United States Fifth Circuit - January 2009 Opinion Summaries

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Morrison v. W. Builders of Amarillo Inc

United States Fifth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Corp. Governance, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Evidence
District court order holding debtor personally liable for a nondischargeable debt incurred by the company he controlled is affirmed where: 1) the...
01/16/2009 07-51118

US v. Sterling

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Conviction and sentence for drug and weapons charges are affirmed where: 1) independent corroboration of defendant's confession, although minimal,...
01/15/2009 07-30001

Harris v. Brush Engineered

United States Fifth Circuit
Commercial Law, Evidence, Injury & Tort Law, Product Liability
In a negligence, product liability, and breach of warranty case involving alleged injury after exposure to defendant's beryllium-containing products,...
01/14/2009 08-60085

Settlement Funding, LLC v. Garcia

United States Fifth Circuit
Banking Law, Civil Procedure, Contracts, Government Law
In a suit over the proper allocation of annuity funds established by the U.S. for the benefit of a private individual, summary judgment for the U.S....
01/14/2009 07-50586

Continental Airlines, Inc. v. Air Line Pilots Ass'n, Int'l

United States Fifth Circuit
Labor & Employment Law, Transportation
(Industry: Travel & Leisure)

In a dispute over the termination of an airline pilot, a district court order reversing a reinstatement order is reversed where the district court was...
01/14/2009 07-20835

Ondimar Transportes Maritimos v. Beatty St. Props., Inc.

United States Fifth Circuit
Admiralty, Injury & Tort Law
In a tort suit arising from the collision of Plaintiff's vessel with a dock, the owner of the dock did not validly assign its property damage claim to...
01/09/2009 08-20079

Gray v. US

United States Fifth Circuit
Tax Law
District court did not err in calculating "innocent spouse's" hypothetical separate tax liability based on fifty percent of community income, rather...
01/08/2009 07-20592

Specialty Rental Tools & Supply, LP v. Shoemaker

United States Fifth Circuit
Contracts, Labor & Employment Law
Suit to enforce a covenant not to compete was properly dismissed with prejudice. Because the term of Defendant's employment simply expired under the...
01/08/2009 08-60061

US v. Ekanem

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Convictions for healthcare fraud are affirmed where defendant provided patients with motorized scooters while billing Medicare for more expensive...
01/07/2009 06-11407

First Colony Life Ins. Co. v. Sanford

United States Fifth Circuit
Family Law, Insurance Law
Summary judgment for the insurance company, finding that defendant is not owed a $100,000 death benefit because he did not have an insurable interest...
01/07/2009 07-60482