Pennsylvania Jury Verdicts, Settlements and Court Decisions
 

United States of America v. Cornelius Riley

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with a distributing heroin charge.



Riley first argues that a witness’s supposed misidentification of him during trial
ultimately led to a violation of Riley’s Fifth Amendment right to due process. At trial,
police detective Greg Simpler testifi... More...
   $0 (10-19-2021 - PA)

Marc Grover v. VA General Counsel

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with alleging that he contracted Hepatitis C via a blood transfusion administered at the Veterans Administration Medical Center claim.



Grover alleges that he contracted Hepatitis C via a blood transfusion administered
at the Veterans Administration Medi... More...
   $0 (10-19-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. Edward Hicks

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with two counts of distribution and possession with intent to distribute twenty-eight grams or more of cocaine base, and one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute twenty-eight grams or more of cocaine base charges. He now appeals the District Court’s order de... More...   $0 (10-19-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. JESUS CHAVEZ

United States of America v. RUDY MENDOZA

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendants
with the assault of another inmate at United States Penitentiary (“USP”) Canaan charge.



We write primarily for the parties so our summary of the facts is brief. On July
17, 2017, a video camera at USP Canaan captured footage of the assault vict... More...
   $0 (10-19-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. Brandon Page

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with appealing the District Court’s denial of his motion for compassionate release.




Brandon Page appeals the District Court’s denial of his motion for compassionate
release under 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c)(1)(A)(i). Page seeks release from prison bec... More...
   $0 (10-19-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. Jerome Britton

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with a possession of a firearm by a convicted felon charge. He now seeks reconsideration of an order that rejected his motion for compassionate release.



In 2013, a jury found Britton guilty of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
See 18 U.S.C.... More...
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United States of America v. Dwayne Abramson

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with making false statements in connection with the acquisition of firearm charge.



Third Circuit Local Appellate Rule 109.2(a) reflects the guidelines promulgated by
the Supreme Court in Anders to ensure indigent clients receive adequate and fair
r... More...
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Sergei Kovalev v. City of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA - Civil lawyer represented defendant with fees that
were improperly assessed against his property claim.



Kovalev filed suit against the City of Philadelphia (“the City”) and three of its
employees. Kovalev asserted in his complaint that trash-collection fees were improperly
assessed aga... More...
   $0 (10-19-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. Hans Gadson

Philadelphia, PA: Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with violent drug trafficking.

Hans Gadson, 35, of Philadelphia, PA, was charged for his role in the Original Block Hustlaz, or “OBH,” a violent drug trafficking organization that doubled as a group of aspiring rap artists in Philadelphia whose lyrics boasted about their drug dealing and willingness to resort to v... More...
   $0 (10-05-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. Brian Buglio

Wilkes-Barre, PA: Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with depriving another of their civil rights.

Brian Buglio, age 46, of Lattimer Mines, Pennsylvania, the former Chief of Police for the West Hazleton Police Department, pleaded guilty to a deprivation of civil rights, after he threatened a private citizen with felony criminal charges, in retaliation for social media p... More...
   $0 (10-13-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. Jamelle Fairfax

Pittsburgh, PA: Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States.

Jamelle Fairfax, age 33, was charged with conspiracy to commit an offense against the United States.

In order to combat the devastating impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on the United States, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was p... More...
   $0 (10-13-2021 - PA)

Ellen Kleiner and Yury v. Rite Aid Corporation, et al.

Philadelphia, PA: Personal injury lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a product liablity theory claiming to have suffered more than $75,000 in injuries and/or damages as a direct result of using talcum powder containing products.

This case was initially filed in the Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, case number: 170102505, and was removed to fe... More...
   $0 (09-24-2021 - PA)

Shane Amidon v. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Harrisburg, PA: Personal injury premises liablity lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a negligence theory claiming to have suffered more than $75,000 in injuries and/or damages as a direct result of an accident caused by Defendant’s employees.

Plaintiff claimed that he was seriously injured when a 48-pound tire fell on him at a Goodyear Tire & Service Center in Harr... More...
   $1313287 (09-23-2021 - PA)

Robert C. Dreck v. Progressive Insurance Company

Scranton, PA: Insurance law lawyer represented Plaintiff who sued Defendant on a breach of insurance contract theory claiming damages in excess of $75,000 as a direct result of the failure of the Defendant to pay Plaintiff’s claim.


The claims made and defenses asserted are not available for this case.

