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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)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ANTONIO GARCIA-LOPEZ

Antonio Garcia-Lopez (“Garcia-Lopez”) appeals the district court’s denial of his Motion to Withdraw his Guilty Plea (“Motion to Withdraw”). He contends we should reverse because (1) he did not have an interpreter in his native tongue, Zapotecan, at his plea hearing and did not fully understand the proceedings, and (2) the Supreme Court’s decision in Sessions v. Dimaya, 138 S. Ct. 1204 (2018), and... More...   $0 (09-09-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Johnathan E. Woods Federal Courthouse Western District of Arkansas - Fayetteville, Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR - Former Arkansas State Senator Sentenced To 220 Months In Federal Prison For Wire Fraud, Mail Fraud And Money

Former Arkansas State Senator Johnathan E. Woods was sentenced on September 6, 2018 to 220 months in prison for organizing and leading a bribery scheme in which state funds were directed to non-profit entities in exchange for kickbacks, many of which were funnele... More...
   $0 (09-09-2018 - AR)

William Schadhauser v. Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, William Spikes v. Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Jared T. Ferguson v. Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

In April 2016, appellants each filed an individual complaint against ODRC asserting a negligence claim. Appellants are all inmates or prior inmates of ODRC once housed at Chillicothe Correctional Institution ("CCI"), and each of the individual appellants have been diagnosed with a medical condition known as histoplasmosis. Appellants alleged in their complaints that they contracted histoplasmosi... More...   $0 (09-08-2018 - OH)

Lisa K. Brown v. Holiday Inn Express & Suites et al.

On September 28, 2014, Brown was a guest of the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbus East, which P & S owns and operates. Brown took a shower and, afterwards, grabbed a towel off the rack to dry herself. While Brown was drying her face, she discovered that feces covered the towel she was using. As a result of this incident, Brown allegedly suffered physical injury and emotional distress.
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   $0 (09-08-2018 - OH)

THOMAS TUBBS, et al. v. BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY, INC

The Tubbses own and operate a farm in a floodplain near the Missouri River in Holt
County, Missouri. The farm is located just southeast of Big Lake and about three-and-a-half
miles east of the Missouri River. BNSF, an interstate freight railroad, owns and operates a track
that runs east to west across the floodplain and bisects the Tubbses’ farm. The track sits atop an
earth... More...
   $0 (09-05-2018 - MO)

Lori Smero v. City of Saratoga and Saratoga Youth Hockey, Inc. Saratoga County Courthouse - Saratoga, New York

Saratoga Springs, NY - Lori Smero, Individually and as Parent and Guardian of Rachel Smero, a minor, , age 15, sued The City and the Saratoga Youth Hockey, Inc. on a negligence theory claiming that their daughter was hit in the head by a hockey puck as she walked in down stairs in the City owned Vernon Rick.

In 2014, plaintiffs' 10-year old daughter (hereinafter the
child) sustained... More...
   $0 (09-05-2018 - NY)

The University of Texas-Pan American, The University of Texas System, and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley v. Alexander Edionwe

A. Employment Decision The facts are undisputed. UTPA and the University of Texas at Brownsville (UTB) merged into UTRGV. Before the merger, appellee Alexander Edionwe taught as a tenured professor for UTPA. After the merger, the University established two phases of hiring for applicants of the newly-established UTRGV—Phase I and Phase II. Phase I was open only to tenured faculty of UTPA and U... More...   $0 (09-03-2018 - TX)

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter and Hampton, LLP v. J-M Manufacturing Company, Inc.

A large law firm agreed to represent a manufacturing company in a federal
qui tam action brought on behalf of a number of public entities. During the same
time period, the law firm represented one of these public entities in matters
unrelated to the qui tam suit. Both clients had executed engagement agreements
that purported to waive all such conflicts of interest, current or futur... More...
   $0 (09-02-2018 - CA)

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)

Talawrence Donyea Tennell v. The State of Texas

Appellant Talawrence Donyea Tennell lived with his girlfriend Crystal Harris. Two children lived with them, Harris’s seven-month-old daughter, Hailey, and her five-year-old daughter, Riley. One afternoon, Harris left Hailey at home, and she asked Tennell to watch the baby. When Harris returned home approximately two hours later, Tennell was holding Hailey. The baby was unresponsive, and her ... More...   $0 (08-31-2018 - TX)

