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Boxer X v. A. Harris

Boxer X appeals the dismissal, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915A, of his civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against Angela Harris, a guard at his Georgia prison, who, according to the complaint, made him strip and masturbate for her enjoyment. The district court adopted the magistrate judge's report and recommendation, which found that Boxer's complaint did not state an Eighth Amendmen... More...   $0 (02-02-2006 - GA)

Winston Johnson v. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Inc.

Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Inc. appeals the denial of its motion for a new trial after a jury verdict finding that Barnes & Noble falsely imprisoned Winston Johnson. The jury awarded Johnson $117,000 for emotional pain and mental anguish. Barnes & Noble argues that it is entitled to a new trial because the district court erroneously refused to instruct the jury with Barnes & Noble's propos... More...   $117000 (02-02-2006 - FL)

Stephen G. Levine v. World Financial Network National Bank, Structure, Inc., Experian Information Solutions, Inc.

In this case, we must decide whether Steven Levine is entitled to offer evidence in support of his claim that Experian Information Solutions, Inc., ("Experian"), a consumer reporting agency, violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA"), 15 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. On appeal, Levine challenges the district court's order, which granted Experian's motion to dismiss his complaint for failure t... More...   $0 (02-02-2006 - GA)

Cameron Frazier v. Boynton Beach High School

Cameron Frazier sued Boynton Beach High School and others for violating his First and 14th amendment civil rights under 42 USC 1982 disciplining him for refusing to stand and recit the Pledge of Allegiance. The School's student handbook unlawfully stated the federal law relating to forcing students to stand a recite the pledge of allegiance. ... More...   $35000 (02-02-2006 - FL)

Tina Quintero, Jose Quintero and Roger Phillips, as Next Friend for Keith Quintero v. Richard Cardenas, M.D., Richard Cardenas, M.D., P.A., and Weatherford Woman's Clinic

On Aug. 29, 2002, plaintiff Keith Quintero was delivered by OB-GYN Richard Cardenas in Weatherford. The baby displayed shoulder dystocia and sustained a brachial plexus injury during birth.

Keith's parents, along with guardian ad litem Roger Phillips as Keith's next friend, sued Cardenas for medical malpractice and sued his professional association and his shared-expense office, Weath... More...   $0 (02-01-2006 - TX)

Adolfo Zamora v. Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees

Employment discrimination and retaliation under the Florida Civil Rights Act. Plaintiff, a computer systems administrator, claimed he was paid less than other computer system administrators and passed over for promotion because of his age and/or national origin and was retaliated against after he complained about the discrimination. He claimed lost wages and emotional distress damages.

... More...   $120596 (02-01-2006 - FL)

Estates of Jana Conway, et al. v. Dorothy M. Dravenstsott

Jana Conway, age 29, her husband, Michael, and her aunt, and Sharon Heydinger, were killed in a crash June 30, 2002, when the car in which they were riding was hit by a vehicle driven by Defendant on U.S. 224 near Lodi in Medina County. ... More...   $1800000 (02-01-2006 - OH)

Dawn Bearce v. Richard Taylor

Dawn Bearce sued Richard Taylor claiming that he created a hostile work environment for her when she worked for him when the was the Chief of Police in Hamilton, New Jersey. Bearce, age 45, worked for Taylor, age 65, for ten years and still works for the City. Bearce claimed that Taylor tried to kiss her at work, would make obscene gestures with his tongue, left sexually explicit messages on ... More...   $0 (02-01-2006 - NJ)

Stine Family Limited Partnership v. Tulsa National Bank, et al.

The claims made and defenses asserted by the parties are not available for this case other than it was brought as a foreclosure action by plaintiffs and that there was a counterclaim. ... More...   $260000 (01-31-2006 - OK)

State of Oklahoma Department of Transportation v. David A. Taylor

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation sought to acquire through its exercise of the power of eminent domain certain rights, title and interests owned by David and Patsy Taylor on 71st Street South and Highway 75 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The commissioners appointed by the Court awarded Mr. and Mrs. Taylor $11,000. The Taylor made demand for a jury trial. ... More...   $41000 (01-31-2006 - OK)

Watson Coatings v. American Express

Watson Coatings, Inc. ("Watson") filed an action in state court against American Express Travel Related Services, Inc. ("American Express"), asserting claims for money had and received, unjust enrichment, and acceptance of funds paid in breach of fiduciary duty. The case arose out of checks issued on Watson's bank account to American Express by a former employee for personal charges on the ... More...   $0 (01-31-2006 - MO)

David R. Price v. Wilson Sport Goods, et al.

David R. Price sued Wilson Sport Goods on a products liability theory for the injuries and damages that he claimed that he sustained as a result of being struck in the head with a golf club made by Wilson that came apart during a swing. Price, age 48, and his son were playing golf at the Sunset Golf Course in Longmont. The wedge that his son was attempting to use came apart when h... More...   $2200000 (01-31-2006 - CO)

G.K. Ltd. Travel, etc. v. City of Lake Oswego, Sandy Ingalls

Plaintiffs-appellants ("plaintiffs") are the owners of a pole sign used to advertise their travel business in the City of Lake Oswego ("City").1 With the stated purpose to reduce visual blight and protect traffic and traveler safety, the City has enacted a sign code ordinance ("Sign Code" or "Code") regulating the type, size and design of all signs erected within its borders. The Sign Code... More...   $0 (01-31-2006 - OR)

Georg Webb v. Level 3 Communications, LLC

Plaintiff George Webb appeals the district court's order granting summary judgment for defendant, Level 3 Communications, LLC (Level 3), on his claims of age discrimination and retaliation in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. § 621 et seq. We exercise jurisdiction pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1291 and affirm.

