTRIX FOR NATHAN ANDREW MARTINDALE AND HEIDI BELOVED MARTINDALE v. RENATE MARIA MAGDALENA NEBEL, WIFE OF/AND GEORGE W. GRUBER, JR. (Parish of St. Tammany)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2949 SUSAN LEE, ET AL v. AUTOMOTIVE CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Vermilion)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2950 HOUSTON GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY v. COMMERCIAL UNION INSURANCE COMPANY, TERREBONNE PARISH CONSOLIDATED GOVERNMENT, AND RIETTA D. HART, J&D INSPECTION, JULIEN A. BRUCE, III (Parish of Terrebonne)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 2952 IN RE: MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL FOR CLAIM OF ALBERT JOSEPH CEASAR (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2955 MARY JANE CLARK AND DALLAS CASANOVA v. GEORGE BAIRD, M.D. (Parish of St. Bernard)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 2960 JUDY COLLINS v. RALPH'S SUPERMARKET, INC., STATE FARM FIRE & CASUALTY COMPANY (Parish of Ascension)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2965 REV. ARELIOUS ROBINSON v. WILLIAM DUNN, SR., ET AL (Parish of East Feliciana)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2967 JOSEPH WALLER v. THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AND AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2969 LAWRENCE KULLMAN AND THE TRAVELERS INSURANCE COMPANY v. EMPIRE STOVE COMPANY, GEORGE MILLER, AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 2974 METRIC CONSTRUCTORS, INC. TRAYLOR BROS., INC., A JOINT VENTURE v. DRAVO BASIC MATERIALS COMPANY, INC. (Parish of Terrebonne)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

96-CC- 2980 EARL E. FERGUSON JR., MILDRED H. FERGUSON, ET AL. v. ALTON OCHSNER MEDICAL FOUNDATION AND TOURO INFIRMARY (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 2981 GAETANO MONTANA v. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS (Office of Workers' Compensation District #8)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2982 ANITA ROCK-FAUCHEUX v. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2986 NEAL CLULEE v. WAYNE DOUGLAS MANCUSO, ET AL (Parish of St. Charles)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2988 SHAWN JUNEAU v. DIANNA B. RICHARD, ET AL v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AND LOUISIANA FARM BUREAU MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Iberia)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

96-C - 2989 METRIC CONSTRUCTORS, INC. TRAYLOR BROS. A JOINT VENTURE v. DRAVO BASIC MATERIALS COMPANY, INC. (Parish of Terrebonne)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2991 MRS. RENEE ROUBION LATTIMORE v. RANDY VARUSO, ET AL (Parish of St. Bernard)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2993 ROBERT G. HARVEY, SR. v. ALBERT HAWTHORNE AND MARDI GRAS CASINO CORPORATION (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 2994 SHIRLEY CREPPEL, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILD, JEAN PAUL CREPPEL v. GWENDOLYN PETERS AND STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-KK- 3001 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LAWRENCE BROWN (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel; recused.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

96-CC- 3014 DIAL ONE TELEPHONE SERVICE, INC. v. RICHARD SANDERSON D/B/A ADVANCED MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AND BARBARA BAKER, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel; recused.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

96-CC- 3018 LISA MCDONALD v. DR. JAY WALTER SEASTRUCK (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant for reasons assigned by Judge Schott's dissent.

97-KH- 0147 STATE EX REL JOSEPH JACQUET v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Martin)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 0167 STATE EX REL GREGORY WARNER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Washington)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

 

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