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Pamela Castrop v. The Bricktown Pub, LLC

Dram Shop suit against tavern where plaintiff's son and a friend attended a birthday party on a Thursday evening. The tavern charged a $7 cover charge and patron's got free domestic beer until midnight. They also served a full bar during that time. The young men, both 21, left around midnight because they had to work the next day. They left in a pick-up belonging to a friend who stayed at the ... More...   $1550000 (06-22-2005 - OK)

Gary Allen and Brock Bradley v. City of Everett

Gary Allen and Brock Bradley sued the City of Everett, Washington claiming that their Hispanic supervisor, John Garza, continually harassed them with racial slurs such as "honky" and "white guy" and claimed that The city of Everett did nothing to halt the racial harassment and then retaliated after they reported it.

The City denied that the Plaintiffs were harassed by Garza.... More...   $585000 (06-22-2005 - WA)

Heather D. Wolff v. L. Caron Jefferys and William W. Hayes

Heather D. Wolff sued William W. Hayes, the Charlotte County Court Administrator, for sexual harassment and retaliatory discharge after she complained about the way she was being treated. She claimed that she was ostracized by co-workers after filing a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

... More...   $0 (06-22-2005 - FL)

Cordis Corporation v. Boston Scientific, et al.

Cordis Corporation, a Johnson & Johnson company, today (June 21, 2005) announed that a U.S. District Court jury in Wilmington, Delaware, found that Boston Scientific's Taxus drug-eluting stent and its Liberte and Express bare metal stents infringe Cordis Corporation's pioneering Palmaz patent for bloon expandable stents, and that the bare metal Li... More...   $1 (06-22-2005 - DE)

Houston Die Casting Company v. Eaton Corporation

Plaintiff alleged the breach by Eaton of a five year supply contract for parts. Eaton counterclaimed seeking damages for the value of equipment supplied to plaintif. The jury found for the plaintiff on its claim for breach of contract and against Eaton Corporation on its counterclaims. The jury awarded the full amount of damages sought by Plaintiff in the amount of $1.8 million dollars. The mat... More...   $1800000 (06-21-2005 - OH)

Melanie Berthell Hyatt v. Herman E. Czapansky

Melanie Berthell Hyatt sued Herman E. Czapansky seeking damages for the injuries and damages she claimed that she sustained in an automobile accident. The claims made and defenses asserted are not available.... More...   $5650 (06-21-2005 - OK)

Shirley Stroud v. Metropolitan Medical Society of Greater Kansas City

Shirley Stroud sued the Metropolitan Medical Society of Greater Kansas City and Ronald Cosens for retaliating against her for complaining that Cosens had been involved in financial misdealings and had kept pornography on work computers used by various staff members. She resigned in April 2003 claiming that she was forced out of a difficult work situation in which she tried to get society board ... More...   $551000 (06-21-2005 - MO)

Joseph Finley v. Roman Catholic Diocese of Victoria

Joseph Finley sued the Roman Catholic Diocese of Victoria for breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty. Finley invested in a property in Lacey, Washington with Remi De Roo, Bishop of Victoria in the 1990s. Bishop De Roo loaned $600,000 of church money to Mr. Finley for an Arabian horse-breeding venture that failed. Mr. Finley then proposed buying, developing and selling the 160 acre pro... More...   $12400000 (06-21-2005 - WA)

Graham County Soil & Water Conservation District, et al. v. United States, ex rel. Wilson

The False Claims Act (FCA) prohibits a person from making false or fraudulent claims for payment to the United States. 31 U. S. C. §3729(a). That prohibition may be enforced in suits filed by the Attorney General, §3730(a), and in qui tam actions brought by private individuals in the Government's name, §3730(b)(1). A 1986 amendment to the FCA created a private cause of action for an individua... More...   $0 (06-20-2005 - NC)

Mid-Con Freight Systems, Inc., et al. v. Michigan Public Service Commission, et al.

Federal law requires most interstate truckers to obtain a permit (Federal Permit) that reflects compliance with certain federal requirements. The 1965 version of the law authorized States to require proof that a truck operator had such a permit. By 1991, 39 States demanded such proof, requiring a $10 per truck registration fee (State Registration) and giving each trucker a stamp to affix to a... More...   $0 (06-20-2005 - MI)

Earl Johnson v. Ablt Trucking Co., Inc. and Ted Tammen

The Seventh Amendment right to a jury trial does not permit entry of a judgment when a jury's verdict is internally inconsistent. This can occur when, instead of rendering a single general verdict (such as "the defendant owes the plaintiff $100"), the jury renders a "special verdict" (written findings on each issue of fact) or a general verdict accompanied by answers to interrogatories. This Co... More...   $439482 (06-20-2005 - KS)

MARCEL WISZNIA, individually and as Executor of the Estate of Walter Wisznia, d/b/a WISZNIA ASSOCIATES, v. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE

Plaintiff Marcel Wisznia appeals from the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of defendant, the City of Albuquerque, on res judicata grounds. We exercise jurisdiction pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1291 and reverse and remand for further proceedings.


In late 1998 or early 1999, the New Mexico Department of Corrections (DOC) sought bids for the construction and lease of a ... More...   $0 (06-20-2005 - NM)

Joyce Montabon v. City and County of Denver

After examining the briefs and appellate record, this panel has determined unanimously that oral argument would not materially assist the determination of this appeal. See Fed. R. App. P. 34(a)(2); 10th Cir. R. 34.1(G). The case is therefore ordered submitted without oral argument. Plaintiff Joyce Montabon, proceeding pro se, appeals the district court's order granting defendant's motion for ... More...   $0 (06-20-2005 - CO)

State of Oklahoma v. Bonnie Smith

The State of Oklahoma charged Bonnie Smith and Charles Smith with manufacturing controlled dangerous substance and child endangerment. Charles was also charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.... More...   $739 (06-18-2005 - OK)

David Doyle, et al. v. Thomas J. Abbenante, Jr.

