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STATE OF OHIO v. LORETTA A. PHILLIPS

Appellant owned Solutions Counseling Center in Sebring. She was a counselor with plans to become a clinical psychologist. As a counselor, Appellant was not eligible to receive a provider number from the Ohio Department of Medicaid in order to directly seek reimbursement for rendering services to clients who used the traditional Medicaid option. (Under traditional Medicaid, a counselor had to wo... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

Dr. Reinhold Munker v. Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University System

The plaintiff, Dr. Reinhold Munker, was a tenured professor of medicine at Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was officially employed by the defendant, Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University System (“the Board”). 1 The plaintiff was a professor/researcher in the field of hematology and oncology. On the morning of August 18, 2015, the departme... More...   $0 (09-20-2018 - LA)

Johns Manville Corporation v. Knauf Insulation, LLC and Knauf Insultation GMBH Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Courthouse - Denver, Colorado

Johns Manville Corporation (JM) and Knauf Insulation, LLC (Knauf) are

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competitors in the fiberglass insulation industry.1 Both employed Dr. William Johnson, a
metallurgist,2 albeit at different times. Johnson left JM for greener pastures at Knauf. He
took with him what are allegedly trade secrets, which he exploited to his and Knauf’s
benefit. The ultimate quest... More...
   $0 (09-20-2018 - CO)

Melody Chacker v. JPMorgan Chase Bank. N.A.

Pursuant to California Rules of Court, rules 8.1105(b) and
8.1110, this opinion is certified for publication with the exception
of Parts II.A–II.B and Part II.D.

Plaintiff and appellant Melody Chacker (plaintiff)
refinanced a loan on her home and then failed to make required
loan payments, which triggered non-judicial foreclosure
proceedings. Plaintiff sued to stop the... More...
   $0 (09-19-2018 - CA)

KAYLA FLUTH v. SCHOENFELDER CONSTRUCTION, INC. and LARRY WEISSER MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

On June 3, 2012, a disgruntled tenant set off a gas explosion in the basement of one of Weisser’s Mitchell, South Dakota rental properties. The explosion lifted the house off its foundation and caused extensive damage to the interior. After visiting the site, Weisser contacted Schoenfelder to demolish the home and grade the property to normal elevation. [¶3.] Shortly after Schoenfelder began te... More...   $0 (09-19-2018 - SD)

Guadalupe A. Ontiveros v. Kent Constable

Guadalupe Ontiveros, as the minority shareholder in Omega Electric, Inc.
(Omega), sued majority shareholder Kent Constable, his wife (Karen Constable), and
Omega,1 asserting direct and derivative claims arising from a dispute over management
of Omega and its assets. In response to Ontiveros's claim of involuntary dissolution of
Omega, Appellants filed a motion to stay proceedings ... More...
   $0 (09-19-2018 - CA)

EDDIE M. DeLEON, JASON KINGERY and STEVE PAUL BECK v. BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY

Plaintiffs each filed Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA) negligence claims
against BNSF in Montana’s Thirteenth Judicial District Court, Yellowstone County.
BNSF is a rail carrier incorporated in Delaware with its principal place of business in
Texas. BNSF does business in Montana: it has 2,061 miles of railroad track in Montana;
employs approximately 2,100 workers in M... More...
   $0 (09-18-2018 - MT)

National Music Museum: America Shrine to Music v. Robert Johnson Federal Courthouse - Sioux Falls, South Dakota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The subject matter of this lawsuit is a Martin D-35 guitar that Elvis Presley
played during his final tour in 1977. He dropped the guitar during a show in St.
Petersburg, Florida, and gave the damaged guitar to an audience member. Robert
Johnson, a blues guitarist and memorabilia broker, purchased the guitar in 2007. He
delivered the Martin D-35 guitar to the National Music Museum:... More...
   $0 (09-18-2018 - SD)

