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Angel Mendez and Jennifer Lynn Garcia v. County of Los Angeles, et al. Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

On remand from the United States Supreme Court we are tasked with deciding whether the unlawful entry into a residence by two sheriff’s deputies, without a warrant, consent, or exigent circumstances, was the proximate cause of the subsequent shooting and injuries to the plaintiffs. We hold that it was, permitting a federal claim under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. We also hold that the plaintiffs have an inde... More...   $4000000 (07-29-2018 - WA)

STATE OF KANSAS v. THOMAS EUGENE JENKINS

On June 13, 2009, at approximately 6 a.m., officers responded to a call about potential burglaries of two different apartments in a complex at 1012 Johnstown in Salina, Kansas. When the officers arrived, Benjamin Friedman informed them that someone had burglarized his apartment and stolen some of his electronics. The officers inspected a second apartment, occupied by Alfred Mack and Jason Hartfiel... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - KS)

STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA v. SHAWN RAYNARD ROSS

On February 17, 2017, the Brule County Grand Jury indicted Shawn Ross on one count of third-degree burglary in violation of SDCL 22-32-8 and one count of intentional damage to property in violation of SDCL 22-34-1(2). Ross pleaded not guilty. Thereafter, the State and Ross entered into a plea agreement. At a hearing on May 16, 2017, pursuant to the plea agreement, Ross pleaded guilty to third-d... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - SD)

UNITED STATES v. MORRIS E. ZUKERMAN

Morris Zukerman is the founder of M.E. Zukerman & Co., an investment  management firm also known as “MEZCO.” In 2007, a MEZCO subsidiary sold  certain assets for $110 million, at which time Zukerman enacted a scheme to  avoid paying taxes on the proceeds of that sale, as well as on approximately $12  million of operating income MEZCO received as a result of its earlier ownership  of those assets. ... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - ME)

Douglas Troester v. Starbucks Corporation

Upon a request by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
(Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.548), we agreed to answer the following question:
Does the federal Fair Labor Standards Act’s de minimis doctrine, as stated in
Anderson v. Mt. Clemens Pottery Co. (1946) 328 U.S. 680, 692, and Lindow v.
United States (9th Cir. 1984) 738 F.2d 1057, 1063, apply to claims for unpai... More...
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Meryl Squires-Cannon, et al. v. Forest Preserve District of Cook County, et al. Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Illinois, has been trying to acquire a 400-acre estate in Barrington after the owners defaulted on a mortgage and note held by the Forest Preserve. The Forest Preserve foreclosed and then bought the property at the foreclosure auction. The original owners have expressed their opposition by filing five lawsuits of their own, in addition to raising af-fir... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - IL)

Nicholas Rivet vs State of Florida

Many of the pertinent facts were essentially undisputed. Brandi Robb had two children, Eddie and Logan. After Robb separated from her husband, she and the children struggled financially, frequently staying with Robb’s mother or others. For several weeks before Eddie’s death, Robb and her children stayed with Rivet. Rivet, too, had recently separated from his spouse, and he needed help looking afte... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - FL)

State of Tennessee v. Larry Allen Stumbo

This case arises from the Defendant breaking into the victim’s home and raping her at gunpoint, following which he stole a television set and forced her into her vehicle and drove her to a nearby gas station. The Defendant was observed by law enforcement driving the victim’s stolen vehicle after he dropped her off at the gas station; when officers pursued the Defendant, hefailed to yield and, aft... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - TN)

State of Tennessee v. Alina Sherlin

Defendant was indicted by a Bradley County Grand Jury in October of 2013 for one count of first degree murder for killing her boyfriend, Robert Julian, also known as “Rowdy,”on the evening of August 13, 2013.
Defendant testified that she was forty-three years of age at the time of the incident. She lived in a house in Cleveland, Tennessee, that belonged to her parents. Defendant, who also ... More...
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Kang Sik Park, M.D. v. First American Title Insurance Company District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

Kang Sik Park appeals the district court’s dismissal of his suit against First American Title Insurance Company (“First American”) as time-barred. Exercising jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291, we reverse and remand.
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In 2006, in relation to a loan to Peter and Virginia Lamb, Park obtained a commitment from First American to insure a real estate deed of trust for property in Salt Lake Co... More...
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United States ex rel. Jeffrey Berkowitz v. Automation Aids, Inc., et al. Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Relator Jeffrey Berkowitz filed a qui tam complaint against nine separate defendants, alleg-ing violations of the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C.
* Of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, sitting by designation.
2 No. 17-2562
§ 3730. The defendants moved to dismiss Berkowitz’ third amended complaint for failure to state a claim. The district court granted the defendants’ motions and di... More...
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Marvin Ray August v. The State of Texas

Appellant resided at a townhome in Texas City with his mother, his 12-year old daughter, and his girlfriend, Brandy Saenz. In 2016, the Texas City Police Department Crime Suppression Unit was investigating appellant and Saenz in connection with the sale of narcotics. During the investigation, Saenz sold methamphetamine to a confidential police informant at the Texas City townhome. The police c... More...   $0 (07-25-2018 - TX)

Larry Wayne Duncan v. The State of Texas

The victim’s father, Billy Scott, testified that his daughter enjoyed jogging,
and he identified the route along which she usually jogged. He explained that on
February 10, 2015, he saw the victim jogging at approximately 6:20 p.m. Scott
testified that it was daylight and the sun was shining. At approximately 7:30 p.m.,
Scott learned that his daughter had been killed.
Ki... More...
   $0 (07-25-2018 - TX)

