2016 Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 1293

United States v. Mateo-Medina  
Date: December 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2862

Justia Opinion Summary: Mateo-Medina, a citizen of the Dominican Republic, was deported in 2012 after serving five months for unlawfully obtaining a U.S. passport. Shortly after his deportation, his common-law wife, Rasuk, a U.S. citizen with...

Kenneth Rossiter v. City of Philadelphia
Date: December 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1187
USA v. Nathaniel Montgomery
Date: December 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3738
In re: Jamahl Simmons v.
Date: December 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-4099
Toshiba America Medical System v. Valley Open MRI and Diagnostic
Date: December 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-4005
Maliandi v. Montclair State University  
Date: December 27, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3812

Justia Opinion Summary: Maliandi alleges that she began working for Montclair State University (MSU) in 2007 and took medical leave for breast cancer treatment in 2013. Despite having complied with all policies and procedures for taking such l...

Richard Reichart v. John Wetzel
Date: December 27, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4423
Jon Tirk v. Dubrook Inc
Date: December 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1402
Mark Fields v. Sheila Venable
Date: December 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1571
J. C. v. Nicholas Ford
Date: December 23, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1718
Moeck v. Pleasant Valley School District  
Date: December 23, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2473

Justia Opinion Summary: Pleasant Valley High School wrestling coach Getz allegedly assaulted team member C.M. and discriminated against C.M.’s sister, A.M. based on her gender. Plaintiffs alleged that during practice, C.M. was forced to wrestl...

Clark Jean Baptiste v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 23, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3619
Misael Cordero v. Charles Warren
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1758
Mickey Castillo v. All Jane/John Does Staff/Super
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1153
Abdus Shahid v. Borough of Darby
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2542
Michael Dunston v. Governor of the Virgin Islands
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3234
Anthony Torres v. City of Philadelphia
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 13-2710
Abraham Unger v. Maureen Sogluizzo
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2149
Patrick Gelin v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2965
Philibert Kongtcheu v. Richard Constable, III
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1223
USA v. Michael Lewis
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1513
Erik Crooks-Richards v. Attorney General USA
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2388
Bruce Baldinger v. Antonio Ferri
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1053
USA v. Raheem Creque
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1155
Rance Strunk, Sr. v. East Coventry Township Police
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2313
Ronald Riley v. District Attorney Dauphin
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3005
Estate of Joseph Fabics v. City of New Brunswick
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3345
Joseph DiGenova v. Unite Here Local 274
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3358
Cynthia Yoder v. Morrow Tompkins Trueblood
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3593
Roquette Freres SA v. Solazyme Inc
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-4030
Fredy Jimenez Ramirez v. Attorney General United State
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-4061
In re: Prommis Holdings LLC v.
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-4097
Ricky Kamdem-Ouaffo v. Vincent Leblon
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1006
Michael Zubasic v. Commissioner of Internal Reven
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1251
Roquette Freres SA v. Solazyme Inc
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1308
Shelly Newell v. Heritage Senior Living
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1463
Consol Pennsylvania Coal Co v. MSHR
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2643
United States v. Robinson  
Date: December 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1402

Justia Opinion Summary: Robinson robbed a Subway restaurant with a gun. Later that day, he robbed Anna’s Linens store, using a handgun. Both robberies were recorded by video cameras. The next day, the Subway cashier recognized Robinson on the...

United States v. Galati  
Date: December 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1609

Justia Opinion Summary: Two masked gunmen fired shots outside Tuono's Atlantic City home. Tuono and his girlfriend, Tiffany (Galati’s daughter) were present. Tiffany was unharmed. Tuono was struck in his hand, pelvis, and lower back. The gunme...

USA v. Lamont LaPrade
Date: December 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1700
USA v. Gelean Mark
Date: December 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2002
Gregory Robinson v. Carl Danberg
Date: December 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3040
Felix Rodriguez v. Forthright
Date: December 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3505
Rodriguez v. Attorney General United States  
Date: December 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1354

Justia Opinion Summary: Rivas, a citizen of the Dominican Republic, was admitted to the U.S. as a legal permanent resident when he was two years old. In 2013, he was convicted of the purchase of PCP, and sentenced to 18 months’ probation. DH...

USA v. Justin Williams
Date: December 16, 2016
Docket Number: 13-4700
Mona Fiorentini v. William Penn School District
Date: December 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1565
USA v. Efrain Rodriguez
Date: December 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1732
James Collier v. CSX Transportation Inc
Date: December 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1999
Akeem Gumbs v.
Date: December 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3904
Cyril Richardson v. Randy Donovan
Date: December 15, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3753
Bobbi-Jo Smiley v. EI DuPont de Nemours & Co
Date: December 15, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4583
Polsky v. United States  
Date: December 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2232

Justia Opinion Summary: After the Polskys attempted to claim the child tax credit for the 2010 and 2011 tax years, the IRS issued a notice disallowing the credit because their daughter was older than 17. They submitted amended returns, specifi...

Renita Hill v. William Cosby, Jr.
Date: December 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1362
Vincent Damico v. Harrahs Philadelphia Casino
Date: December 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1652
Pheng Na v. Attorney General United State
Date: December 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1709
USA v. Jermaine Clark
Date: December 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3697
United States v. Willis  
Date: December 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2264

Justia Opinion Summary: From 2009-2012, the federal government appropriated $150 million annually to the government of the Virgin Islands; Willis was Executive Director of the Legislature for the Virgin Islands, with authority to administer con...

