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U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc. v. Big South Wholesale of Virginia, L.L.C. Eastern District of North Carolina Federal Courthouse - Raleigh, North Carolina

Defendants Jason Carpenter, Christopher Small, Big South Wholesale, LLC, and Big South Wholesale of Virginia, LLC, d/b/a Big Sky International, appeal the district judge’s order granting a motion to reconsider a predecessor district judge’s order which had granted Defendants’ petition to substitute the United States as a party defendant under the Westfall Act. See 28 U.S.C. § 2679(b). The Westfall... More...   $0 (08-04-2018 - NC)

David Lacagnina v. Comprehend Systems, Inc.

After a 10-day trial, a jury ruled in favor of appellant David Lacagnina on his
claims for fraud, breach of contract, and breach of the covenant of good faith and fair
dealing against respondents Comprehend Systems, Inc. (Comprehend) and its two
cofounders, Richard Morrison and Jud Gardner. From June 1, 2012 to November 20,
2013, when he was terminated, Lacagnina worked for Compreh... More...
   $0 (08-04-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Kaleb June District of Arizona Federal Courthouse - Phoenix, Arizona Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Phoenix, AZ - Three Men Sentenced to Prison for Roles in Burglary and Robbery on Hopi Reservation

Kaleb June, 24, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell to 33 months of imprisonment. June, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, had previously pleaded guilty to robbery.

On Sept. 10, 2016, June and two others burglarized a Hopi tribal administration building... More...
   $0 (08-03-2018 - AZ)

Mary E. Jones v. Danita Sorenson

Despite the prevalence of “do-it-yourself” manuals and television shows, most
homeowners eventually decide that some home repairs or maintenance would best be
done by hiring someone to do the work. Inevitably, some workers are injured. There are
sometimes confusing rules about when a homeowner is liable for injuries to workers on
the property, either in tort or under the workers’ c... More...
   $0 (08-03-2018 - CA)

FAN WANG v. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Fan Wang, a citizen of the People’s Republic of China, obtained lawful permanent resident status in the United States on April 29, 2010, and worked as a trading assistant in a financial services firm. In 2011, without authorization, he purchased oil futures contracts using the firm’s trading account and transferred those contracts between firm accounts. In company records, Wang marked these cont... More...   $0 (08-02-2018 - PA)

United States of America v. J. Felix Strevell and Nicole Childrose Northern District of New York Federal Courthouse - Albany, New York

Albany, NY - Federal Judge Finds That Felix Strevell Fraudulently Transferred $85,000 to His Daughter to Avoid Paying Federal Restitution

Former New York State Deputy Secretary of State Illegally Transferred Funds to Adult Daughter

On July 6, 2018, a Federal District Court judge entered a judgment in the amount of $85,706.61 against J. Felix Strevell (“Strevell”) and his adult da... More...
   $85000 (08-02-2018 - NY)

Yvetter Vangorden v. Second Round, Limited Partnership Eastern District of New York Courthouse - Brooklyn, New York

Plaintiff consumer Yvette Vangorden sued defendant debt
collector Second Round, Limited Partnership (“Second Round”), for
violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), 15 U.S.C.
§ 1692 et seq., by sending her a letter representing that she still owed
money on a debt that she had settled five years earlier, and requesting
17‐2186‐cv
Vangorden v. Sec... More...
   $0 (08-02-2018 - NY)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. CHRISTY GREEN

While she was still living, Green’s mother received monthly  benefits payments from the United States Department of Veterans  Affairs  (“VA”).  Each  month,  the  VA  automatically  deposited  approximately $1,154 into a joint bank account that Green held with  her mother. Green’s mother died on January 10, 2009, and Green  notified the VA of her death on February 9, 2009. But the VA continued  t... More...   $0 (08-01-2018 - NY)

Michael Clayton vs State of Florida

During the fall of 2015, Union County Sheriff’s Office Deputy John Whitehead received information from an anonymous source that Clayton was growing marijuana inside his residence. Deputy
Whitehead then received information from the Clay Electric Cooperative regarding the power usage in Clayton’s home, which revealed that the power usage of Clayton’s home was four times higher than the normal ... More...
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United States of America v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Northern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Francisco Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

San Francisco, CA - Wells Fargo Agrees to Pay $2.09 Billion Penalty for Allegedly Misrepresenting Quality of Loans Used in Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities

The Justice Department announced on August 1, 2018 that Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and several of its affiliates (Wells Fargo) will pay a civil penalty of $2.09 billion under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforceme... More...
   $0 (08-01-2018 - CA)

STATE OF OHIO v. ENOCH JAEGER

In September and October 2016, there were a series of breaking and entering
offenses committed at gas station convenience stores in Medina County. During each offense,
two men would use a large rock or block of concrete to smash open the glass door of the store
then enter it carrying large garbage cans. Once inside, they quickly collected cartons of
cigarettes inside the gar... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. LUCKIE J. DAYTON, III

In April 2015, Dayton’s children, M.R.D., M.A.D., M.D., and I.D., as
well as Dayton’s stepdaughter, P.W., were removed from Dayton’s home following
an allegation by P.W. that Jessica Dayton (“Jessica”), Dayton’s wife, was physically
abusing M.R.D. and M.A.D. At first, Dayton was permitted to visit with his children
because only Jessica was charged with endangering children. H... More...
   $0 (07-31-2018 - OH)

Oscar Peredia v. HR Mobile Services, Inc.

