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South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

When a consumer purchases goods or services, theconsumer’s State often imposes a sales tax. This case requires the Court to determine when an out-of-stateseller can be required to collect and remit that tax. All concede that taxing the sales in question here is lawful. The question is whether the out-of-state seller can be held responsible for its payment, and this turns on a proper interpretation... More...   $0 (06-21-2018 - SD)

Jyll Brink v. Raymond James & Associates, Inc. Northern District of Alabama Federal Courthouse - Birmingham, Alabama

Jyll Brink appeals the district court’s dismissal of her putative class action complaint. She argues that the district court erred in determining that her state law claims for negligence and breach of contract against Raymond James and Associates, Inc. (“RJA”) were precluded under Title I of the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998 (“SLUSA”), which prohibits class actions alleging s... More...   $0 (06-21-2018 - FL)

Jake Newland v. County of Los Angeles

An employee driving home from work on a day that he
did not have any job duties outside of the office injured a
third party. After a jury trial, the trial court imposed
liability on the employer based on evidence that the
employee regularly used his personal vehicle for work on
other days. The employer contends there was no substantial
evidence to support finding that the e... More...
   $0 (06-21-2018 - CA)

Sean Stentiford v. Kinan K. Hreib, M.D. and Stephen E. Southard, M.D. Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Boston, MA - Jury Awards $18.4 Million In Damages To Plaintiff On Medical Malpractice Claim

Sean Stentiford sued Kinan K. Hreib, M.D. and Stephen E. Southard, M.D. on personal injury medical malpractice theory claiming the he was not tested and was not treated for HIV with the result that he developed AIDS.

02/05/2018 93 Assented to MOTION for Hearing by John Doe.(Angueira, Dav... More...
   $18400000 (06-20-2018 - MA)

Auto-Owners Insurance Company v. Jennifer Csaszar District of Colorado Federal Courthouse - Denver, Colorado

Auto-Owners Insurance Company provided automobile insurance to Frank
and Nancy Csaszar and their daughter, Jennifer.1 But when that policy’s term
came to a close, Auto-Owners informed Mr. and Mrs. Csaszar that, because of
their daughter’s driving record, it would only renew their policy if it excluded her
from coverage. The Csaszars agreed. The policy accordingly included an
“e... More...
   $0 (06-19-2018 - CO)

WEST CARROLLTON CITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION v. MONTGOMERY COUNTY BOARD OF REVISION and MCDONALD’S USA, LLC

The property at issue is a 1.383-acre parcel located at 741 East Dixie Drive
in West Carrollton, Ohio. The property is improved with a 4,470-square foot building,
constructed in 2005, that houses a McDonald’s restaurant. For tax year 2014 the
Montgomery County Auditor valued the property at $1,308,710. McDonald’s filed a
complaint with the Board of Revision (BOR) seeking to red... More...
   $0 (06-19-2018 - OH)

State of Oklahoma v. Richard Patrick Spaulding and Sonia R. Weidenfelder

Tulsa, OK - Jury Convicts Defendant of Murder and Recommends Life In Prison Sentence

The State of Oklahoma with Richard Patrick Spaulding and Sonia R. Weidenfelder:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: HM11, MURDER - FIRST DEGREE, in violation of 21 O.S. 701.7
Date of Offense: 11/06/2016
Party Name Disposition Information
WEIDENFELDER, SONIA R Disposed: CONVICTION, 06/01/2... More...
   $0 (06-19-2018 - OK)

United States of America v. Thunyarax Phatanakit Jumroon Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Portland, OR - Oregon Woman Pleads Guilty for Role in Forced Labor and Visa Fraud Scheme Involving Thai Restaurant Workers

Defendant financially benefited from co-defendant’s use of debts, fraud, threats of financial and reputational harm, and other means to compel victims to work at restaurants

Tanya Jumroon, also known as Thunyarax Phatanakit Jumroon, 59, of Beaverton, Oregon, ... More...
   $0 (06-19-2018 - OR)

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)

CAROLYN LAWSON v. SIMMONS SPORTING GOODS, INC.

