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ROBERT KEITH WOODALL V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY

Woodall pleaded guilty to murder;rape;and kidnapping and ajucy
recommended a sentence.of death, which the trial court adopted. Extensive
collateral-attack litigation followed:· Eventually, Woodall filed a Kentucky Rules . : .
of Civil Procedure ("CR") 60.02 and 60.03 motion, alleging that he is . . intellectually disabled and that the imposition of the death·perialty upon him. i~ More...
   $0 (06-20-2018 - KY)

STATE OF OHIO vs. NEEKO GORDON

On August 25, 2016, Robert Holsey (“Holsey”) agreed to purchase marijuana from Gordon. Holsey and Gordon knew each other from playing basketball at Trent Park. Nieves drove Holsey to the marijuana-purchase- meeting place on W. 38th Street in Cleveland. As Nieves and Holsey drove toward the meeting place, they saw Gordon, became suspicious, and started to drive away. Through the side mirror... More...   $0 (06-19-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO -vs- ROBERT J. RAMSEY

On March 22, 2017, officers with the adult parole authority were
investigating reports of the unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine involving two of
their parolees, Douglas Johnson and Douglas Baumgartner. The officers went to a
property owned by Mr. Johnson. The property contained a structure occupied by Mr.
Johnson, another structure occupied by Mr. Baumgartner, and a t... More...
   $0 (06-19-2018 - OH)

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)

STATE OF OHIO v. SCOTT A. STEIN

On November 9, 2016, Chief of Police Glass of the Village of Botkins
received a phone call from an officer at the Wapakoneta Police Department
regarding a woman named Megan Donnelly, for whom there was an active warrant
for theft, and requested his assistance in obtaining her. Chief Glass was informed
that Donnelly was en route to a local motel, driving a white Ford Expeditio... More...
   $0 (06-19-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. WAYMON JONES

This matter comes before us on two consolidated appeals by defendant
appellant Waymon Jones, Jr.
{¶ 2} In appellate case number 27506, Jones appeals from his conviction and
sentence on one count of murder, two counts of felonious assault, one count of having a
weapon while under disability, and two firearm specifications. In appellate case number
27507, Jones appea... More...
   $0 (06-19-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. DALE A. GLENN

On March 8 and 9, 2016, Glenn went to several bars with a friend, Kendall Mabry; they arrived at the K-9 Club after 1:30 a.m. on March 9. Around 2:00 a.m., the victim, “Michael,”1 who was known to Glenn, also arrived at the K-9 Club. Almost immediately, Glenn and Michael got into a physical altercation, and Glenn was thrown out of the bar by K-9 Club security personnel. Glenn went back t... More...   $0 (06-19-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. DONALD DAWSON DURGAN

The record shows that on May 4, 2016, Anant Singh’s wife returned
home from working the night shift as a nurse to find her husband dead on the floor
of the garage. He had been shot in the torso. Immediately after she found him,
Durgan pulled into their driveway in a white pickup truck.
{¶3} Singh was a successful mechanical engineer. He and his daughter
also operated a ... More...
   $0 (06-19-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. Hans Vincent Edling District of Nevada Federal Courthouse - Las Vegas, Nevada

Hans Edling pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession
of a firearm, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1). Under the
United States Sentencing Guidelines, the base offense level
for that offense varies depending on whether the defendant
has one or more prior felony convictions for a “crime of
violence.” U.S.S.G. § 2K2.1(a). The district court
determined that Edling had t... More...
   $0 (06-19-2018 - NV)

Richard Vos v. City of Newport Beach, et al. Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California

On May 29, 2014, officers of the City of Newport Beach Police Department fatally shot Gerritt Vos (“Vos”). The police responded to a call about a man behaving erratically and brandishing a pair of scissors at a 7-Eleven. The shooting happened while the police were deciding how to handle the situation, and Vos unexpectedly charged the doorway of the store with what appeared to be a weapon raised ab... More...   $0 (06-19-2018 - CA)

KENNETH VANN V. FEDEX FREIGHT, INC.; SEDGWICK CLAIMS MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC.; AND DEATH & PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITY TRUST FUND

Kenneth Vann sustained a compensable injury on November 30, 2015, while
employed by FedEx Freight, Inc. (FedEx). He had been employed by FedEx since 1997 and
was approximately fifty-seven years old when the injury occurred. The administrative law
judge (ALJ) found: Vann proved he had sustained a permanent physical impairment in the
amount of 20 percent to his body as a whole; ... More...
   $0 (06-18-2018 - AR)

Estate of Linda Faye Jones, et al. v. Chidren's Hospital and Health System Inc., Pensin Plan Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Three days into retirement and three
days before the start of her pension, Linda Faye Jones died.
The Administrative Committee, which oversees the Children’s
Hospital and Health System, Inc. Pension Plan, denied
the pension to Linda’s daughter and beneficiary, Kishunda
Jones. The Committee reasoned that only spouses are entitled
to benefits under the Plan when a participant... More...
   $0 (06-16-2018 - WI)

Erick Peoples, et al. v. City of Detroit, Michigan Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Plaintiffs-Appellants are eleven minority firefighters who were laid off by the City of Detroit (“City”) in August 2012 as part of a reduction in force (“RIF”). Plaintiffs brought suit against the City and their union, the Detroit Fire Fighters Association, Local 344, IAFF, AFL-CIO (“DFFA”), alleging that they were laid off in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 200... More...   $0 (06-16-2018 - MI)

