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Paul Chmielewski, et al. v. The City of St. Pete Beach Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

In this appeal of an inverse condemnation action, Defendant-Appellant the City of St. Pete Beach (“the City”) challenges a jury verdict in favor of Plaintiffs Katherine A. Chmielewski and Paul Chmielewski, as personal representative of the estate of Chester Chmielewski (“the Chmielewskis”). The underlying dispute involves a beachfront parcel, owned by the Chmielewskis, which experienced significan... More...   $0 (05-21-2018 - FL)

In re Adoption of T.M.M.H. SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF KANSAS

T.M.M.H., who was born on November 5, 2006, was a few months old when his father died in 2007. When T.M.M.H. was young, Mother and Grandmother agreed he would live for a period of time with Grandmother. We know little about this agreement. Whatever the initial arrangement may have been between Mother and Grandmother, at some point in 2008, Grandmother filed a petition in district court for grandpa... More...   $0 (05-12-2018 - KS)

STATE OF OHIO v. ANDREW JACKSON, III

Based on a drug trafficking investigation focusing on Mr. Jackson and 1016
Beardsley Street in Akron, police officers obtained a search warrant for the residence at 1016
Beardsley Street. On the day the search warrant was to be executed, police watched the
residence and waited until they saw Mr. Jackson and his sister leave the residence together in a
rental car. Police condu... More...
   $0 (04-11-2018 - OH)

Evan Weiss v. The People ex rel. Department of Transportation


Plaintiffs sued defendants People ex rel. Department of Transportation
(CalTrans), and Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA; collectively,
Agencies), for inverse condemnation and nuisance. The complaint alleged a freeway
sound wall the Agencies built directly across the freeway from Plaintiffs’ homes
increased the noise and dust Plaintiffs experienced, interfered with ... More...
   $0 (03-04-2018 - CA)

Estate of Leon Walker, Jr. v. Building Inspector Hershell Wallace Eastern District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

One morning, a SWAT team raided a St. Louis house in which the plaintiffs
lived to execute a search warrant. According to the warrant affidavit, a detective
suspected that the house contained heroin, illegal firearms, and drug-trafficking
paraphernalia. The team knocked on the door, yelled "police," and quickly began
striking the door with a battering ram. The team also tossed a "f... More...
   $0 (02-18-2018 - MO)

Darrell Chissoe v. Ryan Zinke Northern District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse Tulsa, Oklahoma

Paul Chissoe applied to transfer restricted Indian land he owned (the Property)
to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) in trust. When Mr. Chissoe died, the BIA
Superintendent of the Okmulgee Agency (Superintendent) terminated his application.
His son, Plaintiff Darrell Chissoe, asked the Superintendent to reinstate the
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application and to complete the transfer.1 The Superintend... More...
   $0 (02-16-2018 - OK)

Kye and Denise Knox and Raymond and Jacqueline Muckleroy v. Eagle Water Management, Inc. Harris County Courthouse - Houston, Texas

After wastewater pumps in their neighborhood failed during a heavy rainfall, four homeowners sued the pumping facility operator, alleging that the operator’s negligence caused wastewater to flood their homes. The trial court granted summary
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judgment. The homeowners appeal, contending that they adduced evidence that raises a fact issue as to each element of their negligence claim. Because... More...
   $0 (02-15-2018 - TX)

Grand Mesa Pipeline LLC v. Donna Elizabeth Ward Payne County Courthouse - Stillwater, Oklahoma

Stillwater, OK - Grand Mesa Pipeline LLC used Donna Elizabeth Ward on an eminent domain theory seeking to acquire certain rights, title and interests in real property owned by her for the construction of a pipeline.

Docket
Date Code Description Count Party Amount
08-17-2015 TEXT

CIVIL RELIEF MORE THAN $10,000 INITIAL FILING.
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08-17-2015 CONDEMN ... More...
   $0 (02-05-2018 - OK)

Oklahoma Department of Transportation v. Broken Arrow Partnership, LLC, et al. Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Can Make Your Phone Ring 888-354-4529

Tulsa, OK - The Oklahoma Department of Transportation sued Broken Arrow Partnership, LLC, et al. on an eminent domain theory seeking to acquire by condemnation certain rights, title and interests in real property owned by the defendants for public use.

