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 1998 News Releases

News Release #009

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 009

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA


On the 30th day of January, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

CONDITIONAL ADMISSION GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM.

97-OB- 2423 IN RE: TOWNSEND MYERS

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

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

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

98-KP- 0275 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAVID SCOTT JOHNSON (Parish of Orleans)

See Per Curiam.

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - dissents.

98-CC- 0312 FRANK M. WALKER, ET AL v. THE CITY CLUB OF LAKE CHARLES, INC. ET AL (Parish of Calcasieu)

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

LEMMON, J. - concurs. Objections pursuant to La. Code Evid. art. 403 may be made during the trial.

KIMBALL, J. - would deny the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

PERMISSION TO TAKE BAR EXAMINATION GRANTED:

98-OB- 0269 IN RE: JAMES MATTHEW MATHERNE

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

TRANSFERRED TO DISABILITY INACTIVE STATUS; SEE ORDER:

98-OB- 0281 IN RE: ARTHUR J. COBB, JR.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

WRIT DENIED :

98-CC- 0293 BILLY JACOBS v. RAPIDES PARISH SCHOOL BOARD, ET AL (Parish of Rapides)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

On the 5th day of February, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT DENIED:

98-CC-0330 FAYE D. CAMPBELL, ET AL v. SISTERS OF CHARITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD D/B/A SCHUMPERT MEDICAL CENTER ET AL(Parish of Caddo)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

On the 6th day of February, 1998 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT GRANTED:

97-C - 2664 WANDA FUTCH v. DR. CHARLES R. ATTWOOD, M.D., ET AL (Parish of Acadia)

CALOGERO, C.J. - would grant to consider all issues.

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant to consider all issues.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant to consider all issues.

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

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

See Per Curiam.

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant and docket.

KNOLL, J. - would grant and docket.

97-CC- 2993 LYN R. HARVEY v. OAKWOOD SHOPPING CENTER, LTD. PARTNERSHIP AND DILLARD'S DEPARTMENT STORE, INC. (Parish of Jefferson)

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

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 2998 SHIRLEY R. VIVEIROS, WIFE OF AND GEORGE VIVEIROS v. NEPTUNE'S TABLE, INC. AND ESSEX INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


WRIT GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER / DENIED IN PART :

97-KH- 1899 STATE EX REL MICHAEL HARRIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - would deny the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would deny the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would deny the writ.

DISBARMENT ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

97-B - 2731 IN RE: CHARLES H. WHITE

JOHNSON, J. - dissents.

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

ADMISSION GRANTED; SEE ORDER :

98-OB- 0174 IN RE: WILLIAM MARK CLAUDEL

JOHNSON, J. - concurs.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

READMISSION DENIED:

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

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

MOTION TO ENFORCE DENIED:

97-KH- 1965 STATE EX REL BELA ANDRASI v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

RECONSIDERATION GRANTED WITH ORDER :

96-KH- 1278 STATE EX REL EARL K. TRUVIA v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

RECONSIDERATION DENIED :

97-C - 2464 THOMAS J. OSBORNE, JR., ET AL v. VULCAN FOUNDRY, INC. ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

WRITS NOT CONSIDERED :

97-C - 2932 WALTER MARSHALL SANCHEZ, ET UX v. LOUISE SHELTON, ET AL (Parish of Calcasieu)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-C - 3211 JOSEPH E. ROMERO AND PENNY DAIGLE ROMERO v. RISK MANAGEMENT, INC. AND CITY OF BERWICK, LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


98-CP- 0151 AARON W. ARDOIN v. FRANK SAVOY, JR. AND SAVOY MEDICAL CENTER (Parish of Evangeline)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


WRITS DENIED :

97-KH- 1755 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHRISTOPHER MONTGOMERY (Parish of Calcasieu)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.


