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Nicholas Lewis v. Scottrade, Inc. Eastern District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

Nicholas Lewis filed this putative class action against Scottrade, Inc., a
securities brokerage firm, alleging violations of the Missouri Merchandising Practices
Act, Mo. Rev. Stat. §§ 407.010 et seq., breach of a common law fiduciary duty, and
unjust enrichment. After Lewis filed the action in the Southern District of California,
it was transferred to the Eastern District of Misso... More...
   $0 (01-18-2018 - MO)

Li Guan v. Yongmei Hu

Plaintiff Li Guan and defendant Yongmei Hu entered into a
contract under which Guan paid the purchase price for a Malibu
residence (the property) to be held by Hu as the “nominal owner.”
Hu agreed to sell the property upon receiving instructions to
do so, and to distribute the sale proceeds between the parties
according to a mathematical formula in the contract. After
recei... More...
   $0 (01-13-2018 - CA)

Sheldon Fong v. East West Bank

Plaintiff Sheldon Fong is an octogenarian real estate investor who sought to help
some younger friends establish a real estate business. He borrowed money in his own
name and stood behind two loans that he helped the new business procure from defendant
East West Bank (Bank). When some of these transactions ended badly, Fong brought
this action, alleging conversion and financial abu... More...
   $0 (01-09-2018 - CA)

WANDA COLLINS, as Personal Representative of the ESTATE OF WILLIAM “MACK” VAUGHAN v. ST. VINCENT HOSPITAL, INC COURT OF APPEALS OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO

William “Mack” Vaughan presented at the emergency department of Defendant
11 St. Vincent Hospital, Inc. (the Hospital) in Santa Fe, New Mexico in August 2002
12 with complaints of abdominal pain. He was seen in the emergency department by Dr.
13 Martin Wilt, who was a subcontractor/partner of Northern New Mexico Emergency
14 Medical Services, and who ordered a CT scan. The scan was... More...
   $0 (01-09-2018 - NM)

Jon Gregory Sanchez v. Robert Elizondo

Defendant-Appellant Robert Elizondo appeals the
district court’s order vacating his arbitration award and
remanding for further proceedings. Elizondo was awarded
$75,000 in damages (the Award) in the parties’ arbitration,
which Elizondo initiated to recoup losses he suffered as a
result of Plaintiff-Appellee Gregory Sanchez’s
mismanagement of his investment portfolio. Elizo... More...
   $0 (01-09-2018 - NV)

United States of America v. Joo Hyun Bahn, a/k/a Dennis Bahn United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Court of Appeals - New York, New York

New York, NY - New Jersey Real Estate Broker Pleads Guilty to Role in Foreign Bribery Scheme Involving $800 Million International Real Estate Deal

A New Jersey-based real estate broker pleaded guilty on January 8, 2017 to foreign bribery charges in connection with his role in a scheme to bribe a foreign official in the Middle East to secure a real estate deal for a South Korean constructi... More...
   $0 (01-08-2018 - NJ)

Carlos Morales v. David Barnes Dallas County Courthouse - Dallas, Texas

Appellant Carlos Morales asserts that the trial court erred in denying his motion to dismiss pursuant to chapter 27 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code. Morales also asserts that the trial court abused its discretion in granting appellee David Barnes’s motion to disregard Morales’s reply to Barnes’s response to motion to dismiss. We affirm in part and reverse in part.
BACKGROUND
Ba... More...
   $0 (12-31-2017 - )

Josh Finkelman v. National Football League, et al. United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Plaintiff Josh Finkelman had the once-in-a-lifetime
opportunity to buy tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII held in his
home state of New Jersey in February 2014. However, the
National Football League (“NFL”) withheld almost all of these
tickets—99%—from the general public for league insiders,
offering the remaining 1% to lucky winners of a lottery that all
could enter. To get his ... More...
   $0 (12-30-2017 - NJ)

