2015 Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 1379

Kamal Jamai v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1116
Dwayne Rieco v. William Hebe
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2323
Gary Zierke v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2547
Young Song v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2970
USA v. James Cole, Jr.
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-3172
In re: Wheeler Zamichieli v.
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-3232
IN RE: Frederick H. Banks v.
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-3518
Jose Rodas-Leon v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4522
Ibrahim Atanda v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1816
Kaplan v. Saint Peter's Healthcare Sys.  
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1172

Justia Opinion Summary: St. Peter’s, a non-profit healthcare entity, runs a hospital, and employs over 2,800 people. It is not a church, but has ties to a New Jersey Roman Catholic Diocese. The Bishop appoints most members of its Board of Gover...

Ronald Smith v. United States Parole Commissio
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2887
USA v. Kenneth Townsend
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3652
USA v. Jason Glass
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3801
Wendy Malishka v. MetLife
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4195
Susan Batista v. Countrywide Home Loans Inc
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1758
M. S. v. Marple Newtown School District
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1277
Willis v. Childrens Hosp. of Pittsburgh  
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1526

Justia Opinion Summary: Willis worked as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner at Children’s from August 1993 until her termination in January 2012. From 2001 until 2011, Willis served as co-lead NNP. Lamouree, the nurse manager for the newborn intensi...

Mitchell Wall v. Brian Bushman
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1605
Timothy Fletcher v. Perry Phelps
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4613
Kim Potoczny v. Aurora Loan Services
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3704
Board of Directors of Sapphire v. George Simpson
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3922
Rodney Holloman v. Warden Fairton FCI
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2396
Lorenzo Sims v. Wexford Health Sources Inc
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2739
Gnana Chinniah v. Township of East Pennsboro
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2911
USA v. Dorothy Robinson
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3875
Maria Garlick v. Trans Tech Logistics Inc
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4186
USA v. Augustino Smith
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4453
USA v. Dorothy Robinson
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1230
Christopher Boyd v. Superintendent Waymart SCI
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2697
Gilmar Vasconcelos-De Santana v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3206
United States v. West  
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4532

Justia Opinion Summary: Officer Grenier was notified by radio of multiple calls reporting shots fired near the intersection of East 23rd and Crosby Streets, a well-known drug trafficking location. The dispatcher reported that there was a white...

Robert Gardner v. Philadelphia School District
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4562
Nathan Reigle v. Ralph Riesh
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2407
Milad Allaham v. Fadi Naddaf
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2575
Wilfredo Gonzalez-Lora v. Warden Moshannon Valley Correc
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2650
William Burrell, Jr. v.
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-3767
USA v. Bawer Aksal
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1418
Yan Fang Chen v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1713
Aurelia Lapaz v. Barnabas Health System
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1773
Christopher Wills v. USP Canaan
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2070
Harry Colyer v.
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-3442
Robin Tasco v. International Brotherhood of E
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2981
Carl Barton v. Hewlett Packard Co
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4785
USA v. Marquis Lopez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4827
Cheng Chen v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1109
Tijuana Johnson v. Wynns Extended Care Inc
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1343
Robert Lincoln v. Warden Smithfield SCI
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1738
Victor Rodriguez v. Samuel Salus
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2142
Christian Womack v.
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-3407
Shemtov Michtavi v. William Scism
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4104
Shemtov Michtavi v. William Scism
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4104
Michtavi v. Scism  
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4104

Justia Opinion Summary: Michtavi, a prisoner, had an operation to treat his prostate performed by Dr. Chopra, who is not a Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) employee. After surgery, Michtavi noticed that the quantity of his ejaculate had reduced....

Martin Greenblatt v. Howard Klein
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1753
USA v. Demetrius Brown
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1852
Owen Johnson v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2282
Ted McCracken v. Wells Fargo Bank NA
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2335
Brahim Zhouri v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2390
Tyrrell Eiland v. Warden Fort Dix FCI
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2517
Mohamed Nabe v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2555
Derrick Brown v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3700
USA v. Saladen Williams
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1221
USA v. Arnell Monroe
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1919
Terik Williams v. Roger Bolava
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2480
Julio Gonzales Zamora v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2566
Michael Kissell v. Laurel Highlands SCI
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2654
Radnor Holdings Corp v.
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3794
Jose Barajas v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4109
P.R.B.A. Corp. v. HMS Host Toll Roads, Inc.  
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1538

Justia Opinion Summary: Bare Exposure operates “Atlantic City’s Only All Nude Entertainment.” HMS, a private corporation, leases expressway service plazas from the South Jersey Transportation and New Jersey Turnpike Authorities to operate resta...

