2014 Sixth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

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James Drain v. Jeffrey Woods
Date: December 31, 2014
Docket Number: 12-2571
James Drain v. Jeffrey Woods
Date: December 31, 2014
Docket Number: 12-2573
Left Fork Mining Co., Inc. v. Hooker  
Date: December 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5450

Justia Opinion Summary: Left Fork’s Straight Creek underground coal mine is subject to inspections under the Federal Mine Health and Safety Act, 30 U.S.C. 801, enforced by the Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). During a 2011...

Latonya Westry v. K. Lim
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1440
Derek Pearson v. Cuyahoga County Executive
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3197
Charles Andrews, Sr. v. TD Ameritrade, Inc.
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3466
USA v. Rex Hicks
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5248
Harrison Tigrett v. Robert Cooper, Jr.
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5473
James Vogel v. E.D. Bullard Company
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5574
Clifton v. Carpenter  
Date: December 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5402

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1983, Clifton was convicted of grand larceny, found to be a habitual criminal, and sentenced to life in prison. In 2010, Clifton was paroled. Tennessee’s Court Cost Center sent Clifton an invoice for $124 in outstand...

United States v. Sierra-Villegas  
Date: December 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2513

Justia Opinion Summary: A confidential informant told DHS that Garcia and Villegas were selling crystal meth in Michigan; he arranged a meeting between an undercover officer posing as a meth dealer and Garcia. The officer offered to purchase 2...

United States v. Wright  
Date: December 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2735

Justia Opinion Summary: Based on his sexual relationship with a 16-yar-old boy, which included nude photographs and a trip to Florida, the district court found Wright (then age 60) guilty on five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, 18 U.S...

Burdue v. Fed. Aviation Admin.  
Date: December 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4029

Justia Opinion Summary: The FAA may “delegate to a qualified private person . . . the examination, testing, and inspection necessary to issue a certificate … and … issuing the certificate,” 49 U.S.C. 44702(d)(1), and may rescind delegation “at...

Anthony Kelich, Jr. v. Hess Corporation
Date: December 23, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3411
Stephen Griffith v. Hess Corporation
Date: December 23, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3431
Gumm v. Mitchell  
Date: December 22, 2014
Docket Number: 11-3363

Justia Opinion Summary: Gumm is mentally retarded, with an IQ of approximately 70. He was convicted of the kidnapping, attempted rape, and murder of a 10-year-old and was sentenced to death. His convictions and sentences were affirmed on direct...

Michael Bies v. Ed Sheldon
Date: December 22, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3431
Bies v. Sheldon  
Date: December 22, 2014
Docket Numbers: 12-3457, 13-3431

Justia Opinion Summary: Despite the complete absence of physical evidence and Bies’ repeated proclamations of innocence, Bies was convicted and sentenced to death in Ohio state court in 1992 for the kidnapping, assault, and urder of a 10-year-o...

Mark Lombardo, Jr. v. Kevin Ernst
Date: December 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1216
USA v. Jesus Velazquez-Gonzalez
Date: December 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1322
Yoder & Frey Auctioneers, Inc v. EquipmentFacts, LLC  
Date: December 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3002

Justia Opinion Summary: Yoder hosts auctions for used construction equipment. Its largest annual auction is in Florida. Efacts, owned by Garafola, provides auctioneers with online bidding platforms. In 2003, Yoder began accepting live Internet...

Diane Tonguette v. Sun Life and Health Insurance
Date: December 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3095
Robert Potts v. American Bottling Co., Inc.
Date: December 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3354
Drana Lulgjuraj v. State Farm Mutual Auto. Ins. Co.
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1796
Ljuljdjuraj v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.  
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2641

Justia Opinion Summary: Elvira was driving a car, owned by Mullalli, when she hit ice and collided with a negligently parked vehicle. Elvira, who suffered a traumatic brain injury, acute cervical and lumbar sprains, bulging discs, and other inj...

Greco v. Cnty. of Livingston  
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1203

Justia Opinion Summary: Greco drank wine, drove her car into a ditch, and walked to a nearby gas station where she met EMTs refueling their ambulance. They smelled alcohol on her breath and called the police. Greco ran behind the station. Deput...

Ohio State Conference of the NAACP v. Jon Husted
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3756
USA v. Jimmy Johnson
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5269
Tyler v. Hillsdale Cnty. Sheriff's Dep't  
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1876

Justia Opinion Summary: Tyler was involuntarily committed to a mental institution, 28 years ago, for less than one month after allegedly undergoing an emotionally devastating divorce. He sought a declaratory judgment that 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(4) is...

United States v. Krul  
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2451

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2009, Krul, a convicted felon, took a 9mm Glock handgun out of his friend’s basement to use as collateral for a drug deal, but the dealer refused to return it to Krul after the deal was completed. A chain of transfers...

USA v. Don Gooch
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4286
USA v. Gerard Scott
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4289
A.O. Smith Corporation v. USA
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5578
Cont'l Ins. Co. v. United States  
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-5599, 13-5578

Justia Opinion Summary: Water flows through Old Hickory Dam on the Cumberland River toward Nashville. The Dam’s reservoir is divided into three pools. If water exceeds the capacity of the surcharge pool, the Army Corps of Engineers must acceler...

USA v. Mickey Fugate
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3059
Kings Dodge, Inc. v. Chrysler Group, LLC
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3119
USA v. Mickey Fugate
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3456
USA v. Mickey Fugate
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3457
FDIC v. Anthony Thornton
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6646
Mich. Corrs. Org. v. Mich. Dep't of Corr.  
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1028

Justia Opinion Summary: Michigan corrections officers must perform several pre-shift and post-shift activities, including “punching a mechanical time clock,” “waiting in line” for security, and “walking to assigned locations.” These activities...

USA v. Randall Dellinger
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1745
SFS Check, LLC v. First Bank of De.  
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1104

Justia Opinion Summary: Kopko ran SFS in Michigan, providing financial transaction processing and electronic funds transfers to companies engaged in e-commerce, processing those transactions through its Fifth Third account, Fifth Third discover...

Syed Sami v. Detroit Medical Center
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1119
Patricia Slapak v. Tiger Management Group, LLC
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5389
Quiana Johnson v. Metro Government of Nashville
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Number: 12-5869
USA v. Kellye Climer
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5716
USA v. Kellye Climer
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5721
USA v. Harold McDuffie
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5859
USA v. Mario Vasquez
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3001
Collie Lawless v. John Newton, Jr.
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5290
Beeper Vibes, Inc. v. Simon Property Group, Inc.
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4431
United States v. Miner  
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5790

Justia Opinion Summary: Miner marketed two schemes that promised to avoid taxes. Miner’s first scheme, IRx Solutions, offered to assist clients in requesting alterations to their Individual Master Files (IMFs), which are internal IRS records p...

