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Citation: 867 F. Supp. 1278 | Docket No.: 94-CV-485, 94-CV-486
Status: Published | Citing: 20
Summary: 867 F. Supp. *1279 Stephen D. Susman, H. Lee Godfrey, F. Eric Fryar, Neal S. Manne, Susman Godfrey L.L.P., Houston, TX, Thomas Walter Umphrey, Provost & Umphrey, Beaumont, TX, for plaintiff Grynberg Production Corp. Stephen D. Susman, H. Lee Godfrey, F. Eric Fryar, Neal S. Manne, Susman Godfrey L.L.P., Houston, TX, for plaintiff Pricaspian Development Corp. Grynberg Production Corp. v. British Gas, P.L.C., 817 F. Supp. [[3]] One week later, Plaintiffs amended their pleadings in the two state cou......read more.


Citation: 21 F. Supp. 2d 664 | Docket No.: 1:97CV625(TH)
Status: Published | Citing: 44
Summary: 21 F. Supp. 2d 664 (1998) TEXAS CARPENTERS HEALTH BENEFIT FUND, IBEW-NECA Southwestern Health and Benefit Fund and North Texas Laborers' Health and Welfare Fund, on Behalf of Themselves and on Behalf of all Others Similarly Situated, Plaintiffs, v. PHILIP MORRIS, INC.; RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co.; Brown & Williamson Tobacco Co.; B.A.T. Industries P.L.C.; Lorillard Tobacco Co.; Liggett Group, Inc.; the American Tobacco Co.; United States Tobacco Co.; the Council for Tobacco Research — U.S.A., Inc.; S......read more.


Citation: 38 F. Supp. 634 | Docket No.: 26
Status: Published | Citing: 7
Summary: 38 F. Supp. The defendants deny that they are engaged in interstate commerce, and further insist that as a retail establishment they are exempt from the provisions of the Act. Section 6 (Section 206, Title 29, U.S. C.A.) of the Fair Labor Standards Act provides, in part: "Every employer shall pay to each of his employees who is engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce wages at the following rates," etc. In the recent case of Goldberg v. Worman, D.C., 37 F. Supp. Section 13 ......read more.


Citation: 544 F. Supp. 256 | Docket No.: TY-79-258-CA
Status: Published | Citing: 24
Summary: 544 F. Supp. Hawkes v. Ayers, 537 F.2d 836, 837 (5th Cir. See also Presidential Properties, Inc. v. Canto, 615 F.2d 657, 658 (5th Cir. 1965); United States v. 329.73 Acres of Land, 666 F.2d 281, 284-85 (5th Cir. Conway v. Chemical Leaman Tank Lines, Inc., 610 F.2d 360, 363, quoting Spurlin v. General Motors Corp., 528 F.2d 612, 620 (5th Cir. Peeler v. Longview I.S.D., 485 F. Supp. 117 (E.D.Tex.1979); accord, Johnson v. Snyder, 470 F. Supp. Lackey v. Bowling, 476 F. Supp. See also Becker v. Blum,......read more.


Citation: 914 F. Supp. 1430 | Docket No.: 1:95-CR-0866
Status: Published | Citing: 7
Summary: 914 F. Supp. De Aguilar v. Boeing Co., 11 F.3d 55, 58 (5th Cir.1993) (known as "De Aguilar I"); Allen v. R & H Oil & Gas Co., 63 F.3d 1326 (5th Cir.1995) (finding that "De Aguilar I established that a party seeking removal of action that does not allege a specific amount need only prove the jurisdictional facts by a preponderance of the evidence").


Citation: 261 F. Supp. 2d 697 | Docket No.: 4:02-cv-92
Status: Published | Citing: 72
Summary: 261 F. Supp. 2d 697 (2003) Cynthia BLUM, Plaintiff, v. SPECTRUM RESTAURANT GROUP, INC., A/K/A NBACO, Inc., Spectrum Restaurant Group's Employees Group Life and Supplemental Life Plan, Hartford Life and Accidental Insurance Company, and Custom Benefit Consultants, Inc., Defendants. *702 BACKGROUND Robert F. Blum ("Mr.Blum") was employed by Grandy's, Inc., which is owned and otherwise controlled by SRG. The SRG Plan consisted of two separate benefits: (1) a basic life insurance benefit affording l......read more.


Citation: 535 F. Supp. 916 | Docket No.: Civ. A. No. B-80-459-CA
Status: Published | Citing: 28
Summary: 535 F. Supp. This suit is brought on behalf of the Superior Oil Company, in which they allege an infringement of their right under the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution to be free of the deprivation of their property by a state without due process of law. Rev.Civ.Stat.Ann., art. 970a (1963 Supp. And, finally, assuming the power and will to adjudicate Superior Oil's constitutional claim, the defendant contends that this Court is bound by decisions made in Texas State courts concerning the ......read more.


