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Interlocutory Appeal Law
 
Heather Johnston v. Andrew Weil

The circuit court of Cook County certified the following question of law for interlocutory appeal pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 308 (Ill. S. Ct. R. 308 (eff. Feb. 26, 2010)):

“Whether evaluations, communications, reports and information obtained pursuant to section *** 604(b) of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage [Act] [citation] are confidential under the Mental Health an... More...
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City of North Richland Hills v. Laura Friend

Appellant, the City of North Richland Hills (the City), brings this interlocutory appeal from the trial court’s denial of its plea to the jurisdiction in the lawsuit filed against it by Appellees Laura Friend, Individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of Sarah Elizabeth Friend, Deceased, and Luther Friend, Individually (collectively, the Friends). The City contends in one issue ... More...   $0 (02-24-2011 - TX)

Lan Ngoc Nguyen v. Dinh Duc Nguye

Appellant, Lan Ngoc Nguyen (“Lan”), sued Dinh Duc Nguyen (“Dinh”) for divorce. After answering and filing a counter-petition for divorce, in which he admitted that he was married to Lan, Dinh moved for declaratory judgment pursuant to the Texas Uniform Declaratory Judgments Act (“UDJA”), seeking a declaration that he never married Lan because he had married Pham Kim Nguyet (“Pham”... More...   $0 (02-24-2011 - TX)

Ronald Schmalfeldt v. Jason Roe

Defendant Jason Roe, a member of the Coloma Township (Michigan) Police Department, appeals from an order of the district court denying him qualified immunity at the summary judgment stage, in this civilrights action filed by plaintiff Ronald Schmalfeldt pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §§ 1983 and 1988. Roe, along with three other local police officers, arrested Schmalfeldt at his home on a charge of domes... More...   $0 (02-23-2011 - MI)

City of El Paso v. Irene Granados

The City of El Paso (the “City”) appeals from an order denying its plea to the jurisdiction and motion for summary judgment. Appellee, is a former city employee who filed the underlying suit alleging sexual discrimination and retaliation. The City contends the trial court lacks jurisdiction over the suit because Ms. Granados failed to timely initiate, and did not exhaust her administrative re... More...   $0 (02-23-2011 - TX)

Martha Atwood v. City and County of Denver

This case asks us to decide whether a local government is immune from tort liability under Colorado law. While Colorado law generally shields public entities from liability, it permits suits to proceed if and when they negligently “maintain” a public facility. Holding that this “maintenance” exception applied to the facts of this case, the district court allowed this lawsuit to proceed. We... More...   $0 (02-18-2011 - CO)

City of North Richland Hills v. Home Town Urban Partners, Ltd.

In these consolidated interlocutory appeals, the City of North Richland Hills (the City) challenges the trial courts’ respective denials of the City’s partial pleas to the jurisdiction in the lawsuits filed against it by Appellees Hometown Urban Partners, Ltd. (Urban Partners), Arcadia Land Partners 25, Ltd., and Arcadia Holdings (collectively, Arcadia).[1] The City contends that governmental... More...   $0 (02-17-2011 - TX)

John Rucker v. Oasis Legal Finance, L.L.C.

This case presents the issue of the enforceability of a forum selection clause.

The plaintiffs, on behalf of themselves and a purported class of others similarly situated, filed a declaratory judgment action outside of the contractually chosen forum, and the defendant moved to dismiss based on improper venue. The District Court denied the defendant’s motion, concluding that giving effect ... More...
   $0 (02-11-2011 - AL)

John Rucker v. Oasis Legal Finance, L.L.C.

This case presents the issue of the enforceability of a forum selection clause. The plaintiffs, on behalf of themselves and a purported class of others similarly situated, filed a declaratory judgment action outside of the contractually chosen forum, and the defendant moved to dismiss based on improper venue. The District Court denied the defendant’s motion, concluding that giving effect to the ... More...   $0 (02-11-2011 - AL)

Martin Cooper, III v. Thomas Martin

Martin E. Cooper III sued Thomas Martin, individually, and in his official capacity as chief investigator for Crittenden County Sheriff Richard E. Busby (also sued in his official capacity), and Crittenden County, Arkansas (collectively the “defendants”). Cooper seeks relief under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, the Arkansas Civil Rights Act (the “ACRA”), and Arkansas tort law. The district court denie... More...   $0 (02-11-2011 - AR)

PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF OKLAHOMA v. DUNCAN PUBLIC UTILITIES AUTHORITY

¶1 Appellant, Duncan Public Utilities Authority, d/b/a Duncan Power and Light (DP&L) appeals from an October 6, 2009, Order Granting Temporary Injunction.

FACTS

¶2 Appellee, Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO), is an investor owned electric utility company which has provided power within the municipal limits of Duncan by utility franchise since 1973. DP&L is a competing pu... More...
   $0 (02-10-2011 - OK)

Public Service Company of Oklahoma v. Duncan Public Utilities Authority

¶1 Appellant, Duncan Public Utilities Authority, d/b/a Duncan Power and Light (DP&L) appeals from an October 6, 2009, Order Granting Temporary Injunction.

FACTS

¶2 Appellee, Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO), is an investor owned electric utility company which has provided power within the municipal limits of Duncan by utility franchise since 1973. DP&L is a competing public... More...
   $0 (02-10-2011 - OK)

Nexion Health at Beechnut, Inc., d/b/a Beechnut Manor v. Yestial Paul

Appellant Nexion Health at Beechnut, Inc., d/b/a Beechnut Manor (“Beechnut”) brings this interlocutory appeal of the trial court’s order denying its motion to dismiss the claims of appellee Yestial Paul, as Representative of All Wrongful Death Beneficiaries and as Representative of the Estate of Robbie Lee Paul, Deceased (“Paul”). We reverse and remand.

