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 1998 News Releases

News Release #104

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 104

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA


On the 11th day of December, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

APPLICATION DISMISSED ON RELATOR'S MOTION:

98-CD- 3004 KINA L. WILLIAMS v. CIVIL CONSTRUCTION COMPANY & ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INC. (Parish of Calcasieu)

STAY DENIED, WRIT DENIED.

98-KK- 3062 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICKY COSTON (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.


On the 16th day of December, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

98-CC- 2508 JAMES AND JUANITA BRADFORD, ET AL v. CRAIG AND PAMELA KASTER, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2914 JAMES AND JUANITA BRADFORD, ET AL v. CRAIG KASTER, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

INTERIM SUSPENSION GRANTED; SEE ORDER:

98-B - 3046 IN RE: RICHARD JAMES MITHUN

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

MOTION TO RECUSE DENIED:

98-OK- 2981 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PATRICIA HEDGES (Parish of St. Tammany)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant and docket.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant and docket.

STAY ORDER DENIED; WRIT DENIED:

98-CC- 3033 EDWARD WEEKLY v. CAJUN BAG COMPANY (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 4)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

WRITS DENIED :

98-CC- 2912 KIM PARKER GANDOLFO STIEBER v. ANTHONY MICHAEL GRANDOLFO, SR. (Parish of Jefferson)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-KK- 3021 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GILBERT HARLEAUX (Parish of Pointe Coupee)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

On the 18th day of December, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT GRANTED :

98-C - 2601 CHARLES M. CREEL ET UX v. LOUISIANA PEST CONTROL INSURANCE, INC. (Parish of Rapides)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

97-C - 1173 RANDALL GLEN MATTHEWS, ET AL v. CITY OF SHREVEPORT, ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

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

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-KP- 1995 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GILBERT GAUTHE (Parish of Lafayette)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-KP- 2022 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RAYMOND JOHNSON (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KK- 2751 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLEVELAND NEAL (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would deny the writ.

WRIT GRANTED AND TRANSFERRED TO DISTRICT COURT :

98-KH- 3043 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLYDE HARRIS, JR. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

WRITS GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER / DENIED IN PART :

98-KH- 2111 STATE EX REL GREGORY CORMIER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2609 STATE EX REL BERNARD COLEMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

98-B - 2942 IN RE: JAMES K. NICHOLS

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

INTERIM SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE ORDER:

98-B - 2879 IN RE: FRANCIS A. TOUCHET

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

DISBARMENT ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

98-B - 2591 IN RE: DAVID FERGURSON, SR.

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

MOTION TO ENFORCE GRANTED WITH ORDER:

96-KH- 0137 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES J. COLE (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

REHEARING DENIED :

98-C - 1728 CHARLES BRAMLET AND MRS. CHARLES BRAMLET v. THE LOUISIANA PATIENTS' COMPENSATION FUND (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

RECONSIDERATIONS DENIED :

98-KH- 1831 STATE EX REL WILFRED GUY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

98-KK- 2423 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TOMMY WILLIAMS (Parish of Calcasieu)

WRITS NOT CONSIDERED :

98-K - 2088 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERRAN G. EVANS (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2420 ANITA MAISON HILLIARD, ET AL v. OWEN H. REED, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2704 STATE OF LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SEVICES OFFICE OF FAMILY SUPPORT IN THE INTEREST OF MICHAEL GLASS, DELICIA GLASS, FELICIA GLASS AND IRA GLASS MINOR CHILDREN OF PATRICIA A. GLASS v. NATHANIEL ROBINSON (Parish of Caddo)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

WRITS DENIED :

98-KH- 1711 STATE EX REL TROY M. SHELVIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 1957 STATE EX REL KENNY TURNER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KP- 2102 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JACKIE LAMBERT (Parish of Lafayette)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2107 STATE EX REL LARRY KELSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. John Baptist)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2109 STATE EX REL BENJAMIN MORRIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Livingston)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2110 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JULIUS GIPSON (Parish of Caddo)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2117 STATE EX REL BARRY BAKER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bienville)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2122 STATE EX REL RICHARD LAY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2129 STATE EX REL BRUCE DEBOEST v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-K - 2148 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARTY RAY COLEMAN A/K/A MARDIE RAY COLEMAN (Parish of Rapides)

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

98-KH- 2159 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PAUL J. KENDRICK (Parish of Calcasieu)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2160 STATE EX REL LUCIEN LEWIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KP- 2169 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SOLOMON COLEMAN A/K/A MARTIN WYLIE (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2212 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHAWN WILLIAMS (Parish of St. Tammany)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2213 STATE EX REL GERALD LEBOUEF v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2216 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LOUIS BUTLER (Parish of Caddo)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - recused.

