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Jane Doe v. Joseph Francis, et al.

Jane Doe sued Joseph Francis and Francis' Mantra Films, the producer of Girls Gone Wile, on an invasion of privacy theory claiming that the use by Defendants of a video of her dancing provocatively on a bar.

Defendants denied wrongdoing and took the position that Plaintiff has no expectation of privacy.... More...
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Gray Development Group v. Northeast Phoenix Partners

Following a six-week trial, on July 27, 2010, a unanimous ten-member Maricopa County jury awarded a landmark $110,658,800 verdict to the Gray Development Group against Northeast Phoenix Partners – the master developer of Desert Ridge and the Chicago-based developer of the financially troubled CityNorth project at Desert Ridge. The case concerned Gray's attempts to develop a 41-acre parcel locat... More...   $110658800 (07-30-2010 - AZ)

Olena Marie Novak v. Pizza Hut, Inc.

A San Diego Superior Court jury today returned a verdict against Pizza Hut, Inc. for a total of $10.8 million. The case arose out of a November 9, 2008 collision between a Pizza Hut delivery driver and a mother and daughter on Clairemont Drive in San Diego, California. During the event, the delivery driver, 18 year old Nicole Fisk, drifted across lanes, and collided head on with the vehicle cont... More...   $10800000 (07-30-2010 - CA)

Lisa Holland v. David A. Gee

Lisa Holland sued the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office on a civil rights violation theory claiming that she was discriminated against and wrongfully terminated when she became pregnant. Holland worked as a field support computer technician. She claimed that she was demoted to a job where she answered calls on a help desk and that she was told that she was demoted "because of her pregnancy," bu... More...   $900000 (07-30-2010 - FL)

Richard Garriott v. NCSoft

Richard Garriott sued NCSoft Corporation on breach of contract, fraud, and negligent misrepresentation theories, claiming that was fired after he returned from a space flight in 2007. He claimed that he was forced to sell his NCSoft stock at at loss of $ 27 million.

The defenses asserted by NCSoft are not available.

Mr. Garriott is a legend in the video game industry, and was... More...
   $28000000 (07-30-2010 - TX)

Richard Holt v. Yamaha Motor Corp. USA

Richard Holt sued Yamaha Motor Corp. USA on a products liability theory claiming that the 2005 Rhino 660 that rolled and injured him was defective and unreasonably dangerous. Plaintiff claimed that both of the bones in his left leg were broken in the roll over of the machine that he was riding.

Yamaha denied Plaintiff's claims.... More...
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Calgon Carbon Corp. v. ADA-ES, Inc.

Calgon Carbon Corporation sued ADA-ES, Inc. on a declaratory judgment theory over contract claims being made by Defendant relating to the sale of carbon products for use in coal-fired power plants to control emissions from the plants. ADA-ES counterclaimed for breach of the same contract.

The litigation concerned a contract awarded to Calgon Carbon in March of 2008 by a major U.S. power g... More...
   $12000000 (07-30-2010 - PA)

Rosemary Silguero v. Cretegruard, Inc.

This case presents the question of whether a terminated employee working in the area of sales has a viable claim for wrongful termination in violation of public policy under Tameny v. Atlantic Richfield Co. (1980) 27 Cal.3d 167 (Tameny) against her subsequent employer when the employee‘s former employer contacts the employee‘s subsequent employer and informs it that the employee had signed an ... More...   $0 (07-30-2010 - CA)

Texas Tech Healthcare Systems v. Emilio Chavez, Jr.

Emilio Chavez, Jr., an inmate in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Institutional Division, filed a pro se suit against Dr. Ben Luong, Dr. John P. Lavelle, and Texas Tech Healthcare Systems alleging medical malpractice. The trial court entered an order dismissing all causes of action against Dr. Luong.[1] The trial court granted Texas Tech’s plea to the jurisdiction. Chavez appeals ... More...   $0 (07-30-2010 - TX)

Karen Haisler v. Juanita Coburn

Karen Haisler appeals from the trial court’s order granting two summary judgments in favor of Juanita Coburn, Nelda Jones, Calvin Jones, Amanda Lawson, Brian Lawson, and Greg Snider. Because the trial court did not err in granting the motions for summary judgment, we affirm the trial court’s order.


Haisler’s father, Powell Coburn, died in 2005. Juan... More...
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McGowan v. Custer County

Fourteen Custer County female inmates sued Custer County, Sheriff Mike Burgess on civil rights violation theories under 42 U.S.c. 1983 claiming that former Custer County Sheriff Mike Burgess used the power of his office to force them to participate involuntarily in sexual activities with him to keep from being sent to prison.

The defenses asserted by Defendants... More...
   $10000000 (07-30-2010 - OK)

Allstar National Insurance Agency v. Johnicala Johnson

Allstar National Insurance Agency (“Allstar”) purchased three custom-built computers from Johnicala Johnson, owner of Skypot Computers USA, Inc. (collectively, “Johnson”). Allstar sued Johnson for breach of contract and violation of the Deceptive Trade Practices Act, claiming that Johnson failed to deliver the computers or refund the purchase price. After a bench trial, the trial court d... More...   $0 (07-30-2010 - TX)

Jovan Mosley v. The City of Chicago

This is an appeal from a grant of summary judgment in favor of the defendants in a § 1983 action that arose from the arrest and prosecution of plaintiff-appellant Jovan Mosley. Mosley was at the scene when a group of individuals beat Howard Thomas to death in 1999. Mosley arrived at the scene with the group that attacked Thomas and left the scene with the same group. Mosley and three other indivi... More...   $0 (07-29-2010 - IL)

Jamie Gannon v. American Home Products, Inc.

