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1998 News Releases

News Release #075

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 075


FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA


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 WITH ORDER :

98-CC- 1432 WENDELL CLEMENT, ET AL v. AMERICAN MOTORIST INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Calcasieu)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 1481 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)

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

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

WRIT DENIED :

98-CC- 2364 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.

On the 9th day of September, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRITS GRANTED EX PARTE :

98-CC- 2334 CHRISTI THERIOT ALLEN, ET AL v. MEADOWCREST HOSPITAL, DR. VOROS, ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2367 ALBERT J. AVENAL, JR., ET AL v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES (Parish of Plaquemines)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

LEMMON, J. - concurs. When a relator fails to attach pleadings to an application for supervisory writs, the court ordinarily should not simply deny the application on that basis, but should require a supplemental filing of the missing pleading or pleadings within a specified period of time.

WRIT DENIED :

98-KK- 2375 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHELLE JORDAN (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

On the 10th day of September, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:


WRITS DENIED :

98-CC- 2370 NORFOLK SOUTHERN CORPORATION, ET AL v. CIGNA SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY AND CERTAIN UNDERWRITING MEMBERS OF LLOYD'S ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2371 NORFOLK SOUTHERN CORPORATION, ET AL v. CIGNA SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY AND CERTAIN UNDERWRITING MEMBERS OF LLOYD'S ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

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