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Dr. Ghyasuddin Syed and Southeast Texas Institute of Pain Management, P.A. v. Phu Huu Nguyen, Pharm. D. PLLC d/b/a Wellness Pharmacy and Phu "Paul" Huu Nguyen Harris County Courthouse - Houston, Texas

In this interlocutory appeal,1 appellants, Ghyasuddin Syed, M.D. and Southeast Texas Institute of Pain Management, P.A. (“STIPM”), challenge the trial court’s order denying their motion to dismiss2 the claims brought against them by appellees, Phu Huu Nguyen, Pharm. D., PLLC, doing business as Wellness Pharmacy (“Wellness Pharmacy”), and Phu “Paul” Huu Nguyen, for slander, tortious interference wi... More...   $0 (09-23-2017 - TX)

Angelica Lynn v. Steve George

INTRODUCTION
Defendants Steve George and Real Estate Portfolio Management, LLC
(REPM) appeal from the trial court’s order granting the motion of plaintiffs Angelica
Lynn and Angel Lynn Realty, Inc. (ALR) to disqualify counsel.1
George and REPM
were represented in the trial court by attorney Kevin A. Spainhour and his law firm,
Spainhour Law Group (SLG), who were the subject... More...
   $0 (09-22-2017 - CA)

Respect Life South San Francisco v. City of South San Francisco, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc, Real Party in Interest

The City of South San Francisco approved a conditional-use permit allowing an
office building to be converted to a medical clinic for use by Planned Parenthood Mar
Monte, Inc. (Planned Parenthood), the real party in interest. The City determined that its
consideration of the permit was categorically exempt from the California Environmental
Quality Act, Public Resources Code section... More...
   $0 (09-19-2017 - CA)

Debra A. Roth v. Anice M. Plikaytis

Defendant Anice Plikaytis appeals from an order awarding her attorneys' fees in a
breach of contract action brought by plaintiff Debra Roth. In the published portion of the
opinion, we agree with Plikaytis's contention that the trial court erred when it declined to
consider previously filed documents she incorporated by reference as part of her motion.

* Pursuant to California... More...
   $0 (09-14-2017 - CA)

BRE DDR BR Whittwood CA, LLC v. Farmers and Merchants Bank of Long Beach

When a shopping center tenant defaulted on a secured
loan, the lender took possession of the premises through
foreclosure and transferred its interest to a third party.
Later, the third party surrendered the premises. The
landlord filed this action against the lender to enforce the
lease obligations, including payment of rent for the full lease
term. The trial court granted... More...
   $0 (08-30-2017 - CA)

Miguel Ponce and Chrystal Ponce v. James Diaz, Jr. and Mary Diaz Texas Court of Appeals, Second District Courthouse - Fort Worth, Texas

Appellants Miguel Ponce and Chrystal Ponce filed a motion for rehearing of our July 13, 2017 memorandum opinion and judgment. We deny the motion
1See Tex. R. App. P. 47.4.
2
for rehearing but withdraw our July 13, 2017 opinion and substitute the following in its place.
In one legal sufficiency issue and five factual sufficiency issues, the Ponces appeal the trial court’s judgment f... More...
   $0 (08-25-2017 - TX)

PC Riverview, LLC v. Xiao-Yao Cao

¶1 In 2003, L + C Unlimited Corporation (L + C) was assigned
the lease that permitted the Golden Isle Restaurant to operate in a
strip mall in Murray, Utah. Xiao-Yan Cao, L + C’s president,
personally guaranteed L + C’s performance. In 2006, the lease was
again assigned, this time to Hong G. Lin. As part of that assignment,
the lease term was extended until September 30, 2013, ... More...
   $0 (08-24-2017 - UT)

Richard Watkins v. Trans Union, LLC

Plaintiff Richard Watkins has
sued Trans Union for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The merits of his claims are not the subject of this appeal. The
issue here is whether attorney John Cento should be disqualified
from representing Watkins. That is because over ten
years ago Cento earned a living defending Trans Union in
hundreds of lawsuits alleging Fair Credit Rep... More...
   $0 (08-22-2017 - IN)

