Negligent Hiring Law
 
Irma Yolanda Munoz Soto v.Union Pacific Railroad Company

Irma Yolanda Munoz Soto sued Union Pacific Railroad
Company and two of its employees, Scott King and Robert Finch
(collectively Union Pacific parties), for wrongful death (premises
liability and general negligence) after Soto’s 16-year-old daughter
was struck and killed by a freight train on an at-grade railroad
crossing in Santa Clarita. The court granted the Union Pacific
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   $0 (02-16-2020 - CA)

Amanda Frlekin v. Apple, Inc.

Industrial Welfare Commission wage order No. 7-2001
(Wage Order 7) requires employers to pay their employees a
minimum wage for all “hours worked.” (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 8,
§ 11070, subd. 4(B).) “Hours worked” is defined as “the time
during which an employee is subject to the control of an
employer, and includes all the time the employee is suffered or
permitted to work, w... More...
   $0 (02-14-2020 - CA)

United States of America v. Zachary S. Gauthier

Milwaukee, WI - The United States of America charged Zachary S. Gauthier with transporting a minor across states lines to engage in activity and possession child porn.

U.S. District Judge William C. Griesbach sentenced Zachary S. Gauthier (age: 26) to a total sentence of 20 years’ imprisonment and 20 years’ supervised release after Gauthier pled guilty to Transporting a Minor Across State... More...
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Genevia Ann Davis v. The State of Texas


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Davis married her husband, Morgan, in 2002, and they had a daughter
toge... More...
   $0 (02-07-2020 - TX)

Gamma ETA Chapter of PI Kappa Alpha v. Harlan Helvey

A housing corporation tried to enforce an arbitration
agreement against a local chapter of an international fraternity.
The trial court denied the corporation’s motion to compel
arbitration. We reverse because the international fraternity
demanded arbitration, as did the housing corporation, so an
arbitration there must be.
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We summarize the facts from the documents fi... More...
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Jesus Alaniz v. Sun Pacific Shippers, L.P.

The Privette/Hooker doctrine limits the circumstances
in which the hirer of an independent contractor can be liable for
injuries to the contractor’s employees. (Privette v. Superior Court
(1993) 5 Cal.4th 689; Hooker v. Department of Transportation
(2002) 27 Cal.4th 198 (Hooker).) In a negligence action, the hirer
of an independent contractor may be liable to the contractor’sMore...
   $0 (02-06-2020 - CA)

STATE OF KANSAS v. SHERMAN NORMAN JENKINS


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John C. Scotchel vs. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, et al.


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Petitioner John C. Scotchel Jr., pro se, appeals the Circuit Court of Marion County’s October 19, 2018, order denying his motion to alter or amend its order granting su... More...
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Eric Cherron Jones v. Commonwealth of Virginia


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Officer Brown of the Hampton City Police Department observed Jones driving a car in
Hampton. As Jones approached an intersection, he activated his turn ... More...
   $0 (01-30-2020 - VA)

United States of America v. South Dakota Department of Social Services

Pierre, SD - The United States of America sued the South Dakota Department of Social Services on a civil rights violation theory.

The Justice Department announced today that it has reached a settlement with the South Dakota Department of Social Services (Department of Social Services or DSS), a state agency that assists South Dakotans seeking public benefits, resolving allegations that DS... More...
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Destiny Thimon, a Minor, etc. v. City of Newark

Thimon’s Allegations
Thimon’s second amended complaint, the operative pleading (the complaint),
alleges: “On December 6, 2013 at approximately 7:30 in the morning, Destiny Thimon
was on her way to school, and reached the corner of Cherry Street and Redeker Place. As
Cherry Street at this intersection was not controlled by signals or stop signs, and
contained no pedestrian activ... More...
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Sarah Ray, et al. v. Red Mountain Energy, Crescent Consulting, Patterson UTI, and National Oilwell Varco

McAlester, OK - The families and estates of two men killed in a oil well blowout sued Red Mountain Energy, Crescent Consulting, Patterson UTI, and National Oilwell Varco on negligence and wrongful death theories.

Drilling contractor Patterson-UTI Energy and operator Red Mountain Energy admitted a tragic explosion that took place at the site of a drilling operation in Oklahoma, resulting i... More...
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BOTTINELLI REAL ESTATE, L.L.C. Vs. JOHNS MANVILLE, INC. AND ROOF TECHNOLOGIES, INC.


