2022 Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

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USA v. Aundrice Moss
Date: September 29, 2022
Docket Numbers: 14-12229, 21-12608
Craig Cesal v. USA
Date: September 29, 2022
Docket Number: 19-15033
Lyncoln Danglar v. State of Georgia, et al.
Date: September 29, 2022
Docket Number: 19-15042
USA v. Frederick Turner
Date: September 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11622
1944 Beach Boulevard, LLC v. Live Oak Banking Company
Date: September 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11742
Steven Unger v. Majorca at Via Verde Homeowners Association Inc.
Date: September 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13134
GEICO General Insurance Company v. Eileen Gonalez, et al
Date: September 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13304
Kenneth Mace v. M&T Bank
Date: September 29, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10215
Tracey M. Chance v. Ariel Cook, et al  
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 20-11699

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff a female employee of Wakulla County (“the County”), worked for the County’s building department. Plaintiff filed a lawsuit in federal district court for, among other claims, the County’s violation of Title VII…

Najam Azmat v. USA
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14262
USA v. Brandon Erwin
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11216
Sharon Bailey v. Board of Regents of University System of Georgia
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11225
USA v. Tavarra Japree Gissendanner
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11254
Warren Diamond, et al. v. Scott Diamond
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11985
USA v. Rodney Lamon Lutin
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12900
USA v. David Goodman
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13641
USA v. King Coney
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13736
Howard L. Taylor, et al v. Farm Credit of North Florida ACA
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13807
USA v. Gustavo Ravelo
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13874
Vickie Lemons v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10198
USA v. Bolivar Anibal Cordova, Jr.
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10242
Patricia Hermann v. Detective Jonathan B. McFarland, et al.
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10644
Juan Torres, et al. v. First Transit, Inc.
Date: September 27, 2022
Docket Numbers: 18-15186, 19-12185, 21-12626, 21-13867
Anthony Wilson, et al. v. EMT Sean Flack, et al.
Date: September 27, 2022
Docket Number: 19-14294
USA v. Elvis Harold Reyes
Date: September 27, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-11286, 21-12510
Clyde Bernard Johnson, II v. USA
Date: September 27, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12000
Robert Walker, et al. v. K. Drake Ozment, et al.
Date: September 27, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12114
IOU Central, Inc. v. Premier Metals Recovery LLC, et al.
Date: September 27, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12405
USA v. Matthew Joseph Anderson
Date: September 27, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13344
Christopher Ryan Leslie v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: September 27, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10676
Championship Property LLC v. Bank of America, N.A., et al.
Date: September 26, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13728
Andrew Richard Lukehart v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al  
Date: September 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10099

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was sentenced to death by a Florida court for the murder of a five-month-old baby. After an unsuccessful direct appeal and two rounds of state collateral proceedings, he sought habeas corpus relief in federal…

USA v. Michael L. Meyer  
Date: September 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12024

Justia Opinion Summary: The government filed a complaint against Defendant, alleging that he promoted a tax evasion scheme in which he advised his clients to claim unwarranted federal income tax deductions for bogus charitable donations. The…

Michelle Jones v. Georgia Department of Community Health, et al.
Date: September 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12498
Center for Individual Rights v. Irina Chevaldina
Date: September 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13453
Rico Lamar Ballard v. Warden Jose Morales, et al.
Date: September 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13881
Laurie McCormick v. Southeast Personnel Leasing, Inc.
Date: September 26, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10466
Yang Zhang v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 26, 2022
Docket Number: 22-11011
USA v. Igor Grushko, et al.  
Date: September 23, 2022
Docket Number: 20-10438

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed their convictions and the ensuing sentences on multiple counts arising out of their conspiracy to commit access device fraud. On appeal they argued that: (1) law enforcement agents violated their…

Janet Francis v. MSC Cruises, S.A.
Date: September 23, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12513
Edwin Jones v. Birmingham, City of
Date: September 23, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12962
Ricardo T. Sanz v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: September 23, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13868
Norton Helton v. Warden
Date: September 23, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14306
Cartarvis A. Jordan v. Campbell, et al.
Date: September 22, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13221
USA v. Quincetta Yvonne Cargill
Date: September 22, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13507
USA v. Ismael Camacho
Date: September 22, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-10943, 21-11753
Captain Jack's Crab Shack, Inc., et al. v. Melanie Bickford
Date: September 22, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-11112, 21-11113, 21-11114
Timothy W. Tarver v. Susan A. Tarver
Date: September 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13679
USA v. Shakim Mike
Date: September 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13700
KSSR Properties, LLC v. Bellsouth Telecommunications, LLC, et al.
Date: September 22, 2022
Docket Numbers: 22-10146, 21-12873
USA v. Mark Anthony Beckford
Date: September 22, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10638
Hawk Innovative Tech, LLC v. USA
Date: September 22, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10767
USA v. Brenton Lawrence Frank
Date: September 21, 2022
Docket Numbers: 20-11049, 21-12139
USA v. Antonio Montez Denson
Date: September 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11077
Jose Mantalban v. John Doe, et al.
Date: September 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11431
Arnold A. Covington v. Steven Smith, et al
Date: September 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12147
USA v. John Fitzgerald McCary
Date: September 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12807
Carlton Eugene Hooker, Jr. v. Secretary, Department of Veteran Affairs
Date: September 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13311
USA v. Nathaniel Harrington
Date: September 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13404
Vincent Borkowski, et al v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LP
Date: September 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13586
USA v. Robert Rosado
Date: September 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14065
Adnan Ali v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14436
Willie Thomas v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 20-11790
Schwayn D. Bradley v. Postmaster General
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12833
Alexander M. McHale, et al. v. Crown Equipment Corporation
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14005
USA v. Edlenco Shandar Billups
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10331
USA v. Rickey Thompson
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10965
Jimmy Sugg v. City of Sunrise
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13884
USA v. Carl Bennett
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11599
Steven Clayton Thomason v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Company
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11639
USA v. Jarvis Wayne Madison
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12611
USA v. Michael Greenberg
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12940
USA v. Raynaldo Ray Quiroga
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10915
Westchester General Hospital, Inc. v. Evanston Insurance Company  
Date: September 16, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14814

Justia Opinion Summary: The Defendant, Evanston Insurance Company (“Evanston”), appeals the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of Plaintiff Westchester General Hospital, Inc. (“Westchester”), challenging the district court’s…

Marie L. Henry v. City of Mount Dora, et al.
Date: September 16, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14120
Yusef Maisonet v. Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: September 16, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10023
USA v. Tamara Jeune
Date: September 15, 2022
Docket Numbers: 19-13018, 19-14890, 21-14420
Osvaldo Lazo v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: September 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11779
Daniel Guadalupe v. Florida Department of Corrections
Date: September 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14113
USA v. Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Gonzalez
Date: September 15, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10024
Nathaniel Carter, et al v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue
Date: September 14, 2022
Docket Numbers: 20-12200, 20-12201
USA v. Stanley Aubrey Baker
Date: September 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11874
Sheila A. Knepfle v. J & P Cycles, LLC, et al  
Date: September 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11996

