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GranCare, LLC v. D/b/a VAle Healthcare Center v. Ruth Thrower Northern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Francisco

Defendant-Appellant GranCare LLC (“GranCare”)
removed a diversity case to federal court, arguing that the
sole non-diverse defendant, nursing home administrator
Remy Rhodes, was fraudulently joined as a defendant in
order to defeat diversity and prevent removal. The district
court remanded the case and awarded costs and attorney’s
fees to Plaintiffs pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § ... More...
   $0 (04-30-2018 - ca)

United States of America v. Daniel Glick Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, IL - Chicago Investment Advisor Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Federal Prison for Misappropriating $5.2 Million in Client Funds

A Chicago investment advisor was sentenced on April 17, 2018 to more than 12 years in federal prison for stealing $5.2 million from several clients, including his elderly in-laws.

DANIEL GLICK, who owned three accounting and financial servic... More...
   $0 (04-19-2018 - IL)

ESTATE OF WAYNE KENNETH DUCHENEAUX vs. DOUGLAS D. DUCHENEAUX SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA

A detailed summary of the facts underlying this case are outlined in Estate of Ducheneaux v. Ducheneaux, 2015 S.D. 11, 861 N.W.2d 519. Wayne Ducheneaux died testate on November 18, 2011, leaving six children. On January 6, 2009, Wayne executed a will dividing his estate equally among his five
daughters1 while “intentionally making no provisions . . . for [his] son Douglas Ducheneaux,” with ... More...
   $0 (04-17-2018 - SD)

DARREN LEON DUNCAN V. STATE OF ARKANSAS

Darren Duncan was convicted of capital murder in connection with the death of
Courtney London. The State waived the death penalty, and therefore Duncan received a
life sentence without the possibility of parole as required by law. Duncan makes a single
argument on appeal. He contends that the trial court erred in allowing Latrenda Gibson to
testify and, in the alternative, in d... More...
   $0 (04-15-2018 - AR)

VIRGINIA ANN HYATT V. STATE OF ARKANSAS

Virginia and her husband, James Hyatt (“James”), met Patricia and her husband, Ray
Wheelington,2 at the Guys & Dolls Club (the “Club”) in Texarkana, where Patricia and
Ray taught square dancing. Virginia and James attended dances and lessons at the Club. In
2009, James and Patricia began having an affair.
James, along with several members of the Club—Eddy “Reese” Baker, Harvey... More...
   $0 (04-15-2018 - AR)

PHILLIP DERON WASHINGTON V. MAGNOLIA MANOR NURSING HOME AND REHAHABILITATION, L.L.C., ET AL COURT OF APPEAL SECOND CIRCUIT STATE OF LOUISIANA

Willie P. Pennywell (“Pennywell”) was a resident at Magnolia Manor
Nursing Home located in Shreveport. On February 27, 2014, Pennywell was
taken to the Emergency Room at Willis Knighton Medical Center
(“WKMC”) after he was found bleeding from the mouth. Dr. Jacquelyn
Bowers, the emergency room physician, consulted with Dr. Christopher
Atkins, who extracted a deteriorated... More...
   $0 (04-08-2018 - LA)

Raad Al-Shaikh v. State Department of Health Care Services

When Dr. Raad Al-Shaikh, an orthopedic surgeon, moved his Fremont practice a
couple of miles from its original location, he applied to the Department of Health Care
Services (DHCS), pursuant to Medi-Cal regulations, for approval of his new office as an
“established place of business.” He had been an approved Medi-Cal provider at his prior
location for six years. Much to Dr. Al-Shai... More...
   $0 (04-08-2018 - CA)

JAMES CARL PAFFORD V. STATE OF ARKANSAS Sex Offender

Pafford sexually abused then twelve-year-old M.W. on two occasions in February
2015. Both encounters took place at Pafford’s home. M.W. confided in his grandmother
and a child-abuse-hotline call was made. Because M.W. lived primarily in the same home as
Pafford, the call was of high priority and M.W. was immediately interviewed. From there,
the investigation continued and was h... More...
   $0 (04-03-2018 - AR)

