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The material facts are undisputed. Fisher was injured in an automobile collision on October 19, 2011. He was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Moore ... More...
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Patti Jo Cahoo v. Julie A. McCurtry

Julie McMurtry, Steven Geskey, Shemin Blundell, Dorris Mitchell, Debra Singleton, and Sharon Moffet-Massey (together the “Individual Agency Defendants”) appeal the district court’s decision denying their Motion to Dismiss (“Motion”) based on qualified immunity, in this 42 U.S.C. § 1983 ... More...
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United States of America v. Marcus A. Collier

Providence, RI - Pawtucket Resident Sentenced for Concealing Assets from Bankruptcy Court

A Pawtucket resident was sentenced to two ye... More...
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United States of America v. Terri Cosgrove

Cedar Rapids, IA - Badger Woman Previously Convicted of Bank Fraud Sentenced for Throwing Away Mail Sent to Her Employer

Threw Away Mail to Avoid Having Her Wages Garnished to Pay Restitution

A woman who threw away a federal g... More...
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Finance Holding Company, LLC v. The American Institute of Certified Tax Coaches, Inc.

Finance Holding Company, LLC (Finance) obtained a judgment against
Dominque Molina for about $50,000 plus interest and attorney fees. In judgment
enforcement proceedings, Finance sought documents from Molina's employer, The
American Institute of Certified Tax Coaches, Inc. (Institute). Finance requested
numerous categories of business, tax, and bank records, without limiting... More...
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Nicholas Sampson v. Investigator William Lambert District of Nebraska Federal Courthouse - Omaha, Nebraska

St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. (“St. Paul Insurance”) appeals the
district court’s grant of summary judgment to Matthew Livers and Nicholas Sampson.
Chief Judge Smith and Judge Colloton file this * opinion pursuant to 8th Cir.
Rule 47E.
The court concluded that St. Paul Insurance had a duty under its coverage policy to
indemnify David Kofoed for intentional acts... More...
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United States of America v. Masharn Franklin Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Detroit, MI - Former City Of Detroit Employee Sentenced To Prison For Embezzling $265,000 From The City

A former City of Detroit employee, Masharn Franklin, 53, of Detroit, was sentenced to 18 months in prison, followed by 3 years supervised release, and ordered to pay $265,573 in restitution to the city of Detroit based on her conviction for embezzlement, United States Attorney Matthew S... More...
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Troy K. Scheffler v. Gurstel Chargo, P.A. District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - Minneapolis, Minnesota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Troy Scheffler sued Gurstel Chargo, P.A. (“Gurstel”), claiming Gurstel
violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”). The district court1
granted Gurstel’s motion for summary judgment. We affirm.
I. Background
Scheffler is a former debt collector who has litigated a number of FDCPA
claims against other debt collectors. Gurstel is a law firm engaged in debt collectio... More...
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United States of America v. Hiteshkumar Patel Middle District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Scranton, Pennsylvania

Scranton, PA - South Abington Man Sentenced To Over 19 Years In Prison For Fraud And Identity Theft Scheme

Hiteshkumar Patel, age 52, a resident of South Abington Township, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on August 9, 2018, by United States District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani to serve 234 months in prison on the charges of conspiracy and aggravated identity theft.

According to Un... More...
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Ricky Griffitts vs. Old Republic Insurance Company, BNSF Railway Company, and James M. Campbell Missouri Supreme Court - Jefferson City, Missouri

Appellant Ricky Lee Griffitts (“Griffitts”) was rear-ended by James Campbell (“Campbell”), an employee of BNSF Railway Company (“BNSF”), in Springfield, Missouri. Campbell was driving a BNSF company vehicle and was intoxicated at the time of the collision. Numerous lawsuits ensued, including the instant equitable garnishment action that Griffitts filed against BNSF and its insurer, Old Republic (c... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - MO)

David Wayne Cassady v. Steven Hall, Georgia Department of Administrative Services Middle District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Albany, Georgia

David Cassady appeals the District Court’s denial of his motion for garnishment against the Georgia Department of Administrative Services (“GDAS”). We hold that garnishment actions are “suits” under the Eleventh Amendment, Georgia has not waived its immunity to the type of garnishment Mr. Cassady seeks, and Congress has not clearly abrogated the states’ immunity to such garnishments. We accordingl... More...   $0 (06-21-2018 - GA)

Nancy Buccina; Scot A. Buccin v. Linda Ann Grimsby Northern District of Ohio Courthouse - Toledo, Ohio

Linda Ann Grimsby invited her friend Nancy Buccina to take a
boat trip on Lake Erie. Toward the end of the voyage, the boat hit a wave, jarring the passengers
and injuring Nancy. Nancy and her husband Scot sued. A jury found that Grimsby was not
negligent. But the district court granted Nancy and Scot’s motion for a new trial on the ground
that the evidence did not support the verd... More...
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CHS Inc. v. Riemers

In March 2016, CHS was awarded a money judgment against Riemers in the amount of $38,889. In April 2016, Riemers deposited $41,100 into an Alerus Bank account, apparently to be used for garnishment by CHS. In May 2016, on the motion of CHS, the district court entered an amended judgment ("Amended Judgment") in the sum of $41,793.72 to reflect the prejudgment interest accrued. We summarily affirme... More...   $0 (04-28-2018 - ND)

Asset Acceptance v. Hung T. Pham and Hoa V

¶1 Defendants Hung T. Pham and Hoa V. To appeal the trial court's denial of their petition to vacate default judgment. After review, we find the trial court erred when it refused to vacate the default judgment. Accordingly, we reverse the decision of the trial court and remand for further proceedings.1


¶2 This appeal arises from ... More...
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Riverview Park Estates, LLC v. Imperial Investments, LLC, Stephen C. Pereff, Inc., Michael J. King, S. Gregory Pittman, Winters, King and Associates, Inc. MoreLaw Suites Legal Suites and Virtual Offices In Downtown Tulsa 406 South Boulder and 624 South Denver 918-582-3993 or

Tulsa, OK - Riverview Park Estates, LLC sued Imperial Investments, LLC, Stephen C. Pereff, Inc., Michael J. King, S. Gregory Pittman, Winters, King and Associates, Inc. seeking injunctive relief.

