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United States of America v. Nomura Holding America, Inc.

Brooklyn, NY - Nomura Agrees to Pay $480 Million in Civil Penalties for Misleading Investors in Sale of Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities

The United States has reached an agreement with Nomura Holding America Inc. and several of its affiliates (“Nomura”), which will pay a $480 million penalty to resolve federal civil claims that Nomura misled investors in connection with the marketin... More...
   $480000000 (10-23-2018 - NY)

Kevin M. McCann, M.D. v. UNUM Provident

This appeal addresses two principal issues: First, whether a group insurance plan is governed by the Employee
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Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. §§ 1001, et seq., and second, whether the physician–claimant was incorrectly denied his disability benefit payments.
Plaintiff–appellant, Dr. Kevin McCann, is a radiologist certified in the specialty of interventional ... More...
   $0 (10-23-2018 - NJ)

Ronnie Van Zant, Inc. v. Artimus Pyle

This appeal presents the issue of whether the release of a movie will violate
the provisions of a consent order that settled a lawsuit between private parties.
This issue arises on an appeal by Defendants‐Appellants Cleopatra Records, Inc.
and Cleopatra Films (together, “Cleopatra”) from the September 13, 2017,
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judgment and permanent injunction of the District Court for... More...
   $0 (10-23-2018 - NY)

Michael E. Barri v. The Workers' Compensation Appeals Board

Michael E. Barri (Barri), Tristar Medical Group (Tristar), and Coalition for
Sensible Workers’ Compensation Reform (CSWCR) petitioned this court pursuant to
Labor Code section 5955 (all further statutory references are to the Labor Code, unless
otherwise indicated). They seek a peremptory or alternative writ of mandate, prohibition,
or other appropriate relief directing the Workers... More...
   $0 (10-21-2018 - CA)

In re: Brian A. Lerbakken, Debtor



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The Debtor, Brian Lerbakken, appeals the bankruptcy court’s1 Order dated
May 29, 2018 disallo... More...
   $0 (10-16-2018 - MN)

United States of America v. Indal Technologies, Inc.





Newark, NJ - Indal Technologies Agrees to Pay $3.5 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

The Department of Justice announced that Indal Technologies Inc. (Indal) has agreed to pay $3.5 million to resolve allegations that it knowingly sold defective helicopter... More...
   $3500000 (10-16-2018 - NJ)

Jackpot Harvesting Company, Inc. v. The Superior Court of Monterey County, Jose Roberto Lainez

Labor Code section 226.2,1 which became effective January 1, 2016, addresses the
manner in which piece-rate employees are to be compensated for rest and recovery
periods and other nonproductive time on the job (collectively, rest/NP time).
Subdivision (b) of the statute (hereafter section 226.2(b)) provides a safe harbor for an
employer that, prior to 2016, failed to properly compe... More...
   $0 (10-16-2018 - CA)

Dennis Evans v. State of Tennessee



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In April 2011, the Shelby County Grand Jury indicted the Petitioner in Count 1 for first degree ... More...
   $0 (10-15-2018 - TN)

Manny Villanueva v. Fidelity National Title Company

In their first appeal (case No. H041870), both plaintiff Manny Villanueva,
individually and as class representative, and defendant Fidelity National Title Company
(Fidelity) appeal from a judgment following a bench trial in this class action lawsuit
alleging violations of the Unfair Competition Law (UCL) (Bus. & Prof. Code, §§ 17200
et seq.). Villanueva and the class (jointly Plain... More...
   $0 (10-15-2018 - CA)

NICOLE BRAND v. PHARMACARE MANAGEMENT, INC.



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On June 11, 2012, Brand, a licensed pharmacist, obtained employment with Pharmacare. Pharmacare, which... More...
   $0 (10-14-2018 - KS)

Employees' Retirement System of the State of Hawaii v. Whole Foods Market, Inc., et al.





Whole Foods Market, Inc.—an international grocery-store chain specializing in organic products—recently ran into trouble with several state and local consumer-protection agencies for weights-and-measures violations. On multiple occasions, Whole Foods admitted to mislabeling prepa... More...
   $0 (10-14-2018 - TX)

Dr. David S. Muransky v. Godiva Chocolatier, Inc.




This appeal was brought to contest the approval of a class-action settlement. Dr. David Muransky filed a class action against Godiva Chocolatier, Inc. for violating the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (“FACTA”). Appe... More...
   $0 (10-11-2018 - )

United States of America v. Arena Event Services, Inc. d/b/a Arena Americas

Savannah, GA - Defense Contractor Agrees To Pay United States Up To $7.8 Million to Settle False Claims Act Investigation

Arena Americas wrongfully obtained U.S. Department of Defense contracts reserved for small businesses.