We first briefly reiterate the facts of this case as discussed in Lawson I. This lawsuit
stems from a premises-liability suit. Lawson is a resident of Ashley County, Arkansas.
Simmons operates a retail sporting-goods store located in Bastrop, Louisiana. This is the
corporation’s only store, and it has never operated a store in Arkansas. It is a Louisiana
corporation with its pr... More...
   $0 (06-18-2018 - AR)

United States of America v. Todd A. Dyer Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Todd Dyer, the defendant in this consoli-dated appeal, challenges the denials of his motions to with-draw his guilty pleas. Under a written agreement, Dyer pled guilty to wire fraud, 18 U.S.C. § 1343, and unlawful financial transactions, 18 U.S.C. § 1957, for his conduct in two separate fraud schemes. He now claims that the plea colloquy was in-sufficient, in part because the district court did no... More...   $0 (06-17-2018 - WI)

United States of America v. Daniel Sanchez, a/k/a Danny Myrick Eastern District of Virginia Federal Courthouse - Norfolk, Virginia

Daniel Sanchez was placed on supervision after serving a fifteen-year prison sentence for a federal firearm conviction pursuant to the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), 18 U.S.C. § 924(e). Within three months, he had violated the terms of his supervised release by, among other things, threatening to kill his 14-year-old daughter and her mother. At his revocation hearing, Sanchez sought to contest ... More...   $0 (06-14-2018 - VA)

Dawn D. Turnbull v. Lucerne Valley Unified School District

Plaintiff and respondent Dawn D. Turnbull sued defendants and appellants the
Lucerne Valley Unified School District (LVUSD), Tom Courtney, Suzette Davis, John
Buchanan, and Keri Gasper. Turnbull brought causes of action for (1) disclosing her
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private medical information (Civ. Code, § 1798.63); (2) invading her privacy (Pen.
Code, § 637.2); (3) interfering with her constituti... More...
   $0 (06-14-2018 - CA)

Jyll Brink v. Raymond James & Associates, Inc. United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida

Jyll Brink appeals the district court’s dismissal of her putative class action
complaint. She argues that the district court erred in determining that her state law
claims for negligence and breach of contract against Raymond James and
Associates, Inc. (“RJA”) were precluded under Title I of the Securities Litigation
Uniform Standards Act of 1998 (“SLUSA”), which prohibits class ac... More...
   $0 (06-11-2018 - FL)

State of Oklahoma v. Richard Patrick Spaulding MoreLaw Suites Legal Suites and Virtual Offices In Downtown Tulsa 406 South Boulder and 624 South Denver 918-582-3993 or Info@morelaw.com

Tulsa, OK - The State of Oklahoma charged Richard Patrick Spaulding, age 45, with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: HM11, MURDER - FIRST DEGREE, in violation of 21 O.S. 701.7
Date of Offense: 11/06/2016
Party Name Disposition Information
SPAULDING, RICHARD PATRICK
WEIDENFELDER, SONIA R Disposed: CONVICTION, 06/01/2018. Jury Trial
Count as Disposed: MURDER - FIRST DEG... More...
   $0 (06-08-2018 - OK)

Albert R. Martinez v. The State of Texas

On September 28, 2015, Brittany Chappell’s dead body was dumped and set on fire in a
field near a residential area close to Lake Arlington. Because appellant challenges the sufficiency
of the evidence, we focus on the evidence at trial that pertains to appellant’s involvement in the
murder and disposition of the body.
Alexandria Flores and Albert Martinez, Jr., known as “Junio... More...
   $0 (06-06-2018 - TX)

Mari Nadine Saturday v. The State of Texas Court of Appeals First District

Saturday’s appellate challenges center on rulings that the trial court made
during jury selection. Because she does not challenge the sufficiency of the
evidence to support her conviction, we provide a limited factual background.
On a Sunday in November 2014, La’Britni Wolridge, the complainant, was
driving to an ice cream parlor in Missouri City. Wolridge was stopped at a red ... More...
   $0 (06-06-2018 - TX)

