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1999 News Releases

News Release #056

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE #056

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 23rd day of June, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT GRANTED WITH ORDER :

99-CC- 1765 ALMA EARLINE TORRES v. ARLENE V. MEREAUX, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

WRIT TRANSFERRED TO DISTRICT COURT :

99-KH- 1837 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALFRED ALEXANDER (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

MOTION GRANTED; SEE ORDER:

99-OB- 1637 IN RE: DAVID PAUL WILSON

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

STAY DENIED; WRIT DENIED:

99-CC- 1756 JOEL GIBSON DELANEY v. ANNIE LOIS DELANEY (Parish of Concordia)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.



On the 24th day of June, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT GRANTED WITH ORDER:

99-CC- 1844 IN RE: NEW ORLEANS TRAIN CAR LEAKAGE FIRE LITIGATION

(Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

On the 25th day of June, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRITS GRANTED :

99-KO- 0428 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICKO C. BALL, aka RICO C. BALL

(Argument limited to Assignment of Error # 1)

(Parish of Caddo)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-K - 0606 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MITCHELL SMITH (Parish of Orleans)

(Docketed as an Appeal)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-KK- 0627 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TORRANCE DEARY (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-KK- 1004 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAVID E. JOSHLIN (Parish of East Feliciana)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1222 SHIRLEY POSECAI v. WAL-MART STORES, INC. d/b/a SAM'S WHOLESALE CLUB AND JOE DOE (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

99-K - 0558 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FLOYD DUPART (Parish of Orleans)

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

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-KK- 1073 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. $18,905 UNITED STATES CURRENCY (Parish of Orleans)

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

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

LEMMON, J. - would grant and docket.

99-CC- 1505 BONNIE CRAIS v. RICHARD NOLAN, TIC UNITED CORPORATION, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

WRITS TRANSFERRED TO DISTRICT COURTS :

99-KH- 1662 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LEROY A. MILES (Parish of Rapides)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 1704 STATE EX REL EDWARD JACKSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

WRIT GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER / DENIED IN PART :

99-KP- 0894 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES K. WHITTINGTON (Parish of Concordia)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

DISBARMENTS ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

99-B - 0844 IN RE: WILLIAM R. BROUGH

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-B - 0983 IN RE: RUSSELL ALAN CHANEY

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

99-B - 1037 IN RE: LAURENCE D. RUDMAN

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - dissents from the order and would impose greater discipline.

KNOLL, J. - dissents from the order and would impose greater discipline.

WRITS NOT CONSIDERED :

99-CP- 1351 LINDA SYLVESTER ARCENEAUX v. MICHAEL EDWARD ARCENEAUX (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1359 JACOB MITCHELL, JR. v. TODO ENTERPRISES, INC., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

STAY RECALLED; WRIT DENIED:

99-CC- 0948 MICHAEL STEVEN SLAYTON v. ARA MARIE LAWSON SLAYTON (Parish of Jefferson)

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

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

WRITS DENIED :

98-KH- 2992 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PATRICK BELINO (Parish of St. Tammany)

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KK- 3037 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GREGORY PRESTRIDGE (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel; recused.

99-K - 0125 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENNETH SPRADLEY (Parish of Iberville)

CALOGERO, C.J. - would grant to run the sentences concurrently.

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel; recused.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant to run the sentences concurrently.

