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Paula Boyd v. David Freeman

In the underlying action, appellant Paula Boyd
asserted claims against respondent David Freeman
predicated on allegations of wrongful foreclosure. The trial
court sustained Freeman’s demurrer to Boyd’s first amended
complaint without leave to amend, reasoning that the
doctrine of res judicata barred her claims, in view of a
judgment in favor of Freeman and against Boyd in a... More...
   $0 (12-21-2017 - )

Carol Lee Craig v. Southwest Securities, Inc. & John C. Coyle

Appellant Carol Lee Craig appeals from a final judgment confirming an arbitration award. In two issues, she contends the trial court erred in dismissing her motion to vacate the arbitration award because she timely served notice of the motion and, even if the service was untimely, the trial court should have equitably tolled the deadline for service. For the following reasons, we affirm the trial ... More...   $0 (12-18-2017 - TX)

Admiral Insurance Company v. The Superior Court of San Diego County, Respondent, A Perfect Match, Inc., Real Party in Interest

This is a case about the meaning of a professional liability insurance policy. The
policy in question was issued by petitioner Admiral Insurance Company (Admiral) to the
real party in interest, A Perfect Match, Incorporated (Perfect Match), a company that
"match[es] surrogates and egg donors with infertile families." On the first page of the
policy Admiral promised to provide cover... More...
   $0 (12-12-2017 - CA)

STATE OF KANSAS v. JOCELYN RENEE JOINER Aggravated Burglary

: Trey Dantzson burglarized a Topeka home, where he stole several items, including a flat-screen television and a 7-inch computer tablet. Over the next 10 days, Dantzson's girlfriend, Jocelyn Joiner, exchanged both items for cash at an area pawn shop. Each time, she signed transaction receipts certifying that she was either the legal owner or was acting as the agent for the legal owner of the item... More...   $0 (12-08-2017 - KS)

Optional Capital , Inc. v. Akin Gump Straus, Hauer and Feld, LLP

Optional Capital, Inc. (Optional or Plaintiff) sued
various entities and individuals, including DAS Corporation
(DAS) and its counsel—Akin Gump Straus Hauer & Feld
LLP (Akin) and Parker Shumaker Mills LLP, David Parker
and William Mills (collectively, Parker) (collectively with
Akin, Defendants)—for conversion and fraudulent transfer.
Plaintiff sought to recover from Defend... More...
   $0 (12-08-2017 - CA)

United States of America v. Konrads Voits Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Detroit, MI - Ann Arbor Man Pleads Guilty to Computer Intrusion Case

An Ann Arbor man pleaded guilty on December 1, 2017 to devising and executing a plan to access and cause damage to the Washtenaw County government computer system.

Joining Lemisch in the announcement was David P. Gelios, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation and Sheriff Jerry Clayton, Washten... More...
   $0 (12-06-2017 - MI)

Robert Klem v. Access Insurance Company

APPEAL from an order of the Superior Court of San Diego County, Joel R.
Wohlfeil, Judge. Reversed and remanded with directions.
Morris, Manning & Martin, Lewis E. Hassett; Boss Law Firm and Daniel R. Salas
for Defendants and Appellants.
Day Law Offices and Montie Stowell Day for Plaintiff and Respondent.
Robert Klem sued Access Insurance Company (Access Insurance) and AccessMore...
   $0 (11-22-2017 - CA)

United States of America v. Navnoor Kang Southern District of New York Courthouse - New York, New York

New York, NY - Former Director Of Fixed Income And Head Of Portfolio Strategy At The New York State Common Retirement Fund Pleads Guilty In “Pay-For-Play” Bribery Scheme

Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that NAVNOOR KANG, the former Director of Fixed Income and Head of Portfolio Strategy at the New York State Common Ret... More...
   $0 (11-12-2017 - NY)

