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This matter involves a long-standing dispute over unpaid freight charges. On October 31, 2007, the Marine Corps Community Services (“MCCS”) awarded contract number H0107-D0005 to Salem Logistics, Inc. (“Salem”), a freight broker. Estes Express Lines v. United States, 739 F.3d 689, 691 (Fed. Cir. 2014). Pursuant to that contract, Salem provided MCCS with certain transportation and freight manage ... More $0 (11-27-2015 - DC)


In these Indian Tribe cases involving significant claims against the United States for breach of fiduciary duty, among other things, Plaintiffs filed a motion for discovery relief on August 14, 2015 seeking an order in their favor on the following grounds: (1) the Government failed substantially and in multiple ways to produce documents in compliance with Rule 34 of the Court of Federal Claims Ru ... More $0 (11-27-2015 - DC)

Robyn Christiansen v. Wright Medical

Chicago, IL - Plaintiff wins $11 million in damages from Wright Medical

Robyn Christiansen, age 73, sued Wright Medical on products liability theory claiming that the Conserve Plus metal-on-metal him implant that was used to replace her hip was defective and unreasonably dangerous and, as a direct result, she was injured and damaged. The hip prosthesis was implanted 2006 and failed six y ...
More $11,000,000 (11-27-2015 - GA)


Plaintiff, New Orleans Regional Physician Hospital Organization, Inc., d/b/a Peoples Health Network (PHN or plaintiff), has filed a motion for reconsideration of a portion of the court’s August 21, 2015 Opinion and Order.1 Pl.’s Mot., Sept. 18, 2015, ECF No. 121-1; see generally New Orleans Reg’l Physician Hosp. Org., Inc. v. United States (New Orleans), 122 Fed. Cl. 807 (2015). Plaintiff mainta ... More $0 (11-27-2015 - DC)

Jim J. Griego v. Robert A. McDonald

The appellant served in the U.S. Army from April 1962 to April 1964. R. at 686. In September 1999, the Albuquerque, New Mexico, VA regional office (RO) issued a rating decision that granted service connection for tinnitus and left ear hearing loss. R. at 650-60. The appellant filed a claim for VA compensation benefits "for Cholesteatoma, secondary to hearing loss" and submitted evidence regard ... More $0 (11-27-2015 - DC)

Grover V. Kilawatt Technologies, Inc.

On December 24, 2014, the court granted a motion to amend the complaint to add
Gregory Johnson and others as defendants. The 60-day period to serve the new parties thus ran
from that date, and expired in February. V.R.C.P. 3. On April13, Plaintiff filed a motion to
extend the time for service upon Mr. Johnson. The court denied the motion as untimely and
unsupported by excusable ...
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Poirier V. Blue Seal at Taft Corner, Inc.

The evidence presented to the court is that the veterinarian cannot say that it is
more likely than not that the horse either became ill or died because of eating the new
feed. Given that, it would be pure speculation to conclude that the illness or death were
related to the feed. It would also be highly prejudicial to Defendant for the jury to hear
about the death. The motion ...
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Prouty v. Southwest Vermont Medical Center

This wrongful death and medical negligence action comes before the court on a motion to deem admitted certain requests to admit. For the reasons discussed below, the motion is granted. On February 4, 2014, Plaintiff served requests for Defendant to admit that medical charges from two third parties (Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic) were reasonable. In compliance wi ... More $0 (11-27-2015 - VT)

State Of Connecticut v. Conyers

The defendant, Dirren T. Conyers, appeals from the trial court’s judgment of conviction, renderedafterajurytrial,ofmanslaughterinthesecond degree1 inviolationofGeneralStatutes§ 53a-56(a)(1),2 and unlawful restraint in the first degree in violation of General Statutes § 53a-95.3 On appeal, the defendant claims that the trial court improperly declined to give the jury his proposed instruction that ‘ ... More $0 (11-27-2015 - CT)

Gonzales v. Langdon

This appeal arises out of a medical malpractice action brought by the plaintiff, Luz Marina Gonzales, against the defendants, Robert Langdon and Shoreline Dermatology, P.C., after a neck and jowl ‘‘S’’ facelift procedure performed by Langdon allegedly left the plaintiff permanently injured. The plaintiff appeals from the judgment of the trial court dismissing her complaint against the defendants f ... More $0 (11-27-2015 - CT)