Joseph Aruanno v.
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-3183
USA v. John Doe
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4274
USA v. John Doe
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4274
USA v. Giovanni Arena
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4527
USA v. Parrish Barnes
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1317
USA v. Richard Kaplan
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2207
USA v. Richard Kaplan
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2208
KBZ Communications Inc v. CBE Technologies LLC
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3526
Stephen Conklin v. Yvette Kane
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4106
Filomena Ward v. Philadelphia Parking Authority
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1433
USA v. Ivan Lee
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1484
USA v. William Boney
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1519
USA v. Jose Caldera
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2256
Yan Yan v. Penn State University
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2617
Lydell Swinson v. Blakely
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2861
USA v. Sergey Boltutskiy
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1068
USA v. Sa'eedu Massaquoi
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4416
Steven D'Agostino v. Appliances Buy Phone Inc
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1171
Wayne Prater v. John Wetzel
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2433
Tyrell Hines v. Joseph Stauffer
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2543
USA v. Jerome Kelly
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3513
USA v. Ralphiel Mack
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2916
USA v. Tony Mack
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2939
USA v. Torey Dobbin
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1666
Jing Liu v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1736
Kareem Armstrong v. Secretary Pennsylvania Departm
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2375
In Re: Alton Brown v.
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-3180
David Calhoun v. Secretary Pennsylvania Board o
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1449
USA v. Edward Hilts
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1010
Donald Maddy v. GE Co
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1477
Sarin Kadakia v. Rutgers University
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1935
USA v. Richard Caraballo-Rodriguez
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3162
Angelo Davis v. Michael Harlow
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4172
Kevin Thomas v. Deborah Shaw
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4259
Wilfredo Lora-Gonzalez v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1281
Randall Winslow v. P. Stevens
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1496
Wei Zhang v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3939
Raymond Zong v. Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner Sm
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4239
Dwayne Rieco v. Moran
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2529
USA v. Michael Rinaldi
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2688
Yakov Drabovskiy v. United States Department of Ho
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1267
Dwayne Rieco v. Brian Coleman
Date: November 27, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2564
AT&T Corp v. Core Communications Inc  
Date: November 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1499

Justia Opinion Summary: The members of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PPUC) and Core Communications, Inc., appealed a District Court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of AT&T Corp. Core billed AT&T for terminating phone calls fr...

Luis Torres-Escalantes v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4663
John McCarthy v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: November 25, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1826
John McGill v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 25, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1890
Rodney Wells v.
Date: November 25, 2015
Docket Number: 15-3461
Luis Estela-Gomez v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4619
Babcock v. Butler County  
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1467

Justia Opinion Summary: This putative class action was brought by Sandra Babcock, a corrections officer at the Butler County Prison in Butler, Pennsylvania. Babcock claimed that Butler County failed to properly compensate her and those similarl...

Bryan Szallar v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1776
Richard Woods v. Marirosa Lamas
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3751
Louis Ruscitto v. USA
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3446
Koyode Akinniyi v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1231
Helene Robinson v. PNC Bank
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1330
Antonello Boldrini v. Frederick Ammerman
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2029
Barbara Kupersmit v. Commissioner of Internal Reven
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2715
USA v. Natalya Shvets
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3669
USA v. Cirilo Flores
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4554
Corey Bracey v. Secretary Pennsylvania Departm
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1674
USA v. Troy Beam
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2330
Richard Taylor v. David Henderson
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1465
Keith Dougherty v. Carlisle Trans Products Inc
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2902
Natural Born Citizen Party Nat v.
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-3463
Matthew Tucker v.
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-3546
James Mabry v. J. Shartel
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 12-2637
Faush v. Tuesday Morning, Inc.  
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1452

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Matthew Faush was an employee of a temporary staffing agency. He was assigned to Tuesday Morning, Inc., where he claimed he was subjected to slurs and accusations based on his race. Ultimately he was terminated...

USA v. Fabio Moreno Vargas
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3493
USA v. Linda Yarleque
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3513
Shaun Austin v. Leon Hill
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3877
Juan Diaz, Jr. v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4041
Coleman McCall v. City of Philadelphia
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4374
Howard Wood v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4540
Hugo Sazo-Godinez v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4832
USA v. Joseph Wing
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1303
USA v. Brandon Schnetzka
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1752
Ismary Gomez v. Maximo Nacer
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1932
Jean Coulter v. Alexander Lindsay, Jr.
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2144
Glen Christian v. Cherylin Christian
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2215
Edward Kates v. Christopher Christie
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2259
Anthony Bodnar v. Warden Fort Dix FCI
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2405
USA v. Jeffrey Knobbs
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4496
Stephen Weil v. David White
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4566
MHA LLC v. Healthfirst, Inc
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1715
Lawrence Higgins v. Frank Bonin Funeral Parlor
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2107
Chavarriaga v. NJ Dep't of Corrs.  
Date: November 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2044

Justia Opinion Summary: A former inmate claimed that correctional officers violated her constitutional rights when, without proper authorization, they took her from one place of confinement to another where they denied her potable water, clothi...

Joaquin Foy v. The Super-Rich Members of the
Date: November 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2174
USA v. Sanjeev Srivastav
Date: November 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2737
Born Rush v.
Date: November 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-3029
Dolores Diaz-Ortega v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4552
USA v. Manuel Gonzalez
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1791
William Himchak, III v. Attorney General Pennsylvania
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1842
In Re: Google Inc Cookie Place v.
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4300
USA v. Andre Sizemore
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2052
Maher Terminals LLC v. The Port Authority of New Yor
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3626
Hanover 3201 Realty LLC v. Vill. Supermarkets, Inc.  
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4183

Justia Opinion Summary: Hanover Realty contracted with Wegmans to develop a supermarket on its New Jersey property, requiring Hanover to secure necessary permits and approvals before breaking ground. ShopRite and its development subsidiary file...

