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Dr. Penny M. Wilkie v. United States Department of Health and Human Services

Dr. Penny M. Wilkie filed suit against the United States Department of Health and Human Services ("the Department"), alleging, inter alia, that the Department violated her rights under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Specifically, Dr. Wilkie asserted that the Department violated her rights to (1) be free of sexual harassment and gender discrimination; (2) be free of a hostile work envir... More...   $0 (04-28-2011 - ND)

Humble Emergency Physicians, P.A. v. Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, Inc.

Appellant, Humble Emergency Physicians, P.A. (“Humble”), challenges the trial court’s rendition of summary judgment in favor of appellees, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, Inc. (“Memorial”), TeamHealth, Inc. (“TeamHealth”), ACS Primary Care Physicians-Southwest, P.A. (“ACS”), and THW Emergency Management of Houston, Inc. (“TH West”), in Humble’s suit against Memorial for... More...   $0 (04-21-2011 - TX)

Randall Motzer v. Edward Haberli

The plaintiff, Randall Motzer, appeals1 from the judgment of the trial court rendered in favor of the defendants, Edward Haberli and E. Haberli Electric, LLC, following the trial court’s decision to grant the defendants’ motion for a directed verdict. In granting the motion, the trial court concluded, inter alia, that the plaintiff’s claims were barred by the exclusivity provision of the Wor... More...   $0 (04-20-2011 - CT)

E. James Spahr v. Ferber Resorts, L.L.C. d/b/a Rodeway Inn & Suites

Defendant-Appellant Ferber Resorts, LLC (“Ferber Resorts”) appeals from a judgment on a jury verdict awarding $393,001.45 to Plaintiff-Appellee James Spahr on his negligence claim and $42,498.55 to Plaintiff-Appellee Colleen Spahr, his wife, for loss of consortium. After trial, Ferber Resorts unsuccessfully moved for judgment as a matter of law or, in the alternative, a new trial or remittitur... More...   $0 (03-23-2011 - UT)

Lisa M. Blair v. Vandalia United Methodist Church

{¶ 1} Plaintiff-appellant Lisa M. Blair appeals from a decision of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, General Division, sustaining defendant-appellee Vandalia United Methodist Church’s (hereinafter “VUMC”) motion for summary judgment. VUMC filed its motion for summary judgment on September 25, 2009. On May 5, 2010, the trial court filed a written decision sustaining said motion. B... More...   $0 (02-25-2011 - OH)

Ida Lou Buchanan v. Dr. William O'Donnell

Appellant, Ida Lou Buchanan, Individually and as Representative of the Estate of Wilbur Buchanan, Deceased, appeals from the trial court’s order dismissing her claims against appellees, Dr. William O’Donnell, Dr. Robert R. Murray, Jr., and Hill Country Imaging Associates, P.A. (HCIA), and awarding appellees attorneys’ fees. We affirm.

BACKGROUND



Appellant and he... More...
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Michael Shane Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham Corporation, dba GlaxoSmithKline

Plaintiffs-Appellants Michael Christopher and Frank Buchanan appeal the judgment of the district court that they are not entitled to overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. §§ 201 et seq. Plaintiffs were employed as Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives (PSRs) for Defendant-Appellee SmithKline Beecham Corporation d/b/a GlaxoSmithKline (Glaxo). Glaxo classified Pl... More...   $0 (02-14-2011 - AZ)

State of Texas v. Actavis Mid-Atlantic, LLC and Actavis Elizabeth, LLC

A Travis County jury today returned a record-setting verdict for damages, finding that drug manufacturer Actavis Mid-Atlantic, LLC misrepresented its drug prices to the taxpayer-funded Medicaid program. The jurors determined that Actavis and co-defendant Actavis Elizabeth, LLC should pay Texas and the federal government $170.3 million for defrauding Medicaid.

Since 2000, the Texas Attorney ... More...
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Phillip R. Barker v. Kimberly A. Schisler, D.O.

Phillip Barker, Mindy Billington and Angie Pace (hereinafter referred to individually by their first names and collectively as Plaintiffs) brought a wrongful death action against Dr. Kimberly Schisler (Dr. Schisler) to recover damages resulting from the death of Brenda Barker (Barker), Phillip’s wife and mother of Mindy and Angie.1 The wrongful death claim was tried to a jury, which returned a v... More...   $0 (01-03-2011 - MO)

Texas Tech University Health Science Center v. Loretta Buford

In this medical malpractice suit, the trial court denied a plea to the jurisdiction filed by Texas Tech University Health Science Center. We reverse and render a judgment of dismissal.

For purposes of the plea to the jurisdiction, the facts do not appear to be disputed. Stefanee Buford[1] entered Medical Center Hospital on April 2, 2006. Ector County Hospital District does business a... More...
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Karen Faiola v. APCO Graphics, Inc.

Karen Faiola brought suit against her former employer, APCO Graphics, Inc. ("APCO"), for wrongful termination on the basis of disability in violation of Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"), 42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq., and the Massachusetts analogue, Mass. Gen. Laws. ch. 151B ("Chapter 151B"). The district court granted summary judgment in favor of APCO because Faiola failed to s... More...   $0 (12-12-2010 - MA)

Kathie Costanich v. Department of Social and Health Services of the State of Washington

Washington state revoked Kathie Costanich’s foster care license and instituted guardianship termination proceedings against her following an investigation by a Department of Social and Health Services (“DSHS”) social worker, Sandy Duron, which purportedly revealed “emotional abuse” of the children in Costanich’s care. Finding fundamental inaccuracies in the investigation, an administra... More...   $0 (12-03-2010 - WA)

Sandy Corbin v. Phelan Thomas, D.D.S.

