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American Diamond Exchange, Inc. v. Scott Alpert

The defendant Jurgita Karobkaite1 appeals2 from the judgment of the trial court, following a remand from the Appellate Court; see American Diamond Exchange, Inc. v. Alpert, 101 Conn. App. 83, 920 A.2d 357, cert. denied, 284 Conn. 901, 931 A.2d 261 (2007); for a recalculation of damages based on the existing record. On remand, the trial court awarded $103,355.68 in damages to the plaintiff, America... More...   $0 (10-21-2011 - CT)

Brenda J. Sawicki v. New Britain General Hospital

The defendant, Mandell & Blau, M.D.’s, P.C.,1 appeals from the judgment of the Appellate Court,2 reversing the judgment of the trial court rendered following a jury verdict in favor of the defendant. Sawicki v. New Britain General Hospital, 115 Conn. App. 25, 26, 971 A.2d 709 (2009). The defendant claims that the Appellate Court improperly concluded that the trial court improperly denied the mot... More...   $0 (10-21-2011 - CT)

Diontra Common v. City of Chicago

On November 18, 2006, Chicago Police Officer Guy Nelson fatally shot Michael Smith as he exited a convenience store on Chicago’s south side. After his family sued the officer and the City, a jury found that the officer had not used excessive force against Smith. The only question in this appeal is whether the district court judge erred by allowing in evidence that Smith had drugs secreted in his... More...   $0 (10-21-2011 - IL)

Shirley Phelps-Roper v. Gary Troutman

Shirley Phelps-Roper brought this action to enjoin the enforcement of the Nebraska Funeral Picketing Law (NFPL), arguing that it violates her First Amendment right to free speech. She appeals a district court order denying her motion for a preliminary injunction. Bound by a previous panel decision involving a similar statute, the same procedural posture on appeal, and the identical plaintiff, Phel... More...   $0 (10-21-2011 - NE)

Nancy Spillar v. Social Security Administration

Nancy Spillar sued Michael Astrue, Commissioner of the Social Security Administration seeking social security disability benefits.... More...   $1 (10-20-2011 - OK)

Andrew Nadhir v. Bilha Salomon

¶ 1 Plaintiffs Andrew Nadhir, Frank Battaglia, and Jason Welch filed suit against defendants
Bilha Salomon and Steven T. Sims, alleging that defendants failed to return plaintiffs’
security deposit at the conclusion of plaintiffs’ lease in violation of the City of Evanston
Residential Landlord and Tenant Ordinance (Evanston Municipal Code § 5-3-1 et seq. (eff.
Feb. 2008)) (ER... More...
   $0 (10-20-2011 - IL)

Pamela Lynn Lawson v. Honeywell Internations, Inc. f/k/a Allied Signal, Inc.

¶1. Plaintiff Pamela Lynn Lawson appeals the trial court’s grants of summary judgment to the defendant, Honeywell International, Inc., on Lawson’s Mississippi Products Liability Act (“MPLA”) claim and her negligence claim arising from injuries Lawson sustained when her seatbelt buckle allegedly malfunctioned during an automobile accident. We affirm the trial court’s grant of summary jud... More...   $0 (10-20-2011 - MS)

Alvin Peterson v. Todd Sando

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[¶1] Alvin Peterson appealed and the State Engineer, Todd Sando, cross-appealed from a district court judgment affirming in part and reversing in part a State Engineer order determining there was an unauthorized dam on Peterson's property in Walsh County and requiring Peterson to construct a drainage ditch to maintain water impounded by the dam at a level of 1543.5 feet mean sea level. T... More...
   $0 (10-20-2011 - ND)

Mark Orchard v. The State of Wyoming, Department of Transportation

[¶1] Appellant, Mark Orchard, was arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol. As a result, the Wyoming Department of Transportation advised him that it was suspending his driver’s license pursuant to Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 31-6-102. Appellant contested the suspension before the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH), and the OAH upheld the suspension. He sought review in the distric... More...   $0 (10-20-2011 - WY)

David M. Scalia v. Robin Green

¶1 Robin and Verdie Green argue the superior court erred by entering summary judgment in favor of David and Beth Scalia on the Scalias’ claim to quiet title in a pair of easements. Because the Greens offered insufficient evidence as a matter of law to support their contention that the Scalias abandoned one of the easements, we affirm the judgment in part. We vacate and remand the judgment in fa... More...   $0 (10-20-2011 - AZ)

State Compensation Insurance Fund v. Walldesign Incorporated

State Compensation Insurance Fund (the Fund) provided workers‟ compensation insurance to WallDesign Incorporated (WallDesign) under two insurance policies. WallDesign failed to pay the premium the Fund claimed was owing; the amount of the final premium was determined through an audit of WallDesign‟s records by the Fund. The Fund (through its collection agent) sued WallDesign to recover the unp... More...   $0 (10-20-2011 - CA)

John S. Vardiman v. Robin Ogden

Robin Ogden and Iris Roubique, individually and as personal representatives of the Estate of Georgie Marie Ogden, sued John S. Vardiman, M.D., James L. Holly, M.D., and Southeast Texas Medical Associates, L.L.P. for alleged medical malpractice.1 Appellants objected to appellees‘ expert report and moved to dismiss the lawsuit pursuant to section 74.351 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Cod... More...   $0 (10-20-2011 - TX)

Brewster McCauley v. City of Chicago

Mersaides McCauley was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend Glenford Martinez as she left the parking lot of her church in Chicago. Martinez then turned the gun on himself. At the time of the murdersuicide, Martinez was on parole for an earlier homicide and had a history of harassing and assaulting McCauley in violation of his parole and a court order of protection issued on her behalf. Chicago law... More...   $0 (10-20-2011 - )

Paul McKinney Taylor v. Trisha Richard Taylor

¶1 Respondent Trisha Richard Taylor (Wife) challenges a contempt order entered against her for violating a court order. See Utah Code Ann. § 78B‐6‐301(5) (2008). We reverse the order of contempt. We also reverse a portion of the attorney fee award, affirm a portion of it, and remand for the trial court to make the necessary allocation.