Esther Hill White v. Life Insurance Company of North America Western District of Louisiana - Shreveport, Louisiana

Esther White, the beneficiary of David White’s life-insurance policy, appeals a summary judgment granted in favor of the insurer and plan administrator, Life Insurance Company of North America (“LINA”), on her claim for benefits. LINA had denied benefits on the ground that David’s death was caused in part by intoxication or drug abuse. Finding that LINA abused its discretion in denying benefits, w... More...   $0 (06-15-2018 - LA)

Tamara Skidgel v. California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board

The In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program (Welf. & Inst. Code, § 12300
et seq.) provides in-home services to elderly or disabled persons so that they may avoid
institutionalization. For purposes of the state unemployment insurance system, IHSS
service recipients are considered employers of their service providers if the providers are
directly paid by the program or the recipie... More...
   $0 (06-15-2018 - CA)

State of Oklahoma v. Timothy Worthington Morelaw Internet Marketing Helping People Find You On The Internet 888-354-4529

Tulsa, OK - Criminal defense attorney M.J. Denman charged Timothy Worthington with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: OROB, ROBBERY SECOND DEGREE, in violation of 21 O.S. 799
Date of Offense: 08/04/2016
Party Name Disposition Information
WORTHINGTON, TIMOTHY
Count... More...
   $0 (06-14-2018 - OK)

ANDREW GREENE v. STATE OF KANSAS

Greene was convicted of the rape of A.F. who "was incapable of giving consent due to mental deficiency or disease which was known or reasonably apparent" to Greene. The Kansas Supreme Court ultimately affirmed his conviction, vacated his sentence, and remanded the case to the district court for resentencing. State v. Greene, 299 Kan. 1087, 1099, 329 P.3d 450 (2014). On December 16, 2014, through t... More...   $0 (06-14-2018 - KS)

State of Vermont v. William Schenk Vermont Supreme Court

Defendant William Schenk was charged with two counts of
disorderly conduct, in violation of 13 V.S.A. § 1026(a)(1), in connection with the distribution of
Ku Klux Klan recruitment flyers in the City of Burlington. For each count, the State charged that
the penalty should be enhanced under 13 V.S.A. § 1455 because the crime was hate-motivated.
Defendant appeals the trial cour... More...
   $0 (06-11-2018 - VT)

Adrian Camacho v. Target Corporation

Plaintiff Adrian Camacho appeals from a judgment entered after the trial court
granted summary judgment in favor of defendant Target Corporation (Target) on
Camacho's causes of action for discrimination based on sexual orientation, harassment
causing a hostile work environment, failure to prevent harassment and discrimination,
retaliation, constructive termination in violation of ... More...
   $0 (06-11-2018 - CA)

State of Tennessee v. Wesley Lynn Hatmaker

On May 11, 2017, the Defendant pled guilty to two counts of theft of property valued between $10,000 and $60,000, and four counts of theft of property valued between $60,000 and $250,000. As a part of the open plea, the State dismissed Count 7 of the indictment and the trial court determined the length and manner of service of the sentence.
At the guilty plea hearing, the Defendant stipulated... More...
   $0 (06-10-2018 - TN)

STATE OF OHIO vs. RONALD BECKWITH

On May 21, 2014, appellant was charged under a five-count indictment with
offenses related to the shooting death of the victim. The case proceeded to a jury trial on
January 8, 2015. The jury found appellant not guilty on Count 1, aggravated murder, and guilty
of the lesser included offense of murder. The jury also found appellant guilty of a second count
of murder,... More...
   $0 (06-09-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. MATTHEW L. JONES

Defendant-appellant, Matthew Jones, was, on June 10, 2016, indicted on one
count of discharging a firearm at or into a habitation in violation of R.C. 2923.161(A)(1),
a felony of the second degree, with an attached three year firearm specification under
R.C. 2941.145, and one count of having weapons under disability in violation of R.C.
2923.13(A)(3), a felony of the th... More...
   $0 (06-09-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. ROSCOE JEFFRIES

The Colerain Township Police Department began investigating Jeffries
on April 12, 2016, based on allegations, made by his daughter M.J. to her high school
counselor, that Jeffries was not sending his son J.J. to high school. At the time,
Jeffries lived on Elkhorn Drive with J.J., R.J., M.J., and his girlfriend Elizabeth Mehl
(“Liz”). When Detective Sean Maher went to the ho... More...
   $0 (06-09-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. Hans Vincent Edling District of Nevada Federal Courthouse - Las Vegas, Nevada

Hans Edling pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession
of a firearm, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1). Under the
United States Sentencing Guidelines, the base offense level
for that offense varies depending on whether the defendant
has one or more prior felony convictions for a “crime of
violence.” U.S.S.G. § 2K2.1(a). The district court
determined that Edling had t... More...
   $0 (06-09-2018 - NV)

Alejandro Cruz v. Nora Sharkey Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Helping People Find You On The Internet 888-354-4529

Hartford, CT - Alejandro Cruz, age 26, sued Nora Sharkey on a personal injury auto negligence theory claiming that he sustained a back injury which adversely impacted his dance career.

An aspiring professional dancer who had to curtail his career following a rear-end collision in which he suffered serious back injuries has been awarded $236,520 by a jury.

The six-person Hartford... More...
   $236520 (06-08-2018 - CT)

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