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  1. United States v. Narciso (1977)

    During the months of July and August, 1975, 35 patients at the Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Hospital suffered a total of 51 cardiopulmonary arrests. An intensive epidemiological and criminal investigation was begun to determine the cause of these unexpected events. In June, 1976 a Grand Jury in this District returned an indictment charging the defendants with five counts of murder,[1] ten counts of unlawfully mingling a poison in the food and medicine of certain patients,[2] and [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Crim. Nos. 6-80884, 7-80149
  2. Overseas Motors, Inc. v. Import Motors Limited, Inc. (1974)

    George E. Bushnell, Jr., and Gregory L. Curtner, Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone, Detroit, Mich., for Volkswagenwerk Aktiengesellschaft and Volkswagen of America; Herbert Rubin, Herzfeld & Rubin, P. C., New York City, of counsel.


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Civ. A. No. 38155
  3. Fireman's Fund Ins. Companies v. Ex-Cell-O Corp. (1988)

    Hill, Lewis, Adams, Goodrich & Tait by Robert B. Webster and Richard C. Sanders, Detroit, Mich., for Ex-Cell-O, McCord Gasket Corp. and Davidson Rubber Co.; Anderson, Russell, Kill & Olick, P.C., Nicholas J. Zoogman, Eugene R. Anderson, Avraham C. Moskowitz and Steven P. Vincent, New York City, of counsel.


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Civ. A. No. 85-71371
  4. Leib v. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith (1978)

    In August 1975 Sheldon Leib (Leib, also hereinafter designated as plaintiff) with his brother Joel Leib, as trustee, brought suit against Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc. (Merrill Lynch) and John Kulhavi (Kulhavi), a stockbroker employed by Merrill Lynch, alleging as his first claim that these defendants "churned" his securities account. Plaintiff also submitted a second claim — that Kulhavi had breached his fiduciary duty by allowing Leib to pursue a course of heavy trading [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Civ. A. No. 5-71591
  5. In Re Dow Corning Corp. (2000)

    On May 15, 1995, the Debtor Dow Corning Corporation ("Dow Corning" or "the Debtor") filed a voluntary petition for relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. The Debtor submitted two plans of reorganization before negotiating with various parties, including the Official Committee of Tort Claimants (the "Tort Claimants' Committee"). On November 8, 1998, the Debtor and the Tort Claimants' Committee (the "Proponents") submitted a Joint Plan of Reorganization, amended on February 4, 1999. The [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: 99-CV-73941-DT, 99-CV-74218-DT, 99-CV-75380-DT, 99-CV-75799-DT, 99-CV-75922-DT, 99-CV-75923-DT, 99-CV-75924-DT, 99-CV-75925-DT, 99-CV-75927-DT, 99-CV-75929-DT, 99-CV-75930-DT, 99-CV-75958-DT, 99-CV-75959-DT, 99-CV-75960-DT, 99-CV-76007-DT, 99-CV-76008-DT,
  6. Johnson v. Mobil Oil Corp. (1976)

    Owen Johnson brought this action against Mobil Oil Corporation to recover losses suffered when the service station he operated under Mobil's retail dealer contract was destroyed by fire. Plaintiff alleges that the fire was caused by events following defendant's delivery of gasoline containing water, and seeks to recover for the loss of inventory and other consequential damages. Defendant moves for a partial summary judgment dismissing plaintiff's claim for consequential damages, relying on a [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Civ. A. No. 4-73015
  7. Foster v. City of Detroit, Michigan (1966)

    This is a class action under rule 23(a) (3) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure brought by the named plaintiffs, Thomas E. Foster and Georgia Lee Foster, in behalf of themselves and other property owners similarly situated. It arises out of condemnation proceedings instituted by the City of Detroit, Michigan, in the state court in 1950 against certain property in the city.


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Civ. No. 21904
  8. United States v. Ridling (1972)

    This is a perjury case. The Defendant is alleged to have made statements under oath before a Grand Jury which he knew were false. He has pleaded not guilty. As a part of his defense, he has indicated his intention to offer testimony of one or more polygraph experts who, he asserts will testify that, as a result of their tests, it is their opinion that he is telling the truth when he makes the statements that are alleged to be the basis for this indictment. The Court ordered a pretrial [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Crim. A. No. 46732
  9. United States v. Turner (1979)

    Review of a jury verdict is suspect and, indeed, the Courts have established a rather strict test for granting a Motion for Acquittal. The evidence must be viewed in the light most favorable to the Government, Glasser v. United States, 315 U.S. 60, 62 S.Ct. 457, 86 L.Ed. 680 (1942), and the credibility of witnesses or the weight of the evidence is not at issue in a Motion for Acquittal. United States v. Luxemberg, 374 F.2d 241, 248 (6th Cir. 1967). The test as to whether a Motion for Acquittal [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Crim. A. No. 78-80240
  10. Garza v. Bettcher Industries, Inc. (1990)

    This matter is before the Court on the Defendant's Motion for Reconsideration of the Court's sua sponte October 22, 1990 Order Remanding Case to the State of Michigan Circuit Court for the County of Wayne. The basis for remand was that the Court lacked federal diversity of citizenship jurisdiction, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1332(a), because the amount in controversy did not appear to meet the minimum $50,000 "in controversy" requirement in Section 1332(a).