Bruce Boatner and Carole Boatner v. Craig Reitz

These appeals concern the interplay between short-term rentals or leases of property
and deed restrictions that included a provision that “[a]ll tracts shall be used for residence purposes
only, and not for business.” The parties own property in a subdivision subject to these deed restrictions,
and Craig Reitz sued Bruce and Carole Boatner, seeking damages for past violations of the de... More...
   $0 (08-22-2017 - )

Carol Paselk v. Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC

Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC (Bayview), purchased the property located at 330 County Road 1169, Brashear, Texas 75420 (the Property)1 at a public foreclosure sale. After acquiring a substitute trustee’s deed, Bayview sent a notice to Carol Paselk and all other occupants of the Property requesting that they vacate the premises. Because Paselk failed to timely vacate the premises, Bayview filed a sui... More...   $0 (08-10-2017 - TX)

Levco Construction, Inc. v. Cleveland Construction, Inc., Whole Foods Market Rocky Mountain/Southwest, L.P.

Levco Construction, Inc. (“Levco”) sued Cleveland Construction, Inc. (“CCI”) and Whole Foods Market Rocky Mountain/Southwest L.P. (“Whole Foods”) for claims arising out of its role as a subcontractor on a construction project to build a Whole Foods store in Houston, Texas (“the Project”). CCI and Whole Foods also asserted claims against each other and Levco. Following a bench trial, the trial cour... More...   $0 (08-10-2017 - TX)

Alfonso Ayala v. Randy Dawson

After living for more than a dozen years in a residential unit he claimed he owned,
Alfonso Ayala was evicted by the property owner, Randy Dawson, in an unlawful
detainer action. Ayala defended by attempting to quash service of summons on the
ground he was not a tenant, but instead held equitable title under an oral installment sale
contract for the purchase of property. Dawson cou... More...
   $0 (08-05-2017 - CA)

Bret Cali v. Sisterdale General Holdings, LLC

Bret Cali appeals a final judgment in which the trial court denied his claim to recover on a
$1,000 bond, which Sisterdale General Holdings, LLC filed after it obtained a temporary
restraining order against him. Because Cali failed to prove the issuance of the temporary
restraining order caused him damages, we affirm the trial court’s judgment.
... More...
   $0 (08-02-2017 - TX)

Hassan Chahadeh v. Regions Bank Texas Court of Appeals - First District Courthouse - Houston, Texas

Appellant, Hassan Chahadeh, challenges the trial court’s summary judgment in favor of appellee, Regions Bank (“Regions”), on its claim for breach of contract and Chahadeh’s counterclaim against it for fraud, aiding and abetting a breach of fiduciary duty, and a declaratory judgment. In three issues, Chahadeh contends
2
that the trial court erred in granting Regions summary judgment, denyin... More...
   $0 (07-31-2017 - TX)

Amy Bolton v. George K. Fisher

While walking to her mailbox on July 10, 2014, Amy Bolton was viciously attacked by two dogs owned by her neighbor, Mataba Kisenda Tucker. After undergoing seven surgeries as a result of the attack, Bolton sued Tucker and her landlord, George K. Fisher, and asserted separate causes of action for negligence, strict liability, public nuisance, and private nuisance. Among other things, Bolton’s petit... More...   $0 (07-26-2017 - TX)

United States of America v. Cynthia Lozano Federal Courthouse - San Diego, California

San Diego, CA - Lemon Grove Woman Sentenced to 14½ Years in Prison for Using Stolen IDs to File Fraudulent Returns Seeking More than $2 Million in Refunds

Cynthia Lozano of Lemon Grove was sentenced in federal court on July 17, 2017 to 175 months in prison in connection with two complex frauds involving identity theft, false tax returns and hundreds of unwitting victims. The second fraud ... More...
   $0 (07-18-2017 - CA)

Cheryl Johnson a/k/a Cheryl Angrum v. Citimortgage, Inc.

