2019 Third Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

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Sheida Hukman v. American Airlines Inc
Date: December 31, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1934
Janine Orie v. District Attorney Allegheny Co
Date: December 30, 2019
Docket Number: 17-1832
Janine Orie v. District Attorney Allegheny Co
Date: December 30, 2019
Docket Number: 17-1832
Monongahela Valley Hospital, Inc. v. United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial & Service Workers International Union  
Date: December 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2182

Justia Opinion Summary: The Hospital has approximately 1,100 employees. About 500 are represented by the Union. Supervisors are not included in the bargaining unit. The collective bargaining agreement (CBA) provides that [v]acation will, so far...

Peter DiPietro v.
Date: December 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-3227
Peter DiPietro v.
Date: December 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-3228
Peter DiPietro v.
Date: December 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-3322
Peter DiPietro v.
Date: December 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-3323
Espichan v. Attorney General United States  
Date: December 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1049

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1975, Espichan was born in Peru. His father came to the U.S. as a lawful permanent resident in 1979. He got custody of Espichan in 1986 by a power of attorney signed by Espichan’s mother. In 1990, at the Callao, Peru...

Jane Doe v. Janssen Therapeutics
Date: December 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1376
In re: Robert Hull, Sr. v.
Date: December 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-3133
Coral Harbor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center v. National Labor Relations Board  
Date: December 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2220

Justia Opinion Summary: The Center purchased a nursing home in which the Union represented a unit of licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and a unit of service employees that included certified nursing assistants (CNAs). The Center hired most of th...

Wells Fargo, N.A. v. Bear Stearns & Co., Inc.  
Date: December 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2887

Justia Opinion Summary: HomeBanc, in the residential mortgage loan business, obtained financing from Bear Stearns under 2005 repurchase agreements and transferred multiple securities to Bear Stearns. In 2007 HomeBanc failed to repurchase the se...

USA v. Vicki Bunchuk
Date: December 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2893
USA v. Andrew Bassaner
Date: December 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2898
Ferreras v. American Airlines Inc  
Date: December 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3143

Justia Opinion Summary: American’s timekeeping system calculates employee pay only for the duration of their shifts, excluding an automatic 30-minute meal break deduction. If an employee clocks in before the shift begins or clocks out after the...

USA v. Angel Prado
Date: December 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3730
Ryan Kurzinsky v. Petzl America Inc
Date: December 24, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1320
Anthony Caiby v. Tammy Ferguson
Date: December 24, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2414
USA v. Thomas Bradley
Date: December 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3281
USA v. Francisco Santos
Date: December 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1543
USA v. Osvaldo Tavarez
Date: December 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1666
Steven Buttolph v.
Date: December 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-3631
USA, ex rel. v. UPMC
Date: December 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1693
USA, ex rel. v. UPMC
Date: December 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1693
Jaime Baltazar-Sanchez v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1051
Jerome Katz v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: December 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1268
Danielle Biton v. USA
Date: December 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1942
USA v. German Suarez-Arzon
Date: December 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2032
In re: Millennium Lab Holdings II LLC  
Date: December 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3210

Justia Opinion Summary: Millennium provides laboratory-based diagnostic services. In 2014, it entered into a $1.825 billion credit agreement with several lenders, including Voya. Millennium refinanced existing financial obligations and paid a $...

Andrew Morrison v. USA
Date: December 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2595
Dante Burton v. Giroux
Date: December 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3392
Charles Garrett, III v. Commissioner of Internal Reven
Date: December 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1743
Brandon Fake v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Date: December 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2377
In re: Avandia Marketing, Sales and Products Liability Litigation  
Date: December 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1010

Justia Opinion Summary: Health benefit plans sued GSK, the manufacturer of the prescription drug Avandia, under state consumer-protection laws and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, 18 U.S.C. ch. 96 (RICO), based on GSK’s m...

Quinteros v. Attorney General United States  
Date: December 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3750

Justia Opinion Summary: Eight-year-old Quinteros and his mother came to the U.S. from El Salvador in 2001. When he was 13, Quinteros joined the gang MS-13. In 2011, Quinteros was indicted for conspiracy to commit assault with a dangerous weapo...

Township of Marlboro Board of v. H. L.
Date: December 17, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2199
Nathaniel Swint v.
Date: December 17, 2019
Docket Number: 19-3690
Norma Vazquez v. Triad Media Solutions Inc
Date: December 16, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1124
Eloy Hernandez v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 16, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1463
Malik Nelson v. Warden Fort Dix FCI
Date: December 16, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1947
Bruce Kibe, Jr. v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: December 16, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2079
Hugh McCluskey v. Waste Management Inc
Date: December 16, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2306
Stephen Wallace v.
Date: December 16, 2019
Docket Number: 19-3518
Andre Dennis v. Administrator New Jersey State
Date: December 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1132
Rachel Jones v. Pennsylvania State Police
Date: December 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2304
Jonathan Banks v. James Owens, III
Date: December 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3659
Jones v. Capozza  
Date: December 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3671

Justia Opinion Summary: In October 2013, Jones was on a Pennsylvania prison bus, traveling to his post-conviction hearing. Jones talked with a fellow inmate. The driver “threaten[ed]” both men, then switched Jones’s property box with that of th...

