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State of Iowa v. Ryan Lee Stockbauer

In the early morning hours of August 3, 2016, Des Moines police investigated the crash of a pickup truck into a tree at a T intersection. When Officer Lucas Kramer arrived, he saw Ryan Stockbauer crawling out of the driver-side window. Two other passengers suffered injuries requiring attention at the hospital. Officer Kramer testified the heavy front-end damage to the truck was “consistent ... More...   $0 (08-04-2018 - IA)

COMMONWEALTH vs. PATRICK WAWERU

We summarize the facts that the jury could have found at trial, reserving certain details for our discussion of the legal issues. The defendant was in an on-again, off-again relationship with the victim. The couple had two children together. The victim's sister occasionally lived with the victim and the defendant, but the sister did not get along with the defendant. 3 The victim's ... More...   $0 (08-01-2018 - MA)

Andrea Lane Whitney v. The State of Texas

Ronald Bryan Baker was struck by Whitney’s car and died as a result of his injuries. Nayef
Sheam testified that he was driving home around midnight and saw a man’s body laying partially
on the grass and partially in the access road to Highway 75 in Allen, Texas. He stopped, parked
his car, approached the body, and immediately called 911. The man was breathing very heavily,
and ... More...
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Alonso Navarrete, James R. Glover and Amerlia Dominguez v. Blance Transportation, LLC Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Albuquerque, NM - Alonso Navarrete and James R. Glover, as Personal Representatives of the Wrongful Death Estate of Idalia Dominguez, Deceased, and Amerlia Dominguez sued Blance Transportation, LLC on personal injury, auto negligence and respondeat superior theories.

07/02/2018 36 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Balance Transportation, LLC re discovery (Krueger, Stephanie) Modified on 7/2/2018... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Melvin Dwayne Dunn, Jr.

The Defendant’s convictions resulted from a string of burglaries of Knox County businesses, which were all closed to the public at the time, within a two-month period.

The Defendant was indicted for nine counts of burglary; one count of attempted theft of property valued at $60,000 or more but less than $250,000; one count of evading arrest; and one count of possession of burglary tools... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Larry Allen Stumbo

This case arises from the Defendant breaking into the victim’s home and raping her at gunpoint, following which he stole a television set and forced her into her vehicle and drove her to a nearby gas station. The Defendant was observed by law enforcement driving the victim’s stolen vehicle after he dropped her off at the gas station; when officers pursued the Defendant, hefailed to yield and, aft... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - TN)

Larry Wayne Duncan v. The State of Texas

The victim’s father, Billy Scott, testified that his daughter enjoyed jogging,
and he identified the route along which she usually jogged. He explained that on
February 10, 2015, he saw the victim jogging at approximately 6:20 p.m. Scott
testified that it was daylight and the sun was shining. At approximately 7:30 p.m.,
Scott learned that his daughter had been killed.
Ki... More...
   $0 (07-25-2018 - TX)

MARK ADRIAN BARZAR V. THE STATE OF TEXAS

Since the only issues Barzar raises in his appeal concern the admission of a
small part of the testimony of the State’s forensic scientist and of an emergency room
nurse, we limit our discussion of the background to those facts needed to explain our
resolution of Barzar’s issues.
The evidence from Barzar’s trial shows that the truck Barzar was driving
sideswiped a passeng... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. ERIC J. TURNER

The events in question occurred on January 1, 2017, when Turner willfully eluded an officer after being signaled to stop and ultimately crashed his car into an OSHP cruiser. On January 5, 2017, Turner was indicted for failure to comply, vandalism (of the cruiser), receiving stolen property (a stolen license plate on the car he was driving), OVI, and aggravated possession of drugs (Percocet).... More...   $0 (07-20-2018 - OH)

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc., and Terry L. Brown, Jr. v. The Guardianship of Kristen Zak

On January 17, 2006, Zak was seriously injured when the car in which she was a passenger struck a semi tractor-trailer that had been wrecked approximately one hour earlier by Brown, a driver employed by Hunt. J.B. Hunt Transp., Inc. v. Guardianship of Zak, 58 N.E.3d 956 (Ind. Ct. App. 2016), trans. denied. On October 26, 2006, the Guardianship filed a complaint against the Appellants, alleg... More...   $0 (07-20-2018 - IN)

Steven Morales v. United States of America District of Arizona Federal Courthouse - Phoenix, Arizona Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

This appeal is one of many tort cases against the government in which we consider the government’s waiver of sovereign immunity. Under the Federal Tort Claims Act (the “FTCA”), the court has no jurisdiction over claims “based upon the exercise or performance or the failure to exercise or perform a discretionary function or duty on the part of a federal agency or an employee of the Government . . .... More...   $0 (07-19-2018 - AZ)

Calvin Fletcher, Sr. v. Joseph Tomlinson Eastern District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis Police Department (SLPD) Officers Nicholas Martorano and John
Moton appeal from the district court’s judgment, 1 entered upon a jury verdict, finding
that they used excessive force in their apprehension and arrest of Calvin Fletcher and
awarding damages to Fletcher totaling $600,000. They raise three issues on appeal:
(1) the district court erred in allowing Fletcher to r... More...
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Rigoberto Mendez Carrillo v. The State of Texas

On the night of May 30, 2014, a married couple were driving home after attending church
and dining at a restaurant when a white truck driven by appellant sped up from behind their car
and struck them on the passenger side, sending the couple’s car up onto the median. Appellant did
not stop, but continued to speed down the street. The couple began to drive their damaged car
ho... More...
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Teresa Barry v. James P. O'Grady Southern District of Ohio Federal Courthouse - Columbus, Ohio