Newman v. Twp. of Hamburg  
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1455

Justia Opinion Summary: Someone murdered Chappelear in February 1992. Sergeant Calhoun of the Hamburg Township police led the investigation. Newman became the primary suspect based. Ballistics showed that Newman’s gun was the murder weapon, wh...

Penn, LLC v. Prosper Bus. Dev. Corp.  
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3108

Justia Opinion Summary: P&C filed suit on behalf of Penn, LLC against Prosper Corporation, Prosper’s owners, and their counsel, the Arnold Firm, alleging violations of the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, fraud, conversion...

USA v. Pedro Mendoza
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3111
Beeper Vibes, Inc. v. Simon Property Group, Inc.
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3116
Alice Sullivan v. Comm'r of Social Security
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5337
Dax Womack v. Matt Conley
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6565
Jasmine Jordan v. City of Detroit
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1030
Douglas Blaim v. Comm'r of Social Security
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1110
Farouk Saco v. Deutsche Bank National Trust
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1823
ASK Chemicals LP v. Computer Packages Inc.
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3041
Oriola Bebeci v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3156
Kraus Anderson Capital, Inc. v. Dean Bradley
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3401
In re: E.C. Morris Corp..  
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-8016

Justia Opinion Summary: Debtor had significant financial problems. Morris, Debtor's principal, formed ECM on January 1, 2010, had the Debtor grant him a security interest in its assets, and recorded the financing statement on January 5. On Jan...

USA v. Gerald Richards
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1962
Charles Atwater v. Bank of New York Mellon Trust
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2309
USA v. Mario Austin
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2682
Carol Smith v. Holston Medical Group, PC
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5417
W. World Ins. Co. v. Armbruster  
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2388

Justia Opinion Summary: Hoey, who owns a farmers’ market that offers hay rides, pony rides, and pumpkin picking, hired Armbruster to run the hay wagon for eight weekends. Armbruster is now a paraplegic because an accident with the wagon crushed...

Christopher Griffin v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2694
Laurice Gilbert v. Terry Tibbals
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3808
Laurice Gilbert v. Terry Tibbals
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3809
Patricia Bolden v. City of Euclid
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4397
Walter Hardin v. USA
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5835
Maria Gomez-Ruiz v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3300
USA v. Edward Polen
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5012
Thomas Eifler, Jr. v. Wilson & Muir Bank & Trust Co.
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5212
Gabriel Segovia v. Montgomery County, Tennessee
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5492
United States v. Welch  
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4386

Justia Opinion Summary: Welch entered a plea agreement to charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm, 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1). The government withdrew the plea agreement upon receipt of the presentence report, which recommended that Welch...

William Sours v. Big Sandy Regional Jail
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6370
Arnie Judkins v. HSBC Mortgage Services, Inc.
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1514
John Ohnemus v. Travis Thompson
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5155
Thompson v. Bank of Am., N.A.  
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5561

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2006, Thompson signed a $354,800 mortgage note with AME as the lender. Several sections of the note and deed of trust noted AME’s intent to transfer the note. Its signature page contains a signed, undated stamp memor...

USA v. Lee Tevis
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6656
Sunny Ridge Mining Co., Inc. v. Keathley  
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3010

Justia Opinion Summary: Keathley retired from working at strip mines. His health deteriorated. He sought Black Lung Benefits Act benefits, 30 U.S.C. 901. Keathley established eligibility under the 15 -year presumption; he had worked in mines...

In re: Doyne  
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-8004

Justia Opinion Summary: Debtors filed their bankruptcy petition on July 30, 2013. The first date set for the meeting of creditors was August 29, 2013. Under 11 U.S.C. 523(c), the deadline for objecting to discharge was October 28. On October 2...

In re: George Daher v.
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-8028
USA v. Tobey Becton
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 12-5851
Ruth Jarrett-Cooper v. United Airlines, Inc.
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2674
USA v. Dwayne Johnson
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3675
Consolata Kisang v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4336
Karl Tartt v. Wilson County, Tennessee
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6603
USA v. Korwyn Moore
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3075
Tammy Koch v. Owners Insurance Company
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5601
USA v. Charles Collins
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5653
Ayers v. City of Cleveland  
Date: December 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3413

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1999, 76-year-old Dorothy Brown was found murdered in her Cleveland apartment, having suffered blunt-trauma injuries to the head. She was partially clothed, and foreign human pubic hairs were collected from her mouth....

Mario Cuzco-Mora v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3953
Mario Cuzco-Mora v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 2, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3091
USA v. William Taylor, Sr.
Date: December 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4435
USA v. Edwin Parker
Date: December 1, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1153
Bavelis v. Doukas  
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3067

Justia Opinion Summary: Bavelis sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy relief in 2010, based on debts that he had accumulated from numerous business ventures. Bavelis subsequently brought an adversary proceeding against his friend and business associate...

USA v. Charles Smith
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1380
William Eakes, III v. David Sexton
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5017
Dennis Cornett v. Magnum Hunter Production, Inc.
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5390
USA v. Duane Montgomery
Date: November 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2596
USA v. Kelvin Lash
Date: November 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1026
USA v. ITS Financial, LLC
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4341
USA v. Theodore Harmon
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4365
USA v. Eugene Bernardini
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6180
Clarence Otworth v. Wanda Budnik
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1139
Mark Judge v. Landscape Forms, Inc.
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1362
USA v. Dontay Tyler
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1378
Eliseo Ovalle-Ruiz v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3130
USA v. Terrance Pettis
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3341
Mindy Wymer v. Richland County Children Services
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3395
USA v. Lee Wurzelbacher
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4261
USA v. Kenneth Elbe
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6571
Richard Boone, II v. Daniel Heyns
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1063
Shirley Wilson v. HSBC Bank, USA, N.A.
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2009
USA v. Sean Murphy
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3777
Mallory Beard v. AAA MI
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1294
Fatoumata Bah v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3217
Sherman Pegross v. Oakland County Treasurer
Date: November 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2453
Vander Boegh v. EnergySolutions, Inc.  
Date: November 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5047

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department of Energy hired Vander Boegh in 1992 as landfill manager at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. In 1998, DOE awarded the Plant’s contract to BJC, which subcontracted with WESKEM for waste management servi...

S.L. v. Pierce Twp. Bd. of Trustees  
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3892

Justia Opinion Summary: Pierce Township Officer Homer responded to a call from S.L.’s mother and “smelled smoke.” S.L.’s mother stated that her teenage son had set fires in the house and that she had found smoldering Popsicle sticks in his bedr...