State of Tennessee v. Corey Antuan Gray

The Defendant was involved in a shooting that took place in November 2013, at 88 Holland Avenue in Jackson, Tennessee. On March 31, 2014, he was indicted on four counts of attempted first degree murder, four counts of aggravated assault, four counts of employing a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony, and one count of evading arrest. At the November 4, 2014 jury trial, Kimberly Sw ... More $0 (11-27-2015 - TN)

Happy Jack Ranch, Inc. v. HH&L Dev., Inc.

The business relationship between Behrend and Strnad has generated many civil lawsuits and criminal investigations. As the parties are familiar with the complex procedural background of this suit, we will discuss only those facts necessary to render our decision. See Tex. R. App. P. 47.1 (stating appellate court opinions should be as brief as practicable in addressing issues necessary to final dis ... More $0 (11-27-2015 - TX)

State Of Tennessee v. Bell

This case arises out of the brutal assault and murder of the victim, Starr Harris, on June 1, 2010. The Defendant, Rickey Alvis Bell, Jr., subsequently was indicted for one count of first degree felony murder during the perpetration of a kidnapping, one count of first degree felony murder during the perpetration of a rape, one count of especially aggravated kidnapping, and one count of aggravated ... More $0 (11-27-2015 - )

Johnson v. State Of Texas

Harris was a longtime employee of a Fina Whip-In convenience store located in Garland. On Sunday, May 20, 2012, Harris opened the store at 7:00 a.m. Videotape from the store's surveillance cameras showed appellant entering the store a few minutes later, carrying a cigarette lighter and a bottle containing what was later determined to be lighter fluid. Appellant walked around the sales count ... More $0 (11-27-2015 - TX)

Public Integrity Alliance, Inc. v. City of Tucson

We consider the constitutionality of Tucson’s unusual
system for electing members of its city council.
Tucson’s elections are ordinary in many ways. The city
is divided into six wards of approximately equal population,
and each ward is allotted one seat on the city council. A
candidate for city council must run for the seat in the ward
where he resides. See Tucson ...
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State of Tennessee v. James Denver Case

In April 2012, the Dickson County Grand Jury indicted William Dallas Forrester, Angela Marie Warner, and the appellant for the first degree felony murder of John Edward Travierso, Sr.; the aggravated robbery of his son, John Edward Travierso, Jr.; and aggravated burglary.1 The appellant was tried separately from his codefendants.
At trial, Trina Travierso testified that she was the victim& ...
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Bennett v. State Of Texas

Appellant separated from his wife, Sheryl Bennett, approximately six months before the killings that formed the basis of his capital murder conviction. Appellant and Sheryl had aPage 2somewhat rocky relationship. While separated, Sheryl became involved with Jose Reyes, and the two began living together in Sheryl's apartment on a part-time basis. According to friends, Appellant appeared to be upset ... More $0 (11-27-2015 - TX)

Cole v. Trammell

Petitioner's nine-month-old daughter, Brianna Cole, was murdered on the evening of December 20, 2002. Brianna Cole's spine had been snapped in half and her aorta completely torn through due to non-accidental stretching. The State Medical Examiner ruled the death a homicide and described the official cause of death as fracture of the spine with aortic laceration. Petitioner confessed to causing the ... More $0 (11-27-2015 - OK)

State Of Kansas v. Robinson

The State charged Appellant with multiple offenses related to the murders of six women. The murders constituted parts of a common scheme or course of conduct. Appellant was sentenced to death for his convictions for two counts of capital murder. On appeal, Appellant raised nineteen general claims of reversible error covering the entire trial proceedings, as well as a variety of sub-claims. The Sup ... More $0 (11-27-2015 - KS)

Holland v. State

The Arkansas Supreme Court, in affirming defendant’s convictions of first and second-degree sexual assault against two minors, XB and JD, in 2006 and 2010, upheld exclusion of one of the victim’s medical-psychiatric intake records in 2011. The records showed that the victim denied that he had previously been sexually assaulted. The majority affirmed and reasoned there was no reversible error, but ... More $0 (11-27-2015 - AR)

