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STATE OF MONTANA v. ADAM HATFIELD

On the evening of November 28, 2008, Matt Hatfield (Matt) dropped off a friend
after a day of hunting. Laterthat night, hespoke with his ex-wifeon the phone. There are
no credible accounts of anyone seeing or speaking with Mattafter that day.
¶4 Although it was not unusual for Matt to be out of contact for a few days, his absence
stretched into weeks, and friends and family m... More...
   $0 (09-18-2018 - MT)

United States of America v. Tenth Frame Cinemas, LLC; Danville Cinemas, LLC; Somerset Cinemas, LLC; and Morehead Cinemas, LLC, Federal Courthouses - Eastern District of Kentucky - Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington, KY - Department of Justice Announces ADA Settlement with Owner of Kentucky Theaters

The Department of Justice announced a settlement agreement with the owner of four Kentucky theaters, resolving complaints alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). The complaints, filed with the Department, asserted that Tenth Frame Cinemas, LLC, in Mt. Sterling, Ky.; ... More...
   $0 (09-17-2018 - KY)

Lauren E. v. Lewisville Independent School District Eastern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Beaumont, Texas

Lauren C., a young woman with disabilities previously in the Lewisville Independent School District, appeals the district court’s decision denying her attorneys’ fees under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”), 20 U.S.C. §§ 1400 et seq. While we rely on different grounds, we AFFIRM the district court’s judgment that Lauren is not a prevailing party for fee purposes.
The und... More...
   $0 (09-17-2018 - TX)

STATE OF OHIO vs. BRANDON PENNINGTON

On the night of April 12, 2017, Ashley Herald invited her friend Donny
McKee to Pennington’s home in the Price Hill area of Cincinnati, where she had been
staying for several days. McKee, a tattoo artist, inked tattoos on both Herald and
Pennington that night and then left in the early hours of the 13th. Unbeknownst to
Pennington, McKee had taken a ring and some video games f... More...
   $0 (09-15-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. Centers Plan for Healthy Living (“Centers Plan”) Eastern District of New York Courthouse - Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn, NY - Staten Island-Based Health Care Service Agrees to Pay More than $1.6 Million to Settle False Claims Act Suit Alleging Fraudulent Billing Practices

Centers Plan for Healthy Living (“Centers Plan”), a Staten Island-based company that provides services to people who are chronically ill or who need long-term health care services, has agreed to pay $1,650,000 to settle civil fra... More...
   $0 (09-14-2018 - NY)

Jane Doe v. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Inc. District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

Jane Doe's insurer, Harvard
Pilgrim Health Care ("HPHC"), deemed part of the time Doe spent at
a mental health residential treatment facility not medically
necessary under the health care benefits plan established by the
employer of Doe's parent. HPHC therefore denied coverage for that
portion of the treatment. After several unsuccessful
administrative appeals, Doe sued HPH... More...
   $0 (09-13-2018 - MA)

Harmun Takhar v. The People ex rel. Feather River Air Quality Management District

This appeal challenges the trial court’s denial of a special motion to strike
pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 425.16, the anti-SLAPP statute,1 directed at a
cross-complaint asserting causes of action arising from a civil enforcement action
brought by Feather River Air Quality Management District against Harmun Takhar for
multiple violations of state and local air pollut... More...
   $0 (09-13-2018 - CA)

James Morden v. XL Specialty Insurance District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

This appeal concerns an assigned claim on a liability-insurance policy. Belsen
Getty, LLC, a registered investment adviser owned by Terry Deru, obtained a claimsmade
financial-services-liability policy (the Policy) from XL Specialty Insurance
Company covering Belsen Getty and its advisers for the period from October 9, 2010, to
October 9, 2011. Under the policy, XL had no duty to d... More...
   $0 (09-11-2018 - UT)

