2014 Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 1368

United States v. Babaria  
Date: December 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2694

Justia Opinion Summary: Babaria, a licensed radiologist and medical director and manager of Orange Community MRI, an authorized Medicare and Medicaid provider, pleaded guilty to one count of making illegal payments (kickbacks), 42 U.S.C. 1320a-...

USA v. Janice Rey
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3217
Agueda De La Cruz v. Virgin Islands Water and Power
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4623
Yue Yu v. Holly McGrath
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1842
Gary Harris v. Michele Ricci
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1998
Cornelius Carter v. Hegganstaller
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2931
Janet Francis v. TD Bank NA
Date: December 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2684
Michael Dudek v. Commissioner IRS
Date: December 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1597
In re: NFL Players Concussion Injury Litigation  
Date: December 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-8103

Justia Opinion Summary: Thousands of retired professional football players sued the National Football League and other defendants alleging primarily that the defendants failed to take reasonable actions to protect players from the risks associa...

Paul Kaminski v. Township of Toms River
Date: December 23, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1175
USA v. Juan Ledesma-Nolasco
Date: December 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1186
Watchung Spring Water Co Inc v. Nestle Waters North America In
Date: December 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-4264
In Re: James C. Platts v.
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3480
In Re: James C. Platts v.
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3888
Robert McCann v. Kennedy University Hospital In
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-4049
Andrew Carman v. Jeremy Carroll
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2371
USA v. Paul Bergrin
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3934
B&M Auto Salvage and Towing v. Township of Fairfield
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4266
William Wallace v. State Farm Mutual Automobile I
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1143
William Smith v. Steckman Ridge LP
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2027
Minikan Johnson v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3343
USA v. Jerome Potter
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3357
USA v. Kassar Chitolie
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3426
Food Team International Ltd v. Unilink LLC
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4326
In re: Asbestos Prod Liability v.
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4423
Bruce Toll v. Leonard Tannenbaum
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4688
Stalin Vasquez-Barahona v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1739
Groupe SEB USA Inc v. Euro Pro Operating, LLC  
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2767

Justia Opinion Summary: SEB distributes household products under several brand names, including electric steam irons sold under the Rowenta brand name. Euro-Pro distributes household appliances under the Shark brand name. The Shark packaging st...

Guillermo Ruiz v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2930
USA v. James Stephens
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3001
Glenn Stitt v.
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-4232
Gail Vento v. USA
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2460
USA v. Andre Ware
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4733
USA v. Robert Stinson, Jr.
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4734
SBRMCOA v. Bayside Resort Inc
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1054
USA v. Orlando Carino
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1121
Government of the VI v. Shawn Audain
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1238
USA v. Stephen Garvey
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1545
In Re: Diet Drugs v.
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1780
Michael Lehtonen v. Governor of the Virgin Islands
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2063
USA v. Richard Brown
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4074
USA v. Rodney Miller, Sr.
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1122
USA v. Willie Purdom
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2093
Michael Lehtonen v. Governor of the Virgin Islands
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2063
USA v. Raymond Zareck
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2488
Robert Lincoln v. District Attorney Philadelphia
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2642
Mary Batjer v. AHS Hospital Corp
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2999
Judon v. Travelers Prop. Cas. Co. of Am.  
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3406

Justia Opinion Summary: Judon was injured while riding in a commercial passenger vehicle that was insured by Travelers. Judon sought first-party medical benefits of $7,636.40. Travelers paid $5,000, up to the policy’s first-party medical benefi...

Haywood Chavis, Jr. v. USA
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3461
Francine Judon v. Travelers Property Casualty Co
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-4099
USA v. Joel Diaz-Hinirio
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3198
USA v. Joel Diaz-Hinirio
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3198
USA v. Christian Kowalko
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3690
Julius Lockhart v. City of Easton
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4139
John Gehringer v. Atlantic Detroit Diesel Alliso
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4322
USA v. Devin Terry
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4686
In re: Diet Drugs v.
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1300
Joyce Royster v. Laurel Highlands School Distri
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1373
In re: Kirk Stephan v.
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1524
American Capital Acquisitions v. Fortigent LLC
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1926
USA v. James King
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2011
Edward Miller, Jr. v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3005
Yakov Drabovskiy v. Warden Allenwood FCI
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3272
Gerald Bush v.
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-4040
Dwight Bell v.
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-4460
USA v. Todd Summers
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2753
MicroBilt Corporation v.
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1139
USA v. Deborah Peate
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1269
In re: Mark Brown v.
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1484
George Buford, III v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1996
Shaukat Ali v. Jersey City Parking Authority
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2776
In Re: James C. Platts v.
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3286
Raid Elfadly v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3392
In Re: James C. Platts v.
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3481
In Re: James C. Platts v.
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3575
USA v. Arthur D'Amario, III
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3515
Marc Cooper v. Alliance Oral Surgery LLC
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4479
Bobby Johnson v. Draeger Safety Diagnostics Inc
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4541
Roseann Zirnsak v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1168
In re: Darrel Riviere v.
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1477
Steven Stiegel v. Township of Peters
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1631
Miguel Garcia v. Warden Fort Dix FCI
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1985
En Wu v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3018
In re: Sylvester Andrews v.
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-4551
Khazin v. TD Ameritrade Holding Corp  
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1689

Justia Opinion Summary: When Khazin began working for TD, he signed an employment agreement and agreed to arbitrate all disputes. Khazin was responsible for due diligence on financial products offered by TD . When he discovered that one produc...

