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M.R.; J.R., Parents of Minor Child, E.R. v. Ridley School District

Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act,
a parent of a child with a disability can bring administrative
and judicial proceedings to challenge a school district’s
alleged violations of the Act, and, if the parent emerges as “a
prevailing party,” the parent is then eligible for an award of
attorneys’ fees. 20 U.S.C. § 1415(i)(3)(B). This case
presents the questi... More...
   $0 (08-23-2017 - PA)

Roger Vanderklok v. United States of America

Roger Vanderklok wanted to fly from Philadelphia to
Miami, where he intended to run a half-marathon. In his
carry-on luggage, he had a heart monitor and watch stored
inside a piece of PVC pipe that was capped on both ends.
During screening at the airport security checkpoint, the pipe
and electronics prompted secondary screening, supervised by
Transportation Security Adminis... More...
   $0 (08-23-2017 - PA)

Bruce Boatner and Carole Boatner v. Craig Reitz

These appeals concern the interplay between short-term rentals or leases of property
and deed restrictions that included a provision that “[a]ll tracts shall be used for residence purposes
only, and not for business.” The parties own property in a subdivision subject to these deed restrictions,
and Craig Reitz sued Bruce and Carole Boatner, seeking damages for past violations of the de... More...
   $0 (08-22-2017 - )

United States of America v. James Grant King Federal Courthouse - Paducah, Kentucky

Paducah, KY - McCracken County, Kentucky Attorney Guilty Of Defrauding Clients Of Insurance Settlements

Kept at least $550,000 in settlement amounts that should have gone to his clients.

A licensed Kentucky attorney pleaded guilty to various charges including devising a scheme to defraud numerous clients of insurance settlements totaling at least $550,000.

“Clients trust... More...
   $0 (08-22-2017 - KY)

United States of America v. Gregory J. Kuczora Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI - Chicago Area Man Sentenced for Nationwide Scam Involving Five Victims in Wisconsin

Gregory J. Kuczora (age: 55) of Elgin, Illinois, was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison for wire fraud, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343/

The Green Bay branch of the Federal Bureau of Investigation began looking into Kuczora’s activities after it lear... More...
   $0 (08-22-2017 - )

Ronald Kelly v. Maxium Speciality Insurance Group

This case presents a situation familiar to our district courts. Two related lawsuits are pending — one each in state and federal court. The state action seeks to determine a defendant’s liability for an alleged harm, and the federal action seeks only a declaratory judgment on an insurer’s obligation to defend and indemnify the defendant. The District Court here exercised its discretion to abstain ... More...   $0 (08-21-2017 - PA)

State of Oklahoma v. Kyle Linscomb Rogers County Courthouse - Clarmore, Oklahoma

Claremore, OK - Defendant Sentenced to Twenty Years For Shooting at Cops

The State of Oklahoma charged Kyle Linscomb with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: SWIK, SHOOTING WITH INTENT TO KILL, in violation of 21 O.S. 652(A)
Date of Offense: 11/14/2016
Party Name Disposition Information
Linscomb, Kyle Anthony Disposed: CONVICTION, 08/21/2017. Guilty Plea

21 O.S.... More...
   $0 (08-21-2017 - OK)

United States of America v. Steven William Delia Federal Courthouse - Muskogee Oklahoma

Muskogee, OK Tulsa Man Sentenced To Time Served, $83,000 Restitution For Health Care Fraud

Steven William Delia, age 62, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was sentenced to imprisonment, time served, 3 years supervised release, and ordered to pay $83,769.27 in restitution to the Oklahoma Health Care Authority for HEALTH CARE FRAUD, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1347.

