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1999 News Releases

News Release #017

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 017

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 10th day of March, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRITS DENIED :

99-KK- 0616 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. IVAN SIPPIO (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0625 D. ANDREW LANG v. McGLINCHEY STAFFORD (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

On the 11th day of March, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT GRANTED WITH ORDER:

99-CC-0684 BRIAN K. PRETTO v. TIDEWATER MARINE, INC. (Parrish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

WRIT DENIED:

99-CD-0561 HENRY JULIEN v. THE HONORABLE FOX MCKEITHEN AS SECRETRY OF STATE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ and assigns reasons.

On the 12th day of March, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT GRANTED :

99-C - 0076 MITCHELL B JURISICH, SR. MITCHELL B. JURISICH, JR. FRANK JURISICH, G.I. JOE, INC., GULF STAR OYSTERS, INC. AND BAYOU CANARD, INC. v. JAMES H. JENKINS, JR., SECRETARY OF THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE & FISHERIES, THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE & FISHERIES AND THE LOUISIANA WILDLIFE & FISHERIES COMMISSION (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel; recused.

WRIT GRANTED WITH ORDER :

99-CC- 0138 STATE OF LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT v. JOHN T. LAMBERT, JR. (Parish of St. Charles)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel; recused.

WRIT GRANTED AND TRANSFERRED TO COURT OF APPEAL FOURTH CIRCUIT :

99-KH- 0498 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HENRY JAMES (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

WRIT GRANTED AND TRANSFERRED TO DISTRICT COURT :

99-KH- 0311 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LUCAS DECRAENE a/k/a JOE BAILEY BATES, III (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

WRITS GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER / DENIED IN PART :

98-KH- 2468 STATE EX REL GREGORY HALL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2517 STATE EX REL ALFRED BROWN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

REHEARING DENIED :

98-CC- 2862 CHARLES W. POWELL v. METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

RECONSIDERATIONS DENIED :

98-CC- 2201 MICHAEL WAYNE FLORES & MELISSA FLORES v. CITY OF SHREVEPORT, ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2975 IN RE: CHEMICAL RELEASE AT BOGALUSA; THOMAS DENNARD KATES, ET AL AND EDDIE WALKER, ET AL v. GAYLORD CHEMICAL CORPORATION, ET AL (Parish of Washington)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

WRITS DENIED :

98-KH- 2603 STATE EX REL RODDIE ANDERSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Morehouse)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2635 STATE EX REL DAVID WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2661 STATE EX REL MICHAEL RICE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Morehouse)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-OC- 2718 DENNIS D. DEVORE, ET AL v. JACQUELINE PRESTON, ET AL (Parish of DeSoto)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2730 STATE EX REL ARNOLD ESPADRON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Plaquemines)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2735 STATE EX REL KEVIN CELESTINE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ascension)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2736 STATE EX REL MCARTHUR GREEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Webster)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2739 STATE EX REL MICHAEL FRANCOIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2744 STATE EX REL CHARLES WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2746 STATE EX REL NATHANIEL GERARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. John Baptist)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2747 STATE EX REL LEO BANNING v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2775 STATE EX REL JOHN HENRY TAYLOR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Red River)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2778 STATE EX REL DARRYL MINOR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2780 STATE EX REL RODNEY C. HAMILTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2781 STATE EX REL KENNETH D. KEMP v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jackson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2785 STATE EX REL BILLY R. BRUMFIELD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2796 STATE EX REL DONALD J. STELLY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Evangeline)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2801 STATE EX REL FRANCIS J. SERIGNY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafourche)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2831 STATE EX REL KENNETH CORVILLE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2839 STATE EX REL ROY O. MCCLELLAND v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2840 STATE EX REL PHILLIP CAIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-K - 2869 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHAD ROY LOUVIERE (Parish of Terrebonne)

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 2875 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLEVELAND BELL (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KP- 2884 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICKEY BATES (Parish of Winn)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 2890 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLEVELAND BELL (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 2915 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANTHONY LAMAR TURNER (Parish of Red River)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KP- 2917 STATE EX REL ELLIOT RAMI v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-KP- 2922 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DARRYL D. RAY (Parish of Plaquemines)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 2924 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GREGORY P. ANDERSON (Parish of Plaquemines)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 2926 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BILLY JOE COSBY (Parish of Webster)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 2927 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FRED WILLIAMS (Parish of Caddo)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-K - 2955 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRIAN DIXON (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0032 YVONNE V. DUFRENE, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ESTATE OF DENNIS L. DUFRENE, SHANE MICHAEL DUFRENE, AND JESSICA LEIGH DUFRENE v. JOHN W. WILLINGHAM, U.S.F.& G. INSURANCE AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of Jefferson)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

99-C - 0059 KENNETH BELLARD v. GREY WOLF DRILLING COMPANY (Office of Workers' Compensation District #4)

