2021 Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

USA v. Abdullah Hamidullah
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Numbers: 17-10960, 19-13720
Duane E. Armstrong v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 19-11359
Keith Robert Caldwell v. U.S. Department of Transportation, et al.
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10142
Peter Allan Wizenberg v. Howard Wizenberg
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11616
Aaron Alvarez v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11721
Omar Prieto-Diaz v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11811
Marco Antonio Marroquin-Gutierrez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11887
USA v. Fred Anthony Merrill
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11900
Perdro Ramon Zapata-Rivero v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12116
John T. Williams v. USA
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12873
Silvia Maribel Uceda-Alvarez, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-13124
Randy Butler v. Technical College System of Georgia
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-14002
USA v. Oniel Christopher Russell
Date: February 26, 2021
Docket Numbers: 18-11202, 20-13286
United States v. Goldstein  
Date: February 26, 2021
Docket Number: 18-13321

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed Defendants Goldstein and Bercoon's convictions for charges related to their involvement in a market-manipulation scheme involving shares of MedCareers Group, Inc. (MCGI) and a scheme to defr...

Johnson v. White  
Date: February 26, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14436

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, an inmate in a federal prison, filed suit against several corrections officers, the prison’s warden, and the United States, claiming that the officers restrained him, removed his clothes, and fondled his genit...

United States v. Harris  
Date: February 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12023

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of defendant's 18 U.S.C. 3582(c)(1)(A) motion for compassionate release based on her medical conditions of lupus, scleroderma, hypertension, glaucoma, and past ca...

USA v. Eugene Smith, III
Date: February 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-13514
Morgan Concrete Company v. Westfield Insurance Company
Date: February 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-14081
Clark v. Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections  
Date: February 25, 2021
Docket Number: 19-11443

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of habeas relief to petitioner, who was convicted of murder and sentenced to death. Petitioner claims that since he was restrained without adequate and on-the-rec...

USA v. Leonardo Miguel Garcia Morales
Date: February 25, 2021
Docket Number: 19-11653
USA v. Jose Antonio Garay Rodriguez
Date: February 25, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14745
USA v. Elizabeth Kuc
Date: February 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10349
USA v. Lanard Akeem Mikell
Date: February 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10812
Maggie Tsavaris v. Savannah Law School, LLC, et al
Date: February 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11150
USA v. Deampret Leon Miller
Date: February 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11558
USA v. Edward Vance Tallon
Date: February 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12596
USA Entertainment Group, Inc. v. Sheriff Scott Israel, et al.
Date: February 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12682
USA v. Johnson Thelisma
Date: February 24, 2021
Docket Numbers: 14-15306, 20-12274
Griffin v. Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc.  
Date: February 24, 2021
Docket Numbers: 18-10417, 18-10418

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a dermatologist in Atlanta, Georgia, has filed many appeals in the Eleventh Circuit in recent years, all of which have involved her attempts to receive in-network payments despite being an out-of-network provi...

W. A. Griffin, MD v. Delta Air Lines, Inc., et al
Date: February 24, 2021
Docket Number: 18-10418
USA v. Yamilet Diaz
Date: February 24, 2021
Docket Number: 19-11909
ISA v. William Gerald Pruitt
Date: February 24, 2021
Docket Number: 19-12237
USA v. Jorge Ramon Newball May, et al.
Date: February 24, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13114
Tiffany Hughes v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LP, et al.
Date: February 24, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14863
Floyd Antonio Henry v. Calhoun SP Warden
Date: February 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10290
Eddie Griffin v. USA
Date: February 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10935
Jean Frantz Guillaume v. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, et al.
Date: February 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12300
Rhonda Reid v. Candace Lawson, et al.
Date: February 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12350
Edgina T. Hendrix Smith v. JP Morgan Chase, et al.
Date: February 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12566
USA v. Jorge Perez
Date: February 23, 2021
Docket Numbers: 18-10634, 20-13556
Benjamin Michael Dubay v. Stephen King, et al.
Date: February 23, 2021
Docket Number: 19-11224
Reynolds v. Behrman Capital IV L.P.  
Date: February 23, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13537

Justia Opinion Summary: The Chapter 7 trustee for the bankruptcy estates of Atherotech Inc. and Atherotech Holdings, appeals the dismissal of his complaint for lack of personal jurisdiction. After removal from Alabama state court, the district...

