Louisiana Supreme Court - 400 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70130 | Tel: 504-310-2300 Hon. Bernette J. Johnson. Chief Justice.  John Tarlton Olivier., Clerk of Court.  Sandra A. Vujnovich. Judicial Administrator
1x1
1x1 1x1 1x1 1x1 1x1
Search
Advanced Search | Translate
About The Court

  History
  Biographies of Justices
  Maps of Judicial Districts
  FAQ About the Court
  Judiciary Budget

Judicial Administrator's Office
  Judicial Administrator
  Forms for Judges
Law Library & Legal Resources
  Library Information
  Library Catalog
  Online Resource Center
  Forms-Supreme Court
Louisiana Judicial Entities
  Judiciary Commission
  Judicial Council
  Judicial College
  Attorney Disciplinary Board
  Bar Admissions Committee
  Mandatory Continuing Legal Education
Press Room
  Policy for Media
  Press Releases
  Bar Exam Results
  Publications
Community Outreach  
  Law Day
  Education
  Kid's Page
Employment 
  Job Opportunities
  Current Openings
  ADA Statement
  EEO Policy
Court Managed Programs 
  Children and Families
  Court Interpreters
  Drug Courts
  Grants for Courts
  Louisiana Protective Order
  Registry
(LPOR)
Court Administrators Association
  LA Court Administrators
  Association
 Additional Information
  Judicial Campaign Oversight
  Committee

  Records Custodians
  Invitations to Comment
  Links: Other Courts and
  Associations

  Judicial Compensation
  Commission
  Site Map
  In Memoriam
  Contact Us
Translate 

  Disclaimer

1999 News Releases

News Release #045

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 045

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

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

STAY ORDER DENIED; WRIT DENIED :

99-CC- 1427 ALICE BROWN v. STATE FARM, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

On the 18th day of May, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

STAY ORDER DENIED; WRIT DENIED.

99-CC- 1408 ALFRED LAMARK, SR., ET AL v. NME HOSPITAL, INC., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

On the 21st day of May, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT DENIED :

99-CC- 1491 ROBERT M. BECNEL v. KATHLEEN FINNEY BECNEL (Parish of St. John Baptist)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.



On the 26th day of May, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

99-CD- 1517 MILDRED JOLLA v. ETHEL COLLIER, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-CD- 1522 PREMIER GAMES, INC., THROUGH GERALD D. GOUDEAU, JR. ET AL v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE HONORABLE RICHARD P. IEYOUB, ATTORNEY GENERAL, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - would grant and docket in this court.

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant and docket in this court.

INTERIM SUSPENSION GRANTED; SEE ORDER:

99-B - 1395 IN RE: JERRY F. PALMER

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

WRIT NOT CONSIDERED :

99-KK- 1021 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. STEVE ALLEN McVAN (Parish of Red River)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

WRITS DENIED :

99-CC- 1494 PANOS TSOLAINOS v. DEBORAH LOUISE TSOLAINOS (Parish of St. Tammany)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel; recused.

99-CC- 1521 IN RE: NEW ORLEANS TRAIN CAR LEAKAGE FIRE LITIGATION (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1524 IN RE: NEW ORLEANS TRAIN CAR LEAKAGE FIRE LITIGATION (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.



On the 27th day of May, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

APPLICATION DISMISSED ON JOINT MOTION:

99-CC- 1412 GEORGE COLLINS, SR., ET UX v. USF DUGAN, INC., ET AL (Parish of Natchitoches)



On the 28th day of May, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRITS GRANTED :

99-C - 0934 JOSHUA N. CONE, ET AL v. NATIONAL EMERGENCY SERVICES, INC. ET AL (Parish of Vernon)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0942 BILLY BOULLT AND JUDY BOULLT v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE CO. (Parish of Ouachita)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1223 CIBA-GEIGY CORPORATION, UNION TEXAS PRODUCTS CORPORATION, ZENECA, INC., THE IBERVILLE GROUP L.L.C., PIONEER CHLOR ALKALI COMPANY, INC., ICI AMERICAS, INC., AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. ARCADIAN FERTILIZER, L.P. AND FINA OIL AND CHEMICAL COMPANY v. TOWN OF ST. GABRIEL, LOUISIANA, THROUGH ITS MAYOR GEORGE L. GRACE, PARISH OF IBERVILLE, STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH ITS POLICE-JURY PRESIDENT, ALDRICH "TUDY" DUPREE AND SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF IBERVILLE, THROUGH ITS SUPERINTENDENT CHARLES B. BUJOL (Parish of Iberville)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

99-CC- 0277 BARBARA HARP, ET AL v. PINE BLUFF SAND AND GRAVEL COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Concordia)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0930 THOMAS WATSON, HUSBAND OF THE DECEASED AND DEBORAH JOHNSON, LUCIUS GRAY, AND TERRAL WATSON, THE MAJOR CHILDREN OF THELMA WATSON v. LANE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, DR. BARON WILLIAMSON, AND MICHAEL CLARK, C.R.N.A. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - dissents.

