2013 Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Case Law

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McGuire v. Warden, Chillicothe Corr. Inst.  
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3368

Justia Opinion Summary: McGuire was convicted of the kidnaping, rape, and aggravated murder of Joy Stewart and was sentenced to death. On direct appeal, the Ohio Supreme Court summarized the evidence presented in mitigation and determined that...

USA v. Bryan Arnold
Date: December 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5921
Sam Tocco v. Richman Greer Professional Assoc.
Date: December 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1055
Mark Gibney v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co.
Date: December 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3073
James O'Neal v. Margaret Bagley
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3449
Jennifer Latowski v. Northwoods Nursing Center
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2408
United States v. Mathis  
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6256

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fillers planned to demolish an unused Chattanooga factory. They knew the site contained asbestos, a hazardous pollutant under the Clean Air Act. Environmental Protection Agency regulations require removal of all asbe...

USA v. Donald Fillers
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6354
Robert Goss, Jr. v. ABN AMRO Mortgage Group
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2627
Muniz-Muniz v. U.S. Border Patrol  
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4419

Justia Opinion Summary: Individual plaintiffs alleged that they were illegally stopped, searched, or detained by the U.S. Border Patrol for the Sandusky Bay Ohio Station, based upon their Hispanic appearance, race and ethnicity. They claimed th...

Mickel Hoback v. City of Chattanooga, Tennessee
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6171
Reliance Mediaworks (USA) Inc. v. Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1102
Thomas Ross v. Warden Francisco Pineda
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3454
Ihsan Bazzi v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3759
USA v. Youssouf Abdourahmane
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3815
George Bavelis v.
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8015
Lyudmyla Irhibayeva v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4133
USA v. Roderick Ray
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6180
Michigan v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe  
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1438

Justia Opinion Summary: The Tribe bought land from the City of Lansing to build a class III gaming facility, using funds appropriated by Congress for the benefit of certain Michigan tribes. The Michigan Indian Land Claims Settlement Act provide...

USA v. Martin Sanbria-Bueno
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3018
USA v. Martin Sanbria-Bueno
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3019
USA v. Kevin Dennis
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3137
Hengmin Li v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3411
State Farm Automobile Ins. v. Newburg Chiropractic
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5028
State Farm Auto. Ins. Co. v. Newburg Chiropractic  
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5059

Justia Opinion Summary: Plambeck owned two Kentucky chiropractic clinics that treated patients injured in car accidents, including some State Farm customers. All of the treating chiropractors were licensed to practice in Kentucky. Plambeck was...

Kelly Powell v. Mary Berghuis
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1387
Island Creek KY Mining v. Ramage  
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3873

Justia Opinion Summary: Ramage, born in 1933, worked for Island Creek for 28 years, five years underground and 23 years on the surface. In 2007 he sought black lung benefits. While the claim was pending, Congress revived a statutory rebuttable...

In re: Grant, Konvalinka & Harrison v. Still  
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6374

Justia Opinion Summary: McKenzie’s creditors filed an involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition in 2008. McKenzie filed a voluntary Chapter 11 petition a month later. The cases were consolidated and converted to a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Several...

Grant, Konvalinka & Harrison v. C. Still
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6375
Terry Rishoi v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co.
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1119
Craig Claeys v. Aetna Life Insurance Company
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1390
Big Branch Res., Inc. v. Ogle  
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3251

Justia Opinion Summary: Ogle, born in 1954, worked in underground coal mines for 21 years, most recently in 1996 in Kentucky. Ogle smoked since age 12. He sought black lung benefits in 2007. After the record closed but before the ALJ issued a d...

United States v. Hammadi  
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5189

Justia Opinion Summary: The FBI investigated Alwan, an Iraqi living in Bowling Green, after his fingerprints appeared on an improvised explosive device in Iraq, and introduced Alwan to a confidential source (CHS), who recorded their conversatio...

Hocker v. Pikeville City Police Dep't  
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5341

Justia Opinion Summary: Hocker drank a six-pack of beer and drove to the home of his sometimes-girlfriend. A protective order directed Hocker not to go to her house. The woman called 911, reporting that Hocker was “highly intoxicated” and “suic...

USA v. Kody Evans
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6175
USA v. Tommie Dunn
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6187
USA v. Kody Evans
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6324
Rogers v. O'Donnell  
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6335

Justia Opinion Summary: Off-duty Richmond Kentucky Police Officers visited the apartment of April McQueen by invitation, where the four adults engaged in sexual activity that “included bondage and discipline, dominance and submission and sadism...

James Rogers v. Sheriff Nelson O'Donnell
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6336
USA v. Hector Chavez
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3414
Robert LaRiccia v. Comm'r Soc. Sec.
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4198
Tammy Russell v. Timothy Geithner
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4496
Henschel v. Clare Cnty. Rd. Comm'n  
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1528

Justia Opinion Summary: CCRC employee Henschel was covered by a collective bargaining agreement that provided for seniority rights. Hel was involved in a motorcycle accident that resulted in amputation of his left leg. CCRC hired a temporary ex...

Dixon v. Houk  
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 08-4019

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1993, Dixon and Hoffner beat their friend Hammer, tied him to a bed, stole his wallet and his vehicle, and then drove him into a remote area and buried him alive. One month into the investigation, Hoffner led police t...

In re: Winter  
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8025

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2009, Debtor had received an IRS Notice of Deficiency for tax year 2004, claiming additional taxes of $143,445.00, plus penalties of $28,689.00. Debtor filed a voluntary Chapter 7 petition in 2011. In 2011, Debtor rec...

USA v. Brandon Manley
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2551
USA v. Michael Spicer
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3713
Paula Brown v. Lexington Fayette Urban County
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6597
USA v. Timothy Curry
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1061
United States v. Johnson  
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5311

Justia Opinion Summary: Johnson stored marijuana in his Arkansas home for distribution in Tennessee. A conspiracy headed by others obtained large quantities of marijuana from a Texas supplier, who delivered to Johnson’s Blytheville home. Police...

Meridian Venture v.
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8021
EEOC v. Skanska USA Building, Inc.
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5967
EEOC v. Skanska USA Building, Inc.
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6236
Ortega v. U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement  
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6608

Justia Opinion Summary: Ortega, a U.S. citizen, began an 11-day sentence of home confinement for driving under the influence on March 18, 2011. He had to wear an electronic monitoring device at all times. With prior approval, he could go to wor...

Thelonious Searcy v. Mary Berghuis
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1465
Rochowl v. Life Ins. Co. of N. America  
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2074

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2000, Rochow sold his interest in Universico to Gallagher and became President of Gallagher. As an employee of Gallagher, Rochow was covered under a LINA disability policy. In 2001, Rochow began to experience short te...

