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West Virginia Lottery v. A-1 Amusement, Inc. Supreme Court of Appeals - Charleston, West Virginia

This appeal concerns a dispute between the West Virginia State Lottery, the
Lottery Commission, the Lottery Director,1 (collectively, the State Lottery) and certain
entities (Permit Holders) who were issued permits to operate limited video lottery game
terminals (LVL terminals). The dispute arose after the State Lottery instructed the Permit
Holders that they would be required to u... More...
   $0 (11-14-2017 - WV)

United States of America v. Philip Jacoby Southern District of New York Courthouse - New York, New York

New York, NY - Former Chief Financial Officer Of Osiris Therapeutics, Inc., Pleads Guilty To Lying To Auditors

PHILIP JACOBY, the former chief financial officer of Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. (“Osiris”), a developer and producer of regenerative medicine products, was charged by criminal information (the “Information”) and pled guilty on November 2, 2017 to lying to Osiris’s auditors in conn... More...
   $0 (11-04-2017 - NY)

Theodore Hayes v. Philip E. Harvey Third Circuit Court of Appeals - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In this appeal, we must decide whether the enhanced voucher provision of the United States Housing Act of 1937, 42 U.S.C. § 1437f(t), requires property owners to continuously renew enhanced-voucher tenancies. Theodore Hayes and Aqeela Fogle (the Hayes family) are a low-income family whose rent is subsidized by enhanced voucher assistance. Their eligibility to receive enhanced vouchers is contingen... More...   $0 (11-03-2017 - PA)

Tammy Fernandez v. Raj Singh

Tammy Fernandes successfully sued vexatious litigant Raj Singh and his wife
Kiran Rawat individually and as trustees of the Sita Ram--or “Sitaram”--Trust (Trust), for
wrongful eviction and related claims. She obtained an award of compensatory and
punitive damages, as well as costs and attorney fees. All defendants filed a joint notice of
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appeal through counsel. While Rawat a... More...
   $0 (11-03-2017 - CA)

JORGE YARUR BASCUÑÁN, ET AL. v. DANIEL YARUR ELSACA, ET AL. Second Circuit Court of Appeals - New York, New York

The question presented in this appeal is whether the plaintiffs
have plausibly alleged “a domestic injury” to their business or
property within the meaning of Section 1964(c) of the Racketeer
Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”), the provision
commonly referred to as civil RICO.1 This question is one of first
impression—in this (or any) Court of Appeals—arising fro... More...
   $0 (11-02-2017 - NY)

Maya Baxter v. Genworth North America Corporation

Plaintiff Maya Baxter sued her former employer, defendant Genworth North
America Corporation (Genworth), for wrongful termination and related causes of action
arising out of her employment. Genworth moved to compel arbitration of the dispute.
On appeal from an order denying its motion to compel arbitration, Genworth contends the
trial court erred in concluding the arbitration agree... More...
   $0 (10-29-2017 - CA)

Scott M. Brand and April G. Brand v. Amy S. Paul

¶1 This case involves a dispute between neighbors, in which both sides claim ownership of a strip of land that adjoins their respective properties (the subject property). Each side pursued a quiet title action against the other, and the district court granted summary judgment in favor of Amy S. Paul, the trustee of the Amy S. Paul Trust (the Trust), concluding that the Trust had acquired all right... More...   $0 (10-26-2017 - UT)

Amanda Sue Smith v. United States of America Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals - Elbert P. Tuttle Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

Amanda Sue Smith filed a three-count complaint against the United States under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) seeking damages arising from a soured business arrangement she entered into with an FBI confidential informant. The district court granted the United States’ motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim, finding that Smith’s claims had no basis under Georgia law and thus could not su... More...   $0 (10-23-2017 - GA)

Protect Telegraph Hill v. City and County of San Francisco

The City and County of San Francisco (the City) approved construction of a threeunit
condominium project proposed by real parties in interest Jeremy Ricks, Tracy
Kirkham and Joe Cooper on Telegraph Hill at 115 Telegraph Boulevard. Appellant
Protect Telegraph Hill argues that the approval was unlawful because an Environmental
Impact Report (EIR) for the project should have been prep... More...
   $0 (10-14-2017 - CA)

Santiaga Herrera v. Gloria Coronel Alejos Harris County Courthouse - Houston, Texas

Santiaga Herrera owned and lived in a house with a garage apartment. Herrera sold the property to Gloria Alejos, who financed the purchase with a note made to Herrera. After closing, Alejos’s daughter, Banesa Coronel, moved into the
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house, and Alejos allowed Herrera to stay in the garage apartment, where she was
living at the time of the sale.
Alejos later tried to evict Herrera,... More...
   $0 (10-12-2017 - TX)

United States of America v. Richard Weed United States Court of Appeals For The First Circuit - Boston, Massachusetts

Richard Weed, a securities lawyer,
wrote false opinion letters so that his two co-conspirators could
sell stock to the public in a "pump and dump" scheme.1 In
connection with this conduct, he was convicted of securities fraud,
wire fraud, and conspiracy to commit both. Following the jury's
guilty verdict, Weed moved for a judgment of acquittal. He argued
that the evidence w... More...
   $0 (10-11-2017 - MA)

Thomas Larsen v. Citibank, FSB Southern District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Miami, Florida

Plaintiff David Johnson filed a putative class-action suit against Defendant KeyBank National Association in 2010, alleging that KeyBank improperly manipulated the order of debit card transactions in customer accounts in order to maximize collection of overdraft fees. This appeal relates not to the substance of Johnson’s suit but to the enforceability of an arbitration provision contained in the a... More...   $0 (10-01-2017 - FL)