Teresa Barry, a judicial administrative assistant, sued three judges and two employees of the Franklin County Municipal
Court under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, claiming retaliation in violation of the Free Speech Clause of the
First Amendment and gender discrimination in violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the
Fourteenth Amendment. The defendants moved for summary judgment, and the distr... More...
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Ricky Griffitts vs. Old Republic Insurance Company, BNSF Railway Company, and James M. Campbell Missouri Supreme Court - Jefferson City, Missouri

Appellant Ricky Lee Griffitts (“Griffitts”) was rear-ended by James Campbell (“Campbell”), an employee of BNSF Railway Company (“BNSF”), in Springfield, Missouri. Campbell was driving a BNSF company vehicle and was intoxicated at the time of the collision. Numerous lawsuits ensued, including the instant equitable garnishment action that Griffitts filed against BNSF and its insurer, Old Republic (c... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - MO)

LORENZO A. MARTINEZ vs STATE OF FLORIDA

Lorenzo Martinez appeals his judgment and sentences for: count one, driving with a suspended license and causing death; count two, DUI manslaughter; and count three, failure to remain at the scene of a crash involving death. We agree with Mr. Martinez that his convictions for counts one and two violate Florida's "single
homicide rule." See McCullough v. State, 230 So. 3d 586, 589 (Fla. 2d D... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. SCOTT A. STEIN

On April 28, 2016, Stein, Brett Eley (“Eley”), and Krista Ashley
(“Ashley”) went to the home of Jason Davidson (“Davidson”) to retrieve some
property that had been stolen from Stein by Davidson and Eley. When they arrived,
Eley and Ashley went to speak with Davidson, leaving Stein in the car. Eley spoke
with Davidson while Ashley spoke with the owner of the home, Mike Volger... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. GREG EVANS

At trial, Ebony Brown testified that in September 2016, she had been in a
relationship with Evans for about a year. Although they had lived together in the past,
they were not then living together. Evans would come over to her apartment and leave
when she went to work. At that time, Brown was working third shift, from 11:00 p.m. to
9:30 a.m., at a group home that provided ca... More...
   $0 (07-08-2018 - OH)

Brian L. Paquette v. State of Indiana

On the evening of February 2, 2016, Indiana Police State Trooper James Manning (“Trooper Manning”) was parked on the northbound shoulder of I-69, near Petersburg, Indiana. A motorist pulled over and informed Trooper Manning that he observed a blue Chevy Tahoe driving northbound on the southbound lanes of the interstate. Trooper Manning activated his patrol vehicle’s emergency signals—the lights ... More...   $0 (07-08-2018 - IN)

Matthew Edmonds v. State of Indiana

On the morning of June 8, 2015, Matthew Edmonds entered a Walmart in Beech Grove, Indiana. Edmonds was observed stuffing a variety of food and clothing items into old plastic bags. He then walked past the point of sale without paying for those items. The store’s asset protection manager, Timothy Dunlop, called 911 and told dispatchers about the theft. He also informed them that Edmonds had got... More...   $0 (07-08-2018 - IN)

Tiffanie Brooke Anderson v. The State of Texas

On the evening of April 25, 2013, Morey Schrader was the front seat passenger in a vehicle
driven by his wife in Plano, Collin County, Texas. Mr. Schrader’s daughter was a passenger in the
backseat. While the Schraders were stopped at a red light, appellant rear-ended their vehicle. None
of the Schraders were injured, but their vehicle was totaled. Mr. Schrader and appellant got out... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Lee Harold Cromwell

After a fireworks show on July 4, 2015, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, the defendant reversed his truck through a crowded parking lot, killing one victim and injuring eight others. An Anderson County Grand Jury indicted the defendant for seventeen crimes, including one count each of vehicular homicide, criminally negligent homicide, reckless homicide, reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon, and dri... More...   $0 (07-05-2018 - TN)

State of Wisconsin v. Kyle Lee Monahan

Monahan was involved in a single-vehicle crash that
took place on August 20, 2011, in Shullsburg, Wisconsin. As a
result of this crash, Monahan was seriously injured and his
girlfriend, R.C., who was also in the vehicle, was killed. The
State subsequently charged Monahan with three counts of criminal
conduct: (1) homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle
contr... More...
   $0 (07-04-2018 - WI)

State of Wisconsin v. Kyle Lee Monahan SUPREME COURT OF WISCONSIN

Monahan was involved in a single-vehicle crash that took place on August 20, 2011, in Shullsburg, Wisconsin. As a result of this crash, Monahan was seriously injured and his girlfriend, R.C., who was also in the vehicle, was killed. The State subsequently charged Monahan with three counts of criminal conduct: (1) homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle contrary to Wis. Stat. § 940.... More...   $0 (07-04-2018 - WI)

Muhammad Tanvir, et al. v. FN Tanzin, et al. Southern District of New York - New York, New York

7 Plaintiffs‐Appellants Muhammad Tanvir, Jameel Algibah, and Naveed
8 Shinwari (“Plaintiffs”) appeal from a February 17, 2016 final judgment of the
9 United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Abrams, J.),
10 dismissing their complaint against senior federal law enforcement officials and
11 25 named and unnamed federal law enforcement officers. As rel... More...
   $0 (06-25-2018 - NY)

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