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1999 News Releases

News Release #020



FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE


NEWS RELEASE # 020

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

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 DENIED:


99-KK- 0702 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICHARD SCHMIDT (Parish of Lafayette)
CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.


On the 17th day of March, 1999, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT DENIED:

99-KK- 0637 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DOFFIE DOYLE ROBINSON (Parish of Natchitoches)
KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.


On the 19th day of March, 1999, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRITS GRANTED:

98-C - 3044 ROBERT STOGNER v. BENITA STOGNER (Parish of West Feliciana)
CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-C - 3193 TOUFIC NASSIF v. SUNRISE HOMES, INC., COAST QUALITY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, AND SHIRLEY NASSIF (Parish of Jefferson)
MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER:

98-K - 2977 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. STEVEN L. ANDERSON (Parish of Caddo)
See Order.
LEMMON, J. - would grant and docket.
JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0061 LILLIE MAE CHARLES EVANS, ET AL v. CANADIANOXY OFFSHORE PRODUCTION COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Calcasieu)
CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.
TRAYLOR, J. - would grant and docket.
KNOLL, J. - would grant and docket.

99-KH- 0426 STATE EX REL LARRY BROWDER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)
MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

WRIT GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER / DENIED IN PART:

98-KH- 0916 STATE EX REL MICHAEL WALKER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA
(Parish of East Baton Rouge)
See Per Curiam.
VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

WRITS GRANTED AND TRANSFERRED TO DISTRICT COURTS:

99-KH- 0587 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIAM BOYKIN (Parish of Orleans)
KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0675 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHRISTOPHER HUDSON (Parish of St. Tammany)
LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0678 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIE DEAN THOMAS (Parish of Ouachita)
VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

DISBARMENTS ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:


99-B - 0424 IN RE: GLENNA C. FALLIN
LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-B - 0439 IN RE: KERRY E. SHIELDS
JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

PETITION TO BE TRANSFERRED TO DISABILITY INACTIVE STATUS GRANTED; SEE ORDER:


99-OB- 0473 In Re: C. WILLIAM GERHARDT
TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

ADMISSION TO LOUISIANA STATE BAR DENIED:


97-OB- 2574 IN RE: VERNON COBE PARKER, JR.
MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

CERTIFICATION DENIED:

99-CQ- 0189 ROBIN FREE AND RENEE FREE v. ABBOTT LABORATORIES, INC., BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY, INC. AND MEAD JOHNSON & COMPANY (Certification to the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal)
CALOGERO, C.J. - would grant the certification.
LEMMON, J. - would grant the certification.
KIMBALL, J. - not on panel; recused.
JOHNSON, J. - would grant the certification.

RECONSIDERATIONS DENIED:


98-C - 2181 HAROLD "P.J." VELEZ, SR. v. LAW FIRM OF MR. ALVA CARBONETTE (Parish of St. Tammany)
KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2474 STATE EX REL TERRY L. JAMES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bienville)
JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2521 STATE EX REL PATRICIA VAN WINKLE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)
(KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

WRITS NOT CONSIDERED:


99-KK- 0208 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GREGORY DEBERRY (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J. - would grant the writ.
VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-KK- 0218 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DYCIE SHERON BENNETT AND MICHAEL ANGELO BENNETT (Parish of Ouachita)
VICTORY, J. - not on panel.


WRITS DENIED:


98-K - 2031 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FRANKIE L. ADAMS (Parish of Ouachita)
CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2737 STATE EX REL RALPH STUCKEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2743 STATE EX REL DERRICK L. LEE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)
KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2774 STATE EX REL CHARLES TAYLOR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Charles)
MARCUS, J. - not on panel.
JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

98-KH- 2776 STATE EX REL DAVID LEWIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)
KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2777 STATE EX REL MICHAEL BANFORD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)
JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2837 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TIMOTHY SMITH (Parish of Orleans)
TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2841 STATE EX REL ARISTIDE WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2847 STATE EX REL MARIO GONZALES VARELA v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)
KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2849 STATE EX REL STEVEN TASSIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2850 STATE EX REL KERRY L. DAIGLE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Livingston)
TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2863 STATE EX REL CHARLES E. MARSHALL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)
MARCUS, J. - not on panel.
JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

