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1999 News Releases

News Release #105

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 105

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 8th day of December, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court

of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

99-OC- 3330 IN RE: ERIN B. (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

STAY ORDER VACATED AS UNNECESSARY; WRIT GRANTED WITH ORDER

See Per Curiam

99-KK- 3343 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROMALICE MCGHEE (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

RESIGNATION GRANTED:

99-B - 3122 IN RE: THOMAS M. GEREIGHTY

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

KNOLL J., dissents and votes to deny the motion.

MOTION FOR INTERIM SUSPENSION GRANTED:

99-B - 3258 IN RE: MARK B. HERMAN

KNOLL J., not on panel.

CONSENT DISCIPLINE REJECTED; SEE ORDER:

99-B - 3281 IN RE: IVAN DAVID WARNER, III

KNOLL J., not on panel.

RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED:

99-C - 2659 JAMES EARL ANTHONY v. T.C.B. INDUSTRIES, INC. (Parish of Terrebonne)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

LEMMON J., not on panel.

MARCUS J., would grant the writ.

STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

99-CC- 3315 THE ROYAL ST. GROCERY, INC. v. ENTERGY NEW ORLEANS, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

STAY DENIED; REHEARING DENIED::

99-CC- 2322 JOHN M. DUHE, JR., ET AL v. TEXACO, INC. ET AL (Parish of Iberia)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

TRAYLOR J., would grant the rehearing.

VICTORY J., would grant the rehearing.



WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

99-C - 3312 IN RE: THE COMMITMENT OF J. S. (4th Judicial District Court)

KNOLL J., not on panel.



On the 9th day of December, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court

of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

99-KD- 3421 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHAD ROY LOUVIERE (Parish of Terrebonne)

MARCUS J., not on panel.



On the 10th day of December, 1999, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court

of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED:

99-K - 1874 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. NORA PATTERSON (Parish of Calcasieu)

KIMBALL J., not on panel.

99-C - 2573 LEE CARRIER AND HIS WIFE MARY BETH CARRIER v. RELIANCE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Lafayette)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-CA- 2854 ALCEE PIERCE v. LAFOURCHE PARISH COUNCIL (Parish of Lafourche)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

99-KK- 1767 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SAMUEL K. GALBRAITH (Parish of Vernon)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2801 JAMES R. DUNN v. CHEVRON U.S.A., INC. (Parish of Bienville)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2829 KIMBERLY REBOUCHE v. ROBERT G. HARVEY SR. (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

TRAYLOR J., would deny the writ.

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED IN PART:

99-KO- 1204 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAVEDE DAVILLIER (Parish of St. Tammany)

See Per Curiam.

KNOLL J., not on panel.

TRAYLOR J., would deny the writ.

INTERIM SUSPENSION DENIED:

99-B - 3253 IN RE: MARK V. MARINOFF

VICTORY J., not on panel.

KNOLL J., votes to grant the motion for interim suspension.

SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

99-B - 3265 IN RE: CARMEN MADERA

MARCUS J., not on panel.

RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED:

99-KO- 0855 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. NORVEL REYNOLDS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

99-C - 2042 PELTS & SKINS EXPORT, LTD. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE

DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

KIMBALL J., not on panel; recused.

99-C - 2246 RAYMOND C. GIUFFRIA v. METRO BANK, GULF COAST BANK, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED:

99-CC- 2765 INTERDICTION OF VICTORIA AKER (Parish of Lafayette)

KIMBALL J., not on panel.

99-CD- 2790 IN THE MATTER OF THE TUTORSHIP OF DOLLIE MATTHEWS

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

99-KH- 1044 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT TASSIN (Parish of Jefferson)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

99-K - 1460 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALBERT J. WOLFE (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

JOHNSON J., would grant and assigns reasons .

99-K - 1708 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT LESTER MELANCON (Parish of Terrebone)

KIMBALL J., not on panel.

99-K - 1883 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BURT RICO (Parish of Avoyelles)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

VICTORY J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR J., would grant the writ.

99-KO- 1893 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HARRY ROBERTS, JR. (Parish of St. Tammany)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-KO- 1894 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENLY C. ROSE (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

JOHNSON J., would grant the writ.

99-KO- 1896 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. AARON WASHINGTON (Parish of St. Tammany)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

JOHNSON J., would grant the writ.

99-KH- 2045 STATE EX REL JACOB AMAR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Criminal District Court)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2046 STATE EX REL ROBERT LUCAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2048 STATE EX REL JAMES GILMORE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2049 STATE EX REL BILLY MAC MCCOY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2050 STATE EX REL WILLIE MEYERS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2051 STATE EX REL ROBERT JAMES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2052 STATE EX REL DAVID REED v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2066 STATE EX REL JOHN STEVENSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafourche)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2084 STATE EX REL WALTER BURNETTE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2085 STATE EX REL WILBERT EDMOND, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Martin)

KIMBALL J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2095 STATE EX REL JOHN M. WARRICK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St.

