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Invasion of Privacy Law
 
LeaAnne Klentzman and Carter Publications, Inc., d/b/a The West Fort Bend Star v. Wade Brady

Appellee, Wade Brady, sued appellants, Carter Publications, Inc. d/b/a The
West Fort Bend Star (“The Star”) and LeaAnne Klentzman, a reporter for The Star,
alleging that they defamed him in a January 15, 2003 article (“the Article”). Based
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on the jury’s verdict in Wade’s favor, the trial court signed its final judgment awarding him actual and exemplary damages. In nin... More...
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The State of Texas v. Valerie Saxion, Inc.

In two issues in this accelerated interlocutory appeal, Appellants the State of Texas and Greg Abbott, in his official capacity as Attorney General of the State of Texas (collectively, the State) argue that the trial court erred by denying their
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plea to the jurisdiction on the Free Exercise and federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) claims of Appellees Valerie Saxion, Inc. and ... More...
   $0 (12-05-2014 - TX)

The People v. Mark Buza

The sole issue in this case is the constitutionality of a provision of the DNA and Forensic Identification Data Base and Data Bank Act of 1998, as amended (Pen. Code, § 295 et seq.) (the DNA Act),1 which requires that a DNA sample be taken from all adults arrested for or charged with any felony offense “immediately following arrest, or during the booking . . . process or as soon as administrati... More...   $0 (12-03-2014 - CA)

Edwards Wildman Palmer v. Shaihrokh Mireskandari

The question before us is whether the attorney-client privilege applies to intrafirm communications between attorneys concerning disputes with a current client, when that client later sues the firm for malpractice. We conclude that when an attorney representing a current client seeks legal advice from an in-house attorney concerning a dispute with the client, the attorney-client privilege may appl... More...   $0 (11-25-2014 - CA)

Deana Pollard Sacks v. Thomas Hall and Gregory R. Travis

Deana Pollard Sacks sued Thomas Hall and Gregory R. Travis for invasion of privacy. The trial court granted Hall’s and Travis’s no evidence and traditional motions for summary judgment against Sacks. On appeal, Sacks identifies eight issues in which she asserts that the trial court erred in granting the motions for summary judgment.
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We affirm.
Background Summary
Deana Pollard... More...
   $0 (11-20-2014 - TX)

Darrin Opaitz v. Gannaway Web Holding, L.L.C., d/b/a Worldnow; Raycom Media, Inc. d/b/a KCBD-TV NewsChannel 11; and James Clark

Appellant, Darrin Opaitz, challenges the trial court’s order granting summary judgment in favor of media Appellees, Gannaway Web Holdings, LLC, d/b/a Worldnow, Raycom Media, Inc., d/b/a KCBD-TV NewsChannel 11 and James Clark, individually, (collectively KCBD) in his suit for invasion of privacy, defamation by libel, defamation by libel per quod and declaratory judgment.
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Jordan Maxwell v. Josef Dolezal

Jordan Maxwell sued Josef Dolezal after their business relationship deteriorated.
The trial court dismissed Maxwell’s action after sustaining Dolezal’s demurrer to all of
Maxwell’s claims without leave to amend. On appeal, we conclude that Maxwell
properly stated a claim for breach of contract and that the demurrer to that cause of action
was erroneously sustained. We reverse... More...
   $0 (11-04-2014 - CA)

Glen Murphy v. Adolfo C. Dulay

This appeal involves a federal preemption challenge to a Florida statute requiring presuit actions by an individual plaintiff before he may bring a medical Case: 13-14637 Date Filed: 10/10/2014 Page: 1 of 36
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negligence claim in Florida state court. The district court held that one of those presuit requirements in Florida Statute § 766.1065—that the plaintiff execute a written authoriz... More...
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Courtney Douglas v. Convergent Outsourcing f/k/a ER Solutions, Inc.