USA v. Rodger Atwood, I
Date: December 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3702
USA v. Rodger Atwood, I
Date: December 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3703
USA v. Rodger Atwood, II
Date: December 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3704
USA v. Rodger Atwood, II
Date: December 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3705
Yohan Choi v. ABF Freight System Inc
Date: December 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-4021
Philadelphia Workforce Develop v. KRA Corporation
Date: December 13, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1327
David Aguilar v. Attorney General United State
Date: December 13, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1538
Gary Cressman v. Solid Waste Services Inc
Date: December 13, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1971
Muttaqin Abdullah v. Miller
Date: December 13, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3589
Nathaniel Jackson v. Superintendent Greene SCI
Date: December 13, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3628
USA v. Gerrett Conover
Date: December 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3585
Christ the King Manor Inc v. Secretary United States Depart
Date: December 12, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1641
Steven LeBoon v. Zurich American Insurance Co
Date: December 12, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2088
Carroll v. Delaware River Port Authority  
Date: December 12, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2492

Justia Opinion Summary: Carroll was hired by the Delaware River Port Authority in 1989 as a police officer. From 1989-2009, he served six years as a Navy corpsman and 10 years in the Pennsylvania National Guard. When not on active military du...

Aetna Life Insurance Co v. Raritan Bay Medical Center
Date: December 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2287
USA v. Omali McKay
Date: December 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2783
Jian Shi v. Attorney General USA
Date: December 9, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1737
Elvis Soto-Muniz v. Allan Martin
Date: December 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1874
Daniel Marino v. Usher
Date: December 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2270
Mark Speeney v. Rutgers University
Date: December 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3793
USA v. Tony Floyd
Date: December 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-4071
Karl Tomlin v. Susan Glennon
Date: December 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-4082
Daniel Galman, Jr. v. Sysco Food Services of Metro N
Date: December 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1744
Michael Caserta v. Intercall Inc
Date: December 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1854
Jeffrey Heffernan v. City of Paterson
Date: December 7, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1610
Betania Toribio v. Pine Haven LLC
Date: December 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2355
Richard Angino v. Wells Fargo Bank NA
Date: December 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1596
Fair Laboratory Practices Asso v. Chris Riedel
Date: December 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1755
USA v. Jamal Reid
Date: December 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2377
Robert Farina v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: December 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3583
Providence Pediatric Medical D v. Poonam Alaigh
Date: December 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1883
Shawn Walker v. Shanda Mathis
Date: December 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3681
USA v. Monroe Bullock
Date: December 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3832
William Reihner v. County of Washington
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3835
Michael Kissell v. Laurel Highlands SCI
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1900
USA v. Frederick Banks
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3460
Patricia Vizi v. Outback Steakhouse
Date: December 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2655
USA v. Andre Ruffin
Date: December 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3059
Eric Clarkson v. Commissioner of Internal Reven
Date: December 2, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1673
Andrew McCormick v. Kline
Date: December 2, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2775
Charles Bridges v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3675
USA v. Francisco Martinez Rubio
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1211
Lorraine Dellapolla v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1484
SEC v. Shreyans Desai
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1629
Catherine Beckwith v. Penn State University
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1392
USA v. Joseph Nagle
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3947
Katie Neidigh v. Select Specialty Hospital McKe
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1013
Rafael Guerrero v. Attorney General United State
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1217
Rafael Espinoza v. Atlas Railroad Construction LL
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1413
Jose Ruiz v. Superintendent Huntingdon SCI
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3193
Kerry Johnson v. Geico Casualty Co
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1132
USA v. Christopher Steele
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1569
Clive Baron v. Abbott Laboratories
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1627
USA v. William Holloman
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1669
Jeffrey Butler v. Conrad Lamont
Date: November 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1263
Wayne Mitton v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: November 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1342
In Re: David J. Aiello v.
Date: November 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1502
Motel 6 Operating LP v. HI Hotel Group LLC  
Date: November 23, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1989

Justia Opinion Summary: Following a generally favorable result in the district court, Motel 6 appealed, arguing that the district court erred interpreting the Lanham Act’s anticounterfeiting penalties not to reach the use of the Motel 6 mark wi...

Michael Osei v. Temple University
Date: November 23, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2405
Cathy Mestman v. Linda Jones
Date: November 23, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3770
David James Ward v.
Date: November 23, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3932
Michael Ries v. Craig Curtis
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1524
Papp v. Fore-Kast Sales Co Inc  
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2851

Justia Opinion Summary: Papp alleged that his late wife suffered secondary “take home” asbestos exposure while washing the work clothes of her first husband, Keck. Keck had several jobs that exposed him to asbestos. Papp sued multiple companie...

Oksana Feshovets v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1826
Frank Forba v. Thomas Jefferson University Ho
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3175
USA v. Frederick Banks
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3189
Andre Jacobs v. Superintendent Albion SCI
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3416
In Re: Jason Isaac West v.
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3759
L. H. v. Pittston Area School District
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3465
USA v. Robert Ward
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1456
Hai Chen v. Attorney General USA
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1526
Darrell Parks v. A. Jordan
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3117
Steven Johnson v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3396
Halle v. West Penn Allegheny Health System, Inc.  
Date: November 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3089

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2009, two groups of Pennsylvania hospital employees claimed they were not properly compensated for work performed during meal breaks. They sought to bring a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U....

Michael Keeling v. Barrager
Date: November 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1131
USA v. Tony Granado
Date: November 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3550
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 1 v. City of Camden  
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1963

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2008, Camden implemented a “directed patrols” policy, requiring police officers to engage with city residents even though the residents are not suspected of any wrongdoing. The program consisted of “a structured 15-2...

Lamar Collins v. Richard Jones
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3936
In re: Energy Future Holdings Corp.  
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1351

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2010, EFIH borrowed $4 billion at a 10% interest rate, issuing notes secured by its assets; the Indenture states that EFIH may redeem the notes for the principal amount plus a “make-whole premium” and accrued, unpaid...

USA v. Kenneth Townsend
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1577
La-Qun Williams v. Louis Folino
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2367
Thomas Bolick, II v. Northeast Industrial Services
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2463
Frederick Karash v. Erie County Municipality
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3295
In Re: Mark Green v.
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3748
USA v. Dominic Broxton
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1231
USA v. Michael Green
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1379
Kareem Millhouse v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3045
Jermaine Clark v. Warden Allenwood FCI
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3206
Wayne Pettaway v.
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3566
Gerald Bush v.
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3803
United Steel Paper and Forestry Rubber Manufacturing Allied Industrial & Service Workers International Union AFL- CIO- CLC v. Government of the Virgin Islands  
Date: November 15, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4357

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2011, in response to a severe budget crisis, the Government of the Virgin Islands enacted the Virgin Islands Economic Stability Act (VIESA), which reduced most government employees’ salaries by 8%. Many government emp...