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of a mixed group of domestic and foreign corporations, (collectively, “the defendants”), in a product liability action stemming from a…

Michael Dobbs v. Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.
Date: September 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13533
M&M Sisters, LLC, et al v. Scottsdale Insurance Company
Date: September 14, 2022
Docket Number: 22-11290
Michael Alan Crabb v. John Toscano, et al.
Date: September 13, 2022
Docket Numbers: 14-11309, 21-13715
USA v. Ricky Lee Jackson
Date: September 13, 2022
Docket Numbers: 19-13699, 21-13849
USA v. Rashid Turner
Date: September 13, 2022
Docket Number: 19-13704
USA v. Jim Lundi
Date: September 13, 2022
Docket Number: 20-10898
Burt Kroner v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue  
Date: September 13, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13902

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner failed to report millions of dollars in income. After an audit, an IRS examiner sent him a letter that said Petitioner owed penalties on top of his back taxes. Petitioner tried to negotiate without success;…

USA v. David John Ridling
Date: September 13, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10777
John Robert McDowell v. FNU Bowman, et al
Date: September 13, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10840
USA v. Andrew E. Fisher
Date: September 13, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11879
Jose Francisco Alvarado-Guifarro v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 13, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13957
USA v. Vincent Elroy Sims
Date: September 12, 2022
Docket Number: 20-12774
Naval Logistics, Inc. v. M/V Petrus, et al.
Date: September 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12934
USA v. Kevin P. Peebles
Date: September 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14182
USA v. Alfredo Santiago Moreno
Date: September 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14411
John Ceal Folk, III v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: September 12, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10500
USA v. Jose Romeu
Date: September 9, 2022
Docket Numbers: 15-13329, 18-12686, 21-10585, 21-13321
USA v. Winfred Lorenzo Hunt
Date: September 9, 2022
Docket Number: 19-14830
USA v. Pedro Antonio Garcia Vasquez
Date: September 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12288
Stanley Presendieu v. USA
Date: September 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12552
Jay Goodley v. Charles M. Greene
Date: September 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13978
Jane Doe 8 v. Chiquita Brands International, Inc.  
Date: September 8, 2022
Docket Numbers: 17-11993, 19-11494, 20-14238, 21-10211

Justia Opinion Summary: For almost a decade, Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (“Chiquita”) funded a violent, paramilitary terrorist group operating in Colombia. After class certification in Cardona was denied in 2019, the Plaintiffs here…

Richard Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services, Inc.  
Date: September 8, 2022
Docket Number: 19-14434

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff alleged that Preferred Collection had disclosed information about his debt to a third party—the mail vendor—in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Following the revised opinion, the full…

Chabad Chayil, Inc. v. The School Board of Miami-Dade County Florida, et al.  
Date: September 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10619

Justia Opinion Summary: Following a government investigation into an afterschool program run by Plaintiff Chabad Chayil, Inc., Defendant Miami-Dade County Public Schools (“MDCPS”) barred Chabad from continuing to use its facilities. Chabad sued…

Trung Bao Hoang v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12630
USA v. Mack Doak, et al.  
Date: September 7, 2022
Docket Number: 19-15106

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted by a jury of transporting his three adopted daughters across state lines so that he could sexually abuse them. Defendant’s wife knew what he was doing and was convicted of aiding and abetting.…

Anthony Campbell v. June James  
Date: September 7, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10978

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff wrote and recorded the song “Everything Be Lit,” which he later copyrighted. Then Plaintiff filed suit against several parties and Think It’s a Game Records (TIG) for copyright infringement based on one of…

USA v. Jose Manuel Saldana
Date: September 7, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-12204, 21-12208, 20-14707
United States v. Randall Mellon
Date: September 7, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12248
Leroy Thomas v. Generac Power Systems Incorporated, et al.
Date: September 7, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12997
Segundo Toste v. Russell S. Jacobs, P.A., et al.
Date: September 7, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14348
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC v. L. Frank Chopin
Date: September 7, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10255
Does 1 Through 976, et al. v. Chiquita Brands International, Inc., et al.  
Date: September 6, 2022
Docket Number: 19-13926

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arises from a massive and complex multi-district litigation proceeding based on claims—brought in part under the Torture Victim Protection Act, 28 U.S.C. Section 1350, and Colombian law—that Chiquita Brands…

Curtis A. Long v. S. Hosseini, et al.
Date: September 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11033
USA v. David Cilla
Date: September 2, 2022
Docket Numbers: 16-11297, 21-13248
City of North Miami v. FAA, et al.  
Date: September 2, 2022
Docket Numbers: 20-14656, 20-14662, 20-14674, 20-14689, 20-14677

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners, a group comprised of municipalities, individuals, and a nonprofit organization all based in South Florida, filed this petition for review, claiming that the FAA violated the National Environmental Protection…

USA v. Eulogio Garces Hurtado
Date: September 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12250
Jonida Cepa Brahollari, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12930
Sandra Frank v. Drury Hotels Company, LLC
Date: September 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13166
Johnnie Overstreet, et al. v. Worth County, Georgia, et al.
Date: September 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14391
Ross M. Jackson v. Sgt. Glenn Cowan, et al.
Date: September 1, 2022
Docket Number: 19-13181
USA v. Gregory Donell Eatmon
Date: September 1, 2022
Docket Number: 20-11845
USA v. Francisco Saldana
Date: September 1, 2022
Docket Numbers: 20-14490, 21-10634, 20-14632
USA v. Francisco Saldana
Date: September 1, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-12204, 21-12208, 20-14707
USA v. Gernaldo Alfonso Feliz
Date: September 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13267
Abdul Rehman Farrukh v. University of South Florida Board of Trustees
Date: September 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13345
USA v. Mario Anton Lee
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Numbers: 19-12392, 20-13698
James Edward Palmer v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 20-12066
Jarvis Arrington, et al v. Burger King Worldwide, Inc., et al  
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13561

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs here—proposed class representatives of former employees of various Burger King franchisees—plausibly alleged that Burger King and its franchisees engaged in “concerted action” in violation of Section 1 of the…

Benjamin F. Mercer v. Alabama Department of Transportation
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13722
Emese Simon, et al v. HealthSouth Real Property Holdings, LLC, et al
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11618
Spring Valley Produce, Inc., et al v. Nathan Aaron Forrest, et al  
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12133

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Spring Valley Produce, Inc. (SVP) is a creditor of Chapter 7 debtors Nathan and Marsha Forrest (the Forrests). The Forrests owe a pre-petition debt for produce which they are seeking to discharge. SVP initiated…

USA v. Dennis Brian Devlin
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12931
Yelson Armand Rodriguez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13108
USA v. Pallis Weaver
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13137
Annie Parker v. Alcon Management S.A.
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14068
USA v. Ivan Rodrigo Campillo-Restrepo
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Numbers: 16-13382, 21-14462
USA v. Johnny Brett Gregory
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-11177, 21-14151
Monteria Najuda Robinson v. William Sauls, et al  
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11280