The... More...
   $0 (08-20-2017 - OK)

United States of America v. Regina Fran Webb

Tulsa, OK - Convicted Felon Who Failed To Report To Prison Pleads Guilty

The United States of America charged Regina Fran Webb with: Failure to Surrender for Service of Sentence in violation of 18 USC 3146, which provides:

§3146. Protection of certain files of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence
(a) Inapplicability of FOIA to exempted operational files provi... More...
   $0 (08-17-2017 - OK)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Union Pacific Railroad Company

Union Pacific Railroad challenges
the legal authority of the Equal Employment Opportunity
Commission to continue an enforcement action after issuing
a right to sue letter and subsequent resolution of the underlying
charges of discrimination in a private lawsuit. The EEOC
petitioned the district court to enforce its subpoena for Union
Pacific’s employment records related to ... More...
   $0 (08-17-2017 - WI)

United States of America v. Graham Allen Helms Federal Courthouse - Muskogee Oklahoma

Muskogee, OK - Durant Man Pleads Guilty To Bank Robbery

Graham Allen Helms, age 29, of Durant, Oklahoma, pled guilty to two counts of BANK ROBBERY, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2113(a), punishable by not more than 20 years imprisonment, and up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.

The Indictment alleged that on or about July 24, 2017, in the Eastern District of... More...
   $0 (08-17-2017 - OK)

Dioka Okorie v. Los Angeles Unified School District

In 2015, Dioka Okorie (Okorie) sued his employer, Los
Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and two of his
supervisors, Jacqueline Hughes (Hughes) and Cynthia
Jackson (Jackson) (collectively, Defendants), alleging, among
other things, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.
In response, Defendants filed a special motion to strike the
complaint pursuant to section 425... More...
   $0 (08-17-2017 - CA)

Jacques Jacobs v. Caldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Company

Defendant Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Company (Coldwell) marketed for sale a vacant, bank-owned
property located in Simi Valley. The property had a backyard
with an empty swimming pool and diving board. While plaintiffs
Jacques Jacobs (Jacques) and his wife, Xenia Jacobs (Xenia),1
were viewing the property as potential buyers, Jacques stepped

1 Plaintiffs are... More...
   $0 (08-15-2017 - CA)

Patrick Dwayne Murphy v. Terry Royal, Warden, Oklahoma State Penitentirary United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit Denver, Colorado

Patrick Dwayne Murphy asserts he was tried in the wrong court. He
challenges the jurisdiction of the Oklahoma state court in which he was convicted of
murder and sentenced to death. He contends he should have been tried in federal
court because he is an Indian and the offense occurred in Indian country. We agree
and remand to the district court to issue a writ of habeas corpus vaca... More...
   $0 (08-14-2017 - OK)

Surfinder Foundation v. Martins Beach 1, LLC

Nestled in a cove, sheltered on the north and south by high cliffs, Martins Beach
lacks lateral land access.
1
The only practical route to Martins Beach is down a road,
known as Martins Beach Road, that leads from Highway 1 in San Mateo County to the
beach.
Appellants are two LLCs, Martins Beach 1, LLC and Martins Beach 2, LLC, that
purchased Martins Beach and adjacent ... More...
   $0 (08-14-2017 - CA)

David Mueller v. Taylor Swift, Andrea Swift, Frank Bell and Scott Swift

Denver, CO - Jury Awards Taylor Swift $1

David Mueller sued Taylor Swift, Andrea Swift, Frank Bell and Scott Swift on tortious interference theories claiming that he was fired from his $150,000 a year job at KYGO radio in Denver after he was wrongfully was accused of groping Ms. Swift during a pre-concert photo session in 2013.

Mueller filed suit in the state district court in De... More...
   $0 (08-14-2017 - CO)

United States of America v. Joseph P. Karpowicz Federal Courthouse - San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, TX - Former Presidio Title C.F.O. Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stealing over $367K from Company

United States District Judge Xavier Rodriguez sentenced Joseph P. Karpowicz, 48-year-old former Chief Financial Officer for Presidio Title (Presidio), to 30 months in federal prison for stealing over $367,000 from the San Antonio real estate title company.