Todd J. Phillips v. Richard D. Gomez Idaho Supreme Court - Boise, Idaho

This case arises from Richard Gomez’s breach of a real estate agreement for the sale and purchase of residential real estate from Todd Phillips in his capacity as Trustee of Trust “A” of the Elliott Family Trust. Phillips appeals the Ada County district court’s denial of Phillips’s request to recover actual damages. After a bench trial, the district court held that Phillips’s claim for breach of c... More...   $0 (11-08-2017 - ID)

State of Washington v. Evergreen Freedom Foundation, d/b/a Freedom Foundation Thurston County Courthouse - Olympia, Washington

The State of Washington appeals the CR 12(b)(6) dismissal of its regulatory enforcement action against the Evergreen Freedom Foundation (the Foundation). The State filed suit after learning from a citizen complaint that the Foundation had provided pro bono legal services in support of local initiatives in Sequim, Chelan, and Shelton without reporting the value of those services to the Public Discl... More...   $0 (11-07-2017 - WA)

Troy Flowers v. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc.

In the period between 2000 and 2001, plaintiff and appellant Troy Flowers's
application for a securities sales license was rejected by Ohio state officials because they
found that he was "not of 'good business repute.' " In addition, Flowers was subjected to
discipline by securities regulators with respect to his violation of securities laws and
2
regulations and his failure t... More...
   $0 (11-05-2017 - CA)

United States of America v. David Johnson and Reginald T. Walton Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

The Indianapolis Land Bank was
created to improve the quality of life in Indianapolis neighborhoods
by returning tax-delinquent and other troubled
* Of the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting by designation.
2 Nos. 15-3830 and 16-1471
properties into productive use. But, in 2011, Reginald Walton,
the manager of the Land Bank, began scheming with others,
including Dav... More...
   $0 (11-03-2017 - IN)

Antony Lee Turbeville v. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals - Elbert P. Tuttle Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

Before us is the District Court’s dismissal of Antony Turbeville’s complaint
against the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) and its denial of
Turbeville’s motion to remand the case to Florida state court. We affirm both.
I.
A.
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”) provides that
persons who wish to use any instrumentality of interstate commerce ... More...
   $0 (11-01-2017 - FL)

United States of America v. Tina Brown Western District of New York Federal Courthouse - Buffalo, New York

Buffalo, NY - Fourth Defendant Pleads Guilty In Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

Tina Brown, 42, of Bronx, NY, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud affecting a financial institution, before U.S. District Judge Frank P. Geraci, Jr. The charges carry a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison and a $1,000,000 fine.

Assistant U.S. Attorneys Elizabeth Moellering and Kathl... More...
   $0 (10-24-2017 - NY)

Gregory A. Grice, III v. Anthony McVeigh Southern District of New York Courthouse - New York, New York

New York, NY - Fraudster Involved In International Bribery Scheme Relating To Korean Company’s Attempted Sale Of $800 Million Skyscraper In Vietnam Sentenced To 42 Months In Prison

Malcolm Harris was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos to 42 months in prison for wire fraud and money laundering charges arising from his role as a middleman in a corrupt scheme to pay millions of ... More...
   $0 (10-06-2017 - NY)

United States v. Eugene Dokes Eighth Circuit Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

Eugene Dokes pleaded guilty to theft of United States property for knowingly
receiving four Social Security disability benefits to which he was not entitled in
December 2012 and January 2013. See 18 U.S.C. § 641. At sentencing, the district
court adopted the Presentencing Investigation 1 Report (PSR) finding that Dokes’s ongoing
theft of Social Security benefits resulted in actual ... More...
   $0 (10-05-2017 - MO)

RSB Vineyards, LLC v. Bernard A. Orsi

This is a breach of warranty action in the absence of a warranty. Plaintiff RSB
Vineyards, LLC (RSB) purchased a vineyard jointly owned by the four defendants,
including a residence that defendants had renovated and converted into a wine tasting
room. RSB later learned that the renovated residence was structurally unsound for
commercial use and was forced to demolish it.
In res... More...
   $0 (09-29-2017 - CA)

