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Jorge Fierro v, Landry's Restaurant, Inc.

Plaintiff Jorge Fierro filed the underlying action against defendant Landry's
Restaurants, Inc.,1 seeking remedies for what Fierro alleges to be Landry's Restaurants's
violations of specified California labor laws and wage orders. Fierro asserts claims on
behalf of himself and on behalf of a class of individuals that he alleges is similarly
situated. Landry's Restaurants demurred t... More...
   $0 (02-19-2019 - CA)

SCOTT L. HEAGNEY v. LISA A. WONG; CITY OF FITCHBURG





Heagney first submitted his application for the position
of Fitchburg Police Chief in October 2013. On the résumé
accompanying his application, Heagney listed positions that he had
held at the Police Department of Frank... More...
   $0 (02-12-2019 - MA)

Scott L. Heagney v. Lisa A. Wong; City of Fitchburg





This case concerns a suit that
Scott Heagney, a past applicant for the position of the police
chief of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, brought against the City of
Fitchburg ("Fitchburg") and its mayor after the mayor decided not<... More...
   $0 (02-11-2019 - MA)

A.K. Anderson v. Jean Shiomoto, as Director, etc.

In a prior appeal, this court affirmed a judgment denying A.K. Anderson’s petition
for writ of mandate challenging the September 15, 2012, suspension of his driver’s
license by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). (A.K. Anderson v. George
Valverde (June 12, 2015, E059981) [nonpub. opn.] (Anderson I).) We concluded the
record contained substantial evidence that Anderson had been ... More...
   $0 (02-11-2019 - CA)

Rostack Investments, Inc. v. Angela C, Sabella




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Plaintiff Rostack Investments, Inc. obtained a summary
judgment against defendant Angela Sabella in an amount
exceeding $50 million. We revers... More...
   $0 (02-09-2019 - CA)

Rostack Investments, Inc. v. Angela C. Sabella

Plaintiff Rostack Investments, Inc. obtained a summary
judgment against defendant Angela Sabella in an amount
exceeding $50 million. We reversed the judgment on appeal, and
awarded Sabella her costs as prevailing party. Sabella’s
memorandum of costs sought to recover approximately $1.4
million in costs related to her obtaining a surety bond, secured by
a letter of credit, p... More...
   $0 (02-06-2019 - CA)

Ryan Data Exchange, Ltd. v. Graco, Inc.





After a jury found in favor of Ryan Data Exchange (Rydex) in its breach of
contract claim against Graco,1 and against Graco in its counterclaims against Rydex,
Graco sought to set the jury's v... More...
   $0 (01-10-2019 - IA)

Anthony Stratton v. Thomas E. Beck

This case began as a dispute over approximately $300 in
unpaid wages. It has since transmogrified into a dispute
concerning attorney fees totaling nearly 200 times that amount
and is here now for the second time. In the previous appeal,
appellant Thomas Beck challenged the trial court’s award of
attorney fees for work that respondent Anthony Stratton’s
attorney performed in... More...
   $0 (01-03-2019 - CA)

Wanda L. King v. George B. Sorensen





George B. Sorensen, M.D., and Saint Luke’s Physician Specialists, L.L.C. (“Defendants”)
appeal the trial court’s order granting the motion for new trial of Wanda King, individually and as
plaintiff ad litem for David King, Michael King, Tamara Nuckolls, Lea... More...
   $0 (12-18-2018 - MO)

Bernard Cote, the Personal Representative of the Estate of Judith Berger, v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Phillip Morris USA, Inc.




Plaintiff Judith Berger (“Mrs. Berger”)1 sued Philip Morris USA, Inc. (“Philip Morris”) for intentional and unintentional torts, seeking compensatory and punitive damages for smoking-related injuries. After a nine-day, bifurcated trial... More...
   $0 (12-01-2018 - FL)

Ryan D. Burnett v. Ocean Properties, Ltd.




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Portland, ME - Ryan D. Burnett sued Ocean Properties, Ltd. on a civil rights Americans With Disabilities Act violation theory under 41 U.S.C. 12101 wh... More...
   $0 (11-13-2018 - ME)

In re A.S. Persons coming under the Juvenile Court Law, San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency, v. C.S

This appeal arises from the juvenile court's selection of a tribal customary
adoption as the permanent plan for minors A.S. and E.S. and the corresponding award of
full faith and credit to the tribal customary adoption order. C.S. (Father) and T.F.
(Mother) appeal the court's orders, contending that their due process rights were violated
by the failure of the tribe to consider evid... More...
   $0 (10-14-2018 - CA)