Wilfredo Gonzalez-Lora v. Warden Fort Dix FCI
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4226
Stephen Smith v. Maiorana
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2591
Edward Ray, Jr. v. Thomas Owens
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2652
In Re: Google Inc Cookie Placement Consumer Privacy Litig.  
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4300

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed a class action alleging that defendants, who run internet advertising businesses, placed tracking cookies on the plaintiffs’ web browsers in contravention of their browsers’ cookie blockers and defendant...

Peter Quinn v. Tamika Cintron
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4367
Claudia Winward v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4665
USA v. Marcel Harper
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1219
Anthony Proctor v. Burke
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2260
Steven Owens v. Brian Coleman
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2539
Charles Scarborough v. Central Bucks School District
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1085
Vincent Hallman v. Department of Human Services
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1680
Ernest Priovolos v. FBI
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1747
William Prescod, Jr. v. Warden Schuylkill FCI
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3701
USA v. Amy Jenkins
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1014
USA v. Gregory Jones
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4047
Udo Steudtner v. Duane Reade Inc
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4626
Patrick Jones v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1707
Sixth Angel Shepherd Rescue v. George Bengal
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3988
Willie Davis v. Saylor
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2693
Charter Oak Insurance Co v. Maglio Fresh Food
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4094
Singh v. Attorney Gen., United States  
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1152

Justia Opinion Summary: Singh, a citizen of India, was granted asylum in 1993, and adjusted to lawful permanent resident status in 1994. In 2000, Singh was convicted of conspiracy to counterfeit passports, counterfeiting and using visas, and ma...

Edwin Blaisure v. Susquehanna County
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1360
Wayne Pettaway v. Maxine Overton
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2156
Rollock Co v. USA
Date: November 3, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2028
USA v. Jay Stout
Date: November 3, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4409
Carole L. Scheib v.
Date: November 3, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1552
Alpesh Patel v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 3, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1626
Jeffrey Schirripa v.
Date: November 3, 2015
Docket Number: 15-3405
John Gabrys, Jr. v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: November 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3120
Richard Beese v. Meridian Health Systems Inc
Date: November 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3627
Jeffrey Good v. IRS
Date: November 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1218
William Staples v. Warden Schuylkill FCI
Date: November 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1462
Ramon Mota v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2039
USA v. Paul Basile
Date: November 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2062
USA v. Maurice Davis
Date: November 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2299
Broadcast Music Inc v. Crocodile Rock Corp
Date: October 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3891
Mosaid Technologies Inc v. LSI Corp
Date: October 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4090
Wilfredo Gonzalez-Lora v. DOJ
Date: October 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4741
USA v. Deborah Cassini
Date: October 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1673
USA v. Tyron Ellerbe
Date: October 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3234
Darrell Williams v. Webb Law Firm
Date: October 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3747
J. F. v. Byram Township Board of Educat
Date: October 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4466
Patrick Okey v. Daniel Strebig
Date: October 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2205
John McCarthy v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: October 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2339
USA v. Corey Pasley
Date: October 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1260
USA v. Shihee Hatchett
Date: October 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1356
Robert Wilson v. Iron Tiger Logistics Inc
Date: October 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4470
J. D. v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: October 28, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1257
James Coppedge v.
Date: October 28, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1382
Bruce Wood v. Linda Galef-Surdo
Date: October 28, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1398
Qiang Ma v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1361
Allen Feingold v. State Farm Mutual Auto Ins Co
Date: October 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1414
Citizens for Pennsylvanias Fut v. Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Autho
Date: October 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2935
USA v. Freddie Lopez Esmurria
Date: October 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4166
Nina Shahin v. State of Delaware Department o
Date: October 27, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1107
In Re: Avandia Mktg.,Sales Practices & Prod. Liab.  
Date: October 26, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1948

Justia Opinion Summary: Whether a third-party payer (TPP) will cover the cost of a member’s prescription depends on whether that drug is listed in the TPP’s formulary. Pharmacy Benefit Managers prepare TPPs’ formularies of drugs approved for us...

Bill Dominguez v. Yahoo Inc
Date: October 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1751
Hanover Ins. Co v. Urban Outfitters Inc  
Date: October 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3705

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2012 Navajo Nation sued for trademark infringement, alleging that Urban Outfitters “advertised, promoted, and sold goods under the ‘Navaho’ and ‘Navajo’ names and marks” on the Internet and in retail stores “[s]ince a...

Kenneth Thornton v. Kathryn Hens-Greco
Date: October 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4704
Aaron Bell v. City of Philadelphia
Date: October 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4753
Aaron Bell v. City of Philadelphia
Date: October 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1004
Yan Yan v. Fox Chase Cancer Center
Date: October 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2099
Matthew Chalfin v. St. Josephs Health System
Date: October 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4623
Rafael Vasquez v.
Date: October 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-3416
Michael Choy v. Comcast Cable Comm LLC
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 12-4040
USA v. Friday James
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1293
Anthony Campbell v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4207
Cydnee Phoenix v. U.S. Homes Corp.
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4463
USA v. Danny Fuentes
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2182
Walter Young, Jr. v. Township of Irvington
Date: October 19, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4353
Certain Underwriters of Lloyds v. Johnny Le d/b/a Nails Time
Date: October 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3141
Shemtov Michtavi v. William Scism
Date: October 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4104
Joseph Fabics v. City of New Brunswick
Date: October 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1443
Forever Green Athletic Fields, Inc. v. Dawson  
Date: October 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3906

Justia Opinion Summary: Day’s company, Forever Green, sells artificial turf playing fields. It sued its competitor, ProGreen, for $5 million for diversion of corporate assets (Bucks County Action). Dawson, an owner of ProGreen and a former Fore...