United States v. Doe  
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: xx-xxxx

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2006, Defendant pleaded guilty to two counts of distribution of cocaine base, 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1); the plea agreement stated that his offense involved 109 grams of cocaine base and that the parties would recommend a s...

John Poole v. Duncan MacLaren
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1705
USA v. Ronald Whitmore
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4433
USA v. Scottie Bailey
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5009
USA v. Anthony Thomas
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1206
Corey Hoover v. State of Ohio
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3330
Steve Heskett, II v. Athens County, Ohio
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3461
Krafsur v. Davenport  
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5598

Justia Opinion Summary: Krafsur, a federal administrative law judge, hears social security disability claims, including deciding how much to award successful claimants in attorney’s fees. Krafsur alleges that Davenport, the chief judge in his...

Vitaliy Synedzhuk v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4203
Versatile Helicopters, Inc. v. City of Columbus
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4239
Versatile Helicopters, Inc. v. City of Columbus
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4475
USA v. Cornelius Blewett
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5226
United States v. Blewitt  
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5582

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2005 the Blewetts were convicted of crack cocaine offenses and sentenced to a mandatory minimum of 10 years each under the 100-to-1 crack cocaine law. The Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 as implemented by new sentencing g...

Arvest Bank v. Preston Byrd
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6435
C & L Ward Bros., Co. v. Outsource Solutions, Inc.
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1435
USA v. Daynel Rodriguez-Penton
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5349
Steven Cash v. Siegel-Robert, Inc.
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5467
USA v. Charles Frazier
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3887
Angela Powell-Pickett v. A.K. Steel Corporation
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4424
Gloria Strayhorn v. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6195
Speed v. Wyeth Pharm., Inc.  
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6198

Justia Opinion Summary: The plaintiffs allege that they ingested metoclopramide, the generic equivalent of the prescription drug Reglan, and, as a result, developed a serious neurological disorder, tardive dyskinesia. The labeling for the drugs...

Kathleen Simmons v. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6200
Orviell Rhodes v. Wyeth LLC
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6203
Irving Evans v. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6208
Michael Brooks v. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6209
Altona Bain v. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6210
Carter v. Welles-Bowen Realty, Inc.  
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 10-3922

Justia Opinion Summary: A title services company may not pay a real estate agent a fee in exchange for a referral, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, 12 U.S.C. 2607(a), with an exemption for “affiliated business arrangements.” The defendant...

Solis v. Postal Police Officers Ass'n  
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4390

Justia Opinion Summary: Sections 401 and 402 of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act, 29 U.S.C. 481, 482, regulate union elections and authorize the Secretary of Labor to bring suit to enforce these provisions, after a union member...

Grant Toner v. Village of Elkton
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2601
Marais v. Chase Home Fin., LLC  
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4248

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2006, Plaintiff financed a purchase of residential property. Residential Finance was the lender; Chase serviced the loan. In 2011 Plaintiff sent Chase a “Qualified Written Request” under the Real Estate Settlement Pro...

USA v. Demetrick Boyd
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5740
Zihra Saad v. City of Dearborn Heights
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1894
Nicole Foco v. Freudenberg-NOK General Partne
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2174
Gladis Tamer v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3343
Antonio Ledera-Cabanas v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3349
USA v. Henry Briggs
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5260
Ilse Bock v. UT Medical Group, Inc.
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5340
In re: Bowers  
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8014

Justia Opinion Summary: Debtors owed delinquent real estate taxes to Summit County, Ohio, which sells outstanding tax obligations to investors as tax lien certificates. An investor purchasing such a certificate obtains a lien against the proper...

United States v. Volkman  
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3212

Justia Opinion Summary: Volkman, an M.D. and a Ph.D. in pharmacology from University of Chicago, was board-certified in emergency medicine and a “diplomat” of the American Academy of Pain Management. Following lawsuits, he had no malpractice in...

United States v. Marshall  
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3805

Justia Opinion Summary: Marshall pled guilty to receiving child pornography (18 U.S.C. 2252(a) and (b)) from the time he was 15 until he was 20 years old. The district court varied downward from the guideline range and sentenced him to five yea...

USA v. James Lykins
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6242
USA v. Noha Fofana
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1068
Robert Slayton v. Wells Fargo Bank, NA
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3308
Guillermo Herrera v. Churchill McGee, LLC
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5211
In re: John R. Homes Bldg. Co. v.
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2012
John R. Homes Bldg. Co. v.
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2013
In Re: John R. Homes Bldg. Co. v.
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2014
In Re: John R. Homes Bldg. Co. v.
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2015
USA v. Derek Lucas
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6413
USA v. Juan Morales-Martinez
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1235
Michael Sheeks v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec. Admin.
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1711
Pjeter Lleshi v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3090
Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance v. Kay & Kay Contracting
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5791
Nancy Kuns v. Ford Motor Company
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3364
Thomas Sadler v. Carol Howes
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2235
USA v. Kenneth White
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3726
USA v. Kenneth White
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3746
James Parks v. David Bobby
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-4026
LaCesha Brintley v. St. Mary Mercy Hospital
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2616
Neringa Venclaviciute v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3791
USA v. Timothy Tapplin
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5572
Cauthern v. Bell  
Date: November 14, 2013
Docket Number: 10-5759

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, convicted of murder and rape in connection with the 1987 deaths of two officers in the Army Nurse Corps, was sentenced to death in Tennessee state court. After exhausting state remedies, he sought a writ of ha...

USA v. Feng Liu
Date: November 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6157
USA v. Rico Tillman
Date: November 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6436
USA v. Lorenzo Carmago-Antonio
Date: November 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1088
Hussein Bazzi v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3612
In re: Barlow  
Date: November 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8018

Justia Opinion Summary: The bankruptcy court held that a district court judgment entered against the Debtor was nondischargeable under 11 U.S.C. 523(a)(6). The Sixth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel affirmed, holding that the bankruptcy court...

USA v. Emond Logan
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1522
USA v. Marlan McRae
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2534
USA v. Owusu Firempong
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2540
USA v. Marlan McRae
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1698
USA v. James Vanderweele
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2237
Charles Byrne v. CSX Transportation, Inc.
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3808
USA v. Brandon Jackson
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4219
USA v. Richard Zorn
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1288
Rishard Ibrahim v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3086
Terry Bach v. Scott Drerup
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3173
Samer Haddad v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3512
USA v. Rene Rodriguez
Date: November 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3922
USA v. Mary Fawaz
Date: November 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2451
USA v. Elsayed Safiedine
Date: November 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2453
Tracy Jones v. Sandusky County, Ohio
Date: November 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3402
Local Union 2-2000,United Steel v. Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc.
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2630
Lampe v. Kash  
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4487

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2004, Lampe won a $25,000 judgment against Kash. Kash could not pay his debts and sought bankruptcy protection in 2012. When he submitted a list of creditors, under Bankruptcy Rule 1007(a) Kash omitted Lampe’s residen...

