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Rita L. Tristani v.Estelle Richman

In 1965, Congress amended the Social Security Act to create a program for states to assist the poor with their medical expenses. Through this program, known as Medicaid, the fifty states pay medical expenses on behalf of qualified beneficiaries. For more than thirty years, in circumstances where third parties are liable for such medical expenses, the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW)... More...   $0 (06-29-2011 - PA)

Arlyne Thorstrom v. Alan Thorstrom

Plaintiff and intervener appeal from a judgment that granted defendants an implied easement for exclusive use of water from a well on plaintiff and intervener‟s property. We agree with the trial court that an implied easement exists under these facts, but further conclude that the scope of the easement granted to defendants is excessive, and reverse the judgment.

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Ronald H. Semler v. General Electric Capital Corporation

This appeal raises the question of whether a commercial lending institution, which is also an equity investor in a borrower‘s venture, violated the Unruh Civil Rights Act (Act) (Civ. Code, § 51) by declining to make a loan to a limited liability company because its managing member included a felon who had conspired to falsify customs documents and sell munitions to Syria.

We conclude tha... More...
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Covell Development, LLC v. Covell-35 Development, LLC

Covell Development, LLC sued Covell-35 Development, LLC and Lawyers Title of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on breach of contract theories claiming that on July 22, 2005 Covell and Covell-35 entered into a Real Estate Purchase Agreement relating to the sale of real property located generally on the northeast corner of I-35 and Covell Road in Oklahoma County. At closing, Covell and Covell-35 escrowed $50... More...   $1 (06-27-2011 - OK)

David Kaspari v. Carol K. Olson

[¶1] The Department of Human Services appealed from a judgment reversing the Department's calculations of David and Sarah Kaspari's monthly recipient liabilities for their nursing home costs. The Department argues the district court erred in construing Medicaid regulations to allow the Kasparis to reduce their monthly recipient liabilities for nursing home care by their payments for mortgage inte... More...   $0 (06-24-2011 - ND)

Susan Rollans Pryor v. State of Oklahoma

¶1 Appellant Susan Rollans Pryor was tried by jury in the District Court of Tulsa County, Case No. CF-2008-691, and found guilty of First Degree Manslaughter in violation of 21 O.S.2001, § 711(2).1 The jury recommended fifteen years imprisonment and the Honorable Tom C. Gillert, who presided at trial, sentenced Pryor accordingly. From this Judgment and Sentence, Pryor appeals.

¶2 Pryor's... More...
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Russell S. McAllister v. Christiane S. McAllister

[¶1] Russell S. McAllister appeals from the District Court’s (York, O’Neil, J.) order granting Christiane S. McAllister’s motion to modify the parties’ 2005 divorce judgment. The court ordered Russell to pay an additional thirty-six months of spousal support. Russell argues on appeal that the court (1) made an error of law by modifying a division of marital property; (2) abused its discre... More...   $0 (06-23-2011 - ME)

Gemini Investors Inc., v. Ameripark Inc.,

AmeriPark owns and runs valet service operations at restaurants, hotels, and shopping centers across the country. It was founded by Robert K. Patterson, who led the company until 2008. At the time relevant to this litigation, Greenfield Partners, L.L.C. ("Greenfield") owned 24.9 percent of AmeriPark. AmeriPark's brief suggests that these shares were held by tworelated companies ("GreenPark Inves... More...   $0 (06-23-2011 - MA)

RDG Partnership v. George Long

This appeal arises from a real property dispute between adjoining landowners RDG Partnership, Gene and Shirley Jupe, and George Long. Long filed suit, and the Jupes filed counterclaims. All parties appeal raising numerous issues. Finding no reversible error or abuse of discretion, we affirm the trial court’s judgment.

Factual Background

Since 1997, Long and the Ju... More...
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Gina Cook v. Bixy Real Estate Investments, LLC

Gina Cook sued Bixby Real Estate Investments, LLC on an auto negligence theory claiming that an agent or employee of Defendant cause a car wreck that injured her.

The claims made and defenses asserted are not available.... More...
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Ali Tashakori v. John Lakis

Ali and Mahnaz Tashakori purchased a property with a house on it as well as an adjoining empty lot where they intended to build another home. In 2006 they sold the property with the existing home on it, while retaining the undeveloped lot. At that time, they learned that there was no recorded easement access to the empty lot, rendering it landlocked. They brought suit seeking to establish their ri... More...   $0 (06-21-2011 - CA)

United Insurance Company of America v. Erik T. Lutz

¶1 United Insurance Company of America (“United”) appeals the superior court’s summary judgment in favor of Erik T. and Amy K. Lutz on United’s claim for breach of guaranty. For the following reasons, we reverse and remand this matter for further proceedings.


¶2 Eric and Amy Lutz were the sole members of WKL, LLC. In July 2003, WKL entered into ... More...
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Johnson, Pople Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, L.L.P. v. John Forier

Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP ("Johnson Pope") and Roger Larson appeal the trial court's nonfinal order denying their motion to compel arbitration.1 Johnson Pope argues that the trial court erroneously concluded that enforcement of the arbitration clause, which was part of the legal services contract and required arbitration of malpractice claims, violates public policy. Because there ... More...   $0 (06-15-2011 - FL)

Patrick Derosa v. Accredited Home Lenders, Inc.