United States of America v. Trotter et al

Defendant and his brother, Maurice Trotter, were charged in a twelve-count indictment with
numerous narcotic and firearm charges. A jury found the Trotters guilty, and the court sentenced
defendant to 322 months’ imprisonment. Defendant appealed his convictions, which the Tenth Circuit
affirmed. See United States v. Trotter, 483 F.3d 694, 697 (10th Cir. 2007) (Trotter I).
D ...
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USA v. Quesada et al

On March 29, 2013, Petitioner entered a guilty plea to Count 1 of a Superseding
Indictment, charging a violation of 21 U.S.C. § 846, conspiracy to distribute more than 500
grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine.1
Petitioner entered his plea after reaching a plea agreement with the government under Fed. R.
Crim. P. 11(c)(1)(C).2 ...
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United States of America v. Dental Care Associates of Spokane Valley

The United States filed its First Amended Complaint in this action on June
16, 2015, seeking a permanent injunction against Defendants that would require
them to adhere to federal tax laws by timely filing employment tax returns, timely
paying the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) federal employment taxes, and not
assigning or transferring any property until Defendants pay the tax ...
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USA v. Lawrence

Defendant was convicted in connection with his commission of four bank robberies. The
last of those robberies, on January 6, 2005, resulted in the murder of Bryan Hurst, an off-duty
Columbus Police officer who was working as a bank security guard. (ECF No. 9.) Following
the trial and an eligibility hearing, Defendant was sentenced to death. (ECF No. 216.) The
judgment of ...
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Jefferson v. Baywater Drilling, LLC

Jefferson seeks an award of attorney’s fees in the amount of $82,814.75 because of its
efforts to secure compliance from Baywater regarding its maintenance and cure obligations to
Jefferson. In support of its application, Jefferson submitted its attorneys’ billing records in which
the billing entries were in tenth of an hour increments. The billing entries also show that Hugh
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U.S. v. HOCK

On 23 December 2012, the appellant joined Ms. ARM, ARM’s mother and her mother’s boyfriend, Lance Corporal (LCpl) WY, for an evening in the barracks on board Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms. LCpl WY was restricted to the barracks, so he earlier invited ARM’s mother to join him there. She brought ARM, her 16-year-old daughter, who did not know the appellant. ARM and ARM’s ... More $0 (11-26-2015 - DC)


The appellant arrived at Naval Station Great Lakes and checked into Marine Air Control Group 48 in June 2011, where he represented he was a “bonafide bachelor” and was thus permitted to move into government quarters set aside for that purpose. However, the appellant also received Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) payments since he falsely reported that he lived in an apartment in Chicago. The re ... More $0 (11-26-2015 - DC)

Immanuel v. Comptroller

In his role as legal custodian of millions of dollars’ worth of unclaimed property, the Comptroller enters and stores in a database information regarding the property he is holding and who might be entitled to claim it. As the Comptroller receives each piece of abandoned property, his staff logs data about the property, its value, and the likely owner into the Comptroller’s database. The Comptro ... More $0 (11-26-2015 - MD)

Marshall Dean Smith v. City of Atmore

Marshall Dean Smith has appealed the summary judgment entered by the Escambia Circuit Court ("the trial court") in favor of the City of Atmore ("the City") in Smith's lawsuit alleging claims of negligent design and construction of the City's water-drainage system, negligent maintenance of the City's water-drainage system, continuing trespass, and nuisance. Although I concur to affirm the summary j ... More $0 (11-26-2015 - AL)

Tony Hall v. Gaylord Entertainment Company, et al.

Plaintiff/Appellant Tony Hall filed this personal injury lawsuit against Defendant Gaylord Entertainment Company (“Gaylord”) and Defendant/Appellee International Special Attractions, Ltd. (“ISA”) seeking to recover damages for injuries he allegedly sustained by falling on an ice slide that was featured in the ICE! Exhibit at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville (the “Ice Exhi ... More $0 (11-26-2015 - TN)

Akilah Louise Wofford, et al. v. M.J. Edwards & Sons Funeral Home Inc., et al.

