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1999 News Releases

News Release #097

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 097

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

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

STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED :

99-CC- 3229 ALFREDA SMITH MILLER, ET AL v. SOUTHERN BAPTIST HOSPITAL, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

MARCUS J., would grant the writ,

TRAYLOR J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY J., would grant the writ.



On the 16th day of November, 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-KH- 2971 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHARLES TOLLIVER (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

APPLICATION DISMISSED ON RELATOR'S MOTION:

99-KK- 3185 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERIC LANEHART (Parish of Orleans)



On the 17th day of November, 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-KD- 3257 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LONNIE ALLEN, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

CALOGERO C.J., concurs. It is difficult for me to perceive how this evidence could not be relevant.



STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

99-CC- 3240 ROBERT R. ZELENAK AND MARY E. ZELENAK v. PETER FAZZIO, ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY AND USAA CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY (24th Judicial District Court)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

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

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED:

99-K - 1283 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BENJY WELCH (Parish of Ascension)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-K - 1484 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RONALD BRANCH (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-C - 2402 DANIEL J. BOUTTE AND HIS WIFE, SANDRA BOUTTE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILD S. B., AND HIS SONS, D. J. B., JR. AND E. M., III v. JEFFERSON PARISH HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT NO. 1, D/B/A WEST JEFFERSON GENERAL HOSPITAL, CHARITY HOSPITAL IN NEW ORLEANS, JEFFERSON PARISH HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT NO. 2, D/B/A EAST JEFFERSON GENERAL HOSPITAL, HOTEL DIEU HOSPITAL AND DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL, INC. D/B/A DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL, ST. LOUIS, U.S.A. (Parish of Jefferson)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-C - 2522 RODNEY NICHOLAS, ET UX v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

VICTORY J., not on panel.



WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

98-CC- 0622 WESLEY ROBERTS, JR., ET AL v. OWENS-CORNING FIBERGLASS CORPORATION, ET AL (Parish of Iberville)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

KIMBALL J., would deny the writ application.

98-CC- 2579 GLORIA BROOKS v. DR. DANIEL CHAPPELL, ET AL (Parish of Iberville)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-CC- 0880 URSULA BULOT, ET AL v. INTRACOASTAL TUBULAR SERVICES, INC., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-KK- 1614 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GREG STEVENS (Parish of Madison)

See Per Curiam.

MARCUS J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2529 BETTYE RODGERS v. FOOD LION,INC. , ET AL (Parish of Bossier)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2553 MANZY JERRY BERRY v. ST. PAUL FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY (24 th Judicial District Court)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2665 DAVID BENOIT v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

99-KK- 2868 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONALD E. LANGLOIS (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

MARCUS J., would deny the writ.

TRAYLOR J., would deny the writ.

99-KH- 2972 STATE EX REL ANTHONY PARKER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

TRANSFERRED TO THE COURT OF APPEAL:

99-KH- 2539 STATE EX REL KEVIN HOLLINGSWORTH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

Fourth Circuit.

VICTORY J., not on panel.

DISBARMENT ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

99-B - 2566 IN RE: DANNY L. GILBERT

VICTORY J., not on panel.

LEAVE TO APPEAL DENIED:

99-OB- 2624 IN RE: APPEAL OF DISCIPLINARY BOARD DECISION DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 99-PDB-001

MARCUS J., not on panel.

SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

99-B - 2951 IN RE: LEILA SELDEN WITHERS

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED:

99-KH- 1347 STATE EX REL GEORGE ROLAND, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1472 STATE EX REL JORGE AVILA v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Charles)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

99-C - 1722 LES J. O'QUAIN v. R. W. EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC. AND CLAIMS CENTER (Office Of Workers' Comp. Dist 3)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2744 STATE EX REL DEREK ROBERTSON AND LESTER RAY BELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY J., not on panel.



APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED:

99-KK- 2569 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MELISSA M. ROGERS (Parish of Washington)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2596 MARTHA E. CRONAN, ET AL v. CITY OF KENNER, ET AL (Parish of

Jefferson)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

99-CP- 2603 EDWARD GATSON v. WHITAKER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY (Office Of Workers' Comp. Dist 1w)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

99-C - 2674 JASON PAUL ORTEGO AND NICOLE ANN DAIGLE v. LENNIS LANDRY, III ET AL (Parish of Calcasieu)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

99-KK- 1297 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ARMOND BARBAIN (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2574 ROSA P. LEWIS v. DR. MARCUS L. PITTMAN, JR. (Parish of St. Tammany)

KIMBALL J., not on panel.

