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David Fischer v. Joannie Fischer

A 15-year marriage between appellant David Fischer and respondent Joannie
Fischer had its “ups and downs,” one down of which was David’s affair—an affair he
promised was “over.” David nevertheless petitioned for dissolution; Joannie resisted; and
the parties attempted reconciliation, in connection with which the trial court would later
conclude David gave “conflicting messages.” Me... More...
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John Binkowski v. Vincent Holland Grand Island Express, Inc., Grand Island Services, Inc., GIX Logistics, Inc., et al. Porter County Courthouse - Valparaiso, Indiana

Valparaiso, IN - John Binkowski, age 22, sued Vincent Holland Grand Island Express, Inc. on auto negligence and respondeat superior theories claiming that he was severely injured and damages as a direct result on being injured in a automobile semi-tractor trailer accident on Indiana Highway 49 in Porter County, Indiana on on March 7, 2015.

Binkowski's vehicle was hit from behind while st... More...
   $16500000 (04-22-2018 - )


On February 3, 2015, the City of Leawood charged Lee with first-offense DUI and preliminary screening refusal. Lee was convicted as charged following a bench trial in the Leawood Municipal Court. She subsequently appealed to the Johnson County District Court. Lee filed a motion to suppress, alleging that law enforcement lacked reasonable suspicion to stop and detain her. The district court held a ... More...   $0 (04-21-2018 - KS)

Peter Hiam v. Homeaway.com, Inc. District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

Duped into parting with thousands
of dollars to reserve a vacation rental property in Belize that
apparently did not exist, plaintiff Peter Hiam sued the owner of the
website on which he found the ersatz tropical villa, claiming that
the website's guarantee misled him. The district court granted
summary judgment to the website's owner, HomeAway.com, Inc.
("HomeAway"). On ap... More...
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Joel D. Kettler v. Leslie Gould

Cross-defendants Leslie Gould and his wife Susan Gould
contend the trial court erred when it denied in part their antiSLAPP
(strategic lawsuit against public participation) motion.
The motion sought to strike certain allegations in a crosscomplaint
filed by Joel D. Kettler, alleging defamation and other
causes of action. The court denied the motion to the extent crosscomplainan... More...
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Michelle Echlin v. PearceHealth, d/b/a PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Western District of Washington Federal Courthouse - Seattle, Washington

We must decide whether, under the Fair Debt Collection
Practices Act, a company that sent letters demanding that
hospital patients pay their overdue medical bills meaningfully
participated in the hospital’s efforts to collect debts.
Michelle Echlin is a former patient of PeaceHealth
Southwest Medical Center (PeaceHealth) in Vancouver,
Washin... More...
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Sherman Heller v. Luis Zumba and Arana Gustavo Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Will Make Your Phone Ring $0 to $1000+ Per Month - No Contract 888-354-4529

New York, NY - Sherman Heller sued Luis Zumba and Arana Gustavo on auto negligence opinions.

04/09/2018 25 OPINION AND ORDER: re: 20 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Sherman Heller. For reasons set forth above, the motion for partial summary judgment on the issue of Defendants' liability is granted. The Clerk of Court is directed to terminate the partial summary judgment motion at EC... More...
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On December 16, 2016, Buettgenbach filed a timely notice of appeal from the district court's rulings. His counsel requested transcripts for purposes of this appeal on December 21 and 27, 2016.

On January 3, 2017, Buettgenbach filed the docketing statement. That same day the court reporter filed a certification that the transcript had been completed pursuant to Rule 3.03(e) (2017 Kan. S... More...
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A jury sitting in Lyon County District Court convicted Defendant Hershel A. Kemp of committing multiple sex crimes, including several off-grid felonies, against K.R., his wife's minor daughter. Kemp has appealed, claiming numerous errors in the eight-day trial. Although Kemp received something short of a perfect trial, we find he received a fair trial, and the law requires no more than that. See... More...   $0 (04-17-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Patrick Clarke and Rudy Rodriguez Middle District of Florida - Orlando, Florida

Orlando, NY - Federal Court Bars Florida Tax Return Preparers from Preparing Tax Returns and Orders Them to Disgorge Ill-Gotten Gains

On April 16, a federal court in Orlando, Florida, ordered that Patrick Clarke disgorge $500,000, and Ruby Rodriguez disgorge $100,000, of the proceeds they received for the preparation of tax returns. Clarke and Rodriguez agreed to the orders. On Nov. 13,... More...
   $0 (04-17-2018 - NY)


The fraud scheme for which defendants stand convicted sought  to take advantage of a disability pension plan made available to LIRR 
16-3754-cr (L) United States v. Rutigliano  
employees  by  the  RRB.  The  LIRR’s  own  pension  plan  allowed  employees with 20 or more years of service to retire as early as age 50  and to receive payments equal to half their pre‐retirement income. ... More...
   $0 (04-16-2018 - )


Dmitri Woods appeals his bench trial conviction for two counts of battery of a state correctional officer, raising four issues. We agree the State failed to have the trial within 180 days of Woods exercising his right to be tried under the Uniform Mandatory Disposition of Detainers Act (UMDDA), and, as a result, the district court lost jurisdiction to try him. With this ruling, we decline to addre... More...   $0 (04-14-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Stephen E. Stockman Southern District of Texas Courthouse - Houston, Texas

Houston, TX - Houston Jury Convicts Former U.S. Congressman

A federal jury convicted former U.S. Representative Stephen E. Stockman for orchestrating a scheme to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from charitable foundations and the individuals who ran those foundations to illegally finance Stockman’s campaigns for public office and to pay for his and others’ personal expenses. U.S. ... More...
   $0 (04-13-2018 - TX)