Antonio Castro v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 13, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1096
NLRB v. ImageFIRST Uniform Rental Serv
Date: December 13, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1504
M. S. v. Hillsborough Township Public S
Date: December 13, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1510
USA v. Jeremy Brashear
Date: December 13, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1668
USA v. Daniel Carino
Date: December 13, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1706
USA v. Louis Petrossi
Date: December 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3454
L&L Painting Co., Inc. v. Odyssey Contracting Corp.  
Date: December 12, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1150

Justia Opinion Summary: A contractor and the prime contractor, involved in repainting the Queensboro Bridge, became embroiled in a dispute. The subcontractor stopped work. The parties sued each other for breach of contract. The subcontractor fi...

USA v. Dean Baptiste
Date: December 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2739
Phillip Wood v. Elizabeth Hogan
Date: December 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3798
Derrick Menter v. Warden Canaan USP
Date: December 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2844
USA v. Terrence Gibbs
Date: December 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2915
Paul Pecina v. Robert McDonald
Date: December 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3048
Pennsylvania National Mutual C v. New England Reinsurance Corp
Date: December 6, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1805
Taylor Mendez v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: December 6, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2070
USA v. Mark Wright
Date: December 6, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2366
Jermaine Johnson v.
Date: December 6, 2019
Docket Number: 19-3380
United States v. Mitchell  
Date: December 5, 2019
Docket Number: 17-1095

Justia Opinion Summary: A Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office confidential informant made controlled purchases of PCP from Mitchell. Agents observed Mitchell traveling between the meeting and properties on Carlisle and Goodman Streets (owne...

United States v. Ludwikowski  
Date: December 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1881

Justia Opinion Summary: Ludwikowski went to the police station to report extortionate threats. He was there for about seven hours and was questioned extensively about why he was vulnerable to extortion. He was given water and offered pizza. He...

Sally DeLorean v. DeLorean Motor Company
Date: December 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3333
Henry Pratt v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 5, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2034
Audrey Cuff v. Camden City School District
Date: December 5, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2180
Pete Johnson v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2106
USA v. Maribel Nunez
Date: December 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1579
Maurice Darby v. Temple University
Date: December 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3046
USA v. Jay Reed
Date: December 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3511
USA v. Richard Murphy
Date: December 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3598
USA v. Michael Volek
Date: December 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3628
Joanne Scanno v. F.H. Cann & Associates Inc
Date: December 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1055
Samira Randolph-Ali v. Anthony Minium
Date: December 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1909
Mandalapu v. Temple University Hospital
Date: December 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2720
Carol Bangura v. Commonwealth of PA Senate
Date: December 3, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1508
Deonte Spicer v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: December 3, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2099
USA v. Frederick Banks
Date: December 3, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2749
USA v. Julius Greer
Date: December 2, 2019
Docket Number: 17-1996
USA v. Lattanzio
Date: December 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2682
Luis Medrano v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3366
United States v. Sepling  
Date: November 29, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3274

Justia Opinion Summary: Sepling, represented by SC, pled guilty to importing GBL, a controlled substance analogue, 21 U.S.C. 952; Sepling’s sentence would be calculated without consideration of the Guidelines career offender section. Sepling w...

Edward Mierzwa v. Arkadiusz Dudek
Date: November 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2007
Jerome Reid v. Exelon Corp
Date: November 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3008
S. R.L. v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 29, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1036
USA v. Felix Restitullo
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3105
Daniel Brown v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1370
Jonathan Valentin v. Manpower Group Solutions
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2218
Ricky Kamdem-Ouaffo v. Task Management Inc
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2672
USA v. Chay Wright
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2924
Jason Kokinda v. Pennsylvania Department of Cor
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2971
Andrew Fullman v. City of Philadelphia
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3071
USA v. Vishallie Verasawmi
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3125
Hosea Flagg v. State of New Jersey Office of
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3193
Stanley Caterbone v. NSA
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3326
Kelly Rau v. Allstate Fire and Casualty Ins
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1078
Maximiliano Bautista v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1126
USA v. Darryl Mitchell
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1421
Robert Holly v. Stryker Corp
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1554
Olaniyan Adefumi v. Rebecca Prosper
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1766
USA v. Timothy Cavender
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1890
Quintez Talley v. Timothy Mazzocca
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2309
In Re: Alberto Concepcion v.
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-3297
Alonzo Johnson v. Warden McDowell FCI
Date: November 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1241
Junior Amaya Rivas v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2148
Law Offices of Bruce J. Chasan v. Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price &
Date: November 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2261
Peter DiPietro v.
Date: November 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-3039
Peter DiPietro v.
Date: November 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-3040
Basheer Harrison v. Attorney General Pennsylvania
Date: November 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2054
Taylor Branco-Antonio v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3306
USA v. Myron Owens
Date: November 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3778
Patricio Yanes-Zepeda v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1154
Jacqueline Hampshire v. Branvill Bard
Date: November 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1565
Columbia Gas Transmission LLC v. An Easement to Construct Opera
Date: November 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2276
USA v. Dawud Rogers
Date: November 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2973
Cranbury Brick Yard, LLC v. United States  
Date: November 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3287

Justia Opinion Summary: Cranbury Development bought a long-abandoned weapons-manufacturing facility that the U.S. military and others contaminated. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) ordered the parties responsible fo...

