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The City of Houston v. Mary McGowen

This interlocutory appeal arises from the trial court’s denial of the City of Houston’s plea to the jurisdiction. See Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code § 51.014(a)(8) (allowing an appeal from an interlocutory order denying a plea to the jurisdiction by a governmental unit). Because timely formal notice of the claim was not provided and the City had no actual notice, the trial court erred in denying... More...   $0 (05-15-2014 - TX)

In The Matter of the Marriage of Lisa Marie McNelly and Styephn E. McNelly and in the Interest of A.M.M., a child

In this divorce suit between Stephen E. McNelly and Lisa Marie McNelly, Mr. McNelly challenges the trial court’s divorce decree in five issues. First, Mr. McNelly alleges that the trial court erred when it characterized as community property the proceeds from the sale of his separate-property business that were deposited into joint accounts at brokerage firms. Second, Mr. McNelly alleges that th... More...   $0 (05-15-2014 - TX)

Moon Sun v. Bruce W. Derrick

In this case, appellee Bruce W. Derrick brought suit against appellant Moon Sun (Casey) Kang, and appellants Kathleen (Katie) Lee and Sang Pil (Scott) Lee (the “Lees”) for breach of a commercial lease agreement (the “Lease”). Kang and the Lees brought assorted counterclaims and alleged various affirmative defenses. Derrick moved for no-evidence summary judgment as to Kang’s and the Lees... More...   $0 (05-15-2014 - TX)

Lourdes Tiri v. Lucky Chances, Inc.

Several years after she was hired, Lourdes Tiri signed an agreement with her employer, Lucky Chances, Inc., requiring disputes between them to be resolved by arbitration. In one of the provisions, the parties agreed to delegate questions about the enforceability of the agreement to the arbitrator, instead of a court. Tiri was subsequently fired, and she filed a complaint in superior court for wron... More...   $0 (05-15-2014 - CA)

Gilbert Dudley, III v. State of Florida

This case is before the Court for review of the decision of the Fifth District Court of Appeal, sitting en banc, in State v. Dudley, 64 So. 3d 746, 747 (Fla. 5th DCA 2011), which reversed the trial court’s dismissal of the criminal charges against the defendant, Gilbert Dudley, III, for sexual battery on a person defined by Florida statute as “mentally defective,” and ordered that the jury... More...   $0 (05-15-2014 - FL)

Tuscan Builders, LP v. 1437 SH6 L.L.C. d/b/a Sweetwater Aesthetic Spa & Wellness Center, Shelena C. Lalji, M.D., P.A. d/b/a Dr. Shel Wellness & Medical Spa and Lalji Dental, P.C. d/b/a Lake Pointe Dental and Specialty

In this construction dispute, a builder appeals the trial court’s order denying its motion to compel arbitration against the building’s owners. The builder contends that the trial court erred in finding that the builder had waived enforcement of an arbitration clause by invoking the judicial process and delaying its effort to compel arbitration for more than a year. Finding no error, we affirm... More...   $0 (05-15-2014 - TX)

Samantha Pietszak v. William Fletcher

When Samantha Pietszak and William Fletcher divorced, the trial court granted both parents joint managing conservatorship of their son, A.F., and gave Pietszak the right to determine his primary residency. Approximately two years later, Fletcher moved to modify the conservatorship order. Pietszak appeals the

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trial court’s modified order, which preserves the parents’ joint m... More...
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Sara Lesende and Victor Lesende v. Police Officer Arnold Borrero

This matter requires application of well-settled legal doctrines to an unusual set of facts. As detailed below, Sara Lesende (“Lesende”) and her husband, Victor Lesende, brought suit against the City of Newark (“the City”) and Police Officer Arnold Borrero. Following a five-day trial, a jury found that both Officer Borrero and the City were liable and awarded Lesende $2,700,000 in compensa... More...   $0 (05-15-2014 - NJ)

United States of America v. Avondale Lockhardt

In this case, we must decide whether a sentencing provision that provides for a ten‐year mandatory minimum term of imprisonment if a defendant was previously convicted “under the laws of any State relating to aggravated sexual abuse, sexual abuse, or abusive sexual conduct involving a minor or ward,” 18 U.S.C. § 2252(b)(2), requires that an “aggravated sexual abuse” or “sexual abuse... More...   $0 (05-15-2014 - NY)

United States of America v. Tommy Craig Conaway

TULSA, OKLAHOMA— A former Tulsa businessman was sentenced today in Federal court to 27 months in prison for having defrauded ONB Bank out of more than $200,000, announced Danny C. Williams Sr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma.

Tommy Craig Conaway, 59, now of Blackwell, pleaded guilty to bank fraud, admitting that in February 2004 he misrepresented the value ... More...
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Dan Oliver v. SD-3C LLC

In this antitrust suit, Plaintiffs, purchasers of SD digital memory cards, allege that Defendants Panasonic Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, SanDisk Corporation, and SD-3C, LLC (collectively “Defendants”) violated federal and state antitrust laws by conspiring to fix the price for SD cards and engaging in improper practices with respect to the licensing of Defendants’ patents to other manuf... More...   $0 (05-15-2014 - CA)

United States of America v. Trinidad Jesus Suarez

Spokane, WA – Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Trinidad Jesus Suarez, age 26, of Sunnyside, Washington, was sentenced for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Senior United States District Court Judge Edward F. Shea sentenced Suarez to a 174 month term of imprisonment, to be followed by a 60 month term of court supe... More...   $0 (05-14-2014 - WA)

Jan A. Rahl v. Ktak Management Corporation d/b/a McDonald's Restaurant

Jan A. Rahl v. Ktak Management Corporation d/b/a McDonald's Restaurant

Issue # 1.
Issue: NEGLIGENCE (GENERAL) (NEGL)
Filed by: RAHI, JAN A
Filed Date: 05/25/2011
Party Name: Disposition Information:

Defendant: KTAK MANAGEMENT CORPORATION
Disposed: DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE, 03/28/2012. Dismissed by Court.

