M ORE L AW
LEXAPEDIA
Salus Populi Suprema Lex Esto

Information
About MoreLaw
Contact MoreLaw

Comparative Fault Law
 
Gregorio Garcia, Jr. v. The State of Texas Sooner Cannabis Consultants Click Here For Expert Help 918-960-5038

A jury convicted Appellant of aggravated sexual assault of child. The indictment alleged that on or about July 1, 2010, Appellant intentionally and knowingly caused the penetration of his penis into the mouth of N.M., who at the time was younger than fourteen.1 As with many cases of this type, the jury was confronted with the child victim’s claim of the assault, and the defendant’s denial th... More...   $0 (09-02-2018 - TX)

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter and Hampton, LLP v. J-M Manufacturing Company, Inc.

A large law firm agreed to represent a manufacturing company in a federal
qui tam action brought on behalf of a number of public entities. During the same
time period, the law firm represented one of these public entities in matters
unrelated to the qui tam suit. Both clients had executed engagement agreements
that purported to waive all such conflicts of interest, current or futur... More...
   $0 (09-02-2018 - CA)

Rev. Fr. Emanuel Lemelson v. Bloomberg, L.P. District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

In both an online article and a subsequent TV interview, Bloomberg
News reported that the Securities and Exchange Commission had opened
an investigation to determine whether Emmanuel Lemelson, a priest
and hedge fund manager, had intentionally published false material
about public companies in whose stock he held a short position. Lemelson
filed suit against Bloomberg and ... More...
   $0 (09-01-2018 - MA)

Talawrence Donyea Tennell v. The State of Texas

Appellant Talawrence Donyea Tennell lived with his girlfriend Crystal Harris. Two children lived with them, Harris’s seven-month-old daughter, Hailey, and her five-year-old daughter, Riley. One afternoon, Harris left Hailey at home, and she asked Tennell to watch the baby. When Harris returned home approximately two hours later, Tennell was holding Hailey. The baby was unresponsive, and her ... More...   $0 (08-31-2018 - TX)

Jeffrey N. Killebrew v. The State of Texas

Deputy Mike Nguyen, an accident investigator with the Harris County
Sheriff’s Office (“HCSO”), testified that in the afternoon of February 23, 2014, he
was dispatched to an automobile/motorcycle collision on Franz Road in Katy,
Texas. When he arrived, he saw a motorcycle and Frank Rodriguez, the
“complainant,” who was deceased, lying on the pavement in the eastbound lane. More...
   $0 (08-31-2018 - TX)

MARILYN E. BATMAN, Trustee of the BATMAN REVOCABLE TRUST NO. 1, v. KENT A. DEUTSCH, d/b/a DEUTSCH OIL COMPANY v. ROBRO ROYALTY PARTNERS, LTD., a Texas Limited Partnership, and BITTER END ROYALTIES, LP,

On October 1, 1983, Helen Morrison conveyed to Ralph Stalcup an 80-acre tract of real property located in Stafford County. This property was subject to a 1967 oil and gas lease (the Morrison Lease) entitling the lessor to a one-eighth royalty. The original lessor had drilled an oil well on the property in 1970. In the general warranty deed conveying the property, Morrison reserved mineral rights t... More...   $0 (08-30-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Matthew Lane Durham Western District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Matthew Durham appeals his convictions and sentence on four counts for illicit
sex with minors in Kenya after travelling there from the United States. This opinion
addresses the following eight issues presented for appellate review.
1. Is 18 U.S.C. § 2423(c), the statute on which the convictions
were based, unconstitutional on its face and as applied to Mr.
Durham because it ex... More...
   $0 (08-30-2018 - OK)

Debbie Sheltra, et al. v. Nevada Division of Forestry

Reno, NV - Jury Finds Nevada Forestry Department Grossly Negligence

Debbie Sheltra sued the Nevada Division of Forestry and the University of Nevada on a governmental tort claim negligence theory claiming that her house was burned down in 2016 as a direct result of gross negligence.