Ronald Gigliotti v.
Date: October 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4031
Golden Gate National Senior Ca v. James D.Minich
Date: October 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4459
Juvenal Valdovinos-Lopez v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4802
Michael Reynolds v. Warden Victorville USP
Date: October 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2490
Wei Weng v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 15, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3287
Indian Harbor Ins. Co v. F&M Equip., Ltd  
Date: October 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1897

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2001, Furnival and its insurer agreed to a Pollution and Remediation Legal Liability Policy, detailing $10 million in liability protection; a 10-year coverage period; and insurance coverage for 12 Furnival locations,...

Michael Mandelbrot v. Armstrong World Industries Asb
Date: October 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4173
Francesco Messina v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4330
Raymond Bessinger v. Indian Valley Greenes Inc
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4687
Leyse v. Bank of America NA  
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4073

Justia Opinion Summary: Leyse filed suit under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. 227, after receiving a prerecorded telemarketing call on the landline he shares with his roommate. Leyse was not the intended recipient of the call—...

Mary Fender v. Delaware Division of Revenue
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4140
NCAA v. Governor of New Jersey
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4546
Mary Glover v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4829
Hassan v. City of New York  
Date: October 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1688

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs claim that, since January 2002, the New York City Police Department has conducted a secret program “to monitor the lives of Muslims, their businesses, houses of worship, organizations, and schools in New York...

USA v. Ivan Lugo
Date: October 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1511
Jason Amin-Bey v. USA
Date: October 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1634
Kwame Dwumaah v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2283
Saydullo Akbarov v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 9, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1594
USA v. Elvin Dempsey, Jr.
Date: October 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2043
Joseph Turturro v. USA
Date: October 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3834
In re: Beverly Ohntrup v.
Date: October 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4533
Kelly Fanti v. Richard Weinstock
Date: October 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4614
Tyler Hammond v. City of Wilkes Barre
Date: October 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1339
Terrance Davis v. City of Philadelphia Family Co
Date: October 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1612
USA v. Chris Hoffman
Date: October 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4349
USA v. Chris Hoffman
Date: October 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4350
USA v. Chris Hoffman
Date: October 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4351
USA v. Kevin Jones
Date: October 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4690
Christopher Proudfoot v. Arnold Logistics LLC
Date: October 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4703
Dennis Shipman v. Sinina Talley
Date: October 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1158
Joseph Taillon v. Warden Moshannon Valley Corr
Date: October 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1961
USA v. Gene Smith
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4703
Linda Berkery v. Wissahickon School District Bo
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1845
Amgad Hessein v. The American Board of Anesthes
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2249
Josephine Tripodi v. Township of North Coventry
Date: October 6, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3704
USA v. Shamek Hynson
Date: October 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2884
Janice Leaman v. Gregg Wolfe
Date: October 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3511
Manolo De La Cruz v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3846
USA v. Damon Agurs
Date: October 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3862
Blaine Chaney v. Ronald Grigg
Date: October 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4638
Francis Guglielmelli v. State Farm Mutual Automobile I
Date: October 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1100
Lloyd Pennix v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1301
USA v. Thomas Wade
Date: October 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1319
Van Edwards v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: October 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1742
United States v. Foy  
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 10-4728

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2003, Foy was charged in Pennsylvania with threatening a federal official, 18 U.S.C. 115(a)(1)(B). The government also sought revocation of probation imposed by a Texas district court. The Pennsylvania court found tha...

USA v. Jermaine Edmonds
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1184
USA v. William Johnson
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1202
Leonard Ameika v. Keith Moss
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1459
Mark Hibbert, Sr. v. Bellmawr Park Mutual Housing
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3419
Anthony Beckham v. USA
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4058
Wayne McNeill v. Greyhound Lines Inc
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4811
Steven LeBoon v. Alan McIlvain Co
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4813
Larry Johnson v. Warden Fairton FCI
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1573
Robert Lee, Jr. v. City of Philadelphia
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2035
Robert Davies v.
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2936
Arthur Prelle v.
Date: October 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2917
Wayne Pettaway v.
Date: October 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2978
USA v. Edguardo Santiago
Date: October 1, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3178
Witasick v. Minn. Mut. Life Ins, Co.  
Date: October 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1150

Justia Opinion Summary: Witasick was covered by a disability policy and a business overhead expense policy. His claims against both policies were honored. A dispute arose concerning coverage of some claimed business expenses. After years of neg...

Maher Terminals LLC v. Port Auth. of NY  
Date: October 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3626

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2000 the Port Authority signed a 30-year lease for the largest marine terminal at Port Elizabeth (445 acres including structures and berthing) with Maher, which handles cargo. The Lease requires “Basic Rental,” (in 20...