98-KH- 2864 STATE EX REL ROY CLARK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)
LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2872 STATE EX REL CLARENCE BROWN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Washington)
LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2873 STATE EX REL CLAUDE E. WOODS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of West Feliciana)
KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2878 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT SMITH (Parish of Richland)
CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2887 STATE EX REL HENRY CARTER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)
VICTORY, J. - not on panel.
98-KH- 2888 STATE EX REL CHARLES ALEXANDER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lincoln)
TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2889 STATE EX REL DAVID MORGAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)
KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2891 STATE EX REL DONALD GREEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)
VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2894 STATE EX REL MEDFORD MAXIE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Sabine)
KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

98-K - 2957 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONNIE AMEAL PATRICK (Parish of Lincoln)
MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-K - 2959 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TEROME SILVIE (Parish of Natchitoches)
LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-KK- 2964 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DEREK L. POLITE AND JESSICA FRILOT (Parish of Lafayette)
TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.
KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-K - 2969 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CARROLL LONGNON (Parish of Vermilion)
KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-K - 2976 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PERRY ANDERSON, III (Parish of Beauregard)
KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-K - 2980 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. STACEY D. MATTHEWS, FRANKIE MORRISON A/K/A FRANKLIN MORRISON SR. & FRANKLIN MORRISON A/K/A FRANKLIN MORRSON, JR. (Parish of Jefferson)
CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 2982 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ZACHARY T. FRANKLIN (Parish of Caddo)
LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0004 TOUFIC NASSIF v. SUNRISE HOMES, INC., COAST QUALITY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, AND SHIRLEY NASSIF (Parish of Jefferson)
MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0011 PHILIP S. SCURRIA, SR., ET AL v. BILLY CHARLES H. HODGE, ET AL (Parish of Madison)
LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.
KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.
TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

99-C - 0072 OTIS SMALLEY v. INTEGRITY, INC., AND LOUISIANA HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION SELF-INSURERS FUND (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 1W)
KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-CJ- 0088 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF J.S. CONSOLIDATED WITH STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF J.M.L. CONSOLIDATED WITH STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF M.J. (Parish of Jefferson)
LEMMON, J. - not on panel.
JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.


99-C - 0124 DONALD CROOKS v. TOWN OF BALL (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 2)
MARCUS, J. - would grant on attorney's fees.
JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.
VICTORY, J. - would grant on attorney's fees.
TRAYLOR, J. - would grant on attorney's fees.

99-CC- 0126 RUFFIN J. DUET, JR. v. MARTIN MARIETTA CORPORATION, THOMAS L. HOOD, HUGH FARABAUGH, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)
CALOGERO, C.J. - would grant the writ.
JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.
KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0146 MERANDA VARNADO v. GENTILLY MEDICAL CLINIC FOR WOMEN (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0149 DONNIE EUNELLE BOZEMAN v. KEITH R. MACK, CORONER, LIVINGSTON PARISH (Parish of Livingston)
TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-KK- 0151 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EUGENE BROWN (Parish of Orleans)
MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0153 BETTY JEAN HARGROVE, ETC v. MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY, ETC., ET AL (Parish of Jefferson Davis)
KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.
VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.
TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

99-C - 0155 SHIRLEY THOMPSON (WIDOW OF BOBBY) v. TOWN OF MONTGOMERY
(Office of Workers' Compensation District # 1W)
VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0158 CHARLES L. STEWART v. PEGGY DIANNE STEWART (Parish of Rapides)
TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-KK- 0164 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EFREN ROGERS (Parish of Orleans)
KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.
TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.
KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

99-C - 0177 GARY W. THORNTON, ON BEHALF OF LANECO CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS, INC. AND GARY W. THORNTON, INDIVIDUALLY v. JOHN W. LANEHART AND JAMES BRADLEY LANEHART (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0178 DR. DON ENGLAND, INDIVIDUALLY AND D/B/A ENGLAND-MASSE v. ROBERT E. PATRICK, ET AL (Parish of Calcasieu)
CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0220 JOHN M. GRIFFITH AND REGINALD BRYAN GRIFFITH, JR.,
v. WILLIAM J. FRENCH AND GIBBS, ROPER, LOOTS & WILLIAMS, AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.
LEMMON, J. - not on panel.
VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

99-CC- 0202 OUACHITA NATIONAL BANK OF MONROE v. STANLEY R. PALOWSKY, JR. ET AL (Parish of Ouachita)
VICTORY, J. - not on panel; recused.