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

99-C - 0060 ROBERT AND KAREN SAVANT v. AMERICAN CENTRAL INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of St. Landry)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0071 LAKE CHARLES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL v. PARISH OF CALCASIEU; CALCASIEU PARISH SCHOOL BOARD; CALCASIEU PARISH POLICE JURY; THE CITY OF LAKE CHARLES; THE COLLECTOR OF SALES AND USE TAXES FOR THE PARISH OF CALCASIEU; THE TREASURER OF CALCASIEU PARISH POLICE JURY; THE DIRECTOR OF FINANCE FOR THE CITY OF LAKE CHARLES (Parish of Calcasieu)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0079 WENDY LEJEUNE v. INTEGRATED HEALTH SERVICE (Office of Workers' Compensation District #4)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0080 WILLIAM HENRY GIDDENS, JR. v. WILLIAM H. GIDDENS, ET AL (Parish of Natchitoches)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0081 C.C. TAYLOR v. CITY OF SHREVEPORT, ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

99-C - 0082 ANNETTE D. BRIANT, WIFE OF/AND JAMES S. BRIANT AND JOHN BRIANT CO., INCORPORATED v. EMPLOYERS REINSURANCE CORPORATION, ERWIN INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. AND JAMES MCLACHLAN, III (Parish of St. Tammany)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant and remand to district court to allow plaintiffs the opportunity to amend their petition.

99-C - 0083 CONNIE GUY, ET AL v. STATE FARM MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Natchitoches)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0084 HANY A. ZOHDY, ET AL v. STEPHEN M. IRVING, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0085 INTERDICTION OF JIMMIE A. HARMON, SR. (Parish of Lafayette)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0086 E.P. INDIVIDUALLY AND AS THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ESTATE OF HIS MINOR CHILD, T.P., AND C.P. v. THE CITY OF LAFAYETTE (Parish of Lafayette)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0087 JAMES AND JACKIE LEBLANC v. TYRONE A. STEPTORE, CONOCO, INC. AND KEMPER INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Lafayette)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0089 L. V. DE LA VERGNE v. XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

99-KK- 0090 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAVID BENDER (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

99-C - 0091 MARVIN GLENN BENNETT ET AL v. THE CITY OF BATON ROUGE, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0092 MARVIN GLENN BENNETT ET ALS v. THE CITY OF BATON ROUGE, ET ALS (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0093 LOYD C. BUCKLEY v. S. H. LOE OIL CORPORATION (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 1W)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0098 KATHERINE WILLEMS SHARP v. LATIMORE SHARP (Parish of St. Tammany)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-KK- 0105 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAVID EDWARD MCKINNEY (Parish of Franklin)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0106 MICHAEL FRENETTE v. CATERPILLAR, INC. COMMERICIAL MARINE, INC., AND P&S DIESEL SERVICE, INC. (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0107 BEVERLY ALLEMAN, WIFE OF/AND JAMES ALLEMAN v. TRANSPORTATION INSURANCE COMPANY, PEDUS BUILDING SERVICES, INC., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

99-KK- 0108 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOSEPH C. OSER (Parish of Jefferson)

MARCUS, J. - concurs in the denial but notes that admissibility of the copy of the Napa Auto Parts form should be determined at the time of trial after a proper foundation has been made.

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0117 DEBERIA ANN MCKINLEY, ET AL v. WILLIAM F. SCOTT, JR., ET AL (Parish of Avoyelles)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0119 MRS. MELISSA HILLARD HAYES AND MRS. DOROTHY HILLIARD CROUTE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR DECEASED FATHER, MR. GEORGE HILLIARD, JR. v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND THE MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTION SECTION (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0120 LOIS L. TRAHAN v. NEW ORLEANS PUBLIC SERVICE, INC. AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0123 JOHN FELDER CRAWFORD, II v. ARLAN DESHOTEL, ET AL (Parish of Lafayette)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0137 JESSIE J. BILLIOT AND RACHEL O. BILLIOT, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILD, ALONNA BILLIOT v. SHELL OFFSHORE, INC. AND PETROLEUM HELICOPTERS, INC. (Parish of Terrebonne)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0140 PAMELA LAPEYROUSE v. WAL-MART STORES, INC., ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0144 JAIME TUAZON, M.D., PETER CULOTTA, M.D., HAROLD NEITZSCHMAN, M.D., SHEELAGH MALLOY, M.D., MICHAEL LEBRUN, M.D., IVAN SHERMAN, M.D. AND L. CLAY ANDREWS M.D. v. MARIA MORALES EISENHARDT (Parish of Jefferson)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0147 BEVERLY ALLEMAN, WIFE OF/AND JAMES ALLEMAN v. CNA INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

99-CJ- 0227 STATE IN THE INTEREST OF A.T., D.S. AND J.H. C/W STATE IN THE INTEREST OF J.H. AND D.T. (Parish of Ouachita)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0269 ARTHUR HUNTER v. RHONDA ROBINSON MAGEE C/W VERONICA ANDERSON HUNTER v. ARTHUR L. HUNTER, JR. C/W RHONDA MARIE ROBERTSON v. ARTHUR HUNTER C/W RHONDA MARIE ROBERTSON v. ARTHUR HUNTER C/W RHONDA MARIE ROBERTSON v. ARTHUR HUNTER C/W RHONDA MARIE ROBERTSON v. ARTHUR HUNTER (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0348 BARBARA EVERETT, ON BEHALF OF HERSELF AND ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED v. SOUTHERN TRANSPLANT SERVICE INC., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0387 ANDREW H. LEWIS v. PUERTO RICO MARINE MANAGEMENT, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0418 STATE EX REL JERRY L. JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0448 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WAYNE EDWIN BOLLMAN (Parish of Ouachita)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0475 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HERMAN R. ELLIS JR. (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

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