WASSE ZAFER and ZAFER CHIROPRACTIC & SPORTS INJURIES, INC. v. ANDY HERMANN; FARMERS INSURANCE COMPANY, INC.; FARMERS GROUP, INC.; and FARMERS INSURANCE EXCHANGE

Wasse Zafer was the sole owner and operator of Zafer Chiropractic & Sports Injuries, Inc. Zafer originally filed suit against Farmers in February 2012 in Cole County, Missouri. Some of Zafer's patients were insured by Farmers' automobile insurance policies, which provided personal injury protection coverage and/or medical payments coverage. Zafer alleged that some of those insured patients execute... More...   $0 (06-06-2018 - KS)

John C. Stojetz v. Todd Ishee, Warden Southern District of Ohio Federal Courthouse - Columbus, Ohio

On April 25, 1996, while incarcerated at Madison Correctional Institution, John C. Stojetz and five other inmates stormed a unit housing the State’s juvenile
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offenders. State v. Stojetz, 705 N.E.2d 329, 333–34 (Ohio 1999). After overpowering the guard, Stojetz and the others proceeded to the cell of 17-year-old Damico Watkins, with whom they had ha... More...
   $0 (06-05-2018 - OH)

STATE OF KANSAS v. ROBERT TRAVIS JENKINS

Abdifathah Hassan Hashi, the robbery victim, met Mohammad Jama, his friend and coworker, at a bar in Liberal shortly before midnight on Halloween in 2015. Hashi drank heavily until closing time about two hours later and became quite intoxicated. Jama abstained. While at the bar, Hashi exchanged text messages with Raeanne Winters, who he had met briefly sometime earlier. Winters worked as a dancer ... More...   $0 (06-05-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Stephan D. Boggs Southern District of Ohio Courthouse - Cincinnati, Ohio

As a rule, people like to get what they pay for. Certainly
that’s true of the Department of Defense (DOD), which is tasked with buying military equipment.
So when the DOD discovered that many items it had purchased from a machine shop owned by
Stephan Boggs,1 a long-time DOD contractor, varied from the requirements specified by the DOD,
it started an investigation. That investigati... More...
   $0 (06-04-2018 - OH)

Carol J. Rees v. W.M. Barr & Company, Inc., et al. Southern District of Ohio Courthouse - Cincinnati, Ohio

Plaintiffs-Appellants Carol J. Rees
(“Carol”) and Jeff Rees (“Jeff”) (collectively, “the Reeses”) appeal the district court’s grant of
summary judgment to Defendants-Appellees W.M. Barr & Company, Inc. (“Barr & Co.”), and
The Home Depot, Inc. (“HD Inc.”) in the Reeses’ civil action arising from injuries Carol sustained
while using Goof Off Professional Strength Remover (“Goof Off,”... More...
   $0 (06-04-2018 - OH)

Stephen Six v. Generation Federal Credit Union United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

This appeal arises out of the district court’s order sanctioning three attorneys and their law firms under both its inherent authority and 28 U.S.C. § 1927. Finding no abuse of discretion, we affirm.
I.
The district court based its decision to award sanctions on a comprehensive evaluation of the attorneys’ conduct. That conduct was, in many respects, egregious, and it continued throughout ... More...
   $0 (06-04-2018 - NC)

RICHARD JORDON TARVER V. STATE OF ARKANSAS

Tarver’s claim that the circuit court erred in denying his motions for a directed
verdict is a challenge to the sufficiency of the evidence. In reviewing a challenge to the
sufficiency of the evidence, we view the evidence in the light most favorable to the State
and consider only the evidence that supports the verdict. See, e.g., Dortch v. State, 2018 Ark.
135, at 5, __ S.W.3d... More...
   $0 (06-02-2018 - AR)

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