United States of America v. Gary Thornhill Federal Courthouse - San Jose, California

San Jose, CA - Santa Clara Luxury Insurance Broker Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For Theft From Widow’s Insurance Policy

Gary Thornhill was sentenced today to serve 60 months in prison for wire fraud and mail fraud in connection with a scheme to steal more than a million dollars from a client’s trust account, announced United States Attorney Brian J. Stretch and Federal Bureau of Inve... More...
   $0 (09-25-2017 - CA)

Angelica Lynn v. Steve George

INTRODUCTION
Defendants Steve George and Real Estate Portfolio Management, LLC
(REPM) appeal from the trial court’s order granting the motion of plaintiffs Angelica
Lynn and Angel Lynn Realty, Inc. (ALR) to disqualify counsel.1
George and REPM
were represented in the trial court by attorney Kevin A. Spainhour and his law firm,
Spainhour Law Group (SLG), who were the subject... More...
   $0 (09-22-2017 - CA)

James Dever v. David L. Ward Supreme Court of Massachusetts - Boston, Massachusetts

The plaintiff, James Dever, appeals from an
order allowing the defendants' special motion to dismiss his
amended complaint under the "anti-SLAPP" statute. See G. L.
1 Daniel Rabinovitz; Michaels, Ward & Rabinovitz, LLP;
Daniel Michael Joyce; Moors & Cabot Investments, Inc.; and Aaron
Foley.
2
c. 231, § 59H, inserted by St. 1994, c. 283, § 1. Although we
conclude tha... More...
   $0 (09-11-2017 - MA)

United States of America v. Michael Leeper Federal Courthouse - Portland, Oregon

Portland, OR - Former Columbia Sportswear Information Technology Employee Pleads Guilty to Computer Intrusions

Michael Leeper, 41, of Tigard, Oregon, pleaded guilty in United States District Court to intentionally accessing the Columbia Sportswear Company’s network without authorization in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1030.

From May 2000 to February 2014, Leeper was employed by Colum... More...
   $0 (09-09-2017 - Or)

United States of America v. Jane E. O'Brien Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

Jane E. O'Brien, a professional
investment adviser, engaged in a long-running scheme to defraud
several of her clients -- mostly elderly women who relied on her
financial advice and friendship -- out of their life savings. This
scheme was eventually uncovered, and she pled guilty -- in two
separate cases -- to securities fraud, investment adviser fraud,
wire fraud, a... More...
   $0 (09-02-2017 - MA)

Joseph L. Reed v. Freedom Mortgage Corporation

Joseph L. Reed sued his former
employer, Freedom Mortgage Company, under the Illinois
Human Rights Act, alleging race-based discrimination. After
concluding that Reed lacked evidence of racial bias, the district
court granted summary judgment in favor of Freedom Mortgage.
Reed challenges the court’s decisions on evidentiary
2 No. 16-3661
matters as well as the court’s u... More...
   $0 (08-27-2017 - IL)

Mahan v. Charles W. Chan Insurance Agency, Inc. et al.

In this appeal we consider whether two plaintiffs, 86-year-old Frederick Mahan
(Fred) and his 79-year-old wife Martha Mahan (Martha),1 have stated a viable claim
under the Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act (the Elder Abuse Act or
the Act)2
against Charles W. Chan (Chan), the Charles W. Chan Insurance Agency, Inc.
(the Chan Agency), Omar Kaddoura (Kaddoura), C... More...
   $0 (08-23-2017 - CA)

Jessica Parker Valentine and Bryan L. Parker v. Interactive Brokers LLC

Appellants, Jessica Parker Valentine and Bryan L. Parker (the “Parkers”), challenge the trial court’s order granting the motion of appellee, Interactive Brokers LLC (“IB”), to vacate an arbitration award. In two issues, the Parkers contend that the trial court erred in vacating the award.
2
We affirm.
Background
In their Second Amended Statement of Claim, the Parkers, pursuant to t... More...
   $0 (08-22-2017 - TX)

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