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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)

John Doe v. ABC Golf Club Orange County Courthouse - Orlando, Florida

Orlando, FL - John Doe, the Personal Representative of the Estate of Jane Doe, Deceased, sued the ABC Golf Club on a dram shop wrongful death theory.

Jane Doe was hit head on in a motor vehicle collision driven by a patron of the Defendant’s Golf Course, who was intoxicated at the time of the accident. Plaintiff alleged that the at-fault driver was habitually addicted to alcohol, and tha... More...
   $800000 (09-19-2018 - FL)

DONNA FOX, as Personal Representative of Ronald J. Fox, Deceased v. JAMES R. MIZE and VAN EATON READY MIX, INC. and FEDERATED MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY Sooner Cannabis Consultants Click Here For Expert Help 918-960-5038

This cause arises from a motor vehicle accident between Ronald J. Fox and James R. Mize that occurred on July 29, 2015, near Sunnylane Road and Indian Hills Road in Norman, Oklahoma. Mr. Mize was traveling northbound on Sunnylane Road in a tractor-trailer owned by his employer, Van Eaton Ready Mix, Inc., when he made a left turn onto Van Eaton's property. According to the traffic collision report,... More...   $0 (09-19-2018 - OK)

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)

Shonda Martin v. Milwaukee County Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee County (“County”) hired Xavier Thicklen in late 2012 to work as a corrections officer in its jail. County has a zero-tolerance policy forbidding corrections officers from having any sexual
contact with inmates. County repeatedly instructed Thicklen not to engage in any such contact and trained him to avoid it. Thicklen gave answers to quizzes indicating he understood the training. Bu... More...
   $0 (09-17-2018 - WI)

STATE OF OHIO v. WESLEY GARY

On July 7, 2017, Gary was indicted for one count of trafficking in marijuana
in violation of R.C. 2925.03(A)(2), a felony of the fifth degree, and one count of possession
of marijuana in violation of R.C. 2925.11(A), a minor misdemeanor. The charges arose
after a detective observed clear, plastic baggies of marijuana in Gary’s half-open
backpack while the backpack was lying on... More...
   $0 (09-15-2018 - OH)

Anthony S. Jones v. Great River Medical Center and Maria Schnitzer, M.D.

On April 28, 2015, Jones sought treatment for a “cardiac event” at Great
River’s emergency room (ER). Jones alleges during his visit, ER doctor Schnitzer
breached her duty of confidentiality by “blurting out a statement” that he “just tested
positive for methamphetamine in his bloodstream.”
On Friday, April 28, 2017, at 11:58 p.m., counsel for Jones filed a petition
aga... More...
   $0 (09-15-2018 - IA)

United States of America v. Mark Demetri Stein

Dallas, TX - Final Defendant Sentenced in 'Foreclosure Rescue' Scheme

The final defendant in a high-profile north Texas “foreclosure rescue” case has been sentenced for his role in the scheme, which swindled nearly a quarter of a million dollars from at least 70 homeowners facing foreclosure, announced U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox of the Northern District of Texas.

Real Estate So... More...
   $0 (09-15-2018 - TX)

Austin Fox Jennings v. Randy L. Royal Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Courthouse - Denver, Colorado

This is an appeal from a decision of the Tenth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate
Panel (BAP) that affirmed the bankruptcy court’s order that the Debtor, Austin Fox
Jennings, is entitled to claim an exemption in his entireties interest in real property
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located in Wyoming, but only to the extent that his joint entities interest exceeds the
joint indebtedness of Jennings and his non-... More...
   $0 (09-14-2018 - WY)

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)

Harmun Takhar v. The People ex rel. Feather River Air Quality Management District

This appeal challenges the trial court’s denial of a special motion to strike
pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 425.16, the anti-SLAPP statute,1 directed at a
cross-complaint asserting causes of action arising from a civil enforcement action
brought by Feather River Air Quality Management District against Harmun Takhar for
multiple violations of state and local air pollut... More...
   $0 (09-13-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Michael Brian Anderson Southern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Savannah, Georgia

Savannah, GA - Tybee Island Shrimper Sentenced To More Than Six Years in Prison, Ordered To Pay Nearly $1 Million in Fraud Restitution

Scheme claimed non-existent losses from foreign competition

A Tybee Island shrimper and fisherman will spend more than six years in federal prison after United States District Court Judge William T. Moore Jr. sentenced him Aug. 30 for a case invo... More...
   $0 (09-12-2018 - GA)

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)

Donald Larry Martin v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner Northern District of Alabama Federal Courthouse - Birmingham, Alabama

This case requires us to consider the boundaries of “payment based wholly on service as a member of a uniformed service” for the purposes of Social Security benefit calculations. We agree with the Social Security Administration’s interpretation, and affirm the district court’s decision.
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Donald Larry Martin appeals from the Social Security Administration (SSA)’s decision to reduce his mo... More...
   $0 (09-12-2018 - AL)

