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District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Court Cases
This action came on for trial on April 11, 1984, without the intervention of a jury. When the case was called, it was announced to the Court that counsel for the corporate defendants had agreed that a consent judgment could be entered against defendants Valley Machinery Rental & Leasing, Inc., and Valley Machinery Corporation.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: Civ. 1-83-422
Jenkins v. Marvel (2010)
Supplemental Motion to Dismiss by Defendants Jeffrey Marvel, M.D., Marvel Clinic, P.C., Penn Plastic Surgery of Tullahoma, P.C., and The Center for Day Surgery, Inc. [Court Doc. 40].
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: Case No. 4:08-cv-75
In Re Lawrence (1998)
This is a direct appeal from a final decision by the United States Bankruptcy Court. Appellant Michael Lawrence ("Lawrence") brings the appeal pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 158(a) and Bankruptcy Rule 8001. After reviewing the record, the Court concludes that the bankruptcy court's decision is correct, and it will be AFFIRMED. The appeal by Lawrence will be DISMISSED.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: Bankruptcy No. 96-11249, No. 1:97-cv-217
This products liability action was originally brought against the United States and multiple manufacturers/distributors of beryllium, beryllium oxide, and beryllium-containing products by four employees or former employees of government contractors at the Y-12 and K-25 nuclear armament factories in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Plaintiffs claim that they contracted chronic beryllium disease (CBD) from exposure to beryllium dust or fumes while working on beryllium-containing parts of nuclear weapons [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: 3:94CV369
Claiborne v. Frito-Lay, Inc. (1989)This is a diversity action brought by the plaintiff, Kathryn Claiborne, against the defendant, Frito-Lay, Inc., for alleged breaches of an employment contract and the tort of outrageous conduct or intentional infliction of emotional distress. [Doc. 1.] The plaintiff predicates her claim of breach of an employment contract on the defendant's employee handbook. The defendant has filed a motion for summary judgment. [Docs. 10, 10A.] The plaintiff has responded [Docs. 16, 20] and the defendant has [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: CIV-3-88-245
This Court has previously denied a motion by defendant Miles Laboratories, Inc. ("Miles") for summary judgment. This case is now before the Court on Miles' motion to reconsider. This motion raises several issues which will be discussed in this memorandum. For the reasons discussed herein, Miles' motion for summary judgment will be GRANTED and the case DISMISSED.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: CIV-1-91-185
Pierce v. United States (1955)
This is a suit for damages against the United States under the provisions of the Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 U.S.C.A. §§ 1346, 2671 et seq. for injuries received by the plaintiff while working as an electrical lineman at the Volunteer Ordnance Works (VOW).
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: Civ. A. No. 2134
Thomas M. Hale, E.H. Rayson, Kramer, Rayson, McVeigh, Leake & Rodgers, Knoxville, Tenn., J. Polk Cooley, Cooley, Simmons & Cooley, Rockwood, Tenn., Richard K. Evans, Kingston, Tenn., for plaintiffs.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: Civ. 3-89-545
Gregg v. Lawson (1989)In this civil rights action for monetary and injunctive relief under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and for declaratory judgment under 28 U.S.C. § 2201, the plaintiff Jim Gregg, who does business as Gregg's Holiday Gulf & Wrecker Service, has sued the defendant Robert Lawson, the Tennessee Commissioner of Safety (the Commissioner), for alleged violations of his rights to due process and equal protection and challenges an alleged retroactive application of a regulation of the Tennessee Department of [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: CIV-3-89-0493
No timely written objection to the recommendations of a magistrate herein of November 6, 1980 having been served and filed, the undersigned judge hereby ACCEPTS such recommendations. 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). In accordance with such recommendations, and for the reasons stated by the magistrate in his comprehensive report and recommendation:
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: Civ. No. 2-80-113
