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Gregory Aregood, Jr. v. Givaudan Flavors Corporation Southern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Indianapolis, Indiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

More than twenty current and former
employees at the ConAgra microwave popcorn plant in
Rensselaer, Indiana sued various manufacturers and suppliers
of butter flavorings that contained the chemical diacetyl,
which if inhaled can cause a respiratory disease called “popcorn
lung.” All defendants were dismissed except Givaudan
Flavors Corporation (“Givaudan”), a long‐tim... More...
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Kashiya Nwanguma v. Donald J. Trump Western District of Kentucky Federal Courthouse - Louisville, Kentucky

Plaintiffs participated in a Trump for President campaign rally in Louisville in March 2016 . . . with the purpose of protesting. Perceived to be disruptive, they were unceremoniously ushered out after then-candidate Donald J. Trump said, “Get ’em out of here.” Plaintiffs were pushed and shoved by members of the audience as they made their exit and now seek damages from Trump alleging his actions ... More...   $0 (09-17-2018 - kY)

United States of America v. Peter Joseph Hicks District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

Springfield, MA - Worcester Man Pleads Guilty to Marriage Fraud

Six women from Sub-Saharan Africa married defendant to gain legal status in U.S.

A Worcester man pleaded guilty on September 11, 2018 in connection with entering into six fraudulent marriages in order to evade immigration laws.

Peter Hicks, 57, pleaded guilty to one count of marriage fraud. U.S. District Co... More...
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Brian Reynolds v. Henderson & Lyman and Douglas Arend Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

This appeal arises out of a malpractice suit that Brian Reynolds brought against the law firm Hen-derson & Lyman and one of its lawyers (collectively “H&L”), alleging that H&L gave negligent advice to several LLCs that Reynolds co-owned and managed. According to Reynolds, H&L’s bad advice led him to violate federal disclosure laws
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when he drafted the LLCs’ financial statement... More...
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United States of America v. Daniel Sullivan District of New Hampshire Federal Courthouse - Concord, New Hampshire

Concord, NH - Manchester Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Illegal Possession of Firearms

Daniel Sullivan, 35, of Manchester, was sentenced to 168 months (14 years) in federal prison for the illegal possession of firearms.

According to court documents and statements made in court, in 2015 and 2016, Sullivan purchased and traded several firearms in New Hamps... More...
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Cheryl Searcy v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al. Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

Cheryl Searcy (“Plaintiff”) sued the defendants, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Philip Morris Inc. (together, “Defendants”) for unintentional and intentional torts arising from the death of her mother, Carol Lasard, alleging that Lasard’s illnesses were caused by her addiction to cigarettes manufactured by Defendants. The jury found for Plaintiff on both the unintentional and intentional tort c... More...   $0 (09-12-2018 - FL)

Amanda Kondrat'Yev v. City of Pensacola, Florida United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Pensacola, Florida

The City of Pensacola, Florida appeals a district court decision ordering it to remove a 34-foot Latin cross from a public park on the ground that the City’s maintenance of the cross violates the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause. Having concluded that we are bound by existing Circuit precedent, we find ourselves constrained to affirm.
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The pertinent facts are undisputed. In 1941, th... More...
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InfoSpan, Inc. v. Emirates NBD Bank, PJSC Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

A defendant that timely asserts that the district court lacks
personal jurisdiction and litigates the issue to an adverse
decision from the district court does not waive the personal
jurisdiction defense by vigorously litigating defenses to the
merits, including by asserting counterclaims against other
parties. Emirates NBD Bank PJSC (the “Bank”) was entitled
to litigate it... More...
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San Franciscans for Livable neighborhoods v. City and County of San Francisco

After preparing an environmental impact report (EIR) defendant City and County
of San Francisco (City) approved revisions of the housing element of its general plan.
San Franciscans for Livable Neighborhoods (SFLN) filed a petition for writ of mandate
challenging the adequacy of City’s EIR. The trial court denied relief and we affirm.
I. FACTUAL AND PROCEDURAL BACKGROUND
A. The... More...
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Celena A. King v. Great American Chicken Corp., Inc. d/b/a Kentucky Fried Chicken Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Great American Chicken Corp, Inc. (“GAC”), which does business in
California as Kentucky Fried Chicken, appeals the district court’s remand of
plaintiff Celena King’s putative class action to Los Angeles Superior Court. The
action was originally filed in that court and removed to federal court by GAC
under the Class Action Fairness Act (“CAFA”). It is undisputed that removal
un... More...
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NARRAGANSETT INDIAN TRIBE, acting by and through the Narragansett Indian Tribal Historic Preservation Office v. RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION; FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION; ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION; RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL PRESERVATION AND HERITAGE COMMISSION MoreLaw Performance Marketing If It Does Not Work, It Is Free!

We take the facts as described by the Tribe in its complaint. See Ocasio-Hernández v. Fortuño-Burset, 640 F.3d 1, 5 (1st Cir. 2011). The Tribe's grievance stems from an agreement reached between the Tribe and state and federal agencies under the auspices of the National Historic Preservation Act, 54 U.S.C. § 300101 et seq. (the "NHPA" or the "Act"). The NHPA requires federal agencies over... More...   $0 (09-05-2018 - RI)

Norman Bloom v. Aftermath Public Adjusters, Inc. Harris County Courthouse - Houston, Texas

The parties agree that this case turns exclusively on whether Texas’s special tolling rule in Hughes v. Mahoney & Higgins, 821 S.W.2d 154, 157 (Tex. 1991)—which suspends the statute of limitations on legal malpractice claims until completion of the litigation from which they arise—extends to actions against public adjusters. The district court thought not and dismissed the
United States Court ... More...
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COMMONWEALTH vs. ANTHONY ROBERTSON