Muhamet Muriqi v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2090
Endo Pharmaceuticals v. Actavis Inc
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3981
Endo Pharmaceuticals v. Actavis Inc
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4096
Ricky Leake v. Jeffrey Dillman
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4389
William McKenna v. City of Philadelphia
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1767
Bryan Shine v. Basil Merenda
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2080
Comite de Apoyo a los Trabajad v. Perez  
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3557

Justia Opinion Summary: The H-2B visa program allows U.S. employers to seek admission of foreign workers to perform temporary unskilled non-agricultural work by demonstrating that the employment of foreign workers will not adversely affect the...

Francine Cole v. Guardian Insurance Company of
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4104
Soon Park v. Sec U.S. Dept Veterans Affairs
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1063
Alvin Seepaul v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1417
Alfonzo Salley v. Martin Dragovich
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3658
USA v. Scott Tran
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4066
David Petko v. William Radle
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2047
USA v. Alton Coles
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2057
Debra Weisman v. New Jersey Department of Human Services
Date: December 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4656
Donell Prince v. Thomas Aiellos
Date: December 2, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1149
United States v. Burnett  
Date: December 2, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1288

Justia Opinion Summary: To rob a Philadelphia jewelry store, Burnett obtained a gun and Hankerson borrowed a car from Adams. A store video security system captured Burnett’s face during the robbery. They fled with Hankerson driving, but got los...

USA v. Harry Moore
Date: December 2, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2007
USA v. Alexi Lopez-Larosa
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4569
USA v. Jermel Lewis
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 10-2931
USA v. Amin Rashid
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3406
William Thomas v. Siemens AG
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1358
Sara Edmondson v. Lilliston Ford Inc
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1415
Manuel Santos v. Iron Mountain Film & Sound
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1655
Bryan Angle v. Keith Hayes
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3080
Annur Bey v. City of Philadelphia
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3173
Gennaro Rauso v.
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-4253
USA v. Carolyn Wall
Date: November 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4142
USA v. Rayvaughan White
Date: November 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4286
USA v. Lawrence Fudge
Date: November 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4702
M. A. v. Jersey City Board of Education
Date: November 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1684
Embassy of The Blessed Kingdom v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1909
Dougherty v. Philadelphia Sch.Dist.  
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3868

Justia Opinion Summary: Dougherty, the Business Officer for Operations for the Philadelphia School District, was accountable for the Office of Capital Programs (OCP), which developed projects for School Reform Commission (SRC) approval. Dougher...

Darryl McElroy v. Sands Casino
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1325
USA v. Lateefah Body
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1718
Jason Amin-Bey v. USA
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3641
Admiralty Condominium Associat v. Director Federal Emergency Man
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1157
United States v. Thompson  
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1874

Justia Opinion Summary: Working for “Cali Connect,” Thompson transported cocaine from California to Pittsburgh. Cooperating witnesses named Thompson. In wiretapped phone conversations, Thompson made drug-related comments. Texas troopers on I-40...

USA v. Karl Edwards
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4741
Curtis Herman v. Steven Harman
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1013
USA v. Laron Carter
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1547
Summit Sheet Metal LLC v. Sheet Metal Workers Local Unio
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2061
Dennis Macchione v. Coordinator Administrator in W
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2898
Elwood Small v. Sec PA Dept of Corrections
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3059
In Re: James C. Platts v.
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3285
Yakov G. Drabovskiy v.
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3574
Ronald Bravo v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2902
Chhyumi Gurung v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4495
James Wright v. Warden Forest SCI
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1645
John Kenney v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1797
Tariq Belt v. President United States of Ame
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3095
Russell Walker v.
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3853
Detlef Hartmann v. Thomas Carroll
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1953
Bryan Johnson v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1299
Michael Duffy v. Kent County Levy Court
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1668
Marco Robertson v. Charles Samuels
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1768
Justin Credico v. Warden Philadelphia FDC
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1849
Alec Kreider v. Philhaven Adolescent Inpatient
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2699
Thomas Voelzke v. President United States of Ame
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3310
Thomas D'Amico v. Karen Balicki
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3908
USA v. Khader Musa
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2547
Harold Leonard v. IRS
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4238
Ronald Dandar v. Attorney General Pennsylvania
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1712
In Re: James C. Platts v.
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3576
USA v. James Sodano, Sr.
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4375
USA v. Derek Spriggs
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4766
Lynn Christian v. Honeywell Retirement Benefit P
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1084
Ambrosio Rouse v.
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3778
Jason Kokinda v.
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-4164
Clifford Murray v. David DiGuglielmo
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2463
Manning v. Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith, Inc.  
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3693

Justia Opinion Summary: Escala shareholders sued financial institutions that engage in equity trading, alleging that the defendants participated in “naked” short selling of Escala stock, which “increased the pool of tradable shares by electroni...

