March 2005 Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals Cases

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Charles D. Higginbotham, Plaintiff-appellant, v. Jo Anne B. Barnhart, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant-appellee 405 F.3d 332 03/31/05
John B. Nixon, Sr., Also Known As John B. Nixon, Jr., Petitioner-appellant, v. Christopher B. Epps, Commissioner, Mississippi Department of Corrections, Respondent-appellee 405 F.3d 318 03/31/05
Lacresha Murray, et al., Plaintiffs,lacresha Murray, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Ronnie Earle, Etc.; et al., Defendants,dayna Blazey, Individually and As an Assistant District Attorney of Travis County, Texas; Stephanie Emmons, Individually and As an Assistant District Attorney of Travis County, Texas; Angela Mcgown, Individually and As Supervisor of the Travis County Child Protective Services; Hector Reveles, Individually and As a Detective of the Austin Police Department; Ernest Pedraza, Individually and As a Detective of the Austin Police Department; Albert Eells, Individually and As a Detective of the Austin Police Department, Defendants-appellants 405 F.3d 278 03/31/05
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Plaintiff-counter-defendant, Appellee-cross-appellant, v. Mid-continent Insurance Company, Defendant-counter-claimant, Appellant-cross-appellee 405 F.3d 296 03/31/05
United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Jeffery Lynn Southerland, Defendant-appellant 405 F.3d 263 03/31/05
United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Juan Raul Izaguirre-flores, Defendant-appellant 405 F.3d 270 03/31/05
United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Lawrence Clyde Bringier, Jr., Also Known As Junior, Also Known As Bread, Defendant-appellant 405 F.3d 310 03/31/05
Carolyn Lacy, Plaintiff-appellant, v. Fulbright & Jaworski, Limited Liability Partnership Long Term Disability Plan; Unum Life Insurance Company of America, Defendants-appellees 405 F.3d 254 03/30/05
Seth A. Becker, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Tidewater, Inc., et al., Defendants.tidewater, Inc.; Cliffs Drilling Co.; R&b Falcon Drilling Usa, Inc.; Twenty Grand Offshore, Inc.; Tidewater Marine Llc; Pental Insurancecompany, Ltd.; Certain Underwriters at Lloyds Insurance Co.; Subscribing to Risk No. Le010620o, Defendants-appellees, v. Baker Hughes, Inc.; Baker Oil Tools, Inc., a Division of Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations, Inc., Defendants-appellants 405 F.3d 257 03/30/05
United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Jesus Alberto Hernandez-gonzalez, Defendant-appellant 405 F.3d 260 03/30/05
Beaird Industries, Inc., Plaintiff-counter Defendant-appellee, v. Local 2297, International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, Defendant-counter Claimant-appellant 404 F.3d 942 03/29/05
Kevin Paul Cavalier, on Behalf of Hunter Paul Cavalier; Julie Ann Cavalier, on Behalf of Hunter Paul Cavalier, Plaintiffs-appellants, v. Caddo Parish School Board; Phillip R. Guin; Willie D. Burton; Ginger Armstrong; Eursla D. Hardy; Alvin Mims; Mark Milam; Michael J. Thibodeaux; Wanda J. Wright; Jerry Tim Brooks; Miles Hitchcock; Mildred B. Pugh; and Mike Powell, Defendants-appellees 403 F.3d 246 03/29/05
Ruben Ramirez Cardenas, Petitioner-appellant, v. Doug Dretke, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division, Respondent-appellee 405 F.3d 244 03/29/05
Antonio Abarca, Plaintiff-appellant, v. Metropolitan Transit Authority, Defendant-appellee 404 F.3d 938 03/28/05
Donald E. Armstrong, As Trustee of the Donald E. Armstrong Family Trust and the Donald E. Armstrong Charitable Remainder Unitrust, Plaintiff-appellant,donald E. Armstrong, Post-bankruptcy Petition As a Post-bankruptcy Petition Beneficiary of the Donald E. Armstrong Family Trust and the Donald E. Armstrong Charitable Remainder Unitrust, Intervenor Plaintiff-appellant, v. Capshaw, Goss & Bowers, Llp, Defendant-appellee 404 F.3d 933 03/28/05
