M ORE L AW
LEXAPEDIA
Salus Populi Suprema Lex Esto

Information
About MoreLaw
Contact MoreLaw

Exemplary Damage Law
 
STATE OF KANSAS v. JACOB MICHAEL MARTIN

Martin stole Brittani Jenson's golf clubs from a van, then pleaded guilty to burglary of a vehicle and theft. The district court sentenced him to probation with an
2

underlying sentence of five months' imprisonment and held a hearing to determine the amount of restitution. Heather Jenson, Brittani's mother, testified at that restitution hearing. She explained that at the time o... More...
   $0 (06-23-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. CHRISTOPHER SCOTT FUTRELL

On January 31, 2015, Ryan Platt's vehicle was parked at an event that his business, RP Entertainment, was hosting. Platt alleged that, on that evening, someone smashed one of the windows of his vehicle and took approximately $5,000 in cash from within.

Almost three weeks later, Platt reported another crime. He claimed that, on February 20, 2015, someone cut open the screen door to his ... More...
   $0 (06-22-2018 - KS)

State of Nebraska v. Anthony L. Wells

The charges against Wells arose from the shooting death of Joshua Hartwig. A group of residents had gathered outside Hartwig’s apartment building after hearing a disturbance. Hartwig joined the group after the disturbance appeared to have ended, but several minutes later a man walked up and fired shots at the group. Hartwig was struck by a bullet and - 299 - Nebraska Supreme Court Advanc e Sheets ... More...   $0 (06-22-2018 - NE)

United States of America v. Dr. Mark Griffis Southern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Dublin, Georgia

Dublin, GA - Medical Doctor Found Guilty Of Conspiracy

On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, following a three-day trial before U.S. District Judge Dudley H. Bowen, a federal jury convicted Eastman resident Dr. Mark Griffis, age 61, of conspiring to falsify documents pertaining to Department of Transportation mandated medical examinations of holders of commercial driver’s licenses.

Accordi... More...
   $0 (06-21-2018 - GA)

State of Ohio v. Michael Dilo

On November 21, 2014, Dilo was indicted on one count of aggravated possession of drugs under R.C. 2925.11 and one count of aggravated trafficking in drugs under R.C. 2925.03 for an offense that occurred on or about April 4, 2014. The indictment also alleged that Dilo had committed one additional count each of aggravated possession and aggravated trafficking for an offense that occurred on April 22... More...   $0 (06-20-2018 - 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)

United States of America v. Randall Charles Tucker, a/k/a "Bitcoin Baron"

Phoenix, AZ - Arizona Man Sentenced to Prison for Distributed Denial of Service Attacks Against Emergency Communications System and Other Municipal Websites

An Arizona man was sentenced on June 18, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona, for directing distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks at the computer networks of the City of Madison, Wisconsin.

Randall Charles Tucker, aka “Bitcoin Ba... More...
   $0 (06-19-2018 - AZ)

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)

Geraldine Templo v. State of California

Appellants Geraldine and Mark Templo (the Templos) brought an action for
declaratory relief against respondent State of California (State), claiming that a statute
requiring litigants to pay a nonrefundable fee in order to secure a jury trial is
unconstitutional. The trial court granted the State’s motion for judgment on the pleadings
on the ground that the State is not a proper de... More...
   $0 (06-18-2018 - CA)

Curtis Boggs v. State of Indiana COURT OF APPEALS OF INDIANA

Between July 2014 and June 2015, during most of which Boggs was fifty years
old, he sexually abused a group of seven teenage girls—a niece who was living
with him, and six of her friends. Boggs gave the girls alcohol, cigarettes, and
marijuana in exchange for “payments” in the form of sexual favors, often
“paid” while the girls were gathered together in each other’s presence. ... More...
   $0 (06-18-2018 - IN)

Derek Snapp v. State of Indiana

Snapp and his wife, J.S., were homeless and lived in their car. On April 15,
2017, while in their car, a drunken Snapp hit his wife. He then pulled out a
knife and threatened to slit her throat. She tried to leave the car, but Snapp
stopped her. J.S. filed a report with the Terre Haute Police claiming that Snapp
hit her on a daily basis. On April 21, 2017, Snapp struck J.... More...
   $0 (06-18-2018 - IN)

State of Wisconsin v. Anthony R. Pico

A jury convicted Anthony R. Pico of
sexually assaulting a young girl.1 Mr. Pico believes there is a
reasonable probability that, absent his trial counsel's alleged
constitutional ineffectiveness, this conviction would not have
occurred. The circuit court agreed, and so set aside his
1 The Honorable William J. Domi... More...
   $0 (06-18-2018 - WI)

United States of America v. Alexander Ruben Alvarado Southern District of Iowa - Federal Courthouse - Des Moines, Davenport & Council Bluffs

Davenport, IA - Iowa City Man Sentenced to Prison for Firearm Offense

On June 12, 2018, United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose sentenced Alexander Ruben Alvarado, age 21, of Iowa City, to 36 months in prison for unlawful user of a controlled substance in possession of a firearm, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. Alvarado was ordered to serve three years of sup... More...
   $0 (06-18-2018 - IA)

Stuart Wright v. United States of America Western District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - Kansas City, Missouri

