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1998 News Releases

News Release #072

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 072


FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA


On the 28th day of August, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER / DENIED IN PART :

98-CC- 2298 IN RE: INTERDICTION OF EARNESTINE JUNE WHITE HAWTHORNE (Parish of Rapides)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


APPLICATION DISMISSED ON JOINT MOTION:

98-C - 1808 MARLIN J. LANDRY v. NOBLE DRILLING U.S., INC. NOBLE DRILLING SERVICES, INC., AND NOBLE DRILLING CORPORATION (Parish of Lafayette)


On the 31st day of August, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:


WRITS DENIED :

98-KK- 2307 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICKY TAPPS (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 2312 GREG BELL, ET UX v. CONAGRA POULTRY COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Sabine)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


On the 1st day of September, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:


APPLICATION DISMISSED ON JOINT MOTION:

98-C - 1624 SUCCESSION OF RUBY THIBODAUX (Parish of Tangipahoa)


WRIT DENIED :

98-CC- 2320 BOBBY DUNCAN, INDIVIDUALLY, ET AL v. KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN RAILWAY CO., ET AL (Parish of Beauregard)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.



On the 2nd day of September, 1998 , the following action"was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:


ALL PROCEEDINGS STAYED:

98-KP-2329 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WALTER J. KOON

(Parish of East Baton Rouge)


MOTION TO LIFT INTERIM SUSPENSION; GRANTED:

98-B - 2215 IN RE: WALTER GLENN SOILEAU

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


WRIT NOT CONSIDERED :

98-KK- 2335 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RAYMOND SCARDINO (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


STAYS DENIED; WRITS DENIED:

98-CC- 2269 JOHN KOTSAKOS v. U-HAUL CO. OF LOUISIANA, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 2336 SHEILA RAYE PATRICK v. MOHAMMED IMTIAZ KHAN (Parish of Rapides)

KIMBALL, J. - would grant the writ and stay.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ and stay.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


WRITS DENIED :

98-C - 2118 LORI E. WATKINS v. GLADYS EVANS, Wife of/and ALLAN GERARD KARR, DAVID CARTER EXTERMINATING COMPANY, INC. DAVID E. CARTER, ABC INSURANCE COMPANY, AND ZURICH-AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-KK- 2332 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLARENCE MAIDEN (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

On the 4th day of September, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRITS GRANTED :

98-C - 1259 SANDRA JONES, ET AL v. FLOYD HAWKINS, JR., ET AL (Parish of Caddo) (Consolidated with 98-C-1288)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 1263 WASHINGTON G. B. BRYAN v. THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant on all issues.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 1288 SANDRA JONES, ET AL v. FLOYD HAWKINS, JR., ET AL (Parish of Caddo) (Consolidated with 98-C-1259)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 1430 SANDRA BOLTON v. GRANT PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 2)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

98-KH- 0884 STATE EX REL VINCENT FABRO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 1440 THOMAS AND CAROL KUESTER, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR SON KARL KUESTER v. GREGORY PATTERSON AND THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT FOR THE STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Charles)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 1510 JOHNNY J. ADAMS, JR. AND LYNN CABALLERO ADAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND JOSEPH JADE KENKER (Parish of Lafourche)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-KK- 2309 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RAYMOND DAVIS (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

WRITS GRANTED AND TRANSFERRED TO DISTRICT COURTS :

98-KH- 2165 STATE EX REL WALTER MARTIN, SR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2172 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOSEPH C. ZENON (Parish of St. Martin)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2243 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALLEN GREEN (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2250 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ELLIS JACKSON (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

WRIT GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER / DENIED IN PART :

98-KH- 0675 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. NELSON SMITH (Parish of St. Charles)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 0914 STATE EX REL MARLOWE PARKER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 1087 STATE EX REL KENNETH BIDDLE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

ORDER ISSUED :

98-B - 2206 IN RE: JOSEPH J. TOSH

See Order.

KNOLL, J. not on panel.


