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Elijah Bennett v. Sinai Hospital of Greater Detroit d/b/a Sinai-Grace Hospital

In this medical malpractice case, we revisit the recurring issue whether Dr. Ronald Gabriel’s expert testimony concerning causation satisfies the requirements of MRE 702 and MCL 600.2955(1). The circuit court granted summary disposition to defendant Sinai Hospital of Greater Detroit (Sinai Hospital), finding that plaintiff Ebonie Bennett had failed to produce scientific support for Gabriel’s o... More...   $0 (12-02-2010 - MI)

Mitchell Grobeson v. City of Los Angeles

A jury rejected Mitchell Grobeson‟s claims that the City of Los Angeles (City) and Daniel Watson unlawfully retaliated against Grobeson in violation of the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) (Gov. Code, § 12900 et seq.) and Labor Code section 1101 et seq.; that City and Watson unlawfully discriminated against Grobeson and harassed him in violation of the aforesaid statutes; that City constr... More...   $0 (12-02-2010 - CA)

Deborah D. Peterson v. Islamic Republic of Iran

Plaintiffs obtained a default judgment against Iran for $2,656,944,877. When it became clear that Iran was not going to comply with the judgment, plaintiffs moved the district court to order Iran to assign to the plaintiffs, as judgment creditors, Iran’s rights to payment from CMA CGM. CMA CGM is a French shipping company that allegedly frequents Iranian ports and pays Iran for use of its harbor... More...   $0 (12-02-2010 - CA)

Laverna Sells v. Earl Drott

LaVerna Sells appeals from a default judgment entered in favor of Earl Drott in his suit for specific performance of a contract. Sells raises three issues contending that the trial court erred in striking her pleadings, quashing the notice of deposition of her physician, and refusing to consider the physician’s affidavit. We reverse and remand.

Background

Sells, w... More...
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Dennis Laviage and Cynthia Laviage v. Champion Landscape Supplies, Inc.

In this contract dispute, appellants Dennis and Cynthia Laviage appeal a judgment entered in favor of Champion Landscape Supplies, Inc. In two issues, appellants contend the trial court erred in (1) finding they breached a contract with appellee, and (2) awarding attorney’s fees because appellants did not breach a contract. We affirm.

Background

Appellee filed suit against appell... More...
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Texas Cypress Creek Hospital, L.P. v. Marshelia Hickman

In this accelerated interlocutory appeal, appellant Texas Cypress Creek Hospital, L.P. d/b/a Cypress Creek Hospital (“Cypress Creek”), complains of the trial court’s denial of its motion to dismiss the healthcare-liability claims of appellee Marshelia Hickman, individually and as personal representative of the Estate of Jayme R. Cox, on the grounds that Hickman’s expert reports do not sati... More...   $0 (12-02-2010 - TX)

8100 North Freeway Ltd v. City of Houston

Appellant 8100 North Freeway Ltd. appeals the trial court’s order granting the temporary injunction request of appellee the City of Houston. Because we find that the trial court did not abuse its discretion in issuing the temporary injunction, we affirm.

BACKGROUND

The City regulates sexually oriented businesses (SOBs) and requires them to meet certain criteria to obtain permits, ... More...
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Selena Irene Serafin v. Doyle Wayne Seale

ppellant Selena Irene Serafin appeals the trial court’s final order modifying the parent-child relationship of Serafin, appellee Doyle Wayne Seale, and their child, J.D.S. In a single issue, Serafin asks us to reverse and remand the trial court’s order because Seale failed to attach to his petition the affidavit required by family code section 156.102. Based on our holding that Serafin waived ... More...   $0 (12-02-2010 - TX)

Celeste Hacker v. Garden Ridge, L.P.

Celeste Hacker sued Garden Ridge, L.P. on a premises liability theory. The claims made and defenses asserted are not available.... More...   $0 (12-01-2010 - OK)

Michael Arnoldy v. Daniel R. Mahoney

[¶1.] Michael and Ann Arnoldy each purchased assignments of judgments against David and Connie Finneman. They used the judgments to redeem land owned by the Finnemans that had been foreclosed. Daniel Mahoney also purchased judgments that he used to redeem the land from Michael. Arnoldys filed this separate declaratory judgment action challenging the validity of the judgments Mahoney used to redee... More...   $0 (12-01-2010 - SD)

Wendy Brooke Miller v. Dean Darwin Derksen

Dean Derksen appeals from a circuit court order denying his motion to hold the mother of his children—Wendy Miller—in contempt. The circuit court denied Derksen’s motion after it found that Miller had not violated their children’s placement order. As we agree with the circuit court, we affirm the order.

BACKGROUND

¶2 Derksen and Miller are the parents of twin boys ... More...
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Joshua Smith, d/b/a Fractional Transportation, L. L. C. v. I-30 Business Park, Ltd.