Natarajan Venkataram v. Office of Information Policy
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4404
Jeremias Argueta Gomez v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1835
Candice Watkins v. DineEquity Inc
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1359
USA v. Andre Williams
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2388
USA v. Marc Viney
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3727
Jill Pizzola v. Kathryn Gordon
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4407
USA v. Bernard Bagdis
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4438
USA v. Bryan Horton, Jr.
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1261
Barry Shelley v. Somerset County Jail
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1292
USA v. Matthew Wilson
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1945
Derrick Ellerbe v.
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3466
Lawrence Fisher v. Warden Somerset SCI
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3833
USA v. Michael Rinaldi
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1805
USA v. Louis Agnes
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1981
Robert McCann v. Borough of Magnolia
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2077
United States v. Franz  
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2406

Justia Opinion Summary: Equinox, a wilderness-guide, displayed website photographs, including one of Franz with a wooly mammoth tusk. The Bureau of Land Management sent an undercover agent on an Equinox expedition. Franz participated and volunt...

Howard Washington v. National Railroad Passenger Co
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3332
USA v. Gregory Brown
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4442
USA v. Gregory Griswold
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1185
USA v. Frederick Kelsey
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1611
Marcellus Jones v. Sec PA Dept Corr
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1937
Justin Hickox v. County of Blair
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3113
Guzman v. Att'y Gen. of U.S.  
Date: November 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3196

Justia Opinion Summary: Guzman, a 38-year-old citizen of the Dominican Republic, was admitted to the U.S. as a lawful permanent resident in 1994 and has continually resided here. About a year after his admission, he pled guilty to a New York ch...

Selena Scott v. Bank of America
Date: November 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4689
Semir Music v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4823
Darwin Rittinhouse v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1656
David Grigolashvili v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1702
USA v. Anthony Williams
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2391
Jason Tiffin v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3875
Katherine Archut v. Ross University School of Vete
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4377
Barry Dooley v. CPR Restoration & Cleaning Ser
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4774
Jeffrey Tarrats v. Warden Allenwood USP
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1512
USA v. Efrain Reyes
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2759
USA v. Mark Green
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4406
Lacy Goggans v. USA
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2239
Jason Collura v. City of Philadelphia
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1062
Lateefah Brown v. Division of Youth and Family
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1987
Ronald Goode v. Louis Gioria
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3008
Thorpe v. Borough of Jim Thorpe  
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2446

Justia Opinion Summary: Multi-sport Olympic gold medalist Jim Thorpe died in California in 1953 without a will. His estate was assigned to his third wife, who, over the objections of children from his previous marriages, buried him in Jim Thorp...

Gordon Levey v. Brownstone Investment Group
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3251
USA v. Frederick Benton
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3667
Denis Sheils v. Pennsbury School District
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2883
William Greer v. Mondelez Global
Date: October 22, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3820
USA v. Dion Johnson
Date: October 22, 2014
Docket Number: 12-4493
USA v. John Angell
Date: October 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1458
USA v. Omar Bennett
Date: October 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3330
Jennifer Bennett v. Susquehanna County Children &
Date: October 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3823
Dawn Prosser v. National Rural Utilities Coope
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2076
In re: Avandia Marketing v.
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4323
Anita Holley v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4462
USA v. Dung Bui
Date: October 20, 2014
Docket Number: 11-3795
USA v. Dung Bui
Date: October 20, 2014
Docket Number: 11-3795
United States v. Bui  
Date: October 20, 2014
Docket Number: 11-3795

Justia Opinion Summary: DEA agents executed a search warrant at multiple Reading-area residences. After his arrest, Bui admitted that they purchased his house to convert it into a marijuana grow factory. Bui was indicted for conspiracy to manuf...

Schumann v. Astrazeneca Pharm., L.P.  
Date: October 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1489

Justia Opinion Summary: Schumann, as a qui tam relator under the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. 3729, and corresponding state laws, alleged that the drug company defendants improperly induced Medco Health, his employer, to offer certain of...

USA v. Omar Torres-Montalvo
Date: October 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4124
USA v. Sherman Kemp
Date: October 17, 2014
Docket Number: 10-3438
USA v. Crystal Paling
Date: October 17, 2014
Docket Number: 12-4380
Schmidt v. Skolas  
Date: October 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3750

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2012 Schmidt, a former shareholder in Genaera, a biotechnology company that dissolved in 2009 and liquidated its assets, brought suit on behalf of himself and other former shareholders against the liquidating trustee...

