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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...
   $0 (11-29-2016 - ME)

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...
   $0 (11-17-2016 - LA)

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...
   $0 (11-07-2016 - FL)

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...
   $0 (09-19-2016 - NY)

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...
   $0 (09-16-2016 - CA)

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...
   $0 (08-25-2016 - LA)

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...
   $0 (08-23-2016 - MA)

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)

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...
   $0 (06-28-2016 - MN)

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)

Martin Franchises, Inc. v. Cooper U.S., Inc.

Thedefendant,CooperU.S.,Inc.,appeals following the trial court’s rendering of summary judgment in favor of the plaintiff, Martin Franchises, Inc. On appeal, the defendant claims that the court erred in rendering summary judgment in favor of the plaintiff on the following two grounds: (1) the court improperly concluded that there was no genuine issue of material fact;and(2)thecourtheldthedefendantt... More...   $0 (04-04-2016 - CT)

Darling's Auto Mall v. General Motors LLC

Viewed in the light most favorable to the jury’s verdict, the evidence in
the record supports the following facts. State v. Diana, 2014 ME 45, ¶ 2,
89 A.3d 132. Darling’s is a GM franchisee and authorized dealer in Ellsworth.
Pursuant to a Dealer Sales and Service Agreement between Darling’s and GM,
2 Darling’s performs warranty repairs on qualified GM vehicles and, in exch... More...
   $0 (04-01-2016 - MA)

Kate Calvin, et al. v. Jefferson County Board of Commissioners, et al.

Imagine a fictional Florida county—I’ll call it Marshall County—with a total census population of 12,000. Marshall County is run by a board of commissioners comprised of five peo-ple, each of whom is elected from a single-member district with a total census population of exactly 2,400. The Marshall County School Board, which also has five members, uses the same district lines. Case 4:15-cv-00131-M... More...   $0 (03-24-2016 - FL)

RONALD LYNN CRAFT V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY

On Christmas Eve night 2010, Craft stabbed Leonard Dixon in'the chest.
The wound was six inches deep. Dixon died within hours.
Earlier that night, Tywan Hinkle began his shift as a liquor store cashier.
When he began, he saw several intoxicated men congregated in the store lobby.
Hinkle was familiar with Craft, whom he knew by the nickname "Smacky." He
did not know Dixon b... More...
   $0 (03-17-2016 - KY)

RONALD LYNN CRAFT V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY

On Christmas Eve night 2010, Craft stabbed Leonard Dixon in'the chest.
The wound was six inches deep. Dixon died within hours.
Earlier that night, Tywan Hinkle began his shift as a liquor store cashier.
When he began, he saw several intoxicated men congregated in the store lobby.
Hinkle was familiar with Craft, whom he knew by the nickname "Smacky." He
did not know Dixon b... More...
   $0 (03-17-2016 - KY)

JPS Equipment, LLC v. John D. Cooper and David F. Cooper, III, Partners; and David F. Cooper, III, Guarantor, d/b/a North End Farms

In 2009, JPS rented an excavator to North End Farms. The excavator
had been ordered by Mr. Cooper. When it was delivered, Mr. Cooper
signed a document entitled “RENTAL AGREEMENT.” By his own
admission, Mr. Cooper did not read the document before signing it. In
relevant part, the document provided the following:

I, the undersigned renter, acknowledge that I have recei... More...
   $0 (02-27-2016 - LA)

Wayzata Nissan, LLC. vs. Nissan North America, Inc.

In May 2014, motor vehicle manufacturer Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan)
and prospective Nissan dealer Stephen McDaniels1 sought to relocate a Nissan dealership
from Bloomington to a location 7.6 miles from a dealership operated by appellant
Wayzata Nissan, LLC (Wayzata). Wayzata challenged the relocation under the
Minnesota Motor Vehicle Sale and Distribution Act (MVSDA), ... More...
   $0 (02-17-2016 - MN)

United States of America v. William "Wil" Ros

Baton Rouge, LA - Former Chief Financial Officer Of Restaurant Chain Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud And Embezzlement From Bankruptcy Estate

WILLIAM “WIL” ROS, age 45, of Cortez, Florida, pled guilty to wire fraud and embezzlement from a bankruptcy estate. The guilty pleas arise from his management and operation of Fundamental Provisions, LLC, a local company which operated 30 Popeyes’ Fried... More...
   $0 (02-04-2016 - LA)

United States of America v. Lisa M. Davenport

Topeka, KS - Topeka Woman Sentenced For $416,000 Embezzlement

A Topeka woman was sentenced Monday to 18 months for embezzling from her employer, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said. She was ordered to pay $416,000 in restitution.

Lisa M. Davenport, 42, Topeka, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of interstate transportation of embezzled funds. In her plea, she admitted the crime occu... More...
   $416000 (01-04-2016 - KS)

Deere & Company & a. v. The State of New Hampshire, Kubota Tractor Corporation v. The State of New Hampshire, Husqvarna Professional Products, Inc. v. The State of New Hampshire

The pertinent facts follow. SB 126, enacted in 2013, amended RSA chapter 357-C to define “motor vehicle” as including “equipment,” which “means farm and utility tractors, forestry equipment, industrial equipment, construction equipment, farm implements, farm machinery, yard and garden equipment, attachments, accessories, and repair parts.” Laws 2013, 130:1 (quotations omitted); see RSA 357-C:1, ... More...   $0 (12-31-2015 - NH)

AT&T Corp v. Core Communications Inc

Congress passed the Telecommunications Act of 19961 (TCA) to “fundamentally restructure[] local telephone markets.”2 Before the TCA, local telephone service companies operated as government-regulated monopolies. “States typically granted an exclusive franchise in each local service area to a local exchange carrier (LEC).”3 One of the TCA’s principal aims “was to end local telephone monopolies a... More...   $0 (12-24-2015 - PA)

Solomon v. State Of Kansas

In 1861, the people of the new State of Kansas adopted a constitution that assigned judicial power to a supreme court and to various lower courts: "The judicial power of the State shall be vested in a supreme court, district courts, probate courts, justices of the peace, and such other courts, inferior to the supreme court, as may be provided by law; and all courts of record shall have a seal, t... More...   $0 (12-23-2015 - KS)

Dickson v. Rucho

Following the 2010 Decennial Census, the General Assembly of North
Carolina enacted redistricting plans for the North Carolina Senate and House of
Representatives, and for the North Carolina districts for the United States House of
Representatives. Plaintiffs challenge the legality of these plans, arguing that they
violate the Constitutions of the United States and of North Ca... More...
   $0 (12-19-2015 - NC)

First Community Bank, N. A. v. First Tennessee Bank, N. A., et al

The Plaintiff is a banking and financial services company that is incorporated in and has its principal place of business in Virginia. The Plaintiff operates more than fifty financial centers located in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee. From 2003 to 2007, the Plaintiff purchased approximately $135,000,000 worth of assetbacked securities in the form of collateralized debt ob... More...   $0 (12-14-2015 - TN)

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