United States Fifth Circuit - September 2010 Opinion Summaries

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Jeter v. Astrue
United States Fifth Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Government Benefits, Health Law, Labor & Employment Law
In plaintiff's appeal from the district court's denial of a contingency fee negotiated between plaintiff and his counsel, the order is affirmed where...
09/30/2010 09-30452
Bokhari v. Holder
United States Fifth Circuit
Administrative Law, Immigration Law
In a petition for review of the BIA's determination that petitioner was ineligible for adjustment of status, the petition is denied where: 1) the...
09/29/2010 09-60538
MGE UPS Sys. Inc. v. GE Csmr. & Indus. Inc.
United States Fifth Circuit
Cyberspace Law, Intellectual Property, Copyright, Remedies
In a copyright infringement action based on alleged misappropriation of power supply software code, partial judgment for plaintiff is affirmed where...
09/29/2010 08-10521
In re: Kleibrink
United States Fifth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Civil Procedure
In a debtor's appeal from a district court's affirmance of a bankruptcy court's ruling that a creditor held an enforceable security interest in a...
09/28/2010 07-11190
Griffin v. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
United States Fifth Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Civil Procedure, Contracts, Debt Collection, Probate, Trusts & Estates
In plaintiff's appeal from the district court's grant of his ex-attorney's motion to intervene and judgment in favor of intervenor granting imposition...
09/24/2010 09-30734
American Int'l. Specialty Lines Ins. Co. v. Rentech Steel LLC
United States Fifth Circuit
Contracts, Insurance Law, Labor & Employment Law, Workers' Compensation
In an action by an insurer seeking a declaration that plaintiff had no duty to either defend defendant in an underlying state-court personal injury...
09/22/2010 08-11052
US v. Gonzalez-Rodriguez
United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
Defendant's conviction for possession with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of methamphetamine is affirmed where: 1) there was sufficient...
09/22/2010 09-40889
US v. Gamboa-Garcia
United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing, Immigration Law
Defendant's sentence for illegal re-entry after deportation is affirmed where the district court did not err in relying on the District Court of...
09/22/2010 09-50513
SEC v. Cuban
United States Fifth Circuit
Corp. Governance, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Securities Law
In an action by the SEC alleging that defendant, Mark Cuban, violated Section 17(a) of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 10(b) of the Securities...
09/22/2010 09-10996
Bradley v. Allstate Ins. Co.
United States Fifth Circuit
Contracts, Insurance Law, Property Law & Real Estate
In an action seeking insurance proceeds arising from the total destruction of plaintiffs' home as a result of flood and wind damage suffered during...
09/21/2010 09-30035

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