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Annalia Montany v. University of New England and Scott McNeill Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

Annalia Montany appeals from
the entry of summary judgment in favor of the University of New
England (UNE) and Scott McNeil (collectively, defendants). We
affirm.
BACKGROUND1
Montany was a student in UNE's two-year occupational therapy
master's degree program. The program requires its students
to take practical exams, in which program instructors act as mock
patient... More...
   $0 (05-31-2017 - ME)

California Fair Plan Association v. Garnes

In 2011, Marlene Garnes’s family home in Richmond, California was seriously
damaged by a kitchen fire. She had purchased a fire insurance policy for the property,
with a policy limit of $425,000 (the Policy), from California FAIR Plan Association
(FAIR), California’s insurer of last resort. The dispute in this case and the issue on
appeal is how much coverage Garnes is entitled to ... More...
   $0 (05-27-2017 - CA)

Benny Vance v. Mark C. Popkowski

This appeal arises from a dispute over the enforcement of deed restrictions. The purchasers of deed-restricted property in a residential subdivision began operating a business from a single-family residence located on the property.
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Appellants Benny Vance and Pierre Metzener, who also own property in the
subdivision, claimed that the operation of the business violated the deed
res... More...
   $0 (05-25-2017 - TX)

Aisha A. Krechuniak v. Zia Jamal Noorzoy

I. INTRODUCTION
This appeal challenges an order enforcing an agreement between two siblings,
Aisha A. Krechuniak (“Sister”)1
and her brother Zia Jamal Noorzoy (“Brother”), settling
litigation concerning the failed development of a residential parcel in Pebble Beach.
Sister was awarded a stipulated judgment of $850,000.00 against Brother as provided in
their “MEMORANDUM OF S... More...
   $0 (05-13-2017 - )

G & W Warren's, Inc. v. Judson V. Dabney, II

We are confronted here with issues concerning the scope of a guaranty given to
secure the buyer’s obligations under a master agreement and various subsidiary
agreements involving the purchase and sale of a motorcycle dealership. In addition, we
address the circumstances under which the liability of the guarantor, by virtue of
subsequent actions by the seller, may be exonerated.
... More...
   $0 (05-05-2017 - )

Norhill Energy LLC v. George McDaniel Young County Texas Courthouse

In three issues, Appellant Vicki Saulnier appeals an order imposing sanctions against her pursuant to rule of civil procedure 13. See Tex. R. Civ. P. 13. Because the order plainly fails to comply with rule 13’s good cause particularity requirement, we must reverse and remand.
1See Tex. R. App. P. 47.4.
2
II. BACKGROUND
Saratoga is a residential community located in Denton County, a... More...
   $0 (04-24-2017 - )

Joe Shields v. Ultimate Vacation Group, LLC d/b/a Royal Bahamas Cruise Line Harris County Courthouse - Houston, Texas

Appellee Ultimate Vacation Group LLC d/b/a Royal Bahamas Cruise Line
sued appellant Joe Shields for breach of a settlement agreement that resolved an
earlier lawsuit between the parties. Shields filed a motion to dismiss under the
Texas Citizens Participation Act, arguing that the lawsuit was related to a comment
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he had filed with Federal Communications Commission. See TEX. C... More...
   $0 (04-23-2017 - )

Vicki Saulnier v. Danita Haase, Greg Collins, Lourinda Willey, Richard Nygren, and Scott Brown Denton County Texas Courthouse

In three issues, Appellant Vicki Saulnier appeals an order imposing sanctions against her pursuant to rule of civil procedure 13. See Tex. R. Civ. P. 13. Because the order plainly fails to comply with rule 13’s good cause particularity requirement, we must reverse and remand.
1See Tex. R. App. P. 47.4.
2
II. BACKGROUND
Saratoga is a residential community located in Denton County, a... More...
   $0 (04-20-2017 - TX)

Jay Gannaway and Stephanie Gannaway, Individually and as Next Friends of B.D.G., a Minor Child v. Pedro Nelson Chavez, M.D., and Covenant Medical Group

