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 1998 News Releases

News Release #003

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 003


FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 14th day of January, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT GRANTED WITH ORDER :

97-CC- 3193 CONSTANCE BAUDER, ET AL v. BRETT BARKSDALE, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

MOTION GRANTED IN PART:

98-CD- 0054 DICKSON IDUSUYI, ET UX v. CITY OF BATON ROUGE/PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

APPLICATION WITHDRAWN ON RELATOR'S MOTION:

98-KK- 0111 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOE MAYBERRY (Parish of Orleans)

WRITS DENIED :

97-CC- 3209 FORREST ALLEN, ET UX v. JOHN VRANIC, ET UX (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

98-KK- 0003 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JARVIS DANDRIDGE (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

98-CC- 0015 SORRENTO LUMBER CO., INC. v. FRANK TIPPIT PACE AND BETH MARIE BOURGEOIS PACE (Parish of Ascension)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-OC- 0070 ALLEN A. McELROY, JR. v. PRUDENTIAL PROPERTY & CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Mary)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

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

WRITS GRANTED :

97-C - 2412 RONALD S. RUIZ VERSUS FRANK J. ONIATE, JR. CONSOLIDATED WITH FRANK J. ONIATE, JR. VERSUS LANZIN MAGEE AND BOH BROS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. CONSOLIDATED WITH . FRANK ONIATE, JR. VERSUS ST. JUDE MEDICAL CENTER, INC. CONSOLIDATED WITH FRANK J. ONIATE, JR. v. MAHORNER CLINIC, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 2434 JOHN DOE AND MARY DOE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE MINOR CHILD, M.C. DOE v. JOHN PARAUKA, FATHER JOSEPH CHOTIN, OUR LADY OF THE LAKE PARISH, THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, PHILLIP M. HANNAN, ABC INSURANCE COMPANY AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

97-KO- 2439 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DARRELL T. JOHNSON (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would deny the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would deny the writ.

97-C - 2559 MORRIS W. REED v. EDWIN LOMBARD, IN HIS CAPACITY AS THE CLERK OF THE CRIMINAL DISTRICT COURT FOR THE PARISH OF ORLEANS, JERRY FOWLER, IN HIS CAPACITY AS LOUISIANA COMMISSIONER OF ELECTIONS, FOX McKEITHEN, IN HIS CAPACITY AS SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE ORLEANS PARISH BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND HARRY CONNICK (Parish of Orleans)

See Per Curiam.

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - dissents believing the result is correct.

97-CC- 2752 CHARLES FERACI v. HUEY WAYNE POLLARD AND STATE FARM FIRE AND CASUALTY COMPANY (Parish of Livingston)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

APPLICATION DISMISSED AT RELATOR'S REQUEST:

97-KO- 1528 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KERMIT GLEASON (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

RECONSIDERATIONS DENIED :

97-KH- 1010 STATE EX REL LARRY MILTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 1912 PARISH OF OUACHITA, THROUGH THE OUACHITA PARISH POLICE JURY v. THE TOWN OF RICHWOOD (Parish of Ouachita)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 2067 LOIS J. NICHOLS v. WAL-MART STORES, INC. (Parish of Rapides)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 2225 KENNETH CHARLES BROWN v. AUGUST KRAMER, JR. (Parish of Tangipahoa)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

RECONSIDERATION NOT CONSIDERED :

97-C - 2236 KEVLIN OWENS v. CRAPANZANO BROTHERS, INC., ET AL

(Parish of Tangipahoa)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

WRIT NOT CONSIDERED :

97-CC- 3119 MARY LEGER v. LOUISIANA MEDICAL MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Lafayette)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

WRITS DENIED :

97-KH- 0458 STATE EX REL EDWARD L. GIOVANNI v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

97-KH- 1498 STATE EX REL GLENN E. BRAXTON, SR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1613 STATE EX REL ARTHUR JOURNET v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1618 STATE EX REL GARY POCHE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1620 STATE EX REL LIONEL WALLACE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1647 STATE EX REL CHRIS SHERMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1664 STATE EX REL KENNY L. MILLS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1671 STATE EX REL EDWARD A. LOMBAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1673 STATE EX REL FRANK SCOTT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1674 STATE EX REL DANNY R. RANDLE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Morehouse)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1678 STATE EX REL ALLEN CROSBY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1679 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GARY CLAY (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1680 STATE EX REL HENRY ISSACS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1682 STATE EX REL LARRY LAFONTAINE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

