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HOWARD JOHNSON III v. U.S. FOOD SERVICE, and AMERICAN ZURICH INSURANCE CO

On October 16, 2015, Howard Johnson, who had been employed by U.S. Food Service since 2002 as a delivery driver, suffered an on-the-job injury to his neck when he tried to dislodge a partially frozen trailer door at work. Later that month, Dr. Harold Hess, a neurosurgeon, examined Johnson for the first time. Johnson complained of neck and left arm pain along with numbness and weakness in his ... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - KS)

Araceli Rodriguez v. Lonnie Swartz, Agent of the U.S. Boarder Patrol Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

A U.S. Border Patrol agent standing on American soil
shot and killed a teenage Mexican citizen who was walking
down a street in Mexico. We address whether that agent has

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qualified immunity and whether he can be sued for violating
the Fourth Amendment. Based on the facts alleged in the
complaint, we hold that the agent violated a clearly
e... More...
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Jeffery Allen Oppedahl v. Mobile Drill International Southern District of Iowa - Federal Courthouse - Des Moines, Davenport & Council Bluffs Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Plaintiff Jeffery Oppedahl was injured in a gruesome accident involving a
truck-mounted drill and auger that left him 1 a quadriplegic. Oppedahl, his wife, and
his children (collectively “Plaintiffs”) sued Mobile Drill Company, Inc. (“Mobile
Drill”), the manufacturer of the drill and auger. As relevant to this appeal, the district
court2 first dismissed Plaintiffs’ strict products ... More...
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Michelle Elizabeth Morehouse v. The State of Texas

Appellant Michelle Elizabeth Morehouse pleaded guilty to possession of less than one gram of methamphetamine, a state jail felony. See TEX. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE ANN. §§ 481.106(6), 481.115 (West, Westlaw through 2017 1st C.S.). In January of 2017, the trial court placed Morehouse on five years’ deferred adjudication community supervision. In April of 2017, the State filed a motion to adjudicate... More...   $0 (08-07-2018 - )

Abraham Jacob Proenza v. The State of Texas

Proenza and his wife Sandra testified that on April 2, 2008, A.J.V. was born in
Minnesota to Sandra’s sister. Hoping to adopt A.J.V., Proenza and Sandra drove to
Minnesota and returned to Texas with the child.
When A.J.V. was three or four weeks old, Sandra and A.J.V.’s birth mother, who
was in Texas at the time, took A.J.V. to Su Clinica. A.J.V.’s birth mother signed medi... More...
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Robert Smith v. Rosebud Farm, Inc., d/b/a Rosebud Farmstand Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Robert Smith worked behind the
meat counter at Rosebud Farm, a local grocery store. After
several years of ongoing sexual and racial harassment from
his male coworkers and supervisor, Smith sued Rosebud. He
claimed various violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 1981, and the Illinois Gender Violence Act.
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The jury returne... More...
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Susan R. Spicher v. Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner, Social Security Administration Northern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Lafayette, Fort Wayne, South Bend, Hammond Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Susan Spicher suffers from a series
of chronic health problems, including osteoarthritis, degenerative
disc disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, fibromyalgia,
and morbid obesity. In 2010, Spicher applied for
Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits and Supple2
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mental Security Income dating back to 2003. An ALJ concluded
that Spicher had... More...
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Mary Anselmo v. Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Plaintiff Mary Anselmo attended Los Angeles Pierce College (Pierce College), a
public community college within the Los Angeles Community College District. On
March 4, 2016, Anselmo traveled to Grossmont College as a member of the Pierce
College Women's Volleyball team to participate in an intercollegiate beach volleyball
tournament. The Grossmont College campus and the volleyball c... More...
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Shundale Taylor v. The State of Texas

On March 29, 2016, Antoine Hodge was shot once in the chest outside an apartment
complex at 5880 Bernal in Dallas, Texas. Antoine, with his brother Chevis,2 was at the complex
to witness a fight between two women, Dajee Dillard3 and Jelicia Linwood.4 Antoine subsequently
died of his wound. The ballistics expert testified the bullet that killed Antoine was fired from
appellant’s... More...
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James Fountain v. The State of Texas

The record reflects that Fountain pleaded guilty in 2013 to the offense of “obtain[ing a] controlled substance by fraud” by using a false or forged prescription form to obtain Alprazolam. See id. The district court assessed punishment at ten years’ imprisonment but suspended imposition of the sentence and placed Fountain on community supervision for five years in accordance with the terms of his... More...   $0 (08-06-2018 - TX)

Judy Stailey v. The State of Texas

The State alleged that Stailey caused bodily injury to Jamie Oliver by throwing a wine glass at Oliver, hitting her on the arm and causing a cut on her wrist. At trial, Oliver testified that she and Stailey were standing near each other at a hotel bar when Oliver felt something wet on her arm, felt a sharp pain on her wrist, and saw a wine glass falling to the ground. Oliver also testified that ... More...   $0 (08-06-2018 - TX)

Monica J. Rogers v. Henry Ford Health System Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Plaintiff Monica Rogers, an African-American woman in her sixties, has been employed by defendant Henry Ford Health System (“HFHS”) for over thirty years. In late 2012, Rogers was working as a consultant in HFHS’s Organizational Human Resources Development (“OHRD”) Department. After she was denied reclassification as a Senior OHRD Consultant, Rogers made an internal complaint of racial and age dis... More...   $0 (08-06-2018 - MI)