The Millville Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss Notification Act, N.J.S.A. 34:21-1 to -7 (the New Jersey WARN Act or the Act), generally provides that under certain conditions employees are entitled to notice, or alternatively, severance pay, in the event of a transfer or termination of operations, or a mass layoff by an employer. This appeal requires us to consider the novel question of whether the... More...   $0 (06-14-2011 - NJ)

M. Jay Carter v. Ernie Cline and Karen Cline

Appellant, M. Jay Carter, appeals the order of the Pulaski County Circuit Court awarding Appellees Ernie and Karen Cline money damages pursuant to a jury verdict, in addition to attorneys’ fees and costs, on their complaint for breach of a contract to purchase real estate. For reversal, Appellant contends that there has not been compliance with Rule 54(b) of the Arkansas Rules of Civil Procedure... More...   $0 (06-12-2011 - AR)

Larry Varilek v. Marianne K. Burke

This appeal arises from the 2008 valuation of a parcel of real property in Anchorage. Larry Varilek, the personal representative of the estate that owns the property, argues that the Board of Equalization overvalued the property. After reviewing the record, we affirm the superior court’s decision upholding the Board’s valuation.


Martha Dunnagan owned a r... More...
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Gardiner S. Mulford v. Walnut Hill Farm Group, LLC

In this appeal we consider whether the circuit court erred in finding that appellant Gardiner S. Mulford (“Mulford”) did not have a legal right to access property that he owned in Culpeper County.


We will state the facts in the light most favorable to Walnut Hill Farm Group, (“Walnut Hill”) the prevailing party below. Prospect Dev. Co. v. Bershader, 258 Va. 75, 80, 515 ... More...
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Taco Bell of America, Inc. v. Commonwealth Transportation

In this appeal we consider whether, in a condemnation case, the trial court erred by striking evidence the landowner claims supported its position that certain items were fixtures, not personalty, and removing that issue from consideration by the jury.


On February 15, 2008, the Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner of Virginia (Commissioner) filed Certificate of Take No... More...
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Elizabeth Ann Davis Crews v. Gary M. Gordon d/b/a Gordon Taylor Custom Homes

Appellant Elizabeth Ann Davis Crews challenges the legal and factual sufficiency of the evidence to support the jury’s findings in favor of Appellee Gary M. Gordon d/b/a Gordon Taylor Custom Homes. We will affirm.

II. Factual and Procedural Background

Gordon has been a custom and speculative homebuilder for thirty years.[2] In June 1999, he contracted with Crews to bui... More...
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Michael Lacey v. Joseph M. Arpaio

This case arose from the controversial late-night arrests and subsequent release of two Phoenix newspaper executives. As a result, Michael Lacey, Jim Larkin, and Phoenix New Times, LLC (Plaintiffs) sued various officials connected with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office and the Sheriff’s Office, including the county attorney, the sheriff, and a special prosecutor. They alleged the special p... More...   $0 (06-09-2011 - AZ)

Rachel L. Arfa v. Gidi Zamir

In June 2005, plaintiffs Rachel Arfa and Alexander Shpigel executed a general agreement with defendant Gadi Zamir regarding management of their real estate business. The agreement contained a provision in which each party released the others and their related entities from, "any and all claims, demands, actions, rights, suits, liabilities, interests and causes of action, known and unknown, which t... More...   $0 (06-09-2011 - )

Mary Lou Palmer v. Mark Everett Vaughn

¶1 The trial court petitioner, Mary Lou Palmer (Palmer), appeals an Order that denied her Motion To Vacate Void Orders And Judgment Order Allowing Final Account, Determining Heirs, Devisees and Legatees and Final Decree of Distribution (Final Decree), entered in the Estate of John Ellis Vaughan, Deceased (Decedent). The Co-Personal Representatives are Mark Everett Vaughan and Robert Lewis Vaughan... More...   $0 (06-07-2011 - OK)

Estate of Hattie K. Davis v. First National Bank & Trust Company of Chickasha

¶1 Appellant, Burns Davis (Personal Representative), seeks review of the trial court's order (1) allowing compensation to Appellee, First National Bank & Trust Company of Chickasha (Bank), as constructive trustee and special administrator in the probate of the estate of Hattie K. Davis (Decedent), (2) allowing fees and costs of Bank's attorney, (3) allowing fees of Bank's expert witness, (4) deny... More...   $0 (06-07-2011 - OK)


¶1 Plaintiff Cimarron River Ranch, LLC, appeals from the trial court's orders filed January 22, 2009, and May 8, 2009, granting Defendants'1 multiple summary judgment motions. This case proceeds pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 1.36, 12 O.S. Supp. 2009, ch. 15, app. 1, without additional appellate briefing.2 We have reviewed the record and applicable law and considered oral arguments presented to t... More...   $0 (06-07-2011 - OK)

Amy Ryan v. Gina Marie, L.L.C.

Plaintiff is a tenant in a multi-unit building in Hoboken that is owned by defendant Gina Marie, L.L.C. ("Gina Marie"). Plaintiff secured her apartment with the assistance of a Hoboken real estate broker and has resided there since October 1993. Her initial rent when she took up occupancy was $650 per month. There is no indication in the record that plaintiff received any increase in her rent unti... More...   $0 (06-07-2011 - NJ)

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