Joe R. Whatley v. Canadian Pacific Railway Company District of North Dakota Federal Courthouse - Bismarck, North Dakota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Joe Whatley, Trustee of the wrongful death claimants' trust (WD Trust),appeals the district court's order finding that his claim under the CarmackAmendment, 49 U.S.C. § 11706, against Canadian Pacific Railway was untimely. Wereverse and remand for further proceedings.
I.BACKGROUND
On June 29, 2013, a train carrying crude oil left New Town, North Dakota,destined for an oil refinery near Sai... More...
   $0 (09-18-2018 - ND)

Mel Dietz and Vicki Dietz v. Crossroads Christian Church Tarrant County Courthouse - Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth, TX - Jury Awards Retired Pastor and Wife $4 Million in Damages

A Tarrant County jury delivered a $3.7 million verdict against Crossroads Christian Church for failing to provide supplemental retirement benefits to its former Executive Pastor and his wife, both of whom served the church for more than 20 years.

Mel Dietz, who previously served as Executive Pastor from 19... More...
   $3700000 (09-15-2018 - )

Christopher Vasquez v. Solo 1 Kustoms, Inc.

Defendant SOLO 1 Kustoms, Inc. (SOLO) appeals a
judgment in favor of plaintiff Christopher Vasquez. After a bench
trial, the court found SOLO liable for performing unauthorized
repair work on Vasquez’s car in violation of Business and
Professions Code section 9884.9, and awarded Vasquez $12,000
in damages. On appeal, SOLO contends there is no private cause
of action for vio... More...
   $0 (09-15-2018 - CA)

Hickory Heights Health & Rehab, LLC v. Mabel Keller Cook

This is an interlocutory appeal concerning the denial of a motion to compel
arbitration. Appellants are Hickory Heights Health and Rehab, LLC; Central Arkansas
Nursing Centers, Inc.; Nursing Consultants, Inc. d/b/a Professional Nursing and
Rehabilitation Services; Tina Lynette Beard, individually and as nursing home
administrator for Hickory Heights Health and Rehab, LLC; Micha... More...
   $0 (09-14-2018 - AR)

STATE OF KANSAS v. GREAT PLAINS OF KIOWA COUNTY, INC. MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

Great Plains of Kiowa County, Inc., (Great Plains) appeals from a judgment holding it subject to the Kansas Open Records Act (KORA) and compelling it to provide records requested by the State of Kansas through the Kiowa County Commission.

Kiowa County Memorial Hospital (Hospital) in Greensburg, Kansas, is a hospital organized and operated under K.S.A. 19-4601 et seq. The Hospital is man... More...
   $0 (09-13-2018 - KS)

Brian Reynolds v. Henderson & Lyman and Douglas Arend Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

This appeal arises out of a malpractice suit that Brian Reynolds brought against the law firm Hen-derson & Lyman and one of its lawyers (collectively “H&L”), alleging that H&L gave negligent advice to several LLCs that Reynolds co-owned and managed. According to Reynolds, H&L’s bad advice led him to violate federal disclosure laws
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when he drafted the LLCs’ financial statement... More...
   $0 (09-12-2018 - IL)

United States of America v. Daniel Sullivan District of New Hampshire Federal Courthouse - Concord, New Hampshire

Concord, NH - Manchester Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Illegal Possession of Firearms

Daniel Sullivan, 35, of Manchester, was sentenced to 168 months (14 years) in federal prison for the illegal possession of firearms.

According to court documents and statements made in court, in 2015 and 2016, Sullivan purchased and traded several firearms in New Hamps... More...
   $0 (09-12-2018 - NH)

The Estate of Caldwell Jones, Jr. v. Live Well Financial, Inc. Northern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

This case arises out of the foreclosure of a home-equity conversion
mortgage—commonly called a “reverse mortgage.” We are asked to interpret a
federal statute, 12 U.S.C. § 1715z-20, which authorizes the Secretary of the
Department of Housing and Urban Development to establish a mortgage-insurance
program designed to encourage lenders to offer reverse mortgages and thereby
allev... More...
   $0 (09-12-2018 - GA)

