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Jessica Bhan v. Bryan James Danet

Appellant, Jessica Bhan, challenges the trial court’s August 4, 2010 order, entered after a jury trial, appointing appellees, Bryan James Danet and William Todd Kranz, as the sole managing conservators of Bhan’s minor child, J.A.B.[1] In her first two issues, Bhan contends that the evidence is legally and factually insufficient to support the jury’s finding that her appointment as sole mana... More...   $0 (04-12-2012 - TX)

Rosetta Stone, Ltd. v. Google, Inc.

Appellant Rosetta Stone Ltd. appeals from an order, see Rosetta Stone Ltd. v. Google Inc., 730 F. Supp. 2d 531 (E.D. Va. 2010), granting summary judgment against Rosetta Stone on its claims against Appellee Google Inc. for trademark infringement, see 15 U.S.C. § 1114(1)(a); contributory and vicarious trademark infringement; and trademark dilution, see 15 U.S.C. § 1125(c)(1). Rosetta Stone also a... More...   $0 (04-09-2012 - VA)

Marjorie Gayle Hendrix v. Charles Robert Burns

Marjorie Gayle Hendrix, the appellant, was injured in an automobile accident caused by Charles Robert Burns, one of the appellees. In the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, Mrs. Hendrix sued Mr. Burns and Candice Marie Burns, his wife, the other appellee, alleging battery and negligence against Mr. Burns and negligent entrustment against Mrs. Burns.

Mrs. Hendrix prayed a jury trial. Before... More...
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Christy Lewis v. Fletcher Jones Motor Cars, Inc.

Defendant Fletcher Jones Motor Cars, Inc. (Fletcher Jones) appeals from an order denying its motion to compel plaintiff Christy Lewis to arbitrate her claims arising out of the “California Motor Vehicle Lease Agreement” (the Lease) she entered into with Fletcher Jones. The trial court found the Lease‟s arbitration provision to be unconscionable and Fletcher Jones waived its right to arbitrat... More...   $0 (03-26-2012 - CA)

Kevin T. Morton v. Hung Nguyen

Appellant Kevin T. Morton entered into a contract for deed to sell his house to appellees Hung and Carol S. Nguyen. After the Nguyens rescinded the contract pursuant to the Texas Property Code, Morton sued the Nguyens for breach of contract. The Nguyens counterclaimed, seeking (1) a finding that the cancellation and rescission was proper under the Texas Property Code and a refund of all payments m... More...   $0 (03-22-2012 - TX)

United States of America v. Ladell Fitzgerald Pace

In May 2010, a jury convicted Ladell Fitzgerald Pace of various drug crimes, including possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. The federal district court sentenced him to serve concurrent terms of 48 months and 228 months in prison. [Aple. Br. at 2–3]

On direct appeal from his conviction and sentence, Mr. Pace argues that the district court committed two errors. First, he cont... More...
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Nancy Loftus Quinones v. John M. Quinones

In these consolidated appeals, Nancy Loftus Quinones appeals from a final judgment of dissolution of marriage, arguing that the trial court erred in its alimony and equitable distribution determinations (Case 3D09-3220), and that it erred in its fee awards (Case 3D10-432). We agree that the court below erred in determining the amount of alimony to be paid and reverse that award.1 Based on this det... More...   $0 (03-21-2012 - FL)

Patricio D. Sanchez v. Southampton Civil Club, Inc.

This is an appeal over the proper interpretation of deed restrictions. The trial court granted a partial summary judgment for appellee Southampton Civic Club, Inc., and denied appellant Patricio D. Sanchez‘s cross-motion for summary judgment. The trial court also denied Southampton‘s request for damages under section 202.004 of the Texas Property Code though it did order Sanchez to pay Southam... More...   $0 (03-16-2012 - TX)

Intermed Insurance Company v. Doyle B. Hill, D.O.

Penny L. Boyce ("Appellant") appeals the trial court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Intermed Insurance Co. ("Intermed") in a declaratory judgment action brought to determine whether a professional liability insurance policy issued by Intermed provided coverage for a medical clinic's negligent failure to supervise a physician's assistant ("PA") who sexually assaulted Appellant under the gu... More...   $0 (03-12-2012 - MO)

Joshua L. Calahan v. First State Bank Texas

This appeal involves a claim brought under Sabine Pilot Service, Inc. v. Hauck.1 Appellant Joshua L. Calahan sued his former employer, appellee First State Bank Texas, after his employment was terminated. Through one issue, he appeals the trial court’s final judgment rendering summary judgment in favor of the bank. We affirm.


At the time of his termination, Calahan w... More...
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Stanley Jones v. Royalty Food, Inc.

In this workers’ compensation appeal, Stanley Jones, claimant, argues that the Judge of Compensation Claims (JCC) erred in dismissing his petitions for benefits as a sanction for nonpayment of an earlier award of prevailing party costs to Royal Foods, Inc., and Gallagher Bassett Services (jointly the Employer/Carrier). Because the JCC did not find that the claimant’s conduct was willful, delib... More...   $0 (03-12-2012 - FL)

Skydive Arizona, Inc. v. Cary Quattrocchi

Skydive Arizona owns and operates one of the largest skydiving centers in the world. Defendants Butler, Quattrocchi, Atlanta SC, Inc., CASC, Inc., and IGOVincent, Inc. (collectively, SKYRIDE) operate an Internet and telephone-based advertising service, making skydiving arrangements for customers, and issuing certificates that can be redeemed at various drop zones around the country. Skydive Arizon... More...   $0 (03-12-2012 - AZ)

Jeffrey Kavin, Inc. v. Harold Frye

One of four lessees, who was not a defendant in the action below, signed and delivered to the lessor, with lessor’s approval, a writing exercising an option to extend a lease after the expiration of the period to exercise that option. We hold that defendants, the three other colessees, were not bound by that purported exercise of the option. We also hold that the increased rental provision for h... More...   $0 (03-05-2012 - CA)

John Crane, Inc. v. Margaret Diane Hardick

Among the several issues we address in this appeal is whether the Circuit Court of the City of Newport News ("trial court") erred when it permitted the jury to award nonpecuniary damages in a wrongful death action of a Navy sailor for asbestos exposure that occurred both in territorial waters and on the high seas.