Johnnie Mickell v. Vito Geroulo
Date: November 22, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2813
Arturo Delacruz v. USA
Date: November 21, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2813
Peter Ponzini v. Monroe County
Date: November 21, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2921
Omar Davis v. Administrator New Jersey State
Date: November 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1029
USA v. Reginald Harris
Date: November 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2221
USA v. Kapri Drayton
Date: November 21, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1515
USA v. Marijan Cvjeticanin
Date: November 21, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1599
Edgar Garcia Rodriguez v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 21, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2089
Darrell Bell v. Warden Fairton FCI
Date: November 21, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2402
Adams v. Zimmer US, Inc.  
Date: November 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3011

Justia Opinion Summary: Adams had a long history with hip pain and, in September 2010, was diagnosed with advanced degenerative arthritis. The doctor recommended a total hip replacement, expected to last 15-20 years, Her Zimmer hip device was i...

Maria Torres Nazario v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: November 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1006
Engage Healthcare Comm LLC v. Intellisphere LLC
Date: November 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1017
Stanley Kornafel v. United States Postal Service
Date: November 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2685
USA v. Lasean Gardenhire
Date: November 19, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3789
USA v. Lance Gardenhire
Date: November 19, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3812
Ambriorix Ovalle v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1072
USA v. Dmill Polley
Date: November 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1148
USA v. Dexton Brunson
Date: November 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2019
Steven Stadler v. Glenn Abrams, Jr.
Date: November 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2808
Joseph Donohue v. Retirement System of Allegheny
Date: November 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1163
Roland Anderson v. Local 435
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-1783
USA v. Patrick McCullagh
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2613
Gerald Savidge v. USA
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3614
Lan Trinh v. EDUC
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2481
USA v. Doherty Kushimo
Date: November 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3222
Nelson Salguero Palacios v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 14, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1343
William Drummond v. Township of Robinson
Date: November 14, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1394
Lan Trinh v. David Fineman
Date: November 14, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2467
Amro Elansari v. Tinder Inc
Date: November 14, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2789
USA v. Tyheed Jefferson
Date: November 13, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1575
USA v. Charles Stroud
Date: November 13, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1671
USA v. Mayank Silverman
Date: November 13, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1814
USA v. Wilson Ramirez
Date: November 13, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1920
Thomas v. Tice  
Date: November 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1811

Justia Opinion Summary: In the visiting room, a friend handed Pennsylvania inmate Thomas a bag of M&Ms. He ate one and then quickly drank soda. A guard, believing that Thomas had ingested contraband, removed him to a dry cell for observation un...

Fernando Dominguez v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2494
Paul Weber v. Amy Quinlan
Date: November 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2559
Westport Insurance Corp v. Hippo Fleming & Pertile
Date: November 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3551
United States v. Gray  
Date: November 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3663

Justia Opinion Summary: During York City, Pennsylvania's New Year’s Eve fireworks festivities, Officer Thorne heard gunshots. He observed Gray carrying a firearm, walking down a pathway between rowhomes at 721 and 723 Wallace Street. Thorne gav...

Rani Sehweil v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 8, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1725
John Greene v. Tim Sloane
Date: November 8, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1734
John Greene v. Philadelphia School District
Date: November 8, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1735
USA v. Donald Korus
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2005
Jason Brown v. Lisa Brown
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1053
Crystal Grimsley v. The Manitowoc Co Inc
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1479
Robinshon Nunez-Liriano v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1749
Terrance Sykes v.
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2949
Orie v. District Attorney Allegheny County  
Date: November 6, 2019
Docket Number: 17-1832

Justia Opinion Summary: Janine, a secretary in the judicial chambers of her sister Joan, was charged with conspiring with another sister, a State Senator, to divert the services of legislative staff for the benefit of Joan’s campaign for a seat...

Fisseha Gebrmaryam v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 6, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3749
Priscilla Smith v. Township of Clinton
Date: November 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3151
Dennis Champagne, Jr. v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: November 6, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2392
Lacey Stradford v. Secretary Pennsylvania Departm
Date: November 5, 2019
Docket Number: 17-1773
USA v. Aleem Shabazz
Date: November 5, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3512
Derrick Thomas v.
Date: November 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1151
William Severs v. Attorney General New Jersey
Date: November 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1822
USA v. Kevin Holland
Date: November 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2439
Luis Nieves v. Ron Thorne
Date: November 5, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1673
Jose Molina-Bulnes v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 5, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1769
John Glenn, Jr. v.
Date: November 5, 2019
Docket Number: 19-3079
In re: Frederick Banks v.
Date: November 5, 2019
Docket Number: 19-3131
Evaristo Serrano Vargas v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2424
Jamaal Gittens v. Elizabeth Kelly
Date: November 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1340
Corliveetho McMillian v. John Wetzel
Date: November 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1771
Edward Kennedy v. Commissioner
Date: November 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2892
John Doe v. Governor of Pennsylvania
Date: November 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3299
Jane Doe v. Law School Admission Council
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3230
Frederick Perry v. Warden Allenwood LSCI
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3706
USA v. Joseph Donahue
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1907
Nicholas Crooks v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1971
USA v. Ernest Parker
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2254
Estate of Abdul Kamal v. Township of Irvington
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3731
Hudson City Savings Bank v. Anita Barrow
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1486
Manuel Lampon-Paz v. DOJ
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2119
Angela Farrell v. Pat Brady
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2763
Marilyn Hope v. Pershing
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2889
Manorcare of Easton PA LLC v. The Estate of Joseph A. Nagy
Date: October 31, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1105
In Re: NFL Players' Concussion v.
Date: October 31, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2361
USA v. Maurice Frezzell
Date: October 31, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2394
USA v. Demario White
Date: October 31, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2502
Mark Berrada v. Gadi Cohen
Date: October 31, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1152
Brown v. Sage  
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-1222, 17-1527, 17-1714

Justia Opinion Summary: Federal prisoner Brown filed his “Kemmerer” complaint, alleging that prison officials had injured him; he successfully moved to proceed in forma pauperis (IFP) under the Prison Litigation Reform Act, which waives fees if...

