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District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Court Cases
Willis v. Fournier (1976)Plaintiff in this action seeks to recover damages as a result of the death of her husband in a collision between the automobile he was driving and a truck being driven by the defendant. The question in this case is whether the lawsuit is barred by a jury verdict adverse to her after a trial on the merits in this court in which the defendant's employer, Dallas Sheet Metal Works, Inc., was the defendant. Willis v. Dallas Sheet Metal Works, Inc., Civ. Action No. 75-159-ALB. (M.D.Ga. Filed May 22, [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: Civ. A. No. 75-54-ALB
A hearing which began on Tuesday, May 2, 1995, and ended on Friday, May 12, 1995, was conducted by the Court in connection with the matter above identified. Following the suggestion made by the Court, counsel for the respective parties have filed proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law. The Court now files this opinion in which the Court's findings of fact and conclusions of law, although not separately categorized, will be readily apparent. The Court will enter a separate order with [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: 4:95-cv-36 (JRE)
This is an action brought by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (hereinafter EEOC) against Defendant C & D Sportswear Corporation (hereinafter C & D). The EEOC contends that the discharge by C & D of one Gladys Thomas, in 1969, constituted a violation of Section 704(a) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. Section 2000e-3(a). C & D has moved to dismiss the action or, in the alternative, for summary judgment. At the request of both parties, [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: Civ. A. No. 75-1-VAL
Plaintiff Robert F. McCoy, Jr., filed this lawsuit on November 18, 1994, alleging sexual harassment in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e, et seq., civil rights violations under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, retaliation, constructive discharge, and First Amendment violations. Before the Court is Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment. Because there are genuine issues of material fact which remain to be resolved, the motion is DENIED as to the hostile [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: 5:94-cv-480-4 (HL)
Future Time, Inc. v. Yates (1983)
This is an appeal from the order of United States Bankruptcy Judge Robert F. Hershner, Jr. entered December 4, 1981, denying the dischargeability of the hereinafter stated debt of the appellant-debtor Lewis Randolph Yates (appellant).
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: Civ. A. No. 82-9-ATH
Branch v. G. Bernd Co. (1991)The present action was filed on July 13, 1989, under the provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA"), 29 U.S.C. § 1001, et seq., and the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, 29 U.S.C. § 1161, et seq., as amended ("COBRA"), by H. Lynn Branch ("Branch") in his capacity as administrator of the estate of Dwayne Elijah Bell. On March 25, 1989, Mr. Bell suffered severe injuries when he was shot several times. He was admitted to the Medical Center of [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: Civ. A. No. 89-242-2-MAC (WDO)
Plaintiff, Jimmie Bowers, brings this action pursuant to the Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) seeking damages for back and neck injuries he sustained while employed by Defendants, Norfolk Southern Corporation, Norfolk Southern Railway Company, and Central Georgia Railroad Company (hereinafter referred to collectively as "Norfolk Southern" or "Defendants"). On September 24-25, 2002, while working as an engineer on a locomotive traveling overnight from Savannah, Georgia, to Macon, Georgia, [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: Civil Action No. 5:06-cv-98 (CAR)
The public water supply of Bibb County, Georgia has been fluoridated pursuant to a duly enacted law of the State of Georgia. See O.C.G.A. § 12-5-175 (1982). That same law provides that any municipality or county by local referendum may remove itself from the requirement of fluoridation. Id. § 12-5-175(a). In order to call such a referendum, the statute requires a
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: Civ. A. No. 83-27-3-MAC
City of MacOn v. Marshall (1977)
Until March 15, 1973, Bibb Transit Company owned and operated a municipally franchised bus transportation system which served the City of Macon. Its drivers and maintenance employees were members of and exclusively represented by Local Division 898 of the Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO, for collective bargaining purposes.