USA v. Maurice Phillips
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 10-3706
USA v. David Garcia
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 10-4419
Paul McArdle v. Joseph Hufnagel
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1841
Domingo Montanez v. Secretary Pennsylvania Depart
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1380
Timothy Hale v. Harry Wilson
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1478
USA v. Carlos Almonte
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2580
Estate Frank P. Lagano v. Bergen County Prosecutors Offi  
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3232

Justia Opinion Summary: Lagano was fatally shot in 2007, in front of an East Brunswick, New Jersey diner. In 2012 his estate filed suit against the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office (BCPO) and former BCPO Chief of Detectives Mordaga, alleging t...

USA v. Michael Wilkerson
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4309
Thomas Riddle v. Bank of America Corp
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4543
Robert Henson v. US Foodservice Inc
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4711
USA v. Brian McNeal
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4735
Dean Schomburg v. Dow Jones & Co Inc
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1749
USA v. Frederick Banks
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1877
Oneil Bansie v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2107
Joseph Donahue v.
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3915
Dow Chemical Canada Inc v. HRD Corp
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2074
Mardi Harrison v. Bernard Coker
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4592
USA v. Joseph Donahue
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4767
USA v. Joseph Donahue
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4767
Cara Palladino v. Governor of Pennsylvania
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2766
Teresa Scott v. Pamela Wellington Lackey
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3321
Courtney Douglass v. Convergent Outsourcing
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3588
Courtney Douglass v. Convergent Outsourcing
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3588
Camico Mutual Insurance Co v. Heffler, Radetich & Saitta
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3619
Anthony Cook v.
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1539
Carlos Deans v. Kennedy House Inc
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1762
USA v. Felix Pena-Jaquez
Date: October 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1112
Linda Metcalf v. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner
Date: October 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3118
Flintkote Co v. Aviva PLC  
Date: October 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4055

Justia Opinion Summary: Flintkote was a major supplier of asbestos-based products and was covered by insurance policies from London insurance firms, including Aviva, one of the world’s largest insurers. It became apparent that claims under thes...

Moshen Omar v. Scott Blackman
Date: October 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4542
Joseph Cobbs v. Amelia Caputo
Date: October 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4798
A.S. v. SmithKline Beecham Corp  
Date: October 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1229

Justia Opinion Summary: A.S., who suffers from a congenital birth defect, and his mother, Miller, who ingested Paxil while pregnant, sued GSK in the Philadelphia County Court, alleging that all parties were citizens of Pennsylvania. GSK remove...

Mariano Antuna-Acosta v. Attorney General USA
Date: October 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1362
Gilberto Edwards v. Tony Bryson
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3670
Adolph Funches, III v. Bucks County
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2182
R.K. v. Clifton Board of Education
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2212
USA v. Omar Jorge
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3408
USA v. Zachary Chambers
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3518
United States v. Paladino  
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3689

Justia Opinion Summary: Paladino responded to internet ad placed by an undercover federal agent that offered videotapes of young boys engaged in sexual conduct. Paladino agreed to provide videos of boys engaged in sexually explicit conduct in e...

Asbestos Products Liability v.
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4002
Reginald Johnson, Sr. v. Francis C. Mondrosch
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1189
Mariano Antuna-Acosta v. Attorney General USA
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1362
Marco Robertson v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1456
Marco Robertson v. Executive Director Brain Insti
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1514
USA v. Tyreek Styles
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1661
Christopher Ware v. Todd Riley
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1857
In Re: James C. Platts v.
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3482
In Re: Joseph Filbert v.
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3546
Debora Schmidt v. Mars Inc
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1048
Clarence Haley v. Kintock Group
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2806
Karen Tucker v. Secretary Health and Human Ser
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1127
Mark Yakubov v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1537
Ernest Woodall v.
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2880
Gzregorz Lepianka v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1581
Theresa Ellis v.
Date: October 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3369
USA v. John Rundle
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4538
Wendel Hall, Sr. v. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4714
James C. Platts v.
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1060
In Re: James C. Platts v.
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2843
Robert Sturman v.
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3196
Lamar Brown v.
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3283
Frederick Banks v.
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3601
Harvey Holland v. Warden Canaan USP
Date: October 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3962
Arthur D'Amario, III v. Warden Fairton FCI
Date: October 2, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1736
Veronica Capaz-Rodrigues v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 2, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1737
United States v. Katzin  
Date: October 1, 2014
Docket Number: 12-2548

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2009-2010, Delaware, Maryland, and New Jersey had a wave of pharmacy burglaries. The FBI joined the investigation. A suspect emerged: an electrician, Harry Katzin, had recently been caught burglarizing a pharmacy; his...

USA v. Tuyen Pham
Date: October 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3144
Selvia Zaklama v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: October 1, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1128
TrusteesNatl Elevator Industry v. Bernard McLaughlin
Date: October 1, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1308
Steven Mensah-Yawson v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 1, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1333
USA v. Philip Zoebisch
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4481
David Hatchigian v. National Electrical Contractor
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1783
Hubert Jackson v.
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3412
In re: Nutella Marketing v.
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3456
Clarence Haley v. Kintock Group
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2806
Elizabeth Robinson v. Forrest Peirce
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3136
Daniel W. Allen, Sr. v.
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3543
Judy Harris v. Dow Chemical Co
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4697
Ben Gross v. Robert Cormack
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1482
Clare Michelfelder v. Diane McGee
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1693
Leon Hugh Gavaskar Mattie v. Attorney General USA
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1808
Santomenno v. John Hancock Life Ins. Co.  
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3467

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, investors in 401(k) benefit plans, brought suit on behalf of themselves and a putative class of benefit plans and plan participants that have held or continue to hold group annuity contracts with John Hancock...

