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 1998 News Releases

News Release #024

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 024


FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA


On the 23rd day of March, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

ALL PROCEEDINGS STAYED:

98-CC- 0732 JOHN F. SCHWEGMANN v. MELBA SCHWEGMANN BROWN IN HER CAPACITY AS TESTAMENTARY EXECUTRIX OF THE SUCCESSION OF JOHN G. SCHWEGMANN (Parish of Orleans)

On the 24th day of March, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

STAY ORDER DENIED; WRIT DENIED :

98-C - 0739 J. J. WEILAND v. MILTON MOSBY (Parish of Claiborne)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

On the 25th day of March, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT GRANTED WITH ORDER :

98-KK- 0710 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. THOMAS G. JONES (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

STAY ORDER RECALLED; WRIT DENIED;

98-CC- 0732 JOHN F. SCHWEGMANN v. MELBA SCHWEGMANN BROWN IN HER CAPACITY AS TESTAMENTARY EXECUTRIX OF THE SUCCESSION OF JOHN G. SCHWEGMANN (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

STAY OF EXECUTION GRANTED; WRIT DENIED:

98-KD- 0765 STATE EX REL MARCUS HAMILTON v. N. BURL CAIN, WARDEN (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would deny the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would deny the writ.

WRIT DENIED :

98-KK- 0781 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JEREMIAH JOHNSTON (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

On the 27th day of March, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRITS GRANTED :

97-C - 3085 ROBERT J. CARBON, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HIS MINOR DAUGHTER, JENNIFER CARBON v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Lafourche)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-C - 3213 DAVID MARX v. WHITNEY NATIONAL BANK (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 0189 RONALD BANKSTON AND LOUNGES, INC. v. BOARD OF ETHICS FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS (Commission on Ethics for Public Employees)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-KK- 0301 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BAILEY MILLER, JR. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel; recused.

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

97-KH- 0133 STATE EX REL CLIFFORD DERUISE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 0266 PFP, L.L.C. d/b/a PITTER PATTER OF LITTLE FEET AND JOE F. PENN v. DELCHAMPS, INC. AND BEAULLIEU REFRIGERATION, INC. (Parish of Tangipahoa)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 0350 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAN L. BRIGHT (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 0354 MISTY McCARTHY v. FERNANDO GUERRA, TRI-STAR FREIGHT SYSTEM, INC., AND SELECT INSURANCE CO. (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 0365 YVONNE L. SHORT v. STATE FARM FIRE AND CASUALTY COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 0399 STATE OF LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT v. ESTATE OF ALICE COONEY WALL, ET ALS (Parish of St. Charles)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel; recused.

WRITS GRANTED AND TRANSFERRED TO DISTRICT COURTS :

98-KH- 0630 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. VICTOR THOMPSON (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 0639 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICKY SEABERRY (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

SUSPENSIONS ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

98-B - 0207 IN RE: ADAIR D. JONES

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would set the case for oral argument.

TRAYLOR, J. - would set the case for oral argument.

98-B - 0291 IN RE: ADAM SAMUEL COHEN

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would set for oral argument and opinion.

TRAYLOR, J. - would set for oral argument and opinion.

KNOLL, J. - would set for oral argument and opinion.

98-B - 0292 IN RE: ADAM SAMUEL COHEN

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would set for oral argument and opinion.

TRAYLOR, J. - would set for oral argument and opinion.

KNOLL, J. - would set for oral argument and opinion.

CLARIFICATION GRANTED :

98-B - 0083 IN RE: DONALD H. GRODSKY

KIMBALL, J. - would deny request for clarification.

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would deny request for clarification.

REHEARINGS DENIED :

97-C - 2670 LYNELL MELANCON v. FRUIT OF THE LOOM, INC. (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 4)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the rehearing.

97-C - 3068 IN RE: MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL FOR CLAIM OF JUANITA LEDAY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the rehearing.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the rehearing.

