Recent Verdicts and Judgements

Michelle Higgins, Tiffany Deram and Joshua Smothers v. Erin Cartwright Weinstein and Lake County

Chicago, Illinois employment law lawyer represented Plaintiffs, who sued Defendants on wrongful termination civil rights theories claiming that they were fired by Lake County Clark Erin Cartwright Weinstein because they supported her opponent in the 2016 election. MoreLaw Legal News For Chicago ... More $0 (12-06-2022 - IL)

United States of America v. Chase Winkle

Indianapolis, Indiana criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with eleven civil rights and obstruction charges. Specifically, Winkle pleaded guilty to five federal civil rights offenses for assaulting arrestees, and to six obstruction offenses for writing false reports to cover up the assaults. “Officer Chase Winkle, the son of the former Chief of Police, confessed to repeated uses o ... More $0 (12-05-2022 - IN)

State of Indiana v. Teddy Albert Allman

Columbus, Indiana criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with rape while compelled by force with a deadly weapon, a Level 1 felony; criminal confinement while armed with a deadly weapon, a Level 3 felony; and intimidation with the use of a deadly weapon as a Level C felony. Teddy Albert Allman, age 51, was accused of raping a woman in a mobile home community in Elizabethtown on Septemb ... More $0 (12-05-2022 - IN)

State of Kansas v. Judi Lynn Allison

Larned, Kansas criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with f theft stemming from a 2019 incident involving tools missing from an estate auction valued at $1,200 in violation of 21-5801, which provides: Judi Lynn Allison and her husband were videoed loading boxes of tools into a trailer during the auction on September 5, 2019. Theft. (a) Theft is any of the following acts done with int ... More $0 (12-05-2022 - KS)

United States of America v. Michael John Avenatti

Santa Ana, California criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with stealing client funds and for obstructing IRS's efforts to collect more than $3 million in payroll taxes from Avenatti-owned coffee business. MoreLaw Legal News For Santa Ana Michael John Avenatti, 51, a former Newport Beach resident now in federal custody, was sentenced by United States District Judge James V. Sel ... More $0 (12-05-2022 - CA)

United States of America v. State of Alabama

The Justice Department secured a settlement agreement with the state of Alabama’s Medicaid Agency (Alabama Medicaid) under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to ensure that Alabama Medicaid recipients with Hepatitis C (HCV) who also have a substance use disorder have equal access to medications to treat their hepatitis. MoreLaw Legal News For Montgomery Alabama Medicaid previously ... More $0 (12-05-2022 - AL)

Kolby M. Fakourey and Brittany Fakourey v. Hybrid Drilling, Inc.

Wheeling, West Virginia personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiffs, who sued Defendants on a negligence theory claiming to have suffered more than $75,000 in injuries and/or damages as a direct result of an accident. The elements of a personal injury claim are: (1) Failure on the part of the Defendant to exercise due care, (2) damages and/or injuries caused to Plaintiff, and (3) a direct c ... More $1 (12-05-2022 - WV)

Willard Bays v. Walmart, Inc.

Huntington, West Virginia personal injury lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a premises liability negligence theory claiming to have suffered more than $75,000 in injuries and/or damages as a direct result of an accident in one of Defendant's stores. The claims made and defenses asserted are not available. Premises liability law involves the legal responsibilities of property o ... More $0 (12-05-2022 - WV)

Richard Lynn Waggoner v. The State of Texas

Austin, Texas – Criminal_Defense lawyer represented Appellant with a driving while license invalid charge. At some point in January 2022, Waggoner, proceeding pro se, filed in this Court what he captioned a “notice of appeal” from the “appealable order by [the] trial court signed on December 9, 2021,” which was the date his conviction was affirmed, and a motion for extension of time ... More $0 (12-04-2022 - TX)

Kenneth Wayne Acy, Jr. v. The State of Texas

Austin, Texas – Criminal_Defense lawyer represented Appellant convicted on two counts of aggravated assault. The evidence at trial established that on September 23, 2014, appellant fired multiple shots with a firearm at two individuals and that he previously had been convicted of a 1 Because the parties are familiar with the facts of the case, its procedural history, and the evidence adduced ... More $0 (12-04-2022 - TX)

John Doe v. Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services; Planned Parenthood South Texas Surgical Center; Planned Parenthood Center for Choice; Bhavik Kumar, M.D.

