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American National County Mutual Insurance Company v. Jonathan A. Medina

Jonathan Medina was injured when he was struck by a truck listed as a covered vehicle on an American National County Mutual Insurance Company (ANPAC) policy. ANPAC denied coverage on Medina’s claim, and Medina subsequently obtained a default judgment against the driver. After the driver assigned her claims to Medina, Medina sued ANPAC. Following a four-day trial, a jury made findings in fav... More...   $0 (09-01-2018 - TX)

River City Drywall, LLC v. Eric Hanlon and Nalinh Hanlon

The Hanlons served in the role of general contractor in the construction of their new home (the Residence) in Austin. They entered into a contract with River City to install the Residence’s drywall and to apply decorative texture to the drywall. They hired another contractor, Nicolas Guerrero, to paint the interior walls after River City finished its drywall and texture work. At some point after... More...   $0 (09-01-2018 - TX)

William Jae Kim v. Toyota Motor Corporation

Plaintiff William Jae Kim (Kim) was severely injured after he lost control
of his Toyota Tundra pickup truck and drove off an embankment. Together with
his wife, Kim brought this strict products liability suit against defendant Toyota
Motor Corporation and related entities (collectively, “Toyota”), claiming that the
pickup truck was defective because its standard configuration did ... More...
   $0 (08-31-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Mark Steven, Holli Stevens and Trevo, LLC Western District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK - Oklahoma City Multi-Level Marketing Company Agrees to Distribution of $610,800 in Seized Funds to Alleged Fraud Victims

TREVO, LLC, and it principals, MARK STEVENS and HOLLI STEVENS, agreed not to contest the distribution of $610,800 to victims of an alleged email fraud scheme.

In a civil forfeiture complaint filed in July 2016, the United States alleged that ... More...
   $0 (08-30-2018 - OK)

Richard Grissom v. Raymond Roberts, et al. District of Kansas Federal Courthouse - Topeka, Kansas

Richard Grissom, a prisoner in the custody of the Kansas Department of
Corrections, brought suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against a number of state corrections
and prison officials (collectively the Prison Officials), alleging violations of his
constitutional rights stemming from his lengthy placement in solitary confinement. The
district court granted summary judgment against Grisso... More...
   $0 (08-30-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Clifford Chance US, L.L.P. Southern District of New York - New York, New York

Justice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against International Law Firm

The Justice Department today announced that it reached a settlement agreement with Clifford Chance US LLP, a large, international law firm with its U.S. headquarters located in New York. This agreement resolves the Department’s investigation into whether the law firm engaged in hiring discri... More...
   $0 (08-29-2018 - NY)

United States ex rel. Dean v. Paramedics Plus, LLC, et al Eastern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Beaumont, Texas

Beaumont, TX - Ambulance Company and its Municipal Clients Agree to Pay over $21 Million

To Settle Allegations of Unlawful Kickbacks and Improper Financial Relationships

Seven ambulance industry defendants have agreed to pay the government a total of over $21 million to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that they knowingly submitted claims to the Medicare and Medicaid pr... More...
   $21000000 (08-28-2018 - TX)

Branches Neighborhood Corporation v. Calatlantic Group, Inc.

Plaintiff Branches Neighborhood Corporation (Branches or the
association), a community association incorporated pursuant to the Davis-Stirling
Common Interest Development Act (Civ. Code, § 4000, et seq.)(the Act), filed an
arbitration claim against the association’s developer, defendant CalAtlantic Group, Inc.,
formerly known as Standard Pacific Corp. (Standard), for construction d... More...
   $0 (08-27-2018 - CA)

Kasey Burton v. City of Zion, Lake County, Illinois Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

On March 13, 2014, Kasey Burton was driving to pick up her roommate’s niece for a barbeque.1 Unbeknownst to her, her license was suspended. Officer Jon-athan Meyers, a City of Zion police officer, however, had
1 We report only the undisputed facts. The minor factual disputes are not relevant to the motion in limine at issue in this appeal.
2 No. 17-1557
learned the news in that day’s “... More...
   $0 (08-26-2018 - IL)

