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On July 30, 2015, a Jefferson Parish Grand Jury indicted defendant, Dexter
Allen, on two counts of second degree murder (counts one and two), violations of
La. R.S. 14:30.1, and 21 counts of simple burglary (counts five through 23), in
violation of La. R.S. 14:62.1 Defendant pled not guilty at his arraignment on
September 11, 2015. On October 11, 2016, the matter proceeded to... More...
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In January 2011, Richard Wiederhold swerved into the median to avoid a vehicle
that had pulled out in front of him. His vehicle drifted through the median and back across
the roadway, flipped over once or twice, and came to rest in a ditch. The collision
immediately rendered him a quadriplegic. The other vehicle was driven by Jeffrey Kidd,
who was delivering pizza for Domino... More...
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After Lane's license was suspended in an administrative proceeding before the Kansas Department of Revenue, he sought review in the district court. That court then heard the matter independently, and it heard evidence and made factual findings. We therefore must accept the factual findings of the district court so long as they are supported by substantial evidence. Swank v. Kansas Dept. of Revenue... More...   $0 (05-12-2018 - KS)

Christopher Ryan Wall v. The State of Texas

Rita Deysarkar was critically injured on February 6, 2015 in a collision involving appellant.
Appellant was travelling at a speed of more than 110 mph in a 40 mph speed zone when he hit
Deysarkar’s vehicle near the driver’s side door as she was driving through an intersection. Four
hours after the crash, appellant’s blood-alcohol content was .11.
Several witnesses testified a... More...
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Lenworth Bailey v. Rocky Mountain Holdings, LLC, Air Methods Corporation United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida

The Airline Deregulation Act (“ADA”) provides that “a State, political
subdivision of a State, or political authority of at least 2 States may not enact or
enforce a law, regulation, or other provision having the force and effect of law
related to a price, route, or service of an air carrier.” 49 U.S.C. § 41713(b)(1).
This language expresses a broad preemptive intent that encompass... More...
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United States of America v. Isaac Basilio Rosas Federal Courthouses - Eastern District of Kentucky - Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington, KY - First Defendant Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison Following Drug Bust on Private Plane

Isaac Basilio Rosas, 33, of Los Angeles, was sentenced to 9 years in federal prison, by Chief United States District Judge Karen K. Caldwell, for conspiracy to transport at least five kilograms of cocaine.

Basilio previously admitted that, on April 21, 2017, he and three other pass... More...
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On March 2, 2015, the Clark County Grand Jury returned a two-count
indictment charging Rozell with operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol
(“OVI”) and endangering children.1 The OVI charge included a specification under R.C.
2941.1413 indicating that Rozell has, within the past twenty years, been previously
convicted of or pled guilty to five or more OVI o... More...
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Bobbi Lynn Bean v. The State of Texas

Around 10:00 p.m. on March 17, 2016, Douglas Scheets was sitting in his
living room when he heard a loud crash outside. When he stepped outside to
investigate, he discovered Appellant sitting in her SUV in a roadside ditch.
Scheets observed that the car had sustained substantial damage—he testified
that it appeared to have struck a large oak tree on his property hard enough t... More...
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Christopher Troy Cartwright v. The State of Texas

Corporal Dalton Rosenbaum of the Arlington Police Department testified
that on September 23, 2015, while he was working as a patrol officer, he saw a
motorcycle parked in a residential front yard. According to Corporal Rosenbaum,
parking a motorcycle in that manner violated a city ordinance. Corporal
Rosenbaum did not recall that particular resident owning a motorcycle, but he ... More...
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Pursuant to Section I, Paragraph 3(c), Montana Supreme Court Internal Operating
Rules, this case is decided by memorandum opinion and shall not be cited and does not
serve as precedent. Its case title, cause number, and disposition shall be included in this
Court’s quarterly list of noncitable cases published in the Pacific Reporter and Montana
¶2 A jury in the L... More...
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The stipulated facts are in the record and need not be repeated here, as the parties are bound by their submission to the court. Highly summarized, the facts show that on December 21, 2013, while Cleaton was driving his van near the intersection of Central and Hillside in Wichita, a Wichita police officer saw Cleaton's van crash into a dark colored SUV. The SUV stopped, but Cleaton did not. The of... More...   $0 (04-17-2018 - KS)


Johntay Amos Dortch appeals the judgment and sentence entered after a jury found him guilty of fleeing or attempting to elude a law enforcement officer by driving at high speed or with wanton disregard for the safety of other persons or property (count one), resisting an officer without violence (count two), leaving the scene
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of a crash causing damage to other attended property (coun... More...
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Ex parte Bryan Christopher Everage

Appellant Bryan Christopher Everage is charged in three cause numbers with evading
arrest with a vehicle, aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon, and aggravated assault on a public
servant. The trial court set bail at $7,500 on the evading-arrest charge in cause number
17-1384-K26; $500,000 on the aggravated-robbery charge in cause number 17-1385-K26; and
$500,000 on the aggravat... More...
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Sawyer Brothers, Inc. v. Island Transporter, LLC District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Portland, Maine

Sawyer Brothers, Inc. hired
Island Transporter, LLC to ferry three construction vehicles and
their drivers from Rockland, Maine to North Haven, Maine. The M/V
ISLAND TRANSPORTER encountered rough seas while traversing
Penobscot Bay, and two of the vehicles tipped over onto the
vessel's port bulwark. Sawyer Brothers, Inc., and its owners Ryan
and Ross Sawyer (collectively, "... More...
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Shawn D. Clift and Justin Weaver v. David J. Panther and United Parcel Service, Inc. Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Will Make Your Phone Ring $0 to $1000+ Per Month - No Contract 888-354-4529

Oklahoma City, OK - Shawn D. Clift and Justin Weaver sued David J. Panther and United Parcel Service, Inc. on auto negligence theories.

