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State of Missouri v. St. Louis Sewer District

The United States and the State of Missouri filed this enforcement action against the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (District) under the Clean Water Act (Act), 33 U.S.C. § 1251 et seq. (2009). They seek federal civil penalties and injunctive relief to limit discharges of untreated wastewater and sewage by the District. The District raised several affirmative defenses claiming financial in... More...   $0 (06-09-2009 - MO)

Ross Parkhurst v. Chad Belt

Ross and Amy Parkhurst, the adoptive father and biological mother of H.P., a minor child, asserted claims as next friend against Chad Belt, H.P.'s biological father, for outrage and battery based on Belt's alleged sexual abuse of H.P. After a jury trial, judgment was entered in favor of the Parkhursts for $250,000 in compensatory damages and $750,000 in punitive damages.1 Belt appeals, arguing tha... More...   $0 (06-09-2009 - AR)

Stephen Schoemehl v. Renaissance Electric Company

Appellants appeal the District Court’s dismissal for failure to state a claim of two counts of Appellants’ Amended Complaint against Appellees Hunt Construction Group, Inc. (“Hunt”) and Daktronics Inc. (“Daktronics”). For the reasons that follow, we affirm.

I.

Appellants are trustees of various union benefit plans and funds (collectively, the “Funds”). Hunt was the ge... More...
   $0 (06-09-2009 - MO)

Ecolab, Inc. v. FMC Corporation

In this patent infringement case, Ecolab, Inc. appeals and FMC Corporation cross appeals from the final judgment of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, which was based on the jury’s verdict that: Ecolab infringed specified claims of FMC’s U.S. Patent No. 5,632,676 (“the ’676 patent”); FMC willfully infringed specified claims of two patents asserted by Ecolabâ€... More...   $0 (06-09-2009 - MN)

University of Pittsburgh v. Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

The University of Pittsburgh (“Pitt”) appeals the final judgment of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania dismissing with prejudice its patent infringement action for lack of standing. Judgment, Univ. of Pittsburgh v. Varian Med. Sys., Inc., No.07-CV-0491 (W.D. Penn. June 16, 2008). Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (“Varian”) cross appeals the district court... More...   $0 (06-09-2009 - PA)

William Ray Kearns v. Ford Motor Company

William Kearns’s Third Amended Complaint (“TAC”) claimed violations of California’s Consumers Legal Remedies Act (“CLRA”), Cal. Civ. Code §§ 1750-1784, and California’s Unfair Competition Law (“UCL”), Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code §§ 17200-17210. Those state claims are subject to Rule 9(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (“Rule 9(b)”) which requires that allegations of f... More...   $0 (06-09-2009 - CA)

Owens Wiwa v. Shell Petroleum, N.V., Shell Transport and Trading Company, LTD, Brian Anderson

Plaintiffs sure Shell Petroleum, N.V. and others under the The Alien Tort Claims Act claiming that Nigerian author and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and others in 1995 as a result of acts, errors and omissions by Defendants.

Defendants denied wrongdoing. Shell maintained that its "has always maintained the allegations were false. While we were prepared to go to court to clear our name, we believe ... More...
   $15500000 (06-09-2009 - )

James W. Green v. Haskell County Board of Commissioners

Defendant-Appellee Haskell County Board of Commissioners approved a constituent's request to erect a monument displaying the Ten Commandments (hereinafter the "Monument") on the lawn of

[568 F.3d 788]

the county courthouse in Stigler, Oklahoma. Plaintiffs-Appellants James Green, a Haskell County resident, and the American Civil Liberties Union ("ACLU") of Oklahoma filed suit agai... More...
   $0 (06-08-2009 - OK)

Roy A. Pitts v. Jason Sean Cragg

Roy A. Pitts Sued Jason Sean Cragg on an auto negligence theory.

The claims made and defenses asserted are not available.... More...
   $1 (06-08-2009 - OK)

Heather Coffey v. Carolyn Dowers

Heather Coffey sued Carolyn Dowers on an auto neligence theory.

The claims made and defenses asserted are not available.... More...
   $5424 (06-08-2009 - Ok)

Donald Bierman v. Aramark Refreshment Services I and Laura E. Konelick

Donald Bierman sued Aramark Refreshment Services I and Laura E. Konelick on a negligence theory.

The claims made and defenses asserted are not available.... More...
   $1 (06-08-2009 - OK)

Susan Pinto v. Revere-Saugus Riding Academy, Inc, & another

This appeal involves the scope of protection accorded to persons engaged in equine activities by G.L. c. 128, § 2D. The plaintiff, while riding a horse named Twilight at the defendants' stable, became unable to control him. The horse was running fast and the plaintiff felt her saddle slipping. Fearing that she was going to fall beneath the horse, she threw herself off and was injured. She brought... More...   $0 (06-08-2009 - MA)

Brian Pendleton v. Quiktrip Corporation

Brian Pendleton brought this action against QuikTrip pursuant to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), alleging that QuikTrip had terminated his employment to prevent him from receiving benefits under the company’s severance and stock plans. QuikTrip moved for summary judgment, and the district court granted the motion after concluding that Pendleton was not entitled to an... More...   $0 (06-08-2009 - MO)

LaMont G. Bailey, et al. v. E. Mitchell Roob, Jr., et al.

Years ago, a group of plaintiffs and the Indiana Medicaid program’s administrators agreed to certain terms for the handling of applications to the disability program in Indiana: most relevant for present purposes was a concession that the program would compile a complete twelve-month medical history before reaching a decision on the application. Now, several members of the affected class want to... More...   $0 (06-08-2009 - IN)

Hugh M.Caperton, et al. v. A.T. Massey Coal Co., Inc., et al.

