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Brian Newton v. Parker Drilling Management Services, Ltd. Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California

This case presents the novel question whether claims
under state wage and hour laws may be brought by workers
employed on drilling platforms fixed on the outer Continental
Shelf. Brian Newton worked on such a platform off the coast
of Santa Barbara. His shifts lasted fourteen days and he
regularly worked twelve hours per day. After Parker Drilling
(“Parker”) terminated him,... More...
   $0 (02-10-2018 - CA)

Anthony Migliaro v. Fidelity National Indemnity Insurance Company, a/k/a Wright National Flood Insurance Company District of New Jersey Federal Courthouses

The issue in this case is whether the rejection of a policyholder’s proof of loss constituted a “written denial of all or part of the claim,” thereby triggering the one-year statute of limitations that is set forth in every Standard Flood Insurance Policy (“SFIP”). After receiving a payment from Fidelity National Indemnity Insurance Company, based on an adjuster’s assessment of the damage to his p... More...   $0 (02-02-2018 - PA)

United States of America v. David E. Gorski District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

A jury in the District of
Massachusetts convicted David Gorski of conspiring between late
2005 and 2010 to defraud the United States, in violation of 18
U.S.C. § 371, by knowingly procuring government contracts for his
construction company on the false premise that the company was
owned and controlled by military veterans who became disabled in
connection with their militar... More...
   $0 (01-22-2018 - MA)

Texas Brine Co. v. Occidential Chemical Corporation Western District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Defendant Texas Brine Company, LLC (Texas Brine) operates brine wells on
land owned by Co-Defendant Occidental Chemical Corporation (Oxy) in Louisiana.
In August 2012, a sinkhole appeared near one of these wells. After the sinkhole
appeared, Texas Brine began clean-up efforts. To manage this crisis, Texas Brine
consulted with others. In December 2012, Texas Brine retained Frontier<... More...
   $0 (01-20-2018 - OK)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DAVID E. GORSKI

The charges against Gorski pertain to his role as founder
and vice president of a general contracting and construction
services company, Legion Construction, Inc. Gorski developed the
plan for the company in late 2005. From 2006 to 2010, Legion took
advantage of federal programs in which certain federal agencies
awarded government contracts on a preferential basis to sma... More...
   $0 (01-19-2018 - MA)

Sheldon Fong v. East West Bank

Plaintiff Sheldon Fong is an octogenarian real estate investor who sought to help
some younger friends establish a real estate business. He borrowed money in his own
name and stood behind two loans that he helped the new business procure from defendant
East West Bank (Bank). When some of these transactions ended badly, Fong brought
this action, alleging conversion and financial abu... More...
   $0 (01-09-2018 - CA)

City of Modesto v. The Dow Chemical Company

In late 1998, the City of Modesto (the City), the City of Modesto Sewer District
No. 1 (the Sewer District) and the Modesto Redevelopment Agency (the RDA) sued
various retail dry cleaning businesses (dry cleaners) operating in Modesto together with
the manufacturers of dry cleaning equipment used at those dry cleaners, and the
manufacturers and distributors of dry cleaning solvent.... More...
   $0 (01-08-2018 - CA)

The People v. Financial Casualty and Surety, Inc.

A surety posted a $50,000 bail bond for a misdemeanor defendant.
Throughout the case, defendant’s attorney appeared on his behalf: “In all cases in which
the accused is charged with a misdemeanor only, he or she may appear by counsel
only . . . .” (Pen. Code, § 977, subd. (a)(1).)1 The trial court granted defendant
probation, continued several probation violation hearings, and even... More...
   $0 (01-07-2018 - CA)

Grady's Quality Excavating, Inc. Alliance Streetworks, Inc.