Robert Patel v. Meridian Health Systems Inc
Date: November 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3859
Ronald Muth v. Dennis Woodring
Date: November 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-4101
Janice Haagensen v. Betty May Reed
Date: November 15, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1660
James Jones v. Kenneth Davidson
Date: November 15, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3534
Gnana Chinniah v.
Date: November 15, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3823
USA v. Ulyessie Huggins
Date: November 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3945
John Perotti v. USA
Date: November 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1986
David Saunders v. United States Parole Commissio
Date: November 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3375
Amin Rashid v. Warden Philadelphia FDC
Date: November 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3424
Ricardo Gates v.
Date: November 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3749
Maria Carrascosa v.
Date: November 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3993
USA v. Randall Parsons
Date: November 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2055
USA v. Brent S. Galletta
Date: November 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-4018
Spector Gadon Rosen v. Robert Fishman
Date: November 10, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1094
David Thomas v. Daniel Schlosser
Date: November 10, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2494
BRRAM v. FAA
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2393
USA v. Dwayne Onque
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2436
USA v. Michael Giamo
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1113
USA v. Wanda Solomon
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1817
Gelver Martinez v. Bank of America NA
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2754
Baptiste v. Attorney General United States  
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4476

Justia Opinion Summary: Baptiste, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, was admitted to the U.S. as a lawful permanent resident in 1972. In 1978, Baptiste was convicted of atrocious assault and battery in New Jersey and was sentenced to a suspended...

Paul Kahan v. Slippery Rock University of Pe
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1104
United States v. Henderson  
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1562

Justia Opinion Summary: Detectives spotted Henderson, with a firearm, on school property. After he was arrested, Henderson pled guilty to possession of a firearm as a convicted felon, 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1) and 924(e)(1). Henderson’s Presentenc...

USA v. German Suarez-Arzon
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3438
USA v. Michael Waller
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3730
USA v. Michael Forbes
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1885
USA v. Hyman Garcia
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2001
Jessica Herzfeld v. 1416 Chancellor Inc
Date: November 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2835
USA v. Terrell Haywood
Date: November 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2985
USA v. Robert Scott, Sr.
Date: November 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3126
David Palmer v. Britton Industries Inc.
Date: November 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1010
Michael Davern v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: November 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1843
Estate of Albert P. Schultz v. MSPB
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1730
Joseph Timoney, Jr. v. William Loughery
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2731
USA v. Gary Moorefield
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2751
Nortel Networks v.
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3363
USA v. Robert Wray
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3468
Roslyn Oden v. SEPTA
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3676
Aslan Soobzokov v. ErIc Lichtblau
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1408
USA v. Ho-Man Lee
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3264
Akintoye Laoye v. USA
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1852
USA v. Christa Policare
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2084
Frederick H. Banks v.
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2453
USA v. Omari Patton
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2986
In Re: Frederick Banks v.
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3091
USA v. Darryl Coleman
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3484
Troy Coulston v. Steven Glunt
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2980
Gerald Bush v.
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3353
Jane Doe v. Ritz Carlton Hotel Co LLC
Date: November 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1261
Jane Doe v. Ritz Carlton Hotel Co LLC
Date: November 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1011
Thomas Thorndike v.
Date: November 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3493
Shannon Ensey v. GEICO
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1933
Greg Hargus v. Ferocious and Impetuous
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3635
United States v. Elonis  
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 12-3798

Justia Opinion Summary: Elonis’s wife left their home with their children. Elonis had trouble at work, leaving early and crying at his desk. Morrissey, an employee Elonis supervised, claimed sexual harassment. Elonis posted on Facebook a photog...

In re: Grand Jury Matter #3  
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2475

Justia Opinion Summary: Company A was incorporated in Florida in 2008. Doe was its president and “sole proprietor,” but a November 2008 document purports to memorialize Doe’s sale of all shares of Company A to Company B for $10,000. Numerous...

Whatley v. Eastwick Education
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3019
William Lewis v. Warden Canaan USP
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3011
Dennis Campbell v.
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3790
Plamen Ivkov Ayvazov v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4151
Albert Schock v. James Baker
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1678
Sayed Ahmadi v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2827
In Re: Asbestos Products v.
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3270
USA v. Enoch Smith
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4631
Yenny Lora v. NHS Inc
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2705
Andre Young v. FAA
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3776
Kalilah Brantley v. Keye Wysocki
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3951
Greg Earnest v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1363
Eugene Ives v. Warden Loretto FCI
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1698
Luz Gonzalez v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2470
Byron Bedell v. USA
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2699
Paul Satterfield v. District Attorney Philadelphia
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3176
South Jersey Sanitation Co., Inc v. Applied Underwriters Captive Risk Assurance Co., Inc.  
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4010

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2008, the workers’ compensation insurance policy for South Jersey (SJ), a trash-removal business, neared expiration, SJ, through its insurance agent, entered into a three-year Reinsurance Participation Agreement (RPA)...

Theodore Ridgeway v. Michael Guyton
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1813
William Peden v. District Council 33 Local 696
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3425
Ronald Goode v. Warden
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3479
Frank Trunzo v. Michael Mayer
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3602
USA v. Sherrymae Morales
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3993
Michael Keeling v. Attorney General Pennsylvania
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1566
Corey Harris v. Greater Erie Community Action
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2688
Cobey Webb v. Warden Allenwood FCI
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2695
Marshall v. Commissioner, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections  
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 16-9000

Justia Opinion Summary: Marshall was sentenced to death in Pennsylvania in 1984 and has been pursuing a federal habeas petition since 2003. Marshall initially filed his petition through the Federal Community Defender; years later, on Marshall’s...

