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USA v. Carey Ray
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3799
Berg v. New York Life Ins. Co.  
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1410

Justia Opinion Summary: Berg was a long‐time pit broker at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. In 1991 and 1994, Berg bought disability‐income insurance policies. In 2005, he started to experience a tremor in his arms and hands, which interfered w...

USA v. Carey Ray
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3193
Kennedy v. Huibregtse  
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3743

Justia Opinion Summary: A Wisconsin state prison inmate filed suit, in forma pauperis (28 U.S.C. 1915(a)), against prison doctors, alleging deliberate indifference to the plaintiff’s medical needs, in violation of 42 U.S.C. 1983, and medical ma...

U.S. Bank Nat'l Ass'n v. Collins-Fuller T.  
Date: July 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2415

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2012, U.S. Bank, which has its main office in Ohio, filed a diversity suit asking for a foreclosure judgment on the mortgage of a residential property owned by the Fullers, citizens of Illinois, and named, as a defend...

Wittman v. Koenig  
Date: July 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2798

Justia Opinion Summary: The Koenigs filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in 2014, claiming exemptions under Wisconsin’s bankruptcy exemption statute for three annuities then worth a total of $292,185.97. The annuities had been purchased in...

Shabi Hussain v. Federal Express Corporation
Date: July 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2967
Abelardo Arnobit v. Loretta Lynch
Date: July 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3229
USA v. Sylvester Purham
Date: July 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3403
Cole v. Colvin  
Date: July 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3883

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2000, while working as a welder, Cole (then in his 20s) broke his left arm and wrist, requiring insertion of a metal plate and screws in his arm. He experienced pain that has still not gone away. In 2008, employed as...

Wynston Day v. Staci Arbuckle
Date: July 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2912
Figgs v. Dawson  
Date: July 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2926

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1993, Figgs was convicted of murder, committed while on bond for a drug offense. His 40-year sentence was to be served consecutively to his four-year sentence for the drug offense and was to include credit for time se...

Patrick Thelen v. James Cross, Jr.
Date: July 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3665
USA v. Joseph Furando
Date: July 25, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1157
Patrick Thelen v. James Cross, Jr.
Date: July 25, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1207