98-KH- 2218 STATE EX REL LARRY STEWART v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 2222 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BYRON RILEY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 2227 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. THEODORE DORSEY (Parish of Ouachita)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 2228 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHAWN SMITH (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 2230 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHELLE A. ALLEN (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2273 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. $11,000.00 U.S. CURRENCY AND 5 FIREARMS (CYNTHIA GORDON) (Parish of Jefferson Davis)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 2296 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WAYNE J. STEWART (Parish of Lafourche)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2388 ROSE WILLIAMS ET AL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, FORD'S CHEMICAL AND SERVICE, INC. AND CIBA-GEIGY CORP. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2389 JOHN MARVIN TAYLOR and FRANK SCOTT TAYLOR v. WOODPECKER CORPORATION, ET AL C/W JOHN MARVIN TAYLOR and FRANK SCOTT TAYLOR v. DAVID NEW OPERATING COMPANY, INC. C/W JOHN MARVIN TAYLOR and FRANK SCOTT TAYLOR v. WEDON T. SMITH (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

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

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

98-K - 2405 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHAWN SMITH AND KENDRICK HOWARD (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2407 JOHN MARVIN TAYLOR AND FRANK SCOTT TAYLOR v. WOODPECKER CORPORATION, ET AL C/W JOHN MARVIN TAYLOR AND FRANK SCOTT TAYLOR VERSUS DAVID NEW OPERATION COMPANY, INC. C/W JOHN MARVIN TAYLOR AND FRANK SCOTT TAYLOR v. WEDON T. SMITH (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

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

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

98-CC- 2418 ANITA MAISON HILLIARD, ET AL v. OWEN H. REED, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-CI- 2572 STATE EX REL RAYMOND ROCHON AND MASON GREEN, ET AL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2578 ALBERT J. TREADAWAY AND AUDREY TREADAWAY v. PROGRESSIVE NORTHWESTERN INSURANCE, SHANE MCCABE AND VINCENT MCCABE (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-CI- 2585 TELLY GUILLORY v. RICHARD STALDER, SECRETARY, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2670 JAMES EDWARD TATE v. GAYLORD CONTAINER AND CNA INSURANCE COMPANY(Office of Workers' Compensation District # 6)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2671 CHARLES W. WHITFIELD, ET AL v. TONY CURTIS GOODMAN, ET AL C/W GEORGE MILLIGAN AND CARMELITA MILLIGAN v. TONY CURTIS GOODMAN, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2674 IN RE: MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL PROCEEDING KAVYA VAIDYANATHAN (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2681 HANK EDMOND ECROYD v. LESLIE VALENTINO ECROYD (Parish of St. Tammany)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2682 ULTRA FABRICATORS, INC., THOMAS DOMINGUE, CYRUS GUIDRY, AND PAUL DEBAILLON, trustee for the Bankrupcy Estate of the Debtor, Avery J. Domangue v. M C BANK AND TRUST COMPANY (Parish of St. Mary)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2683 TYRONE KINCHEN AND KENYATTA FOSTER v. JAMES O. BRIDGES AND SAFEWAY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Tangipahoa)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

98-C - 2684 GERALD DEVILLE v. LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT, ET AL AND OTHER CONSOLIDATED CASES (Parish of Evangeline)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KK- 2685 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ELIZABETH GUERRA AND PATRICK THERIAULT (Parish of Tangipahoa)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2686 DAVID LATIFF v. ELMINI LYMPH, INC., CERES HELLENIC ENTERPRISES, LTD., AND THE UNITED KINGDOM MUTUAL STEAMSHIP ASSURANCE ASSOCIATION (BERMUDA) LTD. (Parish of Ascension)