¶2 Wife and Petitioner Paul McKinney Taylor (H... More...
   $0 (10-20-2011 - UT)

Patricia Niemela v. Imperial Manufacturing, Inc.

¶1 Plaintiff Patricia Niemela appeals the trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of Defendant Imperial Manufacturing, Inc., dba Imperial Mailbox Systems, (Imperial) in her products liability action. We affirm.

BACKGROUND

¶2 Niemela delivered mail for the United States Postal Service (USPS). Starting in 2001, her route included approximately 600 homes within the Over... More...
   $0 (10-20-2011 - UT)

Joanie Porter v. Metropolitan Library Commission

Joanie Porter sued the Metropolitan Library Commission on a civil rights violation theory under 42 U.S.C. 1981.

The claims made and defenses asserted are unavailable.... More...
   $1 (10-19-2011 - OK)

American Residential Community v. Levonna Corley

¶1 Petitioners American Residential Community and Ace American Insurance Company (collectively, Employer) seek review of an order of a three-judge panel of the Workers' Compensation Court reversing the trial court's order and granting permanent partial disability benefits for a soft tissue injury to the right ankle of Respondent Levonna Corley. In this proceeding, Employer challenges the order of... More...   $0 (10-19-2011 - OK)

City of Coweta v. David Doughten

¶1 This is an appeal by Defendants, David Doughten and the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 192 (FOP), from the trial court's ruling in favor of the City of Coweta (City). City filed a petition for a declaratory judgment, seeking a judicial declaration that it could terminate the employment of Doughten, a probationary police officer, without a hearing and without cause. For the following reasons,... More...   $0 (10-19-2011 - OK)

Curwood, Inc. v. Kathleya J. Camp

¶1 In 2009 Claimant, Kathleya Camp, filed an action against Employer, Curwood Inc., alleging cumulative injury to her arms, shoulders and neck as a result of many repetitive actions in building boxes and operating machines in her employment with Curwood. She began experiencing pain in her hands sometime in 2006 or 2007 which continued to worsen throughout 2007. When a supervisor inquired of Claim... More...   $0 (10-19-2011 - OK)

In Re The Marriage of Mary Elizabeth Lange and Calvin J. Lange

Calvin Lange and Mary Lange, now known as Mary Fowler, were previously married. They had three minor children, T.L., born in 1999, J.L., born in 2000, and S.L., born in 2001. A dissolution decree was entered for the parties on February 1, 2005, which incorporated the parties’ stipulation. Pursuant to the stipulation, Mary had physical care of the children. Calvin had visitation on alternating we... More...   $0 (10-19-2011 - IA)

In Re The Marriage of Nancy Marie Diersen and Ryan Michael Diersen

Nancy Diersen appeals from the decree dissolving her and Ryan Diersen’s marriage. She challenges the child custody provisions of the decree, arguing that she should have been granted physical care of the children rather than the parties being awarded joint physical care. She also argues the district court should not have ordered that the children attend school in their present school district an... More...   $0 (10-19-2011 - IA)

In Re The Marriage of Allison Kay Larson and Roger Marlyn Larson

Following twenty-five years of marriage, Allison and Roger Larson are before us appealing the economic provisions of the decree dissolving the union. The question presented on appeal is whether the 160 acres of farmland Roger inherited from his parents is subject to division in light of the contributions Allison made during the marriage. We also consider whether it was equitable to award Allison e... More...   $0 (10-19-2011 - IA)

Wiley Whitacre v. Bill Brown

Wiley Whitacre sustained injuries in the course of his job duties and sued several supervisory and management co-employees for gross negligence. The district court granted summary judgment in favor of the defendants. On appeal, Whitacre contends genuine issues of material fact precluded summary judgment. We affirm.

I. Background Facts and Proceedings.

The summary judgment record reve... More...
   $0 (10-19-2011 - IA)

Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. v. Bancfirst

¶1 Plaintiff/Appellant, Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. (Countrywide), seeks review of the trial court's judgment foreclosing mortgages on the property of Defendants, Bobby L. Hinkle and Julia Hinkle, and finding the mortgage of Defendant/Appellee, BancFirst, had priority over Countrywide's mortgage. We affirm, holding (1) BancFirst's mortgage retained its priority for future advances because it was... More...   $0 (10-19-2011 - OK)

American Residential Community v. Levonna Corley

¶1 Petitioners American Residential Community and Ace American Insurance Company (collectively, Employer) seek review of an order of a three-judge panel of the Workers' Compensation Court reversing the trial court's order and granting permanent partial disability benefits for a soft tissue injury to the right ankle of Respondent Levonna Corley. In this proceeding, Employer challenges the order of... More...   $0 (10-19-2011 - OK)

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