United States Fifth Circuit - December 2008 Opinion Summaries

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Anderson v. US Dep't of Hous. & Urban Dev.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Government Law, Property Law & Real Estate
Class certification was incorrectly granted to a group of displaced residents of four storm-damaged public housing developments in New Orleans....
12/31/2008 07-31008

US v. Percel

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
Convictions arising from a conspiracy to possess and distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine are affirmed. Judge did not commit plain error by...
12/30/2008 07-20236

Taylor v. United Parcel Serv. Inc.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Class Actions, Labor & Employment Law
In a race discrimination and retaliation suit brought by an African-American employee, district court erred in granting summary judgment to the...
12/30/2008 07-31000

Bullock v. AIU Ins. Co.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Workers' Compensation
In a lawsuit alleging bad-faith failure to timely pay workers' compensation benefits, summary judgment for defendants is reversed and remanded in...
12/30/2008 06-60528

US v. Elashyi

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, International Trade
Convictions of illegally exporting computer equipment, money laundering, dealing in property of a designated terrorist, and related offenses are...
12/29/2008 06-10176

Sanders v. Unum Life Ins. Co. of Am.

United States Fifth Circuit
Government Benefits, Insurance Law, Labor & Employment Law
Insurance company correctly deducted claimant's social security disability payments from the amount owed him under long-term disability insurance....
12/29/2008 07-51216

Dickerson v. Lexington Ins. Co.

United States Fifth Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Contracts, Injury & Tort Law, Insurance Law
In a claim against defendant-insurance company for failure to pay plaintiff's homeowner's policy claim timely following Hurricane Katrina, district...
12/23/2008 0730823, 0730868

US v. Arledge

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Drugs & Biotech, Sentencing
In a case related to defendant's involvement in filing fraudulent claims to recover from the Diet Drug Qualified Settlement Funds I and II set up to...
12/23/2008 0760825, 0860106

US v. Achobe

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Court affirms the conviction and sentence of pharmacist who participated in filling illegitimate prescriptions for narcotic painkillers as part of a...
12/18/2008 06-20229

Hersh v. US

United States Fifth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Constitutional Law, Consumer Protection Law
Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act provisions governing the activities of "debt relief agencies" apply to attorneys advising...
12/18/2008 07-10226