Civil Rights Law
 
United States of America v. Gaylord D. Lincoln and G. Lincoln Farms, LLC

Grand Rapids, Michigan civil litigation lawyers represented Defendants accused of violating the False Claims Act by causing the submission of fraudulent claims for federal crop insurance and federal farm benefit payments.

The settlement resolves civil claims the United States brought against the defendants in a December 2021 lawsuit. In its complaint, the United States alleged that the... More...
   $1200000 (10-28-2022 - MI)

Jane Doe v. Thomas Hanna

Denver, Colorado personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiff who sued Defendant on a civil rights theory claiming that she was sexually assaulted by Defendant.

Plaintiff claimed that Sedgwick County Sheriff Thomas Hanna drove her to his house during a jail transport and sexually assaulted her before dropping her off a the jail.... More...
   $8250000 (10-06-2022 - CO)

United States of America v. Joseph Sullivan

San Francisco, California criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with obstruction of justice and misprison of a felony.

Joseph Sullivan, the former Chief Security Officer of Uber Technologies, Inc. ("Uber") was charged with obstruction of proceedings of the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and misprision of felony in connection with his attempted cover-up of a 2016 hack of... More...
   $0 (10-06-2022 - CA)

Jeremy McLaughlin v. Sullivan County Board of Education, et al.

Greeneville, Tennessee civil litigation lawyers represented Plaintiff who sued Defendants on civil rights violation theories under 42 U.S.C. 1983.

This case was initially filed in the Sullivan County Chancery Court, 20-CV-18791, and was removed to federal court by the Defendants.


On August 13, 2020, the Sullivan County Board of Education held a meeting to discuss the possi... More...
   $0 (10-05-2022 - TN)

United States of America v. GM Financial

Dallas, Texas civil litigation lawyers represented Defendant accused of violation the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) by illegally repossessing 71 servicemembers’ vehicles and by improperly denying or mishandling over 1,000 vehicle lease termination requests.

“Members of our Armed Forces should not have to suffer financial hardship as a result of their service to our nation,... More...
   $0 (10-05-2022 - TX)

Marty G. Ringham and Premiere Plus Realty Company v. Craig Bernstein and Varna Bernstein

Dallas, Texas – Real Estate lawyer represented Appellants with a interlocutory appeal denying their special appearances in a lawsuit filed.



The live petition states that in about early 2020, Texas resident Craig Bernstein listed a Florida condominium unit he owned (the property) for sale with a Florida real estate bro... More...
   $0 (10-03-2022 - TX)

In Re: Mariam Ayad

Dallas, Texas – Civil Litigation lawyer represented relator with a amended petition for writ of mandamus referring the parties to arbitration.



Entitlement to mandamus relief requires relator to show that the trial court
clearly abused its discretion and that she lacks an adequate appellate remedy. In re
Prud... More...
   $0 (10-03-2022 - TX)

Austin Bond, as Special Administrator of the Estate of Mitchell Lee Godsey v. Vic Regalado

Tulsa, Oklahoma civil rights lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued defendants on a 42 U.S.C. 1983 on a constitutional rights violation theory.

"On October 21, 2011, Owasso Police Department ('OPD') officers responded to a call about Mr. Williams’s disruptive behavior and arrested him for obstructing an officer. They took him to the Owasso jail. The booking report shows the officers bel... More...
   $0 (10-03-2022 - OK)

Tyler Marquette Collins v. The State of Texas

San Antonio, Texas – Criminal Defense lawyer represented defendant with a capital murder charge.



On August 24, 2016, at around 11:30 p.m., police responded to a report of a shooting at a house in Converse, Texas. Upon arrival, police found Thomas Mirone lying on a driveway, severely wounded and bleeding. Mirone was ... More...
   $0 (10-02-2022 - TX)

In re United Healthcare Insurance Company

San Antonio, Texas – Personal Injury lawyer represented Real party in interest with a negligence action sustained during a car accident.



The underlying lawsuit involves a negligence action brought by Tesilia Garza against Darryn Deucore and his employer Martin Marietta Materials Southwest LLC (collectively “the d... More...
   $0 (10-02-2022 - TX)

In the Interest of M. L. H., a Child

San Antonio, Texas – Family Law lawyer represented Appellant with appealing an order terminating her parental rights.



C.H. was referred to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services in November 2019 when she took M.L.H. to the emergency room insisting that M.L.H. had parasites coming out of his head. On D... More...
   $0 (10-02-2022 - TX)

In the Interest of A.H., a Child

San Antonio, Texas – Family Law lawyer represented Appellant with a parental rights termination case.



A.H. was about one year old when CPS started a case for her and petitioned the trial court for her removal from Mom’s home due to domestic violence and parenting concerns. A.H. was the eighth child to be removed fro... More...
   $0 (10-02-2022 - TX)

In the Interest of O.L.P., a Child

San Antonio, Texas – Family Law lawyer represented appellant with a a judgment terminating her6 parental righs.