Marco Antonio Atempa v. Paolo Pedrazzani

Labor Code section 558,1 subdivision (a) provides that an employer "or other
person acting on behalf of an employer" who violates or causes a violation of the state's
applicable overtime laws shall be subject to a civil penalty. Similarly, section 1197.1,
subdivision (a) provides that an employer "or other person acting either individually or as
an officer, agent, or employee of an... More...
   $0 (10-02-2018 - )

Alain Ellis Living Trust v. Harvey D. Ellis Living Trust


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Guadalupe A. Ontiveros v. Kent Constable

Guadalupe Ontiveros, as the minority shareholder in Omega Electric, Inc.
(Omega), sued majority shareholder Kent Constable, his wife (Karen Constable), and
Omega,1 asserting direct and derivative claims arising from a dispute over management
of Omega and its assets. In response to Ontiveros's claim of involuntary dissolution of
Omega, Appellants filed a motion to stay proceedings ... More...
   $0 (09-19-2018 - CA)

Cheryl Searcy v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al. Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

Cheryl Searcy (“Plaintiff”) sued the defendants, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Philip Morris Inc. (together, “Defendants”) for unintentional and intentional torts arising from the death of her mother, Carol Lasard, alleging that Lasard’s illnesses were caused by her addiction to cigarettes manufactured by Defendants. The jury found for Plaintiff on both the unintentional and intentional tort c... More...   $0 (09-12-2018 - FL)

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)

Patrick Lafferty v. Wells fargo Bank, N.A.

This is the third appeal that comes to us in this case, which arises out of Patrick
and Mary Lafferty’s purchase of a defective motor home from Geweke Auto & RV
Group (Geweke) with an installment loan funded by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A (Wells
Fargo).
In Lafferty v. Wells Fargo Bank (2013) 213 Cal.App.4th 545 (Lafferty I), this
court affirmed in part and reversed in part the actio... More...
   $0 (07-21-2018 - CA)

HAYAT SINDI v. SAMIA EL-MOSLIMANY and ANN EL-MOSLIMANY United States Court of Appeals For the First Circuit

This case implicates a plethora
of issues arising in the shadow of the First Amendment. Most
notably, it requires us to address the power of a court to impose
a prior restraint in the form of a permanent injunction forbidding
the publication of words — words that the court believes have been
used to defame the plaintiff in the past and are likely to be
repeated. The... More...
   $0 (07-15-2018 - MA)

SUK C. KIM v. JUNG HYUN CHANG THE SECOND DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL

The evidence taken in the light most favorable to the judgment reflects the following. Born in South Korea, Ms. Chang moved to the United States in 1999. Her sister, Sook Chang, was married to Mr. Kim and lived in Tampa. Mr. Kim and Sook Chang had a grocery store on Hillsborough Avenue. Ms. Chang and her son moved in with Mr. Kim and Sook Chang, and Ms. Chang worked at the store. Mr. Kim and ... More...   $0 (06-27-2018 - FL)

Rana Samara v. Haitham Matar

When a trial court judgment rests on more than one ground, it may be
impossible for a losing party to obtain appellate review of all of the court’s
determinations. In a breach of contract action, for example, a trial court might
grant a defense motion for summary judgment because no contract was formed,
and because in any event there was no breach. On direct review, an appellateMore...
   $0 (06-26-2018 - CA)

TESAR INDUSTRIAL CONTRACTORS, INC. v. REPUBLIC STEEL

In 2012, Republic initiated a project to construct an electronic arc furnace at
Republic’s facility in Lorain, Ohio. The project involved several components, including the
erection of supporting and surrounding structures. Republic solicited bids for the project, which
required multiple contractors to perform different and overlapping portions.
{¶3} Tesar submitted an initia... More...
   $0 (06-03-2018 - OH)

DOMINO’S PIZZA, LLC. v. YVONNE WIEDERHOLD, AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF RICHARD E. WIEDERHOLD

In January 2011, Richard Wiederhold swerved into the median to avoid a vehicle
that had pulled out in front of him. His vehicle drifted through the median and back across
the roadway, flipped over once or twice, and came to rest in a ditch. The collision
immediately rendered him a quadriplegic. The other vehicle was driven by Jeffrey Kidd,
who was delivering pizza for Domino... More...
   $0 (05-15-2018 - FL)

IIG Wireless, Inc. v. John Yi and Lauren Kim

The parties appeal and cross-appeal a judgment after a jury trial in this
business dispute. Plaintiff and cross-defendant IIG Wireless, Inc. (IIG) obtained a
judgment of $401,860 against defendant and cross-complainant John Yi. IIG also sued
Lauren Kim, Yi’s fiancée, who moved for and was granted a nonsuit during trial. Yi
obtained a judgment on his cross-complaint for $122,000, re... More...
   $0 (04-25-2018 - CA)

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)

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