In this case we are asked to decide whether the disclosure of a consumer’s account number on the face of a debt collector’s envelope violates § 1692f(8) of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), 15 U.S.C. § 1692 et seq. Section 1692f(8) limits the language and symbols that a debt collector may place on envelopes it sends to consumers. The District Court held the account number... More...   $0 (10-10-2014 - PA)

R. Scott Phelan v. H. Scott Norville

Appellant and Cross-Appellee, R. Scott Phelan, and Appellee and Cross-Appellant, H. Scott Norville, both appeal a judgment rendered in Phelan’s favor following a jury trial on Phelan’s assault and libel claims against Norville. The jury awarded Phelan a total monetary award of $590,000, consisting of $15,000 for physical pain/mental anguish as a result of the assault claim, $325,000 for past a... More...   $0 (09-22-2014 - TX)

Jon Davler, Inc. v. Arch Insurance Company

A group of employees brought an action against their employer, Jon Davler, Inc., for various employment claims, including sexual harassment, invasion of privacy, and false imprisonment. Jon Davler tendered the action to its insurer, Arch Insurance Company, which denied coverage based on an employment-related practices exclusion. After Jon Davler filed this insurance coverage action against Arch, t... More...   $0 (09-15-2014 - CA)

GAIA Environmental, Inc. v. James B. Galbraith

Appellants Gaia Environmental, Inc. and AXL Industries, L.L.C. brought claims against appellees James B. Galbraith and McLeod, Alexander, Powel & Apffel, P.C. (“MAPA”) for tortious interference with a prospective business relationship, tortious interference with an existing contract, civil conspiracy, and aiding and abetting. Gaia and AXL alleged that attorney Galbraith and his firm
MAPA, ... More...
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Marilyn Rae Baskin v. Penny Bogan

Indiana and Wisconsin are among the shrinking majority of states that do not recognize the va-lidity of same-sex marriages, whether contracted in these states or in states (or foreign countries) where they are law-ful. The states have appealed from district court decisions invalidating the states’ laws that ordain such refusal.
Formally these cases are about discrimination against the small ... More...
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Shawn King v. This Land Press, LLC, et al.

Shawn King v. This Land Press, LLC, Keena b. Roberts, Joshua Kline, Michael Mason, Vince Lovoi, Eric Cullen and Cullen & Associates, LLC

Plaintiff, Shawn King, for his claims against Defendants, This Land Press, LLC; Keena B. Roberts; Joshua Kline, Michael Mason, Vince LoVoi, Eric Cullen and Cullen & Associates, LLC, for conversion, invasion of privacy, libel, slander, defamation, invasio... More...
   $0 (08-19-2014 - OK)

Chris Hogan v. Michael K. Winder, et al.

Chris Hogan lost his job with the Utah Telecommunications Open
Infrastructure Agency, or “UTOPIA,” a state agency charged with upgrading
high-speed internet access. Claiming he was fired for revealing a conflict of
interest in contract awards, he threatened to sue the agency for wrongful
termination. Shortly after making this threat, he was subject to several
unflattering m... More...
   $0 (08-06-2014 - UT)

Matthew Bristow v. David Perkins, Jr.

Matthew Bristow v. David Perkins, Jr.

Issue # 1.
Issue: LIBEL / SLANDER (LIBEL)
Filed by: BRISTOW, MATTHEW
Filed Date: 04/23/2012
Party Name: Disposition Information:

Defendant: PERKINS, DAVID L JR
Disposed: DISMISSED - WITH PREJUDICE, 07/30/2014. Dismissed- Settled.