In re: Allen  
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3543

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1999 ATN fraudulently transferred $6 million to its former owners, including Allen, in a shareholder litigation settlement. ATN avoided the transfer and obtained a recovery order in its separate Florida bankruptcy pro...

Lisa Mirsky v. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4121
USA v. Oronda Ligon
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4190
Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC v. 1.01 Acres in Penn Twp  
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4458

Justia Opinion Summary: Columbia, an interstate natural gas company subject to the jurisdiction of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), seeks to replace a portion of a natural gas pipeline that runs in and around York County, Pennsy...

Brenda Seney v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4471
James Hendricks v. President United States of Ame
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2702
Eric Slater v. President United States of Ame
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2703
Abad Elfgeeh v. President United States of Ame
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2704
Albert Ranieri v. President United States of Ame
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2705
James Whitted v. President United States of Ame
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2706
Paul Apostolopoulos v. President United States of Ame
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2707
Kevin Mahoney v. President United States of Ame
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2708
USA v. Hakeem Paris
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1232
USA v. Muhammad
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3271
Vernon Hill, II v. TD Bank NA
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3595
McDonald Joseph v. New Jersey Transit Rail Operat
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4430
Raymond Farzan v. Vanguard Group Inc
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1340
Percy Hogan, Jr. v. Raymond Corp
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1565
Michael Minervini v. Board of Trustess for the Pens
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2457
USA v. Henry Freeman
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 09-2166
Toni Clark v. Wells Fargo Bank
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2816
K. K. v. Pittsburgh Public Schools
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4450
T. F. v. Fox Chapel Area School Dist
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4624
Freidrich v. Davis  
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1031

Justia Opinion Summary: Freidrich and Davis, both American citizens, were passengers on a U.S. Airways flight in 2010 from Philadelphia to Munich, Germany. Davis formerly lived in Pennsylvania, but now lives in Germany. On his 2012 Registration...

Mohammad Hasem v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1106
In re:Caribbean Petroleum Corp v.
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4415
Dana Hayden v. Westfield Insurance Co
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4523
Tomoko Funayama v. Nichia America Corp
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1923
Dawn Ball v. Lt. Hummel
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3538
Mahn v. Att'y Gen. of the United States  
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 12-4377

Justia Opinion Summary: Mahn, a citizen of Liberia, entered the U.S. in 2000 as a refugee. Five years later, he adjusted his status to lawful permanent resident. In 2007-2008, Mahn pled guilty in Pennsylvania to theft by deception and forgery a...

USA v. Omar Folk
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4078
USA v. Jonathan Johnson
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1304
Dion Lee McBride v. Warden Allegheny County Jail
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1427
William Spiess v. Pocono Mountain Regional Polic
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1929
Garcia Maria De La Luz v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3293
Felipe De Paula v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3365
USA v. Ronaldo Edmund
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3923
National Health Plan Corp v. Teamsters Local 469
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4084
Edward Koren v. Frank Noonan
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4241
Metro. Edison Co. v. PA Pub. Util. Co.  
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4288

Justia Opinion Summary: The Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a., authorizes federal regulation of transmitting and selling electric power in interstate commerce and grants the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) jurisdiction over transmi...

USA v. Eric Chambers
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4576
USA v. Calvin Plummer
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4604
USA v. James Johnson
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4666
USA v. Kurt Maxshure
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4831
USA v. Shanika Davis
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1147
USA v. Reynaldo Lopez Salinas
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1240
James Jackson v. Louisville Ladder Inc
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1360
Joe Paszkowski v. Roxbury Township Police Depart
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1419
Ibrahim Atanda v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1625
Johnson Obiegbu v. Warden Loretto FCI
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1711
In Re: James C. Platts v.
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2844
In re: James C. Platts v.
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2845
In re: James C. Platts v.
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2846
In re: James C. Platts v.
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2847
Jose Cardona v.
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2978
United States v. Boney  
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3087

Justia Opinion Summary: After a staged drug deal and attempting to hire a hit man to kill the confidential informant involved in the set-up, Boney was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, 21...

United States v. Solomon  
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3108

Justia Opinion Summary: Solomon became the police chief of East Washington, Pennsylvania, after a decade as a part-time officer. He earned $36,100 a year and was not allowed to moonlight. Solomon's behavior while going through a divorce attract...

Anthony Barbiero v. Gerald Kaufman
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3973
Jean Coleman v. Pottstown School District
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4724
State Troopers Fraternal Assoc v. State of New Jersey
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4822
Blunt v. Lower Merion Schs.  
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 11-4200

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs alleged that African American students who were placed in remedial classes after being identified as learning “disabled” in the Lower Merion School District (LMSD) public schools in Montgomery County, Pennsylv...

