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1998 News Releases

News Release #084

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 084


FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA


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


INTERIM SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

98-O - 2541 IN RE: JUDGE LARRY D. JEFFERSON

(Judiciary Commission)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

STAY DENIED; WRIT DENIED:

98-CC- 2580 L.M. HOLDING ASSOCIATES, L.P. v. LAROCHE CHEMICALS, INC. (Parish of St. James)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

WRITS DENIED :

98-CC- 1861 RODDY MOBLEY v. BAROID DRILLING FLUIDS, INC. AND MONTE ARABIE (Parish of Plaquemines)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

98-CC- 2030 RUDOLPH BARTIE, ET AL v. THE WILLIAMS COMPANIES, ET AL (Parish of Cameron)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2582 BERNICE ELLEN HARANG TALBOT v. BYRON ELLIS TALBOT (Parish of Lafourche)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


On the 15th day of October, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

ALL PROCEEDINGS STAYED:

98-KK- 1998 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WAYNE CHADBOURNE (Parish of Jefferson)

WRIT DENIED:

98-CC- 2607 LESLIE CLAIRE NEWMAN, WIFE OF EDWARD FREDERICK KOHNKE IV v. EDWARD FREDERICK KOHNKE IV (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. not on panel.

 

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


WRITS GRANTED :

98-CK- 0934 IN THE INTEREST OF F.M., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 1225 LINDA TARVER WRIGHT v. CALDWELL PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (Parish of Caldwell)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel; recused.

98-C - 1749 HELEN LAW v. IBERIA COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC., ET AL (Parish of Iberia)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 1755 DOUGLAS WISNER v. PROFESSIONAL DIVERS OF NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Plaquemines)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

WRIT GRANTED EX PARTE :

98-CK- 1505 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF A.A.S. (Parish of Caddo)

MARCUS, J. - would deny the writ.

LEMMON, J. - would deny the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would deny the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

WRIT GRANTED AND TRANSFERRED TO COURT OF APPEAL FOURTH CIRCUIT :

98-KH- 2539 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL WILLIAMS (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

WRITS GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER / DENIED IN PART :

98-KH- 1412 STATE EX REL DERRICK K. HAYNES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-KK- 1829 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONOVAN N. HAYES (Parish of Lafayette)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


INTERIM SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

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

CALOGERO, C.J. - dissents from the order. Interim suspension, under these facts, is not supported, in my view.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

RECONSIDERATIONS DENIED :

98-KH- 0561 STATE EX REL DALE HUEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 0635 STATE EX REL THOMAS LEBEAU v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 1077 STATE EX REL CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 1151 STATE EX REL CHARLES HAMILTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of West Feliciana)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

WRITS DENIED :

98-KH- 1295 STATE EX REL ANTHONY JONES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 1384 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JIMMY LEE JACKSON (Parish of Union)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 1406 STATE EX REL VINCENT SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1409 JAMES PATRICK MCCLEARY AND BARBARA NAQUIN MCCLEARY v. TERREBONNE PARISH CONSOLIDATED GOVERNMENT AND HOUMA-TERREBONNE REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION (Parish of Terrebonne)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1413 JAMES PATRICK MCCLEARY AND BARBARA NAQUIN MCCLEARY v. TERREBONNE PARISH CONSOLIDATED GOVERNMENT AND HOUMA-TERREBONNE REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION (Parish of Terrebonne)

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1421 STATE EX REL JOHNNY PEARSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1443 ODILON CHACHA COTO, ET AL v. J. RAY MCDERMOTT, S.A., ET AL C/W MARIO ARTURO MARTINEZ, ET AL v. J. RAY MCDERMOTT, S.A., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

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

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.


98-KO- 1453 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOEY JOHNSON (Parish of Franklin)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


98-KO- 1454 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARCUS JACKSON (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


98-KO- 1456 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DESMOND L. HAWTHORNE (Parish of Terrebonne)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1459 STATE EX REL KIRT K. HALL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1461 STATE EX REL NORMAN DUNNAWAY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1464 STATE EX REL BRYANT HAYES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1465 STATE EX REL CHARLES S. CUTLER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1466 STATE EX REL WESLEY THOMAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 1467 TOM PAUL SOUTHERLAND, MILDRED BAILEY, ET AL v. THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (Parish of Natchitoches)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.


98-KH- 1468 STATE EX REL JESUS DURAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Charles)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1471 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SEAN I. HARRISON (Parish of St. Tammany)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1472 STATE EX REL WILLIAM REESE v. BURL CAIN, WARDEN LOUISIANA STATE PENITENTIARY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1473 STATE EX REL TONY CURTIS SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1474 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERSKINE J. WRIGHT (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1477 STATE EX REL CHARLES PROUT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Plaquemines)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1478 STATE EX REL MICHAEL BROOKS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


98-KO- 1488 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHAD A. DUCRO (Parish of Plaquemines)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1489 STATE EX REL KEVIN D. SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1490 STATE EX REL CHRIS WHEATON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafourche)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1494 STATE EX REL LAMAR BERTRAM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Bernard)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1497 STATE EX REL KELVIN GEOGHAGEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Sabine)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1501 STATE EX REL BOBBY GLOVER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1502 STATE EX REL WILBERT A. ROBERTSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of West Feliciana)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1503 STATE EX REL ALONZO NEVIS, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1507 MELINDA NASH, WIFE OF/AND JOHN A. NASH v. DARREN J. MIGUEZ AND LOUISIANA POWER AND LIGHT COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.