Thomas Spikes v. Thomas Mackie
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2451
Harvey Gainey, Sr. v. Comm'r of Internal Revenue
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2555
USA v. Gabriel Barnett
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4346
Himmi Vasquez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3433
Dionte Tyler v. DH Capital Management, Inc.
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5021
1st Source Bank v. Wilson Bank & Trust  
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5088

Justia Opinion Summary: Beginning in 2004, 1st Source Bank entered into secured transactions with the debtors for the sale or lease of tractors and trailers. The agreements granted 1st Source a security interest in the tractors and/or trailers,...

Ronald Piontek v. Carmen Palmer
Date: November 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1451
USA v. Tariq Mahmud
Date: November 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1954
Gary Chapman v. Bank of America
Date: November 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6268
Muhammad Abid v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3133
Jerry Fields v. Rick Benningfield
Date: November 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5316
Mark Leyse v. Clear Channel Broadcasting, Inc
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 10-3739
Huff v. United States  
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 10-3903

Justia Opinion Summary: While employed at an insurance company, Huff used customer information to obtain credit cards, and, with the help a teenager, cell phone contracts, resulting in loss of more than $350,000. Huff pleaded guilty to conspira...

Arturo White v. Jeffrey Woods
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2630
USA v. Toi Melvin
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-5791
Matthew T. Szura & Company, Inc. v. General Ins. Co. of Am.
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2505
Reed Elsevier, Inc. v. Crockett  
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3574

Justia Opinion Summary: Crockett’s former law firm subscribed to a LexisNexis legal research plan that allowed unlimited access to certain databases for a flat fee. Subscribers could access other databases for an additional fee. According to Cr...

United States v. Llanez-Garcia  
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3585

Justia Opinion Summary: In her representation of a client charged with alien smuggling, 8 U.S.C. 1324, Migdal, an attorney who has served as an Assistant Federal Public Defender for nearly 25 years, had a number of disagreements with the federa...

Santiago v. Ringle  
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4075

Justia Opinion Summary: Inmate Santiago, complaining of severe pain and a rash, was seen by Dr.Mosher on January 31. Mosher prescribed Tylenol for pain and antibiotics to treat what she thought might be Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aure...

USA v. Carlos Funzie
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5396
Kimberly Schulz v. David Gendregske
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1058
Sam Han v. University of Dayton
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3048
Chris Geiger v. Pfizer, Inc.
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3519
USA v. David Jackson
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-6089
Phillips v. United States  
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-6249

Justia Opinion Summary: Phillips was indicted in 2004 on charged that he had travelled to Thailand and knowingly engaged in illicit sexual conduct (18 U.S.C. 2423(f), 2246) with a minor male, not yet 16 years of age, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2...

USA v. Raudell Rodriguez-Gonzales
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3735
Linda Mengelkamp v. Lake Metro. Housing Auth.
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4468
Danny Brown v. USA
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4497
United States v. Ladeau  
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6611

Justia Opinion Summary: Letters sent between LaDeau and his incarcerated brother, David, came to the attention of authorities. The letters, written in code, allegedly communicated ways to obtain and conceal child pornography. Investigators exec...

David Dell'Aquila v. Larry Head
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5064
Terry Wynn v. Chad Estes
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5199
Edward Lint v. John Prelesnik
Date: November 1, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2040
Burgess v. Fischer  
Date: November 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4191

Justia Opinion Summary: Burgess was pulled over for speeding and found to be under the influence of alcohol and a prescription drug. After failing sobriety tests, Burgess was arrested for DUI. His resistance caused officers to perform a “takedo...

Bench Billboard Company v. City of Covington, Kentucky
Date: November 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5915
Anita Gale v. Liberty Bell Agency
Date: November 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6553
Rafia Khan v. Regions Bank
Date: November 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6567
Tillman v. Macy's Inc.  
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2580

Justia Opinion Summary: Tillman filed suit pro se, alleging that Macy’s discriminated against her on the basis of race in violation of Title VII when it terminated her employment in 2009. Macy’s filed a motion to compel arbitration, based on a...

Catherine Wilkerson v. Kevin Warner
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1510
Frederick Pettey v. CitiMortgage, Inc.
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2403
Young v. Gannett Satellite Info.Network, Inc.  
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3999

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1997, the Miami Township police department fired Sergeant Young for allegedly forcing sex on a woman while on the job; the termination was overturned by an arbitrator. The arbitrator concluded that the department had...

Pamela Murphy v. Ohio State University
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4391
Samuel Moore v. Weinstein Company, LLC, The
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5715
James Ellis v. Shelby County Government
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6312
Selby v. Caruso  
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1248

Justia Opinion Summary: Selby is serving a life sentence for murder, a two-year sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm, and a sentence for attempted escape from prison. Michigan prison authorities confined Selby in administrative...

Peoples v. Lafler  
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2161

Justia Opinion Summary: Clark was shot and killed outside of his Detroit home. Months later, Peoples, Powell, and Harris, were arrested after leading police on a chase in a stolen Jaguar. According to the report written by an officer who witnes...

NLRB v. Allied Mechanical Serv
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1235
Nat'l Labor Relations Bd. v. Allied Mech. Serv.  
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1351

Justia Opinion Summary: Allied, a union contractor, sued local unions, claiming that the unions colluded to withhold otherwise available job-targeting funds from Allied. The job-targeting-fund program provided union contractors with money to en...

Huron Mountain Club v. United States Army Corps of Eng'rs
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2217
Hidden Village, LLC v. City of Lakewood, OH  
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3543

Justia Opinion Summary: The Youth Re-Entry Program helps young people re-enter society after foster care or juvenile detention. About 80 percent of its members are black. The program moved to the Cleveland suburb, Lakewood, to house clients in...

MDC Acquisition Co. v. Traveler's Property Casualty Co. of Am.
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4340
Ronald Stewart v. Chesapeake Exploration. L.L.C.
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4457
Chesapeake Exploration. L.L.C. v. Catlett Quality Plumbing & Hea
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4466
Chesapeake Exploration. L.L.C. v. Catlett Quality Plumbing & Hea
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4517
United States v. Miller  
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6501

Justia Opinion Summary: Miller and his pastor Wellons wanted to buy investment land for $790,000. Miller formed Fellowship, with eight investment units valued at $112,500 each, to purchase the land and recruited investors. Miller and Wellons d...