David Mandeville v. Paul Smeal
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 12-4070
USA v. Christopher Williams
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2318
Joan Oat v. Sewer Enterprises LTD
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3641
Carmella George v. County of Allegheny
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3809
Keisha Boyd v. New Jersey Department of Corre
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4054
Government of the VI v. Vanterpool  
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4400

Justia Opinion Summary: Vanterpool was convicted under V.I. Code tit. 14, section 706(1) for obsessive phone calls and faxes to his ex-girlfriend Jacqueline Webster. On appeal, he argued that: Section 706 was unconstitutional under the First Am...

Arthur Petrikonis v. Wilkes Barre Hospital Co LLC
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4403
Keisha Boyd v. New Jersey Department of Corre
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4696
Grandalski v. Quest Diagnostics Inc.  
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4329

Justia Opinion Summary: Quest provides diagnostic and clinical testing. In general, it tests a patient’s specimens upon the request of a referring physician. Once Quest bills a patient’s insurance provider, the provider reviews the claim and se...

PPL EnergyPlus, LLC v. Solomon  
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4330

Justia Opinion Summary: Dissatisfied with the stock and reliability of power-generating facilities in New Jersey, the state adopted the Long Term Capacity Pilot Program Act (LCAPP), instructing New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities to promote...

King v. Governor of NJ  
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4429

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2013, Governor Christie signed AB A3371 into law, providing: A person who is licensed to provide professional counseling ... shall not engage in sexual orientation change efforts with a person under 18 years of age....

PPL EnergyPlus, LLC v. Lee Solomon
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4501
Marcia Williams v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4586
Charles Muhammad v. United States Board of Governo
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1507
Tormu Prall v.
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3442
Wendell Kirkland v. Louis DiLeo
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2298
Wendell Kirkland v. Louis DiLeo
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2377
Alex Shadie v. Hazleton Area School District
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4044
USA v. Jerrod Curtis
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4149
Daniel Heath v. Superintendent Frackville SCI
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1853
United States v. Lewis  
Date: September 9, 2014
Docket Number: 10-2931

Justia Opinion Summary: Lewis, Shavers, and White committed an armed robbery of a North Philadelphia “speakeasy” in 2005, pointing firearms at customers and employees, ordering them to the floor, and threatening to shoot. They were charged with...

USA v. Larry Walters
Date: September 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4551
Johnson Obiegbu v. Robert Werlinger
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1662
United States v. Shannon  
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2389

Justia Opinion Summary: Pennsylvania State Police and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration worked with confidential informants and identified Beaver County cocaine distributor, Taylor, and, through wiretaps, were able to observe part of a d...

USA v. Koreen Higgs
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2419
Gabin Tonfack v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4183
Hector Negron v. Warden Schuylkill FCI
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4379
Willie Walker v. State of Pennsylvania
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4499
Frank Roy v. Travelers Insurance
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1589
David Alston v. Kean University
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1629
David Podlog v. Warden Fort Dix FCI
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1827
Barkes v. First Corr. Med. Inc.  
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3074

Justia Opinion Summary: Christopher was a troubled man with a long history of mental health and substance abuse problems. He committed suicide in 2004, while in custody at the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution (HRYCI) in Wilmington, Dela...

USA v. Kevin McGinty
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1486
USA v. Edward Jackson
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3403
USA v. Lewis Whoolery
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4171
Alberto Raposo v. USA
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1515
USA v. Nathaniel Pitts
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1559
Byron Bedell v.
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2977
In re: Kenneth Mitan v.
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3207
In Re: Emerita Gueson v.
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3578
Anthony Pagliaccetti v. Superintendent SCI Mahanoy
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3140
Hernandez-Cruz v. Att'y Gen. of the U.S.  
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3288

Justia Opinion Summary: Hernandez, a 34-year-old Mexican citizen, entered the U.S. without inspection in 1998. In 2009, he pled guilty to simple assault and endangering the welfare of a child, stemming from striking his 10-year-old stepson. DH...

Fair Wind Sailing Inc v. Dempster  
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3305

Justia Opinion Summary: Fair Wind owns sailing schools, including one in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. In 2007 Fair Wind hired Bouffard as a captain and instructor, under a contract precluding Bouffard from joining a competitor within 20 miles of...

John Lott v. James Duffy
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4727
David Moleski v. USA
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3733
Albert Hairston v. Roy Hendricks
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3098
Williams v. BASF Catalysts LLC  
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1089

Justia Opinion Summary: Decades ago, BASF’s predecessor, Engelhard, discovered that its talc products contained disease-causing asbestos. Plaintiffs allege that Engelhard, with the help of the Cahill law firm, destroyed or hid tests and reports...

United States v. Salahuddin  
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1464

Justia Opinion Summary: Salahuddin was Newark’s Deputy Mayor for Public Safety. He allegedly conspired to use his official position to obtain charitable and political contributions and to direct Newark demolition contracts to Cooper, with whom...