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arises out of the shooting death of Plaintiff’s son. It required the Eleventh Circuit to decide whether video evidence creates a genuine dispute of material fact concerning whether law enforcement officers used…

Tyler L. Brienza v. City of Peachtree City, Georgia, et al
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12290
Randy Williams v. Golden Peanut Company, LLC
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12408
Felix Gonzalez Barrios v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12491
Juan Reyes v. Federal Express Corporation
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12639
Demeco Grant v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12927
Janemarie Crider, et al v. Anita Williams
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13797
Brandie Robinson v. City of Huntsville, et al
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13979
Acrylicon USA, LLC v. Silikal GMBH  
Date: August 29, 2022
Docket Numbers: 16-11368, 17-15737, 21-12853

Justia Opinion Summary: AcryliCon USA, LLC (“AC-USA”) and Silikal GmbH (“Silikal”) have been fighting for years over a trade secret. The last time they were before this Court, a panel erased some of the relief awarded to AC-USA after a jury…

USA v. Karteu Omar Jenkins, et al
Date: August 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10705
Chase Peden, et al v. Glenn Stephens, et al  
Date: August 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10723

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a sheriff’s department employee, had an affair with the wife of a county administrator. The mistress allegedly conducted a smear campaign against Plaintiff’s wife and, when the affair ended, against Plaintiff…

USA v. Christina Lynn Catalano
Date: August 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10759
USA v. Andre Moore
Date: August 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13285
Ali Amiri v. University of Alabama, The
Date: August 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13301
USA v. Arturo Acevedo
Date: August 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13357
USA v. Gheorge Claudiu Papara
Date: August 29, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10533
Sailboat Bend Sober Living, et al v. City of Fort Lauderdale, FL.  
Date: August 26, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13444

Justia Opinion Summary: Sailboat Bend Sober Living, LLC (“Sailboat Bend”), a for-profit sober living home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Silboat Bend has had trouble complying with the City of Fort Lauderdale (“the City”)’s Building and Fire…

Elkin King v. Forrest King, Jr.  
Date: August 26, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14565

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit certified the following three questions to the Georgia Supreme Court regarding Georgia’s fiduciary duty to disclose. (1) If a confidential relationship creates a duty to disclose which, if breached,…

USA v. Daniel White
Date: August 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11145
Crystal G. Jordan v. Atlanta Public Schools
Date: August 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11516
Jesus Alonso Alvarez Rodriguez, et al v. Branch Banking & Trust Company, et al  
Date: August 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11763

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants lost over $850,000 when an alleged BB&T employee and a co-conspirator impersonated them, changed their passwords, and transferred the money out of their BB&T bank accounts. Appellants sued BB&T under contract…

Candameia Bender v. Secretary, Department of Defense
Date: August 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12103
Peter Uzodinma Abbah v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12531
Inform Inc. v. Google LLC, et al
Date: August 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13289
Charles Lyons v. William Maddox, et al
Date: August 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13610
USA v. Coltin Rylie Plummer
Date: August 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13648
State of Georgia, et al v. President of the United States, et al  
Date: August 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14269

Justia Opinion Summary: Several states challenged the portion of the vaccine mandate as it pertains to employees who work on or in connection with a covered contract, or share a workplace with another employee who does. The district court…

USA v. Monterrius Digby
Date: August 26, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10287
Thomas Bruce Henley v. Todd Payne
Date: August 25, 2022
Docket Numbers: 18-13101, 21-12231
USA v. Shelby Kenneth Moore
Date: August 25, 2022
Docket Numbers: 19-11199, 21-11912
In re: Howard W. Rubinstein
Date: August 25, 2022
Docket Numbers: 19-13109, 22-11158
USA v. Patrick Emeka Ifediba, et al  
Date: August 25, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13218

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants 1 and 2 are siblings and were indicted on substantive counts of health care fraud, conspiracy to commit health care fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy to commit money laundering related to their…

Alberto Hernandez-Gutierrez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10798
USA v. Kavita L. Harack
Date: August 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11771
John Philip Ross v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: August 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13562
William R. Tinnerman v. USA
Date: August 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14023
USA v. James D. Spence, Jr.
Date: August 25, 2022
Docket Numbers: 22-10414, 22-10415
Angela C. Bakos v. Unum Life Insurance Company of America
Date: August 25, 2022
Docket Number: 22-11131
USA v. Jong Sung Kim
Date: August 24, 2022
Docket Numbers: 18-12725, 21-12406
David Freeman v. Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections.  
Date: August 24, 2022
Docket Number: 18-13995

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the district court’s order denying his petition for writ of habeas corpus. The Eleventh Circuit issued a certificate of appealability (“COA”) with respect to: “Whether trial counsel provided…

USA v. Ricky Douglas Haynes, Jr.
Date: August 24, 2022
Docket Number: 19-12335
USA v. Christopher Brian Cosimano, et al
Date: August 24, 2022
Docket Number: 19-14841
Ishanna Ible v. Wells Fargo, National Association, et al
Date: August 24, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11777
Eileen Traci Race, et al v. George Paul Smith, et al
Date: August 24, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11851
USA v. Carlos Alexander
Date: August 24, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12234
Mario Herrera, et al v. Joe Biden, et al
Date: August 24, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12476
USA v. Felix Jackson De La Cruz Valverde
Date: August 24, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12793
Matthew Tyrel Lance v. Warden
Date: August 24, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14106
USA v. Ruben Ivan Fuller
Date: August 24, 2022
Docket Number: 22-11439
Keith Stansell, et al v. UBS Financial Services, Inc., et al  
Date: August 23, 2022
Docket Numbers: 19-11415, 20-11736, 20-12467, 20-12545

Justia Opinion Summary: The relevant consolidated appeals constitute the latest chapter of a long-running legal battle over attempts to satisfy a 2010 default judgment of $318 million under the Anti-Terrorism Act, 18 U.S.C. Section 2333,…

Zonya A. Flemings v. Miami-Dade County, et al
Date: August 23, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-10236, 21-10362
Bidi Vapor LLC v. U.S. Food and Drug Administration, et al  
Date: August 23, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-13340, 21-13387, 21-13438, 21-13454, 21-13521, 21-13522

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners petitioned for review concerning whether it was arbitrary and capricious for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Administration) to issue marketing denial orders to six tobacco companies for their…

Datamaxx Applied Technologies, Inc. v. Chubb Custom Insurance Company
Date: August 23, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13451
Sergeant Nathan D. Crisp v. The State of Georgia, et al
Date: August 23, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14190
USA v. Michael Duffy
Date: August 23, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14360
USA v. John J. Utsick  
Date: August 22, 2022
Docket Number: 16-16505

Justia Opinion Summary: Following proceedings in district court, the trial court t entered a final judgment, finding Defendant liable, ordering him to disgorge over $4,000,000 in funds, and placing two of his entities under receivership in…