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - dissents.

KNOLL, J. - dissents.

99-CC- 0947 THOMAS WATSON, HUSBAND OF THE DECEASED AND DEBORAH JOHNSON, LUCIUS GRAY, AND TERRAL WATSON, THE MAJOR CHILDREN OF THELMA WATSON v. LANE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, DR. BARON WILLIAMSON, AND MICHAEL CLARK, C.R.N.A. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - dissents.

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - dissents.

KNOLL, J. - dissents.

99-CC- 1119 BARBARA HARP, ET AL v. PINE BLUFF SAND AND GRAVEL COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Concordia)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

WRITS TRANSFERRED TO COURTS OF APPEAL :

99-KH- 1381 STATE EX REL WALTER MARTIN, SR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans) (Court of Appeal Fourth Circuit)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 1396 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EARL BLAKE YOUNG (Parish of Pointe Coupee) (Court of Appeal First Circuit)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

MOTION FOR INTERIM SUSPENSION GRANTED; SEE ORDER:

99-B - 0689 IN RE: ALBERT LOVE BOUDREAU, JR.

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

APPLICATIONS DISMISSED AS MOOT:

97-CC- 2952 JEFFERSON PARISH ASBESTOS CASES (MLF) v. EAGLE, INC. ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KK- 0950 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DARREN WOODBRIGE AND TYRONE WILLIAMS (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

RECONSIDERATION DENIED :

98-KH- 3102 STATE EX REL JOSEPH V. FOSTER, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Webster)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

WRITS NOT CONSIDERED :

99-CC- 1041 ERIC WILLIARD DAY, III v. SANDRA FANGUE DeFELICE DAY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1241 CECILE A. LENNIX v. BIG 3 INDUSTRIES OR AIR LIQUIDE

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

WRITS DENIED :

98-K - 3148 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LLOYD MARTIN (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-K - 0033 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GERALD BARGEMAN (Parish of Calcasieu)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

99-KP- 0159 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRUCE L. LACOMBE (Parish of Avoyelles)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

99-K - 0161 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT LEON KOONTZ, JR. (Parish of St. John Baptist)

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

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-KO- 0186 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES RAY MORVAN (Parish of Caddo)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-KO- 0205 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHNNY WINSTON (Parish of Beauregard)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-KO- 0207 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANDREW WINIARSKI (Parish of DeSoto)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0230 STATE EX REL EMMITT J. JONES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0231 STATE EX REL RICHARD DAWSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Cameron)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0235 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TOMMY DELETTE (Parish of Ascension)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0238 STATE EX REL NORRIS JASMINE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0239 STATE EX REL BEN H. SCOTT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0241 STATE EX REL EARNEST DAVIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0245 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL RANNELL CRAIG v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0249 STATE EX REL CHARLES CUTLER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0252 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHANNON HARRISON (Parish of Ouachita)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0254 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL FREDDIE CLEMENTS, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0255 STATE EX REL RENE BRADFORD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0270 STATE EX REL FREDDIE LEE NERO v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0278 STATE EX REL JAMES CURLEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0279 STATE EX REL RICHARD VINET v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0282 STATE EX REL JOHNNY LEE JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-CK- 0285 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF J.F. (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0304 STATE EX REL ISIAH MONROE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0313 STATE EX REL KEITH ALEXANDER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

99-C - 0385 PEGGY NELL GRIGGS v. RIVERLAND MEDICAL CENTER ET AL (Parish of Concordia)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

LEMMON, J. - concurs and assigns reasons.

99-C - 0524 DEWANNA COOPER v. WAL-MART STORES, INC. (Parish of Livingston)

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

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0734 CITY OF NEW ORLEANS v. AUDREY BRADLEY (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

99-C - 0870 VINNIE BERTAUT AND JOHN W. BERTAUT v. TIMOTHY WAYNE DODD, CHURCHILL TRUCK LINES, INC AND LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Tammany)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0898 YOURICK LAVINE, JR. MRS. CYNTHIA LAVINE, AND HARRY BONVILLAIN v. REDGIES JACKSON, CALVIN COOKS MIKE LAWSON, JOHN DOE, CITY OF THIBODAUX, THIBODAUX POLICE DEPT. AND TITAN INDEMNITY COMPANY (Parish of Lafourche)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0907 AUDREY LOUISE FERGUSON v. DONALD A. NELSON, TERRI NELSON AND USAA PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Caddo)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-OC- 0912 OLA JEAN NICHOLS v. REVEREND ALFRED JOSEPH ALEXANDER AND BOUNTIFUL BLESSINGS REVIVAL CENTER, INC. (Parish of Bossier)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-KK- 0936 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GERARD COLEMAN (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0937 MILLING, BENSON, WOODWARD, HILLYER, PIERSON AND MILLER, L.L.P v. AMERICAN MARINE HOLDING COMPANY, ALBERT DERBES, III ALBERT DERBES, IV, AND THE DERBES LAW FIRM L.L.C. (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