98-KP- 1508 STATE OF LOUISANA v. LESTER JOUBERT (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1529 STATE EX REL JAMES MADISON A/K/A JAMES BOSTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 1531 STATE EX REL MONROE STEPTER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1537 MASTER AUTOMOTIVE WAREHOUSE, INC. v. JACOB J. AMATO, JR., ROERT G. CREELY, MICHAEL F. SOMOZA, AND AMATO & CREELY (Parish of Jefferson)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1593 LINDA RUCKS v. AUTOLAND INC. and FTL CREDIT CORPORATION (Parish of Ouachita)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


98-KK- 1605 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DARRIN RAINFORD (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.


98-CC- 1627 JASON TABOR v. BRENDA JONES, JULIA CLAY, GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES INSURANCE COMPANY, AND PROGRESSIVE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1645 JERROLD B. PETERSON, ET UX, MICHELE C. PETERSON, INDIVIDUALLY, AND ON BEHALF OF THE LATE ADRIENNE LOUISE PETERSON AND JERROLD B. PETERSON, AS NATURAL TUTOR ON BEHALF OF ELZABETH PETERSON v. G. H. BASS AND CO., INC., HENRY CERISE AND MARY LURIA CERISE (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1681 ELMIRA P. JEFFERSON, ET AL v. CHEVRON U.S.A. INC., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1746 GENA MARIE DETILLIER v. CECIL M. SULLIVAN, ET AL (Parish of St. John Baptist)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.


98-C - 1792 TAMMY LEWIS v. ORKIN EXTERMINATING, INC. (Parish of St. Martin)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


98-KK- 1796 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAVID B. LOWELL (Parish of Ascension)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 1798 CONNIE PELTIER, WIFE OF/AND ANTHONY PELTIER, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTRIX AND TUTOR OF THEIR MINOR SON, TORRY PELTIER v. TALLULAH CORRECTIONAL CENTER FOR YOUTH, STATE OF LOUISIANA AND SGT. BELINDA WINTERS (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1801 FLORA KIMBLE O/B/O MARK DEDON v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY AND LOUIS TAPIA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1803 FRANCES NETHERLAND AND ROSA ELAINE, ET AL v. CONCORDIA PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (Parish of Concordia)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


98-KK- 1806 CITY OF KENNER v. CHARLES MARQUIS (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1811 CONRAD MORAN, ET AL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HOSPITALS, ET AL (Parish of St. Landry)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 1815 JAMISON JOHN DUPUY v. RICHARD B. SHIELDS AND AUGUST SHIELDS INSURANCE, LTD. (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1816 LINDA BLANCHARD, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS THE NATURAL TUTRIX OF HER MINOR CHILDREN NICHOLAS S. BLANCHARD AND ELIZABETH BLANCHARD AND THE ESTATE OF JOHN J. BLANCHARD, SR. v. SAFEWAY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Avoyelles)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1817 VERNA L. CULBERT v. CONAGRA, INC. (Office of Workers' Compensation District #1-W)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


98-C - 1821 JOHNNIE VAN ALLEN AND DIANNE ALLEN v. PAYNE & KELLER COMPANY, INC., AND RANSE STAFFORD (Parish of Ascension)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.


98-KK- 1822 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. STEVELAND CARTER (Parish of St. John Baptist)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 1825 MELISA SELLERS v. J. P. VANWAY, ET AL (Parish of Lafayette)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 1826 CLARA JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of St. Mary)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.


98-CC- 1828 ERIN RYAN WHITE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF ADAM RYAN WHITE, AND ELIZABETH BARKER WHITE, ON BEHALF OF MEGAN BARKER WHITE AND EMILY BARKER WHITE v. ALTERNATIVES CLINIC, EDIE ROSEN AND ALFRED A. OLINDE, MR. D. AND UNKNOWN INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.


98-CC- 1971 CONNIE PELTIER, WIFE OF/AND ANTHONY PELTIER, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTRIX AND TUTOR OF THEIR MINOR SON, TORRY PELTIER v. TALLULAH CORRECTIONAL CENTER FOR YOUTH, STATE OF LOUISIANA AND SGT. BELINDA WINTERS (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-CI- 2174 WILLIAM C. RICHARDSON v. LARRY COOK, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2211 STATE EX REL KEVIN D. SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 2533 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GARY PILOT (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


98-KH- 2550 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. THOMAS BATTENBURG (Parish of St. Tammany)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

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