District Court for the Eastern District of California Court Cases
Plaintiffs James and Dawna Lane brought this action against defendants Vitek Real Estate Industries Group dba Vitek Mortgage Group ("Vitek"), Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. ("MERS"), Aurora Loan Services, Inc. ("Aurora"), CitiMortgage, Inc. ("CMI"), and Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation ("CWRC") alleging various federal and state claims arising out of plaintiffs' mortgage transaction. Presently before the court are defendants Vitek and CMI and MERS's motions to dismiss the [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: CIV. 2:10-335 WBS GGH
Sobky v. Smoley (1994)Plaintiffs are providers and recipients or potential recipients of Medi-Cal funded drug abuse treatment services. Plaintiffs claim that the State of California is administering its federally funded Medi-Cal drug abuse program under an administrative and statutory scheme that fails to comply with the requirements of Title XIX of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. งง 1396 et seq. (the "Medicaid Act"). In particular, plaintiffs object to the State's practice of allowing the counties to [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: Civ. No. S-92-613 DFL GGH
Plaintiff Foothills Express, Inc., a nonunion trucking company, filed this action against Nielsen Freight Lines, Inc. ("Nielsen"), Di Salvo Trucking Co. ("Di Salvo"), Delta Lines, Inc. ("Delta"), and Peters Truck Lines ("Peters"), all trucking companies, and Local 150 of the Teamsters Union ("the Union"). Plaintiff seeks treble damages alleging that pursuant to an agreement in violation of the antitrust laws, the trucking company defendants, who are at once direct competitors of the [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: Civ. S-81-838 LKK
Mark Ewell Ellis, Murphy Pearson Bradley and Feeney, Sacramento, CA, Michael Karl Pazdernik, Murphy Pearson Bradley and Feeney, Sacramento, CA, for defendants CheckRite of California, Inc., CheckRite, Ltd., Inc., and Reed Benson.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: Civ. S-93-1557 LKK
Sanders v. City of Fresno (2008)This is a wrongful death case arising from a police encounter in the home of Michael and Lavette Sanders. Michael Sanders ("Michael") died and his widow Lavette Sanders ("Lavette" or "Plaintiff) brought suit alleging a violation of 42 U.S.C. ง 1983 and various state law causes of action. The Fresno Defendants, i.e. City of Fresno ("Fresno"), Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer ("Chief Dyer"), Fresno Police Officers Richard Brown ("Brown"), Eloy Escareno ("Escareno"), Jesse Herring ("Herring"), [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: CIV F 05-0469 AWI SMS
United States v. Hughes (1991)
Defendant is before the court for imposition of sentence on Count I of the Indictment in this case, charging a conspiracy to commit bank fraud, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 371, 1014, & 1344.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: CR. S-90-0386-02-WBS
This is an action for injunctions and money damages brought under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C.A. §§ 2000e-2 & 2000e-5. Each of the six plaintiffs has alleged that defendant discharged her from her job as a janitor solely because she was a female.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: Civ. No. S-588
Artichoke Joe's v. Norton (2002)
Richard W. Nicholls, McDonough Holland and Allen, Sacramento, CA, Robert V. Zener, James Hamilton, Swindler, Berlin, Shereff, Friedman, Washington, DC, for Artichoke Joe's, California Grand Casino, Fairfield Young Foundation, Lucky Chances Inc., Oak Club Room, Sacramento Consolidated Charities.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: CIV.S-01-248-DFL-GGH
This is an action for an injunction to prohibit a proposed distribution of property under the Rancheria Act (P.L. 85-671 as amended by P.L. 88-419) and for a judgment declaring the plaintiffs' right to participate in the distribution. Originally enacted in 1958 and amended in 1964, the Rancheria Act authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to divide and distribute the assets of California Indian rancherias and reservations after the vote of a majority of the members of each reservation. Since [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: Civ. No. S-1098
Sierra Club v. Watt (1985)
John K. Van de Kamp, Atty. Gen. of the State of Cal., Theodora Berger, Asst. Atty. Gen., Craig C. Thompson, Deputy Atty. Gen., Sacramento, Cal., for intervenor-plaintiffs People of the State of Cal., ex rel. Van de Kamp.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: Civ. S-83-035 LKK