Citation: 150 F. Supp. 143 | Docket No.: Civ. A. 2363
Status: Published
Summary: 150 F. Supp. 143 (1956) KINNEAR-WEED CORPORATION, Plaintiff, v. HUMBLE OIL & REFINING COMPANY, Defendant. 23,416, both issued to C. W. Kinnear, the subject matter of which is a rotary drill bit for drilling oil and gas wells. Defendant is not in the drill bit business, but does use drill bits in the drilling of its oil and gas wells. In addition to this suit, plaintiff has sued Hughes Tool Company, Reed Roller Bit Company and Hunt Tool Company, all of Houston, Texas, for infringement of the same......read more.


Citation: 51 F. Supp. 2d 762 |
Status: Published | Citing: 32
Summary: 51 F. Supp. Law of Removal Whether or not removal was proper is determined "on the basis of claims in the state court complaint as it exists at the time of removal ..." Cavallini v. State Farm Mutual Auto Ins., 44 F.3d 256, 264 (5th Cir.1995); see Nolan v. Boeing, 919 F.2d 1058, 1063 fn. ; see Robinson v. Quality Ins., 633 F. Supp. ; see also Brown v. Southwestern Bell, 901 F.2d 1250, 1254 (5th Cir.1990); Hammond v. Terminal R.R. Ass'n of St. Louis, 848 F.2d 95, 97 (7th Cir.1988), cert. ; see al......read more.


Citation: 569 F. Supp. 2d 708 | Docket No.: Civil Action No. 1:06-MC-15
Status: Published | Citing: 25
Summary: (2007) UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff, v. CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS, INC.-Smith Barney and Bruce M. Chandler, Defendants. Pending before the court is Plaintiff United States of America's ("United States") Second Motion for Entry of Final Order in Garnishment (# 16). Pursuant to the Federal Debt Collection Procedures Act ("FDCPA"), 28 U.S.C. §§ 3001-3308, the United States seeks to garnish Bruce M. Chandler's ("Chandler") bank accounts, pension, stocks, and mutual funds in the custody, contro......read more.


Citation: 571 F. Supp. 2d 737 | Docket No.: 6:04-cr-00074
Status: Published | Citing: 2
Summary: 571 F. Supp. Sher-Den Realty, Inc.'s response to Westport Insurance Corporation's motion for reconsideration, motion to dismiss or, in the alternative, motion for 28 U.S.C. § 1292(b) certification (docket entry # 65); and 4. BACKGROUND On January 28, 2005, this court issued an order concluding that Plaintiff Westport Insurance Corporation ("Westport") has a duty to defend Sher-Den Realty, Inc. ("Sher-Den") and Patsy Stengel ("Stengel") in the underlying state court action. In so finding, the cou......read more.


Citation: 438 F. Supp. 2d 696 | Docket No.: 1:04-cv-00599
Status: Published | Citing: 148
Summary: 438 F. Supp. Co. v. Reyna, 401 F.3d 347, 349 (5th Cir.2005); Martinez v. Schlumberger, Ltd., 338 F.3d 407, 411 (5th *703 Cir.2003); Terrebonne Parish Sch. Bazan v. Hidalgo County, 246 F.3d 481, 489 (5th Cir.2001) (emphasis in original) (quoting Anderson, 477 U.S. at 248, 106 S. Ct. 2505); see Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. v. Farese, 423 F.3d 446, 454 (5th Cir.2005); Harken Exploration Co. v. Sphere Drake Ins. PLC, 261 F.3d 466, 471 (5th Cir.2001); Merritt-Campbell, Inc. v. RxP Prods., Inc., 164 F.3d ......read more.


Citation: 563 F. Supp. 2d 649 | Docket No.: 4:05 CV 303
Status: Published | Citing: 9
Summary: 563 F. Supp. 2d 649 (2005) ROADRUNNER TRAILERS OF TEXAS, INC., Plaintiff, v. MONACO COACH CORPORATION and Ruddy Gregg Motor Homes, Inc., Defendants. Now before the court is Plaintiff Roadrunner Trailers of Texas, Inc.'s Motion to Remand, filed on August 11, 2005. On July 20, 2005, Monaco Coach, with the consent of Buddy Gregg, filed a notice of removal in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division. As the sole issue raised by Roadrunner's motion concer......read more.


