Vexatious Litigation Law
United States Securities and Exchange Corporation v. Scana Corporation

Charleston, South Carolina securities fraud lawyer represented Scana Corporation sued for defrauding investors by making false and misleading statements about the nuclear plant expansion that was ultimately abandoned.

“Shareholders were deceived by SCANA and robbed of millions upon millions of dollars,” said U.S. Attorney McCoy. “I am hopeful that, along with the criminal charges brough... More...
   $0 (12-04-2020 - SC)

United States of America v. Louis Kealoha and Katherine Kealoha

Honolulu, Hawaii obstruction of justice criminal defense lawyers represented defendants, Louis Kealoha and Katherine Kealoha.

Former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his wife, former Honolulu prosecutor Katherine Kealoha, were sentenced in federal court this week to 84 months and 156 months in prison, respectively, for a range of criminal conduct, including framing their relative w... More...
   $0 (12-03-2020 - HI)

Ashley Joell Lindsley v. Philip J. Lindsley

Franklin, TN - Divorce lawyer represented Philip Lindsley with raising several issues for our review on appeal.

Ashley Lindsley (“Mother”) and Philip Lindsley (“Father”) were married in
Davidson County, Tennessee in September 2012. They have three minor children. The
parties’ oldest child was approximately three yea... More...
   $0 (12-02-2020 - TN)


Miami, Florida - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Martin Bodden with petitioning this Court for a writ of prohibition barring the trial court judge from presiding over any further proceedings in cases F19-18146, F19- 18147, and F19-16592..

This petition arises out of the trial court’s alleged improper conduct du... More...
   $0 (12-01-2020 - FL)


El Dorado, AR - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant sued by the City on a building code violation theory.

A building in El Dorado, Arkansas, had been vacant for approximately ten years and was in a state of extensive disrepair. On February 4, 2018, Thigpen approached the representatives of the City and advised the City... More...
   $0 (11-29-2020 - AR)

Donald J. Trump v. Secretary Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, et al.

Free, fair elections are the lifeblood of our democracy. Charges of unfairness are serious.
But calling an election unfair does not make it so. Charges require specific allegations
and then proof. We have neither here.
The Trump Presidential Campaign asserts that Pennsylvania’s 2020 election was unfair.
But as lawyer Rudolph Giuliani stressed, the Campaign “doesn’t plead fraud. . .... More...
   $0 (11-27-2020 - PA)

Building Erection Svcs. Co. v. Walton Construction Co.

Topeka, KS - Litigation lawyer represented defendant Walton Construction Company (Walton) and Building Erection Services Company (BESCO) over liability and damages resulting from faulty construction on the University of Kansas' Memorial Stadium.

This decision resolves the third appeal in this Odyssean litigation
between... More...
   $0 (11-27-2020 - KS)

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Family Planning and Preventative Health Services, et al. v. Sylvia Hernandez Kaufmann

In this interlocutory appeal of a preliminary injunction, the dispositive issue is whether 42 U.S.C. § 1396a(a)(23) gives Medicaid patients a right to challenge, under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, a State’s determination that a health care provider is not “qualified” within the meaning of § 1396a(a)(23). Our decision rests primarily on two independent bases: (1) the Supreme Court’s decision in O’Bannon v. To... More...   $0 (11-25-2020 - TX)

United States of America v. Purdue Pharm, L.P.

Newark, New Jersey white collar criminal defense lawyers represented Purdue Pharm, L.P., which was charged with conspiracies to defraud the United States by violating the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and violate the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute.

“Purdue admitted that it marketed and sold its dangerous opioid products to healthcare providers, even though it had reason to believe those p... More...
   $0 (11-24-2020 - NJ)

United States of America v. Indivior Solutions

Abingdon, Virginia white collar criminal defense lawyers represented making false statement regarding the marketing of the opioid-addiction-treatment drug Suboxone.

Indivior agreed to $600 million to resolve its civil and criminal liability. Altogether, the investigation and prosecution of Indivior Solutions and its parent companies, Indivior Inc. and Indivior plc, and two former Indivio... More...
   $0 (11-24-2020 - VA)


Frankfort, KY - Professional Negligence lawyer represented defendant Upper Pond Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. with appealing an order of the Pike Circuit Court, in which the trial court denied Pond Creek’s motion to dismiss a portion of its claims until material facts could be developed in discovery.

On the morni... More...
   $0 (11-21-2020 - KY)


Dayton, OH - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Trendell Goodwin with appealing from his conviction, claiming that the trial court erred in denying his presentence motion to withdraw his plea.

{¶ 2} Goodwin’s testimony at the hearing on his motion to withdraw his plea
provided the following underlying fa... More...
   $0 (11-19-2020 - OH)

United States of America v. Troy A. Gregory

Kansas City, Kansas bank fraud criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with conspiracy to commit bank frauc and making false statements in bank records.