Suzanne J. Black v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes

The appellants (landowners) own eight lots in an area of
Rancho Palos Verdes that is the subject of a 1978 building
moratorium based on the resurgence of an ancient landslide.1 In
the trial court, the landowners sought relief from the building
moratorium and damages for inverse condemnation primarily on
the basis of our opinion in Monks v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes
(2008)... More...
   $0 (09-10-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Orrin K. McLeod, D.O. District of New Mexico Federal Courthouse - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - East Mountain Family Practice Doctor Pays $300,000 to Resolve Alleged False Claims to Federal Healthcare Programs for Services Rendered While Out of Country

Settlement also Resolves Alleged Violations of Controlled Substances Act Relating to Signed, but Otherwise Blank, Prescriptions Available for Use While Out of the Country

Orrin K. McLeod, D.O., a family prac... More...
   $300000 (09-08-2018 - NM)

Alaqua Lake Community Association, Inc. v. Taylor Morrison of Flrodia, Inc., et al. Seminole County Courthouse - Sanford, Florida

Sanford, FL - The Alaqua Lakes Community Association, Inc. sued Taylor Morrison of Flrodia, Inc., et al. on negligence theories claiming that the Defendants negligently constructed roads in and leading to the Association's property to its detriment and damage.

DATE NUMBER DOCKET CODE DESCRIPTION PAGES VIEW
08/30/2018 940 JINS JURY INSTRUCTIONS (FILED IN OPEN COURT) 30
08/3... More...
   $3800000 (09-05-2018 - FL)

Theodore Hayes and Aqeela Fogle v. Philip E. Harvey Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Hayes family receives enhanced voucher rental
assistance from the federal government, and a federal statute
provides that enhanced voucher holders “may elect to remain”
in their housing developments, even after their landlord has
opted out of the federal housing assistance program. 42 U.S.C.
§ 1437f(t)(1)(B). But the Hayes family’s landlord, Appellee
Philip Harvey, cont... More...
   $0 (09-04-2018 - PA)

American National County Mutual Insurance Company v. Jonathan A. Medina

Jonathan Medina was injured when he was struck by a truck listed as a covered vehicle on an American National County Mutual Insurance Company (ANPAC) policy. ANPAC denied coverage on Medina’s claim, and Medina subsequently obtained a default judgment against the driver. After the driver assigned her claims to Medina, Medina sued ANPAC. Following a four-day trial, a jury made findings in fav... More...   $0 (09-01-2018 - TX)

River City Drywall, LLC v. Eric Hanlon and Nalinh Hanlon

The Hanlons served in the role of general contractor in the construction of their new home (the Residence) in Austin. They entered into a contract with River City to install the Residence’s drywall and to apply decorative texture to the drywall. They hired another contractor, Nicolas Guerrero, to paint the interior walls after River City finished its drywall and texture work. At some point after... More...   $0 (09-01-2018 - TX)

William Jae Kim v. Toyota Motor Corporation

Plaintiff William Jae Kim (Kim) was severely injured after he lost control
of his Toyota Tundra pickup truck and drove off an embankment. Together with
his wife, Kim brought this strict products liability suit against defendant Toyota
Motor Corporation and related entities (collectively, “Toyota”), claiming that the
pickup truck was defective because its standard configuration did ... More...
   $0 (08-31-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Mark Steven, Holli Stevens and Trevo, LLC Western District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK - Oklahoma City Multi-Level Marketing Company Agrees to Distribution of $610,800 in Seized Funds to Alleged Fraud Victims

TREVO, LLC, and it principals, MARK STEVENS and HOLLI STEVENS, agreed not to contest the distribution of $610,800 to victims of an alleged email fraud scheme.

