United States Fifth Circuit - April 2010 Opinion Summaries

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Bian v. Clinton
United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Immigration Law
In an action seeking to compel the United States Department of Homeland Security, Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to adjudicate...
04/28/2010 09-10568
In re: Webster
United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus, Sentencing
In petitioner's motion for an order authorizing the district court to consider a successive motion to vacate his federal death sentence, the motion is...
04/28/2010 09-11039
Chevron USA Inc. v. Aker Maritime Inc.
United States Fifth Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Injury & Tort Law, Oil and Gas Law, Product Liability, Remedies
(Industry: Manufacturing)

In an action by Chevron to recover its costs resulting from the replacement of failed bolts in an oil production facility, judgment for plaintiff is...
04/27/2010 07-31117
Craven v. Director, Office of Wkrs. Comp. Programs
United States Fifth Circuit
Administrative Law, Workers' Compensation
In a petition for review of the Benefits Review Board's denial of petitioner's appeal to the Board, the petition is dismissed where, as a result of...
04/27/2010 09-60361
US v. Shelby
United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, White Collar Crime
In the government's motion to dismiss defendant's appeal from the denial of his motion to dismiss, on double jeopardy grounds, a superseding...
04/26/2010 10-20148
Nunez v. Allstate Ins. Co.
United States Fifth Circuit
Contracts, Insurance Law
In an action against an insurer based on Hurricane Katrina-related damage to plaintiffs' home, summary judgment for defendant is affirmed where: 1)...
04/23/2010 09-30034
Nunez v. Allstate Ins. Co.
United States Fifth Circuit
Contracts, Insurance Law
In an action against an insurer based on Hurricane Katrina-related damage to plaintiffs' home, summary judgment for defendant is affirmed where 1)...
04/23/2010 09-30034
Bollinger Shipyards Inc. v. Director, Office of Wkrs. Comp. Programs
United States Fifth Circuit
Administrative Law, Labor & Employment Law, Workers' Compensation
In a petition for review of an order of the Benefits Review Board awarding benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA)...
04/22/2010 09-60095
Carmona v. Southwest Airlines Co.
United States Fifth Circuit
Health Law, Labor & Employment Law
In an action claiming that the termination of plaintiff's employment violated Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), judgment as a...
04/22/2010 08-51175
Offshore Drilling Co. v. Gulf Copper & Mfg. Corp.
United States Fifth Circuit
Contracts, Injury & Tort Law
In a declaratory judgment action claiming that an indemnity provision in plaintiff's contract with defendant released plaintiff from liability for the...
04/22/2010 08-40885

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