Filed Date: 05/31/2007
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant: IMPERIAL IN... More...
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Medical Recovery Services, LLC v. Robert Lopez Idaho Supreme Court - Boise, Idaho

Medical Recovery Services, LLC (“MRS”) appeals a district court’s judgment denying its request for postjudgment attorney fees on an appeal. The dispute arose after MRS attempted to collect a debt owed by Robert Lopez (“Lopez”). The magistrate court entered a default judgment and awarded attorney fees to MRS. MRS continued to incur attorney fees while attempting to collect on the default judgment a... More...   $0 (02-19-2018 - ID)

United States of America v. Robert Warren Scully Western District of Texas Federal Courthouse - San Antonio, Texas

Appellant Robert Warren Scully was convicted of conspiracy to defraud the United States, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and aiding and abetting a wire fraud scheme. 18 U.S.C. §§ 371, 1343, 1349. The district court later granted the Government’s motion to restrain Scully’s assets to preserve them for restitution and forfeiture. Scully was then sentenced and ordered to pay $1,206,539.94 in restitu... More...   $0 (02-15-2018 - TX)

Victoria G. Collins v. Commissioner of Social Security Northern District of Ohio Courthouse - Cleveland, Ohio

Victoria Collin brought suit against the Commissioner of
Social Security to recover moneys she says are “due and owing” as a result of the
Commissioner’s failure, for about a year, to garnish certain benefits paid to her ex-husband. The
district court dismissed the suit on grounds of sovereign immunity. We affirm.
No. 17-3733 Collin v. Comm’r of Soc. Sec. Page 2
Collin di... More...
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Mary M. Mayotte v. U.S. Bank National Association District of Colorado Federal Courthouse - Denver, Colorado

On this appeal the parties have asked us to determine how, or even whether, an
important—but subtle and often confusing—doctrine limiting federal-court jurisdiction
should apply to a unique Colorado procedure for “nonjudicial” foreclosure of mortgages.

The jurisdictional doctrine is the Rooker-Feldman doctrine, which forbids lower federal
courts from reviewing state-court c... More...
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Robert Law v. Ronald Zemp Oregon Supreme Court Building - Eugene, Oregon

This review proceeding arises out of a post-judgment
order charging a judgment debtor’s interests in four limited
partnerships and a limited liability company to satisfy the
judgment creditor’s judgment against him. The charging
order was issued over the limited partnerships’ and limited
liability company’s objections that ancillary provisions
included in the charging order... More...
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On November 19, 2014, Reynolds was charged by Information in Ravalli County
with felony DUI and two misdemeanors: Failure To Have Liability Insurance In Effect
and Failure To Drive On The Right Side Of The Roadway. On March 5, 2015, Reynolds
and the State entered into a plea agreement, in which the State agreed to drop the
misdemeanors and Reynolds would plead guilty to the fe... More...
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Christina Kay Vanvalkenburg v. John Christopher Casey, M.D.

Oklahoma City, OK - Christina Kay Vanvalkenburg sued Integris Southwest Medical Center, Inc., John Christopher Carey, M.D.

Filed By: Vanvalkenburg, Christina Kay
Filed Date: 05/09/2016
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant: Carey, M.d, John Christopher Disposed: SUMMARY JUDGEMENT ENTERED- PLAINTIFF, 11/02/2017. More...
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Angie Christensen . Will Lightbourne, as Director, etc.

This appeal presents a narrow question about what counts as family income when
determining a family’s eligibility for cash aid under the California Work Opportunity and
Responsibility to Kids Act (CalWORKs) program. (Welf. & Inst. Code, §§ 11200 et

Here, a CalWORKs applicant, Angie Christensen, lives with her husband and her
children. Her husband is the noncustodial... More...
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Real Estate Advisors, Inc. v. Paris Plaza 66, LLC Oklahoma County Oklahoma Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK - Real Estate Advisors, Inc. v. Paris Plaza 66, LLC

Filed By: Real Estate Advisors Inc
Filed Date: 04/09/2012
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant: Paris Plaza 66, L.L.C. Disposed: DEFAULT JUDGEMENT, 03/05/2014. Default Judgment
Defendant: Paris Plaza 66, L.L.C. Disposed: JUD... More...
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Francis Michael Lynch v. Donna Falcon Lynch

Michael Lynch1 appeals from a final default divorce decree, dissolving his marriage to Donna Falcon Lynch. In 16 issues, Michael challenges the provisions in the divorce decree that divide the marital estate, award Donna appellate
1 Because the record indicates that Francis Michael Lynch prefers to use his middle name, Michael, we refer to him as Michael.
attorney’s fees, require Mic... More...
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