¶1 Grady’s Quality Excavating, Inc. (“Grady’s Excavating”)
appeals from a superior court judgment entered in favor of Alliance
Streetworks, Inc. (“Alliance”) and American Specialty Insurance Company
on all counts, awarding Alliance attorney’s fees and costs, and denying
Grady’s Excavating’s Motion for New Trial and/or Additur.1
FACTS AND PROCEDURAL BACKGROUND
¶2 Grady’s Exc... More...
   $0 (01-02-2018 - AZ)

Lyda Swinerton Builders, Inc. v. Oklahoma Surety Company Southern District of Texas Courthouse - Houston, Texas

This case involves several issues of Texas law relating to an insurer’s duty to defend and the damages that an insured may recover when an insurer breaches that duty. The district court, after disposing of much of the case through a series of partial summary judgment rulings and conducting a bench trial on one remaining claim, issued a final judgment that largely (though not entirely) favored the ... More...   $0 (12-25-2017 - TX)

Denise Michelle Duncan v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Respondent Denise Michelle Duncan sued Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
(Wal-Mart) for personal injuries she sustained at one of Wal-Mart’s stores while acting
within the course and scope of her employment with Acosta, Inc. (Acosta). The trial
court entered judgment finding Wal-Mart liable for Duncan’s injuries. Under Labor
Code sections 3852 and 3856,1
appellant Hartford Accident & Indem... More...
   $0 (12-17-2017 - CA)

Regina Tharrington Wheeler and Scott Wheeler v. David Hosey and Geico Indemnity Company MoreLaw Suites 406 South Boulder and 624 South Denver 918-582-3993 or Info@morelaw.com

Tulsa, OK - Regina Tharrington Wheeler and Scott Wheeler sued David Hosey and Geico Indemnity Company on negligence theories.

ssue # 1. Issue: NEGLIGENCE (GENERAL) (NEGL)
Filed By: WHEELER, REGINA THARRINGTON
Filed Date: 06/01/2016
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant: GEICO CASUALTY COMPANY Disposed: DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE, 04/20/2017. Other
Defend... More...
   $0 (12-08-2017 - OK)

Department of Forestry and Fire Protection v. Eunice E. Howell

A wildfire started in Plumas County on September 3, 2007, and burned
approximately 65,000 acres over the course of multiple weeks. This fire, dubbed the
“Moonlight Fire,” was at the center of several actions filed by plaintiffs Department of
Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire), Grange Insurance Association, and multiple
landowners
1 in 2009 and 2010 against defendants Eunic... More...
   $0 (12-07-2017 - CA)

State Farm General Insurance Company v. Watts Regulator Co.

A nonprofit organization (Arbitration Forums, Inc. or AF)
provides arbitration services for insurers and self-insured
companies who become members of AF by signing its “Property
Subrogation Arbitration Agreement” (the AF arbitration
agreement). Plaintiff State Farm General Insurance Company
and defendant Watts Regulator Company are members of AF
that signed the AF arbitrati... More...
   $0 (12-03-2017 - CA)

Citizens of Humanity v. Applied Underwriters, Inc.

Defendants and appellants Applied Underwriters, Inc.
(Applied Underwriters), California Insurance Company (CIC),
Continental Indemnity Company (CNI), Applied Risk Services,
Inc., Joan Sheppard, Westin Fredrick Penfield, and Michael Scott
Wichman (collectively, defendants) appeal from an order denying
their petition to compel arbitration of a dispute with plaintiffs
and resp... More...
   $0 (11-26-2017 - CA)

McMillin Management Services, LP v. Financial Pacific Insurance Company

* Pursuant to California Rules of Court, rule 8.1110, this opinion is certified for
publication with the exception of part III.C.

McMillin Management Services, L.P. and Imperial Valley Residential Valley
Residential Builders, L.P. (collectively "McMillin")1 filed this action against numerous
insurance companies, including respondents Lexington Insurance Company (Lexington)
... More...
   $0 (11-15-2017 - CA)

Kathy Nguyen and Tho Nguyen v. Samantha Lee Luster and Evelyn Vellecia Williams

Tulsa, OK - Kathy Nguyen and Tho Nguyen sued Samantha Lee Luster Evelyn Vellecia Williams and Central State Community Services of Oklahoma, Inc. claiming to have been injured or damaged in a car wreck which defendant admitted liability.