Joseph Aruanno v. Marcyves Maurice
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1306
Thurston Sanders v. USA
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1651
Hector Henderson v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1713
Roger Wilson v. USA
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1877
Leonard Patti v. George Peck
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2624
John Peters v. Jason Brown
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2796
Quintez Talley v. Pennsylvania Department of Cor
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2074
Jimi Rose v. Norman Baehr
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2466
Daniel Sheehan v.
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2833
Thomas Clauso v. Solomon
Date: October 29, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2122
Stephen Udoh v. Herminia Moreira
Date: October 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1304
United States v. Henley  
Date: October 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1428

Justia Opinion Summary: Douglass, a Pennsylvania parole agent with more than 20 years’ experience, was assigned to Henley. Henley first did “really well” on parole while living with his sister. Henley then began associating with former and cur...

Larry Gardenhire v. Paul Fishman
Date: October 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1485
Elman Marroquin v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1662
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: October 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2552
Pocono Mountain School Dist v. T. D.
Date: October 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2807
Pocono Mountain School Dist v. T. D.
Date: October 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2901
James Germany v. Power 105.1 Radio
Date: October 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3121
Jonathan Botey v. Robert Green
Date: October 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3729
Karen Tucker v. Secretary of Health and Human
Date: October 29, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1939
United States v. Wegeler  
Date: October 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-1717

Justia Opinion Summary: Charte (relator) filed a False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. 3729–3733, "qui tam" suit alleging that defendants, including Wegeler, submitted false reimbursement claims to the Department of Education. Relators are entitled...

In re: Denby-Peterson  
Date: October 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3562

Justia Opinion Summary: Denby-Peterson purchased a Chevrolet Corvette. Several months later, the Corvette was repossessed by creditors after Denby-Peterson defaulted on her car payments. Denby-Peterson subsequently filed an emergency voluntary...

In re: Rotavirus Vaccines v.
Date: October 28, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1405
Natalie Munroe v. Central Bucks School District
Date: October 25, 2019
Docket Number: 14-3509
Sean Clemmons v. USA
Date: October 25, 2019
Docket Number: 17-1886
Glenroy Deer v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 25, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2034
John Doe v. Princeton University
Date: October 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1477
USA v. James Harris, III
Date: October 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1134
Heanyi Okorafor v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 24, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2351
Dany Hernandez v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1847
USA v. Judy Haisten
Date: October 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2094
Brandi Booker v. USA
Date: October 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2759
Rotimi Owoh v. Jason Sena
Date: October 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2716
USA v. Eric Bosh
Date: October 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2213
J Supor & Son Trucking & Riggi v. Kenworth Truck Co
Date: October 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2353
Colleen Reilly v. City of Harrisburg
Date: October 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2884
Jose Barrios Leon v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1109
Alson Alston v. National Conference of Bar Exa
Date: October 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1568
Malik Dababneh v. Warden Loretto FCI
Date: October 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2370
Kimberlee Carbone v. Robert Salem
Date: October 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3780
Devon Drive Lionville LP v. Parke Bancorp Inc
Date: October 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2862
Consol Pennsylvania Coal Co., LLC v. Mine Safety & Health Review Commission  
Date: October 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3078

Justia Opinion Summary: Stern was crushed between multi-ton pieces of mining equipment. The mine section supervisor, McDonald, got to the scene minutes later and called for an ambulance. Smith, a “fire boss mine examiner” and EMT, placed Stern...

In re: Healthcare Real Estate Partners LLC  
Date: October 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3267

Justia Opinion Summary: Healthcare managed investment funds. Investors filed an involuntary bankruptcy petition with the intention of seeking Healthcare's removal as the fund manager. Healthcare was not served with process; the petition was un...

Eliane Nunes-De Araujo Matos v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3514
Zakaria Sheriff v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 21, 2019
Docket Number: 17-1613
Energy Future Holdings Corp. v.
Date: October 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2239
Diane Gochin v. Andrew Markowitz
Date: October 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3374
Bruni v. City of Pittsburgh  
Date: October 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1084

Justia Opinion Summary: Planned Parenthood was the site of numerous clashes between opponents and advocates of abortion rights, including bomb threats, vandalism, and blockades. The police deployed an overtime detail to maintain order. After Pi...

USA v. Nasir Thompas
Date: October 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2659
USA v. Ronald Peppers
Date: October 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1021
Joseph Farmer v. Mark Kirby
Date: October 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1660
Jameel Ibrahim v. Department of Veteran Affairs
Date: October 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2046
Sean Donahue v. R. Alexander Acosta
Date: October 17, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3841
Glennis Harve v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2935
USA v. Mario Oliva
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 16-4232
USA v. Santos Reyes-Villatoro
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 16-4237
USA v. Esau Ramirez
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 16-4239
USA v. Roberto Contreras
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 16-4252
USA v. Julian Moz-Aguilar
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 16-4267
USA v. Hugo Palencia
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 16-4302
USA v. Jose Garcia
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 16-4321
USA v. Cruz Flores
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 16-4381
Bianca Karteron v. One Stop Career Service
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2824
Matthew Jones v. Delaware State Police
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1433
Christopher Young v. Rehka Halligan
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2303
Robert Gary, Jr. v. Workers Comp Appeals Board
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2589
Hil Rizvi v. Maryland Department of Social
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2720
Orie v. Secretary Pennsylvania Department of Corrections  
Date: October 15, 2019
Docket Number: 16-1685

Justia Opinion Summary: Orie, a former state senator, used her government-funded legislative staff to do fundraising and campaigning for her reelection. When the Commonwealth investigated, she tried to hide and destroy documents. Orie's sisters...

