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Ex Parte Richard Mark Bowman

Appellant, Richard Mark Bowman, challenges the trial court’s order denying his application for a writ of habeas corpus.1 In his sole issue, appellant contends

1 See TEX. CODE CRIM. PROC. ANN. art. 11.072, § 8 (Vernon Supp. 2013) (providing for appeal in misdemeanor case in which applicant seeks relief from judgment of conviction ordering community supervision), art. 11.09 (Vernon 2005)... More...
   $0 (06-05-2014 - TX)

Alma Richardson v. Texas Workforce Commission and Fort Bend County, Texas

This appeal arises out of a lawsuit Alma Richardson filed to challenge a Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) decision denying her unemployment benefits. Richardson appeals the trial court’s order granting pleas to the jurisdiction

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in favor of TWC and her former employer, Fort Bend County, Texas. In one issue, Richardson contends that the trial court erred in dismissing her case ... More...
   $0 (06-05-2014 - TX)

Helen Mayfield v. North Village Green I Homeowner's Association, Inc.

Helen Mayfield sued North Village Green I Homeowner’s Association, Inc., James Patrick Kennedy, and Duane T. Corley. Each defendant filed a motion for summary judgment, which the trial court granted. Mayfield identifies six issues on appeal.

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We affirm.

Background Summary

In 2002, a fire occurred at the North Village Green Condominiums. An insurance dispute a... More...
   $0 (06-05-2014 - TX)

Pedro Rosales-Martinez v. Colby Palmer, et al.

This is an action for damages under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The plaintiff, Pedro Rosales-Martinez, complains that he was unlawfully convicted and imprisoned as a result of violations of his constitutional rights. He alleges that the defendants, acting under color of State law, unlawfully suppressed the criminal history of a confidential informant who was the main witness against him, failed to produce ... More...   $0 (06-03-2014 - NV)

Santino Aguirre, Brenda Echavarria and Leroy Aguirre v. Scott S. Aguirre and Irma S. Aguirre

Santino Aguirre, Brenda Echavarria, and Leroy Aguirre (Appellants) appeal from the trial court’s take-nothing summary judgment in favor of Scott S. Aguirre and Irma S. Aguirre (Appellees). We reverse and remand.

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Background

On September 20, 2011, Appellants brought suit against Appellees.1 Santino, Brenda, Leroy, and Scott are siblings. Their mother is Lydia Aguirre.
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   $0 (05-30-2014 - TX)

Iglesia Cristiana Cristo Vive, Inc. v. Church of God of the Apostolic FAith Latin Conference, Inc.

By three issues, appellant, Iglesia Cristiana Cristo Vive, Inc., appeals from a verdict in favor of appellees, Church of God of the Apostolic Faith Latin Conference, Inc. (“Church of God”) and Pablo Sanchez. We affirm.

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I. BACKGROUND

Rebecca Robles testified that she served as secretary of a church named the Centro De Adoracion Hosanna (“Hosanna”) with the Reverend Hi... More...
   $0 (05-29-2014 - TX)

Sie Ervine v. Desert View Regional Medical Center Holdings

We are presented with claims under the Rehabilitation Act against health care providers for failure to communicate effectively with a person who is deaf.

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Charlene Ervine, who was deaf, died of cancer in November 2009. In the years before her death, she sought

ERVINE V. DESERT VIEW REG’L 4 MED. CTR. HOLDINGS

treatment at Desert View Regional Medical Center, a hospita... More...
   $0 (05-29-2014 - NV)

Yvonne Averhartl v. Sheriff of Cook County, Illinois

Yvonne Averhart, formerly employed as a guard at the Cook County Jail, was suspended without pay in 2001 and fired in 2003. She filed her first federal lawsuit in 2001; the current suit is her fourth. She has lost them all. She filed and lost two state suits as well. The district court dis-­‐‑ missed the current suit as barred by the earlier decisions. Averhart believes that the Sheriff’s D... More...   $0 (05-28-2014 - IL)

Wilson Iroanyah and Joy Iroanyah v. Bank of America

This case concerns rescission procedures and the calculation of attorneys’ fees under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). On November 16, 2006, appellant Wilson Iroanyah closed on two separately documented loans. Appellee Taylor Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corporation (TBW) loaned Wilson $192,000 (first loan) and $36,000 (second loan). Wilson and his wife, appellant Joan Iroanyah, own a home in Stream... More...   $0 (05-28-2014 - IL)

Sierra Club v. County of Fresno and Friant Ranch, P.P.

