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Stone Haynes, Jr. v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. and Pleasure Pier Homeowners Association Jefferson County Courthouse - Beaumont, Texas

This is an appeal by Appellant, Stone Haynes Jr. (Haynes or Appellant), from the trial court’s orders granting summary judgments to Appellees, JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. (Chase), and Pleasure Pier Homeowners Association (HOA) (collectively Appellees). Haynes filed a pro se “Application for Temporary Restraining Order and Original Petition for Declaratory Judgment” (Original Petition) on June 7, 20... More...   $0 (09-23-2017 - TX)

City of Jenks v. Thomas William, et al.

Tulsa, OK - City of Jenks v. Thomas William, Rena Lou Hollard Trust, Dennis Semler, Board of County Commissioners of Tulsa County

Filed Date: 05/12/2015
Party Name Disposition Information
De... More...
   $390000 (09-18-2017 - OK)

David Hovannisian v. First American Title Insurance Company

David and Linda Hovannisian purchased property from Wells Fargo Bank (Wells
Fargo) at a foreclosure sale. Several months later they discovered there was a first
priority deed of trust on the property that had not been extinguished by the foreclosure.
The Hovannisians sued Wells Fargo for intentional and negligent misrepresentation based
on a statement in Wells Fargo‟s... More...
   $0 (09-17-2017 - CA)

Francis Michael Lynch v. Donna Falcon Lynch

Michael Lynch1 appeals from a final default divorce decree, dissolving his marriage to Donna Falcon Lynch. In 16 issues, Michael challenges the provisions in the divorce decree that divide the marital estate, award Donna appellate
1 Because the record indicates that Francis Michael Lynch prefers to use his middle name, Michael, we refer to him as Michael.
attorney’s fees, require Mic... More...
   $0 (09-15-2017 - TX)

Sunshire Heifers, L.L.C. v. Citizens First Bank

On August 14, 2014, a panel of this court
held that Citizens First Bank (“Citizens First” or “CFB”) failed to demonstrate that the “Dairy
Cow Leases” it had with farmer Lee Purdy (“Debtor”) were actually security agreements in
disguise. Sunshine Heifers, LLC v. Citizens First Bank (In re Purdy), 763 F.3d 513, 521 (6th Cir.
2014). The case was subsequently remanded to the United Sta... More...
   $0 (08-31-2017 - KY)

Charles Sheffer v. Carolina Forge Company, LLC and Garrett Law Center, PLLC v. The Hershewe Law Firm, P.C.

¶1 This appeal involves two law firms disputing the trial court's division of a $234,462.34 contingent attorney fee fund. The court awarded $5,000.00 to attorney Rick Yohn, then awarded Appellant Garrett Law Center, PLLC (GLC) 25% of the fund and 75% to Appellee The Hershewe Law Firm, P.C. (HLF). We find the division was not against the clear weight of the evidence or contrary to law. Accordingly,... More...   $0 (08-22-2017 - OK)

Patrick Dwayne Murphy v. Terry Royal, Warden, Oklahoma State Penitentirary United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit Denver, Colorado

Patrick Dwayne Murphy asserts he was tried in the wrong court. He
challenges the jurisdiction of the Oklahoma state court in which he was convicted of
murder and sentenced to death. He contends he should have been tried in federal
court because he is an Indian and the offense occurred in Indian country. We agree
and remand to the district court to issue a writ of habeas corpus vaca... More...
   $0 (08-14-2017 - OK)

Levco Construction, Inc. v. Cleveland Construction, Inc., Whole Foods Market Rocky Mountain/Southwest, L.P.

Levco Construction, Inc. (“Levco”) sued Cleveland Construction, Inc. (“CCI”) and Whole Foods Market Rocky Mountain/Southwest L.P. (“Whole Foods”) for claims arising out of its role as a subcontractor on a construction project to build a Whole Foods store in Houston, Texas (“the Project”). CCI and Whole Foods also asserted claims against each other and Levco. Following a bench trial, the trial cour... More...   $0 (08-10-2017 - TX)

PGA West Residential Association, Inc. v. Hulven International, Inc.