The State apparently admitted some fault starting and managing a controlled burn that got out of c... More...
   $0 (08-18-2018 - NV)

UNITED STATES v. VALENTÍN VALDÉS-AYALA

To understand how Valdés exploited the bankruptcy and child support administration systems, it will help to understand the ways in which these systems have been designed to work. We use the testimony the jury heard at trial to paint the backdrop against which Valdés operated his businesses. The jury trial included testimony from a varied cast of 34 witnesses culminating with Valdés, himself... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - PR)

Shameka Winslett v. 1811 27th Avenue, LLC

Shameka Winslett filed a complaint asserting various claims against her former
landlord Yugal Sagi and his LLC after he failed to make repairs to her apartment and filed
an unlawful detainer action against her. Sagi responded by filing an anti-SLAPP motion to
strike three of these claims, for retaliation and retaliatory eviction under Civil Code section
1942.5,1
former subdivis... More...
   $0 (08-15-2018 - )

STATE OF TENNESSEE v. A.B. PRICE, JR. and VICTOR TYRONE SIMS1

There is no dispute as to the facts or circumstances that give rise to this appeal. The record shows that when the Defendants initially attempted to enter their guilty pleas, the trial court refused to accept their negotiated plea agreements and “expressed reservations” as to whether the court could accept them because they would be subject to the PSA. The trial court urged the parties to “consi... More...   $0 (08-15-2018 - TN)

Eden Gonzalez Has v. Fhodyco Productions

After crossing the finish line at the 2011 Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half
Marathon, Peter Hass (Hass) tragically suffered a cardiac arrest, collapsed, and died.
Hass’s wife, Eden Hass, and his two minor children (collectively, the Hass Family)
consequently filed this wrongful death action, alleging that numerous race-affiliated
individuals and entities—including event organiz... More...
   $0 (08-15-2018 - CA)

State of Ohio v. Reginald L. Greene

On August 15, 2005, a Franklin County Grand Jury indicted Greene for failure to pay court-ordered child support to his child, B. S., for 26 accumulated weeks of a 2-year period. (Aug. 15, 2005 Indictment 05CR-5445.) He pled guilty to that offense on February 13, 2006. (Feb. 13, 2006 Plea Tr. 05CR-5445, filed Nov. 17, 2017; Feb. 13, 2006 Plea Form 05CR-5445.) However, due to circumstances not ... More...   $0 (08-14-2018 - OH)

State of Ohio v. Alonzo Bonner, Jr.

On August 11, 2016, Bonner was indicted on one count of felonious assault in violation of R.C. 2903.11(A)(1), a second-degree felony, along with a repeat violent offender (“RVO”) specification. Previously, Bonner served nine years in prison after being convicted of felonious assault with a firearm. State v. Bonner, Erie C.P. No. 2007-CR-487. Bonner pleaded not guilty to the charge of felon... More...   $0 (08-14-2018 - OH)

Monster Energy Company v. Bruce L. Schechter

When a settlement agreement provides that the “[p]laintiffs and their counsel
agree” to keep the terms of the agreement confidential, and when the plaintiffs’ counsel
signs the agreement under the words, “Approved as to form and content,” can the
plaintiffs’ counsel be liable to the defendant for breach of the confidentiality provision?
We answer this question, “No.”

FACT... More...
   $0 (08-14-2018 - CA)

HOWARD JOHNSON III v. U.S. FOOD SERVICE, and AMERICAN ZURICH INSURANCE CO

On October 16, 2015, Howard Johnson, who had been employed by U.S. Food Service since 2002 as a delivery driver, suffered an on-the-job injury to his neck when he tried to dislodge a partially frozen trailer door at work. Later that month, Dr. Harold Hess, a neurosurgeon, examined Johnson for the first time. Johnson complained of neck and left arm pain along with numbness and weakness in his ... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - KS)

Randy Kinder Excavating, Inc. v. JA Manning Construction Company, Inc. Federal Courthouse Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock, Arkansas

This construction dispute arises from a government contract to build a pumping
station for the purpose of managing water levels around parts of the lower White
River in Arkansas. As with many large-scale projects, this venture was plagued with
delays from its inception. These delays were caused by weather events, scheduling
conflicts, and other unforeseen conditions. The district c... More...
   $0 (08-08-2018 - AR)