97-KH- 1821 STATE EX REL MICHAEL SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1836 STATE EX REL CEDRIC EDWARDS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 1886 STATE EX REL MICHAEL JACOBS, SR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 1949 STATE EX REL CASSONDRA WILSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 1954 DAVID HAMPTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 1956 STATE EX REL BRIAN BORDENAVE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 1957 STATE EX REL MACK E. FORBES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 1958 STATE EX REL JOSEPH CONRAD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 1959 STATE EX REL JEFFREY LEWIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 1964 STATE EX REL RAYMOND COCKERHAM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 1970 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BILLY RAY DUGAS (Parish of Cameron)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


97-KO- 1978 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LONZY McGLOTHURN (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 1980 STATE EX REL WAYNE HENDERSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2010 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOSEPH SINGLETON (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2012 STATE EX REL PHILLIP WASCOM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Livingston)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2015 STATE EX REL LONNIE COOLEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Madison)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2021 STATE EX REL DONALD W. SUMLER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 2022 STATE EX REL DAVID LEWIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


97-KP- 2194 STATE OF LOUISIANA, EX REL., JEFFERY KLEIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


97-KP- 2199 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ORA LYNETTE PHILLIPS (Parish of St. Mary)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


97-KP- 2205 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICKEY DALE LANERIE (Parish of Lafayette)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.


97-KP- 2218 STATE EX REL EDWARD MORRISON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ascension)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


97-KP- 2310 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN A. VEZINA (Parish of Calcasieu)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.


97-CI- 2398 RICHARD LAY v. FIRST CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEAL (Parish of St. Tammany)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


97-KO- 2537 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONALD EARL LUTCHER (Parish of Terrebonne)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


97-K - 2598 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN M. THOMPSON (Parish of St. Tammany)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


97-KO- 2601 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DARRIN TYRONE SLOAN (Parish of Caddo)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


97-KO- 2630 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARK E. MIRE (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


97-KO- 2633 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ISAAC CARR (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


97-CC- 2654 RUDOLPH BARTIE, ET AL v. GRAHAM ROYALTY, LTD. ET AL (Parish of Cameron)

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

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2753 PERRY BOURGEOIS v. AKZO NOBEL SALT, INC. (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 9)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.


97-KK- 2774 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LLOYD SMITH (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2785 CURTIS KENNEDY, JR. VS STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT C/W BERNARD BAKER AND BARBARA BAKER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of Assumption)

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-CP- 2794 KENNETH FRASIER v. COLERRIDGE T. FRANKLIN, JR., M.D. ET AL (Parish of Lafourche)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2839 RICKY J. GUILLOT, ET AL. v. ACADIANA OILFIELD INSTRUMENTATION REPAIR, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.


97-C - 2910 SHEILA WEBB v. TULANE MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL AND ABE ANDES, M.D. (Parish of Orleans)

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

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.


97-CP- 2911 RAYMOND ROCHON v. BUDDY ROEMER, BRUCE LYNN, JOHN WHITLEY, DR. BANKSTON, SICK-CALL TECHNICIAN(S) ET AL: OFFICIALLY AND INDIVIDUALLY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2912 LIVONIA LEMOINE v. HARRIS MANAGEMENT COMPANY D/B/A HESSMER NURSING HOME (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 2)

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2919 SOUTHERN TIRE MART & NATIONWIDE INSURANCE COMPANY v. C. B. ANDERSON (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 7)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


97-CC- 2920 NANCY J. DISOTELL AND JOHN DISOTELL, JR., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS THE NATURAL TUTOR OF THE MINORS, LACEY JANEY DISOTELL AND JOHN S. DISOTELL, III v. VICTOR HOFFMAN, JR., FRANCES WIGGINS, STEPHEN BORNE, GAVIN GOVERNMENT CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC (A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION) AND CAPITAL CITY REHABILITATION CLINIC, LTD., A PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL CORPORATION (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 2921 CHARLES G. MOORE, JR., ET AL v. SAFEWAY, INC. ET AL (Parish of Ascension)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.


97-CJ- 2924 STATE OF LOUISIANA, IN THE INTEREST OF J.M. (Parish of DeSoto)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


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

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 - 2937 PHYLLIS SMITH v. ROBERT W. TALBOT AND ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.


97-C - 2940 ORELIA PORTER v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPT. OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.