USA v. Christopher Clark
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5753
Tonin Brushtulli v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3270
United States v. Ball  
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5048

Justia Opinion Summary: Ball pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1). The district court enhanced his sentence under the Armed Career Criminal Act based on three Kentucky state convictions: 1st degree tra...

Christopher Forrest v. Comm'r of Social Security
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5421
USA v. Israel Mendez
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2148
USA v. Gino Solomon
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2258
Sister Michael Marie v. Am. Red Cross  
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4052

Justia Opinion Summary: Catholic nuns volunteered with the American Red Cross and the Ross County Emergency Management Agency for an extended time, but did not receive compensation or benefits, complete employment-related tax documentation, res...

Paul Lane v. City of Pickerington
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4073
William Wells v. Brandon Rhodes
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3159
USA v. Daniel Brown, III
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3257
Misewicz v. City of Memphis  
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5053

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2001, Memphis required all newly hired fire fighters to become certified as level four emergency medical technicians (EMT-IV). In 2007, the city began requiring all new fire fighters to become certified as paramedics...

USA v. Derrick Simmons
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5227
USA v. Randy Moss
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5250
John Smith v. Servicemaster Holding Corp.
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5481
Hyland v. HomeServices of America, Inc.  
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 12-5947

Justia Opinion Summary: Class representatives sued Kentucky real estate firms, alleging violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Antitrust Act, 15 U.S.C. 1, by participating in a horizontal conspiracy to fix commissions charged in Kentucky real e...

Gillispie v. Warden, London Corr. Inst.  
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3088

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1988, a man abducted a woman at gunpoint and sexually assaulted her. Two women were abducted and raped 15 days later. In 1991 Gillispie was convicted of rape and kidnapping and sentenced to 22 to 56 years. The Ohio Co...

Casey Hyland v. HomeServices of America, Inc.
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5776
USA v. Gustavo Guadarrama
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5928
USA v. Eric Lyons
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6601
Luis Salinas-Ramirez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3020
Michael Burchwell v. Warren County, Ohio
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3423
USA v. Lance Laird
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2220
Mark Langford v. Warden, Ross Correctional Inst.
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3855
Mark Langford v. Warden, Ross Correctional Inst.
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3857
USA v. Clarence Toney, III
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6432
Kalitta Air, LLC v. GSBD & Associates LLC
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1027
USA v. Isiah Mundy
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5073
USA v. Marcus Story
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5109
Gerald Deom v. Walgreen Company
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5331
USA v. Michael Johnson
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5346
Williams v. City of Cleveland  
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4162

Justia Opinion Summary: Williams was arrested on non-felony charges of driving with a license suspended for failure to pay a traffic ticket. After Williams paid her ticket and fines, she was instructed to undress and shower in the presence of a...

Ohio Right to Life Society v. Ohio Elections Commission
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3154
Anthony Campbell v. Jeff Hines
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3349
Melissa Downey v. Fed. Nat'l Mortgage Ass'n
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2225
Jacqueline Nowicki-Hockey v. Bank of America, N.A.
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1304
April DeBoer v. Richard Snyder
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1341
James Obergefell v. Richard Hodges
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3057
Brittani Henry v. Richard Hodges
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3464
Ronald Chisholm v. American Cold Storage, Inc.
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5146
Gregory Bourke v. Steve Beshear
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5291
Valeria Tanco v. William Haslam
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5297
Love v. Beshear  
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Numbers: 14-5818, 14-1341, 14-3057, 14-3464, 14-5291, 14-5297

Justia Opinion Summary: Same-sex couples living in Michigan. Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee successfully challenged a variety of state laws concerning marriage. The Sixth Circuit reversed the district court rulings after exploring Supreme Court...

USA v. Yahir Lara
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5613
Lance McNeal v. Gary Kott
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1311
Lasley v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.  
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3044

Justia Opinion Summary: The district court awarded Naegel, counsel for a prevailing social security disability benefits applicant, significantly reduced attorneys’ fees under 42 U.S.C. 406(b). He claimed that the court should have approved his...

Patrick Lasley v. Comm'r of Social Security
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3044
Barbara Moore v. Christine Money
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3173
Gary Franks v. Village of Bolivar
Date: November 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4200
Esteban Nolasco-Gaspar v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4484
USA v. Ahmed Green
Date: November 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1076
Patricia Bowen v. SSA
Date: November 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5079
Kim Keeley v. James Grider
Date: November 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5228
USA v. Kelvin Badger
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6301
Jeanne Wallner v. J.J.B. Hilliard, W.L. Lyons LL
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6548
Terrie Heibel v. FNMA
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1067
United States v. Waters  
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1516

Justia Opinion Summary: Waters, a former Michigan state legislator, became involved in a corruption probe involving her then-live-in companion, political consultant Riddle. With a negotiated plea agreement, Waters pleaded guilty to filing a fra...

Joshua Hugo v. Millennium Laboratories, Inc
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5132
Thompson I.G., LLC v. Edgetech I.G., Inc.
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2652
Dan Bennett v. CMH Homes, Inc.
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5423
Bennett v. CMH Homes, Inc.  
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-5560, 13-5423

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2004, the plaintiffs’ Rockvale, Tennessee home burned down. They replaced it with a 2180-square-foot, “triple-wide” manufactured home purchased from the defendant for $160,230. Defendant was responsible for “normal de...

USA v. Barry Thompson
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5280
Lawyers Title Company, LLC v. Kingdom Title Solutions, Inc.
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3821
Lawyers Title Company, LLC v. Kingdom Title Solutions, Inc.
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3853
USA v. B. Miller
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4236
USA v. B. Miller
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4237
Milton Spokojny v. Hillard Hampton
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1074
Pecola Campbell v. Ronnie Bastin
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5270
USA v. Thomas Verburg
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2164
USA v. Ramiro Ramos
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2205
USA v. Deborah Kistner
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4379
Stephen Mazur v. UNUM Insurance Company
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1369
JoAnn Snyder v. USA
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3093
Frazier v. Jenkins  
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Number: 11-4262

Justia Opinion Summary: Following the 2004 murder of Mary Stevenson, an Ohio state-court jury convicted Frazier, of aggravated murder (with two death-penalty specifications), aggravated burglary, and aggravated robbery, and recommended the deat...

USA v. Sangchaenh Sengmany
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2499
Marilyn Johnson v. City of Memphis
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5452
Acosta v. City of Memphis  
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-5454, 13-5452

Justia Opinion Summary: Memphis’s promotional processes have caused controversy for nearly 40 years, prompting numerous lawsuits alleging racial and gender discrimination by such parties including the U.S. Department of Justice, the Afro-Americ...