USA v. Manuel R. Fernandez
Date: August 22, 2022
Docket Numbers: 19-15044, 19-15165
Trellus Richmond v. Mario J. Badia  
Date: August 22, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14337

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a middle school student, was brought to school by his mother. He was wearing a hoodie over his head because he was embarrassed of his haircut. When Plaintiff’s mother told him to pull down the hoodie,…

Glade Creek Partner, LLC v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue
Date: August 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11251
Samantha Delane Rajapakse v. Equifax Information, LLC
Date: August 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12569
Laura E. Alkins v. Sheriff of Gwinnett County
Date: August 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13746
Joe B. Calloway, et al v. Oakes Farms Inc.
Date: August 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13803
USA v. Anthony Keith Taylor
Date: August 22, 2022
Docket Number: 22-11745
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's of London  
Date: August 19, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13604

Justia Opinion Summary: A federal district court decision in a declaratory judgment action that an insurance policy issued by Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London (“Underwriters”) covered certain negligent actions undertaken by the former…

USA v. Brantley Seymore
Date: August 19, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-11990, 21-11991
Raghunathan Sarma, et al v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue  
Date: August 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12303

Justia Opinion Summary: The appeal involves the tax consequences of Petitioners' participation in a complex tax avoidance scheme. Petitioners expected to realize an $80.9 million capital gain as a result of selling a portion of his company. The…

USA v. David E. Merry
Date: August 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12926
USA v. Donald Lee Reaves
Date: August 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13466
Henrietta Phillips v. Delta Airlines, Inc.
Date: August 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14335
Ligia Colceriu v. Jamie Barbary, et al
Date: August 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14370
Fabio Ochoa v. USA  
Date: August 18, 2022
Docket Number: 18-10755

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a Colombian native, was arrested in Colombia on drug trafficking charges and ultimately convicted in federal court. Petitioner now appeals the denial of both his amended 28 U.S.C. Section 2255 motion to…

USA v. Michael Wilson
Date: August 18, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14860
Chris M. Miller v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: August 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10077
USA v. David Shane Paquette
Date: August 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11365
William E. Henry v. Attorney General, State of Alabama  
Date: August 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11483

Justia Opinion Summary: The former Speaker of the House of the Alabama Legislature was the target of a grand jury investigation in Lee County, Alabama. He was accused of misusing his office for personal gain, including by funneling money into…

Gregory Jodi Jeloudov v. William D. Snyder, et al
Date: August 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12392
USA v. Jose Manuel Villa Perez
Date: August 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12868
Rashad Baker, et al v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Date: August 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14197
USA v. Daniel Eric Cobble
Date: August 17, 2022
Docket Numbers: 17-10975, 18-14236, 20-13166
Sonny Austin Ramdeo v. USA
Date: August 17, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10112
Stacy Antonio Scott, Jr. v. Glenn J. White, et al
Date: August 17, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11317
USA v. Terry Williams
Date: August 17, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12101
USA v. Mario Floyd
Date: August 17, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12336
Hancock County Land Acquisitions, LLC v. USA, et al
Date: August 17, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12508
Jeffry Knight v. Nadine Sarah Rusli, et al
Date: August 17, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13465
USA v. Glenn Edward McKennie, Jr.
Date: August 17, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14149
Alper Automotive, Inc. v. Day to Day Imports, Inc.
Date: August 17, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14236
Daniel Voss v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Date: August 17, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10243
Mark Antoine Jones v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: August 17, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10507
Miguel Alvarado-Linares v. USA  
Date: August 16, 2022
Docket Number: 19-14994

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner participated in several shootings as a member of MS-13, a violent gang. He was convicted of one count of conspiracy under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). He was also convicted of…

Andrei Dragomirescu v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: August 16, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13705

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner petitioned for review of the denial of his motion to reopen his removal proceedings. After receiving a notice to appear that initiated his removal proceedings and advised him of his obligation to keep his…

USA v. En Chim
Date: August 16, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11807
Carter Hickman v. Florida Department of Corrections
Date: August 16, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12433
Amy Weissbrod v. Broward County Board of Supervisors, et al
Date: August 16, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13277
USA v. Carlos Brown
Date: August 16, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14452
USA v. Ronald George Latson
Date: August 15, 2022
Docket Number: 19-14934
Securities & Exchange Commission v. L.M.E. 2017 Family Trust, et al.  
Date: August 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10195

Justia Opinion Summary: The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) initiated an enforcement action against several entities and individuals. The district court granted the unopposed motion and appointed Appellee as receiver, authorizing him…

Stacy Antonio Scott, Jr. v. Donald L. Perry, et al.
Date: August 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10923
USA v. Alvon Hickmon
Date: August 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13759
Paul Donald Davis, et al. v. Paul Waller, et al.  
Date: August 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11333

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff was taken hostage by a fleeing felon in rural Georgia. At the felon’s behest Plaintiff drove the truck toward seven officers gathered at the scene and showed no signs of stopping. As the logging truck struck…

Victor Elias Photography, LLC v. Ice Portal, Inc.  
Date: August 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11892

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a commercial photographer, discovered infringing uses of his copyrighted images on the internet. Instead of pursuing the infringing parties, Plaintiff brought a lawsuit against Ice Portal, Inc. – now a…

Herederos De Roberto Gomez Cabrera, LLC v. Teck Resources Limited  
Date: August 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12834

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a Florida LLC, sued a Canadian company, Teck Resources Limited, alleging that it had illegally trafficked in property to which Plaintiff says it has a claim. The district court granted Teck’s motion, holding…

USA v. David Naylor
Date: August 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13000
USA v. Lenard Roy Gibbs
Date: August 11, 2022
Docket Number: 19-13510
AFC Franchising, LLC v. Danilo Purugganan  
Date: August 11, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13849

Justia Opinion Summary: AFC Franchising is an Alabama LLC with its principal place of business in Shelby County, Alabama. Defendant is a resident of New York. Defendant signed a “Master Developer Agreement” with another company, Doctors Express…

Norcross Hospitality, LLC v. Leon Jones
Date: August 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13820
David J. Perras v. The Coca-Cola Company of North America
Date: August 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13908
USA v. Timothy Jermaine Pate  
Date: August 10, 2022
Docket Number: 20-10545

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant filed various false liens against John Koskinen, the former Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, and Jacob Lew, the former Secretary of the Treasury. There is no dispute that Pate filed the false liens…

MSPA Claims 1, LLC. v. Tower Hill Prime Insurance Co.  
Date: August 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11135

Justia Opinion Summary: MSPA Claims 1 LLC—the assignee of a now-defunct Medicare Advantage Organization—sued Tower Hill Prime Insurance Company to recover a reimbursable payment. The district court granted Tower Hill’s motion for summary…

Belinda A. Garrett v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: August 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11749
Carol H. Stewart v. Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company  
Date: August 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11919

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sued to obtain two insurance benefits that she believes Hartford Insurance Company owes her: (1) long-term disability payments and (2) a waiver of life insurance premiums. Although it concedes that Plaintiff…

