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KIRK LASSEND v. UNITED STATES

In July 2010, two individuals in Fitchburg, Massachusetts called 911 to report that Lassend had been walking up and down the street with a gun and firing shots into the air. Police officers placed Lassend under arrest at the scene. The officers recovered ammunition from Lassend's pocket and found a gun in an unlocked closet in the common hallway of a nearby apartment building. A search of... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - MA)

STATE OF CONNECTICUT v. MARQUIS J. HARPER

. The defendant, Marquis J. Harper, appeals from the judgment of conviction, rendered after a jury trial, of one count of attempt to commit robbery in the first degree as an accessory in violation of General Statutes §§ 53a-8 (a), 53a-49 (a) (2) and 53a-134 (a) (2). On appeal, the defendant claims that (1) the evidence adduced at trial was insufficient to sustain his conviction and (2) the court i... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - CT)

COMMONWEALTH vs. LEONIDES BONES

This is an appeal by the defendant, Leonides Bones, from his conviction, after a trial by jury, of possession of a class A controlled substance with intent to distribute, see G. L. c. 94C, § 34, and, following a subsequent jury-waived trial conducted in accordance with G. L. c. 278, § 11A, of being a second or subsequent offender.1 The defendant argues that his motion to suppress was improp... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - MA)

Carolyn Staats v. Vintner's Golf Club, LLC

Plaintiff Carolyn Staats nearly died after being attacked by a swarm of yellow
jackets while playing golf on a Yountville course operated by Vintner’s Golf Club, LLC
(Club). She sued the Club for general negligence and premises liability, but the trial
court granted summary judgment against her on the basis that the Club owed no duty to
protect its patrons from yellow jackets that ... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. HOWARD LESTER

In February 2017, Lester was charged in a 20-count indictment, along with the
following three codefendants: his sister, Sonya Cammon (“Cammon”), Robert Shepard
(“Shepard”), and Vernell Jordan (“Jordan”).1 Lester was charged in 11 of those counts. The
charges against him included four counts of felonious assault (Counts 1-4), two counts of having
a weapon while under a disab... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. JERMAR W. WHITE

Jermar W. White was convicted after a bench trial in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor (10 or more years older than the victim), pandering obscenity involving a minor, two counts of trafficking in persons, and two counts of compelling prostitution in furtherance of human trafficking. White was acquitted of two additional charges. The trial co... More...   $0 (08-04-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. JERRY V. RAMEY, JR.

This case arises from the March 21, 2016, death of Earl Davis, Jr. Davis
was in his home located on Strand Avenue in Dayton when he was strangled to death by
Ramey. Ramey was indicted on one count of murder (proximate cause aggravated
burglary) in violation of R.C. 2903.02(B), one count of murder (proximate cause felonious
assault) in violation of R.C. 2903.02(B), one count o... More...
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U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc. v. Big South Wholesale of Virginia, L.L.C. Eastern District of North Carolina Federal Courthouse - Raleigh, North Carolina

Defendants Jason Carpenter, Christopher Small, Big South Wholesale, LLC, and Big South Wholesale of Virginia, LLC, d/b/a Big Sky International, appeal the district judge’s order granting a motion to reconsider a predecessor district judge’s order which had granted Defendants’ petition to substitute the United States as a party defendant under the Westfall Act. See 28 U.S.C. § 2679(b). The Westfall... More...   $0 (08-04-2018 - NC)

David Lacagnina v. Comprehend Systems, Inc.

After a 10-day trial, a jury ruled in favor of appellant David Lacagnina on his
claims for fraud, breach of contract, and breach of the covenant of good faith and fair
dealing against respondents Comprehend Systems, Inc. (Comprehend) and its two
cofounders, Richard Morrison and Jud Gardner. From June 1, 2012 to November 20,
2013, when he was terminated, Lacagnina worked for Compreh... More...
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United States of America Liu Xuejun and Sun Yu Federal Courthouse Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock, Arkansas

Little Rock, AR - Chinese Nationals Charged with Conspiracy to Steal Rice Technology

Two rice researchers from China have been charged in a conspiracy to steal rice production technology in an alleged attempt to bring this proprietary science back to China.

A federal grand jury returned an indictment against Liu and Sun on Friday for their involvement in the theft of rice seeds ... More...
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STATE OF MISSOURI v. VICTOR D. VICKERS, JR.

The determination of whether there has been a violation of speedy trial rights involves a balancing process. In determining whether the right to speedy trial has been violated, the Court is to consider and balance all of the circumstances and to weigh four factors: Length of delay, the reason for the delay, the defendant’s assertion of his right, and prejudice to the defendant.

