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Amy Thomas v. Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner of Social Securty

Federal Courthouse Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock, Arkansas

Amy Thomas was thirty-four years old, the mother of a four-year-old son, and
in the process of divorcing her second husband. A high-school graduate, she lived on
her own, cared for herself and her indoor dog and cat, tended her home, managed her
finances, and led a more-or-less independent life. She had custody of her son every
other week and would care and provide for him as well,... More...
   $0 (02-05-2018 - AR)

The Estate of Chandler J. Barnwell v. Linda Watson, Dr., EdD, Superintendent of the School Board of the Little Rock Independent School District

Federal Courthouse Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock, Arkansas

After their son tragically committed suicide, the plaintiffs, Michael and Anna
Barnwell, sued the superintendent of their sonís school district, alleging that the
school had discriminated against their son on the basis of disability by failing to
adequately protect him from being bullied by other students. But the district court2
found no evidence to support the Barnwellsí claim, a... More...
   $0 (01-28-2018 - AR)

Carolyn Combs v. Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner, Social Security Administration

Carolyn Combs appeals from the district courtís order affirming the
Administrative Law Judgeís (ALJ) denial of her application for disability insurance
benefits and supplemental security income. Because we conclude that the ALJ failed
to fully and fairly develop the record, we reverse and remand for further factual
I. Background
Combs applied for disability benefi... More...
   $0 (08-21-2017 - AR)

United States of America v. Julie Anna DeLarm

Federal Courthouse - Little Rock, Arkansas

Little Rock, AR - Former Searcy Business Owner Sentenced to Prison for False Statement to Social Security Administration

Julie Anna DeLarm, formerly known as Julianna England, 51, appeared before United States District Court Judge Billy Roy Wilson and was sentenced to 24 months in prison for making a false statement to the Social Security Administration.

Julie Anna DeLarm had bee... More...
   $0 (08-17-2017 - AR)


On September 25, 2014, Carl Carter reported that his wife, Beverly (ďCarterĒ), a
real estate agent, was missing. He stated that Carter had planned to show a house in Scott,
but when she had not returned home by 9:00 that evening, he became worried and drove
to the Scott residence. There, he saw Carterís vehicle in the driveway and discovered that
she had left her purse inside t... More...
   $0 (06-14-2017 - AR)

United States of America v. James R. Cheek and Herschel J. Breig, Sr.

Federal Courthouse - Fort Smith, Arkansas

Texarkana, AR - Men Sentenced to Federal Prison and Ordered to Pay Over $6 Million Restitution for Tax Fraud at Hope Hospital

Two men were sentenced on one count each of Failure to Collect or Pay Over Tax. James R. Cheek, age 68, of Waleska, Georgia and Herschel J. Breig, Sr., age 69, of Nixa, Missouri were each sentenced to 36 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervi... More...
   $6000000 (04-21-2017 - AR)


On September 25, 2015, Stanton and the victim, Jesse Hamilton, confronted each
other at a Raceway gas station in Texarkana, Arkansas. While the testimony of the Stateís
witnesses differed significantly from Stantonís testimony regarding the circumstances, the
parties agree that the confrontation escalated into a fight that ended when Stanton shot
Hamilton with a handgun, causin... More...
   $0 (04-28-2017 - AR)

United States of America v. Dr. Richard Duane Johns

Little Rock, AR - Physician Admits to Illegally Distributing 39,000 Pills, Pleads Guilty to Federal Conspiracy

Dr. Richard Duane Johns, 49, of Little Rock, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute oxycodone without an effective prescription. Dr. Johns was responsible for illegally distributing at least 39,000 pills, with a street value of more than $1,000,000.

Dr. Johns pleaded... More...
   $0 (03-02-2017 - AR)

Lora D. Hamman v. Carolyn W. Colvin

Lora Hamman applied for disability insurance benefits, asserting that she was
disabled due to a combination of physical and mental impairments. Her application
was denied by an administrative law judge (ALJ), who concluded that she suffered
from severe impairments but was nonetheless capable of performing some work. The
Appeals Council declined to review her case. Hamman then sough... More...
   $0 (02-27-2017 - AR)

United States of America v. Lynn Alisa Espejo

Kent Morlan Video About Stealing From Your Employer

Little Rock, AR - Jury Finds... More...
   $0 (02-08-2017 - AR)