United States v. Jenkins  
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6506

Justia Opinion Summary: Jenkins pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, 18 U.S.C. 922(g). The Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA) imposes a mandatory minimum 15-year sentence on anyone previously convicted of three or more viol...

Frank Rembisz v. Jacob Lew
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1188
Saab Automobile AB v. General Motors Co.  
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1899

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2010, GM sold its subsidiary Saab to Spyker: Spyker acquired a majority interest in Saab, and GM retained a minority interest through preferred shares. The parties entered into an agreement under which GM granted Saab...

USA v. Ishmael Bahena-Figueroa
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4017
Willard Liggett v. Chesapeake Energy Corporation
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4345
Gonzalez-Garcia v. Holder  
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4417

Justia Opinion Summary: Gonzalez entered the U.S. with a temporary-visitor visa in 1999. Three months short of 10 years later, police arrested him in Mississippi for driving without a license. He was served with notice of removal proceedings. T...

USA v. Randell Roberts
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6554
Stratton v. Portfolio Recovery Assocs., LLC  
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6574

Justia Opinion Summary: After Stratton stopped making payments on her credit card, GE “charged off” Stratton’s $2,630.95 debt, as uncollectible. GE stopped charging Stratton interest. By charging off the debt and ceasing to charge interest GE c...

United States v. Grubbs  
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6594

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2001, Kentucky State Police officers executed a search warrant at the home of Grubbs’s mother, relating to an investigation into stolen automobiles and operation of a “chop shop” by Grubbs and his brother, Paul. At t...

Frieder v. Morehead St. Univ.  
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6595

Justia Opinion Summary: Frieder joined Morehead State University in 2006 as an assistant professor of art history. During his time in probation, Frieder excelled in professional achievement and service but had difficulty teaching. The reviews o...

Joseph Hubbard v. Washington Mutual Bank, FA
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1293
USA v. David Payne
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3027
Fair Elections OH v. Husted  
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-4007

Justia Opinion Summary: Ohio voters can cast a ballot in person on Election Day, or by using absent voter’s ballot procedures, Ohio Rev. Code 3509.01. One can vote by mail or early, in person, at a designated location if a request is timely rec...

Joe Allen v. City of Jackson, Tennessee
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5192
Mary Campos v. Belen Cuellar
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Number: 09-3226
Bible Believers v. Wayne County
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1635
Linda Mys v. Michigan Dep't of State Police
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2373
Joseph Little v. Belle Tire Distributors, Inc.
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2699
Girl Scouts of Middle TN, Inc. v. Girl Scouts of U.S.A.  
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6347

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2005, Girl Scouts of the United States (GSUSA) chartered 312 councils until it combined them into 112 councils. It merged councils that did not participate in the National Girl Scout Councils Retirement Plan with part...

Frederick Morrow v. State of Tennessee
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5063
Milan Express Co., Inc. v. Applied Underwriters Captive Risk
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5193
Stephen Lewis, Jr. v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co.
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5226
Jennifer Leech v. John Mayer
Date: October 22, 2014
Docket Number: 12-4429
USA v. Quentin Sherer
Date: October 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1821
United States v. Tucker  
Date: October 22, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-2619, 13-1821

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2009, two masked men entered the credit union waving guns. The taller was a light-skinned African American wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. The shorter man, fully masked, wore a gray sweatshirt. A teller included wi...

Donald Snyder v. Pierre's French Ice Cream Co.
Date: October 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3382
USA v. Raymone Clements
Date: October 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3873
Donna Sherwood v. TVA
Date: October 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6004
Dublin Eye Associates, P.C. v. Massachusetts Mutual Life Ins.
Date: October 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5283
USA v. Chalo Ponce
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 12-6013
USA v. Babubhai Patel
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1164
USA v. Brijesh Rawal
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1173
USA v. Komal Acharya
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1182
USA v. Viral Thaker
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1215
USA v. Lokesh Tayal
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1216
Roberson v. Torres  
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1405

Justia Opinion Summary: Roberson was incarcerated at a Michigan correctional facility. Corrections officer Torres went to Roberson’s cell and ordered Roberson to back up to the cell door to be placed in restraints. When Roberson did not comply,...

Dameko Vesey v. Greg McQuiggin
Date: October 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1262
Dennis Vesey v. Debra Scutt
Date: October 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1273
Decker v. GE Healthcare Inc.  
Date: October 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4002

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2005, in connection with a magnetic resonance imaging procedure (MRI), Decker received a dose of Omniscan, a gadoliniumbased contrast agent manufactured by GEHC. After taking Omniscan, Decker developed Nephrogenic Sys...

Basim Haddad v. Randall S. Miller Assoc, PC
Date: October 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2492
Suzanne Derbabian v. Bank of America, N.A.
Date: October 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1253
Taryn Murphy v. Sergey Lazarev
Date: October 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5028
John Russell v. Allison Lundergan-Grimes
Date: October 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-6262
Gregory Sullivan v. USA
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 11-5138
Gregory Sullivan v. USA
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 12-5461
Cass v. City of Dayton  
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4409

Justia Opinion Summary: After a “buy-bust” operation orchestrated by Dayton police, based on information from a confidential informant, Detective House shot and killed Jordan. Jordan, not the intended target of the bullet, sat in the front pass...

Ruby Blackmon v. Eaton Corporation
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6303
Melvin Kindle v. City of Jeffersontown, KY
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6394
Melissa Standifer v. Jacob Lacon
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3055
USA v. Dwaune Gravley
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 11-6123
USA v. Adrian Patterson
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 12-5305
USA v. Herman Majors
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 12-5726
USA v. Adrian Patterson
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 12-5741
USA v. Richard Miezin
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4219
Woulstain Creado v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4434
Ronald Phillips, Jr. v. Mark Houk
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-3884
Ronnie Keeton v. Comm'r of Social Security
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4360
Roger Smith v. Aegon Companies Pension Plan  
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5492

Justia Opinion Summary: Smith was an employee CGC, which offered some employees, including Smith, enhanced compensation if they would remain with CGC through its merger with AEGON. Under the Voluntary Employee Retention and Retirement Program (...

Suzanne Bradley v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LP
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5313
Taylor Hunt v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1724
USA v. Robert Berryhill
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3945
Ansfield v. Omnicare, Inc.  
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5597

Justia Opinion Summary: KBC Asset Management sued Omnicare (a pharmaceutical company) and affiliated individuals, on behalf of Ansfield and other similarly situated shareholders, alleging that the defendants had committed securities fraud in vi...