Joseph Szczurek v. Professional Management Inc
Date: October 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4775
Karma Tsering v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1026
Herbert Stoddart v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1454
USA v. Mark Lawrence
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4315
USA v. Robert Odom
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1233
USA v. Leroy Trudgen
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2691
United States v. Nagle  
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3184

Justia Opinion Summary: Nagle and Fink were co-owners and executives of concrete manufacturing and construction businesses. The businesses entered into a relationship with a company owned by a person of Filipino descent. His company would bid f...

USA v. Ernest Fink
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3422
USA v. Prince Isaac
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3881
USA v. Leroy Trudgen
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4118
USA v. Elijah Brown, Jr.
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4611
In re: Revel AC Inc  
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1253

Justia Opinion Summary: Revel opened an Atlantic City resort-casino, costing $2.4 billion. Revel entered into a 10-year lease with IDEA to run two nightclubs and a beach club. IDEA contributed $16 million of the projected cost of construction...

In Re: New Century TRS Holding v.
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1314
Bernard Williams v. Kimberly Barkley
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1463
HR Staffing Consultants LLC v. Richard Butts
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2357
James Roudabush, Jr. v.
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2700
Goldman Sachs & Co v. Athena Venture Partners, L.P.  
Date: September 29, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3461

Justia Opinion Summary: Athena incurred $1.4 million in losses on investments with Goldman Sachs and believed that Goldman misrepresented the risks, Goldman and Athena participated in arbitration to settle the dispute. Athena asserted misrepre...

Nat'l Parks Conservation Ass'n v. Envtl. Prot. Agency  
Date: September 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3147

Justia Opinion Summary: The Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7491, and EPA regulations require states to evaluate the impact of emissions from certain pollution sources within their borders on atmospheric visibility in national parks and wilderness are...

Anthony Mina v. Thomas Hogan
Date: September 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1642
Anthony Mina v. Dawson Muth
Date: September 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1643
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: September 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1644
Anthony Mina v. Thomas Hogan
Date: September 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1645
Isabella Tanikumi v. Walt Disney Co
Date: September 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1959
USA v. George Winkelman
Date: September 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2133
USA v. Charles Jackson
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4771
King Drug Co of Florence Inc v. Smithkline Beecham Corporation
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1243
Patrick Brady v. Air Line Pilots Association
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2961
Patrick Brady v. Air Line Pilots Association
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3128
Thomas Greco v. Michael Senchak
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3212
George Johnson, Jr. v. Jonathan Rardin
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3398
Dimitrios Fatouros v. Emmanuel Lambrakis
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3418
Cathleen McDonough v. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3558
Bacha Jan v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3612
Edwin Jonas v. Nancy Gold
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4255
Yan Yan v. Fox Chase Cancer Center
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4392
Earl Strong v. Town of Smyrna Delaware
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1517
Ahmad Shayesteh v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1556
Dennis McKee v. Pittsburgh National Bank
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1699
Leslie Kelly v. City of Philadelphia
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1885
Leslie Kelly v. Shoko Nioka
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1886
USA v. Edwin Rodriguez
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2114
Tobias Chavez v. Dole Food Company Inc
Date: September 22, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4144
Bronowicz v. County of Allegheny  
Date: September 22, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4497

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2000, Bronowicz was charged with crimes ranging from terroristic threats to driving under the influence. He entered a negotiated plea, served his term of imprisonment, and was released. A complicated sequence of prob...

G L v. Ligonier Valley School Dist
Date: September 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1387
G L v. Ligonier Valley Sch. Dist  
Date: September 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1387

Justia Opinion Summary: After attending a parochial school, G.L. entered high school in the Ligonier Valley District in 2008. At an open house shortly after he started, G.L.’s teacher told his father that G.L. seemed distracted and lacked organ...

Francine Cole v. Town of Morristown
Date: September 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1826
Hazem Siam v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3146
Deborah Shine v. Bayonne Board of Education
Date: September 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4184
Lexington Insurance Co v. 3039 B Street Associates Inc
Date: September 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4668
Linda Skelcy v. UnitedHealth Group Inc
Date: September 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1012
Dwayne Snape v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1515
Sonja Taylor-Bray v. Delaware Department of Service
Date: September 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1848
Denard Trapp v. AMS Servicing LLC
Date: September 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2211
William Robinson, Sr. v. Derwood Littlefield
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3802
USA v. Willie Tyler
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4080
Judith Johnson v. Life Insurance Co of North Ame
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4161
Michelle Thomas v. Delaware State University
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4228
Rasheena Phinisee v. Derek Layser
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4693
Temur Kadirov v. Secretary United States Depart
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4814
Jeniffer Bright v. LabCorp
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1799
USA v. Nathaniel Swint
Date: September 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1840
Jerome Blyden v.
Date: September 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2852
Henry Worthington, Jr. v. County of Northampton
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2071
Joseph Higgins v.
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2500
United States v. Lewis  
Date: September 16, 2015
Docket Number: 10-2931

Justia Opinion Summary: Lewis, Shavers, and White committed a 2005 armed robbery of a North Philadelphia “speakeasy,” pointing firearms, ordering people to the floor, and threatening to shoot. They were charged with Hobbs Act robbery, 18 U.S.C....