United States v. Mallory  
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2025

Justia Opinion Summary: Mallory and Ismail, employed as emergency medical technicians, were visiting the Philadelphia home of Delaine, their mother. At about 2:30 a.m. they were standing with friends in front of a neighbor’s home. Officer Ender...

USA v. Victor Patela
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2255
United States v. Husmann  
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2688

Justia Opinion Summary: While Husmann was on supervised release for a child pornography conviction, the Probation Office received an alert indicating that his computer had accessed pornographic websites. An agent visited his residence, seized f...

Robert Smith v. Warden FCI McKean
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3228
Douglas Thomas v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4118
Aleynikov v. Goldman Sachs Grp., Inc  
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4237

Justia Opinion Summary: Aleynikov is a computer programmer who worked as a vice president at GSCo in 2007 through 2009. After accepting an employment offer from another company, Aleynikov copied source code developed at GSCo into computer file...

Alan Feuerstein v. George Simpson
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4265
David Rawdin v. American Board of Pediatrics
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4544
Mehmood Syed v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2091
United States v. Brown  
Date: September 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4442

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2010, while in state custody for another offense, Brown mailed a threatening letter to a federal magistrate judge, who had presided over dismissal of Brown’s habeas petition. Following an investigation, Brown pled gui...

Merlene Jordan v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: August 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1429
Visteon Corporation v.
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3352
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 12-4397
Allen Boyle v. International Brotherhood of T
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 12-4578
USA v. Jamael Stubbs
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2638
Douglass v. Convergent Outsourcing  
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3588

Justia Opinion Summary: Douglass received a letter from Convergent regarding a debt that Douglass allegedly owed T-Mobile. Convergent used an envelope with a glassine window, through which were visible: Douglass’s name and address; a sequence o...

Deborah Haines v. Admin U. S. Fed Transit Admin
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4814
Budhun v. Reading Hosp. & Med. Ctr.  
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 11-4625

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2008, Budhun was hired by BHP. About 60 percent of her job was typing. She had received a final warning for tardiness, making her ineligible for transfer within the organization. Budhun took four weeks of Family Med...

D.E v. Cent. Dauphin Sch. Dist.  
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1294

Justia Opinion Summary: D.E., now 23 years old, was a minor diagnosed with a learning disability and enrolled in school in the Central Dauphin School District. His parents claimed that while D.E. was enrolled in Central Dauphin he was deprived...

United States v. Brown  
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2214

Justia Opinion Summary: Pittsburgh Police Detectives Emery, Adametz, Kennedy, and Gault were patrolling in an unmarked cruiser and observed a Chevy Impala driven by Brown parking across from a nuisance bar where drug dealing and shootings regul...

Robert Weaver v. Laura Beveridge
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2448
Larry Lewis v. Allegheny Ludlum Corp
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3636
USA v. Michael Marsico
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3709
USA v. Michael Marsico
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3710
Julie Diaz v. Saucon Valley Manor Inc
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4340
Julie Diaz v. Saucon Valley Manor Inc
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4764
Ekaterina Stolbova v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1447
Claude Townsend v.
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3368
PPL Corp v. Commissioner of Internal Reven
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 11-1069
Davis v. Abington Mem'l Hosp.  
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3512

Justia Opinion Summary: The cases on appeal are among several similar actions brought by a single law firm alleging systemic underpayment in the healthcare industry in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. 201, Pennsylvania law,...

Kenneth Lynn v. Aria Health System
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3514
Kenneth Lynn v. Jefferson Health Sys
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3515
Cassandra Ruff v. Albert Einstein Healthcare Net
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3521
John Duncheskie v. Temple Univ Health
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3522
Ferring Pharm. Inc. v. Watson Pharm., Inc.  
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2290

Justia Opinion Summary: Ferring and Watson market competing prescription progesterone products. Progesterone plays a key role in helping women become pregnant and maintain pregnancies by preparing and maintaining the uterine lining to support t...

USA v. Khalifa Al-Akili
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2303
Lauri Howe v. Robert Litwack
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3380
United States v. Erwin  
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3407

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2009 - 2010, Erwin managed an oxycodone distribution ring by obtaining medically unnecessary prescriptions for oxycodone from licensed physicians in exchange for cash. Erwin’s customers, posing as patients, filled the...

Christopher Iwanicki v. PA Dept of Corrections
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3996
Corey Harris v. Mark Causgrove
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1622
Alton Brown v.
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2922
Coffelt v. Fawkes  
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3280

Justia Opinion Summary: Fawkes, the Virgin Islands Supervisor of Elections, disqualified Coffelt and Canegata from appearing on the general election ballot for the offices of Governor and Lieutenant Governor, respectively, for ostensible noncom...