Mickael Wamen v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3144
Bridgette Snyder v. Kohl's Department Stores, Inc.
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5157
Roger Smith v. Commonwealth General Corporation
Date: October 9, 2014
Docket Number: 12-6284
USA v. Judy Dinsmore
Date: October 9, 2014
Docket Number: 12-6485
USA v. Richard Norris
Date: October 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6508
Tammy Rosebrough v. Buckeye Valley High School
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3371
Occupy Nashville v. Haslam  
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5882

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2011, a group of protesters calling themselves “Occupy Nashville” established an around-the-clock presence on the Nashville War Memorial Plaza, with the aim of bringing attention to disparities in wealth and power in...

Elton Nance v. USA
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6332
Platt v. Bd. of Comm'rs of Grievances & Discipline  
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3037

Justia Opinion Summary: Aspiring Ohio state court judges must run for office and must follow the Code of Judicial Conduct, promulgated by the Ohio Supreme Court. The Code limits candidates’ campaign-related speech to help maintain an “independe...

Blackston v. Rapelje  
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 12-2668

Justia Opinion Summary: Miller disappeared in 1988. In 1999 interviews of Miller’s associates, Lamp admitted involvement in the disappearance and led police to Miller’s remains, buried in woods near Lamp’s property. Lamp stated that he and Blac...

USA v. Jeron Gaskin
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1824
USA v. Joseph Weir
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5643
Diego Galvan v. John Prelesnik
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1695
USA v. Joshua Ewing
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6255
Raad Jarbo v. The Bank of New York Mellon
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1023
Cynthia Jett v. American National Red Cross
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3234
USA v. Johnny Moore, Jr.
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5231
Calhoun v. Jackson  
Date: October 2, 2014
Docket Number: 12-2509

Justia Opinion Summary: Calhoun, a Michigan state prisoner, filed a federal habeas petition in 2003. Although the petition included only exhausted claims, Calhoun also sought to litigate some unexhausted claims and moved to stay his petition wh...

USA v. Roland Uwazurike
Date: October 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2067
Benita Cheatom v. Quicken Loans, Incorporated
Date: October 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2529
Barbara Richardson v. Wayne State University
Date: October 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2615
USA v. Deondray Bradley
Date: October 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3987
Ford Motor Co. v. United States  
Date: October 1, 2014
Docket Number: 10-1934

Justia Opinion Summary: When a taxpayer is a large corporation such as Ford, it often takes years for the IRS to conduct an audit of the corporation’s tax liability. When the IRS determines that the taxpayer underpaid its taxes, the taxpayer is...

Weeks v. State of Mich.
Date: October 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2391
USA v. Luther Smith, Jr.
Date: October 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6167
USA v. Frederick Harris
Date: October 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6440
Sherfel v. Newson  
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 12-4285

Justia Opinion Summary: Nationwide, with 32,000 employees in 49 states, has an ERISA employee-benefits plan that provides short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD), and “Your Time” benefits. An employee can receive Your Time benef...

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. v. Enyka Gaines
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1249
USA v. Thavone Khamsouksay
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2267
USA v. Bernice Stephens-Miller
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3315
USA v. Raymone Kelley
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5600
Laborers' Local 265 Pension Fund v. iShares Trust  
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6486

Justia Opinion Summary: Securities lending is a common practice: securities are temporarily transferred by the lender to a borrower, who is obliged to return the securities, either on demand, or at the end of any agreed term. For the period of...

Lai Chui v. Patrick Donahoe
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1105
Ilanit Rubin v. Fannie Mae
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1010
Linda Bernard v. Federal Nat'l Mortgage Ass'n
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1477
Terrance Fuller v. Michigan Dep't of Trans.
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2717
Rick Slorp v. Lerner, Sampson & Rothfuss
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3402
Ellen Nichols v. Comm'r of Social Security
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5397
Stanovsek v. Holder  
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3279

Justia Opinion Summary: Stanovsek, a citizen of Australia, was admitted on a nonimmigrant visitor visa in 1990 and later adjusted status to lawful permanent resident by virtue of his marriage to a U.S. citizen. In 2009, Stanovsek was convicted...

Nachizonde Phiri v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4475
USA v. Richard Baumgartner
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5580
USA v. $72,050.00 in United States Currency
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5605
Ohio State Conference of the NAACP v. Jon Husted
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3877
Liberty Legal Foundation v. National Democratic Party
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 12-6634
Gary Creech v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5032
United States v. Snelling  
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 12-4288

Justia Opinion Summary: Snelling defrauded investors by soliciting funds for two fictitious financial companies, CityFund and Dunhill, which supposedly invested clients’ money in overseas mutual funds and overnight depository accounts, and prom...

Ronnell Leberry v. John Howerton
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 12-5980
USA v. Sara Johnson
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1375
USA v. Kevin Johnson
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1387
USA v. Keith McCloud
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2056
Hardy Oil Company, Inc. v. Nationwide Agribusiness Ins.
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6373
Hardy Oil Company, Inc. v. Nationwide Agribusiness Ins.
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6445
Aidamark, Inc. v. Roll Forming Corporation
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1068
USA v. Michael Lombardo
Date: September 19, 2014
Docket Number: 12-4056
USA v. Steven Barkus
Date: September 19, 2014
Docket Number: 12-4060
Beydoun v. Wataniya Rest. Holding, QSC  
Date: September 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2437

Justia Opinion Summary: Wataniya, a Qatari corporation, operates restaurant franchises in the Middle East and North Africa. It has never operated any franchises in the U.S., nor does it have any offices, representatives, or employees in Michiga...

Tommy Baker v. Union Township
Date: September 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4065
McKelvey v. Sec'y of U.S. Army  
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2427

Justia Opinion Summary: McKelvey served in Iraq. In 2004, he attempted to defuse a roadside bomb, and it exploded. He lost his right hand, among other injuries. McKelvey moved back to Michigan and accepted a civilian position with the Army as a...

USA v. Nathaniel Grundy
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4061
Matias Tadesse v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4433
United Pet Supply, Inc. v. City of Chattanooga  
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5181

Justia Opinion Summary: McKamey, a private non-profit corporation that contracted with Chattanooga to provide animal-welfare services, received complaints about conditions at United pet store. McKamey employees Walsh and Nicholson discovered a...

Glen Minges v. Butler Cnty. Agric. Soc'y
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4410
Catherine Wilson v. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3090
USA v. Emmanuel Butler
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2347
Susan Philbrick v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2569
Rais v. Holder  
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3639

Justia Opinion Summary: Rais, born in Pakistan in 1975, entered the U.S. in 2002 to attend school, married a citizen, and applied for adjustment of status to lawful permanent residency. He was convicted of domestic violence against his wife, in...

Marie Weaver v. City of Twinsburg, Ohio
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4011
USA v. Arthur Smith
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6322
Finn v. Warren Cnty  
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6629

Justia Opinion Summary: The district court entered a preliminary injunction, enjoining Ohio from enforcing SB 238’s amendments to section 3509.01 of the Ohio Revised Code reducing the EIP [early in person] voting period from 35 days before an e...

