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Vincent Peters v. The Top Gun Executive Group

Vincent Peters filed a New Jersey judgment in the trial court for domestication in Texas under the Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act (UEFJA), TEX. CIV. PRAC. & REM. CODE ANN. §§ 35.001–008 (West 2008 & Supp. 2012). Peters appeals from the trial court‘s order vacating the judgment against appellee The Top Gun Executive Group. Peters contends that the trial court abused its discreti... More...   $0 (01-19-2013 - TX)

Soon Phat, L.P. v. Juvenal Alvarado

This consolidated matter encompasses three appeals, multiple parties, and a multitude of appellate issues in connection with a fight that occurred during an attempt to tow a pickup truck from an apartment complex parking lot. We affirm the trial court’s judgment in part, and reverse and render in part.


Wrecker driver Brock Keith Dion and his helper, Samuel Lee Thompson, at... More...
   $0 (01-18-2013 - TX)

Doreatha Walker v. Hitchcock Independent School District

Walker was employed as the Director of Kids First Head Start for Hitchcock under a one-year probationary contract for the 2008-09 school year. As Director, it was her job to facilitate collegial relationships between staff and communication between the Superintendent, staff, parents, and the Head Start Policy Council.


In February 2009, Walker filed a complaint wi... More...
   $0 (01-18-2013 - TX)

Gilbert H. Coulter v. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Royalty owners entitled to receive a share of the production of natural gas in the Hugoton gas field in southwest Kansas brought a class action against Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) claiming that the company and its affiliates had effected an underpayment of the royalties required by the plaintiffs' respective oil and gas leases. The original petition, filed in 1998, sought an accountin... More...   $0 (01-18-2013 - KS)

Edward Venard v. Jackson Hole Paragliding, LLC

[¶1] Appellant, Edward Venard, filed suit against Appellees in Wyoming district court to recover damages for personal injuries sustained during a paragliding lesson. Appellees filed a motion to dismiss seeking to enforce a forum selection clause contained in a “Release, Waiver and Assumption of Risk Agreement” that Mr. Venard had signed as a condition of his membership with the United States ... More...   $0 (01-17-2013 - WY)

David Vuong v. Taiwai Luk

The trial court found appellant Tommy Nguyen liable for violating the Deceptive Trade Practices Act (“DTPA”) in the course of selling a restaurant to appellee Taiwai Luk. The trial court further found appellant David Vuong, who drafted the bill of sale for Nguyen and Luk, liable for legal malpractice. The trial court entered judgment against Nguyen and Vuong, jointly and severally, for $62,600... More...   $0 (01-17-2013 - TX)

Daniel T. Miller v. Chad Wright

This is the latest iteration of cigarette vendors’ challenge to taxes imposed by virtue of the authority vested in an Indian tribe. Appellants Daniel T. Miller (Miller), Amber Lanphere (Lanphere), and Paul M. Matheson (Matheson) appeal the district court’s dismissal of their antitrust action against appellees Herman Dillon (Dillon), Chad Wright (Wright) and the Puyallup Tribe (the Tribe). The ... More...   $0 (01-17-2013 - WA)

Carolina Casualty Insurance Company v. L.M. Ross Law Group, L.L.P.

The Chapter 11 Trustee for Leonard M. Ross and The Leonard M. Ross Revocable Trust (U/D/T 12-20-85) appeals from an amended judgment in favor of Carolina Casualty Insurance Co. (Carolina Casualty) entered after the trial court granted in part a motion to amend the original judgment against L.M. Ross Law Group, LLP (Ross Law Group) to include Ross individually as a judgment debtor. (The court denie... More...   $0 (01-16-2013 - CA)

Congress Park Office Condos II, LLC v. First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company

The borrowers in a commercial real estate transaction appeal an order of the trial court granting final judgment of foreclosure in favor of First- Citizens Bank & Trust Co. We affirm, holding that (1) the trial court did not abuse its discretion in granting summary judgment while discovery was outstanding and (2) the borrowers have shown no material issues of fact that would preclude summary judgm... More...   $0 (01-16-2013 - FL)

Christopher Freitas v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc

Christopher and Diane Freitas ("appellants") attempted to negotiate a mortgage modification with their home mortgage loan servicer, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc. ("Wells Fargo"). After receiving conflicting information from Wells Fargo representatives, appellants stopped paying on their mortgage loan. Wells Fargo initiated foreclosure, and appellants sued for fraudulent misrepresentation and pro... More...   $0 (01-16-2013 - MO)

United States of America v. Stephen J. SChneider

Defendants-Appellants Dr. Stephen and Linda Schneider (the Schneiders) were convicted of several counts of unlawful drug distribution, health care fraud, and money laundering, all arising from their operation of Schneider Medical Clinic. The district court sentenced Dr. Schneider to 360 months’ imprisonment, and Ms. Schneider to 396 months’ imprisonment. The Schneiders appeal their convictions... More...   $0 (01-16-2013 - KS)

PG Publishing Company v. Carol Aichele

The instant case calls upon us to decide whether a state statute restricting access to a polling place infringes on the media‟s First Amendment right to gather news. Appellant PG Publishing Company (“Appellant” or “PG”) seeks review of the District Court‟s decision to dismiss its suit against election officials for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Specifically, Appellant alleges viola... More...   $0 (01-16-2013 - PA)

William Payne v. James D. Harvey, Jr.