97-KH- 1683 STATE EX REL GARY McGHEE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1684 STATE EX REL ALLAN KEITH GASKIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1689 STATE EX REL MICHAEL LEBLANC v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1695 STATE EX REL ALAN WRIGHT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lincoln)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1757 STATE EX REL ERIC MATTHEWS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-K - 1974 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHANNON LABICHE (Parish of St. Mary)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 2222 STATE EX REL FREDDIE NAVARRE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

97-K - 2247 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JANICE S. SEALS (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 2251 STATE EX REL LOUIE SCHEXNAYDER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 2256 STATE EX REL ROGERS GUIDRY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-KO- 2278 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLIFFORD DOLEMAN (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 2280 STATE EX REL ERRAN EVANS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 2290 STATE EX REL ZENOPHONE FLEURY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

97-K - 2358 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DEDRICK M. JONES (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 2393 STATE EX REL KENNETH FRASIER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-K - 2471 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN B. SERCOVICH (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

97-KO- 2535 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALAN STEVE FACUNDUS (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-C - 2548 READING & BATES CONSTRUCTION COMPANY and READING & BATES HORIZONTAL DRILLING, LTD. v. BAKER ENERGY RESOURCES CORPORATION (Parish of Lafayette)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 2582 SUSAN STEAR MCGUIRE, D.D.S. v. THE LOUISIANA PATIENT'S COMPENSATION FUND OVERSIGHT BOARD (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

KIMBALL, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

97-C - 2584 AUDREY DESORMEAUX BRIGNAC v. RAY BRIGNAC (Parish of St. Martin)

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

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

97-C - 2635 CHARLES PATRICK KELLER AND CONSTANCE B. KELLER v. CITY OF PLAQUEMINE, PLAQUEMINE POLICE DEPARTMENT, AND MACKIE BONNETTE (Parish of Iberville)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

97-C - 2637 IN THE MATTER OF THE SUCCESSION OF ARTHUR CULLEN LEWIS, JR. C/W IN THE MATTER OF THE SUCCESSION OF PATRICIA A. VOORHIES LEWIS (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 2673 MELISSA A. FREEMAN v. MINOLTA BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC., ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

KIMBALL, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

97-C - 2688 LANDRY, HARRIS AND COMPANY, INC. v. THE CITY OF LAFAYETTE AND TIG INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Lafayette)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

97-C - 2721 BETTIE SMITH v. OUACHITA PARISH SCHOOL BOARD AND LANNY JOHNSON, SUPERINTENDENT (Parish of Ouachita)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

97-CC- 2730 FALTHER SMITH v. GUARANTY NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL C/W LEOLA JARRET v. GUARANTY NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Rapides)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2737 VIRGINIA ANN SOILEAU, ET AL v. D & J TIRE, INC., ET AL (Parish of Rapides)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 2740 TYRUS D. WHIGHAM v. MORGAN BOYD, ET AL (Parish of Plaquemines)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

97-C - 2744 IN RE: TUTORSHIP OF JENNIFER LYNN BLANQUE (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 2747 ALBERT J. AVENAL, JR., ET AL v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES (Parish of Plaquemines)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

97-C - 2750 RUTH A. WEBBER v. D. H. HOLMES & COMPANY, LTD. AND DILLARD'S DEPARTMENT STORES, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 2754 EVAN F. TRESTMAN VS CHRISTIE HUGHES TRESTMAN C/W CHRISTIE M. HUGHES TRESTMAN v. EVAN F. TRESTMAN (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 2755 IN RE: GLORIA WHEELER (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 2758 JACQUELYN NICHOLAS v. STATE FARM AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Livingston)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 3015 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GREGORY WALKER (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 3044 JON JOHNSON AND VAN OWEN DURBIN v. TICKFAW MARINE, INC., ET AL (Parish of Ascension)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 3107 KATHY ORDOYNE v. WAL-MART, INC. AND CORPORATE SERVICES, INC. (Parish of Lafourche)

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

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

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