USA v. Brian Horton
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3099
USA v. Lumae Kilgore
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 12-4491
Patrick Rugiero v. Nationstar Mtg LLC
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2126
Alexander Aceval v. Duncan MacLaren
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2362
James Martinez v. Samuel McGraw
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5796
In re: Anderson  
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-8007

Justia Opinion Summary: Debtors developed and sold property in “The Village of Arcadian Springs,” in Anderson, Tennessee. Plaintiffs alleged that they were fraudulently induced to purchase waterfront lots by misrepresentations concerning constr...

In re: SII Liquidation Co.  
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-8009

Justia Opinion Summary: Schwab filed a chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in 2010. HLP was appointed as bankruptcy counsel. Schwab’s individual directors/shareholders filed an adversary proceeding against Attorney Oscar and HLP, asserting malprac...

United States v. Bell  
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2055

Justia Opinion Summary: Bell dealt crack cocaine for years and customarily cooked it in his kitchen; police stopped his car after receiving a tip and found 58 grams of crack cocaine and thousands of dollars in cash. In his home they found three...

USA v. Byron Preston
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2514
Navistar, Inc. v. Forester  
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3994

Justia Opinion Summary: Forester was awarded benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act, 30 U.S.C. 901-944, as amended by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 124 Stat. 119, after the ALJ determined that Forester’s five years of priv...

United State v. Elsass  
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4358

Justia Opinion Summary: Elsass and his companies, FRG, and STS, were charged with violations of the Tax Code, including claiming theft-loss deductions for losses that did not involve criminal conduct, claiming those deductions before it was cle...

OH State Conference of the NAACP v. DeWine  
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3877

Justia Opinion Summary: The district court entered a preliminary injunction prohibiting Ohio from enforcing and implementing SB 238’s amendments to section 3509.01 of the Ohio Revised Code reducing the EIP [early in person] voting period from 3...

USA v. Fahed Hamad
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2406
United States v. Young  
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5714

Justia Opinion Summary: Young helped a neighbor sort and sell her late husband’s possessions, including a box of seven shotgun shells, which he stored in a drawer where they would be safe from his children. Young had been convicted of several b...

United States v. Farah  
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6147

Justia Opinion Summary: Farah was a member of the Somali Outlaws gang, but renounced his affiliation with the gang. In 2010, while in immigration custody Farah agreed to assist in a government investigation. Farah believed that he would receive...

USA v. Michael Louchart
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1864
Kathleen Wierengo v. Akal Security, Inc.
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1890
Loyd v. Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland  
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2335

Justia Opinion Summary: Loyd, an African-American woman, began working as a hospital security guard in 1986. In 2001 Loyd had a written warning for failing to help restrain a patient because she questioned the authority of the medical staff to...

Robert Underhill v. Huntington National Bank
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4195
Pernell Saulsberry v. Federal Express Corporation
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5345
USA v. Safeen Sadiq
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1176
Amanda Martin v. Thomas Maurer
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3221
USA v. Ray Haynes, Jr.
Date: September 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1788
Lynn Connolly v. Deutsche Bank National Trust
Date: September 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2522
Himmelreich v. Fed. Bureau of Prisons  
Date: September 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4212

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2010, federal prisoner Himmelreich filed a complaint against several defendants, alleging multiple causes of action. The district court dismissed for failure to state a claim. The Sixth Circuit affirmed dismissal of m...

Absolute Roofing & Construction v. SOL
Date: September 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4364
USA v. Jonas Rogers
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 12-2594
USA v. Christina Rogers
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 12-5907
USA v. Tommy Blair
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 12-5966
USA v. Babubhai Patel
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1164
USA v. Brijesh Rawal
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1173
USA v. Komal Acharya
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1182
USA v. Viral Thaker
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1215
USA v. Lokesh Tayal
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1216
USA v. John Kennedy
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1616
Raakesh Bhan v. Battle Creek Health Sys.
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1682
Kimberly Smith-Johnson v. Comm'r of Social Security
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1696
Janyce Tilmon-Jones v. Armen Boladian
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1840
Janyce Tilmon-Jones v. Bridgeport Music, Inc.
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1849
Janyce Tilmon-Jones v. Armen Boladian
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1896
Janyce Tilmon-Jones v. Bridgeport Music, Inc.
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1897
Loletia Wilson v. Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3258
Atrium Medical Ctr. v. U.S. Dep't of Health & Human Servs.  
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3288

Justia Opinion Summary: Groups of hospitals in the Cincinnati area and in rural Iowa, challenged the Secretary of Health and Human Services’ calculation of how much to pay those hospitals for inpatient services under Medicare Part A. The hospit...

Ying Chen v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3547
Rose v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co.  
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3887

Justia Opinion Summary: Rose’s Bidwell, Ohio home was insured by State Farm. Rose also had a Personal Articles Policy that covered two Rolex watches. In 2009, a fire destroyed the house. Later that day, Rose made a claim of $696,373.30 for the...

Henness v. Bagley  
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3934

Justia Opinion Summary: Henness was indicted for murder with prior calculation and design; aggravated robbery-murder; and kidnap-murder. He also was charged with aggravated robbery, kidnapping, four counts of forgery, and having a weapon while...

Fed. Trade Comm'n v. E.M.A. Nationwide, Inc.  
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4169

Justia Opinion Summary: The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a complaint alleging that Defendants fraudulently marketed and sold debt-related services, failed to provide those services, and retained money as upfront fees in violation of the...

Mirando v. U.S. Dep't of Treasury  
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4207

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2001, Mirando pleaded guilty to mail fraud, money laundering, and tax evasion relating to the 1995 and 1996 tax years. Following his 2003 release from prison, the IRS assessed additional tax, interest, and penalties f...

Int'l Union of Operating Eng'rs. v. Laborers' Int'l Union
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4248
Jimad Zahra v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4359
Jesse Ortiz v. Hershey Company
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6466
Patricia Travers v. Cellco Partnership
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6527
Brenda Margeson v. White County, TN
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5068
Robert Kay v. The Minacs Group (USA), Inc.
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1974
Monique Sinkfield v. State Farm
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2587
Clark v. United States  
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 11-6380

Justia Opinion Summary: Clark was charged with making a false statement to a federally licensed firearm dealer, 18 U.S.C. 924(a)(1)(A), and with possession of an unregistered sawed-off shotgun, 26 U.S.C. 5861(d). She entered a nolo contendere...

United States v. Fabian  
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2243

Justia Opinion Summary: Fabian, a financial advisor, diverted millions of dollars to companies that he controlled. He pled guilty to wire fraud, 18 U.S.C. 1343, and agreed to criminal forfeiture, 21 U.S.C. 853, of $4.8 million. He paid one mil...