G2A.COM Sp. z.o.o. (Ltd.) v. USA
Date: October 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3401
Alicia Coronado-Barrera v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3446
Thomas Davis v. County of Allegheny
Date: October 15, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2703
Givi Terentiev v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1954
Elton Hill, II v. Superintendent Mahanoy SCI
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2604
Jack Shulman v. Facebook.com (Inc.)
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2708
Secretary US Dept Labor v. Central Laundry Inc.
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3007
Liberty Surplus Insurance v. AXA Insurance Co
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3028
V. E. E-O. v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3063
Jessica Harrison-Harper v. Nike, Inc.
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3297
Connelly Construction Corp v. Travelers Casualty & Surety Co
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3631
Gary Miller v. New York & New Jersey Port Aut
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3710
Theresa Victory v. Berks County
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1329
Jeremy Ned v. J. Kardin
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1825
Theresa Victory v. County of Berks
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2193
Theresa Victory v. County of Berks
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2648
Theresa Victory v. County of Berks
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2695
Gilbert Martinez v.
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-3085
Sean Donahue v. Dauphin County Solicitors Offi
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2801
Charles Carson v. Willow Valley Communities
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1554
USA v. Abiodun Bakre
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1625
Javitz v. County of Luzerne  
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2389

Justia Opinion Summary: Javitz accepted an “at-will” position as Luzerne County's Director of Human Resources. Javitz participated in meetings with the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), which resulted in AS...

USA v. Perlie Johnson
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3445
Gregory Crosby v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: October 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1895
Leonard Capra v. John Knapp
Date: October 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2402
Francine Cole v. Wells Fargo Bank NA
Date: October 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2555
Ansoumane Diabate v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3397
Christopher West v. Mark Emig
Date: October 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3806
Tyrone Adkins v. Dallas Reynolds
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3611
Frederick Fagal v. Marywood University
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2174
Donald Miles v. Harold Zech
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2605
Nicholas Lomma v. Ohio National Life Assurance C
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2675
Matthew Jones v. Alicia Howard
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3661
Warnkula Fernando v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3832
Veronica Williams v. Litton Loan Services
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1032
Wells Fargo Bank v. Crystal Dey-El
Date: October 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1227
Damien Schlager v. Superintendent Fayette SCI
Date: October 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1896
Anthony West v. USA
Date: October 7, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1471
Weih Steve Chang v. Delaware Dept Children & Youth
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 16-3981
Anthony Caiby v. Gary Haidle
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2396
Anthony Heath v. Cynthia Link
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2493
John Costino v. Tonya Anderson
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3380
In Re: Samson Resources v.
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3438
Jerome Kidd v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1068
Antonello Boldrini v. Joseph Giovannini
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1551
Cynthia Yoder v. District Attorney Montgomery C
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1898
USA v. Blaine Handerhan
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1904
In Re: W.R. Grace & Co., et al v.
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1960
Fuquan Ellison v. Olivia Smith
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1033
Francisco Calero v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1260
William Vukich v. Pennsylvania Judicial System
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1331
Lamar Macon v.
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2310
Sylvester Andrews v.
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2559
Terrelle Nelson v.
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2631
Ralph Baker v. Abu Ahsan
Date: October 2, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1389
Jeffrey Smiles v. County of Berks
Date: October 2, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1622
USA v. Boe Keenan
Date: October 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2600
Moon Express Inc v. Intuitive Machines LLC
Date: October 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3521
USA v. Francisco Ramos
Date: September 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2263
Christopher Young v. Jose Boggio
Date: September 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1277
Keisha Sutherland v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: September 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3381
Dora Alvarenga-De Rodriguez v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1455
USA v. Mark Coleman
Date: September 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2869
USA v. Steven Dyke
Date: September 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3792
Richard Kaul v.
Date: September 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2375
USA v. Peter Woodley
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 16-4119
Securities and Exchange Commission v. Gentile  
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1242

Justia Opinion Summary: Gentile, the owner of a New York broker-dealer, was involved in two pump-and-dump schemes to manipulate penny stocks in 2007-2008. Gentile was arrested in 2012 and agreed to cooperate, but the deal fell apart in 2016. Th...

USA v. Glen Joseph
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2673
Crystal Langford v. Gloucester Township Police Dep
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3259
USA v. Mason Powell
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3626
Rudis Gutierrez-Molina v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1374
Harisadhan Patra v. Pennsylvania State System of H
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-3065
Gilbert Martinez v.
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-3086
USA v. Harold Rodriguez-Mercado
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1008
Albert Robinson v. Section 23, Property Owners
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1081
Albert Robinson v. Section 23 Property Owner's As
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1310
USA v. Savino
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2223
Calisia Kelley v. Brian O'Malley
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3283
National Collegiate Athletic Association v. Governor of New Jersey  
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3550

Justia Opinion Summary: The 1992 federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), 28 U.S.C. 3702, prohibited governmental entities from involvement in gambling concerning competitive sports. New Jersey’s 2012 Sports Wagering Act...