David Pollock v. Energy Corporation of America
Date: October 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2648
Zaloga v. Borough of Moosic  
Date: October 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2723

Justia Opinion Summary: Zaloga owns Correctional Care, a medical company, which contracted with theCounty Prison Board to provide medical services to the Lackawanna County Prison. Zaloga was frustrated with how the Borough (Moosic) handled disp...

USA v. Harry Riddick, Jr.
Date: October 24, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1813
Demar Edwards v. County of Northampton
Date: October 24, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2601
VI Derivatives LLC By Vifx LLC v. USA
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2003
USA v. John Crim
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1694
James McLaughlin v. Lt. Hart
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1911
Lee Crawford v. Robert McMillan
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3412
USA v. Beverly Hannibal
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1240
USA v. Juan Gordon
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1270
Randy Knox v. Secretary Department of Correc
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1745
Guillermo Ruiz v. USA
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1759
USA v. Freddie Dodard
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3795
Jose Bonilla v. Attorney General United State
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3938
Steven Durst v. Matthew Durst
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-4045
Rafael Guerrero v. Attorney General United State
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1217
Paul Jackson v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2241
David Cruz v. USA
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2283
Andre Butler v. Doris Pechkurow
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3065
United States v. Bailey  
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-2128, 15-2246, 15-2275, 15-2276

Justia Opinion Summary: The defendants ran an Atlantic City heroin trafficking organization. For more than two years, law enforcement documented its crimes. Bailey, Davis, Macon, and Venable were among 34 people charged with drug-trafficking of...

Michael Scott v. Education Management Corp
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2177
USA v. Terry Davis
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2246
USA v. Lamar Macon
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2275
USA v. Dominique Venable
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2276
Hargus v. Ferocious & Impetuous, LLC  
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3635

Justia Opinion Summary: Hargus and others rented F&I's 26-foot ship, One Love, to travel throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands. F&I had hired Coleman as a captain. At Cruz Bay, Coleman anchored close to the shore. Most of the passengers disembar...

USA v. Maurice Davis
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3670
USA v. Joel Morales
Date: October 17, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3192
Berish Berger v. Richard Zeghibe
Date: October 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3984
Tyrone Peele v. Ulli Klemm
Date: October 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1722
Rance Strunk, Sr. v. Wells Fargo Bank NA
Date: October 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1812
Berish Berger v. Richard Zeghibe
Date: October 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1871
Steven Trainer v. Robert Anderson
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1771
David Johnson v. Allegheny County Court of Comm
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-4002
Darrell Parks v. Andrew Edinger
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1588
JoAnn Fonzone v. Tribune Corp
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2488
Aaron Houston v. City of Philadelphia
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3048
Lakshmi Arunachalam v. George Pazuniak
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3663
USA v. Rafael Sanchez
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3251
El Aemer El Mujaddid v. Lynn Wehling
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1220
Dale Thomas v. Stanley Coopersmith
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1407
Mack v. Warden, Loretto Fed. Corr. Inst.  
Date: October 11, 2016
Docket Number: 14-2738

Justia Opinion Summary: Mack, a Muslim inmate at the federal correctional institution in Loretto, Pennsylvania, claims that he was terminated from his paid work assignment for complaining to a prison official about two correctional officers’ an...

Zachary Spada v. Edgar Martinez
Date: October 11, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3204
Smiley v. EI DuPont de Nemours & Co.  
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4583

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs worked 12-hour shifts at DuPont’s Towanda, Pennsylvania manufacturing plant and had to be onsite before and after their shifts to “don and doff” uniforms and protective gear. They were required to participate...

Gregory Kline v. Zimmer Holdings Inc
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2854
Green Tree Servicing LLC v. David Cargille
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3811
USA v. Perry Landon, Jr.
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1074
Jason Kokinda v. Pennsylvania Department of Cor
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1584
Aneka Myrick v. Discover Bank
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1966
Eric Inselberg v. New York Football Giants Inc
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4709
Singh v. Attorney Gen. of the United States  
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2274

Justia Opinion Summary: Singh, a citizen of India, was admitted as a lawful permanent resident in 2009. He ran convenience stores in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania. In 2011, state troopers searched his stores. Singh was charged with “the manuf...

USA v. Jonathan Miller, Jr.
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2834
United States v. Free  
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2939

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2010, Free, as the sole proprietor of Electra Lighting, filed a voluntary bankruptcy petition. He also owns Freedom Firearms, selling WWII-era guns. After Free fell behind on payments on business-related properties,...

Sheller PC v. HHS
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3443
Chee-Wah v. Henry Maurer
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3874
Ellen Betz v. Temple Health Systems
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1423
In Re: Dana N. Grant-Covert v.
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1880
Gilbert Martinez v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1956
Thomas Noble v.
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2915
USA v. Jake Kelly
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1492
Customs Fraud Investigations LLC v. Victaulic Co.  
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2169

Justia Opinion Summary: CFI, comprised of former insiders from the pipe fitting industry, brought a False Claims Act qui tam action against Victaulic, a global manufacturer and distributor of pipe fittings. The complaint alleged that Victaulic...

Schuchardt v. President of the United States  
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3491

Justia Opinion Summary: The district court dismissed, for lack of jurisdiction, a constitutional challenge to an electronic surveillance program operated by the National Security Agency (NSA) under the authority of Section 702 of the Foreign In...

William Bock v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3696
Jerry Frazier v. Secretary Pennsylvania Departm
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4425
Gregory Welsh v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3336
Stephen Bodnar v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3485
USA v. Rassol China
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1023
Gregory Hickman v. Amazon Fullfilment
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1898
John Senese v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3952
John Morrison v. Liberty Life Assurance Co of B
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2095
USA v. Charles Swan
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1183
USA v. Harold Schrader
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1238
Mel Marin v. Roberta Biros
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1998
Avaya Inc v. Telecom Labs Inc  
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4174

Justia Opinion Summary: A large communications equipment manufacturer, Avaya, and its dealer and service provider, TLI had a falling out. Avaya subsequently aggressively acted to block TLI from providing independent maintenance services for Av...