In a civil forfeiture complaint filed in July 2016, the United States alleged that ... More...
   $0 (08-30-2018 - OK)

Richard Grissom v. Raymond Roberts, et al. District of Kansas Federal Courthouse - Topeka, Kansas

Richard Grissom, a prisoner in the custody of the Kansas Department of
Corrections, brought suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against a number of state corrections
and prison officials (collectively the Prison Officials), alleging violations of his
constitutional rights stemming from his lengthy placement in solitary confinement. The
district court granted summary judgment against Grisso... More...
   $0 (08-30-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Clifford Chance US, L.L.P. Southern District of New York - New York, New York

Justice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against International Law Firm

The Justice Department today announced that it reached a settlement agreement with Clifford Chance US LLP, a large, international law firm with its U.S. headquarters located in New York. This agreement resolves the Department’s investigation into whether the law firm engaged in hiring discri... More...
   $0 (08-29-2018 - NY)

United States ex rel. Dean v. Paramedics Plus, LLC, et al Eastern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Beaumont, Texas

Beaumont, TX - Ambulance Company and its Municipal Clients Agree to Pay over $21 Million

To Settle Allegations of Unlawful Kickbacks and Improper Financial Relationships

Seven ambulance industry defendants have agreed to pay the government a total of over $21 million to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that they knowingly submitted claims to the Medicare and Medicaid pr... More...
   $21000000 (08-28-2018 - TX)

Branches Neighborhood Corporation v. Calatlantic Group, Inc.

Plaintiff Branches Neighborhood Corporation (Branches or the
association), a community association incorporated pursuant to the Davis-Stirling
Common Interest Development Act (Civ. Code, § 4000, et seq.)(the Act), filed an
arbitration claim against the association’s developer, defendant CalAtlantic Group, Inc.,
formerly known as Standard Pacific Corp. (Standard), for construction d... More...
   $0 (08-27-2018 - CA)

Kasey Burton v. City of Zion, Lake County, Illinois Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

On March 13, 2014, Kasey Burton was driving to pick up her roommate’s niece for a barbeque.1 Unbeknownst to her, her license was suspended. Officer Jon-athan Meyers, a City of Zion police officer, however, had
1 We report only the undisputed facts. The minor factual disputes are not relevant to the motion in limine at issue in this appeal.
2 No. 17-1557
learned the news in that day’s “... More...
   $0 (08-26-2018 - IL)

United States of America v. Village of Tinley Park Illinois Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Chicago, IL - Justice Department Obtains $410,000 Settlement of Housing Discrimination Lawsuit Against Tinley Park, Illinois, for Refusing to Approve Low-Income Housing Development

The Justice Department on August 24, 2018announced that it settled a lawsuit against the Village of Tinley Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, alleging that it violated the Fair Housing Act when it refused to ... More...
   $0 (08-26-2018 - IL)

Melodie Z. Scott, as Trustee, etc. v. A'Yana McDonald

Following a trial, the probate court approved, subject to a $93,036.75 surcharge,
the first and final account and report of trustee (First Report), filed by Melodie Z. Scott
(Trustee), trustee of The A’Yana McDonald Special Needs Trust (the trust). (Prob. Code, §§ 1061-1064.)1
Trustee raises three issues on appeal. First, Trustee contends
the probate court did not apply the correct... More...
   $0 (08-26-2018 - CA)

Howard Pittman v. Experian Information Solutions, Inc. Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Plaintiff Howard Pittman (“Pittman”) sued two mortgage servicers, iServe Servicing, Inc. (“iServe”) and Servis One, Inc., d/b/a BSI Financial Services (“BSI”), for negligent and willful violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) pursuant to 15 U.S.C. §§ 1681n and 1681o. He also sued BSI for breach of contract. Pittman appeals from several decisions entered by the district court denying Pi... More...   $0 (08-25-2018 - MI)

Branches Neighborhood Corporation v. Calatlantic Group, Inc.

Plaintiff Branches Neighborhood Corporation (Branches or the
association), a community association incorporated pursuant to the Davis-Stirling
Common Interest Development Act (Civ. Code, § 4000, et seq.) (the Act), filed an
arbitration claim against the association’s developer, defendant CalAtlantic Group, Inc.,
formerly known as Standard Pacific Corp. (Standard), for construction ... More...
   $0 (08-25-2018 - CA)

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