Bd. of Trs. of the IBT Local 863 Pension Fund v. C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc  
Date: September 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1956

Justia Opinion Summary: Until 2011, Woodbridge, the largest wholesale grocery distributor by revenue in the U.S., contributed to the fund pursuant to collective bargaining agreements (CBAs). Under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ER...

Board of Trustees of the IBT v. C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc
Date: September 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1957
Dommel Properties LLC v. Jonestown Bank and Trust Compa
Date: September 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3564
Carl Wise v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: September 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3581
Joseph Malcomb v. Prothonotary of Beaver County
Date: September 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3803
Melvin Jordan, III v. USA
Date: September 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2045
Thomas Clauso v.
Date: September 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2314
United States v. Ross  
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4447

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2004, an undercover detective made four purchases of cocaine from Ross. Surveillance officers watched Ross leave a Chester residence and drive to the agreed-upon location. The detective arranged another purchase and o...

Di Li v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1301
In re: Chocolate Confectionary Antitrust Litig.  
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2790

Justia Opinion Summary: The U.S. chocolate market is dominated by three companies: Hershey, Mars, and Nestlé USA (the Chocolate Manufacturers). A certified class of direct purchasers of chocolate products and a group of individual plaintiffs al...

In re: Chocolate Confectionary v.
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2791
In re: Chocolate Confectionary v.
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2792
In re: Chocolate Confectionary v.
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2793
In re: Chocolate Confectionary v.
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2794
In re: Chocolate Confectionary v.
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2795
OneBeacon America Insurance Co v. Urban Outfitters Inc
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2976
USA v. Damon Boyd
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3651
J. B. v. Fassnacht  
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3905

Justia Opinion Summary: J.B., age 12, got into a fight and brandished a homemade knife over a neighborhood girl, stating that could kill her. A parent called the state police. J.B. admitted to threatening to break a girl’s arms and to holding t...

Isaac Naranjo v. City of Philadelphia
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1298
Saranchak v. Sec'y Pa. Dep't of Corrs.  
Date: September 14, 2015
Docket Number: 12-9002

Justia Opinion Summary: Saranchak entered open plea of guilty to murdering his grandmother and uncle and was convicted on two counts of first-degree murder following a non-jury degree-of-guilt hearing. A jury found that Saranchak should be sent...

In re: ICL Holding Co., Inc.  
Date: September 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2709

Justia Opinion Summary: LifeCare operated 27 long-term acute care hospitals with about 4,500 employees.Hurricane Katrina destroyed three of its facilities. It had $484 million debt; approximately $355 million was secured. Secured lenders wanted...

USA v. Lewis Whoolery
Date: September 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1334
Oland Briscoe v. John Doe
Date: September 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1684
Timothy Trimble v. County of Beaver
Date: September 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1734
American Chiropractic Assoc v. American Specialty Health Inc
Date: September 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1832
N. Jersey Brain & Spine Ctr., v. Aetna Inc  
Date: September 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2101

Justia Opinion Summary: NJBSC is a Bergen County neurosurgical medical practice. NJBSC treated three patients who were members of health-care plans governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1001, and administere...

Gary Codner v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1306
Brand Mktg. Grp. LLC v. Intertek Testing Servs. NA  
Date: September 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3010

Justia Opinion Summary: Brand developed Thermablaster, a vent-free heater, to be manufactured by a Chinese company, Reecon. Reecon suggested using Intertek testing to ensure the heaters met U.S. safety standards. Brand spoke with Intertek repre...

D. M. v. N.J. Dep't of Educ.  
Date: September 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4044

Justia Opinion Summary: E.M. is a student at the Learning Center for Exceptional Children (LCEC), a private school for children with intellectual disabilities. E.M.’s federally-mandated individualized education plan created by her parents, teac...

Amro Elansari v. USA
Date: September 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2843
United States v. Schneider  
Date: September 9, 2015
Docket Number: 12-1145

Justia Opinion Summary: The victim, born in Russia in 1986, was sent to study ballet at the Bolshoi Academy at age 10. When his family became unable to pay his fees, teachers introduced them to Schneider, an American lawyer living in Moscow. Sc...

USA v. Benisaida Meno-Bruno
Date: September 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4165
Maurice Parker v. Mark Farley
Date: September 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1592
Thomas Provenzano v.
Date: September 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2900
Young v. Martin  
Date: September 8, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4057

Justia Opinion Summary: Young, a Pennsylvania prisoner with a long history of mental illness, filed suit, alleging violation of his Eighth Amendment rights by securing him in a four-point restraint chair, naked, for 14 hours, although he did no...

Anthony Ware v. Transport Drivers Inc
Date: September 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1280
USA v. John Doe
Date: September 4, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4274
Munroe v. Central Bucks Sch. Dist.  
Date: September 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3509

Justia Opinion Summary: Munroe was an English teacher, generally considered to be effective and competent. The District granted Munroe tenure in 2010. In 2009, Munroe began a blog, using the name “Natalie M.” She did not expressly identify wher...

