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Eden Gonzalez Has v. Fhodyco Productions

After crossing the finish line at the 2011 Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half
Marathon, Peter Hass (Hass) tragically suffered a cardiac arrest, collapsed, and died.
Hass’s wife, Eden Hass, and his two minor children (collectively, the Hass Family)
consequently filed this wrongful death action, alleging that numerous race-affiliated
individuals and entities—including event organiz... More...
   $0 (08-15-2018 - CA)

John Nathan Cavaness v. The State of Texas

On May 20, 2016, eighty-seven-year-old Emmajo Wallace was turning left into a post
office when she was hit by Cavaness’s vehicle. It is undisputed that this vehicle was traveling at
approximately seventy miles per hour prior to its driver braking in an attempt to avoid the collision.
Wallace’s vehicle spun into the parking lot of the post office and was ultimately totaled due to the... More...
   $0 (08-11-2018 - TX)

State of Tennessee v. Teddy Lynn Sams

This case arises from the Defendant’s violation of the terms of his Community Supervision for Life as a result of his attempted aggravated sexual battery conviction in 2006. At the guilty plea hearing, the parties agreed that the affidavit of complaint would serve as the factual basis for the Defendant’s guilty plea. The affidavit of complaint, included in the record, states that the Defendant w... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - TN)

STATE OF MONTANA v. MICHAEL GILBERT ILK

On April 15, 2015, Ilk shot Hadassah Pereslete and Tyler Wilson at a construction
site near Eureka. The 40-year-old Ilk and 23-year-old Pereslete had been in a long-term
relationship that Pereslete ended in January of 2015, after Ilk physically assaulted her.
Followingthe break-up, Ilk continued to pursue Pereslete, and sent her a letter apologizing
for the “domestic abuse” ... More...
   $0 (08-02-2018 - MT)

State of Tennessee v. James Douglas Hamm, Jr.

In November 2014, the Sullivan County Grand Jury charged the defendant with vehicular homicide by intoxication, leaving the scene of an accident involving death, two counts of reckless endangerment, failure to exercise due care, and running a red light; the defendant was also charged with alternative counts of driving under the influence: driving under the influence of an intoxicant, driving with ... More...   $0 (08-01-2018 - TN)

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...
   $0 (07-29-2018 - TX)

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...
   $0 (07-25-2018 - TX)

Brenda McCracken, et al. v. Progressive Direct Insurance Company, et al. District of Colorado Federal Courthouse - Denver, Colorado Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The plaintiffs in these consolidated appeals each settled a claim under their
automobile-insurance policies with the defendants. But now the plaintiffs maintain
that the defendants illegally reduced their settlement offers by taking into account
certain benefits they had previously paid the plaintiffs. The district courts dismissed
the plaintiffs’ putative class-action lawsuits aft... More...
   $0 (07-24-2018 - CO)

Jose Alejandro Gomez v. The State of Texas MoreLaw Receptionist Services Never Miss Another Call With MoreLaw's Receptionists Answering Your Calls

On October 27, 2016, at approximately 10:40 p.m., Sergeant Reid Cashdollar,
a patrol officer with the Houston Police Department, observed appellant racing
another truck on the freeway. Sergeant Cashdollar testified that the trucks were
driving in excess of eighty or ninety miles per hour, weaving through lanes of traffic,
and narrowly missing a collision with other vehicles. ... More...
   $0 (07-22-2018 - TX)

Kathleen Willhide-Michiulis v. Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, LLC

Plaintiff Kathleen Willhide-Michiulis was involved in a tragic snowboarding
accident at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area. On her last run of the day, she collided with a
snowcat pulling a snow-grooming tiller and got caught in the tiller. The accident resulted
in the amputation of her left leg, several skull fractures and facial lacerations, among
other serious injuries. She and her husba... More...
   $0 (07-22-2018 - CA)

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)

United States of America v. Jorge Luis Martinez-Hernandez Southern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Diego, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

San Diego, CA - Convicted Alien Smuggler Sentenced to 97 Months in Custody for Event that Left Two People Dead

Jorge Luis Martinez-Hernandez, a Mexican citizen with a prior alien smuggling conviction, was sentenced in federal court yesterday to more than eight years in prison for his role in a smuggling incident that left two undocumented immigrants dead.