Austin, Texas – Family Law lawyer represented Appellant with filing suit against Texas Right to Life. Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services, and several associated entities, along with Bhavik Kumar, M.D. (collectively, the Planned Parenthood Plaintiffs) filed suit against Texas Right to Life and its Legislative Director, John Seago, seeking to prevent implementation of ... More $0 (12-04-2022 - TX)

C. O. v. Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

Austin, Texas – Family Law lawyer represented Appellant with appealing the trial court’s final decree as permanent managing conservator of her three sons. Finally, the Department called the guardian ad litem, Cathy Rothas. When asked for her recommendation, Rothas informed the court that she did not feel that grounds for termination existed but that she had “serious concerns about the ch ... More $0 (12-04-2022 - TX)

CMST Development, LLC v. City of Austin

Austin, Texas – Real Estate lawyer represented Appellant with suing the City of Austin for development of a one-acre tract of land. On March 10, 1960, H. E. Eubank filed with the City an application for a preliminary plan—an initial step in platting a subdivision—for a subdivision called “Eubank Acres Section Four.” Documents in the record indicate the existence of adjacent subdivisi ... More $0 (12-03-2022 - TX)

Patrick Leonard Martin v. The State of Texas

Austin, Texas – Criminal Defense lawyer represented Appellant with a burglary of a habitation charge. Kristin Ellington1 began a dating relationship with Martin in 2014. Martin lived “off and on” with Ellington and her mother, Marcia Larson, at Larson’s home in Bulverde, Texas. Although at first the relationship was “great,” Ellington at trial testified to a series of abusive inci ... More $0 (12-03-2022 - TX)

Travis Central Appraisal District, By and Through Marya Crigler, Acting In Her Official Capacity as Chief Appraiser of Travis Central Appraisal District v. Texas Disposal Systems Landfill, Inc.

Austin, Texas – Real Estate lawyer represented Appellant with appealing from the district court’s judgment granting pleas to the jurisdiction filed by Texas Disposal Systems Landfill, Inc. The relevant facts are undisputed. For tax year 2019, TCAD appraised the Landfill’s property at $21.2 million, and the Landfill protested with the Travis Appraisal Review Board (the ARB). The Landfill ... More $0 (12-03-2022 - TX)

William Ellis Douglass v. The State of Texas

Austin, Texas – Criminal_Defense lawyer represented Appellant with appealing the denial of his pretrial motion to suppress evidence claim. On the morning of February 2, 2018, in a 911 call to the Kyle Police Department (KPD),2 an unidentified individual reported that a package containing marijuana had been mailed to his house via FedEx. The individual requested that officers “intercept” ... More $0 (12-03-2022 - TX)

Brian Manley, Chief of Austin Police Department; Brian Manley, Individually; Commander Mark Spangler, Austin Police Department; Lt. Jerry Bauzon, Austin Police Department; Officer Benjamin Bloodworth, Austin Police Department; Officer Collin Fallon, Austin Police Department; Sgt. Eric Kilcollins, Training Coordinator, Austin Police Academy; and Officer Shand, Lead Instructor, Stress Reaction Training, Austin Police Academy v. Christopher Wise

Austin, Texas – Personal Injury lawyer represented Appellant with alleging that the defendants were responsible for serious injuries claim. Wise, a former cadet in the Austin Police Academy, alleged that on October 1, 2018, he was engaged in “a very strenuous series of physical exercises in an activity entitled Stress Reaction Training.” The training was scheduled from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p ... More $0 (12-03-2022 - TX)

Justin W. LaPree v. Kelly M. LaPree

Austin, Texas – Divorce lawyer represented Appellant with appealing from the trial court’s final divorce decree The parties married in 2012. While Kelly was a minor, her grandparents created three irrevocable trusts (the Norris Trusts)—in 1989, 1991, and 1992, respectively—naming her the sole primary beneficiary. The Norris Trusts—substantially similar to one another—provided that ... More $0 (12-03-2022 - TX)

John B. Stevenson v. Shelton Coleman and Diamond X Properties, LLC

Austin, Texas – Real Estate lawyer represented Appellant appealing the dismissal his claims. We review a trial court’s ruling on a Rule 91a motion de novo because the availability of a remedy under the facts alleged is a legal question. Id. (citing City of Dallas v. Sanchez, 494 S.W.3d 722, 724 (Tex. 2016) (per curiam)). In conducting our review, we construe the pleadings liberally in favor ... More $0 (12-03-2022 - TX)