United States of America v. Village of Tinley Park Illinois Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Chicago, IL - Justice Department Obtains $410,000 Settlement of Housing Discrimination Lawsuit Against Tinley Park, Illinois, for Refusing to Approve Low-Income Housing Development

The Justice Department on August 24, 2018announced that it settled a lawsuit against the Village of Tinley Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, alleging that it violated the Fair Housing Act when it refused to ... More...
   $0 (08-26-2018 - IL)

Melodie Z. Scott, as Trustee, etc. v. A'Yana McDonald

Following a trial, the probate court approved, subject to a $93,036.75 surcharge,
the first and final account and report of trustee (First Report), filed by Melodie Z. Scott
(Trustee), trustee of The A’Yana McDonald Special Needs Trust (the trust). (Prob. Code, §§ 1061-1064.)1
Trustee raises three issues on appeal. First, Trustee contends
the probate court did not apply the correct... More...
   $0 (08-26-2018 - CA)

Howard Pittman v. Experian Information Solutions, Inc. Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Plaintiff Howard Pittman (“Pittman”) sued two mortgage servicers, iServe Servicing, Inc. (“iServe”) and Servis One, Inc., d/b/a BSI Financial Services (“BSI”), for negligent and willful violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) pursuant to 15 U.S.C. §§ 1681n and 1681o. He also sued BSI for breach of contract. Pittman appeals from several decisions entered by the district court denying Pi... More...   $0 (08-25-2018 - MI)

Branches Neighborhood Corporation v. Calatlantic Group, Inc.

Plaintiff Branches Neighborhood Corporation (Branches or the
association), a community association incorporated pursuant to the Davis-Stirling
Common Interest Development Act (Civ. Code, § 4000, et seq.) (the Act), filed an
arbitration claim against the association’s developer, defendant CalAtlantic Group, Inc.,
formerly known as Standard Pacific Corp. (Standard), for construction ... More...
   $0 (08-25-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Paul J. Manafort

Alexandria, VA - The United States of America charged Paul J. Manafort, Jr. with:

Pending Counts
Disposition
26:7206(1); 18:2 and 3551 et seq. Subscribing to False United States Individual Income Tax Returns
(1-5) Dismissed per the filing of the superseding indictment
26:7206(1) Subscribing to False United States Individual Income Tax Returns
(1s-5s)
31:531... More...
   $0 (08-24-2018 - VA)

Thomas Harry, Jr. v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., et al. District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

In November 2005, Thomas and Gretchen Harry borrowed $245,350 from
Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.,1 to refinance their property in Mashpee,
Massachusetts. The Harrys defaulted on their loan in 2009, and in 2016
they initiated this action to void their transaction and enjoin their
property's foreclosure sale. The district court granted the defendants'
motion to dismiss the Har... More...
   $0 (08-23-2018 - MA)

Melodie Z. Scott v. A'yana McDonald

Following a trial, the probate court approved, subject to a $93,036.75 surcharge,
the first and final account and report of trustee (First Report), filed by Melodie Z. Scott
(Trustee), trustee of The A’Yana McDonald Special Needs Trust (the trust). (Prob.
2
Code, §§ 1061-1064.)1
Trustee raises three issues on appeal. First, Trustee contends
the probate court did not apply... More...
   $0 (08-23-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Michael Cohen Southern District of New York - New York, New York

New York, NY - Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Eight Counts, Including Criminal Tax Evasion And Campaign Finance Violations
Plea Follows Filing of Eight Count Criminal Information Alleging Concealment of More Than $4 Million in Unreported Income, $280,000 in Unlawful Campaign Contributions

Robert Khuzami, Attorney for the United States, Acting Under Authority... More...
   $0 (08-22-2018 - NY)