Arlys Williams v. Target Corporation
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2410
Ashima James v. Liberty Life Assurance Co.
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2625
Jorge Mejia Linares v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3441
Lavin v. Husted  
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3838

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, physicians and Medicaid providers, wanted to support candidates in the 2010 election, but were barred from doing so by Ohio Rev. Code 3599.45, which limits campaign contributions from Medicaid providers. They...

Council on Occupational Educ. v. Robert Keats
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5036
Gary Gaylor v. Hamilton Crossing CMBS
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5848
F. H. v. Memphis City Schs.  
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6323

Justia Opinion Summary: F.H., born in 1994, has cerebral palsy syndrome, asthma, sleep apnea, auditory and visual limitations, and significant learning disorders; he needs a wheelchair or walker and has limited use of his hands. It is difficult...

USA v. Laurie Baker
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1193
Stephen Bolick v. City of East Grand Rapids
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1807
USA v. Tyree Washington
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2301
Dujuan O'Neal v. Sherry Burt
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2431
United States v. Mabee  
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2496

Justia Opinion Summary: Using the ARES Peer-to-Peer network, DHS agents downloaded child pornography images from Mabee's Internet address six times in 2012. Agents confronted Mabee at his home and Mabee admitted that he used the ARES software t...

Krause v. Jones  
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2498

Justia Opinion Summary: U.S. Marshals arrived at Krause’s Redford home on December 12, 2008 with a warrant for Krause’s arrest for felony possession of more than 50 grams of cocaine. When Krause saw the Marshals, he slammed the door shut and ra...

Benison v. Ross  
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2554

Justia Opinion Summary: Kathleen was a tenured professor of geology at Central Michigan University (CMU). In 2011, her husband Christopher, a CMU student, sponsored a vote of no confidence in the president and provost of the university. Shortly...

Jeane Smith v. J.J.B. Hilliard, W.L. Lyons
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5090
Loza v. Mitchell  
Date: September 2, 2014
Docket Number: 11-3453

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1991 Loza shot and killed four members of his pregnant girlfriend’s family. An Ohio jury convicted him of four counts of aggravated murder and he was sentenced to death. Ohio state courts affirmed Loza’s convictions a...

USA v. Michael Moore
Date: September 2, 2014
Docket Number: 12-5665
Scheick v. Tecumseh Pub. Schls.  
Date: September 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1558

Justia Opinion Summary: Scheick was hired as Principal of Tecumseh High School in 2004, at 51 years of age, and continued in that position until 2010. For the first three years, Scheick was employed directly by TPS. Then, by agreement, the 54-y...

United States v. Prater  
Date: September 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5039

Justia Opinion Summary: Prater was convicted as a felon in possession of ammunition, 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1). Prater’s presentence report determined that U.S.S.G. 2K2.1 provided the base offense level; because Prater had at least two prior felony c...

KNC Investments, LLC v. Lane's End Stallions, Inc.
Date: September 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5951
KNC Investments, LLC v. Lane's End Stallions, Inc.
Date: September 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5988
EEOC v. Ford Motor Company
Date: August 29, 2014
Docket Number: 12-2484
United States v. Johnson  
Date: August 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1626

Justia Opinion Summary: After selling heroin to an undercover FBI agent, Johnson was charged with a drug offense by the State of Michigan. He declined the state’s plea offer. The state dismissed the charges, and a federal grand jury later indic...

Kelli Ann Grabow v. Macomb Cnty.
Date: August 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2609
Ruiz-Del-Cid v. Holder  
Date: August 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3663

Justia Opinion Summary: Ruiz unsuccessfully applied for asylum in 1993 and was interviewed by an asylum officer in 2007. DHS initiated removal proceedings. Ruiz and his wife, who were in the country illegally, applied to cancel removal and, in...

in re: Lineback  
Date: August 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-8011

Justia Opinion Summary: The bankruptcy court avoided a the transfer of real property to Blackwell pursuant to 11 U.S.C. 548 and ordered recovery of the transferred property from Blackwell pursuant to 11 U.S.C. 550; the court denied Blackwell a...

United States v. Foster  
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 11-6414

Justia Opinion Summary: Foster was sentenced to 622 months’ imprisonment for two counts of drug possession, two counts of firearm possession, one count of drug distribution, and one count of conspiracy. Both parties subsequently agreed that Fos...

USA v. Archie Whalen
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 12-6619
Patricia Barachkov v. Linda Davis
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1320
Patricia Barachkov v. Linda Davis
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1399
Patricia Barachkov v. Linda Davis
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1765
W.J. O'Neil Co. v. Shepley, Bulfinch, Richardson & Abbott, Inc.  
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2320

Justia Opinion Summary: After losing millions of dollars because of delays and coordination failures in building a hospital, W.J. O’Neil Company sued its construction manager in state court. In subsequent arbitration, the architect and a design...

Michael Goza v. Robert Welch
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3114
Esparza v. Anderson  
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3358

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1983 Esparza shot and killed Melanie Gerschults during the armed robbery of a Toledo restaurant, during which $110 was taken from the cash register. Another employee escaped and sought help. At trial, a fellow inmate...

USA v. Delmar Barclay
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3859
Assoc. First Capital Corp. v. Larry Wilson Hensley
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6304
USA v. Keairus Wilson
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 12-6115
USA v. Rondarius Williamson
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 12-6150
USA v. Rodney Tullock
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 12-6425
Bible Believers v. Wayne Cnty.  
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1635

Justia Opinion Summary: Dearborn hosted the Arab International Festival from 1995 until 2012, welcoming roughly 250,000 people with carnival attractions, entertainment, and international food. The 2012 Festival had 85 vendors, information tabl...

Batey v. Haas  
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1692

Justia Opinion Summary: Batey’s minor nephew Matthew was admitted to a mental health facility. Matthew’s older brother Jason told his parents that Batey had been sexually abusing Matthew and Jason for years. Matthew confirmed the abuse. At Bate...

David Marshall v. City of Farmington Hills
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2011
USA v. Zayd Allebban
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2299
USA v. Lovina Miller
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3177
USA v. Kathryn Miller
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3181
USA v. Emma Miller
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3182
USA v. Anna Miller
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3183
USA v. Elizabeth Miller
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3193
USA v. Linda Shrock
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3194
USA v. Daniel Mullet
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3195
USA v. Levi Miller
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3196
USA v. Lester Mullet
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3202
USA v. Lester Miller
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3204
United States v. Mullet  
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3205

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1995, Mullet bought Jefferson County, Ohio land that became the Bergholz Amish community. As bishop, Samuel controlled life in the Bergholz compound and could order the “shunning” (excommunication) of community member...