This case involves the homicides of Brian Day and his wife, Shannon, and the
attempted murder of their seven-month-old son, Trevor, which occurred in December
1997. The prosecuting attorney initially charged Howard with capital murder for the deaths
of Brian and Shannon and with the attempted capital murder of Trevor. A jury found
Howard guilty as charged, and he received two... More...
   $0 (12-12-2016 - AR)


On July 1, 2013, Kinsey was charged with two counts of capital murder in the June
26, 2013, deaths of Brandon Prince and Nathan Young. At trial, Nathan Maynard testified
that he lived next door to Prince and across the street from Young in Fort Smith. Maynard
testified that at around 9:00 p.m., Young knocked on his door and asked him if he wanted
to come outside and drink a beer. ... More...
   $0 (11-17-2016 - AR)


Sex Offender

Appellant was charged as a habitual offender in the Garland County Circuit Court with rape under two alternative theories: that he engaged in sexual intercourse or deviate sexual activity with another person by forcible compulsion or that the victim was incapable of consent because she was physically helpless. At appellantís jury trial, the victim testified that on the morning of July 4, 201... More...   $0 (11-04-2016 - AR)


In 2011, Fort Smith police officers were arresting Thacker for the rape of a woman in Fort Smith. Law enforcement officers from Oklahoma also participated in the arrest because they suspected that Thacker had murdered Briana Ault, whose body had been found in Oklahoma a few days earlier. The officers who were attempting to serve the warrant were dressed in plainclothes. Initially, to gain a... More...   $0 (10-26-2016 - AR)


On January 28, 2008, Mr. Dieser was admitted to St. Anthonyís for surgery to
remove a pancreatic pseudocyst. Two days later, Mr. Dieser developed a pressure wound
on his buttocks. The wound developed into a stage IV pressure ulcer extending from the
surface of Mr. Dieserís skin to the bone. Surgery had to be performed to cut and remove
dead tissue from the wound. Mr. Dieser... More...
   $0 (10-05-2016 - AR)

United States of America v. Dr. Robert Barrow

Little Rock, AR - Little Rock Doctor Sentenced to Prison for Health Care Fraud

Dr. Robert Barrow, 63, of Little Rock, was sentenced to two years in federal prison for conspiring to commit health care fraud, bringing to a close a multi-year federal investigation that began because of an anonymous tip.

At the conclusion of the hearing, U.S. District Court Judge J. Leon Holmes, citi... More...
   $0 (08-14-2016 - AR)


Edward Joseph Reynolds appeals a juryís verdict finding him guilty of kidnapping
and aggravated assault. He was sentenced as a habitual offender to consecutive sentences of
life imprisonment and fifteen yearsí imprisonment, respectively. On appeal, Reynolds
contends that the circuit court erred by (1) denying his directed-verdict motions on both
charges; (2) allowing the vict... More...
   $0 (05-22-2016 - AR)

Quarles v. Courtyard Gardens Health and Rehabilitation LLC

The record reflects that Bennie Jean Quarles, the decedent, was a resident of
Courtyard Gardens, a long-term-care facility in Arkadelphia, from June 2009 to March
2010, when she transferred to another nursing home. On June 4, 2010, Bennie Jean
purportedly executed a durable power of attorney in favor of her son, Kenny Quarles. On
January 27, 2011, Kenny, as ďPower of Attorne... More...
   $0 (03-26-2016 - AR)

Gray v. White River Health Sys. Inc.

This appeal stems from a medical-malpractice action filed by appellant, Carolyn Gray,
against Doctorsí Anatomic Pathology Services, P.A., Dr. Stephen Locke, ten John Doe
defendants, and appellees, White River Health System, Inc. d/b/a White River Medical
Center, and its insurer Continental Casualty Company (appellees hereinafter collectively
referred to as ďWRMCĒ). In her suit fil... More...
   $0 (02-29-2016 - AR)


Brandon Lacy was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death. We affirmed
on direct appeal. Lacy then filed a Rule 37.5 petition wherein he alleged ineffective
assistance of counsel. The circuit court granted Lacy a new sentencing hearing after finding
that defense counselís performance had been inadequate. The State has appealed from this
order. In addition, Lacy has cr... More...
   $0 (02-04-2016 - AR)