In this case the Supreme Court of Appeals of WestVirginia reversed a trial court judgment, which had entered a jury verdict of $50 million. Five justices heard thecase, and the vote to reverse was 3 to 2. The questionpresented is whether the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment was violated when one of the justices in the majority denied a recusal motion. The basis for the motion was tha... More...   $0 (06-08-2009 - WV)

Springfield Holding Company, Ltd., LLC, et al. v. Robert Stone, M.D., et al.

Defendants-Counter-Claimants-Appellants—Robert L. Stone, Cynthia A. Stone, Robert Stone, M.D., and The Children’s Fund (referred to collectively as the Stones)—appeal the district court’s judgment in favor of the Plaintiffs- Counter-Defendants-Appellees, David Kinnard, Roger Kinnard, Mark Reinitz, and Plaintiff-Appellee Springfield Holding Co. (referred to collectively as the Kinnards, giv... More...   $0 (06-08-2009 - OK)

Qwest Corporation v. Arizona Corporation Commission

The Telecommunications Act of 1996 (“Act” or “1996 Act”), Pub. L. 104-104, 110 Stat. 56 (codified in part at 47 U.S.C. §§ 251-261, 271), created a complex federal scheme to encourage competition in local telephone service markets previously dominated by state-sanctioned local exchange carrier monopolies. AT&T Corp. v. Iowa Utils. Bd., 525 U.S. 366, 371-72, 377-80 (1999). Sections 251 and... More...   $0 (06-08-2009 - AZ)

James W. Green v. Haskell County Board of Commissioners, et al.

Defendant-Appellee Haskell County Board of Commissioners approved a constituent’s request to erect a monument displaying the Ten Commandments (hereinafter the “Monument”) on the lawn of the county courthouse in Stigler, Oklahoma. Plaintiffs-Appellants James Green, a Haskell County resident, and the American Civil Liberties Union (“ACLU”) of Oklahoma filed suit against the Haskell County ... More...   $0 (06-08-2009 - OK)

New Concept Housing, Inc. v. United Department Stores Co., No. 1, Inc.

{¶1} Plaintiffs-appellants, New Concept Housing, Inc., and George B. Stewart (collectively, “New Concept”), appeal the judgments of the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas in favor of defendants-appellees, United Department Stores Co., No. 1, Inc., (“UDS”), Thomas H. Bergman, and Cohen, Todd, Kite & Stanford, LLP (“Cohen Todd”), in a lawsuit arising from the sale of an apartment com... More...   $0 (06-07-2009 - OH)

Brennan Dean v. Consolidate Equities Realty #3 dba Colerain Ford

{¶1} Brennan Dean appeals the trial court’s entry of summary judgment against him on his claim for wrongful termination. We conclude that the publicpolicy exception to the at-will employment doctrine did not apply in this case, because there is no clear public policy against the credit fraud that Consolidated Equities Realty #3, LLC, d.b.a. Colerain Ford (“Colerain Ford”), allegedly committ... More...   $0 (06-07-2009 - OH)

Eric L. Thompson v. North American Stainless, LP

The sole issue raised in this rehearing en banc is whether § 704(a) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-3(a), creates a cause of action for third-party retaliation for persons who have not personally engaged in protected activity. After applying the plain and unambiguous statutory text, we join the Third, Fifth, and Eighth Circuit Courts of Appeal in holding that the ... More...   $0 (06-06-2009 - KY)

Dr. Jon Dodson and Forest Park Medical Clinic PA v. Allstate Insurance Co.

Dr. Jon Dodson and Forest Park Medical Clinic PA sued Allstate Insurance Co. on defamation, civil conspiracy and other theories claiming that he and his medical practice were harmed by the wrongful conduct of Allstate.

The defenses asserted by Defendant are not available.... More...
   $21000000 (06-06-2009 - AR)

Bruce Walker and Kimberly Smith-McKenzie v. Johnny L Hatter

Bruce Walker and Kimberly Smith-McKenzie sued Sumter County Sheriff Johnny L Hatter on various employment law violation theories. Kimberly Smith-McKenzie claimed that she was sexually harassed and retaliated against for complaining. Bruce Walker claimed that he was discriminated against because of his race and retaliated against for supporting Smith-McKenzie.

The defenses asserted by She... More...
   $2500000 (06-06-2009 - AL)

Starrh and Starrh Cotton Growers v. Aera Energy LLC

Starrh and Starrh Cotton Growers sued Aera Energy LLC on a negligence theory claiming that Defendants failed to exercise due care in the disposal of salt water from oil production and polluted the groundwater under Plaintiff's land. Plaintiff claimed that Aera knowingly allowed some 600 million barrels of oil wastewater to seep into subsurface geologic structures under their farm damaging water th... More...   $8500000 (06-06-2009 - )

Estate of Jim Kosak v. Cirrus Design Corp., University of North Dakota Aerospace Foundation and the Estate of Gary Prokop

The Estate of Kim Kosak sued Cirrus Design Corp., University of North Dakota Aerospace Foundation and Estate of Gary Prokop on a negligence theory for the wrongful death of Kosak, age 51, as a result of a plane crash on January 18, 2003. The National Transportation Safety Board investigation concluded the the cause of the crash was pilot error. Plaintiffs claimed that Krokop had not been properly ... More...   $16400000 (06-06-2009 - )

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