Troy A. Gregory, 53, of Lawrence, Kansas, was was charged with conspiracy to commit bank fraud, aiding and abetting bank fraud and making false statements in bank records.

Following a two-week trial in August 2019, ... More...
   $0 (11-12-2020 - )

David Mogard v. Boyd Van Vooren and City of Milbank

Sioux Falls, SD - Civil litigation civil rights lawyer represented plaintiff David Mogard who sued Boyd Van Vooren and City of Milbank claiming that defendants wrongfully deprived him of his rights.... More...   $1 (11-08-2020 - SD)

United States of America v. City of Meriden, Connecticut

New Haven, Connecticut civil rights lawyers.

The Justice Department and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut today announced an agreement with the City of Meriden, Connecticut to resolve allegations that the city violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 (RLUIPA) by denying the application of the Omar Islamic Center to establish a mosq... More...
   $0 (11-06-2020 - CT)

MVP Terminalling, LLC v. McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

Tulsa, OK - Civil Litigation breach of contract claim lawyer represented MVP Terminalling, LLC v. McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. on a breach of contract theory.

This case was filed in the District Court, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, case no. CJ-20-03221, and was removed to federal court by the Defendant.

Plaintiff claimed that on April 23, 2018, MVP and McCarthy entered into a cont... More...
   $0 (11-05-2020 - OK)

United States of America v. Concept Schools, NFP

Chicago, Illinois lawyer represented Concept Schools, which was sued for violation of the False Claims Act.

Concept Schools, NFP, has agreed to pay $4.5 million as part of a civil settlement to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by engaging in non-competitive bidding practices in connection with the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) E-Rate Program.

... More...
   $4500000 (11-04-2020 - IL)


Kennett, MO - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Billie J. Borschnack for arguing that the motion court clearly erred in finding that “appointed counsel” did not abandon Borschnack, and that retained counsel’s subsequent amended motion was untimely.

We recite the facts in accord with the findings of the motion cou... More...
   $0 (11-03-2020 - MO)


Conway AR - medical-malpractice lawyer represented BETTY FREEMAN with her complaint against appellees Conway Regional Medical Center; Laura Grider, RN; and Lathecia Greenlee, LPN for letting her fall in the shower while hospitalized at Conway Regional Medical Center (CRMC), causing injuries to her back, neck, head, and legs.

On A... More...
   $0 (11-01-2020 - AR)

United States of America v. Gregorio Lopez

Denver, CO - Government corruption civil litigation lawyer represented former government official.

Gregorio Lopez, a former official with the United States Small Business Administration (“SBA”), has paid $15,000 to settle a civil case alleging that after he left the SBA, he attempted to improperly influence actions of the SBA in violation of federal law.

Mr. Lopez was the Colora... More...
   $0 (10-30-2020 - CO)

United States ex rel. Bechtold, et al. v. Asfora, et al.

Sioux Falls, South Dakota Qui Tam False Claims Act violation lawyer represented Medtronic.

“Kickbacks undermine the integrity of federal healthcare programs and increase costs borne by taxpayers,” said Acting Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey Bossert Clark of the Department of Justice’s Civil Division. “This case demonstrates the Department of Justice’s commitment to ensure that medical... More...
   $0 (10-30-2020 - SD)

United States of America v. Anthony T. Williams

Honolulu, Hawaii wire fraud criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged in connection with a fraudulent mortgage relief scheme.

Anthony T. Williams, 49, of Pineville, Louisiana was charged with wire fraud and mail fraud in connection with a fraudulent mortgage relief scheme. A federal jury convicted Williams on March 3, 2020 of 32 counts of wire fraud and mail fraud after a four... More...
   $0 (10-29-2020 - HI)

Modupe Sanusi v. H-E-B., LP

Houston, Texas - Contract lawyer represented defendant Modupe Sanusi charged with not paying the required fees nor established indigence for purposes of costs.

Appellant, Modupe Sanusi, has neither paid the required fees nor established
indigence for purposes of costs. See TEX. R. CIV. P. 145; TEX. R. APP. P. 5, 20.1; see
also TEX. GOV’T ... More...
   $0 (10-26-2020 - TX)

United States of America v. Fatima Sesay

Baton Rouge, Louisiana obstruction of justice criminal defense lawyer represented Fatima Sesay, age 29, who was charged with obstruction of justice.

Earlier this year, Sesay was convicted of obstruction of justice, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1503, after she made numerous statements intended to mislead and deceive a pending federal grand jury investigation into a... More...
   $0 (10-25-2020 - LA)

United States ex rel. Dougherty v. Guild Mortgage Company

San Diego, California mortgage fraud criminal defense lawyer represented Guild Mortgage Company, which was charged by the United States of America with violating the False Claims Act and the common law by knowingly breaching material program requirements when it originated and underwrote mortgages insured by the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Federal Housing Administration (F... More...   $0 (10-24-2020 - DC)

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