USA v. Parvathi Sivanadiyan
Date: February 23, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13726
Marguerite T. Martin v. Teleperformance Inc.
Date: February 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10462
PBT Real Estate, LLC v. Town of Palm Beach  
Date: February 22, 2021
Docket Number: 18-13920

Justia Opinion Summary: PBT, on behalf of itself and the owners of the other condominiums, sought an injunction in state court barring the Town from levying a special assessment against their properties. The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the distri...

United States v. Abovyan  
Date: February 22, 2021
Docket Number: 19-10676

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's convictions and sentences for conspiring to commit healthcare fraud, conspiring to possess with intent to dispense controlled substances, and seven counts of unlawfully dispensin...

USA v. Thyrone Jones
Date: February 22, 2021
Docket Number: 19-11444
Vibe Ener v. Martin  
Date: February 22, 2021
Docket Number: 19-12258

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this appeal is whether the district court abused its discretion when it applied the fugitive disentitlement doctrine to dismiss plaintiff's action against defendant, the father of her two daughters. In this c...

USA v. Dennis A. Toomer
Date: February 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10925
USA v. Luis Ramon-Narvaez
Date: February 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12701
USA v. William Harold Wright, Jr.
Date: February 19, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14088
USA v. William Tosca
Date: February 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10222
USA v. George Ferrer Sanchez
Date: February 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10484
Camarena v. Director, Immigration and Customs Enforcement  
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Numbers: 19-13446, 19-14331

Justia Opinion Summary: In these consolidated appeals, plaintiffs, two immigrants who admit that they are subject to valid removal orders, filed suit alleging that the government cannot remove them because that would interfere with their "regul...

Rohe v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.  
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13947

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed suit alleging that, after she filed for bankruptcy, Wells Fargo violated the automatic bankruptcy stay by continuing with foreclosure proceedings against her in the Florida state courts. Furthermore, Wel...

USA v. Joseph Orlando Hood
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13978
Javier Barrios, et al v. Act. Sec. Dept. DHS Kevin K. Mcaleenan, et al
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14331
Umekki Green v. Georgia Department of Health and Human Services, et al
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 19-15156
Craig Salvani v. Corizon Health, Inc., et al.
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10565
Josefina Pablo-Atz, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10681
Peter Otoh v. Federal National Mortgage Association, et al.
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11391
USA v. Ardarrius Keithlyn Speigner
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12540
Julian Fernau, et al. v. Enchante Beauty Products, Inc., et al.
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12922
Christina Paylan, Dr. v. Darrell Dirks, et al
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 18-12971
Christina Paylan, M.D. v. Pamela Bondi, et al
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 19-10859
USA v. Jerome Simmons, et al.
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 19-12262
Bibby v. Mortgage Investors Corp.  
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 19-12736

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated its previous opinion and replaced it with the following opinion. Relators filed a qui tam action against MIC under the False Claims Act (FCA), seeking to recover the money the VA had paid wh...