Westfield Insurance Company v. Talmer Bancorp
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1057
Charles Cain v. Chesapeake Exploration. L.L.C.
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3021
Robert Coal Company v. OWCP
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3032
Connie Thacker v. Schneider Electric USA, Inc.
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5306
USA v. John Marcinkewciz, II
Date: October 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2441
USA v. Shelley Waldron
Date: October 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2443
Cullan Meathe v. Daniel Ret
Date: October 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2479
Cullan Meathe v. Daniel Ret
Date: October 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2507
John Weber, III v. Timothy Buchanan
Date: October 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3686
USA v. Troy Woodruff
Date: October 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5240
Gaylus Bailey v. Real Time Staffing Services, Inc.
Date: October 29, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5221
Page Plus of Atlanta Inc. v. Owl Wireless LLC
Date: October 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4551
Page Plus of Atlanta, Inc. v. Owl Wireless, LLC  
Date: October 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4565

Justia Opinion Summary: After Page and SNAP sued Owl for breach of contract, Owl counterclaimed for breach of the same contract. The district court granted summary judgment in favor of Owl on all claims and the counterclaim. Owl elected not to...

United States v. Hughes  
Date: October 25, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1201

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2008, Hughes pled guilty to federal drug (crack cocaine) and gun charges. The district court sentenced him to 121 months on the drug charge plus 60 months on the gun charge. Hughes was then subject to a ten-year manda...

Hughes v. Colbert  
Date: October 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3765

Justia Opinion Summary: A nursing home resident and her community spouse (husband) were penalized based on husband’s purchase of an annuity for himself using funds from his IRA. The district court granted summary judgment in favor of the direct...

USA v. Aristotle Matsa
Date: October 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4353
Bowers v. Ophthalmology Grp.  
Date: October 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6129

Justia Opinion Summary: Bowers joined Ophthalmology Group as an employee in 1999 and, in 2002, became one of six partners. In November 2009, Bowers tendered a resignation letter to her partners. Although she did not give a date of departure, th...

Michael Burns v. USA
Date: October 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5018
Michael Burns v. Lappin
Date: October 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5663
Helen Adams v. General Motors
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2084
Larry Lewis v. Ronald Weck
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4205
Steven Schmiedebusch v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4316
Marathon Ashland Petroleum v. Williams  
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4377

Justia Opinion Summary: Williams had worked at Marathon’s Ashland, Kentucky, facility for 25 years, most recently as a senior barge welder. Williams alleged that he sustained a long thoracic nerve injury to his right shoulder while replacing pa...

Zhitian Zhang v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4570
Anthony Gadlage v. Winters & Yonker
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5401
Amburgey v. United States  
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6279

Justia Opinion Summary: On January 21, 2009, Amburgey sought treatment for his persistent pneumonia from Dr. Alam at a Whitesburg, Kentucky clinic run by MCHC. He died that same day from a severe allergic reaction to an intravenous contrast dye...

William Romine v. Saint Joseph Health System
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6587
USA v. Vonda Bridgewater
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6588
Eden Foods, Inc v. Sebelius  
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1677

Justia Opinion Summary: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, collectively, the Affordable Care Act require that most businesses employing 50 or more individuals provide fem...

Judy Canady v. The Gillette Company
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5326
Coleman v. Tollefson  
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1502

Justia Opinion Summary: Under the three-strikes provision of the Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA), 28 U.S.C. 1915(g), the district court denied pauper status to Coleman-Bey in his civil suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, although one of his previous...

Andrew Suhar v. Craig Bruno
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4206
Pharos Capital Partners, L.P. v. Deloitte & Touche
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4381
USA v. Rodregus Ramsey
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5560
United States v. Shultz  
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6351

Justia Opinion Summary: Shultz, convicted under 18 U.S.C. 2252(a) of receiving and possessing child pornography, including depictions of young children engaged in sadistic, masochistic or violent behavior, appealed the district court’s impositi...

United States v. Moore  
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6437

Justia Opinion Summary: Moore and friends left a strip club in Lexington, as the club closed, Moore claims that he noticed a SUV that needed a jump start and walked over to help. Moore claims he spotted a pistol sticking out of the waistband of...

USA v. Jafari Moore
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6438
Delmer Contreras-Torres v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3211
USA v. Joseph Smith
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5223
United States v. Lawrence  
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 06-4105

Justia Opinion Summary: Lawrence committed four bank robberies in central Ohio during 2004-2005. During the last attempted robbery, Lawrence shot and killed Officer Hurst. Officer Hurst returned fire, however, and Lawrence was injured. Lawrence...

United States v. Mikulich  
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1732

Justia Opinion Summary: An officer found a tool bag outside the McNamara Federal Building. Thinking it was lost property, the officer stored the bag in the building for three weeks without inspecting it. Eventually, someone x-rayed of the bag a...

Delangelo Johnson v. Lloyd Rapelje
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2083
Randy Dillon v. Warden, Ross Correctional Inst.
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3539
Jamil Mujali v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4110
Tyler v. DH Capital Mgmt., Inc.  
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5021

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2009, Tyler had accumulated $1,041 of debt on his Chase credit card. DHC, assignee of the debt, filed suit in Kentucky, seeking collection of the debt, plus 21% interest, and attorney’s fees. The complaint had not bee...

USA v. Pearline Richardson
Date: October 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4238
Heather Minick v. Metro. Gov't of Nashville
Date: October 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6511
Andrea West v. Bradley Hilton
Date: October 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3087
United States v. Hampton  
Date: October 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5014

Justia Opinion Summary: Hampton was charged with wire fraud, 18 U.S.C. 1343 (18 counts), access device fraud, 18 U.S.C. 1029(a)(5) (four counts), and aggravated identity theft, 18 U.S.C. 1028A(a)(1)), based on use of fraudulent merchant account...

Labeed Nouri v. Greg McQuiggin
Date: October 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2008
Phyllis Kennedy v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: October 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4387
S. Rehab. Grp. v. Sec'y of Health & Human Servs.  
Date: October 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5903

Justia Opinion Summary: Southern Rehabilitation Group and its medical director sued the Secretary of Health and Human Services and past and present Medicare contractors, seeking review of the Secretary’s final decision on 6,200 claims for Medic...

Phillip Charvat v. Echostar Satelite, LLC
Date: October 17, 2013
Docket Number: 09-4525
Larry Lee v. Dean Willey
Date: October 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2393
Rachells v. Cingular Wireless Employee Servs., LLC  
Date: October 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4137

Justia Opinion Summary: Rachells, an African-American account executive in the Cleveland region since 2001, received numerous sales awards, consistently exceeded company sales goals by the greatest margin among his co-workers, and, in 2003, ear...

El Sidi Mohamed v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: October 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4265
Nicole Barber v. Bank of America, N.A.
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1261
USA v. Asante Parker
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1731
USA v. Zenobia Bailey
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1186
Dennis Johnson v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2249
Giovanni Ruiz v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3900
Joy Lovell v. Sheri Duffey
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4152
USA v. Louis Smith, Jr.
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6127
USA v. Kenneth Patterson, Sr.
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6471
USA v. Casimitro Cabrera-Jimenez
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6544
Paul Deloge v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1207
Patel v. U.S. Citizenship & Immigrations Servs.  
Date: October 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1962

Justia Opinion Summary: Patel, a citizen of India, entered the U.S. on a one-year visitor’s visa in 1999. He overstayed and began looking for a job. Citizenship and Immigration Services denied his first petition for an employment visa in 2006 b...