USA v. Derremy Jerrell Walker
Date: August 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13403
Christopher J. Hranek v. Consolidated City of Jacksonville, et al
Date: August 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13806
Jeffrey Lance Hill, Sr. v. Leandra G. Johnson, et al.
Date: August 9, 2022
Docket Numbers: 18-12215, 21-11273
K.Y. v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: August 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10271

Justia Opinion Summary: An Immigration Judge determined that Petitioner was ineligible for asylum and withholding of removal because she was convicted of a particularly serious crime and denied her application for protection under the…

USA v. Danyel Michelle Witt  
Date: August 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10557

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was indicted tried, convicted, and sentenced to 28 months imprisonment for her part in a broader scheme to defraud the federal government out of relief funds intended for farmers affected by drought and fire.…

USA v. Valeriy Tsoy
Date: August 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12644
USA v. Luis Carlos Murillo Asprilla
Date: August 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13316
USA v. Lamarcus Demane Harvey
Date: August 8, 2022
Docket Numbers: 18-13108, 21-14342
USA v. Roberto Nunez-Cebrero
Date: August 8, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14255
Jeffrey Lance Hill, Sr. v. Leandra G. Johnson, et al.
Date: August 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12271
Israel Otero, et al v. Newrez LLC. et al
Date: August 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12990
USA v. Ernesto Morales Bacallao
Date: August 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14128
USA v. Christopher Buonocore
Date: August 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14427
USA v. Jacob Montgomery Gibson
Date: August 8, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10275
Sharilyne Anderson, et al. v. Gurmeet Ahluwalia, et al.
Date: August 8, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10961
Ryan Maunes Maglana, et al v. Celebrity Cruises, Inc.
Date: August 5, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14206
USA v. Moore, Ingram, Johnson & Steele, LLP
Date: August 5, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10341
Elvis Leonel Morfa Diaz v. Acting Secretary, Department of Homeland Security, et al.  
Date: August 5, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10763

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant, a citizen of the Dominican Republic, was a lawful resident of the United States when, in 1996, he was convicted for the attempted sale of cocaine under New York Penal Law Sec. 220.39(1). He was sentenced to…

S.S. v. Cobb County School District  
Date: August 5, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11048

Justia Opinion Summary: S.S. was a student in the Cobb County School District. S.S.’s parents challenged the adequacy of the individualized educational plans. S.S.’s parents fought the school district for two years and eventually filed an…

USA v. Louis Anthoney Gowie
Date: August 5, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13609
USA v. Jeremiah Zack Rogers
Date: August 4, 2022
Docket Numbers: 14-10353, 20-13307
Jaime Faith Edmondson, et al. v. Velvet Lifestyles, LLC, et al.  
Date: August 4, 2022
Docket Number: 20-11315

Justia Opinion Summary: Miami Velvet operated as a swingers’ nightclub in Miami, Florida. The appellants, in this case, Yorkies and Mrs. Dorfman were Miami Velvet’s managers. Appellants appealed the district court’s final judgment, which…

Medgar Samuel v. Florida Department of Corrections
Date: August 4, 2022
Docket Number: 20-12002
Johnathan Hawthorne v. USA
Date: August 4, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10164
Nazarie Romain Anderson v. Emory Healthcare, Inc.
Date: August 4, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13358
USA v. Johnathan Lee Brown
Date: August 4, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13890
Jenna Dickenson v. NPAS Solutions, LLC, et al.
Date: August 3, 2022
Docket Number: 18-12344
USA v. Eulalio Martinez
Date: August 3, 2022
Docket Number: 18-15167
Waseem Daker v. Neil Warren, et al.
Date: August 3, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11055
USA v. Irving Cepeda-Chico
Date: August 3, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11269
Vital Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Monster Energy Company, et al.
Date: August 3, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13264
Bobby Ricky Madison v. USA
Date: August 2, 2022
Docket Number: 19-14132
Carlos Escalona-Escalona v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 2, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14061
Paul A. Palmer, Jr. v. Georgia CVS Pharmacy LLC
Date: August 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11100
Ariel Marcelo Bastias v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: August 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11416

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the Board of Immigration Appeals’ judgment that he is removable on the ground that he was convicted of a “crime of child abuse, child neglect, or child abandonment” within the meaning of 8 U.S.C.…

USA v. William Gatchell
Date: August 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13260
USA v. Stanley G. Rothenberg
Date: August 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13418
Edwin Roberto Giron-Villatoro v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13431
Rochelle Y. Driessen v. Barclays Bank, PLC
Date: August 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13437
USA v. Douglas Barrios
Date: August 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14259
USA v. Roderick Deon Cole
Date: August 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14368
Club Madonna Inc. v. City of Miami Beach  
Date: August 1, 2022
Docket Numbers: 17-13934, 20-14292

Justia Opinion Summary: After a thirteen-year-old victim of human trafficking performed at a City of Miami Beach (“the City”) fully nude strip club, Club Madonna, Inc. (“the Club”), the City came down hard on the Club. It enacted two closely…

USA v. Anthony Michael D'Amico
Date: August 1, 2022
Docket Numbers: 20-13320, 21-10752
Police and Fire Retirement System of the City of Detroit v. Axogen, Inc., et al  
Date: August 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11246

Justia Opinion Summary: The Police and Fire Retirement System of the City of Detroit lost money when a short seller’s report concluded that Axogen, Inc., had overstated the market for its products, resulting in a precipitous decline in Axogen’s…

Ashley Merard v. Magic Burgers, LLC
Date: August 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12037
Kenneth Baldwin v. Secretary, DOC
Date: August 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12829
Bradley Hester v. Matthew Gentry, et al.  
Date: July 29, 2022
Docket Number: 18-13894

Justia Opinion Summary: In this action brought by a group of pre-trial detainees challenging the constitutionality of the Cullman County bail system, the court reversed the district court's finding that the system discriminated against indigent…

John Kister v. Quality Correctional Health, et al
Date: July 29, 2022
Docket Number: 20-11537
Cindy Edwards v. Wellstar Medical Group, LLC
Date: July 29, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13866
Ava Electris Cannie v. Refik Werner Eler
Date: July 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11172
CMR Construction and Roofing, LLC v. UCMS, LLC
Date: July 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11183
Virgil Harris v. The Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, et al  
Date: July 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13186

Justia Opinion Summary: Under the Employment Retirement Income Security Act, 29 U.S.C. Section 1132(a)(1)(B), a plan administrator’s benefits decision is subject to plenary review in federal court unless the administrator is given discretion to…

Fednert Orisnord v. USA
Date: July 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13251
USA v. Eduardo Suarez Villa
Date: July 29, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10359
USA v. Jamie Joseph Manz
Date: July 29, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10470
Deandre Markee King v. USA  
Date: July 28, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14100

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant’s plea agreement included a “waiver of appeal” giving up “the right to appeal his conviction and sentence and the right to collaterally attack his conviction and sentence in any post-conviction proceeding…

