Revolution Retail Systems, LLC v. Sentinel Technologies, Inc.
In 2011, Vector proposed a term sheet to acquire Tidel and its subsidiary,
Revolution. Tidel‟s majority stockholder, however, had high expectations for
Revolution‟s business prospects, and Tidel‟s Board rejected Vector‟s offer. Vector later
offered to acquire only Tidel, which Tidel accepted. Tidel and Revolution formally were
separated into two indep... More...
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Doberstein v. G-P Industries, Inc.
Plaintiff, Anne L. Doberstein, is an individual who primarily works and resides in
Switzerland. Doberstein also owns a residence located at 103 East Pembrey Drive in
Wilmington, Delaware. In October 2012, Doberstein entered into a contract with G-P (the “Agreement”),
under which G-P agreed to serve as the general contractor on a significant home
renovation project at Doberstei... More...
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William P. Aubin v. Union Carbide Corporation
William P. Aubin worked as a construction supervisor for his father’s
company between 1972 and 1974, overseeing construction of the residential
development Desoto Lakes in Sarasota, Florida. While at work on the construction
site, Aubin was exposed to and inhaled respirable dust created by the sanding and
sweeping of drywall joint compounds and spraying of ceiling texture spra... More...
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Brissette v. Ryan
After a Superior Court trial in this legal
malpractice case, a jury found that the primary defendant,
Edward J. Ryan, Jr., was negligent in his representation of the
plaintiff, Marie D. Brissette, and awarded damages to her in the
amount of $100,000 against Ryan and his law firm, Ryan,
Boudreau, Randall, Kirkpatrick & Baker, LLP (law firm)
(collectively, defendants).2 ... More...
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McElwain v. Office of the Secretary of State
This is a direct appeal from a circuit court order finding section 11-501.6 of the Illinois Vehicle Code (625 ILCS 5/11-501.6 (West 2012)) unconstitutional as applied to this plaintiff. This section provides that a driver who is arrested for a traffic violation related to a fatality or other serious personal injury automatically consents to having his or her blood, breath or urine tested for the p... More...
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CARLOS CASCOS, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS SECRETARY OF STATE OF TEXAS v. TARRANT COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
The legal expenses at issue arise from a suit contesting Wendy Davis’s candidacy for a state
senate seat in 2008. Davis ran in the Democratic primary unopposed but faced legal challenges to
her candidacy before and after the primary. Before the primary, both this Court and the court of
appeals denied original mandamus proceedings by three citizens to remove Davis’s name from the
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LOUISA D. REDDIC v.EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER REGIONAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM, INDIVIDUALLY AND D/B/A EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER-CROCKETT, INC.
This case involves a claim against a hospital by a visitor who fell in the hospital lobby. The
question is whether it is a health care liability claim under the Texas Medical Liability Act. See TEX.
CIV. PRAC. & REM. CODE ch. 74. We conclude it is not, because the record does not demonstrate
a substantive relationship between the safety standards the visitor alleged the hospital bre... More...
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Calvin Anderson v. Workforce Safety and Insurance
In January 2005, after slipping on an icy driveway and injuring his right shoulder and left hip while working as an inspector-tester for Finley Engineering, Anderson reported the injury to WSI. On January 28, 2005, WSI accepted liability for the right shoulder and left hip injury and paid benefits to Anderson. During the following three years, Anderson worked in similar positions with different c... More...
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Border Resources, LLC v. Irish Oil & Gas, Inc.,
[¶2] Irish Oil is an oil and gas exploration, production, and brokerage company. Border provides landman services to clients, including acquiring leases, performing due diligence, and providing title curative work. This case involves Border's claim against Irish Oil for breach of contract for landman services Border provided to Irish Oil and Irish Oil's counterclaim against Border for breach of fi... More...
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Christopher James Yager v. The State of Wyoming
Appellant was employed as a probation and parole agent by the Wyoming Department of Corrections, Division of Field Services. In that capacity, Appellant supervised probationers and parolees. In May 2011, Appellant began supervising M.C. as a result of her participation in adrug courttreatment program. Appellant’s supervision of M.C. ceased after her completion of the treatment program in August 2... More...
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Francis D. MacCarthy v. Lindsay Management Co., Inc.
Norman, OK - Francis D. MacCarthy, by and through his court appointed guardian, sued Lindsay Management Co., Inc., Travis Charles Farasyn, Ashley Noelle Farasyn, The Greens at Norman, and the Links at Norman Golf and Country Club on premises liability theories claiming:
1. That at all relevant times herein, the Plaintiff Francis D. MacCarthy was a resident of Cleveland County, State of Ok... More...
$0 (10-30-2015 - OK)
Sheryce Muse and David Mykel Muse v. Hillcrest Medical Center, AHS Hillcrest Medical Center, LLC, Charles Barax, M.D., Marcus Miller and Nightrays, PA
Tulsa, OK - Hillcrest Medical Center settles wrongful death medical malpractice case
Sheryce Muse and David Mykel Muse sued Hillcrest Medical Center, AHS Hillcrest Medical Center, LLC, Charles Barax, M.D. and Nightrays, PA on medial negligence (medical malpractice) theories claiming:
1. This is an action for the wrongful death of David Mykel Muse. The Plajntiff is a resident of T... More...
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United States of America v. Muhammad Anwar
Cedar Rapids, IA - Wholesale Synthetic Drug Distributor Convicted of Drug and Money Laundering Conspiracies
A man who wholesale distributed synthetic drugs commonly known as “K2” and “bath salts” was convicted by a jury after a 3-day trial in federal court in Cedar Rapids.