Cheryl Searcy v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al. Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

Cheryl Searcy (“Plaintiff”) sued the defendants, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Philip Morris Inc. (together, “Defendants”) for unintentional and intentional torts arising from the death of her mother, Carol Lasard, alleging that Lasard’s illnesses were caused by her addiction to cigarettes manufactured by Defendants. The jury found for Plaintiff on both the unintentional and intentional tort c... More...   $0 (09-12-2018 - FL)

Bogustawa Frey v. North Coleman Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Before we can attend to any other
issues in an employment discrimination case, we must first
determine who, in fact, employed the plaintiff. This question,
which seems as though it ought to be simple on its face, continues
to confound litigants and courts. This case presents issues
regarding the employer/employee relationship that arise
in the not‐so‐uncommon sc... More...
   $0 (09-11-2018 - IL)

James Morden v. XL Specialty Insurance District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

This appeal concerns an assigned claim on a liability-insurance policy. Belsen
Getty, LLC, a registered investment adviser owned by Terry Deru, obtained a claimsmade
financial-services-liability policy (the Policy) from XL Specialty Insurance
Company covering Belsen Getty and its advisers for the period from October 9, 2010, to
October 9, 2011. Under the policy, XL had no duty to d... More...
   $0 (09-11-2018 - UT)

Richard Dent v. National Football League Northern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Francisco Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

This appeal requires us to decide whether a variety of
state-law claims brought against the National Football
League (NFL) by former professional football players are
preempted by § 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act
(LMRA), 29 U.S.C. § 141.
The district court held that the players’ claims are
preempted and dismissed their suit. We disagree. As pled,
the players’... More...
   $0 (09-10-2018 - CA)

InfoSpan, Inc. v. Emirates NBD Bank, PJSC Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

A defendant that timely asserts that the district court lacks
personal jurisdiction and litigates the issue to an adverse
decision from the district court does not waive the personal
jurisdiction defense by vigorously litigating defenses to the
merits, including by asserting counterclaims against other
parties. Emirates NBD Bank PJSC (the “Bank”) was entitled
to litigate it... More...
   $0 (09-10-2018 - CA)

William Hatcher v. MDOW Insurance Company Federal Courthouse Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock, Arkansas

William Hatcher appeals following an adverse jury verdict on his claim seeking
additional insurance benefits for smoke and fire damage at his home. He argues the
district court misinterpreted his insurance policy as an actual-cash-value policy rather
than a replacement-cost policy. In addition, he raises an evidentiary issue, arguing the
district court improperly prevented him from... More...
   $0 (09-10-2018 - AR)

JAMES J. FORBES & FAY ANNETTE FORBES vs PRIME GENERAL CONTRACTORS, INC.

This is an appeal from a final judgment on a claim for breach of contract. James and Fay Forbes sued Prime General Contractors, Inc. for breach after Prime walked off a home construction job. The Forbeses sought damages that included payments they made to Prime under the contract, payments they made for updated

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architectural plans, certain other expenses, and a loss of ... More...
   $0 (09-09-2018 - FL)

OXFORD GLOBAL RESOURCES, LLC vs. JEREMY HERNANDEZ

The defendant was employed in California by the plaintiff company, which is headquartered in Massachusetts. 2 As a condition of employment, he signed a confidentiality, nonsolicitation, and noncompetition agreement (agreement) that declared that the agreement would be governed by the laws of Massachusetts and that all lawsuits arising from the agreement would be brought in a Massachusetts co... More...   $0 (09-09-2018 - MA)

William Brady v. Bayer Corporation

In 1925, Merck Pharmaceuticals sent a letter to Morris Fishbein, chairman
of the Journal of the American Medical Association. The letter said, “We have been
recently startled by the unexplainable demand on the part of our customers for Sodium
Borate C. P. Powder. From our representatives, we have learned that a Dr. Brinkley, of
Milford, Kansas, has broadcast recommendations for the... More...
   $0 (09-08-2018 - )

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