Robin Austin v. Walgreen Company Northern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Lafayette, Fort Wayne, South Bend, Hammond

Robin Austin sued Walgreen Co. after she slipped and fell at a Walgreens store in northwest-ern Indiana, breaking her knee. A magistrate judge, presid-ing by consent, granted summary judgment to Walgreen. For the reasons set forth below, we affirm.
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I. Background
On a cold January day, Robin Austin went to a
Walgreens store in Hebron, Indiana. When she arrived, a
s... More...
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Melisa Richmond v. Rubab Huq Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Plaintiff Melisa Richmond was
incarcerated in the Wayne County Jail from December 26, 2012 through February 13, 2013.
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No. 16-2560 Richmond v. Huq, et al. Page 2
While in the custody of the Jail, Richmond received treatment for a self-inflicted burn wound on
her chest as well as for psychological needs. Richmond contends that she received
constitutionally inadequate treatm... More...
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United States of America v. Caring Heart Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, et al. District of Maryland Federal Courthouse - Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, MD - United States Reaches Settlement With Four Facilities And Two Medical Companies To Resolve Allegations Of Fraudulent Billing In Skilled Nursing Facilities

The United States Attorney’s Office announced that it reached an agreement with four skilled nursing facilities and two consulting companies with which they contracted to resolve allegations of fraudulent billing of Medi... More...
   $0 (03-23-2018 - MD)

Gezel Saheli v. White Memorial Medical Center

White Memorial Medical Center (White Memorial) and
Juan Barrio, M.D. (together, Defendants) challenge the denial in
part of their petition to compel arbitration of claims brought
against them by Gezel Saheli, M.D. Although the trial court
ordered Saheli to arbitrate the majority of her claims, it refused
to compel arbitration of her claims brought pursuant to Civil
Code sec... More...
   $0 (03-15-2018 - CA)

City of Chicago, ex rel. Aaron M. Rosenberg v. Reflex Traffic Solutions, Inc. and Redflex Holdings, Ltd. Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

In this classic case of chutzpah,
Aaron Rosenberg, a former employee of Redflex Traffic
Systems, Inc. (RTSI), seeks a share of the proceeds his former
employer paid the City of Chicago to settle the case against it
arising out of the fraud Rosenberg helped perpetrate. In a
thorough decision, the district judge concluded that Rosenberg
was neither the original source of the ... More...
   $0 (03-12-2018 - IL)

United States of America v. Angela Armenta Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

The government charged Angela Armenta
with health care fraud, but at her trial it failed to ask
any of its witnesses to identify her in court. Nevertheless, the
jury convicted Armenta. At her sentencing, the district court
increased Armenta’s Guidelines range by two levels after it
concluded she had obstructed justice. It then sentenced her to
a term of imprisonment well be... More...
   $0 (03-05-2018 - IL)

Robbie Ohlendorf v. United Food & Commerical Workers Int'l Union, Local 876 Western District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Grand Rapids, Michigan

The Labor Management Relations Act makes it a crime for an
employer to deduct union dues from an employee’s paycheck and for the union to accept the
dues, except if the employee consents by signing an authorization form, often called a dues
checkoff. Robbie Ohlendorf and Sandra Adams signed dues checkoff authorizations with their
employer in 2013. When they tried to revoke them thr... More...
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John M. Mahoney v. Connie A. Mahoney Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Can Make Your Phone Ring 888-354-4529

¶1 Respondent/Appellant Connie A. Mahoney (Wife) appeals from the trial court's order denying her motion to vacate a consent decree of dissolution. Wife sought to vacate the decree because it was signed by Petitioner John Mahoney's (Husband) sister, acting as his attorney in fact under a durable power of attorney, under allegedly fraudulent means. Husband died between the date of the consent decre... More...   $0 (02-14-2018 - OK)

Juan Gonzales v. Wayne Bill Lew

Code of Civil Procedure section 9981 is a cost-shifting
statute designed to encourage parties to settle their lawsuits
prior to trial by punishing a party that refuses a reasonable
settlement offer. In order to trigger section 998, a settlement offer
must be clear, in that it must allow the party receiving the offer
to evaluate whether the party making the offer is likely to ob... More...
   $0 (02-03-2018 - CA)