Lindsey Baldridge; Iris Elaine Mosley; Cindy Opaitz; Linda Saunders; Susan Mimms; Leroy Duran; Frank Briseno; James Bulls; Royce Glenn; Michael Watkins; Steven Madrid; Linda San Pedro, Plaintiffs-appellees, v. Sbc Communications, Inc., a Delaware Corporation; Cingular Wireless Llc, a Delaware Limited Liability Company, Defendants-appellants 404 F.3d 930 03/28/05
Stacie Rutland, Plaintiff-appellee, v. L. Glynn Pepper, Individually and in His Official Capacity As Chancery Clerk of Hinds County, Defendant-appellant 404 F.3d 921 03/28/05
Travelers Casualty & Surety Company of America, Plaintiff-appellant, v. Wright Insurance Agency Inc., Doing Business As Wright & Percy Insurance; Wright Insurance Agency Llc; Wms Llc, Doing Business As Wright & Percy Insurance, Defendants-appellees 404 F.3d 927 03/28/05
Carl L. Brooks, Petitioner-appellant, v. Doug Dretke, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division, Respondent-appellee 404 F.3d 924 03/25/05
Donald Anthony Miller, Petitioner-appellee-cross-appellant, v. Doug Dretke, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division, Respondent-appellant-cross-appellee 404 F.3d 908 03/24/05
Joselito Madriaga Lim, on Behalf of Himself and All Other Current and Former Employees of Offshore Specialty Fabricators, Inc., Similarly Situated; Adelito M. Aganon; Richard Agcaoili; Luis Agnabo; Antonio P. Alcantara; et al., Plaintiffs-appellees, Andmario M. Cabanlit, on Behalf of Himself and All Other Current and Former Employees of Offshore Specialty Fabricators, Inc., Similarly Situated; Jimmy Gadlaw Lim, on Behalf of Himself and All Other Current and Former Employees of Offshore Specialty Fabricators, Inc., Similarly Situated, Plaintiffs-intervenor Plaintiffs-appellees, v. Offshore Specialty Fabricators, Inc., Defendant-intervenor Defendant-appellant 404 F.3d 898 03/24/05
Donald J. Johnson, Plaintiff, v. Seacor Marine Corp., et al., Defendants,seacor Marine Corp., Defendant-third-party Plaintiff-appellee, v. Gray Insurance Co., et al., Third-party Defendant,gray Insurance Co., Third-party Defendant-appellant.donald Fleming, Plaintiff, v. Grand Isle Shipyard, Inc., et al., Defendants,seacor Marine, Inc., Defendant-third-party Plaintiff-appellant, v. Gray Insurance Co.; Production Management Industries, L.l.c., Third-party, Defendants-appellees.gerald W. Hoffpauir, Plaintiff,production Management Industries, L.l.c.; Gray Insurance Co., Intervenor Plaintiffs-counter Defendants-appellees, v. Seacor Marine, Inc., Defendant-intervenor Defendant-counter Claimant-appellant 404 F.3d 871 03/23/05
Keytrade Usa, Inc., Plaintiff-appellee, v. Ain Temouchent M/v, in Rem; et al., Defendants,societe Nationale De Transports Maritime & Compagnie Nationale Alberienne De Navigation Maritime, in Personam, Defendant-appellant 404 F.3d 891 03/23/05
Raymond Deleon Martinez, Petitioner-appellant, v. Doug Dretke, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division, Respondent-appellee 404 F.3d 878 03/23/05
Brandon Creighton Sample, Petitioner-appellant, v. Marvin Morrison, Warden, Respondent-appellee 406 F.3d 310 03/22/05
Michael Eugene Geiger, Plaintiff-appellant, v. Nancy Jowers; Linda Wright; Dixie Holcomb; Richard Duffy; Frank Pohlmeier; Susan Schumacher; R. Heinsohn; Cynthia Harrell; Ruby Warren; Mail Service Coordinator Panel, and Staff Director, Huntsville, Texas, Tdcj, Defendants-appellees 404 F.3d 371 03/21/05
United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Ricardo M. Infante, Defendant-appellant 404 F.3d 376 03/21/05
United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Robert Nathaniel Waldrop, Defendant-appellant 404 F.3d 365 03/18/05
United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Fortino Saucedo Villegas, Defendant-appellant 404 F.3d 355 03/17/05