WRITS NOT CONSIDERED :

98-CC- 1449 RICHMOND ODOM AND THE DANIEL GROUP, INC. v. THE DANIEL GROUP, INC. AND ADVENTURE CAPITAL, INC. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1512 KIRBY COLE VS. DR. AND MRS. LAURENCE F. ("LARRY") HILLER C/W IN THE MATTER OF THE ARBITRATION BETWEEN LAWRENCE F. HILLER AND ELIZABETH INGRAM HILLER VS. KIRBY COLE (Parish of Caddo)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 1824 JEROME LEMELLE AND DONNA C. LEMELLE v. ANDRE LEONARDS (Parish of Calcasieu)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1845 IVORY GILLIAM v. MANHATTAN/WHITAKER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY(Office of Workers' Compensation District # 1W)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.




REHEARINGS DENIED :

98-B - 0444 IN RE: ANTHONY HOLLIS

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-B - 1371 IN RE: STEPHEN D. FOX

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


RECONSIDERATIONS DENIED :

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

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 0295 STATE EX REL WARREN RANGE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 0296 STATE EX REL WILLIAM CHEVALIER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 0351 STATE EX REL ALVIN ELZY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1031 DINELL RUSSELL JILES, ET AL v. AMERICAN EMPIRE SURPLUS LINES INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL C/W JOE L. MILLER, ET AL v. AMERICAN EMPIRE SURPLUS LINE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1348 WILLIE BROWN VS SOUTHERN BAPTIST HOSPITAL, ET AL C/W AMERICAN MOTORISTS INSURANCE COMPANY VS. LISA SULZER, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 1361 LEWIS SHAWL v. WINN DIXIE, INC., NEW ORLEANS PRIVATE PATROL SERVICES, INC., CHARLEY CLAYT0N, CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, AND OFFICER MICHAEL KILBRIDE (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

WRITS DENIED :

97-KO- 1951 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LEROY SHAW (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


97-K - 2594 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES EZELL (Parish of Washington)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 0430 STATE EX REL DAVID W. GIBSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Charles)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 0693 STATE EX REL STEVEN E. HYDE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-KO- 0696 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT JOHNSON (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-K - 0706 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KUNTA GABLE (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-K - 0758 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHARLES "JOE" HARRIS (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 0788 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RAYMOND HOLMES (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 0789 STATE EX REL JOE TOMLINSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Webster)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-K - 0794 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HENRY A. FALLS (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 0804 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHRISTOPHER QUINNEY (Parish of St. Tammany)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 0805 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN DURHAM A/K/A JOHN NEWTON (Parish of Bossier)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-K - 0811 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RAYMOND R. HAYDEN (Parish of Jefferson)

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

98-KH- 0883 STATE EX REL DARRELL GRUBBS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 0886 STATE EX REL PETER F. MULE' v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 0887 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL F. FRANCIS (Parish of St. Tammany)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 0889 GREGORY JONES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 0891 STATE EX REL KENDRICK BLANCHARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 0893 STATE OF LOUSIIANA v. ALCY JOSEPH (Parish of St. Charles)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 0903 STATE EX REL NATHANIEL ROSE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 0906 STATE EX REL GREGORY THOMAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 0909 STATE EX REL JACOB AMAR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 0912 STATE EX REL LESTER BELL A/K/A HILLARY GREEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 0913 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ARIZONA BATISTE (Parish of St. John Baptist)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


98-K - 0927 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERAIL CARRON HARDY (Parish of Rapides)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


98-K - 0932 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. AMZY GUYTON (Parish of St. Martin)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


98-K - 0938 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CONNIE ADDISON (Parish of Avoyelles)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.


98-CK- 0946 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF K.E. (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.