The sentence was handed ... More...
   $0 (07-19-2018 - CA)

Kathleen Willhite-Michiulis v. Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, LLC

Plaintiff Kathleen Willhide-Michiulis was involved in a tragic snowboarding
accident at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area. On her last run of the day, she collided with a
snowcat pulling a snow-grooming tiller and got caught in the tiller. The accident resulted
in the amputation of her left leg, several skull fractures and facial lacerations, among
other serious injuries. She and her husba... More...
   $0 (07-19-2018 - CA)

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...
   $0 (07-17-2018 - TX)

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)

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)

Adam Gabriel Quiros v. The State of Texas

Late in the evening of March 20, 2015, appellant was driving a car that was involved in a
collision that resulted in the death of a passenger in the second car. Appellant was indicted for the
second degree felony offense of intoxication manslaughter. The indictment also alleged that
appellant used a deadly weapon, to wit: a motor vehicle during the commission of the offense.
... More...
   $0 (07-07-2018 - TX)

John McAdams v. Marquette University

APPEAL from a judgment and an order of the Circuit Court
for Milwaukee County, David A. Hansher, Judge. Reversed and
remanded.
¶1 DANIEL KELLY, J. Marquette University suspended a
tenured faculty member because of a blog post criticizing an
encounter between an instructor and a student. Dr. John McAdams
took exception to his suspension, and brought a claim against
the U... More...
   $0 (07-07-2018 - WI)

STATE OF KANSAS v. MATTHEW D. WILSON

The underlying facts are not disputed. As this court recited in Wilson's first appeal:

"Dustin Ferguson and Joel Solano lived in an apartment directly across the hall from Wilson. Sometime around 2 a.m. on April 7, 2013, Ferguson returned to the apartment with Michael Lowery, Alexya Mailea, and Christine Kim after a night out in Aggieville. Around 4 a.m., Ferguson and his three guest... More...
   $0 (07-06-2018 - KS)

State of Tennessee v. Keith Austin

In an apparent fit of road rage, the Defendant pulled an AK-47 style weapon from his van and shot into the passenger side of the victim’s semi-tractor trailer truck, striking him in both legs. The victim, Edwin Ray, a professional truck driver, survived, wrote down details of the Defendant’s van, and called 911. By the time the police arrived, the
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Defendant had sped ... More...
   $0 (07-01-2018 - TN)

State of Louisiana v. Amethyst Baird Rathore

On April 28, 2016, law enforcement officers received a call regarding
a burglary at a rental house. While checking the property, the owner
encountered Defendant inside the house. Defendant fled the scene, but was
identified by a witness and apprehended by officers at her residence.
Officers obtained a search warrant for Defendant’s house and discovered
several items in ... More...
   $0 (07-01-2018 - LA)

State of Louisiana v. Kevin Lacey Liker State of Louisiana Court of Appeal, Second Circuit (Shreveport)

On June 21, 2016, Kevin Lacey Liker (“Liker”) was erratically
driving his vehicle in Webster Parish at a high rate of speed while under the
influence of alcohol. In an attempt to pass two vehicles in a no-passing
zone, Liker collided with an oncoming vehicle. The passenger in that
oncoming vehicle, Linda McCoy (“McCoy”), died as a result of the
collision. A chemical tes... More...
   $0 (07-01-2018 - LA)

Alan Anderson v. Sohit Khanna, Iowa Heart Center P.C. and Catholic Health Initiatives Iowa Corp., d/b/a Mercy Hospital Medical Center Supreme Court of Iowa

A patient and his family brought a medical negligence action against a physician and the physician’s employer. They alleged specific negligence and the failure of the physician to obtain informed consent. The district court granted summary judgment in favor of the defendants on the claim of informed consent based on the physician’s failure to disclose his lack of training and experience in perform... More...   $0 (06-19-2018 - IA)

Walter Jason Hanicek v. The State of Texas

Deputy Eric Becker was on patrol in Fort Bend County, Texas shortly after midnight on December 8, 2015. Deputy Becker was driving his patrol car on the highway when he swerved to avoid a head-on collision with a vehicle traveling towards him in his lane. Deputy Becker turned to follow the vehicle and activated his emergency lights; the vehicle started to pull over but “continued to slow roll on ... More...   $0 (06-16-2018 - TX)

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