Marylyn Melder; Anginette Williams, Wife Of/and; Robert Williams; Trina Merridy; Iris Williams, Wife Of/and; Eric Williams; Leslie Faye Sanders; Willie J. Neapollioun, Jr.; Diana Barnes, Wife Of/and; Eugene Barnes; Kimberly Sanders, Wife Of/and; Dale J. Sanders; Nicole Lewis, Wife Of/and; Kendall Lewis; Gloria Jackson, Wife Of/and; Vincent Jackson; Laverne Mcgill; Tamica Cryer, Wife Of/and; Lionel Cryer; Lillie Bunch, Individually and on Behalf of All Those Individuals Similarly Situated, Plaintiffs-appellants, v. Allstate Corp.; Allstate Insurance Co.; Allstate Indemnity Co.; Allstate Life Insurance Co.; State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.; State of Louisiana, Through the Louisiana Insurance Rating Commission, Defendants-appellees 404 F.3d 328 03/16/05
Michael Milofsky, on Behalf of Themselves and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated, and on Behalf of the Super Saver-a 401(k) Capital Accumulation Plan for Employees of Participating Amr Corporation Subsidiaries; Robert Walsh, on Behalf of Themselves and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated, and on Behalf of the Super Saver-a 401(k) Capital Accumulation Plan for Employees of Participating Amr Corporation Subsidiaries, Plaintiffs-appellants, v. American Airlines, Inc.; John Does 1-10, As Members of the Pension Asset Administration Committee of the Super Saver-a 401(k) Capital Accumulation Plan for Employees of Participating Amr Corporation Subsidiaries; John Does, 11-20, As Members of the Pension Benefits Administration Committee of the Super Saver-a 401(k) Capital Accumulation Plan for Employees of Participating Amr Corporation Subsidiaries; Towers Perrin, Defendants-appellees 404 F.3d 338 03/16/05
Travis Pace, Plaintiff-appellant, v. the Bogalusa City School Board, Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, the Louisiana Department of Education, and the State of Louisiana, Defendants-appellees 403 F.3d 272 03/16/05
United States of America, Plaintiff-appellant, v. Giovanni Flores, Defendant-appellee 404 F.3d 320 03/16/05
United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Michael Lee Hodges, Defendant, Ola Mae Hosley; Roy Hosley, Appellants 404 F.3d 354 03/16/05
Rencare, Ltd., Plaintiff-appellant, v. Humana Health Plan of Texas, Inc., Doing Business As Humana Health Plan of San Antonio; Humana Hmo of Texas, Inc., Defendants-appellees 395 F.3d 555 03/15/05
United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. James Calvin Curry, Defendant-appellant 404 F.3d 316 03/15/05
Yu Zhao, Petitioner, v. Alberto R. Gonzales, United States Attorney General, Respondent 404 F.3d 295 03/15/05
Luis Enrique Alarcon-chavez, Petitioner, v. Alberto R. Gonzales, U.S. Attorney General, Respondent 403 F.3d 343 03/14/05
Planned Parenthood of Houston and Southeast Texas; Planned Parenthood of North Texas; Planned Parenthood of San Antonio and South Central Texas; Planned Parenthood of West Texas; Planned Parenthood of the Texas Capital Region; Planned Parenthood of Central Texas, Plaintiffs-appellees, v. Eduardo J. Sanchez, Texas Commissioner of Health, Defendant-appellant 403 F.3d 324 03/11/05
In the Matter Of: Edward Keith Burgess, Debtor.edward Keith Burgess, Appellant, v. Lucy G. Sikes; United States Trustee, Appellees 403 F.3d 323 03/09/05
In the Matter Of: Ludia P. Westmoreland; Mary T. Westmoreland, Debtors.ludia P. Westmoreland; Mary T. Westmoreland, Appellants, v. United States Trustee; Lucy G. Sikes, Appellees 403 F.3d 324 03/09/05
Monumental Life Insurance Co., Plaintiff-counter Defendant-appellee, v. Sondra Hayes-jenkins, Defendant-counter Claimant-third Party Plaintiff-appellant,alvin B. Jenkins, Jr., Estate Of, Defendant-counter Claimant-appellant, v. Novastar Mortgage, Third Party Defendant-appellee 403 F.3d 304 03/09/05
Allstate Insurance Company, Plaintiff-counter Defendant-appellee, v. Disability Services of the Southwest Inc.; Gail Lofton, Personal Representative of the Estate of Kenneth Ray Lofton; Gail Lofton As Next Friend of Kena Lofton and Sylvester Lofton, Minors, Defendants-counter Claimants-appellants 400 F.3d 260 03/08/05