Issue # 1. Issue: CONDEMNATION (CONDEMN)
Filed By: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Filed Date: 12/17/2008
Party Name Disposit... More...
   $0 (02-02-2018 - OK)

Communities For A Better Environment v. State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission

The State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission (Energy
Commission) is the state agency exclusively empowered to license thermal power plants
of over 50 megawatts capacity. (Pub. Resources Code, §§ 25120, 25500, 25517; see City
of Sonoma v. State Energy Resources Conservation etc. Com. (1985) 40 Cal.3d 361, 364–
365 (Sonoma).)1
Indeed, pursuant to section 25... More...
   $0 (01-20-2018 - CA)

City of Tulsa v. J.S.C. Properties I, LLC a/k/a JSC Properties I, LLC, et al. Ti Amo Ristorante Italiano 219 South Cheyenne 918-592-5151

Tulsa, OK - City of Tulsa sued J.S.C. Properties I, LLC a/k/a JSC Properties I, LLC, et al.

The Commissioners appointed by the Court awarded the Defendants $115,000.00 for the property taken and damages to the remainder.

ssue # 1. Issue: CONDEMNATION (CONDEMN)
Filed By: CITY OF TULSA OKLAHOMA
Filed Date: 06/23/2016
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant:... More...
   $0 (01-16-2018 - OK)

Don Karms and Robert Parker v. Kathleen Shanahan, Sandra McKeon Crow and New Jersey Transit District of New Jersey Federal Courthouses

Don Karns and Robert Parker filed civil rights actions against the New Jersey Transit Corporation (“NJ Transit”) and NJ Transit Officers Kathleen Shanahan and Sandra McKeon Crowe in their official and individual capacities, alleging violations of the First, Fourth, and Fourteenth Amendments. Officers Shanahan and Crowe arrested Karns and Parker for defiant trespass and obstruction of justice after... More...   $0 (01-14-2018 - NJ)

Lyda Swinerton Builders, Inc. v. Oklahoma Surety Company Southern District of Texas Courthouse - Houston, Texas

This case involves several issues of Texas law relating to an insurer’s duty to defend and the damages that an insured may recover when an insurer breaches that duty. The district court, after disposing of much of the case through a series of partial summary judgment rulings and conducting a bench trial on one remaining claim, issued a final judgment that largely (though not entirely) favored the ... More...   $0 (12-25-2017 - TX)

Raymond Berthiaume v. David T. Smith and City of Key West Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals - Elbert P. Tuttle Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

Defendants David T. Smith and the City of Key West (collectively “defendants”) moved for panel rehearing of an opinion originally filed on October 5, 2017 and reported at __ F. App’x __, 2017 WL 4422465. Defendants also moved for publication of the opinion. We grant in part and deny in part the defendants’ motion for panel rehearing, grant the defendants’ motion for publication of the opinion, vac... More...   $0 (12-11-2017 - FL)

Hossein Shahbazian v. City of Rancho Palos verdes

Governments speak. They also petition. And they act in
ways that are neither speaking nor petitioning. It is important to
distinguish between the three, because Code of Civil Procedure
section 425.16 (section 425.16) may apply to the first two, but not
the third.
This case concerns whether the City of Rancho Palos
Verdes properly issued a permit for a fence separating twoMore...
   $0 (11-25-2017 - CA)

Hossein Shahbazian v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes

Governments speak. They also petition. And they act in
ways that are neither speaking nor petitioning. It is important to
distinguish between the three, because Code of Civil Procedure
section 425.16 (section 425.16) may apply to the first two, but not
the third.
This case concerns whether the City of Rancho Palos
Verdes properly issued a permit for a fence separating twoMore...
   $0 (11-22-2017 - CA)

KAMO ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC. v. CURTIS L. NICHOLS and LORI D. NICHOLS

Kamo and K-Powernet sought a power line/telecommunications easement across approximately 3.9 acres of rural land that was used primarily for cattle. The parties were unable to agree on a negotiated price, and a condemnation proceeding ensued. The appointed commissioners found that the value of the property taken, plus damages to the remainder, totaled $20,000. Both parties objected, and the matter... More...   $0 (11-22-2017 - OK)

