District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Court Cases
A non-jury trial was had in the above captioned case on December 19, 1977 and January 4, 1978, before the United States Magistrate, pursuant to the agreement of all parties, Order of the Court No. M-128 and Title 28 U.S.C. § 636.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 77-C-99-D
Boris Kostelanetz, John J. Tigue, Jr., Lawrence S. Feld, Kostelanetz & Ritholz, New York City, L. K. Smith, Reuben Davis, Boone, Ellison & Smith, Tulsa, Okl., Edward J. Fauss, Phillips Pet. Co., Bartlesville, Okl., for Phillips Pet. Co.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: Crim. No. 76-CR-117-B
The offending mechanism injuring the plaintiff in March 1974 is a large rubber mixing mill giving rise to this alleged manufacturer's product liability claim. Plaintiff was employed by Crest, Inc. (Crest) when he was injured in this industrial accident. Plaintiff's hand was crushed when it was caught between the rollers of the rubber mixing mill he was operating and he sustained burns on his abdomen when he was pulled against the hot rollers of the machine. The place of the accident, [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 79-C-34-BT
Finding 1. This case involves the electronic data processing industryan industry based upon a concept and system of reckoning (binary) as simple as turning on and off a switch; in which transmissions are timed in billionths of seconds (nano-seconds), storage capacity (memory), measured by millions of combinations of bits of information (megabytes); in which numerous problems involving logic or arithmetic functions are separately but simultaneously worked upon and instantly solved within a [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 72-C-18, 72-C-89
Hise v. Philip Morris Inc. (1999)
Ronald Lynn Walker, Keith Douglas Tracy, Mary E Nelson, Todd A Lard, McKinney Stringer & Webster, Oklahoma City, OK, Anna McLean, Curtis M Caton, Dana L Ballinger, Heller Ehrman White McAuliffe, San Francisco, CA, for Philip Morris Incorporated.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 98-CV-947-C
Ni Fuel Co., Inc. v. Jackson (2000)James L. Kincaid, Jeffrey Thomas Hills, Jennifer Golm, Crowe & Dunlevy, Tulsa, OK, Joseph C. Woltz, Terry Joe Barker, Gene G. Boerner, III, Pezold Richey Caruso & Barker, Tulsa, OK, Ceylon Smith Lewis, III, Riggs Abney Neal Turpen Orbison & Lewis, Tulsa, OK, Ronald Eugene Goins, Neal Edward Tomlins, Tomlins & Goins, Tulsa, OK, Lenard M. Parkins, Trey A. Monsour, Verner Liipfert Bernhard McPherson & Hand Chartered, Houston, TX, George Steven Stidham, Stephen R. McNamara, [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 00-CV-385-BU(J)
Castleberry v. Crisp (1976)The Court has before it for consideration a petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus filed pursuant to Title 28 U.S.C. § 2254 by Kenneth Ray Castleberry. Petitioner attacks the validity of the judgment and sentence rendered by the District Court of Tulsa County, State of Oklahoma, in Case Nos. CRF-72-359, CRF-72-360 and CRF-72-361. After a trial by jury, petitioner was found guilty as to each charge of the crime of murder and his punishment was fixed at confinement in the state penitentiary for life [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 75-C-422-C
On February 12, 1973, the parties in this case entered into a Distributor Agreement whereby plaintiff, Phillips Machinery Company, Inc., became the distributor in Oklahoma for machine tools manufactured by defendant, LeBlond, Inc. This agreement was cancelled in accordance with its terms by LeBlond on January 24, 1977. Following the cancellation, plaintiff commenced this action alleging breach of contract and seeking damages for lost profits and punitive damages. Defendant answered and [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 77-C-304-BT
In Re Tureaud (1986)
Now before the Court for its consideration is the appeal of Walter E. Heller & Company, Southeast, Inc. (Appellant) from the Order Substantively Consolidating Estates entered by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma on January 10, 1985, 45 BR 658.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 85-C-51-C
United States v. Seasholtz (1974)
Defendant moves to have this Court expunge his fingerprints, pictures and records everywhere such materials were produced or disseminated as a result of the above criminal case against him which was dismissed by the Court at the trial thereof. Defendant alleges that his reputation as a general surgeon is being damaged because he finds newspaper allegations in the files of the Retail Credit Bureau, Hooper Homes and American Service Bureau, without indicating that he was acquitted.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 72-CR-87