Issue # 1. Issue: NEGLIGENCE (GENERAL) (NEGL)
Filed By: NGUYEN, KATHY
Filed Date: 07/03/2014
Party Name Disposition Information
Defen... More...
   $5000 (11-13-2017 - OK)

Sandra Lavenue v. Lauren Kay Williams

Oklahoma City, OK - Sandra Lavenue sued Lauren Kay Williams

Issue # 1. Issue: TORT- PERSONAL (TORTP)
Filed By: Lavenue, Sandra
Filed Date: 06/07/2016
Party Name Disposition Information
Plaintiff: Lavenue, Sandra Disposed: FINAL ORDER, 11/13/2017. Judge
Docket
Date Code Description Count Party Amount
06-07-2016 TEXT

CIVIL RELIEF MORE THAN... More...
   $10000 (11-13-2017 - OK)

Cody Craig v. Bob Mills Furniture Company, LLC, James Sesock and TCB Delivery, Inc.

Oklahoma City, OK - Cody Craig sued Bob Mills Furniture Company, LLC, James Sesock and TCB Delivery, Inc., which was schedules for delivery on May 15, 2015. Cody Graig was the owners and operator of TCB Delivery. Craig was instructed to deliver furniture not purchased by the purchasers of the other furniture. During the assemble of a murphy bed, Sesock stomped on the bed causing a spring-loaded l... More...   $9000000 (11-09-2017 - OK)

The Traveler's Property Casualty Company of America v. Actavis, Inc.

The United States faces an epidemic of addiction, overdosing, death, and
other problems brought on by the increasing use and abuse of opioid painkillers. This
epidemic has placed a financial strain on state and local governments dealing with the
epidemic’s health and safety consequences. To seek redress for the opioid epidemic, the
County of Santa Clara and the County of Orange bro... More...
   $0 (11-07-2017 - CA)

Ina M. Collins v. Mary Kay, Inc. Third Circuit Court of Appeals - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Plaintiff-Appellant Ina M. Collins, who worked as a
beauty consultant in New Jersey for Defendant-Appellee Mary
Kay, Inc. brought this putative class action in the United States
District Court for the District of New Jersey, claiming that
certain Mary Kay policies and practices violated the New
Jersey Wage Payment Law (“NJWPL”). Mary Kay moved to
dismiss the suit on forum n... More...
   $0 (11-03-2017 - NJ)

Derek Dircks and Valerie Dircks v. The Traverlers Indemnity Company of America Utah Supreme Court Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

¶ 1 This case is before us on a certified question from the federal
district court. We are asked to examine the terms of Utah Code section
31A-22-305.3. The question presented is whether this provision requires
that all vehicles covered under the liability provisions of an automobile
insurance policy must also be covered under the underinsured motorist
provisions of that policy... More...
   $0 (10-30-2017 - UT)

Comerica Bank v. Gordon E. Runyon, James M. Facciuto,

Appellants Gordon Runyon and Donna Runyon were once married.
In July 2010 respondent Comerica Bank (Comerica) obtained a joint and several judgment
for breach of guaranty against Gordon and some other defendants. Gordon and Donna
then divorced, the other judgment debtors settled with Comerica, and postdivorce,
Comerica obtained an order to show cause why real property that was form... More...
   $0 (10-22-2017 - CA)

Gisselle Morales-Simental, a Minor, etc. v. Genentech, Inc.


I. INTRODUCTION
Plaintiffs and appellants Gisselle Morales-Simental, a minor, et al.1
appeal from
summary judgment granted in favor of defendant and respondent Genentech, Inc., one of
the defendants in this personal injury case. Morales-Simental alleges that she, with the
other named plaintiffs, suffered injuries and sustained damages as a result of the
negligence of d... More...
   $0 (10-20-2017 - CA)

Chad E. Cohen and Kirsten Cohen v. Postal Holdings, LLC Second Circuit Court of Appeals - New York, New York

Plaintiffs‐Appellants Chad E. Cohen and Kirsten Cohen (the “Cohens”)
filed a Complaint in the Superior Court for the State of Connecticut against
Defendant‐Third‐Party‐Plaintiff‐Appellee Postal Holdings, LLC (“Postal
Holdings”), stating a claim of private nuisance based on injuries allegedly caused
by Postal Holdings’s failure to maintain a property it... More...
   $0 (10-11-2017 - CT)

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