This case concerns the administration of the estate of a president of a corporation who allegedly engaged in conduct that violated his fiduciary duties to the corporation. Two substantially similar claims of corporate malfeasance were filed in Probate Court, one by the corporation itself and one by a shareholder purporting to act on behalf of the corporation. The shareholder appealed to ... More...   $0 (06-18-2005 - CT)

Cadle Company, et al. v. Flanagan, et al.

The Cadle Company sued Charles A. Flanagan and others on a RICO theory claiming that they conspired to prevent Cadle from collecting money due it from Charles Flanagan, a North Haven developer. Flanagan eventually paid Cadle, but Cadle sued Leonard Fasano and others claiming that they helping Flanagan conceal assets from his creditors. Plaintiff also claimed that the defendants violated the fed... More...   $500000 (06-18-2005 - CT)

Dunbar Engineering Corp. v. Gibson and Associates Professional Claims Management, Inc. and Underwriters at Lloyds

Breach of contract claim by Dunbar Engineering against Gibson & Assoicates Professional Claims 2and Under Writers of Lloyds. ... More...   $2751 (06-17-2005 - OK)

Cindy Collins v. Footstar, Inc. d/b/a Just for Feet

Cindy Collins sued Footstar, Inc. d/b/a Just For Feet on a premises liability theory claiming that she slipped and fell on some breakfast cereal on the floor on the defendant's store in Tulas, Oklahoma. Plaintiff's medical expenses exceeded $30,000.00.

Just For Feet denied liability and asserted that the condition was open and obvious and that the Plaintiff's own negligence cause her to fa... More...   $0 (06-17-2005 - OK)

Jackie Dean Gwartney and Reth D. Gwartney v. Ronald E. Jackson, D.O.

Mr. Gwartney was injured when some cattle he was herding for Mr. Rowland backed up into a pipe Mr. Gwartney was using, pushing the pipe into Mr. Gwartney's abdomen. This was a blunt abdominal trauma, not a penetrating injury.

Mr. Gwartney was taken to surgery on April 21, not the 22nd.

He suffered several post-op complications, including fistulas, an abcess, sepsis, infecti... More...   $0 (06-17-2005 - OK)

Robert Broussard v. Sasco Electric

Plaintiff worked as an electrical apprentice for nearly 15 months for Defendant Sasco Electric. At the time of the incident, Plaintiff was working on teh Santana Row Project in San Jose, CA. Approximately one month before Plaintiff was laid off in March 2002 due to a reduction in work force, he went to his job foreman and reported 3 separate incidents in which a Sasco journeyman made racially... More...   $0 (06-17-2005 - CA)

Joseph L. Lanier vs. Edwin M. Melendez, M.D., individually; and Edwin M. Melendez, M.D., P.A., a Florida Corporation

Plaintiff was a 59-year-old white male who suffered a fractured pelvis after a fall in the work place. The Plaintiff underwent anterior internal fixation performed by the Defendant, an orthopaedic surgeon. One week post-op, the fixation screws became loose necessitating a second surgery, during which additional fixation was placed in the pelvis. Plaintiff sued alleging inadequate fixation du... More...   $0 (06-17-2005 - FL)

Charles Stricker Jr. v. Rick Favre

Charles Stricker Jr. sued Rick Favre, his supervisor at the University of Nevada - Reno locksmith department for discrimination and retaliation in violation of 42 U.S.C. 2000e. He claimed that Favre began to treat him unfairly after he complained about pornography being displayed on computers in the locksmith department office in 1999. He claimed that Favre punished him for expressing his bel... More...   $209315 (06-17-2005 - NV)

Dana Dunn v. Whitney Lane

On October 18, 2002, Plaintiff was driving a 2001 Chrysler Town and Country mini-van. She was the first vehicle and was at a stop in the left turn lane on NB Garnett at 81st Street in Tulsa County. Mr. Philip Owens was at a stop behind her in a 1993 Chevy Suburban. The Defendant, Ms. Lane, was driving a Buick Regal and failed to stop and struck Mr. Owens's Suburban which was then pushed into... More...   $0 (06-16-2005 - OK)

John R. Sullivan v. Buckhorn Ranch Partnership, a Texas General Partnership; Joe P. Sullivan, an Individual; Mark J. Sullivan, an Individual; BH Ranch, Ltd., a Texas Limited Partnership; Grand Prairie State Bank

1 Title 11 U.S.C.A. �5541 of the United States Bankruptcy Code governs abandonment of bankruptcy estate property. It allows the court to order the trustee to abandon any estate property that is burdensome or of inconsequential value and benefit to the estate.2 When an asset has been abandoned by the trustee, it is no longer part of the bankruptcy estate. It reverts to its pre-bankru... More...   $0 (06-16-2005 - OK)

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Banc of America Investment Services and BACAP Distributors

The Securities and Exchange Commission claimed that Banc of America Investment Services and BACAP Distributors violated record-keeping rules by failed to preserve e-mail messages. Specifically, the SEC claimed that from January 2001 through February 2004 the brokerages failed to preserve business-related e-mail messages sent and received by their employees for the required three years.... More...   $1500000 (06-16-2005 - NY)

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