In addition... More...
   $0 (08-13-2017 - TX)

Energy Insurance Mutual Limited v. Ace American Insurance Company

This insurance coverage dispute arises from a massive explosion that occurred
when an unmarked petroleum pipeline was struck by an excavator. Numerous lawsuits
were filed against a range of defendants, including the pipeline owner and the staffing
agency providing personnel to the pipeline. After settling the lawsuits against the
pipeline owner, an excess insurer for the pipeline s... More...
   $0 (08-12-2017 - CA)

BC Ranch II, L.P. a/k/a Bosque Canyon Ranch II, L.P.; BC Ranch I, Inc., Tax Matter Partners v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals - New Orleans, Louisiana

Petitioners-Appellants, BC Ranch I, L.P. (“BCR I”), and B.C. Ranch II, L.P. (“BCR II”), (collectively the “BCR Partnerships” or “Appellants”), claim that Respondent-Appellee, the Commissioner of Internal Revenue (the “Commissioner”), wrongfully disallowed their charitable deductions for two conservation easements. Appellants contend that in ruling for the Commission, the Tax Court wrongfully class... More...   $0 (08-11-2017 - TX)

The People v. Financial Casualty & Surety, Inc.

In this consolidated appeal, Financial Casualty & Surety, Inc. (FC Surety) appeals
two orders denying it relief from the forfeiture of a $150,000 bail bond. The trial court
denied FC Surety‘s bail agent‘s initial motion to vacate the forfeiture under Penal Code
section 980, subdivision (b).1
The trial court also denied FC Surety‘s motion to set aside
the summary judgment issue... More...
   $0 (08-11-2017 - CA)

Alana Shultz v. Congregation Shearith Israel of the City of New York, et al. Second Circuit Court of Appeals - New York, New York

Plaintiff-appellant Alana Shultz appeals from a judgment of the United
States District Court for the Southern District of New York (J. Paul Oetken, Judge),
dismissing her federal claims for sex discrimination and retaliation in violation of
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”), and interference with her
rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) for f... More...
   $0 (08-10-2017 - NY)

Debra Herron v. D&S Community Services

Following two failed efforts to serve her former employer, D&S Community Services (D&S), with a wrongful termination and retaliatory discharge lawsuit, Debra Herron was successful in serving D&S with process 246 days after she received notice from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) of her right to file a lawsuit. D&S answered the lawsuit, and it affirmatively alleged that the statu... More...   $0 (08-10-2017 - TX)

Carol Paselk v. Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC

Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC (Bayview), purchased the property located at 330 County Road 1169, Brashear, Texas 75420 (the Property)1 at a public foreclosure sale. After acquiring a substitute trustee’s deed, Bayview sent a notice to Carol Paselk and all other occupants of the Property requesting that they vacate the premises. Because Paselk failed to timely vacate the premises, Bayview filed a sui... More...   $0 (08-10-2017 - TX)

M&M Joint Venture AND Ledford E. White and Ledford E. White, P.C. v. Gwendolyn Gene Layton and Troylynn Ann Layton

Appellees Gwendolyn Gene Layton (Gwen) and Troylynn Ann Layton, husband and wife, sued appellants Ledford E. White and Ledford E. White, P.C. (White P.C.) (collectively the White Appellants) and appellant M&M Joint Venture
1See Tex. R. App. P. 47.4.
2
when they were not repaid funds they had provided, at White’s suggestion, to White’s friends. After a jury trial, the trial court render... More...
   $0 (08-10-2017 - TX)

Levco Construction, Inc. v. Cleveland Construction, Inc., Whole Foods Market Rocky Mountain/Southwest, L.P.

Levco Construction, Inc. (“Levco”) sued Cleveland Construction, Inc. (“CCI”) and Whole Foods Market Rocky Mountain/Southwest L.P. (“Whole Foods”) for claims arising out of its role as a subcontractor on a construction project to build a Whole Foods store in Houston, Texas (“the Project”). CCI and Whole Foods also asserted claims against each other and Levco. Following a bench trial, the trial cour... More...   $0 (08-10-2017 - TX)

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