Gordon Washington v.
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3210
USA v. Shaine Williams
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3215
USA v. Terrence Wright
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1154
James Duffy v. Michael George
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1159
Brian Baxter v. Pennsylvania Department of Cor
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1838
NLRB v. Salem Hospital Corp
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3622
In Re: Modafinil AntiTrust v.
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3475
USA v. Raymond Zareck
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1215
Numah Wilson v. Joel Jean
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1234
USA v. DeShawn King
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1417
Wade Knight v. Jonathan Kaminski
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1667
Mylan Pharma. Inc v. Warner Chilcott Pub. Ltd. Co.  
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2236

Justia Opinion Summary: Generic drug manufacturers (plaintiffs) originally sued name-brand drug companies (defendants) that manufacture and sell “Doryx,” the delayed-release doxycycline hyclate, an oral antibiotic of the tetracycline class used...

USA v. Kenyatta Robinson
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3243
Amer Alnajar v. Drexel University College of M
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3720
Thomason Woodson v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1190
Amir Fatir v. Taylor
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1191
Michael Rainey v. Secretary Pennsylvania Departm
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1541
Nicholas Elian v.
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3415
Fed. Trade Comm'n v. Penn State Hershey Med. Ctr.  
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2365

Justia Opinion Summary: Penn State Hershey Medical Center is a leading academic medical center, with 551 beds and more than 800 physicians. Hershey offers all levels of care, but specializes in more complex, specialized services, unavailable at...

Everett Terry v. Borough of Yeadon
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3271
Didon v. Castillo  
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-3350, 15-3579

Justia Opinion Summary: Dominguez moved to Dutch Sint Maarten in 2007. Dominguez met Didon and moved into his Dutch Sint Maarten apartment in 2009. In 2010, A.D. was born; in 2011, Dominguez’s daughter from a previous relationship, J.D., join...

Maurice Didon v. Alicia Castillo
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3579
Karambeer Singh v. Attorney General United State
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1106
Manuel Lampon-Paz v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3580
Parker Avenue L.P. v. City of Philadelphia
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 13-4049
Harvey Robinson, Jr. v. Secretary of Pennsylvania Dept
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3007
USA v. Edin Velasquez Flores
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2804
Three Rivers Confections v. Christopher Warman
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3436
USA v. Paul Marone
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3695
DA Nolt Inc v. United Union of Roofers, Water
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3697
Anna Sosnina v. Robert Schadegg
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2175
Gayle v. Warden Monmouth Cnty. Corr. Inst.  
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1785

Justia Opinion Summary: As a result of criminal convictions Immigration and Customs Enforcement sought removal of lawful U.S. permanent residents. Pending removal proceedings, each was detained under 8 U.S.C. 1226(c), which provides that if IC...

Williams v. Jani-King of Philadelphia Inc  
Date: September 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2049

Justia Opinion Summary: Jani-King, the world’s largest commercial cleaning franchisor, classifies its franchisees as independent contractors. Its cleaning contracts are between Jani-King and the customer; the franchisee is not a party, but may...

Marie L. Chavannes v.
Date: September 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2165
Aguedita Ordonez Tevalan v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2187
Aguedita Ordonez Tevalan v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2187
Johnson v. City of Philadelphia  
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2346

Justia Opinion Summary: On April 22, 2012, Philadelphia Police Officer Dempsey was on solo patrol in a radio car in North Philadelphia, armed with a baton, a taser, and a handgun. Around 2:00 a.m. and again at 5:30, Dempsey received a call tha...

Rose Jacques v. Chase Bank USA NA
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1318
Roy Day v. William Loucks
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2815
United States v. Fulton  
Date: September 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1513

Justia Opinion Summary: A large man, apparently wearing multiple layers of clothing, entered the North Randolph, Pennsylvania PNC Bank, carrying a gun. PNC employees handed him stacks of cash, containing a concealed Global Positioning System t...

Michele Black v. County of Montgomery
Date: September 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3399
Khaleem Allah-Bey v. Brett Roberts
Date: September 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1042
USA v. Anthony White
Date: September 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2648
USA v. Ejike Egwuekwe
Date: September 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2805
Nathaniel Adderly v. Wilson
Date: September 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2807
Harold Hoffman v. Nordic Naturals, Inc.
Date: September 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1362
Melvin Knight v. John Walton
Date: September 15, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1044
USA v. Steven Schwartz
Date: September 15, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2676
Hoffman v. Nordic Naturals, Inc.  
Date: September 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1362

Justia Opinion Summary: Hoffman, “a serial pro se class action litigant,” frequently sues under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, serving as both the sole class representative and sole class counsel. Hoffman has sued nearly 100 defendants in N...

Wallach v. Eaton Corp  
Date: September 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3320

Justia Opinion Summary: Eaton manufactures truck transmissions for sale to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), which offer “data books,” listing the options for truck parts. Customer choose among the options; the OEM sources the parts fro...

In Re: Asbestos Prods. Liability Litig.  
Date: September 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1988

Justia Opinion Summary: From approximately 1953-1999, Frankenberger worked as a pipefitter at various facilities in Illinois and Indiana. In 1996, Frankenberger was diagnosed with a lung condition consistent with asbestos-related pleural disea...

Carpenters Health & Welfare Fund v. Mgmt. Res. Sys., Inc.  
Date: September 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2508

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs are trust funds and employee benefit plans for construction industry employees. MRS constructs commercial buildings. In 1997, MRS signed “me-too agreements” binding it to collective bargaining agreements (CB...

In Re: Modafinil AntiTrust Litig.  
Date: September 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3475

Justia Opinion Summary: Cephalon’s patent, issued in 1997, claimed a specific distribution of modafinil, used to treat sleep disorders. Cephalon obtained Reissue Patent 516 in 2002. Cephaolon’s use of modafinil was patent-protected until April...