Maribel Castaneda-Reyes v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10937
Matthew Charles Cardinale v. City of Atlanta
Date: July 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10958
USA v. Karamchand Doobay
Date: July 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13633
USA v. Donatus O. Mbanefo
Date: July 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13693
USA v. Todd Engles
Date: July 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14363
USA v. Gary Jay Goldberg
Date: July 27, 2022
Docket Numbers: 14-10313, 20-12891, 21-10416, 22-10268
Mat S. Baysa v. Charles Redinger
Date: July 27, 2022
Docket Numbers: 18-14867, 20-10824, 21-13943
USA v. Aaron Emmanuel Walker
Date: July 27, 2022
Docket Number: 19-14647
Brian Scott Culver v. Shannon Withers, et al
Date: July 27, 2022
Docket Number: 19-15160
Jerrell Whitten v. Ronald F. Clarke, et al.  
Date: July 27, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14352

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a shareholder and citizen of Illinois, brought this shareholder derivative action alleging breach of fiduciary duties by FleetCor’s directors and executives without first making a demand on the board.…

Susan Drazen v. Godaddy.com, LLC  
Date: July 27, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10199

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a complaint against GoDaddy.com, LLC (“GoDaddy”) in district court alleging that GoDaddy had violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (“TCPA”) when it allegedly called and texted Plaintiff…

Shannon Gladden v. The Proctor & Gamble Distributing, LLC
Date: July 27, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13535
Margaret M. Woods v. Lockheed Martin Corporation
Date: July 27, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13882
Lisa Nelson v. Health Services, Inc.
Date: July 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11319
Glenn Michael O'Neal, Jr. v. City of Hiram, et al
Date: July 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11327
Affordable Bio Feedstock, Inc., et al v. USA  
Date: July 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11850

Justia Opinion Summary: Affordable Bio Feedstock, Inc., and Affordable Bio Feedstock of Port Charlotte, LLC, (collectively “ABF”) appealed the District Court’s summary judgment denying their claim for reimbursement of “protest payments” made to…

USA v. Christian Brown
Date: July 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12127
Cheryl A. Salerno v. The School Board of Volusia County, Florida
Date: July 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12166
USA v. Jesus Arrate-Rodriguez
Date: July 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12365
USA v. Alan Lamar McCormick
Date: July 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12814
USA v. Shiraaz Sookralli
Date: July 26, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-12878, 21-12924
Richard Cheatwood v. City of Vestavia Hills
Date: July 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13680
USA v. Jose Mendez-Morales
Date: July 26, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10399
Joe Nathan James, Jr v. Attorney General, State of Alabama
Date: July 26, 2022
Docket Number: 22-12345
Joe Nathan James, Jr v. Warden, Holman Prison, et al
Date: July 26, 2022
Docket Number: 22-12346
Randall Greer v. Wayne Ivey, et al.
Date: July 25, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13542
William Burke v. Warden
Date: July 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11224
Darlene Deary v. Progressive American Insurance Company
Date: July 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11878
Marie Butler v. Bob Gualtieri  
Date: July 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12136

Justia Opinion Summary: While Plaintiff was intoxicated and handcuffed, former deputy sheriff (“Deputy”) pushed Plaintiff onto a concrete floor, breaking Plaintiff’s left arm. In response to a complaint from Plaintiff’s husband, the Pinellas…

USA v. Tony M. Streeter
Date: July 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12584
USA v. Maurice Fayne
Date: July 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13194
Zhong Jiang v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13472
Steven Sean Jackson v. Tabitha Unknown, et al.
Date: July 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13862
USA v. Lindsey Orr
Date: July 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14179
Waseem Daker v. Patrick H. Head, et al.
Date: July 22, 2022
Docket Numbers: 14-13257, 19-13101
Art Rojas, et al. v. City of Ocala, Florida, et al.
Date: July 22, 2022
Docket Number: 18-12679
USA v. Tracy Lamont Miles
Date: July 22, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13174
Gary Hendershott v. Joel Ostuw
Date: July 22, 2022
Docket Numbers: 20-13991, 21-10358
Aaron Coleman v. John Riccardo, et al.  
Date: July 22, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14091

Justia Opinion Summary: An anonymous complaint led to Plaintiff’s arrest and trial on charges of aggravated animal cruelty, battery on an officer, and resisting arrest. After a jury acquitted Plaintiff, he sued the officers who arrested him. At…

Hector Zamundio-Aluarez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11147
Randall Poole v. Wichard, Inc.
Date: July 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12806
Tecnicas Reunidas De Talara S.A.C. v. SSK Ingenieria Y Construccion S.A.C.  
Date: July 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13776

Justia Opinion Summary: Técnicas Reunidas de Talara S.A.C., a Peruvian corporation, subcontracted with SSK Ingeniería y Construcción S.A.C., another Peruvian corporation, to provide electromechanical work on the refinery project. In response to…

Engineered Floors, LLC v. Lakeshore Equipment Company
Date: July 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14304
USA v. Robert Coleman Quarles
Date: July 21, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14554
USA v. Leighton Martin Curtis
Date: July 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10554
Unises Chapotin v. USA
Date: July 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10586
USA v. Eduardo Emilio Ortiz-Cervantes
Date: July 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11660
USA v. Oratin Pertil
Date: July 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12652
Annie Mantz v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: July 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12789
Barbara J. Brown v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: July 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13336
USA v. Robert Marshall
Date: July 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13964
Robert W. Otto, et al. v. City of Boca Raton, Florida, et al.  
Date: July 20, 2022
Docket Number: 19-10604

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners filed for rehearing in Robert W. Otto, et al. v. City of Boca Raton, Florida, et al. The Eleventh Circuit requested a poll on whether this case should be reheard by the court sitting en banc. A majority of…

Lalitha E. Jacob, MD v. Mentor Worldwide, LLC  
Date: July 20, 2022
Docket Number: 20-10132

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff received MemoryGel Silicone Gel Breast Implants made by Mentor Worldwide, LLC. After one of her implants ruptured, she sued Mentor pro se, alleging negligence and negligence per se, strict liability failure to…

SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective, et al. v. Governor of the State of Georgia, et al.  
Date: July 20, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13024

Justia Opinion Summary: Georgia enacted the Living Infants Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act in 2019. 2019 Ga. Laws Act 234 (H.B. 481). A group of abortion-rights advocacy groups, providers, and practitioners filed a two-count complaint naming…

Angus F. McDuffie, et al. v. Sue Bosevich, et al.
Date: July 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12034
Samuel Dacostagomez-Aguilar v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: July 19, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13576

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner along with his mother, little sister, and two young cousins—crawled under a border fence that separated Mexico from Arizona. The United States Border Patrol agents soon apprehended them walking north along a…

Keith Stansell, et al v. Samark Jose Lopez Bello, et al  
Date: July 19, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13660

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs sued the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia or FARC) and related parties under the Anti-Terrorism Act, 18 U.S.C. Section 2333. They based their claims on…