The jury found Dr. Phelan Thomas seventy-five percent at fault and the plaintiff, Sandy Corbin, twenty-five percent at fault in this dental malpractice case resulting from Dr. Thomas’s prescription of, and Corbin’s ingestion of amoxicillin, to which she is allergic. On appeal, Dr. Thomas contends causation was not proved and the district court erred in failing to grant a new trial. In the alte... More...   $0 (11-24-2010 - IA)

Mable Beal v. Walgreen Company

In this diversity case, Mable B. Beal, deceased (through representative Deborah K. Putnam), and Ruth M. Schaeffer, deceased1 (through representative Doris Bicknell), (collectively, the “Plaintiffs”) challenge the district court’s partial grant of summary judgment for the Plaintiffs and for the defendant, Walgreen Company (“Walgreens”). This case arises from state-law causes of action for... More...   $0 (11-11-2010 - TN)

Lou Ella Sherrill v. Bob T. Souder, M.D.

This medical malpractice suit was filed by Lou Ella Sherrill and her daughter, Barbara Pigg, against Bob T. Souder, M.D. and TransSouth Healthcare, P.C., a corporation in which Dr. Souder is the sole shareholder (hereinafter “the Defendants”). Ms. Pigg was dismissed as a party, but later filed a motion to amend the complaint to substitute herself as the plaintiff after Ms. Sherrill’s death. ... More...   $0 (10-28-2010 - TN)

George Allen Beers v. Dorothy Hillory

¶1 George Allen Beers appeals the district court's order granting his automobile insurance carrier Northland Insurance Company's motion for summary judgment. Beers sued NIC, claiming that NIC breached the insurance contract and its duty of good faith and fair dealing by unreasonably delaying payment of his claim for uninsured motorist (UM) benefits.1 Although the district court correctly disposed... More...   $0 (10-08-2010 - OK)

Matthew J.P. Millette v. Carol Jean Millette

A father appeals a child support judgment from the superior court. The $1,178.75 judgment against him consisted primarily of medical bills incurred on behalf of his child. The medical bills were for natural health care that the child received, and that the mother paid for, in order to treat the child’s autism. The father contests the judgment because it included amounts for nutritional supplemen... More...   $0 (10-08-2010 - AK)

Melissa Lee v. Carter-Reed Company, L.L.C.

A class-action lawsuit can give a large number of consumers with small claims the power to act collectively in seeking redress against a corporate entity. In this appeal, we must decide whether denying thousands of individuals the opportunity to proceed as a class in a consumer-fraud action was an abuse of discretion.

Plaintiff Melissa Lee purchased, for a price of about $120, three bottles... More...
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Marco Garcia v. Four Points Sheraton LAX

In this appeal, we address the validity of the Hotel Service Charge Reform Ordinance (Ordinance) enacted by the City of Los Angeles (the City), requiring non-unionized hotels in the Century Corridor near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to pass along mandatory service charges to workers who render the services for which the charges have been collected. The Ordinance is based upon the City... More...   $0 (09-10-2010 - )

William Biasetti v. City of Stamford

The plaintiff in this workers’ compensation matter, William Biasetti, appeals from the decision of the workers’ compensation review board (board) affirming the decision of the workers’ compensation commissioner (commissioner) dismissing his claim for benefits under the Workers’ Compensation Act (act), General Statutes § 31-275 et seq. On appeal, the plaintiff claims that (1) the board imp... More...   $0 (09-02-2010 - CT)

Evelyn Rivera v. First Databank, Inc.

Defendant First DataBank, Inc. appeals from denial of its special motion to strike the negligence and breach of contract causes of action in the complaint filed by plaintiffs Evelyn Rivera, Beau Rivera, Steven Rivera, Jenna Rivera, and Corryn Rivera. (anti-SLAPP motion; Code Civ. Proc., § 425.16; all further references are to this code unless otherwise stated.) It contends the court erred when it... More...   $0 (08-19-2010 - CA)

Karen Kirkpatrick v. Pfizer, Inc.

Karen Kirkpatrick filed this lawsuit against Pfizer, Inc., her former employer, alleging various violations under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) and Oklahoma law. The district court granted Pfizer’s motion for summary judgment on Kirkpatrick’s state-law outrage claim but allowed her age discrimination claim to proceed to trial. After the close of Kirkpatrick’s evidence... More...   $0 (08-12-2010 - OK)

Katie Lindsey v. Walgreen Co.

Katie Lindsey was 53 years old when Walgreens fired her from her job as a staff pharmacist. She sued the company under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”), see 29 U.S.C. § 623(a)(1), but the district court granted summary judgment against her. Lindsey appeals, and we affirm the judgment.

Lindsey began working for Walgreens as a staff pharmacist in 1995. After a few years ... More...
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Noel Schenkel v. Richard Chevrolet

The defendant Richard Chevrolet, Inc.,1 appeals from the decision of the workers’ compensation review board (board) affirming the decision of the workers’ compensation commissioner (commissioner), awarding the plaintiff, Noel Schenkel, temporary total disability benefits, in addition to interest and attorney’s fees on the basis of the defendant’s unreasonable delay in the payment of the be... More...   $0 (08-03-2010 - CT)

Will Singleton v. Select Specialty Hospital - Lexington, Inc.

Will Singleton (“Singleton”), who was employed as a Registered Nurse by the appellees (collectively “Select”), appeals from a decision of the district court granting Select’s motion for summary judgment on Singleton’s claim of unlawful retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and its Kentucky state-law equivalent.1 Select alleges that it terminated Singleton for numerous and... More...   $0 (08-02-2010 - KY)

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