RECONSIDERATIONS DENIED :

97-KH- 2070 STATE EX REL JACQUELINE CARR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 2082 STATE EX REL JAMES LANGENDORFER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 2111 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SIDNEY MOSES (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2929 GARY J. QUALLS v. STONE CONTAINER (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 1E)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


WRITS NOT CONSIDERED :

98-C - 0287 RONALD K. THOMAS v. LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, ET AL. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0384 MARCHELLE W. KING v. ROBERT A. KING (Parish of Calcasieu)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0411 ERVIN NICHOLSON v. ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (Parish of St. John Baptist)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0419 CARMEN BROWN v. THE ROUSE COMPANY (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 8)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


98-KK- 0441 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TONY NGUYEN (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


WRITS DENIED :

97-KH- 1616 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICHARD LAY (Parish of St. Tammany)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2315 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DARREN D. SHIVERS (Parish of Caddo)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 2337 STATE EX REL ROBERT THOMPSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2364 STATE EX REL BERWICK REDMOND v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2381 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. NATHAN LEWIS (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2387 STATE EX REL GERALD CHRISTOPHER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2391 STATE EX REL RONALD REYNOLDS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2392 STATE EX REL THOMAS ADADIE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2394 STATE EX REL ALLEAN JULIAN CATES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Sabine)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2401 STATE EX REL ISAAC HENNIGAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Beauregard)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2402 STATE EX REL PAUL WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2407 STATE EX REL VIDA MONTZ v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2409 STATE EX REL WALTER C. COLEMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2430 STATE EX REL KENNETH ALEXANDER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2431 STATE EX REL GLENN CARSON OSBORNE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Winn)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2438 STATE EX REL TERRENCE NICHOLAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2440 STATE EX REL ERIC L. GRAVES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


97-KO- 2850 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EDWARD CHARLES KENNERSON (Parish of Avoyelles)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.


97-KO- 2893 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHEDRICK GIVENS (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


97-K - 2978 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TROY DE'ANDO RACHAL (Parish of Rapides)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 0067 STATE EX REL WILLIAM G. THOMPSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 0258 JOHNNIE L. CHATMAN, ET AL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0289 RANDOLPH SCOTT v. DIVISION OF HOUSING AND NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT

(Civil Service Commission)

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0316 WARREN L. GOTTSEGEN v. NATIONAL INFORMATION SERVICES INC. AND LAWRENCE ROE DODD (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-KK- 0324 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHRISTOPHER OLIVIER (Parish of Calcasieu)

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 0325 ROBERT S. EMSLIE AND NANCY EMSLIE v. SEACOR MARINE, INC. (Parish of St. Mary)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 0326 PAULA DIVINEY, ET AL v. ST. PAUL FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Washington)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0336 ELVIN WATTS, ET AL v. TENIA TADLOCK, ET AL (Parish of Livingston)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.


98-CP- 0338 JAMES KENTON WARDELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


98-KK- 0340 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SAMUEL BLUE (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.


98-C - 0342 PATRICIA E. CORCORAN, DATIVE TUTRIX OF RHIANNON VATH, ON BEHALF OF RHIANNON VATH v. WENDELL H. GAUTHIER, SCOTT LABARRE, WILLIAM C. HARRISON, JR., GAUTHIER, MURPHY, SHERMAN, MCCABE, AND CHEHARDY, A PARTNERSHIP, GAUTHIER & MURPHY, JAVIER N. ALONZO, PARETTI PONTIAC COMPANY, INC., UNITED STATES FIDELITY & GUARANTY COMPANY, INTERSTATE FIRE AND CASUALTY COMPANY, ROBERT BROCKHAUS, ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, AND PRINCIPAL CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0353 DAVID L. HEBERT v. INSURANCE CENTER INCORPORATED (Parish of Iberia)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0355 CAROLYN J. HAYNES, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR SON, BILL HAYNES, STEPHANIE HAYNES LAMBERT AND DEENA E. HAYNES v. CALCASIEU MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION, INC., M. SOILEAU AND BRYON P. LEDET (Parish of Calcasieu)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0359 JESSICA DARDEAU v. JAMES A. ARDOIN, ETAL (Parish of Evangeline)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0360 CAROLYN J. HAYES, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR SON, BILL HAYNES, STEPHANIE HAYNES LAMBERT AND DEENA E. HAYNES v. CALCASIEU MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION, INC. M. SOILEAU AND BYRON P. LEDET (Parish of Calcasieu)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0364 PETER CHENAULT v. STOREHOUSE FURNITURE (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 8)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.