Christina Cortese v. John M. Sherwood

We focus on the allegations relevant to the issue on appeal. Cortese is the
biological daughter of Francesca, and the stepdaughter of Robert, both of whom are
deceased. Over the course of Francesca’s and Robert’s 23-year marriage, they “acquired
an enormous amount of wealth.” Sherwood “attended to all of their legal matters under
Robert’s direction. As their estate planning attorne... More...
   $0 (08-22-2018 - CA)

A.L. v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, US, Inc. Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Orlando, Florida

This is a consolidated appeal of 30 separate lawsuits. Most plaintiffs-appellants are individuals with severe autism. Defendant-appellee is Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc. (“Disney”), a division of The Walt Disney Company.
In separate lawsuits, plaintiffs filed claims alleging that Disney, at six of its theme parks, fails to accommodate their disabilities, in violation of Title III of t... More...
   $0 (08-21-2018 - FL)

Larry Burkes v. Damon Robertson

The Labor Commissioner (Commissioner) issued an award in favor of Larry
Burkes, an employee of Damon Robertson (doing business as All Ways Delivery) for
unpaid overtime wages, penalties, and interest. Robertson filed a timely pro se notice of
appeal in the Solano County Superior Court, but he failed to post a statutorily required
undertaking (an appeal bond or cash deposit in the a... More...
   $0 (08-21-2018 - CA)

The State of Texas v. Albert G. Hill III

This case is before us on remand from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. The State of Texas appealed the trial court’s order dismissing with prejudice four indictments against Albert G. Hill III. In our original opinion, we held the trial court erred in conducting a pretrial evidentiary hearing on Hill’s motion to quash and dismiss the indictments because Hill did not establish a prima fac... More...   $0 (08-20-2018 - TX)

Larry D. Lincoln; Brad C. Mosbrucker v. BNSF Raiway Company District of Kansas Federal Courthouse - Topeka, Kansas

Several years after a tank car spill accident, Larry D. Lincoln and Brad C.
Mosbrucker (collectively “Appellants”) advised BNSF Railway Company (“BNSF”)
that medical conditions attributable to the accident rendered them partially,
permanently disabled and prevented them from working outdoors. Upon learning of
Appellants’ alleged medical conditions, BNSF removed Appellants from serv... More...
   $0 (08-20-2018 - KS)

Ron Hacker as Trustee, etc. v. Homeward Residential, Inc.

Ron Hacker (Hacker), as successor trustee to the 1713
Stearns LaVerne Family Trust (Stearns), sued Homeward
Residential, Inc., (Homeward) formerly known as American
Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc. (AHMSI); Sand Canyon
Corporation, formerly known as Option One Mortgage
Corporation (Sand Canyon); Western Progressive, LLC (Western
Progressive); Deutsche Bank National Trust Compa... More...
   $0 (08-20-2018 - CA)

Center for Biological Diversity v. Ryan K. Zinke Montana District Federal Courthouse - Missoula, Montana

This Endangered Species Act (“ESA”) case concerns the Upper Missouri River Valley Distinct Population Segment of Arctic Grayling (“arctic grayling”), a cold-water fish in the Salmonidae family. Before us is a challenge to the Fish and Wildlife Service (“FWS”)’s decision not to list the arctic grayling as an endangered or threatened species under the ESA. Plaintiffs-Appellants Center for Biological... More...   $0 (08-19-2018 - MT)

United States of America v. The Walt Disney Company, et al. Southern District of New York - New York, New York

New York, NY - The United States of America sued The Walt Disney Company and Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. on clayton Act violation theories.

COMPETITIVE IMPACT STATEMENT
Plaintiff United States of America ("United States"), pursuant to Section 2(b) of the Antitrust Procedures and Penalties Act ("APPA" or "Tunney Act"), 15 U.S.C. § 16(b)-(h), files this Competitive Impact Statement r... More...
   $0 (08-19-2018 - NY)

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