William Payne sued James D. Harvey, Jr. on a negligence theory claiming:

1. Payne was sued in Tulsa County District Court in a case styled Lewis Engineering PLLC v. William Payne, Case No. CJ-2007-5201 (“the case”) for alleged debts not owed by Payne;

2. Harvey is and was at all times relevant hereto a practicing attorney licensed in the State of Oklahoma;

3. Payne hired a... More...
   $1 (01-16-2013 - OK)

John Gieseke v. IDCA, Inc.

A claim of tortious interference with prospective advantage—also referred to as tortious interference with prospective economic advantage, tortious interference with business expectancy, wrongful interference with business relations or relationships, tortious interference with prospective contractual relations or relationships, and wrongful interference with prospective contractual relations or ... More...   $0 (01-16-2013 - MN)

In re the Marriage of Howard L. Hibbard and Lydia H. Hibbard

Howard L. Hibbard (Howard) appeals from an order denying a modification of his obligation to pay his former wife, Lydia H. Hibbard (Lydia), spousal support of $2,000 per month. When the parties, who are both lawyers, divorced, their written agreement required Howard to pay to Lydia spousal support in an amount of $4,000 per month, and it allowed for a downward modification under certain limited ci... More...   $0 (01-15-2013 - CA)

Heriberto Ceja Rodriguez v. Takeshi Oto

Filed 1/15/13 (reposted same date to correct signature page; no change to opinion text) We address in this case the question of how much evidence a defendant must present to establish a right to summary judgment under a global release by the plaintiff of “all persons” exposed to liability for his personal injuries. Plaintiff contends that the trial court here erred by granting summary judgment... More...   $0 (01-15-2013 - CA)

Michaelle Vrasic v. Lorne Leibel

The parties to the instant appeal were once romantically involved. Some years after the end of their romantic relationship, Leibel sued Vrasic, alleging that, in the intervening years, she had engaged in a pattern of harassment, i.e., she hacked into his email—sending offensive letters and a naked photograph of him to those on his contact list—and created a website, using his name, to pre-sell... More...   $0 (01-15-2013 - FL)

Patrick Van Schoyck, M.D. v . Southcrest, LLC

Patrick Van Schoyck, M.D. sued Southcrest, LLC and Community Health Systems, Inc. on a breach of contract theory for failure to pay wages claiming:

1 Defendant, Community Health Systems, Inc is a Delaware corporation doing or formerly doing business in Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

2. Defendant, SouthCrest, LLC is an Oklahoma limited liability company doing business in Tulsa County, Oklaho... More...
   $1 (01-14-2013 - OK)

Claude L. Dailey v. Patricia Ann Dailey

Appellant Claude L. Dailey (“Dailey”) appeals the trial court’s final decree of divorce. In three issues, Dailey contends that the evidence is legally and factually insufficient to support the trial court’s implied finding of fraud; that the trial court erred by awarding appellee Patricia Ann Dailey (“Wife”) an equitable lien against his separate property; and that the trial court er... More...   $0 (01-14-2013 - TX)

Wendell H. Taylor v. Lubbock Regional MHMR

In this interlocutory appeal, appellant Wendell H. Taylor, appearing pro se, appeals two orders1 of the trial court granting the pleas to the jurisdiction of appellees Lubbock Regional MHMR, JI Specialty Services, Inc., Texas Council Risk Management Fund and Texas Department of Insurance-Workers’ Compensation Division and dismissing portions of Taylor’s suit.


On Februa... More...
   $0 (01-13-2013 - TX)

Grand Aerie Fraternal Order of Eagles v. Tyler Haywood

In this interlocutory appeal, Grand Aerie Fraternal Order of Eagles challenges the trial court’s order in which it denied Grand Aerie’s special appearance. We conclude that Grand Aerie is a nonresident corporation and that, in the context of this suit, its contacts with Texas are insufficient to establish either specific or general jurisdiction. We, therefore, reverse the judgment of the tr... More...   $0 (01-13-2013 - TX)

Venture Cotton Cooperative v. Shelby Alan Freeman

This is a consolidated interlocutory appeal of the trial court’s orders in which it denied Venture Cotton Cooperative’s and Noble Americas Corp.’s motions to compel arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA). See 9 U.S.C. §§ 1–16; Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. § 51.016 (West Supp. 2012). We affirm.

Appellees are cotton farmers who each entered into a co... More...
   $0 (01-13-2013 - TX)

Darla Lewis v. Pamela Swatzell

Darla Lewis, as a guardian of Justice Edwards, sued Pamela Swatzell on an auto negligence theory claiming that Edwards was injured in a car wreck caused by Swatzell that occurred in Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

The claims made by the Plaintiff are not available.

Defendant appeared and answered as follows:

This Defendant specifically denied the allegations contained in Pa... More...
   $5300 (01-13-2013 - OK)

Sylvia Ventura v. ABM Industries, Inc.

ABM Industries Incorporated, ABM Janitorial Services, Inc., and American Building Maintenance Company appeal from the judgment entered against them and in favor of respondent Sylvia Ventura, on Ventura's complaint. We affirm.


Ventura worked for defendants1 as a janitor. In December of 2004, Carlos Manzano became her supervisor. In 2007, she filed this lawsuit.2 The case went to... More...
   $0 (01-13-2013 - CA)

Stump's Market, Inc. v. Plaza De Santa Fe Limited, L.L.C.

Plaza de Santa Fe Limited, LLC (Plaza) and Stump's Market, Inc. (Stump's Market) have enjoyed a long contractual relationship in which Plaza leases certain commercial property in a shopping center to Stump's Market. Stump's Market operates a grocery store on the leased premises. Unfortunately, after a dispute regarding the calculation of rent, the existence of an option to extend the lease, and th... More...   $0 (01-12-2013 - CA)

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