United States of America v. Guy Benjamin Bowman

Abingdon, Virginia criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with participating in a cross-county drug distribution of drugs. Guy Benjamin Bowman, 57, was convicted following a jury trial in July 2022 of one count of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute and to distributing 500 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing methamphetamine as well as one count of distri ... More $0 (12-02-2022 - VA)

United States of America v. Bradley Glaspell

Clarksburg, West Virginia criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with wire fraud. “Bradley Glaspell, from Salem, West Virginia, was a shady contractor who took advantage of West Virginians who paid him up front and trusted that he would do the job,” said United States Attorney Ihlenfeld. “His dishonesty caused many to be left with unfinished projects and I’m pleased that he wil ... More $0 (12-02-2022 - WV)

United States of America v. Lakeshia Nicole Simon

Beckley, West Virginia criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with making false statements in acquisition of firearms. Lakeshia Nicole Simon, age 23, of Beckley, purchased firearms in Beckley for co-defendant Bisheem Jones, also known as “Bosh,” who told Simon which ones to buy and provided the money for the purchases through an intermediary. On April 20, 2021, Simon purchased t ... More $0 (12-02-2022 - VA)

New York City, New York personal injury lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendants on civil rights violation theories under 42 U.S.C. 1983. Johnny Hincapie was charged and convicted of first-degree murder for his alleged role in the stabbing death of Brian Watkins, age 22, in September of 1990. The only problem was, Mr. Hincapie had nothing to do with the crime and had witnesses to prove ... More $18,000,000 (12-02-2022 - NY)

United States of America v. Joshua Padilla

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with child exploitation. MoreLaw Legal News For Philadelphia In December 2021, the Joshua Padilla, age 37, of Eaton, New Jersey, pleaded guilty to one count each of producing, distributing, and possessing child pornography, charges which stemmed from an investigation into the defendant’s illicit sexual contact ... More $0 (12-02-2022 - PA)

State of Indiana v. Michael McCune

Anderson, Indiana criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with attempted murder. Michael McCune was accused of attempted murder for stabbing a friend, Laverne Pflugh, Jr., 13 times at a birthday party that ended in a fight. IC 35-41-5-1 Attempted Murder Sec. 1. (a) A person attempts to commit a crime when, acting with the culpability required for commission of the crime, the person ... More $0 (12-02-2022 - IN)

Commonwealth of North Carolina v. Justin Merritt

Raleigh, North Carolina criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with first-degree murder. Justin Merritt was accused of killing Andy Banks. § 14-17. Murder in the first and second degree defined; punishment. (a) A murder which shall be perpetrated by means of a nuclear, biological, or chemical weapon of mass destruction as defined in G.S. 14-288.21, poison, lying in wait, imp ... More $0 (12-02-2022 - NC)

Ouida Fluck v. Kara DeCicco

Annapolis, Maryland personal injury car wreck lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on an auto negligence theory claiming to have suffered injuries and/or damages as a direct result of an accident caused by Defendant's failure to exercise due care in the operation of her motor vehicle. The claims made and defenses asserted are not available. The elements of a personal injury claim are ... More $0 (12-02-2022 - MD)

Ronica Chambers v. Bob's Discount Furniture, LLC, et al.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania personal injury slip and fall lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendants on premises liability negligence theories claiming to have suffered more than $75,000 in injuries and/or damages as a direct result of an accident in Bob's store. The elements of a personal injury claim are: (1) Failure on the part of the Defendant to exercise due care, (2) damages and/or inju ... More $1 (12-02-2022 - PA)

United States of America v. Dr. Musaddig Nazeeri

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with violation of the false claims act. Between February 10, 2021 and January 21, 2022, Dr. Musaddig Nazeeri billed Medicare for certain services that were not supported by the medical record. During the above timeframe, Dr. Nazeeri submitted Evaluation & Management (E&M) claims when the only service rendered was the admi ... More $0 (12-02-2022 - PA)