Appellants, Jay and Stephanie Gannaway, individually and as next friends of B.D.G., a minor child, appeal the trial court’s grant of the no-evidence summary judgment motion of appellees, Pedro Nelson Chavez, M.D., and Covenant Medical Group. The Gannaways had sued Chavez and Covenant for negligence or medical malpractice. Chavez and Covenant joined issue and eventually filed a no-evidence motion f... More...   $0 (04-07-2017 - TX)

Mitchell J. Stein v. Axis Insurance Company

In 2007, Heart Tronics, Inc., a medical device company,
purchased directors and officers liability insurance policies from
AXIS Insurance Company (AXIS) and Houston Casualty
Company (HCC). The AXIS policy has been exhausted.
Under the HCC policy, HCC agreed to pay defense
expenses incurred by Heart Tronics’s officers and directors, and
individuals serving in functionally eq... More...
   $0 (04-07-2017 - )

Joshua Fay v. Total Quality Logistics, LLC The Supreme Court of South Carolina

TQL is based in Ohio and provides motor carrier transport and related services including logistics and brokerage services. TQL offered Fay employment as a Logistics Sales Account Executive in November 2012. The offer of employment informed Fay he was "required to complete, sign, and return a TQL noncompete/non-disclosure agreement on [his] first day of employment." Fay accepted the offer of emp... More...   $0 (04-02-2017 - SC)

Jane Doe v. Mercy Catholic Medical Center

Medical residencies are a vital component of American medical education. McKeesport Hosp. v. ACGME, 24 F.3d 519, 525 (3d Cir. 1994). They provide new doctors a supervised transition between the pure academics of medical school and the realities of practice. Generally they do so successfully: Our nation’s residency programs reliably produce some of the “finest physicians and medical researchers in ... More...   $0 (03-13-2017 - PA)

Noah S. Bunker; Paul Carrell; Everett Brew Houston, Jr.; W. Andrew Buckholz; Scott J. Leighty; Jad L. Davis; and Holly Clause, v. Tracy D. Strandhagen

This is an appeal from a declaratory summary judgment in favor of appellee
Tracy Strandhagen, a physician who was formerly employed with American Anesthesiology of
Texas, Inc. (“AAT”). Strandhagen sought a declaration that a liquidated-damages provision in a
contract she entered into with other physicians working for AAT was an unenforceable penalty.
Appellants, the physicians empl... More...
   $0 (03-12-2017 - TX)

My Three Sons, LTD., My Three Sons Management, LLC, Prestonwood OB/GYN Associates, P.A., Christopher Riegel, M.D., P.A., and Christopher Riegel v. Midway/Parker Medical Center, L.P., Kinsman Ventures, LLC, Manhattan Construction Company, TD Industries, Inc., Southstar Fire Protection Company, CMA Management Company, and Midway Medical Center Owners Association, Inc.

Christopher Riegel and various entities affiliated with him––My Three Sons, Ltd., My
Three Sons Management, LLC, Prestonwood OB/GYN Associates, P.A., Christopher Riegel,
M.D., P.A.––appeal the trial court’s dismissal of their lawsuit against appellees for failing to
comply with an order compelling arbitration of the dispute. In five issues, appellants complain
the trial court erred... More...
   $0 (03-09-2017 - TX)

Jack Brockway v. Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Company

This case involves an insurance dispute between
plaintiffs and defendant, Allstate Property and Casualty
Insurance Company (Allstate). After a theft at their home,
plaintiffs filed claims with Allstate, their insurance carrier,
under two policies. More than two years after the loss,
Allstate denied coverage for the loss and plaintiffs brought
an action against Allstate rela... More...
   $0 (03-01-2017 - OR)

James Walsh v. Zurich American Insurance Company, d/b/a Zurich Direct Markets, d/b/a Zurich North American Commercial d/b/a Zurich North American, et al.