A.H. v. Illinois High School Association Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

A.H., a senior at Evanston Township
High School, is a member of the school’s track and field team
despite his physical limitations from spastic quadriplegia
related to cerebral palsy. During his junior year, he requested
that the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) create a
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separate division with different time standards for paraambulatory
runner... More...
   $0 (02-02-2018 - IL)

State of Oklahoma v. Wesley C. Harrison Tulsa County Courthouse - Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK - The State of Oklahoma charged Wesley Harrison with:


Count # 1. Count as Filed: RAPE, RAPE BY INSTRUMENTATION, in violation of 21 O.S. 1114 A 6
Date of Offense: 12/25/2015
Party Name Disposition Information
HARRISON, WESLEY C Disposed: CONVICTION, 02/01/2018. Guilty Plea
Count as Disposed: RAPE BY INSTRUMENTATION(RAPE)
Violation of 21 O.S. 1114 A 6... More...
   $0 (02-01-2018 - OK)

Martin Flores v. The State of Texas Authorities find, arrest man accused of sexual assault of a child

The grand jury indicted Appellant on two separate counts for the offense of sexual assault of a child. Under Count One, the indictment alleged that Appellant intentionally and knowingly caused the penetration of M.B.’s sexual organ with his sexual organ while M.B. was under the age of seventeen. Under Count Two, the indictment alleged that Appellant intentionally and knowingly caused the penetra... More...   $0 (01-26-2018 - TX)

Rogelio Aleman Garcia v. Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioners of Social Security Southern District of Texas Courthouse - Houston, Texas

Rogelio Garcia appeals the district court’s decision to deny disability benefits
he sought from the Social Security Administration (“SSA”). Because the
decision is supported by substantial evidence, we affirm.
I.
In January 2012, Garcia applied for disability insurance benefits under
42 U.S.C. § 423 as of January 1, 2007, based on hearing loss and post-traumatic
stress diso... More...
   $0 (01-25-2018 - TX)

Jeanne T. Bartels v. Saber Healthcare Group, LLC Eastern District of North Carolina Federal Courthouse - Raleigh, North Carolina

Saber Healthcare Holdings, LLC, sits at the top of a family of wholly owned limited-liability companies that own and operate dozens of assisted-living facilities and nursing homes in several states, including North Carolina. Current and former residents of one of Saber’s North Carolina assisted-living facilities brought a putative class action in North Carolina state court against Saber Healthcare... More...   $0 (01-24-2018 - NC)

Rodney Keister v. Stuart Bell, John Hooks, Mitchell Odom Northern District of Alabama Federal Courthouse - Birmingham, Alabama

Rodney Keister appeals the district court’s denial of a preliminary injunction. Mr. Keister sought to enjoin University of Alabama (“UA”) officials from applying UA’s grounds use policy to the intersection of University Boulevard and Hackberry Lane. Application of this grounds use policy prevents him from speaking on UA’s campus unless he complies with its terms. Because the district court properl... More...   $0 (01-23-2018 - AL)

United States of America, ex rel. Steve Greenfield v. Medco Health Solutions, Inc., et al. District of New Jersey Federal Courthouses

Accredo Health Group, Inc., a specialty pharmacy that provides home care for patients with hemophilia (a rare condition that prevents blood from clotting properly), made donations to charities, two of which allegedly recommended Accredo as an approved provider for hemophilia patients. This raises whether the donations came with something expected in return for the recommendations, which might trig... More...   $0 (01-23-2018 - NJ)

United States of America v. Diana J. Gumila Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

Diana Gumila ran a home-healthcare company that defrauded the federal government of several million dollars. She was convicted of multiple counts of healthcare fraud and making false statements in connection
∗ Circuit Judge Posner retired on September 2, 2017, and did not partici-pate in the decision of this case, which is being resolved by a quorum of the panel under 28 U.S.C. § 46(d).<... More...
   $0 (01-17-2018 - IL)

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