I.

In 1997, at the age of fifty-five, Web... More...   $0 (01-31-2006 - CO)

B. L. Brereton v. Bountiful City Corporation, et al.

B.L. Brereton brought this complaint challenging a Bountiful City, Utah parking ordinance. The district court concluded that Mr. Brereton lacked standing to pursue the action. It dismissed Mr. Brereton's complaint with prejudice, denied his motion for new trial, and denied him leave to file a second amended complaint. On appeal, Mr. Brereton challenges the "with prejudice" aspect of the dismiss... More...   $0 (01-31-2006 - UT)

Edgar Lee Boyd v. Merck & Co.

Edgar Lee Boyd sued Merck & Co on a products liability theory over its Vioxx painkiller claiming that the drug cause stomach pain and bleeding. ... More...   $0 (01-31-2006 - NJ)

Melissa Phillips v. John Gelpke

In 2001, Melissa Phillips, then nineteen years old, sued John and Barbara Gelpke, alleging that John had frequently abused her sexually from the time she was three until she was eight and that Barbara had negligently permitted the abuse to occur. Melissa alleged that her memory of the events had been repressed until she became eleven and had a dream of engaging in sexual relations with Jo... More...   $0 (01-31-2006 - NJ)

Marion R. McMILLAN, M.D. and Blue Ridge Medical Specialties, P.A., Respondents/Appellants, v. OCONEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC., Appellant/Respondent, and Anesthesiology Consultants of the Upstate, P.A.,

This case arose out of the events surrounding Oconee Memorial Hospital's (Oconee) decision to offer anesthesiology and internal medical services on an exclusive basis. A jury returned a verdict against Oconee. The trial court reduced the verdict pursuant to the charitable immunity statute. This appeal followed. After certifying this case for review pursuant to Rule 204(b), SCACR, we rever... More...   $0 (01-30-2006 - SC)

Patrick Brown v. Sun Oil Company

Patrick Brown sued Sun Oil Company seeking compensation for the injuries and damages that he sustained as a result of an accident at the Sunoco refinery in South Philadelphia in 2002. Brown fell while climbing down a ladder between catwalks banging his head and injuring his back and shoulder in the fall. He suffered herniated discs. He claimed that there was no safety cage in place ... More...   $9000000 (01-28-2006 - PA)

Karen Martinelli v. Penn Millers Insurance Co.

Karen Martinelli sued Penn Millers Insurance Company for discriminating against her and paying her less than her male counterparts and retaliating against her and firing her for complaining about alleged pay inequities.

The defenses asserted by Defendant are not available.... More...   $0 (01-28-2006 - PA)

John B. Finney v. Bibb County Schools, et al.

John B. Finney sued the Bibb County school system claiming that he was wrongfully retaliatated against and terminated by Defendant after he complained that his boss sexually harrassed him.

Defendant denied Plaintiff's claims. ... More...   $0 (01-28-2006 - GA)

Rose Munoz v. Ford Motor Co. and Firestone

Rose Munoz sued Ford Motor Co. and Firestone on a products liability theory for the injuries and damages that she claimed that she sustained as a result of an accident that resulted in her being rendered a quadriplegic. A tire on Ms. Munoz' Mazda Navajo blew out. She claimed that the vehicle and the tire installed on it were defective and unreasonably dangerous.

Both Ford and First... More...   $29000000 (01-28-2006 - TX)

Jane Doe v. City of Sacramento

Plaintiff claimed that she was sexually abused by former Sacramento police officer Darryl Rosen on more than one occasion. The 36-year-old claimed that office Rosen made her perform oral sex on him. Rosen was convicted of sexually battering four other women while he was on duty in Del Paso Heights. Plaintiff claimed that Rosen grabbed her hand on two occasions and forcibly placed it o... More...   $0 (01-27-2006 - CA)

Piscataway Township v. Mark Halper, et al.

Piscataway Township sued Mark Halper, et al. on an eminent domain theory to acquire all rights, title and interested of the defendants in a 75-acre farm that they owned that was taken by the Township on September 3, 2004. Defendant landowners claimed that the farm had a fair market value of $23 million. The Township claimed that the fair market value was $13.6 million. The Townshi... More...   $18000000 (01-27-2006 - NJ)

Family and Estate of Lois Marrero v. City of Tampa

The family and estate of Lois Marrero sued the City of Tampa on a wrongful death theory claiming that the City did not take enough precautions in responding to a standoff with a bank robber in 2001 with the result that the police officer was killed.

The city claimed that its officers acted properly in responding to the bank robbery, and the sole responsibility for the 40-year-old Marrero's ... More...   $0 (01-27-2006 - FL)

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