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Integrity Roofing, LLC v. Manooch Kahesk d/b/a K&K Construction

Integrity Roofing, LLC sued Manooch Kahesk d/b/a K&K Construction claiming that in 2009 Defendant breach an agreement between them for roofing work performed on a building in Oklahoma City. Plaintiff claimed that Defendant agreed to pay a total of $35,000 for the materials and work including a $10,000 down payment. Plaintiff asserted that Defendant gave it a check for $20,000 but stopped payment... More...   $35000 (01-31-2012 - OK)

Oasis Plumbing & Mechanical, LLC v. Loft 401 LP

Oasis Plumbing & Mechanical, LLC sued Loft 401 LP and B3 Dev Group, LLC on breach of contract theories claiming that it contracted to provide HVAC and plumbing labor, materials and services as part of the construction of the Loft 401 Condominiums in Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma in 2010. Plaintiff claimed that it performed the work for the general contractor but was not paid $105,741.90 fo... More...   $1 (01-31-2012 - ok)

Beary Landscaping, Inc. v. Joe Costigan

Illinois law provides that “workers . . . employed by or on behalf of any public body engaged in the construction or demolition of public works” (defined as “all fixed works constructed or demolished by any public body, or paid for wholly or in part out of public funds,” 820 ILCS 130/2) shall be paid “not less than the general prevailing rate of hourly wages for work of a similar charact... More...   $0 (01-31-2012 - IL)

Jesus Contreras-Bocanegra v. Eric H. Holder, Jr.

We granted en banc rehearing of this case to determine whether the so-called postdeparture bar regulation at 8 C.F.R. § 1003.2(d) remains valid in this circuit considering Congress’ 1996 amendment to the Immigration and Nationality Act (“INA”). The amended Act grants noncitizens the right to file one motion to reopen their immigration proceedings. However, the Board of Immigration Appeals (... More...   $0 (01-30-2012 - UT)

Mathew A. Brainerd v. Polo Club, L.L.C.

Jay, OK - Mathew A. Brainerd sued the Polo Club, L.L.C. and Lake Locations seeking a money judgment in excess of $10,000.

The claims made and defenses asserted by the parties to this case are not available.

01/27/2012 FILE AND ENTER PETITION $163.00
   $0 (01-27-2012 - OK)

Lachlan MacLearn v. Commerce Insurance Company

The petitioner, Lachlan MacLearn, and the intervenor, Simon Hutchings (together, the appellants), appeal an order of the Superior Court (Abramson, J.) denying Hutchings’ motion for summary judgment and granting summary judgment in favor of the respondent, Commerce Insurance Company (Commerce). We affirm.

The trial court found or the record supports the following facts. Lachlan MacLearn an... More...
   $0 (01-27-2012 - NH)

United States of America v. Rick Glen Strandlof aka Rick Duncan

Appellant Rick Strandlof was charged under the Stolen Valor Act, 18 U.S.C. § 704(b), which makes it illegal to falsely claim to have received a military award or honor. We must decide whether the Act is constitutional. Answering this question requires us to determine whether, and to what extent, the First Amendment prohibits Congress from punishing knowingly false statements of fact.

Reaso... More...
   $0 (01-27-2012 - Co)

Lisa Meade v. Shangri-La Partnership and Business T/A & D/B/A Children's Manor Montessori School

This is a civil action, authorized by a State statute and by the Howard County Code, in which the plaintiff seeks damages for a school’s alleged discrimination because of the plaintiff’s handicap. We issued a writ of certiorari in the case to consider whether discrimination because of a “handicap,” within the meaning of the Maryland statutory provisions, should be construed “strictly to ... More...   $0 (01-26-2012 - MD)

Jeffrey Tverberg v. Fillner Construction, Inc.