Drummond Coal Sales Inc. v. Kinder Morgan Operating LP "C"
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14260
Edward M. Moore v. John Dong
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10092
Yaroslav Yurivich Vikulia v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10343
USA v. Keith R. Cummings
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10369
USA v. Corry Thompson
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10660
USA v. Jorge Mendoza-Perez
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10685
USA v. Kevin Rodrigues
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12623
Dorothy Ann Artis v. England Associates, LP
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-13885
USA v. Kurt Zamor
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Number: 19-10208
William Burke v. Fountain, et al.
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Numbers: 19-12419, 20-12419
USA v. Bryan Matthew Cooney
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Number: 19-12467
Douglas Young v. USA
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14304
The Affiliati Network, Inc., et al. v. Joseph Wanamaker, et al.
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10085
USA v. Fakeria Shazay Phillips
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10455
USA v. Danny James McLaughlin
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10708
USA v. Alain Belizaire
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10797
Jose Francisco Lorenzo v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10875
USA v. Robert Young
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12461
Marilyn Adams v. Paradise Cruise Line Operator, Ltd., et al.
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12861
USA v. Lathomas Damondrae Tucker
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-13145
USA v. Ademola O. Adebayo
Date: February 12, 2021
Docket Number: 19-11218
United States v. Contreras Maradiaga  
Date: February 12, 2021
Docket Number: 19-11889

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for use of a fraudulent immigration document. The court held that defendant's conduct, as charged in the indictment, constitutes a criminal offense under 18 U.S.C. 154...

Blanca Prieto v. Total Renal Care, Inc.
Date: February 12, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13575
USA v. Leopoldo Jaime Bryan
Date: February 12, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13866
USA v. Lesly Alexis
Date: February 12, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13936
USA v. Guerly Alexis
Date: February 12, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13937
Heather Cogar v. Jeff Dawsy, et al.
Date: February 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11003
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company v. Jayson Tucker
Date: February 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11106
Donnahue George v. William Snyder, et al.
Date: February 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11648
Fern Kottler v. Gulf Coast Collection Bureau, Inc.
Date: February 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12239
Kym Holley v. Georgia Department of Corrections
Date: February 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12297
United States v. Ardon Chinchilla  
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 19-10987

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was charged in a two-count superseding indictment with violating 18 U.S.C 1546(a) by allegedly using a fraudulent order of supervision to obtain a driver's license from the Florida Department of Highway Safety...

Lee v. GDCP Warden  
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 19-11466

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of petitioner's 28 U.S.C. 2254 motion for habeas relief. Petitioner argued that his attorneys violated his Sixth Amendment right to effective assistance of counse...

Aixa Perez-Lang v. Corporacion De Hoteles, S.A., et al.
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 19-12850
Aitken v. US Stem Cell Clinic, LLC  
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13381

Justia Opinion Summary: Two groups of patients who deposited tissue in a stem-cell bank appealed the district court's denial of their respective motions to intervene under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 24 in an action between the corporation...

Walker v. Social Security Administration  
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 19-15039

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's decision affirming the ALJ's denial of social security disability benefits, holding that substantial evidence supports the ALJ's decision that plaintiff is not disabled....

USA v. Chase Davis
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10253
John Annarumma v. City of High Springs Florida
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11118
USA v. Elijah James Chisolm
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11496
Vince Willis v. Koch Agronomic Services, LLC
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11540
Daniel A. Gonzalez v. Amazon.com, Inc., et al.
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12113
Chittranjan Thakkar v. Nejame Law, P.A.
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12768
Off Lease Only, Inc. v. Lakeland Motors, LLC
Date: February 10, 2021
Docket Numbers: 20-10825, 20-12877
USA v. Charlie Carter, III
Date: February 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12123
Toyia Vinson, et al. v. Thomas Tedders, et al.
Date: February 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12145
Clyde Dandridge v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc
Date: February 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12257
Willie B. Smith, III v. Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections.
Date: February 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-10348
McIntyre Land Company, Inc. v. Branch Banking and Trust Company, Inc.
Date: February 9, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14221
Darrell Archer v. Edward Camp, et al
Date: February 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10547
Odeiu Joy Powers v. U.S. Homeland Security, et al
Date: February 9, 2021
Docket Numbers: 20-10863, 20-12289
USA v. Donta Bichette Brown
Date: February 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10868
Henderson v. McMurray  
Date: February 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10879

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, two prolife sidewalk counselors, filed a civil rights action against the City and Police Chief, alleging that defendants violated their First Amendment rights to freedom of speech and the free exercise of rel...