Adkins v. State Of Arkansas

In 2013, appellant Joseph Adkins entered guilty pleas to two counts of aggravated
robbery and one count of theft of property, and residential burglary.1 The trial court imposed
an aggregate sentence of 360 monthsí imprisonment in the Arkansas Department of Correction,
with an additional 120 monthsí suspended. Adkins filed a petition for postconviction relief
under Arkansas Rule o... More...
   $0 (01-24-2016 - AR)

Conway v. State Of Arkansas

A Garland County jury convicted Samuel L. Conway of capital murder and
aggravated robbery stemming from the March 14, 2005 shooting death and robbery of Mary
Adams. The State waived the death penalty, and Conway was sentenced to life without
parole plus 588 months to be served in the Arkansas Department of Correction. He raises
five points on appeal, arguing that the circuit cour... More...
   $0 (01-16-2016 - AR)

Bryce Allen v. State Of Arkansas

Bryce Allen was convicted by a Pulaski County jury of one count of second-degree murder and two counts of attempted second-degree murder. He now appeals, arguing that the jury should have been instructed on attempted reckless manslaughter as a lesser-included offense of attempted second-degree murder. We affirm.

The facts underlying this criminal case are not in dispute. On 19 Ma... More...
   $0 (11-28-2015 - AR)

Holland v. State of Arkansas

The Arkansas Supreme Court, in affirming defendantís convictions of first and second-degree sexual assault against two minors, XB and JD, in 2006 and 2010, upheld exclusion of one of the victimís 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. Donald Wayne Lamoureaux

Fort Smith, AR - Missouri and Arkansas Physician Sentenced to 15 Years for Online Sexual Enticement of a Child

Donald Wayne Lamoureaux, age 69, of Hardy, Arkansas, was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison and ten years of supervised release on one count of Coercion and Enticement of a Minor. The Honorable P.K. Holmes, III presided over the sentencing hearing in the United States Distr... More...
   $0 (11-21-2015 - AR)

Ark. Dep't of Veterans Affairs v. Mallett

Appellant, Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs d/b/a Arkansas Veterans Home
and Fayetteville Veterans Home (ďADVAĒ) appeals the Pulaski County Circuit Courtís order
granting class certification to appellees in their case alleging violations of the Arkansas
Minimum Wage Act (ďAMWAĒ), Arkansas Code Annotated sections 11-4-201 et seq. On
appeal, ADVA argues that the circuit court... More...
   $0 (11-19-2015 - AR)

Swift v. State Of Arkansas

In 2013, appellant Tyrone Swift entered a negotiated plea of guilty to first-degree battery
and first-degree criminal mischief. He was sentenced as a habitual offender to an aggregate term
of 300 monthsí imprisonment. On January 21, 2015, Swift filed in the trial court a pro se
petition for writ of error coram nobis. The petition was denied.1
Swift has lodged an appeal in this ... More...
   $0 (10-23-2015 - AR)

United States of America v. Dr. Robert Barrow

Little Rock, AR - Little Rock Doctor Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud Admits To $2.2 Million In Fradulent Billing

Dr. Robert Barrow, 62, of Little Rock, pled guilty to conspiring to commit health care fraud before U.S. District Court Judge J. Leon Holmes.

Dr. Barrow owned and operated a Little Rock medical clinic named "Your Doctorís Office." At todayís hearing, Dr. Barrow admi... More...
   $0 (10-13-2015 - AR)

Fink v. State of Arkansas

On the morning of December 3, 2012, seventeen-year-old Fink told her mother that
she was leaving their home to go for a walk. During her walk, Fink encountered eighty
year-old Loyd Cole. Fink stabbed Cole thirty-six times with a knife she was carrying. Cole
died as a result of the stab wounds and his body was found face up in a ditch. Fink left a
trail of blood running from ... More...
   $0 (09-24-2015 - AR)

Shelby County Health Care Corp v. Southern Farm Bureau Casualty

John Smiley, a resident of Monroe County, Arkansas, was severely injured when a vehicle driven by Aaron Medford, a resident of Woodruff County, Arkansas, struck Smileyís vehicle. The accident occurred in Monroe County, Arkansas. Smiley was transported to the Med, a medical center in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, located just across the Mississippi River from Arkansas, where he received seve... More...   $0 (08-15-2015 - AR)