Amanda Kondrat'Yev v. City of Pensacola, Florida United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Pensacola, Florida

The City of Pensacola, Florida appeals a district court decision ordering it to remove a 34-foot Latin cross from a public park on the ground that the City’s maintenance of the cross violates the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause. Having concluded that we are bound by existing Circuit precedent, we find ourselves constrained to affirm.
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The pertinent facts are undisputed. In 1941, th... More...
   $0 (09-12-2018 - FL)

Joan Mauri Barefoot v. Jana Susan Jennings

Appellant Joan Mauri Barefoot appeals following the trial court’s decision to
dismiss her petition under Probate Code section 172001
to, among other things, set aside
the 17th through 24th amendments and declare effective the 16th amendment to the
Maynord 1986 Family Trust (Trust). The trial court dismissed the petition on standing
grounds. For the reasons set forth below, we a... More...
   $0 (09-12-2018 - CA)

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)

Suzanne J. Black v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes

The appellants (landowners) own eight lots in an area of
Rancho Palos Verdes that is the subject of a 1978 building
moratorium based on the resurgence of an ancient landslide.1 In
the trial court, the landowners sought relief from the building
moratorium and damages for inverse condemnation primarily on
the basis of our opinion in Monks v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes
(2008)... More...
   $0 (09-10-2018 - CA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. AMY GONZALEZ UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DAVID MATUSIEWICZ

David Matusiewicz1 and Christine Belford were married from 2001 to 2006, during which time they had three children, L.M.1, L.M.2, and K.M.1 (the “children”). The couple and their children also lived with Belford’s one child from a previous marriage, K.M.2.2 After their divorce, Belford and David engaged in a bitter custody dispute, during which David accused Belford of being an unfit mother and ... More...   $0 (09-09-2018 - DE)

State of Ohio v. Latrell D. Richey

This matter arises out of the July 30, 2015 fatal shooting of James Flannery, a delivery driver for Papa John's Pizza ("Papa John's"). On August 21, 2015, a Franklin County Grand Jury filed an indictment charging appellant with nine criminal counts: (1) kidnapping, in violation of R.C. 2905.01, a felony of the first degree; (2) aggravated robbery, in violation of R.C. 2911.01, a felony of the fir... More...   $0 (09-08-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. Steven M. Etkind Southern District of New York - New York, New York

New York, NY - New York Attorney Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud Related to Multimillion-Dollar Embezzlement From Deceased Client’s Estate

A New York-licensed attorney and former partner at a New York law firm pleaded guilty on September 6, 2018 to conspiracy to defraud the United States and tax evasion arising from a scheme to embezzle millions of dollars from a deceased client’s estate.
... More...
   $0 (09-07-2018 - NY)

Joseph W. Leiser v. Shannon-Moore; Randy Rogers District of Kansas Federal Courthouse - Topeka, Kansas

This appeal presents the question whether clearly established law supports the
claim of Plaintiff Joseph Leiser that two jail officials in Coffey County, Kansas, violated
his constitutional rights by disclosing medical information about him that they had
properly obtained. While Plaintiff was incarcerated in an Illinois jail awaiting extradition
to Coffey County, the administrator ... More...
   $0 (09-06-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Gregory J. Darr Southern District of Ohio Federal Courthouse - Columbus, Ohio

Columbus, OH - Former Coshocton Public Housing Director Pleads Guilty to Embezzling HUD Funds

The former Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Coshocton Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) has pleaded guilty in a federal public corruption case.

Gregory J. Darr, 64, of Coshocton, Ohio, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court today to embezzling more than $431,000 f... More...
   $0 (09-06-2018 - OH)

Derrick Bunkley v. City of Detroit, Michigan Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

In this interlocutory appeal from the denial of the defendants’ motion for summary judgment, the defendants appeal several rulings, one of which concerns qualified immunity. We AFFIRM in part and DISMISS in part.
I.
Detroit Police arrested Derrick Bunkley on a charge of attempted murder, the State of Michigan prosecuted him, and a jury convicted him. But Bunkley was innocent. When the conv... More...
   $0 (09-06-2018 - MI)

Darrel O. Mason v. Adams County Recorder, et al. Southern District of Ohio Courthouse - Cincinnati, Ohio

This is a civil-rights case, brought under the Fair Housing Act, 42 U.S.C. § 3604(c); 42 U.S.C. § 1983; and 42 U.S.C. § 1985, challenging the maintenance of records that contain racially restrictive covenants such as deeds, plat maps, and other real-estate documents maintained by county recorders throughout the state of Ohio.
Plaintiff-Appellant, Darryl Mason, seeks injunctive relief to compel... More...
   $0 (09-06-2018 - OH)

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