Citation: 695 F. Supp. 314 | Docket No.: Civ. A. No. L-88-68-CA
Status: Published | Citing: 81
Summary: 695 F. Supp. As explained below, the demand will be granted in part; and a permanent injunction will be entered enjoining the defendants, in the class certified herein, from meeting, gathering, or assembling upon any National Forest System lands in the State of Texas, if they fail to comply with certain conditions necessary to protect the public health and safety. Among the activities of the Rainbow Family are various meetings, "councils," or gatherings, often held in the United States National ......read more.


Citation: 918 F. Supp. 178 | Docket No.: 1:95 CV 5320
Status: Published | Citing: 4
Summary: 918 F. Supp. John W. Vardaman, F. Lane Heard III of Williams & Connolly, Washington, DC, Paul W. Gertz, of Germer & Gertz, Beaumont, TX, Henri Wolbrette III, Kathleen A. Manning, Jennifer L. Dodge of McGlinchey, Stafford Lang, New Orleans, LA, for Defendant.


Citation: 973 F. Supp. 614 | Docket No.: 6:94 CV 936
Status: Published | Citing: 18
Summary: 973 F. Supp. See 20 C.F.R. § 404.1520 (1995); Greenspan v. Shalala, 38 F.3d 232, 236 (5th Cir.1994), cert. Bradley v. Bowen, 809 F.2d 1054, 1056 (5th Cir.1987). Ferguson v. Schweiker, 641 F.2d 243, 246 (5th Cir. In this case, the ALJ concluded that Gullett was not disabled on or before June 30, 1990, which was the date Gullett's Title II insured status expired under the Act. Brock v. Chater, 84 F.3d 726, 729 n. 1 (5th Cir.1996). Clark v. Schweiker, 652 F.2d 399, 403 (5th Cir.1981); see also Bini......read more.


Citation: 618 F. Supp. 1316 | Docket No.: Civ. A. No. B-85-776-CA
Status: Published | Citing: 27
Summary: 618 F. Supp. In this action, the plaintiff, Texas Employer Insurance Association (TEIA) seeks a declaratory judgment and a permanent injunction against the defendant, Leroy Jackson (Jackson) from continuing to assert and prosecute his suit against TEIA in the District Court of Jefferson County. The defendant filed an action in the District Court of Jefferson County, Texas, on June 7, 1984, asserting seven causes of action arising from the plaintiff's alleged bad faith handling and termination of......read more.


Citation: 100 F. Supp. 2d 433 | Docket No.: 1:99-cv-127
Status: Published | Citing: 9
Summary: 100 F. Supp. 1992); Robbins v. Chevron, U.S.A. Inc., 940 F.2d 1529 (5th Cir.1991); Clark v. Amoco Production Co., 908 F.2d 29 (5th Cir.1990) (Clark II); Clark v. Amoco Production Co., 794 F.2d 967 (5th Cir.1986), (Clark I); Robbins v. Amoco Production Co., 800 F.2d 1143 (5th Cir.1986); Meadows *434 v. Chevron, U.S.A., Inc., 782 F. Supp. in part, rev'd in part, 990 F.2d 626 (5th Cir.1993); Robbins v. Amoco Production Co., 952 F.2d 901 (5th Cir.1992); and Robbins v. HNG Oil Co., 878 S.W.2d 351 (Te......read more.


Citation: 567 F. Supp. 2d 914 | Docket No.: Civil Action No. 9:07CV90
Status: Published | Citing: 12
Summary: (2008) ARIBA, INC., Plaintiff, v. EMPTORIS, INC., Defendant. Plaintiff Ariba, Inc. objects, alleging that because it is entitled to a permanent injunction almost per se if the jury finds infringement, submission of a question on future damages would both confuse the jury and endanger Ariba's right to seek injunctive relief. See, e.g., Hoellen v. Annunzio, 468 F.2d 522, 528 (7th Cir.1972)(injunctive relief was appropriate where Defendant congressman's mass mailings of campaign literature to nonco......read more.


Citation: 238 F. Supp. 2d 826 | Docket No.: C.A. No. 1:01-CV-555
Status: Published | Citing: 15
Summary: 238 F. Supp. Sales, Inc. v. Avondale Shipyards, Inc., 677 F.2d 1045, 1050 (5th Cir.1982) (quoting Wright & Miller, Federal Procedure & Practice: Civil § 1357 at 598 (1969)). & S.W. Corp., 186 F.3d 681, 683 (5th Cir.1999) (citing Morales v. Trans World Airlines, Inc., 504 U.S. 374, 383, 112 S. Ct. 2031, 119 L. Ed. Group Health Plan, 928 F. Supp. Co., 60 F.3d 234, 237 (5th Cir.1995) (holding that a claim for breach of fiduciary duty under section 1132(a)(2) must be premised on harm to the entire p......read more.