Ysangel Yrene Carilla Rodriguez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12374
USA v. Raymy Escoto
Date: February 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11048
Titus Dixon v. Russ Gibson
Date: February 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11372
USA v. Clayton Shundel Gee
Date: February 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12216
Dexter Laney v. BBB Logistics, Inc.
Date: February 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12279
Karine L. Maier v. Green Eyes USA, Inc., et al
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 18-10557
Armstrong v. United States  
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 18-13041

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of a 28 U.S.C. 2255 habeas petition as second or successive, holding that a sentence reduction under 18 U.S.C. 3582(c) does not constitute a new, intervening judg...

United States v. Isaac  
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 19-11239

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction and sentence for two counts of producing child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography. The court held that the district court did not err in denying...

United States v. Antonio Morales  
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 19-11934

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and of unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition. The court held that, even if the affidavit supporting the...

Karine L. Maier v. Faustino Jimenez
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 19-11966
USA v. James Thomas Lang, III
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13598
USA v. Arnita Avery-Kelly
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14235
USA v. Dajor Marquis Atkins
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 19-15135
USA v. Kenneth Darnell Williams
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10686
Christopher D. Dyal v. Mr. Pinkston, et al
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11566
Jennifer L. Hollingsworth v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11678
USA v. Jeffrey Emil Groover
Date: February 4, 2021
Docket Numbers: 14-14523, 20-12925
USA v. Junior Jean Baptiste
Date: February 4, 2021
Docket Numbers: 16-17175, 16-17595, 20-10635
Ruiz v. Wing  
Date: February 4, 2021
Docket Number: 18-10912

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 against two police officers, alleging that the officers used excessive force when apprehending him. After a jury returned a verdict for the officers, the district court entered j...

I Tan Tsao v. Captiva MVP Restaurant Partners, LLC  
Date: February 4, 2021
Docket Number: 18-14959

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against PDQ, a restaurant he patroned, after a data breach that exposed PDQ customers' personal financial information. The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal without prejudice a...

Samuel R. Hayes, III v. ATLHAWKS, LLC, et al
Date: February 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10169
USA v. Robert Williams, Jr.
Date: February 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10405
Roger Brown v. Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, et al
Date: February 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11607
Jolene Gunter Hastings v. Marlee Bell, et al.
Date: February 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-13161
United States v. Cannon  
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Number: 16-16194

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed Defendant Cannon and Holton's convictions for conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbery, conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, using and carrying a firearm during a crime of...

Anita Andrews v. Brandon Marshall, et al.
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Numbers: 17-14377, 19-12293
Barmapov v. Amuial  
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Number: 19-12256

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that the district court did not abuse its discretion by dismissing plaintiff's second amended complaint with prejudice because it was a shotgun pleading. After reviewing the second amended compl...

Arman Eritsian v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Numbers: 19-13872, 20-11602
Lie Ye Xiao v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10948
Wendy Donnelly v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LP
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11070
USA v. Kevin Gene Hart
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11096
Jose A. Torres, Sr. v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11407
Paul J. Stann v. The First Liberty Insurance Corporation
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12076
Frankie Raines v. Okeechobee CI Warden, et al
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12087
Clint Roberts v. Matthew J. Kahl
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12305
USA v. Antonio Macli
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12581
USA v. Thomas F. Spellissy
Date: February 2, 2021
Docket Numbers: 17-11067, 20-12782
Pincus v. American Traffic Solutions, Inc.  
Date: February 2, 2021
Docket Number: 19-10474

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against ATS, a red light camera vendor, alleging three counts of unjust enrichment after ATS charged plaintiff a fee for processing his payment of a traffic ticket issued through an ATS red light pho...