99-CC- 3285 RENELLA FUSELIER, AND LEE FUSELIER, JR., INDIVIDUALLY ETC. v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Landry)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

PETITION DENIED; MOTION DENIED:

99-O - 2567 ROBERT L. HACKETT v. LOUISIANA ATTORNEY DISCIPLINARY BOARD AND DAVID W. OESTRIECHER, II

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

98-C - 0450 DOROTHY REED GAUTHE, ET AL v. ASBESTOS CORPORATION LIMITED, ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

98-C - 0457 JULIA WALKER YOUNG, ET AL. v. E.D. BULLARD COMPANY, ETAL. (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

98-CC- 0660 CHRISANDA MEREDITH, ET AL / VS. / ASBESTOS CORPORATION, LTD., ET AL / CONSOLIDATED WITH / LILLIAN PELTIER PERQUE, ET AL v. AVONDALE

INDUSTRIES, INC. (formerly AVONDALE SHIPYARDS, INC. formerly AVONDALE MARINE WAYS, ET AL) (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

98-CC- 0663 CHRISANDA MEREDITH, ET AL VS ASBESTOS CORPORATON, LTD. ET AL / C/W / LILLIAN PELTIER PERQUE, ET AL v. AVONDALE INDUSTRIES, INC. formerly AVONDALE SHIPYARDS, INC. formerly AVONDALE MARINE WAYS, ET AL

(Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

98-CC- 0723 VERNA PITRE, DAVID WAYNE PITRE, SHARON MARIE PITRE, JOAN PITRE WILBANKS AND MONA LYNN PITRE NELSON v. GAF CORPORATION, ET AL

(Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

98-C - 1030 DOROTHY REED GAUTHE, ET AL v. ASBESTOS CORPORATION LIMITED, ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

98-CC- 1034 MARIE LOUISE CALLAWAY, ET AL v. ANCO INSULATION, INC. ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

98-CC- 1823 LUCILLE H. POTTER, JUNE CAROL POTTER LIEMANN, JOHN POTTER, JR. v. PATTISON, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

98-CC- 2034 CAROLYN POTTER, ET AL v. A. B. PATISON, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

98-C - 3006 WINSTON SHEPARD v. TIMOTHY BRADFORD, ET AL (Parish of Beauregard)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1305 STATE EX REL HERMAN WALLACE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

99-KP- 1605 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARK V. MARINOFF (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

VICTORY J., would grant the writ.

99-K - 1686 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICKY FUGLER (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

99-K - 1755 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DORSEY CAGE (Parish of Ascension)

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

99-K - 1759 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DUONG CAO (Parish of Terrebone)

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

99-K - 1809 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONALD R. MARTIN (Parish of Avoyelles)

KNOLL J., not on panel; recused.

TRAYLOR J., would grant the writ.

99-KH- 1916 STATE EX REL CALVIN DUMAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Morehouse)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1917 STATE EX REL RAYMOND FLANK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1918 STATE EX REL LEROY THIBODEAUX v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1920 STATE EX REL RAYMOND ERIC BAKER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.'

99-KH- 1921 STATE EX REL MISTER DONAHUE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1943 STATE EX REL JOSEPH MARTIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1945 STATE EX REL RAFAEL TORRES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1946 STATE EX REL MELVIN JOSEPH MITCHELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (16 th Jucicial District Court)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1978 STATE EX REL DAVID HARRIMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1986 STATE EX REL TIMOTHY WASHINGTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Webster)

KIMBALL J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1987 STATE EX REL BARRY WOOLRIDGE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1988 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAMON PATTERSON (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1989 STATE EX REL CHARLES RAY SPEARS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Tangipahoa)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1990 STATE EX REL JOHN D. LYNCH, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1991 STATE EX REL JOHN K RICHARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1993 STATE EX REL DANNY BATTAGLIA v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1997 STATE EX REL WARREN ARMSTEAD, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-KH- 1998 STATE EX REL RAMUS J. BENOIT, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

KIMBALL J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2000 STATE EX REL GEORGE WITHERSPOON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2001 STATE EX REL JERRY RIVERA v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-KH- 2039 STATE EX REL RILEY BOUDREAUX v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

99-C - 2197 JOHNNY PICARD, ET AL v. VERMILION PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (Parish of Vermilion)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

CALOGERO C.J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL J., would grant the writ.

99-C - 2204 JAMES F. SILVIO, JR. v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA AND THE BOARD OF PAROLE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

KIMBALL J., would grant the writ.

JOHNSON J., would grant the writ.

99-C - 2307 ALYSON M. DARENSBOURG v. TH4 GREAT ATLANTIC & PACIFIC TEA COMPANY, INC. D/B/A SUPER FREESH AND CHRIS FRIIS

LEMMON J., not on panel.