The Plaintiff alleged in his Petiton, the following:

1. This is a ci... More...
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Los Angeles Unified School District v. Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC

When it comes to educating children, few things are more controversial than standardized tests. And few things generate more conflict than how, or even if, teachers should try to improve their students’ performance on such tests. But by law, school districts must establish standards of expected pupil achievement, and teachers are evaluated and assessed in regards to their students’ progress. W... More...   $0 (07-23-2014 - CA)

Kelly Walls v. Daniel Klein

Kelly Walls appeals the trial court’s judgment granting a permanent injunction in favor of Daniel Klein and awarding him damages for his breach of contract and defamation claims. On appeal, Walls contends: (1) Klein’s attorney engaged in incurable improper jury argument; (2) the trial court erred in admitting an exhibit that was not properly authenticated; (3) the injunction is unsupported by ... More...   $0 (07-09-2014 - TX)

Conilyn Judge v. Saltz Plastic Surgery, P.C. and Renato Saltz

¶1 Conilyn Judge sued her cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Renato Saltz,
and his office, Saltz Plastic Surgery, PC, (collectively, Saltz) after
they provided photographs of five patients, including Judge, to a
television news reporter. The reporter included two photographs
depicting Judge before and after her surgery in a news story
broadcast on television and posted on the internet. The... More...
   $0 (06-26-2014 - UT)

Riley v. California

These two cases raise a common question: whether thepolice may, without a warrant, search digital information on a cell phone seized from an individual who has been arrested.

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In the first case, petitioner David Riley was stopped by apolice officer for driving with expired registration tags. In the course of the stop, the officer also learned that Riley’slicense had... More...
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Quality Lease and Rental Holdings, LLC v. Greta Yvette Mobley, David Michael Mobley, Texas Quality Mats, LLC, Texas Quality Gate Guard Service, LLC, and Quality Lease Air Service, LLC

These two interlocutory appeals arise from a commercial dispute involving appellees Greta Yvette Mobley, David Michael Mobley, Texas Quality Mats, LLC, Texas Quality Gate Guard Service, LLC, and Quality Lease Air Service, LLC (collectively “Mobley”). In appellate cause number 13-14-00064-CV, appellant Quality Lease and Rental Holdings (“QLRH”) contends that the trial court erred in denying... More...   $0 (06-19-2014 - OK)

Jerome Stenehjem v. Sury A. Sareen

A SLAPP suit is one in which the plaintiff ―seeks to chill or punish a party‘s exercise of constitutional rights to free speech and to petition the government for redress of grievances. [Citation.]‖ (Rusheen v. Cohen (2006) 37 Cal.4th 1048, 1055.)1 The California Legislature in 1992 enacted Code of Civil Procedure section 425.16—the anti-SLAPP statute—under which SLAPP suits may be dispo... More...   $0 (06-13-2014 - CA)

Quadeuy Flowers v. The State of Texas

Dusty Duckett, the girlfriend of Quadreuy Flowers, was in bed with Darius Carter when a man entered the bedroom and fatally shot Carter. Flowers was convicted of Carter’s murder. We affirm Flowers’ conviction. On the night of the shooting, although the only light in the bedroom was cast by the glow of the television set, Duckett identified Flowers as the murderer. At trial, Duckett testified t... More...   $0 (06-05-2014 - TX)

Oasis Builders, LLC v. Brenda McHugh

Appellants, Oasis Builders, LLC and Rick Calpitano, appeal the non-final order of the trial court holding them in civil contempt for failure to produce documents to Appellee Brenda McHugh. Appellants raise three issues on appeal regarding the contempt order. However, because we find that the trial court fundamentally erred in inappropriately basing its finding of contempt on Appellants’ noncompl... More...   $0 (06-02-2014 - FL)

Michael O. Pickens v. Elizabeth Cordia, Pamela Pickens, T. Boone Pickens, Jr. and Thomas B. Pickens, III

Appellant Michael O. Pickens is the brother of appellees Elizabeth Cordia, Pamela Pickens, and Thomas B. Pickens III, and the son of appellee T. Boone Pickens Jr. Appellees sued Michael for invasion of privacy by public disclosure of private facts, defamation, statutory libel, and intentional infliction of emotional distress for remarks he published about them on a blog. In addition, Pamela brough... More...   $0 (05-22-2014 - TX)

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