99-KH- 0237 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL ANTHONY BOULT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0280 STATE EX REL FREDDIE ARMSTRONG v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Morehouse)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0319 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANTHONY DONALDSON (Parish of St. Tammany)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0344 STATE EX REL OLIVER SUMBLER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Allen)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0349 STATE EX REL ROBERT HAMILTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0351 STATE EX REL FRANK SCOTT JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0380 STATE EX REL ANTHONY DONALDSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0382 STATE EX REL ROBERT LEON BENNETT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Sabine)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0384 STATE EX REL ALEX JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0393 STATE EX REL DARRYL WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0394 STATE EX REL FRANK A. IMPASTATO, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0398 STATE EX REL LARRY K. BARNARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0401 STATE EX REL JOHN JACKSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0402 STATE EX REL GULLIVER LEA v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0403 STATE EX REL JOHN HIGGINBOTHAM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0406 STATE EX REL ROY CARROLL PAULK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0412 STATE EX REL PERRY M. GRANT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Acadia)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0413 STATE EX REL GLENN BRENT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0414 STATE EX REL PRESTON GEORGE DEMOUCHET, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0417 STATE EX REL STEVEN HOWARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0419 STATE EX REL RANDEL L. SCOTT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jackson)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0425 STATE EX REL ROBERT DALE HICKS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0431 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EDWIN CODRINGTON (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0433 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. THOMAS LISOTTA (Parish of Jefferson)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0443 STATE EX REL MCARTHUR JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0444 STATE EX REL JOHNNY C. BROOKS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0451 STATE EX REL FRANK GUILLORY SR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

99-CI- 0454 MELVN CROCHET v. ED C. DAY, JR. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0461 STATE EX REL THOMAS C. WYRE, SR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Tangipahoa)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-K - 0526 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JULIUS A. BENJAMIN (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-K - 0570 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROMALIS M. COOK (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-KP- 0571 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLIFTON JOSEPH GREEN (Parish of Calcasieu)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

99-K - 0593 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RANDY DELAHOUSSAYE (Parish of Iberia)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel; recused.

99-KO- 0614 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GREGG J. STANLEY (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-KP- 0618 CALVIN DUNCAN v. BURL CAIN (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-K - 0624 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES JOHNSON (Parish of Jefferson)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-KO- 0635 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DARRYL G. SOILEAU (Parish of Calcasieu)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-K - 0658 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CURTIS PAUL ROBERTSON (Parish of Iberia)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-KO- 0662 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RODDY GUILBEAU (Parish of Lafayette)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-KO- 0671 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CARLOUS FRANCIS (Parish of Jefferson)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-KO- 0677 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DARRYL G. SOILEAU (Parish of Calcasieu)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0710 STATE EX REL RODNEY REVERE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0762 STATE EX REL RODNEY REVERE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-KH- 0848 STATE EX REL RODNEY REVERE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-KK- 1000 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRYAN MATTHEWS (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

99-K - 1023 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIE FIELDS (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1230 DAVID GAUTHREAUX v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY AND ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

99-C - 1254 JANE DOE AND JOHN DOE (CAROLYN DUFOUR, ET UX.) v. EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ASSOCIATES, ET AL (Parish of Rapides)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1255 A.M.A. DISTRIBUTORS, INC., AND TIGER TRUCK STOP, INC. v. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF IBERVILLE, ET AL (Parish of Iberville)

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

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

KIMBALL, J. - would grant the writ.

99-C - 1256 JANE DOE AND JOHN DOE (CAROLYN DUFOUR, ET UX.) v. EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ASSOCIATES, ET AL (Parish of Rapides)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

99-CC- 1262 IN THE MATTER OF SHINTECH AND ITS AFFILIATES (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1281 TERRELL O. WAGNER AND VICKI WAGNER v. WILLIAM R. MEEKS, INDIVIDUALLY AND D/B/A BILL MEEKS AND ASSOCIATES; THE CITY/PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS; ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1282 JOHN ROGERS v. CASANDRA CASTON, ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY AND AMERICAN CENTRAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Caddo)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1285 KARLA BROUSSARD & ARTHUR BROUSSARD, INDIVIDUALLY, ETC. v. BYRON FONTENOT, B.J. FONTENOT TURCK SERVICE & CLARENDON NATIONAL INS. CO. (Parish of Calcasieu)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

99-C - 1287 CATHY DISOTELL v. BUNGE CORPORATION (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 2)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