Mario Lee v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1906
Mario Lee v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1907
Prometheus Radio Project v. Federal Communications Commission  
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-1107, 17-1109, 17-1110, 17-1111

Justia Opinion Summary: Under the Communications Act of 1934, 47 U.S.C. 151, the Federal Communications Commission had rules governing ownership of broadcast media to promote “competition, diversity, and localism.” The 1996 Telecommunications A...

Pomicter v. Luzerne County Convention Center  
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2380

Justia Opinion Summary: The Authority's Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre holds up to 10,000 people and hosts athletic and other commercial entertainment events. The Arena is set back and fenced apart from the public road. Patrons drive on an a...

Lynne Thompson v. Pennsylvania Board of Probatio
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1132
Rhandall Thorpe v. IRS
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1700
EMSI Acquisition v. RSUI Indemnity Company
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2712
Lorraine Gress v. Temple University Health Sys
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3085
PennEast Pipeline Co LLC v.
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1191
Derrick Prather v. Warden Fort Dix FCI
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2835
USA v. Adam Scott
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3296
MD Mall Associates LLC v. CSX Transportation Inc
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1137
Oscar Rivas v. Prospero Equipment Corp
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1553
Ce'Monne Hanna v. Giant Eagle Inc
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1863
Andrew Fields v. Federal Bureau of Prisons
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2704
Malhan v. Secretary United States Department of State  
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3373

Justia Opinion Summary: Over the past eight years, the Hudson County family court has required Malhan to pay $300,000 in child and spousal support to his putative ex-wife, Myronova. Malhan claims that New Jersey officials violated his federal...

Jonathan Valentin v. ADECCO
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3489
Gianfranco Arena v. RiverSource Life Insurance Co
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1043
Joseph Phipps, Jr. v. Pennsylvania Department of Lab
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1855
Howell v. Superintendent Rockview SCI  
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 17-1758

Justia Opinion Summary: Jury selection in Howell’s 2004 prosecution consisted of two venire panels. The first included 35 individuals, two of whom were black; both were excused for hardship. The second panel included 25 potential jurors, all of...

Fed Cetera LLC v. National Credit Services Inc  
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1243

Justia Opinion Summary: National, hoping to contract with the federal government to provide student loan collection services, reached an Agreement with Net Gain, which procured networking relationships for its clients. In return for introductio...

Bank of Hope v. Chon  
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1567

Justia Opinion Summary: Bank of Hope sued Ryu for embezzling money from its customers. As the case went on, Ryu began sending letters to the Bank’s shareholders, alleging that the Bank’s claims were baseless and were ruining his reputation. He...

United States v. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center  
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1693

Justia Opinion Summary: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center includes 20 hospitals. Its more than 2,700 doctors are employed by Medical Center subsidiaries. Each surgeon had a base salary and an annual Work-Unit quota. Every medical service...

Northeastern Pennsylvania Freethought Society v. County of Lackawanna Transit System  
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2743

Justia Opinion Summary: Freethought proposed an ad to run on Lackawanna County public buses: “Atheists” with the group’s name and website. County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) rejected the ad under its 2011 policy, prohibiting ads for to...

Corey Brown v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyds
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2977
Laura Medlin v. American Airlines
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3117
John Hartmann v. Commissioner of Internal Reven
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3698
Earl Pondexter v. Secretary United States Depart
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1576
George Martin v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2524
USA v. Keith Harris
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 16-1448
Sapa Extrusions, Inc. v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.  
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2206

Justia Opinion Summary: Sapa manufactures aluminum extruded profiles, pre-treats the metal and coats it with primer and topcoat. For decades, Sapa supplied “organically coated extruded aluminum profiles” to Marvin, which incorporated these extr...

In re: Remicade (Direct Purchaser) Antitrust Litigation  
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3567

Justia Opinion Summary: RDC is a direct purchaser and wholesaler of Remicade, the brand name of infliximab, a “biologic infusion drug” manufactured by J&J and used to treat inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s diseas...

William Burns v. Victoria Femiani
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1413
Andrew Policastro v. New Jersey Education Assn
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1477
Weber v. McGrogan  
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 16-4379

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2014, Weber sued, pro se, nearly 60 defendants, based on her dealings with New Jersey public officials during a child custody matter. When she filed her federal complaint, Weber was also appealing an adverse custody d...

Mariusz Marcinkowski v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1326
In Re: Hackler  
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1650

Justia Opinion Summary: Arianna Holding Company purchased a tax lien on a piece of property owned by the Hacklers and eventually obtained title to the Hacklers’ property via foreclosure proceedings. Shortly after Arianna obtained title, the Hac...

Chang v. Children's Advocacy Center of Delaware  
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2311

Justia Opinion Summary: Chang filed a qui tam action against the Center, asserting claims on behalf of the United States and the state under the False Claims Act (FCA). and the Delaware False Claims Act. Chang alleged that the Center had sought...

North Sound Capital LLC v. Merck & Co., Inc  
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2317

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs alleged pharmaceutical manufacturers stalled the release of clinical trial results for their blockbuster anti-cholesterol drugs, tried to change the study's endpoint to produce more favorable results, conceale...

USA v. Iluonokhalumhe
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2879
United States v. Aviles  
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2967

Justia Opinion Summary: While investigating reports that Aviles was conducting a drug-trafficking operation, the Lebanon County Drug Task Force obtained a warrant to search Aviles’s residence. In the probable cause affidavit, officers relied up...