This case was initially filed in the Northumberland County Court of Comm... More...
   $1 (08-12-2021 - PA)

Tamar Unger v. Progressive Advanced Insurance Company

Pittsburgh, PA: Insurance law lawyer represented Plaintiff who sued Defendant on a breach of insurance contract theory claiming damages in excess of $75,000 as a direct result of the failure of the Defendant to pay Plaintiff’s claim.


The claims made and defenses asserted are not available for this case.

This case was initially filed in the Allegheny County, GD-21-07183, an... More...
   $1 (08-12-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. Renad Bautista

Pittsburgh, PA: Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged for traveling with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct.

Renad Bautista, age 32, on or about December 5, 2019, until December 9, 2019, Bautista travelled from Las Vegas to Pittsburgh with a motivating purpose of engaging in illicit sexual conduct with a minor whom he had been messaging on social media.

As... More...
   $0 (09-22-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. Eric Andrews

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with thirteen robberies, conspiring to commit the robberies, and brandishing a firearm during the completed crimes charges.



During a one-month period in 2005, Eric Andrews and
a group of his confederates robbed thirteen North Philadelphia
businesses ... More...
   $0 (09-19-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. Michael Arrington

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with possession with the intent to distribute controlled substances, conspiracy to do the same, and traveling in interstate commerce with the intent to facilitate unlawful activity charges.



Arrington has a long criminal history, including
multiple drug... More...
   $0 (09-18-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. Mark Icker

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with a depriving individuals of their civil rights under color of law charge.



From March 2018 until his termination, Icker worked as
a part-time uniformed police officer in Luzerne and
Lackawanna counties in Pennsylvania. During this time, and More...
   $0 (09-18-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. JUAN JARMON a/k/a J, a/k/a YIZZO

United States of America v. EDWARD STINSON, a/k/a E-Black

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendants with selling large
amounts of crack cocaine in a public housing complex charge.



Edward Stinson and Juan Jarmon were tried, convicted,
and sentenced to 30 years’ imprisonment for selling large
amounts of crack cocaine in a public housing com... More...
   $0 (09-18-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. David Shulick

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with filing a petition for rehearing.



The petition for rehearing filed by Appellant in the above-entitled case having
been submitted to the judges who participated in the decision of this Court and to all the
other available circuit judges of the... More...
   $0 (09-18-2021 - PA)

Hannah Hernandez and Miguel Hernandez v. Wal-Mart Stores East, L.P.

Pittsburgh, PA: Personal injury premises liability lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a negligence theory claiming to have suffered more than $75,000 in injuries and/or damages as a direct result of an accident caused by Defendant's operation of its store.

This case was initially filed in the BEAVER COUNTY, 120330-2021, and was removed to federal court by the Defendant.... More...
   $1 (07-19-2021 - PA)

Brian K. Myers v. Walmart Supercenter #2663, Wal-Mart Stores East, LLC

Johnstown, PA: Personal injury premises liability lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a negligence theory claiming to have suffered more than $75,000 in injuries and/or damages as a direct result of an accident in Defendant's store.

This case was initially filed in the Cambria County, 21-00010, and was removed to federal court by the Defendant.... More...
   $1 (07-14-2021 - PA)

Mark Jackman v. Sam's Club

Pittsburgh, PA: Personal injury premises liablity lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a negligence theory claiming to have suffered an injury in an accident in Defendant's store. ... More...   $1 (09-12-2021 - PA)

Nicholas Brayton v. Woolrich,Inc. and Woolrich International

Williamsport, PA: Intellectual property lawyer lawyer Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a trademark infringement (Lanham Act violation theory.... More...   $1 (08-27-2021 - PA)

Glenda Gonzalez v. Lowe's Home Centers, LLC

Philadelphia, PA: Personal injury premises liability lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a negligence theory claiming to have suffered more than $75,000 in injuries and/or damages as a direct result of an accident in defendant's store. ... More...   $1 (08-31-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. Shahidul Gaffar and Nabila Khan

Philadelphia, PA: Conspiracy to provide material support and resources to ISIS criminal defense lawyers represented Defendants, Shahidul Gaffar, 40, and Nabila Khan, 35, both residents of Pennsylvania, charged with conspiracy to provide material support and resources to ISIS, a designated Foreign Terrorist Organization.

In 2015, Gaffar and Khan, a married couple originally from Banglades... More...
   $0 (09-12-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. Jean Ouinones

Scanton, PA: Cocaine trafficking criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, Jean Quinones, age 26.