98-KH- 0976 STATE EX REL NELSON WILSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1028 STATE EX REL VICTOR BARNETT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1219 CHRISTINA RENE WALTERS v. BOBBY R. PENNINGTON, CNA INSURANCE COMPANY, PONY EXPRESS COURIER CORPORATION, DEAN A. FRUGE, STATE FARM AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AND OLD HICKORY CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1250 ROBERT L. LUCIEN, SR., ET AL v. COMMERCIAL NATIONAL BANK IN SHREVEPORT (Parish of Caddo)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1395 DENNIS JOSLIN v. ESTER FRANCIS, WIFE/OF AND GILBERT E. STAMPLEY (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1436 PAUL RICHARD HOOPER, ET AL v. DUNLAP MARINE SERVICES, INC., ET AL (Parish of St. Bernard)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 1441 SHARON PAGE, ET AL v. SOUTHERN UNITED FIRE INS. CO. (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.


98-CC- 1442 JAMES McGINNIS v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, TERRENCE J. HYMEL, ECKERD CORPORATION (FORMERLY KNOWN AS JACK ECKERD CORPORATION), ATICO INTERNATIONAL, INC., AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 1444 PAUL RICHARD HOOPER, ET AL v. DUNLAP MARINE SERVICES, INC. ET AL (Parish of St. Bernard)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1445 DAVID ALAN THOMAS v. MICHELLE GRUNTZ THOMAS (Parish of Washington)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1446 ERNESTO A. NAVARRO, III v. ARIES MARINE CORPORATION (Parish of Lafayette)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.



98-CC- 1479 TROY JOSEPH DUHON SEPARATE PROPERTY TRUST v. JOSEPH P. CONTE, JR. (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1480 JERRY BURNAMAN, ET AL v. LOUISIANA FARM BUREAU INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Avoyelles)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.


98-CC- 1482 SUCCESSION OF IRVING I. GERSON (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1484 PAUL ROMERO v. CHABILLIS' TIRE SERVICE, INC. (Parish of Lafayette)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1485 MMR-RADON CONSTRUCTORS, INC. v. THE CONTINENTAL INSURANCE COMPANY AND WOODROW WILSON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1486 BERNARD W. REUBEN v. TIDEWATER MARINE AND THE INSURANCE COMPANY OF PENNSYLVANIA (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 7)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.


98-KK- 1491 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ELGIN McCLAY, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 1499 CYNTHIA ANNE LATOUR LIERMAN v. DONALD OWEN LIERMAN (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

98-CC- 1500 ROBERT L. HEBERT, JR., ET AL v. SCOTT YARNELL, ET AL (Parish of Grant)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 1504 JANE DOE, ET AL v. SOUTHERN BAPTIST HOSPITAL (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


98-KK- 1506 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GLORIA SYLIANTENG (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 1509 DAVID P. LANG, ET AL v. MICHAEL R. McNEIL, B.C.S.W. (Parish of St. Bernard)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1511 DONALD THOMPSON v. PAT'S OF HENDERSON, INC. (Parish of St. Martin)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.


98-CC- 2016 ROBERT L. HEBERT, JR., ET AL v. SCOTT YARNELL, ET AL (Parish of Grant)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-OC- 2064 THOMAS WATSON, HUSBAND OF THE DECEASED AND DEBORAH JOHNSON, LUCIUS GRAY, AND TERRAL WATSON, THE MAJOR CHILDREN OF THELMA WATSON v. LANE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, DR. BARON WILLIAMSON, AND MICHAEL CLARK C.R.N.A. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.



98-OC- 2086 THOMAS WATSON, HUSBAND OF THE DECEASED AND DEBORAH JOHNSON, LUCIUS GRAY, AND TERRAL WATSON, THE MAJOR CHILDREN OF THELMA WATSON v. LANE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, DR. BARON WILLIAMSON, AND MICHAEL CLARK C.R.N.A. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 2116 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLYDE HARRIS, JR. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 2130 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CORDELL CHAMPAYNE (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 2135 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL JAMES (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 2238 STATE EX REL LEON G. HULBERT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 2245 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RONNIE WOODS (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 2248 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALVIN HOFFMAN (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 2254 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HERMAN R. ELLIS (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

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