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United States of America v. David Staral Federal Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, IL - Former Owner of Chicago Rush Football Team Sentenced to More Than Three Years in Federal Prison for Concealing Debts in Bankruptcy Petition

The former owner of the Chicago Rush football franchise was sentenced today to more than three years in federal prison for concealing debts in his personal bankruptcy case and overstating his net worth when acquiring the football team.More...
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State of Ohio v. Benjamin Holliday Ohio Sixth District Court of Appeals

The indictment arose out of a robbery at a Subway franchise located at the
Glenbryne Shopping Center in Toledo, Ohio, on November 15, 2014. Appellant was
identified as the perpetrator by the employees and through a surveillance video.
{¶ 3} In his first assignment of error, appellant argues that his conviction of
robbery is contrary to the manifest weight of the evidence and ... More...
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Prescription Health Network, LLC, and William M. Blackshear Jr., M.D. v. Toby R. Adams, Lisa B. Adams, and Adams Marketing Consulting, Inc. Denton County Texas Courthouse

Appellants Prescription Health Network, LLC (PHN) and William M.
Blackshear Jr., M.D. (collectively, the PHN Defendants) appeal from the trial
court’s judgment confirming an arbitration award in favor of Appellees Toby R.
1See Tex. R. App. P. 47.4.
2
Adams, Lisa B. Adams, and Adams Marketing Consulting, Inc. (AMC)
(collectively, the Adams Plaintiffs). We affirm.
I. Fact... More...
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Deborah Shaw v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles County

This case presents two issues: (1) Is a trial court ruling denying a request
for a jury trial in a civil action subject to review prior to trial by a petition for an
extraordinary writ or may such a ruling be reviewed only by appeal after trial?
and (2) Is there a right to a jury trial in a health care facility whistleblower action
for retaliatory termination brought pursuant to He... More...
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Nick Dow Boatman v. Jennifer Erin Boatman

¶1 The dispositive question presented is whether the Appellant, a joint custodian but not the primary physical custodian of the parties' minor child, can invoke the statutory relocation provisions. We hold that she cannot. We remand the cause for the trial court to hold a hearing within 30 days of the date that this opinion is filed to determine the primary physical custodian of the parties' minor... More...   $0 (04-04-2017 - OK)

The People v. Giovanni Gonzales

In 2014, Proposition 47 created the new crime of “shoplifting,” defined as
entering an open commercial establishment during regular business hours with the
intent to commit “larceny” of property worth $950 or less. (Pen. Code, § 459.5,
subd. (a).) This provision is related to the general burglary statute, which also
applies to an entry with intent to commit “larceny” or any felony.... More...
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Estate of William J. Burford v. Accounty Practice Sales, Inc. and Gary L. Holmes

Defendant Accounting Practice
Sales (APS) terminated its brokerage contract with William
Burford after he failed, in his exclusive territory for APS, to
meet his minimum yearly sales volume for four consecutive
years. Burford sued. APS defended on the grounds that Burford
failed to meet his sales requirement and that his contract
was terminable at will. The case was tried a... More...
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In the Matter of: Lisa Ann Galaz

Appellants Raul Galaz (“Raul”) and Segundo Suenos, LLC1 appeal the
district court’s judgment awarding actual and exemplary damages to debtor
Lisa Ann Katona, formerly known as Lisa Galaz (“Lisa”). We AFFIRM the
judgment of the district court.
1 “Segundo Suenos” was likely formed with the intention of reading “Segundo Sueños,”
which is Spanish for “Second Dreams.” This opinion w... More...
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United States of America v. Deric Lostutter

Lexington, KY - Winchester Man Sentenced To 24 Months For Illegally Hacking Into Website And Lying To Federal Agents

A Winchester, Ky., man, who previously admitted to hacking and taking control of a high school sports website, to gain publicity for his online identity and harass and intimidate the website owner and others, has been sentenced to 24 months in federal prison.

U.S. ... More...
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Dorene Florie v. Craig Reinhart

Plaintiff/appellee Craig Reinhart, individually and derivatively as a
shareholder and director of Custom Advanced Connections, Inc. (CAC), sued
defendant/appellant Dorene Florie on February 6, 2015. The trial court issued a
temporary injunction in Reinhart’s favor on July 27, 2016, and Florie brought this
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interlocutory appeal. See TEX. CIV. PRAC. & REM. CODE § 51... More...
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Meseret Ayele D/B/A Mae Solutions, LLC v. Jani-King of Houston, Inc.

This is an appeal from a post-answer default summary judgment, granted after
the trial court reset the submission date for consideration of the motion for summary
judgment, but neither it nor the moving party sent notice of the new submission date.
The non-movant moved for a new trial, submitting an affidavit that its failure to


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respond to the motion fo... More...
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United States of America v. William James Davis

Minneapolis, MN - Jordan Davis Sentenced to 24 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Steal Money from Community Action of Minneapolis - Davis took more than $140,000 in payments for no-show job

JORDAN JAMES DAVIS, 36, to 24 months in prison for conspiring with his father, WILLIAM JAMES DAVIS, to steal funds from Community Action of Minneapolis (CAM). JORDAN DAVIS was convicted on June 28, 20... More...
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Beck Chevrolet Co., Inc. v. General Motors, LLC

15 The plaintiff, a motor vehicle dealer, appeals from a July 13, 2012, order

16 granting summary judgment to the defendant, a motor vehicle manufacturer,

17 and a September 30, 2013, final judgment denying the plaintiffʹs two remaining