Cherry v. Dometic Corporation  
Date: February 2, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13242

Justia Opinion Summary: Putative class representatives do not have to prove the existence of an administratively feasible method to identify absent class members as a precondition for certification of a class action under Federal Rule of Civil...

USA v. Bobby James Courson
Date: February 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-13265
Mitzy Batista v. South Florida Womans Health Associates, Inc., et al.
Date: February 1, 2021
Docket Number: 19-10133
Logan Drinkard v. Secretary, Department of Corrections
Date: February 1, 2021
Docket Number: 19-12543
Lewis Archer, et al. v. America's First Federal Credit Union
Date: February 1, 2021
Docket Number: 19-15182
USA v. Misael Adorn-Ortega
Date: February 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10140
Ledis Virginia Sandoval-Ramirez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10432
Nelsy Yazmin Giron-Garcia v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11322
DeAndre Russell, et al v. USA, et al
Date: February 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11747
USA v. Thomas Michael White
Date: January 29, 2021
Docket Number: 19-10783
Michael L. Flowers v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: January 29, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13282
Amy Wright v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company
Date: January 29, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14643
Jacquelyn Bouazizi v. Hillsborough County, et al
Date: January 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10429
Daniel Gilroy v. R. Sean Baldwin, et al
Date: January 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11458
David Sebastian-Soler v. William Pelham Barr, et al.
Date: January 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12651
Ramonica M. Luke v. University Health Services, Inc.
Date: January 28, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13788
USA v. Jason Matthew Zeller
Date: January 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11214
Wayne Burcks v. USA
Date: January 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11644
Dennis De Jesus v. USA
Date: January 27, 2021
Docket Number: 18-11092
Manuel E. Rivas v. Midland Funding, LLC
Date: January 27, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13383
Francisco Javier Gonzalez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: January 27, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14752
Olga Planas v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: January 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11320
Acrylicon USA, LLC v. Silikal GMBH  
Date: January 26, 2021
Docket Number: 17-15737

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal involves AC-USA's and Silikal's dispute over a shared trade secret consisting of the formula for 1061 SW, a flooring resin Silikal manufactured and sold (along with other flooring resins). AC-USA filed suit a...

Lila Raj Gautam v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: January 26, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13103
Rafael Fernandez Garcia v. USA
Date: January 26, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14374
Andrew Wijaya, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: January 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10258
CMR Construction and Roofing, LLC v. Empire Indemnity Insurance Company
Date: January 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11524
Benedict Mohit v. City of Haines City
Date: January 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11820
Emory University, Inc. v. Neurocare, Inc.  
Date: January 25, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14160

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Neurocare and remanded in an action where Emory University seeks indemnification from Neurocare, whose technologists were found to b...

USA v. Braulio Hilario Perez
Date: January 25, 2021
Docket Number: 19-15083
USA v. Eric Roper
Date: January 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10159
USA v. Bruce Withers Rogers
Date: January 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12013
National Mining Ass'n v. U.S. Department of Labor  
Date: January 22, 2021
Docket Number: 17-11207

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit denied a petition for review of the MSHA's final rule entitled "Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines," which enhances mine operators' obligations with an aim toward augmenting m...

Smith v. Crisp Regional Hospital, Inc.  
Date: January 22, 2021
Docket Number: 19-12225

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of the complaint brought by plaintiff, alleging that the Hospital's delay in transferring his son constitutes a violation of the Emergency Medical Treatment an...