Behram Viraf Parekh, Yourman Alexander & Parekh, Leigh A. Parker, Weiss & Yourman, Brian Barry, Jill Levine, Brian Barry Law Office, Los Angeles, CA, Dael Cohen, Jared Specthrie, Joshua H. Vinik, Kent A. Bronson, Matthew A. Kupillas, Samuel H. Rudman, U. Seth Ottensoser, Jared Specthrie, Milberg Weiss LLP, Emily C. Komlossy, Lynda J. Grant, Labaton Sucharow & Rudoff LLP, Eric James Belfi, Marvin Lawrence Frank, Murray Frank & Sailer LLP, Fred Taylor Isquith, Gregory Mark [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 02-cv-072-SPF-FHM, 02-cv-077-SPF-FHM, 02-cv-078-SPF-FHM, 02-cv-080-SPF-FHM, 02-cv-081-SPF-FHM, 02-cv-083-SPF-FHM, 02-cv-093-SPF-FHM, 02-cv-095-SPF-FHM, 02-cv-097-SPF-FHM, 02-cv-107-SPF-FHM, 02-cv-113-SPF-FHM, 02-cv-120-SPF-FHM, 02-cv-124-SPF-FHM, 02-cv-13
United States v. Gardner (1998)
This matter comes before the Court on a motion for attorneys' fees (Docket # 73) by Defendant Richard Clark Gardner. In this case of first impression, Mr. Gardner requests that the Court assess attorneys' fees and expenses incurred in his defense pursuant to Public Law No. 105-119, § 617, 111 Stat. 2440, 2519 (1997) (the "Hyde Amendment") (enacted Nov. 26, 1997). Mr. Gardner seeks $108,332.91 in fees and expenses. A hearing was held in this matter on June 11, 1998.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 97-CR-34-H
Lillard v. Stockton (2003)
John Maston O'Neal, James A. Ryan, Quarles & Brady Streich Lang LLP, Phoenix, AZ, Rodney Alan Edwards, Robert A. Huffman, Jr., Melissa Mailath, Edwards & Huffman, Tulsa, OK, for defendants.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 01-CV-671-P(J)
In Re Otasco, Inc. (1991)
Gary H. Baker, Dana L. Rasure, Baker & Hoster, Tulsa, OK, Jonathan Feiger, Kenneth S. Goodsmith, Latham & Watkins, Chicago, IL, Ronald W. Hanson, Latham & Watkins, Chicago, IL, for appellee Ameritrust Co. National Ass'n.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 90-C-300-E. Bankruptcy No. 88-03410-W. Adv. No. 89-0204-W
James E. Weger, Jones, Givens, Gotcher & Bogan, Rebecca Brett, Martin & Shelton, Tulsa, OK, Dennis D. Palmer, Michael P. Allen, Russell S. Jones, Jr., Shughart, Thomson & Kilroy, Kansas City, MO, Gregory K. Frizzell, Tulsa, OK, for Major League Baseball Players Ass'n.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 93-C-576-E
Plaintiffs asserted that Union Bank and Trust of Bartlesville (Union Bank) violated 12 U.S.C. § 1972, which prohibits a bank from conditioning extension of credit or continuation of extension of credit upon a customer's assuming debts held by the bank. Plaintiffs also alleged economic duress on Union Bank's part.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 90-C-921-C
This matter comes before the Court on a motion for summary judgment (Docket # 55) by Defendant Home of Hope, Inc. ("Home of Hope") and a motion for summary judgment contained in three volumes (Docket # 57, 58, 59) by the remaining Plaintiffs in this suit. Home of Hope seeks summary judgment regarding the claims for overtime compensation and use of the companionship services exemption by these Plaintiffs. A hearing was held in this matter on April 10, 1998. The Court also viewed two homes of [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 96-C-1042-H
The Complaint filed in this action by plaintiff, Helen Wright, alleges that she was discriminatorily discharged by defendant solely for the reason that plaintiff is black. Plaintiff brings this action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq., 42 U.S.C. § 1981, and the Fourteenth Amendment. Plaintiff alleges jurisdiction of this Court is invoked pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1331, 1343 and 2201.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 75-C-479-C
Griffin v. Steeltek, Inc. (1997)On April 26, 1996, Plaintiff filed out an application for employment as a grinder with Defendant pursuant to a newspaper advertisement for the position. The application form asked various questions regarding the Plaintiff's education and work experience, and also included the following questions: "Have you received Workers' Compensation or Disability Income payments?" "Have you any physical defects which preclude you from performing certain jobs?" "If yes, describe." On the application form, [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 97-C-136-K
William B. Federman, Day Edwards Federman Propester & Christensen, Oklahoma City, OK, Samuel A. Keesal, Jr., Robert D. Feighner, Paul J. Schumacher, Keesal Young & Logan, Long Beach, CA, for Plaintiff.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma Docket: 95-CV-1110-B