USA v. Gary Rhines
Date: September 13, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1176
Nigel Douglas v. Rod Joseph
Date: September 13, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1442
United States v. Adeolu  
Date: September 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3610

Justia Opinion Summary: Adeolu was the part-owner and office manager of a tax preparation company that prepared fraudulent tax returns by encouraging taxpayers to claim false dependents. Adeolu was ultimately convicted of conspiracy to defraud...

Kalu Kalu v. Warden Moshannon Valley Correc
Date: September 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1427
Goodwin v. Conway  
Date: September 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2720

Justia Opinion Summary: Goodwin was arrested pursuant to a warrant for allegedly selling heroin to an undercover police officer. He was indicted, but the charges were eventually dropped. Goodwin brought suit, 42 U.S.C. 1983, for false impriso...

Assoc. Builders & Contractors, Inc. v. City of Jersey City  
Date: September 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3166

Justia Opinion Summary: To stimulate economic development, Jersey City, New Jersey offers tax exemptions and abatements to private developers of projects in certain designated areas. Those tax benefits are conditioned on the developers’ entry...

Alton D. Brown v.
Date: September 12, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1546
Steven Johnson v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: September 12, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3046
USA v. Donald McLaughlin
Date: September 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2372
Mancini v. Northampton County  
Date: September 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2790

Justia Opinion Summary: Mancini, a former Northampton County, Pennsylvania assistant county solicitor, filed a 42 U.S.C. 1983 action against Northampton County, County Executive Brown, and County Solicitor Scomillio, in connection with their te...

Gary Codner v. Attorney General United State
Date: September 9, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1411
USA v. Caleb Parsons
Date: September 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2383
USA v. Randale Chapman
Date: September 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2690
De Shawn Drumgo v. Radcliff
Date: September 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3041
USA v. Sean Glasser
Date: September 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3536
Chassen v. Fid. Nat'l Fin. Inc.  
Date: September 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3789

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs represent a putative class of New Jersey real estate purchasers and refinancers who were overcharged $70 to $350 in fees. Plaintiffs allege that settlement agents (Defendants) intentionally charged Plaintiffs...

Nicole Moore v. CVS RX Services Inc
Date: September 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3836
USA v. Donald Jones
Date: September 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2399
Howard Brobst v. USA
Date: September 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2403
Addie v. Kjaer  
Date: September 7, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4265

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2004, buyers contracted to buy an island off of St. Thomas and a St. Thomas launch for $21,000,000 and $2,500,000. The sellers’ attorney, D’Amour, also owned the escrow company involved in the transaction. The buyers...

Robert Addie v. Christian Kjaer
Date: September 7, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4394
Robert Addie v. Christian Kjaer
Date: September 7, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4395
Binderup v. Attorney Gen. of thel United States  
Date: September 7, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4549

Justia Opinion Summary: About 20 years ago, Binder pled guilty in a Pennsylvania state court to corrupting a minor, a misdemeanor subject to possible imprisonment for up to five years. Binder was sentenced to three years' probation . Suarez ple...

Hartig Drug Co., Inc v. Senju Pharma. Co., Ltd  
Date: September 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3289

Justia Opinion Summary: Hartig filed a putative class action, alleging antitrust violations involving medicated eyedrops manufactured by the Defendants. Hartig claimed that the Defendants’ wrongful suppression of generic competition resulted in...

Christian Hyldahl v. Janet Denlinger
Date: September 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3328
Nichols v. City of Rehoboth Beach  
Date: September 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3979

Justia Opinion Summary: Nichols is a resident, property owner, and taxpayer in the City of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Rehoboth Beach held a special election, open to residents of more than six months, for approval of a $52.5 million bond issue t...

Calvin Wedington v. USA
Date: September 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1959
N. Jersey Media Grp., Inc v. United States  
Date: September 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2431

Justia Opinion Summary: For five days in September 2013, lane closures on the George Washington Bridge caused extraordinary traffic jams in Fort Lee, New Jersey. The closures were allegedly orchestrated as revenge against the Mayor of Fort Lee...

Waliyyuddin Abdullah v. Small Business Banking Departm
Date: September 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2489
USA v. Thinh Le
Date: September 6, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4318
L.R. v. Philadelphia Sch. Dist.  
Date: September 6, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4640

Justia Opinion Summary: On a January 2013 school day, Christina Regusters entered Bryant Elementary School in Philadelphia, where Jane was enrolled in kindergarten. Regusters went directly to Jane’s classroom, where she encountered Littlejohn,...

Deonne New-Howard v. JP Morgan Chase Bank NA
Date: September 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3879
Domingo Colon-Montanez v. Richard Keller
Date: September 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1109
Eshed Alston v. Administrative Offices of Dela
Date: September 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2165
Akeem Gumbs v.
Date: September 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2689
Chavez v. Dole Food Co., Inc  
Date: September 2, 2016
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. Addo Obeng
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3195
Curry v. Yachera  
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1692

Justia Opinion Summary: Curry read a newspaper article that stated there was a warrant for his arrest, related to a theft at a Lower Macungie Township, Pennsylvania Wal-Mart store. Wal-Mart security employee Fitcher identified Curry. Curry insi...

USA v. Christopher Steibing
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1948
USA v. Jerel Evans
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2060
Auto-Owners Ins. Co. v. Stevens & Ricci Inc  
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2080

Justia Opinion Summary: Relying on an advertiser’s claim that its fax advertising program complied with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. 227, Stevens & Ricci allowed the advertiser to fax thousands of advertisements to po...