Hector Daniel Aguilera-Gomez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10580
USA v. George Arthur Farmer
Date: July 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11527
Jose Ledezma v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12183
Kidanemariam Kassa v. Antionette Stephenson  
Date: July 18, 2022
Docket Number: 20-12281

Justia Opinion Summary: An assistant district attorney (the “DA”) in Fulton County, Georgia obtained a material witness warrant requiring Plaintiff to appear as a witness at trial. Plaintiff voluntarily appeared at trial, making execution of…

Auriga Polymers Inc. v. PMCM2, LLC  
Date: July 18, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14647

Justia Opinion Summary: Beaulieu Group, LLC (“Beaulieu”), was “engaged in the distribution of carpet and hard surface flooring products in both residential and commercial markets in the United States and many foreign countries.” Beaulieu added…

MSP Recovery Claims, Series LLC, et al v. Metropolitan General Insurance Company, et al  
Date: July 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11547

Justia Opinion Summary: Various actors in the Medicare Advantage program assigned claims for failure to pay or reimburse medical expenses owed under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act to Plaintiffs—MSP Recovery Claims, Series LLC; MSPA Claims 1,…

Edward Tyrone Ridley v. Warden Antoine Caldwell
Date: July 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13504
USA v. Craig Dugger
Date: July 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14010
USA v. Joshua Lewis
Date: July 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14044
Pedro Pajes-Lastra v. USA
Date: July 18, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10226
USA v. Larry Dean Burns
Date: July 18, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10284
USA v. Jose Manuel Gomez-Gomez
Date: July 15, 2022
Docket Numbers: 19-12477, 21-10758
USA v. Donald Watkins, Jr., et al.  
Date: July 15, 2022
Docket Number: 19-12951

Justia Opinion Summary: A federal grand jury returned a sealed indictment against Defendant (“Senior”) and co-Defendant, his son, (“Junior”). The jury convicted Senior on all counts and Junior on counts one (conspiracy) and two (wire fraud).…

Sean Anthony Blake v. U. S. Attorney General
Date: July 15, 2022
Docket Numbers: 19-14316, 20-11335, 20-12334
Lori Sene Sorrow v. City of Atlanta
Date: July 15, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14723
USA v. Billy J. Pellett, Jr.
Date: July 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11141
USA v. Ronald Cedric Howard, Jr.
Date: July 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12948
Evans Energy Partners, LLC v. Seminole Tribe of Florida, Inc.
Date: July 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13493
USA v. James Lampkin
Date: July 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13929
Maria Emma Salmeron-Hernandez, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14064
KSSR Properties, LLC v. BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc.
Date: July 15, 2022
Docket Numbers: 22-10146, 21-12873
USA v. Eduardo Garcia-Velazquez
Date: July 15, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10456
Jon L. Johnson v. K. Lang, et al
Date: July 14, 2022
Docket Number: 19-14278
Keith Edmund Gavin v. Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections  
Date: July 14, 2022
Docket Number: 20-11271

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, who is serving two death sentences and a term of life imprisonment, filed a federal habeas petition alleging that his counsel rendered constitutionally ineffective assistance during the penalty phase and that…

USA v. Alfonzo Lewis  
Date: July 14, 2022
Docket Number: 20-12997

Justia Opinion Summary: On appeal, Defendant challenged his convictions for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and possessing with intent to distribute. Defendant’s four claims on appeal focused on three discrete portions of his…

USA v. Travis M. Butler  
Date: July 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10659

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his total life sentence following his conviction for enticement of a minor to engage in sexual activity and production of child pornography. Defendant argued that his life sentence, imposed after an…

James Flicken, et al. v. City of Dunedin, Florida, et al.
Date: July 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11773
USA v. Mangwiro Sadiki-Yisrael
Date: July 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13001
USA v. Christy Dale Shell
Date: July 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13591
Peter Hesser v. USA  
Date: July 13, 2022
Docket Number: 19-13297

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner went to trial for three counts of tax fraud under 18 U.S.C. Sections 2 and 287 and one count of attempted tax evasion under 26 U.S.C. Section 7201. A jury convicted on all four counts, and he was sentenced to…

Cristy Nelson v. MLB Hotel Manager, LLC, et al.
Date: July 13, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10181
USA v. Jack Kachkar
Date: July 12, 2022
Docket Numbers: 17-10050, 19-12685
USA v. Michael Stapleton  
Date: July 12, 2022
Docket Number: 19-12708

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction on 47 counts related to his role in smuggling aliens into the United States. Defendant raised five discrete issues on appeal: (1) whether the Government’s delay in securing his…

Wilbur Huggins v. Lueder, Larkin & Hunter, LLC  
Date: July 12, 2022
Docket Numbers: 20-12957, 20-12959, 20-12961, 20-14320, 20-14318, 20-14319

Justia Opinion Summary: Several years ago, law firm Lueder, Larkin & Hunter represented the Pine Grove Homeowners Association in lawsuits seeking to collect delinquent fees from homeowners. One homeowner settled, and eventually Pine Grove…

USA v. Emiro Hinestroza-Newbbooll
Date: July 12, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13891
Lisa A. Reed v. Pediatric Services of America Inc
Date: July 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10159
John D. Carson v. Monsanto Company  
Date: July 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10994

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff regularly used Roundup on his lawn for about 30 years. Plaintiff was diagnosed with malignant fibrous histiocytoma, which he believes was linked to the main chemical ingredient in Roundup. Plaintiff filed…

USA v. James Jovan Ladson
Date: July 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14025
Lisa Jensen v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: July 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13324
Halima Tariffa Culley v. Attorney General, State of Alabama, et al.
Date: July 11, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-13805, 21-13484
Outokumpu Stainless USA, LLC, et al v. Coverteam SAS
Date: July 8, 2022
Docket Number: 17-10944
Claire Lambert v. Signature Healthcare, LLC, et al
Date: July 8, 2022
Docket Number: 19-11900
Basiru George v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 8, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13785
Irina Chevaldina v. Raanan Katz, et al
Date: July 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12455
USA v. Michael T. Watters
Date: July 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13478
USA v. John Ashley Jones, Jr.
Date: July 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13851
Royal Palm Properties, LLC v. Pink Palm Properties, LLC  
Date: July 7, 2022
Docket Numbers: 18-14092, 21-10872

Justia Opinion Summary: Royal Palm Properties, LLC ("Royal Palm") sued Pink Palm Properties, LLC ("Pink Palm)" for trademark infringement and Pink Palm countersued. Both parties ultimately lost on their claims. Pink Palm asserted that it was…

USA v. Matthew James Choy
Date: July 7, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10848
USA v. Thomas Jermaine Vaughn
Date: July 7, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11732
Maria Leticia Gonzalez-Alonzo, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 7, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13115
Eileen Agurcia, et al v. Republica De Honduras, et al
Date: July 7, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13276
Julie Wines v. Acting Commissioner of Social Security
Date: July 7, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13606
USA v. Anja Karin Kannell
Date: July 6, 2022
Docket Numbers: 20-12635, 22-10244
Everton Daye v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: July 6, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14340