Arena Event Services, Inc., which does business as Arena Americas, has agreed to a settlement with the United States to resolve allegations that it wrongful... More...
   $0 (10-10-2018 - GA)

United States of America v. HSBC

Denver, CO - HSBC Agrees To Pay $765 Million In Connection With Its Sale Of
Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities



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   $765000000 (10-10-2018 - CO)

STECKLINE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. v. JOURNAL BROADCAST GROUP OF KANSAS, INC.

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This is a summary judgment case involving a contract dispute between two companies in the radio broadcasting industry: the plaintiff, Steckline... More...
   $0 (10-09-2018 - KS)

In Re EasySaver Rewards Litigation

In this appeal, an objecting class member challenges the district court’s approval of a class action settlement resolving claims that Provide Commerce, Inc. and Regent Group, Inc. (collectively, “Defendants”) enrolled consumers in a membership rewards program without their consent and then mishandled their billing information. The settlement makes available $3.5 million to pay settlement administr... More...   $0 (10-09-2018 - CA)

Jackpot Harvesting Company, Inc. v. The Superior Court of Monterey County, Jose Roberto Lainez

Labor Code section 226.2,1 which became effective January 1, 2016, addresses the
manner in which piece-rate employees are to be compensated for rest and recovery
periods and other nonproductive time on the job (collectively, rest/NP time).
Subdivision (b) of the statute (hereafter section 226.2(b)) provides a safe harbor for an
employer that, prior to 2016, failed to properly compe... More...
   $0 (10-09-2018 - CA)

Klein v. Cadian Capital Mgmt., LP





Section 16(b) of the Securities Exchange Act requires corporate insiders, 11
including owners of more than ten p... More...
   $0 (10-08-2018 - NY)

United States of America v. Martin Enterprises, Inc. and Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company

Fort Wayne, IN - Settlement with Martin Enterprises, Inc. and Its Surety for Submitting False Claims For Demolition Work under the U.S. Treasury’s Blight Elimination Program

A pre-suit settlement was reached under the False Claims Act for fraudulently submitted claims payable with federal Blight Elimination Program funds for demolition work not performed properly.

During 2008, th... More...
   $0 (10-07-2018 - IN)

Samantha Martinez v. Eatlite One, Inc.

Plaintiff Samantha Martinez sued defendant Eatlite One, Inc., for
employment discrimination among other things. A jury found in favor of plaintiff on all
of her claims and awarded $11,490 in damages. After the court entered judgment, both
parties submitted competing memoranda of costs, and plaintiff filed a motion for attorney
fees. The court awarded costs and attorney fees to plai... More...
   $0 (10-07-2018 - CA)

State of Tennessee v. Shawn Nelson Smoot





This appeal arises as the result of the victim’s death on October 15, 2011. The evening of October 14, 2011, the victim left her car in the parking lot of Altruda’s Restaurant in Knoxville, Tennessee and spent the nigh... More...
   $0 (10-06-2018 - TN)

WILLIAM TRENT V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY







Sally met Trent at a senior citizen facility.After learning that Trent was
homeless, Sally offered him work around her house cleaning gutters and
mowing her lawn, for $20 per task. Trent performed work at Sally’s house for
the first t... More...
   $0 (10-05-2018 - KY)

Employees' Retirement System of the State of Hawaii v. Whole Foods Market, Inc.





Whole Foods Market, Inc.—an international grocery-store chain specializing in organic products—recently ran into trouble with several state and local consumer-protection agencies for weights-and-measures violations. On multiple occasions, Whole Foods admitted to mislabeling prepa... More...
   $0 (10-05-2018 - TX)

Alex Cheveldave v. Tri Palms Unified Owners Association

Tri Palms Unified Owners Association (the Association) is a group of
homeowners in the Tri-Palms Estates.
There is a recreation facility adjacent to the TriPalms
Estates, and homeowners pay a fee for that recreation facility. In 2014, in
bankruptcy proceedings, Kort & Scott Financial Group, LLC (K&S) was the successful
bidder on the recreation facility. The Association entered... More...
   $0 (10-04-2018 - CA)

United States ex rel. Daniel Sypula v. AmerisourceBergen Corp.

Brooklyn, NY AmerisourceBergen Corp. To Pay $625 Million To Settle Civil Fraud Allegations Resulting From Its Repackaging And Sale Of Adulterated Drugs And Unapproved New Drugs, Double Billing And Providing Kickbacks

Settlement Resolves Federal and State False Claims Act Claims Arising from ABC’s Operation of a Sham Pharmacy that Illegally Repackaged Injectable Drugs Under Insanitary Cond... More...
   $625000000 (10-03-2018 - NY)

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