In the third iteration of this unfortunate case of mistaken identity, PlaintiffStuart Wright (“Wright”) appeals the district court’s1 grant of summary judgment to the United States and the Deputy U.S. Marshals in their individual and official capacities on Wright’s claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act (the “FTCA”). Wright argues that the district court erred when it found there was no genuine ... More...   $0 (06-18-2018 - MO)

Adareius Johns v. The State of Texas Texas Court of Appeals, Seventh District

In the early morning hours of June 20, 2016, Alexander Johns, Appellant’s brother,
was awoken by someone knocking on the front door of his house. When he answered
the door, he discovered that Appellant was there seeking his help because he believed
someone had planted marihuana in his vehicle. After Alexander disposed of the
marihuana, Appellant became upset because he wanted... More...
   $0 (06-15-2018 - TX)

Richard Luis Amezquita v. The State of Texas

At approximately 4:45 p.m. on November 7, 2015, Amezquita called 9-1-1 to report he had
been assaulted. Amezquita told the 9-1-1 operator a man, later identified as O’Toole, assaulted
him and threw rocks at him and his vehicle. Amezquita related to the 9-1-1 operator that after he
approached O’Toole’s home and rang the doorbell, O’Toole “got belligerent” and yelled and
cursed... More...
   $0 (06-15-2018 - TX)

STATE OF KANSAS v. FRANK L. CRUTCHFIELD

In March 2010, a jury convicted Crutchfield of one count each of burglary, felony criminal damage to property, misdemeanor theft, and misdemeanor criminal damage to property in case 09CR1837. One month later, pursuant to a plea agreement that consolidated three separate cases—09CR2726, 09CR3051, and 10CR1093—Crutchfield entered guilty pleas to three counts of burglary, one count of felony theft, o... More...   $0 (06-12-2018 - KS)

State of Nebraska v. Kelly A. Vann ess

In an information filed December 22, 2015, in the district court for Holt County, Vanness was charged with four counts consisting of the following: operating a motor vehicle during a time of suspension, Neb. Rev. Stat. § 60-159
Supp. 2016), a Class III misdemeanor (Count 1); possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), Neb. Rev. Stat. § 28-416(3) (Supp. 2015), a Class IV felony (Cou... More...
   $0 (06-12-2018 - NE)

Edward Munro v. Department of Motor Vehicles

Before the Department of Motor Vehicles may suspend a driver’s license for a
driver’s refusal to submit to a chemical test to determine the alcohol content of his or her
blood, the driver “shall be told [by the arresting officer] that his or her failure to submit
to ... the required chemical testing will result in ... the suspension of the person’s
privilege to operate a motor vehi... More...
   $0 (06-12-2018 - CA)

Livingston Manners v. Officer Ronald Cannella, Officer Karrie Sabillon and City of Hollywood Florida United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida

In 2014, Livingston Manners was arrested by City of Hollywood police officers. An altercation ensued. Manners filed suit in federal court regarding the incident and now appeals the district court’s grant of summary judgment against his claims -- federal civil rights claims for use of excessive force and for malicious prosecution as well as a companion state common-law claim for false arrest. Becau... More...   $0 (06-11-2018 - FL)

Thomas John Pope vs State of Florida

In 2012, the Florida Legislature found it was “in the public interest to encourage a person who is aware of or present during another individual’s drug overdose to seek medical assistance for that individual.” Ch. 2012-36, Laws of Fla. The Legislature therefore enacted the “911 Good Samaritan Act,” which provides that anyone “acting in good faith who seeks medical assistance for an individual expe... More...   $0 (06-10-2018 - FL)

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)

COMMONWEALTH vs. IAN HOLNESS Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

We recite the findings of fact made by the motion judge, supplemented by the evidence in the record that is uncontroverted and undisputed, or implicitly credited by him.2 Commonwealth v. Isaiah I., 448 Mass. 334, 337 (2007). On December 25, 2013, at approximately 4:04 A.M., the Boston police department responded to a 911 call reporting a person shot at a house party at 92 Wales Street in Dorches... More...   $0 (06-10-2018 - MA)

Ryan Smythe v. Uber Technologies, Inc.

Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber) appeals from an order denying its motion to
compel arbitration of an action brought by Ryan Smythe in his capacity as a driver for
Lyft, Inc. (Lyft). Smythe also drives for Uber. The court correctly found the action is
beyond the scope of Smythe’s arbitration agreement with Uber, so we affirm.
BACKGROUND
During the relevant period Smythe worked as... More...
   $0 (06-10-2018 - CA)

STATE OF OHIO v. BENNIE COLEMAN, JR.

In his first assignment of error, Coleman claims that the trial court erred in
failing to suppress the victim’s show-up identification as unduly suggestive.
{¶ 4} In deciding a motion to suppress, the trial court assumes the role of trier of
facts and is in the best position to resolve questions of fact and evaluate the credibility of
witnesses. State v. Pence, 2d Dist... More...
   $0 (06-09-2018 - OH)

Next Page

 
 
Home | Add Attorney | Add Expert | Add Court Reporter | Sign In
Find-A-Lawyer By City | Find-A-Lawyer By State and City | Articles | Recent Lawyer Listings
Verdict Corrections | Link Errors | Advertising | Editor | Privacy Statement
© 1996-2018 MoreLaw, Inc. - All rights reserved.