99-C - 1289 MAGGIE KELLY EWALD, ET AL v. JAMES S. HUBBARD, ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1290 LEXINGTON HOUSE v. KIMBERLY GLEASON (Office of Worker's Compensation District # 2)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

99-C - 1291 ROBERT J. HARGETT AND JOSETTE HARGETT v. DANIEL N. HARGETT, SR. (Parish of Lafayette)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1296 JULIA COLEMAN v. WINN-DIXIE LOUISIANA, INC. (Parish of St. Charles)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

99-KK- 1298 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KEVIN JENKINS ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1318 HARRY ARMAND, ET AL v. RAPIDES BANK & TRUST COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Rapides)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1322 WALLIS WINDSOR ROOZE MEYERS v. MERCY-BAPTIST HOSPITAL, DR. ALAN STOLIER, DR. MOHAMED ELMONGY, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1325 SUNRISE SHIPPING AGENCY, INC. AND LUCAS KTISTAKIS v. UNIVERSAL MARITIME SERVICES, LTD. (A DELAWARE CORPORATION), MARKOS KOUNTOUROUDAS AND GEORGIOS ZERVOUDIS C/W MARKOS KOUNTOUROUDAS AND GEORGIOS ZERVOUDIS v. LUCAS KTISTAKIS , ENDEAVOR OVERSEAS, S.A. AND ALMA SHIPPING AND TRADING, S.A. (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-C - 1357 MYRTLE FOSTER v. F.A. RICHARD & ASSOCIATES, INC AND DOREEN MCSPADDEN (Parish of Lafayette)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

99-C - 1358 JOHN CHAMBERLAIN AND HOWARD MOREAUX v. BELLE OF ORLEANS, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-KK- 1360 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SIDNEY ANTHONY (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1361 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AND AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE v. OWEN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC., PREMIER GLASS, INC., AND CONTRACTORS BONDING AND INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1362 MONA BERNARD ET AL v. THIGPEN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY INC., ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1363 THE GREATER BATON ROUGE PORT COMMISSION v. RIVER ROAD CONSTRUCTION CO., NATIONAL FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY , AND RELIANCE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of West Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1366 JOHN F. SESSIONS, JR. v. BARBER BROTHERS CONTRACTING COMPANY, INC. AND STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of Livingston)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

99-CC- 1372 THE TIMES-PICAYUNE PUBLISHING CORPORATION v. NEW ORLEANS PUBLISHING GROUP, INC. AND NOPG, L.L.C. (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1390 CYNTHIA L. KNIGHT, ET AL v. KIDSPORTS FUN & FITNESS CLUB, ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1397 THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY v. JOHN NEELY KENNEDY, IN HIS CAPACITY AS SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE & TAXATION, STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1398 BRYANNE BROWN, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE MINOR BRIAN BROWN AND SUSANNE BROWN v. PERMANENT GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1399 BARBARA GALLET AND JEFFERY GALLET v. MIDLAND RISK INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Plaquemines)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-KK- 1413 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERRY BULLOCK (Parish of Calcasieu)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

99-KK- 1424 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLINT E. BALDWIN (Parish of East Feliciana)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-KK- 1436 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL THOMAS (Parish of Bossier)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-KK- 1440 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLINT BALDWIN (Parish of East Feliciana)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 1506 PATRICIA LATTIER HOLMES v. THE PEOPLES STATE BANK (Parish of Caddo)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

99-CC- 1519 BRENDA B. LABORDE, ET AL VS. SONAT EXPLORATION CO., ET AL CONSOLIDATED WITH: SALLY LABORDE, ET AL VS. SONAT EXPLORATION CO., ET AL CONSOLIDATED WITH: HAYDEN CHAPMAN VS. SONAT EXPLOARATION CO., ET AL CONSOLIDATED WITH: GYNDELL HENRY, ET AL v. QUANTUM PRODUCTION SERVICES, INC. (Parish of Avoyelles)

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

99-KH- 1667 STATE EX REL JEROME NORMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

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