Tammany)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2096 STATE EX REL EUGENE JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2097 STATE EX REL LOUIS RUFFINS, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2100 STATE EX REL TERRY MELVIN JACKSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2101 STATE EX REL COURTNEY JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Vernon)

KIMBALL J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2107 STATE EX REL LEE ANDREW CARROLL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Tensas)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2137 STATE EX REL STEVEN J. DREW v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2138 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LOUIS ALEXANDER (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2140 STATE EX REL JEFFERY D. DEVILLE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Evangeline)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2141 STATE EX REL ROBERT KEVIN MCCARTNEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2142 STATE EX REL JAMES E. BURNS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of West Carroll)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2143 STATE EX REL HOUSTON HOLIFIELD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2144 STATE EX REL PATRICK LEE BATTLES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2146 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EDMOND C. BROWN, SR. (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2147 STATE EX REL LEROY POLK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2149 STATE EX REL LARRY CHARLES JAMES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2153 STATE EX REL ANDREW THIBODEAUX v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Acadia)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2160 STATE EX REL IVORY DIXON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2162 STATE EX REL BRYAN JAMES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-KK- 2183 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SAMUEL K. GALBRAITH (Parish of Vernon)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

99-C - 2198 KENNETH CHELETTE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HIS MINOR SON, KENNETH CHELETTE, II, AND KIM CHELETTE v. JOB VALENTINE AND COLONIAL PENN INSURANCE COMPANY (15th Judicial District Court)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

VICTORY J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR J., would grant the writ.

99-CC- 2353 FELICIA SEMIEN v. DR. ANDRE' LOUIS PINAC, III (Parish of St. Landry)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

TRAYLOR J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL J., would grant the writ.

99-C - 2675 STEVEN LEE KNIGHT v. ACE TRANSPORTATION, INC. ET AL (Parish of Plaquemines)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

CALOGERO C.J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY J., would grant the writ.

LEMMON J., would grant the writ.

99-C - 2696 ELLEN C. WOOLDRIDGE AND JAMES WOOLDRIDGE v. MGA INSURANCE COMPANY, H & H MEDICAL CONSULTING, INC. AND SANDRA G. REDDISH (Parish of Ouachita)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

LEMMON J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR J., would grant the writ..

99-C - 2712 JOHN G. DAVIS v. WILLIS-KNIGHTON MEDICAL CENTER (Parish of Caddo)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

TRAYLOR J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL J., would grant the writ.

99-C - 2713 JOSEPH MILES ARLEDGE v. DEBORAH SHERRILL, ET AL (Parish of Ouachita)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

KNOLL J., would grant the writ.

99-CC- 2766 TERRANCE FORD v. THE NORFOLK SOUTHERN CORPORATION, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

CALOGERO C.J., would grant the writ.

JOHNSON J., would grant the writ.

99-C - 2767 RENA MAE EASON v. CHARLES AUSTIN FINCH, AND RED RIVER ENTERTAINMENT OF SHREVEPORT, A LOUISIANA PARTNERSHIP IN COMMENDAM, D/B/A HARRAH'S SHREVEPORT CASINO (Parish of Caddo)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2772 JEWEL TRAHAN v. PRUDENTIAL PROPERTY & CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, UNITED INSURANCE COMPANY AND LOUISIANA INSURANCE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION (Parish of Terrebonn e)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

KIMBALL J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR J., would grant the writ.

99-CC- 2773 BRUCE T. THOMPSON, INDIVIDUALLY, ET AL v. TREK BICYCLE COPRORATION, ET AL (Parish of Lafayette)

KIMBALL J., not on panel.

TRAYLOR J., would grant the writ.

99-CC- 2775 KATIE RINGHAM v. CHARLES LYNN SKELTON AND USAA PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2810 DOUGLAS GREEN v. INDEPENDENCE LIFE INSURANCE / CONSOLIDATED WITH / INDEPENDENCE LIFE INSURANCE IN LIQUIDATION v. AUCTION ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, INC. D/B/A BRAESTONE BROTHERS AUCTIONEERS, JOSEPH A. "JAK" KUNSTLER AND C. DEAN NEWTON (19th Judicial District Court)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2811 MARY TIRCUIT, ET AL v. OLINDE'S COMPANY, INC. AND JANE GUIDRY (Parish of W. Baton Rouge)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

99-C - 2812 ROBERT A. OTILLIO v. HORACE MANN INS. CO., JAKE J. SCHIRO, SR. AND ALLSTATE INSURANCE CO. (Parish of St. Bernard)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-C - 2822 JAMES WALLACE, JR. AND FAY WALLACE INDIVIDUALLY AND AS ADMINISTRATORS OF THE ESTATE OF DORIS FAY WALLACE, TAMMY RAY AND DAVID RYAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

KIMBALL J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2825 SHAUN O' ROURKE v. ROWAN COMPANIES, INC. (15th Judicial District Court)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2826 BILLY RAY ELLERBEE AND CONNIE S. ELLERBEE v. MANNESMANN DEMAG CORPORATION AND LUDWIG CONSTRUCTION, INC. (Parish of Lafourche)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

CALOGERO C.J., would grant the writ.

