• W&T Offshore v. Fredieu

    Publication Date: 2020-06-22
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Employment Litigation
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Blacklock
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 18-1134

    Respondent was injured on an offshore oil rig owned by petitioner.

  • Hegar v. American Multi Cinema

    Publication Date: 2020-06-01
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Tax
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Busby
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 17-0464

    At issue in this franchise tax case was whether a movie theater may subtract film exhibition costs as a cost of goods sold when calculating its taxable margin under section 171.1012 of the Tex. Tax Code.

  • Brewer v. Lennox Hearth Products, LLC

    Publication Date: 2020-05-11
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Guzman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 18-0426

    The trial court sanctioned attorney Brewer for commissioning a pretrial survey that commenced in the county of suit shortly before trial in a products-liability and wrongful-death suit.

  • Williams v. Dekalb County, et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-05-01
    Practice Area: Public Records
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Ellington
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Thomas Vernon Burch, Addison Smith, John Lex Kennerly, (UGA School of Law), Athens, for appellant.
    for defendant: Viviane H. Ernstes, Bennett Davis Bryan, Laura Karen Johnson, Terry Gerard Phillips, Shaheem Malik Williams (Dekalb County Law Department), Decatur, Kenneth Edward Jarrard, (Jarrard & Davis, LLP), Cumming, Brent William Herrin, Gus H. Small, Benjamin S. Klehr, (Small Herrin, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Larry Wayne Ramsey, Jr., Kelly Jean Long Pridgen, (Association County Commissioners of Georgia), Atlanta, for Amicus Appellee.

    Case Number: S19A1163

    Court reverses county resident's claims for civil penalties under the Open Meetings Act

  • Matter of Vill. of Islandia v. Ball

    Publication Date: 2020-03-03
    Practice Area: Environmental Law
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Supreme Court, Albany
    Judge: Justice Peter Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorney for the Petitioner: Joseph W. Prokop PLLC, Village of Islandia, Central Islip, NY.
    for defendant: Attorney for Respondent Pal-O-Mine Equestrian, Inc.: J. Lee Snead, Esq., Bellport, New York. Attorney for Respondent Richard A. Ball, Commissioner By: Mihir Desai Assistant Attorney General, Letitia James, New York Attorney General, New York, New York. Attorney for Suffolk County Respondents By: Lisa Azzato, Assistant Suffolk County Attorney, Dennis Brown, Suffolk County Attorney, Hauppauge, New York. Attorney for Respondent Josiah Foster LLC: John P. Courtney, Esq., Amagansett, New York. Attorneys for Michael Croteau: Martin Finnegan, Esq., Twomey Latham Shea Kelly Dubin & Quartararo LLP, Riverhead, New York. David M. Fedun, Calverton, NY. Thomas Hart, III, Southold, NY. Paul Melnik, Eastport, NY. Josiah Foster, LLC, Sagaponack, NY. Adam Suprenant and Laura E. Klahre, Cutchogue, NY. Twisted Pine, LLC, Amagansett, NY. Bridge A, LLC, Bridgehampton, NY. Howard Flynn, Deborah Siegel, Medford, NY.

    Case Number: 905550/2017E

    Village Challenging Agricultural District Lands Sufficiently Alleges SEQRA Violation

  • Texas Department of Criminal Justice v. Rangel

    Publication Date: 2020-02-24
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Criminal Law | Personal Injury
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Lehrmann
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 18-0721

    Respondent Rangel was a prison inmate when he participated in a riot and was injured by a guard's use of a tear-gas gun and shell.

  • Augustinian Recollects of NJ v. Planning Bd. of the Village of Montebello

    Publication Date: 2020-02-18
    Practice Area: Administrative Law
    Industry: Real Estate | State and Local Government
    Court: Supreme Court, Rockland
    Judge: Justice Rolf Thorsen
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 030241/2018

    Approval of Development Project and Shopping Center Violated SEQRA and Village Zoning Code

  • Adirondack Wild v. New York State Dept. of Envtl. Conserv

    Publication Date: 2019-12-24
    Practice Area: Environmental Law
    Industry: Non-Profit | State and Local Government
    Court: Supreme Court, Warren
    Judge: Justice Robert Muller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Petitioners: Christopher A. Amato, Delmar.
    for defendant: For Respondents: Nicholas J. Buttino and Susan L. Taylor of counsel, Letitia James, Attorney General, Albany.

    Case Number: 56-1-2019-0032

    Rational Basis Existed for DEC's Decision That Motorized Use Is Allowed in Corridor

  • Deluca-Smith v. Spierer

    Publication Date: 2019-12-17
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, New York
    Judge: Justice George Silver
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 157705/2013E

    Court So-Orders Stipulation of Discontinuance Against Certain Defendants With Prejudice

  • Otero v. Montenegro

    Publication Date: 2019-12-03
    Practice Area: Creditors' and Debtors' Rights | Real Estate
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Suffolk
    Judge: Justice Paul Baisley Jr.
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Plaintiff's Attorneys: Vincent J. Trimarco, Esq., Smithtown, New York.
    for defendant: Defendant's Attorneys: Fidelity National Law Group, Attorneys for HSBC Bank, as Trustee for the Registered Holders of Nomura Home Equity Loans as successor-in-interest to Bridgefield Mortgage f/k/a Resmae Mortgage, New York, New York. Attorneys for Charles: Barket Marion Epstein & Kearon, LLP, Garden City, New York. Attorney for Thompson Land Services: Michael Fishman, Esq., Mineola, New York.

    Case Number: 11263/2011

    HSBC Made Prima Facie Showing of Entitlement to Judgment on Equitable Subrogation Claim