Navajo Nation Northern Edge Navajo Casino v. The Honorable Bradford J. Dalley, et al. District of New Mexico Federal Courthouse - Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Appellants, the Navajo Nation and its wholly-owned government
enterprise the Northern Edge Navajo Casino (together, the “Tribe” or “Nation”),
entered into a state-tribal gaming compact with New Mexico under the Indian
Gaming Regulatory Act (“IGRA”), 25 U.S.C. §§ 2701–2721. The Tribe agreed
not only to waive its sovereign immunity for personal-injury lawsuits brought by
visi... More...
   $0 (07-24-2018 - NM)

United States of America v. Ali Saleh Eastern District of New York Courthouse - Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn, NY New York Man Pleads Guilty To Attempting To Provide Material Support To ISIS

Ali Saleh, 25, of Queens, New York, pleaded guilty today to two counts of attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization.

The announcement was made by Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C... More...
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Mark Kutch v. The State of Texas MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

Officer Gary Jones was off-duty and riding with his wife and children in Johnson County
when Kutch’s truck approached on a cross street and nearly ran the stop sign. Jones’s wife swerved
their vehicle, and Jones noticed that Kutch had a blank stare on his face and appeared intoxicated.
The Joneses continued driving and stopped at a red light. Kutch’s truck hit their van in the ba... More...
   $0 (07-24-2018 - TX)

Jose Alejandro Gomez v. The State of Texas MoreLaw Receptionist Services Never Miss Another Call With MoreLaw's Receptionists Answering Your Calls

On October 27, 2016, at approximately 10:40 p.m., Sergeant Reid Cashdollar,
a patrol officer with the Houston Police Department, observed appellant racing
another truck on the freeway. Sergeant Cashdollar testified that the trucks were
driving in excess of eighty or ninety miles per hour, weaving through lanes of traffic,
and narrowly missing a collision with other vehicles. ... More...
   $0 (07-22-2018 - TX)

KEITH BENNETT v. CITY OF TOPEKA

Bennett worked for the City of Topeka (City). On May 19, 2015, he was assigned to work at Heartland Park in Topeka. There, he drove his Ford F-450 over a wooden pedestrian bridge and it collapsed. The back of Bennett's truck fell to the ground below the bridge and the front end of the truck stayed on the bridge.

After the accident, Bennett felt aching in his lower back as well as pain r... More...
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BUILDING ERECTION SERVICES COMPANY, INC. v. WALTON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. and AMERICAN HOME ASSURANCE COMPANY

This case concerns problems with the construction of a press box at the University of Kansas (KU) Memorial Stadium almost 20 years ago. It now comes before this court for a third time. On the first appeal, the court held that Building Erection Services Company, Inc. (BESCO), one of the subcontractors on the project, was contractually obligated to indemnify Walton Construction Company, Inc. (Walton... More...   $0 (07-22-2018 - KS)

Kathleen Willhide-Michiulis v. Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, LLC

Plaintiff Kathleen Willhide-Michiulis was involved in a tragic snowboarding
accident at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area. On her last run of the day, she collided with a
snowcat pulling a snow-grooming tiller and got caught in the tiller. The accident resulted
in the amputation of her left leg, several skull fractures and facial lacerations, among
other serious injuries. She and her husba... More...
   $0 (07-22-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Ricardo Silva Northern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, GA - Defendant sentenced for trafficking methamphetamine from prison

Ricardo Silva, a current inmate at Smith State Prison and a high-ranking member of the Sureños prison gang, has been sentenced to 35 years in federal prison for trafficking methamphetamine. He is currently serving a sentence with the state of Georgia for trafficking cocaine.

“Silva’s time in state pri... More...
   $0 (07-21-2018 - GA)

Patrick Lafferty v. Wells fargo Bank, N.A.

This is the third appeal that comes to us in this case, which arises out of Patrick
and Mary Lafferty’s purchase of a defective motor home from Geweke Auto & RV
Group (Geweke) with an installment loan funded by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A (Wells
Fargo).
In Lafferty v. Wells Fargo Bank (2013) 213 Cal.App.4th 545 (Lafferty I), this
court affirmed in part and reversed in part the actio... More...
   $0 (07-21-2018 - CA)

STATE OF OHIO vs. ISRAEL D. LUGO

Israel Lugo appeals his being classified as a sexual predator under the version of
R.C. 2950.09 in effect at the time of the offense. He appeals no other aspect of his convictions
for rape and the unrelated vehicular manslaughter.
{¶2} According to the prosecutor, in 2004, the victim blacked out from her voluntary, but
excessive, consumption of alcohol or drugs. She awoke in ... More...
   $0 (07-20-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. ERIC J. TURNER

The events in question occurred on January 1, 2017, when Turner willfully eluded an officer after being signaled to stop and ultimately crashed his car into an OSHP cruiser. On January 5, 2017, Turner was indicted for failure to comply, vandalism (of the cruiser), receiving stolen property (a stolen license plate on the car he was driving), OVI, and aggravated possession of drugs (Percocet).... More...   $0 (07-20-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. ISAIAH M. TUCKER

Defendant-appellant, Isaiah M. Tucker, appeals his conviction and sentence
for Count I, felonious assault (deadly weapon), in violation of R.C. 2903.11(A)(2), a felony
of the second degree; Count II, improperly discharging a firearm at or into a habitation, in
violation of R.C. 2923.161(A)(1), a felony of the second degree; and Count III, discharge
of a firearm on or near prohi... More...
   $0 (07-20-2018 - OH)

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