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: Civ. A. No. 77-155-Macon
Brewer v. Purvis (1993)Defendants' motions for summary judgment are presently pending in this Court. Summary judgment is proper "if the pleadings, depositions, answers to interrogatories and admissions on file, together with the affidavits, if any, show that there is no genuine issue as to any material fact and that the moving party is entitled to judgment as a matter of law." Fed.R.Civ.P. 56(c). For purposes of a summary judgment motion, the non-movant's version of the facts must be accepted, and all disputed [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: Civ. No. 91-39-ATH(DF)
On December 20, 1991, counsel for the Plaintiffs in these consolidated civil cases, acting also as counsel for the Defendant in the criminal action, filed separate notices of the taking of the oral depositions of the three District Judges of the Middle District of Georgia including Chief Judge Wilbur D. Owens, Jr., who was then, and is now, the presiding judge in each of these cases. Subpoenas duces tecum were also issued and served at the same time upon each of the judges. The notices stated [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: 86-43-1-MAC(WDO), 86-44-2-MAC(WDO). Crim. No. 89-46-MAC(WDO)
Holloway v. McElroy (1979)Petitioner M. W. Holloway having been convicted in Crisp County Superior Court of voluntary manslaughter for the March 18, 1975, killing of Joe Crumbley and having had that conviction and his sentence of twenty years affirmed both on direct appeal, 137 Ga.App. 124, 222 S.E.2d 898 (1975), and after collateral attack and state habeas procedures, 241 Ga. 400, 245 S.E.2d 658 (1978), petitioned this court for a writ of habeas corpus, 28 U.S.C.A. § 2254, alleging that he was unconstitutionally [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: Civ. A. No. 78-30-AMER
Hand v. United States (1966)This is an action brought under the Federal Tort Claims Act, Sections 2671-2680, Title 28, United States Code. This Court has jurisdiction under §§ 1346(b) and 1402(a) (b), Title 28, United States Code. The Plaintiff sues for damages incident to personal injuries claimed to have been sustained by him by reason of the alleged negligent operation of a motor vehicle by an agent of the United States of America, the agent being a member of the United States Army who was at the time of the incident [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: Civ. A. No. 1095
Plaintiffs are the surviving parents of a U.S. soldier ("Whitaker") who served in Iraq as a member of a Supply and Transport Troop that provided armed escorts for military supply convoys operated by KBR. On April 27, 2004, Whitaker was killed while escorting a military supply convoy operated by KBR. Plaintiffs allege that, while the convoy was returning to Scania, Iraq after completing a delivery in Al Kut, Iraq, one of KBR's drivers hit the guard rail of a bridge over the Tigris River and went [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: Case No. 4:05-CV-78 (CDL)
Hogg v. Allen (1952)The foregoing six cases were consolidated for trial. The three plaintiffs are Gordon Scott Hogg, Jack B. Hogg and Robert H. Hogg, Jr. Each plaintiff has two suits against the Collector of Internal Revenue. The first series of suits involve the years 1942 and 1943 (the consolidated year), and are Civil Actions 694, in which Gordon Scott Hogg is plaintiff, 695 in which Jack B. Hogg is plaintiff, and 696 in which Robert H. Hogg, Jr. is plaintiff. The second series of suits involve the years 1944 [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: Civ. Nos. 694-696, 762-764
Before the court is plaintiff's motion for summary judgment. After careful consideration of the arguments of counsel, the relevant case law, and the record as a whole, the court makes the following conclusions of law.
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: Civ. A. No. 91-101-VAL (WDO)
United States v. Cross (1981)William Howard Cross, Sr., one of the defendants named in the indictment above referred to, moves the court to dismiss the indictment against him on the grounds that (1) the procedures by which grand jurors and petit jurors have been selected in this District since 1973 do not assure grand and petit jury panels selected at random from a fair cross-section of the community as required by the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution and the Jury Selection and Service Act of 1968, as amended, 28 [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: Cr. No. 80-1016-COL
Floyd v. Waiters (1993)
Before the court is a motion for summary judgment filed by defendants Massey, Hagler, Nicholson, Tinker, and Bronson. After careful consideration of the arguments of counsel, the relevant case law, and the record as a whole, the court issues the following order.
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: Civ. A. 91-47-2-MAC (WDO)
Williams v. Carrier Corp. (1995)
Before the court is Defendant's motion for summary judgment. Plaintiff brought this case alleging intentional race discrimination, retaliation, and a hostile work environment pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1981.
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: 3:93-cv-54(DF)
This is a civil antitrust action for treble damages and injunctive relief under the antitrust laws. The plaintiff, a dairy processor, is a Georgia corporation with its principal place of business in Columbus, Georgia. The defendant is a milk marketing association with its principal place of business in Louisville, Kentucky. This court has jurisdiction over the subject-matter and parties, and venue is properly laid in the Middle District of Georgia.
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Docket: Civ. A. No. 1701