On July 7, 2011, Dale Wadric Winters (“Defendant”), was charged with
second degree murder, a violation of La.R.S. 14:30.1. On April 13, 2015, the
indictment was amended to charge the Defendant with manslaughter, a violation of
La.R.S. 14:31. At that time, the Defendant entered a plea pursuant to North
Carolina v. Alford, 400 U.S. 25, 91 S.Ct. 160 (1970), and was sentenced to ... More...
   $0 (04-13-2018 - LA)

Ex Parte Derrick Lee Hudson

On October 4, 2017, Appellant filed a petition for writ of habeas corpus in the trial court.
He alleged he was being illegally restrained because he was not receiving appropriate treatment,
and thus his confinement bore no relation to the purpose for his commitment.
After a hearing, on November 1, 2017, the trial court found Appellant was not entitled to
the relief sought and ... More...
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United States of America v. Melvin Thomas Northern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, GA - Former federal prison guard pleads guilty to accepting bribes to smuggle contraband into prison for inmates

Melvin Thomas, a former prison guard at the Atlanta United States Penitentiary (“USP”) has pleaded guilty to accepting bribe payments in exchange for smuggling contraband into the prison.

“Corruption in prisons undermines the public’s faith in the criminal jus... More...
   $0 (04-11-2018 - GA)

United States of America v. Belinda Harris, Cynthia Clarkson and Susie Hall Sherman United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia - Valdosta, Georgia

Valdosta, GA - Co-Conspirators Plead Guilty To Tax Fraud

Belinda Harris, age 33, of Valdosta, GA; Cynthia Clarkston, age 38, of Valdosta, GA; and Susie Hall Sherman, age 46, formerly of Valdosta, GA, all entered guilty pleas in U.S. District Court April 4, 2018 before Senior District Court Judge Hugh Lawson. Co-defendants Tanya Franklin, age 42, of Valdosta, Georgia and Johnny Gary a/k/a ... More...
   $0 (04-11-2018 - GA)

United States of America v. Jonathan E. Woods Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Can Make Your Phone Ring 888-354-4529

Fayetteville, AR - The United States of America charged Arkansas State Senator Jonathan E. Woods with:

Count: 1-11 Citation: 18:1343.F Offense Level: 4
18:1343; WIRE FRAUD
Count: 12 Citation: 18:1341.F Offense Level: 4
18:1341; MAIL FRAUD
Count: 13 Citation: 18:1957-4700.F Offense Level: 4
Count: 15s ... More...
   $0 (04-10-2018 - AR)

Matthew Squire v. County of Los Angeles

Appellants Matthew Squire (Squire) and Ernesto Masson
(Masson) (collectively appellants) appeal from the judgment
denying their petition for writ of mandate. They contend the
written reprimands they received from the Los Angeles County
Sheriff’s Department (Department) in September 2014, should be
rescinded because they did not receive notice of proposed
discipline within t... More...
   $0 (04-10-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Michael "Mickey" Munday United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida

Miami, FL - North Miami Resident Sentenced to Twelve Years in Prison for $1.8 Million Automobile Fraud Scheme

Following his conviction at trial, a North Miami resident was sentenced on April 9, 2018 to 12 years in prison for his participation in an elaborate automobile fraud scheme that netted over $1.8 million.

Michael “Mickey” Munday, 72, of North Miami, was sentenced by U.S. D... More...
   $0 (04-10-2018 - FL)

Charles A. Jones and Josh Watson v. Royal Administration Services, Inc. District of Nevada Federal Courthouse - Las Vegas, Nevada

Charles Jones and Josh Watson seek to hold Royal
Administration Services, Inc. (“Royal”) liable for several
telephone calls made in violation of the Telephone Consumer
Protection Act (“TCPA”), 47 U.S.C. § 227, by telemarketers
employed by All American Auto Protection, Inc. (“AAAP”).
Though a broad range of agency theories may form the basis
... More...
   $0 (04-09-2018 - NV)

Jay Dee Burns v. The State of Texas

The grand jury returned nine indictments against Appellant. Indictments A and B were for the offense of improper relationship between an educator and student.1 Indictments C, D, and E were for the offense of sexual assault of a child.2 Indictment F was for the offense of indecency with a child.3 Indictment G was for the offense of stalking.4 Indictments H and I were for the offense of improper... More...   $0 (04-08-2018 - TX)


The State charged Noel Bender with domestic abuse assault, third or
subsequent offense, as an habitual offender. See Iowa Code §§ 708.2A(1),
708.2A(4), 902.8, 902.9 (2015). A jury found him guilty, but this court reversed his
judgment and sentence and remanded for a new trial. See State v. Bender, No.
15-1595, 2016 WL 6396227, at *3 (Iowa Ct. App. Oct. 26, 2016). On remand,... More...
   $0 (04-06-2018 - )

Travis Magill v. The State of Texas

On March 20, 2014, Corpus Christi Police Officer Michael Goodman responded to
the area near the Corpus Christi Country Club to help investigate a report regarding a
suspicious person. Officer Goodman testified that he saw a male, Magill, who matched
the description of the suspicious person and made contact. Officer Goodman stated that
he had no intention of arresting Magill, ... More...
   $0 (04-05-2018 - TX)

United States of America v. Ralph Willard Savoie Middle District of Louisiana Federal Courthouse - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Baton Rouge, LA - Mandeville Financial Adviser Convicted of Stealing Up to $1.5 Million from Investors

A Mandeville investment adviser who stole up to $1.5 million from investors in a widespread investment fraud scheme pled guilty.

On March 26, 2018, RALPH WILLARD SAVOIE, age 70, of Mandeville, Louisiana, pled guilty to mail fraud before U.S. District Judge Shelly D. Dick. As a... More...
   $0 (04-05-2018 - LA)

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