Justia Opinion Summary: Immigration Petitioner petitioned for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ (“BIA”) decision that concluded that Petitioner was removable based on (1) his two state convictions for felony transporting into Virginia…

Carlos Sanchez v. State of Florida, et al
Date: July 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10270
USA v. Devon Cohen  
Date: July 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10741

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. After pulling Defendant over in a rental vehicle for running a stop sign and arresting him for resisting, the Tampa Police…

USA v. Matthew Tassin
Date: July 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12017
USA v. Diamante Stoveall
Date: July 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12119
Collucci J. Myers v. Clayton County Board of Commissioners, et al
Date: July 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12636
USA v. Joshua K. Bailey
Date: July 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12992
USA v. J. Santos Moreno-Salazar
Date: July 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-14079
USA v. Eugene A. Light
Date: July 6, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10879
USA v. Jonathan Bohn
Date: July 5, 2022
Docket Number: 20-10930
Marie Patterson v. Georgia Pacific, LLC, et al
Date: July 5, 2022
Docket Number: 20-12733
USA v. David Earl Butler
Date: July 5, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14102
Audrey Cinderella Thomas v. Jennifer Esterle, et al
Date: July 5, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10638
Jennifer Case, et al v. Kay Ivey, et al
Date: July 5, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12276
Peter Meyer v. Gwinnett County, et al
Date: July 5, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12851
USA v. Mark Christopher Menendez
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 20-13628
Lamirand, et al v. Fay Servicing, LLC  
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14286

Justia Opinion Summary: Charles and Tracy Lamirand took out a mortgage loan to buy a home in Florida but did not keep up with the payments. After they defaulted, the loan servicer sued to foreclose on the home. While the foreclosure suit was…

Deron Devaughn Mahone v. Zachery Stewart, et al.
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14752
USA v. Malic Stephens
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11665
James Alexander Logan v. William Hall, et al.
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13049
Brandon Craig Wood v. Samuel Andrews, et al.
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13359
Richard Durham v. Aerial Funding, LLC
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13847
USA v. Temperance Fennell
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13941
Donna Brown v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.  
Date: June 30, 2022
Docket Number: 15-13160

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a lifelong smoker, sued Philip Morris USA, Inc., seeking damages for the injuries she sustained as a result of smoking Philip Morris’s cigarettes, specifically her development of peripheral vascular disease…

FAMA Construction, LLC v. U.S. Department of Labor
Date: June 30, 2022
Docket Number: 19-13277
Hjalmar Rodriguez, Jr. v. Edward H. Burnside, et al.  
Date: June 30, 2022
Docket Number: 20-11218

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff was imprisoned at Hays State Prison after he was convicted of voluntary manslaughter. While he lived there, Plaintiff killed another inmate by stabbing him with a knife during a fight. Plaintiff disagreed with…

Manika Lewis v. Secretary of the U.S. Air Force
Date: June 30, 2022
Docket Number: 20-12463
USA v. Jeffrey Beard, II
Date: June 30, 2022
Docket Number: 20-14397
Christopher Schroeder v. Department of Corrections
Date: June 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10213
Steven Arkin, et al. v. Smith Medical Partners, LLC, et al.  
Date: June 30, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-11019, 21-11502

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff and his counsel, Anderson + Wanca (“Wanca”), appealed the district court’s denial of their motion for Wanca to receive a portion of the attorneys’ fees resulting from the settlement of a class-action lawsuit…

Great American Insurance Company v. Craig Mueller
Date: June 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12039
Timothy Howard Spriggs v. USA
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Numbers: 15-10659, 19-13238
Michael Riolo v. USA  
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Numbers: 18-11096, 20-12206

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the district court’s denial of his 28 U.S.C. Section 2255 motion to vacate his 293-month prison sentence and convictions. Petitioner argued to the district court that his trial counsel provided…

Silvia Cotriss v. City of Roswell, et al
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Number: 19-12747
Arturo Rubinstein, et al v. Yoram Yehuba, et al  
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Number: 20-11189

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff agreed to help Defendants LLC obtain financing, and Defendants agreed to assign Plaintiff and his company their majority stake in the LLC.AN issue arose regarding what that assignment entailed. After years of…

Felicia Lambert, et al. v. Duncan Herrington, et al.
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10452
Aisha Change v. Midtown Neurology, P.C.
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11405
Public Risk Management of Florida v. Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.  
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11774

Justia Opinion Summary: Public Risk Management of Florida (“PRM”) Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. (“Munich”) for breach of contract and sought declaratory relief that Munich is obligated by the parties’ reinsurance agreement (“the Reinsurance…

Tanner Corley v. Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc.
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11986
Julio Sevillano v. Orange County, Florida
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12003
Siasim Columbia, LLC v. Scottsdale Insurance Company
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12918
Kimelyn A. Minnifield v. Wells Fargo Bank, NA, et al.
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13193
Gail Laule, et al. v. JV China, Inc.
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Number: 22-10263
Wreal, LLC v. Amazon.com, Inc.  
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Numbers: 15-14390, 19-13285

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, Wreal, LLC, a pornography company, has been using the mark “FyreTV” in commerce since 2008. Defendant, Amazon.com, Inc., has been using the mark “Fire TV” (or “fireTV”) in commerce since 2012. Wreal contended…

Jacques A. Durr, M.D. v. Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Numbers: 19-13153, 21-12867
Marie Patterson v. Georgia Pacific, LLC, et al.  
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 20-12733

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff was working as a human resources manager for Georgia Pacific when she gave deposition testimony in a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against her former employer. A week after finding out that she had testified…

Michael McGee v. Secretary, Department of Corrections
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10710
Adam Lacroix v. Town of Fort Myers Beach, Florida, et al.  
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-10931

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff wanted to share his religious message on the public streets and sidewalks of Fort Myers Beach, Florida (“the Town”). However, to reduce visual blight and increase traffic safety, Chapter 30 of the Town’s Land…

Dustin C. Brink v. Direct General Insurance Company  
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11070

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff suffered serious injuries in an automobile accident and won over $12 million in a suit against the other driver. To recover the judgment, Plaintiff sued that driver’s insurance company on the theory that it…

USA v. Freddy Diaz-Medina
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11525
Raniero Gimeno v. NCHMD, Inc., et al.  
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11833

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff’s spouse was a medical doctor employed by NCHMD, Inc., which is a subsidiary of NCH Healthcare System, Inc. NCHMD’s human resources staff helped the spouse complete enrollment paperwork for life insurance…

Brenda Tackett v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11852
Insight Securities, Inc. v. Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-12817
USA v. Kizzy Solomon
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13572
Keith Bryan Webb v. Warden, FCC Coleman 1
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-13960
USA v. William A. White
Date: June 27, 2022
Docket Numbers: 14-15525, 17-12898, 21-11270, 21-11503