USA v. Robert Bard
Date: September 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3605
Vernon Williams v. Louis Folino
Date: September 2, 2015
Docket Number: 12-2468
The Knit With v. Knitting Fever, Inc.
Date: September 2, 2015
Docket Number: 12-3219
United States v. Doe  
Date: September 2, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4274

Justia Opinion Summary: Before 2003 Doe pled guilty to two simple assaults in Pennsylvania. In 2003, he pled guilty in federal court to distribution and possession with intent to distribute at least five grams of crack cocaine. His sentence as...

Reyes v. Netdeposit, LLC  
Date: September 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1228

Justia Opinion Summary: The district court denied a motion to certify a class to sue Zions Bank and its payment-processor subsidiaries for alleged civil violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), 18 U.S.C. 1962...

Zahner v. Sec'y Pa. Dept. of Human Servs.  
Date: September 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1328

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs each applied for Medicaid institutional care coverage shortly after purchasing a short-term annuity. The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) classified each of their annuities as a resource when de...

Lincoln Benefit Life Co v. AEI Life, LLC  
Date: September 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2660

Justia Opinion Summary: Lincoln Benefit Life sought a declaratory judgment voiding two $6.65 million life insurance policies, which, it alleged, were procured by fraud and for the benefit of third-party investors who have no prior relationship...

Allen Morsley v. Warden Canaan USP
Date: September 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3274
John Guthrie v. Prudential Insurance Co of Ame
Date: September 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3282
Donald Carroll v. Clifford Township
Date: September 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3357
Schmigel v. Uchal  
Date: September 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3476

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2003, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court amended its Rules of Civil Procedure to require malpractice plaintiffs to file a certificate of merit (COM) within 60 days of bringing suit, under penalty of dismissal. Five years...

In the Matter of the Search of Elec Commc'ns  
Date: September 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3752

Justia Opinion Summary: The government obtained a warrant to search the email account of Fattah, a U.S. Congressman, who is the subject of an investigation involving federal criminal laws relating to fraud, extortion, and bribery. Fattah allege...

Gerald Bush v. Mercy Hospital
Date: September 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1926
Washington v. Sec'y PA Dept. of Corrs.  
Date: September 1, 2015
Docket Number: 12-2883

Justia Opinion Summary: Taylor, working at Dollar Express in 2000, observed that manager Ritterson routinely arrived at 5:00 a.m. and would smoke a cigarette on the loading dock with the door open before starting work and that the store contain...

Robert Schanne v. Jenna Addis
Date: September 1, 2015
Docket Number: 12-4044
Free Speech Coalition v. Atty Gen USA
Date: September 1, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3681
Jin Lin v. Secretary United States Depart
Date: September 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2777
Spady v. Bethlehem Area Sch. Dist.  
Date: September 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3535

Justia Opinion Summary: Juanya, age 15, participated in a mandatory swimming class run by his physical education teacher, Rodgers. Juanya, a non-swimmer, was submerged for a few seconds, possibly inhaling or swallowing water. Juanya exited the...

United States v. Tolliver  
Date: September 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3929

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2007 fraudulent checks in the amount of $181,577 were cashed against the accounts of seven Citizens Bank customers in New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. Fraud investigator Swoyer discovered that Tolliver’s employee...

Jeanette Brown v. MT. Fuji Japanese Restaurant
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1635
Andrzej Porwisz v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4281
USA v. James Williams
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1324
USA v. Ronald Moon
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1562
Jeffrey Kaufman v. Barbara T. Alexander
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3293
Patricia Padagomas v. Director OWCP United States De
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3376
USA v. Joshua Lee Huston
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3441
Caliph Alja-Iz v. Virgin Islands Department of E
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2005
Caliph Alja-Iz v. Virgin Islands Department of E
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2006
Mazen Shahin v. City of Dover
Date: August 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1904
Lewis Eggert, Sr. v. T. Bethea
Date: August 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2075
David DiStefano v. Macys Retail Holdings Inc
Date: August 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2078
USA v. Calvin Dye
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1219
Mirza v. Ins. Admin. of Am., Inc  
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3535

Justia Opinion Summary: A Challenge employee consulted Dr. Mirza about back pain, agreed to undergo an endoscopic discectomy, and executed an assignment of her benefits under Challenge’s plan. Mizra completed the procedure and submitted a claim...

James Judd v. Quest Diagnostics Inc
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3156
Stephen Celento v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4147
Fred Godley v.
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4677
Nat'l Ass'n for the Advancement of Multijurisdictional Practice v. Castille  
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1481

Justia Opinion Summary: Bar Admission Rule 204 allows an attorney to join the Pennsylvania bar by motion, without taking the state bar exam, if the attorney has graduated from an accredited law school, has either passed the bar exam or practice...

In Re: Roer Alfredo Davila Her v.
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2467
Gershwain Sprauve v. West Indian Company Limited  
Date: August 25, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4371

Justia Opinion Summary: WICO was founded as a coal bunkering business before the U.S. acquired the Virgin Islands (VI) in 1917 and grew to serve as “Port Agent” for cruise lines that visit the port of Charlotte Amalie and to manage the port's H...