Thomas Alexis v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3240
Ralph Briggs, Sr. v. County of Potter
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3559
Roy Hunt v. County of Potter
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3560
Ralph Briggs, Sr. v. County of Potter
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3668
Gerald Mickie v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3721
Nnamdi Awomokorie v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1466
Julia Calipo v. Erie County Office of Children
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1624
Singh v. Uber Technologies, Inc.  
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-1397

Justia Opinion Summary: The Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), 9 U.S.C. 1–16, places certain arbitration agreements on equal footing with all other contracts, requiring courts to enforce such agreements according to their terms. Section 2 provides...

Tobia Ippolito v. Lisa Ippolito
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1034
USA v. Jahkel Lamar
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1430
Genaro Martinez v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3142
Julius Cephas v. International Longshoremen's
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3231
LABMD, Inc. v. Tiversa Holding Corp.
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3487
PennEast Pipeline Co LLC v.
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1191
Garrett v. Wexford Health  
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3480

Justia Opinion Summary: Garrett sued under 42 U.S.C. 1983, claiming deliberate indifference to his serious medical needs and retaliation. Garrett alleged that, while incarcerated, he had been prescribed a wheelchair and walker. When he was tra...

Lyman Hopkins v. Trenton Board of Education
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3701
Michael Palermo v. USA
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3744
In re: PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC  
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1191

Justia Opinion Summary: The Natural Gas Act (NGA), 15 U.S.C. 717, allows private gas companies to exercise the federal government’s power to take property by eminent domain, if the company has a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity f...

Chukwuemeka Ezekwo v. Christopher Quirk
Date: September 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2061
Isaiah Fields v. Delaware Department of Correct
Date: September 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3673
Michael Balice v. USA
Date: September 9, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1425
USA v. Marcus Walker
Date: September 6, 2019
Docket Number: 15-4062
USA v. Marcus Walker
Date: September 6, 2019
Docket Number: 15-4062
USA v. James Leroy
Date: September 6, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2513
USA v. Wheeler Neff
Date: September 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2282
USA v. Armand Joseph
Date: September 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3104
DeForte v. Borough of Worthington
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-1923, 17-1924
Evan Townsend v. Borough of Worthington  
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-1924, 17-1924

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, part-time Worthington police officers, were paid hourly wages. The Borough terminated their employment without affording any process. Plaintiffs sued under 42 U.S.C., claiming that the state’s Borough Code or...

Luziga v. Attorney General  
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2444

Justia Opinion Summary: The Third Circuit granted a petition for review challenging the BIA's decision affirming the IJ's denial of petitioner's application for withholding of removal under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) and the Conv...

Tilden Recreational Vehicles v. Belair
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2737
Jonathan Pierre v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3525
USA v. Carlos Cegledi
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1390
Quintez Talley v. Dorina Varner
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1824
Tineo v. Attorney General United States  
Date: September 4, 2019
Docket Number: 16-1461

Justia Opinion Summary: Under the now-repealed 8 U.S.C. 1432(a)(2), a “child” born outside of the U.S. to noncitizen parents became a citizen upon the naturalization of her surviving parent if one of her parents was deceased. Section 1101(c)(1...

Estate of Vittorio Ginzburg v. Electrolux Home Products, Inc.
Date: September 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2686
Velazquez v. Superintendent Fayette SCI  
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3176

Justia Opinion Summary: Velazquez and his girlfriend had a physical altercation. He threatened her at his preliminary hearing and, from prison, sent threatening letters. Velazquez refused to enter his detention cell; the guard sustained scratch...

Pellegrino v. Transportation Safety Administration  
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 15-3047

Justia Opinion Summary: After a confrontational screening at Philadelphia International Airport in 2006, during which police were called, Pellegrino asserted intentional tort claims against TSA screeners. Under the Federal Tort Claims Act, the...

Verma v. 3001 Castor Inc  
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2462

Justia Opinion Summary: A jury awarded more than $4.5 million to a class of dancers at the Penthouse Club, a Philadelphia “adult gentleman’s club,” owned and operated by 3001 Castor, for unpaid minimum wages and unjust enrichment under Pennsylv...

Matheis, Jr. v. CSL Plasma Inc  
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3415

Justia Opinion Summary: Matheis, a retired police officer who has successfully managed a diagnosis of PTSD, routinely and safely donated plasma roughly 90 times in an 11-month period at CSL’s plasma donation facility. CSL barred him from making...

Evaristo Serrano Vargas v.
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2362
Christian Womack v.
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2677
Robinson v. New Jersey Transit Rail Operations, Inc.
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3397
USA v. Courtney Johnson
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2009
Nelson Quinteros v. Warden Pike County Corr
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2503
USA v. Isiah Jordan
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2789
Joeys Auto Repair & Body Shop v. County of Fayette
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3087
James Gengo v. Jets Stadium Development, LLC
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3103
Otis Vidale v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3201
Haberle v. Borough of Nazareth  
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3429

Justia Opinion Summary: Haberle’s long-time partner, Nixon, suffered from severe mental illness. Nixon committed suicide during an encounter with the Nazareth Police Department. Haberle alleged that the Department’s failure to accommodate menta...