Yujin Quan v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2111
Newark Portfolio JV, LLC v. NLRB
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2565
Mardoqueo Moran-Carrillo v. Attorney General United State
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1539
Hector Gonzalez v. Superintendent Mahanoy SCI
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1896
Troy Jackson v. Commonwealth of PA
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2368
Ronald Pagan v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2567
Eileen Vey v.
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3133
Sherwane Williams v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2348
Elaine Swanger v. Warrior Run School District
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3627
In Re: Comcast Corp. Set-Top v.
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3983
Harold Howard v. Secretary Pennsylvania Departm
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1193
USA v. Frederick Kelsey
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1445
Harry Bierley v. Frank Abate
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1458
NY Shipping Ass'n, Inc. v. Waterfront Comm'n of NY Harbor  
Date: August 30, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3956

Justia Opinion Summary: The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor is a bi-state corporate and political entity created by interstate compact in 1953, after years of criminal activity and corrupt hiring practices on the waterfront N.J.S. 32:2...

New York Shipping Association v. Waterfront Commission of New Y
Date: August 30, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3957
New York Shipping Association v. Waterfront Commission of New Y
Date: August 30, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3958
New York Shipping Association v. Waterfront Commission of New Y
Date: August 30, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4278
New York Shipping Association v. Waterfront Commission of New Y
Date: August 30, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4279
New York Shipping Association v. Waterfront Commission of New Y
Date: August 30, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4422
Depolo v. Tredyffrin Twp. Bd. of Supervisors  
Date: August 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2495

Justia Opinion Summary: The Township of Tredyffrin Zoning Hearing Board of Appeals denied an application by DePolo, a federally licensed amateur or “ham” radio enthusiast, to build a 180-foot radio antenna tower on his property so that he could...

Black v. County of Montgomery  
Date: August 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3399

Justia Opinion Summary: A post-settlement possession addendum allowed Black’s mother to remove her possessions from the Montgomery County, Pennsylvania home she had sold two days earlier, while the buyer’s contractors upgraded the wiring. A fir...

Rosenberg v. DVI Receivables XVII LLC  
Date: August 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2622

Justia Opinion Summary: Rosenberg is the “principal architect” NMI and NMI Holding, which are affiliated with limited partnerships (LPs) that operate medical imaging centers. To finance the purchase of medical imaging equipment, the LPs entered...

Arthur D'Amario, III v. Attorney General United State
Date: August 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1043
Castro v. United States Dept. of Homeland Sec.  
Date: August 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1339

Justia Opinion Summary: The petitioners, 28 women and their minor children, are citizens of El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala. The entered the U.S. in 2015 and were apprehended close to the border. Each indicated a fear of persecution if ret...

George Buford, III v. Harrell Watts
Date: August 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2671
Christian Womack v.
Date: August 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3399
USA v. Patrick Kofalt
Date: August 26, 2016
Docket Number: 13-3258
USA v. Carlos Hill
Date: August 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-2668
Margaret Tourtellotte v. Eli Lilly & Co
Date: August 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3764
Heffernan v. City of Paterson  
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1610

Justia Opinion Summary: Heffernan joined the Paterson Police Department in 1985 and became a detective. In 2006, Heffernan’s friend, Spagnola, a former Paterson police chief, sought to unseat the incumbent mayor. Heffernan was unable to vote in...

United States v. Browne  
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1798

Justia Opinion Summary: Under the Facebook account name “Billy Button,” Browne began exchanging messages with 18-year-old Nicole. They met in person and exchanged sexually explicit photographs of themselves through Facebook chats. Browne threat...

USA v. Charles Navarro
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2491
USA v. John High
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3061
Joan Longenecker-Wells v. Benecard Services Inc
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3538
Carlos Chang-Cruz v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 24, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4570
USA v. John Napoli
Date: August 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2838
Leonard v. Stemtech Int'l, Inc  
Date: August 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3198

Justia Opinion Summary: Leonard takes photographs of stem cells using electron microscopes. Only a few photographers engage in this highly technical type of photography. The images first appear in black and white, and Leonard uses his “artistic...

Andrew Mattern v. City of Sea Isle
Date: August 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3414
Watson v. Rozum  
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Number: 13-3510

Justia Opinion Summary: Watson claims that during a 2011 cell search Officer Kline pulled the antenna of Watson’s radio so that it broke off. Kline claims the antenna was already broken and secured with tape. Kline explained that a broken radio...

James Dennis v. Secretary PA Department of Cor
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Number: 13-9003
Dennis v. Sec'y PA Dept. of Corrs.  
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Number: 13-9003

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was found guilty of first-degree murder. The jury sentenced Defendant to death. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court affirmed the convictions on appeal, rejecting Defendant’s claims that the prose...

Nat'l Ass'n for the Advancement of Colored People v. City of Philadelphia  
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1002

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2011, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People submitted an ad for display at the Philadelphia International Airport, offering to pay the prevailing market rate for the ad, which read: “Welcome...

Efe Franklyn Edeki v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2481
United States v. Carter  
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2895

Justia Opinion Summary: Carter headed a Pennsylvania drug ring, which he operated from Detroit, sending Cook and Macon to Pennsylvania to oversee the business. Cook was responsible for transporting drugs and readying them for sale. Macon’s resp...

Brown v. Greene  
Date: August 22, 2016
Docket Number: 14-2655

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2001, Mary Edmond was shot near a North Philadelphia gas station. She died from her injuries. During the investigation, Garcia gave a confession to the police that was self-incriminating, but indicated that Lambert p...

Dempsey v. Bucknell Univ.  
Date: August 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1328

Justia Opinion Summary: After a fellow Bucknell University student (Stefanowicz) claimed that Dempsey had sexually assaulted her in his dorm room, the University’s Public Safety Officers (who are police officers) investigated and eventually fil...

Ronald Greenland v. USA
Date: August 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1846
Goldman v. Citigroup Global Mkts., Inc  
Date: August 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2345

Justia Opinion Summary: The Goldmans, proceeding before an arbitration panel operating under the auspices of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), alleged that their financial advisor and Citigroup had violated federal securities...

OFI Asset Mgmt. v. Cooper Tire & Rubber  
Date: August 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2664

Justia Opinion Summary: After a failed merger between Cooper Tire and Apollo Tyres, OFI Asset Management, purporting to act for similarly situated investors, filed a class action against Cooper and its officers. OFI claims that, during merger n...

