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Angela Johnson Musa v. Dr. Carrie Miles and Dr. Joseph Elia Multnomah County Courthouse - Portland, Oregon

This appeal involves a dispute over attorney fees in an action on an automobile insurance policy. Plaintiff sued defendant for personal injury protection (PIP) and uninsured motorist (UM) benefits under his automobile insurance policy with defendant after he was involved in a motor vehicle accident with an uninsured driver. The only issues remaining in the case after court-annexed arbitration and ... More...   $0 (07-16-2018 - OR)

State of Tennessee v. Damarkus Lowe

Following the April 2012 shooting death of William Watson (“the victim”), a Knox County grand jury charged the Defendant, along with Michael May, with the first degree premeditated murder of the victim and two alternative counts of especially aggravated kidnapping involving Myshauna Blair. See Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 39-13-202, 305. The Defendant proceeded to a trial by jury on June 30through July 3,... More...   $0 (07-14-2018 - TN)

State of Tennessee v. Roy Lee Branner

In case number 13716, the Defendant was charged with one count of violating the HMVO law, one count of DUI, and one count of violation of the implied consent statute. In case number 13717, he was charged with one count of violating the HMVO law, one count of DUI, two counts of leaving the scene of an accident, one count of possession of drug paraphernalia, one count of evading arrest, one count o... More...   $0 (07-14-2018 - TN)

State v. Michael Patino

A little after five o’clock in the evening on Sunday, October 4, 2009, a six-year-old boy
named Marco Nieves was pronounced dead at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. According to the
autopsy performed by then-Chief Medical Examiner of the State of Rhode Island, Thomas
Gilson, M.D., the cause of death was peritonitis, which is a medical term that describes
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inflammation aro... More...
   $0 (07-09-2018 - RI)

State of Tennessee v. Damarkus Lowe

Following the April 2012 shooting death of William Watson (“the victim”), a Knox County grand jury charged the Defendant, along with Michael May, with the first degree premeditated murder of the victim and two alternative counts of especially aggravated kidnapping involving Myshauna Blair. See Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 39-13-202, 305. The Defendant proceeded to a trial by jury on June 30through July 3,... More...   $0 (07-09-2018 - TN)

United States of America v. James Burkhart Southern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Indianapolis, Indiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Indianapolis, IN - Former health care chief executive sentenced to 9.5 years in federal prison

James Burkhart’s conspiracy reaped nearly $19.4 million in fraud and kickbacks, funding
private jets, vacation homes, diamond jewelry, and gold bars

United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler today announced the sentencing of the former CEO of American Senior Communities (ASC) in a mas... More...
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Shena Dreyfus appeals the district court's decision to revoke her probation and require her to serve her underlying prison sentence. Dreyfus suggests that the district court should have given her another chance at probation rather than send her to prison.

But Dreyfus admitted to committing two new offenses while on probation: domestic violence/destruction of property and interference ... More...
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Anthony Robinson and Timothy Spangler v. Albert Perales and Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Anthony Robinson and Timothy
Spangler, police officers employed by the University of Illinois
at Chicago Police Department (“Department”), brought claims
against the University of Illinois Board of Trustees and four
individuals for race‐based discrimination, harassment and
retaliation. The district court disposed of all but one of the
claims through summary judgment. ... More...
   $0 (07-07-2018 - IL)


This bid protest involves a dispute related to the award of a contract for registered nursing (RN) services for the San Antonio Military Healthcare System (SAMHS). See ECF No. 1 at 7-8 (complaint). Given that the court has previously issued two substantive opinions in this matter, see ECF Nos. 61, 78, it will not recount the detailed facts beyond what is relevant to deciding the issue presently ... More...   $0 (07-05-2018 - DC)


Plaintiff-appellant, Kyra V. Smith (“Kyra”), Administrator of the Estate
of Shawn A. Smith (“Shawn”) (collectively “Shawn’s estate”), appeals the
December 5, 2017 judgment of the Wyandot County Court of Common Pleas
granting summary judgment in favor of defendants-appellees, Wyandot Memorial
Hospital (“Wyandot Hospital”), Findlay Radiology Associates, Inc. (“Findlay
Radiol... More...
   $0 (06-26-2018 - OH)

Margaret Lawless v. Steward Health Care System, LLC District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

At its inception, this appeal
seemed to present a single question — albeit a novel one — about
how to interpret the Massachusetts Wage Act (the Wage Act). See
Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 149, §§ 148, 150. But appearances can be
deceiving, cf. Aesop, The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing (circa 550
B.C.), and at oral argument, a threshold question emerged as to
the existence vel non of feder... More...
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United States of America v. Kelly Robinett, Kingsley Nwanguma and Joy Ogwuegbu Northern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Dallas, Texas

Dallas, TX - Texas Physician and Two Texas Nurses Convicted for Roles in Home Health Care Fraud Scheme

A federal jury found one physician and two nurses guilty today of health care fraud, and one physician and one nurse guilty of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, all for their roles in a home health fraud scheme.

Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justi... More...
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Bobby Hargis v. John Koskinen Eighth Circuit Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Bobby R. and Brenda J. Hargis petitioned the Tax Court1 for redetermination
of a tax deficiency. The Tax Court upheld the determination of the Commissioner of
1The Honorable Mary Ann Cohen, United States Tax Court Judge.
Internal Revenue. The Hargises appeal. Having jurisdiction under section
7482(a)(1),2 this court affirms.
From 2007 to 2010, the Hargises bought and ope... More...
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Joel Doe v. Boyertown Area School District, et al. Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This appeal requires us to decide whether the District Court correctly refused to enjoin the defendant School District from allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that are consistent with the students’ gender identities as opposed to the sex they were determined to have at birth. The plaintiffs—a group of high school students who identify as being the same sex they were de... More...   $0 (06-22-2018 - PA)

Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, LLC vs State of Florida, Agency For Health etc.