GLORIA J. JACKSON, et al. v. THE UNITED STATES

In September 1889, the Georgia legislature granted the Eatonton & Machen Railroad Company a charter to “construct, lay out, maintain, equip and operate a line of railroad from the town of Eatonton, in Putnam county, to the town of Machen, in Jasper county, in this State . . . .” Pls.’ Mot. Summ. J. App. C, at C-4. The railroad’s charter incorporated Section 1689(l) of the Georgia Code, stating: <... More...   $0 (11-21-2017 - )

The City of Oklahoma City v. Bank of Oklahoma, N.A. and GTH Investment Holdings, LLC

Oklahoma City, OK - The City of Oklahoma City sued Bank of Oklahoma, N.A. and GTH Investment Holdings, LLC

Issue # 1. Issue: CONDEMNATION (CONDEMN)
Filed By: The City Of Oklahoma City
Filed Date: 04/27/2017
Party Name Disposition Information
Plaintiff: The City Of Oklahoma City Disposed: JUDGEMENT ENTERED, 11/20/2017. Judge
Docket
Date Code Description Cou... More...
   $130000 (11-20-2017 - OK)

City of Cedar Falls v. JLL, Inc. Linn County Courthouse - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA - Jury Awards Defendant $106,000 For Taking Of Property

The City of Cedar Rapids sued JLL, Inc. on an eminent domain theory seeking to acquire by condemnation certain rights, title and interest in property owned by the Defendant for public use as a roundabout on University Avenue.

JLL was awarded $524,000 but sought $2.3 million.... More...
   $0 (11-17-2017 - IA)

William Mack, Jr. v. State of Mississippi

On September 20, 2013, a grand jury indicted both Mack and his father, William Mack Sr. (Mack Sr.), for the aggravated assault of Joseph Scott (Scott). The circuit court subsequently granted Mack's motion to sever his trial from his father's trial.

¶ 4. At Mack's trial, Scott testified that he was standing outside his grandparents' house in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on January 25, 2... More...
   $0 (11-15-2017 - MS)

Garden Oaks Maintenance Organization v. Peter S. Chang and Katherine M. Chang Harris County Courthouse - Houston, Texas

This case involves the attempted enforcement of a deed restriction against building more than a single one-car or two-car garage on a property located in the Garden Oaks, Section 3, Subdivision (the “Subdivision”). Appellant Garden Oaks Maintenance Organization (“GOMO”) filed suit against appellees Peter S. Chang and Katherine M. Chang seeking a permanent injunction to have the Changs remove
2... More...
   $0 (11-15-2017 - TX)

West Virginia Lottery v. A-1 Amusement, Inc. Supreme Court of Appeals - Charleston, West Virginia

This appeal concerns a dispute between the West Virginia State Lottery, the
Lottery Commission, the Lottery Director,1 (collectively, the State Lottery) and certain
entities (Permit Holders) who were issued permits to operate limited video lottery game
terminals (LVL terminals). The dispute arose after the State Lottery instructed the Permit
Holders that they would be required to u... More...
   $0 (11-14-2017 - WV)

Oklahoma Turnpike Authority v. Eugene Garner and Jean Garner, et al.

Oklahoma City, OK - Oklahoma Turnpike Authority sued Eugene Garner and Jean Garner, et al. on eminent domain theories seeking to acquire by condemnation certain rights, title and interest in private property of public use.

Issue # 1. Issue: CONDEMNATION (CONDEMN)
Filed By: Oklahoma Turnpike Authority
Filed Date: 10/05/2017
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant:... More...
   $0 (11-02-2017 - OK)

City of Tulsa v. Mark A. Becker, et al.

Tulsa, OK - The City of Tulsa sued Mark A. Becker, et al.

Issue # 1. Issue: CONDEMNATION (CONDEMN)
Filed By: CITY OF TULSA
Filed Date: 07/26/2017
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant: ARVEST BANK Disposed: DISCLAIMER, 08/11/2017. Other
Defendant: BECKER, MARK A Disposed: OTHER, 11/01/2017. Judge
Defendant: BECKER, SARAH A Disposed: OTHER, 11/01/... More...
   $0 (11-01-2017 - OK)

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