Plaintiffs Jamie and Rebecca Gannon appeal from the grant of summary judgment dismissing their complaint against defendants American Home Products Corporation (American), American Cyanamid Company (Cyanamid), and Lederle Laboratories (Lederle) (collectively, defendants). We have considered the arguments raised in light of the record and applicable legal standards. We reverse and remand for fu... More...
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Paul Giragosian v. Wayne Bettencourt

Plaintiff-appellant Paul Giragosian appeals from a district court order dismissing his Bivens action against Wayne Bettencourt, a regulatory inspection officer employed by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ("ATF"). Footnote In that action, Giragosian argued that Bettencourt's warrantless inspection of Giragosian's gun shop at the request of the local police department v... More...   $0 (07-29-2010 - MA)

Six John Does v. Bayer CropScience

Six Arkansas rice farmers sued Bayer CropScience on negligence theories claiming that Defendant wrongfully allowed genetically altered rice into the commercial market. Plaintiffs claimed that they suffered losses when exports and rice prices fell after the contamination was announced in 2006.

The defenses asserted by Bayer CropScience are not available.... More...
   $940000 (07-29-2010 - AR)

Dallas Area Rapid Transit v. Oncor Electric Delivery Company, L.L.C.

Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC (“Oncor”) filed an eminent domain proceeding against appellants, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (“DART”) and Fort Worth Transportation Authority (“The T”), to take an easement for an electrical transmission line. Appellants filed a plea to the jurisdiction based on governmental immunity, which, after a hearing, the trial court denied. We reverse the trial... More...   $0 (07-29-2010 - TX)

Claudia Rizzo and Samuel Rizzo v. Gonzalo Ancira

Claudia and Samuel Rizzo bought a 20-acre piece of property in Comal County from Gonzalo Ancira. After the Comal Appraisal District assessed rollback taxes on the property, the Rizzos brought claims for violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA), statutory fraud under the business and commerce code, fraud by non-disclosure, negligence and gross negligence, and breach of contract... More...   $0 (07-29-2010 - TX)

Janet Carroll v. Kristi Donau

Janet Carroll appeals a final summary judgment on her health care liability claims against eight nurses--Kristi Donau, Shonna Tobias, Karla McKinney, Melissa Migl, Katie Watson, Leah Delafield, Nathan Lofgren, and SoonCha Sherman (collectively, the "Seton nurses"). (1) The Seton nurses had relied on the tort claims act's election-of-remedies provision. In two issues, Carroll urges that the distri... More...   $0 (07-29-2010 - TX)

Collective Interests, Inc. v. Reagan National Advertising, Inc.

Collective Interests, Inc., d/b/a Coachworks (ACoachworks@) has filed a restricted appeal from a default judgment rendered in favor of Reagan National Advertising, Inc. (AReagan@). See Tex. R. App. P. 30. Reagan filed suit against Coachworks, alleging breach of contract and quantum meruit. After two unsuccessful attempts at service, the citation was returned not executed. Reagan then served Co... More...   $0 (07-29-2010 - TX)

Ashford Partners, Ltd. v. ECO Resources, Inc.

This is a suit for breach of a lease agreement. TA/Sugar Land-ECO, Ltd. (TASL) entered into a lease agreement with ECO Resources, Inc. (ECO), a firm that provides water and wastewater treatment services to various municipalities. TASL agreed to build a laboratory and office building to suit ECO’s needs, and ECO agreed to rent the building for twenty-five years. TASL hired Terramark as the gen... More...   $0 (07-29-2010 - TX)

Tony Draper v. American Rice, Inc.

Appellant, Tony Draper, sued American Rice, Inc. for negligence for injuries sustained while working in the Domestic Packaging Department of its Freeport, Texas warehouse. American Rice filed a traditional motion for summary judgment. After a hearing, the trial court granted the summary judgment and entered a take nothing judgment. Draper appealed, arguing in three issues that the trial court e... More...   $0 (07-29-2010 - TX)

William Reaves v. Sheldon Lindsay

Appellants, William Reaves and Linda Reaves, appeal the trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of Appellees, Sheldon Lindsay and Elaine Lindsay, in a dispute over an express easement. Appellants argue that the trial court erred by determining that the easement prevented the installation of gates or cattle guards and by not determining that the installation of gates or cattle guards wo... More...   $0 (07-29-2010 - TX)

Pablo Turull v. William E. Fergusson

Appellants, Pablo Turull and Ruth Turull, appeal the trial court’s rendition of a judgment that excluded the attorney’s fees awarded to the Turulls by the jury. Appellants argue that the trial court erred by granting a judgment notwithstanding the verdict on the issue of their attorney’s fees.

We reverse and render judgment.


In April 2001, William E. Fe... More...
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Employers Mutual Casualty Company v. Juan Miguel Bonilla

This is an insurance coverage dispute. It arose after a state court judgment established liability for a serious accident. The district court granted a Motion for Summary Judgment in favor of the insurance companies, finding there to be no coverage. We hold that the district court erred in denying coverage based on the argument that the injury did not arise from “use” of the vehicle. Another e... More...   $0 (07-29-2010 - TX)

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