United States of America v. Charles Edward Palmatier

Orlando, Florida criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with illegally importing and/or manufacturing firearms in violation of 18 U.S.C. 922A. On July 28, 2021, agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) met with Edward Palmatier, age 74, of Lake Helen, Florida, and explained that if he wanted to continue to sell firearms he would have to apply for a Fede ... More $0 (12-02-2022 - FL)

United States of America v. Qaya Mikel Gordon

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with assault with a dangerous weapon. After a two-and-a-half-day trial in June 2022, a federal jury found Qaya Mikel Gordon, age 20, of Lapwai, Idaho, guilty of two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon. According to trial testimony and court records, on November 1, 2021, Gordon went into a building where his mother and he ... More $0 (12-02-2022 - ID)

Commonwealth of Maryland v. Eduwardo Valdivia

Rockville, Maryland criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with first-degree assault, firearm use/felony/violent crime and reckless endangerment charges. Eduardo Valdivia, an FBI agent, shot a man who approached him on a Red Line train near the Medical Center station on December 15, 2020 and requested money. ... More $0 (12-02-2022 - MD)

United States of America v. Rafael Columbie

Albuquerque, New Mexico criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with conspiracy to possess and distribute meth and heroin. The case against Rafael Columbie, age 53, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, was part of a long-term investigation into a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. On July 18, 2018, Columbie was traveling east on Interstate 40 when a New Mexico State Police Officer stopped ... More $0 (12-02-2022 - NM)

George Loder v. Maine Department of Public Safety

Portland, Maine personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on civil rights violation theories claiming to have been retaliated against for reporting alleged illegal activities at a state police intelligence center. Plaintiff was assigned to the FBI and refused to disclose what he was doing to State Police officers and employee. He claimed that he was demoted as a result and ... More $300,000 (12-02-2022 - ME)

United States of America v. Michael Younger

Wilmington, Delaware criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with selling deadly fentanyl despite knowing that the drugs he sold were causing overdose deaths. MoreLaw Legal News For Wilmington Michael Younger, age 45, from New Castle County, Delaware, was accused of being a career offender, with two prior convictions for serious drug offenses. The Drug Enforcement Administrati ... More $0 (12-01-2022 - DE)

United States of America v. Luis Morales

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with distributing drugs. Luis Morales, age 48, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, possessed with intent to distribute 1,987 grams of cocaine in a car travelling on Interstate 80 westbound in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, on Dec. 10, 2020. The cocaine was found during a traffic stop conducted by the Pennsylvania State Police. Moral ... More $0 (12-01-2022 - PA)

United States of America v. Razel Romhein

Newark, New Jersey criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with conspiracy to traffic in stolen goods and merchandise. From 2011 through May 2013, Razel Romhein, age 49, of Staten Island, New York, and others engaged in a conspiracy to traffic in stolen health and beauty aid products and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals. These products were stolen by “boosters” from various places ... More $0 (12-01-2022 - NJ)

United States of America v. Tory Ceonta Williams

Tulsa, Oklahoma criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with: 18 USC 1151, 1153, and 113(a)(3): Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to do Bodily Harm in Indian Country; Forfeiture Allegation: 18 USC 924(d) and 28 USC 2461(c): Firearms Forfeiture (1) 18 USC 924(c)(1)(A)(iii): Carrying, Using, Brandishing and Discharging a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence; ... More $0 (12-01-2022 - OK)

Byron Berry v. The New Gainesville Livestock Auction, LLC

Fort Worth, Texas – Business Law lawyer represented Appellant with appealing the trial court’s judgment on his deceptive-trade-practices claim. Byron Berry appeals the trial court’s judgment on his deceptive-trade-practices claim against The New Gainesville Livestock Auction, LLC. See Tex. Bus. & Com. Code Ann. §§ 17.41–.63 (DTPA). In two issues, Berry asserts that the trial court e ... More $0 (12-01-2022 - TX)

Christopher Timothy Sherman v. Mollie Marie Sherman

Fort Worth, Texas – Divorce lawyer represented Appellee with requestng post-divorce spousal maintenance for a reasonable period. . We review the trial court’s decision to award spousal maintenance under an abuse of discretion standard of review. See Diaz v. Diaz, 350 S.W.3d 251, 254 (Tex. App.–San Antonio 2011, pet. denied). Absent a clear abuse of discretion, we do not disturb the tria ... More $0 (12-01-2022 - TX)

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