The trial court granted summary judgment to respondent Fillner Construction, Inc. (Fillner), and dismissed the personal injury action of appellants Jeffrey and Catherine Tverberg.1 The Tverbergs appeal the judgment against them, contending that Fillner is liable for their injuries because of its (1) breach of a nondelegable regulatory duty and (2) negligent exercise of retained control. We conclud... More...   $0 (01-26-2012 - CA)

Richard L. Dockum v. Wal-Mart Stores Texas, LLC

Richard L. Dockum, pro se appellant, filed a premises defect and gross negligence suit against Wal-Mart Stores Texas, LLC, appellee. Dockum appeals a take-nothing summary judgment granted in favor of Wal-Mart. By five issues, Dockum argues the trial court erred by (1) granting Wal-Mart’s traditional motion for summary judgment based on limitations and other grounds; (2) not granting his motion t... More...   $0 (01-26-2012 - TX)

Mason J. Nevil v. TFW Management, Inc.

Mason J. Nevil, James Robert Crocco and Mary Rose Crocco Revocable Living Trust, Paul R. Thornburg, Melvine A. Thornburg, Ken Carlisle, Nadyne Carlisle, George W. Loner, and William E. Boyner (Appellants) appeal the trial court’s summary judgment entered in favor of Appellees TFW Management, Inc. and Tim Williams d/b/a Westwood Shores Country Club (collectively TFW). In one issue, Appellants con... More...   $0 (01-26-2012 - TX)

Aston Meadows, Ltd. v. Devon Energy Production Company, L.P.

Aston Meadows, Ltd., Montclaire Custom Homes, L.P., Peter Paulsen, Steve Paulsen, Mike Wells, Kathryn LeBlanc, Donald LeBlanc, Natalie J. Warnick, James S. Warnick, and Kathy Ivey (collectively, appellants) appeal from a summary judgment in favor of appellees Devon Energy Production Company, L.P. and Devon Energy Corporation. Appellants bring seven issues challenging the propriety of the summary ... More...   $0 (01-26-2012 - Tx)

Metropolitan Transit Authority v. Wesley Wayne Light

Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro) appeals from the trial court’s denial of its plea to the jurisdiction pursuant to section 101.106(b) of the Texas Tort Claims Act. In a single issue, Metro contends that the trial court erred in denying its plea. We affirm.


Wesley Wayne Light brought this personal injury action against Metro and its employee, Henry Lopez,... More...
   $0 (01-26-2012 - TX)

84 Lumber Company, L.P. v. David Powers

This appeal is from the grant and denial of cross-motions for summary judgment in a contract case. 84 Lumber contends that David Powers is liable as a matter of law in his capacity as personal guarantor for the debt of David Powers Homes, Inc. We reverse and render.


David Powers Homes, Inc. applied for credit with 84 Lumber by filling out a written credit... More...
   $0 (01-26-2012 - TX)

State of Oklahoma v. Ronald Harris Vess, Jr.

Guymon, Texas County, OK - The State of Oklahoma charged Ronald Harris Vess, Jr. with felony endeavoring to and conspiring to deliver, manufacture and possess controlled dangerous substances (CDS), possession of pseudoephedrine, a precursor to the manufacture of a controlled dangerous substance (methamphatime), possession of controlled substance, marijuana within 1000 feet or a school or park, an... More...   $0 (01-25-2012 - OK)

Shannon Ranucci v. Corey K. Crain

Three years after suffering a collapsed lung following a medical procedure, Shannon Ranucci filed a Notice of Intent to File Suit (Notice) against Corey K. Crain, M.D. Ranucci subsequently filed an affidavit of a medical expert. The circuit court granted Dr. Crain's motion to dismiss Ranucci's Notice for failure to file the medical expert's affidavit timely. Ranucci appeals, arguing the circuit... More...   $0 (01-25-2012 - SC)

William T. Jervey v. Martint Environmental, Inc.