On September 13, 2017, AHCA issued the Immediate Moratorium on Admissions, which prohibited the facility from “admit[ting] for services any individual.” The order made the following factual findings: a. On September 10, 2017, [the facility] became aware that its air conditioning equipment had ceased to operate effectively. b. In addition to contacting the local electrical power provider, [the fa... More...   $0 (06-21-2018 - TN)

United States of America v. Lori M. Jones Southern District of Illinois Courthouse - East St. Louis, Illinois

East St. Louis, IL - East St. Louis Woman Sentenced to Prison for Arson

Lori M. Jones, 50, of East St. Louis, Illinois, was sentenced on June 15, 2018 for one count of Arson. The Honorable Michael J. Reagan sentenced Jones to 60 months in prison to be followed by 3 years of supervised release, along with a $100 special assessment. Judge Reagan also ordered Jones to pay restitution in the ... More...
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Marie Gillispie v. Regional Care Hospital Partners, Inc. Western District of Pennsylvania Courthouse - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

We are asked to determine whether the District Court
erred in dismissing a claim under the “whistleblower”
protection provision of the Emergency Medical Treatment and
Active Labor Act (“EMTALA”), 42 U.S.C. § 1395dd. The
dispute here arises from Marie Gillispie’s allegations that the
Southwest Regional Medical Center (the “Medical Center”)
terminated her employment because s... More...
   $0 (06-13-2018 - PA)

United States of America v. Signature Healthcare, LLC Northern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, GA - Signature Healthcare to pay more than $30 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations related to rehabilitation therapy

Signature HealthCARE, LLC (“Signature”), a Louisville, Kentucky based company that owns and operates approximately 125 skilled nursing facilities, including facilities in Georgia, has agreed to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act b... More...
   $30000000 (06-11-2018 - GA)

Danny P.; Angela P.; Nicole B. v. Catholic Health Initiatives Western District of Washington Federal Courthouse - Seattle, Washington

Danny P., Angela P. and Nicole B. (hereafter collectively
“P”) appeal the district court’s grant of summary judgment to
Catholic Health Initiatives (“CHI”) and Catholic Health
Initiatives Medical Plan–Blue Cross Blue Shield (collectively
“the Plan”). The Plan denied P’s claim for the cost of Nicole
B.’s inpatient stay in Island View Residential Treatment
Center (“Island Vie... More...
   $0 (06-09-2018 - WA)


On November 3, 2013, around 2 p.m., Ruggiero was involved in a vehicular collision in Douglass, Kansas. Ruggiero's 2002 Dodge truck collided with a legally parked 2013 Ford pickup. The force of the collision tore off a front wheel of Ruggiero's truck. The truck then traveled through a front yard and then crashed into a house. Alan Butcher, the owner of the 2013 Ford pickup was watching a Chiefs' f... More...   $0 (06-05-2018 - KS)

Kenneth L. Ramsey and Sarah K. Ramsey v. Louisiana State Racing Commission

This Court is called upon to determine the outcome of a horse race.
Specifically, this litigation regards which horse – “Coalport” or “Benwill” –
won the September 6, 2014, “Unbridled Stakes” at Louisiana Downs
racetrack in Bossier Parish, Louisiana. The appellees are Kenneth Ramsey
and Sarah Ramsey (the “Ramseys”), who own Coalport. The appellant is
the Louisiana State ... More...
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United States of America v. Dr. John J. Cauthon Middle District of Tennessee - Estes Kefauver Federal Courthouse Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, TN - Middle Tennessee Podiatrist Sentenced To Federal Prison For Health Care Fraud Scheme

Dr. John J. Cauthon, 51, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, was sentenced on May 30, 2018 in U.S. District Court to two years in prison for healthcare fraud. Cauthon was indicted in October 2015 on seven counts of healthcare fraud and was found guilty on four counts, after a jury trial in Septem... More...
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Harris, a certified nursing assistant at Sunflower Supports Company (Sunflower), was a caregiver of J.H. who suffers from Down syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, and has limited vision. Harris took J.H. shopping for groceries and upon carrying the groceries inside, left J.H. momentarily unattended and buckled into the van seat. J.H. unbuckled her belt, stood up, fell out of the van, and suffered a cut... More...   $0 (05-27-2018 - KS)

Damian Stinnie v. Richard D. Holcomb Western District of Virginia Federal Courthouse - Roanoke, Virginia

This case arises out of a constitutional challenge to Virginia Code § 46.2-395, pursuant to which anyone who fails to pay court costs or fines imposed after a conviction is subject to suspension of his or her driver’s license. Plaintiffs Damian Stinnie, Demetrice Moore, Robert Taylor, and Neil Russo owe court debts and, because of their inability to pay, have had their licenses suspended. They all... More...   $0 (05-24-2018 - VA)

Patricia Theriault v. Genesis Healthcare, LLC District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Portland, Maine

Plaintiff-appellant Patricia
Theriault bills this case as one in which the district court
ignored the teachings of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court (known
in its appellate capacity as the Law Court) and improperly relied
on the McDonnell Douglas framework, see McDonnell Douglas Corp. v.
Green, 411 U.S. 792 (1973), when granting her employer's motion
for summary judgment. At... More...
   $0 (05-21-2018 - ME)

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