Petr Sedlacek v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, et al.
Date: January 22, 2021
Docket Number: 19-12582
USA v. DeWayne Joseph
Date: January 22, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13030
USA v. Ramon Christopher Blanchett
Date: January 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10472
Robert Marks v. USA
Date: January 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11601
Lamar Walker v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: January 22, 2021
Docket Numbers: 20-11967, 20-11981
Maxine McTizic v. Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft, et al.
Date: January 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11984
USA v. Anja Karin Kannell
Date: January 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12635
Jamie Rashad Brown v. Ti'Andre Bellinger
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14586
USA v. Ladarius Maurice Watson
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10520
USA v. Ovidio Nunez
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10765
USA v. Terrance Boykin
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12111
USA v. Francesco Flabio Guerra Perez
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12612
USA v. Vincent Savarese
Date: January 20, 2021
Docket Number: 19-11799
USA v. Georvanys Rodriguez Pineda
Date: January 20, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14556
Juan Antonio Lopez-Vazquez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: January 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10355
Cynthia Schwartz v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: January 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11136
Melvin Perry v. Pediatrix Medical Group of Georgia, et al
Date: January 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11596
USA v. Dondre Mantack
Date: January 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12690
Cote v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.  
Date: January 19, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14074

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's order denying Philip Morris's motion for a new trial or to reduce the punitive damages award in favor of Judith Berger, concluding that the punitive damages award is not...

Hickman v. Spirit of Athens, Alabama, Inc.  
Date: January 19, 2021
Docket Number: 19-10945

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiffs' False Claims Act (FCA) retaliation claim. Plaintiffs, employees of a nonprofit, suspected that their employer was committing fraud and alleged t...

United States v. Henco Holding Corp.  
Date: January 19, 2021
Docket Number: 19-12758

Justia Opinion Summary: The government was not required to separately assess a transferor's tax liabilities against a transferee under I.R.C. 6901 in order to collect those tax liabilities from the transferee. The government appeals the distric...

USA v. David Brock Lovelace
Date: January 19, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14071
Michael F. Earle, et al. v. Birmingham Board of Education, et al.
Date: January 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10763
Maria Espinoza v. Target Corporation, et al.
Date: January 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12485
USA v. Anthony J. Klatch, II
Date: January 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12722
USA v. Jon Christopher Stoune
Date: January 15, 2021
Docket Numbers: 16-15858, 19-14585
Corey Allan Donaldson v. Tony Normand
Date: January 15, 2021
Docket Number: 19-11720
USA v. Anthony Tyrone Roper
Date: January 15, 2021
Docket Number: 19-12397
Bibby v. Mortgage Investors Corp.  
Date: January 15, 2021
Docket Number: 19-12736

Justia Opinion Summary: Relators filed a qui tam action against MIC under the False Claims Act (FCA), seeking to recover the money the VA had paid when borrowers defaulted on MIC-originated loans. Relators then amended the complaint, adding a s...

Dedrick Lamon Griham v. USA
Date: January 15, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13098
Bruce Murray v. Warden, FCC Coleman
Date: January 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10179
Michael Key, et al v. J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Date: January 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11888
Enver Kacevic, et al. v. State of Georgia, et al.
Date: January 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11895
USA v. Sebastian James
Date: January 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12292
USA v. Tesean Raynard James
Date: January 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12958
USA v. Domulest Danzey
Date: January 14, 2021
Docket Number: 19-12348
USA v. Ronald John Heromin
Date: January 14, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13405
USA v. Christopher Johnson
Date: January 14, 2021
Docket Number: 19-15046
USA v. Edwin Artis Pettaway
Date: January 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10187
Williams v. United States  
Date: January 13, 2021
Docket Number: 19-10308

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1998, Williams was convicted of robbing a bank while carrying a firearm. The Armed Career Criminals Act (ACCA) sentencing enhancement, 18 U.S.C. 924(e)(1), applies to defendants who committed three previous “violent”...