Jeffrey N. Killebrew v. The State of Texas

Deputy Mike Nguyen, an accident investigator with the Harris County
Sheriff’s Office (“HCSO”), testified that in the afternoon of February 23, 2014, he
was dispatched to an automobile/motorcycle collision on Franz Road in Katy,
Texas. When he arrived, he saw a motorcycle and Frank Rodriguez, the
“complainant,” who was deceased, lying on the pavement in the eastbound lane. More...
   $0 (08-31-2018 - TX)

James John Waite, Jr. v. AII Acquisitions Corporation, et al. United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

While living in Massachusetts, James Waite was exposed repeatedly to asbestos, some of which was mined and sold by Union Carbide Corporation. More than twenty-five years after his initial asbestos exposure, Mr. Waite moved to Florida, where he was diagnosed with mesothelioma. Mr. Waite and his wife, Sandra Waite, filed a lawsuit in Florida state court against a group of defendants that included Un... More...   $0 (08-31-2018 - FL)

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)

CHRISTY A. BOCKMAN-FRYBERGER v. STATE OF MONTANA

Shortly before 10p.m. on January21, 2016, Greg Fryberger, an employee of
MDOT, finished clearing snow berms with a front-end loader on an intersection of U.S.
Highway 93.1 He was working about ten miles north of the MDOT shop where the
loader normally was kept. After finishing his work, Fryberger began driving back to the
MDOT shop to return the loader. It was five hours af... More...
   $0 (08-30-2018 - MT)

Roberto Martinez v. Landry's Restaurants, Inc.

Roberto Martinez, Lisa Saldana, Craig Eriksen and Chanel
Rankin-Stephens (collectively Martinez parties) sued Crab
Addison, Inc., Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. (formerly known as
Joe’s Crab Shack Holdings, Inc.) and Landry’s Restaurants, Inc.
on behalf of a putative class of salaried employees of Joe’s Crab
Shack restaurants in California who were allegedly misclassified
as... More...
   $0 (08-30-2018 - CA)

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)

Yei A. Sun v. ADvanced China Healthcare, Inc. Western District of Washington Federal Courthouse - Seattle, Washington

Yei Sun, Liping Sun, and Haiming Sun were persuaded
by Alicia Kao to invest $2.8 million in Advanced China
Healthcare. The Suns entered into two Share Purchase
Agreements, each of which contained a forum-selection
clause that required any disputes “arising out of or related to”
the agreements to be adjudicated in California state court.
Notwithstanding the forum-selection c... More...
   $0 (08-29-2018 - WA)

Martin J. Coyne v. Diego De Leo

In this unlawful detainer action filed under the Ellis Act (Gov. Code, § 7060
et seq.), defendant Diego De Leo appeals from a judgment of possession entered in favor
of his landlord, Martin J. Coyne. De Leo argues, inter alia, the trial court committed
prejudicial error in its exclusion of evidence. We agree the trial court abused its
discretion in excluding the evidence and revers... More...
   $0 (08-28-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Roman Deon Hellems, Jr. Southern District of Iowa - Federal Courthouse - Des Moines, Davenport & Council Bluffs Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Des Moines, IA - Des Moines Man Sentenced to Prison for Firearms Offense

Roman Deon Hellems, Jr. sentenced to 96 months for felon in possession of a firearm

On August 24, 2018, Roman Deon Hellems, Jr., age 23, of Des Moines, appeared before United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose and was sentenced to 96 months in prison for a felon in possession of a firearm charge a... More...
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Leoncio Elizarri, et al. v. Sheriff of Cook County and Cook County, Illinois Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The theme of this constitutional
suit under 42 U.S.C. §1983 is that the Sheriff of Cook
County, Illinois, did not do enough to prevent guards and
other public employees from stealing or losing the belongings
of inmates at the Cook County Jail. New arrivals must
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surrender their possessions. There is no doubt that theft of
these belongings is a crime and a t... More...
   $0 (08-27-2018 - 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)

Terry Martin v. Behr Dayton Thermal Products, LLC Southern District of Ohio Courthouse - Cincinnati, Ohio

This toxic tort class action case arises from
Defendants’ alleged contamination of the groundwater in the McCook Field neighborhood of
Dayton, Ohio. Plaintiffs own properties in McCook Field, which is a low-income area
surrounding a Superfund site. They allege that Defendants released volatile organic compounds
and other hazardous substances into the groundwater underlying their pr... More...
   $0 (08-26-2018 - OH)

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)

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