In its lawsuit against Hulven International, Inc. (Hulven) and various other
defendants, PGA West Residential Association, Inc. (PGA West) alleged defendant
Dempsey Mork1 tried to fraudulently insulate the equity in his condominium from
creditors by naming Hulven, a sham corporation entirely owned and controlled by Mork,
as the beneficiary of a deed of trust and note, and by later ... More...
   $0 (08-10-2017 - CA)

Russell City Energy Company, LLC v. City of Hayward

The “Payments Clause” of an agreement between Russell City Energy Company,
LLC (Russell) and the City of Hayward (City) prohibited the City from imposing any
taxes on the “development, construction, ownership and operation” of Russell‟s power
plant except taxes tethered to ownership of real property. The question in this case is
whether Russell‟s interpretation of the P... More...
   $0 (08-08-2017 - CA)

Lauriel Mahone v. Raeanna Johnson Tulsa County Courthouse - Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK - Lauriel Mahone v. Raeanna Johnson

Filed Date: 11/09/2015
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant: JOHNSON, RAEANNA Disposed: DISMISSED - SETTLED, 05/02/2017. Dismissed- Settled
Defendant: BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OKLAHOMA Disposed: OTHER, 07/27/2017. Judge
Defendant: HUS... More...
   $0 (07-27-2017 - OK)

Wayne E. Freeman; Freeman Resources, Ltd.; FRM GP, LLC; Frank M. Bufkin, III; Buffco Production, Inc.; Twin Resources, LLC; and Chesapeake Louisiana, L.P. v. Harleton Oil & Gas, Inc.

“In 2008, oil and gas companies descended on east Texas . . . seeking to acquire leases to exploit the Haynesville Shale formation, which they viewed as having enormous potential.”1 During this frenzied period, Chesapeake Louisiana, L.P. (Chesapeake), entered into a letter agreement with Buffco Production, Inc. (Buffco), and Twin Resources, L.L.C. (Twin), to purchase three-year term assignments in... More...   $0 (07-07-2017 - TX)

Residences at Riverdale, L.P. and Residences at Riverdale GP. LLC. v. Dixie Carpet Installations, Inc.

This appeal arises from underlying contracts involving the installation of carpet at an
apartment complex. The jury returned a verdict in favor of appellee Dixie Carpet Installations,
Inc. (Dixie) on all of its claims against appellants Residences at Riverdale, LP and Residences at
Riverdale GP, LLC (Riverdale) and awarded Dixie $142,898 in tort damages and $285,796 in
exemplary da... More...
   $0 (07-07-2017 - TX)

State of Iowa v. Eddie Tipton and Tommy Tipton Polk County Courthouse - Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines, IA - Brother Plead Guilty To Lottery Schamm

The State of Iowa charged Eddie Tipton, age 54, and Tommy Tipton, age 53, with wrongfully accessing and manipulating computer software to pull off a multi-state lottery swindle by manipulating random number generators to enable co-conspirators to claim jackpots in Colorado, Oklahoma, Wisconsin and Kansas. The scheme was discovered w... More...
   $0 (06-30-2017 - IA)

Salvatore Arnone v. Aetna Life Insurance Company

Section 5‐335 of the New York General Obligations Law provides that personal
28 injury settlements “shall be conclusively presumed” not to include “any compensation
29 for the cost of health care services, loss of earnings or other economic loss[es]” that
30 “have been or are obligated to be paid or reimbursed by an insurer.” N.Y. Gen. Oblig.
31 Law § 5‐335(a). When sec... More...
   $0 (06-22-2017 - NY)

Michael John Hernandez v. General Mills Federal Credit

General Mills Federal Credit Union1 filed an adversary proceeding to determine
the dischargeability of a debt in Michael Hernandez's Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The
bankruptcy court2 found the debt excepted from discharge, the district court3 affirmed,
and we now affirm as well.
Hernandez's grandparents, Joseph and Stella Hernandez (whom we will refer
to as Joseph a... More...
   $0 (06-14-2017 - MN)

Amanda Simmons v. Accell Construction, Inc. and Melvon G. Cagle, Jr.