In February 2011, the County of Fresno (County) approved the Friant Ranch project, a proposed master-planned community for persons age 55 or older located in north-central Fresno County (the Project). The Project is located on 942 acres of unirrigated grazing land adjacent to the unincorporated community of Friant, below Friant Dam and Millerton Lake, near the San Joaquin River.

This appeal... More...
   $0 (05-27-2014 - CA)

Kirk Brand Coburn v. Janet Moreland

This is an appeal from a modification order in a “high-conflict” suit affecting the parent-child relationship (SAPCR).1 The appellant, Kirk Brand Coburn, challenges the trial court’s modification order, which (1) increased his monthly child-support obligation, (2) granted the appellee, Janet Moreland, the exclusive right to make certain decisions concerning their children’s education and h... More...   $0 (05-23-2014 - TX)

Enriqueta Castillo v. Mizpah Residential Care d/b/a La Familia Adult Day Care

Plaintiffs, Mario Alberto Castillo and Enriqueta Castillo, filed this suit against defendants, Mizpah Residential Care d/b/a La Familia Adult Day Care (“Mizpah”) and

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Refugia L. Barrera, after plaintiffs were injured in a collision that occurred between two automobiles in Harlingen, Texas on November 11, 2009. At the time of the collision, plaintiffs were clients of Mizpah, a pr... More...
   $0 (05-22-2014 - TX)

BNSF Railway Company v. James E. Phillips

Upon consideration of Appellant BNSF Railway Company’s motions for rehearing and reconsideration en banc, Appellee James E. Phillips’s response, and BNSF’s reply, this court denies the motion for reconsideration en banc in a separate order today, and we deny the motion for rehearing. However, we withdraw our prior opinions and judgment of August 1, 2013 and substitute the following.

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   $1901000 (05-22-2014 - TX)

County of El Paso, Texas and El Paso County Sheriff's Department v. Lisa Latimer

In this interlocutory appeal, the County of El Paso, Texas and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Department (collectively referred to as “the County”) challenge an order denying their plea to the jurisdiction. TEX. CIV. PRAC. & REM. CODE ANN. § 51.014 (a)(8) (West 2008). We affirm.

BACKGROUND

On June 21, 2010, Appellee Lisa Latimer sued the County under the Texas Whistleblower Act.... More...
   $0 (05-21-2014 - TX)

Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.

The Copyright Act (Act) protects copyrighted works published before1978 for an initial period of 28 years, renewable for a period of up to 67 years. 17 U. S. C. §304(a). The author’s heirs inherit the renewal rights. See §304(a)(1)(C)(ii)–(iv). When an author who has assignedher rights away “dies before the renewal period, . . . the assignee maycontinue to use the original work only if the... More...   $0 (05-19-2014 - DC)

Francine I. Katz v. Anheuser-Busch

Francise Katz sued Anheuser-Busch on am employment discrimination theory claiming that she did not receive equal pay for equal work while employed by the Defendant company as a staff attorney from 1998 until 2009.

St. Louis City Circuit Court docket entries for this case:

05/16/2014 Trial Minutes Filed
Cause called again. Parties and jury appear again. Jury trial resum... More...
   $0 (05-16-2014 - MO)

United States of America v. Ross H. Mandell and Adam Harrington

Defendant-Appellants Ross Mandell and Adam Harrington appeal from judgments of conviction entered on May 7, 2012, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Paul A. Crotty, Judge), following a five-week jury trial. The jury found both Mandell and Harrington guilty of all four of the counts charged against them: (1) conspiracy to commit securities fraud, wire fraud, ... More...   $0 (05-16-2014 - NY)