Defendant: KTAK MANAGEMENT CORPORATI... More...
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Robert Trae Willison v. Dennis Chambers and Lindsey Freeman

Robert Trae Willison v. Dennis Chambers and Lindsey Freeman

Issue # 1.
Issue: AUTO NEGLIGENCE (AUTONEG)
Filed by: WILLISON, ROBERT TRAE
Filed Date: 09/29/2009
Party Name: Disposition Information:

Defendant: CHAMBERS, DENNIS
Disposed: DISMISSED - SETTLED, 11/15/2010. Other.

Defendant: FREEMAN, LINDSEY
Disposed: DISMISSED - SETTLED, 11/15/... More...
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Roseanne Goliwas v. Kelsey Gosdin

Roseanne Goliwas, Plaintiff, v. Kelsey Gosdin, Defendant.

Issue # 1.
Issue: NEGLIGENCE (GENERAL) (NEGL)
Filed by: Goliwas, Roseanne
Filed Date: 11/01/2011
Party Name: Disposition Information:

Defendant: Gosdin, Kelsey
Disposed: DISMISSED - SETTLED, 05/14/2014. Dismissed- Settled.

Car wreck case.

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United States of America v. Patrice Duncan

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Christopher R. Thyer, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas; Christopher A. Henry, Special Agent in Charge of the IRS-Criminal Investigation Nashville Field Office; announced that Patrice Duncan, age 59, of Conway, pled guilty May 5, 2014, before United States District Judge Jay Moody. Duncan pled guilty to one count of structuring a financial transaction,... More...   $0 (05-14-2014 - AR)

In re I.R. et al., Persons Coming Under the Juvenile Court Law.

The minors appeal from orders of the juvenile court placing them in long-term foster care after finding both the parental beneficial relationship and the sibling exceptions to the preference for adoption applied. (Welf. & Inst. Code, §§ 366.26, 395.)1

1 Undesignated statutory references are to the Welfare and Institutions Code.

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We granted appellants’ application to stay ... More...
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Jason P. v. Danielle S.

Family Code1 section 7613, subdivision (b) (hereafter, section 7613(b)) currently provides: “The donor of semen provided to a licensed physician and surgeon or to a licensed sperm bank for use in assisted reproduction of a woman other than the donor’s spouse is treated in law as if he were not the natural parent of a child thereby conceived, unless otherwise agreed to in a writing signed by th... More...   $0 (05-14-2014 - CA)

Digital Music News, LLC v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County, Escape Media Group, LLC, Real Party in Interest

Escape Media Group (Escape) operates an Internet service called Grooveshark through which users may upload and retrieve digital music files. UMG Recordings, Inc. owns an extensive music catalog that includes songs by such artists as Buddy Holly, The Jackson 5, Marvin Gaye, and The Who. In 2010, UMG sued Escape in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, alleging Escape infringed on copyrights a... More...   $0 (05-14-2014 - CA)

Catherine Abbott Horowitz v. David Horowitz

The former wife and the former husband are presently involved in litigation with respect to the trial court’s award of support for the former wife. At issue is the trial court’s jurisdiction to entertain the former husband’s post-dissolution of marriage petition for modification of alimony and child support while the former wife’s appeal of the final judgment of dissolution is pending. The... More...   $0 (05-14-2014 - FL)

Faygie Denniser v. Columbia Hospital Corporation of South Florida d/b/a Westside Medical Center

The appellant/plaintiff, Faygie Denniser, appeals the final summary judgment entered in favor of Columbia Hospital Corporation of South Broward (Columbia) after a slip and fall on a wet floor. The appellant raises two issues on appeal. First, she alleges that the trial court erred in finding her status as an uninvited licensee or trespasser was uncontested. Second, she argues that there was a genu... More...   $0 (05-14-2014 - FL)

Robert Blechman v. Katherine Dely

Appellant appeals the trial court’s order finding him in contempt and removing him as personal representative of the Estate of Bertram Blechman. We find that the trial court violated appellant’s due process rights by finding him in indirect criminal contempt without complying with the procedures outlined in Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.840 and by removing him as personal representative... More...   $0 (05-14-2014 - FL)

Roberto Solano and Marlene Solano v. State Farm Florida Insurance Company

The insureds appeal a final summary judgment in favor of State Farm, their property insurer, on their claim that State Farm failed to pay a property damage claim. The trial court held that, because the insureds had not appeared for an examination under oath as required by the policy provisions, they failed to comply with a condition precedent to suit, resulting in judgment for State Farm and a for... More...   $0 (05-14-2014 - FL)

Courtney McCord v. Karen Cassady

Courtney McCord, the parent of the minor Ben McCord, challenges the entry of an injunction for protection against repeat violence entered on the authority of section 784.046, Florida Statutes (2012). This injunction issued for
the benefit of another minor, Alex Cassady, whose parent, Karen Cassady, petitioned for injunctive relief on her son’s behalf. Because Ms. Cassady failed to establish ... More...
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State of Florida v. Ryan Dexter Wilson

The State of Florida charged Ryan Wilson with multiple counts of arson and burglary of a conveyance in conjunction with fires to vehicle and homes between February and May 2013.

The Defendant pleaded not guilty and claimed that a spiteful ex-girlfriend wrongfully accused Wilson of the crimes.... More...
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