Wilbert Macy v. GC Services, Limited Parternship Western District of Kentucky Federal Courthouse - Louisville, Kentucky

Plaintiffs Wilbur Macy and Pamela J. Stowe
(Plaintiffs) brought this putative class action against GC Services Limited Partnership (GC), a
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debt collector, alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), 15 U.S.C.
§ 1692 et seq. Plaintiffs alleged that GC, in attempting to collect debt owed by Plai... More...
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STEPHEN RICHARD HASKELL v. THE STATE OF WYOMING

Stephen Haskell won the August 2014 primary election for Sublette County Sheriff on a platform that included purchasing new uniforms for the sheriff’s office. He became the sheriff-elect after the general election in early November and began preparing to take office. His preparations included a meeting in late November with two of the sitting county commissioners. The three men discussed the sh... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - WY)

KIRK LASSEND v. UNITED STATES

In July 2010, two individuals in Fitchburg, Massachusetts called 911 to report that Lassend had been walking up and down the street with a gun and firing shots into the air. Police officers placed Lassend under arrest at the scene. The officers recovered ammunition from Lassend's pocket and found a gun in an unlocked closet in the common hallway of a nearby apartment building. A search of... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - MA)

STATE OF CONNECTICUT v. EZEQUIEL R. R.*

The defendant, Ezequiel R. R., appeals from the judgment of conviction, rendered following a jury trial, of one count of aggravated sexual assault of a minor in violation of General Statutes § 53a-70c (a) (1), one count of sexual assault in the first degree in violation of General Statutes § 53a-70 (a) (2), three counts of risk of injury to a child in violation of General Statutes § 53-21 (a) (2),... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - CT)

Abdur Rahim Ambrose a/k/a Abdur Ambrose v. State of Mississippi

On the afternoon of April 7, 2013, Demetrius Lee returned home from work between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. Lee resided in the DeLisle community at 7486 Lobouy Road, which is part of a larger property commonly known as “the Hill.” The Hill is comprised of two houses and a mobile home. While Lee was relaxing, someone knocked on his window, but he remained inside. Twenty to thirty minutes later, Lee wen... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - MS)

Christopher J. Mars vs State of Florida

Appellant candidly concedes that he was “a difficult defendant to have in court”; that he was “not cooperative” in communicating with mental-health experts directed to interview him; and that he was “not cooperative” with his counsel before discharging his counsel. The record supports Appellant’s concessions.
At a pretrial hearing, appointed defense counsel moved for a continuance and ask... More...
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State of Tennessee v. James T. Hutchins

On October 7, 2015, the Defendant pleaded guilty to criminal exposure of another to HIV and received a four-year sentence to be served on probation. On February 24, 2016, a probation violation report was filed,which allegedthat the Defendant had moved to another county without permission, had not reported to his probation officer since October 21, 2015, had failed to pay supervision fees or provi... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - TN)

State of Tennessee v. Monica Leigh-Ann Briggs

The Defendant’s convictions relate to the September 7, 2014 homicide of Kenneth Koster in a tool shed in Campbell County. The Defendant and Brad Phillips fatally shot the victim and fled to Sevier County, where Mr. Phillips was killed by police officers, and the Defendant was arrested for public intoxication. The Defendant was later indicted for one count of first degree premeditated murder and ... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - TN)

State of Tennessee v. Teddy Lynn Sams

This case arises from the Defendant’s violation of the terms of his Community Supervision for Life as a result of his attempted aggravated sexual battery conviction in 2006. At the guilty plea hearing, the parties agreed that the affidavit of complaint would serve as the factual basis for the Defendant’s guilty plea. The affidavit of complaint, included in the record, states that the Defendant w... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - TN)

STATE OF OHIO vs. KELVON MADDOX

In June 2017, the Cuyahoga County Grand Jury indicted Maddox on six counts in Cuyahoga C.P. No. CR-17-618705: two counts of attempted murder and four counts of felonious assault. All counts carried one- and three-year firearm specifications. The police report leading to this indictment indicates that on January 18, 2017, at around 12:45 a.m., Maddox was at a gas station on Kinsman Road in Cl... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - OH)

Carolyn Staats v. Vintner's Golf Club, LLC

Plaintiff Carolyn Staats nearly died after being attacked by a swarm of yellow
jackets while playing golf on a Yountville course operated by Vintner’s Golf Club, LLC
(Club). She sued the Club for general negligence and premises liability, but the trial
court granted summary judgment against her on the basis that the Club owed no duty to
protect its patrons from yellow jackets that ... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. DAVID D. AUSTIN

In January 2016, Austin was indicted in Cuyahoga C.P. No. CR-16-602549 in a
five-count indictment that charged him with (1) child endangering in violation of R.C.
2919.22(B)(1); (2) endangering children in violation of R.C. 2919.22(B)(2); (3) endangering
children in violation of R.C. 2919.22(A); (4) felonious assault in violation of R.C.
2903.11(A)(1); and (5) domestic violence... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. RONALD J. REED

In May 2016, Reed was charged with one count each of felonious assault, abduction, and domestic violence. These charges arose out of a physical altercation with his girlfriend. {¶3} In August 2016, Reed pled guilty, pursuant to a plea agreement with the state, to attempted felonious assault, abduction, and domestic violence. At the outset of the plea hearing, the assistant county prosecu... More...   $0 (08-04-2018 - OH)

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