Wayne Coombs v. David DiGuglielmo
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1147
United Industrial Service Tran v. Government of the Virgin Islan
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1247
James Schneller v. Philadelphia Newspapers Inc
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3429
Ronald Dove v. County of York
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1440
Yvette Madison v. Marsha Neifeild
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2825
USA v. Ramar Gardiner
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3345
Motiva Enterprises LLC v. Swiss Re International S.E.
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3434
Motiva Enterprises LLC v. Swiss Re International S.E.
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3435
Motiva Enterprises LLC v. Swiss Re International S.E.
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3436
United States v. Donahue  
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4767

Justia Opinion Summary: Donahue was convicted of fraud and related offenses and sentenced to 10 years in prison. The court directed Donahue to surrender by a given time place to serve this sentence, but he did not do so. The court issued a war...

USA v. Kerry Woods
Date: August 21, 2014
Docket Number: 10-4041
United States v. Bagdy  
Date: August 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2975

Justia Opinion Summary: Bagdy pled guilty to wire fraud, having embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from a family-owned business for which he was a consultant. The court sentenced him to 36 months’ imprisonment and ordered restitution o...

Cyrus Sanders v. Emanuel Rose
Date: August 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4043
USA v. Tamara Santarelli
Date: August 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4228
Vincent Sherard v. Berks County
Date: August 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1155
Robert Zebrowski v. Evonik Degussa Corporation Adm
Date: August 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1026
Muwsa Green v. Superintendent Fayette SCI
Date: August 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4663
Subrina Taylor v. Harrisburg Area Community
Date: August 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1431
United States v. Freeman  
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 09-2166

Justia Opinion Summary: Freeman and Mark and others were convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance. Both presented proposed jury instructions that the government must prove the existence of "five or m...

Syblis v. Att'y Gen of the U.S/  
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 11-4478

Justia Opinion Summary: Syblis, a citizen of Jamaica, entered the U.S. in 2000 as a non-immigrant visitor. He remained beyond three months without seeking additional authorization. In 2004 he was charged with possession of marijuana. The charge...

United States v. Claxton  
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3933

Justia Opinion Summary: In December 2006 a grand jury charged Claxton and others with conspiring to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine between 1999 and 2005. An arrest warrant issued that day. The first trial be...

Joseph Reaves v. Pennsylvania Board of Probatio
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 12-4625
Lodge No. 5 of the Fraternal Order of Police v. City of Philadelphia  
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1516

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), an incorporated collective bargaining organization that represents the approximately 6,600 active police officers employed by the Philadelphia, operates a political action committee,...

Zachary Spada v. Edgar Martinez
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4205
Edward Salerno v. Corzine
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4292
Robbie Thomas v. Charlie Brinich
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1607
Bradd Gold v. Ford Motor Co
Date: August 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2328
USA v. Lucien Williams
Date: August 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2754
Montanez v. Sec'y PA Dep't of Corrs.  
Date: August 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1380

Justia Opinion Summary: The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC) maintains bank accounts, which inmates use to purchase items such as soap, deodorant, toothpaste, and over-the-counter medications. Inmates are also responsible for the co...

USA v. Douglas Kennedy
Date: August 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3170
United States v. McGee  
Date: August 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3183

Justia Opinion Summary: A financial advisor with more than 20 years of experience, McGee met Maguire between 1999 and 2001 while attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. McGee assured Maguire that their conversations were going to remain privat...

USA v. Tyrone Bullock
Date: August 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4662
Pablo Cardenas Cardenas v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1177
Timothy Trimble v. Jack Shaw
Date: August 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1636
USA v. Edward Jesus-Nunez
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1454
VICI Racing LLC v. T-Mobile USA Inc.  
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1615

Justia Opinion Summary: VICI, a sports car racing team, sought T-Mobile’s sponsorship for the 2009-2011 Le Mans racing seasons. The companies entered into an agreement that required VICI to field one T-Mobile-sponsored racecar during the 2009 s...

OR v. Gerri Hutner
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2102
Neal Naik v. Director U.S.C.I.S.
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3253
News America Marketing In Stor v. Floorgraphics Inc
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4085
USA v. Bertram Russell
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4635
Gary Smith v. John Wagner
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4690
Robert Benchoff v. Matthew Fogal
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4707
Patrell Barnett v. New Jersey Transit Corp
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1281
Clyde Dover v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1433
Jose Tigre-Hurtado v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1437
James O'Neal-Sloane v. Warden Allenwood FCI
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1551
Jerome Loach, Sr. v.
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2895
Robinson v. Beard  
Date: August 12, 2014
Docket Number: 11-9003

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Appellant was convicted of first degree murder, attempted criminal homicide, and related offenses. The trial court imposed upon Appellant a death sentence for the murder conviction. The Pennsylvania S...

Certain Underwriters at Interest at Lloyds of London v. United Parcel Serv. of Am., Inc.  
Date: August 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4515

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, the third-party insurers of a shipping service for coins and special metals, invoked their subrogation rights and alleged that several of the service’s shipments, worth a total of $150,000, were lost or stole...

Michael Keeling v. Attorney General Pennsylvania
Date: August 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1353
Eric Rhett v. C. Evans
Date: August 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1460
Alejandro Diaz Gutierrez v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1727
New Vista Nursing and Rehabili v. NLRB
Date: August 11, 2014
Docket Number: 12-1936