Valette Clark v. Kevin Clark
Date: August 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2176
Montez Bowens v.
Date: August 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3092
Lou Woerner v. Fram Group Operations LLC
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2813
John Berkery, Sr. v. Verizon Communications Inc
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3766
USA v. Cesar Camacho-Rosales
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3952
Douglas Kunkle v. Andrea Naugle
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-4107
Secretary of Labor v. James Doyle
Date: August 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1380
In Re: Asbestos Products Liab v.
Date: August 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1387
In Re: Asbestos Products Liab v.
Date: August 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1388
In Re: Asbestos Products Liab v.
Date: August 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1389
S. D. v. Haddon Heights Bd. of Educ.  
Date: August 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1804

Justia Opinion Summary: S.D. suffers from “multiple medical problems including chronic sinusitis with frequent acute exacerbations, allergic rhinitis, and intermittent asthma” that allegedly “substantially limit him in . . . the life activity o...

United States v. Dahl  
Date: August 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2271

Justia Opinion Summary: Dahl placed advertisements on Craigslist seeking sexual encounters with young males. Two undercover law-enforcement agents, acting independently, replied, representing themselves as 15-year-old boys. Through email, Dahl...

William Burrell, Jr. v.
Date: August 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3215
Parkell v. Danberg  
Date: August 17, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1667

Justia Opinion Summary: Parkell, a Delaware state prisoner, claims that state officials deprived him of his rights under the Fourth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments by subjecting him to unreasonable thrice-daily visual body-cavity searches an...

USA v. Rafael Cabrera
Date: August 17, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4083
United States v. Jones  
Date: August 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1636

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1999, Jones fled from Pennsylvania police, who discovered a gun in the area and concluded that Jones had discarded it. Jones was convicted under 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1); 924(e) for possession of a firearm by a convicted f...

Deborah Heart & Lung Center v. Virtua Health Inc  
Date: August 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2032

Justia Opinion Summary: Deborah is a New Jersey charity hospital. CGPA is a group of New Jersey cardiologists. Because no CGPA physician could perform advanced cardiac interventional procedures (ACI) procedures, in 1992, CGPA and Deborah began...

USA v. Cynthia Brown
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1505
NLRB v. Regency Heritage Nursing and R
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1883
Jannifer Hill-Keyes v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2124
USA v. Jesse Crosby
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3715
USA v. Justin Kinney
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3796
Harnish v. Widener Univ. Sch. of Law  
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3888

Justia Opinion Summary: Named plaintiffs, 2008-2011 graduates of the Widener School of Law, claim that Widener violated the New Jersey and Delaware Consumer Fraud Acts by intentionally publishing misleading statistics, reporting that in 2005-20...

Hector Menendez Morales v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 15, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4242
Raab v. City of Ocean City  
Date: August 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2127

Justia Opinion Summary: Raab filed a civil complaint (42 U.S.C. 1983) against police officer Ruch and his employer, Ocean. Ruch had stopped his patrol car outside of Raab’s residence to investigate a trailer that had been parked on the street f...

Monica Raab v. City of Ocean City
Date: August 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2147
Robert Bonser v. District Attorney Monroe Count
Date: August 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2544
Constand v. Cosby  
Date: August 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2797

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2005 Constand alleged that William Cosby had drugged and sexually assaulted her at his home. During the​ discovery process, Constand’s counsel took Cosby’s deposition and questioned him regarding whether other women h...

Scott Michalesko v. Borough of Freeland
Date: August 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2827
Terry Middleton v. USA
Date: August 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3412
USA v. Deborah Cellucci
Date: August 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3925
USA v. Eliyahu Weinstein
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3122
Andre Jacobs v. District Attorney Luzerne Coun
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3699
USA v. James Lignelli
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2157
United States v. Miller  
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2577

Justia Opinion Summary: With little formal education (a high school GED) Miller passed several securities industry examinations and “maintained a public persona of a very successful entrepreneur.” Miller sold investors over $41 million in phony...

USA v. Tyreek Styles
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2629
Jennifer Komlo v. USA
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2793
Clean Jersey Solar LLC v. John Caruso
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3173
NCAA v. Governor of New Jersey
Date: August 11, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4546
Mary Boardman v. City of Philadelphia
Date: August 11, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4629
Isabel Companiony v. Mark Murphy
Date: August 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3149
USA v. Anthony Jones
Date: August 11, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1174
Daniel O'Callaghan v. Hon. X
Date: August 11, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1401
Kathleen Williams v. Wells Fargo Bank
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2061
USA v. Montez Freeman
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2562
Algrie Johnson v. Philadelphia Police Department
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2988
Michael Geisler v. IRS
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3828
Nguyen v. Att'y Gen. of NJ  
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3902

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2002, at a New Jersey wedding reception, Nguyen shot another guest eight times, killing him. Nguyen shot at another guest, but missed. The bullet lodged in the wall. Several eye witnesses, each of whom knew Nguyen, id...

USA v. Jermaine Turner
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1768
Robert Gundlach v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: 16-2462
In Re: David James Ward v.
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3159
NCAA v. Governor of New Jersey
Date: August 9, 2016
Docket Number: 14-4546
United States v. Stevenson  
Date: August 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1942

Justia Opinion Summary: At the request of the Lackawanna County Drug Task Force, federal agents assisted in the search for an elusive heroin dealer. Using confidential sources, physical surveillance, undercover purchases, body wires, and a pole...

Nat'l Labor Relations Bd. v. Fedex Freight Inc  
Date: August 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2585

Justia Opinion Summary: The National Labor Relations Board certified a collective-bargaining unit comprised of FedEx Freight drivers at FedEx’s South Brunswick Terminal in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey. To test the appropriateness of the unit,...

Freedom From Religion Found. v. New Kensington Arnold Sch. Dist.  
Date: August 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3083

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1956, the New Kensington Eagles donated to Valley High School a six-foot granite monument inscribed with the Ten Commandments, an eagle, an American flag, the Star of David, the Chi-Rho symbol, a Masonic eye, and Hebr...