Jameice Nash v. James Kenney
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1256
Artis Carroll, Jr. v. Jeffery Wright
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1313
Thomas Wood v. Detwiler
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1948
Keith Webb v. Warden Allenwood USP
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2110
Xu Feng v. University of Delaware
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1821
USA v. Hargrove
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2891
Jester v. Hutt  
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3114

Justia Opinion Summary: Penn boarded Fantasy’s horses. After some of its horses became sick or injured and even died, Fantasy refused to pay boarding invoices totaling $65,707. Fantasy told Penn’s veterinarian, Edelson, that it was considering...

Michael Jester v. Robert Hutt
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3197
Younes Kabbaj v. American School of Tangier
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1573
Rittenhouse Entertainment, Inc v. City of Wilkes-Barre
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2991
Larue McFadden v. Apple Inc.
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3377
Lisa Brown v. Jason Brown
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1821
Heather Oberdorf v. Amazon.com Inc
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1041
USA v. Yarbough
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2854
Guang Lin v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2959
Fields v. Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives  
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2974

Justia Opinion Summary: The Pennsylvania House of Representatives begins most legislative sessions with a prayer. Plaintiffs challenged two practices: the House invites guest chaplains to offer the prayer, but it excludes nontheists (those who...

Brian Fields v. Speaker of the Pennsylvania
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3167
NLRB v. 800 River Road Operating Co LL
Date: August 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2336
Frederick Cullen v. Select Medical Corporation
Date: August 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2912
Stanley Shinn v. Fedex Freight Inc
Date: August 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3173
Donald Bass v. Carl Danberg
Date: August 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3258
Matthew Riboldi v. Warren County Department of Hu
Date: August 22, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1397
Arthur D'Amario, III v.
Date: August 22, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2055
Sun Life Assurance Co of Canad v. Wells Fargo Bank NA
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 16-4337
Bonnie Messler v. George Cotz
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3730
Guerra v. Consolidated Rail Corp  
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2471

Justia Opinion Summary: The Federal Railway Safety Act (FRSA) provides that if railroad carriers retaliate against employees who report safety violations, the aggrieved employee may file a complaint with OSHA within 180 days after the alleged r...

Ronald West v. USA
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1272
In re: Frederick Banks v.
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1726
Kareem Millhouse v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1753
Nat Vaughn v. MGM Resorts International
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2068
William Himchak, III v.
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2160
USA v. Gregory Jones
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2663
Wolfington v. Reconstructive Orthopaedic Associates II, PC  
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3500

Justia Opinion Summary: Wolfington brought a claim under the Truth in Lending Act, 15 U.S.C. 1601, stemming from reconstructive knee surgery he received from Reconstructive Orthopaedic Associates (the Rothman Institute). Wolfington alleged that...

USA v. Jose Chaves-Leiva
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3545
Secretary United States Department of Labor v. Bristol Excavating, Inc.  
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3663

Justia Opinion Summary: Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. 207, employers must pay employees one-and-a-half times their “regular rate” of pay for all hours worked above a 40-hour work week. “[R]egular rate” includes “all remuneration...

Andrew Wolfington v. Reconstructive Orthopaedic Ass
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1182
Chun Lin v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1385
Stone v. Troy Construction LLC  
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1825

Justia Opinion Summary: Stone sued Troy Construction, on behalf of herself and others similarly situated, alleging a willful violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). She claims that Troy paid local employees per diem compensation that...

Joseph Watson v. Trevor Wingard
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2114
Steven LeBoon v. Scottrade Inc
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3097
Corey Bracey v. Huntingdon County
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3224
Lori Scott v. PNC Bank NA
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3363
In Re: Pargev Gazdhyan, Jr v.
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3657
Solomon Miller v. PECO Exelon
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1569
Raymond Winchester v.
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-2037
USA v. Richard Joseph
Date: August 19, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3548
Turco v. City of Englewood  
Date: August 19, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3716

Justia Opinion Summary: Englewood amended its ordinances to address aggressive antiabortion protests that had been regularly occurring outside of a health clinic that provided reproductive health services, including abortions. Some of the “mili...

AC & S, Inc v.
Date: August 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1951
USA v. Christian Rosado
Date: August 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2567
Ramsey Randall v.
Date: August 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3652
Carpeah Nyenekor, Sr. v. Warden Jessup FCI
Date: August 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1133
Jonathan Brownlee v. Keith Hearns
Date: August 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1267
USA v. Ismail Oyerinde
Date: August 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1359
Raoul Lafond v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3772
USA v. Joseph Mehl
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2954
Delaware Riverkeeper Network v. Sec PA Dept Env Protection
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3299
Fang v. Director United States Immigration & Customs Enforcement  
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3318

Justia Opinion Summary: According to its website, the University of Northern New Jersey, founded in 2012, was “nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges and the Commission on English Language Accreditati...

Jamiel Johnson v. John Person
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2660
Jaime Gonzalez Giraldo v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3648
Richard Angino v. Transunion LLC
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3704
Michael Matthews v.
Date: August 14, 2019
Docket Number: 16-2027
David Dupree v.
Date: August 14, 2019
Docket Number: 16-2080
In re: Williams  
Date: August 14, 2019
Docket Numbers: 16-2273, 16-2080, 16-2026, 16-2312, 16-2414, 16-2422

Justia Opinion Summary: The five Petitioners were convicted, among other offenses, of violating 18 U.S.C. 924(c)(1)(A), which proscribes the use or carry of a firearm during and in relation to a “crime of violence” or “drug trafficking crime,”...

Sebastian Williams v.
Date: August 14, 2019
Docket Number: 16-2312