Keith Turley v. Familian Corporation Alameda County California Courthouse - Oakland, California

Plaintiffs husband and wife sued for asbestos-related injury against numerous
defendants, including defendant Familian Corporation. Familian moved for summary
judgment on the basis that plaintiffs could not show exposure to asbestos in a Familianrelated
product. Plaintiffs’ opposition included a declaration from a third party witness
who had not been deposed, who testified in detai... More...
   $0 (12-28-2017 - CA)

United States of America v. Pacific Eurotex Corp., Morad "Ben" Neman and Hersel Neman Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, CA - L.A. Fashion District Company and Two Owners Plead Guilty to Federal Charges Stemming from Money Laundering Scheme

In a case stemming from an investigation into Fashion District businesses using "Black Market Peso Exchange" schemes to launder narcotics proceeds for international drug cartels, an import-export textile business and two executives have pleaded guilty to fed... More...
   $0 (12-22-2017 - CA)

Wayne M. English and James D. Colling v. Costa Bajjali

Wayne M. English and James D. Colling sued Costa Bajjali, alleging damages from an investment with one of Bajjali’s businesses. Bajjali filed a no-evidence motion for summary judgment. The trial court granted the motion. In six issues, English and Colling argue that (1) the trial court erred by granting summary
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judgment because there had been inadequate time for discovery; and (2) the tr... More...
   $0 (12-21-2017 - TX)

Paula Boyd v. David Freeman

In the underlying action, appellant Paula Boyd
asserted claims against respondent David Freeman
predicated on allegations of wrongful foreclosure. The trial
court sustained Freeman’s demurrer to Boyd’s first amended
complaint without leave to amend, reasoning that the
doctrine of res judicata barred her claims, in view of a
judgment in favor of Freeman and against Boyd in a... More...
   $0 (12-21-2017 - )

Carol Lee Craig v. Southwest Securities, Inc. & John C. Coyle

Appellant Carol Lee Craig appeals from a final judgment confirming an arbitration award. In two issues, she contends the trial court erred in dismissing her motion to vacate the arbitration award because she timely served notice of the motion and, even if the service was untimely, the trial court should have equitably tolled the deadline for service. For the following reasons, we affirm the trial ... More...   $0 (12-18-2017 - TX)

Admiral Insurance Company v. The Superior Court of San Diego County, Respondent, A Perfect Match, Inc., Real Party in Interest

This is a case about the meaning of a professional liability insurance policy. The
policy in question was issued by petitioner Admiral Insurance Company (Admiral) to the
real party in interest, A Perfect Match, Incorporated (Perfect Match), a company that
"match[es] surrogates and egg donors with infertile families." On the first page of the
policy Admiral promised to provide cover... More...
   $0 (12-12-2017 - CA)

STATE OF KANSAS v. JOCELYN RENEE JOINER Aggravated Burglary

: Trey Dantzson burglarized a Topeka home, where he stole several items, including a flat-screen television and a 7-inch computer tablet. Over the next 10 days, Dantzson's girlfriend, Jocelyn Joiner, exchanged both items for cash at an area pawn shop. Each time, she signed transaction receipts certifying that she was either the legal owner or was acting as the agent for the legal owner of the item... More...   $0 (12-08-2017 - KS)

Optional Capital , Inc. v. Akin Gump Straus, Hauer and Feld, LLP

Optional Capital, Inc. (Optional or Plaintiff) sued
various entities and individuals, including DAS Corporation
(DAS) and its counsel—Akin Gump Straus Hauer & Feld
LLP (Akin) and Parker Shumaker Mills LLP, David Parker
and William Mills (collectively, Parker) (collectively with
Akin, Defendants)—for conversion and fraudulent transfer.
Plaintiff sought to recover from Defend... More...
   $0 (12-08-2017 - CA)

United States of America v. Konrads Voits Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Detroit, MI - Ann Arbor Man Pleads Guilty to Computer Intrusion Case

An Ann Arbor man pleaded guilty on December 1, 2017 to devising and executing a plan to access and cause damage to the Washtenaw County government computer system.