BACKGROUND

This is ... More...
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Christus Spohn Health System Corporation v. The Estate of Elena F. Cervantes

In this interlocutory appeal, appellant Christus Spohn Health System Corporation d/b/a Christus Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-South (“Christus”) challenges the trial court’s order denying its motion to dismiss a health care liability claim brought by appellees Jesse J. Cervantes, individually and on behalf of the estate of Elena F. Cervantes, Joann Escobar, and Nelda Vela. By a single issue... More...   $0 (02-10-2011 - TX)

Ramon J. Garcia, M.D. v. Stephanie Allen

In two issues, Appellant Ramon J. Garcia, M.D. contends that the trial court abused its discretion by denying his motion to dismiss Appellee Stephanie Allen’s health care liability suit against him based on the alleged deficiencies in her timely-filed statutory expert report. For the reasons set forth below, we hold that the trial court did not abuse its discretion. We will therefore affirm th... More...   $0 (02-10-2011 - TX)

The University of Texas at San Antonio v. Cathy Wells

This is an appeal from the denial of a plea to the jurisdiction. In two issues, the University of Texas at San Antonio (“UTSA”) argues that the trial court erred in denying its plea to the jurisdiction because Cathy Wells did not plead and cannot show that (1) she made a good faith report of a violation of law, and (2) she reported a violation of law to an appropriate law enforcement agency as... More...   $0 (02-09-2011 - TX)

Steven S. Witt v. West Virginia State Police

Steven Witt brought this § 1983 Fourth Amendment excessive force case against the West Virginia State Police and three troopers. After dismissing Witt’s claims against the State Police and the troopers in their official capacity, the district court refused to grant summary judgment to the troopers in their individual capacity. Contending that qualified immunity protects them from suit, the troo... More...   $0 (02-04-2011 - WV)

Gregory R. Mattox and Barbara Wilkerson v. Clifford Jackson and Eleanor Jean Jackson

Appellants Gregory R. Mattox and Barbara Wilkerson appeal the trial court’s granting of Appellees Clifford Jackson and Eleanor Jackson’s oral application for temporary injunction. In eight points of error, appellants argue that the trial court erred by: (1) granting an order for a temporary restraining order based on an unverified oral application; (2) granting a request for a temporary injun... More...   $0 (02-03-2011 - TX)

Richard Mathis v. County of Lyon

This case concerns the actions of Richard Glover, the Public Administrator of Lyon County, Nevada, after the death of Joe Mathis. Before us is an interlocutory appeal based only on the allegations in the complaint denying qualified immunity for Glover’s actions in entering Joe Mathis’s home without a warrant and failing to give notice to his sons before doing so.

The complaint makes the... More...
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Eric Bacon v. Tom Neer

This is an interlocutory appeal from the denial of a preliminary injunction. Eric Bacon pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography in 2004, before the Missouri Sex Offender Registration Act (“SORA”) was amended to require registration for that offense. See Mo. Rev. Stat. § 589.400.1(2). In 2007, the Supreme Court of Missouri held that requiring a sex offender to register under SORA on ... More...   $0 (02-01-2011 - MO)

Russell A. Bishop v. Mark A. Hackel

Plaintiff-appellee Russell A. Bishop filed a claim under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against various personnel at the Macomb County Jail, alleging that he suffered sexual abuse by another inmate as a result of their deliberate indifference to his safety needs in violation of the Eighth Amendment. The jail personnel sought summary judgment on the basis of qualified immunity. The district court denied the mot... More...   $0 (02-01-2011 - MI)

Benjamin Bloedorn v. Dr. Bruce Grube

Benjamin Bloedorn, a Christian evangelical preacher, appeals from the denial of his motion for a preliminary injunction, which sought, on First Amendment grounds, to enjoin Georgia Southern University (“GSU” or the “University”) from enforcing its free speech policies regulating the access of outside, non-sponsored speakers to the university campus and the permitting scheme regulating the ... More...   $0 (01-28-2011 - GA)

Certified EMS, Inc. v. Cherie Potts

In this interlocutory appeal, appellant, Certified EMS, Inc. d/b/a/ CPnS Staffing (“Certified EMS”), challenges the trial court’s order denying its motion to dismiss the health care liability claims of appellee, Cherie Potts. Potts sued Certified EMS alleging that it was directly and vicariously liable for an assault by one of its employees. On appeal, Certified EMS contends that the trial... More...   $0 (01-27-2011 - TX)

Potter House v. Teresa Stark

Appellant, Texas ALC Partners II, L.P. d/b/a Potter House (Texas ALC Partners), filed this interlocutory appeal from an order denying its motion to dismiss with prejudice, the claims of Appellee, Teresa Stark, as Next Friend of Fred Grabeal, for failing to file an expert report pursuant to section 74.351 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code.[1] We conclude this appeal is moot and remand ... More...   $0 (01-26-2011 - TX)

ZyZy Corporation v. Gloria Hernandez

In this interlocutory appeal, ZYZY Corporation, publisher of the Eagle Pass News-Guide, a newspaper of general circulation in Maverick County, complains of the trial court’s order denying its motion for summary judgment in a libel suit brought by Gloria Hernandez. See Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann § 51.014(a)(6) (West 2008). We hold Hernandez’s suit is not barred by limitations and that Z... More...   $0 (01-26-2011 - TX)

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