On November 1, 2008, Fractional Transportation, L.L.C., a Nevada limited liability company owned by Joshua Smith, leased a building from I-30 Business Park, Ltd., to store equipment. After disputes developed between the parties,[1] Smith ceased paying rent on the building. On May 8, 2009, the Business Park filed a forcible detainer action against Smith, in his personal capacity, in a Hunt County... More...   $0 (12-01-2010 - TX)

Trend Gathering & Treating, LP v. Laura W. Moore, in her capacity as Trustee of the Laura W. Moore Living Trust, and Moore Pipeline Corridor, LLC

This is a land condemnation case. Trend Gathering and Treating, LP condemned a 50-foot permanent pipeline easement and a 20-foot temporary workspace easement across property owned by Laura Moore, in her capacity as trustee of the Laura W. Moore Living Trust. The jury assessed the value of the easement taken at $25, 528 and the damage to the remainder at $222,642. The trial court entered judgmen... More...   $0 (12-01-2010 - TX)

Bliss Mine Road Condominium Association v. Nationwide Property and Casualty Insurance Company

On December 9, 2005, Mother Nature paid a visit to coastal Rhode Island, wreaking havoc with a storm that featured wind gusts of up to seventy-five miles per hour accompanied by copious amounts of rain, snow, and sleet. Among the many properties damaged by the storm was a condominium owned by Susan and Robert Phinney. That property was insured under an insurance policy issued to the plaintiff, Bli... More...   $0 (12-01-2010 - RI)

Cynthia Gutierrez v. Gabriel M. Davila

Cynthia Gutierrez appeals a final default decree of divorce, and claims her due process rights were violated, the trial court erred in granting a divorce before the mandatory sixty-day waiting period expired, and the trial court erred in denying her plea in abatement. We reverse and remand.

BACKGROUND

Gabriel M. Davila moved to Bexar County in October 2008, and filed for divorce the ... More...
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Edward A. Copley, et al. v. Sarah Johnson Pitt, et al.

This appeal arises from a probate proceeding in which a jury found Belton Kleberg Johnson (“B”) executed certain wills and trusts as a result of undue influence. The jury further found that the reasonable and necessary fees and expenses for the services of Plaintiffs’ attorneys in connection with both the will contest and the trust contest were in excess of $6.1 million, plus additional att... More...   $0 (12-01-2010 - TX)

Kulwinder Singh Raju v. Eric H. Holder, Jr.

Kulwinder Singh Raju, a native and citizen of India, seeks review of the Bureau of Immigration Appeals’ (BIA) denial of his motion to reopen his immigration proceedings. For the following reasons, we deny the petition for review.

I. Background

Raju entered the United States in 2002 without proper admission or parole and was placed in removal proceedings. After conceding removabilit... More...
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Arthur Rogers v. Angela M. Hester

Although this consolidated appeal ostensibly stems from an automobile collision that occurred in Springfield on November 7, 2002, in which Angela Hester ("Hester") was killed and Arthur Rogers ("Plaintiff") was injured, it has instead become a contest about the importance of everyone in court "playing by the rules" and what consequences should flow from a failure to do so. Ann Mills ("Defendant") ... More...   $0 (12-01-2010 - MO)

Faiez Ennabe v. Carlos Manosa

Civil Code section 1714, subdivision (c)1 provides broad immunity from civil liability for a social host who “furnishes alcoholic beverages to any person.” Under Business and Professions Code section 25602.1, the social host loses that immunity if he or she “sells, or causes to be sold, any alcoholic beverage, to any obviously intoxicated minor.”2 In this case of first impression, we hold ... More...   $0 (12-01-2010 - CA)

E&F Cox v. City of Tulsa

MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFF'S SECOND MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT


COMES NOW Plaintiff in support of Plaintiff's Second Motion for Summary Judgment filed pursuant to Rule 13 of the Rules of for District Court of Oklahoma, and moves for Summary Judgment in this cause in favor of Plaintiff and against Defendants and Intervenors.

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Edward A. Copley v. Sarah Johnson Pitt

This appeal arises from a probate proceeding in which a jury found Belton Kleberg Johnson (“B”) executed certain wills and trusts as a result of undue influence. The jury further found that the reasonable and necessary fees and expenses for the services of Plaintiffs’ attorneys in connection with both the will contest and the trust contest were in excess of $6.1 million, plus additional att... More...   $0 (12-01-2010 - TX)

Joshua Smith, d/b/a Fractional Transportation, L. L. C. v. I-30 Business Park, Ltd

On November 1, 2008, Fractional Transportation, L.L.C., a Nevada limited liability company owned by Joshua Smith, leased a building from I-30 Business Park, Ltd., to store equipment. After disputes developed between the parties,[1] Smith ceased paying rent on the building. On May 8, 2009, the Business Park filed a forcible detainer action against Smith, in his personal capacity, in a Hunt County... More...   $0 (12-01-2010 - TX)

Trend Gathering & Treating, LP v. Laura W. Moore, in her capacity as Trustee of the Laura W. Moore Living Trust, and Moore Pipeline Corridor, LLC

This is a land condemnation case. Trend Gathering and Treating, LP condemned a 50-foot permanent pipeline easement and a 20-foot temporary workspace easement across property owned by Laura Moore, in her capacity as trustee of the Laura W. Moore Living Trust. The jury assessed the value of the easement taken at $25, 528 and the damage to the remainder at $222,642. The trial court entered judgmen... More...   $0 (12-01-2010 - TX)

Larry M. Gentilello, M.D. v. Robert V. Rege, M.D.

Larry M. Gentilello, M.D., a tenured professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, brought suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against his supervisors, alleging that he was wrongfully demoted without due process of law in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment. The district court granted the Defendants’ motion for judgment on the pleadings and denied Gentilello leave to file an amend... More...   $0 (12-01-2010 - TX)

Bani Chatterjee v. Taya King

{1} This case involves the issue of whether a non-parent has standing to assert a custody and/or visitation claim, absent a finding of unfitness of the natural or adoptive parent, under New Mexico statutory or case law. Petitioner Bani Chatterjee appeals the district court’s dismissal of her petition to establish parentage and determine custody and time sharing with regard to the adopted child o... More...   $0 (12-01-2010 - NM)

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