Philadelphia Indemnity Ins. Co. v. Youth Alive, Inc.
Date: October 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5759
Philadelphia Indem. Ins. Co. v. Youth Alive, Inc.  
Date: October 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5805

Justia Opinion Summary: YA, a nonprofit corporation serving at-risk youth, transported young people to an event using vans that it owned. After the event four people were unable to board because a van was full. A YA employee requested that 16-y...

USA v. Durell Jacobs, II
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3786
USA v. Ulysses Lewis, Jr.
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3787
Joanne Horen v. Judge Stacy Cook
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4544
James Ellis v. Shelby County Government
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6312
Georgia Brown v. VHS of Michigan, Inc.
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1054
Richard Laude v. Jimmy Knowles
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5184
Desai v. Booker  
Date: October 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2050

Justia Opinion Summary: Nurse Turetzky and Doctor Desai opened a clinic in 1976. They fought, and sometimes the fights turned physical. In 1983, they agreed to dissolve their partnership once Desai repaid Turetzky’s investment. Weeks later, po...

Eirik Tillman v. Ohio Bell Telephone Company
Date: October 8, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3857
USA v. Anthony Van
Date: October 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2322
James Limbright v. George Hofmeister
Date: October 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6467
Joshua Hornback v. Lexington-Fayette Urban County
Date: October 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6589
Tanea Wilson v. Kevin Martin
Date: October 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3543
Marie Reynolds v. Federal Express Corporation
Date: October 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5010
Equal Emp't Opportunity Comm'n v. Peoplemark, Inc.  
Date: October 7, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2582

Justia Opinion Summary: Peoplemark is a temporary-employment agency that used an application form that asked applicants whether they had a felony record and conducted an independent investigation into the criminal records of all applicants. Sco...

United States v. Johnson  
Date: October 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2138

Justia Opinion Summary: Johnson’s plea agreement provided for dismissal of two distribution counts and state weapons charges; Johnson pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute at least 280 grams of cocaine ba...

Douglas Cifuentes-Calderon v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: October 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4564
USA v. Andre Barnes
Date: October 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6448
In re: Nicodemus  
Date: October 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-8050

Justia Opinion Summary: Debtor was married to Plaintiff’s son, John. Plaintiff and John had an extensive model train collection. After John died, Plaintiff sued, seeking $25,000 for Debtor’s alleged conversion of the collection. Debtor was app...

Forest Rupp v. Barry Goodrich
Date: October 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3038
USA v. Keith Keglar
Date: October 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5133
Cheri Gault v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: October 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5284
Kathleen Ott v. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp.
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2134
Randall Ritchie v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2405
USA v. Keith Watson
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4012
USA v. Theron Lewis
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4014
USA v. Franklin Baquedano
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1007
Ajan v. United States  
Date: October 3, 2013
Docket Number: 09-6366

Justia Opinion Summary: Ajan was convicted of several drug-related offenses, aiding and abetting a kidnapping, and two section 924(c) firearm offenses and sentenced to a term of 646 months of imprisonment. After unsuccessful direct appeal, he s...

USA v. Arnaldo Infante-Cabrera
Date: October 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2346
Lesia Kozlovskaia v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: October 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4556
Jeffery Becker v. DEA
Date: October 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4559
Patricia White v. Sunrise Senior Living Mgt. Inc.
Date: October 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1083
Michael Williamson v. Recovery Limited Partnership
Date: October 2, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3723
Williamson v. Recovery Ltd. P'ship  
Date: October 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3949

Justia Opinion Summary: The 19th-century steamship S.S. Central America, the “Ship of Gold,” sank in the Atlantic Ocean in 1857, taking many tons of gold with her. The wreckage was discovered more than 130 years later by explorers led by Thomps...

USA v. Charles Patton
Date: October 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4225
Xiang Lin v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: October 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4408
Xiu Lin v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: October 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4410
Joseph Branon v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: October 2, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5455
Mariama Mbaye v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: October 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3680
USA v. Garry Hunter
Date: October 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6283
Mary Vandenheede v. Frank Vecchio
Date: October 1, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1253
Kathy Wood v. Cocke County, Tennessee
Date: October 1, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5085
USA v. Aref Nagi
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1170
USA v. Gary Ball, Jr.
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1208
USA v. Anthony Clark
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1221
USA v. Leonard Moore
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1223
USA v. Joseph Whiting
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1349
USA v. Michael Cicchetti
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1354
CT Charlton and Associates, In v. Thule, Inc.
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2619
USA v. Lawrence Harper
Date: September 27, 2013
Docket Number: 11-5787
Unted States v. Grayson  
Date: September 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1113

Justia Opinion Summary: Grayson was indicted for conspiracy to distribute powder and crack cocaine and other drugs, 21 U.S.C. 846; 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1), and for possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, 18 U.S.C. 924(c)...

USA v. Marcus Buggs
Date: September 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2626
SEIU v. Jon Husted
Date: September 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4264
USA v. Travis Bowdery
Date: September 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5099
United Precision Products Compamy v. Avco Corporation
Date: September 26, 2013
Docket Number: 10-2191
United Precision Products Company v. Avco Corporation
Date: September 26, 2013
Docket Number: 10-2278
USA v. Cromwell Bost
Date: September 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1780
Thomas Williams v. MetLife Disability
Date: September 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4006
David Salewske v. Citibank, NA
Date: September 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1120
Andrews Acheampong v. Bank of New York Mellon
Date: September 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1145
Szekeres v. CSX Transp., Inc.  
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3689

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, working for Defendant since 1967, was a brakeman on a crew taking a freight train from Defendant’s Cleveland yard to Medina County, Ohio, in 2006. At a Valley City stop, Plaintiff operated a ground switch to m...

Refrigerant Compressors v. Tecumseh Products Company
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1608
Air Cooling Energy Corporatio v. Tecumseh Products Company
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1615
Marc Barash v. Tecumseh Products Company
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1617
Nathan Esquerra v. Tecumseh Products Company
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1624
F G Farah And Partners, LLC v. Tecumseh Products Company
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1625
In re: Refrigerant Compressors Antitrust Litigation  
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1628

Justia Opinion Summary: Suits consolidated under 28 U.S.C. 1407 alleged antitrust violations of price fixing and dividing markets by the manufactures of cooling compressors. The district court dismissed the claims of some of the indirect-buyer...