Tulsa, OK - Amanda Simmons v. Accell Construction, Inc. and Melvon G. Cagle, Jr.

Filed Date: 08/02/2016
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant: ACCELL CONSTRUCTION INC Disposed: DISMISSED - SETTLED, 06/12/2017. Dismissed- Settled
Defendant: CAGLE, MELVON G JR Disposed: DISMISSED - SE... More...
   $0 (06-12-2017 - OK)

Casiopea Bovet, LLC. v. John Chaing, as State Contoller, etc.

Casiopea Bovet, LLC (Casiopea) appeals a judgment on the pleadings granted in
favor of the California State Controller (Controller) on the basis Casiopea could not claim
escheated property under the Unclaimed Property Law (Code of Civ. Proc., § 1500 et
seq.)1 as an assignee of Financial Title Company (Financial Title) because Financial Title
was a suspended corporation (Rev. & Tax.... More...
   $0 (06-12-2017 - CA)

Safe Streets Alliance v. John W. Hickenlooper Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals - Denver, Colorado

These three appeals arise from two cases that concern the passage,
implementation, and alleged effects of Amendment 64 to the Colorado Constitution,
Colo. Const. art. XVIII, § 16. Amendment 64 repealed many of the State’s criminal and
civil proscriptions on “recreational marijuana,”1 and created a regulatory regime designed
to ensure that marijuana is unadulterated and taxed, and t... More...
   $0 (06-07-2017 - CO)

Williams and Fickett v. County of Fresno

As a general rule, a party must exhaust available administrative remedies as
a prerequisite to seeking relief in the courts. “In the property tax context,
application of the exhaustion principle means that a taxpayer ordinarily may not
file or pursue a court action for a tax refund without first applying to the local
board of equalization for assessment reduction under [Revenue and... More...
   $0 (06-07-2017 - CA)

In re: Gary L. Bryan, a/k/a Gary L. Brian

This appeal arises out of an adversary proceeding brought by the trustee of
a Chapter 7 bankruptcy estate to determine how to divide the proceeds from the
sale of the debtor’s real property. Previous litigation has already established,
among other things, the validity, priority, and extent of the various liens on the
property. Bryan v. Peters (In re Bryan), 547 F. App’x 892 (10th C... More...
   $0 (05-24-2017 - CO)

Winn-Tech v. Nobuko Lawson

¶1 Defendant Lawson appeals an order granting prevailing-party attorney fees to Plaintiff Winn-Tech after Winn-Tech accepted an offer of judgment made by defendant Lawson pursuant 12 O.S. §1101.

¶2 Winn-Tech filed this case to foreclose a mechanic's and materialman's lien for work done on Lawson's house. Winn-Tech sought the sum of $11,014.34 plus monthly late fees of $35.00 per month. Tw... More...
   $0 (05-18-2017 - OK)

Nautilus, Inc. v. Chao Chen Yang

Nautilus, Inc. (Nautilus), obtained a judgment against Stanley Kuo Hua
Yang, and recorded an abstract of judgment against real property on which Stanley and
his brother, Peter Chun Hua Yang, held title.1
Stanley and Peter transferred title on the
property to their father, Chao Chen Yang, who obtained a reverse mortgage loan on the
property from Security One Le... More...
   $0 (04-22-2017 - )

Sonia Armendariz v. Putnam City School District Oklahoma County Oklahoma Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK - Sonia Armendariz v. Putnam City School District

Filed By: Armendariz, Sonia
Filed Date: 03/05/2013
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant: Putnam City School District Disposed: ORDER APPROVING SETTLEMENT, 04/21/2017. Judge
Date Code Description Count Party Amount
03-05-201... More...
   $0 (04-21-2017 - OK)

Joshua and Christina Epps v. Bruce Lindsey

Appellant Bruce Lindsey (Lindsey) appeals from a grant of summary
judgment in favor of respondents Joshua and Christina Epps (the Epps).
Lindsey and the Epps are, respectively, the defendant and plaintiffs in the
underlying unlawful detainer action which arose from the Epps‟ postforeclosure
acquisition of the at-issue property.
... More...
   $0 (04-12-2017 - )

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