I. Facts and Proceedings Below

Robert Eugene Hardick ("Hardick") filed... More...
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Ferguson Fire and Fabrication, Inc. v. Preferred Fire Protection, LLC

On appeal, Ferguson Fire and Fabrication, Inc. (Ferguson Fire) argues the circuit court erred in holding Immedion, LLC (Immedion) was not liable on the materialman's lien when Immedion paid its general contractor in full after receiving notice from Ferguson Fire. Ferguson Fire also contends the circuit court erred in holding its notice to Immedion was ineffective under South Carolina law. In add... More...   $0 (02-29-2012 - SC)

City of Lake Forest v. Evergreen Holistic Collective

The trial court granted the City of Lake Forest‟s (the City‟s) request in this nuisance abatement proceeding for a preliminary injunction shutting down Evergreen Holistic Collective‟s (Evergreen‟s) medical marijuana dispensary based on a citywide ban against dispensaries. The trial court determined the City‟s decision not to recognize dispensaries as a permitted property use, and to proh... More...   $0 (02-29-2012 - CA)

Brandy Andler v. Clear Channel Broadcasting, Inc.

Plaintiff-Appellant Brandy Andler appeals the district court’s decision to exclude the testimony of her expert witness regarding loss of future earning capacity in her personal injury lawsuit against Defendant-Appellee Clear Channel Broadcasting, Inc. (“Clear Channel”). Clear Channel cross-appeals the denial of its motion for judgment as a matter of law on the issue of liability. Because the... More...   $0 (02-29-2012 - OH)

United States of America v. Glenn J. Damato

Glenn Damato appeals his 96-month sentence for conspiracy to distribute marijuana. He argues that the district court erred in calculating drug quantity by including as relevant conduct a drug transaction that occurred more than thirteen years prior to the offense of conviction. The government argues only that this transaction was part of the “same course of conduct” as the offense of convictio... More...   $0 (02-22-2012 - KS)

George Sempeles v. Shanandoah Hotel Property, L.L.C.

George Sempeles and Jimmy's Steak and Seafood Grill sued Shanandoah University and Shanandoah Hotel Property, L.L.C. on breach of contract theories claiming that the University's hotel management company breached the agreement between them. Sempeles claimed the company failed to maintain the property, causing the restaurant to lose business. Sempeles also argued the university's initiative to con... More...   $0 (02-17-2012 - VA)

City of Fort Worth, Texas v. Harmit Chaqttha

Appellant City of Fort Worth appeals the trial court’s order denying its plea to the jurisdiction. We reverse and remand.

II. Factual and Procedural Background

On February 10, 2010, Fort Worth Police Officer Byrd conducted a traffic stop while on duty. Believing the driver to be intoxicated, Officer Byrd called for a DWI unit to conduct a field sobriety test. While awaiting th... More...
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James G. Bowman v. Mitulkumar Patel

In a negligence action, a jury found appellant, James G. Bowman, to have caused a two car accident with appellee, Mitulkumar Patel. The jury awarded Patel $3,000 for past physical pain, $6,032 for past medical care, and $5,000 for past mental anguish. In four issues, Bowman challenges the trial court’s judgment, contending that (1) there was legally and factually insufficient evidence to support... More...   $0 (02-16-2012 - TX)

Lisa Robbins v. Physicians For Women's Health, LLC

The principal issue in this case is whether the trial court incorrectly concluded that a covenant not to sue, executed by the plaintiff in favor of a corporate tortfeasor, forecloses the imposition of successor liability, as a matter of law, on a subsequent purchaser of that company’s assets. For the reasons listed below, we answer this question in the affirmative and, accordingly, reverse the j... More...   $0 (02-16-2012 - CT)

Danny Sherrod v. Denny Powell

Danny Sherrod appeals from a judgment entered against him that contained a declaration that Charles Powell and Denny Powell had a life estate in a 5.84 acre tract of land, awarded damages for trespass to the Powells, granted injunctive relief, and awarded attorney’s fees to the Powells. Sherrod complains that the trial court erred by determining that a document is a deed that created a life esta... More...   $0 (02-15-2012 - TX)

Richard Ware Levitt v. David H. Brooks

11 Appellant David H. Brooks appeals from a judgment of
12 the district court granting Richard Ware Levitt’s motion to
13 compel outstanding attorneys’ fees owed to Levitt by Brooks
14 in connection with Levitt’s representation of Brooks in a
15 federal criminal proceeding. We hold that ancillary
16 jurisdiction existed over the fee dispute and that the
17 district co... More...
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Ronald Howard v. Omni Hotel Management Corporation

While he was a guest at the San Diego Omni Hotel, plaintiff, appellant and respondent Ronald Howard (Howard) slipped in a bathtub and was injured. Howard brought a personal injury action for damages against the manufacturer of the bathtub, defendant and respondent, Kohler Co. (Kohler), on theories of negligence and strict product liability. Howard also sued defendant and appellant Omni Hotels Mana... More...   $0 (02-10-2012 - CA)

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