Joining Lemisch in the announcement was David P. Gelios, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation and Sheriff Jerry Clayton, Washten... More...
   $0 (12-06-2017 - MI)

Robert Klem v. Access Insurance Company

APPEAL from an order of the Superior Court of San Diego County, Joel R.
Wohlfeil, Judge. Reversed and remanded with directions.
Morris, Manning & Martin, Lewis E. Hassett; Boss Law Firm and Daniel R. Salas
for Defendants and Appellants.
Day Law Offices and Montie Stowell Day for Plaintiff and Respondent.
Robert Klem sued Access Insurance Company (Access Insurance) and AccessMore...
   $0 (11-22-2017 - CA)

United States of America v. Navnoor Kang Southern District of New York Courthouse - New York, New York

New York, NY - Former Director Of Fixed Income And Head Of Portfolio Strategy At The New York State Common Retirement Fund Pleads Guilty In “Pay-For-Play” Bribery Scheme

Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that NAVNOOR KANG, the former Director of Fixed Income and Head of Portfolio Strategy at the New York State Common Ret... More...
   $0 (11-12-2017 - NY)

Todd J. Phillips v. Richard D. Gomez Idaho Supreme Court - Boise, Idaho

This case arises from Richard Gomez’s breach of a real estate agreement for the sale and purchase of residential real estate from Todd Phillips in his capacity as Trustee of Trust “A” of the Elliott Family Trust. Phillips appeals the Ada County district court’s denial of Phillips’s request to recover actual damages. After a bench trial, the district court held that Phillips’s claim for breach of c... More...   $0 (11-08-2017 - ID)

State of Washington v. Evergreen Freedom Foundation, d/b/a Freedom Foundation Thurston County Courthouse - Olympia, Washington

The State of Washington appeals the CR 12(b)(6) dismissal of its regulatory enforcement action against the Evergreen Freedom Foundation (the Foundation). The State filed suit after learning from a citizen complaint that the Foundation had provided pro bono legal services in support of local initiatives in Sequim, Chelan, and Shelton without reporting the value of those services to the Public Discl... More...   $0 (11-07-2017 - WA)

Troy Flowers v. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc.

In the period between 2000 and 2001, plaintiff and appellant Troy Flowers's
application for a securities sales license was rejected by Ohio state officials because they
found that he was "not of 'good business repute.' " In addition, Flowers was subjected to
discipline by securities regulators with respect to his violation of securities laws and
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regulations and his failure t... More...
   $0 (11-05-2017 - CA)

United States of America v. David Johnson and Reginald T. Walton Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

The Indianapolis Land Bank was
created to improve the quality of life in Indianapolis neighborhoods
by returning tax-delinquent and other troubled
* Of the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting by designation.
2 Nos. 15-3830 and 16-1471
properties into productive use. But, in 2011, Reginald Walton,
the manager of the Land Bank, began scheming with others,
including Dav... More...
   $0 (11-03-2017 - IN)

Antony Lee Turbeville v. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals - Elbert P. Tuttle Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

Before us is the District Court’s dismissal of Antony Turbeville’s complaint
against the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) and its denial of
Turbeville’s motion to remand the case to Florida state court. We affirm both.
I.
A.
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”) provides that
persons who wish to use any instrumentality of interstate commerce ... More...
   $0 (11-01-2017 - FL)

United States of America v. Tina Brown Western District of New York Federal Courthouse - Buffalo, New York

Buffalo, NY - Fourth Defendant Pleads Guilty In Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

Tina Brown, 42, of Bronx, NY, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud affecting a financial institution, before U.S. District Judge Frank P. Geraci, Jr. The charges carry a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison and a $1,000,000 fine.

Assistant U.S. Attorneys Elizabeth Moellering and Kathl... More...
   $0 (10-24-2017 - NY)

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