Robert Smith v. Rosebud Farm, Inc., d/b/a Rosebud Farmstand Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Robert Smith worked behind the
meat counter at Rosebud Farm, a local grocery store. After
several years of ongoing sexual and racial harassment from
his male coworkers and supervisor, Smith sued Rosebud. He
claimed various violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 1981, and the Illinois Gender Violence Act.
2 No. 17‐2626
The jury returne... More...
   $0 (08-07-2018 - IL)

STATE OF CONNECTICUT v. DEQUAN MCKETHAN

The defendant, Dequan McKethan, appeals from the judgments of conviction, rendered after a jury trial, of murder in violation of General Statutes § 53a-54a, carrying a pistol without a permit in violation of General Statutes§ 29-35 (a), and possession of narcotics in violation of General Statutes § 21a-279 (a). On appeal, the defendant claims that the trial court improperly granted the state’s mo... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - CT)

STATE OF OHIO v. JERRY V. RAMEY, JR.

This case arises from the March 21, 2016, death of Earl Davis, Jr. Davis
was in his home located on Strand Avenue in Dayton when he was strangled to death by
Ramey. Ramey was indicted on one count of murder (proximate cause aggravated
burglary) in violation of R.C. 2903.02(B), one count of murder (proximate cause felonious
assault) in violation of R.C. 2903.02(B), one count o... More...
   $0 (08-04-2018 - OH)

Jeffrey Fairbanks v. State of Indiana

Yolanda Rivera and Fairbanks were the parents of Janna, who was born in February 2015. Yolanda, Fairbanks, Janna, and Yolanda’s two other daughters—thirteen-year-old A.G. and eleven-year-old E.M.—lived at Maison Gardens, an apartment complex at 42nd Street and Post Road in Indianapolis. In May 2015, they moved to a nearby house on Candy Apple Boulevard. Yolanda, Fairbanks, and Janna slept... More...   $0 (08-04-2018 - IN)

Dylan Andrew Quick v. The State of Texas

Appellant was a student at Lone Star College. On the date of the offenses, appellant’s mother dropped him off at the campus before his scheduled class. Appellant brought with him an Exacto knife1 and other sharp implements. Instead of attending his scheduled class, appellant walked around campus. According to appellant’s counsel, appellant walked to try to quell his compulsive thoughts about h... More...   $0 (08-03-2018 - TX)

Scott Lafette Simpson v. The State of Texas

Joshua Ward was standing with his bicycle on a rural Abilene road when a blue Jeep pulling a trailer drove up and stopped. Ward assumed the driver needed directions and walked toward the Jeep. As he approached, the driver, later identified as Appellant, started screaming at Ward, “You caused this s--t, mother f----r,” pulled a gun, pointed it at Ward, and then drove off. Ward’s wife drove up, a... More...   $0 (08-03-2018 - TX)

Luis Castruita v. The State of Texas

This case arises from an early morning shooting that took the life of Efren Gonzalez. On
March 22, 2014, Efren and two of his friends, Matthew Scarbrough and Ernesto Sapien, were at a
bar celebrating another friend’s birthday. They left the bar when it closed, and proceeded to walk
home. As they crossed a street, they saw an on-coming silver mini-van. By Matthew’s account,
... More...
   $0 (08-03-2018 - TX)

Aaron Michael Franks v. The State of Texas

Appellant Aaron Michael Franks appeals his conviction and sentence for driving
while intoxicated, second offense. The clerk’s record was due April 4, 2018 but was not
filed because appellant failed to make payment arrangements. On May 15, 2018, we
remanded the cause to the trial court to determine, among other things, whether appellant
was entitled to have the appellate reco... More...
   $0 (08-03-2018 - TX)

Next Page

 
 
Home | Add Attorney | Add Expert | Add Court Reporter | Sign In
Find-A-Lawyer By City | Find-A-Lawyer By State and City | Articles | Recent Lawyer Listings
Verdict Corrections | Link Errors | Advertising | Editor | Privacy Statement
© 1996-2018 MoreLaw, Inc. - All rights reserved.