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

KIMBALL, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2687 K/B FUND, III, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST OF AYSHIRE LAND JOINT VENTURE AND AYSHIRE LAND JOINT VENTURE v. LOUISIANA TAX COMMISSION, MALCOLM B. PRICE, JR., CHAIRMAN OF THE LOUISIANA TAX COMMISSION, VALERY A. LOWERY, AND KENNETH P. NAQUIN, JR., MEMBERS OF THE LOUISIANA TAX COMMISSION AND PATRICIA JOHNSON, ASSESSOR FOR THE FIRST MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF ORLEANS PARISH, LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2688 SUCCESSION OF EVELYN BREAUX ELVERUM (Parish of St. Mary)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2690 VERA HICKS AND JOHN ALEXANDER WEBB, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILD, MARIO HICKS v. TONETTE SCOTT, INDIVIDUALLY AND IN HER CAPACITY AS NATURAL TUTOR OF ANTONIO SCOTT (Parish of Ouachita)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2697 PEGGY MISTICH REINHARDT, ET AL v. JAN MARIE MANNO REINHARDT, ET AL (Parish of Lafourche)

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

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2698 BRUEN CRAIG v. ELLIOTT CARTER AND BROOKSHIRE'S GROCERY COMPANY d/b/a SUPER ONE FOODS (Parish of Ouachita)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2700 EDWARDO M. WEATHERFORD v. ALBERTSON'S (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 6)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel; recused.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

98-C - 2701 GUARANTEE SYSTEMS CONSTRUCTION & RESTORATION, INC. v. REBECCA B. ANTHONY AND SCOTTSDALE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Tangipahoa)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2702 LEONARD WISHEM, ET AL v. COLONY INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2703 HALIC JAMES FOREMAN, DEBRA SUE GASPARD AND BRIAN DAVID FOREMAN v. DANOS AND CUROLE MARINE CONTRACTORS, INC. (Parish of Terrebonne)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2705 IN THE MATTER OF THE SUCCESSION OF CARRIE ALEXANDER SMITH (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2706 GEORGIA GULF CORPORATION v. ANDERSEN 2000, INC. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2707 LARRY LYONS, CHRISTINE LYONS, BRYAN LYONS, RANDY LYONS AND MARIE AND ALTON LYONS v. J. PATRICK BATCHELOR, COMMISSIONER OF CONSERVATION, STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

98-C - 2711 JENNY AND JAMES MAXWELL, ET AL v. TRAVELERS INDEMNITY COMPANY OF ILLINOIS, ET AL (Parish of West Feliciana)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2712 GURVIS PORTER v. GAYLORD CHEMICAL CORPORATION & CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANY

(Office of Workers' Compensation District # 6)

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2713 JEANETTE AND MAX MOODY, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF JEFFERY MOODY, ET AL v. UNITED NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY, DR. LUCIUS CLAY ANDREWS, ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2714 MARY JANE DILLARD PARDUE v. RYAN CHEVROLET, INC. (Parish of Ouachita)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2715 BETTY JEAN HARGROVE, ETC. v. MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY, ETC. ET AL (Parish of Jefferson Davis)

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

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2728 NORMA JOHNSON v. PLAYERS LAKE CHARLES, INC. (Parish of Calcasieu)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2733 ALBERT G. COUVILLION v. GRACE W. GUIDRY wife of/and JAMES W. GUIDRY, and STATE FARM FIRE AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2745 LOU'S AUTO REPAIR, INC. v. AUGUST CHANDLER AND PAUL SPETH (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2750 DARENE REED v. COLUMBIA/HCA INFORMATION SERVICE, INC., ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

98-C - 2755 ELLA DUTTON COLLINS v. C. CURTIS & VERA MANN AND THE PRUDENTIAL LOUISIANA PROPERTIES (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2757 SHARON SYKES SMITH v. HENRY DARWIN SMITH (Parish of Rapides)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

98-C - 2759 MELANIE PIGOTT, ET AL v. E. BLAINE PITTMAN, M. D. (Parish of Caddo)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2768 LAWRENCE A. THIBODEAUX v. THE CITY OF OPELOUSAS (Parish of St. Landry)

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

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

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