03/09/2018 103 ORDER granted in part 99 Motion for Protective Order. Dr. Adams is hereby ordered to produce, as requested in the subpoena, any materials generated by or in response to the re-examination of Mr. Clift by Dr. Adams. Signed by Honorable Davi... More...
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Elizabeth Marsh rear-ended another vehicle while under the influence of illegal substances causing serious bodily injury to two of its passengers. As to each passenger she was convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) with serious bodily injury and driving while license suspended (DWLS) with serious bodily injury. We
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conclude that the dual convictions as to each victim based o... More...
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Brooks previously appealed his convictions and sentence to this court in State
v. Brooks, 2016-Ohio-489, 56 N.E.3d 357 (8th Dist.) (“Brooks I”).
In May 2014, Brooks, along with co-defendant Sylvester Cotton, was indicted in a multi-count indictment. Counts 1 and 2 charged attempted murder; Counts 3 and 4 charged felonious assault; Counts 5 and 6 charged kidnapping; Counts 7 and 8 charged... More...
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Kevin Paul Carter v. The State of Texas

A Victoria County grand jury indicted appellant on three counts arising from a car
accident that occurred on September 23, 2015: intoxication manslaughter, a second
degree felony; criminally negligent homicide, a state jail felony; and manslaughter. See
id. §§ 19.04, 19.05, 49.08(b) (West, Westlaw through 2017 1st C.S.). On March 22, 2017,
the State filed notice of its inten... More...
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Travis Magill v. The State of Texas

On March 20, 2014, Corpus Christi Police Officer Michael Goodman responded to
the area near the Corpus Christi Country Club to help investigate a report regarding a
suspicious person. Officer Goodman testified that he saw a male, Magill, who matched
the description of the suspicious person and made contact. Officer Goodman stated that
he had no intention of arresting Magill, ... More...
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United States of America v. Edward N. Levine District of Nevada Federal Courthouse - Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, NV - . The government is represented by Trial Attorney Ryan Connors, Assistant U.S. Attorney Kathryn Newman, and paralegals Christopher Kopf and Amanda Backer.

Edward N. Levine, 67, a resident of Novato, California, was sentenced on March 23, 2018 to 27 months in prison and followed by three years of supervised release for the sale of two black rhinoceros horns in Las Vegas. Le... More...
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The facts of this case are undisputed and the parties stipulated to the following at the bench trial conducted by the district court:

"On December 17, 2013 at 2143 hours, Sedgwick County Emergency Dispatch advised of an accident that occurred in the area of 5700 E. Pawnee. Dispatch advised that the accident involved a single car rollover accident where at least one occupant was eject... More...
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Texas Department of Transportation v. Brian Milton Dallas County Courthouse - Dallas, Texas

In this premises liability case, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) appeals a judgment on a jury verdict in favor of Brian Milton. In two issues, TxDOT contends the evidence is legally insufficient to prove it had actual knowledge of the dangerous condition and to prove it failed to adequately warn Milton. We affirm the trial court’s judgment.
On September 21, 2012, Milton was inju... More...
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United States of America v. Jeffrey Adedoyin Williams Southern District of Florida Courthouse - Miami, Florida

Miami, FL - Treatment Facility Worker Pleads Guilty to Obstruction of a Healthcare Fraud Investigation

An employee of a Coral Springs addiction treatment center pled guilty to his role in obstructing an ongoing healthcare fraud investigation in Federal Court today.

Benjamin G. Greenberg, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; Robert F. Lasky, Special Agent i... More...
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United States of America v. Joseph Daniel Hudek, IV Western District of Washington Federal Courthouse - Seattle, Washington

Seattle, WA - Florida Man Who Assaulted Airline Flight Crew and Passengers Enroute to China Pleads Guilty

Defendant Admits He Struck Passengers and Crew after Attempting to Raise Lever on Exit Door while Airborne

A Tampa, Florida, man who assaulted crew and passengers on a Delta Airlines flight bound for China pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to fo... More...
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Jana Davidson, et al. v. Fairchild Controls Corporation Southern District of Texas Courthouse - Houston, Texas

Two of the plaintiffs were injured when oil from an airplane’s air cycle machine leaked into the cabin, causing smoke and fumes to fill the cockpit during their flight. The plaintiffs brought suit against several defendants. The district court granted summary judgment to defendant Fairchild Controls Corporation on a design-defect claim due to a lack of adequate expert testimony that a feasible alt... More...   $0 (02-05-2018 - TX)

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