Saad Wholesale, Inc. v. Tecumseh Products Company
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1631
Jackson. Segwick Claims Mgmt. Servs.  
Date: September 24, 2013
Docket Number: 10-1453

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, employees of Coca-Cola, suffered work-related injuries and applied for workers’ compensation benefits through Sedgwick, Coca-Cola’s third-party benefit claims administrator. Sedgwick disputed the claims. Plai...

United Precision Products Company v. Avco Corporation
Date: September 24, 2013
Docket Number: 10-2191
United Precision Products Company v. Avco Corporation
Date: September 24, 2013
Docket Number: 10-2778
Bennett v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins.  
Date: September 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3047

Justia Opinion Summary: Bennett was walking her dog in Garfield Heights, Ohio when she was struck on the left knee by a vehicle driven by Pastel. The accident threw Bennett onto the car’s hood. Bennett sued Pastel’s insurer, State Farm, which c...

USA v. Manuel Rodgers
Date: September 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2048
USA v. Arch Turner
Date: September 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6483
Ricky Taylor v. C. Lantagne
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1248
Bobbie Maxwell v. Correctional Med. Servs., Inc.
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1644
USA v. Adam Beetz
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3164
USA v. Troy Hockenberry
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3720
United States v. Gray  
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3757

Justia Opinion Summary: Youngstown Police receiced a call reporting that a man driving a black Jeep Cherokee was attempting to sell firearms at an auto parts store. The caller identified himself as a store employee and provided the vehicle’s Pe...

Snjezana Castillo v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4446
USA v. Teriaco Isom
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5697
Stephanie Williams v. CSX Transportation
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6197
Lukas v. McPeak  
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6285

Justia Opinion Summary: Lukas owns stock in Miller, a publicly owned corporation engaged in production of oil and natural gas. In 2009, Miller announced that it had acquired the “Alaska assets,” worth $325 million for only $2.25 million. Miller...

USA v. Thomas Gooden
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6546
USA v. Christopher Ugochukwu
Date: September 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3976
Jeffrey Kittka v. Jackie Franks
Date: September 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1919
Eric Kimbrough v. USA
Date: September 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2675
USA v. Christopher Ugochukwu
Date: September 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3062
Autocam Corp. v. Sebelius  
Date: September 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2673

Justia Opinion Summary: Kennedy family members own a controlling interest in corporate entities that comprise Autocam. John Kennedy is Autocam’s CEO. The companies are for-profit manufacturers in the automotive and medical industries and have 6...

United States v. McCloud  
Date: September 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3810

Justia Opinion Summary: McCloud pled guilty to distributing 19.4 grams of crack cocaine, 21 U.S.C. 841,was released on bond, and failed to appear for sentencing. After evading law enforcement for more than three years, McCloud was captured and...

Am. Express Travel Related Servs. Co., Inc. v. Hollenbach  
Date: September 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6249

Justia Opinion Summary: AmEx is the world’s largest issuer of traveler’s checks, which never expire. AmEx and third-party vendors sell the checks at face value, and AmEx profits by investing the funds until the TC is redeemed. Although most are...

USA v. Joshua Jamerson
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3803
In re: Underhill  
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-8045

Justia Opinion Summary: After the Underhills received their discharge under a voluntary Chapter 7 petition in May 2010, Golf Chic, an LLC in which Beth Underhill was the sole member, filed a claim for tortious interference against several entit...

Skyway Investment Corporation v. Sol Tushman
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3127
United States v. Freeman  
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1798

Justia Opinion Summary: As part of a separate drug investigation, the FBI began wire intercepts of cellular telephones of several individuals (Wiretap Act, 18 U.S.C. §§ 2510–22) including West, Freeman’s co-defendant. They overheard a murder-fo...

Venture Global Eng'g, LLC v. Satyam Computer Servs., Ltd.  
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2200

Justia Opinion Summary: Satyam approached the Trust about forming a joint venture to provide engineering services to the automotive industry. Satyam represented that it was an IT-services provider with a base of automotive customers, that it wa...

Yamin Imran v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4101
Henderson v. Palmer  
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1943

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2003, Henderson was stopped for speeding. The officer discovered that the vehicle had been reported stolen. A Detroit Police Officer attempted to organize a live lineup, but could not locate five males of defendant’s...

USA v. Jason Morgan
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3959
USA v. William Efford
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-4006
USA v. Kyron Marlin
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-4017
Jefferson v. United States  
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1182

Justia Opinion Summary: An internal investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s Office found evidence suggesting that during the Jefferson trial on drug-conspiracy charges, the prosecution failed to disclose to the defense the extent of the promises o...

Merrill Haviland v. Metro. Life Ins. Co.  
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1958

Justia Opinion Summary: GM provides its salaried retirees with continuing life insurance benefits under an ERISA-governed plan. MetLife issued the group life insurance policy and periodically sent letters to participants advising them of the st...

Rae Bullard v. IndyMac Bank FSB
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2350
USA v. Keitholus Watts
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2666
Groeneveld Trans. v. Lubecore Int'l, Inc.
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3545
Groeneveld Transp. Efficiency, Inc. v. Lubecore Int'l, Inc.  
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3576

Justia Opinion Summary: Groeneveld sued Lubecore, claiming that Lubecore’s automotive grease pump is a “virtually identical” copy of Groeneveld’s automotive grease pump. The complaint asserted tradedress infringement in violation of section 43(...

USA v. Travon Williams
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3604
Greg Reeves v. City of Georgetown, Kentucky
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6227
Yvonne Day v. Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing, Inc
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6304
Rebecca Wallace v. Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing, Inc
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6305
USA v. Robert Workman
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3608
COAST Candidates PAC v. Ohio Elections Commission
Date: September 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4158
Claude Payne v. Warden, Lebanon Correctional I
Date: September 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4321
Dixon v. Houk  
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 08-4019

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1993, Dixon and Hoffner beat their friend Hammer, tied him to a bed, stole his wallet and his automobile, drove him to a remote area, and buried him alive. One month into the investigation, Hoffner led police to Hamme...

USA v. Raogo Ouedraogo
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2600
USA v. Alan Church
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5056
United States v. Reisdorfer  
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5565

Justia Opinion Summary: Inmates at a federal prison celebrated Super Bowl Sunday by drinking liquor. MacAnally, become belligerent and told inmate Church that he intended to stab inmate Reisdorfer. Church, who outranked Reisdorfer and MacAnally...

United States v. Bell  
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6495

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2003, Bell pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute 50 or more grams of crack cocaine, 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A)(iii), possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime,...

USA v. Trang Hoang
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3121
Robbins v. Saturn Corp.
Date: September 9, 2013
Docket Number: 07-5280
USA v. Sean Donovan
Date: September 9, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1843
USA v. Leonard Moore
Date: September 9, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2055
USA v. Robert Flowers
Date: September 9, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2163
USA v. Johnny Jarrell
Date: September 9, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2450
Gillis v. United States  
Date: September 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3397

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2007, Gillis was convicted of possession with intent to distribute 4.12 grams of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school, 21 U.S.C.841(a)(1), (b)(1)(C), and 860(a) and sentenced to 262 months of imprisonment. On r...