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Bottinelli owned commercial property that sustained roof damage in
Hurricane Katrina and contracted with Roof Technologies, Inc. (“Roof Tech”) to
repl... More...
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LEON GREENBLATT Vs. SEWERAGE & WATER BOARD OF NEW ORLEANS, B&K CONSTRUCTION CO., LLC, CAJUN CONSTRUCTORS, LLC, LINFIELD, HUNTER & JUNIUS, INC. AND BOH BROS CONSTRUCTION CO., LLC


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trial court’s judgment in Louisiana?

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In the years following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the United States
Congress appropriated funds to the United States Army Corps of Engineers
(“USACE”) fo... More...
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RORY T. WHITE AND ROMAINE L. WHITE INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILD, RICHARD WHITE Vs. NEW ORLEANS CENTER FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS


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This lawsuit arises from the reporting of an alleged sexual assault of a
student at New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts (“NOCCA”) by Richard
White (“R... More...
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TD AUTO FINANCE, LLC Vs. PERRY W. MYLES


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On July 17, 2012, Prevailing Church1 and Perry W. Myles (“Myles”) bought
a used 2007 Mercedes-Benz S-Class automobile from DZ Motors and enter... More...
   $0 (01-26-2020 - LA)

United States of America v. John Kappor

Boston, MA - The United States of America charged John Kapoor with conspiracy to bribe medical practitioners to prescribe pain medication manufactured by his company.

The founder of Insys Therapeutics, John Kapoor, was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for orchestrating a scheme to bribe practitioners to prescribe Subsys, a fentanyl-based pain medication, often when medically unn... More...
   $0 (01-24-2020 - ma)

Garth Jensen v. iShares Trust

Investors who purchased shares of exchange-traded funds sued the issuers of the
fund and associated entities for violations of disclosure requirements under the federal
Securities Act of 1933. The trial court entered judgment for respondents after finding
appellants lacked standing to pursue their claims. Appellants’ challenge to this ruling is
based on a provision of the Investmen... More...
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United States of America v. Joseph Maldonado-Passage, a/k/a Joseph Allen Schreibvogel, a/k/a "Joe Exotic"

Oklahoma City, OK - The United States of America charged Joseph Maldonado-Passage, a/k/a Joseph Allen Schreibvogel, a/k/a "Joe Exotic" with murder for hire, violating the Lacey Act and Violating the Endangered Species Act.


Defendant was sentenced to 22 years in prison after a federal jury convicted him of two counts of murder-for-hire, eight counts of violating the Lacey Act for fal... More...
   $0 (01-23-2020 - OK)

Earline Williams v. 21st Mortgage Corporation

After defendant 21st Mortgage Corporation foreclosed on her home, plaintiff
Earline Williams brought this action alleging defendant interfered with her rights under
California law, breached its contract with her, acted negligently, and committed elder
financial abuse. In particular, plaintiff alleges that she should have been able to avoid
foreclosure by tendering the amount then i... More...
   $0 (01-23-2020 - CA)

Daniel Kee-Young Kim, Jr. v. County of Monterey

A. The Raceway
The Laguna Seca Raceway (the Raceway) is a motor racing circuit2
located in
Salinas and owned by the County. The County and SCRAMP are parties to a concession
agreement under which they co-manage the Raceway. Pursuant to the concession
agreement, SCRAMP manages the Raceway’s day-to-day operations, and the County is
responsible for drainage issues.
A varie... More...
   $0 (01-21-2020 - CA)

United States of America v. Sylvester Mitchell

Las Vegas, NV - The United States of America charged Sylvester Mitchell with selling firearms without a license.

A Las Vegas man who sold nearly 200 firearms without a Federal Firearms License was sentenced to two years and five months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release.

“Through Project Guardian, the Department of Justice is focused on preventing and p... More...
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STATE OF MONTANA v. LINDA LOU HEIDINGER


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On January 10, 2017, Heidinger negligently passed a snowplow while driving
herself and two coworkers home. She collided with an oncoming pickup truck, resulting More...
   $0 (01-18-2020 - MT)

ALEXIS NUNEZ and HOLLY McGOWAN v. WATCHTOWER BIBLE AND TRACT SOCIETY OF NEW YORK, INC.; CHRISTIAN CONGREGATION OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES; and THOMPSON FALLS CONGREGATION OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES


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Peter McGowan, Ivy McGowan-Castleberry, and Plaintiff Holly McGowan are
siblings. Their mother Joni married Maximo Reyes in 1994. Plaintiff Alexis Nunez is More...
   $0 (01-18-2020 - MT)

STATE OF OHIO v. TIMOTHY JONES


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On November 21, 2016, the Clark County Grand Jury indicted Jones on two offenses: having weapons unde... More...
   $0 (01-17-2020 - OH)

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