This appeal addresses the circumstances under which a safety consultant retained
by a California employer owes a duty of care to the employer’s workers. California
recognizes the common law theory of negligent undertaking, which is described in
section 324A of the Restatement Second of Torts (section 324A). Our Supreme Court set
forth the five elements of a negligent undertaking ca... More...
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United States of America v. Ahmed el-Sherif Western District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, MO - Kansas City Area Laboratory Owner Convicted of Illegally Storing Hazardous Waste -
Lab Used Radioactive Material and Solvents

a federal judge found Ahmed el-Sherif, the owner, operator, and radiation safety officer for Beta Chem Laboratory in Lenexa, Kansas, guilty of illegally storing hazardous waste in violation of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, annou... More...
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Mindy Armstrong v. The Arcanum Group, Inc. District of Colorado Federal Courthouse - Denver, Colorado Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Mindy Armstrong was employed by The Arcanum Group, Inc., which serves as a placement agency to staff federal-government positions. She was placed with the Real Estate Leasing Services Department of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). After she complained that BLM employees were falsifying lease-related records, the BLM
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demanded that Arcanum remove her from the placement. Her Arcanum sup... More...
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Marcia Eisenhour v. Weber County, et al. District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

Plaintiff Marcia Eisenhour worked for 24 years as a court administrator for the Weber County Justice Court. In 2008, when her supervisor was Judge Craig Storey, the only judge of that court, she complained to the county attorney about sexual harassment by Storey. The matter was referred to Utah’s Judicial Conduct Commission, which found no misconduct. Eisenhour then went public in 2009, and the pr... More...   $0 (07-30-2018 - UT)

California Water Impact Network v. County of San Luis Obispo, Justin Vinyards and Winery, LLC

The County of San Luis Obispo (County) issues well
permits without conducting a California Environmental Quality
Act (CEQA) review. Appellant California Water Impact Network
petitioned for a writ of mandate to compel County to comply with
CEQA. County asserted that well permits are ministerial actions
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exempt from CEQA. The trial court agreed with County and
dismissed... More...
   $0 (07-30-2018 - CA)

Jerrid Allen v. Kevin M. Milas, et al. Eastern District of California Federal Courthouse - Sacramento, California

Jerrid Allen petitions under the Administrative Procedure
Act (APA), 5 U.S.C. § 551 et seq., for review of a decision by
the U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt, Germany to deny a visa to
his wife. Allen claims that the consular officer committed
legal error in denying Mrs. Allen a visa, and that the error
was “arbitrary, capricious, . . . or otherwise not in accordance
with law.” ... More...
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George K. Young, Jr. v. State of Hawaii, et al. Federal Courthouse - Honolulu, Hawaii

We must decide whether the Second Amendment encompasses the right of a responsible law-abiding citizen to carry a firearm openly for self-defense outside of the home.
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George Young wishes to carry a firearm publicly for personal self-defense in the State of Hawaii. He twice in 2011 applied for a license to carry a handgun, either concealed or openly. His application was denied each ... More...
   $0 (07-29-2018 - HI)

Robert Eugene Brown v. The State of Texas

Agent S. Sanders of the Department of Public Safety began a
confidential-informant arrangement with a person we will refer to as “Smith.”
Smith would help a drug-trafficking task force staffed by multiple
law-enforcement agencies. In exchange, Smith’s own drug charge would be
dismissed. Smith was to buy methamphetamine from multiple sellers. The
methamphetamine buys would ... More...
   $0 (07-28-2018 - TX)

Landwatch San Luis Obispo County v. Cambria Community Services District

A nonprofit organization petitioned for a writ of
administrative mandate against a public agency. The
organization elected to prepare the administrative record. But
because of delays, the agency prepared the record. The agency
prevailed and moved for costs that included the costs of preparing
the administrative record and an appendix. The trial court found
the agency acted ... More...
   $0 (07-28-2018 - CA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DENISE ROBERTSON

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is charged with providing secure and reliable delivery of the mails to “bind the Nation together” through the “correspondence of the people.” 39 U.S.C. § 101. Robertson worked as a USPS letter carrier assigned to the USPS Arcadia Station in Phoenix, Arizona. This case began when the USPS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) began receiving complaints from c... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - AZ)

United States v. Angelo Goldston

Angelo Goldston was the boyfriend of Natasha Smith. On September 28, 2015, Smith was confronted in her yard by two men, brothers Calvin McGowan and Yonderez Jones, who pointed a gun at her. Shots were fired. Goldston ran toward Smith from across the yard to protect her, pushing her away from the gunfire. McGowan ran away, and Goldston chased after him.
When Goldston returned to Smith’s ya... More...
   $0 (07-27-2018 - )

JOHN B. WOODS, M.D.; TOM MCDONALD, M.D. v. UNITED STATES DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION;

The petitioners, Tom McDonald and John Woods, are doctors who handle and prescribe controlled substances, i.e., painkillers. The DEA bars hospitals from hiring, as an employee with “access to controlled substances,” any doctor who “for cause” has surrendered his registration to handle those substances. 21 C.F.R. § 1301.76(a). In 2016, the DEA enforced this regulation against McDonald and Woods,... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - TN)

STACI SCONIERS v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

This case arises from a car accident that occurred on January 6, 2016, in Newark, New Jersey, between a car driven by Sconiers and a vehicle owned by USPS. About two weeks after the accident, Sconiers submitted an administrative tort claim form to USPS seeking damages for injuries that she claimed she suffered in the accident. Approximately seven months later, by letter dated July 14, 2016,... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - NJ)

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