Colin Turner v. Chippewa Valley Music Festival, Seekjoy Productions, LLC and Bounce Back, LLC d/b/a US Airbag Chippewa County Wisconsin

Chippewa Falls, WI - Jury Returns Defendants' Verdict in Personal Injury CAse

Colin Turner sued Chippewa Valley Music Festival, Seekjoy Productions, LLC and Bounce Back, LLC d/b/a US Airbag on negligence theories claiming that he was injured and/or damaged when he jumped into an airbag at an attraction at the Country Fest in Cadott in 2013

Court Record Events
Date Event Court... More...
   $0 (09-26-2017 - )

Respect Life South San Francisco v. City of South San Francisco, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc, Real Party in Interest

The City of South San Francisco approved a conditional-use permit allowing an
office building to be converted to a medical clinic for use by Planned Parenthood Mar
Monte, Inc. (Planned Parenthood), the real party in interest. The City determined that its
consideration of the permit was categorically exempt from the California Environmental
Quality Act, Public Resources Code section... More...
   $0 (09-19-2017 - CA)

United States of America, et al. v. Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals - New Orleans, Louisiana

John King and Tammy Drummond (collectively, “Relators”) appeal the
district court’s grant of summary judgment to Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., on
their False Claims Act (“FCA”) claims and a subsequent ruling that partly
granted court costs to Solvay. For the reasons explained below, we AFFIRM.
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I. Background
Relators are both former Solvay sales and marketing employees. Th... More...
   $0 (09-15-2017 - TX)

Roff Arden and bobbi Arden v. Forsberg & Umlauf, P.S., et al.

This case involves claims of breaches of fiduciary duty and
legal malpractice against lawyers hired to defend insureds in a civil action where
the insurance company provided the defense.^ The insureds claim the lawyers
violated their professional responsibilities by failing to disclose a potential conflict
^ The Court of Appeals and the parties in their briefing characterized the i... More...
   $0 (09-14-2017 - WA)

Roger Lee v. William Driscoll United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit - St. Louis, Missouri

Mary and Roger Lee sued Mathews Township, South Dakota, and three
members of the Township Board of Supervisors—William Driscoll, Greg Albrecht,
and William Albrecht (collectively, the individual defendants)—alleging claims
under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and state law. The defendants moved for dismissal and
summary judgment, which the district court denied in part and granted in part. TheMore...
   $0 (09-07-2017 - SD)

Miguel Ponce and Chrystal Ponce v. James Diaz, Jr. and Mary Diaz Texas Court of Appeals, Second District Courthouse - Fort Worth, Texas

Appellants Miguel Ponce and Chrystal Ponce filed a motion for rehearing of our July 13, 2017 memorandum opinion and judgment. We deny the motion
1See Tex. R. App. P. 47.4.
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for rehearing but withdraw our July 13, 2017 opinion and substitute the following in its place.
In one legal sufficiency issue and five factual sufficiency issues, the Ponces appeal the trial court’s judgment f... More...
   $0 (08-25-2017 - TX)

Josh Norris v. Karry Causey Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals - New Orleans, Louisiana

This is yet another case that has its roots in the devastation Hurricane Katrina wreaked on New Orleans. Resilient as the city is, it swiftly began to rebuild. That effort presented attractive opportunities for investors and developers looking to turn a profit. This case involves one such opportunity that went sour.
This lawsuit that followed resulted in a bench trial. One of the defendants ap... More...
   $0 (08-22-2017 - LA)

Savannah Gonzalez and Krystal Gonzalez v. Stephanie Gonzalez

Appellants Savannah Gonzalez and Krystal Gonzalez assert that the trial court erred in granting appellee Stephanie Gonzalez’s motion for summary judgment.1 We reverse the trial court’s judgment and remand.
BACKGROUND
Savannah and Krystal are the shareholders of W.D. Properties, Inc., a company which owned a building in Dallas. On January 26, 2007, W.D. Properties forfeited its Texas corpor... More...
   $0 (08-22-2017 - TX)

Tammy D. Rogers v. Orthopedic Center, P.C., et al.

Savannah, GA - Jury Awards Widow $4.5 Million For Death of Husband In Med Mal Case

Tammy Rogers, the widow of Thomas Frank Rogers sued Tattnall Hospital Co. d/b/a Optim Medical Center-Tattnall and Dr. Joseph Hand and another physician on medical malpractice theories claiming that her husband died after spinal surgery as a direct result of substandard care provided by the nurses and doctor... More...
   $0 (08-19-2017 - )

United States of America v. Leda Giggey United States Court of Appeals For The First Circuit - Boston, Massachusetts

Controlled substances continue to
cast a dark shadow over a large segment of American society. That
situation is made even worse by the proliferation of new
permutations of such substances. Synthetic cathinones,
colloquially known as bath salts, represent one of these
permutations, and we recently had occasion to warn that their
illegal use was becoming a mounting problem i... More...
   $0 (08-15-2017 - ME)

Curci Investments, LLC v. James P. Baldwin

Respondent James P. Baldwin (Baldwin), a prominent real estate developer,
is no stranger to the complicated world of business entity structuring. Over the course of
his lifetime, he has formed and held interest in hundreds of corporations, partnerships and
limited liability companies. This appeal concerns one of those limited liability
companies, JPB Investments LLC (JPBI).
App... More...
   $0 (08-13-2017 - CA)

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)

National Credit Union Administration Board v. Stan Jurcevic

The National Credit Union Administration Board accused Stan and Bara Jurcevic and their privately owned company, Stack Container Service, of fraudulently obtaining loans from St. Paul Croatian Federal Credit Union. In response, the district court enjoined Stan Jurcevic from disposing of all of his assets, save living expenses, before the trial over these allegations. It also dismissed the Board’s ... More...   $0 (08-11-2017 - OH)

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