The defendant, Anthony Robertson, appeals from his convictions of murder in the first degree, armed robbery, 2 and carrying a firearm without a license. He argues that he did not receive a fair trial because eyewitnesses improperly identified him in court; the prosecutor misstated evidence in closing argument; the judge erred in declining to question jurors about potential racial bias... More...   $0 (09-04-2018 - MA)

United States of America v. Arthur Larange Lee, Jr. Alachua County Florida Courthouse - Gainesville, Florida

Gainesville, FL - Alachua County Man Sentenced to 327 Months in Prison for Sex Trafficking by Force, Fraud, and Cooercion

Arthur Larange Lee Jr., 35, of Gainesville, Florida, was sentenced in the U.S. District Court in Gainesville to 327 months in prison for sex trafficking of an adult, and 60 months each for two counts of use of interstate commerce to commit prostitution. Each count is ... More...
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United States of America v. Troy Alex Freeman Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Orlando, Florida

Orlando, FL - Orlando Man Sentenced To 7 Years For Possessing Ammunition As A Convicted Felon

U.S. District Judge Carlos E. Mendoza sentenced Troy Alex Freeman to seven years in federal prison for possessing ammunition as a conviction felon. Freeman pleaded guilty on June 12, 2018.

According to court documents, on October 29, 2017, Freeman held a loaded firearm to his girlfriend... More...
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Rev. Fr. Emanuel Lemelson v. Bloomberg, L.P. District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

In both an online article and a subsequent TV interview, Bloomberg
News reported that the Securities and Exchange Commission had opened
an investigation to determine whether Emmanuel Lemelson, a priest
and hedge fund manager, had intentionally published false material
about public companies in whose stock he held a short position. Lemelson
filed suit against Bloomberg and ... More...
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Narragansett Indian Tribe v. Rhode Island Department of Transportation, et al. District of Rhode Island Federal Courthouse - Providence, Rhode Island Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The Narragansett Indian Tribe (the "Tribe") appeals the district
court's dismissal of its complaint against a handful of federal and
Rhode Island agencies concerning a highway bridge reconstruction over
historic tribal land. At base, the Tribe contends that the state of
Rhode Island broke a promise made to the Tribe. Because this is not
the type of claim federal courts may... More...
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Theron Scott McDaniel v. The State of Texas

A. Written Plea Admonishments

McDaniel signed the written plea admonishments under the following paragraph: I sign this document after consulting with my attorney. I have read each and every paragraph above . . . and I fully understand each and every paragraph and admonishment herein. I am aware of the consequences of my plea. Furthermore, I have no questions about these admonishments,... More...
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James John Waite, Jr. v. AII Acquisitions Corporation, et al. United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

While living in Massachusetts, James Waite was exposed repeatedly to asbestos, some of which was mined and sold by Union Carbide Corporation. More than twenty-five years after his initial asbestos exposure, Mr. Waite moved to Florida, where he was diagnosed with mesothelioma. Mr. Waite and his wife, Sandra Waite, filed a lawsuit in Florida state court against a group of defendants that included Un... More...   $0 (08-31-2018 - FL)

Roberto Martinez v. Landry's Restaurants, Inc.

Roberto Martinez, Lisa Saldana, Craig Eriksen and Chanel
Rankin-Stephens (collectively Martinez parties) sued Crab
Addison, Inc., Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. (formerly known as
Joe’s Crab Shack Holdings, Inc.) and Landry’s Restaurants, Inc.
on behalf of a putative class of salaried employees of Joe’s Crab
Shack restaurants in California who were allegedly misclassified
as... More...
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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...
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Yei A. Sun v. ADvanced China Healthcare, Inc. Western District of Washington Federal Courthouse - Seattle, Washington

Yei Sun, Liping Sun, and Haiming Sun were persuaded
by Alicia Kao to invest $2.8 million in Advanced China
Healthcare. The Suns entered into two Share Purchase
Agreements, each of which contained a forum-selection
clause that required any disputes “arising out of or related to”
the agreements to be adjudicated in California state court.
Notwithstanding the forum-selection c... More...
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United States of America v. Roman Deon Hellems, Jr. Southern District of Iowa - Federal Courthouse - Des Moines, Davenport & Council Bluffs Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Des Moines, IA - Des Moines Man Sentenced to Prison for Firearms Offense

Roman Deon Hellems, Jr. sentenced to 96 months for felon in possession of a firearm

On August 24, 2018, Roman Deon Hellems, Jr., age 23, of Des Moines, appeared before United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose and was sentenced to 96 months in prison for a felon in possession of a firearm charge a... More...
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Wendy B. Dolin v. GlaxoSmithKline, L.L.C. Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Defendant GlaxoSmithKline LLC
(GSK) appeals from a jury verdict awarding $3 million to
plaintiff Wendy Dolin for the death of her husband, Stewart
Dolin. Mrs. Dolin alleges that GSK’s negligent omissions in
the drug label for Paxil caused her husband’s death. Stewart
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did not actually take Paxil. In 2010, a doctor prescribed Paxil,
the brand‐nam... More...
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Center for Biological Diversity v. Ryan K. Zinke Montana District Federal Courthouse - Missoula, Montana

This Endangered Species Act (“ESA”) case concerns the Upper Missouri River Valley Distinct Population Segment of Arctic Grayling (“arctic grayling”), a cold-water fish in the Salmonidae family. Before us is a challenge to the Fish and Wildlife Service (“FWS”)’s decision not to list the arctic grayling as an endangered or threatened species under the ESA. Plaintiffs-Appellants Center for Biological... More...   $0 (08-19-2018 - MT)

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