USA v. Raymond Miller
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3206
USA v. Eli Miller
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3207
USA v. Emanuel Shrock
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3208
USA v. Freeman Burkholder
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3214
Lisa Shively v. Green Local School District Board
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3423
Kiser v. Reitz  
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3956

Justia Opinion Summary: Dr. Kiser is trained as a general dentist and as an endodontist specializing in root canal procedures. In 2009, the Ohio State Dental Board issued a warning to Kiser for practicing “outside the scope” of his declared spe...

Joseph Holson, Jr. v. John Good
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4134
Bates v. Dura Auto. Sys., Inc.  
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 11-6088

Justia Opinion Summary: Dura began testing employees at its Lawrenceburg, Tennessee manufacturing facility for substances in illegal drugs and in prescription medications packaged with warnings about operating machinery. Plaintiffs, none of who...

Cory Donald v. Lloyd Rapelje
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 12-2624
United States v. Mateen  
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 12-4481

Justia Opinion Summary: Mateen pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2252(a)(4)(B) after police discovered more than 600 images of child pornography on his computer. In 2006, Mateen had pleaded guilty to Gr...

Amira Salem v. Joan Yukins
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2036
Mei Huang v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4177
USA v. Shammah Israel
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6488
Van Tran v. Colson  
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: 11-5867

Justia Opinion Summary: Van Tran was born in 1966 in Vietnam, the son of an American serviceman who died two years later. He lived in poverty, and as a child, suffered severe social deprivation. He attended one year of school in the U.S., and d...

USA v. Moses Mitchell
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1862
Raymond Carey v. Foley & Lardner, LLP
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2331
USA v. Divyesh Patel
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3896
Geralyn Goodsite v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co.
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4033
Stew Farm, Ltd. v. Natural Res. Conservation Serv.  
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4111

Justia Opinion Summary: The prior owner of the 300-acre STEW Farm in Pickaway County contracted with Watershed Management for construction of waterways and received a subsidy from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), a USDA agency...

Wallace v. FedEx Corp.  
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 11-5500

Justia Opinion Summary: Wallace worked for FedEx for 21 years in a variety of positions. By 2007, she was a senior paralegal, but she had a variety of health problems that required her to take leave from her position. FedEx offered Wallace leav...

Tina Wallace v. FedEx Corporation
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 11-5577
USA v. Walter Cardin
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5667
Robinson. v. United States  
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5857

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1996, Robinson pleaded guilty to mail fraud and aiding and abetting. The district court sentenced Robinson to 97.5 months of imprisonment and ordered him to pay criminal restitution of $286,875. A year later, Robinson...

Green Party of TN v. Hargett  
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5975

Justia Opinion Summary: The Green Party of Tennessee and the Constitution Party of Tennessee sought to appear on general election ballots as minor political parties. They filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, challenging laws that they claimed have...

Green Party of Tennessee v. Tre Hargett
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6280
Clinton Burton v. Zwicker & Associates, PSC
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6406
Butler v. United Healthcare of TN  
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6446

Justia Opinion Summary: More than nine years ago, Butler checked into a substance-abuse treatment facility to obtain inpatient rehabilitation for her alcohol addiction. She sought coverage for the treatment through her husband

Clinton Burton v. Zwicker & Associates, PSC
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6472
Robert Comer v. Warden Ohio State Penitentiary
Date: August 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3708
Nadia Nathan v. The Ohio State University
Date: August 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4390
Mark Radell v. Michelin Retirement Plan
Date: August 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6401
Kutty v. U.S. Dep't of Labor  
Date: August 20, 2014
Docket Number: 11-6120

Justia Opinion Summary: Dr. Kutty ran Tennessee and Florida medical clinics under several corporate entities. Physicians employed by the clinics entered the U.S. on J-1 nonimmigrant visas, 8 U.S.C. 1182(j)(1) that allow physicians to remain in...

United States v. Reid  
Date: August 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1769

Justia Opinion Summary: Reid was the Executive Director for State and Federal Programs for the River Rouge School District. One of the vendors who received contracts for the district was Flaggs, owned by Reid’s brother-in-law. In a scenario typ...

Joseph Coles v. Keith Smith
Date: August 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3280
Deborah Douglas v. Eaton Corporation
Date: August 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3537
USA v. Jesse Ray
Date: August 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3850
USA v. Peter Howard
Date: August 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3851
Freddie Gregory v. Phillip Burnett
Date: August 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5514
United States v. Tomlinson  
Date: August 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5625

Justia Opinion Summary: Charged with unlawful possession of a rifle, Tomlinson was represented by an Assistant Federal Public Defender. The venire included 36 prospective jurors. The court awarded Tomlinson 10 peremptory challenges and the gove...

Kroll v. White Lake Ambulance Auth.  
Date: August 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1774

Justia Opinion Summary: Kroll was an emergency medical technician (EMT) for WLAA when she began a romantic affair with her married coworker. As the relationship unraveled, Kroll became increasingly emotional at work. After Kroll had a personal...

USA v. Raymond Cheatham
Date: August 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2494
Nat'l Mining Ass'n v. Sec'y of Labor  
Date: August 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3324

Justia Opinion Summary: The 1977 Mine Act, 30 U.S.C. 801(c), authorizes the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) to promulgate mandatory health or safety standards, conduct regular inspections of mines, and issue citations and orders fo...

Murray Energy Corporation v. MSHA
Date: August 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3325
Frank Wagner v. City of Garfield Heights, Ohio
Date: August 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3474
Avis Rent-A-Car System, Inc. v. City of Dayton, Ohio
Date: August 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4101
Peabody Coal Company v. U.S. Department of Labor
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 12-4366
Michael-Edmund Bambas v. CitiMortgage, Inc.
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2195
Alexander Aceval v. Duncan MacLaren
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2362
Saad Khadher v. PNC Bank, National Associatio
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2708
Enrique Seoane-Vazquez v. The Ohio State University
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3029
Mikhail Nifadev v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3704
Mikhail Nifadev v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-4222
USA v. Merrell Neal
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5875
Payne v. Novartis Pharm. Corp.  
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6266

Justia Opinion Summary: Payne sued Novartis for failing to warn her doctor that two of the drugs it manufactures, Aredia and Zometa, could cause serious damage to a patient’s jaw bones. The drugs are given intravenously, most often to patients...

Hayden v. Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.  
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6319

Justia Opinion Summary: Hayden worked as an office manager at MMI beginning in 1997 and was covered by its long-term disability plan, insured and administered by Liberty and subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, 29 U.S.C. 1001...

USA v. Jeffrey Garner
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-6498