CALOGERO C.J., would grant the writ.

JOHNSON J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL J., would grant the writ.

99-C - 2352 LOUIS J. CORNAY, ET UX. v. FMC CORPORATION, ET AL. (Parish of St. Landry)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

CALOGERO C.J., would grant the writ.

JOHNSON J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY J., would grant the writ.

99-CC- 2354 COMPACT MANIFOLDS, INC., VERNON C. GREEN AND PAUL AYMOND v. TECHNICAL CONTROL SYSTEMS, INC., JAMES PILLARO AND EUGENE PATIN (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

KIMBALL J., would grant the writ.

99-CP- 2493 WILLIAM C. RICHARDSON, ET AL v. DOUGLAS SAY, M.D., ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-C - 2526 MENG SENGSOULY, ET AL v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of St. Martin)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-C - 2527 JACQUELINE ROBERTS v. GREGORY J. RICHARD & PROGRESSIVE SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANY & STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Calcasieu)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

JOHNSON J., would grant the writ.

99-KK- 2528 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHRISTOPHER KENNER, III (Parish of St. Mary)

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

99-C - 2537 RODNEY NICHOLAS, ET UX v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2557 JULES S. DEUTSCH v. JOSEPH LANAUX, ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY AND STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

VICTORY J., would grant the writ.

99-C - 2564 SANDRA JACOB, WIFE OF/AND JAMES R. MADERE, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS ADMINISTRATORS OF THE ESTATE OF THEIR MINOR SON M.J.M. v. TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT ADVANCED/NEWHOUSE PARTNERSHIP, ET AL (Parish of St. John)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

99-C - 2568 SUCCESSION OF NIMFA PINEDA WILLIAMS (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

99-C - 2575 JOHN PARIS MURCHISON ET UX v. BILLY R. TRAMMEL ET UX (9th Judicial District Court)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2580 BEVERLY FREY v. ALBERTSON'S, INC. AND EMMON ENTERPRISES, INC. (Parish of Tangipahoa)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2582 BARBARA HOOVER v. DANIEL LANOIS ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL J., not on panel.

99-CP- 2587 ALCY JOSEPH v. L.T. TAYLOR, ET AL (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

99-C-2594 ELLA LOUISE HALE v. CITY OF BOGALUSA (Office Of Workers' Comp. Dist. 6)

MARCUS J., not on panel.

99-KK- 2620 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MURPHY THOMAS (Parish of St. Landry)

KIMBALL J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2629 NEWTON & ASSOCIATES, INC. v. INFINITY DATA SYSTEMS, INC. (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-C - 2640 PLAQUEMINES PARISH COUNCIL v. KATHLEEN C. AUPIED D/B/A SCOOPS SEAFOOD (Parish of Plaquemines)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2643 KENNETH D. ZEAGLER v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, RAYMOND R. SALAS, AND AMERICAN NATIONAL PROPERTY AND CASUALTY COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2644 JOHN H. SMITH, JR. v. JOHN DOE, JEFFERSON TRANSIT, INC. ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL J., not on panel.

99-C - 2648 PALA-INTERSTATE, INC. v. RIVER/ROAD CONSTRUCTION, INC. AND UNITED STATES FIDELITY & GUARANTY COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-C - 2651 MARIA ACOSTA v. EDWARD CAMPBELL, M.D., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON J., not on panel.

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

LEMMON J., not on panel.

MARCUS J., would grant the writ.

99-CC- 2662 MICHAEL WALTON v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2664 ERS BUILDING MAINTENANCE, INC. v. EDWIN WATTS GOLF SHOPS. INC. (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-C - 2669 EDITH HYDE v. JON LUCKETT, ET AL (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2672 DEPOSIT TRUST SAVING BANK, FSB / VS. / ANDREW KUCHARCHUK, M.D., MARTHA WATKINS KUCHARCHUK AND PROJECT CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, INC. / CONSOLIDATED WITH / ANDREW KUCHARCHUK, M.D. AND MARTHA WATKINS KUCHARCHUK v. PROJECT CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, INC. AND VICTOR H. MCKNIGHT (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR J., not on panel.

99-CC- 2788 KENNETH D. ZEAGLER v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, RAYMOND R. SALAS, AND AMERICAN NATIONAL PROPERTY AND CASUALTY COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO C.J., not on panel.

99-KK- 2858 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONALD LANGLOIS (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY J., not on panel.

99-KH- 3136 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BOBBY WILLIAMS (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON J., not on panel.

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