Quinones previously entered a guilty plea before Judge Mannion for attempting to possess with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine. Customs and Border Patrol Agents intercepted a package which had been mailed from the Virgin Islands to Scranton, Pennsylvania that containe... More...
   $0 (09-12-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. Louis Impell

Pittsburgh, PA: Theft of governmental funds and willful failure to file tax returns criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, Louis Impell, age 58, of Pittsburgh.

Impell filed an application for Social Security benefits falsely claiming that he was disabled and had no income. In reality, however, Impell operated a successful home improvement company and was not disabled. As a result... More...
   $0 (09-12-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. Anton Perevoznikov

Philadelphia, PA: Conspiracy to to unlawfully export night-vision goggles and thermal-imaging devices to buyers in Russia criminal defense lawyer represented Anton Perevoznikov, age 34.

In October 2018, the defendant pleaded guilty to one count of a federal Indictment charging him with conspiracy to unlawfully export defense articles. Between February 2011 and November 2013, the defendan... More...
   $0 (09-02-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. Matthew Gershkoff

Scranton, PA: Conspiracy to commit wire fraud criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, Matthew Gershkoff, age 64, who was charged with for conspiring to commit wire fraud, and for aggravated identity theft offenses.

Gershkoff was convicted of preparing false invoices for nonexistent automobile repairs at multiple automobile repair shops located in Rhode Island and in Massachusett... More...
   $0 (09-02-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. Derrick Lamont Hemphill, Sr.

Eire, PA: Distribution of drugs resulting in death criminal defense lawyer represented Derrick Lamont Hemphill, Sr., age 30.

Hemphill acknowledged his responsibility for the sale of fentanyl that caused the death of K.A.J. on November 26, 2017.

Assistant United States Attorney Paul S. Sellers prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Acting United States Attorney... More...
   $0 (09-01-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. ANGEL ORLANDO VASQUEZ FLORES, a/k/a Angel Vasquez Flores

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with a illegal reentry charge.



Born in Honduras in 1989, Vasquez Flores traveled to the United States in 2002 to
escape an abusive father. In 2011, Vasquez Flores came to the attention of immigration
agents when he was arrested for public intoxica... More...
   $0 (08-26-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. JOEL ADAM DICKSON

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon charge.



CERTIFICATION ORDER:
I. Question Certified
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, exercising the privilege
afforded by the Maryland Uniform Certificat... More...
   $0 (08-26-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. TYRONE WILLIAMS, JR., a/k/a TJ

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with participation in a racketeering enterprise, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of the crimes of violence of attempted murder in aid of racketeering activity and assault with a dangerous weapon in aid of racketeering activity charges.



Tyrone Wil... More...
   $0 (08-25-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. CHARLES WAYNE LOGAN

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with appealing the district court’s order denying his motion for compassionate release. .



We have reviewed the record and find no reversible error.
Accordingly, we affirm for the reasons stated by the district court. United States v. Logan,
No. ... More...
   $0 (08-25-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. FLORENCIO SANTANA

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with a denial of his motion for compassionate release.



The district court may reduce a term of imprisonment under 18 U.S.C.
§ 3582(c)(1)(A)(i) if “extraordinary and compelling reasons warrant such a reduction.” We
review the district court’s... More...
   $0 (08-25-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. DARELLE DAVON BOYNTON, a/k/a Darrelle Boynton

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with distribution of heroin; possession with intent to distribute heroin; and being a felon in possession of a firearm charges.



We review a defendant’s sentence “under a deferential abuse-of-discretion
standard.” Gall v. United States, 552 U.S. 3... More...
   $0 (08-25-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. DARRON OWENS, a/k/a Dee

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with a judgement denying Owens’ motion for a sentence reduction.



On appeal, we confine our review to the issues raised in the informal
brief. See 4th Cir. R. 34(b). Because Owens’ informal brief does not fairly challenge the
basis for the dist... More...
   $0 (08-25-2021 - PA)

United States of America v. KEVIN ALEXANDER SCOTT

Philadelphia, PA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with appeals from the district court’s order denying his motion for compassionate release.



Under § 3582(c)(1)(A)(i), a district court may reduce a defendant’s term of
imprisonment if “extraordinary and compelling reasons warrant such a reduction... More...
   $0 (08-25-2021 - PA)

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