97-C - 2941 FATHER TERENCE PATRICK HAYDEN v. ARCHBISHOP FRANCIS B. SCHULTE, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


97-CC- 2943 PAUL S. HAMBY v. CRESCENT FORD TRUCK SALES, INC. D/B/A CRESCENT CITY FORD (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


97-KK- 2944 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SYLVESTER MAYWEATHER (Parish of DeSoto)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


97-KK- 2945 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MERLE THOMAS (Parish of DeSoto)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


97-CC- 2946 SANDY COLEMAN v. SEROLOGICALS, INC.; XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY, THEIR INSURER (Parish of Jefferson)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2958 ANITA LAMBERT WATSON v. GLADYS OLA NELSON, ET AL (Parish of Allen)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2959 R & H QUALITY REFRACTORY SERVICES, INC. v. GRANT RENO (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 9)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.


97-C - 2961 BARBARA HEINICK v. JEFFERSON PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.


97-C - 2962 GERALD D. THOMASSIE, SR. ET AL v. HARRY LEE, SHERIFF AND DEPUTY SHANE TAYLOR (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2963 DR. EDWARD A. ROBINSON, III v. ATTORNEY DR. CLARENCE THORNTON (Parish of Rapides)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2964 MORTEZA SHAMSNIA v. UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION AND MAXINE BARROCAS (Parish of Jefferson)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2967 CHET STUTES v. ALBERTSON'S INC. AND RISK ADMINISTRATORS, INC. (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 4)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel; recused.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.


97-C - 2968 ROBERT TATUM v. COLONIAL LLOYDS INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Natchitoches)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2969 MARIE L. VINCENT v. MARTIN MILLS, INC. (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 4)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2970 PAT SMITH v. BROOKSHIRE GROCERY CO., D/B/A SUPER ONE FOODS (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 2)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2971 JAMES PATRICK JOHNSON, ET AL v. BLACK & DECKER U.S., INC. (Parish of Caddo)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2972 WILLIE HOLMES v. J. E. MERIT CONSTRUCTORS, INC. (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 2)

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2974 KASEY LYNN ANN FAYE, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTRIX OF THE MINOR CHILDREN, GINGER GREEN, BRITTANY GREEN AND KOURTNE GREEN v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of Calcasieu)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.


97-CC- 2975 JONES, WALKER, WAECHTER, POITEVENT, CARRERE AND DENEGRE, L.L.P. v. HOMESTEAD INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2981 RONALD DEMERITT v. FRED B. TRAHAN, D/B/A BAYOU HERITAGE MOTORS ET AL. (Parish of Jefferson Davis)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 2982 GULFCO FINANCE COMPANY v. ROBERT L. BOYD, A/K/A ROBERT BOYD AND JOAN A. BOYD, A/K/A JOANN A. BOYD (Parish of Caddo)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 2983 SUZANNE BROWN BAGERT v. BERNARD J. BAGERT, JR. (Parish of Orleans)

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

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.


97-C - 2988 GARY J. LEBLANC v. MICHAEL BAILEY, HILL TRANSPORTATION COMPANY INC. AND VANLINER INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Bernard)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

97-CJ- 2989 STATE OF LOUISIANA AND JILL BANEY v. MARK SHADDINGER (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


97-KK- 2999 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONALD RAY WRIGHT (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 3000 CHARLES G. MOORE, JR., ET AL v. SAFEWAY, INC. ET AL (Parish of Ascension)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 3002 MARY RICHARD v. WAL-MART STORES, INC. (Parish of Caddo)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.


97-C - 3004 ADRIENNE H. COMPTON, ET AL v. OUR LADY OF THE LAKE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 3005 ALLAN B. DURAND v. BOARD OF TRUSTEE'S OF THE SHERIFF'S PENSION & RELIEF FUND (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


97-CC- 3006 MONA TURNER v. TOMMY DOTSON, ET AL (Parish of Lafayette)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.


97-C - 3007 ORGANIZATION OF UNITED TAXPAYERS AND CIVIC ASSOCIATIONS OF SOUTHWEST BATON ROUGE, INC. AND LOCKE MEREDITH v. THE LOUISIANA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY AND THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONS OF THE LOUISIANA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 3165 STATE EX REL BRYANT ANTHONY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.


97-KH- 3178 STATE EX REL JOHN C. NEWMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Feliciana)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.


98-CC- 0126 DONNA MADDEN, WIFE OF HENRY CASSELLI, JR. v. HENRY CASSELLI, JR. (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

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