Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Case Law

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Recent Decisions From the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

William Lee, et al v. Verizon Communications, Inc.
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10553

USA v. Teresa Perez-Hernandez
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40053

Randy Austin v. Kroger Texas, L.P.
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 12-10772

Armetta Wallace-Johnson v. Johnson County MO Shrf
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11183

Montano v. Montrose Restaurant Ass'n
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20202

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, two waiters, filed suit against the restaurant they worked at, claiming that the restaurant violated federal law by requiring them to share tips with the restaurant’s “coffeeman.” The district court granted s...

Rolando Perez, et al v. Doctors Hosp at Renaissanc
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41349

Swindol v. Aurora Flight Sciences Corp.
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60779

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit alleging claims of wrongful discharge and defamation. The district court dismissed the claims under Rule 12(b)(6). Concluding that the court has jurisdiction over the appeal, the court certified the...

USA v. Joseph Nelson
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10347

Anthony Thomas v. John Mills, et al
Date: August 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10491

USA v. Andres Hernandez, Jr.
Date: August 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10952

USA v. Edmundo Guerrero-Gonzalez
Date: August 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11307

USA v. Jose Gallegos
Date: August 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20665

XL Specialty Ins. Co. v. Bollinger
Date: August 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31283

Justia Opinion Summary: Bollinger filed suit against its insurers, seeking to enforce the parties' insurance contract after the United States sued Bollinger over a multimillion dollar contract to upgrade Coast Guard vessels. The district court...

Rickey Caruthers v. F. Lara
Date: August 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40870

Ruben Navarro, et al v. City of San Juan, Texas, e
Date: August 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41410