Harold Cornish, Plaintiff-appellant, v. Correctional Services Corp.; Anthony King; Henry Wilson; Francisco Garcia; Jack Patton; Paul Donnelly; James Slattery, Defendants-appellees 402 F.3d 545 03/08/05
James Eugene Bigby, Petitioner-appellant, v. Doug Dretke, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Institutional Division, Respondent-appellee 402 F.3d 551 03/08/05
Debra Walker; et al., Defendants,debra Walker; Jeanette Washington; Hazel Williams; Zelma Lang; Renita Brown; Lillie Thompson, Plaintiffs-appellees,tracey Smith, Intervenor Plaintiff-appellee, v. City of Mesquite, Tx; et al., Defendants, v. Highlands of Mckamy Iv and V Community Improvement Association; Ginger Lee; Preston Highlands Homeowners' Association Inc.; David Beer, Appellants.highlands of Mckamy Iv and V Community Improvement Association; Ginger Lee; Preston Highlands Homeowners' Association Inc.; David Beer, Plaintiffs-appellants, v. Housing Authority of the City of Dallas, Defendant-appellee 402 F.3d 532 03/04/05
In the Matter Of: Craig's Stores of Texas, Inc., Debtor.craig's Stores of Texas Inc., Appellant, v. Bank of Louisiana, Appellee 402 F.3d 522 03/04/05
Purjice Boudreaux, Plaintiff-appellant, v. Swift Transportation Company, Inc.; et al., Defendants,swift Transportation Company, Inc., Defendant-appellee 402 F.3d 536 03/04/05
United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Samuel Richard Mares, Jr., Defendant-appellant 402 F.3d 511 03/04/05
Edward P. Keszenheimer, Jr., Plaintiff-appellee, v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Co.; Weatherford International, As Successor to Dailey International Also Known As Dailey Petroleum Services, Inc., Defendants-appellants 402 F.3d 504 03/02/05
Communications Workers of America; Urbano Herrera, Plaintiffs-appellees, v. Ector County Hospital District, Doing Business As Medical Center Hospital, et al., Defendants,ector County Hospital District, Doing Business As Medical Center Hospital, Defendant-appellant 402 F.3d 503 03/01/05
Jerry Krim; et al., Plaintiffs,david Petrick, Lead Plaintiff; Bret Beebe, Lead Plaintiff; Gene Burke, Lead Plaintiff, Plaintiffs-appellants,dawn Rusing-bell; Kishore Mehta; Dierdre Humphrey, Appellants, v. Pcorder.com, Inc.; Ross A. Cooley; Trilogy Software, Inc.; Peter J. Barris; Joseph A. Liemandt; Robert W. Stearns; Linwood A. Lacy, Jr., Defendants-appellees.jean Schwartz Burke, on Behalf of Herself and All Others Similarly Situated; Plaintiff-appellant,dawn Rusing-bell; Kishore Mehta; Dierdre Humphrey, Appellants, v. Pcorder.com, Inc.; Ross A. Cooley; Cristina C. Jones; James J. Luttenbacher; Joseph A. Liemandt; Peter J. Barris; Linwood A. Lacy, Jr.; Robert W. Stearns; Trilogy Software, Inc.; Goldman, Sachs & Co.; Credit Suisse First Boston; Sg Cowen & Co., Defendants-appellees.barry J. Pinkowitz, on Behalf of Himself and All Others Similarly Situated, Plaintiff,dawn Rusing-bell; Kishore Mehta; Dierdre Humphrey, Appellants, v. Pcorder.com, Inc.; Ross A. Cooley; Cristina C. Jones; James J. Luttenbacher; Joseph A. Liemandt; Peter J. Barris; Linwood A. Lacy, Jr.; Robertw. Stearns; Trilogy Software, Inc.; Goldman, Sachs & Co.; Credit Suisse First Boston; Sg Cowen & Co., Defendants-appellees 402 F.3d 489 03/01/05
R2 Investments Ldc, Plaintiff-appellant, v. John D. Phillips, et al., Defendants,john D. Phillips, Bryan D. Yokley, Martin D. Kidder, W. Todd Chmar, Walter J. Burmeister, Kirby J. Campbell, Bryan Cipoletti, Stephen J. Clearman, John P. Imlay, Jr., Massimo Preiz Oltramonti, John P. Rigas, Carl E. Sanders, Dru A. Sedwick, Lawrence C. Tucker, Michael F. Mies, Henry C. Lyon, Defendants-appellees 401 F.3d 638 03/01/05
United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Maurice P. Montgomery, Defendant-appellant 402 F.3d 482 03/01/05