This is an action based upon the following legal theories: (1) malicious prosecution, (2) abuse of civil process, (3) conspiracy to commit fraud and abuse legal process, and (4) violation of an attorney's oath and public duty. The case is presently before the Court upon the motion of defendant for summary judgment. As regards that motion, the following matters appear undisputed in the record. There is presently pending in the Chancery Court of Marion County, Tennessee the case of [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: Civ. A. No. 6339
Timothy H. Bolden, Provident Life and Acc. Ins. Co., Chattanooga, Tenn., Rita M. Theisen, Charles W. Havens, III, Michael F. McBride, Leboeuf, Lamb, Leiby & MacRae, Washington, D.C., for Provident Life and Acc. Ins. Co.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: CIV-1-89-190, CIV-1-89-316
Paul H. Dietrich, Dietrich & Dietrich, Cleveland, Tenn., Ralph F. Sbrogna, Richard J. Pentland, Anderson, Pentland & Sbrogna, Worcester, Mass., Randy Wilson, Roger W. Dickson, Miller & Martin, Chattanooga, Tenn., for Universal Match.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: CIV-1-89-280
Coleman v. General Elec. Co. (1986)This matter is before the Court on defendants' various motions for summary judgment pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 56. Jurisdiction of this Court arises under the Employment Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA"), 29 U.S.C. § 1132, and the Sherman and Clayton Anti-trust Acts, 15 U.S.C. §§ 1 and 15. The Court previously dismissed plaintiffs' common law claims on January 27, 1986 (Court File Nos. 119 and 120), on the finding that these claims were preempted by federal law. The [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: Civ. No. 1-84-534
This is an action brought by the owners of three adult bookstores in Chattanooga, Tennessee for a declaratory judgment that the recently enacted City of Chattanooga Ordinance 8601 is unconstitutional, in whole or in part, and for injunctive relief. This case has been fully heard on the merits and is now ready for disposition.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: CIV 1-86-194
This is a suit for injunctive and other relief under Section 102 of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (29 U.S.C.A. § 412) sometimes referred to as the Landrum-Griffin Act. The plaintiff charges the defendants, the United Association (hereinafter referred to as the "International Union") and its Local Union No. 43 (hereinafter referred to as the "Local Union"), with having wrongfully fined and suspended him in violation of Section 101 of the Act (29 U.S.C.A. § 411). The [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: Civ. A. No. 3830
In Re Heinsohn (2000)
This case is before the Court on appeal from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. Plaintiff-Appellant Joseph B. Kirk appeals from an order of the bankruptcy court denying Kirk's Motion to Strike, denying Kirk's Motion to Remand and granting the motion of Defendant-Appellee William T. Hendon to dismiss (Rec. 22). For the following reasons, the Court will AFFIRM the judgment of the bankruptcy court.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: 3:99-CV-256
This case arises from the alleged damaging of a $110,000 shipment of golf clubs in transit from Chattanooga, Tennessee to Los Angeles, California. The principal suit is brought by First Flight Company, the owner of the clubs, against National Carloading Corporation, the company to which the clubs were originally delivered for shipping from Chattanooga. The complaint purports to state a claim under Title 49 U.S.C.A. § 20(11), and, possibly, under the common law as well, since diversity of [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: Civ. A. No. 3761
Amy Carpenter Holmes, John R. Ferguson, Thomas R. Lotterman, Swidler, Berline, Shereff, Friedman, Llp, Washington, DC, Russell W. Gray, Thomas O. Helton, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, Chattanooga, TN, for Plaintiff.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: 1:03-CV-166
This case is before the Court upon the following motions: (1) motion for summary judgment filed by Brackett Stripping Machine Company, Inc., (2) motion for summary judgment filed by Miehle-Goss-Dexter, Inc., acting for Dexter Folder Co., Inc., and (3) motion of the plaintiff to amend so as to substitute Miehle-Goss-Dexter, Inc., as the party defendant in lieu of Dexter Folder Co., Inc.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Docket: Civ. A. No. 5485