Andrea Smith v. West Indian Co Ltd
Date: August 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1151
Norman Shelton v. A. Jordan
Date: August 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4324
Nat'l Collegiate Athletic Ass'n v. Governor of N.J.  
Date: August 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4546

Justia Opinion Summary: The 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), 28 U.S.C. 3701, provides: It shall be unlawful for a governmental entity to sponsor, operate, advertise, promote, license, or authorize or for a person to...

Stephen Benson v. USA
Date: August 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4801
Robin Snyder v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 25, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1478
Terrance Willaman v. Erie Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco
Date: August 25, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1566
Stevens v. Santander Holdings USA Inc.  
Date: August 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1481

Justia Opinion Summary: During his employment with a subsidiary of Santander Holdings, Stevens received treatment for ankylosing spondylitis, a chronic inflammatory disease, and participated in a short-term disability plan (STD) and a long-term...

USA v. Ruben Mitchell
Date: August 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1574
USA v. Kareem McBride
Date: August 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1851
Stacey Goodall-Gaillard v. New Jersey Department of Corr
Date: August 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3348
Fed. Trade Comm'n v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp  
Date: August 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3514

Justia Opinion Summary: Wyndham has licensed its brand name to approximately 90 independently owned hotels, each having a system that processes consumer information, including names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers, payment card a...

Alba Dinaj v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3779
USA v. Michael Konetsco
Date: August 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4612
Antonio Jenkins v. Daryle Young
Date: August 24, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1052
Nina Shahin v. Andrew Rogan
Date: August 24, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1405
Cato Capital LLC v. Hemispherx Biopharma
Date: August 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4244
Nancy Dolan v. Penn Millers Insurance Co
Date: August 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3047
Lavar Davis v. Solid Waste Services Inc
Date: August 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3091
USA v. Randall Wright
Date: August 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3518
Maria Difrancesco v. AG Administrators
Date: August 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3974
Jevon Green v. State of New Jersey
Date: August 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4209
Victor Novak v. Somerset Hospital
Date: August 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4354
USA v. Joseph Ollie
Date: August 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1542
Deborah Hansler v. Lehigh Valley Hospital Network
Date: August 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1772
Deborah Hansler v. Lehigh Valley Hospital Network
Date: August 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1772
USA v. Zacharae Lowe
Date: August 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3213
Scott Farah v. Warden Loretto FCI
Date: August 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3330
In re: Tribune Media Co.  
Date: August 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3332

Justia Opinion Summary: Zell orchestrated a leveraged buy-out (LBO) of the Tribune Company, which published the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times. In an LBO, a purchaser acquires an entity using debt secured by assets of the acquired en...

Lee v. Superintendent Houtzdale SCI  
Date: August 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3876

Justia Opinion Summary: Lee’s daughter, Ji, suffered severe mental illness, with suicidal and homicidal ideation. One morning in 1989 police found Lee in the street, retrieving items that Li had thrown out the window. Officers entered the house...

USA v. Joseph Ollie
Date: August 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4146
USA v. Frederick Banks
Date: August 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4673
John Gerholt, Sr. v. Donald Orr, Jr.
Date: August 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1520
Abraham Ntreh v.
Date: August 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-2692
USA v. Solomon Manamela
Date: August 18, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3676
Jevic Holding Corp. v.
Date: August 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1465
Edward Walker v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1714
Odely Louis v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3144
Nazmi Rranci v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3867
Chandan Vora v. Don Michaels
Date: August 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4571
Timothy Muchler v. Steve Greenwald
Date: August 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1619
Cathy Mestman v. Escandon
Date: August 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3235
Akintoye Laoye v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1114
Kenneth Mallard v. Laborers International Union o
Date: August 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3771
West Palm Beach Hotel v. Atlanta Underground LLC
Date: August 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4113
Erica Delgado v. Raritan Bay Medical Center
Date: August 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4745
Ronald Williams v. Joseph Nish
Date: August 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1143
Yakov Drabovskiy v. Warden Allenwood FCI
Date: August 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1631
Darrell Parks v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: August 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1647
Sandeep Nayak v. CGA Law Firm
Date: August 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2783
Mables Jones v. Temple University
Date: August 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3390
Matthew Gillette v. Patrick Donahoe
Date: August 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3784
Frank Chapman v. Jerry Chaon
Date: August 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4082
James Bayliss v. New Jersey State Police
Date: August 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4180
Betty Hibbard v. Penn Trafford School District
Date: August 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1156
Frederick Smith, Jr. v. State of Delaware
Date: August 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1333
Annette Branche v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Inc
Date: August 12, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4639
USA v. Richard Dressel
Date: August 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2711
Jones v. SE Pa. Transp. Auth.  
Date: August 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3814

Justia Opinion Summary: Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) supervisor Outlaw suspended Jones with full pay after he discovered apparent fraud in her timesheets. Jones complained to SEPTA’s Equal Employment Opportunity Of...

Jeremy Williams v. DEA
Date: August 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4112
Chavez v. Dole Food Co., Inc  
Date: August 11, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4144

Justia Opinion Summary: More than 200 foreign agricultural workers allege they were exposed to the pesticide DBCP on banana farms throughout Central America, in the 1960s through the 1980s, resulting in health problems. Litigation began in 1993...

USA v. Jarrett Hobbs
Date: August 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1818