98-C - 0381 TERRYTOWN FIFTH DISTRICT VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT, INC. v. WILLIAM M. WILCOX, JR., AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0383 TERRA NOVA INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED v. "JOE" PAFFORD AND RITA PAFFORD OR OTHER LEGAL GUARDIAN OF THE MINOR, KERRY PAFFORD AND/OR KERRY "DOE", "JOE" ARMOND AND SHARON ARMOND, AS LEGAL GUARDIANS OF THE MINOR, PHILLIP ARMOND; NICHOLAS CHRISTIANA, AS LEGAL GUARDIAN OF THE MINOR, MICHAEL CHRISTIANA; ABC INSUR- ANCE COMPANY, DEF INSURANCE COMPANY AND GHI INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.


98-C - 0385 KENNETH M. GOLL, JR. v. QUANEX D/B/A GULF WIRE CORPORATION (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 7)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.


98-C - 0392 EDNA RUTH FERRELL, ET UX v. MINDEN FAMILY CARE CENTER (Parish of Webster)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

98-C - 0400 MELANIE K. STARKMAN v. MUNHOLLAND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 7)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 0401 DENNIS JEAN GLEASON v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURAMCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Webster)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

98-C - 0403 J. STANLEY MIDDLETON, INDIVIDUALLY AND FORMERLY D/B/A FAMILY POOLS v. PARISH OF JEFFERSON THROUGH ITS DEPARTMENT OF INSPECTION AND CODE ENFORCEMENT (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 0404 RICHARD D. BARNETT v. LOGAN NICHOLS (Parish of Jefferson Davis)

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

98-C - 0407 JAMES H. HAMMONS v. CITY OF TALLULAH, ET AL (Parish of Madison)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.


98-C - 0408 RICHARD CONSTANS, ET AL VS CHOCTAW TRANSPORT, INC., ET AL. C/W JAMES PEAR v. CHOCTAW TRANSPORT, INC. ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0412 RICHARD CONSTANS, ET AL VS CHOCTAW TRANSPORT, INC. ET AL C/W JAMES PEAR v. CHOCTAW TRANSPORT, INC. ETAL (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0423 MARIETTA PATRICIA BOISDORE' v. CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 0424 CARL DAVID CHENEVERT v. PARISH OF WEST BATON ROUGE, ET AL (Parish of West Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.


98-KK- 0428 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PAUL JAMES (Parish of St. Tammany)

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

KIMBALL, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0429 RONNIE EDWARDS v. PRAGER, INC. (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 2)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0438 AUGUST PEREZ, III v. MARGARET A. SHOOK, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 0439 TIMOTHY A. BERGERON AND PATRICIA M. BERGERON v. GLENN LABORDE AND DELTA HOME HEALTH OF ST. TAMMANY, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0440 JAMES H. HAMMONS v. CITY OF TALLULAH, ET AL (Parish of Madison)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0443 ROBERT P. ROBINSON v. CHARLES W. FRANKS, DAMIAN'S OF LOUISIANA, LTD. AND LOUISIANA SPECIALTY DRINKS, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 0452 BENJAMIN J. BASILE v. PARISH OF JEFFERSON, DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 7)

CALOGERO, C.J. - votes to grant.

LEMMON, J. - votes to grant.

KIMBALL, J. - votes to grant.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 0460 IN RE: MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL FOR THE CLAIM OF DAVID THOMAS (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.


98-KH- 0629 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DOUGLAS M. LEE (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 0636 STATE EX REL VERLIN NODIER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

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