A jury found that appellant Zurich
American Insurance Company ("Zurich") breached employment
agreements with appellee James Walsh when it substantially reduced
his incentive pay for a lucrative deal -- the largest of its type
in the company's history -- and did not pay incentive on another
deal.1 Walsh was awarded double damages and attorney's fees,
totaling nearly $2.4 mil... More...
   $0 (02-26-2017 - NH)

Sina Chenari v. George Washington University

After George Washington University Medical School expelled appellant for cheating on an exam, he brought suit in federal court for breach of contract and discrimination based on disability. The district
court granted summary judgment to the University, deferring
to its view that appellant broke its honor code and finding no
violation of the relevant disability statutes. For the reasons... More...
   $0 (02-13-2017 - DC)

Linda Ann Parrish Richardson and Gary Bruce Richardson, co-trustees of the M.C. Parrish, Jr. Testamentary Trust, et al. v. Donald Roger Mills, et al

The heirs, devisees, and assigns of Robert Lindsay and June C. Harris1 (Appellants) filed a motion for rehearing. We grant the motion, withdraw our December 30, 2016 opinion and judgment, and substitute the following opinion and a corresponding judgment in their place.
This suit involved the construction of a 1906 instrument pertaining to the minerals under certain property and a 1908 release.... More...
   $0 (02-08-2017 - TX)

Rafael Montez Da Oca v. Eduardo Gutierrez

Rafael Montez Da Oca appeals the trial court’s final judgment against him for damages
resulting from his alleged wrongful conduct as the landlord under a commercial-lease agreement
with appellee Eduardo Gutierrez. Da Oca challenges the sufficiency of the evidence supporting
various jury findings. For the following reasons, we will affirm the trial court’s final judgment.
BACKGROUND... More...
   $0 (01-25-2017 - TX)

Natealie Heslop v. Bear River Mutual Insurance Company

¶1 Natalie Heslop (Heslop) rolled her truck down an embankment. She told the responding police officer, her family, and medical personnel that the accident had been a suicide attempt. Ten days after the crash, she told an insurance adjuster that her “mind wasn’t right,” she had taken “too many pills” the day before the crash, and that the crash was “pretty much a suicide attempt.” Her insurance po... More...   $0 (01-24-2017 - UT)

STATE OF LOUISIANA Vs. KERMITT BERNHART

On February 21, 2013, the State indicted the defendant, Kermitt Bernhart,
for the second-degree murder of Christopher Lambert.1 The defendant entered a
plea of not guilty. The trial court denied defendant‟s motions to suppress the
evidence, identification, and statement. On August 20, 2015, at the end of a three
day jury trial, the defendant was convicted of manslaught... More...
   $0 (01-19-2017 - LA)

State of Tennessee v. Christopher Jones

At the time of her disappearance on April 16, 2013, the victim, Heather Palumbo
Jones, and the defendant had been married for over eight years and had two children. They had been separated since January 1, 2013, and had ongoing disputes as to custody of their children. Germantown police officers contacted the defendant shortly after the victim failed to show up at her employment at Frayser Ac... More...
   $0 (01-18-2017 - TN)

Sonny Low, et al. v. Trump University, LLC, Donald Trump

San Diego, CA - Sonny Low and others sued Trump University, L.L.C., Donald J. Trump and others on class action fraud theories.

The university represented that it would reveal Trump's real estate investing "secrets" to people who enrolled in the courses. Trump University was called "his phony university" by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who filed a companion case in New Yor... More...
   $25000000 (11-19-2016 - CA)

  VIRGIL JOHNSON and VIRGIL JOHNSON TRUCKING vs. ASSOCIATED MILK PRODUCERS, INC.

The record establishes the following facts as undisputed. On September 1, 2000, Associated Milk Producers, Inc. (AMPI) entered into an oral agreement with Virgil Johnson, the sole proprietor of Virgil Johnson Trucking. AMPI is a cooperative of dairy farmers that receives milk produced by its members, processes the milk into butter and cheese, and sells the dairy products. AMPI contracts with in... More...   $0 (10-19-2016 - IA)

Jean Dedmon v. Debbie Steelman, et al.

Jean and Fred Dedmon (collectively, ―Plaintiffs‖) filed this lawsuit against John T. Cook, seeking to recover for injuries arising out of a car accident. Plaintiffs alleged that Mrs. Dedmon incurred medical expenses totaling $52,482.87, and they attached her medical bills to the complaint. Defendant Cook filed an answer specifically denying that the medical bills attached to the comp... More...   $0 (06-06-2016 - TN)

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