Cheryl Johnson a/k/a Cheryl Angrum (Johnson) appeals the trial court’s judgment awarding possession of a property to CitiMortgage, Inc., which foreclosed a lien on the property. In two issues, Johnson contends CitiMortgage did not have standing to obtain a judgment of possession and that the trial court abused its discretion because there was a factual issue of title and it did not have jurisdicti... More...   $0 (07-05-2017 - TX)

Victor Duarte v. Pacific Specialty Insurance Company

Not long after Victor Duarte bought an insurance policy from Pacific Specialty
Insurance Company (Pacific) to cover a rental property he owned, he was sued by his
tenants. When Pacific refused to defend him against the tenants’ claims, Duarte sued
Pacific, seeking, among other things, a declaration that Pacific was required to defend
him in the tenant suit. The trial court granted ... More...
   $0 (06-30-2017 - CA)

Michael R. Redlich v. Brenda Mize

Michael R. Redlich, a pro se litigant, appeals from a default judgment in favor of Brenda Mize, which awarded Mize possession of certain real property, back rent, and attorney’s fees. Redlich failed to comply with the briefing requirements of our appellate rules after having been given the opportunity to do so. Thus, he waived his complaint. Because all dispositive issues are settled in law, we is... More...   $0 (06-23-2017 - )

Edward Monroe, et al. v. FTS USA, LLC

Edward Monroe, Fabian Moore, and Timothy Williams brought this Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) claim, on behalf of themselves and others similarly situated, against their employers, FTS USA, LLC and its parent company, UniTek USA, LLC. FTS is a cable-television business for which the plaintiffs work or worked as cable technicians. The district court certified the case as an FLSA collective action,... More...   $0 (06-21-2017 - TN)

State of Nebraska v. Henry O. Salvador Rodriguez Nebraska Supreme Court

Henry O. Salvador Rodriguez was charged with one count of
possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver and one
count of possession of a defaced firearm, both on or about July
30, 2014. A jury found Salvador Rodriguez guilty of possessing
methamphetamine, in an amount of over 10 grams, with
intent to deliver. The jury found Salvador Rodriguez not guilty
of possession... More...
   $0 (06-21-2017 - NE)

Timothy Nelson Evans a/k/a Timothy N. Evans a/k/a Timothy Evans a/k/a Tim Evans v. State of Mississippi

Evidence adduced at trial revealed that in the spring of 2009, Evans moved into
Holling’s home as her tenant. The two previously had been romantically involved, but that
relationship had ceased before Evans moved in with seventy-year-old Holling. On the
morning of January 2, 2010, fifty-two-year-old Evans and his friend, Joe Thomas, were on
the way to perform a carpet-cleaning job ... More...
   $0 (06-19-2017 - SC)

The State v. Demario Monte Thompson South Carolina COURT OF APPEALS

A Lancaster County grand jury indicted Thompson for first-degree burglary and attempted murder based on allegations he broke into Keasia Drafton's apartment and tried to kill her on July 2, 2014.1 Before trial, Thompson moved to suppress a trespass notice letter stating he was banned from the apartment complex where Drafton lived. Thompson argued (1) the letter was irrelevant, (2) the letter pres... More...   $0 (06-19-2017 - FL)

HARREL FRANKLIN BRADDY vs. STATE OF FLORIDA HARREL FRANKLIN BRADDY vs. JULIE L. JONES, etc.

In 2007, Braddy was convicted of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree
murder, two counts of kidnapping, burglary of a structure with an assault or battery
therein, child neglect causing great bodily harm, and attempted escape. Braddy v.
State, 111 So. 3d 810, 826 (Fla. 2012). On appeal, this Court set out the facts of
the crimes:
The evidence presented at Braddy’s... More...
   $0 (06-18-2017 - FL)

Eric Horton v. State of Indiana Man charged in Indy double homicide

On November 28, 2015, Horton was at a duplex belonging to his father,
Kenneth Horton. In the weeks leading up to November 28, the property
manager had made attempts with law enforcement to remove Horton from the
property; Horton had never formally leased a room and had threatened another
tenant with a firearm. Horton always carried two firearms and routinely
cleaned them... More...
   $0 (06-17-2017 - IN)

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