Martint Environmental, Inc. (Martint) and General Casualty Insurance Company (collectively, Appellants) appeal the circuit court's order vacating in part and affirming in part the order of the Appellate Panel of the Workers' Compensation Commission, arguing the court erred in finding: (1) section 42-9-260 of the South Carolina Code is a time bar for raising a defense against compensability; (2) Wi... More...   $0 (01-25-2012 - SC)

Shannon Ranucci v. Corey K. Crain

Three years after suffering a collapsed lung following a medical procedure, Shannon Ranucci filed a Notice of Intent to File Suit (Notice) against Corey K. Crain, M.D. Ranucci subsequently filed an affidavit of a medical expert. The circuit court granted Dr. Crain's motion to dismiss Ranucci's Notice for failure to file the medical expert's affidavit timely. Ranucci appeals, arguing the circuit... More...   $0 (01-25-2012 - SC)

Belinda A. Butcher v. SAIF Corporation

2 Claimant seeks review of an order of the Workers' Compensation Board
3 upholding SAIF's "Notice of Closure: Own Motion Claim" failure to pay temporary
4 disability compensation on claimant's accepted new medical condition claim. Claimant
5 obtained acceptance of a new medical condition after her aggravation rights had expired.
6 She applied for temporary disability compensation. ... More...
   $0 (01-25-2012 - OR)

General Bell v. Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon

2 Plaintiff, decedent's personal representative, appeals from a general
3 judgment of dismissal in this personal injury action against a public body, Tri-County
4 Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet). Plaintiff assigns error to the
5 trial court's allowance of TriMet's motion to dismiss on statute of limitations grounds,
6 based on the two-year limitation period ... More...
   $0 (01-25-2012 - OR)

Rachel Flores v. Kmart Corporation

Under federal bankruptcy law, the discharge of liability for an unliquidated, contingent or unmatured claim can bar a suit to collect a debt. (11 U.S.C. §§ 101(2), 524(a), 1141(d)(1)(A).1) In this case, Martin Flores, according to the first amended complaint, was exposed to asbestos in 1989 while performing construction work in a store operated by defendant, Kmart Corporation. On January 22, 200... More...   $0 (01-25-2012 - CA)

Zygmunt Golek v. Saint Mary's Hospital, Inc.

This case concerns the propriety of a decision by a hospital that conducts an accredited surgical residency training program to decline to promote a senior resident to the position of chief resident.

Unwilling to accept the hospital’s proffered renewal of his appointment as a fourth clinical year resident, the resident filed a multicount complaint against the hospital, its surgery program... More...
   $0 (01-24-2012 - CT)

Doroshow, Pasquale, Krawitz & Bhaya v. Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Inc.

Nanticoke Memorial Hospital filed a $160,958 hospital lien for the cost of Maria Acosta’s medical treatment resulting from a car accident on July 11, 2003. The law firm of Doroshow, Pasquale, Krawitz, & Bhaya represented Acosta in a personal injury claim against the tortfeasor who caused her injuries. Nationwide Assurance Company paid $19,671.49 to settle her claim. Nanticoke argues that its hos... More...   $0 (01-23-2012 - DE)

Billy Joe Reyonlds v. United States

The federal Sex Offender Registration and NotificationAct (Act), 120 Stat. 590, 42 U. S. C. §16901 et seq. (2006ed. and Supp. III), requires those convicted of certain sex crimes to provide state governments with (and to update)information, such as names and current addresses, for inclusion on state and federal sex offender registries. §§16912(a), 16913–16914, 16919(a) (2006 ed.). The Act mak... More...   $0 (01-23-2012 - MO)

Jack C. Leeson v. Transamerica Disability Income Plan

Plaintiff Jack Leeson (“Leeson”), a former employee of Defendant Transamerica Corporation (“Transamerica”), filed this action under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”), 29 U.S.C. § 1101, et seq., to challenge the termination of his long-term disability benefits. The district court, applying an abuse of discretion standard of review, upheld the Transamerica Corporatio... More...   $0 (01-23-2012 - WA)

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