MI Bldg. & Constr. Trades Council v. Snyder  
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1246

Justia Opinion Summary: Project labor agreements (PLAs) are used in the construction industry to set common conditions of employment for large projects involving multiple subcontractors and unions. On a public construction project, a PLA can b...

USA v. Marcus Miller
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1368
USA v. Marlon Oliver
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1380
Good v. Berghuis  
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1428

Justia Opinion Summary: Good, a Michigan inmate, claims he was convicted based on evidence obtained in violation of the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments. The state trial court denied his motion to suppress without holding an evidentiary hearing...

USA v. Marcus Rand
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1447
Burley v. Gagacki  
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1820

Justia Opinion Summary: Masked law enforcement agents, dressed in black, with guns drawn, broke into a Detroit home and allegedly assaulted and terrorized the plaintiffs. The agents were part of a multi-agency effort targeting drug trafficking...

Top Flight Entm't, Ltd. v. Schuette  
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2384

Justia Opinion Summary: A “millionaire party” involves betting on games of chance customarily associated with a gambling casino, using imitation money or chips that have a nominal value equal to or greater than the value of the currency for whi...

Michigan Building and Construction v. Richard Snyder
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2548
Teresa Matthews v. Wells Fargo
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2554
Tree of Life Christian Schools v. City of Upper Arlington
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4089
Tree of Life Christian Schools v. City of Upper Arlington
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4111
United States v. Mack  
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5451

Justia Opinion Summary: Following three Knoxville carjacking and armed robberies of pizza delivery employees lured to vacant houses, Mack was convicted of three counts of aiding and abetting carjacking, 18 U.S.C. 2119 & 2; three counts of aidin...

Anthony Poynter v. Great American Insurance Co.
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6424
Geraldine Burley v. Jeffery Gagacki
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1098
USA v. Forrest Twight
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-4400
RSM Richter, Inc. v. Behr America, Inc.  
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2429

Justia Opinion Summary: Aleris supplied aluminum to Behr under a requirements contract until a labor dispute forced Aleris to close its Quebec factory in 2008. After learning of the closure, Behr took delivery of aluminum worth $2.6 million fro...

United States v. Adkins  
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3382

Justia Opinion Summary: A security video captured a shooting at a Cleveland gas station. It showed a sport utility vehicle driving through the parking lot and Adkins, who appeared to recognize the vehicle, pulling a handgun from his walking cas...

Teamsters Local Union No. 436 v. The J.M. Smucker Company
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4253
Jerry Rudd v. Commissioner of Social Securit
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6136
USA v. Sam Parham, Jr.
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5516
Mason v. Mitchell  
Date: September 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-4020

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1994 an Ohio jury convicted Mason of aggravated murder, rape, and having a weapon while under disability; the court adopted a recommendation that Mason be sentenced to death. Mason’s conviction and sentence were affir...

Megann Lucaj v. City of Taylor
Date: September 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1959
Jasinski v. Tyler  
Date: September 3, 2013
Docket Number: 10-2571

Justia Opinion Summary: After her child was murdered by his father, the mother sued employees of county and state Child Protective Services (CPS) and others,, alleging negligence; violations of constitutional rights (42 U.S.C. 1983); and violat...

USA v. Kevin Dye
Date: September 3, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3934
Mark Allen v. Tony Parker
Date: September 3, 2013
Docket Number: 11-5843
United States v. Stewart  
Date: September 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1427

Justia Opinion Summary: On May 12, 2009, Stewart arrived from Japan with two laptop computers. A Customs Officer randomly approached him and found Stewart’s responses “confrontational.” Searching one computer, the officer found thumbnail image...

Jon Jon's Inc. v. City of Warren
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2277
United States v. Denson  
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3433

Justia Opinion Summary: Denson was indicted for being a felon in possession of a firearm, 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1). One month later, he was detained for allegedly supplying a shotgun to an informant who planned a robbery. Denson pled guilty to the f...

Caroline D. Stevens v. Saint Elizabeth Medical Center
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5243
Morris Aviation, LLC v. Diamond Aircraft Industries, I
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6021
All Seasons Climate Control In v. NLRB
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2184
Kathleen Docherty v. USA
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2230
All Seasons Climate Control In v. NLRB
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2282
Thal Wendrow v. Mich. Dep't. of Human Serv.
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1496
Thal Wendrow v. Mich. Dep't. of Human Serv.
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1497
Laura Sheldon v. Thomas Vilsack
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1520
L.F.P.IP, LLC v. Hustler Cincinnati, Inc.
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3132
Christopher Tone v. Secretary, Department of Agriculture
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3905
Jerry Moore, II v. Dwayne Pielech
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4275
Seaton v. TripAdvisor, LLC  
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6122

Justia Opinion Summary: Grand Resort, which has operated in the Great Smoky Mountains since 1982, claims that TripAdvisor’s publication of a survey that concluded that Grand Resort was the dirtiest hotel in America caused irreparable damage to...

Hartford Casualty Insurance Co v. Deshon Ewan
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6190
Pamela Lacer v. Brian Pickard
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6502
Thal Wendrow v. Mich. Dep't of Human Serv.
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1211
L.F.P.IP, LLC v. Hustler Cincinnati, Inc.
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3212
Robert Carmack v. The Bank of New York Mellon
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1953
USA v. Kerry Boyer, Jr.
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3836
Bruce Ricker v. Zoo Entertainment, Inc.
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3951
USA v. Steven Perales
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3982
United States v. Droganes  
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6043

Justia Opinion Summary: Droganes is a Kentucky fireworks dealer. In 2007, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) agents raided his business on suspicions that he was illegally selling “display” fireworks and seized more than...

USA v. Sam Droganes
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6144
In re: Kem Ralph v.
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8005
In re: Roger Ralph v.
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8006
United States v. Doe  
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: xx-xxxx

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2006, Defendant pleaded guilty to two counts of distribution of more than 50 grams of cocaine base, 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1); the plea agreement stated that his offense involved 109 grams of cocaine base and that, “The par...

Terry Norris v. Jerry Lester
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 10-5842
John Drummond v. Marc Houk
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3024
Drummond v. Houk  
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3039

Justia Opinion Summary: Three-month-old Jiyen was killed when 11 shots were fired into his home in a drive-by shooting. Prosecution witnesses testified to overhearing Drummond, discussing a retribution for the death of a fellow gang member, see...

O'Neal v. Bagley  
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3449

Justia Opinion Summary: After a physical altercation in 1993, his wife (Carol) told O’Neal and his sons to leave the house. She filed a domestic complaint and planned to change the locks. O’Neal later returned to the house, broke through the fr...