Plaintiff/Appellee Akilah Wofford‘s father, L.C. Wofford, died on June 10, 2013 after suffering a heart attack in his yard. Ms. Wofford, who graduated from high school in 2008, was a college student at the time of her father‘s death. She was raised by her father. When her father passed away, her aunt assisted her with making the funeral arrangements. The family contacted Defendant/Appellant M.J. E ... More $0 (11-26-2015 - TN)

Central Woodwork, Inc. v. Cheyenne Johnson, Shelby County Assessor of Property

Appellee, Central Woodwork, Inc. (“Central Woodwork”), is a business formed under the laws of Tennessee and located in Shelby County, Tennessee. Central Woodwork sells doors, doorframes, hinges, casings, moldings, and other related items. A portion of Central Woodwork‟s business involves the sale of individual door parts, while the remaining portion involves the assembly of those parts int ... More $0 (11-26-2015 - TN)

Memphis Bonding Company, Inc. v. Criminal Court of Tennessee 30th District, et al.

Memphis Bonding Company, Inc. (“MBC”) is a bail bond company doing
business in Shelby County, Tennessee. On February 23, 2015, MBC filed a sworn petition for injunctive relief and declaratory judgment in the chancery court of Shelby County, naming as defendants the Criminal Court of Tennessee for the Thirtieth Judicial District and each of its ten judges, who were named in their capacity as ...
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United States of America v. Albert Dwayne Banks

Topeka, KS - Junction City Man Sentenced to Life In Cocaine Trafficking Case

A Junction City man has been sentenced to life in federal prison for trafficking cocaine in Junction City and Manhattan, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today. Another defendant in the case was sentenced to more than 21 years.

Albert Dwayne Banks, 33, Junction, City, Kan. was sentenced to life. He was c ...
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United States of America v. Christopher Halligan

Fargo, ND - Man Sentenced for Receipt and Possession of Child Pornography

Christopher Halligan, 47, Emerado, ND, was sentenced before U. S. District Judge Ralph R Erickson to serve eight years in prison for one count of receipt of materials containing child pornography and three counts of possession of child pornography. Judge Erickson also sentenced Halligan to serve five years of superv ...
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Donald Thomas Scholz v. Boston Herald, Inc.

In the mid-1970s, Donald Thomas Scholz, a musician, composer, recording engineer, and record producer,
founded the rock band "Boston." After many years playing in the band, Brad Delp, who was its lead singer, committed suicide on March 9, 2007. The Boston Herald, Inc., published three stories regarding Brad's suicide, written by columnists Gayle Fee and Laura Raposa, who relied on informati ...
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Lyle Hird v. American Family Mutual Ins. Co.

Lyle and Carol Hird appeal the judgment dismissing their bad faith claim against their insurer, American Family, denying their request for additional interest under WIS. STAT. § 628.46(1), and denying
their request for double costs and interest under WIS. STAT. § 807.01 (2013-14).1 For the reasons set forth below, we conclude that: (1) American Family is entitled to summary judgment as to ...
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328 Barry Avenue, LLC vs. Nolan Properties Group, LLC

The questions presented in this case concern the interpretation and application of
the 2-year statute of limitations in Minn. Stat. § 541.051, subd. 1(a) (2014), which applies
to actions “arising out of the defective and unsafe condition of an improvement to real
property.” Appellant 328 Barry Avenue, LLC (328 LLC) used respondent Nolan
Properties Group, LLC (NPG) as the gene ...
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Eric Onyango filed an application to modify his child support obligation on
August 15, 2012. An order for temporary modification of child support was
entered October 16, 2012, reducing Onyango’s support obligation from $466.00
to $10.00 per month. A trial scheduling order was entered on October 26, 2012,
setting the trial date for July 25, 2013, and setting a pretrial and set ...
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United States of America v. Su Qin Yang a/k/a “Lily” and “Anita Chang”

Los Angeles, CA - Former Rosemead Resident Sentenced to nearly Five Years in Federal Prison for Trafficking in Counterfeit Marlboro Cigarettes

A former resident of the San Gabriel Valley who was a major distributor of counterfeit cigarettes in the Los Angeles area has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison for trafficking in counterfeit goods.

Su Qin Yang, who also ...
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