99-C - 2837 KENNETH DERRYL NORRIS AND MARY ELLEN KLEIN NORRIS v. UNION PALNTERS BANK (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

99-C - 2838 THE TIMES PICAYUNE PUBLISHING CORPORATION AND JEFFREY MEITRODT v. THE NEW ORLEANS AVIATION BOARD (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL J., not on panel.

JOHNSON J., would grant the writ.

99-C - 2841 KARL J. DELUCA v. SHARON LEE BEACHLEY DELUCA (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

99-C - 2846 BEVERLY A. BYRNE v. SEALY & COMPANY, INCORPORATED, BYWATER BUILDING SERVICE INC., TRAVELERS INSURANCE COMPANY AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Charles)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

MARCUS J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY J., would grant the writ.

99-C - 2852 GEORGE D. LENTZ, JR. v. ROBERT APPLEGATE, AMMO Y GUNS, FLINT PACKAGING STORE, INC., YELLOW FREIGHT SYSTEM, INC. (Parish of St. Tammany)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

MARCUS J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR J., would grant the writ.

99-KK- 2855 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DENNIS MARSHALL (Parish of Bossier)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2860 PAULA SOILEAU GIBSON, ET AL v. COLUMBIA DOCTORS' HOSPITAL OF OPELOUSAS (Parish of Calcasieu)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

TRAYLOR J., would grant the writ.

99-CC- 2861 GEORGE ALFORD, ET AL v. GAF CORP. , ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2863 ROBERT M. BUSH v. DAVID G. KLINE, M.D. AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL J., not on panel.

99-OC- 2866 JOHN AND AURA KARAGIANNOPOULOS v. STATE FARM FIRE AND CASUALTY COMPANY AND SUTTON CORPORATION (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

99-C - 2867 DIXIE SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION v. E. J. PITRE (Parish of St. John)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

99-C - 2869 CHARLES P. STALL v. PROFESSIONAL DIVERS OF NEW ORLEANS, INC. (24 th Judicial District Court)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

VICTORY J., would grant the writ.

99-C - 2872 MS. EARL MAE WELLER v. MARGIE BROWN, d/b/a CATTLEMAN'S RESTAURANT AND ROCKWOOD INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2873 DWAYNE J. TOUPS AND CHERYL TOUPS v. TRANSPORTATION INSURANCE COMPANY AND CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANY (Parish of Iberia)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2875 MURPHY'S LEASE & WELDING SERVICE, INC. ET AL v. BAYOU CONCESSIONS SALVAGE, INC., ET AL (Parish of Vermilion)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-C - 2877 JEAN MARIE POLLET v. LOUISIANA FARM BUREAU CASUALTY INSURANCE (Parish of St. Charles)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

99-C - 2883 ALVA HALEY, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR SON R.H. v. PAUL J. GALUSZKA, A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION, PAUL J. GALUSZKA, INDIVIDUALLY AND "ABC" INSURANCE COMPANY, (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

TRAYLOR J., would grant the writ.

99-CC- 2884 GRACE AGRESTI SWETLAND v. JACK D. SWETLAND (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

99-C - 2886 DARLENE COOPER, ET AL. v. THE ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-C - 2889 JAMES MARVIN CARTER v. HOUSTON GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Morehouse)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2891 AMEKA ESPADRON AND MARILYN GLASPIE, ET AL v. NOTAMI HOSPITALS OF LOUISIANA, INC., D/B/A COLUMBIA LAKELAND MEDICAL CENTER (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2895 PLAQUEMINES PARISH COUNCIL v. ANTHONY J. BERTUCCI CONSTRUCTION CO., INC. (Parish of Plaquemines)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

99-C - 2896 WILLIE K. CARTER, JR. AND TRACY CARTER v. M/V/R.N. WEEKS AND DREDGE BOAT M/V NORTH AMERICAN (Parish of Assumption)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-CC- 3109 JOHN AND AURA KARAGIANNOPOULOS, v. JUDGE CHARLES V. CUSIMANO, II AND/ OR MARCY MONROSE AND/ OR KAREN BURGER AND/ OR DAWN CHAMPAGNE AND/ OR KAREN MCEVERS (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

99-KH- 3169 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BILLY MAC MCCOY (Parish of Ouachita)

KIMBALL J., not on panel.

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