Muhammad Anwar, age 49, from West Des Moines, Iowa, was convicted of conspiring to distribute controlled sub... More...
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IN RE: NANCY J. MCCARTY ET AL. V. COVOL FUELS NO. 2, LLC
Covol Fuels (Covol) operates a coal mine in Muhlenberg County,
Kentucky. Covol contracted with H 8s B Builders for the construction of a post
frame structure at Covol's mine site. H 86 B subcontracted with Evansville
.Garage Doors for the installation of an 1,800-pound overhead, commercial
grade garage door for the building. David McCarty and Jeremy Means,
employees of Evans... More...
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DEREK CROW vs. EDWIN E. SIMPSON, Individually and d/b/a SIMPSON TRUCKING AND EXCAVATING
Edwin Simpson operates a trucking and excavation business and performs various duties for the City of Albia including, among other things, digging for the sewer and water departments. On July 29, 2008, Simpson obtained a building permit to move his house from Pella to North Ninth Street in Albia. Prior to commencing work on the sewer connection, Simpson attempted to obtain the necessary permit f... More...
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Jerome Cha v. 357 Incorporated d/b/a Reco Enterprises ADBA Reco Construction Co., et al.
Tulsa, OK - Jerome Cha sued 357 Incorporated d/b/a Reco Enterprises ADBA Reco Construction Co.,Phillips Slaughter Rose, Inc., Paul M. Rose, Danny R. Mitchell Architect, P.C., Danny R. Mitchell, Tulsa Tie Scaping, Inc.,Belongia Consultants, Inc., David L. Belongia, Chandler Materials Company, Bill Martin, Bebee Engineering and Ron Bebee on breach of contract, professional negligence, breach of impl... More...
$0 (10-29-2015 - OK)
Creative Artists Agency, LLC, Twisted Roads Touring, LLC, 4FINI, Inc., Brett Saliba, Sarah Siquieros F/K/A Sarah Baer, and Kevin Lyman v. Las Palmas Race Park, LLC Las Palmas Downs, Inc. and Front Porch Entertainment
Appellants, Creative Artists Agency, LLC, Twisted Roads Touring, LLC, 4FINI, Inc., Brett Saliba, Sarah Baer, and Kevin Lyman (collectively “Creative Artists”) appeal from the trial court’s denial of their motion to compel arbitration with appellees, Las Palmas Race Park, LLC, Las Palmas Downs, Inc., and Front Porch Entertainment, Inc. (collectively “Las Palmas”). By their first issue, appellants c... More...
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Donal R. Schmidt, Jr. v. BPC Corp.
At the conclusion of a bench trial, the trial court sanctioned appellant Donal R. Schmidt, Jr. $42,000 in attorney’s fees for his failure to disclose board minutes during discovery that related to appellee BPC Corporation’s alter ego cause of action. On appeal, Schmidt argues he did not violate a discovery order or have a duty to supplement discovery; therefore, he did not engage in any sanctionab... More...
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CASH v. THE STATE
Viewed in the light most favorable to the verdict, the evidence shows
that Jimmy Wayne Wright was concerned that his wife, Karen, was having an
affair with Jimmy Jackson. On the evening of March 2, 2005, the appellant
drove Wright to a residence, where Wright retrieved a sawed-off shotgun from
a vehicle parked outside the residence. Early the next morning, the appellant
pulled ... More...
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CASPER LODGING v. AKERS
On October 15, 2003, Robert Akers agreed to sell to James Koehler a
“turn key Eighty-Four (84) unit Holiday Inn Express” in Casper, Wyoming. The
purchase price was set at $4,850,400. The hotel was not yet built; therefore, the
parties executed a contract entitled “Improvement Purchase Agreement”
(Agreement). The Agreement “set forth the terms and conditions under which
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William Brown, III v. Van Ru Credit Corporation
Plaintiff Brown owed student loan debt, which he alleges Van Ru Credit Corporation was retained to collect. A Van Ru employee left a voicemail at Brown’s business that stated the caller’s and Van Ru’s names, a return number, and a reference number. The caller asked that someone from the business’s payroll department return her call. Brown sued Van Ru for violations of the Fair Debt Collection P... More...
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United States of America v. Philip Roberts
Fayetteville, AR - Fort Smith Chiropractor Sentenced in Federal Tax Crime
A Fort Smith chiropractor was sentenced to serve 17 months in prison, followed by one year of supervised release.
“Today’s sentence sends a clear message that the department, working with its law enforcement partners, will aggressively pursue and prosecute those individuals who willfully seek to... More...
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United States of America v. Charles Sterling Austin, Jr.
Jefferson City, MO - Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering Related to K2 Distribution
The owner of Puff N Snuff, LLC, with two locations in Camdenton and Eldon, Mo., pleaded guilty in federal court today to his role in a money-laundering conspiracy related to the distribution of synthetic marijuana, commonly referred to as K2.
The relevant facts are, for all intents and purposes,
undisputed. On November 4, 1977, the decedent and Charlotte T.
Albeitsam took title as joint tenants with rights of survivorship
to residential property at 11 Sundance Street, Warwick, Rhode
Island (the Property). Following Albeitsam's death, the decedent
entered into a reverse mortgage with Financial Freedom Senior <... More...
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NATIONAL SURETY CORPORATION vs. WESTLAKE INVESTMENTS, LLC
In 2003, Westlake Investments, LLC, entered negotiations to purchase
Westlake Apartments, a 300-unit apartment complex in West Des Moines, while
the complex was under construction.1 The developers (collectively, MLP
Management, LLC) guaranteed the construction would be “first class and of
workmanlike quality.” MLP purchased a primary commercial general liability
(CGL) po... More...