2. Di... More...
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Steven Scott Apilado v. The State of Texas

On the evening of November 28, 2015, Appellant’s 79-year old father, Vincent Apilado
was shot in his home and died from a gunshot wound to the head. On the evening of Victor’s
death, his wife, Elsa, was watching television in her bedroom while Victor and Appellant watched
television in the living room. After Vincent decided to go to sleep, Appellant informed his
mother, and s... More...
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Mary E. Jones v. Danita Sorenson

Despite the prevalence of “do-it-yourself” manuals and television shows, most
homeowners eventually decide that some home repairs or maintenance would best be
done by hiring someone to do the work. Inevitably, some workers are injured. There are
sometimes confusing rules about when a homeowner is liable for injuries to workers on
the property, either in tort or under the workers’ c... More...
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In Re: Southwest Airlines Voucher Litigation Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

This is the third appeal regarding
attorney fees to stem from a class action against Southwest
2 No. 17‐3541
Airlines after it stopped honoring in‐flight drink vouchers for
customers who bought “Business Select” fares. We thought
the case was over after the first appeal, In re Southwest Airlines
Voucher Litigation (Southwest I), 799 F.3d 701 (7th Cir. 2015), bec... More...
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Christopher Mielo and Sarah Heinzl v. Steak 'N Shake Operations, Inc. Western District of Pennsylvania Courthouse - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

In this class action lawsuit, two disability rights advocates have sued Steak ’n Shake under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Alleging they have personally experienced difficulty ambulating in their wheelchairs through two sloped parking facilities, these Plaintiffs seek to sue on behalf of all physically disabled individuals who may have experienced similar difficulties at Steak ’n Sh... More...   $0 (08-02-2018 - PA)

MONTANA STATE FUND v. LIBERTY NORTHWEST INS. CORP. v. KIM WIARD MoreLaw Suites - Legal Suites and Virtual Offices - Downtown Tulsa-- Best Places In Downtown Tulsa To Practice Law

Kim Wiard (Wiard), began working at Tricon Timber, LLC (Tricon), in 2002. In
2010 or 2011, Wiard was working in the planer department when she was diagnosed with
bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). At that time, Liberty Northwest Ins. Corp.
(Liberty) provided Tricon with workers’ compensation insurance coverage. Liberty
accepted liability for Wiard’s CTS as an occupation... More...
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FAN WANG v. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Fan Wang, a citizen of the People’s Republic of China, obtained lawful permanent resident status in the United States on April 29, 2010, and worked as a trading assistant in a financial services firm. In 2011, without authorization, he purchased oil futures contracts using the firm’s trading account and transferred those contracts between firm accounts. In company records, Wang marked these cont... More...   $0 (08-02-2018 - PA)

Excelled Sheepskin & Leather Coat Corp. v. Oregon Brewing Company Southern District of New York - New York, New York

11 In a trademark dispute over use of the brand‐name ROGUE on t‐shirts,
12 sweatshirts, hats and similar apparel, Defendant Oregon Brewing Company
13 (“OBC”) appeals from the grant of summary judgment in the United States
14 District Court for the Southern District of New York (George B. Daniels, J.) in
15 favor of Plaintiff Excelled Sheepskin & Leather Coat Corporation... More...
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Yvetter Vangorden v. Second Round, Limited Partnership Eastern District of New York Courthouse - Brooklyn, New York

Plaintiff consumer Yvette Vangorden sued defendant debt
collector Second Round, Limited Partnership (“Second Round”), for
violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), 15 U.S.C.
§ 1692 et seq., by sending her a letter representing that she still owed
money on a debt that she had settled five years earlier, and requesting
17‐2186‐cv
Vangorden v. Sec... More...
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United States of America v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Northern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Francisco Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

San Francisco, CA - Wells Fargo Agrees to Pay $2.09 Billion Penalty for Allegedly Misrepresenting Quality of Loans Used in Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities

The Justice Department announced on August 1, 2018 that Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and several of its affiliates (Wells Fargo) will pay a civil penalty of $2.09 billion under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforceme... More...
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Mark McClaskey v. CWG Plastering, LLC Southern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Indianapolis, Indiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Walter “Wally” Gianino owned and
operated a plastering company in St. Louis, Missouri, for over
thirty years. That business—Gianino Plastering—abruptly
closed in 2012. Around the same time, Wally’s son, Curt Gianino,
who had worked at Gianino Plastering for over a decade,
founded his own company, CWG Plastering, LLC. CWG
took on at least some of Gianino Plastering’s custome... More...
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Jonathan Foley v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

The plaintiff, Jonathan
Foley, appeals from summary judgment entered for Wells Fargo
Bank, N.A., in an action seeking to enjoin the bank's threatened
foreclosure under Foley's existing mortgage, and alleging that
the bank was in breach of contract in denying his application to
rewrite the mortgage contract. We affirm.
This is the second plaintiff's appeal in this action,More...
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Cecil Daughtrey Jr. and Patricia A. Daughtrey v. Luis E. Rivera, II Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

In this case, Cecil and Patricia Daughtrey filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition for the sole purpose of preventing the sale of their property in a public auction to be held pursuant to a state court judgment that foreclosed the mortgage on the property. After the public auction was automatically stayed under 11 U.S.C. § 362(a), the trustee of the bankruptcy estate and the judgment creditor, 72 Pa... More...   $0 (07-31-2018 - FL)

Oscar Peredia v. HR Mobile Services, Inc.

This appeal addresses the circumstances under which a safety consultant retained
by a California employer owes a duty of care to the employer’s workers. California
recognizes the common law theory of negligent undertaking, which is described in
section 324A of the Restatement Second of Torts (section 324A). Our Supreme Court set
forth the five elements of a negligent undertaking ca... More...
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Jonathan Edward Cessac v. The State of Texas

On September 13, 2012, Cessac pleaded guilty to sexual assault of a child. The trial court placed Cessac on deferred adjudication community supervision for ten years. The community-supervision order included several terms and conditions, including that Cessac not commit any offense against the laws of Texas and that he abstain from the use of any controlled substance. As part of his community s... More...   $0 (07-30-2018 - TX)

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