18 claims, both entered by the United States District Court for the Southern District

19 of New York (Alvin K. Hellerstein... More...
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PARKVIEW ADVENTIST MEDICAL CENTER, Appellant, v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

This is an important case resting at the intersection of the Bankruptcy Code and Medicare law. It
concerns the efforts of the Parkview Adventist Medical Center ("Parkview") in Brunswick, Maine, which filed for bankruptcy on June 16, 2015, to use the Bankruptcy Code to challenge the actions of appellee United States, through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS"), in terminating... More...
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JOSEPH TATNEY V. CITY OF DERIDDER, ET AL

This case is premised on a vehicular accident that occurred when a van that was owned by the City collided with another vehicle. At the time of the accident, the vehicle was operated by Roger Benoit, a State employee. The plaintiff, Joseph Tatney, an inmate at the Vernon Parish Detention Center, was a passenger in the van and suffered injury to his neck and back.
Mr. Benoit was transporting Mr... More...
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TROY ANDERSON vs. HILTON HOTELS CORPORATION, etc., et al.

On September 26, 2008, Anderson was the victim of an armed robbery, carjacking, and shooting that occurred in the parking lot of an Embassy Suites hotel in Orlando. Anderson filed an action against Respondents Hilton Hotels
Corporation (Hilton), W2007 Equity Inns Realty, LLC (W2007), Interstate Management Company, LLC (Interstate), and SecurAmerica, LLC for negligence. Hilton was the pa... More...
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United States of America v. Christopher Swartz

Utica, NY - New York Restaurant Entrepreneur Pleads Guilty to Ten-Year Investment Fraud Scheme and Tax Evasion

Defendant Deceived Investors, Diverted Funds and Dodged Tax Obligations

A Watertown, New York, food and restaurant entrepreneur and franchisor pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of tax evasion.

According to the criminal information and plea ... More...
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United States of America v. Josiah Larkin

San Francisco, CA - San Francisco-Based Tax Preparer Convicted Of Tax Fraud

Defendant Owned Storefront in the Bayview/Hunter’s Point Neighborhood and Advertised Refunds for the Unemployed

A federal jury convicted Josiah Larkin of conspiracy to file false claims and presenting false claims to the IRS, announced United States Attorney Brian J. Stretch and Internal Revenue Service, ... More...
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STATE OF LOUISIANA V. GREGORY J. GRANT, JR.

On April 14, 2015, the defendant, Gregory Grant, was charged with one
count of possessing a firearm having been previously convicted of a domestic
abuse battery, in violation of La. R.S. 14:95.10. The bill of information under La.
R.S. 14:95.10 was predicated upon the defendant’s March 10, 2014 guilty plea to
domestic abuse battery relative to La. R.S. 14:35.3, a misdemeanor. ... More...
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Rueli v. Baystate Health, Inc.

Plaintiffs are a putative class
of unionized nurses who sued their employer in state court for
unpaid wages and overtime pay for work performed outside their
approved shifts. Their employer removed the case to federal court,
citing the doctrine of complete preemption, under which claims
requiring interpretation of a collective bargaining agreement
("CBA") are reclass... More...
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North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP v. Patrick L. McCrory

These consolidated cases challenge provisions of a recently enacted North Carolina election law. The district court rejected contentions that the challenged provisions violate the Voting Rights Act and the Fourteenth, Fifteenth, and TwentySixth Amendments of the Constitution. In evaluating the massive record in this case, the court issued extensive factual findings. We appreciate and commend t... More...   $0 (07-29-2016 - NC)

Wesley Howard v. Wyndham Hotel Management, Inc., Baymont Franchise Systems, Inc., JJ&P Hotels LLC, d/b/a Baymont Inn Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Can Make Your Phone Ring 888-354-4529

Dallas, Texas plaintiff personal injury lawyer W.D. Masterson represented Wesley Howard who sued Wyndham Hotel Management, Inc., Baymont Franchise Systems, Inc., JJ&P Hotels LLC, d/b/a Baymont Inn on negligence theories.... More...   $0 (07-13-2016 - OK)

United States of America v. Jordan James Davis

Minneapolis, MN - Jordan Davis Convicted of Conspiring to Steal Money from Community Action of Minneapolis

Davis took more than $140,000 in payments for no-show job

Jordan James Davis, age 35, was convicted for conspiring with his father, William James Davis, to steal funds from Community Action of Minneapolis (CAM). JORDAN DAVIS was convicted today after a jury trial before U.S.... More...
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Michael Lee Grimm v. The State of Texas

Police received a report of suspicious activity at a hotel. When they arrived at the hotel, police were taken to a room, where they found torn pieces of paper, including stationary that contained a date of birth, a social security number, and an address. The room was registered to a woman named Jennifer, but payment had been arranged by appellant. Neither Jennifer nor appellant was present when po... More...   $0 (06-27-2016 - TX)

State of Louisiana v. Dveil Deshon Freeman

Beginning in 2008, Louisiana State Police (“LSP”) began
investigating Defendant for drug trafficking offenses, along with his co
conspirators Ivory Mock (aka Deek), David Green (aka Goose), Anthony
Glosson (aka Ant), and Curtis Brown (aka Slew Foot). A conspiracy case
was made against Mock and a distribution case was made against Green. In
November 2009, Trp. Shelton Crooks a... More...
   $0 (04-14-2016 - LA)

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