On September 29, 2020, the trial court signed a judgment terminating appellant’s parental
rights to O.L.P. Therefore, appellant’s notice of appeal was due to be filed on October 19, 2020.
See T... More...
   $0 (10-01-2022 - )

In the Interest of P.J.C., a Child

San Antonio, Texas – Child Custody lawyer represented defendant with appealing the trial court’s order terminating her parental rights.



In April of 2020, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services received a report that P.J.C. was wandering alone in the street. The Department created a family-based safe... More...
   $0 (10-01-2022 - TX)

In the Interest of L.L.B, J.A.B, J.A.B, A.J.B., and B.B.L., children

San Antonio, Texas – Family Law lawyer represented defendant with appealing the trial court’s order terminating their parental rights.



On May 19, 2020, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services removed the
children from J.B. and A.L.’s care2 primarily because of its concerns about domestic violen... More...
   $0 (10-01-2022 - TX)

Edward Harral Roberts v. Carmen S. Lopez Roberts

San Antonio, Texas – Divorce lawyer represented Appellant with appealing an order dismissing his petition for bill of review in a divorce case.



On March 28, 2017, appellee Carmen S. Lopez Roberts filed a petition for divorce from her then-husband, Harral. Although Harral was properly served with Carmen’s petition, he... More...
   $0 (10-01-2022 - TX)

Al Suarez, as Mayor of the City of Converse; et al v. Katherine Silvas

San Antonio, Texas – Governmental Law lawyer represented Appellee with appealing her removal from office as a Converse City Council member.



Silvas Elected to Office In November 2018, Katherine Silvas was elected to Place 4 for the Converse City Council; she was sworn in, and she began serving as a council member. More...
   $0 (09-30-2022 - TX)

Robert L. Bradley, Jr., as Independent Executor of the Estate of Margaret Bradley v. Sandra S. Chapman and Fred Lohmeyer, as Executor and Legal Representative of the Estate of Roger C. Chapman

San Antonio, Texas – Real Estate lawyer represented Appellant with appealing from a judgment determining that he cannot enforce an agreement.



W.G. Kinney owned a tract of land in Hunt, Texas (the “Kinney Tract”) on which he built
a tennis court and other facilities. In 1977, Margaret Bradley purchased two acr... More...
   $0 (09-30-2022 - TX)

United States of America v. Chance Seneca

Lafayette, Louisiana criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with kidnapping in conjunction with the commission of a hate crime.

Chance Seneca, age 21, from Lafayette, Louisiana admitted that on June 20, 2020, he used Grindr, a dating application for gay and bisexual men, to kidnap and attempt to murder H.W., a gay man. Specifically, Seneca acknowledged that he used Grindr to pr... More...
   $0 (09-29-2022 - LA)

Patricia Brown Edwards v. Mayra Brown Burton

San Antonio, Texas – Civil Litigation lawyer represented defendant with an order striking appellant’s brief.



On December 20, 2021, this court issued an order striking appellant’s brief and ordering
appellant to file an amended brief in compliance with the Texas Rules of Appellant Procedure.
Our order cau... More...
   $0 (09-28-2022 - TX)

In the Interest of L.J.C., X.I.C., Z.S.C., E.A.C., L.C.C., and A.R.G., Children

San Antonio, Texas – Child Custody lawyer represented defendant with appealing the terminating of her parental rights to the children.



The six children who are the subject of this case ranged in age from an infant to a six-yearold at the time of removal. The Department removed the children from Mother’s custody in M... More...
   $0 (09-28-2022 - TX)

John A. Charron v. County of York, et al.

Portland, Maine personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued defendants on civil rights violation theory under 42 U.S.C. 1983.

Plaintiff John Charron was arrested in March 2016 after a confrontation among neighbors left a Pontiac Sunfire abandoned in a snowbank. An occupant of the Sunfire alleged that Charron had pushed the car into the snowbank using his plow truck -- an allega... More...
   $0 (09-27-2022 - ME)

Maria A. Laubach v. Paul W. Laubach

Enid, Oklahoma family law lawyers represented Petitioner and Respondent in a child custody dispute.

¶2 The petitioner/appellee, Maria A. Laubach (mother) filed for divorce from the respondent/appellant, Paul W. Laubach (father), on March 17, 2016. The parties divided their property by agreement, leaving the issue of custody to be tried on November 14-15, 2016. At the time of the hearing,... More...
   $0 (09-27-2022 - OK)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Magali Villalobos v. Ryan's Pointe Houston, LLC and Advantage Property Management, LLC

Houston, Texas civil rights lawyers represented Plaintiffs, who sued defendant on a job discrimination theory.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed suit against
Ryan’s Pointe Houston, L.L.C. and Advantage Property Management,
L.L.C., alleging the companies had engaged in national origin and sex-based
discrimination. Magali Villalobos, the subject of the adverse ... More...
   $0 (09-27-2022 - TX)

United States of America v. Stavrou Associates, Inc., et al.

Baltimore, Maryland civil litigation lawyers represented Defendants accused of violating the Fair Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to build 11 multi-family housing complexes in Maryland with required accessible features for people with disabilities. As part of the settlement, the defendants also agreed to make extensive retrofits to remove accessibility barriers at ... More...   $0 (09-27-2022 - MD)

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