Andrea Arnold Treece, Deborah S. Reames, Michael Ramsey Sherwood, Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund Incorporated, Oakland, CA, Hamilton Candee, Katherine Scott Poole, Natural Resources Defense Council, Trent William Orr, Law Office of Trent W. Orr, San Francisco, CA, for Plaintiffs.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: 1:05-CV-01207 OWW (TAG)
Barry M. Hartman, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Land and Natural Resources Div., Washington, DC, Maria A Iizuka, United States Dept. of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Div., Sacramento, CA, for U.S. on Behalf of U.S. Small Business Admin., Department of Interior.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: CV-F-89-172 OWW
Paul B. Galvani, Jeffrey B. Storer, Ropes & Gray, Boston, MA, Thomas G. Redmon, Matthew W. Powell, Wilke, Fleury, Hoffelt, Gould & Birney, Sacramento, CA, for Rhone Poulenc Basic Chemicals Co.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: CIV-S-91-768 DFL, CIV-S-91-1167 DFL
Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") commenced this lawsuit against Defendant Nalbandian Sales, Inc., alleging Defendant impermissibly "retaliated" against a former employee (the charging party) in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-3(a).
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: CIV-F98-5047 OWW DLB
Plaintiffs have filed claims against defendants for violations of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688, and 42 U.S.C. § 1983. These claims are based on allegations that defendants terminated plaintiff Michael D. Burch from his position as head wrestling coach at the University of California at Davis ("UCD") because he opposed defendants' sex discrimination against female athletes and publicly advocated on the athletes' behalf. Currently before the court [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: CV.S-04-0038-WBS-GGH
James C. Dodd and his wife are the sole owners of all of the stock of James C. Dodd & Associates, Inc., a California corporation. That corporation enrolled in a group health plan issued by defendant John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company ("John Hancock") to the Trustees of the California Council of the American Institute of Architects. Plaintiff's wife suffered a stroke which he alleges requires her to have 24-hour nursing care. When the defendant insurance company declined to pay for [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: Civ. S-87-644 LKK
Armand Macchiavelli (hereafter plaintiff) an investor in stocks, files this complaint against Shearson, Hammill & Co. Incorporated (hereafter defendant), a stock brokerage firm and several Does, alleging two causes of action. Initially, it should be noted that there is no provision in the Federal statutes or Federal Rules of Civil Procedure for use of fictitious parties. The Ninth Circuit has consistently rejected the inclusion of "Does" in the complaint and we do the same here. Fifty [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: Civ. No. S-2593
Ralph Santiago Abascal, Stephen Rosenbaum, Jose R. Padilla, California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc., San Francisco, Cal., Ricardo Cordova, California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc., Modesto, Cal., Peter A. Schey, National Center for Immigrants' Rights, Inc., Los Angeles, Cal., Elizabeth Sandoval, Catholic Social Services, Inc., Centro Guadalupe Immigration Center, Sacramento, Cal., Michael Rubin, Altshuler & Berzon, Robert Rubin, Ignatius Bau, National Refugee Rights Project, San Francisco [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: CIV S-86-1343 LKK
Gary Sawyers, Bolen, Fransen & Boostrom, Fresno, CA, John L. Marshall, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Division, Washington, DC, Laurens H. Silver, Michael Sherwood, Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, San Francisco, CA, Lori Potter, Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, Denver, CO, Virginia S. Albrecht, Daniel O'Hanlon, Beveridge and Diamond, San Francisco, CA, Daniel M. Dooley, Kenneth A. Kuney, Dooley & Herr, Visalia, CA, Richard M. Archbold, Jeanne M. Zolezzi, [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: CV-F-93-5327 OWW SSH
Michael Victor Sexton, Minasian, Minasian, Minasian, Spruance, Baber, Meith & Soares, Oroville, CA, for defendant Firebaugh Canal Co. (Firebaugh Canal Co. is a defendant in a separate action which was partially consolidated with regard to this motion to dismiss).
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of California Docket: CV-F-91-048 OWW