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Civ. A. No. 90-CV-72647-DT
  11. In Re Healey (1993)

    This case is before the Court on an appeal from the decision of a United States Bankruptcy Judge which discharged the student loan debts of Appellee, Alicia Healey. Appellee is a healthy, intelligent, articulate, young woman with no dependents. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College followed by a Masters degree in Education, both financed in large measure at the expense of the taxpayers. Less than a year after her final degree was conferred she sought the protection of [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Civ. Nos. 93-CV-10253-BC, 93-CV-10252-BC, Bankruptcy Nos. 92-3022, 92-3079
  12. Fireman's Fund Ins. Companies v. Ex-Cell-O Corp. (1987)

    Robert B. Webster, Richard C. Sanders, Hill, Lewis, Adams, Goodrich & Tait, Detroit, Mich., for Ex-Cell-O, McCord and Davidson; Eugene R. Anderson, Avraham C. Moskowitz, Steven P. Vincent, Anderson, Russell, Kill & Olick, P.C., New York City, of counsel.


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Civ. A. No. 85-71371
  13. Glover v. Johnson (1979)

    On May 19, 1977, a civil rights suit was filed on behalf of present and future females incarcerated by the State of Michigan against the Director and other officials of the Michigan Department of Corrections, the Corrections Commission, and various administrators of the Detroit House of Correction (then being used as the principal place of incarceration of female prisoners). Plaintiffs sought a declaration by this Court that the State, through its Department of Corrections, had violated their [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Civ. A. No. 77-1229
  14. Beauchamp v. Great West Life Ins. Assur. Co. (1996)

    Plaintiff brought this ADEA and Title VII suit,[1] alleging that defendants had discriminatorily fired her because of her age and gender. Defendants now bring the present motion to compel arbitration and/or to dismiss. Pursuant to Local Rule 7.1(e)(2), the court has dispensed with oral argument and will decide the present motion based on the written submissions of the parties. For the reasons stated below, this court will grant the defendants' motion to compel arbitration.


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Civil Action No. 95-40357
  15. Livonia Prop. Holdings v. Farmington Rd. Holdings (2010)

    This matter is before the court on Plaintiffs Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction. The case was initially filed in the Circuit Court for the County of Wayne, Michigan, Case No. 10-004441-NZ. Judge John H. Gillis Jr. issued a Temporary Restraining Order ("TRO") on April 15, 2010, and scheduled a hearing for April 21, 2010 to determine whether a preliminary injunction should issue. On April 20, 1010, Defendant Lender properly removed the action to this court on [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Civil No. 10-11589
  16. Sims v. Parke Davis & Co. (1971)

    Plaintiffs were convicted of crimes under the laws of Michigan and are serving, or have served, terms in the State Prison of Southern Michigan, at Jackson, Michigan, (hereafter referred to as Jackson Prison). Two of the defendants, Parke Davis & Company and The Upjohn Company, are private corporations engaged in the interstate manufacture of drugs. A third defendant, the Department of Corrections of the State of Michigan, has "exclusive jurisdiction over * * *: (c) penal institutions * * * [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Civ. A. No. 31172
  17. Melchi v. Burns Intern. SEC. Services, Inc. (1984)

    Plaintiff brought this action under the Michigan "Whistleblowers' Protection Act", M.C.L. § 15.361 et seq, seeking both legal and equitable relief from the defendant Burns International Security Services Inc. (hereinafter "Burns" or "the Company"), for allegedly discharging him in an unlawful manner. Plaintiff claims that he was fired in retaliation for writing a letter to various public officials and agencies purportedly revealing violations of laws and/or regulations by Burns.


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Civ. No. 82-10014
  18. Lanni v. Engler (1998)

    This matter is before the Court on defendant's Motion to Dismiss under Fed.R.Civ. Pro. 12(b)(6). Plaintiff filed a response to which defendant replied. The facts and legal arguments are adequately presented in the briefs, and the decisional process will not be aided by oral arguments. Therefore, pursuant to E.D. Mich. Local R. 7.1(e)(2), it is hereby ORDERED that the motion be resolved on the briefs submitted. For the reasons that follow, defendant's motion is GRANTED.


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: 97-CV-71738-DT
  19. Blake v. Secretary of Health & Human Services (1981)

    This Social Security disability case is before the Court on plaintiff's objections to the Magistrate's Report and Recommendation that summary judgment be granted in favor of defendant Secretary. 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1).


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Civ. No. 80-74622
  20. CENTRAL STATES, SOUTHEAST, ETC. v. Alco Exp. Co. (1981)

    Russell N. Luplow, P. C., Russell N. Luplow, and Diana L. S. Peters, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., for plaintiff; Charles J. Taunt, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., and Robert J. Lenihan, II, Birmingham, Mich., of counsel.


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Docket: Civ. No. 77-70031

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