Nancy J. Sherman v. Town of Chester

Hungry Joe packed up his bags and wrote happy letters home.
He had flown the 25 missions required to complete a tour of duty.
But things were not so simple on Catch‐22’s Pianosa island. He soon
discovered that Colonel Cathcart had just raised the number of
missions to 30, forcing Hungry Joe to unpack his bags and rewrite
his happy letters. At the time, Yossarian had flown 2... More...
   $0 (05-16-2014 - NY)

Dan Oliver v. SD-3C LLC

In this antitrust suit, Plaintiffs, purchasers of SD digital memory cards, allege that Defendants Panasonic Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, SanDisk Corporation, and SD-3C, LLC (collectively “Defendants”) violated federal and state antitrust laws by conspiring to fix the price for SD cards and engaging in improper practices with respect to the licensing of Defendants’ patents to other manuf... More...   $0 (05-15-2014 - CA)

Tramaine Chargois Singleton f/k/a Tramaine Chargois v. Ashley Elliott

Appellee Ashley Elliott sued appellant Tramaine Chargois Singleton f/k/a Tramaine Chargois (Singleton), seeking to collect an unpaid balance under an agreement to settle a prior lawsuit. Elliott moved for summary judgment, which the trial court granted. In this appeal, Singleton contends that the trial court erred in granting summary judgment because (1) she specially excepted to Elliott’s failu... More...   $0 (05-13-2014 - TX)

Kim Ellen Murie v. Phillip Wade Harting and Lillian Harting

¶1 The sole issue on appeal is whether the trial court committed reversible error when it denied Defendant's motion to vacate a default judgment based on irregularity in obtaining a judgment pursuant to 12 O.S. 2011 §1031(3). We hold that it did and reverse the judgment.

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¶2 Kim Murie, Plaintiff/Appellee, filed a petition for negligence and intentional infliction of emotional di... More...
   $0 (05-08-2014 - OK)

Carmen Cantu v. Mission Regional Medical Center

In this health-care liability case, appellant, Carmen Cantu, appeals a summary judgment granted in favor of appellees, McAllen Medical Center (“MMC”), Mission

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Regional Medical Center (“Mission”), Ruy Mireles-Quintanilla, M.D., Oscar Tijerina, M.D., Jorge Roque, M.D., and Rita Villanueva, M.D. By two issues, Cantu contends the trial court erred in granting: (1) appellees’ ... More...
   $0 (05-08-2014 - TX)

JUAN JESUS CANTU AND MARIA YOLANDA CANTU v. ZAR-MAT PROPERTIES, A TEXAS GENERAL PARTNERSHIP, JOSE RUBEN MATA AND ZARAGOSA HINOJOSA JR.

Appellants, Juan Jesus Cantu and Maria Yolanda Cantu, complain in this appeal of a November 30, 2009 order granting summary judgment in favor of appellees, Zar-Mat

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Properties, a Texas General Partnership, Jose Ruben Mata, and Zaragosa Hinojosa, Jr. (collectively Zar-Mat), on the Cantus’ claims that Zar-Mat violated the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) by failing to provide them with t... More...
   $0 (05-08-2014 - TX)

James J. Naples v. M. Mark Lesher and wife, Rhonda Long Lesher

The alliance of James J. Naples, M. Mark Lesher, and Ramchandra Gurav soured when Naples accused Lesher of selling the timber on their jointly-owned property and also of keeping more than his share of the proceeds generated from the property’s mineral income. Consequently, Naples sued Lesher for damages.

Lesher filed motions for summary judgment as to all of Naples’ and Gurav’s clai... More...
   $0 (05-08-2014 - TX)

Joseph PADUH III, Temporary Administrator of the Estate of Joe Perry Corzine, Deceased, and Stephen P. Takas Jr., Trustee of the Joe Perry Corzine Trust, and Successor Independent Executor of the Estate of James L. Corzine, Deceased, Appellees

This is an appeal from a probate court order granting summary judgment in a bill of review action. Appellees Joseph Paduh III, Temporary Administrator of the Estate of Joe Perry Corzine, Deceased, and Stephen P. Takas Jr., Trustee of the Joe Perry Corzine Trust, and Successor Independent Executor of the Estate of James L. Corzine, Deceased (collectively “Paduh”) filed a petition for bill of re... More...   $0 (05-07-2014 - TX)

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