United States v. Booker  
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-6311

Justia Opinion Summary: An officer pulled over a car with expired tags. Booker was a passenger. The officer smelled marijuana. The driver told the officer that he could search the vehicle. The officer had previously arrested Booker and recover...

Robert Wells v. City of Dearborn Heights
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1051
Bridget Walker v. Detroit Public School District
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1367
Papas v. Buchwald Capital Advisors, LLC  
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2434

Justia Opinion Summary: Greektown, the owner of a Detroit casino, and affiliates filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The bankruptcy court confirmed a reorganization plan and named a trustee. Before the plan became effective, the bankruptcy court a...

Cathie Kempter v. Michigan Bell Telephone Co.
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1036
United States v. Tragas  
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1637

Justia Opinion Summary: Tragas bought information that is encoded in the magnetic strip on the back of credit and debit cards from overseas suppliers and re-sold the information to the Hunter brothers, who created “clone” gift and credit cards...

Broz v. Comm'r of Internal Revenue  
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1403

Justia Opinion Summary: Broz started a cellular telephone business by organizing a wholly owned S corporation, RFB, in 1991 and purchasing an FCC license to operate a cellular network in Northern Michigan. Broz expanded by organizing additiona...

Cleveland Indians Baseball Co. v. NH Ins. Co.  
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1589

Justia Opinion Summary: National contracted to produce “Kids Fun Day” events before 2010 Cleveland Indians games, including a collapsible inflatable slide. National purchased a required comprehensive liability insurance policy naming the Indian...

Youngberg v. McKeough
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1988
Shaun Bonkowski v. Allstate Insurance Company
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2038
United States v. Hinojosa  
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2258

Justia Opinion Summary: Officers on patrol in a high-crime, high-drug area observed a vehicle, occupied by Hinojosa, parked next door to a house that had been the site of past drug activity. After Hinojosa walked up and down the driveway, went...

Jackson Seo, Sr. v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3260
David Murray v. City of Columbus
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4295
Mary Morris v. USA
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4532
Am. Civil Liberties Union v. Fed. Bureau of Investigation  
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2536

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2008, the FBI issued its Domestic Investigations and Operations Guide (DIOG) to implement newly revised Department of Justice guidelines, addressing use of race and ethnicity in investigations. Under this guidance, th...

Mary McKinley v. Skyline Chili, Inc.
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4064
Aroldo Solis-Nolasco v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4286
Robert Salyers, Sr. v. City of Portsmouth
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6278
David English v. General Dynamics Information Tech. Co.
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6327
In re: Cyberco Holdings, Inc.  
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 10-2537

Justia Opinion Summary: Watson’s companies, Cyberco and Teleservices, defrauded lending institutions and other businesses that provided funding for Cyberco to purchase computer equipment from Teleservices. Cyberco never actually received any e...

United States v. Greco  
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3217

Justia Opinion Summary: Greco worked at MetroHealth, a county-owned health-care provider in Cleveland, from 1997 until 2009, supervising independent contractors who worked on MetroHealth construction projects, selecting contractors for small-sc...

USA v. Terrance Walker
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3166
United States v. Walker  
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3167

Justia Opinion Summary: Officers observed a Chrysler with heavily tinted windows playing loud music and initiated a traffic stop. After the officers knocked on the car’s windows several times, Evans, the car’s driver and owner, and Walker, the...

Rachael Nyamayedenga v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3340
United States v. Johnson  
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3811

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2006, Defendant pleaded guilty to two counts of distribution of more than 50 grams of cocaine base, 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1) under an agreement specifying that his offense involved 109 grams of cocaine base. At sentencing,...

Rachael Nyamayedenga v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4146
Pram Nguyen v. City of Cleveland Ohio
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4296
United States v. Joiner  
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4508

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2007 Joiner pled guilty to crimes involving 129.77 grams of crack cocaine, 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1), (b)(1)(A), and (b)(1)(B). At the time, offenses involving more than 50 grams and a defendant who had a prior conviction f...

Miedzianowski v. City of Clare  
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-101

Justia Opinion Summary: Scozzari was fatally shot by two police officers. Plaintiff, as representative of decedent’s estate, brought a civil rights action alleging excessive force and deliberate indifference to a known medical need. After the o...

USA v. Paul Woods, III
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6307
USA v. Julio Molina-Portillo
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6313
Reginald Walker v. Bonita Hoffner
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 10-1198
VanDiver v. Prison Health Servs., Inc.  
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1959

Justia Opinion Summary: Vandiver filed a pro se civil action against Prison Health Services (PHS) and five medical professionals, alleging that the defendants violated and are continuing to violate his Eighth Amendment rights by deliberate indi...

Andrew Smith v. ComputerTraining.com, Inc.
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2625
Christopher Hardy v. Maggie Beightler
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3773
Martin County Coal Corporation v. Universal Underwriters Ins.
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-5773
Martin Cnty. Coal Corp. v. Universal Underwriters Ins. Co.  
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-5793

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1997, Crum, a small company near insolvency, agreed to service Martin’s light-duty vehicles. Martin was a subsidiary of Massey Coal, a publicly-traded corporation. The agreement allowed Crum to enter Martin’s property...

USA v. John Rugala
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3349
Steven Bozsik v. Margaret Bagley
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3454
Jack Drake v. Village of Johnstown, Ohio
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3703
USA v. Ray Mathews
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5183
USA v. James Poteete
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5199
USA v. Rachel Mathews
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5202
USA v. Kathleen Mathews
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5272
Richard Jones v. City of Memphis
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5558
USA v. Sythong Thannavong
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6099
American Bank, FSB v. Cornerstone Cmty. Bank  
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6349

Justia Opinion Summary: American loaned $429,991 to Saberline to pay an insurance premium; Saberline agreed that, if it defaulted on the loan, American could cancel the policy and obtain return of any unearned premiums. USIG brokered the deal....

Fish Farms Partnership v. Winston-Weaver Co. Inc.
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6593
Shannon Graves v. Mahoning County
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-4409
Ray Flake v. Schrader-Bridgeport Int'l
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-5522
Kindred Nursing Centers East, v. NLRB
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1027
Kindred Nursing Cts. E. v. Nat'l Labor Relations Bd.  
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1174

Justia Opinion Summary: Kindred, a nursing home and rehabilitation center in Mobile, has beds for about 170 residents and eight departments into which employees are classified: nursing, nutrition services, resident activity, maintenance, admini...

Mendel v. City of Gibraltar  
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1231

Justia Opinion Summary: Mendel was employed by the City of Gibraltar as a police department dispatcher. After his employment was terminated, he sued under the Family Medical Leave Act. At that time, the city employed 41 employees, excluding 25-...

Patrick Devlin v. Richard Kalm
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2530