99-C - 0222 GARY W. THORNTON, ON BEHALF OF LANECO CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS, INC. AND GARY W. THORNTON, INDIVIDUALLY v. JOHN W. LANEHART AND JAMES BRADLEY LANEHART (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0223 JEFFERY ALLEN DUGAN v. GENERAL SERVICES COMPANY, INC., ET AL (Parish of Iberia)
KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0228 MARVIN JACKSON, INDIVIDUALLY, AND ON BEHALF OF HIS MINOR NIECE, SANTANA BROWN v. JACK COLVIN, ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, CALCASIEU PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (Parish of Calcasieu)
MARCUS, J. - not on panel.
JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

99-C - 0229 REGIS LOUISE ADAMS CLEMENT v. JAMES N. CLEMENT (Parish of Terrebonne)
KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0257 S & R HOTELS, L.L.C. d/b/a THE BEST WESTERN RICHMOND SUITES HOTEL, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA v. AMTEK OF LOUISIANA, INC., ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0258 DIESEL SPECIALISTS, INC. VS LINCOLN INSURANCE COMPANY C/W DELAWARE MARINE SERVICES, INC. v. DIESEL SPECIALISTS INC. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0260 JOHNNY J. ADAMS, JR. AND LYNN CABALLERO ADAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND JOSEPH JADE KENKER (Parish of Lafourche)
VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0261 DELUXE ELECTRONIC PAYMENT SYSTEMS, INC. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES AND OFFICE OF FAMILY SUPPORT (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0262 WILSON KREBS v. THOMAS W. MULL, LORRAINE MULL, AND MULL & MULL (Parish of St. Tammany)
MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-OC- 0263 RANDALL S. BASCO v. DOROTHY R. RACINE TRUCKING, INCORPORATED, INTERNATIONAL INDEMNITY, DAVID J. LEVRON AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Terrebonne)
LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0265 DONNA M. ZAPPI FOX, M.D. v. CHRISTOPHER DAVID FOX, M.D. (Parish of St. Tammany)
JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0266 KIM JOHNSON TURNER, TROY TURNER INDIVIDUALLY & AS NATURAL TUTOR OF CHELSEA JOHNSON TURNER, SHARDE JOHNSON TURNER AND BRENDA FAYE RUTLEDGE INDIVIDUALY & AS NATURAL TUTOR FOR LATRICE RUTLEDGE, and RENEE WARREN v. CAPITOL TRANSPORTATION COMPANY AND NANCY KELLY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0267 CAROL R. BLANCHARD v. ROBERT V. BLANCHARD, SR. (Parish of Tangipahoa)
VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0268 HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT NO. 1 OF TANGIPAHOA PARISH D/B/A NORTH OAKS MEDICAL CENTER v. LOUISIANA STATE LICENSING BOARD FOR CONTRACTORS (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0271 ELLIS BOURQUE v. LEBLANC AND THERIOT EQUIPMENT CO., INC. ET AL (Parish of Lafayette)
LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0276 GARY W. THORNTON, ON BEHALF OF LANECO CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS, INC. AND GARY W. THORNTON, INDIVIDUALLY v. JOHN W. LANEHART AND JAMES BRADLEY LANEHART (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0456 EARNEST M. HUNT, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HIS MINOR DAUGHTER, KIMBERLY HUNT v. TROY LONG, VIC TRANSPORT, INC. AND RELIANCE NATIONAL INDEMNITY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Ouachita)
VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0537 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FRANK DARRYL STEWART (Parish of Terrebonne)
KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-CD- 0564 WILSON ABSHIRE v. OWENS CORNING FIBERGLASS CORP. ET AL AND OTHER CONSOLIDATED CASES (Parish of Calcasieu)
KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0594 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICKY CAMPBELL (Parish of Orleans)
TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

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