Kevin Nutt v. Osceola Therapy & Living Center

Kevin and Lisa Nutt successfully sued their former employers under the
Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ďERISAĒ), 29 U.S.C. ß 1001 et seq., for
two claims: delinquent contributions and breach of the fiduciary duty of care. The
district court found that the Nuttsí former employers could not provide adequate relief
and thus relied on a theory of successor liability to hold Os... More...
   $0 (08-13-2015 - AR)

United States of America v. Teresa Lynette Bloodman

Teresa Lynette Bloodman withdrew as Laquan Darell Haynesís attorney in a
criminal case. The magistrate judge ordered 1 her to return discovery material ďas
soon as possible.Ē She returned it thirty-four days later. The judge sanctioned her
$250 for violating the order. The district court2 affirmed the sanction. Bloodman
appeals. Because Haynesís criminal case is still pending in th... More...
   $0 (07-17-2015 - AR)

Johnny Jr. Gatewood v. CP Medical, LLC

Mr. and Mrs. Gatewood appeal from an order of the bankruptcy court1 granting
summary judgment to the defendant in an adversary proceeding concerning a proof
of claim filed by the defendant on a time-barred debt. We have jurisdiction over this
appeal from entry of the bankruptcy courtís final order pursuant to 28 U.S.C.
ß 158(b). For the reasons set forth below, we affirm.
FACTU... More...
   $0 (07-10-2015 - AR)


For two years, Lesley Wilks had car insurance from State 1 In an appeal from the grant of summary judgment, we view the facts and draw reasonable inferences in the light most favorable to the non
WILKS v. MANOBIANCO Opinion of the Court
Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, which she obtained through John Manobianco at the Man... More...
   $0 (07-09-2015 - Ar)

Carrie Andrews v. Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security

Carrie Andrews appeals from the district court's order affirming the
Commissioner of the Social Security Administration's (the "Commissioner") denial
The Honorable J. Thomas Ray, United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern
District of Arkansas, to whom the case was referred for final disposition by consent
of the parties pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(c).
of Andrews' app... More...
   $0 (07-02-2015 - AR)

United States of America v. Mesha White

LITTLE ROCK, AR ‚Äď Mesha White, age 34, of Little Rock, appeared before United States District Court Judge Susan Webber Wright on June 3, 2015, and pled guilty to an indictment charging her with aggravated identity theft.

In April 2014, a federal grand jury returned a 14-count indictment charging White with seven counts of misusing a Social Security number and seven counts of aggravated ... More...
   $0 (06-03-2015 - AR)

Robert Everett Zolliecoffer and Malona Zolliecoffer v. The University of Arkansas and Dr. John Robert Delk, II

Little Rock, AR - Robert Everett Zolliecoffer and Malona Zolliecoffer sued The University of Arkansas and Dr. John Robert Delk, II on medical negligence and loss of consortium theories claiming that Dr. Delk, age 61, provided below the standard of care treatment to Mr. Zolliecoffer, age 57, during surgery a 2008 penile-implant surgery the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock. Plain... More...   $400000 (05-30-2015 - AR)

United States of America v. Health Management Associates Inc., et al.

Washington, D.C. ‚Äď The Justice Department announced today that 16 separate hospitals and their respective corporate parents have agreed to collectively pay $15.69 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations that the providers sought and received reimbursement from Medicare for services that were not medically reasonable or necessary, the U.S. Department of Justice announced today.

‚... More...
   $0 (05-07-2015 - AR)

Gregory Houston Holt, a/k/a Abdul Maalik Muhammad v. Ray Hobbs, Directory Arkansas Department of Corrections

Petitioner Gregory Holt, also known as Abdul Maalik Muhammad, is an Arkansas inmate and a devout Muslim who wishes to grow a 1‚ĀĄ2-inch beard in accordance with his religious beliefs. Petitioner‚Äôs objection to shaving his beard clashes with the Arkansas Department of Correction‚Äôs grooming policy, which prohibits inmates from growing beards unless they have a particular dermatological condition... More...   $0 (01-20-2015 - AR)

United States of America v. Jason Gilbert

Little Rock, AR - Christopher R. Thyer, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, announced that a federal jury returned guilty verdicts against three men on all counts related to a conspiracy to rob employees of an armored car company that began in 2005 and culminated in the successful armed robbery of an armored car employee on September 10, 2007 at a U.S. Bank in North Little... More...   $0 (12-09-2014 - AR)

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