Ronald Wayland Cole v. USA
Date: January 13, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13871
USA v. Charleston Pierre Wiggins
Date: January 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10307
USA v. Sonya Anita Spivey
Date: January 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11776
G.D. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: January 12, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14515
USA v. James Calvin Talley, Jr.
Date: January 11, 2021
Docket Number: 18-12967
David W. Fitzgibbon v. Fulton County, Georgia, et al.
Date: January 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11583
Donald Calvert, et al. v. Safeco Insurance Company of Illinois
Date: January 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12343
SA v. Emmanuel Jimmy Saint-Mattis
Date: January 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-12736
Ronald Satish Emrit v. Universal Music Group, et al.
Date: January 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-13167
Mauricio Lacayo, et al v. Puerta De Palmas Condominium Association Inc., et al
Date: January 8, 2021
Docket Numbers: 17-10441, 20-11854
Amodeo v. FCC Coleman - Low Warden  
Date: January 8, 2021
Docket Number: 17-15456

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of a 28 U.S.C. 2241 petition for writ of habeas corpus based on a claim of actual innocence. The court held that the district court properly dismissed the sect...

Catherine Kerruish, et al v. Rodney Rutty, et al
Date: January 8, 2021
Docket Numbers: 18-14813, 20-11135
USA v. Randy Eugene Greene
Date: January 8, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13631
Fernandez Garcia v. United States  
Date: January 8, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14374

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated its prior opinion and substituted this revised opinion in its place. Petitioner appealed the denial of his second or successive 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion challenging his conviction for conspirin...

Eric Lucas v. Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: January 8, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14394
Casey Luczak v. David J. Farnham, et al
Date: January 8, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14754
USA v. Patrick Alexander Torrence
Date: January 8, 2021
Docket Number: 19-15118
USA v. Zafar Bakhramovich Yadigarov
Date: January 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10857
Alicia Mendez-Gutierrez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: January 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11203
Charlene Walker Rosa v. Michael J. Satz, et al
Date: January 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11386
Wayne Land, Jr. v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: January 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11977
USA v. John C. Patterson
Date: January 7, 2021
Docket Numbers: 14-13267, 20-10039
USA v. Jerryll Anthony Flint
Date: January 7, 2021
Docket Number: 19-11493
USA v. Rontavus Deandre Threatt
Date: January 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10341
USA v. Miguel Torres-Rosales
Date: January 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10595
Cassandra Williams-Evans v. Advance Auto Parts
Date: January 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10746
USA v. Chancey Dean Cooper
Date: January 6, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13793
USA v. Emilio Vasquez
Date: January 6, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14514
Andrea Holland v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: January 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10201
Universal Physician Services, LLC v. Eric Delong, et al
Date: January 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10298
United States v. Kushmaul  
Date: January 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10924

Justia Opinion Summary: A tip came in that a Kik app user was distributing child pornography. The tip included the user's IP address and Gmail account, which was tied to Kushmaul, who had been convicted of “Promoting the Sexual Performance of a...

Robert Rockwell Turner, Jr. et al v. Tracy K. Baldwin, et al
Date: January 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11040
USA v. Phillip Uscanga
Date: January 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11077
Tony Griffin v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: January 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11774
USA v. Kemon Dominique Thompson
Date: January 5, 2021
Docket Number: 18-12754
USA v. Juan Carlos Ramirez-Arcos
Date: January 5, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13371
USA v. Bianca L. Tilly
Date: January 5, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13919
USA v. Greg Bonaparte
Date: January 5, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14574
USA v. Cyrus Phyfier
Date: January 5, 2021
Docket Number: 19-14944
USA v. Khaled Elbeblawy
Date: January 4, 2021
Docket Numbers: 16-16048, 20-10769
USA v. Shelby Kenneth Moore
Date: January 4, 2021
Docket Number: 19-11199
James P. Larweth v. Magellan Health, Inc.
Date: January 4, 2021
Docket Number: 19-13247
Esward Ronaldo Gomez Aceituno v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: January 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-10176
Chittranjan Thakkar v. Greenspoon Marder, P.A.
Date: January 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11068
USA v. Victor I. Chukwu
Date: January 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11186
James A. Gustino v. Stoneybrook West Master Association, Inc., et al
Date: January 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-11667