99-C - 0945 DANNA B. HANNA v. HOMESTEAD INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL C/W SHANNON BABIN v. HOMESTEAD INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Ascension)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0953 LOUISE NARCISE, ETC. v. JO ELLEN SMITH HOSPITAL, DR. SHERMAN, THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, ABC INSURANCE COMPANY AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0955 DANNIE H. TEMPLE v. HUEY WILSON TRUCKING CO., INC. ET AL (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 1W)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

99-CC- 0956 METRO RIVERBOAT ASSOCIATION, INC. v. BALLY'S LOUISIANA INC., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0958 BREWSTER G. STALTER, II AND ROWLAND STALTER v. BANKER MULTIPLE LINE INSURANCE COMPANY, JOHN T. WOOD PROPERTIES AND JOHN T. WOOD (Parish of St. Tammany)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0961 SUPREME RICE MILL v. CARLTON J. GUIDRY  (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 3)

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0967 WILLIAM J. NORTON AND LEOLA NORTON v. JAMES DRAYTON, SR. AND STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Rapides)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0970 KERNAN A. HAND v. GLORIA RODRIGUEZ HAND (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0980 RUSSLAND ENTERPRISES, INC. AND BRYAN LEDET v. THE CITY OF GRETNA, ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0984 DIANNE MOORE, JUANITA GRANT, WALTER HUGHES, BRENDA COOPER, AND CURTIS HUGHES v. WAL-MART, INC., DOUGLAS SHARPE (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0985 DAVID GLENN CULPEPPER v. PLAQUEMINES PARISH HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT NO.1, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-CP- 0992 ALVIN HARVEY v. KELLY WARD, WARDEN, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-CP- 0993 DONALD J. STELLY v. CONNIE C. JARREAU AND SANDRA M. FIRMIN (Parish of Pointe Coupee)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0994 GAYLE LOUISE SCHULTZ, ETC. v. WAVY H. DOYLE, ET AL (Parish of Rapides)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0995 DONALD E. STEELE v. SAMUEL LOGAN STEELE, JR., SAMUEL LOGAN STEELE, III. ANDREY RODDY MARCOTTE, RAYMOND J. MARCOTTE AND ELZA MYRTEL GATLIN (Parish of Jefferson)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 0997 JANIE RILEY v. LOUISIANA I GAMING, A LOUISIANA PARTNERSHIP IN COMMENDAM AND LOUISIANA GAMING ENTERPRISES, INC, D/B/A BOOMTOWN BELL CASINO AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1002 MICHAEL A. BARRILLEAUX AND MARIA D. BARRILLEAUX v. NPC. INC. (Parish of Iberville)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1005 DELITHA DOBBINS MCKEEVER, ET AL v. JOHN WESLEY MCKEEVER, ET AL (Parish of Jackson)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

99-CC- 1011 BETTY GAUTREAU, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE ESTATE OF LAVERNE GAUTREAU, BRYANT GAUTREAU, DIANE GAUTREAU DELATTE, STEVE GAUTREAU, GREGG GAUTREAU, AND CHRIS GAUTREAU v. MOORE'S MARINE, INC.AND EZY GLIDE, INC. (Parish of Assumption)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1013 CATHERINE SMITH v. GERVIS W. ARNOLD, JR. AND MIRIAM F. ARNOLD (Parish of Cameron)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1015 EDISON CALLOWAY v. UNION OIL CO. OF CALIFORNIA AND THE LAND & OFFSHORE CO., INC. (Parish of Terrebonne)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1026 PERRIN C. BUTLER v. O. WILLIAM REEDER, JR., D.M.D., ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1027 JAMES A. CERNIGLIA v. VICKY CERNIGLIA (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1031 JEAN VALETTE BERTHELOT, SUSAN M. GAMBLES AND ELIZABETH ALLMAND INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF ALL OTHER SIMILARLY SITUATED v. TRAVELERS INSURANCE COMPANY, TRAVELERS HEALTH NETWORK OF LOUISIANA INC., METRAHEALTH CARE PLAN OF LOUISIANA, INC., METRAHEALTH INSURANCE COMPANY, UNITED HEALTH AND LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, UNITED WISCONSIN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1035 PERRIN C. BUTLER v. O. WILLIAM REEDER, JR., D.M.D., ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1050 PAUL DANIEL LANDRY v. PEARLIE SIMON (Parish of Vermilion)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1051 KIMBERLY REBOUCHE v. ROBERT G. HARVEY SR. (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-KK- 1052 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENDRICK BARTHOLOMEW (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1280 ROBERT C. GILBOY v. THE AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel; recused.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

99-KH- 1380 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PERRY JACKSON (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

void image

| HOME | COURT RULES | NEWS RELEASES | DOCKET | CLERK'S OFFICE |

Louisiana Supreme Court, 400 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70130
Clerk of Court's Office (504) 310-2300
Judicial Administrator's Office (504) 310-2550
Law Library of Louisiana (504) 310-2400
Email: webmaster@lasc.org

Employee Access